Archive for September 11th, 2016

Clinton says Trump anti-IS strength is ‘phony’

Clinton says Trump anti-IS strength is ‘phony’

Hillary Clinton is urging people who like the sound of Donald Trump’s boasts about defeating the Islamic State group to consider the difference between ‘real strength’ and ‘phony strength’…

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Govt trying to eliminate oppn parties, alleges Fakhrul

Govt trying to eliminate oppn parties, alleges Fakhrul

Accusing the government of trying to eliminate opposition parties, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday warned that it will neither be good for the nation nor Awami League…

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Tongi factory fire death toll rises to 31

Tongi factory fire death toll rises to 31

A man who suffered burn injuries in a fatal boiler blast and subsequent fire at a packaging factory in Tongi BSCIC industrial area on Saturday died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital early Sunday, raising the death figure from the incident to 25…

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National
US honours 9/11 victims 15 years after attacks

US honours 9/11 victims 15 years after attacks

Americans commemorated the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on Sunday with the recital of the names of the dead, tolling church bells and a tribute in lights at the site where New York City’s massive twin towers collapsed…

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Shahriar to represent BD in NAM Summit in Venezuela

State minister for foreign affairs M Shahriar Alam will represent Bangladesh at the17th Non-Aligned Movement Summit to be held in the island of Margarita, Venezuela on September 17-18…

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National
AL’s Dhaka north, south committees announced

AL’s Dhaka north, south committees announced

Awami League on Sunday announced full-fledged committees of its Dhaka city north and south units…

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National
French PM warns of new attacks, 15,000 people on police radar

French PM warns of new attacks, 15,000 people on police radar

French prime minister Manuel Valls said on Sunday there would be new attacks in France but proposals by former president Nicolas Sarkozy to boost security was not the right way to deal with threats…

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Autopsy finds Azimpur ‘militant’ committed suicide

Shamshed Hossain, a suspected militant, who was killed during a drive at a ‘den of militant’ in the city’s Azimpur area on Saturday night, killed himself slitting his own throat with a sharp weapon, said Sohel Mahmud, chief of the forensic department at Dhaka Medical College…

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Foreign diplomats happy with security measures, says FM

Foreign diplomats happy with security measures, says FM

Foreign diplomats stationed in Dhaka on Sunday expressed satisfaction over the security measures taken for them so far…

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Slain Azimpur ‘militant’ identified as Shamshed

The suspected militant, killed in an encounter during a drive at a ‘den of militants’ in the city’s Azimpur area on Saturday, has been identified as…

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Muslim pilgrims gather on Mount Mercy on the plains of Arafat during the annual haj pilgrimage, outside the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia September 11, 2016. — Reuters photo

Hajj at high point a year after deadly stampede

The annual hajj reached its high point on Sunday when Muslims from across the world converged on a stoney hill in Saudi Arabia, a year after the worst tragedy in the pilgrimage’s history…

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Trucker, assistant killed in Tangail accident

Trucker, assistant killed in Tangail accident

A truck driver and his helper were killed as their vehicle plunged into a roadside ditch at Hotea in Kalihati of Tangail on Sunday morning. Identities of the deceased…

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National
None responsible for Tongi fire would be spared: Amu

None responsible for Tongi fire would be spared: Amu

Punitive action must be taken against those responsible for Saturday’s factory boiler blast in Tongi that left 25 people killed and 50 others injured, industries minister…

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Ctg slum fire kills woman, daughter; 400 shanties burnt

Ctg slum fire kills woman, daughter; 400 shanties burnt

A young woman and her three-and-half-year daughter were burned to death in a fire that broke out in a slum at Kalsi Dighi Par in the city’s EPZ area…

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National
‘Robber ringleader’ killed in Khulna ‘gunfight’

‘Robber ringleader’ killed in Khulna ‘gunfight’

An alleged ringleader of a pirate gang was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police in Tiyakhal area adjacent to the Sonamukhi river of Sunderbans in Koyra of…

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National
A train crammed with passengers get stranded at airport station after a locomotive went out of order on Sunday.--Sanaul Haque

Train schedule collapse agonising home-goers

Trains starting from Kamalapur Railway Station in the capital fell behind the schedule following damage of the engine of an intercity train in Airport Station on Saturday morning, triggering much pain for the home-goers as the Eid-ul-Azha trips have got underway. ..

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

Clinton regrets calling Trump supporters ‘deplorable’

US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has apologised for calling half of Donald Trump’s supporters ‘deplorable’ people…

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Thousands rally in Madrid demanding ban on bullfighting

Thousands rally in Madrid demanding ban on bullfighting

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Madrid to demand an end to the controversial tradition of bullfighting…

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Samsung urges Galaxy Note 7 phone exchange urgently

Samsung urges Galaxy Note 7 phone exchange urgently

Samsung has urged owners of its Galaxy Note 7 phones to stop using or exchange the devices as they risk exploding…

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Bomb attack on Syrian city of Idlib left scores wounded.--AFP photo

Bombs rain down in Syria as truce hopes rise

Air strikes on rebel-held areas of Syria reportedly killed at least 100 people hours after the US and Russia announced plans for a truce. An air strike on a market in Idlib killed up to 60 people while at least 45 died in strikes on Aleppo province, opposition activists say…

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

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