Archive for July 19th, 2016

Former Yugoslav spy chief marries aged 96

Former Yugoslav spy chief marries aged 96

One of former Yugoslavia’s top spies and ex-Croatian prime minister Josip Manolic has married aged 96 — tying the knot with a woman 36 years his junior, local media reported Tuesday…

July 19, 2016 · 0 comments · International

10 soldiers killed in attack on Mali army base

Gunmen killed at least 10 soldiers and wounded 38 in an attack early Tuesday on an army camp in central Mali…

Sholakia attack: Suspect Jahidul sent to jail

Sholakia attack: Suspect Jahidul sent to jail

A Kishoreganj court on Tuesday evening sent Jahidul Huq alias Tanim, one of the suspects in July 7 militant attack on police checkpoint near Sholakia Eid congregation, to jail as police…

July 19, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Iraq declares 2-day public holiday due to heat wave

Iraq declares 2-day public holiday due to heat wave

The Iraqi government has announced a two-day mandatory official holiday beginning Wednesday due to a heat wave…

July 19, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Police come under gunfire at gun shop near Atlanta

A gunman inside a gun shop near Atlanta began shooting at police officers, who returned fire after responding to reports of a break-in at the business shortly before dawn Tuesday…

IS posts video of purported German train attacker vowing suicide mission

IS posts video of purported German train attacker vowing suicide mission

Islamic State posted a video on Tuesday in which a man whom it identifies as the Afghan refugee who attacked passengers with an axe on a train in Germany vows to…

Syed Ashraful Islam

Ashraf warns against repeat of 1975-like incident

The minister for public administration, Syed Ashraful Islam, on Tuesday called upon freedom fighters to remain alert to make sure that the incident of 1975 is not repeated…

July 19, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Five die from excessive drinking in Rajshahi

Five die from excessive drinking in Rajshahi

Five people died from excessive drinking at Sweeper Colony in Charghat of Rajshahi on Tuesday…

July 19, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Mustafiz gets UK visa finally

Mustafiz gets UK visa finally

Bangladesh pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman was finally granted his UK visa on Tuesday paving the way for him to join English county side Sussex for NatWest T20 Blast and the Royal London One-Day Cup…

July 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
PM making a mistake, says BNP

PM making a mistake, says BNP

Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior leader Abdullah Al Noman on Tuesday said the prime minister’s remark on their proposed national unity…

July 19, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
ACC arrests eight among passport director

ACC arrests eight among passport director

The Anti-Corruption Commission on Tuesday arrested eight graft suspects including a divisional director and an upper division clerk of the Department of Immigration and Passport at different parts of the country…

July 19, 2016 · 0 comments · National
SUST student held over suspected militancy link

SUST student held over suspected militancy link

Members of the counter-terrorism cell of the police arrested a student of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology from the university campus on…

July 19, 2016 · 0 comments · National
263m global children, youths out of school: UNESCO

263m global children, youths out of school: UNESCO

Some 263 million global children and youths are out of school while there is no recent data for lower or upper secondary in Bangladesh, according to new data received…

July 19, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Gulshan attack: RAB identifies four new ‘suspects’

Gulshan attack: RAB identifies four new ‘suspects’

Rapid Action Battalion on Tuesday identified four new suspects involved in the horrible attack at a Gulshan restaurant in the capital…

July 19, 2016 · 0 comments · National
JnU admission tests to begin Sept 23

JnU admission tests to begin Sept 23

The first-year honours admission tests under 2016-17 academic session at Jagannath University would begin on September 23. JnU registrar…

July 19, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Turkey vows to remove Gulen movement ‘by its roots’ after failed coup

Turkey vowed on Tuesday to root out allies of the US-based cleric it blames for a failed coup attempt last week, after an already deep purge of the army, police and judiciary, and said it had sent Washington evidence of his wrongdoing…

Gain expertise in combatting terrorism, PM tells army

Gain expertise in combatting terrorism, PM tells army

The prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday directed all the security forces to earn expertise in using modern technology alongside receiving training to…

July 19, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
20 held in anti-militant operation in city

20 held in anti-militant operation in city

Police in drive arrested 20 men, including two leaders of Islami Chhatra Shibir, from Khilgaon area of the city early Tuesday, as part of the ongoing…

July 19, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Indian soldiers kill 3 as Kashmir protests flare

Indian soldiers kill 3 as Kashmir protests flare

Indian soldiers fired on a stone-throwing crowd defying a curfew in the Kashmir region, killing three people, police said on Tuesday, as unrest sparked by…

July 19, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
10 lakh Yaba pills seized in Chittagong

10 lakh Yaba pills seized in Chittagong

Bangladesh Coast Guards arrested two men and seized 10 lakh pieces of Yaba tablet conducting two separate drives at Anwara in Chittagong on Tuesday…

July 19, 2016 · 0 comments · National

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