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  • Flood situation improving; 8 Tangail upazilas in danger
  • 1,100 primary schools shut due to flood
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Attacks ‘retaliation for Christchurch’: SL govt

Attacks ‘retaliation for Christchurch’: SL govt
Islamist suicide bombings that killed more than 300 people in Sri Lanka at the weekend were carried out in revenge for last month's attacks on two mosques in New Zealand, the Lankan government said Tuesday, citing an initial police probe. The revelation came as the death toll in the Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and high-end hotels rose to 321, with hundreds more wounded and still in hospital. "The preliminary investigations have revealed that what happened in Sri Lankawas in retaliation for the attack against Muslims in Christchurch," state minister of defence Ruwan Wijewardene told parliament. Fifty people were shot dead on March 15 at two mosques in the New Zealand city by an avowed white nationalist. Wijewardene said…

Sheikh Selim's son-in-law still in ICU

Sheikh Selim's son-in-law still in ICU

Moshiul Haque Chowdhary Prince, son-in-law of Awami League (AL) presidium member Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim, has been taken to the ICU of a hospital in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He was admitted to the hospital after being critically injured in the series blasts that tore through churches and hotels in Sri…
Hearing adjourned

Hearing adjourned

A court here yesterday adjourned till May 6 the hearing on charge framing in Niko graft case against BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia and others. Judge Sheikh Hafizur Rahman of Dhaka 9th special judge court passed the order yesterday. Today was set for holding hearing on charge framing, but the jail…
Preserve tiger habitat

Preserve tiger habitat

While the Royal Bengal Tiger is the emblem of the country moving towards progress, the real animal in the Sunderbans is facing a precarious future as their number has dwindled in the past decades. Reportedly, the number of tigers fell from 440 in 2004 to 110 in 2015. Such alarming fall raises questions…
Six years after Rana Plaza tragedy, has anything changed?

Six years after Rana Plaza tragedy, has anything changed?

On April 24, 2013, Rana Plaza, an eight-storied commercial building, collapsed in Savar. On May 13, after 21 days of the incident, the search for the dead ended with the death toll of 1,136. Approximately 2,515 injured people were rescued from the building alive. It is considered to be the deadliest…
Deal signed to hire consultant for Payra Port’s first terminal

Deal signed to hire consultant for Payra Port’s first terminal

The government yesterday signed an agreement with three Korean firms to appoint a consultant to build the first terminal of Payra port by 2021. The Payra Port Authority signed the joint agreement with the three Korean companies at the secretariat in the capital. The three companies are Kunhwa Engineering…
1m species risk extinction due 
to humans: UN draft report

1m species risk extinction due to humans: UN draft report

Up to one million species face extinction due to human influence, according to a draft UN report obtained by AFP that painstakingly catalogues how humanity has undermined the natural resources upon which its very survival depends. The accelerating loss of clean air, drinkable water, CO2-absorbing forests,…
‘Testimony of a Thread’ 
to be screened tomorrow

‘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 Dhanmondi area. …
Soumya stars in Abahani’s 20th title

Soumya stars in Abahani’s 20th title

Soumya Sarkar’s record-breaking double hundred piloted Abahani Limited to register an impressive nine-wicket win over Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club in the high-scoring fifth and final round thriller of the Super League of the Dhaka Premier League (DPL) on the Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan…
Atrocities on women on the rise

Atrocities on women on the rise

Atrocities on women are on the rise in Tangail in recent times. Rape, eve-teasing, murder, abduction, and torture for dowry have become a common feature, making parents of girls anxious about their children’s future. An adolescent Pakistani girl of Class-9 was abducted and raped on April 16 in…
CPD casts doubt 
on growth target

CPD casts doubt on growth target

Terming the first 100 days of the present government as uninteresting, effortless, initiativeless and joyless, the Center for Policy Dialogue (CPD) yesterday asked the Awami League (AL)-led government to fire its guns for the next 100 days before placing its first budget in Parliament. The CPD also…
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