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Daily Archives: January 15, 2017

India v England: Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav lead stunning chase

Sports Desk A Virat Kohli masterclass helped India complete the highest successful chase in a one-day international against England and seal a three-wicket win. Chasing 351, India were reduced to 63-4 in Pune before Kohli, who made 122, and Kedar Jadhav (120) shared 200. India completed the joint-fourth best run chase of all time in 48.1 overs. Ben Stokes earlier ... Read More »

Ctg University of Science and Technology: 1,200 students face uncertainty Around 1,200 MBBS students of the University of Science and Technology Chittagong face uncertainty, as Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council has refused to register them for the university’s violation of admission rules. The USTC, a private institution, admitted around 400 students each in the 25th, 26th and 27th batches whereas the rules permit it to admit around 100 in ... Read More »

Fresh scrutiny committee formed to enlist FF The government has formed a fresh scrutiny committee to enlist genuine freedom fighters as all previous committees related to it have been canceled. A press release of the liberation war affairs ministry confirmed the matter on Sunday. “The committee will enlist genuine freedom fighters and scrutinize the applications at upazila, district and city levels,” press release said. The scrutiny ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence seizes ex-Egypt envoy’s car Customs Intelligence seized a vehicle of former Egypt ambassador to Dhaka Mahmud Ezzat after being accused of misuse of duty-free benefits. The law enforcers seized the Range Rover car from a residence at Road-11 diplomatic zone-1, Baridhara in the capital on Sunday. Dr. Moinul Khan, Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate confirmed the matter to He said that acting ... Read More »

Walton starts New Year with zero pending servicing

Economic Reporter Walton Service Management System (WSMS) started its ‘New Year-2017’ journey with zero pending servicing claims. In fact, the number of customer’s claims for necessary post sales services were zero at the end of the last year. The Walton authorities termed the success as a great milestone to the post sales services in the country’s electronics and electrical appliances ... Read More »

Cylinder blast kills 1 in city A man was killed in a cylinder gas explosion in Jatrabari area of the city on Sunday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Wahid Ullah, 52. The explosion took place around 4:00pm. Family sources said that the victim tried to boil water to take bath in his residence at House No. 15 in Gendaria. At one stage, the gas ... Read More »

Trump to hold first summit with Putin!

International Desk Donald Trump’s first foreign trip is to be to Iceland for a summit with the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, according to reports.   In a move that echoes Ronald Reagan’s cold war meeting in Reykjavik with Mikhail Gorbachev in 1986, Trump and his team have reportedly told British officials that the summit will take place within weeks of ... Read More »

Amazon’s Mahatma Gandhi flip-flops trigger anger

International Desk Flip-flops bearing the face of India’s independence icon Mahatma Gandhi for sale on Amazon triggered fresh outrage on Sunday, days after the e-retail giant was forced to stop selling Indian flag doormats.   On Wednesday, India demanded Amazon apologise for selling “insulting” doormats featuring India’s national flag, with Sushma Swaraj, Indian foreign minister, warning of tough action against ... Read More »

Paltan hawkers protest eviction Hawkers went berserk and locked into clashes with police on Sunday after a team of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) officials to carry out an eviction drive against illegal structure in city’s Paltan area.   Sources said the DSCC team reached the area and requested the hawkers to remove their goods from footpaths. But, the hawkers again sat on ... Read More »

Footpath eviction drive in Motijheel Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has started drives to evict the illegal shops and establishments from the city’s Motijheel footpaths. Eviction drive started around 12:30pm. The authority conducted the drive to demolish all the illegally constructed shops occupying footpaths. DSCC executive magistrate Khan M Nasmus Shoyeb, Mamun Sardar, Mamun Sardar, Abu Sayeed and Assistant Secretary Debasish Nag led the ... Read More »