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Thursday, 23 October, 2014
Homegrown terrorist involved in Canada attack        Why traffic rules should not be enforced on influential people         Khaleda reiterates demand for fresh polls under caretaker govt        NBR commissioner fired        'Case filed against Keya, Othoi, Hanif Paribahan over Natore accident'         

BREAKING NEWS :

  •    Bus collision kills 20 in Natore

Observer Online Report
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has reiterated her demand for an election under a neutral caretaker government.

Khaleda came up with the demand at ...
Our Court Correspondent
A case was filed against a sub-inspector and two constables of Bongshal thana for demanding extortion of Tk 5 lakh from the ...
Observer Online Desk
OTTAWA: The masked gunman who brought fear to the heart of Ottawa Wednesday before being shot dead in its Parliament building was ...
HC asks govt
Court Correspondent
High Court on Thursday asked the government why it should not apply traffic rules against influential people strictly to prevent violation of ...
NBR commissioner fired - an hour ago
Observer Online Report
M Hafizur Rahman, commissioner of National Board of Revenue (NBR), has been sacked on charge of corruption on Thursday.

The NBR issued the ...
Observer Online Report
Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said that Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) filed a case over the October 20 ...
Are police above law?
Poet Syed Shamsul Haque at his birthday discussion
Story of Doyel Chattar and 'desi' artefacts
Early varieties of winter vegetables
India suspend tours of West Indies and start legal action
A violation of HC's rule and PM's order
Stressing the need for dividing the country's railway zones into four to make its services more effective, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on ...
An Ottawa police officer runs with his weapon drawn outside Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014.   – AP Photo

US and Canadian air defenses were put on heightened alert on Thursday following a shooting in Canada`s parliament, and the American embassy ...

Observer Special

Sagar-Runi murder follow-up
Mamunur Rashid
Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) tests in the USA have specifically traced out two people involved in the gruesome killing of journalist couple Sagar ...
Officials pass time leisurely
Mizanur Rahman
A proposal mooted years ago to combine the least performing Board of Investment (BoI) and Privatisation Commission (PC) has made no ...
Observer Online Report
BNP Standing Committee member ASM Hannan Shah has commented that BNP does not properly evaluate the efficient leaders.  The senior BNP leader ...
Our Court Correspondent
A court here on Thursday placed Anwar Hossain, detained sub inspector of Sher-e-Bangla Nagar thana, for shooting a businessman at Agargaon area ...
Our court correspondent
Former Housing and Public Works Minister Abdul Mannan Khan’s wife Syeda Hasina Sultana got bail on surrendered in a corruption case filed ...
Observer Online report
Airport Customs Intelligence officials on Thursday morning arrested a man along with a gold scale weighing around 1 kilogram from Shahjalal International ...
Coalition air strikes killed around 25 Islamic State fighters on Wednesday near the northern Iraqi city of Baiji, residents told Reuters.They said ...

National

Detective Branch (DB) of police in separate raid on Wednesday arrested three people from the city's Bangla Motor, Kakrail and Shantinagar areas ...
HC asks govt
Court Correspondent
High Court on Thursday asked the government why it should not apply traffic rules against influential people strictly to prevent violation of ...

International

Observer Online Desk
OTTAWA: The masked gunman who brought fear to the heart of Ottawa Wednesday before being shot dead in its Parliament building was ...
Observer Online Desk
Japan's new trade minister has been forced to defend himself after it emerged that staff from his support group spent office money ...

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Countryside

Observer Online Report
JHENIDAH: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a drive recovered 9 crude bombs from Courtpara area in the district town early ...
Observer Online Report
BARISAL:  A youth was killed and two others were injured as a truck ran over them at Dopdopia area in the district ...
Observer Online Desk
SYLHET: A pregnant woman was killed in a clash between two groups of villagers at Dashghar village in Bishwanath upazila on Wednesday ...

Commentary

TRIBUTE TO BEN BRADLEE (1921-2014)
Syed Badrul Ahsan
There are newsmen whose courage and steadfastness of purpose instil a sure degree of confidence in you. For me, Ben Bradlee was such a newsman. He was one powerful journalist other journalists ...

Sports

India have suspended all future tours to the Caribbean following the West Indies' decision to withdraw from their visit to India last ...
Observer Online Desk
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been jailed for five years for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Judge Thokozile Masipa, issuing the ruling ...
DRU Cricket Tournament-2014

Business

Observer Online Report
As the celebrations of 5 crore customers continue, Grameenphone users will enjoy double speed in their 3G internet packages.

Under this celebratory offer, ...

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BEIJING, Oct 22: China's economic growth waned to a five-year low of 7.3 per cent last quarter, raising concerns of a spillover effect on the global economy ...
Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Dr Atiur Rahman projected his bank's and as well as his country's initiatives for attaining smooth transition to green growth.
Speaking as a panelist ...
Cotton prices started falling in May this year, and by October the price in the US has fallen by 34 per cent, to a 5-year low. This ...
A top power company official has suggested erecting power transmission lines for supply of electricity from the northeast region to other parts of India via Bangladesh terming ...
London, Oct 22: Didier Drogba scored his first goal since returning to Chelsea as Jose Mourinho's side took control of Champions League Group G with a crushing 6-0 victory over Maribor at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.
Drogba's last goal for the Blues was the decisive penalty that saw Bayern Munich beaten in the 2012 Champions League final.
And, having returned to west London during the last transfer window, the Ivory Coast striker again scored from the spot ...
Barcelona, Oct 22: Barcelona warmed up for their clash with Real Madrid on Saturday in fine fashion as goals from Neymar, Lionel Messi and Sandro Ramirez handed ...
Bangladesh A Busy With Practice: Bangladesh A team having fitness training during the practice session heeding the Acharya Memorial Trophy 2014 which is organised to celebrate the ...
Dubai, Oct 22: Younis Khan hit a record-equalling century to guide Pakistan to 219-4 on the opening day of the first Test against Australia in Dubai on ...
Md Bashir Hossain Miah
Non-government medical educational institutions were established in the country considering the growing ...


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