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‘We are frustrated with Pak’

‘We are frustrated with Pak’

‘We are frustrated with Pak’ 2016-10-14 12:03:07 Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, attempting to draw a distinction between supporting India on terrorism after the Uri attacks and supporting the subsequent cross-LoC strikes says that Bangladesh feels “frustrated” with Pakistan over its export of terror, but Dhaka’s reasons for pulling out of the SAARC summit in Islamabad were “different from ... Read More »

Gas crisis disables 13 state-run power plants

Gas crisis disables 13 state-run power plants

Gas crisis disables 13 state-run power plants 2016-10-14 12:21:16 Staff Correspondent: Electricity generation from 13 public sector power plants having the combined capacity of 2,543 megawatts has declilned to only 916 MW due to gas crisis. A shortage supply of the fossil fuel seriously has invaded the power sector severely, forcing the government to renew its deal with costly fuel-based ... Read More »

Bus fire on highway kills  10 in South Korea

Bus fire on highway kills  10 in South Korea

Bus fire on highway kills  10 in South Korea 2016-10-14 12:43:50 Staff Correspondent: At least 10 people were killed and nine others were injured in South Korea after their bus caught fire on a highway, officials said on Friday. Twenty people, including the driver, were on the bus when it smashed into the guardrail and caught fire on the Gyeongbu ... Read More »

Xi Jinping arrives in Dhaka

Xi Jinping arrives in Dhaka

Xi Jinping arrives in Dhaka 2016-10-14 12:10:10 Staff Correspondent: Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Dhaka on Friday morning for a two-day visit. The Chinese President landed at 11:36 am at Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport today. With this historic 22-hour trip, bilateral relations involving trade, agriculture, connectivity, investment, power and energy, information technology, physical infrastructure and fight with ... Read More »

Rain likely in 3rd  ODI

Rain likely in 3rd  ODI

2016-10-12 12:09:20 Chittagong Correspondent: Rain continued to pour in at port city Chittagong that threatens to abandon the series-deciding third one-day international between Bangladesh and England on Wednesday. The ground has remained under cover for two days, denying the officials any opportunity to prepare the pitch. However, an official of the Bangladesh Cricket Board said a curtailed over match is ... Read More »

Kabul shrine attack kills 14 during Ashura preparation

Kabul shrine attack kills 14 during Ashura preparation

Kabul shrine attack kills 14 during Ashura preparation 2016-10-12 13:01:53 Online Desk: At least 14 people were killed in an attack on a shrine in the Afghan capital, Kabul as Shia Muslims prepared for a religious day of mourning. A crowd had gathered at the Karte Sakhi shrine for Ashura, a commemoration of the martyrdom of Hussein, a grandson of ... Read More »

Ashura procession starts
 

Ashura procession starts  

Ashura procession starts   2016-10-12 12:21:50 Staff Correspondent: The Shia community people of Islam religion have brought out their traditional Taziah procession from the capital’s Husaini Dalan with due religious fervour around 10am today. Apart from the main procession from the Imam Bara, the Shias brought out several numbers of Taziahs from different part of Dhaka, marking the holy Ashura. ... Read More »

Durga Puja finishes

Durga Puja finishes

2016-10-12 12:31:44 Staff Correspondent: The five-day Durga Puja, biggest religious festival of the Hindus community, ended with the immersion of idols across the country on Tuesday. Hindu devotees brought out a traditional Bijoya Dashami procession from Dhakeshwari Temple in the capital under the auspices of Bangladesh Puja Udjapan Parishad and Mahanagar Sarbajanin Puja Committee. The procession ended on the bank ... Read More »

A suspected robber killed in ‘gunfight’

A suspected robber killed in ‘gunfight’

A suspected robber killed in ‘gunfight’ 2016-10-12 11:56:30 Staff Correspondent: A suspected robber was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police at Nimtala adjacent to Kushtia-Meherpur regional highway in Mirpur upazila of Kustia on Wednesday morning. The deceased was identified as Akhtarul Islam alias British, 30, son of Shamsul Islam, a resident of Bara Baria area in the upazila. Being tipped ... Read More »

Five of a family killed in fire on house

Five of a family killed in fire on house

Five of a family killed in fire on house 2016-10-11 15:32:56 Staff Correspondent: Five members of a family were burnt to death and another injuried seriously as a fire broke out at their house from a live electric wire at Jongaon village in Pirganj of Thakurgaon early Tuesday. The deceased were identified as Kharesh Chandra, a member of Dinajpur traffic ... Read More »