Archive for July 28th, 2014

Eid-ul-Fitr Tuesday

Eid-ul-Fitr Tuesday

Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated in the country today as Shawal moon was sighted on Monday evening after a month of fasting

July 28, 2014 · 0 comments · National
South Africa cricket team pose with the trophy after winning the Test  series against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Monday.- Reuters photo

South Africa secure draw to reclaim top Test ranking

South Africa reclaimed top spot in cricket’s Test rankings after grimly hanging on for a draw in the second and final Test against Sri Lanka on Monday to win the series 1-0. It was South Africa’s first series win under new captain Hashim Amla and only their second series victory in Sri Lanka in 21 years, and sees them overtake […]

July 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Hasina urges the world to resist Israeli aggression on Gaza

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Monday urged theworld, especially the Muslim Ummah to stand up against the Israeli aggression on Gaza and the killings of the Palestinians.

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Oil depot ablaze amid clashes in Libyan capital

A fire at the oil depot for the airport in Libya’s capital raged out of control Monday after being struck in the crossfire of warring militias battling for control of the airfield, the latest violence to plague the country as foreigners flee the chaos. Libya’s interim government said in a statement posted that the fire could trigger a ‘humanitarian and […]

July 28, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Atletico to sign France winger Griezmann

Spanish champions Atletico Madrid are set to sign France World Cup winger Antoine Griezmann from Real Sociedad provided he passes a medical examination, the club announced on Monday. ‘Atletico de Madrid and Real Sociedad have reached an agreement for the transfer of Antoine Griezmann,’ Atletico said on its website (www.clubatleticodemadrid.com). ‘The young French football player will undergo the corresponding medical […]

July 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Khaleda visits Palestine embassy to extend solidarity to Gazans

Khaleda visits Palestine embassy to extend solidarity to Gazans

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson, Khaleda Zia, on Monday afternoon visited the Palestine embassy in Dhaka and extended solidarity to the oppressed Palestinians…

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Biman aircraft catches fire at Kathmandu

An aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines caught fire during landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on Monday

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Pakistani mob attacks Ahmadiyya Muslims, kills 3

A Pakistani mob burned down several homes belonging to the minority Ahmadiyya sect in the country’s east, killing a woman and her two granddaughters in riots following rumors about blasphemous postings on Facebook, police said Monday…

July 28, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Relatives of Palestinian man, who was killed in an Israeli air strike, mourn during his funeral on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on Monday. — Reuters photo

Gaza sees no joy in Eid holiday

One of the most joyous days in the Muslim calendar, the holiday of Eid al-Fitr was marked on Monday by tears and sorrow in the Gaza Strip, left battered by three weeks of merciless fighting between Israel and Hamas Islamists.

July 28, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Israeli strikes on Gaza, rocket fire, break lull

Israeli strikes on Gaza, rocket fire, break lull

Israeli jets struck three sites in Gaza on Monday after a rocket was launched at Israel, the military said, disrupting a relative lull in the war-torn territory at the start of a major Muslim festval Eid al-Fitr.

July 28, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

AL men go on rampage in Lakshmipur after murder of its leader

Awami League activists have gone on the rampage in Lakshmipur sadar upazila following the killing of a leader of the ruling party’s Noakhali district unit. Yusuf Ali Selim, 54, finance secretary of Noakhali district unit of the ruling party, and son of late Tajul Islam of Titarkandi village in Lakshmipur Sadar upazila, was slaughtered by unidentified assailants near his house […]

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8 sustain burn injuries in separate explosions in Dhaka

8 sustain burn injuries in separate explosions in Dhaka

At least eight people sustained burn injuries in separate explosions in hairdresser salons at Natun Bazar of Bhatara and Rayer Bazar of Mohammadpur in the capital…

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Filipino extremists kill at least 21villagers

Filipino extremists kill at least 21villagers

Abu Sayyaf gunmen killed at least 18 villagers, including women and children, in a road attack Monday as the civilians traveled in two vans to visit relatives and celebrate the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in the southern Philippines…

July 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Moon sighting panel meets this evening

Moon sighting panel meets this evening

The National Moon Sighting Committee will sit this (Monday) evening to fix the date of Eid-Ul-Fitr after reviewing reports of sighting the Shawwal moon from across the country, said a press release of Islamic Foundation (IF)…

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China says its citizens fight in Iraq

China says its citizens fight in Iraq

Muslim extremists from China’s far western region of Xinjiang have gone to the Middle East for training and some may have crossed into Iraq to participate in the upsurge of violence there, China’s special envoy for the Middle East…

July 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
President, PM greet countrymen on Eid-ul-Fitr

President, PM greet countrymen on Eid-ul-Fitr

President M Abdul Hamid and prime minister Sheikh Hasina Monday greeted the countrymen as well as the Muslims across the world on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Fitr, the greatest festival of the Muslim Ummah…

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Fresh remand for SI Jahid

Fresh remand for SI Jahid

A Dhaka court on Monday granted 3-day fresh remand to both the detained sub-inspector Jahidur Rahman of Mipur police station and his informant Nasim Sheikh, for interrogation over custodial death of a trader…

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6 killed in separate road mishaps

6 killed in separate road mishaps

At least six people, including two toddlers, were killed and 20 others injured in separate road accidents in Narayanganj, Mymensingh and Munshiganj…

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Kerry to visit India as USA tries to revitalize ties

Kerry to visit India as USA tries to revitalize ties

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visits India this week as Washington tries to revitalize ties it sees as a counterbalance to China’s rising power, but rapid progress is unlikely, despite the reformist reputation of…

July 28, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
AL local leader killed in Khulna

AL local leader killed in Khulna

A local leader of the ruling Awami League was killed by some unidentified miscreants at Piprail of Phultala in Khulna on Sunday night. The victim Tayab Ali Akunji, 46, son of Shamsur Akunji was a member of Jamira union parshad…

July 28, 2014 · 0 comments · National

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