Archive for April, 2016

Bangladesh artistes present cultural show in Yangon

Bangladesh artistes present cultural show in Yangon

A group of Bangladesh national minority artistes presented a cultural programme in observance of Pahela Boisakh and Thingyan (Burmese New Year) in Yangon in Myanmar this evening in presence several senior leaders of ruling National League for Democracy. Bangladesh embassy in Myanmar organised the programme at the embassy premise in Yangon in presence of over 200 Myanmar nationals and members […]

April 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Music
Govt failing to ensure people’s security: Khaleda

Govt failing to ensure people’s security: Khaleda

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday said that the government is failing to ensure anybody’s security…

April 30, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
IS claims responsibility for Hindu tailor murder

IS claims responsibility for Hindu tailor murder

Middle-East-based terrorism group Islamic State reportedly claimed responsibility for the murder of Hindu tailor in Tangail…

April 30, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Bangladesh reach final in AFC U-14 Girls Rg Champs

Bangladesh reach final in AFC U-14 Girls Rg Champs

Bangladesh reached the final of the AFC U-14 Girls Regional (South and Central) Championship crushing hosts Tajikistan…

April 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Hundreds of protesters storm Baghdad’s Green Zone, enter parliament

Hundreds of protesters storm Baghdad’s Green Zone, enter parliament

Hundreds of supporters of Shi’ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr stormed Baghdad’s Green Zone on Saturday and entered the parliament building…

April 30, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
6 killed, several trapped in India building collapse

6 killed, several trapped in India building collapse

A three-storey building collapsed in Mumbai on Saturday afternoon, killing six people and trapping many others, civic officials said…

April 30, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Air strikes pound Syrian city of Aleppo, death toll climbs

Air strikes pound Syrian city of Aleppo, death toll climbs

Nearly 30 air strikes hit rebel-held areas of Syria’s northern city of Aleppo on Saturday and the total number of people killed by the warring…

April 30, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Tarana-Halim. --Focusbangla photo

Deadline for biometric registration of SIMs now May 30

The deadline for biometric registration of SIMs was extended till May 30, said state minister for post and telecommunications Tarana Halim on Saturday…

April 30, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Kazi Salahuddin

Salahuddin re-elected third time as BFF president

Kazi Salahuddin was elected as the president of the Bangladesh Football Federation for the third consecutive time as he beat…

April 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Clashes before far-right conference in Germany

Clashes before far-right conference in Germany

Hundreds of left-wing demonstrators have tried to block people entering a far-right party conference in the German city of Stuttgart…

Bangladesh situation ‘very complex’: US

Bangladesh situation ‘very complex’: US

The United States has described Bangladesh situation ‘very complex’ and said there is a threat on the ground [in Bangladesh] from the ISIS…

April 30, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Prime minister, Sheikh Hasina.- Focusbangla photo

BNP-Jamaat engaged in clandestine killings: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Saturday accused again Bangladesh Nationalist Party-Jamaat nexus of carrying out secret killings…

April 30, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
At least 21 dead in Baghdad car bomb

At least 21 dead in Baghdad car bomb

A car-bombing Saturday in southeastern Baghdad killed at least 21 people wounded at least 42 others, according to police and hospital officials…

April 30, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Pro-AL IU teachers demand resignation of VC

Pro-AL IU teachers demand resignation of VC

A section of pro-Awami League teachers of Islamic University in Kushtia on Saturday demanded immediate resignation of vice chancellor Abdul Hakim Sarker…

April 30, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Fire fighters douse flames at Chandpai range of Sunderbans on Saturday.-- Focusbangla photo

Sunderbans fire now under control

The fire that erupted in Tultala area of Chandpai range of the Sunderbans in Sarankhola of Bagerhat on Wednesday afternoon came finally under control on Saturday noon…

April 30, 2016 · 0 comments · National
WB projects GDP growth at 6.8pc

WB projects GDP growth at 6.8pc

The World Bank has projected 6.8 per cent GDP growth for Bangladesh in the next fiscal year (2016-2017) expressing its doubt about the 7.05 per cent provisional estimate…

April 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Business, National
Students of Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology at Tejgaon in Dhaka go out on demonstration on the campus on Saturday demanding punishment to a teacher accused of harassing students sexually. — New Age photo

AUST suspends teacher for sexual harassment amid student agitation

The Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology on Saturday suspended one of its teachers for sexual harassment in the face of students’ demonstration…

April 30, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Protests go on over RU Prof killing

Protests go on over RU Prof killing

Teachers, students and different organisations of Rajshahi University on Saturday continued their demonstrations on the campus for a week demanding…

April 30, 2016 · 0 comments · National
A civilian evacuates a baby from a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel held area of Aleppo's al-Fardous district, Syria, April 29, 2016. – Reuters photo

Syria partial truce comes into effect

A partial truce known as a ‘regime of calm’ has come into effect in most parts of Syria apart from in the divided second city of Aleppo…

April 30, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Overturned truck carrying stones kills 14 in China

Overturned truck carrying stones kills 14 in China

Chinese authorities say 14 people were killed when a truck carrying stones overturned and dumped its cargo onto a roadside activity center…

April 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

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