Archive for July 11th, 2016

US Embassy personnel’s families ‘can leave Bangladesh if they desire’

US Embassy personnel’s families ‘can leave Bangladesh if they desire’

The US Embassy here has formally announced that they have authorised a ‘voluntary departure’ of family members of US government personnel working in the country…

July 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Ranveer-Deepika revels in IIFA Awards 2016

Ranveer-Deepika revels in IIFA Awards 2016

‘Bajirao Mastani’ and ‘Piku’ has respectively proved to be a cornerstone for the careers of Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone, who reigned supreme at this year’s IIFA Awards…

July 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment
6 ‘militants’ held in Ctg, C’nawabganj

6 ‘militants’ held in Ctg, C’nawabganj

Law enforces have arrested six suspected militants in Chittagong and Chapainawabganj districts…

July 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National
BNP to mourn for Gulshan cafe victims Tuesday

BNP to mourn for Gulshan cafe victims Tuesday

BNP will observe ‘mourning day’ across the country on Tuesday to condole the killings of foreigners and Bangladeshis in a terror attack on a Gulshan cafe…

July 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Politics
Govt to assess situation before seeking US support

Govt to assess situation before seeking US support

Against the backdrop of recent terrorist attacks in the country, the government would assess the situation and then seek US support for fighting…

July 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
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May to be confirmed as Tory leader, next UK PM

Theresa May is the only remaining candidate to be the new leader of Britain’s ruling Conservative Party and a formal process will now take place to confirm…

Process on to ‘grasp Bangladesh like Sikkim’, alleges BNP

Process on to ‘grasp Bangladesh like Sikkim’, alleges BNP

Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member ASM Hannan Shah on Monday alleged that political, economic and diplomatic processes are…

July 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Visiting US assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal on Monday talks to media after meeting home minister Asaduzzaman Khan at his office at Bangladesh Secretariat. — Focusbangla photo

Biswal assures US assistance in combatting terrorism

Visiting US assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal on Monday said they will continue their assistance in combating…

July 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Two int’l meetings switched from Dhaka after terror attack

Two int’l meetings switched from Dhaka after terror attack

An Asia-Pacific money laundering group has moved its meeting out of Bangladesh citing security concerns, officials said on Monday, 10 days after militants stormed…

July 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Govt issues circular to stop Peace TV

Govt issues circular to stop Peace TV

The information ministry on Monday issued a circular asking all concerned to ensure that the transmission of Peace TV is cut off as per the…

July 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Charges against JP MP Hannan finalised

Charges against JP MP Hannan finalised

The investigation agency of the International Crimes Tribunal has finalised five specific charges of crimes against humanity against Jatiya Party MP MA Hannan…

July 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Court to frame charges in Niko graft case on Aug 10

Court to frame charges in Niko graft case on Aug 10

The Dhaka Special Judge’s Court-9 has fixed August 10 for the charge framing of Niko graft case against Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia and 10 others…

July 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
10 killed as Al Shabaab hit army base in Somalia

10 killed as Al Shabaab hit army base in Somalia

Al Shabaab Islamist militants rammed a car packed with explosives into a Somali army base southwest of the capital on Monday and stormed inside, killing at least 10 soldiers…

Biswal visits Artisan cafe, meets diplomats

Biswal visits Artisan cafe, meets diplomats

Visiting US assistant secretary of state for Central and South Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal on Monday visited the site of Holey Artisan Bakery at Gulshan where 20 people were killed in a militant attack on July 1…

July 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National
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UN seeks end to South Sudan violence

The UN Security Council has called on warring factions in South Sudan to immediately end the recent fighting and prevent the spread of violence…

Sholakia attack suspect Jahidul on 10-day remand

Sholakia attack suspect Jahidul on 10-day remand

A Kishoreganj court has placed Jahidul Huq alias Tanim, one of the two named accused in the case lodged in connection with July 7 militant attack near Sholakia Eid congregation in Kishoreganj, on a 10-day remand in police custody…

July 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Tabligh Jamaat member killed in city road accident

Tabligh Jamaat member killed in city road accident

A member of Tabligh Jamaat was killed in a road accident at Kakrail in the city on Monday morning…

July 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Portugal players celebrate after winning the Euro 2016. - Reuters photo

Portugal stun France to win Euro 2016

Substitute Eder’s thunderous finish deep into extra time secured Portugal’s first European Championship title after they overcame the early loss of Cristiano Ronaldo to snatch a 1-0 smash-and-grab victory over hosts France on Sunday…

July 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Sholakia attack: Investigators now look for links

The police and the Rapid Action Battalion investigators are now looking for local link to the July 7 militant attack on a police checkpoint near Sholakia Eid congregation in Kishoreganj that left two policemen, a housewife and a suspected attacker killed and 13 including 12 police personnel injured…

July 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Govt for social campaign against extremism

The government on Sunday ordered law enforcement agencies to monitor sermons delivered by imams at the Juma prayers on every Friday across the country to check spread of extremism from mosques…

July 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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