RAJUK demolishes Moudud's former houseThe Rajdhani Unnoyon Kartripakkha (RAJUK) has begun demolishing the former Gulshan residence of BNP leader Moudud Ahmed.BNP standing committee member Moudud was evicted from the property 18 days ago following an order from the Supreme Court.Capital development authority RAJUK started started taking down the house at 159 Gulshan Avenue at 9am on Sunday, said Gulshan Police Station SI Khan Nurul Islami.RAJUK workers were using bulldozers and other machines to clear the one-storey building while few trucks were waiting to remove the debris.The Dhaka city development authority took charge of the property on June 7 after a decision by the apex court.According to RAJUK calculations the land is worth between Tk 3-3.5 billion, reports bdnews24.com.
June 25, 2017 06:22 UTC
CARAVAGGIO, the unbeaten Irish sprint sensation, seems likely to line up in The Everest as the field starts to take shape for the $10 million race at Royal Randwick later this year. “The Everest is going to have the best of the best all in the one race,’’ Portelli said. ON THE MENDFORMER The Daily Telegraph colleague Ken Callander was a noticeable absentee from the Royal Randwick races last Saturday after falling ill during the week. PFIEFFER ON A ROLLTRAINER David Pfieffer’s winning surge continued as Pelethronius made it three wins in succession at Royal Randwick. ANGLAND SHINESTHE patience and timing of Tye Angland’s winning effort on Collateral was the pick of his Royal Randwick treble.
June 25, 2017 06:11 UTC
Capital’s development authority Rajuk is demolishing a Gulshan house, 18 days after evicting BNP Standing Committee member Moudud Ahmed, who had been living there illegally, following a Supreme Court order. Rajuk and police official went to the house around 8am on Sunday, an hour before the demolition work started. Also Read- Rajuk evicts Moudud from Gulshan houseThe BNP leader and his party berated the move, dubbing it politically motivated. Moudud told reporters that he was kicked out of his house on June 7 following a court order. “I do not understand why Rajuk is demolishing the house when the court is hearing two cases filed over possession of the property,” he said.
June 25, 2017 05:46 UTC
Dhaka condemns attempted terror plot in MakkahBangladesh strongly condemned the terrorist plot to attack the Grand Mosque in Makkah on Friday by suicide bombers at the vicinity of the holy mosque.Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali in a message to his Saudi counterpart hailed the "timely and successful action" of the Saudi security forces in foiling the attacks and reiterated Bangladesh’s solidarity with Saudi Arabia in its fight against terrorism and extremism.He reaffirmed Bangladesh’s commitment to stand by the government and the people of the Kingdom to protect and secure the two Holy Mosques.Saudi Arabia’s security forces on Friday foiled the suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city, cornering the would-be attacker in an apartment, where he blew himself up. source – bdnews24.com
June 25, 2017 05:37 UTC
The Big Brown Truck Pull for Special Olympics Kentucky is an exciting event to help support Special Olympics athletes. On the day of the event teams take their turn to see who can pull a loaded UPS 18-wheeler 12 feet in the shortest time. After our adult bout, our Juniors, the West Kentucky Rockin' Rollers Junior League will be taking on Indianapolis Junior Roller Derby - IJRD. Event Location: Bob Noble Park Shelter #19 Date: June 24, 2017 Event Schedule: Registration 9:00 am - 10:00 am Welcome &This is a free event for families who have children entering Kindergarten this fall. This program is offered in partnership by the Alzheimer's Association, UK Sanders Brown Center on Aging, and UK Health Care.
June 25, 2017 05:37 UTC
Muslims around the world joined together for faith and charity during the month of Ramadan, the White House said in a statement. “During this holiday, we are reminded of the importance of mercy, compassion, and goodwill,” said Trump. The president said that the US would, alongside Muslims across the world, renew its commitment to honouring those values.
June 25, 2017 05:26 UTC
At least 123 people have been burnt to death when an oil tanker caught fire in Pakistan’s Bahawalpur city. Around 40 injured were taken to Bahawal Victoria Hospital and District Headquarters Hospital Sharqia in critical condition, Rescue 1122 Director General Dr Rizwan Naseer said. According to the report, most of the injured sustained 70% burn and the death toll is likely to rise. The rescue sources said locals had gathered to collect fuel that was leaking from the oil tanker after it toppled over. Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif condemned the incident and demanded the authorities concerned to provide the relevant report.
June 25, 2017 05:15 UTC
They will be able to provide more information about the matter.”Though RAJUK officials did not speak to the media, BNP leader Moudud Ahmed said the demolition was illegal. “There is no court order and no notice has been given. Moudud later joined forces with Ziaur Rahman and was made a minister and deputy prime minister under his administration. During the nine years of Ershad’s reign he served as a minister, deputy prime minister, prime minister and vice president. After the defeat in the 1996 elections Moudud returned to the BNP and served as the Law Minister of the BNP-Jamaat Alliance government.
June 25, 2017 05:13 UTC
Only four of the 30 MPs asked to leave their NAM flats have responded to the letters sent by the committee in May. But, one month later, chief whip ASM Feroz told bdnews24.com that only ‘eight to ten MPs’ have responded to the letter. An initial list compiled by the parliamentary committee found 91 MPs did not live in their allotted flats, but used them to house servants, personal secretaries or drivers. On Jul 26 last year, letters had been delivered to lawmakers who had been allotted flats but did not use them. After speaking to members of the parliamentary committee and some of the MPs involved, it was found that some of the MPs had responded in writing to the letters and had then met the parliamentary committee to discuss the issue.
June 25, 2017 04:52 UTC
The tanker overturned after trying to make a sharp turn on a highway on the outskirts of the city of Bahawalpur. A large crowd of people gathered at the scene when it caught fire and exploded, rescue workers said, adding about 80 people had been injured. "People of the area and passersby had started gathering fuel when the tanker exploded, burning everybody on and around the spot," provincial government spokesman Malik Muhammad Ahmed Khan told Reuters. Serious burn victims, several in critical condition, were airlifted by helicopter to hospitals in Bahawalpur and nearby cities for treatment. "Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has expressed deep grief over the heavy loss of life in the unfortunate accident of oil tanker fire at Ahmad Pur Sharqia, Bahawalpur," the statement said.
June 25, 2017 04:52 UTC
Pramanik passed away while undergoing treatment at Dhaka’s Dr Shirajul Islam Medical College Hospital at 3:40am on Sunday. “He was admitted to Sirajul Islam Medical in Malibagh after his condition deteriorated on Thursday.”Raj Ballav Pramanik had been with bdnews24.com for over a decade and was known to his colleagues as ‘Raju Da’. Raj Ballav Pramanik was born on Mar 17, 1951 in Nagarpur and completed his Masters in Accounting from Jagannath College in 1974. In 2006 he joined bdnews24.com as it began its journey. He leaves behind his wife Shima Pramanik, son Dr Shoraj Kanti Pramanik and daughter Mukta Saha Pramanik, and many others.
June 25, 2017 04:18 UTC
Portion Pak’s Fiji Soap Co is revolutionising the Pacific Islands’ hotel and hospitality industry by pioneering a wide range of Fijian-made guest amenities. The company specializes in a range of botanical skin care products using local ingredients. General Manager Sales & Marketing Jimi Kennedy-Grant said the aim of the company is to supply Fijian resorts with local products. “Initially we were reselling Health Pak products from New Zealand. “It’s a way of future-proofing the products for a growing and changing tourism industry.”About Portion Pak:Portion Pak is already a Fijian success story in terms of business and has grown significantly over the past 16 years to employ eight people.
June 25, 2017 04:18 UTC