Archive for July 1st, 2016

Dhaka sees mass exodus as 9-day Eid vacation begins

Dhaka sees mass exodus as 9-day Eid vacation begins

People in their thousands started rushing towards home as the nine-day Eid vacation began on Friday. As Thursday was the last office day for the government…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National
BCL now demands removal of DU VC

BCL now demands removal of DU VC

Chhatra League activists locked up the gate of the house of Dhaka University vice-chancellor AAMS Arefin Siddique on Friday afternoon as they stepped up…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
2 more suspects held over SP’s wife murder in Ctg

2 more suspects held over SP’s wife murder in Ctg

Detectives arrested two more suspects from separate places of Chittagong in connection with murder of police super Babul Akhter’s wife…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Acting DU registrar removed amid BCL protests

Acting DU registrar removed amid BCL protests

Acting Dhaka University registrar Syed Rezaur Rahman was relieved of his duty on Friday amid protests by Bangladesh Chhatra League as the…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Agrani Bank acting MD, 2 officials in 3-day remand

Agrani Bank acting MD, 2 officials in 3-day remand

A Dhaka metropolitan magistrate court on Friday placed Agrani Bank acting managing director Mizanr Rahman Khan and his two colleagues, on three-day remands in…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Protests at DU as its souvenir mentions Zia as 1st president

Protests at DU as its souvenir mentions Zia as 1st president

Leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League, the student associate body of Awami League, burst into protests on Friday morning as the university’s souvenir book…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Bangladesh’s efforts to eliminate trafficking significant: US

Bangladesh’s efforts to eliminate trafficking significant: US

Although the government of Bangladesh does not fully meet the minimum standards for the ‘elimination’ of trafficking, its efforts to do so are…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Package programme with India only guarantee of AL govt: BNP

Package programme with India only guarantee of AL govt: BNP

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Friday alleged that ‘package programme with India’ is the ‘guarantee’ of Sheikh Hasina’s government to survive…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
‘Mastermind’ of Madaripur teacher hacking arrested

‘Mastermind’ of Madaripur teacher hacking arrested

Police claimed that they have arrested the mastermind of machete attack on Madaripur college teacher Ripon Chakrawarty…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Apparel worker killed in Gazipur

Apparel worker killed in Gazipur

Police on Friday morning recovered the body of a man with his throat slashed in Kalabadha area under Kaliakair in Gazipur. The deceased was identified as…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National
2 ‘Shibir men’ killed in Jhenaidah ‘gunfight’

2 ‘Shibir men’ killed in Jhenaidah ‘gunfight’

Two activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir, student wing of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, were killed in a reported gunfight with police at village Tetulbaria in…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Does sunscreen work as well as it is said?

Does sunscreen work as well as it is said?

  Trenton, New Jersey (AP): Something to consider as you head to the beach or pool over the July Fourth weekend: That sunscreen in your bag may not protect your skin as much as you think. Even after regulators updated standards for labeling sunscreen four years ago, tests have shown many provide far less protection than advertised. That’s a worry […]

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Other World News
Hindu priest hacked to death in Jhenaidah

Hindu priest hacked to death in Jhenaidah

Three assailants on a motorcycle hacked a Hindu priest to death at North Kastha Sagra village under Jhenaidah sadar on early Friday apparently in a sequel of recent killings…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after winning their Euro 2016 quarter-final against Poland at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, France on Thursday. – AP photo

Portugal beat Poland in shootout to reach semis

Portugal substitute Ricardo Quaresma, keeper Rui Patricio and 18-year-old midfield sensation Renato Sanches were the heroes as Portugal beat Poland 5-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw to reach the Euro 2016 semi-finals on Thursday…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
AL leader killed in Bandarban

AL leader killed in Bandarban

Miscreants killed a local Awami League leader by slitting his throat at Naikhyangchari in Bandarban on Thursday night…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Agrani Bank scam: Acting MD, two officials arrested

The Anti-Corruption Commission on Thursday arrested Agrani Bank’s newly appointed acting managing director managing director Mizanr Rahman Khan and his two colleagues on the charge of embezzlement of Tk 94.8 crore…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Tk 3,40,605cr budget passed

Parliament on Thursday passed the Tk 3,40,605 crore budget for the financial year 2016-17 projecting ambitious revenue earnings and subdued inflation amidst gloomy private sector investment in the economy…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Home goers crowd Sadarghat Launch Terminal in Dhaka ahead of starting for the homes to celebrate Eid. The photo was taken on Thursday, the last working day for the government employees before Eid.  — Indrajit Ghosh

People begin to leave cities

People started to stream out of the capital and other cities on Thursday by overloaded buses, trains and launches to celebrate the Eid-ul-Fitr with their near and dear ones as nine-day public holidays would begin today…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

PM writes to Suu Kyi for comprehensive talks

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, wrote to Myanmar state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi expressing Bangladesh’s to engage with Myanmar on all outstanding issues with sincerity, candidness and determination to resolve those through a comprehensive discussion…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Swiss banks: Bangladeshi deposits rises by Tk 121cr in 2015

Deposits by Bangladeshi citizens in banks in Switzerland rose by Tk 121 crore in 2015 compared with the amount in 2014…

July 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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