Archive for October 10th, 2015

A man asks for help for an injured woman after explosions during a peace march in Ankara, Turkey, October 10, 2015. Twin explosions outside the main train station in the Turkish capital Ankara killed at least 20 people on Saturday as hundreds gathered for a peace rally, in what government officials described as a terrorist attack. – Reuters photo

86 killed in blasts in Turkish capital

At least 30 people were killed when twin explosions hit a rally of hundreds of pro-Kurdish and leftist activists outside Ankara’s main train station on Saturday…

October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Khaleda conspiring to destabilise country: Hasina

Khaleda conspiring to destabilise country: Hasina

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Saturday said Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia is conspiring from abroad to destabilise the country through killing foreigners living in Bangladesh…

October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

North Korea ready for war with US: Kim Jong Un

North Korea marked the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers’ Party on Saturday with a massive military parade overseen by leader Kim Jong Un, who said his country was ready to fight any war waged by the United States…

October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Rangpur BNP man sent to jail over Kunio killing

A court in Rangpur on Saturday sent local Bangladesh National Party activist Rashedun Nabi Biplab to jail in a case filed over the killing of Japanese national Hoshi Kunio in Kaunia upazila…

October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Customs officials arrest three Malaysian nationals along with 45 kilograms of gold from the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital on Saturday. – Sony Ramany

3 Malaysian nationals held with gold at Shahjalal airport

Customs officials arrested three Malaysian nationals along with 45 kilograms of gold from the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital on Saturday morning…

October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Gas container explodes in restaurant in China, killing 17

A liquefied gas container exploded in a restaurant in eastern China at lunchtime on Saturday, causing a fire and killing 17 people, according to a local authority…

October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Three children of a family missing in Sylhet

Three children of a family have remained missing since October 7 from their house at Kajalshah in the city…

October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Reckless bus kills man, injures daughter in city

A man was killed and his daughter injured when a rashly-driven bus crashed into the rickshaw they were riding near Malibagh Super Market in the city on Saturday morning…

October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Murder accused escapes from DMCH

A murder case accused fled while under treatment in police custody at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Saturday morning…

October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National

2 suspected thieves killed in lynch-mob attack in Pabna

Two suspected cattle thieves were killed and another injured in a lynch-mob attack at Saradangi Kaziapara village in Ataikula upazila early Saturday…

October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National

New US-Russia military talks seen on Syria air safety

The Pentagon said on Friday it expected to hold new talks with Russia’s military on pilot safety in Syria’s war as soon as this weekend, as the former Cold War foes seek to avoid an accidental clash as they carry out rival bombing campaigns…

October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Billboard campaign passes onto public offices

Billboard campaign passes onto public offices

Hundreds of billboards across the country have once again been employed to showcase the ‘government’s successes’.
Different ministries, city corporations and departments this time have been assigned to advertise – promoting the achievements…

October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

FOREIGNER KILLING : Police look for bank official

Investigators probing the killing of the Japanese national in Rangpur on Wednesday picked up two officials of a private bank in Rajshahi to track down one of their colleagues for his ‘suspicious’ role in the incident that took place a week ago…

October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Infighting slows BNP reorganisation

Infighting has slowed the ongoing reorganisation of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party and the party has failed to form any new committee for 74 of the 75 organisational district units…

October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Tunisian group win Nobel Peace Prize

Tunisian civil society groups won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for helping to create the only democracy to emerge from the Arab Spring, at a time when the country is under threat from Islamist violence…

Moves underway to update land related laws, rules, policies

The government has initiated a move to update laws, rules and policies relating to land in a bid to simplify those and bring them in conformity with other laws…

October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

UK updates travel alert apprehending further attacks

Despite having tight security measures in place, the United Kingdom on Friday updated its travel alert for its nationals in Bangladesh saying further attacks targeting westerners may occur…

October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

One shot dead in US university ‘confrontation’

A student armed with a handgun killed a fellow student in a ‘confrontation’ at an Arizona university early Friday that also left three others with multiple gunshot wounds, the police said, in the latest shooting at a US college…

One killed in ‘crossfire’

An alleged robber was killed in ‘crossfire’ with the Rapid Action Battalion at the west bank of Jamuna River under Sadar Upazila in the early hours on Friday…

October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Lipi buried, killer yet to be arrested

Sonia Rabbi Sultana alias Lipi, who was shot to death in her bedroom, was laid to rest at Shahnoor madrassah graveyard at Molladanga village of Gezirhat union under Digholia upazila of Khulna district…

October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

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