Monthly Archives: October 2015

RU drama festival begins today


RU Correspondent An eight-day drama festival with the participation of the theatre troupes from Bangladesh and India will begin at Rajshahi University today. RU theatre department and Indian High Commission in Bangladesh will jointly organise the festival while a total of ten dramas will be staged by the ten participating theatre troupes from Bangladesh and India at the university Kazi ...

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MP Liton’s bail petition rejected


Gaibandha Correspondent Awami League MP Manjurul Islam Liton on Sunday was denied bail by a Gaibandha Court in a case filed for shooting a minor boy. On Sunday, Md Waheduzzaman, judge of the district senior judicial magistrate court-2 in Gaibandha, denied Liton’s bail petition. Liton was arrested on October 14 from the capital’s Uttara area and taken to Gaibandha the ...

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IS claims credit for Bangladesh bombings

Thebdexpress The Islamic State has claimed responsibility of triple bomb blasts at a gathering of Shia Muslim community at Huseni Dalan in the old-Dhaka, capital city of Bangladesh, early Saturday that left one killed and scores injured, said SITE Intelligence Group, a group that tracks global jihadist network. The statement said “soldiers of the Caliphate in Bangladesh” were able to ...

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Syria conflict: Russia action in Syria vital to save Middle East

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Correspondent Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said Russia’s military intervention in his war-torn country was vital for the entire Middle East, as Moscow ramped up its bombing campaign. Speaking a day after Mr Assad made a surprise visit to Moscow for talks with Mr Putin — underlining Moscow’s new role as a central player in Syria’s conflict — Mr Putin ...

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Holy Ashura tomorrow

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The holy Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hossain (RA), grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH), will be observed tomorrow across the country with due religious solemnity. Entrapped by Yazid’s forces on this day, 10th Muharram, in the Hijri year 61, Hazrat Imam Hossain (RA), his family members and close relations embraced martyrdom in Karbala to uphold the spirit ...

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Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’ finally set for Japan release

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  Angelina Jolie´s wartime-based movie “Unbroken” will finally be shown in Japan over a year after its release despite attempts from nationalists who blasted it as racist to prevent it being screened, a distributor said Thursday. The film, directed by Jolie, which depicts an American prisoner of war being tortured by a sadistic Japanese guard, is set to hit screens ...

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Russian Intervention in Syria timely : Irani speaker

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Correspondent The Iranian speaker of parliament (Majlis) says Russia’s military intervention in Syria against terrorist groups was well timed and considered. “We see Russia’s presence in the region, which has been upon a request by the Syrian government, as a timely and well-thought-out move,” Larijani said speaking at the 12th annual meeting Valdai International Discussion Club in the Russian resort town of Sochi on ...

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Int’l Conference on Electronic Engineering begins at RUET on November 4

Rajshahi Correspondent A three day-long International Conference on Electrical and Electronic Engineering will be held at Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology from November 4 to November 6 with a view to focusing the rapid strides and technological advancements in EEE in recent years. Electrical & Electronic Engineering Department of RUET and RUET jointly will organize the International Conference while ...

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Action to be taken for charging extra bus fair


Correspondent Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader today said punitive actions would be taken against those who will charge extra bus fair to passengers in the public transports “Nobody will be spared who will charge additional fair in the transports …no excuse, flexibility or slackness to be shown in this regard”, the minster told journalists after a view-exchange ...

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Illegal SIM cards to be fined $50 from next year

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Correspondent The government has declared that the mobile phone operators will be fined $50 for each illegal or unregistered SIM cards from May, 2016. State Minister for Posts and Telecommunication, Tarana Halim said these in press conference on Tuesday in the Secretariat. The state minister arranged the press meet to brief on the progress of projects under her ministry in ...

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