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Here is what to expect The world’s biggest election will determine whether Prime Minister Narendra…
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Metro
AL activist shot dead in Bandarban A ruling Awami League activist was shot dead by criminals after abduction in the Sadar upazila of Bandarban on early Sunday. The deceased was identified…
Stocks piling up in Khulna mills part of industry’s ‘chain of crises’ Stocks of finished goods in all nine state-owned jute mills of Khulna are piling up in the face of depressed sales in global jute market, part of a chain…
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  • Bangladesh
    BCL deprived faction ‘attacked again’ Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leaders who were deprived of posts in the newly announced full-fledged committee alleged that they came under fresh attack from party general-secretary Golam Rabbani and his followers. Six female leaders were injured in the attack, along with 10 leaders. Regarding this…
    BNP announces two-day programme on public issues BNP yesterday announced a two-day programme demanding that the government ensure fair prices of paddy and clear all the arrears of jute mill workers. As part of the programmes, the party will submit memorandums to deputy commissioners across the country on May 21 while its leaders and activists will…
  • No bar on media reporting on under-trial cases: Law minister
  • Bangladesh expresses concern over attacks in gulf region
  • Politics
    BNP announces 2-day programme on public issues BNP on Sunday announced a two-day programme demanding that the government ensure fair prices of paddy and clear all the arrears of jute mill workers. As part of the programmes, the party will submit memorandums to deputy commissioners across the country on May 21 while its leaders and activists will…
    My second innings start: Quader Joining office four days after his return from Singapore, Road Transport Minister Obaidul Quader on Sunday said he is starting the second innings of his life. “Now, the major challenges are - reducing traffic jam, bringing back discipline on roads and implementing mega projects on time,”…
  • AL-led govt will fulfill election pledges
  • BNP in dilemma over Bogura by-election
  • Sports
    It’s unique feeling for teammates Mashrafe Bin Mortaza once again proved his sincerity to his team and his teammates by whom he won the historic trophy victory in the tri-nation…
  • Valverde coy on Griezmann signing
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    • Dublin : Bangladesh's captain Mashrafe Mortaza holds the winner's trophy after the one-day international Tri-Nation Series final between Bangladesh and West Indies at the Malahide cricket club, in Dublin on May 17, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Madhyamanchal : A spotted owlet, small owl breeding in tropical Asia, looks on as it sits on a tree branch in Kathmandu on May 17, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A picture taken on May 14, 2019 shows a gannet flying with a twig in its beak on the German island "Helgoland", northern Germany. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : Shelducks (tadorna ferruginea) stand on a pond bank in front of Moscow's Sobornaya mosque on May 15, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • France : Balloons float over the International Village of the film market during the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 15, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Mushfiqur Rahim (C) holds the winner's trophy as Bangladesh cricketers celebrate their first ever ODI Tri-Nation Series victory after their final against West Indies at the Malahide cricket club, in Dublin early today. AFP PHOTO
    • India : In this picture taken on May 8, 2019, a red-wattled lapwing protects a nest containing eggs near a road in Amritsar. AFP PHOTO
    • France : This picture taken on April 26, 2019 shows the beach of Hotel Martinez palace, on the French riviera city of Cannes, southern France. AFP PHOTO
    • Berlin : People take a walk through an alley of Cherry trees near Berlin on April 26, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Afghanistan : In this photograph taken on April 20, 2019, Afghan boys walk as sheep graze in a field on the outskirts of Herat. AFP PHOTO
    Prime Minister’s Private Industry and Investment Adviser and Dhaka-1 constituency MP Salman F Rahman, along with the others present, offers prayer after
he laid the foundation stone of Model Mosque and Islamic Cultural Centre in Nawabganj Upazila of Dhaka yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Prime Minister’s Private Industry and Investment Adviser and Dhaka-1 constituency MP Salman…
    Local people and law enforcers are seen near a bus that crashed after hitting a roadside tree at Faltita of Fakirhat Upazila in Bagerhat district
yesterday, leaving six people dead and nine injured. STAR MAIL PHOTO Local people and law enforcers are seen near a bus that crashed after hitting a roadside tree…
    A worker paints repaired seats of a coach as Bangladesh Railways gets prepared to increase the number of trains in its fleet for Eid-ul-Fitr holidays.
This photo was taken at Kamalapur Railway Station in the capital yesterday. FOCUSBANGLA PHOTO A worker paints repaired seats of a coach as Bangladesh Railways gets prepared to increase…
    People queue up to buy tickets from a bus counter in the capital’s Gabtali terminal yesterday, the first day of advanced sale of tickets for Eid-ul-Fitr. A woman
flashes her ticket in a gesture of victory in her struggle to buy the ticket after waiting for long time in a queue. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY People queue up to buy tickets from a bus counter in the capital’s Gabtali terminal yesterday,…
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