Archive for October 21st, 2015

BCB announces Zimbabwe itinerary

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Wednesday announced the itinerary for Zimbabwe’s Tour to Bangladesh in November…

October 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Iran top leader endorses landmark nuclear deal

Iran’s supreme leader has endorsed a landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers, but has warned the government to be vigilant, saying the United States cannot be trusted…

October 21, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
PCJSS enforces boycott offices in CHT

PCJSS enforces boycott offices in CHT

The Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti on Wednesday enforces boycott of offices in the three hill districts for the full implementation of the…

October 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
More 100 economic zones to woo foreign investors: PM

More 100 economic zones to woo foreign investors: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Wednesday said the government will set up 100 economic zones gradually to attract more foreign investment that will ultimately help…

October 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Two Chinese consulate staff killed at Philippine restaurant lunch

A Chinese woman shot and wounded China’s consul general to the Philippine city of Cebu at a restaurant lunch on Wednesday and killed two consulate staff…

October 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

US, UK, Canada, Australia ‘happy’ over security in Bangladesh : home minister

The minister for home affairs, Asaduzzaman Khan, on Wednesday said the USA, the UK, Canada and Australia are happy over the security arrangement for foreigners in Bangladesh…

October 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

BSF bars Bangladeshis farming their land on Beyanibazar border

A patch of 137 acres of farmland at Noagram of Beyanibazar in Sylhet along the India-Bangladesh border remains unused for long 16 years as Indian Border Security Force has been obstructing the Bangladesh villagers from entering their ancestral land…

October 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Amnesty warns over Asia migrant boat crisis

Amnesty warns over Asia migrant boat crisis

More than 1,000 people are still unaccounted for after the migrant boat crisis in the Andaman Sea earlier this year, a new report has said…

October 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Indians protest after Dalit children burnt alive in caste attack

Protesters have blocked a key highway in India to protest against the death of two children who were burnt alive in an arson attack near the capital Delhi…

October 21, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

MP Manjurul seeks bail in boy shooting, vandalism cases

Manjurul Islam Liton, Awami League MP from Gaibandha-1 constituency, filed petitions with a court in Gaibandha on Wednesday, seeking bail in two cases–one for shooting a minor boy and another for vandalising and looting a house…

October 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Syrian president Bashar al-Assad (L), Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R). — Reuters file photo

Assad flies to Moscow, thanks Putin for military support

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad flew to Moscow on Tuesday evening to personally thank Russia’s Vladimir Putin for his military support, in a surprise visit that underlined how Russia has…

October 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Sajeeb launches trial of biometric SIM registration

Sajeeb launches trial of biometric SIM registration

The prime minister’s ICT affairs adviser Sajeeb Wazed on Wednesday launched trial run of biometric registration system for mobile phone subscriber…

October 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Election Commission

HC orders EC to accept Kader Siddique’s nomination

The High Court on Wednesday asked Election Commission to accept the nomination paper filed by Krishak Sramik Janata League president Abdul Kader Siddque for…

October 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Tk 6 lakh robbed breaking Moulvibazar bank vault

Robbers broke in Bangladesh Krishi Bank in Moulvibazar main branch and robbed Tk 6,26,000 breaking vault…

October 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National

6 killed in Narayanganj accidents

At least six people were killed on Wednesday morning in separate road accidents at Signboard area of Siddhirganj in Narayanganj…

October 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National

2 PBCP men killed in Tangail ‘gunfight’

Two members of Purba Bangla Communist Party were killed and three others injured in a ‘gunfight’ with members of Rapid Action Battalion at Maisha of Hugra in Tangail early Wednesday…

October 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Canada to withdraw fighter jets from Syria and Iraq strikes

Canada to withdraw fighter jets from Syria and Iraq strikes

Canadian prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau has confirmed he will withdraw Canadian fighter jets from the air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria…

October 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Xi Jinping visit: UK-China ties ‘will be lifted to new height’

Xi Jinping visit: UK-China ties ‘will be lifted to new height’

China’s president Xi Jinping has said he believes his visit will lift UK-China relations to a ‘new height’.
The UK and China were becoming more interdependent and a ‘community of shared interests,’ he said on the first full day of his four-day visit…

October 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Both the army and Tamil Tiger rebels are accused of committing war crimes at the end of the war in 2009--AFP photo

Sri Lanka judge says war crimes claims are ‘credible’

A government-appointed Sri Lankan judge says allegations the army committed war crimes during the long conflict with Tamil Tiger rebels are ‘credible’…

October 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Japan decides to withdraw about 40 volunteers temporarily

Japan decides to withdraw about 40 volunteers temporarily

Japan has decided to temporarily withdraw some 35-40 volunteers, mostly working in rural areas, as they want to take more time to get back to work…

October 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National

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