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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Awami League leader’s body found

January 30th, 2014 (0)
Police have recovered the body of a ward-level leader of Awami League from his home at Mohammadpur in Dhaka. Alauddin was the Publicity Secretary of the ruling party’s ward number 46 unit. Mohammadpur Police Station Sub-Inspector (SI) Shamsul Haque ...

BNP & Awami League supporters clash

January 30th, 2014 (0)
BNP and Awami League supporters have clashed in Durgapur Upazila, Rajshahi, even as police foiled BNP efforts to bring out black-flag processions in the city. The BNP demonstration was part of its show of countrywide protest against the first ...

Health Minister Mohammad Nasim: “Punish more”

January 30th, 2014 (0)
Health Minister Mohammad Nasim has asked his department to find a way to “permanently suspend” the doctors earlier suspended temporarily for negligence of duty. “These people cannot work in my department,” he said, adding “they would find ways to ...

Food minister blasts corruption

January 30th, 2014 (0)
Food Minister Qamrul Islam has warned that his ministry will have zero tolerance for corruption. “Corruption will not be indulged. We will show zero tolerance to it,” Islam said in a meeting with food officers on Wednesday. He pledged ...

Bombs hurled at Rajshahi University students

January 30th, 2014 (0)
Handmade bombs were lobbed at students of Rajshahi University who have been protesting a fee hike and cancellation of evening courses.   They want the fee hike withdrawn. Witnesses said at least three handmade bombs were hurled simultaneously in ...

Ajay Devgn to groove like never before in Action Jackson

January 30th, 2014 (0)
So impressed is Ajay Devgn by his own dancing skills as displayed under Prabhu Dheva’s subtle supervision that he has now volunteered to do a solo dance piece in Action Jackson. According to sources, Prabhu put Ajay on the screen ...

Big Three’ proposals put off

January 30th, 2014 (0)
The ‘controversial’ manoeuvre by the three influential boards to revamp the International Cricket Council (ICC) has not been put to vote following objections from other member boards. The proposal was put on the back burner following a six-hour ‘heated’ ...

Biman’s NY-ticket sale from Feb

January 30th, 2014 (0)
Biman Bangladesh Airlines will start selling tickets for its New York flight from the next month. “We are planning to start sale of tickets for our New York flights sometimes during first half of February,” Kevin Steele, Managing Director ...

Simple way to make stem cells in half an hour hailed as major discovery

January 30th, 2014 (0)
Acid technique could lead to new era in regenerative medicine. A radical and remarkably easy way to make cells that can grow into any tissue in the body has been developed by scientists in Japan. The feat has been hailed ...

Actress quits Oxfam in West Bank row

January 30th, 2014 (0)
Actress Scarlett Johansson has quit as an ambassador for Oxfam amid a row over her support for an Israeli company that operates in the occupied West Bank. A spokesman for the actress said she had a “fundamental difference of ...
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