Tuesday 19 March 2019 ,
Tuesday 19 March 2019 ,
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  • Students call for countrywide class boycott Wednesday
  • Dhaka issues travel advice on Australia
  • Cumilla case: Govt files petition seeking stay on Khaleda’s bail
  • Per capita income rises to US$ 1909 from US$ 1751
  • GDP to hit 8.13 pc in current fiscal year: Finance Minister
At a Glance
  • Anamul, Easwaran lead Prime Bank to 3rd win
  • New Zealand wants answers from Mark Zuckerberg over mosque attack video
  • Khaleda unable to eat properly: Fakhrul
  • Rangamati shooting tragic: CEC
  • Couple suffers 95 pc burns in ‘AC explosion’
  • Dhaka issues travel advice on Australia
  • Pre-election violence: 12 hurt in Khulna
  • Rangamati gun attack well-planned: BNP
  • NEC approves Tk 1,65,000cr revised ADP
  • US HR report on Bangladesh biased: Hasan
  • Road crash kills 3 in Rangpur
  • GDP growth to hit 8.13pc in current fiscal year
  • Banks to charge simple interest rate: Kamal
  • ePassports set to be on roll in June
  • Passenger held at Chattogram airport with Yaba, hemp
  • Obaidul Quader’s bypass surgery on Wednesday
  • Christchurch shooting: Australia PM calls for social media crackdown
  • Myanmar Military launches new probe of 2017 Rohingya abuses
  • Warner Bros chairman-CEO resigns after sexual impropriety allegations
  • 2 killed in Narsingdi AL factional clash
  • Germany launches 5G auction
  • Players were petrified and inconsolable whole night: Sunil Joshi
  • Man Utd have no plans to move for Bale
  • World's most expensive cities revealed
  • Neymar, Mbappe will not leave PSG: Sources
  • Upazila AL president gunned down in Rangamati
  • ePassports set to be on roll in June
  • Mukesh Ambani bails brother Anil Ambani out of jail
  • England could run short of water within 25 years
  • Apple unveils new iPad Air and iPad mini
  • Mbappe more valuable than Messi and Ronaldo, says Mourinho
  • Students call for countrywide class boycott Wednesday
  • PM unveils 'Bangla Bhashar Bangabandhu'
  • Cyclone Idai: More than 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique
  • Investment will increase in 2 to 3yrs, hopes Razzaque
  • Novoair offers discount centering Dhaka Travel Mart
  • Tipu for increasing RMG export to India
  • Is Mithila the mystery woman in Srijit’s life?
  • Serajul Islam, Bulbul Sarwar selected as winners
  • 200th show ‘Lal Jomin’ today
  • Francophonie Festival begins at AFD today
  • Three killed in Dutch tram ‘terror attack’
  • ACC to seek stay on Jaha Alam film
  • Demo to push for re-polling continues
  • 2nd phase of UZ  elections held
  • Poll officials among 7 shot dead in CHT
  • World News
    Myanmar Military launches new probe of 2017 Rohingya abuses The Tatmadaw (military) in Myanmar has set up a new panel to scrutinise and verify…
    Christchurch shooting: Australia PM calls for social media crackdown Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called for global restrictions on social…
    Cyclone Idai: More than 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique More than 1,000 people are feared dead in a devastating cyclone that hit Mozambique…
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    Students call for countrywide class boycott Wednesday
    Metro
    Couple suffers 95 pc burns in ‘AC explosion’ A couple sustained severe burn injuries after their air-conditioner exploded at their home in Uttara on early Tuesday, police said. The victims were named…
    Road crash kills 3 in Rangpur Three people were killed in a road accident on Rangpur-Bagura  highway in Pirganj upazila of the district on Tuesday, reports UNB. Officer-in-charge…
  • Passenger held at Chattogram airport with Yaba, hemp
  • Demo to push for re-polling continues
  • Election official among 7 shot dead in Rangamati
  • Bangladesh
    Obaidul Quader’s bypass surgery on Wednesday Road, Transport and Bridges Minister and also general secretary of Bangladesh Awami League (AL) Obaidul Quader will undergo a bypass surgery on Wednesday at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore, said Prof Dr Abu Nasar Rizvi of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). The surgery will be…
    US HR report on Bangladesh biased: Hasan Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Tuesday said the recent US State Department report on human right practices in Bangladesh is totally biased. “The report was made taking information from a few organizations like ‘Adhikar’ and ‘Transparency International Bangladesh’…
  • Poll officials among 7 shot dead in CHT
  • ACC to seek stay on Jaha Alam film
  • Politics
    Cumilla case: Govt files petition seeking stay on Khaleda’s bail The government on Tuesday filed a petition seeking stay on the High Court order that had granted bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a murder case filed over the death of eight people in an arson attack in Cumilla, UNB reports. Deputy Attorney General Dr Mohmmad Bashir Ullah filed the petition with…
    Rangamati gun attack well-planned: BNP Terming Rangamati gun attack a well-designed one, BNP on Tuesday said violence and criminalisation by miscreants is growing centring elections in the country for lack of democracy and atmosphere for credible polls. "Bangladesh has got affected with the disease of terrorism. BNP considers killing…
  • 2 killed in Narsingdi AL factional clash
  • Upazila AL president gunned down in Rangamati
  • Today's Print Edition
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    Opinions
    Closing energy gap would help poorest countries develop

