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  • Awareness campaign about disaster urgently needed: PM
  • 5 to die in C’nawabganj for killing girl after rape
  • 7 MoUs likely to be signed during PM’s Brunei visit
  • 4 killed in Dinajpur, Feni road crashes
  • No one safe in the country: Fakhrul
  • 200 shops gutted in Malibagh kitchen market fire
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Gunmen kill 14 bus passengers in Pakistan Gunmen killed at least 14 people after forcing them to disembark from buses in Pakistan’s…
Time counts Mahathir among 100 most influential in 2019 Nearly a year into his second tenure as Malaysia prime minister, Tun Dr Mahathir…
Indian EC suspends officer for checking Modi's chopper The Election Commission of India on Wednesday suspended an officer posted as General…
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Metro
Another remanded over Nusrat murder A Feni court on Thursday placed Md Shamim, an accused in madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder case, on a 5-day remand. Senior judicial magistrate…
200 shops gutted in Malibagh kitchen market fire Two hundred shops were gutted as a fire broke out at a kitchen market in the city’s Malibagh area early Thursday. Mahfuz Riven, duty officer at…
  • 38.53pc work of phase-1of metro rail completed
  • Fire at Malibagh Kitchen Market doused
  • Nusrat’s classmate put on 5-day remand
  • Bangladesh
    Advance ticket 
sale at 6 spots Advance train tickets for upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr for travelling from Dhaka will be available at six spots -- five in the capital and one in Gazipur, said Railways Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujon yesterday. The six spots are Dhaka University, Fulbaria, Mirpur, Kamalapur Railway Station and Airport Railway…
    Bangladesh, Myanmar to hold meeting May 3 Bangladesh and Myanmar will hold their next Joint Working Group (JWG) meeting in Naypyidaw on May 3 to discuss the development made so far for safe repatriation of Rohingya people. “The next Bangladesh-Myanmar joint working group meeting will be held in their capital (Naypyidaw) on May 3,”…
  • 7 MoUs likely to be signed during PM’s Brunei visit
  • 4 killed in Dinajpur, Feni road crashes
  • Politics
    No one safe in the country: Fakhrul BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday said that no one is now safe anywhere in the country as the-law-and order situation has seriously deteriorated. “There’s now no rule of law, justice and human rights in the country. The law-and-order situation has worsened…
    No information on Khaleda's parole: Minister Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has said they have no information about BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's release on parole. He came up with the remark while replying to a reporter’s query on Khaleda's reported release on parole for treatment in London.  The Foreign Minister briefed…
  • BNP prefers party reform to free-Khaleda movement now
  • BNP MPs-elect ‘positive’ on joining JS
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    NaMO NaMO everywhere

    Kumkum Chadha

    NaMO NaMO everywhere
    The body’s immune system

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    • A Bangladeshi girl attends a rally in celebration of the Bengali New Year or "Pohela Boishakh" in Dhaka on April 14, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Bangladeshi ravellers attend a rally in celebration of the Bengali New Year or "Pohela Boishakh" in Dhaka on April 14, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Rome : A man blows soap bubbles for tourists on April 7, 2019 in Rome. AFP PHOTO
    • Florida : A pair of American white ibis fight while foraging for aquatic insects at daybreak along the seashore near the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, on April 11, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Lombardy : People view Italian sculptor Gaetano Pesce's 1969 revolutionary feminist seat "UP5&6" on April 6, 2019 on Piazza del Duomo in Milan, with the cathedral in background. AFP PHOTO
    • France : A general view taken on April 8, 2019 shows rapeseed fields near Juzes, southern France. AFP PHOTO
    • Students of Fine Arts Department of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University in Trishal upazila of Mymensingh are busy with preparations for Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bengali New Year. This photo was taken yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Finland : Two reindeers and their jockeys chase along an animal that runs loose as they approach the finish line on the 1 km ice track of the final in the BRP Poro cup reindeer race on a lake in Inari, northern Finland on March 31, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • People walk back to Tijuana from San Diego at San Ysidro crossing port in Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexico, on Tuesday when President Donald Trump said he is ‘100 percent’ prepared to close down the US-Mexico border, warning Congress and Central American governments to take action to stem the flow of migrants into the country. AFP PHOTO
    • This file photo taken on October 30, 2018 shows Indian yoga enthusiasts practice in Lodhi Gardens amid heavy smog conditions in New Delhi. AFP PHOTO
    Salman F Rahman (4th left), the private industries and investment adviser to the prime minister, makes a PowerPoint presentation on the investment
environment in Bangladesh in front of the ambassadors and heads of missions of OIC members at the PMO in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Salman F Rahman (4th left), the private industries and investment adviser to the prime minister,…
    Children frolic in the lake water of Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital yesterday as sweltering summer sizzled the mega city. Met
office predicts rain accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur in some places in country today. STAR MAIL PHOTO Children frolic in the lake water of Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital yesterday as sweltering…
    Skipping the footbridge at a stone’s throw, a man squeezes through a porous barbed wire fence on Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue at Farmgate in the
capital recently amid risks of losing limbs or life. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Skipping the footbridge at a stone’s throw, a man squeezes through a porous barbed wire…
    Tenants of BGMEA Tower at Karwan Bazar inside the Hatirjheel in the capital yesterday shift their office equipment as Rajuk deadline to remove their belongings ended in the evening yesterday. Photo: Nazmul islam Tenants of BGMEA Tower at Karwan Bazar inside the Hatirjheel in the capital yesterday shift…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    PM gives Tk 35 lakh to Ahmed Sharif
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handed over a cheque of Taka 35 lakh to renowned film actor Ahmed Sharif on Thursday. The prime minister provided the financial assistance for the treatment of ailing Ahmed Sharif and his wife. Ahmad Sharif, former president of Chalachchitra…
    Environment
    New Zealand's environment is in serious trouble, major report finds

    New Zealand's environment is in serious trouble, major report finds

    A report on the state of New Zealand’s environment has painted a bleak picture of catastrophic biodiversity loss, polluted waterways and the destructive rise of the dairy industry and urban sprawl.…
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    Global measles cases up 300 percent year-on-year: WHO
    Measles cases rose 300 percent worldwide through the first three months of 2019…
    'Forever young': study uncovers protein that keeps skin youthful
    Beauty might only be skin deep, but for those wondering how to keep that skin young,…
    100-year-old yoga instructor keeps dancing
    A 100-year-old yoga instructor has no plans to stop practicing and teaching. On…
    Science & Tech
    Samsung's Galaxy Fold already breaking for some early users
    Several reporters with early access to Samsung's Galaxy Fold — a…
    India bans video sharing app Tiktok
    The Indian government has ordered Google and Apple to take down the Chinese-owned…
    Human health can be 'mostly sustained' for a year in space: NASA
    Spending 340 days aboard the International Space Station between 2015 and 2016…
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