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Foreigners also try to destabilize market: minister Barua

Rupchanda oil owners pay a price for price fixing: depot sealed

Foreigners also try to destabilize market: minister Barua

As the local marketing company of a bestselling soybean oil was made to pay a high price for price-fixing offence, Industries Minister Dilip Barua Tuesday alleged not only country’s businessmen but also foreigners were trying to make the market unstable ‘through syndicate”.

2010-08-10 01:59:31
Grid gets 450MW more power before Ramadan

Grid gets 450MW more power before Ramadan

As Ramadan is round the corner, the Power Development Board (PDB) holds out the hope that 450MW more electricity would be added to the national grid before the holy month.

2010-08-10 00:45:33
DU clash injures 7 including teachers

DU clash injures 7 including teachers

Students of two departments of Dhaka University clashed with each other on the campus on Tuesday over football match leaving seven including three teachers injured, police said.

2010-08-10 00:44:27
Gas rationing during Ramadan to switch on lights

Gas rationing during Ramadan to switch on lights

The government decided to go for gas rationing to ensure supply of fuel from industries to power plants in a bid to keep the problematic power situation normal during the month of Ramadan.

2010-08-10 00:28:37
Sacrilege to sacrifice! Narayan Maheswar summoned

Sacrilege to sacrifice! Narayan Maheswar summoned

A Dhaka court Tuesday issued summons against F Narayan Maheswar, President of World Peace Council, on charge of hurting religious sentiment through sacrilegious act.

2010-08-10 00:02:14
Two siblings drowned in Shariatpur

Two siblings drowned in Shariatpur

Two siblings were reportedly drowned to death at Charmohishkandi village in Gosairhat upazila Monday night.

2010-08-10 00:01:02
Indictment against 448 Pilkhana jawans on Oct 24, 25

Indictment against 448 Pilkhana jawans on Oct 24, 25

A special court established at Pilkhana Tuesday set October 24-25 for framing charges against 448 suspected mutineers from the BDR headquarters for their alleged involvement in last year’s mass mutiny.

2010-08-09 23:20:24
Initiatives by Police Commissioner make a tailspin

Initiatives by Police Commissioner make a tailspin

Much-trumpeted initiatives taken one after another for citizens’ safety by Dhaka Metropolitan Police appear to have failed to bring any result for a lack of effective implementation, according to sources concerned.

2010-08-09 22:58:25
Poetic justice!

Poetic justice!

In a poetic justice, a suspected dacoit was beaten to death after a gang shot dead an old man during a robbery in Deputyghona area of Chambol union under Bashkhali upazila early Tuesday.

2010-08-09 21:47:11
Labour unrest:  9 more RMG workers held

Labour unrest: 9 more RMG workers held

Nine more garment workers were arrested on charges of ransacking factories, and looting wireless and bullet-loaded arms from police in Ashulia area.

2010-08-09 21:26:28
200,000 more rickshaws joining street-jamming fleet in Dhaka for Eid extras

200,000 more rickshaws joining street-jamming fleet in Dhaka for Eid extras

A juxtaposed jumble of mechanized and non-mechanized vehicles triggers most tailbacks on the capital’s streets, killing millions of working hours of the busy city-dwellers.

2010-08-09 21:14:57
5 JMB men sentenced to life in jail a Bogra bombing case

5 JMB men sentenced to life in jail a Bogra bombing case

A special tribunal here Tuesday sentenced five members of the outlawed Jama’atul Mujaheedin Bangladesh (JMB) to life imprisonment for their part in the countrywide serial bombings on August 17, 2005.

2010-08-09 20:14:13
Hearing on money laundering case against Tarique, Mamun deferred

Hearing on money laundering case against Tarique, Mamun deferred

A court here Tuesday deferred the charge-framing hearing against BNP Senior Vice-Chairman Tarique Rahman and his businessman friend Giasuddin Al Mamun in a money-laundering case.

2010-08-09 19:26:05
Bail petitions of Nizami, Mojaheed, Kamaruzzaman, Quader rejected

Bail petitions of Nizami, Mojaheed, Kamaruzzaman, Quader rejected

A Dhaka court Tuesday rejected bail petition of four top Jamaat-e-Islami leaders, who are now facing trial in the war-crime tribunal, in a case of obstructing police duty and vandalizing vehicles.

2010-08-09 19:01:16
Two killed in Gopalganj road crashes

Two killed in Gopalganj road crashes

Two persons were killed in separate road accidents in Sadar upazilla Tuesday.

2010-08-09 18:49:42