Archive for October 13th, 2015

2 drops of water don’t mean rainfall: Russia

Voicing concern over the recent killing of two foreign nationals, Russian Ambassador in Dhaka Alexander A Nikolaev on Tuesday said two drops of water do not mean that it is raining as a peaceful environment is prevailing in Bangladesh…

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BNP leader comes under attack at BNP HQ

Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s assistant office secretary Taiful Islam Tipu came under attack by a group of youths on the second floor of the party’s Nayapaltan central office on Tuesday…

October 13, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Cricketer Shahadat sent to jail after remand

Dhaka court on Tuesday sent Shahadat Hossain, a suspended National Cricket Team player, to jail rejecting his bail plea in a case filed for torturing his domestic help…

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68 lakh Indian rupees seized at Ctg airport

Customs official on Tuesday seized 68 lakh Indian rupees from the cargo section of Shah Amanat Airport in Chittagong on Tuesday…

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Rajan murder: police in Riyadh to bring back Kamrul

A three-member team of police officers on Tuesday reached at Riyadh in Saudi Arabia and they are expected to return to Dhaka on October 15 with Kamrul Islam, the prime accused in Samiul Alam Rajan murder in Sylhet…

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Tjibbe Joustra, chairman of the Dutch Safety Board, presents the final report into the crash of July 2014 of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine in Gilze Rijen, the Netherlands, October 13, 2015. The Dutch Safety Board, issuing long-awaited findings on Tuesday of its investigation into the crash of a Malaysian passenger plane over eastern Ukraine, is expected to say it was downed by a Russian-made Buk missile but not say who was responsible for firing it. Buk manufacturer Almaz-Antey scheduled a separate press conference on Tuesday at which it may attempt to discredit the Safety Board findings. --Reuters photo

Flight MH17 shot down Russian-built Buk missile

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by a Russian-made Buk missile, the Dutch Safety Board concluded on Tuesday in its final report on the July 2014 crash that killed all 298 people on board…

October 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Malaysians comfortable with Bangladesh security situation

Though a number of countries sought additional security measures for diplomats and their nationals, Malaysian high commissioner in Dhaka Norlin Binte Othman on Tuesday said they have no problem with security situation and are comfortable with the current environment…

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War Crimes condemned prisoner Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed (reuters)

War Crimes Trial: Mojaheed to file review Wednesday

The lawyers of death row war crimes inmate Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed on Tuesday said they would file a petition to the Appellate Division seeking review of each earlier verdict that upheld the death sentence for their client…

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Medical admission seekers announce fast-unto-death from Wednesday

The admission seekers to medical and dental colleges on Tuesday announced fast unto death programme from Wednesday at Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka demanding cancellation of medical admission tests alleging question leak and seeking fresh tests…

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6 fishermen injured, 10 abducted as robbers attack trawlers in bay

A group of robbers in early Tuesday attacked on ten fishing trawlers shooting six fisher men and abducted 10 boatmen at Fairway Buoy off Kuakata coast in Bay of Bengal…

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JnU teachers withdraw decision to boycott admission tests

The Jagannath University Teachers’ Association on Tuesday backtracked from their previous decision of refraining from duty of the admission tests under the 2015-16 academic sessions…

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Election Commission

TANGAIL-4 BY-POLLS: EC cancels nominations of Kader Siddique, wife

The Election Commission on Tuesday scrapped the nominations of four candidates including Krishak Sramik Janata League president Abdul Kader Siddique, his wife Nasrin Siddique on loan default charges…

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4 JMB suspects remanded over murder attempt on priest

A court in Pabna on Tuesday placed four suspected members of the banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh on a five-day remand each in the case for…

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China opens bribery trial of ally to disgraced security chief

The corruption trial of a former senior Chinese official allied with the country’s once powerful but disgraced security chief Zhou Yongkang began on Tuesday, state media said, the latest case…

October 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Iranian parliament passes bill approving nuclear deal

Iran’s parliament passed a bill on Tuesday supporting a nuclear deal with world powers, signaling a victory for the government over conservative opponents of the agreement and clearing the way for it to be implemented…

October 13, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
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Hoshi Kunio buried secretly in Rangpur

The slain Japanese citizen Hoshi Kunio, who was converted to Muslim and took the name Golam Kibria, was buried secretly at Munshipara Graveyard in Rangpur city at Tuesday dawn…

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DU ‘Kha’ unit entry test result published

The result of the test for admission to the first year honours courses under ‘Kha’ unit for the academic session 2015-2016 at Dhaka University was published on Tuesday…

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People see the wreckage of a human hauler as a bus hit it from behind in Kaliakair of Gazipur on Tuesday morning leaving five of the human hauler passengers dead. – New Age photo

5 killed in Gazipur road accident

At least five people were killed while six others injured in an accident between a bus and a human hauler on Dhaka-Tangail highway in Kaliakair of Gazipur on Tuesday morning…

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Landslide hits makeshift homes in Pakistan, killing 13

Police say a landslide has hit three makeshift homes in a slum in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi, killing 13 people…

October 13, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Two ‘robbers’ lynched in Brahmanbaria

Two suspected robbers were lynched by mob while fleeing after committing a robbery at Leshiara in Kasba of Brahmanbaria early Tuesday…

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