Archive for October 23rd, 2015

Hurricane Patricia: Mexico awaits ‘strongest ever’ storm

Hurricane Patricia: Mexico awaits ‘strongest ever’ storm

The strongest hurricane recorded in the Western hemisphere is bearing down on Mexico’s Pacific coast, threatening a ‘potentially catastrophic’ landfall…

October 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Teknaf-Ramgar 700km border road soon: Obaidul

The minister for road transport and bridges Obaidul Kader on Friday said that about 700km road would be built along the border from Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar to Ramgar of Khagrachari…

October 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Couple stabbed dead in Netrakona

A man and his wife were stabbed to death by some miscreants at Madhya Bazar in Durgapur upazila on Friday afternoon…

October 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National

AL leaders and activists are militants: Hannan Shah

Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior leader ASM Hannan Shah on Friday termed the leaders and activists of ruling Awami League as ‘militants’ and ‘terrorists’…

October 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

42 die in bus-truck collision in France

Forty-two mostly elderly people died when a bus and a truck collided head-on and caught fire near Bordeaux early on Friday…

October 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

37 Shibir men held in Bandarban

Police in Bandarban arrested at least 37 leaders and activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir, the student wing of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, on Friday…

October 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Locals demand Shariatpur under Dhaka division

Locals demand Shariatpur under Dhaka division

The people of Shariatpur on Friday demanded the district be retained in Dhaka division instead of incorporating it into the proposed Faridpur division…

October 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Idol damage sparks protest in Natore

Hindu devotees incensed at the damage of six idols, including that of deity Durga at a local temple, took to the streets in Gurudashpur upazila headquarters and registered protest blockading roads at some points on Friday…

October 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Swedish school killer was driven by ‘racist motives’: Police

A masked man who killed one teacher and a boy and wounded two others in a Swedish school was driven by racist motives, police said on Friday…

October 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

‘Criminal’ killed in city ‘gunfight’ with RAB

A suspected criminal was killed in what law enforcers claimed a gunfight between his cohorts and members of Rapid Action Battalion on Satarkul road in the city’s Badda area early Friday…

October 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Clinton deflects Republican criticism in marathon Benghazi hearing

Clinton deflects Republican criticism in marathon Benghazi hearing

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton passed a tough political test on Thursday, calmly deflecting harsh Republican criticism of her handling of the deadly 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, during a testy 11-hour hearing in Congress…

October 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

US commando killed in raid to free hostages of ISIS in Iraq

One member of a US special operations force was killed during an overnight mission to rescue hostages held by Islamic State militants in northern Iraq…

ILLEGAL CONSTRUCTIONS IN CAPITAL : RAJUK’s lax monitoring blamed

An unknown number of buildings constructed in the capital without approved plans or flouting them could spell disasters. According to RAJUK’s estimates at least 8,000 buildings were constructed in the capital illegally flouting the building code…

October 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

New ACC taskforce start off with probe into DNCC graft

The newly formed taskforce of the Anti-Corruption Commission decided to start their journey with an inquiry into the alleged embezzlement from the development fund of the Dhaka North City Corporation between the fiscal 2012 and 2014…

October 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

ASI stabbed to death at police checkpoint

Assistant sub-inspector of police Ibrahim Molla, 35, was stabbed to death by miscreants at a checkpoint at Mirpur in the city on Thursday evening…

October 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Justice Shamsuddin attacked in London

Former Supreme Court judge AHM Shamsuddin Choudhury was assaulted by some unidentified men at Bethnal Green in London on Wednesday night, said her daughter…

October 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

UGC asks all public, private universities to introduce land faculty

The University Grants Commission asked the authorities of all the 110 public and private universities to introduce land faculty with courses to study land matters in their universities from the current academic session following a request from the land ministry…

October 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, National, TOP STORIES

FOREIGNER KILLINGS : Muhith dismisses any affect on apparel business

The finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Thursday dismissed any scope of an adverse affect on the apparel industry in relation to the killing two foreign citizens in the country…

October 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, National, TOP STORIES

Two killed in sword attack on Sweden school

A masked man brandishing a sword killed a teacher and a student and seriously wounded two other people at a school in Sweden Thursday before being shot and killed…

Govt alerts immigrations about four Pakistanis

The government on Tuesday alerted the immigrations department and other agencies about four Pakistani nationals to prevent them from entering Bangladesh…

October 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

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