Friday, 20 October 2017

BCL leader expelled over DU question leak

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) has expelled its central assistant secretary Mohiuddin Rana for his alleged involvement in the admission question leakage of Dhaka University (DU).

Bangla News

Suicide blast kills 50 in Afghanistan mosque

International Desk: At least 50 people have been killed and dozens injured in a suicide blast at a Shiite mosque in western Kabul, an Afghan official at the Interior Ministry said.

Bangla News

Oxford college drops Suu Kyi from common room name

International Desk: Students at the Oxford college where Aung San Suu Kyi studied have voted to remove her name from its junior common room.

Bangla News

12,000 Rohingya children enter Bangladesh every week

International Desk: Desperate living conditions and waterborne diseases are threatening more than 320,000 Rohingya refugee children who have fled to southern Bangladesh since late August, including some 10,000 who crossed from Myanmar over the past few days, UNICEF said on Friday.  

Bangla News

DU student Khalid still missing in Rupsa

Staff Correspondent, Khulna: Dhaka University (DU) student Khalid Hassan, 20, who drowned in the Rupsa river from a trawler, is still missing.

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Two youths arrested with Yaba-arms

Narsingdi Correspondent: Detectives arrested two youths with arms, bullets and Yaba tablets conducting a drive in Narsingdi town on Friday.

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AL's proposal not conducive to fair polls: BNP

Senior Correspondent: Terming unsupportive the Awami League’s 11-point proposal placed before the Election Commission (EC) for fair polls, BNP thinks those are framed with a trick to control the election and manipulate its results and not conducive to democracy and fair polls.

Bangla News

10-member team to assist AG

Staff Correspondent: A 10-member team has been formed to assist the Attorney General (AG) for the review petition against the SC verdict over the 16th amendment of the constitution.

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4 burnt in gas cylinder blast in N'ganj

Staff Correspondent, Narayanganj: Four workers sustained burn injuries as a gas cylinder blasted at a dockyard in Bandar upazila of Narayanganj on Friday morning.

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Jacinda Ardern to become New Zealand Prime Minister

International Desk: New Zealand is to get its youngest-ever female Prime Minister after a minority party threw its support behind Labour leader Jacinda Ardern, who took over the left-wing party only three months ago.  

Bangla News

Young girl's slit-throat body found in Jessore

Staff Correspondent, Jessore: Police have recovered a slit-throat body of an unidentified young girl from a field of Potengali village in Jessore Sadar upazila on Friday morning.

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DU admission test: 12 held for cheat

Staff Correspondent: The examiners have caught 12 people for cheating in examination halls during the ‘Gha’ unit admission test of Dhaka University.  

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Two killed in Sitakunda bus-truck collision

Staff Correspondent: Two people were killed and ten others injured as a bus collided head-on with a truck on Dhaka-Chittagong highway at Barobkunda in Sitakunda upazila of Chittagong.

Bangla News

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Messi keeps glucose tablets in his sock!

Sports Desk: Lionel Messi had a secret snack stored away in his sock during Barcelona's Champions League win over Olympiacos.

Bangla News

CJ breaks oath; says AG

Staff Correspondent: Attorney General Mahbubey Alam said that Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha broke his oath as he wrote to Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to stop investigation against former Appellate Division judge Joynul Abedin.

Bangla News

Vehicular movement over Kanchan Bridge halted

Staff Correspondent: Vehicular movement over Kanchan Bridge on Dhaka Bypass Road will remain suspended from Friday midnight till Sunday midnight due to emergency repair work.

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25 asst attorney generals appointed

Staff Correspondent: The government has appointed 25 lawyers of the Supreme Court (SC) as assistant attorney general for dealing cases on behalf of the state.

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Flyover from Uttara to Cherag Ali

Staff Correspondent: Construction of nearly 4.50 kilometer-long flyover from Uttara House Building to Tongi Cherag Ali and a 10-lane Tongi Bridge will begin soon.

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Prof Golam Rabbani appointed as DU new proctor

Staff Correspondent: The authority of Dhaka University (DU) has appointed Professor A K M Golam Rabbani of Islamic History & Culture Department as the new proctor of the university on Thursday.

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I'm being harassed: Khaleda

Senior Correspondent: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia alleged that she is being harassed through the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case which is false and motivated.

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37th BCS written test results likely in next week

Staff Correspondent: The final results of 37th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) written examinations are likely to be published by next week.

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HC issues rule over giving birth to child on road

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) has issued a rule asking the authorities concerned as to why punitive measures should not be taken against those are responsible over the incident of  a female's giving birth to a child on road who died later.

Bangla News

Catalonia crisis: Spain triggers direct rule process

International Desk: The Spanish government is to suspend Catalonia’s autonomy and impose direct rule after the region’s president refused to abandon the push for independence that has led to Spain’s biggest political crisis for 40 years.

Bangla News

PayPal service Xoom launched in Bangladesh

Staff Correspondent: PayPal, world's most popular online money transfer service was launched formally in Bangladesh on Thursday.

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Fire breaks out at Rajarbagh police hospital

Staff Correspondent: A fire breaks out at Rajarbagh Police Hospital in Dhaka on Thursday noon.

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Cautionary signal 3 for maritime ports

Staff Correspondent: The Met office has asked four maritime ports to issue cautionary signal No. 3, fearing stormy weather due to a low-pressure system developing in the northern Bay of Bengal.

Bangla News

Taliban attack kills 40 Afghan soldiers

International Desk: The Taliban launched a major attack on an army base in southern Kandahar province with one lawmaker saying at least 40 Afghan soldiers were killed.  

Bangla News

Six BNP men held in city

Staff Correspondent: Police detained six leaders and activists of BNP from Ramna Thana area in the capital on Thursday.

