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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Two jailed for sexual taunt

February 27th, 2014 (0)
Two 18-year olds have been awarded prison terms for sexually bullying two sisters in Chapainawabganj.   Executive Magistrate and Mobile Court Judge Rubayet Rahat Shiplu handed them their sentence at noon on Wednesday. ‘Sunny’ of Mosjid Parha was ordered ...

12 bureaucrats transferred

February 27th, 2014 (0)
The government has carried out an administrative shuffle by transferring six secretaries, four additional secretaries and two joint secretaries. The Public Administration Ministry issued the order on Wednesday. Religious Affairs secretary Quazi Habibul Awal has been transferred to the ...

“BNP, Jamaat linked to al-Qaeda”, says Awami League Secretary Hasan Mahmud

February 27th, 2014 (0)
The BNP and its ally Jamaat-e-Islami enjoyed al-Qaeda backing for their countrywide violence, says a former Awami League minister. “The statements of BNP, Jamaat and al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri are similar. The anarchy they unleashed last year points to ...

“Govt desperate after losing polls”, says BNP Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi

February 27th, 2014 (0)
The BNP has accused the government of oppressing the opposition out of desperation after losing the first phase of the ongoing Upazila elections. BNP Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi made the allegation while addressing a press conference at ...

“Indian market wide open”

February 27th, 2014 (0)
Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka has urged businessmen to make “full use” of the duty-free access of Bangladeshi products to the Indian market. India had announced duty-free access to all Bangladeshi products except 25 in 2011. Since then, Bangladesh’s ...

Indian soldier kills five colleagues

February 27th, 2014 (0)
An Indian soldier has shot dead five of his colleagues before killing himself in Indian-administered Kashmir, military officials say. The incident took place on Wednesday night at a military camp about 20km (12 miles) north of the city of ...

South Africa dismiss ball-tampering allegations

February 27th, 2014 (0)
South Africa have dismissed ball-tampering allegations surrounding their second Test victory over Australia after opposing opener David Warner said the Proteas worked on the ball at Port Elizabeth to generate reverse swing. Chasing a 448-run victory target, Australia cruised ...

Health Minister Nasim to fight for budgets

February 27th, 2014 (0)
Health Minister Mohammed Nasim is determined to get more money for his sector in the upcoming budget, even if he has to fight for it. The senior ruling party leader on Sunday said ‘if necessary’ he will fight with ...

Sonakshi and Imran lend voice for Rio 2

February 27th, 2014 (0)
In what’s a first for Hollywood and Bollywood, Rio 2, the sequel to 2011’s hit animation flick, Rio will see two of Bollywood’s leading actors feature as the main voices for the dubbed Hindi version. Sonakshi Sinha and Imran Khan will feature ...

Aamir Khan sings for Satyamev Jayate

February 27th, 2014 (0)
After crooning for his films, Aamir plans to sing once again for his ambitious TV chat show ‘Satyamev Jayate season 2’. Though the lyrics and music of the title track remains the same as the first season, changes have ...
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