Friday 14 December 2018 ,
Friday 14 December 2018 ,
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  • Dr Kamal’s motorcade comes under attack at Mirpur
  • Oikyafront wants PM’s 2-term limit
  • Detect conspiracy behind violence: CEC
  • 4 die falling off train roof
  • President, PM pay tributes to martyred intellectuals
  • US moves closer to declaring genocide in Myanmar
At a Glance
  • JaPa pledges to form provincial govt if comes to power
  • Nation remembers martyred intellectuals
  • EC unaware of Dr Kamal’s motorcade attack: Helal Uddin
  • People to cast vote for boat rejecting BNP, says Quader
  • Don’t cast votes for war criminals: Hasina
  • Teach the young about martyred intellectuals’ sacrifice: Speaker
  • PM mourns death of film director Amjad Hossain
  • Bangladesh outplay Windies in last match to clinch ODI series
  • Martyred Intellectuals Day observed at IU
  • Ballot papers to reach ROs 7 days before polls: EC
  • Film director Amjad Hossain dies at 76
  • Attack a serious disrespect to martyred intellectuals: Dr Kamal
  • AL attacking opponents sensing defeat, alleges BNP
  • 13 feared dead in flooded Indian ‘rat hole’ mine
  • 2 get life sentence in South Africa ‘cannibalism case’
  • Dr Kamal’s motorcade comes under attack at Mirpur
  • Bangladesh elect to bowl in series decider
  • Nick Jonas Gave an Update on His Baby Plans with Priyanka Chopra
  • Barcelona to face demons as Levante host leaders in La Liga
  • 7 killed, 3 injured after vehicle falls into gorge in Indian-controlled Kashmir
  • Election 2018: EC calls out 1,300 magistrates for polls duty
  • 'Majority' back 48-team Qatar World Cup, says Infantino
  • Asian markets build on trade optimism, pound faces pressure
  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro now available in Bangladesh
  • Smartphone sales thrive on app-based services
  • President, PM pay tributes to martyred intellectuals
  • 4 die falling off train roof
  • Strasbourg Christmas market gunman shot dead
  • He is a liar: Trump
  • 5 dead in West Bank, Jerusalem flareup
  • Australia wins toss, bats 1st vs India in 2nd cricket test
  • Prangonemor to stage two plays in India
  • An array of programmes at Shilpakala today
  • Chanchal and Khushi again in new drama serial
  • US moves closer to declaring genocide in Myanmar
  • ‘Not a path of roses’
  • World News
    13 feared dead in flooded Indian ‘rat hole’ mine At least 13 miners were feared dead after being trapped by flooding in an illegal…
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    Nation remembers martyred intellectuals The nation observed the Martyred Intellectuals Day on Friday commemorating those intellectuals who were killed systematically by the Pakistan occupation…
    Martyred Intellectuals Day observed at IU The Islamic University (IU) observed the Martyred Intellectuals Day on Friday, paying tribute to the intellectuals killed by Pakistan occupation forces…
  • 4 die falling off train roof
  • BCL leader swoops on BNP candidate during meeting at UNO office
  • 2 siblings among 3 killed in Chuadanga road crash
  • Bangladesh
    President, PM pay tributes to martyred intellectuals President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday paid rich tributes to the martyred intellectuals on the occasion of the Martyred Intellectuals Day. First the President and then the Prime Minister placed wreath at the Martyred Intellectuals Memorial at Mirpur. They stood there in solemn…
    PM mourns death of film director Amjad Hossain Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of eminent film director Amjad Hossain. In a condolence message, the premier recalled Amjad Hossain’s outstanding contributions to the country’s film industry, saying that his death is an irreparable loss to the industry.…
  • Ballot papers to reach ROs 7 days before polls: EC
  • Teach the young about martyred intellectuals’ sacrifice: Speaker
  • Politics
    JaPa pledges to form provincial govt if comes to power Jatiya Party, one of the partners of the Awami League-led Grand Alliance, on Friday presented its election manifesto with an 18-point pledge, including formation of provincial government, to ensure good governance and consolidating democracy. Party Presidium Member Ruhul Amin Hawlader unveiled the manifesto…
    AL attacking opponents sensing defeat, alleges BNP BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday said Awami League has long been carrying out attacks on the leaders and activists of BNP and Oikyafront across the country sensing its debacle in a fair election.   “They (AL) have realised they’ll face a miserable defeat if…
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  • Sports
    Bangladesh elect to bowl in series decider Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza decided to bowl first against West Indies in the series decider in Sylhet. Despite the talk of Bangladesh's…
  • Australia wins toss, bats 1st vs India in 2nd cricket test
  • ‘Not a path of roses’
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    • Kuala Lumpur : This picture taken on December 5, 2018 shows a hanging restaurant inspired by Santa Claus travelling on a sleigh with reindeers for a Christmas season promotion that takes customers with a view of Kuala Lumpur skyline. AFP PHOTO
    • Beirut : Fireworks light the sky as a Christmas is lit in Lebanon's capital Beirut on December 3, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • United Arab Emirates : Falcons are seen standing on their perches before being released while on a hunting trip by Al-Marzoom Hunting Association at Al-Marzoom Falconry Reserve, about 100 kilometres southwest of Abu Dhabi, on December 8, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Hong Kong : A man reads a newspaper with horse racing information during a fireworks display at the closing ceremony of the Hong Kong International Races at the Sha Tin Racecourse in Hong Kong on December 9, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Thailand : People ride their bicycles as they take part in the nationwide Bike Un Ai Rak cycling event in Thailand's southern province of Narathiwat on December 9, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : A man walks past a Christmas tree at a Christmas market in the Jardin des Tuilleries (Tuilleries Garden), in Paris on December 6, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • India : This handout photo released by Raindrop Media on December 1, 2018, shows Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra (R) and American singer Nick Jonas during their wedding celebration at Umaid Bhawan palace in Jodhpur. AFP PHOTO
    • Palestinian : Palestinian Christians watch as fireworks light the sky to mark the lighting of a Christmas tree at the Manger Square near the Church of the Nativity, revered as the site of Jesus Christ's birth, in the biblical West Bank town of Bethlehem on December 1, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • France : A ferris wheel is illuminated as the sun sets over the French Riviera city of Nice, southeastern France, on December 2, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Kuwait City : This picture shows a Tawny owl displayed at an education facility in Kuwait city on December 1, 2018. AFP PHOTO
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