Archive for October 3rd, 2015

Saudi forces arrest two foreigners at illegal bomb factory

Saudi Arabian security forces arrested two foreign citizens in a raid on an illegal explosives factory at a Riyadh home…

October 3, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Nine dead at Afghan hospital after US air strike

Nine dead at Afghan hospital after US air strike

The US military on Saturday acknowledged it may have bombed a hospital run by medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres in the Afghan city of Kunduz in an air strike that killed at least nine people and wounded 37…

October 3, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Police cordon off the crime scene where Japanese citizen Kunio Hoshi was killed on Saturday.--New Age photo

Japanese gunned down in Rangpur

A Japanese citizen died at Rangpur Medical College Hospital after being shot at Buishala crossing near Sahebganj of Kawnia in Rangpur around 10:00 am on Saturday…

October 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Even Hindus eat beef, says Lalu Prasad after UP lynching

Even Hindus eat beef, says Lalu Prasad after UP lynching

Indian Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Saturday said Hindus and Indians living abroad eat beef too…

October 3, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

BNP demands immediate arrest of Sundarganj MP

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Saturday demanded immediate arrest of the ruling party’s MP Manjurul Islam Liton of Sundarganj (Gaibandha-1 constituency) as he allegedly opened fire on a boy leaving him seriously injured…

October 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Emergency meeting at police HQ over foreigners’ safety

The police headquarters has called an emergency meeting today afternoon to review the situation after killing of two foreigners in Dhaka and Rangpur…

October 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Medical admission seekers to submit memo to PM Sunday

Medical admission seekers to submit memo to PM Sunday

The demonstrating admission seekers to medical and dental colleges will submit a memorandum to the prime minister on Sunday…

October 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National

PM given heartiest welcome

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, returned home Saturday morning wrapping up her eight-day official visit to the USA to attend the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly…

October 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National

IS supporter schoolboy held in Mymensingh

Police arrested a supporter of the Islamic State, a radical Islamist group, from Sohagi School in Ishwarganj of Mymensingh on Friday…

October 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National

UN Women launches project to curb sexual harassment at 4 Bangladeshi univs

UN Women Bangladesh has launched a new project to address sexual harassment at four universities in the greater Dhaka area with a two-day-long workshop from Saturday at Bangabandhu International Convention Centre…

October 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Teen’s slaying of Sydney police worker may have terror links

An Iranian teenager fatally shot a civilian member of Sydney’s police force in a killing that authorities believe is linked to terrorism, officials said Saturday. The 15-year-old, who is of Iraqi-Kurdish background and was born in Iran, shot a New South Wales police finance worker with a handgun at close range as the man left work in the western Sydney suburb of Parramatta on Friday, police commissioner Andrew Scipione said…

October 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
A US drone aircraft lands at Afghanistan's Jalalabad Airport. --AFP photo

Drone market to hit $10 billion by 2024: experts

The market for military drones is expected to almost double by 2024 to beyond $10 billion (8.9 billion euros), according to a report published Friday by specialist defence publication IHS Jane’s Intelligence Review…

October 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Business
Sepp Blatter--Reuters file photo

Sponsors say FIFA boss must go

FIFA president Sepp Blatter will not resign despite major sponsors Coca-Cola, Visa, Budweiser and McDonald’s calling for him to go immediately. The four each issued statements saying Blatter should quit after Swiss criminal proceedings were opened against him last week…

October 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Canada’s Conservative govt brings up Islam before debate

Canada’s Conservative government said Friday it will create a phone line for Canadians to report those engaged in ‘barbaric cultural practices,’ ahead of the final debate in Canada’s divisive election campaign…

October 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Asthma steroids ‘could stunt growth’

Asthma steroids ‘could stunt growth’

Young children given asthma medication before the age of two may not grow to their full height in later life, a preliminary report suggests. The study of 12,000 Finnish infants found that, on average, those who used inhaled corticosteroids long-term showed signs of stunted growth…

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

Ex-MP’s house attacked in Lakshmipur

The house of former Bangladesh Nationalist Party MP from Laxmipur-4 constituency Ashraf Uddin Nizan came under attack allegedly by local activists of Juba League and Chhatra League at Char Laurence in Kamalnagar of Lakshmipur on Friday…

October 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National
7 killed as bus hit parked truck in Habiganj

7 killed as bus hit parked truck in Habiganj

At least seven people were killed and 20 others injured in as a speeding bus hit a parked truck at Jalalpur in Nabiganj of Habiganj on Friday night…

October 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Areas held by the US-backed Free Syrian Army have reportedly been hit by Russian strikes.--AP photo

Obama says Russia’s air strikes ‘strengthen IS’

US president Barack Obama has said the Russian bombing campaign in Syria in support of president Bashar al-Assad is driving moderate opposition underground and ‘only strengthening’ Islamic State. Obama said he rejected the Russian assertion that all armed opponents of the ‘brutal’ Assad were terrorists. Moscow insists its air strikes – which began on Wednesday – are targeting IS…

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

Pakistan gives UN files claiming that India foments violence

Pakistan took its long-running dispute with neighbouring India to the United Nations on Friday as the country’s UN ambassador Maleeha Lodhi presented three dossiers to secretary-general Ban Ki-moon’s office alleging Indian involvement in fomenting unrest in Pakistan…

October 3, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

MP shoots schoolboy

A nine-year-old boy was shot in the legs below the knees allegedly by local ruling Awami League lawmaker Manjurul Islam Liton at Sundarganj in Gaibandha on Friday morning…

October 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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