Archive for February 24th, 2016

India beat Bangladesh in Asia Cup opener

India beat Bangladesh by 45 runs in the opening match to get their campaign in the Asia Cup Twenty20 tournament off to a flying start in Dhaka on Wednesday…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Don’t recruit Jamaat-Shibir activists to police: PM

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said police officials concerned need to be more aware so that Jamaat-Shibir activists and those involved in terrorist and militant acts…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Ex-BB governor AKN Ahmed passes away

Former Bangladesh Bank governor AKN Ahmed died in Washington of the US on Wednesday…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Ekushey book fair closes an hour after opening

The Amar Ekushey Book Fair organisers closed the fair for Wednesday just one hour after it had opened at 5:30pm hours after rain along with…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National

3 killed in Tangail road accident

At least three people were killed and 10 others injured in an accident on Dhaka-Tangail-Bangabandhu Bridge highway in Kalihati of Tangail on Wednesday afternoon…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National

BDR mutiny victims’ families demand tracing plotters

Families of the military officers killed in 2009 mutiny at the then Bangladesh Rifles headquarters at Pilkhana on Wednesday demanded waging judicial inquiry into…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Temple peak collapses in Panchagarh

Part of the peak of a Hindu temple at Atwari in Panchagarh collapsed on Wednesday morning and local Hindu people alleged that miscreants caused the damage to…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National
AKM Zakaria passes away

AKM Zakaria passes away

Ekushey Padak winning archaeological and folklore researcher AKM Zakaria passed away at Samorita Hospital in Dhaka on…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National

6 go missing after trawlers collide in Buriganga

At least six workers went missing after two trawlers collided during the heavy downpour in the River Buriganga in Narayanganj sadar on…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National
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Nepal finds wreckage of missing plane

Rescue teams in Nepal on Wednesday found the burnt-out wreckage of a passenger plane that went missing in a remote mountainous area with 23 people on…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

War crimes: Prosecution asked to submit probe report against Satkhira Jamaat chief

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Wednesday asked the prosecution to submit investigation report in the war crimes case against Satkhira Jamaat amir…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
A group of Dhaka University students on Tuesday rally before marching towards the university vice- chancellor’s office and demanded his resignation over the death of a student of the university, accusing the authorities for it. — New Age photo

Left-leaning students demand DU VC’s resignation

A group of Dhaka University students on Tuesday laid siege to the university vice- chancellor’s office and demanded his resignation over the death of a student of the…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
SC verdict on Mir Quasem’s appeal March 8

SC verdict on Mir Quasem’s appeal March 8

The Supreme Court will deliver its verdict on March 8 on the appeal filed by condemned war criminal Mir Quasem Ali challenging the death penalty…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Govt to halt fartiliser production for gas supply to power plants

The prime minister’s advisers for energy, Tawfiq- e-Elahi Chowdhury on Wednesday said the government would suspend production of fertiliser…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Nor’wester lashes capital

Nor’wester lashes capital

A 10-minute long nor’wester accompanied by hailstorm and heavy rainfall swept over the capital on Wednesday. Met office sources said the storm lashed several places in the…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National

10 injured as buses collide in Barisal

At least 10 people were injured on Wednesday after two buses collided head-on at Kashipur on the outskirts of Barisal city…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National

One die, 7 fall sick eating biriyani in Lakshmipur

A man died and seven others including five physicians fell sick on Tuesday night after eating biriyani served at a health seminar of non-governmental organisation BRAC at Lakshmipur…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National

JL leader shoots at AL activist in Munshiganj

An activist of ruling Awami League sustained bullet injuries on Wednesday at Manikpur in Munshiganj in as a local Juba League leader…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National

BNP alleges 83 chairman candidates could not submit nomination papers

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Wednesday alleged that the party nominated 83 chairman candidates could not submit their nomination papers for contesting the…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Two India ‘sedition’ students surrender to police

Two Indian students accused of sedition for helping organise a protest at Delhi’s prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University, have handed themselves into police…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

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