Archive for October 9th, 2015

UK suspects fresh attack on foreigners

UK suspects fresh attack on foreigners

The British High Commission in Dhaka on Friday updated its travel advisory, alerting its citizens of a fresh attack on foreigners…

October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Rajshahi BRAC bank officials detained over Japanese killing

Police on Friday detained two BRAC Bank officials from Rajshahi in connection with the murder of Japanese national Hoshi Kunio in Rangpur…

October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Professional killers with political backing killed 2 foreigners: Quader

The minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader on Friday said professional killers with political backing killed the two foreign nationals…

October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Party-based local polls is ploy: BNP

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Friday said that the government recently initiated a move to hold future local government elections based on political parties as a ‘ploy’ to avoid people’s demand for holding general elections immediately under a neutral government…

October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Bus- auto-rickshaw collision kills 5 in Ctg

Five people, including four members of a family, were killed and four others injured in a collision between a bus and a Compressed Natural Gas-run auto-rickshaw in Monsha area of Patiya in Chittagong on Friday noon…

October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Smoking set to kill one in three young men in China

One in three of all the young men in China will eventually be killed by tobacco unless a substantial proportion of them succeed in quitting smoking, researchers said on Friday…

October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Kaci Kullmann Five, the new head of the Norwegian Nobel Peace Prize Committee, announces the winner of 2015 Nobel peace prize during a press conference in Oslo, Norway, Friday Oct. 9, 2015. The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced Friday that the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet. --AP photo

Tunisian democracy group wins Nobel Peace Prize

A Tunisian democracy group won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its contributions to the first and most successful Arab Spring movement…

October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Mashrafee bin Murtaza

Mashrafee admitted to hospital

Bangladesh one-day international skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza was admitted to Dhaka’s Apollo Hospital with high fever on Thursday night…

October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, National, Sports

Family meets Mojaheed at Dhaka jail

The family members of death row war crimes convict Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed met him at Dhaka Central Jail gate on Friday morning…

October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Bangladeshi shot by BSF dies at Rangpur hospital

A Bangladesh national, who was shot and wounded by members of Indian Border Security Force on Durgapur border in Aditmari upazila, died at Rangpur Medical College Hospital early Friday…

October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Bangladesh back into CPJ Global Impunity Index with killings of bloggers

The ambush of a convoy in South Sudan and killing bloggers in Bangladesh this year propelled the two nations onto CPJ’s Global Impunity Index…

October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National

‘Pirate’ killed in RAB ‘gunfight’ in Sirajganj

A suspected pirate was allegedly killed in a gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion in Sirajganj sadar early Friday…

October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Hit by train, 2 deaf people killed in Gazipur

Two deaf people were killed and their two other fellows injured when a train knocked down them near a railway bridge in Bhurulia area of Gazipur city on Friday…

October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Giants Brazil, Argentina surprised in first World Cup qualifiers

Giants Brazil, Argentina surprised in first World Cup qualifiers

Argentina and Brazil both lost their opening World Cup qualifiers on Thursday as the South American campaign for Russia 2018 started in unexpected fashion…

October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
US officials say Russian cruise missiles aimed at Syria crashed in Iran

US officials say Russian cruise missiles aimed at Syria crashed in Iran

US officials said four Russian cruise missiles fired at Syria from a warship in the Caspian Sea on Wednesday had crashed in Iran while Russia insisted they had reached their targets in Syria…

October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

DEMAND FOR SEPARATE PAY SCALE : Univ teachers frustrated with delay

A section of public university teachers, taking part in the movement for a separate pay scale for teachers and a review of the new government pay scale, are miffed with their Federation’s decision to give one month time to the government…

October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Police arrest 2,500 a day in special drive

More than 2,000 people were being arrested every day as the police continued their ‘special drive’ across the country after the killings of two foreign nationals in Dhaka and Rangpur…

October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

FOREIGNER KILLINGS : Dilemma over Kunio’s funeral, Tavella’s body to fly out

The Rangpur City Corporation is in a dilemma over the funeral rites of the Japanese national who was shot dead by assailants on October 3, as he reportedly converted to Islam recently, though no documentary proof of the conversion is available…

October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

SHOOTING AT SCHOOLBOY : MP given time to surrender

The home affairs minister, Asaduzzaman Khan, said on Thursday that ruling Awami League lawmaker Manjurul Islam Liton, accused of shooting at a nine-year-old schoolboy at Sundarganj in Gaibandha, was given time to surrender…

October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Hunt for Money Laundering : Swiss Bank’s reply dampens BB

The central bank of Switzerland told Bangladesh Bank that it could provide information relating to deposits of Bangladeshis in Swiss banks only for the use as evidence in the courts of law…

October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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