Archive for September 10th, 2016

One killed, 8 injured in raid at Azimpur ‘extremists’ den

One killed, 8 injured in raid at Azimpur ‘extremists’ den

One person was killed and eight were injured during a raid at a den of extremism suspect at Lalbag in the capital Saturday night, said police officials said…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Eight frauds including foreigners held in city

Detective Branch of Police, in its separate drives in the capital’s Mohammadpur and Baridhara areas, arrested eight members of a fraud gang, including three Nigerian nationals, for their alleged involvement in cheating people with fake lottery…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Jets hit Syrian city of Idlib, kill at least 25

Jets hit Syrian city of Idlib, kill at least 25

Jets struck a busy market place in the rebel-held Syrian city of Idlib on Saturday, killing at least twenty five people, including children and women, and injuring dozens, rescue workers and residents said…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Tongi factory owner to face legal action: Minister

Tongi factory owner to face legal action: Minister

Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Saturday said legal action will be taken against the owner of the Tongi packaging factory in connection with the boiler blast…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Case filed over RU teacher’s death

Case filed over RU teacher’s death

A case was filed with Motihar police station on Saturday over the death of Rajshahi University associate professor Akter Jahan Jolly, who reportedly committed suicide in her apartment of on the campus on Friday…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Two ABT suspects held in Gazipur

Two ABT suspects held in Gazipur

Rapid Action Battalion personnel in an overnight raid on Saturday at Gazipur intersection detained two suspected members of the Ansarullah Bangla Team, an outlawed militant organization…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Fire fighters try to douse the flame after a devastating fire broke out at a factory at Tongi in Gazipur Saturday morning. – Sanaul Haque

24 killed in boiler explosion at Tongi factory

A devastating fire broke out at a factory at Tongi in Gazipur Saturday morning killing at least 22 people and injuring dozens…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Factory owners acted irresponsible, would face legal action: IGP

Factory owners acted irresponsible, would face legal action: IGP

The inspector general of police, AKM Shahidul Hoque, said on Saturday the owners of Tampaco Foils Factory were negligent in ensuring safety at the factory…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National
New Age photo

13 people killed in separate road accidents

At least 13 people were killed and several others injured on Saturday in separate road accidents in Tangail, Gazipur and Cox’s Bazar…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Trips tedious for tailback on highways

An eight-kilometre long tailback was created on Dhaka-Chittagong highway at Gazaria in Munshiganj due to heavy traffic flow making trips of the Eid holidaymakers…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Youth hacked dead in Keraniganj

Youth hacked dead in Keraniganj

A young man was hacked to death by unidentified miscreants at Mandail of Keraniganj in Dhaka on Saturday morning…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Two Ansarullah suspects held in Gazipur

Two Ansarullah suspects held in Gazipur

Members of Rapid Action Battalion arrested two suspected members of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team from Chowrasta area in Gazipur early Saturday…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National

12 injured as robbers attack clinker-laden vessel

A gang of robbers allegedly intercepted a cargo vessel laden with clinkers and looted valuables on the River Tetulia at Bauphal in Patuakhali on Friday night…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National
US secretary of state John Kerry and Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov (R) shake hands at the conclusion of their news conference following their meeting in Geneva, Switzerland where they discussed the crisis in Syria September 9, 2016. – Reuters photo

US, Russia clinch Syria deal

The United States and Russia hailed a breakthrough deal on Saturday to put Syria’s peace process back on track, including a nationwide truce effective from sundown on Monday…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

IS suicide bombings at Baghdad mall kill 12

Twelve people were killed late on Friday in two suicide bombings claimed by Islamic State at a shopping mall in eastern Baghdad…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Border killing: No joint probe as yet

Not a single killing on the India-Bangladesh border has been jointly investigated as agreed upon between the border security forces of the two countries in May…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

RU female teacher found dead inside her dormitory

Rajshahi University mass communication and journalism department teacher Akhter Jahan was found dead inside her dormitory room on the campus in Rajshahi Friday afternoon…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Goods-laden trucks with home-goers on board are stuck in a tailback at Chandra intersection in Gazipur for hours on Friday. — Ali Hussain Mintu

Long tailbacks at Paturia, Daulatdia

Long tailbacks were seen at Patuaria and Daulatdia because of mad rush of Eid passengers although ferry services on the route across the river Padma began to improve on Friday after six days of disruption…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Passengers are seen standing on the rooftop of a train at Shaheed M Mansur Ali railway station in Sirajganj as homebound people get on and off the train on Friday. — New Age photo

50 injured after falling from train roof

At least 50 people were injured after they fell from the roof of an intercity train near Shaheed M Mansur Ali Rail Station in Sirajganj Friday morning.
Of the injured, 15 were rushed to Sirajganj General Hospital and five others to a local clinic…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Padma begins swelling again

The river Padma on Friday began swelling again due to continued rising of water flow of the Brahmaputra-Jamuna rivers, inundating low-lying areas, according to Water Development Board…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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