Archive for May, 2016

RCC proposes Tk 394.73cr annual budget for 2016-17 FY

Rajshahi City Corporation has proposed an annual budget worth around Taka 394.73 crore for the forthcoming 2016-17 financial year.The proposal came…

May 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National
No public exam after Class V from next year

No public exam after Class V from next year

The primary and mass education ministry has decided in principle to scrap the Primary Education Completion Examination after Class V as the primary…

May 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Syria conflict: Air strikes on Idlib ‘kill 23’

Syria conflict: Air strikes on Idlib ‘kill 23’

At least 23 people have been killed by air strikes on the rebel-held city of Idlib, in north-western Syria, activists say. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Russian aircraft targeted…

May 31, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Class IV student raped in Sirajganj

Class IV student raped in Sirajganj

A minor girl was allegedly violated by her neighbour in char areas of Enayetpur in Sirajganj on Monday afternoon. The victim, daughter…

May 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Govt fails to check prices of commodities: Fakhrul

Govt fails to check prices of commodities: Fakhrul

Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday said the government failed to check price hikes of essential…

May 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
HC denies Manna’s bail, orders treatment at cardiac hospital

HC denies Manna’s bail, orders treatment at cardiac hospital

The High Court on Tuesday denied bail to detained Nagarik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna and ordered the jail authorities to get him…

May 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Aslam put on 7-day remand in sedition case

Aslam put on 7-day remand in sedition case

A Dhaka metropolitan magistrate court on Tuesday placed Bangladesh Nationalist Party joint secretary general Aslam Chowdhury on seven-day interrogation…

May 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Chhatra Front demand 25pc budget allocation for education

Chhatra Front demand 25pc budget allocation for education

Samajtantrik Chhatra Front, a left-leaning student organisation, on Tuesday went out on demonstration at Dhaka University demanding allocation of…

May 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
ECNEC approves 6 projects with Tk 2,744cr

ECNEC approves 6 projects with Tk 2,744cr

The executive committee of the National Economic Council on Tuesday approved a project titled ‘Providing some 25 lakh new power connections through rural…

May 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National
JSS man strangled in Bandarban

JSS man strangled in Bandarban

Assailants strangulated an activist of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samiti after calling him out of his home at Kuhalang of…

May 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
The police escort death convicts to jail after a Dhaka court announced the verdict on Tuesday in connection with a sensational bank robbery at Ashulia, on the outskirts of the capital, that left at least eight people dead in 2015. – Indrajit Ghosh

6 to die for murders, bank robbery

A Dhaka court on Tuesday sentenced six people to death and another to life-term imprisonment in a case filed over a sensational bank robbery at Ashulia, on the…

May 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Verdict on 3 Habiganj war crimes accused Wednesday

Verdict on 3 Habiganj war crimes accused Wednesday

The International Crimes Tribunal is set to deliver its verdicts in the war crimes cases against three people of Habiganj on Wednesday. The three-member tribunal, headed by…

May 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Massive fire broke out at an ammunition depot in Maharashtra's Pulgaon last night around 1 am. — NDTV photo

17 killed in India army ammunition depot fire

News reports say at least 17 army personnel have been killed in a fire in a massive ammunition depot in western India…

May 31, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
The four Bangladeshi workers who pleaded guilty are (from left) Rahman Mizanur, 31; Miah Rubel, 26; Md Jabath Kysar Haje Norul Islam Sowdagar, 31; and Sohel Hawlader Ismail Hawlader, 29. — Courtesy: The Straits Times

4 Bangladeshis found guilty of financing terrorism in Singapore

Four Bangladeshi workers detained last month under the Internal Security Act were found guilty on Tuesday of financing terrorism…

May 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National
A tiger yawns before the officials start moving them from Thailand's controversial Tiger Temple, a popular tourist destination which has come under fire in recent years over the welfare of its big cats in Kanchanaburi province, west of Bangkok, Thailand, May 30, 2016. – Reuters photo

Officials seize tigers from Thai temple

Wildlife authorities in Thailand have begun removing tigers from a Buddhist temple, after accusations of wildlife trafficking and animal abuse…

May 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Ministerial staff use brooms to scrub the office door of the transparency minister Fabiano Silveira demanding his resignation, in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, May 30, 2016. A recording TV Globo broadcast late Sunday shows Silveira criticizing Operation Car Wash, a wide-ranging corruption probe of the state oil company Petrobras that has implicated numerous leading Brazilian politicians and businessmen. Protesters in Brazil use brooms as a representation to sweep away corruption. -- AP photo

Brazil’s anti-corruption minister quits over leaked recordings

Brazil’s transparency minister Fabiano Silveira resigned on Monday after leaked recordings suggested he tried to derail a sprawling corruption probe…

France rail workers strike over reforms

France rail workers strike over reforms

French railway workers are to go on strike as unions continue to protest against planned labour reforms…

Physicist Hawking baffled by Donald Trump’s rise

Physicist Hawking baffled by Donald Trump’s rise

Renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking may have a good grasp of the workings of the universe, but he says he cannot understand Donald Trump’s popularity…

Bangladesh paceman Mustafizur Rahman was given a hero’s welcome on his return from India on Monday night after successful campaign in the Indian Premier League for champions Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Mustafiz given hero’s welcome

Bangladesh paceman Mustafizur Rahman was given a hero’s welcome on his return from India on Monday night after successful campaign in the Indian Premier League for champions Sunrisers Hyderabad…

May 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Reserve theft probe report details BB officials’ involvement

A government-formed probe committee found involvement of Bangladesh Bank officials in the theft of $101 million from the central bank reserve with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in February and recommended legal actions against them…

May 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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