Archive for September, 2016

SAARC SUMMIT: Kathmandu for conducive environment

Nepal urged South Asian nations on Thursday to create a “conducive environment” so that a regional summit
can be held as scheduled in November in Pakistan’s capital…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, International, South Asia

Trailer operators continue indefinite strike

Chittagong Port, the premier sea port of the country, on Thursday experienced the largest ever container congestion in its history due to the indefinite strike enforced by Chittagong prime mover trailer operators…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

US Congress rejects Obama’s veto of Saudi 9/11 bill

The US Congress voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to override Barack Obama’s veto of a bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, the first such rebuke during his eight-year presidency…

Woman’s body found in Ctg hotel room

Police recovered a hanging body of a young woman from a residential hotel at Chawkbazar in Chittagong on Wednesday night…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Ex-Coast Guard DG Shafiq, army corporal arrested

The Anti-Corruption Commission arrested former Bangladesh Coast Guard director general Shafiq-ur-Rahman and suspended Bangladesh Army corporal Abul Kalam on Thursday…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National, Politics

Two electrocuted in Gaibandha

A school headmaster and his younger brother died from electrocution at Kochashohor village in Gobindaganj upazila on Thursday morning…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

1.5 tonnes of banned polythene seized

The Department of Environment on Thursday seized 1.5 tonnes of banned polythene and realized Tk 50,000 as fine from a factory in the capital’s Tejgaon industrial area…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

TONGI FACTORY FIRE: Army dog squad’s search for bodies draws blank

Search by Bangladesh Army’s dog squad Thursday found not a single body in the debris of the collapsed factory building of Tampaco Foils Limited at Tongi…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
United Hospital holds heart awareness campaign

United Hospital holds heart awareness campaign

Cardiac specialists on Thursday called on the people of Bangladesh to develop a healthy food habit to keep heart diseases away. They said about 75 per cent of the cardiac patients also suffer from diabetes for which a food discipline is a must…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Political leaders, activists pay tributes to Hannan Shah

Leaders and activists of various political parties, particularly of Bangladesh Nationalist Party, paid their final tributes to BNP standing committee member, ASM Hannan Shah, in the capital, on Thursday…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics

Man killed in Jessore ‘gunfight’

A 40-year-old man was killed in an alleged ‘gunfight’ between two groups of ‘miscreants’ at Mathurapur on Jessore–Jhenidah road, around 2:00am on Thursday…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

One held with foreign liquor, Indian currency

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh arrested one person from Hakimpur frontier early Thursday and recovered smuggled foreign liquor, Indian phensidyl and Indian currency from his possession…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Man held with Yaba tablets

Members of Rapid Action Battalion arrested a man with 337 Yaba tablets from Bhanga upazila of the district on Wednesday…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Two held with phensidyl

Members of Rapid Action Battalion and Narcotics Control Department arrested two alleged drug traders with 1,800 bottles of contraband phensidyl syrups from Rehaichar area in Chapainawabganj Municipality on Wednesday night…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

BCL activist killed in clash with Juba League

A Bangladesh Chhatra League activist of Government Azizul Haque College in Bogra was killed in a clash with Juba League men on the college campus on Thursday…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Thundershowers or rain likely

Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur and Chittagong divisions and at a few places over Rajshahi, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Khulna, Barisal…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

BNP-Jamaat leaders must face trial for patronising extremism: PM

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has reiterated that BNP-Jamaat and its leaders must face trial for patronising extremism in the country by providing money and giving orders, protecting war criminals and burning innocent people to death with petrol bombs…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics

IGWs reluctant to pay Tk 112cr in late fees

The international gateway operators have continued to defer the payment of Tk 112 crore late fees, due for four years, after the regulator once again recently asked them to pay the money…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

Acid thrower arrested in Dhaka

Police on early Thursday arrested a man, who is accused of throwing acid at his ex-wife and mother-in-law, from the capital’s Rupnagar area…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Train communications resume in Sylhet after 5-hr disruption

Train communications along Sylhet-Dhaka and Sylhet-Chittagong routes resumed on Thursday after 5 hours of disruption following derailment of a freight train at Shahjibazar in Habiganj…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

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