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  • Zayan’s body to reach home from Sri Lanka today
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  • Ensuring RMG workers’ rights still a far cry
  • Focus on reciprocal investments: PM
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Sri Lanka detains new suspects amid frantic hunt for bombers A Sri Lankan security dragnet hunting those responsible for horrifying bombings…
IS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka attacks The Islamic State group on Tuesday claimed responsibility for a devastating series…
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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,…
Execution of death penalty demanded Teachers and students of Rajshahi University (RU) demanded speedy execution of the court delivered the verdict and immediate arrest of the fugitive killers…
  • College student killed by girlfriend for cheating in Habiganj
  • Chuadanga man gets 14 yrs for abducting schoolgirl
  • ‘Drug dealer’ killed in Cumilla ‘gunfight’ with BGB
  • Bangladesh
    PM returns home from Brunei Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home this evening concluding her three-day official visit to Brunei Darussalam at the invitation of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah. A special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the premier and her entourage members landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport…
    Focus on reciprocal investments Bangladesh and Brunei are keen to promote reciprocal investments in different sectors like energy, ICT, blue economy, food processing, ship-building, manufacturing, tourism, infrastructure, and jute. Brunei has expressed interest in exploring participation in the global halal food market by taking advantage…
  • ‘Genocide Corner’ at Shugondha to be opened to visitors
  • CPD casts doubt on growth target
  • Politics
    Niko graft case: 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…
    6 MPs-elect ‘won’t join JS’ Even as the deadline to take oath as a Member of Parliament is approaching near, the BNP, which has six lawkers-elect in its rank, still sticks to its decision to not join Parliament. On Monday, party standing committee members at a meeting reiterated the decision to not join Jatiya Sangsad as it has…
  • No bail for ex-MP Rana
  • AL MP, big leaders involved in Nusrat murder, alleges BNP
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    • Afghanistan : In this photograph taken on April 20, 2019, Afghan boys walk as sheep graze in a field on the outskirts of Herat. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A woman takes a selfie in front of the Kremlin and St.Basil Cathedral at sunset in Moscow on April 19, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : Two storks are seen in their nest at an old pylon in the small village of Radensdorf near Luebben, Germany, during nice warm spring weather with temperatures by 20 degrees on April 20, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Belgium : People walk wild bluebells which bloom around mid-April, turning the forest completely blue and forming a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the "Blue Forest", near the Belgian city of Halle, on April 21, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : A picture shows a close-up of a crowned crane bird in an enclosure at the Paris zoological park (Parc zoologique de Paris) in Paris on April 12, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Indonesia : Indonesian mahouts bath Sumatran elephants in a river at Trumon animal corridor in Leuser ecosystem area, Southern Aceh province on April 15, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Pakistan : People arrive to pray at the historical Badshahi Mosque during heavy rain in Lahore on April 16, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : People walk in the "Le village Royal" passage in central Paris, decorated with colorful umbrellas, on April 18, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A British bulldog statue advertises a coffee shop next to the headquarters of Sberbank, the biggest Russian state owned bank, in Moscow on April 18, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • A Bangladeshi girl attends a rally in celebration of the Bengali New Year or "Pohela Boishakh" in Dhaka on April 14, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visits the Royal Regalia Museum in Brunei capital Bandar Seri Begawan
yesterday, hours before her departure for Dhaka at the end of her three-day tour of the country. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visits the Royal Regalia Museum in Brunei capital…
    Students of seven colleges affiliated with the Dhaka University blockade Nilkhet intersection in the capital yesterday to push for a set of demands
including publication of results within 90 days after examinations. STORY ON PAGE 3 INDEPENDENT PHOTO Students of seven colleges affiliated with the Dhaka University blockade Nilkhet intersection…
    Visiting Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina calls on Brunei Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah at Baitul Mesyuarah of
the Istana Nurul Iman at Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei in the morning yesterday. STAR MAIL PHOTO Visiting Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina calls on Brunei Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah…
    Dilapidated condition with numerous potholes and cracks on a road at Saraipara in Chattogram causes endless suffering to the vehicular
movement. The photo was taken yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Dilapidated condition with numerous potholes and cracks on a road at Saraipara in Chattogram…
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