Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Furniture worth millions gutted at Otobi factory

Furniture worth millions gutted at Otobi factory A devastating fire broke out at a factory of Otobi Furniture located at Savar upazila on Tuesday night.   No immediate reports of casualty could be obtained.   The fire was tamed around 3am, reported a private television station quoting fire officials on the spot.   The loss would be no less than 1000 crore, an Read More

US threatens more Russia sanctions

US threatens more Russia sanctions The US Secretary of State has warned of further sanctions on Russia if it does not de-escalate tensions in Ukraine.   In a phone call with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, John Kerry expressed "deep concern over the lack of positive Russian steps".   Russia blames Kiev's leaders for the collapse of last week's Read More

South Korea ferry death toll reaches 121

South Korea ferry death toll reaches 121 More bodies found but 181 remain missing, as rescue operations are ramped up under better weather conditions.   The total known death toll from the South Korean capsized ferry has now reached 121, as more bodies were brought back to Paengmok Port on Tuesday night.   Of the 479 passengers and crew on board, Read More

PM opens new taxicab service

PM opens new taxicab service Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the new taxicab service at Army Golf Club in the capital on Tuesday.   During inauguration, has directed the authorities concerned to fix the fare of the taxicab at Tk 85 instead of Tk 100 for the first two kilometres.   The PM hoped that the trust would Read More

BNP kicks of long march

BNP kicks of long march BNP on Tuesday started its two-day long march towards Teesta Barrage from Azampur in the city’s Uttara area on Tuesday, demanding due share of the river water.     Though the long march was scheduled to begin from Airport intersection, it finally began from in front of Amir Complex, Uttara around 9 Read More

S Korea ferry disaster death toll passes 100

S Korea ferry disaster death toll passes 100 Confirmed number of victims of Sewol ferry sinking crosses 100, but almost twice that number remain missing.   The confirmed death toll in South Korea's ferry disaster has crossed 100, but almost twice that number remained unaccounted for nearly a week into the rescue and recovery effort.   The official toll provided by the Read More

Dozens killed in Iraq attacks and bombings

Dozens killed in Iraq attacks and bombings Suicide car bombings, roadside bombing and shooting spree kill 33 as the country counts down to crucial elections.   Suicide bombings and other attacks across Iraq have killed at least 33 people and wounded another 80, in a surge of violence as the country counts down to parliamentary elections.   Monday's deadliest attack took Read More

 

   
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