Archive for October 4th, 2015

2 army men killed in Cox’s Bazar road crash

Two members of Bangladesh Army were killed and several others injured as a vehicle carrying them plunged into a ditch by Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar road in Chakaria upazila on Sunday night…

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Legal notice seeks judicial inquiry into UGC official’s death

A legal notice was served on the government on Sunday seeking judicial inquiry into the death of assistant director of University Grants Commission Omar Siraj in RAB custody…

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · National

PM’s remarks to hamper probe: BNP

BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday said irresponsible remarks from the government’s top level over the murders of tow foreigners will not only create
obstacles to investigations…

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Myanmar nationalist monks stage large rally as religious tensions grow

Thousands of Myanmar’s nationalist monks and their supporters prayed, clapped and held speeches at a large rally in the country’s biggest city on Sunday, in a show of growing clout of radical Buddhists ahead of a Nov. 8 election…

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

3 sued over killing of Japanese in Rangpur

Rangpur police on Sunday filed a case accusing three unidentified assailants over the murder of Japanese national, Hoshi Kunio, near his farmhouse in Rangpur…

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · National
The demonstrating admission seekers to medical and dental colleges on Sunday block Shahbagh intersection. — New Age photo

Students call off blockade at Shahbagh

The demonstrating admission seekers to medical and dental colleges on Sunday continued their protests blocking Shahbagh intersection. A delegation of the protesters also went…

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Typhoon Mujigae lashes south China, authorities on red alert

A typhoon with winds up to 112 miles an hour lashed China’s south coast on Sunday, leaving a trail of destruction and flooding and prompting authorities to issue their highest ‘red alert’ emergency response…

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Russian planes struck 10 IS targets in Syria

Russian planes have flown 20 sorties in Syria and struck 10 Islamic State targets in the past 24 hours, the country’s defence ministry said in a statement on Sunday…

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
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PM smells BNP-Jamaat link to foreigners’ killing

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said the two foreign nationals have been killed in a planned way and alleged that Bangladesh Nationalist Party-Jamaat nexus might have a link to the two murders…

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

ICT sends JP MP Hannan, 3 others to jail

The International Crimes Tribunal on Sunday sent Jatiya Party MP MA Hannan and four others, who were arrested on charges of committing crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War, to jail…

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

180 rare tortoises seized in Benapole

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh on Sunday morning seized 180 tortoises of rare species from Baropota border area under Benapole port…

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Govt look for link of recent violence, war crimes trial with foreigner killing

The minister for home affairs, Asaduzzman Khan, on Sunday said the intelligence agencies were investigating whether the killing of two foreigners in Dhaka and Rangpur had any link with the…

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

KISHOREGANJ WAR CRIMES: ICT to order on Kishoreganj suspects on Oct 12

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Sunday set October 12 to order whether it would indict file war crimes suspects of Kishoregonj. The tribunal set the date…

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Schoolgirl murdered in Khulna

Police recovered a body of a school girl around 8:00am on Sunday from Dearha village under Digholia upazila of Khulna district. The body of the nine-year old girl was put in a sack and dumped on the bank of a pond…

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Police arrest cricketer Shahadat’s wife

Police in a pre-dawn raid on Sunday arrested the wife national cricketer Shahadat Hossain over allegations of beating their 11-year-old maid…

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Ex-Indian general says army had plotted coupe against Rajiv in 1987

A retired senior officer of Indian army has claimed that there was a plot of coup d’etat to topple Rajiv Gandhi’s government in 1987…

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Nepal’s major parties unite against India

The top mainstream parties of Nepal have united as never before in the backdrop of India’s attempt for having a role in the constitution-making process of the landlocked nation…

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
A general view of the mudslide in Santa Catarina Pinula, on the outskirts of Guatemala City, October 3, 2015.--Reuters photo

Hundreds feared dead in Guatemala landslide

Hopes faded of finding any remaining survivors of a massive landslide in Guatemala that killed at least 73 people, even as families scrabbled through rubble to find the bodies of loved-ones, with hundreds of others still missing…

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Judicial magistrate injured snatchers’ attack

Snatchers injured a senior judicial magistrate at Hatkhola in Dhaka on Sunday morning. Lubna Jahan, senior judicial magistrate of Tangail, came under attack of…

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Two Israelis killed in Jerusalem Old City

Two Israelis have been killed and another two injured in a knife attack by a Palestinian man in the Old City of Jerusalem, police say. The victims are said to be from an ultra-Orthodox Jewish family who were walking to the Western Wall…

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

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