Archive for July 3rd, 2016

Abe outraged over Dhaka attack

Abe outraged over Dhaka attack

Outraged by the terrorist attack, Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has said they intend to continue to take all possible preparations to ensure…

July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Transport owners continue to charge higher fare, alleges BPWA

Transport owners continue to charge higher fare, alleges BPWA

Bangladesh Passengers’ Welfare Association has alleged that transport owners have been charging extra fare of Tk 3,700 crore from…

July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National
UN Security Council condemns terrorist attack in Bangladesh

UN Security Council condemns terrorist attack in Bangladesh

The United Nations Security Council has joined an international chorus condemning yesterday’s terrorist attack on a café in the Bangladeshi capital…

Khaleda calls for anti-terrorism unity

Khaleda calls for anti-terrorism unity

Strongly denouncing the Gulshan terror attack, Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday called upon all, irrespective of party and…

July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
BCL activist shot dead in Jhalakati

BCL activist shot dead in Jhalakati

An activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League was shot by unidentified miscreants at Nalchhiti in Jhalakati on Sunday morning who later died in…

July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Five attackers had JMB link, says IGP

Five attackers had JMB link, says IGP

The inspector general of police, AKM Shahidul Hoque, on Sunday said the five militants whose identities have been made public after the Gulshan restaurant attack…

July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National
PM to pay homage to Gulshan attack victims tomorrow

PM to pay homage to Gulshan attack victims tomorrow

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, is set to pay homage to the victims of the Gulshan attack tomorrow at Army Stadium in Banani in…

July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan

IS not involved in Gulshan attack, claims home minister

The minister for home affairs, Asaduzzaman Khan, on Sunday said that the Islamic State was not involved in the Spanish bakery at…

July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Japanese state minister for foreign affairs Seiji Kihara calls on the prime minister Sheikh Hasina at Ganabhaban on Sunday.-- Focusbangla phtoto

Gulshan arms providers to be tracked down: PM

Describing the terrorist attack on a Spanish restaurant in Gulshan as ‘very unfortunate’, the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Sunday said the roots of the culprits who provided arms and explosives to the terrorists would be tracked down…

July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
People gather at the site of a suicide car bomb in the Karrada shopping area in Baghdad.--Reuters photo

IS bombing kills at least 79 in Baghdad

Several dozen people were killed or injured in two bombings that hit a shopping area and a popular market in Baghdad in the early hours of Sunday as they celebrated Ramadan…

July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Japanese team in city, visits hostage site

Japanese team in city, visits hostage site

A seven-member Japanese delegation arrived Dhaka on Sunday and they have visited the Holey Artisan Bakery in Gulshan where seven Japanese citizens were among the 20 victims…

July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National
A duplicate Juno spacecraft solar panel wing is seen in the clean room where rovers and spacecraft are constructed at JPL.-- AFP photo

NASA spaceship barrels toward Jupiter, ‘planet on steroids’

Juno, an unmanned NASA spacecraft, is barrelling toward Jupiter on a $1.1 billion mission to circle the biggest planet in the solar system and shed new light on the origin of our planetary neighborhood…

Nation mourns victims of Gulshan cafe attack

Nation mourns victims of Gulshan cafe attack

Bangladesh on Sunday begins two days of national mourning for those killed when Islamic militants stormed a cafe in Dhaka…

July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Munshiganj road accident crash death toll now 7

Munshiganj road accident crash death toll now 7

With the two more deaths at Dhaka Medical College Hospital Saturday night, the death toll in the Munshiganj road accident now stands at seven…

July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Law enforcers on Saturday noon recover the bodies of hostages massacred by armed militants at a restaurant at Gulshan in the capital on Friday night. — Sanaul Haque

28 killed as hostage crisis ends

The 12-hour hostage crisis at Spanish restaurant Holey Artisan Bakery in the capital’s highly secured Gulshan diplomatic area ended on Saturday morning claiming 28 lives including 17 foreigners, 2 police officials and 6 suspected gunmen…

July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Killings by extremists condemned

Heads of governments, ministers of different countries and religious leaders on Saturday condemned the killing of 22 people in an attack on a restaurant in Dhaka by extremists on Friday night…

July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina addresses the nation on Saturday night. — New Age photo

Get united to resist terrorists: PM

Announcing a two-day state mourning for those killed in Gulshan attack, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday urged all, including anti-terrorism committees, community police and general people, to get united to resist a handful of derailed terrorists…

July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Khaleda calls for united efforts to eliminate extremism

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson, Khaleda Zia, on Saturday reiterated her call on the government to utilise united efforts of all irrespective of party and opinion to eliminate ‘unscrupulous, anti-democratic and anti-civilisation extremist forces…

July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Countries alert their nationals in Bangladesh

A number of countries have urged their citizens to remain vigilant in their movements and activities anywhere in Bangladesh…

July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Process initiated for commuting sentences of Joseph, Biplob

The home ministry is now processing an appeal for presidential clemency for listed top criminal Tofail Ahmed Joseph, also brother of Border Guard Bangladesh director general Major General Aziz Ahmed, sentenced to imprisonment…

July 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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