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  • PM returns home from Brunei
  • 2 Muslim brothers were Sri Lanka hotel suicide bombers: Sources
  • IS group claims responsibility for Sri Lanka Easter attacks
  • No possibility of Sri Lanka-like attack in Bangladesh: Counter-terrorism chief
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1m species risk extinction due 
to humans: UN draft report Up to one million species face extinction due to human influence, according to a…
Sri Lanka falls 3-minute silence for bomb victims Sri Lanka began a day of national mourning Tuesday with three minutes of silence…
Modi casts vote on India's 'Super Tuesday' Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi cast his vote on India's "Super Tuesday"…
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College student killed by girlfriend for cheating in Habiganj A college girl confessed a bone-chilling story of killing her boyfriend as he was cheating on her, before a court in Habiganj district on Tuesday, reports…
Chuadanga man gets 14 yrs for abducting schoolgirl A tribunal here on Tuesday sentenced a young man to 14 years’ imprisonment for abducting a schoolgirl from Memnagar village in Damurhuda upazila…
  • ‘Drug dealer’ killed in Cumilla ‘gunfight’ with BGB
  • 2 killed in city road crash
  • ‘Murder accused’ killed in Chattogram ‘gunfight’
  • Bangladesh
    HC rules on Arman release The High Court yesterday issued a rule asking the government to explain why it should not be directed to release Md Arman, a technician at a Benarasi Palli shop in Dhaka’s Mirpur area, who has allegedly been suffering in jail in place of the real accused for more than three years in a drug case.…
    A protest in style against MD’s claim A Dhaka resident, along with few of his supporters,  yesterday resorted to an innovative style of protest to drive home the point that water supplied by the Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) is not 100 per cent potable, as was claimed by the Wasa MD, Taqsim A Khan, last Saturday.…
  • Ensuring wellbeing of Bangladeshi expats is govt duty: PM
  • Zayan’s body to reach home from Sri Lanka tomorrow
  • Politics
    No bail for ex-MP Rana The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Tuesday extended its previous order staying a High Court order that had granted bail to former Awami League MP from Tangail-3 (Ghatail) Amanur Rahman Khan Rana in a case filed over the killing of freedom fighter and AL leader Faruk Ahmed. The four-member…
    AL MP, big leaders involved in Nusrat murder, alleges BNP BNP on Tuesday alleged that local ruling party MP and its big leaders are involved in the murder of Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi. Speaking at a press conference at BNP’s Nayapaltan central office, party senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi also alleged that the government…
  • Mobilising public support to wage a tough movement: Fakhrul
  • Former BNP minister Barrister Aminul Haque passes away
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    • 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
    • Moscow : A woman takes a selfie in front of the Kremlin and St.Basil Cathedral at sunset in Moscow on April 19, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : Two storks are seen in their nest at an old pylon in the small village of Radensdorf near Luebben, Germany, during nice warm spring weather with temperatures by 20 degrees on April 20, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Belgium : People walk wild bluebells which bloom around mid-April, turning the forest completely blue and forming a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the "Blue Forest", near the Belgian city of Halle, on April 21, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : A picture shows a close-up of a crowned crane bird in an enclosure at the Paris zoological park (Parc zoologique de Paris) in Paris on April 12, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Indonesia : Indonesian mahouts bath Sumatran elephants in a river at Trumon animal corridor in Leuser ecosystem area, Southern Aceh province on April 15, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Pakistan : People arrive to pray at the historical Badshahi Mosque during heavy rain in Lahore on April 16, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : People walk in the "Le village Royal" passage in central Paris, decorated with colorful umbrellas, on April 18, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A British bulldog statue advertises a coffee shop next to the headquarters of Sberbank, the biggest Russian state owned bank, in Moscow on April 18, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • A Bangladeshi girl attends a rally in celebration of the Bengali New Year or "Pohela Boishakh" in Dhaka on April 14, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    Visiting Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina calls on Brunei Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah at Baitul Mesyuarah of
the Istana Nurul Iman at Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei in the morning yesterday. STAR MAIL PHOTO Visiting Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina calls on Brunei Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah…
    Dilapidated condition with numerous potholes and cracks on a road at Saraipara in Chattogram causes endless suffering to the vehicular
movement. The photo was taken yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Dilapidated condition with numerous potholes and cracks on a road at Saraipara in Chattogram…
    Muslim devotees offer special prayers at Baitul Mukarram mosque in the capital on Sunday night on the occasion of Shab-e-Barat. STAR MAIL PHOTO Muslim devotees offer special prayers at Baitul Mukarram mosque in the capital on Sunday night…
    The main bus terminal of Gazipur city turns into a dirt station with rubbish of
all kinds being dumped there.The was taken on Thursday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO The main bus terminal of Gazipur city turns into a dirt station with rubbish of all kinds…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    ‘Testimony of a Thread’ 
to be screened tomorrow
    Marking the sixth anniversary of Rana Plaza tragedy (24 April, 2013), a special screening of young filmmaker Kamar Ahmad Simon’s documentary film titled ‘Testimony of a Thread’ will take place tomorrow at 6pm at Goethe-Institut auditorium in the capital’s…
    Environment
    Poachers threaten precious Madagascar forest and lemurs

    Poachers threaten precious Madagascar forest and lemurs

    Under a leaden sky, six rangers walk silently in single file through Vohibola, one of the last primary forests in eastern Madagascar. Alert to the slightest movement and sound, Michael Tovolahy's…
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    Violent relationship ups mental disorder risk in women
    Women, please take note. If you are in a violent relationship you may be at an increased…
    7 beauty products of neem
    Looking for ways to bring about a change in your beauty routine by turning to herbal…
    100-year-old yoga instructor keeps dancing
    A 100-year-old yoga instructor has no plans to stop practicing and teaching. On…
    Science & Tech
    Google doodle celebrates 73rd birth anniversary of actor Rosy Afsari
    Search engine Google has created a new Doodle on its homepage, marking the…
    Google Doodle celebrates Earth Day 2019
    Google has created a Doodle featuring fun facts about six fascinating creatures…
    America's 1st female astronaut candidate, Jerrie Cobb, dies
    America's first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, who pushed…
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