bdnews24.com - Home https://bdnews24.com/ The RSS feed of bdnews24.com en Bangladesh News 24 Hours Ltd. 2017-09-13 06:22:35.0 2017-09-13 06:22:35.0 Home Alliance for workers' safety is leaving Bangladesh, accord gets six months https://bdnews24.com/business/2017/10/19/alliance-for-workers-safety-is-leaving-bangladesh-accord-gets-six-months The two legally-binding initiatives to ensure safe work places for readymade garment factory workers are leaving Bangladesh. 2017-10-19 22:12:16.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/19/tofail-meeting.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Tofail-Meeting.jpg https://bdnews24.com/business/2017/10/19/alliance-for-workers-safety-is-leaving-bangladesh-accord-gets-six-months Ardern to be next New Zealand PM, spelling changes for economy, immigration https://bdnews24.com/world/2017/10/19/ardern-to-be-next-new-zealand-pm-spelling-changes-for-economy-immigration New Zealand will get its youngest prime minister in more than 150 years after the small, nationalist New Zealand First Party agreed to form a new government with Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern, ending the National Party’s decade in power. 2017-10-19 22:09:42.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/19/newzeeland.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Newzeeland.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2017/10/19/ardern-to-be-next-new-zealand-pm-spelling-changes-for-economy-immigration Iran's Guards say missile programme will accelerate despite pressure https://bdnews24.com/world/2017/10/19/iran-s-guards-say-missile-programme-will-accelerate-despite-pressure Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said on Thursday its ballistic missile programme would accelerate despite US and European Union pressure to suspend it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported. 2017-10-19 22:05:53.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/19/iran.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Iran.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2017/10/19/iran-s-guards-say-missile-programme-will-accelerate-despite-pressure Apple shares drop on iPhone 8 demand worries https://bdnews24.com/business/2017/10/19/apple-shares-drop-on-iphone-8-demand-worries Apple Inc’s shares fell 1.5 percent in premarket trading on Thursday as brokers and traders speculated over poor demand and cuts in production of iPhone 8, ahead of the November launch of the 10th anniversary iPhone X. 2017-10-19 21:58:59.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/19/iphone8.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/iPhone8.jpg https://bdnews24.com/business/2017/10/19/apple-shares-drop-on-iphone-8-demand-worries Criticized for Egypt ties, France to raise human rights with al-Sisi  https://bdnews24.com/world/2017/10/19/criticized-for-egypt-ties-france-to-raise-human-rights-with-al-sisi President Emmanuel Macron, conscious of criticism of France’s policy on Egypt, will raise his concerns over human rights when he meets Egyptian leader Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Paris next week, his office said on Thursday. 2017-10-19 21:21:07.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/19/alis.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/ALIS.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2017/10/19/criticized-for-egypt-ties-france-to-raise-human-rights-with-al-sisi ADN Telecom’s IPO roadshow gets warm responses  https://bdnews24.com/business/2017/10/19/adn-telecoms-ipo-roadshow-gets-warm-responses Leading IT and telecoms company ADN Telecom has attracted huge responses to its roadshow ahead of opening up to the public to raise Tk 570 million from the stockmarket. 2017-10-19 20:45:36.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/19/06_adn_roadshow_ap_191017_0008.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/06_ADN_RoadShow_AP_191017_0008.jpg https://bdnews24.com/business/2017/10/19/adn-telecoms-ipo-roadshow-gets-warm-responses Canada's Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie dies, PM weeps https://bdnews24.com/entertainment/2017/10/19/canada-s-tragically-hip-singer-gord-downie-dies-pm-weeps The death of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, a music superstar beloved for songs about culture, small towns and hockey, triggered an outpouring of tributes and grief across Canada on Wednesday. 2017-10-19 20:10:42.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/19/gord.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Gord.jpg https://bdnews24.com/entertainment/2017/10/19/canada-s-tragically-hip-singer-gord-downie-dies-pm-weeps 100,000 Kurds flee Kirkuk since Iraqi army takeover: Kurdish officials  https://bdnews24.com/world/2017/10/19/100000-kurds-flee-kirkuk-since-iraqi-army-takeover-kurdish-officials About 100,000 Kurds have fled Kirkuk for fear of sectarian reprisals since Iraqi government forces took over the city after a Kurdish independence referendum condemned by Baghdad, regional Kurdish officials said on Thursday. 2017-10-19 19:26:35.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/19/kurdish.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Kurdish.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2017/10/19/100000-kurds-flee-kirkuk-since-iraqi-army-takeover-kurdish-officials Pak, Afghanistan in angry tangle over border fence to keep out terrorists https://bdnews24.com/world/2017/10/19/pak-afghanistan-in-angry-tangle-over-border-fence-to-keep-out-terrorists Pakistan is betting that a pair of nine-foot chain-link fences topped with barbed wire will stop incursions by Islamist terrorists from Afghanistan, which opposes Islamabad's plans for a barrier along the disputed frontier. 