Archive for July, 2016

Fake biometric SIM: BTRC checking possible link of mobile cos

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission is now analysing whether there is any link of the mobile phone companies with sales of SIM cards with fake biometric registration in the wake of arrests of some officials in recent times in such cases…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

Liton to miss some BCL matches

Batsman Liton Kumar Das seems uncertain to take part in the first few rounds of Bangladesh Cricket League due to his knee injury, said Bangladesh Cricket Board official on Monday…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Phensidyl seized in Jessore

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh, in a drive, recovered 500 bottles of contraband Phensedyl syrup from Putkhali Charermath area…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
Herath spins Sri Lanka to victory

Herath spins Sri Lanka to victory

Sri Lankan spinner Rangana Herath backed up centurion Kusal Mendis’ superlative effort to stun top-ranked Australia by 106 runs in the rain-affected first Test in Pallekele on Saturday…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Four killed by lightning strikes

Four people, including two children, were killed in two separate incidents of lightning strike in Pirgachha and Kaunia upazilas on Friday…

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

No safety committee in 66pc RMG factories

A government survey found that there was no safety committee at sixty-six per cent of the readymade garment factories and no participation committee at fifty-two per cent of the RMG units in the country in violation of the labour law…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
Bangladesh’s Rio mission begins today

Bangladesh’s Rio mission begins today

Bangladesh’s Rio Olympic mission starts today as shooter Abdullah Hel Baki will be the first athlete to fly for Rio de Janeiro along with his Danish coach Klavs Christensen…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Other Games, Sports

DSE WEEKLY REVIEW: Stocks turn red after 3-week rise

Dhaka stocks returned to the negative zone last week after a three-week rise as profit-taking share selling early in the week set the tone for the whole week by making investors confused about the market direction, stockbrokers said…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

Thundershowers or rain likely

Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at a few places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Khulna, Barisal, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions with moderately heavy falls at places over the country till 6:00pm today…

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

Civilians leave besieged Aleppo

Dozens of civilians left the besieged and battered opposition-held east of Syria’s Aleppo city on Saturday through a ‘humanitarian corridor’ to the government-held west, state media reported…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

NBR strategy paper eyes big taxpayers

The National Board of Revenue has prepared an integrated strategy paper with a focus on enhancing surveillance on large taxpayers to attain its huge revenue collection target for the 2016-17 fiscal year…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

Argentina Olympic team robbed

Argentina’s Olympic football team complained Friday that cash and electronics were stolen from its players’ hotel rooms while they were playing a friendly in Mexico…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Demonstrators gather outside Sydney’s Town Hall to protest against alleged child abuse in Australia’s Northern Territory detention centers, on Saturday. — Reuters photo

Australians rally against youth detention abuses

Australians rallied Saturday against the treatment of young people in detention – including the hooding and physical restraint of teens – amid calls for an inquiry into the abuse to be expanded…

Nahid stresses reading habit to reform society

Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Saturday stressed the need for developing reading habits among people and setting up library in all educational institutions…

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

Brazil coach hails ‘huge-hearted’ captain Neymar

Barcelona superstar Neymar was hailed as ‘a good guy with a huge heart’ after being named captain of the Brazil Olympic team on Thursday…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

BIZLINE

Apple Inc on Friday asked the US Supreme Court to clear the way for the iPhone maker to secure hundreds of millions in damages from Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in a case over smartphone design patents…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
Monsoon hailed thru music, dance

Monsoon hailed thru music, dance

The refreshing nature of monsoon was celebrated on Friday through two separate programmes at the capital featuring rain-themed music, dance and poetry…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout

Fake RAB man arrested

Members of Rapid Action Battalion arrested a fake RAB man from Moharajpur area in sadar upazila Friday night.
The arrestee was identified as Ali Ahmmed, 25, son of Habib Ahmad, of Upar Rajarampur Kumarpara under Chapainawabganj municipality…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
Armenia issues ultimatum to resolve hostage siege

Armenia issues ultimatum to resolve hostage siege

Armenia’s security services issued an ultimatum to gunmen holding up a police station Saturday, in a bid to resolve a weeks-long hostage crisis after dozens were hurt in overnight clashes…

Abdullah Al Mamun remembered

Abdullah Al Mamun remembered

Abdullah Al Mamun as a socially conscious playwright was discussed on Friday at a programme organised by Theatre, of which he was a founder…

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout

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