Archive for July 8th, 2016

This picture taken on July 2, 2016 shows heavy traffic congestion at a major highway junction in Brebes, a city on the main Indonesian island of Java. -- AFP photo

12 die in Indonesia traffic jam

At least 12 people have died of dehydration and exhaustion while sitting in traffic in Indonesia…

July 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Six of a family killed in Rangpur road crash

Six of a family killed in Rangpur road crash

Six members of a family were killed as a bus crashed into a battery-run human-hauler they were in at Jhigatala in Taraganj upazila on Friday afternoon…

July 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Gulshan attack suspect Shaon dies

Gulshan attack suspect Shaon dies

A youth, detained as a suspect of Gulshan cafe attack, died while undergoing treatment at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital at around 4:15pm on Friday…

July 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Sholakia attacker Mukaddil was missing for 2yrs

Sholakia attacker Mukaddil was missing for 2yrs

Shafiul Islam Sohan alias Mukaddil, an alleged militant, who was arrested after an attack on police near Sholakia Eidgah on Thursday, had been missing for over two years…

July 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National
The body of dead gunman is seen after gunfight near Sholakia on Thursday. Police  on Friday identified him as Abir Rahman. New Age photo

Gunman killed in Sholakia is NSU student: police

The attacker, who was killed after a gunfight with police at a checkpoint near Sholakia Eid congregation, has been identified as Abir Rahman…

July 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Seven held over Sholakia attack

Seven held over Sholakia attack

Police arrested seven suspects in connection with Thursday’s terrorist attack near Sholakia Eidgah in Kishoreganj from different parts of the district on Thursday night…

July 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National
India asks its citizens in Bangladesh to register with high commission

India asks its citizens in Bangladesh to register with high commission

The Indian high commission in Dhaka has advised all Indian citizens living in Bangladesh to register themselves with the high commission…

July 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Militants blow up Eni oil pipeline in Nigeria

Attackers blew up an oil pipeline in Nigeria’s southern Bayelsa state operated by a subsidiary of Italy’s Eni on Friday…

A protester is detained by NYPD officers as people take part in a protest against the killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile during a march through Manhattan in New York July 7, 2016. — Reuters photo

Five cops killed in Dallas shooting protest

Four police officers were fatally shot and seven wounded by snipers in Dallas, authorities said, during one of many demonstrations held in cities across…

Four children drown at Kutubdia

Four children drown at Kutubdia

Four children, aged between five and ten, drowned at village Uttardrum in Kutubida of Cox’s Bazar on Thursday afternoon. The victims were…

July 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Another victim dies in Uttara market fire incident

Another victim dies in Uttara market fire incident

Yet another victim died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital after nearly two weeks’ battle for life in the incident of fire at an Uttara market in the city…

July 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Nepartak hits Taiwan, disrupts power supply, transport

Nepartak hits Taiwan, disrupts power supply, transport

Super typhoon Nepartak hit eastern Taiwan early on Friday, driving thousands of people from their homes, disrupting power supply and forcing the cancellation of more…

July 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Four JMB suspects held in Bogra

Four JMB suspects held in Bogra

Police arrested four people including a muezzin over suspicion of their involvement with banned militant group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh from…

July 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
India to probe Zakir Naik’s funds, speeches

India to probe Zakir Naik’s funds, speeches

Terming the speeches of Zakir Naik, preacher and founder of Mumbai-based Islamic Research Foundation, as ‘objectionable’, Indian information and broadcasting…

July 8, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
France's Antoine Griezmann celebrates at the end of their Euro 2016 semi-final match against Germany in Stade Velodrome, Marseille on Thursday. — Reuters photo

Griezmann double sends France into final

Antoine Griezmann’s double fired France into the Euro 2016 final as an emotional smash and grab 2-0 win over a territorially dominant Germany on Thursday ended 58 years of tournament suffering at their hands.

July 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Blast injures 25 on Taiwan passenger train

Blast injures 25 on Taiwan passenger train

A suspected pipe bomb that injured 25 passengers on a train in Taiwan was a homemade explosive device and unlikely to be part of a terror-related plot…

July 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
In this photo provided by Noor Punasiya, people stand by an explosion site in Medina, Saudi Arabia, Monday, July 4, 2016. — AP photo

Saudis arrest 12 Pakistanis over bombs

Saudi officials say 12 out of 19 people arrested over Monday’s three bomb attacks in the country are Pakistani. An interior ministry spokesman also named…

July 8, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
35 killed in attack on Shi’ite mausoleum north of Baghdad

35 killed in attack on Shi’ite mausoleum north of Baghdad

Islamic State claimed a triple suicide attack on Thursday evening near a Shi’ite mausoleum north of Baghdad, which killed at least 35 people and wounded…

July 8, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Two children embrace each other after offering Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at National Eidgah in Dhaka on Thursday morning. — Sony Ramany

Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated

Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest religious festival of Muslims, was celebrated across the country on Thursday with much rejoicing, and enthusiasm…

July 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National

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