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  • BNP’s demand for polls deferment unrealistic: Quader
  • Keep aside 33 pc nominations for women: Leaders
  • BNP submits another list of 1,002 ‘fictitious cases’ to PMO
  • AL to interview its nomination seekers Wednesday
  • No way to defer election date further: CEC
  • Oikyafront to meet EC Wednesday seeking polls deferment
  • Technocrat ministers’ resignation to ‘take effect once PM accepts’
  • New election date aimed at keeping foreign observers at bay: BNP
  • Rohingya refugees flee camps to avoid return to Myanmar
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‘Drug trader’ killed in Mymensingh ‘gunfight’ A suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight with detectives at Shambhuganj Charpuliamari in Sadar upazila early Wednesday. The deceased…
Eden College girl Mita killing: HC acquits all 8 convicts The High Court on Tuesday acquitted all the eight accused who were convicted by a trial court on charges of killing Eden Mohila College student Sadia…
  • Celebrities to join AL’s election campaign
  • Keep aside 33 pc nominations for women: Leaders
  • IU publishes ‘A’ unit admission test results
  • Bangladesh
    Eminent citizens ‘reluctant’ to Oikyafront call Even though Dr Kamal Hossain, leader of the newly formed alliance Jatiya Oikyafront, wants to involve some eminent citizens in the poll process for gaining better acceptability in the civil society, most of them have so far shown no interest in the matter. When contacted by The Independent, they said…
    Oikyafront to meet EC Wednesday seeking polls deferment A delegation of Jatiya Oikyafront, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, will meet the Election Commission on Wednesday, seeking deferment of the national election by a month. BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir came up with the announcement after a meeting of Oikyafront steering committee at Dr Kamal…
  • ‘Hasina, A Daughter’s Tale’ being released on Nov 16
  • Technocrat ministers’ resignation to ‘take effect once PM accepts’
  • Politics
    Juktofront to join polls under AL-led grand alliance Juktofront leader Mahi B Chowdhury on Tuesday said their combine has planned to participate in the forthcoming general election under the Awami League-led grand alliance, reports UNB. "Juktofront and Awami League will hold a formal meeting in this regard very soon. We've come here to discuss…
    BNP’s demand for polls deferment unrealistic: Quader Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said BNP’s demand for deferral of the election for the sake of foreign tourists is illogical and unrealistic. “BNP’s demand for polls deferment due to foreign tourists is illogical and…
  • BNP submits another list of 1,002 ‘fictitious cases’ to PMO
  • New election date aimed at keeping foreign observers at bay: BNP
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    Invasive growth of water hyacinths coupled with mindless dumping of waste and unauthorised docking of small boats chokes the Burioganga River.
The photo was taken at Badamtoli area of the capital yesterday. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI Invasive growth of water hyacinths coupled with mindless dumping of waste and unauthorised…
    Despite prior steps against unauthorised parking of trucks beneath the Babu Bazar bridge in the capital, the unmindful
practice continues with authorities failing to act sternly. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI Despite prior steps against unauthorised parking of trucks beneath the Babu Bazar bridge in…
    A huge gathering of aspirants and their supporters assemble in front of the BNP headquarters at Nayapaltan in the
capital on the second day of the party’s sale of nomination papers. The crowd resulted in a sluggish movement of
traffic on roads in adjoining areas, forcing commuters to suffer for hours. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A huge gathering of aspirants and their supporters assemble in front of the BNP headquarters…
    The development work of Nayabazar children's park going on under the initiative of Dhaka South City Corporation after it remained abandoned for
many years. The photo was taken yesterday from Nayabazar in Old Dhaka. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI The development work of Nayabazar children's park going on under the initiative of Dhaka South…
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    Environment
    Heatwaves can 'wipe out' male insect fertility, research finds

    Heatwaves can 'wipe out' male insect fertility, research finds

    Heatwaves severely damage the fertility of male beetles and consecutive hot spells leave them virtually sterilised, according to research. Global warming is making heatwaves more common and wildlife is…
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