Archive for September 26th, 2015

Messi out for up to two months with injury

Messi out for up to two months with injury

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is expected to be out for up to two months after suffering a knee injury in their La Liga victory over Las Palmas on Saturday, the club said in a statement….

September 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Mina stampede: death of two Bangladeshis confirmed

The Saudi authorities on Saturday confirmed the death of two Bangladeshi nationals as they published identities and photographs of 600 Hajj pilgrims…

September 26, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Iran vows to take legal action against KSA rulers

Iran on Saturday vowed to take international legal action against Saudi Arabia’s rulers over the crush of Muslim pilgrims at this year’s hajj, which killed…

September 26, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

BCB surprised as Australia postpones tour

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Saturday said it was surprised by Australia’s decision to delay its tour to Bangladesh due to safety concern…

September 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National
A Thursday file photo shows a Saudi Civil Defence member giving first aid a stampede victim at Mina.

Death toll in hajj crush rises to 769: Saudi minister

The death toll in a crush outside the holy city of Makkah on Thursday has risen to 769, Saudi health minister Khalid al-Falih said on Saturday…

September 26, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Australian players celebrate after they defeated New Zealand by seven wickets to win the Cricket World Cup final in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, March 29, 2015. — AP file photo

Australian team delays Bangladesh tour over security fears

The Australian Cricket team has delayed its planned departure to Bangladesh after been warned by the Australian government that there was a potential security risk from militants…

September 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Sports

BR to sell return tickets for Oct 1 from Sunday

Bangladesh Railway (BR) will start selling tomorrow (Sunday) advance return tickets for journeys commencing October 1 for the Eid revelers, under special arrangements at Rajshahi, Khulna, Rangpur, Dinajpur, and Lalmonirhat stations…

September 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. – New Age file photo

Fundamentalism can’t deter girls’ education in Bangladesh: PM

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has said fundamentalism or fanaticism cannot deter girls’ education in Bangladesh as people of these days are much more aware…

September 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Two minor girls drowned in Cox’s Bazar beach

Two minor girls drowned while taking bath in the sea at Kalatali point in Cox’s Bazar Saturday noon.
The victims were Mina, 11, and Tasmin, 12, of Larpara village in Sadar upazila…

September 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Muhammad Bilal, a Bangladeshi pilgrim, sits at the pavement near Mina Al-Jisr Hospital hoping to have a last look at his wife who died in the stampede. — Courtesy: Al-Hayat

United after 20 years, separated in seconds

Muhammad Bilal, a Bangladeshi pilgrim, was sitting at the pavement near Mina Al-Jisr Hospital hoping to have a last look at his wife who died in the stampede…

September 26, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
The wreckage of a microbus that collided head-on with a three-wheeler on a Gopalganj road is seen.  The accident left seven people including six of a family dead in on Saturday.  – New Age Online

7 killed in Gopalganj road accident, one each at Munshiganj, Chuadanga

At least nine people, including six of a family, were killed while two others injured in separate road accidents in Gopalganj, Munshiganj and Chuadanga on Saturday…

September 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National

JCD leader hacked dead in Bhola

A local leader of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal was chopped to death by miscreants at Chairman Bazar in Charfasson upazila of Bhola early Saturday…

September 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National
UN summit approves 15-year blueprint to eradicate poverty

UN summit approves 15-year blueprint to eradicate poverty

With the bang of a gavel, international leaders approved an ambitious 15-year plan Friday to tackle the world’s biggest problems, from eradicating poverty to preserving the planet to reducing inequality…

September 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Saudi Arabia accused of neglect over deadly disaster at hajj

Saudi Arabia faced new accusations of neglect Friday in the hajj disaster that killed over 700 people, the second tragedy at this year’s pilgrimage overseen by the kingdom’s rulers who base their legitimacy in part on protecting Islam’s holiest sites

September 26, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Faulkner hopes to dust off baggy green cap in Bangladesh

Faulkner hopes to dust off baggy green cap in Bangladesh

Since playing his sole Test for Australia in 2013, every so often a wistful James Faulkner has pulled out his baggy green Test cap to stoke the aspirations for a career yet to bloom…

September 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

2 bodies recovered, one killed in road accident in city

Police recovered two unidentified bodies while a woman was killed in a road accident in the capital on Friday…

September 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National

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