Wednesday 22 November 2017, 11:08 am
Truck bomb in northern Iraq kills at least 23                    30 cattle herders killed in attack in northeast Nigeria                    Zimbabwe's President Mugabe resigns                    Khaleda skips Senakunja reception again                    HC questions legality of FFs' age limit                    

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10:50  AM, 22 November 2017, Wednesday

Truck bomb in northern Iraq kills at least 23

At least 23 people were killed and 60 wounded when a suicide bomber set off a truck bomb near a crowded marketplace in the northern Iraqi town of Tuz Khurmatu


09:31  AM, 22 November 2017, Wednesday

30 cattle herders killed in attack in northeast Nigeria

Unidentified attackers killed more than 30 cattle herders in the northeastern Nigerian state of Adamawa


08:41  AM, 22 November 2017, Wednesday

Zimbabwe's President Mugabe resigns

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has resigned, bringing an end to 37 years of rule and sparking jubilant celebrations in the nation's streets


09:20  PM, 21 November 2017, Tuesday

Khaleda skips Senakunja reception again

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia did not turn up at the Armed Forces Day reception at Senakunja for the fifth successive years


08:25  PM, 21 November 2017, Tuesday

HC questions legality of FFs' age limit

The High Court on Tuesday questioned the legality of the freedom fighters’ minimum age, 13 years, fixed by the government last year


07:49  PM, 21 November 2017, Tuesday

'1971 veteran forces' men will get allowance'

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday announced that the government would provide allowance from January next to the members of different forces who took part in the Liberation War


07:22  PM, 21 November 2017, Tuesday

Suicide bomber kills 50 in Nigeria

A suicide bomber killed at least 50 people at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria on Tuesday in the biggest mass killing this year in a region facing an insurgency by Islamist militant group Boko Haram


07:02  PM, 21 November 2017, Tuesday

'Nizam Hazari behind attack on Khaleda'

Local Awami League leader Azharul Haque Arzu on Tuesday claimed their party’s lawmaker Nizam Uddin Hazari was the mastermind of the attack on the convoy of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in Feni last month


02:52  PM, 21 November 2017, Tuesday

Suu Kyi hopes to strike deal with BD over Rohingya

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday hoped to strike a deal with Bangladesh by this week on the “safe and voluntary return” of Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh in the past three months


02:42  PM, 21 November 2017, Tuesday

Russia’s Putin hails Syria’s Assad for fighting terrorists

Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad to talk about the need to move from military operations


02:20  PM, 21 November 2017, Tuesday

6 DU students, 2 others held over question leak

Law enforcement agency on Tuesday held eight people, including six students of Dhaka University, on charges of leaking out question papers


02:14  PM, 21 November 2017, Tuesday

Trump asks SC for full enforcement of travel ban

The Trump administration is asking the US Supreme Court to allow the latest travel ban to take full effect


02:08  PM, 21 November 2017, Tuesday

EU seeks steps for safe return of Rohingyas

Mentioning that the humanitarian and human rights situation in Rakhine State remains extremely serious, the European Union has called for steps to ensure voluntary, safe and dignified return of Rohingyas to their places of origin in Rakhine State


01:59  PM, 21 November 2017, Tuesday

Missing sub 'reported breakdown'

Argentina's navy says its ARA San Juan submarine, which has been missing since Wednesday, reported a mechanical breakdown in its last communication


01:38  PM, 21 November 2017, Tuesday

Bizarre shape of interstellar asteroid

An asteroid that visited us from interstellar space is one of the most elongated cosmic objects known to science, a study has shown


12:32  PM, 21 November 2017, Tuesday

AI accuses Myanmar of imposing ‘apartheid’ on Rohingya

A state-sponsored campaign has restricted virtually all aspects of Rohingyas’ lives, the Amnesty study says


11:41  AM, 21 November 2017, Tuesday

Morrissey defends Kevin Spacey

Morrissey has attracted controversy after defending Kevin Spacey over allegations of sexual abuse


11:18  AM, 21 November 2017, Tuesday

Mugabe 'could lose presidency in days'

The party of Zimbabwe's embattled President Robert Mugabe is to begin moves to impeach him


10:13  AM, 21 November 2017, Tuesday

2 killed in Noakhali ‘gunfight’

Two people were killed in what Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) claimed to be a ‘gunfight’ at Boyarchar Chatlarghat area under Hatia upazila in the district early Tuesday


09:54  AM, 21 November 2017, Tuesday

'Advanced' cyber attack targets Saudi Arabia

Saudi authorities said Monday they had detected an "advanced" cyber attack targeting the kingdom, in a fresh attempt by hackers to disrupt government computers


09:06  AM, 21 November 2017, Tuesday

US declares N Korea 'sponsor of terror'

President Trump has announced that the US is re-designating North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism, nine years after it was removed from the list


08:00  AM, 21 November 2017, Tuesday

SL hang on for draw after brutal Shami, Bhuvneshwar bursts

Virat Kohli's 50th international century set up a fascinating conclusion to the Kolkata Test. It helped India declare at 352 for 8 and set Sri Lanka 231 to win at Eden Gardens


09:50  PM, 20 November 2017, Monday

Malik, Hasan seal thrilling Comilla win

Comilla Victorians surged to the top of the points table with their fifth successive win, beating a strong Dhaka Dynamites side by four wickets


09:26  PM, 20 November 2017, Monday

AL for inclusive JS polls, says Obaidul

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Monday said the ruling party wants to hold the next general elections with the participation of the all parties


08:54  PM, 20 November 2017, Monday

Gazipur, Rangpur to get Petropolitan Police

The government on Monday approved the drafts of the proposals for constituting two separate laws for formation of metropolitan police in Gazipur and Rangpur cities of the country


08:15  PM, 20 November 2017, Monday

'Take action against Thakurpara attackers'

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday called upon the law enforcing agency to take stern action against the attackers of Hindu community members and their houses at Harkali Thakurpara village in Sadar upazila


05:54  PM, 20 November 2017, Monday

Indonesia parliament speaker into custody

Indonesia's parliament speaker, Setya Novanto, has been taken into custody by the anti-corruption agency after being arrested over his alleged role in causing state losses of $170 million linked to a national electronic identity card scheme


04:40  PM, 20 November 2017, Monday

CNG auto-rickshaw workers to go on strike

A section of the CNG auto-rickshaw transport workers will go on strike in Dhaka city for an eight-point demand, including a stop to app-based ride services


04:11  PM, 20 November 2017, Monday

Suu Kyi silent on Rohingya crisis at ASEM

State Counsellor and Union Minister of Foreign Affairs Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday called for a new and stronger partnership among countries in Asia and Europe for the maintenance and promotion of peace and sustainable development through collective efforts

Law & Judiciary

03:53  PM, 20 November 2017, Monday

Sedition charges against Tarique, ex-ETV chief

A Dhaka court on Monday framed charges against BNP senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman and former chairman of Ekushey TV Abdus Salam and its two other senior journalists in a sedition case