Archive for July 9th, 2016

Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan

Probe on over ‘missing youths’, says home minister

The minister for home affairs, Asaduzzaman Khan, on Saturday said that members of the law enforcement agencies have been conducting an in-depth investigation on the basis of the media reports to search out the missing youths…

July 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National
11 soldiers hurt in car bomb attack in Turkey

11 soldiers hurt in car bomb attack in Turkey

Kurdish militants carried out a car bomb attack on a military outpost in southeast Turkey and then opened fire on the facility on Saturday, wounding 11 soldiers…

July 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
60,000 marooned as Kurigram flood turns worse

60,000 marooned as Kurigram flood turns worse

The onrush of water from the upstream and incessant rainfalls have turned the flood situation worse in six upazilas of the district, rendering over 60,000 people marooned…

July 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National
UP chairman shot at in Bogra

UP chairman shot at in Bogra

A newly elected union parishad chairman in Gabtali of Bogra was injured as assailants shot at him at his village home early Saturday…

July 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Police redesigning ‘mode of action’: DMP chief

Police redesigning ‘mode of action’: DMP chief

Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner Md Asaduzzaman Mia on Saturday said the ‘way of action’ of the police is being redesigned following the recent gruesome terror attack on Holey Artisan Bakery in the city’s Gulshan area…

July 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Inspector general of police AKM Shahidul Hoque. — UNB file photo

IGP holds JMB responsible for Gulshan, Sholakia attacks

The inspector general of police, AKM Shahidul Hoque, on Saturday said banned militant Islamist outfit Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh carried out both attacks…

July 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Four bodies recovered after boat capsizes in Halda

Four bodies recovered after boat capsizes in Halda

Divers of the fire service and civil defense recovered the bodies of four people from the Halda River on Saturday morning…

July 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National
India blacks out Peace TV

India blacks out Peace TV

Indian authorites have directed cable operators to black out Peace TV of Zakir Naik, which is not licensed in India and is uplinked from Dubai…

July 9, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
3 held over militant link in Comilla

3 held over militant link in Comilla

Locals on Friday caught three young men for their suspected link with militancy and handed them over to police at Kamalla Uttarpara in Muradnagar of Comilla…

July 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National
US congressman lauds Hasina’s courageous fight against terrorism

US congressman lauds Hasina’s courageous fight against terrorism

US congressman Charles W Boustany has appreciated prime minister Sheikh Hasina for her tremendously courageous steps to combat violent extremism…

July 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Bus-truck collision kills 2 drivers in Manikganj

Bus-truck collision kills 2 drivers in Manikganj

Two drivers were killed and 20 other people were injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck on Dhaka-Aricha highway in Saturia of Manikganj early Saturday…

July 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Facebook images show Micah Johnson giving a black power salute and dressed in military uniform. – Credit: BBC

Bomb material found at Dallas suspect’s home

Bomb-making material, rifles, ammunition and a combat journal have been found at the home of the suspect in the Dallas shooting…

Juba League leader shot dead in city

Juba League leader shot dead in city

Assailants shot a leader of Awami Juba League, youth front of ruling Awami League, to death at Sutrapur in Dhaka early Saturday…

July 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Abdul Sattar Edhi. – AP file photo

Legendary Pakistani social worker Edhi dies

Pakistan’s legendary philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi, who devoted his life to the poor and the destitute, died on Friday at a hospital in Karachi following a prolonged illness…

July 9, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

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