Archive for September, 2015

IS may target Delhi during Dussehra and Diwali

Indian security agencies have alerted Delhi and Rajasthan police about possible terror strikes in their areas by the Islamic State during the festival season…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
US president Barack Obama . -- AP photo

Obama ends up dealing with Russia and living with Assad, for now

Russia’s military buildup in Syria appears to have forced US president Barack Obama to two unpalatable conclusions: He cannot ignore Moscow, and Syrian president Bashar al-Assad may survive for some time…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

TRAFFIC VIOLATION : DMP warned over filing flawed cases

The Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate recently warned the Metropolitan Police Commissioner over the chronic practice of filing flawed traffic violation cases that allow the offenders to escape punishments…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES
Criminal Investigation Department members inspect the house of slain Italian citizen Cesare Tavella at Gulshan in the capital on Tuesday. — New Age photo

ITALIAN AID WORKER KILLING : No clue to murder

Law enforcers could arrest no suspect and find out no clue to the killing of Italian aid worker Cesare Tavella, while the police headquarters on Tuesday instituted a committee and a special team for the investigation into the murder…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

US, Canada, Italy issue travel warning

The United States, Canada and Italy separately issued travel advice asking their nationals for taking precautionary measures in their movements inside Bangladesh and if necessary, refrain from attending large gatherings normally attended by foreigners…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

Home minister rejects IS links

The home minister, Asaduzzaman Khan, on Tuesday rejected a reported Islamic State’s claim for the responsibility for the killing of Italian charity worker Tavella Cesare in Dhaka…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

HAJJ STAMPADE : 26 Bangladeshis confirmed dead, many more likely

At least 26 Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims were confirmed dead in the stampede at Mina, outside the holy city of Makkah, in Saudi Arabia. The casualties are likely to increase, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

Ensure peace across world

Asserting that Bangladesh’s commitment to UN peacekeeping is strong and steadfast and it stands ready to go further, prime minister…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

UN PEACEKEEPING : Obama draws pledges of 40,000 troops

More than 50 countries pledged 40,000 troops for United Nations peacekeeping on Monday at a US-led summit called to shore up missions under strain from the rise in global crises…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page

Mumbai airport on high alert after bomb threat

The Mumbai airport received a threat call on Monday night following which security was stepped up, reports The Times of India…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page

BB given back authority to recruit officials of state-owned banks

The government has stripped the state-owned banks of the power to recruit bank officials and instead returned the authority to a committee led by the central bank governor…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page
Policewomen try to remove a demonstrator from Dhaka Medical College administrative building where admission seekers held a protest against question leak in medical college admission test. — Sourav Lasker

MBBS, BDS ADMISSION : Enrolment starts amid countrywide demo for fresh test

Aspiring MBBS and BDS students continued their demonstrations in the capital and other cities on Tuesday demanding a fresh test after cancellation of the recent test which was marred by widespread allegations of question paper leak…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Govt falling into its own trap, alleges BNP

Condemning the murder of an Italian citizen here, BNP senior leader Moyeen Khan on Tuesday said the government itself has been the victim of the fear of bugbear of communalism it has been showing people…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, National, Politics

UAE lays out new migrant labour reforms

The United Arab Emirates is introducing labour reforms that aim to tighten oversight of employment agreements for the millions of temporary migrant workers that comprise the bulk of the country’s workforce, a top Emirati official said Tuesday…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page

PM seeks more Japanese investment

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has sought more Japanese investment in the special economic zone allocated for Japan in Bangladesh…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page

MP Badi seeks info from ACC under RTI

Ruling Awami League lawmaker Abdur Rahman Badi has submitted an application to the Anti-Corruption Commission under the Right to Information Act seeking some information about a case filed against him…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page

Two killed in ‘gunfight’

Two men were killed in a reported gunfight with the police on the bank of Kholpetua river under Shyamnagar upazila in Satkhira on Monday night…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page

Jute growers happy at good yield, price of raw jute

The country’s jute growers are happy at the good yields and better price of the raw jute this year, said agriculture officials and farmers…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

ATTACKS ON TEMPLES, HOUSES : Buddhists observe 3rd anniversary

Buddhists observed the third anniversary of setting Buddhists temples and houses on fire at Ramu, Ukhiya and Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar expressing their resentment at the government’s failure to hold trial of the cases inside three years of the attacks…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

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