Archive for July 23rd, 2016

Victims are seen lying on the ground after blast during a demonstration in Kabul, Afghanistan July 23, 2016. -- Reuters photo

80 killed in IS attack on Kabul demonstration

At least 80 people were killed and another 231 wounded in the Afghan capital on Saturday, when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed clothing…

July 23, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Former SUST VC Sadruddin Ahmed Chawdhury passes away

Former SUST VC Sadruddin Ahmed Chawdhury passes away

Eminent educationist and former vice-chancellor of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology Sadruddin Ahmed Chawdhury passed away at Labaid Hospital in the city on Saturday…

July 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Locals and fire service divers carry out rescue operation after a trawler capsized in the River Arial Khan at Raipura in Narsingdi on Saturday morning. – Focusbangla photo

10 die in Narsingdi trawler capsize

At least four women and six children died while 20 others remained missing as a boat capsized in the River Arial Khan at Raipura in Narsingdi on Saturday morning…

July 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Gaibandha madrassah teacher held for sheltering ‘Sholakia attacker’

Gaibandha madrassah teacher held for sheltering ‘Sholakia attacker’

Members of Rapid Action Battalion arrested a madrassah teacher for sheltering Shariful Islam, an accused in a case over Sholakia terrorist attack …

July 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Munich gunman had no ties to IS, say police

Munich gunman had no ties to IS, say police

A German-Iranian teenager who shot and killed nine people and then himself in Munich on Friday had received psychiatric care and was in all probability a lone gunman who had no ties to Islamic State…

112 killed in floods across China, scores missing

112 killed in floods across China, scores missing

Torrential rains that swept through China this week have left at least 112 people dead and 91 others missing, various provincial governments …

July 23, 2016 · 0 comments · International
Unite people against violent extremism: Kamal to youths

Unite people against violent extremism: Kamal to youths

Bemoaning that the country is affected with a serious disease of extremism, the Gano Forum president Kamal Hossain on Saturday urged the country’s conscious youths to come forward to unite people to get rid of it…

July 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Saudi curbs visa for Bangladeshi single male workers

The Saudi Arabia has temporarily suspended recruitment visas of single male domestic workers from Bangladesh, and asked applicants to search for workers of other nationalities…

July 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan addresses during an attempted coup in Istanbul, Turkey July16, 2016. -- Reuters photo

Erdogan orders closure of more schools, extends detention period

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the closure of more than 1,000 private schools and extended the period in which some suspects can be detained without charge, in his first decree since declaring a three-month state of emergency…

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina distributes Public Administration Award at a programme on Saturday.-- Focusbangla photo

Govt won’t allow terrorism, militancy: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Saturday renewed her firm resolve to clampdown on terrorism and militancy to ensure peace and security for the people, saying that her government won’t allow any type of these social menaces…

July 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Three Harkat-ul-Jihad leaders arrested in city

Three Harkat-ul-Jihad leaders arrested in city

The detective branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police arrested two active members of banned militant outfit Harkat-ul-Jihad al Islami at Mirpur and another leader at Kotwali…

July 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National
A six-kilometre traffic jam created at Paturia ferry point due to disruption in ferry service on Paturia-Daulatdia route.-- New Age photo

Ferry service interruption continues on Paturia-Daulatdia route

Disruption of ferry service on Paturia-Daulatdia route continue for shortage of ferries and delay of ferrying across the river Padma for the heavy current trigger a six-kilometre traffic jam on Paturia end…

July 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Niblett new Australian high commissioner to Dhaka

Niblett new Australian high commissioner to Dhaka

Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop announced the appointment of Julia Niblett as the country’s next high commissioner to Bangladesh…

July 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Kidnapped Indian aid worker rescued in Afghanistan

Kidnapped Indian aid worker rescued in Afghanistan

An Indian woman working for an international aid group who was kidnapped in the Afghan capital last month has been rescued unharmed, Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj announced on Saturday…

July 23, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Soldiers have been seen patrolling Turkish cities since the coup attempt-- BBC photo

Turkey detentions ‘tip of the iceberg’

Turkey’s deputy prime minister has described as ‘the tip of the iceberg’ the infiltration of state institutions by the group the government blames for last Friday’s failed coup…

Missing college student’s body found in Bay

Missing college student’s body found in Bay

The body of the missing college student in Bay of Bengal was found on the Saturday one kilometer off the coast of Kuakata in Patuakhali…

July 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National

DU transport official dies falling from rooftop

An official of Dhaka University’s transport department died after falling from a rooftop of one of staff quarter buildings on the campus Saturday morning…

July 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National
BSF kills Bangladeshi opening fire, charging bayonet

BSF kills Bangladeshi opening fire, charging bayonet

Indian Border security Force members killed a cattle trader opening fire and charging bayonet along Bangladesh-India frontier at Putkhai under Benapole Port in Jessore early Saturday…

July 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National
India launches massive search for missing military plane

India launches massive search for missing military plane

An Indian military plane with 29 people on board has gone missing over the Bay of Bengal..

July 23, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Garment factory fire burns six in city

Garment factory fire burns six in city

At least six workers of a garment factory received burn injuries in a fire at their workplace at Alinagar area of Kamrangirchar in the capital early Saturday…

July 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National

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