Archive for July 28th, 2016

Dhaka-Chittagong rail link resumes after two hours

Dhaka-Chittagong rail link resumes after two hours

Rail communication between Dhaka and Chittagong route resumes after two hours of disruption following engine trouble of a train in Koshba area in Brahamanbaria on Thursday night…

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Aqifuzzaman Khan

Extremists killed in Kalyanpur include Monem Khan’s grandson

The religious extremists killed in police raid in Kalyanpur on Tuesday included the grandson of former East Pakistan governor Abdul Monem Khan, police said…

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10 sued over Kalyanpur incident

10 sued over Kalyanpur incident

A case was filed under the Anti-Terrorism Act 2009 against 10 people, including arrested suspected militant Rakibul Hasan alias Regan…

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Trial against former MP Rony in journo attack case begins

Trial against former MP Rony in journo attack case begins

The trial in a case against former Awami League lawmaker Golam Mawla Rony for assaulting a journalist began on Thursday with framing charges against him…

July 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
National Committee to stage nationwide demo on Saturday

National Committee to stage nationwide demo on Saturday

The National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Port will stage demonstrations across the country on Saturday…

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Four sued over torturing three Habiganj children

Four sued over torturing three Habiganj children

A case was filed against four people in connection with torturing three minor boys over theft charge in Gorur bazar area in Habiganj…

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Anti-terrorism committees to have all local representatives: Ashraf

Anti-terrorism committees to have all local representatives: Ashraf

The minister for public administration, Syed Ashraful Islam, on Thursday said all the local public representatives will be included in the anti-terrorism and militancy committees…

July 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Death toll rises to four in Kamrangirchar factory fire

Death toll rises to four in Kamrangirchar factory fire

Two more burn victims of fire at a small garment factory at Alinagar of Kamrangirchar succumbed to their injuries on Thursday at the burn and plastic surgery unit…

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India with Bangladesh in fight against terrorism: Modi

India with Bangladesh in fight against terrorism: Modi

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reaffirmed that India is with Bangladesh in its fight against terrorism as it did during the Liberation War in 1971…

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Myanmar arrests seven cops with 3,00,000 yaba

Myanmar arrests seven cops with 3,00,000 yaba

Myanmar police have detained seven colleagues from a border unit after nearly 300,000 methamphetamine tablets, much known as yaba in Bangladesh…

July 28, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Zawahri tells Nusra Front to drop links

Zawahri tells Nusra Front to drop links

Al Qaeda told its Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, that it could break organisational ties with global jihadist organisation…

July 28, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Three teenagers held in Sagar murder case

Three teenagers held in Sagar murder case

Narayanganj police early Thursday held three teenagers, also co-workers of diseased Sagar Barman, who was murdered by pumping air through his…

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German police raid mosque, apartments for Salafists

German police raid mosque, apartments for Salafists

German police have searched a mosque and eight apartments in Hildesheim that are believed to be a hotbed of a radical Salafist community, the interior…

Mahasweta Devi

Mahasweta Devi passes away

Eminent writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi passed away at a Kolkata nursing home on Thursday following prolonged illness, an attending…

July 28, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Indian flight diverted after passenger sits on food cart

Indian flight diverted after passenger sits on food cart

Indian budget airline IndiGo was forced to divert an international flight on Thursday after an unruly passenger sat on the plane’s food cart before…

July 28, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
No bar to hold BFUJ polls

No bar to hold BFUJ polls

The High Court on Thursday stayed the order of the Chittagong Labour Court 1 suspending the election to a faction of Bangladesh Federal Union of…

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DSCC announces TK 3183. 65 crore budget

DSCC announces TK 3183. 65 crore budget

Dhaka South City Corporation on Thursday announced its budget of Tk 3183.65 crore for the ongoing fiscal 2016-17 year pledging to make Dhaka city green, clean and habitable…

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Assad offers amnesty for Syria rebels

Assad offers amnesty for Syria rebels

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad offered an amnesty on Thursday for rebels who lay down their arms and surrender to authorities within…

July 28, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Stay alert against misuse of technology by terrorists: PM

Stay alert against misuse of technology by terrorists: PM

Renewing her resolve to crush terrorism and militancy from the country with the help of people, the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Thursday urged all to stay…

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Another Kalyanpur extremist identified

Another Kalyanpur extremist identified

Another suspected extremist who was killed among nine in an operation by a special team of police at a Kalyanpur building in the city, was…

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