Archive for October 22nd, 2015

On-duty ASI stabbed dead in city

Miscreants stabbed to death an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of Darus Salam Police Station in the city’s Gabtali area on Thursday night, reports United News of Bangladesh…

October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National

High-level govt team visiting 13 mega projects in Bagerhat

A high-level team of the government, led by prime minister’s principal secretary Abul Kalam Azad, inspected the Mongla-Ghosiakhali channel in Rampal on Thursday…

October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National

BNP deadly against communalism: Nazrul Islam

Claiming that their party is deadly against communalism, Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior leader Nazrul Islam Khan on Thursday said communal people are not good human beings…

October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Masked man kills two, wounds two at Swedish school

A masked man wielding ‘knife-like weapons’ walked from classroom to classroom to stab students as they opened the door, killing a teacher and a boy and wounding two others at a school in western Sweden before being shot dead by police…

October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Fine against illegal parking, reckless driving to be raised: Minister

The government is planning to increase the existing fine against illegal parking as well as reckless driving to reduce road accidents, said Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Thursday…

October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Issuing security alert ‘too much’: Muhith

Terming ‘too much’ the issuance of security alert by some foreign countries for their citizens living in Bangladesh or planning to visit, Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Thursday said no situation has created in the country that demands such security alerts…

October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Immigrants pay pensions for 620,000 Italians

The five million foreigners living in Italy pay 620,000 people’s pensions, a study published on Thursday said, highlighting a potential benefit of Europe’s biggest wave of immigration since World War Two…

October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

No chance for terrorists to raise their ugly heads: Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Thursday said law enforcement agencies will not allow militants or terrorists to raise their ugly heads in the country in any way…

October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Russia to build military base on Kurile Islands

Russia plans to build a military base on the Kurile islands, a group of Pacific islands it seized from Japan at the end of World War II, defence minister Sergei Shoigu said on Thursday, according to the Interfax news agency…

October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Sakib al Hasan

Rangpur get Sakib for 3rd BPL

Rangpur Riders got the prized scalp of Sakib al Hasan as the players’ draft for the third edition of the Bangladesh Premier League held at a city hotel on Thursday…

October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

IMF releases last ECF tranche

The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday released the last tranche of the Extended Credit Facility worth US$258.3 million to Bangladesh…

October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, National

Journalist Nizam Uddin passes away

Senior journalist Nizam Uddin died of cancer while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Toronto of Canada on Wednesday night. He was 69. Nizamu was working as a consultant editor of…

October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Religion belongs to community but festival to all: president

Mentioning that the sense of unity and secularism is the long-practicing characteristics of the people of Bangladesh, the president, Abdul Hamid, on Thursday said a religion belongs to…

October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

TANGAIL-4 BY-POLL: Kader Siddique gets party symbol

Krishak Sramik Janata League president Abdul Kader Siddique got ‘Gamchha’, the symbol of the party, on Thursday, the day of symbol allocation in by-election for Tangail-4 (Kalihati) parliamentary constituency…

October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

AL activist killed in attack in Natore

An Awami League activist was killed in an attack by a rival group over establishing supremacy at Tirail in Singra of Natore on Thursday…

October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Fakhrul returns from Singapore

Fakhrul returns from Singapore

Bangladesh Nationalist Party acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir returned home early Thursday after his medical check-up in Singapore…

October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

‘Robber’ killed in Lakshmipur ‘gunfight’

A suspected robber was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police in Lakshmipur early Thursday…

October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National

50 injured in clash over land in Sunamganj

At least 50 people, including women, were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers over a land-related dispute at Maonpur village in Jagannathpur of Sunamganj on Wednesday evening…

October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel hold a joint news conference at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany October 21, 2015. –Reuters photo

Germany reaffirms holocaust culpability after Netanyahu blames Palestinian cleric

Germany has insisted it was responsible for the Holocaust, after Israel’s prime minister claimed a Palestinian leader told the Nazis to kill Europe’s Jews. Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germans were ‘very clear in our minds’ that the Nazis were responsible…

October 22, 2015 · 1 comment · Europe & Americas, International

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