Archive for July 16th, 2016

NSU pro-VC among three arrested

NSU pro-VC among three arrested

Police on Saturday arrested North South University pro-vice chancellor and two others on charge of renting out a house to suspected militants and concealing their information…

July 16, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Buying houses fret over impact of terrorism

Buying houses fret over impact of terrorism

Bangladesh Garment Buying House Association on Sunday called for achieving consensus among political parties to overcome the current situation created following the recent terrorist attacks…

July 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
PM’s press conference tomorrow

PM’s press conference tomorrow

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, will hold a press conference on Sunday on the outcome of her visit to Mongolia…

July 16, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Turkey’s secular opposition denounces coup

Turkey’s secular opposition denounces coup

The head of Turkey’s main opposition, the secular Republican People’s Party, on Saturday denounced the failed coup attempt by a faction of the military, and said its defeat brought political parties closer to finding common ground to improve democracy…

July 16, 2016 · 0 comments · International
PM returns home

PM returns home

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, returned home on Saturday evening after wrapping up her 3-day official visit to Mongolia to attend the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit…

July 16, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Kamal calls for nat’l unity to tackle terrorism

Kamal calls for nat’l unity to tackle terrorism

Gana Forum president Kamal Hossain on Saturday called for forging a national unity mobilising social and political forces to effectively tackle disastrous terror attacks…

July 16, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Four Bagerhat war crimes suspects held after ICT issues warrant against 13

Four Bagerhat war crimes suspects held after ICT issues warrant against 13

Police arrested four war crimes suspects at Kachua and Morrelganj in Bagerhat on Saturday afternoon, hours after the International Crimes Tribunal-1 issued warrants of arrest against 13 war crimes suspects in the morning…

July 16, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Bangladesh’s migration cost world’s highest: CPD

Bangladesh’s migration cost world’s highest: CPD

The migration cost for Bangladeshi workers is the highest in the world that eats up a bulk part of the remittance sent by its expatriates, said executive director of the Centre for Policy Dialogue Mustafizur Rahman on Saturday…

July 16, 2016 · 0 comments · National
JS session resumes tomorrow

JS session resumes tomorrow

The budget session of the 10th Jatiya Sangsad will resume at 5:30pm on Sunday after a 16-day recess on the occasion of the Eid-ul-Fitr…

July 16, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Bangladeshis in Turkey safe, asked to restrict movements

Bangladeshis in Turkey safe, asked to restrict movements

The Bangladesh embassy in Ankara on Saturday issued an advisory for Bangladeshis in Turkey to restrict their movement the coupe bid there…

July 16, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Gulshan attack instigators, perpetrators identified: minister

Gulshan attack instigators, perpetrators identified: minister

The minister for home affairs, Asaduzzaman Khan, on Saturday said the instigators and the perpetrators of Gulshan cafe terror attack have been identified…

July 16, 2016 · 0 comments · National
A military aims his weapon on top of a tank during an attempted coup in Ankara, Turkey July 16, 2016. – Reuters photo

Situation ‘under control’ after deadly Turkey coup bid, 250 dead

An attempted Turkish military coup appeared to crumble in the early hours of Saturday after crowds answered President Tayyip Erdogan’s call to take to the streets…

Erdogan vows ‘heavy price’ for coup plotters

Erdogan vows ‘heavy price’ for coup plotters

Forces loyal to Turkey’s president quashed a coup attempt in a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire that left dozens dead Saturday. Authorities arrested thousands of people as president Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed those responsible ‘will pay a heavy price for their treason to Turkey.’..

Police to trace patrons, supporters of Gulshan attack

Police to trace patrons, supporters of Gulshan attack

Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner Asaduzzaman Miah on Saturday said police were trying to find out the patrons and supporters of the attackers…

July 16, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Oil-gas committee for holding referendum over Rampal power plant

Oil-gas committee for holding referendum over Rampal power plant

The National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports on Saturday called on the government to hold a referendum to take people’s opinion about the coal-based thermal power plant at Rampal in Bagerhat…

July 16, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Ulaanbaatar declaration calls for fight against terrorism

Ulaanbaatar declaration calls for fight against terrorism

The two-day ASEM Summit ended in the Mongolian capital on Saturday with the adoption of Ulaanbaatar declaration in which leaders renewed resolve to work together…

July 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
BNP to announce programme if call for nat’l unity ignored

BNP to announce programme if call for nat’l unity ignored

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Saturday said they would do whatever possible to eliminate terror and extremism from the country if national unity cannot be waged…

July 16, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
A doll lies down beside the body of a child after Friday's attack in French city of Nice.-- Reuters photo

IS claims responsibility for Nice attack

Islamic State claimed responsibility on Saturday for the deadly attack in the Riviera city of Nice on Thursday that killed at least 84 people. ‘The person who carried out the operation in Nice, France, to run down people was one of the soldiers of Islamic State,’ the news agency Amaq, which supports Islamic State, said via its Telegram account. ‘He […]

Pakistani Facebook starlet strangled in suspected honour killing

Pakistani Facebook starlet strangled in suspected honour killing

A Pakistani social media celebrity whose selfies and videos were deeply polarising in the conservative Muslim country has been murdered by her brother in what police suspect was a so-called ‘honour killing’…

July 16, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Two killed in Naogaon rice mill boiler explosion

Two killed in Naogaon rice mill boiler explosion

At least two workers died and six others sustained burns in a boiler explosion at a rice mill in Naogaon Saturday morning…

July 16, 2016 · 0 comments · National

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