Archive for July 24th, 2016

A tourist jumps after posing with the Olympic Rings after its inauguration ceremony in Copacabana Beach ahead 2016 Rio Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 21, 2016.  Reuters photo

IOC decides against full ban on Russian athletes

The International Olympic Committee on Sunday ordered individual sports federations to decide whether Russian competitors should take part in the Rio Games after failing to agree on a complete ban over Russia’s state-run doping…

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Sports
Nepal’s PM resigns after losing majority support

Nepal’s PM resigns after losing majority support

Nepal’s prime minister resigned on Sunday shortly before he was to face a confidence vote in parliament that he expected to lose, further aggravating political instability in the Himalayan country…

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Padma Bridge rail link work to start in Jan: Obaidul

The construction work on Padma Bridge rail link will start in January next…

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Boy killed ‘by pumping air into body’ in Narayanganj

Boy killed ‘by pumping air into body’ in Narayanganj

A 10-year-old boy was killed allegedly by pumping air into his body through rectum at Rupganj…

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Tigers kill woman, injure another at Beijing wildlife park

Tigers kill woman, injure another at Beijing wildlife park

Tigers at a wildlife park in Beijing have killed one woman and injured another after the pair left their vehicle, Chinese media have…

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Munich gunman planned attacks for one year

Munich gunman planned attacks for one year

The 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman who killed nine people in Munich on Friday began planning the attack one year ago after visiting the site of a 2009 school shooting…

Gaibandha madrassah teacher remanded over terror link

Gaibandha madrassah teacher remanded over terror link

A court in Gaibandha on Sunday placed madrassah teacher Anwar Hossain, arrested for renting rouse to Sholakia attack accused Shariful Islam, on a five-day remand…

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National
SC bars release of two Destiny bosses unless hearing on July 31

SC bars release of two Destiny bosses unless hearing on July 31

The Appellate Division on Sunday barred release of detained Destiny Group top officers Rafiqul Amin and Mohammad Hossain unless on July 31 it hears the…

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National
BNP calls half day hartal in Bogra for Monday

BNP calls half day hartal in Bogra for Monday

Local unit of Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Sunday called a half day hartal in Bogra for Monday protesting party’s senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman’s conviction…

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Illegal money being used in militancy: ACC chairman

Illegal money being used in militancy: ACC chairman

Illegal money, accumulated through corruption, is being used in spreading militancy, says chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission…

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Suicide attack in Baghdad kills 14 people

Suicide attack in Baghdad kills 14 people

A suicide bomber attacked a security check point in northern Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 14 people…

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
3-day DC conf begins Tuesday

3-day DC conf begins Tuesday

The three-day annual conference of the deputy commissioners of districts begins in the city on Tuesday…

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National
PM for army promotion based on competence and patriotism

PM for army promotion based on competence and patriotism

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Sunday said ideologically the spirit of the independence and war of liberation should be the basic and prime guiding principles for the Bangladesh Army…

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Hearing on Mir Quasem’s review plea on Monday

Hearing on Mir Quasem’s review plea on Monday

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court is scheduled to hold hearing on Monday on a petition filed by 1971 Al-Badr commander Mir Quasem Ali, pleading to…

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Anger, mourning in Afghanistan after Kabul suicide attack

Anger, mourning in Afghanistan after Kabul suicide attack

Relatives of some of those killed in a big suicide attack in Kabul searched through a bloodied assortment of belongings left after the twin blasts…

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Gulshan attack plotters identified: DMP chief

Gulshan attack plotters identified: DMP chief

Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia on Sunday said police have already identified the plotters of the attack to…

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National
SC clears screening Indian film ‘Kelor Kirtri’

SC clears screening Indian film ‘Kelor Kirtri’

The Appellate Division on Sunday cleared the way for screening an Indian movie in the country staying the High Court Division order that…

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Theatre/Films
Khaleda asked to appear before court on Aug 10 in Barapukuria case

Khaleda asked to appear before court on Aug 10 in Barapukuria case

The Special Judge’s Court-2 on Sunday asked the Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia to appear before the court on August 10 in Barapukuria coalmine…

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Residents flee as California wildfire threatens homes

Residents flee as California wildfire threatens homes

A fast-moving wildfire that has forced hundreds of people to flee from their homes in the drought-parched foothills northwest of Los Angeles had blackened some…

India asks three Chinese journalists to leave country

India asks three Chinese journalists to leave country

The Indian government has asked three Chinese journalists working for official Xinhua News Agency to leave the country this month, refusing to…

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

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