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White House moves to block asylum for migrants crossing Mexico The Trump administration moved yesterday to block most migrants who cross the US…
Rains, landslides kill dozens, affect millions in South Asia After causing flooding and landslides in Nepal, three rivers are overflowing in…
Chandrayaan-2: India space launch delayed by technical problem The launch of India's second lunar mission has been halted less than an hour…
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Accused stabbed dead in Cumilla court An accused in a murder case stabbed another accused to death in front of the Judge in a courtroom Cumilla during hearing on Monday. The deceased was identified…
‘Criminal’ injured ‘while making bomb’ in Chuadanga A suspected criminal was injured while ‘making bomb’ in  his house at Dhannoghora in Damurhuda upazila on Monday morning. The injured…
  • 3 killed in Gazipur road crash
  • Locals demand Minni’s arrest over Rifat murder
  • Ctg’s outer ring road collapses before inauguration
  • Bangladesh
    UN, int’l bodies should work inside Myanmar for Rohingyas’ return: PM Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said international organisations and UN agencies should work inside Myanmar for the return of Rohingyas to their homeland. She also said Myanmar should start the repatriation process to take its nationals back from Bangladesh. The Prime Minister said this when…
    PM stresses formulation of master plan for development
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stressed the need for formulating a master plan to ensure planned development of the country protecting the water bodies, arabale lands and environment as well at the district, upazila and union level. “We would have to pursue development at district, upazila and even…
  • Korean PM leaves Dhaka
  • Govt officials being given facilities for country's dev: PM
  • Politics
    Ershad’s 2nd namaz-e-janaza held The second namaz-e-janaza of Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad was held on the Jatiya Sangsad premises on Monday morning. The janaza took place under the tunnel of South Plaza of parliament around 10:50 am. President Abdul Hamid, ministers, members of parliament, senior political leaders from different…
    Rise and fall of  Ershad Hussain Muhammad (HM) Ershad, a former military strongman and a five-time MP, breathed his last today (Sunday) at 7:45am in the Combined Military Hospital, Dhaka. The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament had been shuttling between his home and hospital for the last few months as his…
  • Ershad’s first Namaz-e-Janaza held
  • JP chief HM Ershad dies
  • Sports
    Dhaka soccer derby today Today it will be another Abahani-Mohammedan encounter of the Bangladesh Premier Football League at the Bangabandhu National Stadium. The match…
  • Djokovic vows to win fans' love with Federer record in view
  • Kiwis praise team but query 'cruel' rules
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    River— the mother and saviour

    Abdul Gaffar Choudhury

    River— the mother and saviour
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    • England's captain Eoin Morgan lifts the World Cup trophy as England's players celebrate their win after the 2019 Cricket World Cup final between England and New Zealand at Lord's Cricket Ground in London on yesterday. AFP PHOTO
    • Indonesia : Visitors pose for a photo amongst the flowers during a visit to a celosia flower garden in Banda Aceh on July 13, 2019.AFP PHOTO
    • Oslo : A bumblebee lands on a Stonecrop flower at Lindoya island in Oslo on July 07, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Slovakia : Tourist paddle on a boat on Strbske Pleso lake in High Tatras mountains, Slovakia on July 09, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Myanmar : This photo shows a general view of Anada ancient pagoda during sunset in Bagan on July 6, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany Hamburg : Sparrows enjoy the leftovers of a tarte flambee in a cafe in Hamburg, northern Germany, on July 5, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : Tour boats sail along the Moskva river in front of the Moscow State University in Moscow on July 6, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Indonesia : A man paddles his wooden boat after fishing during sunset at Kajhu beach, in Aceh province on July 1, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : Participants compete in a stand-up paddle rally organised by the National Society of Sea Rescue (SNSM) on the Seine river in Paris on June 28, 2019 during the national day of of the Sea Rescuers. AFP PHOTO
    • Indonesia : Some Egret birds take a flight as others rest on the top of mangrove trees during sunset at Kajhu beach, in Aceh province on July 1, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    This photo shows a man collecting lotus from a beel(vast water body) at Akhaura in Brahmanbaria district yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO This photo shows a man collecting lotus from a beel(vast water body) at Akhaura in Brahmanbaria…
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her South Korean counterpart Lee Nak-yon witness the signing of an instrument between the two countries at the
Prime Minister’s Office in the capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her South Korean counterpart Lee Nak-yon witness the signing…
    People of Delipar village in Chinaduli union under Islampur upazila of Jamalpur shift their belongings to
safe places yesterday as the village, like many neighbourhoods in seven upazilas of the district, reels under
flood water. FOCUSBANGLA PHOTO People of Delipar village in Chinaduli union under Islampur upazila of Jamalpur shift their…
    The photo taken yesterday from Adabar in the capital shows Ramchandrapur canal is filled with trash and wastage, causing sufferings to locals as
they alleged mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue are spreading alarmingly in the area. STAR MAIL PHOTO The photo taken yesterday from Adabar in the capital shows Ramchandrapur canal is filled with…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Workshop on Dhamail dance and music held at Shilpakala
    A three-day workshop on Dhamail dance and music came to an end, followed by a closing ceremony on Sunday, at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in Segun Bagicha of the capital. Organised by BSA and planned by its director General Liaquat…
    Environment
    Great Barrier Reef’s coral cover facing record low since 1985

    Great Barrier Reef’s coral cover facing record low since 1985

    Global warming has hit the Australian corals hard and now, the world-famous Great Barrier Reef coral cover is reaching its record low. The decline has been found near the northern stretch of the reef.…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    Disturbed sleep maybe an indication of this sleep disorder
    Do you often find yourself drifting in and out of sleep? Are you a light sleeper…
    Pantsuits get a chic whitewash
    White pantsuits are having a moment in fashion all thanks to tinsel town beauties…
    Sara Ali Khan in white chikankari kurta-palazzo set
    Sara Ali Khan has often been quoted saying that a white churidaar combo is a part…
    Science & Tech
    Apollo 11 at 50: Celebrating first steps on another world
    A half-century ago, in the middle of a mean year of war, famine, violence in…
    'US regulators approve $5bn Facebook fine'
    US regulators have approved a record $5bn (£4bn) fine on Facebook to…
    Twitter bans 'dehumanizing' posts toward religious groups
    Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing…
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