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World News
Trump launches 2020 bid with vow to 'keep America great' President Donald Trump launched his 2020 reelection campaign Tuesday much the same…
More than 100 children die in India in encephalitis outbreak
More than 100 children have died in an encephalitis outbreak in India's eastern…
US acting defense boss steps down amid Iran tension
The US acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan is citing a "painful"…
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Int’l, regional pressure deemed key to ending Rohingya crisis
Metro
Jamuna river protection raises hopes among erosion-hit people
The ongoing Jamuna river protection project has raised hopes among the erosion-affected people of Tangail Sadar, Kalihati, Bhuapur and Goplapur Upazila.…
Woman killed in Chattogram road crash
A woman was killed in a road crash at Tigerpass in Chattogram city on Tuesday night. The deceased was identified as Kajoli Saha, 55, wife of Kanai Saha…
  • Youth beaten dead in Jashore
  • Fake magistrate jailed for 6 months
  • 2 killed in Cumilla road crash
  • Bangladesh
    Int’l, regional pressure deemed key to ending Rohingya crisis Intensive international and regional pressure on Myanmar is needed for resolving the Rohingya crisis, as a bilateral level solution has not been possible so far, experts said. They said the Government of Bangladesh has already understood that it is not possible to resolve the crisis at the bilateral…
    Police HQ forms body to probe ‘graft’ of DIG Mizan
The police headquarters have formed a three-member committee to investigate allegations of graft against deputy inspector general (DIG) Mizanur Rahman and submit a probe report in a case filed against him. Confirming this news, the assistant inspector general of police (media & public relations),…
  • Govt draws up shortlist for DC posting
  • Remove and destroy expired medicines in 30 days: HC
  • Politics
    Khaleda needs bail in two more cases for release from jail BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia needs bail in two more cases, out of a total of 37, to be released from jail. “It’ll be possible for the BNP chief to walk out of jail, if the High Court grants her bail in the Zia Charitable Trust case and the Supreme Court’s Appellate Division grants her…
    5th phase UZ polls held peacefully
Awami League's Rina Parvin and MA Rashid were elected chairmen from Gazipur Sadar and Bandar upazila respectively in the fifth phase upazila election which was held by and large peacefully barring some stray incidents at 20 upazilas yesterday. Results of the upazilas came in include Gazipur Sadar,…
  • Judiciary’s independence proved yet again: Quader
  • Khaleda gets 6-month bail in two defamation cases
  • Sports
    Accolades pouring on Tigers Accolades continued pouring on Bangladesh for their tremendous victory against West Indies, a victory that kept them alive in the ICC Cricket…
  • Confident Abahani face Marshyangdi today
  • Brazil model accusing Neymar of rape speaks to police again
  • Today's Print Edition
    In Focus
    Opinions
    Nursing profession needs reforms

    DR. FORQAN UDDIN AHMED

    Nursing profession needs reforms
    Heat waves and health

    Mohammed Abul Kalam, PhD

    Heat waves and health
    Video
    Photo Gallery
    • Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan (L) celebrates his century with Bangladesh's Liton Das during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between West Indies and Bangladesh at The County Ground in Taunton, southwest England yesterday. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A ladybird rests on a daisy flower on June 13, 2019 in Munich, southern Germany. AFP PHOTO
    • Greece : June's full moon, known as the Strawberry Moon, rises above the Apollo Temple in ancient Corinth, on June 17, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Bangladesh's captain Mashrafe Mortaza (right) and Shakib al Hasan seen during a training session at The County Ground in Taunton, south-west England yesterday ahead of their 2019 World Cup match against West Indies today. BCB PHOTO
    • Youths take a bath in the Buriganga River yesterday to get a relief from scorching heat as the day’s maximum temperature in the Bangladesh capital was recorded at 36 degrees Celsius. AFP PHOTO
    • Ankara : This picture taken on June 5, 2019 shows a general view of the newly constructed Kuzey Ankara Mosque in Pursaklar district in Ankara. AFP PHOTO
    • Veneto : People take part in the annual Vogalonga rowing regatta on the Venice lagoon, on June 9, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • DEUTSCHLAND : A man paddles with his board on the lake Starnberger See near Seeshaupt, southern Germany, as the sun sets after a day with temperatures reaching 28 degrees on June 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Pakistan : A Kalash woman wearing a traditional dress takes a selfie with her friends during a break as they celebrate 'Joshi', a festival to welcome the arrival of spring, at Bumburate village in the mountainous valleys in northern Pakistan on May 16, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Ankara : Shows a general view of the newly constructed Kuzey Ankara Mosque in Pursaklar district in Ankara on June 5, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    PM’s Private Industry and Investment Adviser Salman F Rahman receives a souvenir from the delegation of UK Bangladesh Catalysts of Commerce and Industry during the business team’s visit to his Gulshan office in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO PM’s Private Industry and Investment Adviser Salman F Rahman receives a souvenir from the…
    Local people join hands with firefighters’ struggle to douse a razing fire that broke out at a filling station at Kalyanpur in the capital yesterday.
INDEPENDENT PHOTO Local people join hands with firefighters’ struggle to douse a razing fire that broke out…
    This recent photo shows a portion of the river bank protection embankment in
Bhuapur upazila of Tangail. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This recent photo shows a portion of the river bank protection embankment in Bhuapur upazila…
    With a baby on her lap, a woman smiles on her fellows who riskily follow her in crossing a road at Shahjadpur in the capital Sunday, skipping the
footbridge at a stone’s throw. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM With a baby on her lap, a woman smiles on her fellows who riskily follow her in crossing a…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Mahdiyah’s new song inspired by Runa Laila
    Young singer Mahdiyah--the youngest daughter of the real-life celebrity couple, Naim and Shabnaz--is going to release a new song titled ‘Onek Brishti Jhore’ on her YouTube channel today. The song was originally rendered by internationally-acclaimed singer…
    Environment
    Greenland lost 2 billion tons of ice on just one day

    Greenland lost 2 billion tons of ice on just one day

    Over 40% of Greenland experienced melting Thursday, with total ice loss estimated to be more than 2 gigatons (equal to 2 billion tons) on just that day alone. While Greenland is a big island filled with…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    Nothing to worry as ‘expired medicines replaced regularly’
    There is nothing to be worried about expired medicine in pharmacies or retailers…
    Look cool and confident this summer
    It is sweltering hot outside and how much ever one would like to wear this summer,…
    Young Chinese revive ancient fashion
    Dressed in a flowing long robe adorned with beaded floral embroidery from a bygone…
    Science & Tech
    Facebook unveils global cryptocurrency
    Facebook is leaping into the world of cryptocurrency with its own digital money,…
    NASA's Deep Space Atomic Clock to launch into Earth's orbit in late June
    The Deep Space Atomic Clock, a new technology from NASA's Jet Propulsion…
    Vodafone suffers faults across Europe
    Vodafone says it is working to tackle "disruption" to its mobile…
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