22 May 2013 09:01:58 PM Wednesday
Dudu for talks before time run out
Opposition BNP Chairperson’s Adviser Shamsuzzaman Dudu on Wednesday categorically said if the existing political over caretaker government is not solved through talks, it would be settled on the street.
22 May 2013 08:25:25 PM Wednesday
3 killed, 50 injured in Bhola road crash
At least three people were killed and 50 others injured in a road accident in Khoyrad area under Charfashion upazila of the district on Wednesday evening.
22 May 2013 08:14:38 PM Wednesday
MC college student chopped to death
Miscreants chopped a college student to death in the district on broad day-light on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Parvez Ahmed, a third-year student of Economics Department of MC College and son of Mozammel Ali of Jalalabad Thana.
22 May 2013 07:50:25 PM Wednesday
Szechuan food festival begins in Westin
“Szechuan food festival” kicked off at the Westin Dhaka in association with China Eastern Airlines and Embassy of People’s Republic of China.
22 May 2013 06:48:19 PM Wednesday
Hartal observed in Joypurhat
The dawn-to-dusk hartal, called by Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, was observed in the district on Wednesday.
22 May 2013 06:44:39 PM Wednesday
Hartal observed in Dhaka dist
The dawn-to-dusk hartal, called by main opposition BNP, was observed in upazilas, thanas and municipalities of the district on Wednesday amid stray incidents of vandalism and arson.
22 May 2013 06:38:59 PM Wednesday
Juba League leader shot dead in Rajshahi
Miscreants shot a Juba League leader to death in Chandipur area of Rajshahi Metropolitan City on Wednesday afternoon.
22 May 2013 06:20:12 PM Wednesday
Probe body recommends
Lifetime imprisonment to Rana
The probe body, formed by Home Ministry to look into Rana Plaza collapse, submitted report recommending lifetime imprisonment to Sohel Rana for negligence.
22 May 2013 05:44:34 PM Wednesday
A business model for Bangladesh
The death of over 800 people in the collapse of Rana Plaza, a building with garment factories in Bangladesh, spurred widespread outrage over working conditions in offshore factories.
22 May 2013 04:59:04 PM Wednesday
6 promoted as Deputy Attorney General
The government has promoted six Supreme Court lawyers as Deputy Attorney General from Assistant Attorney General.
22 May 2013 03:01:12 PM Wednesday
Excluding BD from free trade will hurt workers
In regard of Washington Post’s report titled ‘U.S. may strip Bangladesh of tariff breaks’ published on May 17, M Shafiqul Islam, counselor for commerce at Bangladesh’s embassy to the United States, has written an article as below-
22 May 2013 02:52:10 PM Wednesday
2 editors face arrest warrants
A Dhaka court issued warrant notice to arrest the editor, publisher and reporter of the Daily Manobkantha and editor of online media Dhakatimes24.com in a defamation case.
22 May 2013 02:47:20 PM Wednesday
Kishoreganj-4 by-poll July 3, GCC poll July 6
The Election commission declared election schedule for Kishoreganj-4 constituency and Gazipur City Corporation. The voting will held on July 3 for Kishoregonj-4 while Gazipur City Corporation on July 6.
22 May 2013 02:39:19 PM Wednesday
BD dialogue needs no 3rd party
US Ambassador to Dhaka Dan W Mozena said Bangladesh needs no interference of United Nations or any other country for holding dialogue to resolve political crisis as its condition is not worse than that of 2006 or 2007.
22 May 2013 02:01:30 PM Wednesday
BSF nabs BD youth in Thakurgaon
Indian Border Security Force (BSF) personnel held a Bangladeshi youth from Mundumala frontier under Baliadangi Upazila of the district on Tuesday night.
22 May 2013 01:35:07 PM Wednesday
ICT rejects Kaiser’s bail plea
International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-2 has sent Syed Mohammad Kaiser, former state minister for Agriculture and Jatiya Party leader, to jail in war crimes case after rejecting his bail plea.
22 May 2013 01:03:52 PM Wednesday
Factories shut amid protest for pay rise
Authorities of some garments in Ashulia on Wednesday shut their factories amid workers’ consecutive third-day protest demanding pay rise.
22 May 2013 12:40:16 PM Wednesday
Road crashes kill 2 in Tangail
Two persons were killed in separate road crashes on Dhaka-Bangabandhu Bridge highway on Wednesday.
22 May 2013 12:37:07 PM Wednesday
US consumer body’s campaign for BD RMG workers
A US consumer body today launched a Facebook campaign aimed at enhancing the safety of textile workers in Bangladesh after last month’s deadly factory collapse that killed over 1,100 people.
22 May 2013 12:35:42 PM Wednesday
NDI team holds talks with TIB
Washington-based National Democratic Institute (NDI) delegations met the Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) executive director Dr. Iftekharujjaman on Wednesday morning.
22 May 2013 10:42:50 AM Wednesday
Fire at a RMG factory in Ashulia
A fire broke out at the godown of Bandu Design Ltd garment in Narasinghapur of Ashulia on Wednesday morning.
22 May 2013 09:39:11 AM Wednesday
BGB-Smuggler clash kills 2 in Joypurhat
Two smugglers were killed in a clash between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and a gang of smugglers at Koya Frontier under Panchbibi Upazila of the district early Wednesday.
22 May 2013 09:35:44 AM Wednesday
2 ‘robbers’ killed in RAB `shootout` in city
Two suspected robbers were killed in a `shootout` between their cohorts and members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Sonargaon Janapath intersection in city’s Uttara sector-11 early Wednesday.
22 May 2013 09:01:04 AM Wednesday
Hartal underway in Dhaka dist
14 vehicles vandalized, 4 torched, 14 held
The dawn-to-dusk hartal, called by main opposition BNP, is underway in upazilas, thanas and municipalities of the district on Tuesday amid stray incidents of vandalism and arson.