Archive for September 24th, 2016

Original design of JS complex being brought back: Mosharraf

Original design of JS complex being brought back: Mosharraf

The minister for housing and public works, Mosharraf Hossain, on Saturday said the original design of parliament made by American architect Louis I Kahn is being brought back for its full restoration through fixing its manipulated parts…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Titas probe finds no explosion or gas leakage at Tampaco

Titas probe finds no explosion or gas leakage at Tampaco

The probe committee formed by the Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited has found that there was no gas explosion or leakage in the gas supply line at Tampaco Foils Limited at Tongi in Gazipur that left so far 36 dead, 11 missing and dozens injured…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Another body found at Tampaco site raising death toll to 36

Another body found at Tampaco site raising death toll to 36

The members of Bangladesh Army and Fire Service and Civil Defence found one more body under the debris of the collapsed building of Tampaco Foils Limited at Tongi BSCIC Industrial Area in Gazipur, rising the death toll to 36 …

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Man responsible for patient’s death not a DMCH employee

Man responsible for patient’s death not a DMCH employee

Dhaka Medical College Hospital authorities said the man, who allegedly administered injection to a patient and died afterwards, was not the hospital employee, but he could be a volunteer…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Two more accused in Faruk murder land in jail

Two more accused in Faruk murder land in jail

A Tangail court on Saturday sent two charge-sheeted accused to jail in the case of the murder of freedom fighter Faruk Ahmed…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Warplanes mount new strikes on rebel-held Aleppo

Warplanes mount new strikes on rebel-held Aleppo

Warplanes mounted a new wave of heavy air strikes on rebel-held areas of Aleppo on Saturday, rebel sources, a rescue worker and a war monitor reported…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
12 killed in militant attack in Tikrit

12 killed in militant attack in Tikrit

Twelve people were killed on Saturday when militants attacked a police checkpoint north of Tikrit and then detonated a car bomb at the entrance to the city…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Medics wait to gain access to the Cascade Mall after three people were shot dead in Burlington, Washington, US September 24, 2016. -- Reuters photo

Three dead in shooting at mall in Washington state

Three people were shot dead and two were wounded during a shooting at a mall on Friday in northwest Washington state…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Bangladesh becomes Delta Coalition Chair

Bangladesh has become the Chair of the Delta Coalition for the next one year when the country will also have the secretariat of the Coalition in Dhaka…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National
AL infighting kills two in Kushtia

AL infighting kills two in Kushtia

Two people were killed and 20 others injured in a clash between two groups of Awami League over establishing supremacy at village Machhpara in Kushtia…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Chilmari to become full-fledged port, says minister

The minister for shipping, Shajahan Khan, has said the present government will construct all necessary infrastructures to turn Chilmari River Port into a full-fledged river port within the next one year period…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National
A damaged covered van is seen that hit a bus of Shyamoli Paribahan from behind at Mirsarai in Chittagong on Saturday leaving five people dead. – Focusbangla photo

Five killed in Chittagong road accident

At least five people including a woman were killed while several others injured as a covered van hit a stationary bus from behind at Mirsarai in Chittagong early Saturday…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National
A boy inspects a damaged site after airstrikes on the rebel held Tariq al-Bab neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria September 23, 2016. – Reuters photo

US-Russia plans on Syria ‘must be saved’

US and Russian plans to end Syria’s conflict must be saved as there is no alternative, Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has told the UN…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
PM returns home on Sept 30

PM returns home on Sept 30

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina will return home from the USA on September 30…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Huge domestic borrowing weighs on economy

Government borrowing from domestic sources including banking sector hit a record growth of nearly 45 per cent in the immediate-past financial year, as shrunk investment opportunities weighed on the economy, a finance ministry report revealed…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Basic literacy project makes no headway

A five-year government project on providing basic literacy and life skills to 45 lakh adults and adolescents involving NGOs by 2018 failed to make any headway…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

DRAFT DISCIPLINE RULES FOR LOWER COURT JUDGES: SC for speedy action for misconduct

The Supreme Court wants drastic changes in the procedures of penalizing lower court judges for misconduct and corruption prescribed by draft Judicial Service (Discipline) Rules prepared by the government…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

BSF kills 2 more Bangladeshis in borders

Two more Bangladeshis were shot dead by the Border Security Force of India in Kurigram and Jhenidah early Friday…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Russian PM Medvedev to visit Dhaka early next year

The Russian prime minister, Dmitry Medvedev, is likely to visit Dhaka sometime early in 2017, according to foreign ministry. ..

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Taskin Ahmed, Arafat Sunny

ICC ban on Taskin goes

Bangladesh pace bowler Taskin Ahmed expressed his relief on Friday after the International Cricket Council lifted its ban on his bowling in international cricket, paving his way back into national team…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Front Page, National, Sports, TOP STORIES

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