Archive for July 6th, 2016

Modi phones Hasina, extends Eid greetings

Modi phones Hasina, extends Eid greetings

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has phoned his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina and extended his Eid-ul-Fitr greetings to her…

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Police warn against using social media in support of militancy

Police warn against using social media in support of militancy

The police on Wednesday warned against uploading, sharing, commenting or giving like supporting Islamic State or militancy in social media…

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All set for  Eid-ul-Fitr celebration

All set for Eid-ul-Fitr celebration

Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festivals of the Muslims, will be celebrated in the country on Thursday after a month of fasting…

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Nine-day long Rath Jatra festival begins

Nine-day long Rath Jatra festival begins

The nine-day Ratha Jatra (journey of chariot), one of the major festivals of the Hindu community, began on Wednesday across the country amid festivity and religious fervour…

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Railway cancels 16 trains due to lack of passengers

Railway cancels 16 trains due to lack of passengers

The Bangladesh Railway authorities on Wednesday cancelled the scheduled departure of 16 trains from Dhaka to different destination of the country due to lack of adequate passengers…

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Barcelona's Argentine superstar Lionel Messi (L) sits in court with his father Jorge Horacio Messi during their trial for tax fraud in Barcelona on June 2. — Reuters photo

Messi sentenced to 21 months in prison

Barcelona football star Lionel Messi has been sentenced to 21 months in prison after a court in Barcelona found him guilty of three counts of tax fraud, a statement from…

July 6, 2016 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
More lives could be saved with prompt operation at Gulshan café, says Rizvi

More lives could be saved with prompt operation at Gulshan café, says Rizvi

Criticising the government for its ‘delayed operation’ to overcome the Gulshan café hostage crisis, BNP on Wednesday said people think many more lives…

July 6, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Police asked to submit progress report of Gulshan attack investigation by August 24

Police asked to submit progress report of Gulshan attack investigation by August 24

A Dhaka metropolitan magistrate on Wednesday asked police to submit the report of the progress of investigation into July 1 Gulshan attack case…

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3 killed in Comilla road crash

3 killed in Comilla road crash

Three people were killed and 10 others injured in a road accident on Dhaka-Chittagong highway at Alekharchar in Sadar upazila on…

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Shinichi Kitaoka. — UNB photo

JICA firmly with Bangladesh, says its president

The Japan International Cooperation Agency on Wednesday said it remains ‘firmly committed’ to contributing to the development of…

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Nibras Islam

Attacker Nibras’ family apologises to all

Parents of Nibras Islam, one of the attackers of Gulshan terrorist attack, on Wednesday apologised to the nation, all the people in the world and the bereaved…

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Terrorism absolutely goes against Bangladesh’s spirit, values: TI chair

Terrorism absolutely goes against Bangladesh’s spirit, values: TI chair

Against the backdrop of the Gulshan tragedy, Jose Ugaz, the chair of the international board of directors of Transparency International, has expressed the deepest condolences…

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Eid being celebrated at some places in 3 dists

Eid being celebrated at some places in 3 dists

Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated in several places in Chandpur, Dinajpur and Munshiganj districts on Wednesday in line with the schedule of…

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Still, people depart Dhaka amid rain

Still, people depart Dhaka amid rain

A number of people those could not make it on Tuesday are leaving Dhaka for their village and district homes amid rain. There were crowds…

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Pakistan dismisses allegation of cafe attack involvement

Pakistan dismisses allegation of cafe attack involvement

Pakistan has dismissed the allegations of its involvement in Holey Artisan Bakery attack in Dhaka saying it is baseless, irresponsible and…

July 6, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Israel approves hundreds of settlement homes

Israel approves hundreds of settlement homes

Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has authorized construction of hundreds of new homes in Jewish settlements in the West Bank and east…

July 6, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Khaleda conveys condolences to Obama, other leaders

Khaleda conveys condolences to Obama, other leaders

Bangladesh Nationalist Party Chairperson Khaleda Zia has conveyed her condolences to the US president and the prime ministers of Japan, Italy and India over…

July 6, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

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