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Couple found dead in capital

Couple found dead in capital

Police has recovered dead bodies of a couple from their Banani DOHS residence in the capital on Monday night.…

Politics

International Desk: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) President Javed Hashmi’s startling claims of a scripted political crisis being engineered in Pakistan has led to widespread speculation among analysts that a version of the ‘Bangladesh Model’ may be in the works. “Imran had told the PTI core committee it won’t be called a martial law,” Hashmi alleged at…

International Desk: In a statement issued Monday, the ISPR has rejected the assertions that the military and ISI were backing the Pakistani protesters. The press release states: “ISPR has categorically rejected the assertions that Army and ISI were backing PTI/PAT in any way in the current political standoff. Army is a non-political institution and has…

Pak PM-army chief meeting concludes International Desk: A government spokesperson has denied and denounced rumours broadcast on TV channels stating that Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Monday has advised Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down. The government spokesperson termed the rumours “baseless” and “fake”. With the protests in Islamabad taking a…

01 September, 2014

BNP’s advice on judge impeachment would be sought: Suranjit

Dhaka: Suranjit Sengupta, Awami League presidium member and president of the parliamentary committee on legal affairs, has said BNP would be asked to give their…

01 September, 2014

Imran, Qadri sued for violence, rampage

International Desk: The Pakistani government has brought a case against two opposition leaders at the centre of the anti-government protests that has seen the s…

01 September, 2014

BCL Ctg South unit dissolved

Dhaka: Bangladesh Chhatra League, the student wing of the ruling Awami League, has dissolved the committee of its Chittagong (South) district unit. The centr…

Economy

Dhaka: Stocks traded at the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) ended in the black with slight gain but the but the turnover remain static. The Benchmark index, DSEX closed at 4,555 points with a 5 points gain. The blue chips stocks, DS30 gain by 9 points ending at 1,723 points, while the DSES Shariah based index…

Sci-Tech

International desk: Technology giant Apple is partnering with Visa, Mastercard and American Express to turn their upcoming iPhone 6 into a mobile wallet, reports Huffington Post. With the phones news feature, the owners will be able to pay their dues using the phone in participating stores. The technology website ‘The Information’ reported last month that Visa had…

Life&Arts

Life & Art Desk: The man who murdered John Lennon has apologised for being “an idiot” as he was denied parole for an eighth time. Mark David Chapman shot Lennon four times on December 8, 1980, in New York and pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for which he was given a sentence of 20 years…

Sports

Sport Desk: England have named uncapped Surrey batsman Jason Roy in their 14-man squad for the Twenty20 international against India at Edgbaston on 7 September. Roy, 24, was the leading T20 Blast run-scorer with 677 at an average of 48.35 and a strike rate of almost 160. But he needed an X-ray to show his…

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