Bangla News

Tillerson calls for India ties to counter China

International Desk: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said the US wants to deepen co-operation with India in the face of growing Chinese influence in Asia.  

Bangla News

Tillerson calls for India ties to counter China

International Desk: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said the US wants to deepen co-operation with India in the face of growing Chinese influence in Asia.

Bangla News

10 hurt as bus turns turtle in Ctg

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: At least ten people were injured as a bus turned turtle in the district’s Anwara upazila on Thursday morning.

Bangla News

15 additional DIGs promoted

Staff Correspondent: Fifteen Additional Deputy Inspector Generals (DIGs) of the police have been promoted to the rank of DIG.

Bangla News

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Tehran to 'shred' nuclear deal if US pulls out

International Desk: Iran's supreme leader has threatened to "shred to pieces" the nuclear deal if the US withdraws from the pact, just days after Donald Trump signalled Washington was turning its back on the 2015 agreement.

Bangla News

SA win ODI series against Bangladesh

Sports Correspondent: South Africa (SA) have won the three-match ODI series with remaining a match left as Proteas thrashed Bangladesh in the second ODI by 104 runs at Paarl's Boland Park on Wednesday.

Bangla News

Xi Jinping outlines challenges for China

International Desk: Chinese President Xi Jingping told a Communist Party congress on Wednesday to 'resolutely oppose' any actions that undermine its leadership.

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Khaleda to surrender before court Thursday

Staff Correspondent: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zial will surrender before the court in two cases -- the Zia Orphanage and the Zia Charitable Trust graft-- on Thursday.

Bangla News

Nazrul Islam made PM’s additional press secy of PM

Secretariat Correspondent: Nazrul Islam, the deputy press secretary of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, has been promoted to the rank of additional press secretary.

Bangla News

Tk 200cr allotted for Rohingyas

Staff Correspondent: Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya said that International Organization for Migration (IOM) has allotted Tk 200 crore for Rohingya people fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar.

Bangla News

'Walton grips big part of hardware sector'

Staff Correspondent: State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak said the country's leading brand Walton has clenched a big part of hardware sector which prompted Samsung, LG to open plants in Bangladesh. This is obviously positive for the country's economy.

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9 arrested with drug materials at Chuadanga border

Chuadanga Correspondent: Border Guard of Bangladesh (BGB) arrested nine people along with drug materials from border area of the district's Damurhuda upazila on Wednesday morning.

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'AL put the country on development highway'

Staff Correspondent: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda said that the Awami League has taken the country on a highway towards development and each sector has seen development.

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SA set 354 for Bangladesh in 2nd ODI

Sports Correspondent: South Africa (SA) have set a 354-run target for Bangladesh, thanks to AB de Villiers' 176 runs,  in the second ODI of the three-match series in the allotted 50 overs at Paarl's Boland Park on Wednesday.

Bangla News

Khaleda Zia returns home

Senior Correspondent: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has returned home after over three months of stay in the United Kingdom (UK).

Bangla News

Powerful explosion outside Sweden police station

International Desk: Swedish authorities say a powerful explosion outside a police station in southern Sweden has caused significant damage to the building.  

Bangla News

Govt tensed as Khaleda returns: Khasru

Staff Correspondent: BNP standing committee member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury said the government is feeling nervous as BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia decides to return home despite her treatment is unfulfilled. They are now arresting BNP leaders and activists across the country as they are tensed and frightened. 

Bangla News

DU ‘Ka’, ‘Cha’ unit results published

Staff Correspondent: The result of the Dhaka University admission test of first year honors for the session 2017-18 under KA-unit and CHA-unit has been published.

Bangla News

George Saunders wins Man Booker Prize

International Desk: The American short story writer George Saunders has won the Man Booker prize for his first full-length novel, Lincoln in the Bardo.

Bangla News

Trump's latest travel ban blocked by federal judge

International Desk: US President Donald Trump's latest bid to impose travel restrictions on citizens from eight countries entering the US has suffered a court defeat.  

Bangla News

AL places 11-point proposal before EC

Staff Correspondent: The ruling Awami League (AL) has placed its 11-point proposal before the Election Commission.  

Bangla News

Bangladesh bowling against South Africa in 2nd ODI

Sports Desk: Winning the toss, Bangladesh invited the host South Africa to bat first in the second match of the three-match One-Day International (ODI) series at Boland Park in Paarl on Wednesday.

Bangla News

Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of promoting ‘regime change’

International Desk: Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of trying to engineer "regime change" during its four-month blockade of its Gulf neighbour.

Bangla News

7 policemen killed in Pakistan bomb blast

International Desk: A bomb targeted a police truck in Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta on Wednesday killing at least seven policemen and injuring 22 others, police said.

Bangla News

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Draft of Media Employees Act, 2017 published

Secretariat Correspondent: The draft of the Media Employees (Conditions of Service) Act, 2017 was published on the website of Information Ministry www.moi.gov.bd, on Tuesday.

Bangla News

Islamic State defeated in its Syrian capital Raqqa

International Desk: U.S.-backed militias in Syria declared victory over Islamic State in its capital Raqqa on Tuesday, raising flags over the last jihadist footholds after a four-month battle.  

Bangla News

Taliban attacks kill at least 71 in Afghanistan

International Desk: Taliban militants struck government targets in many provinces of Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 71 people, including a senior police commander, and wounding scores of others.  

Bangla News

Arrest warrant against Khaleda yet to reach thana: IGP

Staff Correspondent: Arrest warrant issued against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is yet to reach police station, Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Haque said.

Bangla News

EC to hold dialogue with AL on Wednesday

Staff Correspondent: The Election Commission (EC) will hold dialogue with Awami League (AL) on Wednesday as part of its ongoing talks with 40 registered political parties ahead of the 11th Jatiya Sangsad election.  

