Archive for September 5th, 2016

Obaidul confesses to killing Risha

Obaidul confesses to killing Risha

Obaidul Khan, the lone accused in the case of killing 14-year-old school student Suraiya Akhter Risha, on Monday gave his confessional statement before a Dhaka court saying that he alone stabbed Risha on August 24 as she refused to accept his proposal for a romantic affair…

September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Mobile court jails two drug store owners, fines 10 stores

Mobile court jails two drug store owners, fines 10 stores

A mobile court jointly conducted by the Directorate General of Drug Administration and Rapid Action Battalion on Monday jailed two drug owners of Mitford Medicine market for two years each for doing illegal business…

September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Turkey’s reactions tantamount to interference in B’desh’s internal matter: govt

Turkey’s reactions tantamount to interference in B’desh’s internal matter: govt

The Bangladesh government on Monday said the reactions of the Turkish government about the execution of war crimes convict Mir Quasem Ali was tantamount to…

September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Jagannath univ to get campus in Keraniganj

Jagannath univ to get campus in Keraniganj

The government has taken initiative to build a new campus for Jagannath University at Keraniganj in the wake of students’ agitation demanding halls of residence…

September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National
15pc income tax on pvt univs illegal: HC

15pc income tax on pvt univs illegal: HC

Private universities and medical, dental, engineering and other technical colleges do not require to pay 15 per cent income tax as the High Court on Monday declared illegal a finance ministry notification imposing the tax…

September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Mob bashes three after police seizes six petrol bombs from them

Three suspected ‘criminals’ were beaten by mob in front of PWD Bhaban at Segun Bagicha in Ramna in the capital when police challenged a car, caught the three and seized six petrol bombs from them Monday afternoon…

September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National
BNP demands resignation of Qamrul, Mozammel

BNP demands resignation of Qamrul, Mozammel

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday demanded immediate resignation of food minister Qamrul Islam and liberation war affairs minister AKM Mozammel Huq as…

September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Govt declares Sept 11 holiday

Govt declares Sept 11 holiday

The government on Monday declared September 11 as holiday ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha considering pressure on transports immediately before and after the religious festival to…

September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Obama, Putin meeting had ‘businesslike tone’

Obama, Putin meeting had ‘businesslike tone’

A meeting between US president Barack Obama and Russian president Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of a G20 summit in China on Monday had a ‘businesslike tone’ and…

September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
PM opens Viber-like app for 14 lakh govt officials

PM opens Viber-like app for 14 lakh govt officials

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Monday launched Viber-like ‘instant messaging app’ for some 14 lakh government officials which is expected to bring about…

September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Bangladesh U-16 girls finish on a high

Bangladesh U-16 girls finish on a high

Bangladesh Under-16 women’s football team finished the group phase on a high with a crushing 4-0 victory over the United Arab Emirates…

September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Four JMB female members arrested in Sirajganj

Four JMB female members arrested in Sirajganj

Detectives arrested four suspected female activists of banned militant outfit Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh at Kazipur in Sirajganj early Monday. A team of Detective Branch of police led by…

September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National
AKM Mozammel Huq and Md Qamrul Islam

Writ challenges ministership of Qamrul, Mozammel

A Supreme Court lawyer on Monday filed a writ petition challenging the legality of staying in office by food minister Qamrul Islam and liberation war affairs minister AKM Mozammel Huq after they were found guilty…

September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
High alert against Zika virus at Benapole

High alert against Zika virus at Benapole

Immigration police is on special alert at Benapole check-post to prevent anticipated spread of Zika virus through the border. Immigration police at Benapole said a five-member medical team…

September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Bangladesh-origin lady, ex-partner found dead in Sydney house

Bangladesh-origin lady, ex-partner found dead in Sydney house

A Bangladesh-born woman and her former partner were found dead in a house in Smithfield of Sydney on Sunday. The deceased were Tasmin Bahar, 35, and her…

September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National
North Korea fires three ballistic missiles as G20 leaders meet in China

North Korea fires three ballistic missiles as G20 leaders meet in China

North Korea fired three ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Monday, South Korea’s military said, as the leaders of the Group of 20 major economies held…

September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
ACC arrests deputy secy, upazila chairman

ACC arrests deputy secy, upazila chairman

The Anti-Corruption Commission arrested a deputy secretary of the public administration ministry from his residence at Moghbazar in the…

September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Students block Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Gazipur

Students block Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Gazipur

Students blocked Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in College Gate area of Tongi in Gazipur on Monday morning protesting the killing of a schoolgirl in road accident…

September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Burnt Comilla univ student dies at DMCH

Burnt Comilla univ student dies at DMCH

A female student of Comilla University died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital early Monday, nearly two weeks after she received burns…

September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Jamaat’s hartal underway peacefully

The eight-hour countrywide general strike enforced by the Jamaat-e-Islami protesting what it called the ‘planned killing’ of its leader Mir Quasem Ali for war crimes is underway without almost any impact on the people’s routine life…

September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

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