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  • Dhaka to urge Delhi for joint anti-drug drives: Smuggling of narcotics through border increases rapidly
  • Dengue patients cram Dhaka hospitals
  • Govt mulls dengue control with new scientific method
  • 1 arrested over Badda woman lynching
  • AL leader hacked to death in Bandarban
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  • US embassy celebrates 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon landing
  • Landslides in southwest China kill 12; 34 missing
  • AL leader hacked to death in Bandarban
  • Russia wants probe on alleged S Korean airspace violation
  • Call to earn confidence of people
  • 1 arrested over Badda woman lynching
  • Beheaded body of a madrasa boy found in Chuadanga
  • Tight-lipped Mueller under pressure to call out Trump 'crimes'
  • The final countdown: Tokyo marks one year till 2020 Olympics
  • Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev dies after fight
  • US spacecraft's solar sail successfully deploys
  • US announces antitrust review of Big Tech firms
  • Nissan to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide: Report
  • Neymar will go to China with PSG despite tensions
  • Miss America pageant leaving Atlantic City for Connecticut
  • Taking hot water bath 90 minutes before bedtime helps one sleep better: Study
  • Man intending to visit Taylor Swift's home arrested
  • 900 digital services to be delivered directly to people: Jabbar
  • Messi suspended from Argentina's opening World Cup qualifier
  • 2 ‘drug peddlers’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with BGB in Cox’s Bazar
  • 2 killed in Chattogram road crash
  • Bangladesh, Malta to begin ‘new era of cooperation’
  • Affiliation of 7 colleges: Protest continues
  • Best aquaculture practice can boost fish production, export: Experts
  • Singapore makes its biggest ever illegal ivory seizure
  • Minhaj upset with shocking losses of ‘A team’ in Ctg
  • Panic grips Tangail as rumours of child abduction do the rounds
  • Drug-resistant malaria spreads across southeast Asia: Study
  • Jatiya Oikyafront in disarray
  • PM undergoes eye surgery in London
  • Rains upstream may worsen floods
  • Bangabandhu birth centenary committee invites poster designs
  • Cosmos Foundation inks deal with Stephen Davis
  • Mishu and Nabila in ‘Bharatiya vs Bariwala’
  • Tanvir Tareq at ‘Nagorik Café’ tonight
  • Shibly Shiraj’s photography exhibition starts Friday
  • World News
    Landslides in southwest China kill 12; 34 missing
Authorities say at least 12 people have died in two landslides in southwestern China…
    Russia wants probe on alleged S Korean airspace violation
Russia wants an investigation into a South Korean announcement that one of its military…
    Tight-lipped Mueller under pressure to call out Trump 'crimes' Pressure mounted on Robert Mueller, who headed the probe investigating Russian meddling,…
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    Govt mulls dengue control with new scientific method
    Metro
    US embassy celebrates 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon landing US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller on Tuesday attended a daylong series of programes at the American Center to mark the 50th anniversary of Apollo…
    Beheaded body of a madrasa boy found in Chuadanga
Police recovered the beheaded body of a madrasa student from Koyradanga village in Alamdanga upazila of Chuadanga district on Wednesday. The deceased…
  • 2 ‘drug peddlers’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with BGB in Cox’s Bazar
  • 2 killed in Chattogram road crash
  • Affiliation of 7 colleges: Protest continues
  • Bangladesh
    Rains upstream may worsen floods
The flood situation will continue to deteriorate in some districts like Kurigram, Gaibandha and Sylhet due to heavy rainfall in the upstream. According to the Flood Forecasting Warning Centre (FFWC), waters of the Teesta, Dharala, Surma and Kushiyara rivers may continue to rise rapidly in the next two…
    PM undergoes eye surgery in London
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, now on an official visit to the United Kingdom, underwent a surgery in her left eye at a London hospital on Monday. “The prime minister underwent the operation in her left eye at a hospital in the British capital on Monday afternoon,” PM’s Press Secretary…
  • Call to earn confidence of people
  • Bangladesh, Malta to begin ‘new era of cooperation’
  • Politics
    Leadership row surfaces in JP Despite the succession of GM Quader as chief of the Jatiya Party (JP-Ershad), the crisis centring the true leadership of the party is far from over, as multiple factions, including a group led by Raushan Ershad, are trying to hold sway over the party rank and file. Many experts predicted that the JP,…
    Jatiya Oikyafront in disarray