Bangla News

Prices of essentials should be brought under control

Prices of daily essentials continue to go up. It seems prices will no longer come down. People in fixed income groups have been suffering the brunt of spiralling price of essentials.

Bangla News

2 youths held with pistol in Tangail

Staff Correspondent: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)- 12 personnel detained two youths from Basakhanpur area under Sadar upazila of the district on Tuesday morning.  

Bangla News

36th BCS final result published

Staff Correspondent: The final results of the 36th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examinations have been published.

Bangla News

3 killed as train hits microbus in Comilla

Comilla Correspondent: Three people have been killed as a train hit a microbus in Shrinibash area under Bijoypur union of Comilla Sadar Dakkhin (South) upazila on Tuesday noon.

Bangla News

Shaheed Tajuddin Medical College closed sine die

Kaliganj Correspondent (Gazipur):  Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College in Gazipur has been declared closed for an indefinite period following a clash between the students and employees.  

Bangla News

Final probe report: Raudha committed suicide

Staff Correspondent, Rajshahi: Maldivian medical student and model Raudha Athif, found dead at a dormitory of Rajshahi Islami Bank Medical College Hospital, committed suicide, according to the final probe report.

Bangla News

UN calls for global conference to stand by Rohingya

International Conference: Senior United Nations officials are urging the international community to come together in support of a 23 October pledging conference to “send a strong message to Rohingya refugees and their generous hosts in Bangladesh that the world is there for them in their greatest time of need.”  

Bangla News

Zakir Hossain made acting registrar general of SC

Staff Correspondent: The Supreme Court appointed Zakir Hossain as its acting registrar general.

Bangla News

South Africa name squad for Bangladesh T20 series

Sports Desk: All-rounder Robbie Frylinck has been handed a first call-up to South Africa's Twenty20 squad for the two-match series against Bangladesh next week, reports khaleejtimes.com.

Bangla News

Nuclear war may break out any moment: North Korea

International Desk: North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment."

Bangla News

Mila files case against her husband's family

Staff Correspondent: Popular pop singer Tasbiha Binte Shahid Mila, commonly known as Mila Islam, has filed a defamation case against her husband Parvez Sanjari's family.  

Bangla News

BNP's proposal unacceptable: Inu

Senior Correspondent: Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said that BNP's 20-point proposal to Election Commission (EC) is unacceptable and against constitution.

Bangla News

Monday, 16 October 2017

EU to review all defence cooperation with Myanmar

International Desk: The EU is to cut back ties with Myanmar's military in response to the brutal security force crackdown on Muslim Rohingya areas of the Southeast Asian state.

Bangla News

Peru into top 10 as Germany stay at the summit

Sports Desk: Peru have climbed into the top ten of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking for the first time in an edition marked by the recent, decisive FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Bangla News

Man held with gold worth Tk 75 lakh

Staff Correspondent: Customs officials seized 12 gold bars and 105 grams gold ornaments, worth about Tk 75.25 lakh, from a passenger at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka early Monday.

Bangla News

World Bank suspends loan for Myanmar

Special Correspondent: The World Bank has suspended $200 million loan to Myanmar due to the persecution of Rohingya in the Rakhine state.

Bangla News

IS Southeast Asia chief killed in Philippines

International Desk: The Philippine military killed the leaders of Islamic State-linked militants in a predawn raid to liberate parts of Marawi City on the southern island of Mindanao, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on Monday.

Bangla News

IOM DG Swing visits Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar

Cox's Bazar Correspondent: International Organisation for Migration (IOM) director general William Lacy Swing visited Rohingya camps in Kutupalong, Balukhali and settlements at Gundhum border on Monday.

Bangla News

Biswa Ijtema to begin on January 12

Secretariat Correspondent: The Biswa Ijtema, one of the largest congregations of Muslims, will begin on January 12 on the bank of the Turag River in Tongi.

Bangla News

Singapore-return 2 JMB men put on remand

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court on Monday placed two Singapore-returnees on a 5-day remand for their involvement in militant activities.

Bangla News

JnU 'A' unit admission test result published

JnU Correspondent: The result of the admission test for the first year honours courses of Jagannath University (JnU) A-unit under the academic session 2017-18 was published on Monday.

Bangla News

HC orders 2 city corporations to remove wastage within 6am

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) has ordered the authorities concerned to remove wastages from two city corporations (DSCC, DNCC) within 6am.

Bangla News

Thousands of new Rohingyas enter Bangladesh

International Desk: Hungry, destitute and scared, thousands of new Rohingya refugees crossed the border into Bangladesh from Myanmar early on Monday, Reuters witnesses said, fleeing attacks by Buddhist mobs and hunger that the United Nations has called ethnic cleansing.

Bangla News

Messi set to welcome new family member

Sports Desk: Three months after getting married, the couple announced on Instagram that they will welcome a new addition to the family.

Bangla News

Robber killed in Sundarbans ‘gunfight’

Bagerhat Correspondent: The ‘second in command' of a forest robber gang was killed in a gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members in Shailo Khal area of the Sundarbans  on Monday morning.

Bangla News

HC orders stopping 'Blue Whale' game

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) on Monday has directed the authorities concerned of the government to immediately stop links of all types of games provoking suicides including the "Blue Whale" game.

Bangla News

Minor boy fallen into city drain not recovered yet

Staff Correspondent: Fire service divers are yet to recover the three-year-old boy named Hridoy who fell into a drain in Manda area under Mugdapara Police Station in the capital.

