Archive for September 12th, 2016

A file photo shows Britain's outgoing prime minister, David Cameron, with his wife Samantha, waves in front of number 10 Downing Street, on his last day in office as prime minister, in central London, Britain July 13, 2016.     REUTERS photo

Cameron now stands down as MP

Britain’s former prime minister David Cameron said on Monday he was resigning from his seat in parliament, ending his political career just weeks after he lost a referendum to stay in the European Union to avoid becoming a ‘distraction’.

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · International
All set to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha Tuesday

All set to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha Tuesday

Eid-ul-Azha, a major religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated across the country tomorrow with due solemnity, sense of sacrifice and religious fervour…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National
Section 144 imposed in Comilla

Section 144 imposed in Comilla

The local administration in Comilla has imposed section 144 in Daudkani following a clash between two group of people s of Dashpara and Jaigir villages over changing the name of an eidgah…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Haj pilgrims perform stoning devil rites

Haj pilgrims perform stoning devil rites

Nearly two million Muslim pilgrims performed a symbolic stoning of the devil on Monday, the riskiest part of the annual haj pilgrimage, a year after the ritual’s worst disaster in decades…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
India Muslim women ‘raped’ in fatal attack ‘over beef’

India Muslim women ‘raped’ in fatal attack ‘over beef’

An Indian woman has said that she and her 14-year-old cousin were gang raped and two relatives murdered, after being accused of being Muslims who ate beef…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Bus plunge kills four in Rangpur

Bus plunge kills four in Rangpur

Four people were killed and 25 others injured as a bus plunged into a ditch on Dhaka-Rangpur Highway of Pirganj in Rangpur on Monday…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Seoul says Pyongyang capable of next nuclear test anytime

Seoul says Pyongyang capable of next nuclear test anytime

North Korea is capable of detonating another nuclear device at its main atomic test site any time it chooses, Seoul officials said Monday, as the United States reportedly planned to send two nuclear-capable supersonic bombers to the South in a show of force against Pyongyang…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Violence breaks out in Indian state of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over the Cauvery water sharing dispute.— NDTV photo

Violence in India over sharing of Cuaveri water

Violence spread in Indian state of Karnataka and Tamilnadu over Cauvery water sharing dispute as tension escalated between the two states on Monday and a Supreme Court order appeared to provoke more anger…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Red alert at Benapole to prevent rawhide smuggling

Red alert at Benapole to prevent rawhide smuggling

Border Guard Bangladesh has issued a red alert in bordering areas here to prevent the possible smuggling of rawhide to be generated during Tuesday’s Eid-ul-Azha…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National
-- New Age photo

Death toll rises to 33 in Tongi factory fire

The death toll from Tongi factory fire rose to 33 as bodies of four people were recovered from the debris of the building on Monday…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Eid-ul-Azha being celebrated in several districts

Eid-ul-Azha being celebrated in several districts

Thousands of people in several districts of the country are observing Eid-ul-Azha, a major religious festival of the Muslims, on Monday in accordance with Saudi Arabia…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Youth’s bullet-hit body recovered in Hatirjheel Lake

Youth’s bullet-hit body recovered in Hatirjheel Lake

An unidentified young man was found dead in Hatirjheel Lake of the capital on Monday morning…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Four killed in Tangail, Gaibandha road accidents

Four killed in Tangail, Gaibandha road accidents

At least four people were killed and 15 others injured in separate road accidents in Tangail and Gaibandha on Monday…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National
65 to vie for a JnU seat

65 to vie for a JnU seat

A total of 1,78, 350 students have applied against 2,765 seats under five units of Jagannath University for the admission test of 2016-17 academic sessions…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National
US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton greets a girl on the sidewalk after leaving her daughter Chelsea's home in New York, US September 11, 2016 in this still image taken from video. – Reuters photo

Suffering from pneumonia, Clinton falls ill at 9/11 memorial, cancels California trip

Hillary Clinton is suffering from pneumonia, the Democratic presidential candidate’s personal doctor said on Sunday after she fell ill at a September 11 memorial…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland poses with the trophy after he defeated Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the US Open men’s final in New York on Sunday. – Reuters photo

Wawrinka wins US Open, tops Djokovic in four sets

Third seed Stan Wawrinka rose to the occasion once again to beat top-seeded defending champion Novak Djokovic 6-7(1) 6-4 7-5 6-3 and win the US Open on Sunday for the third grand slam title of his career…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports
Eoin Morgan. -- Reuters file photo

Morgan, Hales won’t tour Bangladesh over security concerns

Eoin Morgan and Alex Hales made themselves unavailable for England’s upcoming cricket tour of Bangladesh because of their security concerns…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Relatives, holding photographs, anxiously wait for their dear and near ones who till Sunday remained missing in the Tongi factory fire, which claimed at least 29 people.  — Sanaul Haque

TONGI FACTORY FIRE: Death toll rises to 29

The death toll from Tongi factory fire rose to 29 as one succumbed to burn injury at Dhaka Medical College Hospital and bodies of four others were recovered from the debris of the building until Sunday 10:30pm…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National

EID JOURNEY: Bus operators struggle with schedules

A large number of homebound passengers on Sunday were left stranded as bus operators failed to maintain schedules and decided to return the money to people who earlier purchased tickets…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National

Public hospitals discharge patients ahead of Eid

Public hospitals in the capital discharged many of their patients in the past couple of days as many of the doctors would be on leave on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, one of the major two festivals of the Muslims…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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