Archive for August 7th, 2015

UN experts condemn blogger killing

The United Nations Special Rapporteurs on freedom of expression and on extrajudicial executions, David Kaye and Christof Heyns respectively, on Thursday condemned killing of blogger Niladri Chatterjee, who used to write under the pen name Niloy Neel…

August 7, 2015 · 0 comments · National

2 shot in police gunfight at Jatrabari

Two people were shot in a gunfight with police in the capital’s Dhalpur area on Friday night.
The injured – Jamir Uddin, 35, and Dilim Uddin Dilu, 40 – were rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital…

August 7, 2015 · 0 comments · National

UN experts condemn blogger killing

The United Nations Special Rapporteurs on freedom of expression, David Kaye, and on extrajudicial executions, Christof Heyns, have condemned today’s killing in Bangladesh of the blogger Niladri Chatterjee, who used to write under the pen name Niloy Neel…

August 7, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Suranjit urges PM to take steps over allegation of land grabbing by ministers, MPs

Awami League senior leader Suranjit Sengupta on Friday urged the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, to take necessary steps over the allegation of grabbing of minority communities’ land by…

August 7, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Woman gang-raped in city

Yet another woman was gang raped inside her house at Mirbagh of Mogbazar in the city early Friday…

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Italy police arrest Libyan, Algerian traffickers over migrant shipwreck deaths

Italy arrested three Libyans and two Algerians on Friday accused of multiple homicide and human trafficking in connection with the presumed death by drowning of more than 200 migrants after…

Hefajat nayeb-e-amir arrested at Chittagong

Nayeb-e-Amir of Hefajat-e-Islam Bangladesh, Mufti Izharul Islam, was arrested from Lalkhan Bazar in Chittagong on Friday …

August 7, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
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Another blogger murdered in Goran

A gang armed with machetes hacked another blogger to death at his home in Dhaka on Friday in the fourth such murder in the country since…

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7 killed in separate accidents in two districts

At least five people were killed while dozens injured in separate road accidents in two districts on Friday…

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Woman jumps under train with son at Narsingdi

A mother with her two-year old son died after jumping under a train at Amirganj railway station of Raipura in Narsindi on Friday over a family feud…

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BNP leader Shamsuzzaman Dudu freed from jail

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s adviser Shamsuzzaman Dudu was freed on bail from Kashimpur jail on Friday…

August 7, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

DMCH physician goes missing

A physician of Dhaka Medical Collage and Hospital went missing from the city’s Farmgate area on Thursday noon…

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Death toll from Pakistan army helicopter crash rises to 12

A local police official in northwestern Pakistan says the death toll from an army helicopter crash has risen to 12 and that rescuers have transported the bodies of all the victims to hospitals…

August 7, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Indian state restores fine for avoiding local polls

The government of Indian state, Gujarat restored the fine of RS 100 for avoiding compulsory voting in civic polls, Times of India reports on Friday…

August 7, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

‘Robber ringleader’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with cops in Rajbari

An alleged robber ringleader was killed in a gunfight between his cohorts and police in Pangsha upazila of Rajbari early Friday…

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Made in North Korea: goods store opens to brisk business in Seoul

A shop in South Korea’s capital specialising in goods made in the North has run nearly $140,000 through its tills in just three months of business, helping dispel the notion that products from…

Police say truck bomb in Kabul kills 7 people, wounds 400

Police say truck bomb in Kabul kills 7 people, wounds 400

A bomb hidden in a truck exploded in the center of the Afghan capital, killing seven people and wounding about 400…

August 7, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Nepal quakes caused minimal damage to Everest trails: study

Most lodges and hiking trails near Mount Everest suffered only minimal damage during two devastating earthquakes in Nepal this year, according to a government-commissioned report that would offer some hope to a battered tourism industry…

August 7, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Child murders on the rise

The first seven months of the current year witnessed an unprecedented surge in child murders compared to the corresponding periods of two previous years…

August 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

JS committee, UNICEF express concerns over child murders

A parliamentary standing committee and UNICEF on Thursday expressed grave concerns over the recent spate of child murders and violence against them.
They demanded an end to the crimes…

August 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

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