Archive for September 6th, 2016

Return hajj flights from Sept 17

Return hajj flights from Sept 17

Biman Bangladesh Airlines will start its return hajj flights operation from September 17 to bring back Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims from Saudi Arabia…

September 6, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Fox settles sexual harassment suit for $20 mln on Ailes’ behalf

Fox settles sexual harassment suit for $20 mln on Ailes’ behalf

Fox News has reached a $20 million settlement of former anchor Gretchen Carlson’s sexual harassment lawsuit against the network’s former chief, Roger Ailes, a source familiar with the situation said on Tuesday…

September 6, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Govt needs just one push for fall, says BNP

Govt needs just one push for fall, says BNP

Claiming that the government’s footing is now very fragile, Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Tuesday said only one push by people is enough to ensure its fall…

September 6, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
HC wants to know about legal consequences of oath violation

HC wants to know about legal consequences of oath violation

In the wake of a writ petition filed challenging the legality of holding their respective posts by two ministers even after the Supreme Court’s observation that they flouted the oath of office, the High Court on Tuesday wanted to know about the legal consequences of the oath violation…

September 6, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Journalist Siddiqur released on bail

Journalist Siddiqur Rahman Khan, the editor of education-related online news portal Dainik Shiksha, who was arrested for allegedly defaming a former government official, has been released on bail on Monday…

September 6, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Superintendent of Police Babul Akter

SP Babul Akter relieved of duty

The home ministry on Tuesday accepted the resignation letter of police super Babul Akter, formally bringing the curtain down on his resignation saga…

September 6, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Two Dhaka univ students drown in Padma

Two Dhaka univ students drown in Padma

Two students of Dhaka University drowned in River Padma at Mahamudpur point in Dohar of Dhaka Tuesday afternoon…

September 6, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Anjem jailed for five and a half years for supporting IS

Anjem jailed for five and a half years for supporting IS

Anjem Choudary, Britain’s best-known Islamist preacher whose followers have been linked to numerous plots around the world, was sentenced to five years and six months in prison on Tuesday for inviting support for Islamic State…

September 6, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
BGB seizes 167,080 Senegra tablets

BGB seizes 167,080 Senegra tablets

The Border Guard Bangladesh personnel on Tuesday seized a total of 167080 pieces Sengra table in separate drives at Meherpur and Magura…

September 6, 2016 · 0 comments · National
ICT orders producing Tangail war crimes suspect

ICT orders producing Tangail war crimes suspect

The International Crimes Tribunal -1 on Tuesday issued a warrant to produce a Tangail suspect, now detained in Tangail jail in a case under Special Power Act…

September 6, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Mufti Abdulaziz Al Sheikh--Reuters photo

Saudi grand mufti finds Iranians ‘not Muslims’

Saudi Arabia’s top cleric heightened the Kingdom’s rhetoric against Iranians, saying they are ‘not Muslims,’ a day after Iran’s supreme leader said Saudi authorities…

September 6, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Those opposing Rampal power plant won’t get people’s support: Nasim

Those opposing Rampal power plant won’t get people’s support: Nasim

The presidium member of ruling Awami League and minister for health and family welfare Mohammad Nasim on Tuesday said those who have been opposing Rampal Coal-fired power plant would not get people’s support…

September 6, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Sedition charge pressed against Tarique

Sedition charge pressed against Tarique

Charges were pressed against Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman, Ekushey television former chairman Abdus Salam and two others in a sedition case on Tuesday…

September 6, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Sub-regional connectivity project gets ECNEC nod

Sub-regional connectivity project gets ECNEC nod

The executive committee of the National Economic Council on Tuesday approved ‘SASEC Road Link Project-II: Elenga-Hatikamrul-Rangpur Highway Four-Lane Upgradation’ project…

September 6, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Suspended Sylhet mayor gets bail in Kibria murder case

Suspended Sylhet mayor gets bail in Kibria murder case

The High Court on Tuesday granted bail to suspended Sylhet City Corporation mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury in the murder case of former…

September 6, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Death toll from Afghan defence ministry attack revised up to 35

Death toll from Afghan defence ministry attack revised up to 35

The toll from Monday’s twin suicide attacks on the defence ministry in Kabul was revised up to 35 dead…

September 6, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Shafik Rehman

Shafik Rehman released on bail

Senior journalist Shafik Rehman was released on bail Tuesday noon, five days after he obtained interim bail from the Appellate Division…

September 6, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Afghan forces end siege after suicide attacks hit Kabul

Afghan forces end siege after suicide attacks hit Kabul

Afghan security forces ended an 11-hour standoff in central Kabul on Tuesday, killing the last gunman holding out after an attack that began when a car bomber blew himself up…

September 6, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Police end operation at Gulshan showroom, none held

Police end operation at Gulshan showroom, none held

Hours after cordoning around a commercial building, police were at ease as they found no suspected man at Gulshan-1 in the city…

September 6, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia.  – New Age file photo

Khaleda to fly KSA Wednesday to perform Hajj

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia is scheduled to fly to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to perform Hajj at the invitation of…

September 6, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

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