Archive for January 30th, 2015

5 killed in Mymensingh road accident

At least five people were killed and two others injured when a bus hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Raghabpur area on Mymensingh-Kishoreganj highway on Friday night…

January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

49 killed in Pakistan mosque blast

At least 49 people were killed in a powerful explosion at a crowded Shi’ite mosque in Pakistan during Friday prayers, the latest sectarian attack to hit the South Asian nation

January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Zimbabwean jailed for nine years for eating python meat

A Zimbabwean man has been jailed for nine years for eating python, a protected species, a Zimbabwean daily reported on Friday, reports Reuters…

January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

John Kerry fined for not shoveling by Boston home

US Secretary of State John Kerry was slapped with a $50 fine for failing to have a side street adjoining his Boston home shoveled following the blizzard that dropped more than 2 feet (60 cm) of snow on Massachusetts this week, a spokesman said on Friday, reports Reuters…

January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

4 burned in city arson attack on bus

At least four people, including a former constable, suffered burn injuries in a petrol bomb attack on a bus in the city’s Khilgaon area on Friday night, the 25th day of the non-stop countrywide blockade enforced by the BNP-led 20-party alliance, reports United News of Bangladesh…

January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Withdraw blockade by Feb 2 or face starvation to death, Shajahan asks Khaleda Zia

Convener of Sramik-Karmachari-Peshajibi-Muktijoddha Samanway Parisad, Shajahan Khan, threatened the Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia…

January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
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Hartal on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday

Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance called a 72-hour general strike across the country from 6am Sunday amid examinations of…

January 30, 2015 · 1 comment · National, Politics
Gorkha leader Subash Ghising dies

Gorkha leader Subash Ghising dies

Subash Ghising — principal architect of violent hill politics in West Bengal that challenged the Left Front government’s might in the 1980s — died in a Delhi hospital on Thursday. He was 79. He is survived by…

January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Journalist’s daughter found dead in city

Police recovered the body of the daughter of noted journalist Akhtar Ul Alam from her home in capital’s Rampura area Friday noon…

January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Cattle trader beaten dead by BSF in Benapole

Indian Border Security Force lynched a Bangladeshi cattle trader along Putkhali frontier in Benapole of Jessore early Friday…

January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Munshiganj road accident kills 4

At least four people were killed while four others injured in a road accident near Jamaldi bus stand area of Gazaria in Munshiganj on Friday noon…

January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Pakistanis fleeing offensive find new dangers in Afghanistan

Tens of thousands of Pakistanis have sought shelter at a sprawling refugee camp in a volatile region of Afghanistan after crossing the mountainous border to escape…

January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

8 bodies recovered from sunken trawler in Cox’s Bazar

Rescuers on Friday recovered eight bodies from a trawler that sank in the Bay of Bengal in Khudiratek area of Kutubdia upazila while heading towards Malaysia with over 60 passengers on board on Thursday…

January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

BNP-led alliance’s blockade steps into 25th day

The countrywide indefinite transport blockade, sponsored by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance, entered the 25th day on Friday…

January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Politics

Bus torched in city

A bus was torched by some miscreants at Tatibazar intersection in the city on Friday morning during the 24th day of the nonstop countrywide blockade enforced by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance…

January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

4 killed in Jhenaidah road accident

Four betel leaf traders were killed and four others were injured when a truck rammed a betel leaf laden tempo at Jhenaidah-Kushtia highway at Sailkupa under Jhenaidah district on early Friday…

January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Babies found alive in rubble after truck blast rips through Mexico hospital

Babies found alive in rubble after truck blast rips through Mexico hospital

A gas truck explosion ripped through a maternity hospital on the western edge of Mexico City on Thursday, killing one woman and two children and injuring dozens, authorities said, with several babies found alive in the rubble.
A nurse and a child died after the blast, which destroyed around 70 percent of the hospital, Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said…

January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Excessive police force not the answer to horrific petrol bomb attacks: AI

The Amnesty International has said the Bangladeshi authorities risk exacerbating an already violent situation by giving police carte blanche to use excessive force in response to a recent wave of horrific petrol bomb attacks…

January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

NICVD uses date-expired stents on heart patients

The High Court on Thursday temporarily banned the use of date-expired stents on cardiac patients in any hospital of the country until the matter was disposed of by the court…

January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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