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  • Coronavirus death toll jumps to 106
  • Dredging money goes down the drain
  • Road crash death of SSC examinee sparks off protest
  • Dhaka to be free from tailback, air pollution
  • Govt mulls abolishing groups in SSC level
  • China extends holiday as death toll jumps to 81
  • Wage social movement against drugs, President to students
  • West Bengal Assembly passes resolution against CAA
  • Dhaka City Polls: BNP’s Tabith unveils election manifesto
  • Community-based prevention measures important to curbing pneumonia spread: China health authorities
  • 2 of a family die after ‘mysterious fever’ in Munshiganj
  • Afghan passenger plane crashes in Taliban-held eastern area
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Palestine calls on world to boycott US peace plan Palestinian prime minister Mohammed Shtayyeh yesterday urged international powers…
Taliban claims American plane ‘crashed’ in Afghanistan The Taliban claimed a US forces aircraft crashed in eastern Afghanistan Monday hours…
West Bengal Assembly passes resolution against CAA The West Bengal assembly on Monday passed an Anti Citizenship (Amendment) Act…
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Metro
‘Robber ’ killed in Noakhali ‘gunfight’ A suspected  robber was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Bircourt in Senbagh upazila early Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Anwar…
Road accidents kill 112 in Tangail last year At least 112 persons were killed and a few hundred injured in 63 road accidents in Tangail in 2019. The figures in 2018 were 44 deaths and 127 injured…
  • Water ambulance, a relief in remote Rangabali
  • Road crash kills SSC examinee in capital
  • Air Quality Index: Dhaka ranks 3rd worst
  • Bangladesh
    129 magistrates deployed for polls duty With a view to checking crimes and untoward situation during the forthcoming Dhaka City Corporation polls slated for February 1, the Ministry of Public Administration has deployed 129 admin cadres as executive magistrates. The Ministry of Public Administration issued a circular in this regard stating,…
    Govt to set up school for disable children in each upazila : Nuruzzaman Social Welfare Minister Nuruzzaman Ahmed on Monday said the government has taken initiative to set up a school for the children with intellectual disability in each upazila across the country. “The Social Welfare Ministry has taken steps to set up at least one school in each upazila for the children…
  • HC clears way for Tabith to participate in election
  • Mild tremor jolts Sylhet
  • Politics
    Radwan Mujib campaigning for Atiqul’s victory Radwan Mujib Siddiq, grandson of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, made a surprise visit to the campaign office of Awami League mayoral candidate in the DNCC election Atiqul Islam on Monday night and stressed on an intensive last-minute door-to-door campaign to secure victory for…
    CEC trashes BNP’s allegation, says level-playing field is there Dismissing BNP’s allegation, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda on Monday said a level-playing field is there in the elections to Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation slated for February 1. “A level-playing field prevails,” he said replying…
  • BNP breached electoral code complaining to foreigners on polls: Hasan
  • BNP’s Tabith unveils election manifesto
  • Sports
    79 cricketers selected for BCL The 2020 players’ draft of the upcoming Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL), the franchise-based longer version cricket tournament, was held…
  • Bangladesh-Pakistan 3rd T20I abandoned
  • Pakistan take series 2-0 after washout
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    • Panama : A hummingbird feeds on the nectar of a flower in Boquete, Chiriqui Province, Panama on January 23, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • This photo shows water lilies bloom in a Jhenidah waterbody. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Palestinian Territories : This picture taken on January 21, 2020 shows a rainbow in the sky after rain at sunset from Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. AFP PHOTO
    • France : A man feeds seagulls on the "Promenade des anglais" in the French riviera city of Nice on January 20, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Kuwait City : Al-Fursan, the United Arab Emirates Air Force display team, paints the sky with MB339 aircrafts during the Kuwait aviation show in Kuwait City on January 18, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Tehran : A girl poses in the falling snow in the Iranian capital Tehran on January 19, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Indonesia : A general view of Baiturrahman great mosque in Banda Aceh on January 8, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A tomtit feeds from a bird feeder at a park in Moscow on January 13, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Buffalo owners try to control their buffalos during a traditional buffalo fight held as part of Bhogali Bihu festival at Boidyabori village, some 80 kilometres from Guwahati yesterday. Magh Bihu is the harvest festival of north eastern Assam state and is observed in the Assamese month of Magh, which coincides with January. AFP PHOTO
    Workers try to give aesthetic look to stalls as much as they can do on the Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital yesterday as the monthlong Ekushey
Book Fair is going to start in the park and on Bangla Academy ground on February 2. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Workers try to give aesthetic look to stalls as much as they can do on the Suhrawardy Udyan…
    Aggrieved students of Wari High School in the capital’s Old Town area vent their anger while
a local resident addresses a protest rally to denounce the tragic death of Abir (inset) under
the wheels of a WASA tanker truck yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Aggrieved students of Wari High School in the capital’s Old Town area vent their anger while…
    The combo picture shows Prime
Minister’s Private Industry and Investment
Adviser Salman F Rahman addressing the
inauguration of BRTC air-conditioned
bus service on Dhaka-Nawabganj and
Dhaka-Dohar routes. INDEPENDENT PHOTOS The combo picture shows Prime Minister’s Private Industry and Investment Adviser Salman F…
    Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment adviser to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, along with other guests at the 15th National Convention of
Bangladesh Manabadhikar Bastabayan Sangstha, a rights group, at Supreme Court Bar Association auditorium in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment adviser to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina,…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Shanu and Hakim act together once again
    Having performed in a tele-drama last time with eminent actor Azizul Hakim three years back, popular actress Shanarei Devi Shanu is set to appear with the actor once again. This time around, the duo will share screen in an upcoming tele-drama titled ‘Boi Bibhrat’…
    Environment
    Climate change forces Ladakh nomads to rethink pashmina wool production

    Climate change forces Ladakh nomads to rethink pashmina wool production

    For centuries the Changpa have tended the shaggy goats that provide silky-soft, super-expensive pashmina wool. But now many are rethinking their way of life, in part because of climate change. Winters…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    Study claims football fans experience a dangerous levels of stress
    Are you a football fan? Read this! Football is undoubtedly one of the most loved…
    Reasons to turn your hair grey
    Have you ever studied your hair line in the mirror and wondered how it got strands…
    First black African enter fashion's elite club
    Rahul Mishra and Imane Ayissi made history Thursday by becoming the first Indian…
    Science & Tech
    US feds, states could join forces on Google probes: report
    The US Justice Department and state attorneys general are meeting this week…
    UAE tech ambitions tarnished by internet restrictions
    With its ultra-modern infrastructure and hyper-connected services, the United…
    Spacewalking astronauts wrap up battery improvements
    A pair of spacewalking astronauts wrapped up battery improvements outside the…
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