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Fall of IS ‘caliphate’

Fall of IS ‘caliphate’
Kurdish-led forces pronounced the death of the Islamic State group's nearly five-year-old "caliphate" yesterday after flushing out diehard jihadists from their very last bastion in eastern Syria. Fighters of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces raised their yellow flag in Baghouz, the remote riverside village where diehard jihadists of a variety of nationalities made a desperate, dramatic last stand. The SDF's victory capped a deadly six-month operation against the final remnants of the caliphate which once stretched across a vast swathe of Iraq and Syria, and held seven million people in its sway. Yesterday’s announcement will go down as a symbolic date in a war that changed the face of the region and spurred a spate…

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3rd phase of UZ polls today
3rd phase of UZ polls today
The third phase of the fifth Upazila Parishad (UZ) elections in 117 upazilas of 25 districts are going…

Jet airways suspends operations on 13 int'l routes including Dhaka

Jet airways suspends operations on 13 int'l routes including Dhaka

Indian Jet Airways, on the verge of going belly-up, has suspended operations on as many as 13 more international routes till end-April even as it grounded seven more planes due to non-payment of rentals. Besides, the airline has also reduced frequencies on seven other overseas routes, mostly from Delhi…
Long-term master plan progressing fast

Long-term master plan progressing fast

Formulation work of a long-term master plan is progressing fast aims at massive development in Rajshahi’s diversified sectors including installation of Metro-rail. With overall assistance of Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC), Power China, the ever largest company in China, will implement development…
Alarming rise in road accidents

Alarming rise in road accidents

The grisly parade of deaths on the streets and highways of the country is continuing unabated. Every day people are getting killed and maimed on our roads. On Saturday seven people were killed in a road accident in Barishal. People seem to have accepted the reality that people who go out of home for…
From chaiwalla to chowkidar

From chaiwalla to chowkidar

It was a tweet by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that kicked off what has now become a nationwide campaign. Heurged people to take a 'Main Bhi Chowkidar'pledge. The move is meant to signal that he, read Modi,  is not alone in the fight against graft and social evils. The Prime Minister has…
Car sales in fast lane

Car sales in fast lane

The country’s car market has witnessed a rapid growth in the last several years thanks to rapid economic growth and a rise in the purchasing power of consumers. “As the flow of money has increased in the hands of a certain group of people in recent times, there has been a significant rise…
Kurd autonomy in Syria under threat after IS falls

Kurd autonomy in Syria under threat after IS falls

Now the Islamic State group’s “caliphate” has fallen, the hard-won limited autonomy of Syria’s Kurds will be left in peril if their key US ally goes ahead with its announced pullout. On Saturday, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces announced the end of the proto-state that…
Painting exhibition ‘A Way to Break Beyond’ begins at AFD

Painting exhibition ‘A Way to Break Beyond’ begins at AFD

A two-week solo painting exhibition titled ‘A Way to Break Beyond’ by Salma Zakia Bristy has begun at the La Galerie of Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD) in the capital’s Dhanmondi area. Eminent artist Kanak Chanpa Chakma and Abinta Gallery of Fine Arts chairperson Nilu Reason…
Shinepukur post maiden win

Shinepukur post maiden win

Sabbir Hossain’s all-around show engineered Shinepukur Cricket Club to post their maiden victory when they thrashed Uttara Sporting Club by comprehensive eight wickets in the low-scoring fifth-round fixture of the Dhaka Premier League (DPL) at the Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah yesterday.…
‘Hilsa production up, ‘jatka’ protection must continue’

‘Hilsa production up, ‘jatka’ protection must continue’

Giving a clarion call to continue uninterrupted the current trend of growth in hilsa production, education minister Dipu Moni yesterday said the production of the fish has increased remarkably by almost 78 per cent as a result of the various fruitful steps taken by the government in the past 10 years.…
Panel to submit 111-point report

Panel to submit 111-point report

A panel on road safety, led by former Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan, has prepared a draft report with 111 recommendations to instil road discipline. The report is expected to be submitted soon. Shajahan Khan told reporters a list of 111 recommendations had been prepared to ensure discipline in the…
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