    Professor Sarwar Md. Saifullah Khaled

    Closing energy gap would help poorest countries develop
    Civil service and ethics

    DR. FORQAN UDDIN AHMED

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    Father and liberator

    Abdul Gaffar Choudhury

    Father and liberator
    Video
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    • Germany : A flock of starlings fly through a nature reserve close to the river Danube in Daugendorf, southern Germany, on March 13, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : A Syrian whirling dervish performs at the Philarmonique of Paris on March 9, 2019. The dervishes are adepts of Sufism, a mystical form of Islam that preaches tolerance and a search for understanding. Those who whirl, like planets around the sun, turn dance into a form of prayer. AFP PHOTO
    • Istanbul : A general view at the Camlica Republic Mosque in Istanbul, created by two female architects, Bahar Mızrak and Hayriye Gül Totu, opened on March 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A picture taken on March 10, 2019 shows a view of the city hall's square during a snowfall in the village of Wernigerode. AFP PHOTO
    • United States : Poppies bloom on the hills of Walker Canyon in Lake Elsinore, California, on March 8, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • France : Nikita, a 12-year-old Lion is pictured next to her 2 white lion cubs, four-months old, at the zoo in La Fleche, northwestern France, on February 22, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • London : A swan flaps it's wings on the Serpentine lake in Hyde Park in central London as the capital basks in sunshine on February 24, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Greece : People take pictures of the sculpture "Umbrellas" by late Greek artist George Zongolopoulos, during a heavy snowfall in Thessaloniki on February 23, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • France : A woman feeds seagulls on the beach of Nice, south-eastern France, on February 22, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A stork eats a day-old chick in its aviary at an animal park in Springe near Hanover, northern Germany, on February 5, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    Supporters of all the panels, who boycotted the DUCSU election, lay siege to the VC office on the Dhaka University campus yesterday demanding
cancellation of the election results and announcement of fresh schedule. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Supporters of all the panels, who boycotted the DUCSU election, lay siege to the VC office…
    Salman F Rahman, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Private Industries and Investment Adviser, speaks at a function organised to inaugurate
Bangabandhu Memorial Library and a school for children with disabilities at the Shilpakala Academy in Satkhira yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Salman F Rahman, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Private Industries and Investment Adviser,…
    People crowd around the wounded electoral officials riddled with bullets in the Noimile area of Baghaichhari in Rangamati on
the eve of their being taken to Combined Military Hospital in Chattogram yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO People crowd around the wounded electoral officials riddled with bullets in the Noimile area…
    Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment adviser to the prime minister, cuts a cake to observe the 99th birth
anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children’s Day at the
upazila Shilpakala Academy at Nawabganj in Dhaka yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment adviser to the prime minister, cuts a cake…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Is Mithila the mystery woman in Srijit’s life?
    Speculation is rife that Srijit Mukherji, the most eligible bachelor in Tollywood, may just be taken. The filmmaker’s close associates say there’s a mystery girl in his life and that he has been going steady for some time now. On Saturday night, at a star…
    Environment
    England could run short of water within 25 years

    England could run short of water within 25 years

    England is set to run short of water within 25 years, the chief executive of the Environment Agency has warned. The country is facing the ‘‘jaws of death”, Sir James Bevan said, at the…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    Around 15 lakh cancer patients in Bangladesh: Report
    There are around 15 lakh cancer patients now in Bangladesh with 1.5 lakh people…
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    The kitchen is home to variety of natural ingredients that are associated with numerous…
    Alia Bhatt's style evolution in films
    Alia Bhatt is turning 26 this year. She is different, has been so. She got her launchpad…
    Science & Tech
    New Zealand wants answers from Mark Zuckerberg over mosque attack video
    Horrific video of the mosque massacre in Christchurch was viewed live fewer…
    Service hindered by lack of local news, says Facebook
    Facebook's effort to establish a service that provides its users with local…
    Major NZ companies set to pull ads from Facebook, Google over mosque shootings video
    A collective of some of New Zealand's biggest brands is set to pull ads…
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