Archive for October 16th, 2015

Army recovers arms, grenades after gunfight with criminals in Bandarban

Members of Bangladesh Army recovered firearms, bullets and hand grenades from a terrorist den adjacent to Sepru Para and Pranjong Para in Belaichhari upazila of Rangamati district on Thursday following a gunfight with criminals…

October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Khaleda, Tarique conspiring against country: Maya

Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya on Friday alleged that BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and her son Tarique Rahman are hatching conspiracies against the State staying aboard on the pretext of medical treatment…

October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Hindu mob kills Muslim over beef accusations in India

A village mob in northern India beat one Muslim to death with sticks and injured four others who were accused of smuggling cows to be slaughtered for beef, police said Friday. The survivors were arrested for alleged animal cruelty…

October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

BNP contradicts PM’s remarks on LBA involving BNP

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Friday contradicted prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s allegation that previous BNP governments played no role in implementing Land Boundary Agreement between Bangladesh and India commonly known as Mujib-Indira agreement…

October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
25 injured as police attack DLA road march in Manikganj

25 injured as police attack DLA road march in Manikganj

At least 25 Democratic Left Alliance leaders and activists and journalists were injured as police attacked the alliance’s ‘Dhaka-Sunderbans road march’ at Manikganj bus stop on Friday evening…

October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Nur Hossain

Nur Hossain to be extradited by Dec 15

An Indian court has ordered extradition of Nur Hossain, the prime accused in the sensational Narayanganj seven-murder cases, to Bangladesh by December 15 next…

October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Youth jailed for fraudulence at DU admission test

A mobile court in the capital on Friday sentenced a young man to one year’s imprisonment on charge of resorting to fraudulence in the ‘Ga’ unit admission test of Dhaka University…

October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · National

2 Indian economic zones to be set up in Kushtia

The government is going to undertake a project to set up two Indian economic zones at Mongla and Bheramara in Kushtia at an estimated cost of $ 88 million, aiming to boost FDI inflow…

October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Fazle Hasan Abed. – AP exchange photo

Sir Fazle Hasan receives World Food Prize

BRAC founder and chairperson Sir Fazle Hasan Abed has been awarded World Food Prize, 2015 on Friday at a ceremony…

October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · National
India BJP leader says Muslims should stop eating beef

India BJP leader says Muslims should stop eating beef

A senior leader of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has said that Muslims living in the country should give up consuming beef…

October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Police bring back home Kamrul Islam, the prime accused in torturing teenage boy Samiul Alam Rajan, from Saudi Arabia on Thursday. The photo was taken from Sahjalal International Airport. — Sanaul Haque

Rajon murder prime accused Kamrul sent to jail

A court in Sylhet on Friday sent Kamrul Islam, the prime accused in the teenage boy Rajon murder case who was brought back home from Saudi Arabia on Thursday, to jail…

October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Construction worker dies falling from building in city

A construction worker died after falling from an under-construction building in Hosni Dalan area of the city on Friday…

October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Chad police arrest 62 women for wearing full veils

Chad police arrested 62 women for wearing full veils in public as the country steps up security against extremism following a multiple suicide bombing attack…

October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Other World News
Obama extends US military mission in Afghanistan into 2017

Obama extends US military mission in Afghanistan into 2017

When president Barack Obama leaves office in 15 months, he’ll hand his successor military conflicts in the two countries where he promised to end prolonged war…

October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Malaysia arrests man for hacking US security data to supply targets for Islamic State

Malaysia has arrested a man on charges of hacking into the personal information of more than a thousand US security officials and handing the database to the Islamic State…

October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

EU offers Turkey cash, closer ties for migration help

The European Union offered Turkey a possible 3 billion euros ($3.4 billion) in aid and the prospect of easier travel visas and ‘re-energised’ talks on joining the bloc in return for its help stemming the flow of migrants to Europe…

October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Police charge baton on the supporters of Awami League lawmaker Manjurul Islam Liton in Gaibandha as they attacked police while taking Manjurul to court. — Focusbangla photo

SCHOOLBOY SHOOTING : AL MP lands in jail

Ruling Awami League lawmaker Manjurul Islam Liton landed in jail on Thursday in two cases including one on charge of shooting a nine-year-old schoolboy in the legs in Gaibandha on October 2…

October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
SAMIUL MURDER : Prime suspect Kamrul brought back from Saudi Arabia

SAMIUL MURDER : Prime suspect Kamrul brought back from Saudi Arabia

Kamrul Islam, the prime suspect in the sensational killing of 13-year-old boy Samiul Alam Rajon, was brought back to Sylhet from Saudi Arabia on Thursday evening…

October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

94 per cent city healthcare in pvt sector

Most people living in Dhaka city areas are dependent on the private doctors ‘chambers and pharmacies, reveals a study launched by ICDD’B on Thursday…

October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

FOREIGNER KILLINGS : Kunio’s guide on fresh remand

A judicial magistrate court in Rangpur sent the local ‘guide’ of slain Japanese national Hoshi Kunio on five more days of remand, while investigators in the killing of Italian international aid worker Cesare Tavella said they had no breakthrough…

October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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