Archive for July 31st, 2016

Foundation stone laid for India-Bangladesh new rail link

The railways minister Mazibul Hoque, along with his Indian counterpart Suresh Prabhu, on Sunday laid foundation stone of a proposed project to construct link between Akhaura-Agartala…

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Court orders DNA test of Dhaka raid militants

A Dhaka court on Sunday ordered for DNA test of the nine militants killed in Operation Storm-26 at Kalyanpur in the capital on July 26…

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BTRC might suspend Citycell’s operation

BTRC might suspend Citycell’s operation

The telecom regulator has decided to cancel the spectrum and radio equipment use permission of the country’s oldest mobile phone operator Citycell for…

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Tofail urges foreigners not to be panicked

Tofail urges foreigners not to be panicked

Highlighting the security measures taken by the Bangladesh government to combat terrorism, the commerce minister, Tofail Ahmed, today urged the foreigners…

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BGB can patrol in Indian land along border: Minister

BGB can patrol in Indian land along border: Minister

The Border Guard Bangladesh can use Indian land for their patrol in remote areas along the border, the home minister, Asaduzzaman Khan…

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HC asks for action over tigers trafficking, killings

HC asks for action over tigers trafficking, killings

The High Court on Sunday asked the government to let it know the initiatives taken on the basis of a recent Interpol report that found political influence in…

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Taliban attacks kill 24 police in 2 days: Afghan official

Taliban attacks kill 24 police in 2 days: Afghan official

Taliban attacks on a district in the southern Afghan province of Helmand province killed at least 24 police officers over the past two days, an Afghan…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Canteen waiter stabbed to death in Ctg

Canteen waiter stabbed to death in Ctg

A restaurant waiter was stabbed to death inside the canteen of Chittagong Medical College Hospital early Sunday. The victim was identified…

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Help police with info about militants: Minister

Help police with info about militants: Minister

Calling upon city dwellers to help the police with information about militants, the home minister, Asaduzzaman Khan, on Sunday said the country would…

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PM urges all to stand beside flood victims

PM urges all to stand beside flood victims

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Sunday urged all individuals and organisations to stand beside the country’s flood victims with relief materials. ‘The PM has requested all…

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FAA had been warned of risk of high-fatality balloon crashes

FAA had been warned of risk of high-fatality balloon crashes

Warning about potential high-fatality accidents, safety investigators recommended two years ago that the Federal Aviation Administration impose greater…

Militants launch attack on Somali police base, seven dead

Militants launch attack on Somali police base, seven dead

Attackers set off two car bombs outside a police base in Somalia’s capital before gunmen stormed inside on Sunday, leaving at least seven people dead, police said…

UGC forms anti-militant cell to monitor universities

UGC forms anti-militant cell to monitor universities

The University Grants Commission has formed a monitoring cell to check militancy and anti-state activities at all public and private universities across the country, said UGC chairman Abdul Mannan on Sunday…

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Tannery relocation delay from Hazaribagh irks PM

Tannery relocation delay from Hazaribagh irks PM

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday expressed displeasure over the unnecessary delay in relocating tanneries from the city’s Hazaribagh area by their owners…

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Full verdict released disqualifying MPs from non-govt edu institutes

The High Court on Sunday released a full verdict disqualifying Members of the parliament from becoming ex-officio chairmen of four non-government schools and colleges in his or her area…

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Rajuk eviction drive on at Dhanmondi

Rajuk eviction drive on at Dhanmondi

Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha has started removing commercial establishments from Dhanmondi residential area in the capital…

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Woes for flood unbounded in 4 dists

Woes for flood unbounded in 4 dists

People’s sufferings are still unbounded in Kurigram, Munishiganj, Jamalpur and Sherpur due to flooding as the rivers in the districts are still flowing above their danger marks…

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Tunisia parliament votes to sack PM Habib Essid

Tunisia’s parliament has passed a vote of no confidence in prime minister Habib Essid, effectively dismissing the government of the US-trained economist…

Fire at Haripur power plant under control

Fire at Haripur power plant under control

The fire at an electric transformer of Haripur power plant in Narayanganj was brought under control early Sunday…

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SC stays bails of two Destiny bosses

SC stays bails of two Destiny bosses

The Appellate Division of Supreme Court on Sunday stayed until August 11, the bail orders granted by the High Court to detained Destiny Group bosses Rafiqul Amin and Mohammad Hossain in Tk 4,200 crore laundering cases…

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