Archive for July 15th, 2016

Three killed in Bogra accident

Three killed in Bogra accident

At least three people were killed including a woman and a child as a bus collided with a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Sabgram area in Bogra town on Friday…

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UNESCO announces 4 new World Heritage Sites

UNESCO announces 4 new World Heritage Sites

UNESCO on Friday put four new sites on its World Heritage List…

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11 Sunderbans robbers surrender

11 Sunderbans robbers surrender

A total of 11 members of two robber gangs of Sundarbans surrendered to the home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Friday at Mongla port in Khulna…

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Ensure connectivity among all countries to secure peace, PM tells ASEM

Ensure connectivity among all countries to secure peace, PM tells ASEM

Underscoring the need for ensuring smooth connectivity among all the countries and communities to secure peace, stability and prosperity, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on…

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(From left) Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina and her Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe. — AP photo

Consensus developed in Bangladesh against terrorism, Hasina tells Abe

Voicing her firm determination to find out the roots of recent terror acts in the country, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday told her Japanese counterpart Shinjo Abe that a consensus has…

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People cross the street with their hands on their heads as a French soldier secures the area July 15, 2016 after at least 84 people were killed along the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, when a truck ran into a crowd celebrating the Bastille Day national holiday July 14. – Reuters photo

84 dead as truck rams Bastille Day crowd in France

A gunman at the wheel of a heavy truck ploughed into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in the French city of Nice on Thursday, killing at least 84 people…

Counter-terrorism dominates agenda as ASEM begins in Ulaanbaatar

Counter-terrorism dominates agenda as ASEM begins in Ulaanbaatar

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina joined other global leaders and government representatives in the two-day 11th Asia-Europe Summit that began in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on Friday morning with…

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Bangladesh gets anti-hacking tips from Philippine experts

Bangladesh gets anti-hacking tips from Philippine experts

Smarting from last February’s $81-million computer heist in its central bank, the Bangladeshi government has ramped up efforts to boost its security capabilities, which includes…

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Imam found dead in Noakhali

Imam found dead in Noakhali

An imam of a local mosque was found dead at his house at village Krishnarampur in Noakhali municipality area on Thursday night. Anwar Hossain, officer-in-charge of…

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Woman strangulated to death in Lakshmipur

Woman strangulated to death in Lakshmipur

A woman was strangulated to death allegedly by her daughter-in-law’s (son’s wife) paramour and his associates at village Dharmapur in…

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4 killed in Manikganj road accident

4 killed in Manikganj road accident

A woman and her daughter among four were killed and three others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a pick-up van on Dhaka-Paturia highway at…

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Archaeological survey: Govt fails to end task in 41yrs

The government failed to complete district wise archaeological survey in 41 years.
Since 1975, it completed the survey in 40 out of 64 districts.
Article 24 of the Constitution stipulates, ‘The state shall adopt measures for the protection against disfigurement, damage or removal of all monuments, objects or places of special artistic or historic importance or interest.’…

July 15, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Hindu people feared to be more vulnerable

Minority leaders, intellectuals, jurists and anti-corruption campaigners said that the Indian decision to allow Bangladeshi minorities to purchase properties and open bank accounts in India would make Hindu people of Bangladesh more vulnerable, encourage migration to India and widen possibilities of money laundering…

July 15, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Govt committees for checking land grabbing sleeping

A high-powered national executive committee and its district chapters formed 12 years ago to check land grabbing by influential groups and individuals failed to deliver…

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Jessore war crimes: Verdict any day

The war crimes trial of former Jamaat MP Shakhawat Hossain and eight others from Jessore was completed Thursday and the three-judge International Crimes Tribunal-1 announced that the verdict would be delivered later…

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Socialist Party of Bangladesh holds a rally in front of National Press Club on Thursday, protesting at the government deal over Rampal power plant. — New Age photo

Protest at Rampal power plant: Campaigners to wage tougher movements

Left leaning political parties, national committee campaign and other civic organisations declared that they would wage tougher movements against the government if construction of a coal based power plant at Rampal in Bagerhat was not stopped…

July 15, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, TOP STORIES

Minor girl dies falling in city canal

Fire service and civil defence divers on Thursday morning recovered the body of a minor girl who fell in a canal near Mahakhali Dakkhin Jhilpar in the capital Wednesday afternoon…

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Boris Johnson

UK’s new FS widely known for jokes, insults

Boris Johnson, Britain’s most colourful politician with a long record of gaffes and scandals, was appointed as foreign secretary on Wednesday in a surprise move by new prime minister Theresa May that could shake up world diplomacy…

Conditions of loans for three mega projects approved

The standing committee on non-concessional loan has approved the terms and conditions for hard loans for three mega projects – Bangabandhu satellite launching, Roopur nuclear power plant and 400MW Ashuganj (East) Power Plant efficiency improvement…

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Prime minister Sheikh Hasina is given a guard of honour after she arrived at Genghish Khan International Airport in Mongolia’s capital Ulaanbaatar on Thursday to attend the upcoming 11th Asia Europe Meeting. — Focusbangla photo

PM accorded rousing reception in Mongolia

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina was accorded a red carpet reception as she arrived here on Thursday on a three-day official visit to Mongolia to attend the 11th Asia-Europe Summit…

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