Archive for September 21st, 2015

Fakhrul returns home

BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir returned home tonight (Monday night) after taking medical treatment abroad for nearly two months…

September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Politics

Top banker in Moldova quits over missing $1.5 billion

Moldova’s central bank governor has resigned, following weeks of street protests over $1.5 billion that disappeared from three Moldovan banks

September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Business

54 die in blasts in Nigeria

Members of a Nigerian civilian defense group say suspected Islamic extremists have killed at least 54 people by detonating explosive devices in crowded places in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, in the northeast

September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

Russian man gets 14 years in jail for job cover letter

A radio engineer who once worked for the Russian military intelligence has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for sending a job cover letter to a Swedish company..

September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · International

Basic Scam: ex-chairman Bacchu set to escape charges in 54 cases

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday filed 18 cases in connection with swindling around Tk 1,000 crore from state-run Basic Bank Limited…

September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National

JL infighting at Ctg cattle market leaves 2 dead

Two people were shot dead during a clash between two factions of Jubo League over establishing supremacy at a market in Sandwip upazila on Monday…

September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National
A September 18, 2015 file photo shows a Palestinian uses a sling shot with stones during clashes with Israeli troops at Qalandia checkpoint between Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Ramallah. — AP photo

Israel struggles to counter Palestinian rock-throwing threat

After finding high-tech solutions to halt suicide bombings and rockets, tech-savvy Israel is struggling with the resurgence of a weapon dating back to…

September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Govt controls mass media through silent interference: BNP

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday alleged that the incumbent government is controlling mass media by silent and secret interference…

September 21, 2015 · 1 comment · National, Politics

5.41 lakh Yaba tablets recovered in Narayanganj

Members of Rapid Action Battalion recovered 5,41,489 pieces of contraband Yaba tablets from Signboard area in Siddhirganj of Narayanganj early Monday…

September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Mother, daughter killed in landslide in Chittagong

A woman and her daughter were killed in a landslide at Nasirghona in Jalalabad area of Chittagong city on Monday morning…

September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Writ filed seeking directive to judicial inquiry into Kalihati police brutality

Writ filed seeking directive to judicial inquiry into Kalihati police brutality

Bangladesh National Women Lawyers Association on Monday filed a writ petition with the High Court seeking its directive to the government to wage a judicial inquiry led by a sitting or former Supreme Court judge…

September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Main Eid congregation at National Eidgah

The main congregation of Eid-ul-Azha, the largest religious festival of the Muslims, will be held at the National Eidgah on the High Court premises at 8:00am on the Eid day…

September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National

HC rejects writ against medical admission test

The High Court on Monday summarily rejected a writ petition seeking its directive on the government to cancel the admission test to medical and dental colleges claiming that…

September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Police foil medical admission seekers protest

Police on Monday morning foiled a human chain of admission seekers and arrested six students who were holding demonstration demanding cancellation of admission tests to…

September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Farmer gunned down by robbers in Patuakhali

A gang of robbers shot to death a farmer while fleeing after committing robbery at Pashchim Awliapur in Patuakhali early Monday…

September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Kalihati, Ghatail OCs closed over Tangail police firing

Officers-in-charge of Kalihati and Ghatail police stations were closed to the Tangail police lines on Sunday night in connection with Friday’s ‘police firing’ on a demonstration in Kalihati…

September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National
‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Veep’ win TV’s top Emmy awards

‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Veep’ win TV’s top Emmy awards

Fantasy drama ‘Game of Thrones’ and Washington political comedy ‘Veep’ won the top prizes at the Emmy Awards on Sunday, toppling old favorites ‘Mad Men’ and ‘Modern Family’…

September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Entertainment
40-km tailback on Dhaka-Tangail highway

40-km tailback on Dhaka-Tangail highway

Thousands of passengers, cattle traders along with their cattle heads fall victims of a 40 kilometres long tailback on Dhaka-Tangail highway as the vehicles were moving at a snail’s pace due to malfunctioned vehicles and rain…

September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Ben Carson. -- Reuters photo

No Muslim should be US president, says Republican presidential aspirant

Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson said Sunday no Muslim should be president of the United States, adding a new twist to a controversy roiling the party’s White House nominating race…

September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Tiger kills New Zealand zookeeper

Tiger kills New Zealand zookeeper

One of Sumatran tigers in a New Zealand zoo killed a senior zookeeper. The woman who was killed was identified as Samantha Kudeweh, the zoo’s curator who was responsible for the management of its animals. The attack by a male tiger named Oz took place Sunday morning at Hamilton Zoo on New Zealand’s North Island…

September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

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