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  • 11th anniversary of Pilkhana carnage today
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3 killed in Sirajganj road crashes At least three people were killed and 13 others injured in separate road accidents in Raiganj upazila of Sirajganj  district on Tuesday. The deceased…
Man awarded life term for raping girl A court of Barishal on Sunday evening awarded a man to life term imprisonment for violating a girl after assuring to marry her.  Abu Shamim Azad,…
  • Community-based water management stressed
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  • Bangladesh
    82,422 students get primary scholarships A total of 82,422 students have got scholarships in the Primary Education Completion (PEC) examination held in 2019. State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Md Zakir Hossain announced this at a press conference at the Secretariat on Tuesday. Of the total recipients, 33,000 got scholarships under…
    No coronavirus patient detected yet in Bangladesh: Minister
No coronavirus case has yet been detected in Bangladesh which is good for the country, Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque said on Tuesday. “Our medical teams are working at all the airports and land ports to screen those coming from abroad to prevent the entry of the virus into the…
  • Light rain likely in 5 divisions
  • Teen-gang culture pops up again
  • Politics
    BNP to go for retrial of BDR carnage if returns to power
BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday said their party, if returns to power, will take steps for the retrial of the 2009-Pilkhana BDR carnage through a fair investigation. “Those convicted in the BDR-carnage case alleged that the trial was not fair. The full report on the…
    No laminated poster for Dhaka-10 campaigning
Election Commission (EC) has directed the candidates of the upcoming Dhaka-10 parliamentary by-polls not to use laminated posters as part of their election campaign. In addition, the EC has put a bar on indiscriminately using loudspeakers in the polling areas for the purpose of election campaign and…
  • HC seeks report on Khaleda’s health condition
  • Khaleda to be granted bail, hopes Fakhrul
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    • Tokyo : Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games mascot "Someity" is seen an event marking six months till the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo on February 25, 2020.AFP PHOTO
    • Sweden : Revellers dressed as animals take part in a fuzzcon parade on February 21, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Vienna : Flowers bloom near the Danube river in Vienna, Austria on February 17, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : Models of the Eiffel tower are displayed in front of the Eiffel Tower illuminated with pink hearts and love messages to mark the Valentine's day in Paris, on February 14, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Greece : People stand on the waterfront during sunset in Thessaloniki on February 13, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Climber form large queues on Mount Everest at peak season as the world’s tallest mountain summit attracts climbers from all over the world. AFP PHOTO
    • In this picture taken on Monday Indian artist Sudarsan Pattnaik puts some final touches as he makes a sand sculpture depicting people wearing protective facemasks with a message reading 'Fight against coronavirus, We stand with China' at Puri beach in Puri. The number of fatalities from China's new coronavirus epidemic jumped to 1,011 nationwide on February 11 after hard-hit Hubei province reported 103 new deaths. AFP PHOTO
    • Members of the Spanish NGO Maydayterraneo take a group of migrants from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan to the Aita Mari rescue boat during the rescue of 65 migrants in the Mediterranean international waters off the Libyan coast on Monday. AFP PHOTO
    • Syria : Corn bunting (Emberiza calandra) birds stand on branches amdist snow in a field in the northeastern Syrian town of al-Malikiyah (Derik) at the border with Turkey after a blizzard on February 10, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Seagulls fly as the sun rises over Cecchignola, south of Rome, on February 3, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    A Dhaka South City Corporation excavator unloads crushed illegal structures on a truck after pulling down those from the roadsides around the National Press
Club in the capital yesterday in a bid to spruce up the area and to decongest the downtown. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY A Dhaka South City Corporation excavator unloads crushed illegal structures on a truck after…
    Additional IGP of the Criminal Investigation Department of Bangladesh Police Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun hands
over award to a female constable for best performance during the training courses in passing out parade on Rangpur
Police Training Centre ground yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Additional IGP of the Criminal Investigation Department of Bangladesh Police Chowdhury Abdullah…
    A healthcare worker holds a saline bag high while a stretcher-bearer helps one of the accident victims to the emergency department of Kurmitola General
Hospital after a car ploughed through the footpath (inset) at Kurmitola area in the capital yesterday, injuring at least eighteen people. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM A healthcare worker holds a saline bag high while a stretcher-bearer helps one of the accident…
    People browse through books at a stall at book fair at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO People browse through books at a stall at book fair at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital yesterday.…
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    Scientists gather to study risk from microplastic pollution

    Tiny bits of broken-down plastic smaller than a fraction of a grain of riceare turning up everywhere in oceans, from the water tothe guts of fish and the poop of sea otters and giant killer whales. Yet…
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    Face masks are Paris fashion week must-haves
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    World's first vitro cheetah cubs born at Ohio zoo
    Two cheetah cubs have been born through in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer…
    Google warns Huawei owners not to install its apps
    Google has warned people not to circumvent the ban on Google apps that affects…
    NASA to resume InSight Lander's heat probe using new plan
    NASA engineers have a new plan for pushing down on the heat probe of the InSight…
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