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  • 5 to die in C’nawabganj for killing girl after rape
  • 7 MoUs likely to be signed during PM’s Brunei visit
  • 4 killed in Dinajpur, Feni road crashes
  • No one safe in the country: Fakhrul
  • 200 shops gutted in Malibagh kitchen market fire
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Mali govt resigns after massacre, insecurity Mali's prime minister resigned along with his entire government on Thursday…
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Another remanded over Nusrat murder A Feni court on Thursday placed Md Shamim, an accused in madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder case, on a 5-day remand. Senior judicial magistrate…
200 shops gutted in Malibagh kitchen market fire Two hundred shops were gutted as a fire broke out at a kitchen market in the city’s Malibagh area early Thursday. Mahfuz Riven, duty officer at…
  • 38.53pc work of phase-1of metro rail completed
  • Fire at Malibagh Kitchen Market doused
  • Nusrat’s classmate put on 5-day remand
  • Bangladesh
    Patients flood Dhaka hospitals as district facilities lacking
The number of patients is increasing overwhelmingly every year at the capital’s major specialised hospitals because these patients allege they are not getting proper treatment for critical diseases in district and divisional headquarters hospitals. Experts have said the number of patients have…
    2 killed in ‘gunfights’ in Gazipur, Bogura Two suspected criminals were killed in separate reported gunfights in Gazipur and Bogura early Friday. In Gazipur, a suspected arms trader was killed in a reported gunfight between his cohorts and members of the Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Salna area. The deceased could not be identified yet. Acting…
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  • Politics
    No one safe in the country: Fakhrul BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday said that no one is now safe anywhere in the country as the-law-and order situation has seriously deteriorated. “There’s now no rule of law, justice and human rights in the country. The law-and-order situation has worsened…
    No information on Khaleda's parole: Minister Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has said they have no information about BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's release on parole. He came up with the remark while replying to a reporter’s query on Khaleda's reported release on parole for treatment in London.  The Foreign Minister briefed…
  • BNP prefers party reform to free-Khaleda movement now
  • BNP MPs-elect ‘positive’ on joining JS
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    • A Bangladeshi girl attends a rally in celebration of the Bengali New Year or "Pohela Boishakh" in Dhaka on April 14, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Bangladeshi ravellers attend a rally in celebration of the Bengali New Year or "Pohela Boishakh" in Dhaka on April 14, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Rome : A man blows soap bubbles for tourists on April 7, 2019 in Rome. AFP PHOTO
    • Florida : A pair of American white ibis fight while foraging for aquatic insects at daybreak along the seashore near the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, on April 11, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Lombardy : People view Italian sculptor Gaetano Pesce's 1969 revolutionary feminist seat "UP5&6" on April 6, 2019 on Piazza del Duomo in Milan, with the cathedral in background. AFP PHOTO
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    • Students of Fine Arts Department of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University in Trishal upazila of Mymensingh are busy with preparations for Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bengali New Year. This photo was taken yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
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    • People walk back to Tijuana from San Diego at San Ysidro crossing port in Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexico, on Tuesday when President Donald Trump said he is ‘100 percent’ prepared to close down the US-Mexico border, warning Congress and Central American governments to take action to stem the flow of migrants into the country. AFP PHOTO
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    Salman F Rahman (4th left), the private industries and investment adviser to the prime minister, makes a PowerPoint presentation on the investment
environment in Bangladesh in front of the ambassadors and heads of missions of OIC members at the PMO in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Salman F Rahman (4th left), the private industries and investment adviser to the prime minister,…
    Children frolic in the lake water of Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital yesterday as sweltering summer sizzled the mega city. Met
office predicts rain accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur in some places in country today. STAR MAIL PHOTO Children frolic in the lake water of Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital yesterday as sweltering…
    Skipping the footbridge at a stone’s throw, a man squeezes through a porous barbed wire fence on Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue at Farmgate in the
capital recently amid risks of losing limbs or life. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Skipping the footbridge at a stone’s throw, a man squeezes through a porous barbed wire…
    Tenants of BGMEA Tower at Karwan Bazar inside the Hatirjheel in the capital yesterday shift their office equipment as Rajuk deadline to remove their belongings ended in the evening yesterday. Photo: Nazmul islam Tenants of BGMEA Tower at Karwan Bazar inside the Hatirjheel in the capital yesterday shift…
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    Ferdous apologies for ‘unintentional mistake’
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    New Zealand's environment is in serious trouble, major report finds

    New Zealand's environment is in serious trouble, major report finds

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