2017-10-19 19:25:15.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/19/afghanistan-in-angry-tangle.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Afghanistan+In+Angry+Tangle.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2017/10/19/pak-afghanistan-in-angry-tangle-over-border-fence-to-keep-out-terrorists Pro-BNP lawyers brawl over spot on camera after hearing of case against Khaleda https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2017/10/19/pro-bnp-lawyers-brawl-over-spot-on-camera-after-hearing-of-case-against-khaleda BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's lawyers have brawled on the court premises over briefing the media after the hearing of cases over graft. 2017-10-19 18:06:51.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/19/khaleda-zia-05.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Khaleda-Zia-05.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2017/10/19/pro-bnp-lawyers-brawl-over-spot-on-camera-after-hearing-of-case-against-khaleda No scope for hundi anymore, says Joy as PayPal rolls out services https://bdnews24.com/economy/2017/10/19/no-scope-for-hundi-anymore-says-joy-as-paypal-rolls-out-services The PM’s ICT adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy said he hoped there would be no more need for hundi or corruption in bringing money into Bangladesh from abroad with the official launch of PayPal’s Xoom services. 2017-10-19 18:02:23.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/19/joy-paypal.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Joy-paypal.jpg https://bdnews24.com/economy/2017/10/19/no-scope-for-hundi-anymore-says-joy-as-paypal-rolls-out-services Not even one taka was embezzled, says BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia https://bdnews24.com/politics/2017/10/19/not-even-one-taka-was-embezzled-says-bnp-chairperson-khaleda-zia BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia says not even one taka of the Zia Orphanage Trust was misused or embezzled and that all of the funds are entrusted to banks. 2017-10-19 16:56:25.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/19/01_khaleda-zia_old-dhaka-sepcial-court_191017_0006.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/01_Khaleda+Zia_Old+Dhaka+Sepcial+Court_191017_0006.jpg https://bdnews24.com/politics/2017/10/19/not-even-one-taka-was-embezzled-says-bnp-chairperson-khaleda-zia Pakistani anti-corruption court indicts ousted PM Sharif and daughter https://bdnews24.com/world/2017/10/19/pakistani-anti-corruption-court-indicts-ousted-pm-sharif-and-daughter A Pakistani anti-corruption court on Thursday indicted ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter over allegations linked to ownership of London properties, pressing charges over accusations that could see the former leader jailed. 2017-10-19 16:31:25.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/19/sharif.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Sharif.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2017/10/19/pakistani-anti-corruption-court-indicts-ousted-pm-sharif-and-daughter Taliban kill at least 43 Afghan troops as they storm base: officials https://bdnews24.com/world/2017/10/19/taliban-kill-at-least-43-afghan-troops-as-they-storm-base-officials The Afghan Taliban stormed a military base in the south of the country killing at least 43 troops on Thursday, the Defence Ministry said, with the militants putting the toll at at least 60. 2017-10-19 16:27:15.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/19/2017-10-19.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/2017-10-19.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2017/10/19/taliban-kill-at-least-43-afghan-troops-as-they-storm-base-officials Fire destroys landmark hotel in Myanmar's largest city, kills one https://bdnews24.com/neighbours/2017/10/19/fire-destroys-landmark-hotel-in-myanmar-s-largest-city-kills-one One person was killed on Thursday in a massive fire that destroyed one of Yangon's best-known hotels, sending dark smoke billowing over the centre of Myanmar's largest city and triggering an hours-long battle to put out the flames. 2017-10-19 15:05:20.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/19/myanmar-fire.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Myanmar+fire.JPG https://bdnews24.com/neighbours/2017/10/19/fire-destroys-landmark-hotel-in-myanmar-s-largest-city-kills-one Spain to trigger suspension of Catalan autonomy on Saturday https://bdnews24.com/world/2017/10/19/spain-to-trigger-suspension-of-catalan-autonomy-on-saturday Spain's central government said on Thursday it would suspend Catalonia's autonomy and impose direct rule after the region's leader threatened to go ahead with a formal declaration of independence if Madrid refused to hold talks. 2017-10-19 15:03:22.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/19/spain.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Spain.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2017/10/19/spain-to-trigger-suspension-of-catalan-autonomy-on-saturday SC stays Niko verdict pending company's petition https://bdnews24.com/business/2017/10/19/sc-stays-niko-verdict-pending-company-s-petition The Appellate Division has stayed the High Court decision scrapping the Petrobangla and BAPEX deals with Niko Resources for three weeks as it considers a petition from the Canada-based gas company. 