Compiled by SDNP
Brief, Summary of more than 20 leading Bangla & English Dailies,
Source : News Garden
September 14, 2003
Minister Khaleda Zia yesterday said the opposition party Awami League is
killing their own men, and then calling hartals in a desperate bid to
create issues for subverting the country's development
The Awami League Parliamentary Party (ALPP) sits today at 5:00pm at the
Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban to decide whether it will join the current session
of parliament. The session, which began Thursday, resumes today at 5:00pm
after a two-day interval. Deputy Leader of the Opposition Abdul Hamid
said, "The possibility of joining this session is slim.”, reports The
Chairman of Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Regional Council Santu Larma
yesterday alleged that a vested quarter of the four-party alliance
government was mainly responsible for the Mahalchari tragedy. He also said
that the tense situation in the region would be prolonged if the CHT peace
accord was not implemented, reports The Independent.
A ruling party MP, Elen Bhutto of Jhalakati-Nalchhity constituency, was
roughed up by a group of party cadres at Jhalakati following a row over
the formation of the district committee of the Jatiyatabadi Mahila Dal (JMD)
Bangladesh Noujan Sramik Federation, the apex body of water transport
worker yesterday said that it would go for indefinite strike across the
country from September 25 if their demands were not met by September 20.
A woman was killed and another 25 people sustained injuries in an attack
by madrassah students at Jugia on the outskirts of Kushtia town yesterday
As the rivers in the Ganges-Padma basin yesterday recorded further rise at
all points, the flood situation in Chapainawabganj district may
deteriorate further and more low-lying areas of Rajbari, Munshiganj and
Narayanganj are likely to be inundated.
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In a move to
derail the Indo-Pak peace talks, militants on Saturday gunned down
ex-militant turned MLA Kukka Parray in Baramulla district.
Nepal’s travel trade organizations asked Maoists Saturday to withdraw a
nation-wide three-day continuous strike called from Thursday to protest a
government decision to again bracket them as terrorists following the
break-down of peace talks between government and rebels last month.
Four Indian soldiers are killed in an attack by separatist guerrillas in
the disputed state of Kashmir, police say. US and Indian soldiers
simulated mountain warfare on Saturday as part of three weeks of military
exercises in the occupied Kashmir state
Bhutan King is making an official visit to India on Sunday (today), a news
report from Bhutan said Saturday. The World Trade Organisation has agreed
to admit Cambodia and Nepal as members.
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swarmed the central Iraqi city of Fallujah Saturday, firing into the air,
attacking journalists and cursing the American occupation as they followed
the flag-draped coffins of eight Iraqi police killed in a friendly fire
incident involving U.S. troops.
The US military apologised on Saturday for a shooting incident in the city
of Fallujah the previous day in which nine Iraqi security personnel and a
Jordanian hospital guard were killed.
The five permanent members of the UN Security Council have failed to agree
on practical steps to transfer political power to the people of Iraq.
China has said it will support proposals put forward by France, Germany
and Russia to reduce the political role of the United States and Britain
in Iraq. China has again aligned itself with the countries which led the
opposition to a US attack on Iraq before the war in March.
A defiant Palestinian President Yasser Arafat on Saturday condemned an
Israeli threat to exile him as a bid to block Palestinian independence,
and appealed for international intervention.
A WTO draft trade text issued here on Saturday calls for an end to export
subsidies on farm products of special interest to developing countries and
the gradual elimination of export subsidies on other farm goods.
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goalkeeper Aminul Haq, who escaped from imprisonment after allegedly being
kidnapped by Abahani Limited, was produced on Saturday before the Chief
Metropolitan Magistrate's court for hearing. Chief Magistrate Sujayet
Ullah ordered Aminul to remain in Muktijoddha Sangsad's custody till
September 20, the day the four-day football transfers of the season
India B team thrashed Bangladesh Under-19 team 3-0 in the JRD Tata Cup
Invitational Football Tournament on Saturday at the Tata Football Complex,
Jamshedpur, India, according to a message received in Dhaka.
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