Bangla News

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Charges framed against five in Rupa rape-murder case

Staff Correspondent, Tangail: Police on Sunday framed charges against five accused in a case filed over the murder of Zakia Sultana Rupa, a law student and multinational company employee, after gang rape in a running bus.

Bangla News

Bangladesh concede shameful 10-wkt defeat against South Africa

Sports Desk: Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla smashed unbeaten centuries as South Africa confirmed a record-breaking 10-wicket victory over visiting Bangladesh in the 1st ODI of the three-match series at De Beers Diamond Oval, Kimberley on Sunday.

Bangla News

BNP wants election under supportive government

Staff Correspondent: BNP on Sunday placed its 20-point proposal in a dialogue with the Election Commission (EC).

Bangla News

'Rohingya problem a big threat to Bangladesh economy'

Special Correspondent: Finance Minister AMA Muhith said Rohingya people who have crossed into Bangladesh facing persecution in Myanmar are a major threat to the Bangladesh economy. Army-backed Myanmar government is responsible for this.

Bangla News

10 killed in Saudi factory fire

International Desk: A fire at a carpentry workshop in the Saudi capital has left 10 people dead and three others injured, the kingdom’s civil defense said Sunday.

Bangla News

Bangladesh set 279-run target for South Africa

Sports Desk: Mushfiqur's ton helps Bangladesh to set 279-run target for host South Africa in the first of the three-game ODI series at De Beers Diamond Oval in Kimberle on Sunday.

Bangla News

Immediate road repair needed

Several roads and highways in the country are in measurable condition. In many places, roads become unfit to use.

Bangla News

Transfer order of 10 top SC officials approved

Staff Correspondent: Acting Chief Justice (CJ) Md Abdul Wahhab Miah has approved a proposal for transferring 10 high officials of the Supreme Court (SC) registrar’s office, including SC registrar general, additional registrar of the High Court Division and the chief justice’s personal secretary, to different districts.

Bangla News

Jamaat leader held with fire arms in Rajshahi

Staff Correspondent, Rajshahi: Police detained a Jamaat leader with a fire arms and ammunition in Matikata village under Godagari upazila of the district early Sunday.

Bangla News

Austria set to elect youngest EU leader

International Desk: Austrians are voting on Sunday in a snap election tipped to make conservative Sebastian Kurz, 31, the European Union's youngest leader and form an alliance with the far-right.

Bangla News

'ACC to probe allegations against Chief Justice'

Staff Correspondent: Law Minister Anisul Huq said that the 11 allegations raised against Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha will be inquired by Anti Corruption Commission (ACC).

Bangla News

Tigers batting against South Africa

Sports Desk: Tigers are batting first against South Africa in the first of the three-game ODI series at De Beers Diamond Oval in Kimberle on Sunday.

Bangla News

BM college student stabbed by stalker, 2 held

Staff Correspondent, Barisal: A college girl was stabbed allegedly by her stalker in Dhamura Bazar under Uzirpur upazila of the district on Saturday night.

Bangla News

EC sits with BNP in election dialogue

Staff Correspondent: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda is holding a meeting with a delegation of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) regarding the 11th parliamentary polls.

Bangla News

Saturday, 14 October 2017

Bangladesh's possible squad for 1st ODI

Sports Desk: Touring Bangladesh will face South Africa in first One Day International (ODI) at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley on Sunday.

Bangla News

England cricketer Ben Stokes marries

Sports Desk: Cricketer Ben Stokes put his recent troubles behind him as he married his fiancee Clare Ratcliffe today.

Bangla News

Our aim is to protect voting right of people: PM

Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said our aim is to protect the foundation of democracy and none can snatch the fundamental rights of the people in future.

Bangla News

Truck bomb kills 20 in Somalia's capital

International Desk: A huge explosion from a truck bomb killed 20 people in Somalia's capital, police said Saturday, as shaken residents called it the most powerful blast they'd heard in years.

Bangla News

Get Myanmar refugees home, not to camps: Kofi Annan

International Desk: Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan is urging Myanmar to make sure Rohingya Muslim refugees can return to their homes, not to camps.

Bangla News

Student found dead in Dhaka

Staff Correspondent: Police recovered the body of a student from Gopibagh area of Matijheel in the capital on Saturday.

Bangla News

SC discloses 11 allegations against chief justice

Staff Correspondent: Five Appellate Division judges had declined to conduct the judicial activities together with Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha as there are 11 specific allegations, including, moral turpitude and corruption', against him, the Supreme Court said on Saturday.

Bangla News

Law Minister to brief media Sunday

Staff Correspondent: Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq has called a press conference to give his formal reaction about the speech of Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.

Bangla News

Cargo plane crashes into sea off Ivory Coast in heavy rain

International Desk: An aircraft has crashed into the sea off Ivory Coast, shortly after taking off from the international airport of the main city Abidjan, with reports of several dead or injured people.

Bangla News

4 snatchers held in Gopalganj

Gopalganj Correspondent: Police detained four snatchers from Tupuria bus stand area in Kotalipara upazila of the district on Saturday.

Bangla News

4 Rohingyas killed in wild elephant attack

Cox's Bazar Correspondent: At least four Rohingyas including three children were killed and two others injured after wild elephants attacked a temporary camp set up in the hills in Cox's Bazar's Ukhia upazila.  

Bangla News

BNP-Police clash leaves 15 injured in Barisal

Staff Correspondent, Barisal: At least 15 people were injured in a clash between BNP leaders and activists and police at Awshin Kumar Hall area of the city around 11:00am on Saturday.

Bangla News

Varsity student hacked dead in Faridpur

Faridpur Correspondent: A student of Govt Rajendro College has been hacked dead by miscreants.  

Bangla News

BNP to participate in next polls; hopes CEC

Staff Correspondent: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda hopes that BNP will take part in next general election.