2017-10-19 14:22:42.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2016/03/27/high-court_supreme-court_hc.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/High-Court_Supreme-Court_HC.jpg https://bdnews24.com/business/2017/10/19/sc-stays-niko-verdict-pending-company-s-petition Sylhet BCL committee dismissed amid murder allegations https://bdnews24.com/politics/2017/10/19/sylhet-bcl-committee-dismissed-amid-murder-allegations The Sylhet Bangladesh Chhatra League, or BCL, has announced the dismissal of its district committee after allegations that several activists were involved in the murder of BCL activist Omor Miad. 2017-10-19 13:22:01.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/bangla-media/2017/10/19/sylhet-bcl.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Sylhet-bcl.jpg https://bdnews24.com/politics/2017/10/19/sylhet-bcl-committee-dismissed-amid-murder-allegations BNP chief Khaleda Zia gets bail in two graft cases https://bdnews24.com/politics/2017/10/19/bnp-chief-khaleda-zia-gets-bail-in-two-graft-cases BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has received bail in the Zia Welfare Trust and Zia Orphanage Trust graft cases. 2017-10-19 12:44:45.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/19/01_khaleda-zia_old-dhaka-sepcial-court_191017_0006.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/01_Khaleda+Zia_Old+Dhaka+Sepcial+Court_191017_0006.jpg https://bdnews24.com/politics/2017/10/19/bnp-chief-khaleda-zia-gets-bail-in-two-graft-cases MP Rana’s will not go free on bail, HC ordered to resolve rule https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2017/10/19/mp-ranas-will-not-go-free-on-bail-hc-ordered-to-resolve-rule The Supreme Court has stayed the bail for ruling party MP Amanur Rahman Khan Rana for the murder of a freedom fighter and ordered the High Court rule on the matter be resolved by Dec 14. 2017-10-19 12:24:33.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/09/06/mp-rana-ed.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/MP-Rana-ed.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2017/10/19/mp-ranas-will-not-go-free-on-bail-hc-ordered-to-resolve-rule Two held over Asha worker’s murder in Savar https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2017/10/19/two-held-over-asha-workers-murder-in-savar The body of a field worker for a private moneylender organisation Asha has been found seven days after she went missing in Dhaka’s Savar. Police say she was killed by a couple who had borrowed from the organisation. 2017-10-19 12:22:01.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/bangla-media/2017/10/19/ashulia-murder.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Ashulia-Murder.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2017/10/19/two-held-over-asha-workers-murder-in-savar Khaleda arrives in court to apply for bail https://bdnews24.com/politics/2017/10/19/khaleda-arrives-in-court-to-apply-for-bail BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has arrived in court seeking bail in three cases in which arrest warrants were issued against her. 2017-10-19 11:40:02.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/19/khaleda-zia-1--6-.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/khaleda-zia-1-%286%29.jpg https://bdnews24.com/politics/2017/10/19/khaleda-arrives-in-court-to-apply-for-bail Messi joins 100-goal club in Europe in Barca stroll https://bdnews24.com/sport/2017/10/19/messi-joins-100-goal-club-in-europe-in-barca-stroll Lionel Messi scored his 100th goal in European competition as Barcelona moved close to qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages by outclassing Olympiakos 3-1 on Wednesday despite playing the second half with 10 men. 2017-10-19 09:45:35.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/19/messi---1.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Messi+-+1.JPG https://bdnews24.com/sport/2017/10/19/messi-joins-100-goal-club-in-europe-in-barca-stroll Australian senate rejects proposed visa, citizenship curbs https://bdnews24.com/world/asia-pacific/2017/10/19/australian-senate-rejects-proposed-visa-citizenship-curbs Australia's lawmakers have rejected legislation that would tighten citizenship and foreign worker visa rules, a blow to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull who had sought to stop a loss of his support base to far-right political parties. 2017-10-19 09:40:09.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/19/australia-senate.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Australia+Senate.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/asia-pacific/2017/10/19/australian-senate-rejects-proposed-visa-citizenship-curbs Canada's Quebec province to ban face coverings in public sector https://bdnews24.com/world/2017/10/19/canada-s-quebec-province-to-ban-face-coverings-in-public-sector Quebec will ban face coverings for people giving or receiving provincial government services under a law passed on Wednesday that rights groups have criticised as marginalising Muslim women in the mainly French-speaking Canadian province. 2017-10-19 08:55:42.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/19/niqab.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/niqab.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2017/10/19/canada-s-quebec-province-to-ban-face-coverings-in-public-sector