Archive for July 5th, 2016

Eid-ul-Fitr on Thursday

Eid-ul-Fitr on Thursday

Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated in the country on Thursday as the Shawal moon could not be seen anywhere of the country on Tuesday…

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Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan. -- UNB file photo

Guardians identify bodies of five militants: Home minister

Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Tuesday said that the guardians identified the bodies of five militant suspects, who attacked the Holey Artisan Bakery in Gulshan and killed 20 hostages on July 1…

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AL man shot dead in Jessore

AL man shot dead in Jessore

A local Awami League activist was shot to death in Godkhali Mothbari area of Jhikargachha upazila early Tuesday…

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Gulshan attacker Uzzal’s father, brother held in Bogra

Gulshan attacker Uzzal’s father, brother held in Bogra

Police have now detained the father and a brother of Shafiqul Islam Uzzal, one of the five militants who took part in the Gulshan restaurant attack on Friday, from their house in Dhunat upazila…

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Man burnt alive in Bagerhat market fire

Man burnt alive in Bagerhat market fire

An unidentified man was burnt alive while six clothing shops were burnt at a market in Morelganj of Bagerhat Tuesday morning. The identity of the victim could not be…

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12 thousands families in Barisal to observe Eid on tomorrow

12 thousands families in Barisal to observe Eid on tomorrow

More than forty-five thousand people will observe Eid ul-Fitr in Barisal on Wednesday in accordance with Saudi Arabia. They are the resident of…

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Two women killed in city road mishap

Two women killed in city road mishap

Two women were killed as they were ran over by a Narsingdi-bound passenger bus at Shanir Akhra area under Jatrabari police station in the…

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Body of chef Saiful Choukider. — New Age file photo

Chef killed accidentally during cafe siege: police

Bangladeshi security forces may have accidentally shot dead an innocent kitchen worker when they stormed a Dhaka cafe where Islamist attackers were holding people…

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Modi expands cabinet into one of biggest

Modi expands cabinet into one of biggest

Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, inducted 19 new ministers into his cabinet on Tuesday to bolster his two-year-administration but drew criticism that he was…

July 5, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Italian minister leaves with bodies of 9 Italians killed in Gulshan

Italian minister leaves with bodies of 9 Italians killed in Gulshan

Italian deputy foreign minister and under secretary Mario Giro left Dhaka for Rome, Italy on Tuesday afternoon by a special flight with the bodies of nine Italians killed…

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Signal 3 for maritime ports

Signal 3 for maritime ports

Maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to hoist local cautionary signal no three as the low pressure area over…

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Fakhrul iterates Khaleda’s call for nat’l unity

Fakhrul iterates Khaleda’s call for nat’l unity

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday asked the government to come up with a positive response to the call of its chairperson Khaleda Zia for forging…

July 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Police bans carrying anything but prayer mat into nat’l Eidghah

Police bans carrying anything but prayer mat into nat’l Eidghah

Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia on Tuesday said people will not be allowed to carry anything but prayer mats into the National Eidgah while…

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Two Gulshan hostages being interrogated

Two Gulshan hostages being interrogated

Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia on Tuesday said the investigators are interrogating two rescued hostages – Hasnat Karim and Tahmid Hasan – and…

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Foreign Minister AH Mahmodd Ali. — UNB photo

Foreign minister assures diplomats of rooting out terrorism

The ministry of foreign affairs is holding a briefing for diplomats at state guest house Padma in Dhaka on Tuesday afternoon. The briefing follows Friday’s carnage…

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French MPs for overhaul of intelligence

French MPs for overhaul of intelligence

French intelligence services should be overhauled in the wake of the 2015 Paris attacks, a parliamentary commission of inquiry has…

Mahmuda Khanam Mitu

Two accused in Mitu murder killed in ‘gunfight’

Two of the accused in the killing of Mahmuda Akter Mitu, wife of police superintendent Babul Akter, were killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police at…

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This artist's rendering provided by NASA and JPL-Caltech shows the Juno spacecraft above the planet Jupiter. Five years after its launch from Earth, Juno is scheduled to go into orbit around the gas giant on Monday, July 4, 2016. — AP photo

Hello Jupiter! NASA spacecraft arrives at giant planet

Braving intense radiation, a NASA spacecraft reached Jupiter on Monday after a five-year voyage to begin exploring the king of the planets. Ground controllers at…

8 killed, 15 injured in Mymensingh road accident

8 killed, 15 injured in Mymensingh road accident

Eight persons were killed and 15 others injured when a pickup van overturned at Beltoli of Mymensingh on Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway this…

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Abbas Kiarostami. — AP photo

Acclaimed Iranian film director Kiarostami dies at age 76

Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami, whose 1997 film ‘Taste of Cherry’ won the prestigious Palme d’Or and who kept working despite government resistance…

July 5, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

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