Archive for July 12th, 2016

Still image from United States Navy video purportedly shows Chinese dredging vessels in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in South China sea .–  Reuters photo

Tribunal rejects Beijing’s South China Sea claims

An arbitration court ruled on Tuesday that China has no historic title over the waters of the South China Sea and has breached the Philippines’ sovereign rights with its actions, infuriating Beijing which dismissed the case as a farce…

July 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Democracy, people’s power can fight militancy: BNP

Democracy, people’s power can fight militancy: BNP

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party leaders on Tuesday said that democracy and power of mass people can fight the monster of militancy…

July 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Govt aware about NSU, says Nahid

Govt aware about NSU, says Nahid

Observing the involvement of some North South University students in the two recent terror attacks, education minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Tuesday…

July 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
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PM seeks everybody’s role against militancy

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Tuesday sought active role of the cross section of people to motivate people against the plot to plunge the country into militancy…

July 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
This aerial handout photo shows what is left of two commuters trains after their head-on collision in the southern region of Puglia, Tuesday, July 12, 2016. At least 10 people died and several others are reported injured. --AP photo

Death toll in Italian train crash rises to 20

A local official says the death toll in the head-on train crash in southern Italy is at 20…

Nagarik Oikya demands release of Manna

Nagarik Oikya demands release of Manna

Leaders of the Nagarik Oikya on Tuesday demanded immediate release of its convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna, who was arrested four months earlier…

July 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Eagle tries to carry off Australian boy

Eagle tries to carry off Australian boy

A wedge-tailed eagle tried to fly away with a terrified boy at a popular wildlife show in central Australia…

July 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Govt to reward LGRD officials for providing information on militants

Govt to reward LGRD officials for providing information on militants

The government will reward the officials and employees of the Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives for providing information on militants…

July 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Four Ansarullah members put on 5-day remand

Four Ansarullah members put on 5-day remand

A Chittagong court on Tuesday placed four suspected members of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team on a five-day remand…

July 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National
China has accelerated construction on some disputed reefs.--Reuters photo

Hague tribunal rules China’s South China Sea claims unfounded

Judges at an arbitration tribunal in The Hague on Tuesday rejected China’s claims to economic rights across large swathes of the South China Sea…

July 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Rampal power plant deal to be signed today

Rampal power plant deal to be signed today

Ignoring widespread protests among locals and green activists, Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company Liminted and Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited will…

July 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National
ICT asks prosecution to submit charges against JP MP Hannan, 7 others by Sept 20

ICT asks prosecution to submit charges against JP MP Hannan, 7 others by Sept 20

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Tuesday asked the prosecution to submit its formal charges by September 20 against Jatiya Party MP MA Hannan, his son and six others for their crimes…

July 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Security beefed up at all airports: Menon

Security beefed up at all airports: Menon

The minister for civil aviation and tourism, Rashed Khan Menon, on Tuesday said the civil aviation authorities have tightened security at all airports…

July 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Touching moment of football

Touching moment of football

This is the heartwarming moment a tearful French football fan was consoled by a young Portugal fan. Sadness was felt all around fan zones in…

July 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Nisha Desai Biswal. -- UNB photo

Biswal calls Dhaka visit important, Delhi conveys full support to Dhaka

US assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asia Nisha Desai Biswal on Tuesday described her just concluded Dhaka visit as an ‘important’ one as she…

July 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
NY Fed, Bangladesh Bank meeting on heist postponed

NY Fed, Bangladesh Bank meeting on heist postponed

A meeting between Bangladesh central bank officials and the New York Federal Reserve scheduled for this week to speed up efforts to recover $81 million stolen from…

July 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Three killed in Tangail road accident

Three killed in Tangail road accident

A head-on collision between a truck and a covered-van left three people including the latter’s driver dead and 16 others injured on Dhaka-Tangail-Bangabandhu Bridge highway…

July 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National
The four Bangladeshi workers (from left) ringleader Rahman Mizanur, 31, Miah Rubel, 26, Md Jabath Kysar Haje Norul Islam Sowdagar, 31, and Sohel Hawlader Ismail Hawlader, 29, have received sentences ranging 24-60 months for financing terrorism. – Credit: The Straits Times

Four Bangladeshis jailed for financing terrorism in Singapore

Four Bangladeshi workers detained in Singapore in April under the Internal Security Act were sentenced to between 24 and 60 months for financing terrorism…

July 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Giant quake may lurk under Bangladesh, research says

Giant quake may lurk under Bangladesh, research says

A potentially giant earthquake may be building up beneath Bangladesh and eastern India and could endanger as many as 140 million people…

July 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Police arrest UPDF leader Mithun Chakma

Police arrest UPDF leader Mithun Chakma

Police have arrested United People’s Democratic Front leader Mithun Chakma, a former president of Pahari Chhatra Parishad, from his home at…

July 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

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