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  • 73.93 pc pass HSC, equivalent examinations; 47,286 students secure GPA 5
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13 killed in Japan animation studio fire At least 13 people are dead and dozens injured after a suspected arson attack at…
US ban on Myanmar generals a first step A formerly imprisoned Rohingya activist said Wednesday that a US ban on Myanmar's…
US hopes North Korea talks will go ahead despite Pyongyang threat The United States said Tuesday it hoped to hold denuclearization talks with North…
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Youth carrying child’s severed head beaten dead by mob in Netrakona A youth was beaten to death by a mob on Thursday after he was found carrying a child’s severed head in a bag in the town. The deceased youth could…
DU students block Shahabagh again A group of Dhaka University (DU) students blocked the key Shahbagh intersection for the second consecutive day on Thursday demanding an end to the university’s…
  • Flood swamps Gaibandha town
  • New areas submerged as Sherpur’s flood situation worsens
  • Rishan Farazi detained over Rifat murder
  • Bangladesh
    China wants execution of Rohingya repatriation deal: Envoy China wants implementation of the agreement signed between Bangladesh and Myanmar over the Rohingya repatriation, said its outgoing Ambassador to Bangladesh Zhang Zuo on Thursday. "We want execution of the deal signed between Bangladesh and Myanmar over the repatriation of Rohingyas," he said…
    Maintain quality of fish products for export: PM    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday stressed the importance of maintaining the international standard of fish and fish products for export as riverine Bangladesh can grab the first position in the world in producing fish from inland water bodies. “It’s very essential to maintain the…
  • HC wants to know steps on judges’ security
  • HC slams Dhaka city corpns over mosquito menace
  • Politics
    Ershad finally laid to rest in Rangpur
Jatiya Party Chairman and former president Hussain Muhammad Ershad was finally laid to eternal rest yesterday at Palli Nibash in his hometown Rangpur where he was the most admirable political figure for over three decades. The former military strongman who ruled the country for nine years was buried…
    Experts see ‘existential crisis’ for JP following Ershad’s demise The Jatiya Party (JP-Ershad), main opposition in Parliament, is likely to face an existential crisis in the near future following the death of its founder chairman HM Ershad, say some political analysts. They think that the dispute between two groups in the Jatiya Party as well as intra-party feuds…
  • Ershad’s 2nd namaz-e-janaza held
  • Rise and fall of Ershad
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    • Recipients of a scholarship pose for a photograph with dignitaries (seated, on stage) at a felicitation programme organised by Dhaka Zila Parishad at the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh in the capital yesterday. Prime minister’s private industry and investment adviser Salman F Rahman was present as chief guest at the event.INDEPENDENT PHOTOS
    • Recipients of a scholarship pose for a photograph with dignitaries (seated, on stage) at a felicitation programme organised by Dhaka Zila Parishad at the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh in the capital yesterday. Prime minister’s private industry and investment adviser Salman F Rahman was present as chief guest at the event.INDEPENDENT PHOTOS
    • Recipients of a scholarship pose for a photograph with dignitaries (seated, on stage) at a felicitation programme organised by Dhaka Zila Parishad at the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh in the capital yesterday. Prime minister’s private industry and investment adviser Salman F Rahman was present as chief guest at the event.INDEPENDENT PHOTOS
    • Recipients of a scholarship pose for a photograph with dignitaries (seated, on stage) at a felicitation programme organised by Dhaka Zila Parishad at the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh in the capital yesterday. Prime minister’s private industry and investment adviser Salman F Rahman was present as chief guest at the event.INDEPENDENT PHOTOS
    • Recipients of a scholarship pose for a photograph with dignitaries (seated, on stage) at a felicitation programme organised by Dhaka Zila Parishad at the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh in the capital yesterday. Prime minister’s private industry and investment adviser Salman F Rahman was present as chief guest at the event.INDEPENDENT PHOTOS
    • Recipients of a scholarship pose for a photograph with dignitaries (seated, on stage) at a felicitation programme organised by Dhaka Zila Parishad at the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh in the capital yesterday. Prime minister’s private industry and investment adviser Salman F Rahman was present as chief guest at the event.INDEPENDENT PHOTOS
    • Recipients of a scholarship pose for a photograph with dignitaries (seated, on stage) at a felicitation programme organised by Dhaka Zila Parishad at the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh in the capital yesterday. Prime minister’s private industry and investment adviser Salman F Rahman was present as chief guest at the event. INDEPENDENT PHOTOS
    • 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
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates Dhaka-Benapole-Dhaka train service and extension of Banalata Express service up to Chapainawabganj
through videoconference from Ganabhaban in the capital yesterday while Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan claps. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates Dhaka-Benapole-Dhaka train service and extension…
    Students of Rajuk Uttara Model College in the capital jubilate on their campus in celebration of their HSC results which
was published yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Students of Rajuk Uttara Model College in the capital jubilate on their campus in celebration…
    A man puts his wet clothes on his tin-shed structure to dry and a boy frolics in floodwater at a village in Islampur upazila of Jamalpur district
yesterday as flood-hit people scramble for food, safe water and higher ground in the affected areas. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO A man puts his wet clothes on his tin-shed structure to dry and a boy frolics in floodwater…
    Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment adviser to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, addresses a workshop
organised by Economic Reporters' Forum at Paltan Tower in the capital yesterday. STORY ON PAGE 9 INDEPENDENT PHOTO Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment adviser to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina,…
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    ‘Noashal’
    Entertaining the audiences for more than last seven years, ‘Noashal’, an immensely popular drama serial on RTV directed by popular actor-director Mir Sabbir, is all set to end with its final episode tonight. The 871st episode of ‘Noashal’ is…
    Environment
    'Arctic heat wave' hits world's northernmost settlement

    'Arctic heat wave' hits world's northernmost settlement

    Temperatures hit a record 69.8 degrees Fahrenheit in Alert, the northernmost permanently inhabited spot on the planet less than 600 miles from the North Pole, the Canadian meteorology service said Tuesday.…
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    Apollo 11 at 50: Celebrating first steps on another world
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    US regulators have approved a record $5bn (£4bn) fine on Facebook to…
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