Archive for July, 2016

Another hurt in Comilla clash dies

Another hurt in Comilla clash dies

Another young man, who was injured in a clash between two groups of villagers over felling trees of a graveyard in Barpara area of Comilla on Saturday night, died at Comilla Medical College Hospital early Sunday…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National
UP member hacked in Brahmanbaria

UP member hacked in Brahmanbaria

A Union Parishad member was hacked and later died on the way to the hospital at Sendo area in Brahmanbaria early Sunday…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
AL leader killed in Natore

AL leader killed in Natore

A local Awami League leader was bullet-injured and hacked to death by miscreants in Baramhati Bazer area of Lalpur in Natore on Saturday night…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
The hack reportedly targeted a number of government bodies.--BBC photo

Russia cyber attack: Large hack ‘hits government’

A ‘professional’ cyber attack has hit Russian government bodies, the country’s intelligence service says…

Turkey’s Erdogan seeks to rein in spy agency after coup

Turkey’s Erdogan seeks to rein in spy agency after coup

Turkey’s president has said he wants to close the nation’s military academies and put the spy agency and the military chief of staff under his own control…

Women take a cow to safety as villages under Aliabad union in Faridpur sadar are inundated amid deteriorating flood situation for the past few days. The photo was taken at village Sadipur on Saturday. — Focusbangla photo

Big floods likely in Aug

The ongoing floods expanded into one-fourth of the country’s districts, continuing to increase the sufferings of affected people as the water level on the country’s major rivers continued to rise…

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

Gulshan attack: Families yet to take bodies of extremists

None of the families of five suspected extremist attackers on a Gulshan restaurant contacted the police to the bodies for burial even after one month of their death…

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

Move taken to bring CHT people under income tax net

The government has initiated a move to abolish decades-old income tax-free status enjoyed by ethnic minorities and Bengali settlers in Chittagong Hill Tracts…

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

Corruption over gas contracts: Niko, Petrobangla, Bapex asked to place more docs

The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes on Saturday asked Niko and respondents Petrobangla and Bapex to submit more documents relating to alleged corruption in procuring contracts for development…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National, TOP STORIES

Kalyanpur raid: Detained house owner sent to jail after remand

A Dhaka court on Saturday sent Momataj Parveen, house owner of Taj Manjil where nine militants were killed in what police called Operation Storm-26 on July 26, to jail on completion of her two day remand in police custody…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National, TOP STORIES

RSO leader, Saudi citizen among 4 held in Cox’s Bazar

Border Guard Bangladesh members arrested four people for ‘distributing money’ among Rohingya people staying illegally at Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar on Saturday afternoon…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National, TOP STORIES

India to support Bangladesh to counter terrorism: HM

India is ready to extend all necessary support to Bangladesh not only in fighting against terrorism and violent extremism but also to all bilateral and multilateral areas…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National, Politics

Bauls assaulted, akhra torched

Miscreants attacked a gathering of Bauls, also known as Sufi singers, and set fire to the venue after assaulting four of them at village Gobindopur at Damurhuda in Chuadanga on Friday midnight…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National
Former Pakistani pace bowler Aaqib Javed (R) gives some tips to the pacers under the High Performance Programme at the BCB Academy Ground in Mirpur on Saturday. — New Age photo

‘B’desh will produce many pacers’

Former Pakistani pace bowler Aaqib Javed said on Saturday that Bangladesh will produce some genuine pace bowlers in future as the present generation has their own role models…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
A file photo shows a man inserting a SIM card into a card slot of a mobile handset in Dhaka. Indirect-tax revenue like SIM and value-added taxes from the country’s mobile phone companies has been declining since the fiscal year of 2012-2013 mainly because of a gradual reduction of SIM tax over the years, according to the National Board of Revenue. — New Age photo

NBR revenue from telcos falling on SIM tax cut

Indirect-tax revenue like SIM and value-added taxes from the country’s mobile phone companies has been declining since the fiscal year of 2012-2013 mainly because of a gradual reduction of SIM (subscriber identification module) tax…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
Mustafiz may be operated in UK

Mustafiz may be operated in UK

The Bangladesh Cricket Board officials on Saturday said that they will take a decision about Mustafizur Rahman’s surgery on next Monday and hinted it could be in England…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Turkey jails journalists as Erdogan rebukes Western critics

Turkey was on Saturday holding 17 journalists on charges of ‘terror group’ membership as president Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Western critics to ‘mind your own business’ over a relentless crackdown following a failed coup…

National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports bring out a march, protesting at the police attack on its procession to lay seize on Prime Minister’s Office on Thursday, in Dhaka on Saturday. — New Age photo

Rampal power plant: National Committee calls sit-in on August 20

Leaders of the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Recourses, Power and Ports on Saturday at a protest rally in front of the National Press Club called on the government to refrain from implementing the coal based Rampal Thermal Power plant at Rampal in Bagerhat…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics
Kingsley saves BU, Muktis taste first win

Kingsley saves BU, Muktis taste first win

A stoppage time equaliser from Nigerian forward Nkowcha Kingsley helped Brothers Union to secure a point against Team BJMC as both the sides played out a 1-1 draw in their Bangladesh Premier League match in Chittagong on Saturday…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Matarbari power project: Security issues put off bidding by a month

The date for dropping bids for the 1,200MW coal-fired power plant and the related facilities at Matarbari has been put off by a month due to unwillingness of the officials of shortlisted Japanese firms to visit Bangladesh right now, said officials…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

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