Bangla News

North Korea readies missile launch

International Desk: North Korea is believed to be preparing to launch a ballistic missile ahead of an upcoming joint naval drill by the US and South Korea, a news report said on Saturday, citing a government source.  

Bangla News

Biman supervisor among 2 held over gold smuggling

Staff Correspondent: Customs Intelligence held two people including a ground service supervisor of Bangladesh Biman over gold smuggling at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Saturday.

Bangla News

Friday, 13 October 2017

Chief Justice flies for Australia

Staff Correspondent: Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha is all set to fly for Australia on Friday night.

Bangla News

North Korea tests fresh hydrogen bomb? 

International Desk: A 2.9 magnitude earthquake has been recorded close to a nuclear testing site in North Korea, a US-based monitor has said, fuelling fears the country has tested another hydrogen bomb.

Bangla News

Myanmar army opens probe amid reports of Rohingya killings

International Desk: Myanmar’s military has launched an internal probe into the conduct of soldiers during a counteroffensive that has sent more than half a million Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh, many saying they witnessed killings, rape and arson by troops.

Bangla News

Work on to brand country's districts before world

Desk Report: The government has started work to brand each district of the country before the world through focusing three areas -- tourism, product and notable initiatives. 

Bangla News

Couple found dead in Netrokona

Netrokona Correspondent: A person and his wife were found dead in their living room at Satpari area of the district town on Friday noon.

Bangla News

Lighting strike kills two brothers in Habiganj 

Habiganj Correspondent: Two siblings were killed in the incident of lighting strike in Baghata haor of the district's Baniachong upazila on Friday.

Bangla News

12 jailed for fraudulent in DU admission test

Staff Correspondent: A mobile court has sentenced 12 people to 15 days imprisonment for their involvement in fraudulent activities during 'Ka' unit admission test of the Dhaka University (DU).

Bangla News

'One lakh houses set up for Rohingyas'

Staff Correspondent: Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya said some 1,25,000 makeshift houses are needed for Rohingya people fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar. Of the demands, 100,000 have already been set up. The rest 15,000 will be made within this month.

Bangla News

Talks underway on Rohingya issue, says Suu Kyi

International Desk: Myanmar’s embattled leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, called for national unity on Thursday and said she has created a committee that will oversee all international and local assistance in violence-struck Rakhine state.

Bangla News

Sajeda Chy's motorcade comes under attack

Faridpur Correspondent: Deputy Leader of the National Parliament Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury's motorcade came under attack at Talma area of the district's Nagarkanda upazila on Friday.

Bangla News

Bangladeshi among 45 foreign terrorist fighters held in Malaysia

International Desk: A total of 45 foreign terrorist fighters (FTF) including a Bangladeshi have been detained in several special operations this year, said Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun, Inspector-General of Malaysian Police.

Bangla News

9 robbers held in Gazipur

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: Nine suspected robbers have been given a good beating after catching them from Borjona village in Kapasia upazila on early Friday.

Bangla News

Malaysian Deputy PM due in Dhaka Sunday

Staff Correspondent: Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Dato’ Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka on Sunday on a one-day brief visit to witness the plight of Rohingya people in Cox’s Bazar.

Bangla News

Trump expected to move against Iran nuclear deal

International Desk: US President Donald Trump is expected to refuse to certify Iran's compliance with the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, an agreement between world powers and Tehran aimed at limiting the latter's nuclear programme to non-military purposes.  

Bangla News

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Bangladesh lose by 6 wkts against SA Invitational XI

Sports Desk: Bangladesh Cricket team made a depressing performance in South Africa tour conceding a six-wicket defeat against Proteas Invitational Eleven in the lone ODI tour match at Bloemfontein on Thursday ahead of the three-match ODI series set to begin on Saturday.

Bangla News

US withdraws from UNESCO

International Desk: The Trump administration announced on Thursday that it would withdraw from the United Nations Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) after years of America distancing itself because of what it called the group’s “anti-Israel bias.”

Bangla News

BCB election on Oct 31

Sports Desk: Election schedule of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has been announced. The much-awaited election will be held on October 31.

Bangla News

Charges framed against cricketer Sunny in ICT case

Staff Correspondent: A court in Dhaka on Thursday framed charges against suspended cricketer Arafat Sunny in a case filed by a woman claiming to be his wife, under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act.

Bangla News

Bangladesh set 256 for SA Invitation XI

Sports Desk: Bangladesh have set a target of 256 runs for Cricket South Africa's Invitation XI in the lone ODI tour match at Bloemfontein on Thursday.

Bangla News

WB to assist Bangladesh over Rohingya issue: Minister

Special Correspondent: Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith said that the World Bank (WB) will assist Bangladesh to meet demands of Rohingya people fled to Bangladesh. WB will give the assistance from the fund of the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s fund for the poorest.

Bangla News

BNP decides to join electoral dialogue

Senior Correspondent: BNP has decided to take part in the ongoing dialogue which the Election Commission (EC) is holding with political parties ahead of next general election.

Bangla News

Non-bailable arrest warrant issued against Imran Khan

International Desk: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan in a contempt of court case for "repeatedly failing to appear for the hearing and for failing to send a written apology for absence in court".

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Rohingya not native: Myanmar army chief

International Desk: Rohingya are not native to Myanmar and were brought by British colonialists, the country's powerful army chief told the US ambassador.

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GO issued over SK Sinha's leave

Senior Correspondent: The law ministry has issued a gazette notification on the government order (GO) about Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha’s leave for Australia visit.

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Bus-truck collision kills 2 in Tangail

Staff Correspondent, Tangail: Two people have been killed and 10 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck on Dhaka-Khulna in Mirzapur of Tangail.

