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Dispute over wage hike <br>Police-RMG workers clash leaves 50 injured in Ashulia

Dispute over wage hike
Police-RMG workers clash leaves 50 injured in Ashulia

Police and garment workers locked in a fierce clash in Ashulia on Saturday morning that left at least 50 people injured, including 10 policemen.

2010-06-18 16:01:22
3 killed as truck rams three-wheeler in Sirajganj

3 killed as truck rams three-wheeler in Sirajganj

Three people, including a father and his son, were killed as a rashly-driven truck rammed into a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Bogra-Nagarbari highway in Raiganj upazilla Saturday morning.

2010-06-18 14:28:36
60 Bangladeshi workers arrested in UAE

60 Bangladeshi workers arrested in UAE

A total of 60 Bangladeshi nationals have been arrested in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), officials said.

2010-06-18 12:31:20
Boy drowns in Kishoreganj

Boy drowns in Kishoreganj

A minor boy drowned in a pond at Kodalia village in Pakundia upazila Friday.

2010-06-18 12:30:28
Tenants demand amended house-rent rules

Tenants demand amended house-rent rules

Aggrieved bharatias Friday forwarded a 16-point charter of demands, including introduction of monthly rent memo, cessation of taking advance money as security deposit and an amended regulation controlling house-rent.

2010-06-18 12:27:13
Bangura gas field takes week to resume operation

Bangura gas field takes week to resume operation

The breakdown-ridden Bangura gas-field will take one more week to resume operation after completion the replacement work on the 100-meter pipeline from the anchor point to the processing plant.

2010-06-18 12:26:28
Garment workersÔÇÖ road march towards parliament announced

Garment workersÔÇÖ road march towards parliament announced

Garment workers under the banner of a federation will march on parliament on June 24 to press their demands that boil down to one: higher pay and perks.

2010-06-18 12:24:54
Vote miracle makes Manjur Mayor of Chittagong

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Vote miracle makes Manjur Mayor of Chittagong

Opposition consensus candidate Manjur Alam was Friday unofficially declared elected Mayor of Chittagong, country’s commercial capital and a stronghold of the ruling Awami League, as his former boss was overwhelmingly voted down after three consecutive terms.

2010-06-17 22:54:03
Singer among two killed as bus bangs onto private car in Natore

Singer among two killed as bus bangs onto private car in Natore

A bus rammed into a private car at Palidah in Lalpur upazila on Friday morning, killing a prominent ghazal singer of the northern region and his car driver both. 

2010-06-17 20:51:55
Curricula of technical education to change: Education Minister

Curricula of technical education to change: Education Minister

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid Thursday said the government would change the new text curricula for technical education to give priority to labour-market demand for technically skilled manpower.  

2010-06-17 12:41:28
Dhaka-Ctg electric train on cards

Dhaka-Ctg electric train on cards

The government is actively considering constructing electric railway on the Dhaka-Chittagong route, Communications Minister Syed Abul Hossain told parliament Thursday.

2010-06-17 12:40:30
One stabbed to death in city

One stabbed to death in city

An unidentified man was stabbed to death in the city’s airport area, police said Thursday.

2010-06-17 12:39:42
Women leaders lament: womenÔÇÖs equal rights remain elusive

Women leaders lament: womenÔÇÖs equal rights remain elusive

Country’s women leaders Thursday lamented that equal rights of women in Bangladesh still remained elusive, although both government and opposition sides are led by two ladies. 

2010-06-17 12:38:46
Coal policy ready, placed at PMÔÇÖs disposal

Coal policy ready, placed at PMÔÇÖs disposal

Drafting the Coal Policy, focused on opencast mining, has been completed and it now lies at the Prime Minister’s disposal before getting cabinet approval, officials said.

2010-06-17 12:36:48
Govt postpones drive against illegal chemical storehouses

Govt postpones drive against illegal chemical storehouses

The government has postponed the taskforce drive against illegal chemical storehouses and small industries in the capital for two months and asked businessmen to relocate their businesses outside residential areas.

2010-06-17 12:35:50