Archive for December 8th, 2015

Spanish held with 3kg cocaine at Dhaka airport

The narcotics control department on Tuesday evening detained a Spanish national at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for allegedly carrying cocaine…

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Manhole victim minor boy declared dead

A five-year-old boy, who fell into an open manhole at Shyampur in the capital on Tuesday afternoon, was declared dead at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital at night…

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92 Myanmarese fishermen held in the Bay

Bangladesh Navy personnel detained 92 fishermen of Myanmar along with 12 fishing trawlers inside the country’s maritime boundary in the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday…

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6 migrant children drown off Turkey’s coast

Six Afghan children drowned after a rubber dinghy carrying migrants to Greece sank off Turkey’s Aegean coast on Tuesday…

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MP Liton’s bail extended until Jan 17

A court in Gaibandha on Tuesday extended the bail of Manjurul Islam Liton, Awami League lawmaker from Gaibandha-1 constituency, until January 17 next in a case filed for shooting a minor boy…

December 8, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

JMB involved in Kunio killing in Rangpur: DIG

Rangpur range deputy inspector general of police Humayun Kabir on Tuesday said banned militant outfit Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh was involved in the killing of Japanese national Kunio Hoshi…

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South African court grants Pistorius bail after murder conviction

A South African court on Tuesday granted bail to paralympian Oscar Pistorius after he was convicted of murder for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day 2013, with the judge saying the…

December 8, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

Circumstances would decide polls boycott or not: Fakhrul

Prevailing circumstances would decide whether the Bangladesh Nationalist Party would boycott the municipality polls, said the party’s acting secretary general…

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Cricketer Shahadat gets bail

Cricketer Shahadat gets bail

The High Court on Tuesday granted a 3-month bail to Kazi Shahadat Hossain, a suspended national team cricketer, in a case filed against him and his wife for torturing their domestic help…

December 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, National, Sports

Palestinian killed in clashes with Israeli troops

A Palestinian official says a Palestinian was killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers in the West Bank. Health ministry spokesman Mohammed Awawdeh said the Palestinian was…

December 8, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

RMG workers block road in city protesting fellow’s death

Several hundred workers of a readymade garments factory staged a demonstration in Kamalapur area of the city on Tuesday morning protesting the death of a fellow in a road accident on Monday…

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Robber lynched in Dinajpur

Mob at Moupukur in Birampur of Dinajpur lynched a suspected robber early Tuesday.
The deceased was identified as Nazmul Islam,34…

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2 killed as truck hits bike in Rajbari

Two people were killed when a truck rammed into the motorcycle they were riding on the Rajbari-Kushtia Highway at Chandani in Rajbari on Tuesday…

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‘Spell-check for hate’ needed, says Google chairman

‘Spell-check for hate’ needed, says Google chairman

Technology companies should work on tools to disrupt terrorism – such as creating a hate speech ‘spell-checker’ – Google’s chairman Eric Schmidt has said…

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Domestic aide raped in city

A female domestic aide of Gulshan in the city on Tuesday filed a complaint accusing a local miscreant who raped her on December 6 at Nurerchala area of Bhatara…

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Train rams SUV, killing 13 in India

A speeding train rammed into an SUV at an unmanned railroad crossing in eastern India killing all 13 people in the vehicle, police said Tuesday…

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Shitakunda map

Robbers hack 2 Indians at Sitakunda

A group of robbers on Monday night hacked two Indian citizens at Sitakunda of Chittagong while they were returning to Dhaka after visiting a temple of Lord Shiva there…

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Verdict on Nizami’s appeal on Jan 6

The Appellate Division on Tuesday set January 6 to deliver the verdict on the appeal filed by condemned war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami challenging the death penalty awarded to him for his war crimes…

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Farmers urged to cut antibiotic use

Farmers urged to cut antibiotic use

Farmers need to dramatically cut the amount of antibiotics used in agriculture, because of the threat to human health, a report says. Some infections are becoming almost impossible to treat, because of the excessive use of antibiotics…

December 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Suspended ferry operation resumes at Shimulia, Paturia

The ferry operations on Paturia-Dowladia route and Shimulia-Kaorakandi route over river Padma resumed on Tuesday morning after remaining shut for several hours due to thick fog triggering great suffering to the commuters…

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