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Home Minister to fly for Myanmar Oct 23

Staff Correspondent: The Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal will fly for Myanmar on October 23 to discuss the authority over Rohingya crisis.

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Bangladesh batting in ODI warm-up match

Sports Desk: Bangladesh are batting in the lone ODI tour match against South Africa Invitation XI.

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Drug peddler killed in Ctg gunfight

Staff Correspondent: A suspected drug peddler has been killed in a gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Jorarganj union of Mirsarai in Chittagong.

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Two die after having chemical thinking of molasses

Staff Correspondent, Rajshahi: Two people have died and 10 others fallen sick after they have had chemical substances thinking of molasses in Rajshai.

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Wednesday, 11 October 2017

President signs CJ Sinha's application

Staff Correspondent: President Abdul Hamid signed the government order (GO) allowing Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha to go abroad.

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Dhaka University 'Ka' unit admission test on Oct 13

Staff Correspondent: The first year honours admission test under Ka-unit of Dhaka University (DU) for 2017-2018 academic session will be held on October 13.

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FIFA bans Pakistan Football Federation

Sports Desk: FIFA has suspended the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) with immediate effect as a result of 'undue third-party interference'.

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Army offensive aimed at 'preventing' Rohingya return

International Desk: Myanmar security forces have brutally driven out half a million Muslim Rohingya from northern Rakhine state, torching their homes, crops and villages to prevent them from returning, the U.N. human rights office said on Wednesday.

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Bangladesh concede 0-7 loss to Pakistan

Sports Desk: Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 7-0 in their opening campaign at the 10th edition of the men’ Asia Cup hockey tournament here on Wednesday.

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PM signed CJ's application for leave: Law Minister

Senior Correspondent: Law Minister Anisul Huq said that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has signed the application of the Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha for going abroad.

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India's top court rules sex with a 'child bride' is rape

International Desk: Sex with a minor amounts to rape even if the couple are married, India's top court ruled on Wednesday, closing a legal loophole that had allowed some perpetrators to escape punishment.

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Justice Md Shahinur Islam new chairman of ICT

Staff Correspondent: Justice Md Shahinur Islam, a High Court judge and now a member of the International Crimes Tribunal-1 (ICT-1), has been appointed as chairman of the tribunal.

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Citizen commission formed to probe genocide in Myanmar

Staff Correspondent: Ekattorer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee formed a citizen commission to investigate violence in Rakhine state of Myanmar that has led to exodus of over 520,000 Rohingya people.

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Metro rail to be visible within six months: Obaidul

Staff Correspondent: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said that one of the important projects of the government Metro Rail will become visible within next six months.

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4.64kg gold seized at Dhaka airport

Staff Correspondent: The preventive team of Dhaka Custom House has seized 4.64kg gold from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Wednesday.

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Asia Hockey Cup 2017 starts in Dhaka

Sports Correspondent: Asia Hockey Cup- 2017 has begun in Dhaka on Wednesday.

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US bombers fly over Korean peninsula

International Desk: The US has flown two bomber jets over the Korean peninsula despite threats from the Kim Jong-un regime that they will be shot down.

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Proposal to import 1 lakh tonnes of rice from Myanmar approved

Special Correspondent: The Cabinet Committee on Public Procurement has approved a proposal to import one lakh tonnes of white rice (Atap) from Myanmar in a bid to meet the food crisis in the country.

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Two high performance motorcycles seized in Ctg

Staff Correspondent: Customs Intelligence seized two high performance motorcycles from Pathorghata of Kotwali police station in Chittagong.

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Unicef to set up 10,000 toilets for Rohingyas

Staff Correspondent: Relief and Disaster Management Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya said, “The Rohingya people need 35,000 toilets among which Unicef will set up 10,000 toilets for them.”

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Jolie accuses Weinstein of sexual harassment

International Desk: More women, including Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie, have come forward to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior.

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LGRD Minister Leaves Dhaka for Manila

Secretariat Correspondent: Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain has left Dhaka for Manila, the capital of the Philippines, to attend the 31st Executive Committee Meeting of Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) in Manila, Philippines.

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Int'l Girl Child Day today

Desk Report: International Day of the Girl Child is being observed today (Wednesday) throughout the world. Annually October 11 is the International Day of the Girl Child declared by the United Nations. It was first observed in October 2012.

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Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Bogra rape: Charges framed against Tufan, 12 others

Bogra Correspondent: Police on Tuesday pressed charges against 13 people, including suspended Bogra unit convener of Sramik League Tufan Sarkar, over the torture of a schoolgirl and her mother after the rape of the girl.

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President for promoting practice of democracy in society

Kishoreganj Correspondent: President M Abdul Hamid urged all to promote the practice of democracy in society.

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Jamaat ameer, 7 others on 10-day remand

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court on Tuesday put eight leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami, including its Ameer Maqbul Ahmad, on a ten-day remand for each in two cases filed against them with Kadamtali Police Station.

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Muhith seeks UN support to end Rohingya crisis

Special Correspondent: Finance Minister AMA Muhith has sought utmost cooperation of United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guteress for constitution of a safe zone in line with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's proposal for a quick and permanent solution to Rohingya crisis.

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Muhith seeks UN support to end Rohingya crisis

Special Correspondent: Finance Minister AMA Muhith has sought utmost cooperation of United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guteress for constitution of a safe zone in line with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's proposal for a quick and permanent solution to Rohingya crisis.

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Khadiza sent to jail

Staff Correspondent, Jessore: Khadiza, sister of slain neo-JMB leader Marzan, was sent to Jessore Central Jail on Tuesday. Her two-year old Razu was also sent to the jail with her.

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North Korea hackers steal US-South Korea war plans

International Desk: Hackers from North Korea are reported to have stolen a large cache of military documents from South Korea, including a plan to assassinate North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un.

