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  • Intelligence agencies alert to prevent terror attack: PM
  • Zahidur a 'mass enemy': BNP
  • BNP’s Zahidur takes oath as MP
  • PM opens first-ever non-stop train service on Dhaka-Rajshahi route
  • 4 workers killed as truck ploughs into Ctg house
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Sri Lanka halts low season visa-free plan after bombings Sri Lanka had announced last month a plan to allow visa-free entry to tourists from…
Fresh explosion hits outside court building in town east of Colombo A fresh explosion has hit Sri Lanka - days after more than 300 people died in terror…
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Rana Plaza volunteer dies after ‘setting himself on fire’ in Savar A man, who volunteered in rescue operations after the Rana Plaza collapse, reportedly committed suicide by setting himself on fire in Birulia on Wednesday…
Chattogram transport strike suspended Transport workers have suspended their 24-hour strike on Thursday after the local administration promised to swiftly arrest criminals who beat a bus driver…
  • Transport strike underway in Chattogram
  • 4 workers killed as truck ploughs into Ctg house
  • Now father nabbed for ‘raping’ daughter in Khulna
  • Bangladesh
    Bangladesh not to take blame for any casualty in Rohingya camps: FM Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Thursday said those who are opposing the relocation of Rohingyas to Bhasan Char Island should take the responsibility if there is any casualty in Cox's Bazar camps during monsoon. “If people die due to landslides following heavy rainfalls, we’ll…
    Stop selling antibiotic without prescription: HC The High Court on Thursday asked the government to take necessary steps to ban the sale of antibiotics without prescriptions of specialist physicians. The bench of Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif and Justice Razik-Al-Jalil issued the order after hearing a writ petition filed by lawyer Syed Sayedul Haque…
  • 6 to die for govt officer murder
  • Intelligence agencies alert to terror attack: PM
  • Politics
    Took oath knowing consequences: Zahid BNP MP-elect Zahidur Rahman Zahid on Thursday said he took oath as an MP of the 11th parliament knowing that his party may expel him for violating its decision. “I’ve taken oath going against the party decision knowing that it may expel me. I’ll remain with the party even if it expels…
    Khaleda doesn’t meet criteria for getting legal aid: Anisul Law Minister Anisul Huq on Thursday said that BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia does not meet the criteria for getting legal assistance from the government. People who are poor and unable to get justice for various economic and social reasons can get such services, he told reporters at secretariat marking…
  • Zahidur a 'mass enemy': BNP
  • BNP’s Zahidur takes oath as MP
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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
    Grief-stricken relatives of Rana Plaza victims and activists of different organisations place wreaths at a memorial in Savar yesterday to pay homage to
those who were killed in the deadly building collapse six years ago. The victims and survivors in one of the greatest industrial disasters in the history
still cry for compensation, justice and rehabilitations. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Grief-stricken relatives of Rana Plaza victims and activists of different organisations place…
    Villagers form a human chain on the bank of Meghna River in Kamalnagar upazila of Laxmipur yesterday demanding
effective steps to check river erosion in the area. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Villagers form a human chain on the bank of Meghna River in Kamalnagar upazila of Laxmipur…
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina consoles the melancholic family members of Zayan
Chowdhury when his body was flown back from Sri Lanka to his grandfather Awami League
leader Sheikh Selim’s Banani home in the capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina consoles the melancholic family members of Zayan Chowdhury when…
    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…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Popstar Mila pleads for justice against ex-husband
    Popular singer Mila Islam, often considered a groundbreaking female pop artist of the nation, has expressed her misery at being victimized by her ex-husband and urged journalists to help her survive. The singer broke down in tears while relaying her horrifying experiences…
    Environment
    Poachers threaten precious Madagascar forest and lemurs

    Poachers threaten precious Madagascar forest and lemurs

    Under a leaden sky, six rangers walk silently in single file through Vohibola, one of the last primary forests in eastern Madagascar. Alert to the slightest movement and sound, Michael Tovolahy's…
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    Violent relationship ups mental disorder risk in women
    Women, please take note. If you are in a violent relationship you may be at an increased…
    7 beauty products of neem
    Looking for ways to bring about a change in your beauty routine by turning to herbal…
    100-year-old yoga instructor keeps dancing
    A 100-year-old yoga instructor has no plans to stop practicing and teaching. On…
    Science & Tech
    WHO says maximum one-hour screen time per day for kids under 5
    Young children should not spend more than an hour a day watching television…
    Google's Wing Aviation gets FAA OK for drone deliveries
    Google affiliate Wing Aviation has received federal approval allowing it to…
    Twitter shares lift off as profits soar; Trump weighs in
    Twitter shares flew higher Tuesday after a surprisingly robust quarterly report,…
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