Archive for September 3rd, 2015

France says wing part found on Reunion island from MH370

The piece of wing found on the shore of Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean has been formally identified as part of the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, the Paris prosecutor said on Thursday…

September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Father of drowned Syrian boys speaks out

The father of a 3-year-old Syrian boy photographed lying dead on a Turkish beach has described how their overloaded boat flipped over in the sea and he quickly realized his two sons and his wife had drowned…

September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Ong U confesses to link to Arakan Army

One of the three Myanmar nationals arrested earlier on Thursday confessed before a local court to his link to Myanmar insurgent group ‘Arakan Army’…

September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National
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Hurting religious sentiment won’t be allowed: PM

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday issued a strong warning against hurting the religious sentiment, saying that her government won’t allow to speak against anybody’s religious faith…

September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
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September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Australia’s Aaron Mooy (C) runs with the ball during the 2018 World Cup football qualifying match between Australia and Bangladesh in Perth on September 3, 2015.  -- AFP photo

Aussies thrash Bangladesh 5-0

Bangladesh received a thrashing 5-0 defeat to reigning Asian Champions Australia in their third World Cup qualifying match in Perth on Thursday…

September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

One ICT to become inoperative

The government has decided to make one of the two International Crimes Tribunals inoperative…

September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National

No bar to regaining GSP as all conditions fulfilled: Tofail

The minister for commerce, Tofail Ahmed, on Thursday said there is no barrier to retaining the Generalized System of Preferences facilities in the United States market as Bangladesh has fulfilled all the 16 conditions tagged with the GSP revival process. ‘We’ve met all the 16 conditions. Now, there’s no bar to getting back GSP,’ he told reporters at the secretariat […]

September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National

DU suspends 3BCL activists for sexual harassment

Dhaka University authorities on Thursday suspended three students, who are also the activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League, the student wing of ruling Awami League of university unit, for sexually harassing a female student in the campus…

September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

NCC Bank official held for embezzling Tk 8.98cr

Rapid Action Battalion members arrested an assistant officer of NCC Bank from the city’s Kamalapur area Thursday on charge of misappropriating Tk 8.98 crore through forgery…

September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National

15 Bangladeshi immigrants flee from Indonesian shelter

A total of 15 Bangladeshi immigrants have left their temporary shelter in Lhokseumawe, Aceh province, Indonesia, recently while the immigration office was preparing documents…

September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Noman lands in jail over blogger Ananta murder

Sylhet court on Thursday sent Mohaimin Noman, one of the two siblings arrested in connection with the killing of blogger Ananta Bijoy Das, to jail on completion of his seven-day remand…

September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Tk 1 lakh bounty for info on VoIP traders

The government will reward people for information leading to the busting of illegal voice over internet protocol gangs. Posts and Telecommunications Division on Thursday…

September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Germany expects 800,000 asylum seekers this year

Germany is expecting 800,000 asylum seekers this year, four times higher than in 2014, the German labour and social affairs minister said on Thursday…

September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Record applications for medical college admission

A record number of 84,784 students have submitted their applications for the admission test of medical and dental colleges…

September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Take steps to explore marine resources: PM to businessmen

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday emphasised strengthening the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to settle the problems among the Muslim Ummah through negotiations…

September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Bangladesh needs to uphold press freedom, protect bloggers: Germany

Newly appointed German ambassador in Dhaka, Thomas Prinz, on Thursday said Bangladesh needs to uphold freedom of press and protect bloggers as blogging has become a new form of journalism…

September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Body of Syrian migrant child Aylan Kurdi washes up at  Bodrum beach in southern Turkey.--Reuters photo

Family of Syrian toddler on Turkish beach tried to reach Canada

The family of a Syrian toddler whose body washed up on a Turkish beach had been trying to emigrate to Canada after fleeing the war-torn town of Kobani, one of their relatives…

September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Railway starts selling advance train tickets for Eid on Sep 15

Bangladesh Railway will begin selling advance tickets from September 15 to 19 to facilitate home goers’ travel at Dhaka and Chittagong railway stations ahead of Eid-ul-Azha…

September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National

14 killed as boat overloaded with migrants capsizes off Malaysian coast

An overloaded wooden boat believed to be carrying dozens of Indonesian illegal immigrants sank off the coast of Malaysia on Thursday, killing at least 14 people, 13 of…

September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

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