Archive for February 22nd, 2016

Restore democracy inspired by the language movement spirit: BNP

Restore democracy inspired by the language movement spirit: BNP

The senior leaders of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday called restoring democracy taking inspiration from the spirit of Language movements…

February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Full-fledged BCL committee announced

Bangladesh Chhatra League, ruling party backed student organisation on Monday night announced its 301-member full-fledged committee…

February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Miscreants try to torch Platform stall at book fair

Some unidentified miscreants on Monday evening attempted to set fire to the stall of Platform publications on Sarawardi Uddan…

February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Mashrafe to be UNDP goodwill envoy in BD

Mashrafe to be UNDP goodwill envoy in BD

The United Nations Development Programme Bangladesh will appoint Mashrafe Bin Mortaza as a UNDP National Goodwill Ambassador…

February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

DU student killed in city road crash

A Dhaka University student was killed as a police requisitioned minibus hit his motorcycle in the city’s Banani area…

February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · National

BPC receives 12 bids to import 1.5m tonnes refined oils

State-run Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation on Monday received 12 bids from different international companies to supply 1.5 million tonnes of diesel and jet fuel…

February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina--BSS phhoto

Mahfuz should have resigned: PM

Blasting The Daily Star for publishing the military intelligence-supplied false news against her during the last caretaker regime, the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina…

February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Indian forces kill militants in Kashmir

Indian forces kill militants in Kashmir

A three-day gunbattle in the disputed region of Kashmir ended on Monday when Indian security forces killed two more militants…

February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

HC wants report on steps taken against policemen over Kalihati firing

The High Court on Monday asked the inspector general of police to submit report to if by March 7 on implementation of a probe…

February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · National

2 more remanded over Habiganj 4 children murder

Habiganj court on Monday put two people, arrested in connection with the killing of four schoolboys at Sundrateki in Bahubal…

February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · National
War crimes trial: PW says Sakhawat killed his uncle

War crimes trial: PW says Sakhawat killed his uncle

A prosecution witness in the trial of nine alleged Razakars from Keshabpur, Jessore, on Monday narrated how the accused led by former Jamaat-e-Islami lawmaker Sakhawat Hossain abducted…

February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Magura court summons Mahfuz Anam

Magura Chief Judicial Magistrate’s court on Monday summoned The Daily Star editor Mahfuz Anam to appear before it on…

February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Probe into killings of 3 bloggers takes new turn

Investigation into the killings of three bloggers has taken new turn as fresh information came after arrest of two more operatives of the banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team…

February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Detectives arrest a Polish citizen and three Bangladeshis in connection with recent automated teller machine frauds in Bangladesh. — Ali Hossain Mintu

Foreigner, 3 Bangladeshis on 6-day remand for ATM fraud

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrates’ Court on Monday granted 6-day remands for the German citizen who forged Polish identity and three staffs of City Bank Limited in connection with recent…

February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Murder accused flees police custody in Sirajganj

An accused in a murder case fled Sirajganj General Hospital on Monday where was admitted under police custody…

February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Cricketer Shahadat, wife indicted

The Dhaka Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-5 on Monday indicted cricketer Kazi Shahadat Hossain and his wife Jesmine Jahan Nitya on charge of…

February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Cabinet almost doubles judicial officers’ salary, perk

The cabinet on Monday approved a proposal the finance division fixing salaries and allowance s of judicial service members almost…

February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

10 burnt in gas cylinder explosion in Manikganj

At least 10 people including women and children suffered burn injuries as the gas cylinder of a bus exploded on Dhaka-Aricha highway in Ghior of Manikganj on Monday…

February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · National

SC lawyer Shakila granted bail till charge framing

The High Court on Monday granted bail to Supreme Court lawyer Shakila Farzana in a case of terror financing. A High Court bench comprising of Justice Farid Ahmed and…

February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · National

SC orders Fakhrul to submit affidavit of explanation

Rejecting a plea to submit it through his lawyer, the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Bangladesh Nationalist Party acting secretary general…

February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

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