Jatiya Oikyafront, an electoral alliance formed immediately before the December 30 parliamentary poll, is apparently looking for relevance due to differences in opinion among its components, according to insiders. Of late, lawmakers-elect of both BNP and Ganaforum, two important components of this alliance,…
  • Dr Kamal seeks nat’l dialogue to tackle worsening flood
  • Attack on Hasina: 43 convicts file appeals with HC
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    • Two Rohingya men carry on construction work in their bid to prevent landslides at Kutupalong camp in Ukhia upazila of Cox’s Bazar yesterday. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A butterfly sits on a flower at the botanical garden on July 19, 2019 in Bochum, western Germany. AFP PHOTO
    • Veneto : A gondolier rows tourists near the "Palazzo Ducale", in the lagoon of Venice, on July 16, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A bee sits on a flower at the botanical garden on July 19, 2019 in Bochum. AFP PHOTO
    • Indonesia : Visitors walk amongst the flowers during a visit to a celosia flower garden in Banda Aceh on July 13, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • United States : Balloons fly in the sky during the 38th annual Steamboat Springs Hot Air Balloon Festival in Steamboat Springs, Colorado on July 13, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : Giraffes stand together in the enclosure of the zoo Hellabrunn in Munich, southern Germany, on July 12, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Singapore : Two fully grown and young lesser whistling ducks are seen on a bamboo raft in a pond at the Gardens by the Bay in Singapore on July 17, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Recipients of a scholarship pose for a photograph with dignitaries (seated, on stage) at a felicitation programme organised by Dhaka Zila Parishad at the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh in the capital yesterday. Prime minister’s private industry and investment adviser Salman F Rahman was present as chief guest at the event.INDEPENDENT PHOTOS
    • Recipients of a scholarship pose for a photograph with dignitaries (seated, on stage) at a felicitation programme organised by Dhaka Zila Parishad at the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh in the capital yesterday. Prime minister’s private industry and investment adviser Salman F Rahman was present as chief guest at the event.INDEPENDENT PHOTOS
    A section of students of Dhaka University (DU) continue their demonstration padlocking administrative and academic buildings on the campus
yesterday, demanding cancellation of affiliation of the capital’s seven colleges with the university. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A section of students of Dhaka University (DU) continue their demonstration padlocking administrative…
    A woman looks dejected and burnout while attending a dengue patient in a Dhaka hospital as the toll of such patients
outnumbered the hospital beds in the capital yesterday. STAR MAIL PHOTO A woman looks dejected and burnout while attending a dengue patient in a Dhaka hospital as…
    Drainage repair works at Dilkhusha in the capital is progressing at a snail’s pace causing sufferings to the commuters and movement of vehicles.
The picture was taken yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Drainage repair works at Dilkhusha in the capital is progressing at a snail’s pace causing…
    Growers busy harvesting jute plants in Sirajdikhan upazila of Munshiganj district on Monday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Growers busy harvesting jute plants in Sirajdikhan upazila of Munshiganj district on Monday.…
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    IUCN releases updated Red List of endangered species

    IUCN releases updated Red List of endangered species

    Humanity’s continuing destruction of wildlife is driving several species towards extinction. IUCN has released its latest Red List with a list of all the species that are under threat. The habit…
    Life Style
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    Taking hot water bath 90 minutes before bedtime helps one sleep better: Study
    A new research has suggested that one can fall asleep quicker and experience better…
    A floral paradise
    Every flower has its own personality. Before using any kind of floral pattern we…
    Miss America pageant leaving Atlantic City for Connecticut
    There she is. Here she isn't. Miss America is leaving Atlantic City for the…
    Science & Tech
    US spacecraft's solar sail successfully deploys
    A new spacecraft's solar sail successfully deployed Tuesday one month after…
    US announces antitrust review of Big Tech firms
    The United States on Tuesday announced it would begin an antitrust review of…
    900 digital services to be delivered directly to people: Jabbar
    Post and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar on Tuesday said 900 government…
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