Use of Quran, children during hartal slated

Amend NWDP :  Charmonai peer
Use of Quran, children during hartal  slated
Staff Reporter
 
The Islamic Andolan Bangladesh (IAB) Ameer and Charmonai Peer Mufti Syed Muhammad Rejaul Karim on Wednesday urged the government to amend 29 sections of the National Women Development Policy (NWDP) -2011 as those contradicted with the Quran and the Sunnah.
Briefing the newsmen at IAB [...]

India clinch World Cup

India clinch World Cup

Heartbreak for India and jubilation for Sri Lanka as Lasith Malinga sees off Sachin Tendulkar during World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka in  Mumbai on Saturday.  Internet
Sports Reporter
India clinched the ICC Cricket World Cup title when they defeated Sri Lanka by six wickets in the final in Mumbai on Saturday.
Electing [...]

Rival forces battle for control of Abidjan

800 killed in violence so far
Rival forces battle for control of Abidjan

Smoke rises from the centre of Abidjan.AP photo
BBC Online
Heavy fighting is taking place in Ivory Coast’s main city, Abidjan, for a third day as rival forces battle for power.
Fighters loyal to internationally-recognised president Alassane Ouattara battled for control of the presidential palace and barracks [...]

Bangladesh relief goods handed over to Japan

Bangladesh relief goods handed over to Japan
Staff Reporter
 
Bangladesh Ambassador to Japan AKM Majibur Rahman Bhuiyan accompanied by Embassy officials, Saturday handed over relief materials from Bangladesh Government to the Japanese authorities, at Narita Airport.
While receiving the relief materials, Japanese officials thanked the Government of Bangladesh for its friendly gesture. The Bangladesh Ambassador also reiterated Bangladesh [...]

India in WC final

India in WC final
Sports Reporter
India reached the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 when they overcame Pakistan by 29  runs in the second semi-final in Mohali on Wednesday.
Electing to bat first, India posted a fighting total of 260 for the loss of nine wickets in the stipulated 50 overs and then they bowled [...]

US Soldier Indicted on Terrorism Charges in Hawaii

A federal grand jury in Hawaii has indicted a U.S. soldier on charges of attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State group. 
 
Army Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang was indicted Friday after he was arrested by an FBI SWAT team July 8. Kang was ordered held without bail.
 
Because of the indictment, Kang will no [...]

Report: Sessions Discussed Policy with Russian Amba ...

The Washington Post is reporting that Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. told his supervisors in Moscow that he discussed campaign-related matters with Attorney General Jeff Sessions last year during the presidential election season, contrary to what Sessions has said.
The Post quoted “current and former U.S. officials” in its story, which said U.S. intelligence agents intercepted [...]

Mexican Drug Cartel Leader Receives 30 Years in U.S ...

A U.S. judge in the state of Texas has sentenced a Mexican drug cartel leader to 30 years in prison.
The judge in Laredo, Texas, also ordered Ivan Velasquez-Caballero, a high-ranking member of the Zetas cartel in Mexico, to pay a fine of $10 million for his drug-related crimes.
Velasquez-Caballero was arrested by Mexican authorities in 2012 [...]

Kushner Reports at Least $10 Million in Omitted Ass ...

President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner “inadvertently omitted” more than 70 assets worth at least $10.6 million from his personal financial disclosure reports, according to revised paperwork released Friday.
The previously unreported assets were included in updated financial disclosure reports certified by the U.S. Office of Government Ethics Thursday as part of the [...]

Pentagon Withholds $50 Million in Pakistan Military ...

The Pentagon has withheld tens of millions of dollars remaining in military aid to Pakistan after Defense Secretary Jim Mattis decided that Islamabad was not taking enough action to counter the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network.
“This is simply an assessment of the current state of play,” Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon Friday. “It’s not a policy. [...]

 
 
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