News Brief, Summary of
more than 20 leading Bangla & English Dailies, Source : News Garden
The normal city life remains disrupted
due to a half-day hartal being enforced by the BUET student's unity
Against Terrorism. The Educational institutions are closed and the
movement of motorised vehicles is thin. The city shopping centres and
private business establishments also remain closed this morning.
Earlier on Monday, police arrested nine student leader on Dhaka
University campus as they tried to bring out procession on Dhaka
University campus amids strickt police cordon.
In a campus violence in Sylhet yesterday, a Chhatradal worker, Jewel, was
killed and 20 were injured as Ialami Chhatra Shibir workers attacked a
Chhatradal meeting at Government Modon Mohun University College in Sylhet.
The college was closed for an indefinite period.
The cabinet meeting presided over by Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia
yesterday took decision to release 2000 officials and workers of BADC
under golden handshake. The meeting also approved the draft law of
Retirement Benefit for Non-government Teachers.
Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia this afternoon opens the
Bangladesh-UK Friendship Bridge over the Meghna river connecting Ashuganj
and Bhairab on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway.
Two more dengue patients died and at least 89 were admitted to hospitals
in the last 24 hours.
Three officials of the Food Directorial have been sent to forced
retirement for their involvement in Wheat Scam. Earlier, they were put
A 31-member new central committee of Jatiyatabadi Chhatradal has been
declared with Shahabuddin Laltu as the convenor after keeping the
committee suspended for 23 months.
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Some 100 people died and 150 were
injured after sabotage derailed a train in eastern India, the country's
junior railway minister said today. Minister of State for Railways Bandaru
Dattareya said 100 were killed and 150 injured when the Rajdhani Express
headed to New Delhi derailed late Monday in the state of Bihar. "We don't
have a complete picture right now, but we can say 100 people have died and
150 are injured," he told reporters in the Indian capital.
A fierce battle is underway between security forces and Maoist rebels in
the west of Nepal after two rebel attacks in as many days left more than
100 people dead.
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UN Secretary General Kofi Annan tells
world leaders to weigh military action against Iraq carefully because of
the impact it could have on the region.
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat said, he would quit power if the
Parliament decides and elects a new leader to replace him
The United States warned of the threat of new terror strikes against its
interests and citizens worldwide on the anniversary on Wednesday of the
September 11 attacks. The State Department told Americans around the world
to be "especially vigilant during the period around the anniversary of the
attacks of September 11." "There is a continuing threat of terrorist
actions, which may target civilians and include suicide operations," the
department said in a new worldwide alert to Americans.
A Palestinian man was shot dead and two others injured during a gunbattle
in the West Bank with Israeli troops seeking to capture a member of the
Palestinian security forces, Palestinian hospital sources said today. The
shoot-out occurred after Israeli forces descended upon the office of
military information in Betunia, in the autonomous Palestinian West Bank
area of Ramallah, where their target, Riad Nayef, was working.
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Bangladesh Cricket Team has left for
Sri Lanka to participate in the ICC Champions trophy. Bangladesh will meet
Australia in its first match on September 19 and New-Zealand in its second
match on September 23. Pete Samprass won the US open tennis championship
beating Andre Agasi.
Flavio Saretta, called up for Brazil's Davis Cup World Group qualifying
tie against Canada next week, crashed out of the Brazil Open in 45 minutes
Venus Williams is likely to face a fine after withdrawing from the Brazil
Open on the eve of the tournament. The world number two cited tiredness as
she pulled out on Sunday - the day after she had lost to sister Serena in
the US Open final.
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