Archive for September 9th, 2016

Rajshahi Univ teacher found dead

Rajshahi Univ teacher found dead

An associate professor of Rajshahi University, Akhtar Jahan, was found dead on Friday afternoon inside her flat at university quarters…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Islamic University publishes list of 53 missing students

Islamic University publishes list of 53 missing students

The authorities of Islamic University in Kushtia on Friday published a primary list of missing students from the regular classes and examinations through a press release, issued by the university information, publication and public relation office…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Charity targets India, Bangladesh to end slavery in fashion industry

Charity targets India, Bangladesh to end slavery in fashion industry

One of the most effective ways to curb forced labour in the garment industry is to target cotton spinning mills, where workers can provide valuable information about the source of material in the fashion supply chain, an anti-slavery charity said on Friday…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
ABT man arrested at Teknaf

ABT man arrested at Teknaf

Police on Friday arrested an operative of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team at Teknaf upazila in Cox’s Bazar…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Any move to relocate Zia’s grave to belittle govt, says Fakhrul

Any move to relocate Zia’s grave to belittle govt, says Fakhrul

Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday said the government’s move to relocate Ziaur Rahman’s grave from parliament area…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
21 killed as bus plunges off bridge in India

21 killed as bus plunges off bridge in India

A bus crashed off a bridge in eastern India on Friday, killing at least 21 people and injuring another 30…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
50 injured falling from train’s rooftop in Sirajganj

50 injured falling from train’s rooftop in Sirajganj

At least 50 people were injured after they fell from rooftop of an intercity train in Sirajganj on Friday morning…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Tanners announce rawhide prices

Tanners announce rawhide prices

Tanners on Friday announced the prices for purchasing different types of rawhides during Eid-ul-Azha in an effort to maintain discipline in the purchasing process and prevent excessive prices…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
Bodies of two minor boys recovered in city

Bodies of two minor boys recovered in city

Police on Friday morning recovered the bodies of two minor boys at Sabujbagh in the city…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National
11 fishermen kidnapped in Sunderbans

11 fishermen kidnapped in Sunderbans

Robbers kidnapped 11 fishermen and looted valuables from their trawlers in the Sunderbans at Mongla in Bagerhat early Friday…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National
North Korea conducts fifth and largest nuclear test

North Korea conducts fifth and largest nuclear test

North Korea conducted its fifth nuclear test on Friday, setting off a blast that was more powerful than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima, and said it had mastered the ability to mount a warhead on a ballistic missile…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Another Chandpur tank-lorry fire victim dies

Yet another fire victim, who was burnt when a petroleum-laden lorry caught fire at a depot in Chandpur town on September 1, lost his battle for life at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Friday morning…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National
80km tailback on Dhaka-Tangail highway

80km tailback on Dhaka-Tangail highway

The Dhaka-Tangail highway experienced a tailback stretching 80 kilometres from Chandra of Gazipur on Friday…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Top commander of former Nusra group killed in Syria

The top military commander of the militant group Jabhat Fateh al Sham, the former al Qaeda offshoot in Syria, was killed in an aerial raid…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Obama chides ‘wacky’ Trump after Putin jibe

Obama chides ‘wacky’ Trump after Putin jibe

US president Barack Obama has chided Donald Trump as ‘wacky’ and ‘uninformed’ after the Republican candidate said Russia’s president Putin was a better leader…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Eid journey: Ferry service disruption continues

Eid journey: Ferry service disruption continues

The disruption of ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia route continued on Thursday causing immense sufferings to home-goers ahead of Eid-up-Azha as the authority could not reinstall two landing stations at Daulatdia…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Counterfeit notes are put on display after law enforcers arrested five suspects, including a former bank official, with huge fake notes at Jurain and Banasree in Dhaka on Thursday. — Ali Hussain Mintu

Fake currency gangs on the prowl ahead of Eid

Like in previous years, gangs producing fake currency notes have become active in the country ahead of the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr, especially targeting the sacrificial animal markets…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Reorganisation of BNP: Central leaders reluctant to quit local posts

Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s ‘one person, one position’ policy is largely being ignored by central leaders who hold key positions in the local unit committees and want to retain their command in the respective unit…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

HC orders govt to recognize 2, 367 guerrillas as freedom fighters

The High Court on Thursday declared illegal deleting 2,367 guerrilla freedom fighters of the National Awami Party (Muzaffar), the Communist Party of Bangladesh and EPSU from the list of freedom fighters prepared by the government in July 2013…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Budget implementation strategy: Ministries, divs asked to submit plans

The ministry of finance has sought budget implementation strategies of all ministries and divisions for the current financial year by early October, aimed at avoiding budgetary mismatch of income and expenditure…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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