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Monthly Archives: November 2014

“People are reeling under fear” states Khaleda

November 27th, 2014 (0)
Khaleda Zia has called upon the people to join her planned oust-government movement, claiming they are in the grip of fear due to frequent enforced disappearances and murder. “The entire country is now reeling under the fear of murder ...

Police rescue mother and son after 5 years of captivity

November 27th, 2014 (0)
A mother and son in Feni have been rescued after being held in a room for five years. Relatives say the woman’s brother held them captive over a property-related feud. Police rescued Jahanara Begum Rosy, 45, a former teacher ...

Government plans for Bangladesh to be a middle-income country by 2019

November 27th, 2014 (0)
About $24 billion investment in Bangladesh’s power sector is in the pipeline, the prime minister’s energy affairs advisor Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury has said. At a seminar in Dhaka on Tuesday, he said the government planned to make Bangladesh a middle-income ...

Bangladesh intelligence team to leave for India

November 27th, 2014 (0)
A delegation of Bangladesh intelligence officials is set to go to New Delhi as a follow-up to the Indian National Investigation Agency (NIA) team’s visit to Dhaka. The two countries agreed to share intelligence after the involvement of Bangladeshi ...

ICU & CCU at district hospitals soon

November 27th, 2014 (0)
Government hospitals in districts will soon have Intensive care units (ICU) and Coronary Care Units (CCU) with the setting-up process beginning this current month. Health Minister Mohammad Nasim said the work will begin in six districts including Barisal on ...

New Zealand v Pakistan suspended

November 27th, 2014 (0)
Play was called off in the third Test between Pakistan and New Zealand in Sharjah on Thursday following the death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes. The Pakistan Cricket Board and New Zealand Cricket (NZC) agreed to suspend the second ...

Australia batsman Phillip Hughes dies

November 27th, 2014 (0)
Australia Test batsman Phillip Hughes has died aged 25, two days after being struck on the top of the neck by a ball during a domestic match in Sydney. Australia team doctor Peter Brukner said he passed away in ...

Mirrors could replace air conditioning by beaming heat into space

November 27th, 2014 (0)
Researchers have created a mirror that not only reflects 97% of light but also radiates heat into the cold depths of the universe. A mirror that sends heat into the frigid expanse of space has been designed by scientists ...

Indian girls ‘killed themselves’

November 27th, 2014 (0)
Two teenage Indian girls found hanging from a tree in May took their own lives and were not gang-raped and murdered, federal investigators have said. The announcement came after months of inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation following ...

The dark side of Switzerland

November 27th, 2014 (0)
Hundreds of thousands of Swiss eat cats and dogs, according to an animal rights group that has demanded the government make it illegal for man to bite dog. The activists handed members of Swiss parliament a petition Tuesday demanding ...
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