Archive for October 26th, 2015

Oman and Assad discuss solutions to Syria conflict

Oman’s foreign minister and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met in Damascus on Monday and discussed ideas that have been put forward to address the Syrian crisis, the Syrian state news agency SANA said…

October 26, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Dhaka-Sylhet Highway to get flyover

The government will construct a four-lane flyover at Bhulta in Narayanganj spending Tk 240 crore aiming to ease traffic movement on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway…

October 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National

15 EC officials receive death threats

A suspected extortionist on Monday demanded toll over mobile phone from 15 officials of the Election Commission and threatened to kill them or kidnap their children if his demand goes unheeded…

October 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Govt out to create leadership crisis in BNP: Nazrul Islam

Bangladesh Nationalist Party leaders on Monday alleged that the government is plotting to hold the next general elections only after creating a leadership crisis in BNP…

October 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Indonesia arrests India’s most wanted criminal

Indonesian police have arrested one of India’s most wanted gangsters, sought in more than two dozen murder cases, on the resort island of Bali, Indian federal police said on Monday, ending a two-decade-long international manhunt…

October 26, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

EC seeks stay on HC order to accept Kader Siddique’s nomination

The Election Commission on Monday filed a petition seeking a stay on a High Court order that asked to accept the nomination paper of Krishak Sramik Janata League president Abdul Kader Siddique for allowing him to contest the Tangail-4 by-polls…

October 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

$30mn loan deal signed with ADB

The government on Monday signed a $30 million technical assistance loan agreement with the Asian Development Bank for developing high demand domestic transport corridors having regional connectivity importance…

October 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National

1 burnt dead in arson attack to house of suspected JL activist killer

Unidentified people on Monday set fire to the house of Robin, suspected killer of Juba League activist Tarek, leaving an elderly man was burnt to death at Chayani-Tagba of Chatkhil in Noakhali…

October 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

5 Saudi citizens arrested with 2 tonnes of drugs in Lebanon

Lebanese authorities detained five Saudi citizens at Beirut international airport on Monday after finding two tonnes of drugs aboard a private jet bound for the Gulf kingdom, security sources and the National News Agency said…

October 26, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Belgian military barracks attacked, no one hurt

A man wearing a balaclava tried to force his car through the gates of a military barracks in Belgium on Monday, and several shots were fired, but no one was hurt, Belgian prosecutors said…

October 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Tavella murder: three suspects on 8-day remand

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court on Monday granted eight-day remand for each of the three suspected accused in Italian citizen Cesare Tavella murder case…

October 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National
A man clears rubble after part of his house collapsed during an earthquake, at a hospital in Jalalabad, Afghanistan October 26, 2015. A powerful earthquake struck a remote area of northeastern Afghanistan on Monday, shaking the capital Kabul, as shock waves were felt in northern India and in Pakistan's capital, where hundreds of people ran out of buildings as the ground rolled beneath them. --Reuters photo

Big quake in Afghanistan and Pakistan kills at least 135

A major earthquake struck the remote Afghan northeast on Monday, killing at least 135 people in Afghanistan and nearby northern Pakistan and sending shock waves as far as New Delhi, officials said…

October 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
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6 killed as train crushes three-wheeler in Jamalpur

At least six people including four members of a family were killed and two others injured as a train crushed a battery-run three-wheeler at a level crossing at Nayanagar of Melanah in Jamalpur on Monday…

October 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Boy shot by MP leaves hospital

Boy shot by MP leaves hospital

The minor boy Shahadat Hossain Sourav, 8, who received injures with stray bullets fired by local MP Manjurul Islam Liton at Gopalcharan village in Sundarganj of Gaibandha on October 2, left Rangpur Medical College Hospital on Monday morning…

October 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
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Security stepped up at Dhaka airport

Security measures have been stepped up at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Monday restricting entrance of visitors…

October 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Geeta holds her palms together as she looks out of a van while leaving for an airport to depart for New Delhi, outside the Edhi Foundation in Karachi, Pakistan, October 26, 2015. — Reuters photo

Indian girl who wandered into Pakistan arrives home after 13 years

A deaf-mute Indian girl stranded in Pakistan for 13 years after wandering over one of the world’s most militarised borders arrived home on Monday to be reunited with the…

October 26, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Police Monday announced arrest of four people in connection with the killing of Italian citizen Cesare Tavella presenting them at a news conference in Dhaka. — Sony Ramany

‘Big brother’ ordered to kill Tavella to mount pressure on govt: police

Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner Asaduzzman Miah on Monday said Italian citizen Cesare Tavella was killed at the order of a ‘big brother’ in exchange of money to mount pressure on the government and portray the country a ‘troubled state’…

October 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National

3 workers die inhaling toxic gas in Noakhali

Three workers died after inhaling toxic gas in a septic tank at Modhyam Charpara in Companiganj of Noakhali on Monday morning…

October 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National

‘Robber’ killed in ‘gunfight’ in Rajbari

An alleged robber was killed in a gunfight with police in Daulatdia Ghat area of Goalanda in Rajbari early Monday…

October 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National

2 killed in Jhenaidah road accident

At least two people were killed while two others injured in an accident on Kushtia-Jhenaidah highway in Sailkupa of Jhenaidah early Monday…

October 26, 2015 · 0 comments · National

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