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  • PM returns home from Brunei
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  • 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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Depraved, addict drivers prowl female passengers

Depraved, addict drivers prowl female passengers

Female passengers are often harassed by transport workers on the country streets. The Independent approached a set of experts in the wake of recent incidents…
Another victim of careless driving

Another victim of careless driving

Recklessness and depravity in driving have claimed one more life in the capital yesterday as the country’s accident-prone transportation leaves…

Quorum crisis costs Tk 125.20cr: TIB

Only 9 per cent of the total time was used for passing 24 bills from the 14th to the 18th sessions of the 10th Parliament, with each bill taking about 35 minutes to be passed, said Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB), in its report titled "Parliament Watch", yesterday. The TIB report…

Ramadan begins

The holy month of Ramadan has begun in the country as the National Moon Sighting Committee took the decision in a meeting on Wednesday after reviewing reports on moon sighting, reports BSS. Ramadan, also known as Ramzan, is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. It is a time when Muslims around the…

Form new EC, demands BNP

Accusing the Election Commission (EC) of failing to conduct the just concluded Khulna City Corporation polls in a fair manner, the BNP yesterday (Thursday) demanded that a new commission be formed. “The current EC is not capable of conducting a credible national election. That’s why we are…

Court seeks probe report on June 25

A court yesterday set June 25 for submission of the probe report in a case filed over the Holey Artisan Café  attack, reports UNB. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Nurunnahar Yasmin fixed the date as the investigation officer of the case, Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit…

Russia, China tighten ties with Iran

Russia and China moved yesterday to extend their economic influence in Iran, while Europeans are finding it harder to ignore efforts by Washington to isolate Tehran economically, reports AFP from Astana. In one of the most concrete moves yet against renewed US efforts to choke off Iran economically,…

Trump admits paying to porn star

President Donald Trump has formally disclosed that he reimbursed his personal attorney more than $100,000 last year, apparently in connection with the payment of hush money to a porn star, government records show, reports AFP from Washington. The disclosure caps a series of contradictory statements…

Arab League chief demands int’l probe into Israel ‘crimes’

The Arab League called Thursday for an international probe into alleged crimes by Israeli forces against Palestinians following mass protests on the Gaza border that saw dozens of demonstrators killed, reports AFP from Cairo. Tens of thousands have protested along Gaza's border with Israel since…
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