Archive for September 8th, 2016

At least one person shot at West Texas school

At least one person was shot on Thursday at a high school in the West Texas town of Alpine, which was on lockdown because of reports of an active shooter…

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · International
Teenager gang raped in city

Teenager gang raped in city

Police on Thursday rescued a gang rape victim teenage girl from a flat at Merajnagar of Kadamtoti in Old part of Dhaka…

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National
3,00,000 vying for DU admission against 6,800 seats

3,00,000 vying for DU admission against 6,800 seats

Over 3,00,000 aspirants applied for admission into Dhaka University against 6800 seats for undergraduate courses in different disciplines under this 2016-17 academic years…

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National
New train launched on Dhaka-Mohanganj route

New train launched on Dhaka-Mohanganj route

The Bangladesh Railway authorities on Thursday launched a new inter-city train on Dhaka-Mohanganj route at Kamalapur railway station ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha…

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Three of a family held over ‘militant link’

Three of a family held over ‘militant link’

Members of Rapid Action Battalion detained three members of a family from their house at Basupara in
Khulna early Thursday for their suspected link to militant activities…

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Turkey suspends 11,500 teachers over alleged links to Kurdish militants

Turkey suspends 11,500 teachers over alleged links to Kurdish militants

Turkey has suspended 11,500 teachers over alleged links to the outlawed Kurdistan Worker’s Party, a Turkish official said on Thursday…

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Nahid warns corrupt officials of stern action

Nahid warns corrupt officials of stern action

Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Thursday said stern action will be taken against the corrupt officials of the directorate of secondary and higher education…

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Khaleda reaches Jeddah

Khaleda reaches Jeddah

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia, who left for Saudi Arabia on Wednesday evening to perform hajj, reached Jeddah early…

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
HC asks govt to explain why JSC exams won’t be abolished

HC asks govt to explain why JSC exams won’t be abolished

The High Court on Thursday issued a rule asking the government to explain why it would not be directed to abolish the system of holding of examination for Junior School Certificate at class VIII…

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Members of Two Sunderbans pirate gangs surrender

Members of Two Sunderbans pirate gangs surrender

Fourteen members of two infamous pirate gangs- Santo Bahini and Alam Bahini- surrendered to Rapid Action Battalion in presence of home minister Asaduzzaman Khan at…

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National
HC orders to recognise 2367 guerrillas as freedom fighters

HC orders to recognise 2367 guerrillas as freedom fighters

High Court on Thursday declared illegal dropping the names of 2367 guerrilla members belonging to the National Awami Party and Communist Party of…

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Probe report against three Netrakona war crimes accused finalised

Probe report against three Netrakona war crimes accused finalised

International Crimes Tribunal investigation agency on Thursday finalised the probe report against three accused from Netrakona district in the cases for crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971…

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Ziaur Rahman

BNP announces demo for removing Zia’s medal from museum

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Thursday announced that they would stage demonstration in Dhaka city on Friday and across the country on Saturday in protest against…

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina  — Focusbangla photo

Work together to declare country illiteracy free soon: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Thursday called upon all concerned, including public representatives, teachers, students, student organisations, other organisation, public…

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
SC upholds bail for suspended Sylhet mayor Ariful

SC upholds bail for suspended Sylhet mayor Ariful

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the High Court verdict that granted bail to suspended Sylhet City Corporation mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury in…

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
BSF member held on Kalaroa border

BSF member held on Kalaroa border

A member of Indian Border Security Force was arrested at Kenragachhi border point in Kalaroa of Satkhira on Wednesday night as he chased off a group of…

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Ex-Agrani Bank official, four others detained with fake notes

Ex-Agrani Bank official, four others detained with fake notes

Rapid Action Battalion said on Thursday that they detained five people, including a former official of state owned Agrani Bank, along with counterfeit notes…

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Madrassah teacher gets life over minor boy’s death for sodomy

Madrassah teacher gets life over minor boy’s death for sodomy

A tribunal in Faridpur on Wednesday convicted a madrasah teacher and sentenced him to life term imprisonment for sodomizing a minor boy resulting in…

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National
SC grants further cross-examination of Zia Charitable graft case IO

SC grants further cross-examination of Zia Charitable graft case IO

The Appellate Division on Thursday accepted Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s plea for further cross-examination of the testimony of the…

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
30km tailback on Dhaka-Tangail highway

30km tailback on Dhaka-Tangail highway

Thousands of homebound people went through indescribable suffering on Thursday as their vehicles got stranded in a 30 kilometer long tailback on…

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · National

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