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Anushka in plagiarism row over new clothing brand

Entertainment Desk: Barely a week back, Anushka Sharma joined a long line of celebrities who have their own clothing brand. A while after Sonam Kapoor and sister Rhea Kapoor launched their brand Rheson, Sharma too joined the bandwagon to offer a clothing line akin to her personal style.

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Microsoft confirms Windows Phone dead

Risingbd Desk: Microsoft has finally pulled the plug on Windows Phone. Official confirmation came from a top Microsoft executive Joe Belfiore on Twitter.

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Husband, wife found dead in Ctg

Staff Correspondent: A man and his wife were found dead in their residence in Purangar union under Satkania upazila of Chittagong on Tuesday noon.

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HC declares DU VC panel illegal

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) declared illegal the newly-announced three-member vice-chancellor panel of Dhaka University for appointing a new VC.

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HC orders to take control over 384 grabbed ponds

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) on Tuesday issued a rule asking the authorities concerned why directions would not be given for proper management to restore 384 ponds which have already been grabbed illegally.

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Road crash kills 2 in Cox's Bazaar

Cox's Bazaar Correspondent: Two people were killed and another was injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a battery-run auto-rickshaw, popularly known as easy bike at Khodaibari area of the district's sadar uapzila on Tuesday noon.

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Illegal gas connection: ACC starts probe against Titas Manager

Senior Correspondent: The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has started investigation into the allegations of corruption against Engineer Sabber Ahmed, Manager of Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company.

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7 more bodies of Rohingya recovered in Teknaf

Cox's Bazaar Correspondent: Seven more bodies of Rohingya people were recovered in the incident of Sunday's boat capsize in Naf river, climbing the death toll to 25.  

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2 cohorts of militant Abdullah held in N'ganj

Staff Correspondent, Tangail: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel detained two active members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) .

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Factory fire panic leaves 35 injured

Staff Correspondent, Savar: At least 35 workers of a garment factory were injured in a stampede while scrambling for exit in a panic over fire in the factory.

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Monday, 9 October 2017

Iceland makes WC history as smallest nation to qualify

Sports Desk: Paraguay had an estimated population of around 850,000 when it was invited to the 1930 World Cup. In 2005, Trinidad and Tobago became the smallest country to ever qualify for the tournament with a population of just over 1.2 million. Iceland has shattered their records.

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Jamaat Ameer Maqbul, 8 others held

Staff Correspondent: Police have detained Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Maqbul Ahmad and eight other leaders of the party from Uttara in Dhaka on Monday.

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Facebook to provide training to 10,000 Bangladeshi youths

Risingbd Desk: Facebook will provide training to 10,000 Bangladeshi youths on digital marketing under a `BoostYourBusiness’ programme within the next six months.

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Medical admission test results published

Staff Correspondent: The results of MBBS admission test have been published on Monday evening.

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One held for attempting to rape 5-yr-old girl

Staff Correspondent, Tangail: Police have arrested a person in a case filed for allegedly attempting to rape a five-year-old girl in Sakhipur upazila of Tangail district.

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Sajeeb Wazed Joy to inaugurate PayPal Oct 19

Staff Correspondent: Information and Communication Technology Adviser to the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Sajeeb Wazed Joy will inaugurate PayPal services in Bangladesh on October 19.

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Marzan's sister surrenders to police

Staff Correspondent: Militant Marzan's sister Khadiza has surrendered after a 15-hour standoff with police in Jessore.

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Train fire: Death sentences of 11 people commuted

International Desk: An Indian court on Monday commuted the death sentences given by a lower court to 11 people after one of the many deadly riots that swept the western state of Gujarat 15 years ago in which more than 1,000 people died.

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Richard Thaler wins the Nobel Prize for Economics

International Desk: The 2017 Nobel season wrapped up on Monday (October 9) with the economics prize awarded to Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago.

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‘Trump risks putting US on path to WWIII'

International Desk: Republican U.S. Senator Bob Corker warned on Sunday that President Donald Trump risks setting the nation “on the path to World War Three” in an interview with The New York Times, the latest in a series public barbs traded over the day.

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Ershad places 8-point proposal

Staff Correspondent: Jatiya Party chairman and Prime Minister’s special envoy HM Ershad placed 8-point proposal at the meeting held with Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda.

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Cholera vaccination for Rohingyas to start from tomorrow

Staff Correspondent: Health Minister Mohammad Nasim said that Cholera vaccine will be given to six and a half lakh people, including 2.5 lakh children in Rohingya camp from tomorrow.

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7 college's results to be published within Nov 30

Staff Correspondent: The final year results of seven Dhaka University-affiliated colleges will be published within November 30.  

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Arrest warrant issued against Khaleda

Comilla Correspondent: A court in Comilla district issued arrest warrant against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a case filed over an arson attack on a bus at that left eight people dead in Chauddagram upazila in 2015.

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Two Madrasa students killed in Ctg road crash

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong:  Two female students were killed in a road accident in Rangiaghona area of Banshkhali in the district on Monday morning.

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Death of Jihad: Full HC verdict published

Staff Correspondent: The High Court has published the full verdict about the death of four-year-old child Jihad who died after falling into a deep tube-well pipe at Shahjahanpur of Dhaka in December 2014.

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Marzan's sister Khadiza urged to surrender

Staff Correspodent, Jessore: Law enforcers urged Khalida, sister of slain militant Marzan, to surrender from the militant den which has been cordoned off from Sunday late night.  

Bangla News

Sunday, 8 October 2017

Operation in Jessore militant den any time

Staff Correspondent, Jessore: The operation will start any time inside the suspected militant den which has been cordoned off from late Sunday.

