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  • 100 British parliamentarians for ICC referral for Myanmar’s military general
  • Quader seeks India's cooperation for Rohingya repatriation
  • Tobacco farmers take over govt lands in Cox’s Bazar
  • PM urges all to use proper Bangla language
  • Nation pays glowing tributes to language martyrs
  • Nation pays glowing tributes to language martyrs
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World News
Fears and outrage over bloodshed in Syria enclave BEIRUT: Syrian jets carried out more deadly raids on Eastern Ghouta yesterday, as…
Nawaz Sharif banned from leading his party Pakistan's Supreme Court yesterday ruled that a disqualified politician cannot…
6 killed in attack on S.Africa police station An armed gang stormed into a rural police station in South Africa on Wednesday…
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Metro
Renovation of ‘Amar Ekushey’ on JU campus to end soon The repair work of the unfinished ‘Amar Ekushe’ sculpture on Jahangirnagar University (JU) premises will be completed very soon, according…
 2 killed in Naogaon petrol-pump roof collapse 

At least two workers were killed and two others injured as the roof of an under-construction petrol pump collapsed on them at Gabtali of Niamatpur upazila…
  • Historic DMCH gate gets face-lift ahead of Ekushey
  • 'Drug peddler' held with heroin in C'nawabganj
  • 2 women held at HSIA with 8 gold bars
  • Bangladesh
    ‘Delhi shouldn't misunderstand Dhaka’s position with Beijing’ Prime Minister's Media Adviser Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury on Wednesday said Bangladesh's position with China should not be misunderstood by India and laid emphasis on strengthening Dhaka-Delhi ties. "There can't be any concern on Indian side," he said while depicting a historical background…
    Rape suspect killed in Cox’s Bazar 'gunfight'

A rape suspect was killed in a reported gunfight between his associates and the members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Napitkhali area of Cox's Bazar early Wednesday. The deceased, Anwarul Islam, 52, son of late Ershad Ali of Badarkhali village, was accused of raping a schoolgirl of the same…
  • 391 officials promoted to deputy secretaries
  • India has nothing to worry about China-Bangladesh ties: PM
  • Politics
     BNP to hold black-flag procession in city Thursday BNP will bring out a black-flag procession in the cityon Saturdayprotesting the denial of permission for its planned rallyon Thursday demanding the release of party chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi announced the programme at a press conference at…
    Govt puts democracy into grave: Fakhrul BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday said the government has put democracy into grave by snatching people's all rights, UNB reports. "We on behalf of our Chairperson Khaleda Zia , paid tributes to language martyrs . We are unfortunate that we are observing the day…
  • BNP leaders pay homage to language martyrs
  • Stop losing your sleep over BNP constitution
  • Sports
    PSL launches in Dubai today AFP, KARACHI: The Pakistan Super League (PSL) launches its third edition in Dubai on Thursday, adding a sixth team, more international stars…
  • Unbeaten Australia claim tri-series
  • Auckland batsman hits six off bowler's head
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    • Germany : A swan stands on a snowy meadow at the Olympic Park in Munich, southern Germany, on February 19, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Indonesian schoolchildren walk together at Sipandak elementary school in Tiga Pancur village in Karo, North Sumatra yesterday, as thick volcanic ash from Mount Sinabung volcano rises into the air following another eruption. Sinabung roared back to life in 2010 for the first time in 400 years and has remained highly active since. AFP PHOTO
    • Indian visitors look at an installation depicting the moon as it is illuminated at the Victoria Memorial in Kolkata yesterday. The 'Museum of the Moon' installation was created by British artist Luke Jerram, with the help of the UK Space Agency. AFP PHOTO
    • Visitors thumb through books at Ekushey Book Fair in and around the Bangla Academy premises in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • China : This photo taken on February 10, 2018 shows teams competing during a dragonboat on ice competition in Jilin in China's northeastern Jilin province. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : Icicles hang on a building eaves during a sunny day in a village outside Moscow on February 14, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : Pink flamingos take flight at the Ras al-Khor Wildlife Sanctuary on the outskirts of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, on February 13, 2018. The sanctuary which is Dubai's only desert wetland occupies about 2.4 square miles on the banks of Dubai Creek and comprises of mudflats and mangroves. AFP PHOTO
    • South Korea : Athletes compete in the men's 15km + 15km cross-country skiathlon at the Alpensia cross country ski centre during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on February 11, 2018 in Pyeongchang. AFP PHOTO
    • Colombia : Closeup of a rose at a flower plantation in Tabio, Cundinamarca department, Colombia, on February 01, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • New Zealand : This undated handout picture provided by the Friends of Mana Island and released on February 7, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    RAB members walk on the foot of the Shaheed Minar in the capital yesterday with metal detectors as part of beefed-up
security measures, marking Shaheed Dibas and International Mother Language Day. INDEPENDENT PHOTO RAB members walk on the foot of the Shaheed Minar in the capital yesterday with metal detectors…
    The Dhaka North City Corporation starts digging up road dismantling sidewalks in the capital’s Kuril Biswa Road area as part of a development work.
The photo was taken on Monday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO The Dhaka North City Corporation starts digging up road dismantling sidewalks in the capital’s…
    This photo taken yesterday shows some traders loading flowers in vehicles for transporting from Jhenidah to other districts ahead of the International
Mother Language Day on February 21. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This photo taken yesterday shows some traders loading flowers in vehicles for transporting…
    Artists decorate the premises of the Central Shaheed Minar in the capital yesterday as part of the observance of
International Mother Language Day on February 21. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Artists decorate the premises of the Central Shaheed Minar in the capital yesterday as part…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    ‘Golam Mustafa Recitation Award’ conferred
    To pay tribute to late noted actor and elocutionist Golam Mustafa, who with his inspirational voice contributed exceptionally in the field of recitation, Bangladesh Abritti Samannay Parishad for the second time awarded 10 pioneer elocutionists with ‘Golam Mustafa…
    Environment
    Coming decades vital for future sea level rise: study

    Coming decades vital for future sea level rise: study

    How quickly humanity draws down the greenhouse gases driving global warming will determine whether sea levels rise half-a-metre or six times that, even if Paris climate pact goals are fully met, researchers…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    Dementia clearly linked to chronic boozing: study
    Chronic heavy drinking is a major risk factor for all types of dementia, especially…
    5 home remedies to naturally whiten your teeth
    Teeth are said to be the window to your personality and there are numerous factors…
    Saudi Arabia to host first ever Arab Fashion Week
    Saudi Arabia is set to host in March its first ever Arab Fashion Week, the Arab…
    Science & Tech
    FaceTime chat 'saves woman's life'
    A woman who had a stroke while on a FaceTime video call with her sister, says…
    Facebook apologises for sending non-security-related SMS notifications to some users
    After several people received non-security-related notifications from Facebook…
    100 new planets beyond our solar system, Scientists confirm
    As scientists attempt to gain a better understanding of the solar system and…
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