Archive for September 23rd, 2016

Injected by ‘outsider’, patient dies at DMCH

A patient died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital reportedly soon after an ‘outsider’ pushed him an injection on Friday afternoon…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National

DSE, CSE remain open tomorrow

Share markets along with government offices and banks will remain open for business on Saturday to make up for September 11 day-off…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National
148 bodies retrieved after migrant boat capsizes off Egypt

148 bodies retrieved after migrant boat capsizes off Egypt

A senior Egyptian official says a total of 115 bodies were pulled out of the waters off the Egyptian coast, three days after hundreds of migrants heading to Europe drowned…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · International
DU ‘Cha’ unit admission test Saturday

DU ‘Cha’ unit admission test Saturday

The admission test of the ‘Cha’ unit (Faculty of Fine Arts) for the first year Honours courses at Dhaka University under academic session 2016-17 will be held on Saturday…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Terror fallout: Matarbari project hits snag over ‘security concerns’

Despite a three-month extension granted by the authorities, two previously aspiring Japanese firms have grown reluctant to place bids for the Matarbari coal-fired power plant project on grounds of security, delaying the implementation of what is a top-priority project for the government…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Pathogen pollution of rivers rise in Asia, Africa, Latin America 

More than half of the rivers in Asia, Africa and Latin America have become more dangerous due to steep rises in organic and pathogen pollution over the last 20 years…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
PM to inaugurate smart NID card distribution Oct 2

PM to inaugurate smart NID card distribution Oct 2

The Election Commission will start distribution of machine readable smart national identity cards among 10 crore citizens on October 2, replacing the existing laminated cards…

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Russia,Pakistan to hold first joint military exercise

Former Cold War-era rivals Pakistan and Russia are due to hold their first ever military exercise this month, Pakistan’s military said on Friday, in another sign of shifting alliances in South Asia…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Arafat Sunny (L), Taskin Ahmed (R)

ICC clears Taskin and Sunny’s bowling action

The International Cricket Council on Friday cleared the bowling actions of Bangladesh’s pace bowler Taskin Ahmed and left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny after a re-assessment of their action in Australia earlier this month..

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Owner, stuff of Banaripara sunken launch sued 

Owner, stuff of Banaripara sunken launch sued 

Police on Friday filed a case against the owner and a stuff of ‘ML Oishi’ launch which capsized on Wednesday in Sandhya River at Banaripara in Barisal…

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Air strikes hit three civil defence centres in rebel-held Aleppo

Air strikes hit three civil defence centres in rebel-held Aleppo

Air strikes hit three of four civil defence centres in rebel-held Aleppo on Friday, halting the rescue service’s work, the head of civil defence in the east of the Syrian city said…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Minor boy killed in city accident

Minor boy killed in city accident

A minor boy was killed on Friday afternoon as a bus hit him near Karwanbazar intersection at Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue in the city. The victim is identified as…

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India trying diplomacy in dealing with rival Pakistan 

India trying diplomacy in dealing with rival Pakistan 

India’s prime minister Narendra Modi has long been known for his hard-line stance on Pakistan. It was a major part of the campaign that swept him to power…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Swechchhasebak Dal leader found dead in Munshiganj

Swechchhasebak Dal leader found dead in Munshiganj

Police on Friday recovered the body of a local leader of Jatiyatabadi Swechchhasebak Dal, the voluntary wing of Bangladesh Nationalist Party, from his house in Munshiganj Sadar…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
India signs deal for 36 French fighter jets to counter China, Pakistan

India signs deal for 36 French fighter jets to counter China, Pakistan

India signed a deal to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France on Friday for around $8.7 billion, the country’s first major acquisition of combat planes in two decades and a boost for prime minister Narendra Modi’s plan to rebuild an ageing fleet…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Dhaka, Moscow sign agreement on visa-free visit

The government has signed a reciprocal agreement with Russia on visa-free visit for the nationals of the both countries holding diplomatic or…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National
The passenger launch, ML Oishi, is being salvaged by another ship on Thursday in the River Sandhya in Barisal. — New Age photo

Barisal launch capsize death toll hits 26

The death toll from Barisal launch capsize rose to 26 as rescuers pulled up three more bodies from the River Shandhya Friday morning…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Hizb-ut-Tahrir man held in Jessore

Hizb-ut-Tahrir man held in Jessore

Members of Rapid Action Battalion arrested a suspected member of banned militant outfit Hizb-ut-Tahrir Bangladesh at Dharmatala intersection…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Man stabbed to death in Gaibandha, one held

Man stabbed to death in Gaibandha, one held

A man was stabbed to death at Jhilpar under Gobindaganj municipality in Gaibandha early Friday…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Malaysia held Bangladeshi linked with Gulshan attack

Malaysia held Bangladeshi linked with Gulshan attack

A Bangla­deshi man, who was among four arrested in Kuala Lumpur in August for terror links, had met the suspect involved in the attack of Gulshan…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National

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