Archive for March 18th, 2015

Gunmen storm Tunisian museum, kill two Tunisians, 17 foreign tourists

Gunmen storm Tunisian museum, kill two Tunisians, 17 foreign tourists

Gunmen in military uniforms stormed Tunisia’s national museum, killing 17 foreign tourists and two Tunisians on Wednesday in one of the worst militant attacks…

March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

4 killed in Narsingdi road accident

At least four people were killed while 20 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a compressed natural gas-run auto-rickshaw at Darikandi in Belabo of Narsingdi Wednesday…

March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National
No mercy to arsonists, militants: PM

No mercy to arsonists, militants: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Wednesday expressed her firm determination to give tough punishment to arsonists and militants, saying that there is no mercy to them…

March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Sick prisoner runs away from DMCH

A prisoner who was undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital fled Wednesday noon. The prisoner was Rezaul Karim, 26, a former Bangladesh air force man. He was behind the…

March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Election Commission

EC sets April 28 for 3 city polls

The chief election commissioner, Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad, on Wednesday fixed April 28 for holding polls to Dhaka south city, Dhaka north city and Chittagong city corporations…

March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Denmark wants dialogue to end political crisis

Visiting Danish trade and development cooperation minister, Mogens Jensen, on Wednesday said the government should hold dialogue with the political parties to…

March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Facebook to let ‘Messenger’ users send cash to friends

Facebook is giving the more than 500 million users of its ‘Messenger’ app the ability to send money to each other, becoming the latest mobile platform to incorporate a payments service, reports Wall Street Journal.

March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, International
Juba Dal activists held with 72 crude bombs in city

Juba Dal activists held with 72 crude bombs in city

Two activists of Jatiyabadi Juba Dal, youth wing of Bangladesh Nationalist Party, were held on Wednesday along with 72 crude bombs and huge amount of bomb making materials at Lalbagh in the city…

March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Politics
South Africa's Quinton De Kock looks to play a sweep shot while batting against Sri Lanka during their Cricket World Cup quarterfinal match in Sydney, Australia, Wednesday, March 18, 2015. — AP photo

Duminy hat-trick as South Africa storm into semis

All-rounder JP Duminy claimed a hat-trick as South Africa stormed into the World Cup semi-finals with a comprehensive nine-wicket victory over Sri Lanka at…

March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

US seeks negotiated settlement in Syria excluding Assad

The United States still wants a negotiated political settlement in Syria that excludes president Bashar al-Assad, and its position on the Syrian leader has not changed, top US envoy John Allen…

March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Why definition of freedom fighters won’t be set out before FF lists

The High Court on Wednesday directed the government to explain in six weeks why it would not be directed to define freedom fighters before…

March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Suicide car bomb blast kills 7 in Afghanistan

A massive car bomb has killed seven people and wounded 20 in an attack on the governor’s compound in Helmand province…

March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

25 houses vandalised in Magura AL infighting

At least 25 houses were vandalised and looted in an infighting ruling Awami League at Amuria in Magura on Wednesday morning. Badiar Rahman, a local AL leader, said the activists and…

March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider.

Blogger Rajib murder case: Charge framed

The charge sheet was framed in the blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider murder case at a Metropolitan Session’s Judge’s Court on Wednesday…

March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Subhan files appeal against death sentence

The death row war crimes convict Jamaat-e-Islami leader, Abdus Subhan, on Wednesday filed an appeal against the International Crimes Tribunal’s verdict that had sentenced him to death for War Crimes…

March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

2 killed, 20 injured in Rangpur accident

Two people were killed on the spot and twenty others injured in a road accident at Ershadnagar of Rangpur-Kurigram highway in Rangpur on Wednesday…

March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Pakistani army airstrikes kill 34 militants in tribal region

The Pakistani army says it launched air strikes pounding militant hideouts in a tribal region along the Afghan border, killing 34 terrorists…

March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Manna cannot appear before court on poor health ground

Manna cannot appear before court on poor health ground

Nagarik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna on Wednesday could not appear before the court due to his poor physical conditions after a 10-day remand in police custody.

March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Bangladesh relaxed ahead of World Cup quarterfinal vs India

Bangladesh relaxed ahead of World Cup quarterfinal vs India

After leading Bangladesh to its first-ever World Cup quarterfinal, captain Mushrafe Mortaza said the pressure is now off his players as they excitedly look forward to Thursday’s match against unbeaten India…

March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

7 policemen closed at Kurigram

The authorities on Wednesday closed seven members of police including an officer-in-charge and a sub-inspector of Nageshwari police station in Kurigram for negligence in their duties…

March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

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