Archive for September 13th, 2016

Lightning kills Satkhira boy

Lightning kills Satkhira boy

A boy was killed and his father and brother were injured, in a lightning strike at Madra village in Tala upazila on Tuesday…

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Grocery shop owner found dead in Comilla

Grocery shop owner found dead in Comilla

A grocery shop owner was found dead in his shop at Neorai in the city on Tuesday…

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Road crash kills 2 minor girls in Jamalpur

Road crash kills 2 minor girls in Jamalpur

Two girls were killed in a road accident at Pullakandi on Dewanganj-Sanandabari road in Dewanganj upazila on Tuesday…

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Tongi factory fire death toll remains unchanged

The operation for cleaning and search of the victims of Tampaco Foils Limited fire continued on Tuesday as the fire service and civil defence authority began dismantling the collapsed building…

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An Indian paramilitary soldier stands guard during curfew in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Tuesday, September 13, 2016. -- AP photo

Two protesters die in Kashmir as curfew quiets Eid festivities

Two anti-India protesters were killed and scores were injured in clashes with security forces in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir on Tuesday…

September 13, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Syrian Observatory says more than 301,000 killed in Syria

Syrian Observatory says more than 301,000 killed in Syria

War monitor the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday the number of deaths it had documented in Syria since the start of the conflict…

September 13, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Germany arrests three Syrians ‘on IS mission’

Germany arrests three Syrians ‘on IS mission’

Three Syrian men have been arrested in Germany on suspicion of being sent by so-called Islamic State to launch attacks…

September 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina addresses while exchanging Eid greetings with people from all walks of life at her official residence Ganabhaban on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha on Tuesday. – Focusbangla photo

PM calls for constant vigilance against militancy, terrorism

Reiterating her call to all to remain alert against terrorism and militancy, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said there is a need for constant vigilance by everyone so that conspirators cannot foil the country’s hard-earned independence…

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No room for complacency, says ILO about Bangladesh workers’ security

No room for complacency, says ILO about Bangladesh workers’ security

International Labour Organisation director general Guy Ryder has said the incident at Tampaco Foils Limited in Gazipur highlights that there can be no room for complacency and much ground still needs to be covered despite progress about security of workers in Bangladesh…

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Modi calls violence in Indian IT hub over water dispute ‘distressful’

Modi calls violence in Indian IT hub over water dispute ‘distressful’

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that riots over access to river water in the technology hub of Bengaluru this week were ‘distressful’ and the dispute…

September 13, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Turkish air strikes kill three suspected PKK militants in southeast

Turkish air strikes kill three suspected PKK militants in southeast

Turkish air strikes killed three suspected members of the Kurdistan Workers Party militant group on Tuesday in the southeastern town of Semdinli near the borders with Iran and Iraq, Turkish security sources said…

September 13, 2016 · 0 comments · International

Syria truce holds at start of second day

A nationwide ceasefire was holding across Syria at the start of its second day on Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said…

September 13, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Suicide bomber strikes outside Shiite mosque in Pakistan

Suicide bomber strikes outside Shiite mosque in Pakistan

Pakistani police say they foiled a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan, where an attacker blew himself up as guards stopped him for a search…

September 13, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
US bombers fly over South Korea in show of force after nuclear test

US bombers fly over South Korea in show of force after nuclear test

Two US B-1 bombers flew over South Korea on Tuesday in a show of force and solidarity with its ally after North Korea’s nuclear test last week…

September 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Ban Ki-moon greets Muslims on Eid

Ban Ki-moon greets Muslims on Eid

UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has greeted all Muslims across the globe on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.

September 13, 2016 · 0 comments · International
President urges all to remain alert against misinterpretation of religion

President urges all to remain alert against misinterpretation of religion

Extending his heartiest greetings to the countrymen and the Muslims on the occasion of the Eid-ul-Azha, president Abdul Hamid on Tuesday urged all to remain alert so that none can create indiscipline in the society by misinterpreting religion…

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Two killed, one hurt in Madaripur road accident

Two killed, one hurt in Madaripur road accident

Two men were killed and another was injured in a road accident at Kalkini on Dhaka-Barisal Highway in Madaripur in the early hours of Tuesday…

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Abu Muhammad al-Adnani. — Photo collected from Dabiq

Pentagon confirms IS leader Adnani’s death

The Pentagon confirmed on Monday that Islamic State leader Abu Muhammad al-Adnani was killed in a US air strike on August 30 in Syria…

September 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

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