Archive for February 28th, 2016

1209 institutes asked to show-cause for realizing extra SSC fee

The minister for education, Nurul Islam Nahid, on Sunday said a total of 1209 educational institutions were served with notices to show cause…

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National

JS body for stopping auto-rickshaw extra fare

The parliamentary standing committee on road transport and bridges ministry on Sunday recommended for strong monitoring system to check…

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
4 children hurt in Ctg boundary wall collapse

4 children hurt in Ctg boundary wall collapse

Four minor boys were injured as a boundary wall of a house collapsed on them at Nandankanan in Chittagong city…

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Govt to go all the way for country’s development: PM

Govt to go all the way for country’s development: PM

Terming the present government a pro-business and pro-investment one, the prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said it wants to leave no stone unturned for…

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

26 miners trapped in Russia’s Arctic pronounced dead

The 26 miners who were trapped in a Russian coal mine above the Arctic circle have died and rescue operations have been halted after a third blast…

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Dakkhinkhan rocks after DB disposes bombs found at ABT den

Dakkhinkhan rocks after DB disposes bombs found at ABT den

Panic gripped Dakkhinkhan area on the outskirts of the capital after detectives disposed two live bombs recovered from a suspected den of Ansarullah Bangla Team at Sardarpara…

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Election Commission

EC ignores BNP’s allegations dubbing them ‘unspecific’

The Election Commission on Thursday said the allegations brought by Bangladesh Nationalist Party over submission of nomination papers in…

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Russian ambassador to Bangladesh, Alexander A Nikolaev speaks at DCAB Talks at National Press Club in Dhaka on Sunday. — Sony Ramany

BNP supports nuclear power plant, says Russian envoy

The Russian ambassador to Bangladesh, Alexander A Nikolaev, on Sunday said the Bangladesh Nationalist Party supports construction of nuclear power plant at…

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Tamim becomes father of a boy

National cricket team opener Tamim Iqbal has become father of baby boy on Sunday, the player announced in his…

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Police rush the house where a man killed 14 members of his family including seven children in Thane of Maharashtra in India.--NDTV photo

Indian man kills 14, including 7 children, commits suicide

A 32-year-old man allegedly killed 14 members of his family at their house near Thane in Indian state of Maharashtra and then committed suicide early Sunday morning…

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Election officials count ballot papers after the close of polling stations during elections for the parliament and Assembly of Experts in Tehran.--Reuters photo

Rouhani, moderates make big gains in Iran polls-early results

Hassan Rouhani won a resounding vote of confidence and reformist allies won 29 out of Tehran’s 30 parliamentary seats in elections that could speed Iran’s post-sanctions opening to the world, early results shows…

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Several people have been detained, both KKK members and protesters.--Reuters photo

KKK rally ends with stabbings and arrests

Four people were stabbed, and one of them critically wounded on Saturday in a scuffle between members of the Ku Klux Klan and counter-protesters near a planned KKK rally in Anaheim, California, police said…

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

6 killed in separate accidents on Dhk-Ctg highway

Six people, including two women, were killed and 10 others injured in separate accidents on Dhaka-Chittagong highway at Daribausia of…

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National
No hate speech on Facebook, says Zuckerberg

No hate speech on Facebook, says Zuckerberg

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg says the social network needs to get better at cracking down on hate speech against migrants…

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton smiles while surrounded by U.S. Secret Service agents as she thanks supporters after speaking about the results of the South Carolina primary at a primary night party in Columbia, South Carolina.--Reuters photo

Clinton trounces Sanders in S Carolina

US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton crushed rival Bernie Sanders by almost 50 percentage points in the South Carolina primary on Saturday as African-American voters helped propel her into next week’s crucial ‘Super Tuesday’ voting…

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Iran’s Rouhani, Rafsanjani win most votes

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani and key ally and former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani won most votes in the race for membership of the influential Assembly of Experts, official results released on Saturday showed…

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Fake medicines flood market

The sale of substandard and fake medicines is causing serious concern for public health across the country.
Drug administration officials said that the supply of fake and counterfeit medicines would not exceed three percent of the total countrywide supplies…

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

BNP leaders polarised on electing secy gen

Bangladesh Nationalist Party leaders are being polarised in opinion on election of the party secretary general, the second top executive passion, at its council session scheduled for March 19…

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Uttara gas explosion: Father follows sons in death

Another victim of the gas pipe leak explosion at Uttara died from his burn injuries Saturday afternoon, raising the death toll to three of a family in the incident that occurred Friday morning…

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

UP polls: AL to go all out to secure victory

The Awami League has set highest priority on winning a maximum number of Upazila Parishad chairmen seats in the upcoming local polls as a test of its popularity among people…

February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National, TOP STORIES

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