Sign Up
SiteName helps you connect and share with the people in your life.

killed and two others fg454

The Cabinet had Wednesday issued the executive order to approve the ambitious MBT Shoes On Sale scheme that aims to provide food at subsidized rates to the country's poor who constitute two-thirds of the population, after failing to gain parliamentary support. "The Cabinet has approved the food security ordinance unanimously," Food Minister K.V. Thomas had said, after a Cabinet meeting chaired by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. In the latest operation against Taliban in northern Kunduz province, five insurgents were killed and two policemen injured, police said. "Units of police targeted a Taliban hideout in Wazir village of Dasht-e-Archi district at noon Wednesday which triggered heavy firefight during which five Taliban rebels were killed and two policemen injured," police spokesman in Kunduz province, Sayed Sarwar Hussaini told a news conference. In a similar operation against Taliban in southern Zabul province, four Taliban fighters were killed and two others wounded and later captured, Interior Ministry said. "Personnel of national police ambushed a group of Taliban rebels in Shuri village of Shinkai district at 03:00 a.m. local time today, killing four rebels and arrested two others after injuring them," a statement said. Police also discovered a number of arms and ammunition including two assault rifles and explosive material from possession of the insurgents, the statement added. Moreover, six people sustained injuries as a bomb went off in southern MBT Shoes Discount Ghazni province on Wednesday, police said. A dawn-to-dusk strike enforced by the student wing of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party, demanding the release of its central leaders, disrupted normal life across the South Asian country Wednesday. The general strike was so far relatively peaceful in Dhaka, with no reported casualties despite unknown miscreants have exploded some handmade crude bombs in parts of Dhaka. A few bombs were reportedly blasted at Dhaka's posh Gulshan locality and a covered van was set afire in Azimpur in the old part of the city as Islami Chhatra Shibir, the student wing of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami party, enforced the countrywide. Stray incidents of clashes, explosions, torching and vandalism of vehicles were reported elsewhere in the country. On account of the strike, the traffic movements on the city streets remained relatively thin as most private vehicles were kept indoors. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) accepted South Korea's dialogue offer in principle, but both sides are negotiating about the remaining disagreements over the venues and visitors, a local broadcaster YTN reported on Thursday. Pyongyang agreed "in principle" to hold working-level talks proposed by Seoul earlier in the day, but both sides showed differences over where the dialogue should be held, unidentified officials at the Ministry of Unification was quoted by YTN as saying. South Korea's Unification Ministry proposed working-level talks with the DPRK on Saturday at the truce village of Panmunjeom,but Pyongyang made a counterproposal to hold such talks at the DPRK's border town of Kaesong. Seoul made a counteroffer of holding the talks at inter-Korean MBT Shoes Clearance transit offices, the broadcaster reported. Seoul's dialogue offer came just a day after Pyongyang allowed South Korean businessmen to visit the Kaesong industrial zone to help them maintain their factories. The DPRK said that if South Korea notifies it of when the visit will take place, Pyongyang will take necessary steps related to cross-border passage and communications. Pyongyang's permission came after some South Korean companies running factories at Kaesong asked the South Korean government to help them relocate facilities back to Seoul or other foreign countries. Pyongyang shut down the industrial park in early April, pulling out its 53,000 workers. Seoul also withdrew its personnel after the DPRK rejected working-level talks. The two sides sought to hold their first high-level official talks in six years in June, but the scheduled dialogue was called off abruptly due to dispute over the ranks of chief delegates. Additional law enforcers have been deployed in Dhaka to avoid any untoward incident during the strike. Jamaat, a key ally of former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia's 18- party alliance, has been staging demonstration since the incumbent government took the initiative to try those allegedly involved in war crimes during the South Asian country's nine-month liberation war in 1971. Since Jan. 21 this year, two war crime tribunals dealing with the war crimes cases have delivered verdicts in four cases in which three leaders including a former Jamaat member were sentenced to death while another received life imprisonment. Apart from them, a few leaders of Jamaat and Khaleda's Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) are now behind the bars and facing trials. Jamaat alleges that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's ruling Bangladesh Awami League party has targeted the party to split the main opposition alliance which has been staging demonstration demanding the restoration of the non-party caretaker system to oversee next general elections slated for early 2014.
I agree
Captcha Challenge
Reload Image
Type in the verification code above