Archive for September 28th, 2016

Malaysian flight MH17 downed by Russian-made missile

Malaysia airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a missile fired from a launcher brought into Ukraine from Russia and located in a village held by pro-Russian rebels, international prosecutors said on Wednesday…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Mother, brother of NYC bomb suspect held in Afghanistan

Mother, brother of NYC bomb suspect held in Afghanistan

The mother and a brother of New York city bombing suspect Ahmad Rahami have been detained in Afghanistan after trying to return to the United States and being taken off a flight, the suspect’s father told ABC News…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Hannan Shah’s body arrives in Dhaka

Hannan Shah’s body arrives in Dhaka

The body of Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member ASM Hannan Shah, who died on Tuesday in Singapore, was brought home on Wednesday…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Four to die for murder in Barguna 

Four to die for murder in Barguna 

Barguna court on Wednesday sentenced four people to death and two others life-term imprisonment for killing a cattle trader at Amtali in Barguna in 2012…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National
ACC arrests eight suspects in separate cases 

ACC arrests eight suspects in separate cases 

The Anti Corruption Commission on Wednesday arrested eight graft suspects, including three bank officials and a land official, from the capital, Sylhet and Netrakona in separate cases…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Steps to be taken stop medical coaching: Minister

Steps to be taken stop medical coaching: Minister

Health and family welfare minister Mohammad Nasim on Wednesday said the government will take necessary steps to stop the activities of medical coaching centres…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
US ready to provide more military personnel for Mosul

US ready to provide more military personnel for Mosul

The United States is prepared to provide more military personnel to help Iraqis in their campaign to retake Mosul from Islamic State, a US official said on Wednesday…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Bangladesh's Mosaddek Hossain plays a shot during the second one-day international cricket match against Afghanistan in Dhaka on Wednesday. — AP photo

Debutant Mosaddek spares Tigers’ blushes

Debutant Mosaddek Hossain spared some of the blushes of Bangladesh with an unbeaten innings of 45 runs as Afghanistan dismissed Bangladesh for 208 in the second one-day international in Dhaka on Wednesday…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
TIB seeks EC formation law

TIB seeks EC formation law

Transparency International Bangladesh on Wednesday demanded the government immediately formulate a law over the appointment of Election Commission before forming a new one to ensure its credibility…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Family members of celebrated writer Syed Shamsul Haq pay tribute to his coffin at Central Shaheed Minar in the city on Wednesday. — Saurav Lasker

Syed Haq laid to rest in Kurigram

People from all walks of life converged on the Central Shaheed Minar in the capital on Wednesday to pay their homage to the celebrated writer…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National
PM’s birth anniversary observed without festivity

PM’s birth anniversary observed without festivity

Ruling Awami League and its front organisations on Wednesday celebrated the 69th birth anniversary of the party president and prime minister Sheikh Hasina without any festivity at the death of prolific writer Syed Shamsul Haq…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
No appointmentt required for Bangladeshi women travellers to India

No appointmentt required for Bangladeshi women travellers to India

Indian high commission will introduce a scheme on a trial basis to enable women travelling to India to apply for Indian visas without an e-token or prior appointment…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National
US strike in Afghanistan kills 21

US strike in Afghanistan kills 21

A suspected US drone strike against Islamic State in Afghanistan killed at least 21 people on Wednesday, most of them militants but possibly including some civilians, Afghan officials said…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Boycotting Islamabad Summit Dhaka’s own decision, says minister

Boycotting Islamabad Summit Dhaka’s own decision, says minister

The state minister for foreign affairs, M Shahriar Alam, on Wednesday said the decision to boycott Islamabad SAARC summit is purely Bangladesh’s own…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
ADB to provide $1.5bn for dual-gauge railway line

ADB to provide $1.5bn for dual-gauge railway line

The Asian Development Bank will provide $1.5 billion to Bangladesh loan to build a dual-gauge railway line that will bring key trade and tourism to Bangladesh’s southernmost parts…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Nine Kalyanpur extremists buried at Jurain by Anjuman

Voluntary organisation Anjuman-E-Mofidul Islam on Wednesday buried the bodies of nine suspected extremists killed in Kalyanpur incident at Jurain graveyard…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National
SAARC Summit finally postponed

SAARC Summit finally postponed

The 19th SAARC Summit, scheduled to be held in Islamabad in November, has finally been postponed after Bangladesh and India on Tuesday announced its…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Six burnt after explosion at water reservoir

Six people including a woman received burn injuries after an explosion took place at a water reservoir while workers were working in it at a house in the…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Two killed in Tangail road accident

Two killed in Tangail road accident

At least two people were killed and 25 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a covered van on Dhaka-Tangail-Bangabandhu Bridge highway…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Manikganj housewife stabbed to death in bedroom

Manikganj housewife stabbed to death in bedroom

Unidentified assailants stabbed a 22-year-old college student, also a housewife, to death at her bedroom at Purba Dashara area of Manikganj town…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National

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