Archive for September 18th, 2016

Gas supply resumes in north-western districts

The gas supply which remained fully or partially suspended in the country’s northwestern districts resumed on Sunday as Gas Transmission Company Limited completed its pigging work (pipeline cleaning) in its transmission lines…

September 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Ramu attack : Naikkhongchhari upazila chairman held

Ramu attack : Naikkhongchhari upazila chairman held

Detectives in a drive arrested chairman of Naikkhongchhari upazila in Bandarban Tofail Ahmed, who is the prime accused in a case over the arson attack in Ramu of Cox’s Bazar, from Razarmath in Sadar upazila headquarters on Sunday…

September 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National

New York governor says no indication blast linked to terrorism

New York governor Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday there was still no indication that an explosion that took place in Manhattan on Saturday night was linked to international terrorism…

September 18, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Azimpur raid: Slain ‘militant’s’ son put on three-day remand

Azimpur raid: Slain ‘militant’s’ son put on three-day remand

A court in Dhaka on Sunday placed Tahrim Quaderi alias Russel, son of ‘militant’ Jamshed, whose body was recovered during Azimpur raid, on a three-day remand in a case filed under the Anti-Terrorism Act…

September 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Somali general, seven bodyguards killed in suspected car bomb attack

Somali general, seven bodyguards killed in suspected car bomb attack

A Somali general and at least seven of his bodyguards were killed on Sunday when their military convoy was hit by a suspected car bomb, a police officer said on Sunday…

September 18, 2016 · 0 comments · International

Bangladeshi-origin girl wins global video award

A Bangladeshi-origin girl won a global video competition beating nearly 400 participants from over 60 countries…

September 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Sea ice in Arctic shrinks to second lowest level on record

Sea ice in Arctic shrinks to second lowest level on record

Arctic sea ice this summer shrank to its second lowest level since scientists started to monitor it by satellite, with scientists saying it is another ominous signal of global warming…

September 18, 2016 · 0 comments · International
UN appreciates BD’s commitment to SDGs

UN appreciates BD’s commitment to SDGs

United Nations has appreciated Bangladesh’s commitment so far shown in terms of implementation of Sustainable Development Goals mentioning that…

September 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National
India blames Pakistan for Kashmir attack

India blames Pakistan for Kashmir attack

India directly accused Pakistan of being behind Sunday’s separatist attack on an army base near their disputed frontier that killed 17 soldiers, in one of…

September 18, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
SC stays bail to Mahmudur Rahman

SC stays bail to Mahmudur Rahman

The Supreme Court on Sunday stayed bail granted by the High Court to acting editor of the daily Amar Desh Mahmudur Rahman in case lodged over…

September 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Charges pressed against eight Mymensingh Razakars

Charges pressed against eight Mymensingh Razakars

The prosecution of the International Crimes Tribunal on Sunday submitted formal charge against eight alleged Razakars from Mymensingh and Jamalpur, pressing…

September 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
US-led forces strike Syrian troops, prompting emergency UN meeting

US-led forces strike Syrian troops, prompting emergency UN meeting

US-led coalition air strikes reportedly killed dozens of Syrian soldiers on Saturday, endangering a US-Russian brokered ceasefire and prompting an emergency…

September 18, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Bangladesh Bank money heist report to be made public on Sept 22

Bangladesh Bank money heist report to be made public on Sept 22

The probe body report on the cyber heist of Bangladesh Bank’s account with New York’s Federal Reserve Bank will be made public on September 22, finance minister…

September 18, 2016 · 0 comments · Business, National
PM seeks opinion mobilisation abroad for returning 1975 killers

PM seeks opinion mobilisation abroad for returning 1975 killers

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, has called upon the expatriate Bangladeshis living in Canada and the USA to mobilize public opinion about extradition…

September 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Seventeen Indian soldiers, four militants killed in Kashmir attack

Seventeen Indian soldiers, four militants killed in Kashmir attack

Militants attacked an Indian army brigade headquarters near the de factor border with Pakistan on Sunday, killing 17 soldiers in the most deadly such attack in…

September 18, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Missing college teacher found dead under Bandarban waterfall

Missing college teacher found dead under Bandarban waterfall

A teacher of Government Azizul Haque College, who went missing while taking a pleasure bath under a waterfall in Rijuk area of Ruma upazila on…

September 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Ruling Awami League lawmaker from Tangail 3 constituency Amanur Rahman Khan Rana surrendered before a Tangail court in sensational Faruk murder case on Sunday. — Focusbangla photo

AL MP Amanur sent to jail in Faruk murder case

Ruling Awami League lawmaker from Tangail 3 constituency Amanur Rahman Khan Rana surrendered before a Tangail court in sensational Faruk murder case on Sunday…

September 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Stalker kills schoolgirl in Madaripur

Stalker kills schoolgirl in Madaripur

A schoolgirl was stabbed to death reportedly by a stalker on her way to school at Dashar of Kalkini in Madaripur on Sunday…

September 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Fire rescue crews block off the street near the scene of an explosion in the Chelsea neighbourhood of New York.-- Reuters photo

NY shaken by ‘intentional’ explosion, 29 injured

An explosion rocked the bustling Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan on Saturday night, injuring at least 29 people, and authorities said they were…

September 18, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Girls walk past election campaign posters of candidates running for deputies ahead of parliamentary elections in Russia.-- Reuters photo

Russia votes in parliamentary election with firm Putin grip

Voting has begun in earnest in Russia’s parliamentary election, dominated by president Vladimir Putin’s supporters.
Far Eastern regions were the first to vote in a country spanning 11 time zones…

September 18, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

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