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AUTHORITIES ARREST 4 MORE PEOPLE; SUE OVER 400 IN CONNECTION WITH RANGAMATI ARSON ATTACKS

June 4, 2017 11:33AM

Dhaka, 3rd June: 400 people got sued today over the connection of Rangamati arson attacks as well as vandalism which were carried out in Longadu upazila of Rangamati, Bangladesh. Police in Longadu filed a case against 400 people. 15 persons have been identified and their names have been mentione…

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Several killed as Chakma villages torched in Bangladesh

June 2, 2017 09:23PM

Dhaka, 2nd June: Illegal Bengali speaking Muslim settlers have torched a number of houses and shops of the indigenous Jumma peoples in Langadu upazila of Rangamati, blaming them for the death of a Bangali for-hire motorcycle driver in Khagrachhari.

A woman named Gunamala Chakma, 75, and several…

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January 16, 2017 09:32PM

AUTHORITIES ARREST 4 MORE PEOPLE; SUE OVER 400 IN CONNECTION WITH RANGAMATI ARSON ATTACKS

June 4, 2017

Dhaka, 3rd June: 400 people got sued today over the connection of Rangamati arson attacks as well as vandalism which were carried out in Longadu upazila of Rangamati, Bangladesh. Police in L…

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Indo-US 'strategic convergence' at highest point: Obama admn

January 16, 2017 01:20AM

Washington, Jan 15 (PTI) 

The Obama Administration has asserted that the Indo-US "strategic convergence" is at its highest point, as it hoped that the incoming Trump government would continue to prioritise the bilateral partnership of "paramount importance" to address global challenges.

"I wa…

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44 jailed for mafia-style crime in China

January 15, 2017 01:21AM

Beijing, Jan 15 (PTI) A local court today sentenced 44 people, including two leaders, to jail terms varying from 10 months to 25 years in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region for their involvement in a mafia-style gang activities.

The Dahua Yao Autonomous County under Hechi City court …

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North Korea capable of launching nuke, does not master targeting: US official

December 9, 2016 08:27PM

PTI,

A man watches a TV news program showing a file image of missile launch conducted by North Korea, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul.


Washington: North Korea has developed the capability to pair a nuclear warhead with a missile and launch it, but has not mastered bringing the weap…

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UN envoy says Syria peace talks should restart

December 9, 2016 08:15PM

PTI,

Staffan de Mistura, UN Special Envoy for Syria.


United Nation: The UN envoy for Syria has said that political talks to end the nearly six-year war should resume soon. Staffan de Mistura told reporters on Thursday following a closed-door meeting of the Security Council that “now is t…

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South Korea Parliament Votes to Impeach President Park Geun-hye

December 9, 2016 08:08PM

Agencies,

Ms. Park addressing the nation over the scandal in November. She has been accused of allowing a shadowy confidante, Choi Soon-sil, to exercise remarkable influence on matters including choosing government officials, and of helping Ms. Choi extort tens of millions of dollars from Sou…

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US man charged with 1978 killing of British couple

December 9, 2016 07:46PM

Agencies,

Los Angeles: A 75-year-old California man has been charged with the chilling 1978 murder of a young British couple who had been sailing on his boat in the Caribbean Sea. 

Silas Duane Boston allegedly beat and bound Christopher Farmer and his girlfriend Peta Frampton, attaching wei…

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UN calls on Suu Kyi to visit crisis-hit Rakhine

December 9, 2016 07:31PM

PTI,

Yangon: The UN has urged Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to visit northern Rakhine state, where the army is accused of carrying out a brutal crackdown on the Muslim Rohingya minority.

The Nobel peace prize winner has faced growing international criticism for not stoppi…

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