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  • Journo's body found in Jamalpur
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Journo's body found in Jamalpur A young journalist who set out from the capital for his village home in Sherpur on Tuesday was found dead by the rail tracks in Sadar upazila of Jamalpur…
2 to die for murder in Khulna A court in Khulna on Wednesday sentenced two people to death for killing a young man in 2015, reports UNB The convicts are Raju, 30 and Ibrahim,…
  • 2 killed in Narsingdi road crash
  • ‘Drug dealer’ found dead in Meherpur
  • Smuggled goods seized in Jashore
  • Bangladesh
    Prof Dr. Kazi Shahidullah named UGC chairman Professor Dr. Kazi Shahidullah, former Vice Chancellor of National University, has been appointed as the new chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC). Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education issued a notification on Wednesday in this regard, reports UNB. Kazi Shahidullah, a professor…
    Train tickets reserved for app to be available at counters: Minister Admitting glitches in advance ticket sale for Eid through app, Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan on Wednesday said if people fail to buy train tickets through app then the remaining ones will be sold at counters after May 27. The minister said this while talking to reporters after visiting Kamalapur…
  • Canada to give $100m aid for Rohingya crisis
  • HC issues rule on installation of fire extinguisher in vehicles
  • Politics
    BNP to challenge move in court to shift Khaleda to Kernaiganj jail  BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Tuesday said they will soon move the Supreme Court challenging the government’s decision of setting up a makeshift court in Keraniganj Central Jail to hold the trial of various cases filed against its Chairperson Khaleda Zia, UNB reports. “We visited Keraniganj…
    Khaleda’s health condition ‘dangerous’: BNP BNP on Monday alleged that it chairperson’s Khaleda Zia’s health condition has reached a dangerous stage as she been ‘subjected to the government’s politics of vengeance’. Speaking at a press conference at BNP’s Nayapaltan central office, party senior joint secretary…
  • Opposition could be stronger if Fakhrul would join parliament: Quader
  • Cabinet reshuffled for quality works: Quader
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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
    People struggle to get into a bus that stopped in the same area violating trafic rules. INDEPENDENT PHOTO People struggle to get into a bus that stopped in the same area violating trafic rules. INDEPENDENT…
    The photos taken yesterday from Farmgate in the capital shows passengers suffer as policemen do not allow buses to stop in the area due to ongoing metro rail works. INDEPENDENT PHOTO The photos taken yesterday from Farmgate in the capital shows passengers suffer as policemen…
    This photo shows a man loading 'fake' soft drinks and some other foods seized by a mobile court on a truck in Bogura town on Monday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This photo shows a man loading 'fake' soft drinks and some other foods seized by a mobile…
    The photo taken yesterday shows that retailers and whole sellers rush to buy clothes for Eid selling at Islampur market in the capital
yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO The photo taken yesterday shows that retailers and whole sellers rush to buy clothes for Eid…
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    Mohakal to stage 50th show 
of ‘Nilakhyan’ today
    On the occasion of completing the eventful journey of 36 years, which will be marked on July 14, theatre troupe Mahakal Natya Sampraday is going to organise a year-long programme. The year-long celebration will be featuring staging plays in different countries, workshop,…
    Environment
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    Rise in global sea levels could have 'profound consequences'

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    Sonam Kapoor made an elegant appearance in a blue gown on Monday, as she fielded…
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    Google confirms its app store will continue to work for current Huawei devices
    Alphabet’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the…
    Nasa wants $1.6bn next year to get astronauts to moon by 2024
    Nasa needs an additional $1.6bn next year if they are to stand any chance of…
    SpaceX to launch its first 60 satellites to deliver internet from space
    SpaceX wants to beam cheap broadband internet all over the planet. It's…
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