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  • Election schedule in first week of Nov: EC
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Ayub Bacchu believed in spirit of War of Liberation: Obaidul Quader Bangladesh Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader today said deceased rock singer Ayub Bacchu believed in the spirit of War of Liberation and he…
Ex- UNO gets 8-yr jail in graft case A court here on Thursday sentenced former upazila nirbahi officer(UNO) of Panchhari upazila in Khagrachhari distirct to eight years imprisonment in a…
  • DU student Akhter falls sick; admitted to DMCH
  • 3 get life term for possessing drugs in Jhenaidah
  • Crew dies in cargo vessel fire in Ctg
  • Bangladesh
    Police to thwart bid to create chaos over polls: Minister Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Friday said police will take tough action against any bid to create anarchy over the upcoming general election. “Our police force has acquired modern skills and capacities. They’re capable of taking stern action against any sort of anarchy,” he…
    President for preventing evil forces to continue country’s development President M Abdul Hamid today urged all irrespective of religions and castes to prevent anti-liberation evil forces to continue the pace of development in the country. “The anti-liberation forces have repeatedly tried to prevent the country’s democratic progress and development . . . But…
  • 25 fishermen jailed in Bhola for catching hilsa defying ban
  • Train smashes into human-hauler in Rajbari; 3 dead
  • Politics
    Oikyafront commits mistake briefing diplomats at beginning: Quader Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Friday said the newly formed Jatiya Oikyafront has committed a mistake at the beginning of its journey by complaining to foreigners without reaching out to people, reports UNB.  He came up with the remarks while talking to reporters after visiting…
    We don’t consider AL our rival: Nazrul


BNP senior leader Nazrul Islam Khan on Friday said they now do not consider Awami League as their rival as they have to face only law enforcers, not the ruling party, in politics. "We don't now consider Awami League as our rival. Police, Rab and BGB, not Awami League, stand in front of us when…
  • Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh announces new committee
  • Decision on AL’s alliance soon: Quader
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    • Germany : A squirrel stands between autumn leaves in Aukrug-Homfeld, northern Germany on October 11, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Waves crash along a pier as the outerbands of hurricane Michael arrive yesterday in Panama City Beach, Florida. The hurricane is forecast to hit the Florida Panhandle at a possible category 4 storm. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A fallow deer roars during the rutting season in the zoological garden in Hannover, northern Germany on October 2, 2018. AFP PHOTO
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    • New York : Butterflies are seen during a preview visit of the butterfly conservatory at the American Natural History Museum in New York on October 3, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • VIENNA : People enjoy Indian summer weather during the late afternoon in Stadtpark in Vienna, Austria on October 5, 2018. AFP PHOTO
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    Construction work on an eight-lane motorway between Dhaka and Maowa is in fast progress. The photo taken from Postogola area in the capital yesterday
shows the traffic is being diverted from the construction site into the roadside. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Construction work on an eight-lane motorway between Dhaka and Maowa is in fast progress. The…
    CNG-run three-wheelers carrying passengers beyond their capacity ply on Dhaka-Mawa Highway near Bangladesh-China
Friendship Bridge in Hasnabad, Dhaka, flouting ban on movement of such vehicles on highways. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI CNG-run three-wheelers carrying passengers beyond their capacity ply on Dhaka-Mawa Highway…
    Hindu devotees celebrate Kumari Puja, one of the most auspicious events of Durga Puja, at Ramkrishna Mission
temple in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Hindu devotees celebrate Kumari Puja, one of the most auspicious events of Durga Puja, at…
    Bangladesh Sadharan Chhatra Odhikar Sangrakkhan Parishad, the platform that spearheaded the movement for quota system reformation,
demonstrates at the base of Raju Sculpture on the Dhaka Universiry campus yesterday condemning the alleged question leak during 'Gha' unit
admission tests. They demanded a retake of the admission test. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Bangladesh Sadharan Chhatra Odhikar Sangrakkhan Parishad, the platform that spearheaded the…
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    Humanity is ‘cutting down the tree of life’, warn scientists

    More than 300 mammal species have been eradicated by human activities, say researchers. Humanity’s ongoing annihilation of wildlife is cutting down the tree of life, including the branch we are…
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