Archive for September 21st, 2016

Kerry urges grounding of Syria planes

Kerry urges grounding of Syria planes

The US secretary of state has called for all planes to be grounded in key areas of Syria to save the truce there, following an attack on an aid convoy…

September 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

KSA approves recruitment of Bangladeshi male domestic workers

The Shoura Council of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved the recruitment of male domestic workers from Bangladesh at its 49th Ordinary session in Riyadh…

September 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Police evacuate all schools in Canadian province over threat

Police say all schools on the small Canadian province of Prince Edward Island have been evacuated because of a ‘potential threat’…

September 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Migrant boat carrying 600 capsizes off Egypt, 29 dead

A boat carrying around 600 people capsized off Egypt’s coast, killing at least 29, officials said on Wednesday, in the latest disaster to befall migrants attempting to make the crossing to Europe…

September 21, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

German police arrest Syrian migrant teen with IS links

German police said on Wednesday that initial investigations into a 16-year-old Syrian arrested at a refugee hostel near Cologne showed that the suspect had contact with someone who had links to the Islamic State militant group…

September 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Police’s success in tackling militancy lauded worldwide: Asaduzzaman

Police’s success in tackling militancy lauded worldwide: Asaduzzaman

Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner Md Asaduzzaman Mia on Wednesday said the success of Bangladesh police in tackling militancy has been lauded worldwide…

September 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National
A truck and a bus lie mangled after a head-on collision at Mirzapur in Tangail on September 17 that claimed five lives. – New Age photo

265 killed in 210 accidents during Eid journeys: JKS

At least 265 people were killed and 1,153 others injured in 210 accidents on roads, waterways and railways across the country in 12 days from September 7 to 18 during their Eid-ul-Azha journeys…

September 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National
US lawmakers move bill to declare Pakistan ‘state sponsor of terrorism’

US lawmakers move bill to declare Pakistan ‘state sponsor of terrorism’

Two United States lawmakers moved a bill in Congress seeking designation of Pakistan as a ‘state sponsor of terrorism’ on Wednesday…

September 21, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Fire service divers and locals continue search and rescue operation in the River Sandhya at Banaripara in Barisal on Wednesday after a launch capsized in the river. – Focusbangla photo

13 killed in Banaripara launch capsize

At least 13 bodies have been recovered so far in the incident of launch capsize in the River Sandhya at Banaripara in Barisal…

September 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Islamic extremists claim to kill 40 troops in Nigeria town

Islamic extremists claim to kill 40 troops in Nigeria town

Nigeria’s army claimed victory Wednesday in ‘a fierce battle’ in a remote desert trading post where Islamic extremists said they killed 40 troops from…

September 21, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Other World News
Minor boy lynched in city

Minor boy lynched in city

A minor boy was lynched at Shyampur Alibahar under Kadamtali police station in the city on Wednesday. The victim was identified as Abdullah, 7, son of…

September 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Indictment hearing of five Moulvibazar Razakars on Nov 2

Indictment hearing of five Moulvibazar Razakars on Nov 2

The International Crimes Tribunal on Wednesday set November 2 for holding indictment hearing against five alleged Razakars of Rajnagar in Moulvibazar as they…

September 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Charges pressed against two Mymensingh Razakars

Charges pressed against two Mymensingh Razakars

The prosecution on Wednesday formally brought charges against two razakars of Mymensingh at the country’s International Crimes Tribunal accusing them…

September 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
NU admission process begins on Sept 25

NU admission process begins on Sept 25

Admission process into first year honours course for the academic session 2016-2017 in different colleges under National University will begin…

September 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Pakistani Christian jailed for blasphemy over Facebook like

Pakistani Christian jailed for blasphemy over Facebook like

Pakistani police say they have arrested a 16-year-old Christian boy on blasphemy charges after he ‘liked’ an ‘inappropriate’ photograph on Facebook of…

September 21, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Abul Maal Abdul Muhith

Muhith backtracks again over making public BB money heist probe report

Finance minister AMA Muhith on Wednesday said they would not make the probe report on the Bangladesh Bank reserve heist public on Thursday for the…

September 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Man jailed for four months for torturing parents

Man jailed for four months for torturing parents

A mobile court on Wednesday sentenced an addict youth to four-month imprisonment at Harinakundu in Jhenaidah on charge of torturing parents…

September 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Protest erupts after police kill black man in North Carolina

Protest erupts after police kill black man in North Carolina

Protesters blocked a highway and clashed with police in Charlotte, North Carolina, early on Wednesday morning after officers fatally shot a black man they said had a gun when they approached him in a parking lot…

September 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
DNA samples of Tampaco missing people relatives collected

DNA samples of Tampaco missing people relatives collected

The Criminal Investigation Department of police on Wednesday collected the DNA samples of relatives of the victims who remained missing after the fire at Tampaco Foils Limited at BSCIC industrial area that left so far 35 dead…

September 21, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Air raid kills several medical workers near Aleppo

Air raid kills several medical workers near Aleppo

An air raid carried out overnight by Syrian or Russian warplane skilled four medical workers and at least nine rebel fighters near Aleppo, the Syrian Observatory for…

September 21, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

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