Archive for February 25th, 2016

UAE restrict Sri Lanka to 129-8

United Arab Emirates captain Amjad Javed won the toss and elected to bowl first in their Asia Cup match against Sri Lanka…

February 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

BB raises international online purchase limit

Bangladesh Bank on Thursday raised the upper limit for a single overseas transaction by international credit cardholders…

February 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Business, National

200 Kenyans killed in military camp attack

As many as 200 soldiers were killed in an attack on a Kenyan military camp in Somalia by al Shabaab Islamists last month…

February 25, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Other World News
Brihannala best film, Anjan best director in nat’l film award 2014

Brihannala best film, Anjan best director in nat’l film award 2014

Murad Parvez’s government grant winning film Brihannala is declared the best film of 2014 on Thursday…

February 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Theatre/Films

Teenager near Tokyo found to have Zika virus

A male teenager near Tokyo was found to have been infected with Zika virus after a visit to Brazil, Japan’s first case of the infection since May last year when the virus…

February 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Afghan boy bags real Messi shirt

Afghan boy bags real Messi shirt

The Afghan boy who became an online hit after wearing a homemade shirt bearing Lionel Messi’s famous number 10 has finally received…

February 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Dropped by mother from city high-rise, newborn dies

A newborn boy, who was thrown by his mother from a multi-storey building at the city’s Bailey Road on February 1, out of fear of social stigma…

February 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Police disperse Juba League men in Munshiganj

Police disperse Juba League men in Munshiganj

At least three people were injured on Thursday after police charged baton on a procession of Awami Juba League at Munshiganj demanding release…

February 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
BNP criticises PM’s remarks on police recruitment

BNP criticises PM’s remarks on police recruitment

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Thursday came down hard on prime minister Sheikh Hasina for her recent statement in parliament about…

February 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Sylhet’s rail link restored after 14 hrs

The train service of Sylhet with other parts of the country resumed on Thursday after 14 hours of suspension…

February 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Beijing overtakes New York as new ‘billionaire capital’

Beijing overtakes New York as new ‘billionaire capital’

Beijing has overtaken New York as the city with the highest number of billionaires for the first time, a new report by China-based firm…

February 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
BBC bosses unaware of star’s sex crimes, but culture flawed

BBC bosses unaware of star’s sex crimes, but culture flawed

The British Broadcasting Corporation was guilty of serious failings over Jimmy Savile, the late TV presenter revealed to have been one of Britain’s most prolific sex offenders…

February 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
2 more foreigners involved in ATM fraudulence

2 more foreigners involved in ATM fraudulence

The police have found involvement of two foreigners — a Romanian and a Ukrainian —in the recent incidents of automated teller machine card fraudulence, and sought assistance from…

February 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Sharp accepts $4.3bn takeover bid from Taiwan’s Foxconn

Sharp accepts $4.3bn takeover bid from Taiwan’s Foxconn

Struggling Japanese electronics giant Sharp says it has accepted a $4.3bn (£3.08bn) takeover bid by Taiwanese multinational Foxconn…

February 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
PM seeks people’s support for implementation of dev projects

PM seeks people’s support for implementation of dev projects

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Thursday called up on people to help the government to properly and speedily implement development projects…

February 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
EU in crisis, talks over migrants limit

EU in crisis, talks over migrants limit

Ministers from EU and Balkan nations are meeting in Brussels to try to heal divisions over a migrant crisis that could threaten the…

February 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

BNP demands judicial probe into Pilkhana carnage

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Thursday demanded a judicial probe into the Pilkhana carnage to unearth the mystery behind the deadly incident…

February 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
6 drowned workers buried in Sirajganj

6 drowned workers buried in Sirajganj

Six workers including two siblings, who drowned at the confluence of Buriganga and Dhaleshwari rivers in Narayanganj on Wednesday, were buried at…

February 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Plotters of Jan 11 changeover to be brought to book: Inu

Plotters of Jan 11 changeover to be brought to book: Inu

The minister for information, Hasanul Huq Inu, on Thursday said those who were behind the military-backed caretaker government of Fakhruddin Ahmed…

February 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

SC asks Fakhrul to submit fresh explanation

The Appellate Division on Thursday directed Bangladesh Nationalist Party acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir to submit himself by February 29…

February 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

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