Archive for February 23rd, 2016

Ershad unveils his book in city

Jatiya Party Chairman and former martial-law administrator HM Ershad on Monday said more autocrats like him was needed…

February 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National

AL 741, BNP 668 among 3,568 UP poll aspirants

A total of 3,568 chairman aspirants, including 741 of ruling Awami League and 668 of BNP…

February 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Form commission to probe 1/11 episode: Nasim

Form commission to probe 1/11 episode: Nasim

Health Minister Mohammad Nasim on Tuesday recommended forming a commission to investigate the 1/11 incident….

February 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

4 ‘JMB men’ remanded

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrates’ court on Tuesday placed four suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh…

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Jhalakati court summons Mahfuz

Jhalakati court summons Mahfuz

A Jhalakati court on Tuesday summoned The Daily Star editor and publisher Mahfuz Anam to appear before it on March 31 in connection with…

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Five India ‘sedition’ students return to JNU

Five India ‘sedition’ students return to JNU

Five Indian students facing charges of sedition after organising a protest at Delhi’s prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University, have resurfaced…

February 23, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Rushdi High School at Sreenagar of Munshiganj.-- New Age Online

Clergies ban girls’ attending school in Munshiganj

Clergies of mosques at five villages in Sreenagar of Munshiganj banned all the girls in the localities to attend a schools following sexual assault to a teenage girl…

February 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National

SC stays HC bail order to Shakila

A day after the High Court granted bail to Supreme Court lawyer Shakila Farzana in a case filed over charges of terror financing, the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed it till February 29. Chamber Judge of the Appellate Division Justice Hasan Foez Siddique passed the order in response to a plea filed by the state seeking […]

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BBIN, BCIM-EC to spur regional economic activities: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Tuesday said the initiatives on regional cooperation like BBIN and BCIM-EC will generate greater economic activities among…

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PBI asked to re-investigate Pahela Baishakh case

Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-3 on Tuesday directed the police bureau of investigation to re-investigate the case…

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BAU holds 7th convocation

BAU holds 7th convocation

Bangladesh Agricultural University on Tuesday held its seventh convocation at the university’s Shilpacharya Joynul Abedin Auditorium…

February 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National

3 put on 15-day remand in Debiganj abbot murder case

A Panchagarh court on Tuesday placed two suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh and a Shibir man, on 15-day remand in…

February 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Public univ teachers extend strike suspension

The Federation of Bangladesh University Teachers’ Associations Tuesday extended suspension of their strike till March 6 in the wake of ‘positive responses’ from the government over…

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Khaleda condemns killing of Hindu abbot

Khaleda condemns killing of Hindu abbot

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday expressed strong resentment and condemned the recent killing of abbot Jogeshwar Roy…

February 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
TIB for appointing cricket ombudsman

TIB for appointing cricket ombudsman

Transparency International Bangladesh on Tuesday suggested to set up an independent office of ombudsman for cricket to overcome the challenges of governance and match fixing…

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Students of ASA University block Mirpur Road in front of its campus at Shyamali on Tuesday protesting at the death of their fellow being hit by a police bus on Monday.— Ali Hossain Mintu

ASA univ students block road at Shyamali

Students of ASA University blocked Mirpur Road in front of its campus at Shyamali on Tuesday protesting at the death of their fellow being hit by a police bus on Monday…

February 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National

BNP alleges candidates obstructed over 100 UP

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday alleged that ruling Awami League goons either obstructed or did not allow the party nominated candidates to submit…

February 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

BSF kills Bangladeshi at Kushtia border

A Bangladeshi national was allegedly shot to death and another injured by members of Indian Border Security Force in Mohommadpur Dangerpara area of…

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A September10, 2015 file photo shows BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia appears before the Dhaka Special Judge’s Court-3. — New Age file photo

Court asks Khaleda to surrender on April 13 in GATCO graft case

The Dhaka Special Judge’s Court-3 on Tuesday asked the Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson, Khaleda Zia, and 12 others to appear before the court on…

February 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
— BBC photo

Cassette tapes making comeback

Cassette tapes could be making a comeback despite being killed off by CDs in the 1990s. Sales are up as some artists now…

February 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

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