Archive for February 27th, 2016

India beat Pakistan by five wickets in Asia Cup

India defeated Pakistan by five wickets in a low-scoring affair in the Asia Cup Twenty20 tournament in Dhaka on Saturday…

February 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
A woman feeds a boy, who sustained burn injuries in a gas explosion at Uttara, at burn and plastic surgery unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital in the capital on Friday. — Sourav Lasker

Another Uttara gas explosion victim dies

Yet another victim of the incident of explosion due to gas pipe leakage at Uttara in the city lost his battle for life at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Saturday afternoon…

February 27, 2016 · 0 comments · National
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3 put on 18-day remand over Debiganj priest murder

A court in Panchagarh on Saturday placed three more suspects on 18-day remand in two separate cases filed in connection with the murder of a Debiganj Hindu priest…

February 27, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Bangladeshi passport 9th worst for int’l travel

Bangladeshi passport 9th worst for int’l travel

Bangladeshi passport has been ranked as the ninth worst in the world for international travel…

February 27, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Man dies in custody at DMCH

A man accused in an arms case died in police custody at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Saturday…

February 27, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Policeman closed after rape attempt at Baghaichari

A constable of Baghaihat police camp in Baghaichari of Rangamati was closed after a young Chakma girl alleged that he attempted to rape her at Uzo bazar of Baghaichari on Friday afternoon…

February 27, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Suicide bomber kills at least 11 in eastern Afghanistan

A suicide bomber killed an Afghan militia commander and at least 10 others in the eastern province of Kunar near the border with Pakistan on Saturday…

February 27, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Man found dead on city bldg roof

An unidentified man was found dead on the rooftop of a four-storey building at Wari in Dhaka on Saturday…

February 27, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Police disperse BCS jobseekers’ demo, 5 held

Police disperse BCS jobseekers’ demo, 5 held

The 34th BCS Cadre Deprived Forum on Saturday staged demonstrations at Shahbagh intersection to press home their various demands, including cancellation of the result of the 34th BCS examination…

February 27, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Juba League leader hacked dead in Meherpur

A local leader of Awami Juba League was hacked to death by miscreants at Nishipur of Gangni in Meherpur early Saturday…

February 27, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

1.20 lakh Yaba pills seized in Teknaf

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh in a drive recovered 1.20 lakh pieces of Yaba tablets worth Tk 3.5 crore from Hoangbrang bordering area in Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar on Friday night.

February 27, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Pro-AL panel sweeps Dhaka Bar polls

Sammilita Ainjibi Samannay Parishad, a forum of pro-Awami League lawyers, swept the election to the Dhaka Bar Association…

February 27, 2016 · 0 comments · National
New Jersey governor and former Republican candidate Chris Christie endorses frontrunner Donald Trump for president.--AP photo

US election 2016: Christie endorses Trump in shock move

New Jersey governor and former Republican candidate Chris Christie is endorsing frontrunner Donald Trump for president, he has announced. Christie dropped out of the 2016 presidential race after a lacklustre showing in polls and state races…

February 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Syrian rebel positions around Damascus were heavily bombarded on Friday.--AFP photo

Temporary truce in Syria conflict comes into effect

A landmark temporary truce has come into effect in Syria. If the ‘cessation of hostilities’ holds it would be the first time a pause in Syria’s five-year civil war has been negotiated by world powers…

February 27, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Singapore work visas for Bangladeshis: Militancy casts shadow

Singapore has cut down on issuing visas to Bangladeshi jobseekers on the ground of their suspected involvement in militancy activities, officials and private recruiters in Dhaka said…

February 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
A woman feeds a boy, who sustained burn injuries in a gas explosion at Uttara, at burn and plastic surgery unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital in the capital on Friday. — Sourav Lasker

Gas explosion in appartment: 2 die, 3 others of a family burnt

Two minor brothers died and their parents and another minor brother sustain burns in an explosion due to gas pipe leakage at their house at Uttara in the city on Friday morning…

February 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Bangladesh captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza (2nd-R) celebrates the wicket of UAE batsman Rohan Mustafa during their Asia Cup Twenty20 match at the Sher-e-Bnagla National Stadium on Friday. — Sanaul Haque

Tigers survive batting blues

Bowlers put up a clinical performance to help Bangladesh avoid a big embarrassment against UAE and come up with a 51-run win in their Asia Cup encounter in Dhaka on Friday…

February 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Front Page, National, Sports, TOP STORIES

UP polls: EC ignores aspirants’ complaints

The Election Commission took no initiative to investigate into the complaints that many aspirants were unable to drop their nomination papers to seek election as union parishad chairmen in the first phase due to strong arm tactics applied by ruling Awami League men…

February 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Fin min looks to pursue India over trade, connectivity

The ministry of finance is looking to pursue New Delhi for high-level talks over outstanding issues over trade, regional connectivity and energy cooperation, which are holding back the country’s future economic plans…

February 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Gianni Infantino

Infantino elected as new FIFA president

Europe’s Gianni Infantino on Friday won the presidency of FIFA with a convincing win over Asian rival Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa and vowed to lead the scandal tainted body into a new era…

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