Archive for October 18th, 2015

Bus assistant beaten to death in Rangpur

An assistant of a bus driver, locally known as helper, is beaten to death by a passenger in front of fire service station of Mithapukur in Rangpur on Sunday night…

October 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Situation fully under govt control: FM

Stating that they do not see anything new in the United States security message in terms of security threat, foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali on Sunday affirmed that the overall situation in Bangladesh is ‘fully under government control’…

October 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

BD’s Mina death toll climbs to 137: Shahriar

The death toll of Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims from the tragic stampede in Saudi Arabia’s Mina has now reached 137, said State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam on Sunday…

October 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Stay alert about plot against country’s religious harmony: Khaleda

Stay alert about plot against country’s religious harmony: Khaleda

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday urged people regardless of their creed and colour to remain alert so that no one can carry out any evil act against the country’s religious harmony…

October 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

2 JMB men held in Sirajganj

Detective Branch of police in early Sunday arrested two alleged members of banned Islamist militant outfit Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh at Sirajganj…

October 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

2 shot dead in Cox’s Bazar gunfight

Two suspected criminals, including the leader of a crime ring, were shot dead in a gunfight between two groups of criminals over establishing control over Shikdarghona in Cox’s Bazar on Sunday…

October 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Gunfight with criminals leaves VDP man killed, army, ansar members injured in Bandarban

Gunfight with criminals leaves VDP man killed, army, ansar members injured in Bandarban

A member of Village Defence Party was killed and a military soldier and an ansar member sustained bullet injuries in an exchange of fire between joint force and criminals near Ruma border in Bandarban…

October 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National
DU ‘Ga’ unit admission test results published

DU ‘Ga’ unit admission test results published

The results of test for admission into the first year honours courses under ‘Ga’ unit for the academic session 2015-2016 at Dhaka University was published on Sunday with 17.56 percent pass rate…

October 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Family and friends carry the body of Moataz Zawahra, a 28-year-old Palestinian who was killed in clashes with Israeli security forces. — AFP photo

Israel presses security measures amid Palestinian uprising

Israel pressed ahead with major security measures Sunday after five more stabbing incidents, while ultra-Orthodox Jews illegally visiting a West Bank holy site set ablaze last…

October 18, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Mastermind, conspirator behind killing of foreigners identified: DMP

Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia on Sunday claimed that they could identify mastermind of the killings of Italian and Japanese citizens and also…

October 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Child oppressors won’t be spared, warns PM

Child oppressors won’t be spared, warns PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Sunday warned that no one will be spared if found involved in child repression as it is a crime against…

October 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Police arrest 2 teenagers in rape of toddler in India

Police arrest 2 teenagers in rape of toddler in India

Indian police say they have arrested two teenagers for allegedly raping a toddler, in the latest incident of sexual violence against a young child in…

October 18, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
4 idols of Durga damaged in Satkhira temple

4 idols of Durga damaged in Satkhira temple

Goons damaged four idols at Babulia Temple, meant for the upcoming Durga Puja, in Satkhira early Sunday…

October 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

3 burnt in shoe factory fire

Three workers of a shoe factory in the capital’s Siddique Bazar area suffered burn injuries as a fire broke out in the factory early Sunday…

October 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Soldiers remove fallen trees from road as super typhoon Koppu hit northeastern Philippines. -- BBC photo

Philippines battered as Typhoon Koppu barrels in

Powerful typhoon Koppu ploughed into the northeastern Philippines before dawn on Sunday destroying homes and displacing 10,000 people and whipping up coastal surges four metres (12 feet) high…

October 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Egyptians living in Doha of Qatar register their information to cast their vote during the first stage of Egypt's parliamentary election. --Reuters photo

Egypt votes to elect new parliament

Polls are due to open in Egypt in the first round of long-delayed elections to choose a new parliament. They will be the first such elections since the previous chamber was dissolved by a court ruling in 2012…

October 18, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
A train carrying about 1,200 migrants arrived at the Sredisce ob Dravi border crossing.--Reuters photo

Thousands of migrants enter Slovenia after Hungary closes border

Thousands of migrants are crossing into Slovenia from Croatia after Hungary closed its border to them. Around 2,700 arrived in Slovenia on Saturday and more were expected overnight. Most aim to travel on to Austria, Germany and other countries…

October 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
US fears further attacks, updates security alert in Bangladesh

US fears further attacks, updates security alert in Bangladesh

The US embassy in Dhaka has updated its security message for US citizens in Bangladesh saying terrorist threat remains ‘real and credible’…

October 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

PRIMARY EDUCATION : Hill students’ dropout rate higher

A majority of the primary schools in the Chittagong Hill Tracts do not instruct local students in their respective ethnic mother tongues, leading to a disproportionate dropout rate among the ethnic minority students…

October 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Muhith blasts MPs’ junket trips

The finance ministry is finding it difficult to discourage random expenditure of taxpayers money by MPs on foreign trips of dubious merit…

October 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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