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Boat capsize: 12 Rohingyas dead, 20 missing

Cox's Bazaar Correspondent: At least 12 people died and 20 others were missing after a boat packed with Rohingya refugees - many of them children -capsized in the latest tragedy to strike those fleeing violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state.

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Suspected militant den cordoned off in Jessore

Staff Correspondent, Jessore: Law enforcers cordoned off a suspected militant den at Ghop central road of the district town from Sunday late night.

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President for ensuring justice, people's welfare

Desk Report: President M Abdul Hamid on Sunday urged elected representatives at the grassroots to ensure justice for the people and work for their welfare.

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TIB condemns UN inaction over Rohingya persecution

Staff Correspondent: Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) condemned the UN failure to take into cognizance and act upon a report of an independent expert it commissioned before the military crackdown in Myanmar.

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SA beat Bangladesh by innings and 254 runs

Sports Desk: South Africa beat Bangladesh by an innings and 254 runs on the third day of the second and final test at Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein on Sunday.

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Maritime ports asked to hoist signal 3

Bagerhat Correspondent: Maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra been advised to keep hoisted local cautionary signal No 3 due to the inclement weather.

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'Rohingya issue to be key agenda during Myanmar visit'

Senior Correspondent: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said that the Rohingya issue will be the main agenda during his Myanmar tour.

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Iran warns U.S. against imposing further sanctions

International Desk: Iran warned the United States against designating its Revolutionary Guards Corp as a terrorist group and said U.S. regional military bases would be at risk if further sanctions were passed.

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In case of 3 emergency services: Dial 999

Secretariat Correspondent: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said that people can get three emergency services including fire service, ambulance and police service dialing 999 from November.

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Three held with 1 lakh Yaba pills in Ctg

Staff Correspondent: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel detained three drug peddlers from Baddarhat area of the port city Chittagong on Sunday.

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Marcel launches product’s registration campaign

Milton Ahmed: One of the country’s leading electronics and electrical appliances manufacturers ‘Marcel’ kicked off its latest initiative of registering its sold products across the country with the aim of further improving and making its post sales services more swift and faster.

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Two accused in Sagar Saha murder case held

Kushtia Correspondent: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained two of the accused in the case for killing college student Sagar Saha on Sunday.

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Kim Jong Un boosts sister within N. Korea's inner circle

International Desk: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has promoted his 28-year-old sister to the ruling party's political wing, bringing her closer to the center of power and tightening the family's control on the regime.

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Hurricane Nate makes landfall

International Desk: Hurricane Nate has brought strong winds, torrential rain and a threat of storm surges to the US Gulf Coast.

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One banana a day can prevent heart attacks

Risingbd Desk: Just one extra banana or avocado a day could prevent heart attacks and stroke, new research suggests.  

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HC asks to hand over pneumatic horns in 15 days

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) on Sunday directed the vehicle owners and drivers all over the country to hand over pneumatic horns to the concerned police stations within 15 days.

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Saturday, 7 October 2017

'Only one thing will work' with N Korea, says Trump

International Desk: "Only one thing will work" in dealing with North Korea after years of talks with Pyongyang brought no results, US President Donald Trump has warned.  

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US Embassy remains closed today

Staff Correspondent: The US Embassy in Dhaka, including its consular section, has remained closed today (Oct 8) on the occasion of Columbus Day, an American holiday.

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Two youths killed in Khulna road crash

Staff Correspondent, Khulna: Two youths were killed in a road accident Milshimil Bazar area under Dumuria upazila of the district on Saturday evening.

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Bangladesh all out for 147

Sports Desk: Bangladesh were dismissed for 147 in their first innings on the second day of the second Test in Mangaung Oval on Saturday.

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Pedestrians hurt after car mounts sidewalk in London

International Desk: London police say emergency services are outside the Natural History Museum in the South Kensington area of London after a car struck pedestrians.

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Bangladesh 70-6

Sports Desk: Bangladesh is in trouble after losing six early wickets in the second day of the second and final Test against South Africa at Mangaung Oval on Saturday.

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Huge rallies in Madrid, Barcelona over Catalonia

International Desk: Thousands of people are attending rival demonstrations - one in Barcelona and the other in Madrid - amid tensions over Catalonia's independence referendum.

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JU admission test begins Sunday

JU Correspondent: The first-year honours admission tests of Jahangirnagar University (JU) under academic session 2017-2018 will begin on Sunday (October 8).

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I am getting a divorce, says pop singer Mila

Entertainment Desk: Popular pop singer Tasbiha Binte Shahid Mila, commonly known as Mila Islam, says she will now file for a divorce as her husband cheated on her.

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Rohingya insurgents open to peace but Myanmar ceasefire

International Desk: Muslim Rohingya insurgents said on Saturday they are ready to respond to any peace move by the Myanmar government but a one-month ceasefire they declared to enable the delivery of aid in violence-racked Rakhine State is about to end.

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50 cartons of foreign cigarettes seized 

Staff Correspondent: Customs Intelligence seized 50 cartons of foreign cigarettes which is banned to import at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Saturday.

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President set to visit Kishoreganj Sunday

Kishoreganj Correspondent: President Abdul Hamid is set to visit his village home in Kishoreganj on Sunday.

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Two held with 10,000 Yaba pills in Jessore

Staff Correspondent: Detectives have detained two people with 10,000 Yaba tablets from Gazir Darga filling station area on Jessore-Benapole highway on Saturday noon.

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Woman on strike demanding to marry Modi

International Desk: PM Modi is the most popular leader of the whole world, including India, in the meantime a unique matter has emerged.

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Drug king Zahid among 5 held in capital

Staff Correspondent: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) held five drug king Zahid and his four associates.

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