Archive for September 25th, 2016

Jordan’s king asks PM to form new govt

Jordan’s king asks PM to form new govt

Jordan’s prime minister Hani Mulki submitted his resignation to King Abdullah in a customary step after Tuesday’s parliamentary elections and has been asked to form a new government, an official source said on Sunday…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · International
Boko Haram leader appears on video after Nigeria said wounded him

Boko Haram leader appears on video after Nigeria said wounded him

The purported leader of Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram Abubakar Shekau appeared in a video posted on social media on Sunday in which he rejected statements by the country’s military that he had been seriously wounded…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · International
Ban on night-time stay in Secretariat

Ban on night-time stay in Secretariat

The government has imposed a restriction on night-time stay of its employees inside the Bangladesh Secretariat in order to ensure security of the country’s administrative hub…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Scope there to bring back Noor Chy: Law minister

Scope there to bring back Noor Chy: Law minister

Despite constitutional obstructions in Canada, there is a scope to bring back convicted killer of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Noor Chowdhury from that country, said law minister Anisul Huq on Sunday…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Dhaka, Washington to discuss security issues Oct 2

Bangladesh and the United States will discuss ‘strategic priorities and security cooperation’ during the next round of security dialogue between the two countries in Dhaka on October 2…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Dhaka to get four more new passport offices soon: Asaduzzaman

Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Sunday said four more passport offices would be set up in the capital Dhaka within the shortest possible time…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Bandarban truck plunge kills two

Bandarban truck plunge kills two

Two people were killed as a truck plunged into a roadside ditch in Raisa army camp area in Bandarban Sadar upazila on Sunday…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Tamim, Mahmudullah lead Tigers to 265

Tamim, Mahmudullah lead Tigers to 265

Tamim Iqbal and Mahmudullah Riyad struck two fifties to give Bangladesh a respectable total of 265 runs in the first one-day international of a three-match series against Afghanistan in Dhaka on Sunday…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, National, Sports
Govt to reply to UNESCO over Rampal plant

Govt to reply to UNESCO over Rampal plant

The government will reply in seven days on the concern of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation over the planned Rampal power plant…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Biman captain Ishtiaque becomes permanent member of ISASI

Biman captain Ishtiaque becomes permanent member of ISASI

Captain Ishtiaque Hossain, a senior captain of Boeing 777 of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, has been nominated as a full member of International Society of…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Release of IS video footage from BD a conspiracy: Asaduzzaman

Release of IS video footage from BD a conspiracy: Asaduzzaman

Denying the existing of Islamic State in Bangladesh, home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday said the release of video footage by IS from…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
In this Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 photo released by Xinhua News Agency, an aerial view shows the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST) in the remote Pingtang county in southwest China's Guizhou province. China has begun operating the world's largest radio telescope to help search for extraterrestrial life. — AP photo

World’s largest radio telescope begins operating in China

Bangladesh captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza won the toss and elected to bat in the first one-day international against Afghanistan at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Sunday…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
World’s largest radio telescope begins operating in China

World’s largest radio telescope begins operating in China

The world’s largest radio telescope began searching for signals from stars and galaxies and, perhaps, extraterrestrial life Sunday in a project demonstrating China’s rising ambitions…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
British Council to resume Bangladesh offices Monday

British Council to resume Bangladesh offices Monday

The British Council offices in Bangladesh will open on Monday after its temporary closure. All public-facing operations and services will resume…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Gulshan attack: Rakibul Hasan Rigan on six-day remand

Gulshan attack: Rakibul Hasan Rigan on six-day remand

A court in Dhaka placed Rakibul Hasan Rigan, an alleged militant caught wounded during Kalyanpur raid in Dhaka on July 26, on a six-day remand in connection with…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Suicide bomber targets Shiites in Iraqi capital, kills seven

Suicide bomber targets Shiites in Iraqi capital, kills seven

A suicide bomber killed at least seven people who were setting up tents on Sunday ahead of a major Shiite religious observance next month…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
BCL infighting: Nazrul Islam Medical College closed indefinitely

BCL infighting: Nazrul Islam Medical College closed indefinitely

The authorities on Sunday declared Shaheed Syed Nazrul Islam College in Kishoreganj closed for an indefinite period following a clash between two factions…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National
BNP slams govt for its ‘rigid stance’ over Rampal plant

BNP slams govt for its ‘rigid stance’ over Rampal plant

BNP senior leader Shamsuzzaman Dudu on Sunday said the entire nation has got stunned over the government’s ‘rigid’ stance over Rampal power plant despite…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Dhaka urges dev partners to deliver on commitments

Dhaka urges dev partners to deliver on commitments

Bangladesh has urged the development partners to deliver on their commitments in every sector, and provide the least developed countries with the support crucial for the…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Youth kills father in Jamalpur

Youth kills father in Jamalpur

An elderly man was killed allegedly by his drug-addict son at Bausi Chandanpur in Sarishabari of Jamalpur early Sunday. The deceased was identified as…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · National

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