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Tension prevails in Ashulia industrial area

Tension prevails in Ashulia industrial area

Tension boiled up in Ashulia industrial area Sunday following recent labour unrest with many factories still remaining shut, posing threat to the country’s export-oriented readymade garment sector.

2010-06-19 22:39:05
Taxing tobacco<br> Bidi workers blockade Dhaka-Rangpur highway

Taxing tobacco
Bidi workers blockade Dhaka-Rangpur highway

Bidi (tobacco) workers Sunday laid a siege to the Dhaka-Rangpur highway demanding withdrawal the excise duty on the tobacco product for smoking.

2010-06-19 22:18:35
Sexagenarian killed in Kushtia

Sexagenarian killed in Kushtia

Police Sunday recovered the bruised body of an unidentified sexagenarian man from Farakpur graveyard in Bheramara upazila in the district.

2010-06-19 22:07:16
ECCD projects launched for disaster-prone areas

ECCD projects launched for disaster-prone areas

With a view to helping out hapless children in the country’s disaster-prone areas, two non-government organsisations initiated a scheme for providing them with education and mental supports. 

2010-06-19 22:05:53
Detained Desh editor Mahmud refused bail

Detained Desh editor Mahmud refused bail

A Dhaka court Sunday rejected bail appeal of Mahmudur Rahman, the detained acting editor of the recently closed Amar Desh, in a case filed against him for obstructing police from discharging their duties during the Bengali daily’s closure.

2010-06-19 21:54:32
Opposition Chief Whip gets bail in defamation case

Opposition Chief Whip gets bail in defamation case

Opposition Chief Whip Jainul Abdin Farroque Sunday secured bail in a defamation suit filed against him with a court in this northern-most district of the country.

2010-06-19 21:28:51
Ex-state minister Dulu among 25 injured in police action in Natore: nine detained

Ex-state minister Dulu among 25 injured in police action in Natore: nine detained

At least 25 people, including former state minister Ruhul Quddus Talukder Dulu and a journalist, were injured when police charged baton on a protest procession of BNP in the district town Sunday.

2010-06-19 21:18:33
BDR man killed in mishap on fatal chase against smugglers in Satkhira

BDR man killed in mishap on fatal chase against smugglers in Satkhira

A BDR personnel was killed and another member of the border force injured in a road accident on hot chase against smugglers at Langoljhora in Kolaroa thana on Sunday morning.

2010-06-19 20:55:14
Police foils BNP procession in Chuadanga, 7 injured

Police foils BNP procession in Chuadanga, 7 injured

At least seven local leaders and activists of BNP were injured as police charged baton to break their scheduled demonstration in the district Sunday under the opposition party’s nationwide programme.

2010-06-19 20:53:00
Analysis: CCC election denies BNP pretext to launch oust-govt. movement

Analysis: CCC election denies BNP pretext to launch oust-govt. movement

The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has been denied pretext to launch their much-vaunted ‘oust-government movement’ threatened by top leaders of the party over anticipated manipulation of the Chittagong polls, political observers said.

2010-06-19 20:26:42
Indictment hearing against BDR mutineers underway

Indictment hearing against BDR mutineers underway

A special court opened hearing on depositions for framing charges against 668 suspected mutineers of 24 Rifles Battalion at the BDR headquarters on Sunday morning.

2010-06-19 19:55:58
No Monga further under this govtÔÇÖs reign: Food Minister

No Monga further under this govtÔÇÖs reign: Food Minister

Food Minister Abdur Razzak Sunday asserted that the country would not see Monga anymore during the rule of the incumbent government.

2010-06-19 19:29:03
Government didnÔÇÖt influence CCC polls, certifies SQ Chy

Government didnÔÇÖt influence CCC polls, certifies SQ Chy

Fair ballot is possible even under a political government if the Election Commission intends, said opposition BNP stalwart Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury MP, citing the just-held Chittagong City Corporation election as a glaring example.

2010-06-19 18:55:47
Fire wrecks RMG factory, electronics shops in city

Fire wrecks RMG factory, electronics shops in city

A fire broke out at a garment factory and two electronics shops in city’s Tejgaon industrial area on Saturday midnight, burning off huge valuables and commodities.

2010-06-19 15:46:30
Road blockade for nonstop gas supply in NÔÇÖganj

Road blockade for nonstop gas supply in NÔÇÖganj

Vexed by long-running gas shortages, people by the thousand blockaded the Dhaka-Narayanganj Highway on Sunday morning to demand uninterrupted gas supply in the district, an industrial heartland.

2010-06-19 15:05:01