Archive for September 1st, 2016

Minor dies in capital falling from roof

A minor boy on Thursday evening succumbed to his injuries after falling off the roof of a four-storey building at Basabo of Sabujbagh in the capital…

September 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Teacher sent to jail for raping female student in Tangail

Teacher sent to jail for raping female student in Tangail

Tangail court on Thursday sent a teacher of Tangail Polytechnic Institute to jail on charge of raping a female student of the institution and uploaded the video footage of the incident on the internet…

September 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National
One of the Chandpur tank-lorry fire victims dies

One of the Chandpur tank-lorry fire victims dies

One of the six people, who received severe burn injuries in the early hour on Thursday when a petroleum-laden lorry caught fire at a depot in Chandpur town, died in the evening…

September 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Explosion rocks SpaceX launch site in Florida during test

Explosion rocks SpaceX launch site in Florida during test

An explosion rocked a SpaceX launch site Thursday during a routine rocket test…

September 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Turkey dismisses 543 judges, prosecutors

Turkey dismisses 543 judges, prosecutors

The top Turkish judicial board has dismissed 543 more judges and prosecutors, Turkey’s NTV television reported, the latest purge of officials suspected of sympathising with those behind a July 15 failed coup…

September 1, 2016 · 0 comments · International
5500 MW more to be generated from three power stations

5500 MW more to be generated from three power stations

The government will create a new ‘power hub’ through re-structuring of three existing power stations in Ghorasal (Narsingdi), Baghabari (Sirajganj) and Goalpara (Khulna) to generate 5500 MW of electricity in the next 10 years…

September 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National
DMP calls for taking real info for renting houses

DMP calls for taking real info for renting houses

Dhaka metropolitan police commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia on Thursday urged house owners to take real information from tenants for renting their houses…

September 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National
SUST students asked to vacate halls

SUST students asked to vacate halls

Students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology in Sylhet have been ordered to vacate residential halls following a clash among various factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League…

September 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Three suspected militants held in Sirajganj

Three suspected militants held in Sirajganj

The police arrested three suspected members of banned militants outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh from Mohanpur of Ullapara in Sirajganj…

September 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Journalist Siddiqur arrested under sec 57 of ICT Act

Journalist Siddiqur arrested under sec 57 of ICT Act

The Detective Branch of police on Thursday arrested the award winning reporter Siddiqur Rahman Khan for writing and publishing an article on his news portal Dainik Sikkha on August 29…

September 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National
25 killed in airstrikes in Hama of Syria

25 killed in airstrikes in Hama of Syria

Opposition activists say warplanes have carried out several airstrikes in Syria’s Hama, killing at least 25 people, amid a lightning advance by insurgents on government-controlled areas of the central province…

September 1, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
‘Village rationing’ for poor people very soon: PM

‘Village rationing’ for poor people very soon: PM

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said the government is going to launch ‘village rationing’ very soon for the country’s extreme poor and people with disabilities…

September 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Pope urges Christians to save Earth from ‘debris, desolation and filth’

Pope Francis called on Thursday for concerted action against environmental degradation and climate change, renewing his fierce attack on consumerism and financial greed…

September 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Obaidul on six-day remand over Risha killing

Obaidul on six-day remand over Risha killing

A Dhaka metropolitan magistrate court on Thursday placed Obaidul Khan on six-day remand for interrogation in custody in a case for killing of Suraiya Akhter Risha, a Class VIII student of Willes Little Flower School and College…

September 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National

UK govt condemns ‘irresponsible’ strike of doctors

British health secretary Jeremy Hunt on Thursday condemned as ‘totally irresponsible’ a plan by English junior doctors to hold a five-day strike…

September 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
AKM Mozammel Huq and Md Qamrul Islam

SC finds two ministers breached oath of office

The Supreme Court observed that food minister Qamrul Islam and liberation war affairs minister AKM Mozammel Huq were guilty of contempt of the court and breached their oath of office…

September 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Khaleda pays tributes to Zia on BNP’s founding anniv

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson, Khaleda Zia, on Thursday paid tributes to party founder slain president Ziaur Rahman by placing wreaths…

September 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Qoumi madrassah students protest against extremism

Teachers and students of qoumi madrassahs took to the streets in Dhaka and elsewhere on Thursday to protest against extremism and terrorism…

September 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National

PM opens Simanta Bank for BGB members

Simanta Bank, a bank for the members of Border Guard Bangladesh’s, was formally launched on Thursday for their welfare…

September 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Mir Quasem again wants more time to decide on mercy petition

Mir Quasem again wants more time to decide on mercy petition

War crimes death row inmate Mir Quasem Ali has wanted more time to decide on seeking mercy from the president…

September 1, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

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