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  • BNP slams govt for passing Digital Security Bill
  • Zia Charitable Trust graft trial to continue without Khaleda
  • PM to place fresh specific proposals for Rohingya repatriation: FM
  • Police foil left alliance’s attempts to lay seize to EC
  • Malaysia ex-PM faces charges over $681 mn bank balance
  • Internet users in Bangladesh hit 9.05 crore: BTRC
AL, BNP prepare for nat’l polls

AL, BNP prepare for nat’l polls

The Awami League (AL) and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) are going to lock horns in the coming general election. Both parties are going all-out…

Delta Plan 2100 approved

The government yesterday approved the Delta Plan 2100 aiming to harness the huge potentials of Bangladesh as a Delta country through water resource management, ensuring food and water security and tackling disasters, reports UNB. The plan, prepared by the General Economics Division (GED) of the Planning…

Myanmar defends Suu Kyi’s silence

A global outcry over the jailing of two Reuters journalists has been met with silence from Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a stony response that an official defended yesterday as a reluctance to criticise the judiciary, reports AFP from Yangon.  Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28,…

Stark warning on press freedom: AI

International condemnation pours in for the jailing of two Reuters journalists by a Myanmar court for ‘reporting on the atrocities by the military against Rohingya people in Rakhine state’. Journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were sentenced to seven years in prison on September 3 by a court…
Popularity of Hasina marks notable rise

Popularity of Hasina marks notable rise

The popularity of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has marked a significant rise as around 66 percent countrymen have lent out their support for the Bangladesh…

‘Drug trader’ killed in ‘gunfight’

A suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight with detectives in Chhoygaon village of Sadar upazila of Shariatpur early yesterday, reports UNB. The deceased was identified as Md Sumon Pahar, accused in 11 cases including drug and extortion. Md Azhar Ali, officer-in-charge of Detective Branch…
PTI’s Arif Alvi elected Pak president

PTI’s Arif Alvi elected Pak president

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's (PTI) Dr Arifur Rehman Alvi has been elected the 13th President of Pakistan, according to provisional results, reports…

Drug-resistant superbug spreading in hospitals: Study

A superbug resistant to all known antibiotics that can cause ‘severe’ infections or even death is spreading undetected through hospital wards across the world, scientists in Australia warned on Monday, reports AFP from Paris. Researchers at the University of Melbourne discovered three variants…

Deadly ‘rat fever’ in flood-hit Indian state

"Rat fever" and other diseases have killed 14 people in the southern Indian state of Kerala after the worst floods in almost a century, reports AFP quoting authorities yesterday from Kochi. The separate death toll from the monsoon floods that forced more than a million people from their homes…
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