Archive for October 6th, 2014

Hong Kong protests fade, students vow to carry on

The students whose calls for democratic reforms sparked the most dramatic challenge to authorities since Hong Kong returned to Chinese control are vowing to keep up the fight…

October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

3 killed in traffic accidents in Dhaka, Chittagong, Jhenaidah

At least three people were killed in traffic accidents in Dhaka, Chittagong and Jhenaidah on Eid day, Monday…

October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Govt not afraid of any conspiracy: PM

Govt not afraid of any conspiracy: PM

Asserting that her government has the capability to face any challenge, the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Monday said that she is not afraid of any conspiracy against her as reported in different news media recently, the United News of Bangladesh reports.

October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Iran releases journalist, American husband still in jail

Iran releases journalist, American husband still in jail

Iran has released an Iranian journalist on bail after more than two months held without charge, but her husband, a dual nationality Iranian-American who reports for the Washington Post, remains in jail, her family said on Monday.

October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
A screen presents the winners of the Nobel Prize in Medicine, U.S.-British scientist John O'Keefe and Norwegian husband and wife Edvard Moser and May-Britt Moser for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain, at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm on October 6, 2014. - Reuters photo

3 win medicine Nobel for discovering brain GPS

US-British scientist John O’Keefe and Norwegian married couple May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discovering the brain’s positioning system.

October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
– Indrajit Ghosh

People want break from being kidnapped, killed: Khaleda

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia said on Monday that the people and the country needed to be salvaged from what she termed ‘oppression’ by the current regime…

October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Muggers snatch Tk 15 lakh from cattle traders in city

A group of muggers snatched Tk 15 lakh away from some cattle traders on the Turag embankment on the outskirt of the capital early Monday, the day of Eid-ul-Azha, the police said.

October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Brazil’s Rousseff to face Neves in run-off vote

Brazil’s Rousseff to face Neves in run-off vote

Brazil’s unpredictable election took another twist Sunday, with left-leaning President Dilma Rousseff being forced into a run-off race as expected, but against a center-right challenger who only surged in the final week of the campaign.

October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

BSF men vandalise houses, loot valuables on Panchagarh frontier

The Indian Border Security Force vandalised some 10 houses and looted cash and gold jewelries after beating family members early on Sunday, intruding into Banglabandha frontier in Tetulia of Panchagarh, the Border Guard Bangladesh sources said.

October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Awantipora: Army soldiers during an encounter with militants at Charsoo village of Awantipora in South Kashmir on Friday. - AP photo

Kashmiris flee India-Pakistan violence, 9 dead

Tens of thousands of villagers were fleeing their homes in Kashmir on Monday, as Indian and Pakistani troops bombarded each other with gunfire and mortar shells over the border separating Pakistan from India’s portion of the disputed region.

October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
13,000 people to clean animal waste in city

13,000 people to clean animal waste in city

The bifurcated Dhaka City Corporation has deployed around 13,000 of its people to clean the wastes of sacrificial animals in the capital this year, reports the Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha.

October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · National

World Bank trims China, East Asia 2014-2016 growth forecasts

The World Bank cut its 2014-2016 growth forecasts for developing East Asia and China, and cautioned of capital-flight risks to Indonesia while growth in China is seen slowing…

October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Business

Underwater search for Malaysian airliner resumes

The hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 resumed Monday in a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean, more than six months after the jet vanished…

October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
– Indrajit Ghosh

Eid-ul-Azha being celebrated

Eid-ul-Azha, one of the largest religious festivals of the Muslims, is being celebrated across the country on Monday with due solemnity, sense of sacrifice…

October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · National, TOP STORIES

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