Archive for July 26th, 2016

Extremists’ lifestyle

Extremists’ lifestyle

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Tuesday released some pictures taken from the alleged den of extremists during a pre-dawn raid at a Kalyanpur building in the city…

July 26, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Prepare for next polls, PM asks AL MPs

Prepare for next polls, PM asks AL MPs

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Tuesday asked the ruling party MPs to prepare for the next general election as half of the tenure of the current Parliament has already passed…

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Patient shoots dead doctor in Berlin before killing himself

Patient shoots dead doctor in Berlin before killing himself

A patient shot a doctor dead in a university clinic in Berlin on Tuesday before killing himself, but there were ‘no signs at all’ of a link with Islamist militancy…

Monetary policy targets to keep inflation stable

Monetary policy targets to keep inflation stable

Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday unveiled its first-half yearly (July-December) monetary policy for the fiscal 2016-2017 with a target to keep the inflation stable at a ‘tolerant level’…

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Amaq reports two IS ‘soldiers’ carried out Normandy attack

Amaq reports two IS ‘soldiers’ carried out Normandy attack

Two Islamic State ‘soldiers’ carried out the Normandy church attack in France, the group’s Amaq news agency said in a statement on Tuesday. Two hostage takers killed…

Kalyanpur militants, Gulshan attackers from same group: DMP chief

Kalyanpur militants, Gulshan attackers from same group: DMP chief

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner, Md Asaduzzaman Mia, on Tuesday said those killed in the ‘Operation Storm-26’ in the capital’s Kalyanpur area and those involved in the Gulshan terrorist attack, were from the same group…

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Bangladesh Bank says Philippines probe of cyber theft nearly complete

Bangladesh Bank says Philippines probe of cyber theft nearly complete

Bangladesh Bank said on Tuesday its Philippine counterpart had nearly completed an investigation into how $81 million of its money wound up in a Manila bank, and that it hoped for the swift return of the stolen funds…

July 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Business, National

Deals signed for project to counter violent extremism

The first-ever public private partnership programme was launched in Dhaka on Tuesday to support local and grassroots efforts to counter violent extremism…

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Priest killed in French church, police shoot two attackers dead

Priest killed in French church, police shoot two attackers dead

Two attackers killed a priest with a blade and seriously wounded another hostage in a church in northern France on Tuesday before being shot dead…

Nine killed in police raid in Kalyanpur

Nine killed in police raid in Kalyanpur

At least nine alleged extremists were killed in a ‘gunfight’ between police and extremists in the capital’s Kalyanpur on early Tuesday, police said. A huge contingent of…

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Writ seeks judicial probe into Inu’s remark against MPs

Writ seeks judicial probe into Inu’s remark against MPs

A writ petition was filed with the High Court on Tuesday seeking a judicial investigation into the recent remarks of information minister Hasanul Haq Inu blaming…

July 26, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Suicide car bombs near UN offices kill 13 in Somalia

Suicide car bombs near UN offices kill 13 in Somalia

Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden cars on Tuesday outside the UN Mine Action Service offices and a Somali army checkpoint in Mogadishu, killing 13 people, including…

Govt closes Darul Ihsan univ, outer campus of all pvt univs

Govt closes Darul Ihsan univ, outer campus of all pvt univs

The government on Tuesday announced closing all activities of private university Darul Ihsan University and all outer campuses of private…

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Indian HC finds new challenges demand enhanced security cooperation

Indian HC finds new challenges demand enhanced security cooperation

The Indian high commissioner in Dhaka, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, on Tuesday said new challenges call for enhanced security cooperation between armed forces, police…

July 26, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Bangladesh-Russia ink $11.385b loan deal for Rooppur nuclear plant

Bangladesh-Russia ink $11.385b loan deal for Rooppur nuclear plant

Bangladesh and Russia signed an $11.385 billion supplier’s credit agreement in Moscow on Tuesday for the Rooppur nuclear power. The deal was signed around…

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PM asks deputy commissioners to be firm in enforcing law for peace

PM asks deputy commissioners to be firm in enforcing law for peace

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Tuesday asked the deputy commissioners to be firm and careful in enforcing law to ensure peace and stability through eradicating militancy, terrorism and communalism…

July 26, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Hasan Khaled. — Focusbangla photo

Body of missing businessman found in Buriganga

The body of Dutch-Bangla Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Hasan Khaled was found in river Buriganga on Tuesday, three days after he went missing on Saturday…

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Man, son to die for killing Barisal journalist

Man, son to die for killing Barisal journalist

A Barisal court on Tuesday sentenced a man and his son to death while acquitted his another son for killing Muladi Upazila Press Club president Monir Hossain Rari in 2010…

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Workers’ Party wants people’s unity to curb militancy

Workers’ Party wants people’s unity to curb militancy

The Workers Party of Bangladesh, a component of ruling Awami League-led alliance, on Tuesday called for forging unity of the people to curb militant forces…

July 26, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Natore-Rajshahi bus strike continues

Natore-Rajshahi bus strike continues

Movement of buses on the Natore-Rajshahi route remained suspended on Tuesday as a strike was enforced following a clash between members of two transport owner bodies…

July 26, 2016 · 0 comments · National

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