Archive for July 30th, 2016

RAB busts ‘arms making factory’ in Comilla, 3 held

Rapid Action Battalion members on Saturday busted an ‘arms making factory’ in Comilla Sadar (South) upazila and arrested three people with some firearms making equipment…

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Rizvi living Khaleda’s office to avoid arrest

Rizvi living Khaleda’s office to avoid arrest

BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi has been staying in BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office since Friday morning to avoid arrest as there is a warrant against him…

July 30, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
PSC, JSC exams under primary education ministry from now

PSC, JSC exams under primary education ministry from now

The primary and mass-education minister, Mostafizur Rahman, on Saturday said the Primary School Certificate and Junior School Certificate examinations will now be held under his ministry from this year…

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Relatives reluctant about receiving bodies of slain militants

Though the identities of eight of the nine slain Kalyanpur militants have been confirmed, no one of their family members has showed interest as of Saturday evening to receive their bodies for burial…

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Nat’l Committee to hold countrywide sit-in on Aug 20

Leaders of the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Recourses, Power and Ports on Saturday at a protest rally in front of the National Press Club, called on the government to refrain from implementing coal based Rampal Thermal Power plant at Rampal in Bagerhat…

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Militants want to obstruct spread of freethinking: Menon

Militants want to obstruct spread of freethinking: Menon

Civil aviation and tourism minister Rashed Khan Menon on Saturday said the extremists and militants want to obstruct spread freethinking in the country and rallying for causing infiltration of imperialist force into Bangladesh…

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Flood hits 16 districts, 59 upazilas: Minister

The disaster management and relief minister, Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya, on Saturday said 59 upazilas in 16 districts have been inundated so far by floodwater…

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Sri Lanka beat Australia by 106 runs in 1st test

Sri Lanka beat Australia by 106 runs in 1st test

Batsman Kusal Mendis’ fighting maiden test hundred backed up by quality spin bowling from Rangana Herath and Lakshan Sandaken led Sri Lanka to only its second test victory against Australia on Saturday…

July 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, International, Sports

Pope meets girl whose artificial limbs he funded

A Vatican spokesman says that Pope Francis has met with a child without legs for whom he bought artificial limbs.
Federico Lombardi told reporters that the meeting took place Saturday in Krakow during the pope’s five-day pilgrimage to Poland…

July 30, 2016 · 0 comments · International
Three dead, one hurt in Seattle shooting

Three dead, one hurt in Seattle shooting

City officials say a shooting has left three people dead and another person hurt in Mukilteo, Washington, about 25 miles north of Seattle, and that a suspect has been taken into custody on Saturday…

AL using Jamaat as political card: BNP

AL using Jamaat as political card: BNP

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior leader ASM Hannan Shah on Saturday said the ruling Awami League was using ‘Jamaat’ as a political card…

July 30, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
BGB arrests RSO leader, Saudi citizen at Teknaf

BGB arrests RSO leader, Saudi citizen at Teknaf

Border Guard Bangladesh members have arrested suspected military wing commander of Rohingya Solidarity Organisation Salaul Islam along with a Saudi Arabian citizen and two locals while having secret meeting…

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Security concerns delay Matarbari bidding by one month

Security concerns delay Matarbari bidding by one month

Closing of bidding to build a 1,200MW coal-fired power plant and other facilities at Matarbari of Moheshkhali in Cox’s Bazar, has been deferred by one month as the officials of two bidders of Japan are unwilling to visit Bangladesh right now

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Belgium arrests two men suspected of planning attack

Police arrested two men suspected of planning an attack in Belgium after house searches on Friday evening, federal prosecutors said on Saturday…

Turkey kills 35 militants after they try to storm base

Turkey kills 35 militants after they try to storm base

Turkey’s military killed 35 militants from the Kurdistan Workers Party after they attempted to storm a base in the southeastern Hakkari province early on Saturday…

One held with arms at Patuakhali madrassah

One held with arms at Patuakhali madrassah

Police arrested a man along with arms and ammunition at a madrassah in Mirzaganj of Patuakhali early Saturday…

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‘Robber’ killed in Jhenaidah ‘gunfight’

‘Robber’ killed in Jhenaidah ‘gunfight’

A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with police while a gang of robbers were attempting to commit robbery at Moheshpur in Jhenaidah early Saturday…

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Villagers look on as fresh areas were submerged by flood water after an embankment was collapsed at Phulchhari in Gaibandha. The photo was taken on Saturday. – Focusbangla photo

Flood tightens its grip in 16 districts

The overall flood situation in Kurigram and Faridpur has worsened further as the major rivers in the districts are flowing over their danger marks due to onrush of the upstream water and incessant rainfall…

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Death toll hits five in Kamrangirchar factory fire

Death toll hits five in Kamrangirchar factory fire

Yet another burnt worker has lost his battle for life six days after the fire incident at a Kamrangirchar factory in the city…

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RAB suspect key JMB men fled to India

RAB suspect key JMB men fled to India

The Rapid Action Battalion suspect that five key leaders of Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh have fled to India and they have handed over a list of names to…

July 30, 2016 · 0 comments · National

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