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  • PM prods UN to put Bangladesh in peacekeeping leadership

    September 26, 2014 4:21 PM 53

    She suggested more advanced responsibilities for Bangladeshis in her address to the High-Level Summit on UN Peacekeeping at New York on Friday. It was a renewal of the call she made this past July in Dhaka when she had advocated the inclusion of Bangladesh in the decision-making process of the UN Peacekeeping Mission. Back then, she had argued that senior

  • BNP, Jamaat conspiring against govt with Pakistani spies, alleges Suranjit

    September 26, 2014 4:13 PM 47

    He urged the people and ruling party leaders and activists to ‘remain alert to foil the conspiracies’. Speaking at a discussion in Dhaka on Friday, the Awami League Advisory Council member said several other foreign intelligence agencies were also involved in the plots. Sengupta said ‘a conspiracy has begun internationally’ to unseat Bangladesh’s incumbent

  • With key player back, United Airways to resume flights Saturday

    September 26, 2014 4:09 PM 48

    A company spokesperson announced on Friday evening that Tasbirul Ahmed Choudhury, the founding chairman and managing director who last week had resigned, has joined again, this time only as MD. “Hopefully we’ll be able to resume domestic and international flights from tomorrow (Saturday),” Marketing and Communications DGM Kamrul Islam said. “The management

  • 25 years after murder, Bangladeshi gets 40 years jail in USA

    September 26, 2014 3:57 PM 50

    Daily Mail and Huffington Post reported that Mahfuz Huq, 47, ran away to Bangladesh after being accused of the murder of his ex-girlfriend’s boyfriend on Aug 9, 1989. He used to be a math teacher at English medium school International School of Dhaka, known as Asif Haque. Mahfuz was arrested in India in February 2011 when he arrived in New Delhi to take part in a table

  • Xavi valuable to Barca assures Enrique

    September 26, 2014 3:09 PM 50

    The 34-year-old has been a fundamental cog for Barcelona and Spain in their recent glory years, winning a plethora of trophies, but he appears a bit-part player in Luis Enrique's restructured side so far this season. He was named player of the tournament at Euro 2008 when victors Spain began an historic run which then saw them win their first World Cup two years

  • 24 candidates, 12 others held in DU 'Gha Unit' entry test cheating cases

    September 26, 2014 3:05 PM 47

    Twenty-four of them were admission seekers while, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) said, 12 others were members of a racket that assisted university admission seekers to cheat in entry tests. One of the detainees is a leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League's Dhaka University unit. BCL is the student wing of ruling Awami League. As many as 105,516 aspirants

  • Same old rush, fret for tickets

    September 26, 2014 3:01 PM 52

    To avoid gridlocks, mishaps and hassles, home-goers prefer to travel by train during festive seasons. Hence, like in the past, this year too, the ticket aspirants started queuing up at Kamalapur railway station from wee hours. By the time the sale-counter opened at 9 am Friday, the queue had taken a gigantic proportion. The sale evoked mixed reaction

  • ‘Keraniganj murders over share of loot’

    September 26, 2014 2:57 PM 233

    Dhaka district's Superintendent of Police Habibur Rahman revealed their suspicion at a press briefing at DMP media centre on Friday after arresting seven people for their alleged involvement in the murders. He said, "All arrestees, including deceased Saju Ahmed, are members of a gang of robbers. They earlier robbed a house at Nawabganj . The murders

  • UK set to approve strikes against IS in Iraq

    September 26, 2014 2:01 PM 56

    Approval would mean Britain embarking on its first military campaign since it launched air strikes in 2011 against Muammar Gaddafi's forces in Libya, seeing it join a coalition that includes the United States, France and Middle Eastern allies. Cameron recalled parliament from recess for a special session after the Iraqi government requested British intervention

  • Taliban storm Afghan district, 100 killed

    September 26, 2014 1:57 PM 52

    The Ghazni provincial government has lost contact with police in the province's western district of Ajrestan, said Asadullah Safi, deputy police chief of the area. An army unit reported that fighting was raging late on Friday afternoon, another provincial official said. "If there is no urgent help from the central government, the district will collapse