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Metro
Project work on Liberation War memorial yet to start
Local government and water resources department are fighting over the project to preserve the memories of Liberation War on the Barisal Water Development…
Election decision to newly formed DNCC, DSCC wards tomorrow: EC The Election Commission (EC) is likely to take a decision tomorrow regarding holding of election to the newly formed 36 general wards and 12 reserved…
  • Teenage tourist hacked dead in Cox’s Bazar
  • Militants shifting to rural areas after losing urban hideouts
  • BCL infighting at Comilla Univ leaves 10 injured
  • Bangladesh
    Bangladesh missions abroad celebrate Victory Day Bangladesh missions abroad on Saturday celebrated the Victory Day paying homage to the martyrs of the 1971 War of Liberation. Tribute was also paid to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman under whose leadership Bangladesh gained independence through a nine-month bloody war against…
    UPDF leader shot dead in Rangamati A leader of United People’s Democratic Front (UPDF) was shot to death in a reported gunfight in Bandukbhanga union of Sadar upazila early Saturday. The deceased was identified as Anol Bikash Chakma alias Pluto Chakma, 42, a resident of Kawkhali upazila and the organiser of Bandukbhanga union unit…
  • President, PM pay homage to Liberation War martyrs
  • Rohingya kids in Bangladesh need help: Save The Children
  • Politics
    Govt out to restore one-party rule: Fakhrul   BNP on Saturday alleged that the government has taken all-out measures to restore one-party rule obliterating democracy. "Democracy is now totally deported from the country. People's all rights have been snatched. They now can't independently express their opinions while journalists can't…
    BNP to bring out ‘V-Day Rally’ Sunday BNP is going to bring out a 'V-Day Rally' in the city on Sunday celebrating the 47th Victory Day. The party will take out the rally from its Nayapaltan central office around 2pm, which will end at Mailbagh crossing, BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi told UNB on Saturday. He…
  • Next general polls in December 2018: Quader
  • Khaleda pays tributes to Liberation War heroes
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    • Berlin : A picture taken shows Christmas decorations at a shopping mall in Berlin on December 13, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Tokyo : This photo taken on November 15, 2017 shows figurines of women wearing typical office clothes, whose arms or legs are designed to hang over the edge of a glass, displayed at Tokyo-based manufacturer Kitan Club. AFP PHOTO
    • Attica : Children sell ballons adorned with christmas lights, in front of the Greek parliament in central Athens Syntagma square on December 12, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : Birds seek some food in a bird house covered in snow on December 10, 2017 in Muelheim an der Ruhr,western Germany. AFP PHOTO
    • France : Yachts are anchored at Gustavia Harbour (Port de Gustavia) on the French Caribbean island of Saint-Barthelemy on December 12, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Sweden : A man runs towards a group of ducks after snow fall on December 11, 2017 in Sundbyberg near Stockholm. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A photograph taken on December 11, 2017 shows the FIFA World Cup 2018 mascot Zabivaka in front of the Manege Exhibition Hall outside the Kremlin in Moscow. AFP PHOTO
    • Netherlands : Children play in the snow in Rotterdam on December 10, 2017, during heavy snowfall. AFP PHOTO
    • Madrid : A Quaker parrot perches on a tree in the Retiro Park in Madrid on December 7, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Istanbul : People walk past a pond as the Blue Mosque is seen in the backround on December 9, 2017 during the evening at Sultanahmet district of Istanbul. AFP PHOTO
    Jahangirnagar University (JU) Vice-chancellor Prof Farzana Islam along with other guests
visits a photography exhibition on JU cafeteria premises yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Jahangirnagar University (JU) Vice-chancellor Prof Farzana Islam along with other guests visits…
    Members of Panchagarh Cycling Riders (PCR) take part in a cycle rally in the district
yesterday to mark the Victory Day. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Members of Panchagarh Cycling Riders (PCR) take part in a cycle rally in the district yesterday…
    The capital wears an illuminated look as the buildings and offices are draped in lights
on the occasion of Victory Day on December 16. The picture was taken from the
capital’s commercial hub Motijheel area yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM The capital wears an illuminated look as the buildings and offices are draped in lights on…
    Thousands of people attend the namaz-e-janaza of Awami League leader and former Ctg city mayor
ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury at Laldighi Maidan in the port city yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Thousands of people attend the namaz-e-janaza of Awami League leader and former Ctg city mayor…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Bijoy Mela 2017 held in style
    On the occasion of Victory Day this year, a daylong colourful fair titled ‘Deshbandhu Group-Channel I Bijoy Mela 2017’ held on the premises of Channel I in the capital yesterday. Earlier at 11am, the daylong fair was inaugurated in the presence of Managing…
    Environment
    4,500 Eiffel Towers can be built with all the e-waste made in 2016: Study

    4,500 Eiffel Towers can be built with all the e-waste made in 2016: Study

    Electronic devices are getting cheaper and global incomes are rising. That would seem like good news, and it is, except for the 44.7 million metric tonnes of electronic waste these factors helped create…
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    Science & Tech
    Uber used undercover agents, court letter says
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    US moves to roll back 'net neutrality' rules
    US regulators voted Thursday to roll back so-called "net neutrality"…
    Star system has record eight exoplanets
    Nasa has found a distant star circled by eight planets, equal to the complement…
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