Archive for July 29th, 2016

Kalyanpur raid case transferred to Counter Terrorism unit

Kalyanpur raid case transferred to Counter Terrorism unit

The investigation into the case of police raid in Kalyanpur that killed nine suspected religious extremists on Tuesday was handed to the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crimes unit of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police, said an official..

July 29, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Lightning strikes kill 3 in 2 districts

Three farmers were killed and three others injured in separate incidents of lightning strike in Sherpur and Laxmipur on Friday…

July 29, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Traders robbed in Pirojpur

Traders robbed in Pirojpur

Robbers on Friday snatched away Tk 6,50,000 after hacking a local trader and hurling hand-bombs on another trader at Kawkhali in Pirojpur…

July 29, 2016 · 0 comments · National
US yet to confirm Dhaka raid militant Arka’s citizenship

US yet to confirm Dhaka raid militant Arka’s citizenship

The United States is yet to confirm the citizenship of Shehzad Rouf Arka who was killed in a recent drive in militants den in Dhaka though the Washington Post reported he was a US citizen…

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Lower-caste Indian couple killed over meager debt

Lower-caste Indian couple killed over meager debt

Police in India say they have arrested a shopkeeper for axing to death a couple from a lower caste for not promptly paying a meager debt of 15 rupees for…

July 29, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
JU student killed in Sirajganj road accident

JU student killed in Sirajganj road accident

A student of Jahangirnagar University was killed and another severely injured in a road accident on Sirajganj-Tangail Highway on Friday…

July 29, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Indian politician arrested for insulting female leader

Indian politician arrested for insulting female leader

Indian police on Friday arrested a Hindu nationalist leader on charges alleging he insulted a senior female politician by describing her as ‘worse than a prostitute.’…

July 29, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Flood situation in three districts deteriorates

Flood situation in three districts deteriorates

The flood situation in Faridpur, Gaibandha and Kurigram districts worsened further on Friday, as the rivers in the areas were flowing above their danger levels…

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3 suspected militants held with crude bombs in Dinajpur

3 suspected militants held with crude bombs in Dinajpur

Dinajpur police arrested three suspected militants from Rannagar area of the district town early Friday. The arrestees were Shahinur Islam…

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US-led coalition strikes kill 28 civilians in Syria

US-led coalition strikes kill 28 civilians in Syria

US-led coalition targeting a village in northern Syria held by the Islamic State group killed 28 civilians, including seven children, Syrian activists…

Indian envoy terms home minister’s India visit a productive one

Indian envoy terms home minister’s India visit a productive one

The Indian high commissioner in Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Friday termed the visit of Bangladesh’s home minister Asaduzzaman Khan…

July 29, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
JU admission tests begin on Nov 19

JU admission tests begin on Nov 19

The admission tests for the first-year honours courses of Jahangirnagar University under 2016-2017 sessions will begin on November 19 and end on November 27…

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BNP condemns police attack on Rampal protest

BNP condemns police attack on Rampal protest

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Friday condemned the police attack on the procession of the National Committee to protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports, terming it ‘barbaric’ and ‘cruel’…

July 29, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Monitor trial of militants, Anisul asks DCs

Monitor trial of militants, Anisul asks DCs

The minister for Law, Anisul Huq, on Friday directed the deputy commissioners to contact the ministry’s cell that monitors cases against militants…

July 29, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Minister asks DCs to go tough on sand lifting from rivers

Minister asks DCs to go tough on sand lifting from rivers

Shipping minister Shajahan Khan on Friday asked the deputy commissioners to take effective measures to stop illegal sand lifting from rivers across the country…

July 29, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
New York Fed asks Philippines to recover Bangladesh money

New York Fed asks Philippines to recover Bangladesh money

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has asked the Philippines’ central bank to help Bangladesh Bank recover the $81 million that was stolen by…

July 29, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
Prisoners are being shifted to newly-built central jail in Keraniganj from Dhaka Central Jail on Friday amid additional security.  – Ali Hossain Mintu

Prisoners being shifted to newly-built Keraniganj central jail

Prisoners from Dhaka Central Jail are being shifted to newly-built central jail in Keraniganj amid additional security…

July 29, 2016 · 0 comments · National
2 killed in separate ‘gunfights’

2 killed in separate ‘gunfights’

At least two people were killed in reported gunfights in Jessore and Pabna early Friday…

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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton arrives to deliver her acceptance speech on the fourth and final night at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US July 28, 2016.  – Reuters photo

Clinton promises a ‘clear-eyed’ vision

US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Thursday Americans faced challenges at home and abroad that demand steady leadership and a collective spirit, and attacked Republican Donald Trump for sowing fear and divisiveness…

Syria’s Nusra Front says ending al Qaeda ties

Syria’s Nusra Front says ending al Qaeda ties

Al Qaeda’s powerful Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, announced on Thursday it was ending its relationship with the global jihadist network founded by…

July 29, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

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