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Tuesday 19 February 2019 ,
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  • 33 premature bodies recovered from trash bin in Barishal
  • 3 new banks approved: Minister
  • 30 Dec election scenario can be kept in record: CEC
  • 6 lakh Rohingyas at cyclone risks: IFRC
  • President asks media to play responsible role
  • Gas supply to major parts of Ctg not resumed yet
  • HC bins writ challenging oath-taking by newly-elected MPs
  • BTRC to block 55 more porn sites
  • Avijit murder case: Police prepare chargesheet accusing six
  • Bangladesh, UAE sign four MoUs on big projects
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Kashmir tensions increase as 7 killed in fighting Tensions escalated in the aftermath of a suicide attack in disputed Kashmir, with…
Brex-split: 7 MPs quit Labour Party over EU, anti-Semitism Seven British lawmakers quit the main opposition Labour Party on Monday over its…
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40 hurt in BCL factional clashes at Jagannath University At least 40 people, including three journalists, were injured during Monday's turf war between two groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) on the…
30 acres of Dhaleshwari river occupied: DC   Some 30 acres of land along the Dhaleshwari River under Dhalla mouja in Singair upazila of Manikganj have been occupied by 37 individuals and organisations,…
  • BCL activists assault 4 journalists in Sylhet
  • Gas supply to major parts of Ctg not resumed yet
  • No Shaheed Minar at 1718 Cumilla primary schools
  • Bangladesh
    GP barred from publishing advertisements
Grameen­phone (GP), the country’s largest mobile phone operator, has been barred from publishing advertisements and product promotions by the telecoms regulator BTRC (Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission). The restriction comes into effect as the operator was given the SMP tag…
    No gas in capital for 12 hrs from this evening Gas supply in most parts of the capital will remain suspended for 12 hours starting from this evening while supply of gas to households in Chattogram city is likely to resume today. The disruption in Dhaka was due to the relocation of the gas pipelines to facilitate the construction works of Metro Rail…
  • President asks media to play responsible role
  • 6 lakh Rohingyas at cyclone risks: IFRC
  • Politics
    Collection of nomination papers for DUCSU poll begins Tuesday Collection of nomination papers for the Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (DUCSU) and hall union polls will begin (tomorrow) on Tuesday . As per the election schedule, announced on February 11, aspirants can collect nomination papers from their respective halls from 10 am to 4 pm, everyday,…
    Fakhrul returns home from Singapore BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir returned home from Singapore on Monday after receiving medical treatment there for nearly two weeks, reports UNB. Fakhrul along with his wife Rahat Ara Begum arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 5pm by a flight of Biman Bangladesh…
  • Court to decide on banning Jamaat: Quader
  • EVMs to be used in last 3 phases of UZ polls: EC
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    Bangladesh in world perspective

    Abdul Gaffar Choudhury

    Bangladesh in world perspective
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    • Livno : Wild horses graze scarce dried grass and hydrate by eating some snow, on a pasture atop Krug Mountain, near Western Bosnian town of Livno, on February 7, 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
    • Afghanistan : An Afghan boy collects and pours water in containers from a river on a cold winter day in Panjshir Province February 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • United States : Snow geese descend upon on a farm in Ruthsburg, Maryland, on February 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Zanzibar: Performers parade through the street to kick off the 16th International African music festival "Sauti za Busara” in Stone town on Tanzania’s semi-autonomous archipelago Zanzibar on February 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • This aerial file photo taken on November 22, 2018 shows a glacier in the Everest region of Nepal. Two-thirds of Himalayan glaciers, the world's ‘Third Pole’, could melt by 2100 if global emissions are not reduced. AFP PHOTO
    • Pakistan : Pakistani horsemen compete during a game of the traditional sport of Buzkashi, in Quetta on February 1, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Palestinian : A picture taken on February 3, 2019, shows western jackdaw birds flying past a murmuration of starlings, during their traditional dance before landing to sleep on the Jordan Valley in the West Bank along the border with Jordan. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A tomtit and a sparrow feed from a bird feeder in a park in Moscow on January 31, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • United Kingdom : Shetland ponies stand in a snow-covered field on a hillside near Scalloway, Shetland Islands on January 30, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    Stall attendants at the Ekushey book fair attempt to dry out the books soaked by the thunderstorm yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Stall attendants at the Ekushey book fair attempt to dry out the books soaked by the thunderstorm…
    Brazilian ambassador to Bangladesh Joao Tabajara De Oliveira meets Prime Minister’s
Private Industry and Investment Adviser Salman F Rahman at the latter’s Gulshan office in
the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Brazilian ambassador to Bangladesh Joao Tabajara De Oliveira meets Prime Minister’s Private…
    Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan welcomes Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina upon her
arrival ins UAE yesterday to attend an international defence exhibition to be held in Abu Dhabi. FOCUS BSANGLA PHOTO Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan welcomes Prime Minister…
    A magpie lies dead (inset) on a pile of hailstorm while three people on the hailstorm-covered area
outside their house at Puthia in Rajshahi pose for a photograph yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A magpie lies dead (inset) on a pile of hailstorm while three people on the hailstorm-covered…
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    Insects: the key foundation of ecosystems in rapid decline

    Insects: the key foundation of ecosystems in rapid decline

    Nearly half of all insect species worldwide are in rapid decline and a third could disappear altogether, according to a study warning of dire consequences for crop pollination and natural food chains.…
    Life Style

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