Archive for October 2nd, 2015

Habiganj road crash kills 3

Three people were killed and 20 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck at Jalalpur in Nabiganj upazila on Friday night…

October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National

JaPa MP Hannan, son land in jail

Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s court on Friday sent Jatiya Party MP MA Hannan, his son Rafique Sajjad and two others to jail for their alleged involvement in crimes committed against humanity…

October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

7 Bangladeshis return home from India

Seven Bangladesh nationals returned home from India on Thursday night after languishing in Indian jail.
Indian police handed them over to the Bangladesh immigration police through Benapole…

October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National

5 fishermen jailed, 17 fined for catching hilsas

Munshiganj mobile court on Friday sentenced five fishermen to one year’s imprisonment each and fined 17 others for catching hilsas in the Padma River defying the ongoing ban…

October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Lawyers to meet Mojaheed Saturday

Lawyers of condemned war criminal Jamaat leader Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed will meet him at Dhaka Central Jail on Saturday morning…

October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

BNP happy for Bangladesh’s 2nd Champions of Earth award

Bangladesh Nationalist Party appreciates that Bangladesh received Champions of the Earth award for second time, said party spokesman Asaduzzaman Ripon on Friday…

October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Police stand guard and inspect the area outside the New South Wales (NSW) state police headquarters located in the Sydney suburb of Parramatta, Australia, October 2, 2015. Australian police sealed off streets on Friday and warned the public to keep away from the police headquarters after two people were shot dead, police and local media said. --Reuters photo

Two killed outside Australian state police headquarters

Australian police sealed off streets and warned the public to keep away from New South Wales state police headquarters in Sydney on Friday after two people were shot dead, police and media said…

October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
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Wife alleges RAB torture for UGC man death

The wife of suspended University Grants Commission official, who died in Rapid Action Battalion custody on Thursday, alleged that her husband was tortured to death by RAB men…

October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National

AL man hacked to death in Feni

A local activist of ruling Awami League was chopped dead by the party men at Olama Bazar in Sonagazi upazila of Feni early Friday…

October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
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ABC radio anchor found dead

Police recovered the body of Prottoy Samiul Kabir, a presenter of private broadcaster ABC radio from Rupnagar in the capital on Friday…

October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National

AL MP shoots minor boy in Gaibandha

Manjurul Islam Liton, a member parliament from ruling Awami League for Gaibandha-1 constituency, shot a minor boy out of rage at Brac Mor in Sundarganj of Gaibandha on Friday morning…

October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
En route home, PM reaches London

En route home, PM reaches London

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, arrived in London Thursday evening from New York en route home after winding up her eight-day official visit to the USA to attend the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly…

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US military plane crashes in Afghanistan, kills 11

A US military transport plane crashed at an airfield in Afghanistan shortly after midnight on Friday (1930 GMT on Thursday), killing all 11 people on board…

October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Suspended UGC official dies in RAB custody

Suspended University Grants Commission assistant director Omor Siraj, 35, arrested with two others on September 18 in connection with medical intake question paper leak, died under custody of Rapid Action Battalion at National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases on Thursday evening…

October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed

SQC, MOJAHEED EXECUTION : Warrants issued

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Thursday issued the warrants for the execution of death penalties of Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed…

October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

HAJJ STAMPEDE : Death of 41 Bangladeshis confirmed so far

The Bangladesh mission in Saudi Arabia on Thursday confirmed the death of 41 Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims so far in the September 24 stampede in Mina, outside the holy city of Makkah…

October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

15 killed, 20 injured in shooting at Oregon college

At least 15 people were killed and 20 wounded at a shooting on Thursday at a community college in Roseburg of Oregon in the United States, media reported…

October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Australia scraps Bangladesh tour

Australia called off a two-Test tour of Bangladesh on Thursday, citing terrorism fears after official warnings militants may attack Western interests…

October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Front Page, Sports, TOP STORIES

Justice Shamsuddin quietly retires

Justice AHM Shamsuddin Choudhury quietly retired from the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court Thursday leaving an unprecedented legacy of controversies he created as a sitting judge…

October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES
Chief investigation officer of Tavella killing case Monirul Islam visits the spot, where the Italian citizen Cesare Tavella was shot dead, at Gulshan in the capital on Thursday.  — New Age photo

ITALIAN AID WORKER KILLING : Third party role under scanner

The detective investigation committee, formed for the investigation into the murder of Italian origin international aid worker Cesare Tavella, said on Thursday that they were investigating whether any third party was involved in the killing to put the government in an awkward situation…

October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

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