Friday, 30 January 2015

20-party’s blockade steps into 24th day

20-party’s blockade steps into 24th day The countrywide indefinite transport blockade, sponsored by the BNP-led 20-party alliance, entered the 24th day on Thursday.   No procession or picketing was seen in support of the blockade in the capital while vehicles plied the city streets as usual.   Law enforcers remained deployed in adequate numbers at the important points of the Read More

Neymar nets 2, Barca beats Atletico 3-2 to reach Copa semis

Neymar nets 2, Barca beats Atletico 3-2 to reach Copa semis Neymar scored twice to lead Barcelona past nine-man Atletico Madrid and into the Copa del Rey semifinals with a 3-2 victory in a game that went from pulsating to unseemly at Vicente Calderon Stadium on Wednesday.   Barcelona advanced 4-2 on aggregate to set up a meeting with Villarreal or Getafe after Read More

Romney takes aim at Obama, Clinton in Mississippi

Romney takes aim at Obama, Clinton in Mississippi Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, looked and sounded like a candidate once again during a stop Wednesday in Mississippi, delivering a speech that questioned Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton's foreign policy and economic credentials.   His time at Mississippi State University marked Romney's third public appearance since he revealed earlier this Read More

Texas inmate set to die Thursday for 1996 slaying

Texas inmate set to die Thursday for 1996 slaying Robert Ladd was paroled after serving about a third of his 40-year prison sentence for the fatal stabbing of a Dallas woman whose body was set ablaze in a fire that killed her two children.   Four years later, a mentally impaired woman in East Texas was strangled and beaten with a Read More

13 BNP-Jammat men among 38 held in Satkhira

13 BNP-Jammat men among 38 held in Satkhira Police in separate drives arrested thirty-eight people, including thirteen BNP-Jamaat men, from different places of the district on Wednesday night for their suspected link to sabotage.   Eleven Jamaat men and two BNP activists were among the arrestees, reports UNB.   Sub-inspector Kamal Hossain of sadar police station confirmed the Read More

Hartal continuing peacefully in Dhaka, 8 other dists

Hartal continuing peacefully in Dhaka, 8 other dists The 24-hour hartal in the capital city alongside a daylong one in Dhaka and its eight other nearby districts, enforced by the BNP-led 20-party alliance protesting the filing of ‘false cases’ against Khaleda Zia and the arrest of its leaders and activists, is going on peacefully today (Thursday).   The eight other Read More

Robber ringleader killed in Satkhira ‘gunfight’ with cops

Robber ringleader killed in Satkhira ‘gunfight’ with cops The ringleader of a robber gang was killed in a gunfight with police at Obaitala in Patkelghata upazila early Wednesday.   The deceased was identified as Rafiqul Islam,38, son of Babar Ali, a resident of Nawakata village of the same upazila, reports UNB.   Officer-in-charge of Patkelghata Police Station Tariqul Islam said on secret Read More

 

   
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