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Hartal: Home Minister smells opposition ploy to create anarchy

Hartal: Home Minister smells opposition ploy to create anarchy

Home Minister Advocate Sahara Khatun Wednesday expressed apprehension that the main opposition party could create an anarchic situation ahead of their June 27 hartal. 

2010-06-16 12:10:55
Hefty manpower eating up Biman! <br>Tk 50cr lost last fiscal for surplus manpower, auditors find out

Hefty manpower eating up Biman!
Tk 50cr lost last fiscal for surplus manpower, auditors find out

The government exchequer counted a loss of around Tk 50 crore in operating the top-heavy national airlines, as auditors found out superfluous manpower crowding the aviation company. 

2010-06-16 12:09:40
Carbon trade: Denmark to provide Tk 56 crore per annum

Carbon trade: Denmark to provide Tk 56 crore per annum

The Danish government would give Tk 56 crore per annum to Bangladesh for distributing compact florescent lamp (CFL) bulbs meant for cutting down both power consumption and carbon emissions.

2010-06-16 12:05:36
Oust-Govt movement if rigging takes place in CCC polls: MK Anwar

Oust-Govt movement if rigging takes place in CCC polls: MK Anwar

Senior BNP leader and ex-minister MK Anwar Wednesday threatened to launch an “oust-government movement” if any kind of rigging took place in Chittagong City Corporation elections Thursday.

2010-06-15 21:18:34
Edu minister for cent-percent literacy by 2014

Edu minister for cent-percent literacy by 2014

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid Wednesday vowed to ensure cent-percent literacy in the country by 2014, thereby fulfilling one of the millennium development goals (MDGs) set by the United Nations.

2010-06-15 21:16:05
Disastrous road mishap in Manikganj: 8 killed, 35 injured

Disastrous road mishap in Manikganj: 8 killed, 35 injured

At least eight people were killed and 35 injured as a rashly driven truck rammed a passenger bus off Dhaka-Aricha highway into a roadside ditch at Pakuria in Ghior upazila Thursday.  

2010-06-15 20:12:48
Makers of bamboo, cane products cry for fair price of products

Makers of bamboo, cane products cry for fair price of products

A workshop on products of cane and bamboo was held in the capital Wednesday where the manufacturers lamented that they are not getting fair price of their handicrafts.

2010-06-15 19:03:33
Jhenidah road accident kills madrasa teacher<br>Students lay siege to highway

Jhenidah road accident kills madrasa teacher
Students lay siege to highway

Reckless driving took another life as a truck ran over a teacher at Barbazar Bus Terminal in Kaliganj upazila on Wednesday morning, triggering angry protests.

2010-06-15 19:02:08
Restive hills <br>Terrorists shoot PCJSS man dead, injure another in Rangamati

Restive hills
Terrorists shoot PCJSS man dead, injure another in Rangamati

Gunmen gunned down an activist of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity at Karbaripara in Rajsthali upazila on Wednesday morning, a day after the killing of a reformist breakaway, as the hills look restive again.

2010-06-15 18:34:35
Keraniganj blaze guts 11 shops

Keraniganj blaze guts 11 shops

Eleven shops of saris and readymade garments burnt down as a fire wrecked Masjid market in South Kerianiganj on Tuesday night, leaving 10 people wounded.

2010-06-15 18:32:22
BrazilÔÇÖs Bangladesh fans burst into late-night bacchanal in city

BrazilÔÇÖs Bangladesh fans burst into late-night bacchanal in city

Just as the last whistle blew in the Brazil-North Korea World Cup match in the early hours of Wednesday, Brazil’s Bangladesh soccer fans burst out into jubilation in late-night bacchanals in different areas of the capital city waking up the sleeping sections of citizens. 

2010-06-15 18:31:00
Separate road mishap Kills 2 in Madaripur

Separate road mishap Kills 2 in Madaripur

Two people were killed in separate road mishaps at Shibchor and Rajoir Thana in the district Wednesday morning.

2010-06-15 16:23:12
ECNEC endorses 4 development projects of Tk 1,189 crore

ECNEC endorses 4 development projects of Tk 1,189 crore

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) Tuesday endorsed four development projects involving Tk 1,189 crore, including a major one under which eleven new government secondary schools and six colleges will be established in the capital.

2010-06-15 13:40:48
Budget to fuel inflation: BGMEA

Budget to fuel inflation: BGMEA

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) hailed the proposed budget 2010-2011 as pro-people, export-and trade-friendly but stopped to foretell that it might fuel further the rising inflation.

2010-06-15 13:38:01
Bus worker-student clash leaves 50 injured in Madaripur: SP among injured

Bus worker-student clash leaves 50 injured in Madaripur: SP among injured

Clashes between students of Najimiuddin University College and local bus workers over a dispute in the district headquarters Tuesday left at least 50 students and policemen injured.

2010-06-15 13:36:45