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AL takes hectic preparations
as 7,000 councillors to join

AL takes hectic preparations as 7,000 councillors to join

Ruling party Awami League (AL) has completed most of its preparatory works related to holding the ensuing council session in a befitting manner. The party…

UN deadlocked, detached from climate emergency

A UN climate summit in Madrid risked collapsing yesterday after marathon negotiations between countries left them more divided than ever over on how to fight global warming and pay for its ravages. Diplomats from rich nations, emerging giants and the world's poorest countries -- each for their own…
Dhaka beat 
Sylhet by 
24 runs

Dhaka beat Sylhet by 24 runs

Anamul Haque Bijoy’s spellbinding 62 gave a massive score to Dhaka Platoon, which helped them outplay Sylhet Thunder by 24 runs in the leg-ending…

Death toll hits 14

The death toll from the Keraniganj plastic factory fire yesterday climbed to 14, as another victim succumbed to burn injuries at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery. The victim Asad, 14, was on life support with 55 per cent burn injuries. He died around 7:45am yesterday, said…

Customers suffer during network upgradation

Customers of Banglalink, the country’s third-largest mobile phone operator, were facing disruptions in services yesterday amid network upgradation work by the operator. A number of Banglalink customers told The Independent that they failed to receive or make any phone calls throughout the day.…

Autopsy report finds no evidence of rape

The forensic department of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) did not find any evidence of rape in the post-mortem report of Rubaiyat Sharmin Rumpa. Rumpa, a Stamford University student, was found dead on a street in the capital’s Sidheswari on December 4. Dr Sohel Mahmud, head of the forensic…

Two ‘yaba traders’ killed in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’

Two suspected yaba traders were killed in a reported gunfight with police in Noyabazar hill area of Teknaf upazila in Cox’s Bazar early yesterday. The deceased were identified as Sohel Miah, 27, son of Sobbir Ahmed and Nur Hafiz, 32, son of Din Mohammad of the upazila. Rapid Action Battalion (Rab)…
Sangram
editor on
3-day remand

Sangram editor on 3-day remand

A Dhaka court yesterday granted a three-day remand to Abul Asad, the editor of Bangla daily Sangram, in a case filed under the Digital Security Act. The…
Washington pulled apart by partisan divide

Washington pulled apart by partisan divide

In Washington these days, there are facts, alternative facts and disputed facts. It also seems like there are Democratic facts and Republican facts. The…

Work resumes at jute mills as workers postpone strike

Workers of nine state-owned jute mills in Khulna and Jashore yesterday postponed their ongoing unto-death hunger strike for three days upon assurance of fulfilling their demands. "The unto-death fast was postponed at 1:15am for three days," said Shahana Pervin, CBA president of Platinum Jute…

North Korea conducts ‘crucial test’ as deadline nears

North Korea said yesterday it had conducted a “crucial test” at a satellite launch facility to bolster its “reliable strategic nuclear deterrent.” The test comes just weeks ahead of the country’s self-imposed end-of-year deadline for the USto provide more concessions in…
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