Archive for July 2nd, 2016

Gulshan attack yet another exhibition of militant assault, says home minister

Gulshan attack yet another exhibition of militant assault, says home minister

The home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said the attack in Gulshan cafe was another form of ongoing militant assault…

July 2, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
PM announces two-day nat’l mourning, urges all to have trust in her

PM announces two-day nat’l mourning, urges all to have trust in her

The government has announced two day’s national mourning in memory of the hostages killed in Holey Artisan Bakery attack…

July 2, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Italy to wear black armband against Germany

Italy to wear black armband against Germany

Italy national football team will wear black armbands in tonight’s Euro 2016 quarter-final with Germany in honour of those…

July 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Four killed in Munshiganj road accident

Four killed in Munshiganj road accident

At least four people were killed and 20 others injured when a bus driver lost control on it and crashed into a roadside ditch at Sreenagar on Dhaka-Mawa…

July 2, 2016 · 0 comments · National
US, Australia, S Korea alert their citizens in Bangladesh

US, Australia, S Korea alert their citizens in Bangladesh

The United States, Australia and South Korea have urged their citizens to avoid the area around the restaurant at road 79 in Gulshan-2…

July 2, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Rabiul, Salauddin died of splinter injuries

Rabiul, Salauddin died of splinter injuries

Two killed police officers died of splinter injuries during a terrorist attack on a Spanish restaurant in Gulshan area of the city Friday night, coroners said…

July 2, 2016 · 0 comments · National
A police tape is seen in a cordoned area at a cafe after a shooting during a local festival in the village of Zitiste, north of Belgrade, Serbia in this still image from video taken July 2, 2016. -- Reuters photo

Serbian man kills 5, injures 22, in cafe shooting

Five people were killed and more than 20 were wounded early on Saturday when a man entered a cafe in northern Serbia and opened fire with a machine gun, police said…

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia. — New Age file photo

Khaleda for unity to eliminate extremism

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday called for united efforts irrespective of party and creed to root out extreme power…

July 2, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Funeral of two police officers to be held at Rajarbagh

The funeral prayers of two police officers, who were killed during a terrorist attack on a Spanish restaurant in Gulshan area of the capital last night, will be held at Rajarbagh Police Lines after asr prayers on Saturday…

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Prime minister Sheikh Hasina addresses while inaugurating the four-lane Dhaka-Chittagong and Dhaka-Mymensingh highways through a function at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka on Saturday. – Focusbangla photo

PM congratulates all for successful operation at Gulshan

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Saturday extended her heartiest congratulations to all including para commando for conducting a successful operation to rescue…

July 2, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Case filed over Jhenaidah Hindu monastery worker killing

Case filed over Jhenaidah Hindu monastery worker killing

A case was filed on Saturday morning in the incident of killing Hindu monastery worker Shyamananda Sarker with Jhenaidah sadar police station while no one was arrested more than 24 hours after the murder…

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Another Shibir activist killed in Jhenaidah ‘gunfight’

Another Shibir activist killed in Jhenaidah ‘gunfight’

Yet another activist of Islami Chhatra Shibir, student wing of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, was killed in a gunfight with police at Madhupur graveyard in Jhenaidah early Saturday…

July 2, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
‘Abducted man’ killed in Jessore ‘gunfight’

‘Abducted man’ killed in Jessore ‘gunfight’

A man who was allegedly abducted by police personnel earlier was killed in a reported gunfight with police early Saturday…

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Critically injured Bhabasindhu Bar, 50, priest of Brahmarajpur Sri Sri Radha Gobinda Temple, undergoes treatment at Satkhira General Hospital on Saturday. – New Age photo

Another Hindu priest hacked in Satkhira

Yet another Hindu priest came under machete attack as assailants hacked and left him injured at Brahmarajpur in Satkhira early Saturday…

July 2, 2016 · 0 comments · National
A man lies injured after gunmen, who held a restaurant under siege at Gulshan in Dhaka on Friday night, opened fire on police personnel. 
— Ali Hossain Mintu

2 dead as city restaurant under siege

Gunmen stormed into a Spanish restaurant in Gulshan diplomatic zone in Dhaka on Friday night and took a number of people including foreigners hostage, triggering a gunfight with police that left at least two senior police officers killed and 28 injured…

July 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Seven Italians among hostages

Seven Italian nationals are thought to be among the hostages taken by gunmen who stormed a restaurant popular with foreigners at Gulshan diplomatic enclave in Dhaka on Friday. Italian state television RAI quoted the Italian ambassador in Dhaka, Mario Palma, as saying the seven Italians were businessmen, reports Reuters. An Italian foreign ministry source said one Italian hostage had escaped. […]

July 2, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Wales down Belgium to reach first ever semi-final

Wales down Belgium to reach first ever semi-final

Wales produced a stunning upset to reach the Euro 2016 semi-finals after Hal Robson-Kanu’s superbly fashioned goal and Sam Vokes’s late header secured a 3-1 comeback win over Belgium on Friday to set up a clash with Portugal…

July 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
PM slams TV coverage pattern of Gulshan attack

PM slams TV coverage pattern of Gulshan attack

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday came down heavily on private television channels for their ‘irresponsible attitude’ while covering…

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Bangladesh Puja Udjapan Committee brings out a procession in the capital on Friday, demanding trial in the killing of Shyamananda Das, an attendant at a Jhinaidah temple. — New Age photo

Hindu temple worker, Buddhist leader killed

Another Hindu monastery worker was hacked to death near the monastery in Jhenaidah on Friday morning and another Buddhist community leader was killed in a similar attack at a bordering village of Naikhyanghchari in Bandarban hill district Thursday night…

July 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Chhatra League activists vandalise the car carrying Dhaka University vice-chancellor AAMS Arefin Siddique in front of his residence on the campus on Friday. — Sony Ramany

Acting DU registrar removed, BCL attacks, confines VC

Acting Dhaka University registrar was removed amid protests by Bangladesh Chhatra League as the university’s anniversary souvenir mentioned slain president Ziaur Rahman as Bangladesh’s first president….

July 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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