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  • Onion price starts falling; wholesalers receive backlash
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  • Road Transport Act takes effect: Quader
  • Not only onion’s, prices of all essentials soaring: Fakhrul
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Rotten onions in canal while price skyrockets
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142 DU students get Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award
A total of 142 students from different departments of Dhaka University (DU) were awarded “The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award”…
Maulana Bhasani’s 43rd death anniv observed
The 43rd death anniversary of Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhasani, a great national leader, was observed on Sunday with due respect. Bhasani, popularly known…
  • 2 ‘Rohingya drug traders’ killed in Bandarban ‘gunfight’
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  • Missing Faridpur Medical student found dead
  • Bangladesh
    Writ seeks directive to control onion price 
A writ petition was filed with the High Court on Sunday seeking its directives to the authorities concerned for monitoring and controlling onion price. Supreme Court Lawyer Tanvir Ahmed filed the writ petition. The writ petition also sought formation of an independent probe body to find out the reasons…
    Road Transport Act takes effect: Quader
The much-talked-about Road Transport Act, 2018 came into effect on Sunday, said Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader. “The law will be enforced from today (Sunday) after its lax enforcement for two weeks that expired two days back,” he said. Quader, also general secretary of…
  • China remains engaged to have a solution to Rohingya crisis: Envoy
  • PEC, Ebtedayee exams begin
  • Politics
    BNP sends letter to PM seeking copies of deals with India BNP on Sunday sent a letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina demanding the disclosure of bilateral documents signed with India during her visit to the neighbouring country last month. Party joint secretaries general Syed Moazzem Hossain Alal and Khairul Kabir Khokon took the letter, signed by BNP secretary…
    Not only onion’s, prices of all essentials soaring: Fakhrul BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday alleged that the prices of onion and other essentials have shot up due to the ‘government’s corruption, incompetence and foul play by ruling party-backed business syndicates’. “The prices of all essentials, not only…
  • Oikyafront seeks permission to meet Khaleda
  • SC upholds Latif Siddiqui’s bail
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    • Sattuma, a folk band from Russia, performs on the closing day of the three-day ‘Dhaka International Folk Fest 2019’ at Bangladesh Army Stadium in the capital yesterday. PHOTO: JAKI ZAMAN
    • RANCE : A women feeds seagulls as she stands along the "Promenade des Anglais" in the French riviera city of Nice, on November 14, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Western Sahara : A picture taken on October 10, 2019, shows kitesurfers riding waves at sunset at Dakhla beach in Morocco-administered Western Sahara. AFP PHOTO
    • India : Youth Sikh devotees demonstrate their 'Gatka' traditional martial art skills during a "Nagar Kirtan" (holy procession) on the eve of the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Sri Guru Nanak Dev, at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on November 11, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • India : A man removes snow from the rooftop of a house boat in Dal lake during a first snowfall in Srinagar on November 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Veneto : Gondolas are pictured at the Riva degli Schiavoni waterfront, facing the island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice on November 4, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • United Arab Emirates : Camels drink water in Ras al-Khaimah desert in the United Arab Emirates on October 31, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Israel : Great white pelicans are pictured at a reservoir in Mishmar HaSharon, north of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, on October 31, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Prague : Rowers paddle over the Vltava river as swans are seen on the bank, on a foggy morning on October 31, 2019 in Prague. AFP PHOTO
    • Romania : TOPSHOT - Snow covered fir trees at Valea Rea (The Bad Valley) on Fagaras mountains near Nucsoara, central Romania on October 31, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    Farmers are carrying harvested Aman paddy home from a field at Rangunia upazila of Chattogram. The photo was taken on Friday. STAR MAIL PHOTO Farmers are carrying harvested Aman paddy home from a field at Rangunia upazila of Chattogram.…
    Rotten onions in big volume get dumped in the Chaktai canal of Khatunganj along the Karnafuli river in Chattogram
yesterday. Locals said a large number of rotten onions, which had been stored by wholesalers who tried to cash in on
the high demand for the common kitchen item, are being dumped there almost every day. Inset, rotten onions as
stored by stockers at Khatunganj. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Rotten onions in big volume get dumped in the Chaktai canal of Khatunganj along the Karnafuli…
    This recent photo shows the 250-year-old boat bearing traditional imprints of the Rakhine community at Kuakata
under Patuakhali district. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This recent photo shows the 250-year-old boat bearing traditional imprints of the Rakhine…
    The construction work of sewage line on one side and metro rail on the other narrow down the road in front of the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in the capital, causing
sufferings to the pedestrians. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM The construction work of sewage line on one side and metro rail on the other narrow down the…
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