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  • Movement for safe roads: 25 students get bail
  • Bangabandhu’s killer Rashed Chowdhury to be brought back: Law Minister
  • AL plotting to keep BNP away from election: Fakhrul
  • Multi-storey buildings to replace city slums: PM
  • Hills turn bloody: 31 killed since December last
At a Glance
  • Bangabandhu’s killer Rashed Chowdhury to be brought back: Law Minister
  • AL plotting to keep BNP away from election: Fakhrul
  • Hills turn bloody: 31 killed since December last
  • Hazard ends Real Madrid hopes
  • Online cattle-trading gathers pace alongside traditional markets
  • First satellite to measure global winds set for launch
  • Old, unfit launches getting new look for Eid trips
  • Bangladesh to participate in WorldSkills Russia 2019
  • Mitchell Johnson retires from all cricket
  • 16-year-old Australian breaches Apple's secure network
  • 'You can't buy class': Mourinho slams City over documentary
  • Fans injured in storm at Backstreet Boys Oklahoma concert
  • 5 get death for killing man in Natore
  • Multi-storey buildings to replace city slums: PM
  • Movement for safe roads: 25 students get bail
  • Shimulia-Kawrakandi route getting back normal pace
  • Over 2 million Muslims begin annual hajj pilgrimage
  • 'Everything is business': Rohingya crisis presents economic opportunity
  • Messi makes more history as Barca hit 6000 goals
  • Child passive smoking 'increases chronic lung risk'
  • Sirajganj cattle markets gaining momentum
  • 16 nurses get pregnant at Arizona hospital ICU
  • Ecuador tightens entry rules for Venezuelan migrants
  • Magnitude 6.3 quake hits Indonesia
  • Tributes pour in for former UN chief
  • Messi scores twice as Barca open title defence with win
  • Ronaldo fails to score but Juventus wins 3-2 at Chievo
  • Army man hacked dead in Jhenaidah
  • Priyanka and Nick confirm their engagement
  • Minhaj tips a viable NCL
  • India beat Bangladesh in final
  • Break-free special tele-drama ‘Vager Ma’ in Eid
  • Nayeem and Brishti to share screen in Eid
  • Zahir Raihan’s 83rd birth anniv today
  • Selim Al Deen’s birth anniv celebrated thru separate festivals
  • Seven shot dead as rivals clash in CHT
  • Holidaymakers continue to suffer on highways
  • Govt to be responsible for ‘disorder’ over unilateral polls: BNP
  • 24,000 Rohingyas murdered in Rakhine since Aug last: Study
  • No ID of PM Sheikh Hasina in social media
  • BATB need not pay Tk 1,924cr to NBR
  • Cattle marketplace in 3D projection
  • Fears mount for stranded villages
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    Metro
    5 get death for killing man in Natore A Natore court on Sunday sentenced five people to death and two others to life term imprisonment for killing a man in Singra upazila in 2004. The condemned…
    Sirajganj cattle markets gaining momentum Ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, the festival of sacrifice, country’s cattle markets have started drawing huge crowds. Sirajganj is no different as a great…
  • Army man hacked dead in Jhenaidah
  • Police Academy in Rajshahi catches fire
  • Schoolboy stabbed dead in Chattogram
  • Bangladesh
    Old, unfit launches getting new look for Eid trips With Eid-ul-Azha only a few days away, private launch operators are busy refurbishing and repairing their vessels to attract more passengers during the eid and thus make quick buck.   Visiting various dockyards in Keraniganj on the outskirts of the city, the UNB correspondent found dozens of launches…
    Bangladesh to participate in WorldSkills Russia 2019 Bangladesh is going to participate in the WorldSkills Competition to be held in Russia in next year.  WorldSkills is showcasing the value of skills and raising the recognition of skilled professionals worldwide. National Skills Development Council (NSDC) will organise events to select talents who…
  • Shimulia-Kawrakandi route getting back normal pace
  • 'Everything is business': Rohingya crisis presents economic opportunity
  • Politics
    Govt to be responsible for ‘disorder’ over unilateral polls: BNP BNP  yesterday warned the government that it will be held responsible for the emergence of any 'disorder' if the next general election schedule is announced without any discussion with political parties, reports UNB. "We would like to clearly say that a proper atmosphere must be created…
    Constitution doesn’t allow retreating from electoral process: Quader The ruling Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday  said there is no scope to backtrack from next general election process as per the constitution. In reply to BNP’s recent demand of moving away from the electoral process to give them chance to take part in the…
  • BNP hits back at PM for her Khaleda remark
  • Speech of Fakhrul is tantamount to treason: Quader
  • Sports
    Hazard ends Real Madrid hopes Eden Hazard intends to remain at Chelsea this year but offered no assurances about his future beyond that. The Belgian playmaker hinted he may…
  • Messi makes more history as Barca hit 6000 goals
  • Messi scores twice as Barca open title defence with win
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    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday said the opposition conspiracy to make gains mixing intruders into the peaceful movement of students and to wage again such a movement is still continuing. Do you agree?
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    • Aden : A picture taken on August 9, 2018 during a trip in Yemen organised by the UAE's National Media Council (NMC) shows migratory greater flamingoes feeding off the shore of the Arabian Sea in Yemen's second city of Aden. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A white stork flies over Loburg, eastern Germany on August 14, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • France : The French national air display team Patrouille de France flies over Nice, on August 14, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Santiago : Children play in a fountain at Araucano park in Santiago during a hot day amid winter, on August 15, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Brazil : Birds fly from a tree partially covered by water during sunset at Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve in Amazonas state, Brazil, on June 27, 2018. AFP PHOTO
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    Thousands of holidaymakers, who live on different river routes across the country, crowd Sadarghat Launch Terminal in the capital yesterday, four
days before the Eid-ul Azha. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Thousands of holidaymakers, who live on different river routes across the country, crowd Sadarghat…
    The recent photo shows the cyclone centre of Red Crescent Society
located in middle Chalitabunia village in Rangabali Upazila of Patuakhali
is under threat. INDEPENDENT PHOTO The recent photo shows the cyclone centre of Red Crescent Society located in middle Chalitabunia…
    Homebound passengers jostle for boarding a train at Kamalapur Railway Station in the capital yesterday as they are desperate to go
homes to enjoy Eid-ul Azha that falls on August 22. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Homebound passengers jostle for boarding a train at Kamalapur Railway Station in the capital…
    As the Eid-ul-Azha closes in, cattle markets in the capital witness increasing number of sacrificial animals. This photo taken yesterday shows
sacrificial animals at Sayeednagar cattle market. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM As the Eid-ul-Azha closes in, cattle markets in the capital witness increasing number of sacrificial…
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