Archive for August, 2016

Historic commercial flight from US lands in Cuba

Historic commercial flight from US lands in Cuba

The first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century landed in the central city of Santa Clara on Wednesday morning, re-establishing regular air service severed at the height of the Cold War…

August 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Stay ready for any sacrifice: PM

Stay ready for any sacrifice: PM

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged all to remain always ready for any type of sacrifice for the country’s sake. ‘We all have to keep in mind that if we want to build the country, we have to remain ready all the time for any type of sacrifice,’ she said while addressing a meeting at Krishibid Institution, Bangladesh in […]

August 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Another minor tortured by pumping air through rectum

Another minor tortured by pumping air through rectum

A minor boy was allegedly tortured on Wednesday by pumping air through his rectum at Katasur area of Mohammadpur in the capital…

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Quasem to be hanged maintaining all procedures: Asaduzzaman

Quasem to be hanged maintaining all procedures: Asaduzzaman

The home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Wednesday said the senior Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali’s death penalty would be executed maintaining all legal procedures…

August 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Quasem to get maximum 7 days to seek mercy: IG Prison

The inspector general of prisons, Syed Iftekhar Uddin, on Wednesday said death-row war crimes convict Mir Quasem Ali will get reasonable time for…

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ACC arrests four graft suspects

ACC arrests four graft suspects

The Anti-Corruption Commission on Wednesday arrested four people, including a union parishad chairman, from the capital and Kishoreganj, in…

August 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Shahid Qadri

Shahid Qadri laid to rest

Poet Shahid Qadri was laid to rest at martyred intellectuals graveyard in Dhaka on Wednesday afternoon after people from all walks of life paid their last respect as his body reached home from New York in the morning…

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16 civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrikes

16 civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrikes

Yemen’s rebel-controlled news agency says that 16 civilians were killed in Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on the northern city of Saada. SABA reports Wednesday that…

August 31, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Probe finds two officials responsible for gas tank blast

Probe finds two officials responsible for gas tank blast

The probe committee of Chittagong district administration has found responsible an engineer and the general manager of DAP fertiliser factory for the…

August 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Quasem want son’s return before deciding about mercy petition

Quasem want son’s return before deciding about mercy petition

Death row inmate Mir Quasem Ali on Wednesday told his family that he would decide on seeking presidential clemency after his ‘missing’ son…

August 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Police discloses list of 40 missing people

Police discloses list of 40 missing people

The police on Wednesday disclosed a fresh list of 40 missing people who were suspected to be involved with militancy. The inspector general of…

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HC approves Robi, Airtel merge

HC approves Robi, Airtel merge

The High Court on Wednesday approved the merger of mobile phone operators Robi and Airtel and asked to deposit Tk 607 crore with the government as…

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Frankfurt airport departure hall evacuated

Frankfurt airport departure hall evacuated

Frankfurt airport’s Terminal 1 departure hall was evacuated on Wednesday after a passenger got into the departure gate area without completing the…

August 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Islamic univ online admission process begins on Sept 15

Islamic univ online admission process begins on Sept 15

The online application process for enrollment in first year honours courses at Islamic University in Kushtia under 2016-17 academic sessions will start on September 15 and conclude on October 20…

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Bashundhara mall reopens after fire

Bashundhara mall reopens after fire

Nearly 10 days after Bashundhara City Shopping Mall was shut down following a devastating fire, the shopping complex was opened on…

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Sadequl Islam. — New Age photo

Cop held for demanding bribe from SC judge’s wife

Supreme Court police arrested an assistant sub-inspector of police on Wednesday for demanding bribe from the wife of a Supreme Court judge for…

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UK PM hosts Brexit brainstorm

UK PM hosts Brexit brainstorm

United Kingdom prime minister Theresa May is to chair a meeting of her cabinet at Chequers to discuss the UK’s approach to leaving the EU and its…

August 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Willes Little Flower School and College students block the Kakrail intersection in the capital on Tuesday, demanding trial in the killing of Suraiya Akhter Risha. — New Age photo

Risha’s suspected killer Obaidul held

Police on Wednesday morning arrested the suspected killer, Obaidul Khan, in the case of murdering Suraiya Akhter Risha, Class VIII student of…

August 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Saudis say Houthis not to be allowed to take over Yemen

Saudis say Houthis not to be allowed to take over Yemen

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Wednesday the Iranian-allied Houthi movement would not be allowed to take over Yemen, as he accused Iran of…

August 31, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Shafik Rehman

SC grants Shafik Rehman’s interim bail

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Wednesday granted bail to detained senior journalist Shafik Rehman for three months or until submission of charge sheet in…

August 31, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

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