Archive for October 31st, 2015

Ansar Al Islam claims killing, attack on publishers, bloggers

Ansar Al Islam claimed the responsibility of killing and attack on the publishers of slain writer Avijit Roy and others on Saturday…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · National

11 killed as Pakistanis vote in local government polls

Eleven people were killed when rival political parties fired on each other on Saturday as Pakistanis voted in local elections seen as a referendum on the national government halfway through its term…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Publishers demand exemplary punishment of Faisal killers

Publisher’s guild Academic and Creative Publishers Association of Bangladesh demanded exemplary punishment of killers of Faisal Arefin Dipan…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · National

IS claims responsibility for Russian plane crash in Egypt

A militant group affiliated to Islamic State in Egypt claimed responsibility for the downing of a Russian passenger plane that crashed in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula on Saturday…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
An Airbus A321 aircraft of Kogalymavia airlines.

All 224 passengers killed as Russian airliner crashes in Sinai

A Russian airliner carrying 224 passengers and crew crashed in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula on Saturday after losing radar contact and plummeting from its cruising altitude, killing all aboard…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Faisal Arefin Dipan

Avijit’s publisher Faisal killed, 3 others hacked

Unidentified attackers killed a publisher of slain writer Avijit Roy and hacked another one along with two other writers storming into the offices of the publishing houses at Shahbagh and Lalmatia in Dhaka on Saturday…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Non-MPO teachers continue fast-unto-death

Non-MPO teachers continued their fast-unto-death for the second day on Saturday in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka demanding inclusion of their educational institutions in the monthly pay order facilities…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Shamsher left politics under govt pressure: Nazrul

Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior leader Nazrul Islam Khan on Saturday said the party vice-chairman Shamsher Mobin Chowdhury left politics in the face of government’s pressure…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · National

2 Shibir men held with 101 crude bombs

Police in separate drives arrested two activists of Jamaat-e-Islami along with 101 crude bombs and two pipe guns from different parts of Fenchuganj in Sylhet on Saturday…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Chhatra League infighting leaves 2 bullet-hit

A pedestrian and an activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League were bullet-injured in a clash between its two factions over establishing supremacy in Balutupa area of Comilla city on Friday night…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · National
17 killed in building collapse in China

17 killed in building collapse in China

A two-story building collapsed into rubble while workers were trying to prop up the second floor during renovations in central China, killing 17 construction workers and injuring 23, officials and reports said Saturday…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
South Sudan rebels free 18 Bangladeshi peacekeepers

South Sudan rebels free 18 Bangladeshi peacekeepers

South Sudan rebels on Thursday released 18 Bangladeshi peacekeepers they had taken captive, but were still holding 12 UN contractors seized along with them on the Nile River…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · National

US doctor convicted of murder by over-prescription

A Los Angeles-area doctor was found guilty on Friday of three counts of murder for over-prescribing drugs that caused a fatal overdose in patients, in a case that prosecutors said marked the first such conviction in the United States…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Black Lives Matters protesters have disrupted many 2016 campaign events.--BBC photo

Black Lives Matter activists disrupt Hillary rally

Black Lives Matter activists have interrupted Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton in South Carolina as she began a speech about reforming the criminal justice system…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
10kg ‘cocaine’ recovered at India-Bangladesh border

10kg ‘cocaine’ recovered at India-Bangladesh border

Indian Border Security Force seized 10 kilograms of cocaine from a truck coming from Bangladesh at a village on India-Bangladesh border in Indian state of West Bengal…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
The scientists use liposomes to carry toxic drugs into tumours.--BBC photo

Heat-triggered ‘grenades’ hit cancer

Scientists have designed microscopic ‘grenades’ that can explode their cancer-killing payload in tumours. The team will present its findings at the National Cancer Research Institute conference next week…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
US army in operation.--US Army photo

Obama to send special forces to fight IS

The US is sending special forces to Syria to assist anti-government rebels in fighting the so-called Islamic State…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Americans rush to surrender passports

Americans rush to surrender passports

A record 1,426 Americans gave up their citizenship in the third quarter, according to new government data. That puts the number of Americans who have renounced their citizenship at a whopping 3,221 so far this year. In 2014, a record 3,415 Americans gave up their passports, according to government data analyzed by CNNMoney. An increasing number of Americans are bidding […]

Emergency services work outside a nightclub in Bucharest.Twenty seven died in the blast and fire late on Friday and at least 88 people were admitted to hospitals. --Reuters photo

Bucharest nightclub fire leaves 27 dead

At least 27 people have been killed after fire broke out at a nightclub in the Romanian capital Bucharest…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Shut down Sunderbans waterways

Yet another committee has recommended shutting down Sunderbans waterways for cargo vessels to protect biodiversity of the world’s largest mangrove forest as the shipping ministry continues to ignore previous recommendations and concerns of the United Nations and environmentalists…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

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