Post Tagged with: "death"

Justice Scalia’s death sends jolts through US presidential race

The sudden death of Justice Antonin Scalia, a towering conservative icon on the US Supreme Court, has set off an epic election-year battle over his successor that will shape American life far into the future…

February 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Departmental cases soon over tea seller’s death: IGP

Inspector general of police AKM Shahidul Hoque on Saturday said a process is underway to file departmental cases against the policemen found responsible for the death of a tea seller…

February 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Garo student’s death sparks protests at Uttara

Death of Garo student at a hospital sparked protests at Uttara on Friday night…

February 13, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Humayun Faridee’s death anniv today

Humayun Faridee’s death anniv today

Today is the fourth death anniversary of the iconic actor Humayun Faridee whose illustrious and multifaceted career cast a long shadow over all storytelling mediums in Bangladesh including theatre, television and film…

February 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Theatre/Films, Timeout

Suu Kyi gets extra security after death threat

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi has been given extra security following a death threat on Facebook alluding to her presidential ambitions, officials said Friday…

February 13, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Grenade attack on Anwar Choudhury: HC upholds death sentence of Mufti Hannan, 2 others

The High Court on Thursday upheld the death sentences of three condemned convicts and the life-terms of two others in a case for the 2004 grenade attack that killed three people and injured 50, including former UK High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Anwar Choudhury…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, Politics

Man burns wife to death in city

A man allegedly burnt his wife to death at Geneva Camp of Mohammadpur in the capital on Wednesday.
The victim was identified as Rani Begum, 20, wife of Saheb Ali, a three-wheeler driver…

February 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

IS widow charged over US hostage death

The widow of late Islamic State group financial leader Abu Sayyaf was charged Monday for her alleged role in the death of US aid worker Kayla Mueller last year. Nisreen Assad Ibrahim Bahar, a 25-year-old known as Umm Sayyaf, was accused of conspiring…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

MINA STAMPEDE : 42 hajj pilgrims still missing, death toll rises to 145

A total of 42 Bangladesh hajj pilgrims still remained missing after the tragic accident of Mina stampede in Saudi Arabia during the hajj last year, said officials of religious affairs ministry…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

‘40,000 starving to death as S Sudan teeters on famine’

At least 40,000 people are being starved to death in South Sudan war zones on the brink of famine, the United Nations said Monday, in a plea to rival forces to let aid in. The figures released in a UN report describe some of the worst conditions…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

Prosecution of cops for tea vendor’s death demanded

National Human Rights Commission, academics and civil society representatives on Friday demanded prosecution of policemen concerned for the death of a tea vendor, who succumbed to burn injuries as he was pushed down to his burning kerosene stove at Shah Ali in the city on Wednesday night…

February 6, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Family members of tea seller, who succumbed to burn injuries he received as his kerosene stove was hit allegedly by a cop on Wednesday night, wail at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Thursday. 
— New Age photo

Tea vendor’s death sparks protests

The death of a tea vendor at the capital’s Shah Ali area sparked protests on the demand of bringing the cops to justice.
Witnesses and the victim’s family said the 45-year old tea vendor Babul Matubbar refused to pay tolls to the cops and the informants sent by them at midday…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

WAR CRIMES : Taher, Noni sentenced to death

The three-judge International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Tuesday unanimously sentenced Obaidul Haque alias Taher, and Ataur Rahman alias Noni to death for various war crimes they committed at different places in the then Netrakona sub-division in 1971…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

3 sentenced to death for gang-rape, murder in India

Three men were sentenced to death Saturday by an Indian court for the gang-rape and murder of a student, in a case that sparked outrage over women’s safety. A further three defendants were given life sentences for the gang-rape of the victim…

January 31, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Rajshahi schoolgirl ‘kills self’ after friend’s death

A schoolgirl allegedly committed suicide in Rajshahi city on Friday afternoon after the death of her friend in a road accident…

January 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

JU students protest against fellow’s death in accident

Teachers and students of international relations department of Jahangirnagar University on Thursday formed a human chain protesting against a death of a student in a road accident on Tuesday…

January 29, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
Pollution in and encroachment on the Buriganga continue unchecked despite different initiatives to save the river. The photo was taken at Babubazar on Tuesday. — Indrajit Ghosh

Rivers around Dhaka in death throes

The government taskforce formed to save the rivers flowing around the capital city — Buriganga, Turag, Sitalakkhya and Balu – have failed miserably to stop the rampant encroachment and mindless pollution of the water bodies…

January 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

BSF beats Bangladeshi to death

Border Security Force of India tortured a Bangladesh national to death at Adatala border point under Sapahar in Naogaon early Saturday. The deceased was identified as Joynal Abedin, 40, a resident of South Patari village of the upazila and a cattle trader…

January 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National
Undercover Israeli security personnel detain a Palestinian protester during clashes with Israeli troops in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, on Friday. — Reuters photo

Israeli-Palestinian battle doesn’t end at death

After weeks of waiting for the funeral, Bassim Salah’s family still couldn’t bury his body when it was returned by the Israeli authorities too frozen and contorted to fit in the grave…

January 24, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Palak among 21 receive death threat from ABT

Twenty-one people, including state minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak, received death threat from the banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team through a letter on Thursday…

January 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National