Archive for July 21st, 2016

Minor falls into city sewerage line

Minor falls into city sewerage line

A minor boy fell into a sewerage line in the city’s Mirpur area on Thursday night…

July 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Woman held in Narsingdi on suspicion of Gulshan attack

Woman held in Narsingdi on suspicion of Gulshan attack

Police arrested a woman in Narsingdi on Thursday evening on suspicion of her involvement in Gulshan attack…

July 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National
JCD calls student strike protesting Tarique’s jail term

JCD calls student strike protesting Tarique’s jail term

Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, the student wing of Bangladesh Nationalist Party, on Thursday called student strike at educational institutions…

July 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Modi reaffirms full support to Hasina to fight terrorism

Modi reaffirms full support to Hasina to fight terrorism

Urging not to consider herself alone in her fight against terrorism, the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, on Thursday told his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina…

July 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
BCL factional clash injures five at CoU

BCL factional clash injures five at CoU

At least five activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League were injured on Thursday in a clash between two groups of BCL men at Comilla University…

July 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Ekush not only about movement, but also about dev: Mamata

Ekush not only about movement, but also about dev: Mamata

Terming July 21 a historic day, the West Bengal chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, on Thursday said the relations between Bangladesh and India…

July 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
French minister criticized over Nice attack police claims

French minister criticized over Nice attack police claims

France’s interior minister acknowledged on Thursday that there were no national police stationed at the entrance to the pedestrianised walkway in Nice…

BCL men clash with Sylhet jail guards, 20 injured

BCL men clash with Sylhet jail guards, 20 injured

At least 20 people were injured in a clash between the activists of Chhatra League and jail guards of Sylhet Central jail on Thursday evening…

July 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina and Indian prime minister Narendra Modi jointly inaugurated the integrated check posts at land ports through a video conference. West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee also joined the programme from Kolkata. — Times of India photo

Hasina, Modi open new checkpost along Benapole-Petrapole

The prime minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi jointly inaugurated the second Integrated Check Post along the Benapole-Petrapole part…

July 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Language movement hero Taqiyyullah hospitalised

Language movement veteran AJM Taqiyyullah,89, son of acclaimed linguist Dr Muhammad Shahidullah, has been hospitalised with respiratory problems and…

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Turkey to suspend rights convention temporarily

Turkey to suspend rights convention temporarily

Turkey will follow France’s example in suspending temporarily the European Convention on Human Rights following its declaration of a state of emergency…

Action against spreading rumor of attacks: DMP

Action against spreading rumor of attacks: DMP

Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia on Thursday warned that legal action would be taken if anyone found spreading rumor…

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Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (Left), Salimullah Medical College and Mitford hospital (Right).

PM orders modernisation of DMCH, Mitford Hospital

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Thursday directed the authorities concerned to modernise Dhaka Medical College and Hospital and Sir Salimullah Medical College and Mitford Hospital for…

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HC orders housing minister to surrender within 6 weeks

HC orders housing minister to surrender within 6 weeks

The High Court on Thursday asked the minister for housing and public works, Mosharraf Hossain, to surrender before a lower court within six weeks in…

July 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Tarique to be brought back through Interpol: law minister

Tarique to be brought back through Interpol: law minister

The minister for law, Anisul Haq, on Thursday said Tarique Rahman will be brought back home through the Interlope for executing the High Court verdict pronounced against him…

July 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
ECNEC approves eight projects

ECNEC approves eight projects

The executive committee of the National Economic Council on Thursday approved two big projects in the power sector in a bid to develop power transmission system…

July 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Russian athletes banned from  Rio Olympics

Russian athletes banned from Rio Olympics

Russian athletes will not be able to compete at Rio 2016 after the Court of Arbitration for Sport backed a decision to ban them over the country’s alleged…

July 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Sports
Juba League leader killed in Shariatpur

Juba League leader killed in Shariatpur

A local leader of Juba League, youth wing of ruling Awami League, was hacked and later died at hospital over establishing supremacy in the area…

July 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Freedom fighter Shirin Banu Mitil no more

Freedom fighter Shirin Banu Mitil no more

Veteran freedom fighter and a leading woman leader Shirin Banu Mitil died early Thursday after suffering from a cardiac arrest. She was 65…

July 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Dhaka-Ctg rail communications resumed fully after 11 hours

Dhaka-Ctg rail communications resumed fully after 11 hours

The train communications between Chittagong and other parts of the country resumed fully on Thursday afternoon 11 hours after the collision between a freight train…

July 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National

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