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  • Biden plans swift action but Trump trial threatens unity
  • First innings was an unacceptable batting performance: Arthur
  • Bangladesh reports 16 COVID-19 deaths, 4,73,173 total recoveries
  • Root pleased with England's consistent improvement abroad
  • Momen for ensuring global climate justice
  • Govt to build 14000 houses for freedom fighters
  • ‘Robber’ beaten dead in Sitakunda
  • EC now 'AL's electoral post box’: BNP
  • AL candidates sweep polls as people want development: Quader
  • India dismisses Australia for 294, needs 328 to win 4th Test
  • 12 workers trapped week ago in China mine blast are alive
  • Graft case: ACC challenges Ishraque's acquittal
  • Budget 2021-22: Finance Ministry's coordination council meets to set priorities, parameters
  • Bangladesh to receive 1st consignment of Covid-19 vaccine Jan 25-26
  • India confirms 447 cases of adverse events following Covid-19 vaccination
  • Efforts on to regularize remaining Bangladeshis in Bahrain: MoFA
  • Heavily fortified statehouses around US see small protests
  • Global Covid-19 cases top 95 million mark
  • Major firms urge Japan to bolster 2030 renewables goal
  • Phil Spector, pop producer convicted of murder, dead at 81
  • Branson’s Virgin Orbit reaches space for first time
  • Australia unlikely to open border in 2021: Health official
  • Joe Biden’s goal of 100 million doses in 100 days ‘can be done’: Anthony Fauci
  • Govt working to send back expats to Bahrain: Foreign ministry
  • Russian opposition leader Navalny detained upon returning from Germany
  • Biden plans swift action but Trump trial threatens unity
  • World News
    12 workers trapped week ago in China mine blast are alive Chinese state media say 12 out of 22 workers trapped for a week by an explosion…
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    Heavily fortified statehouses around US see small protests Small groups of right-wing protesters — some of them carrying rifles —…
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    Metro
    ‘Robber’ beaten dead in Sitakunda A suspected robber was killed in a lynch-mob-attack in Barabkunda in Sitakunda upazila of Chatogram district early Monday. The identity of the deceased,…
    Chattogram polytechnic students stage protest demanding resumption of academic activities Hundreds of polytechnic students took to the Chattagram city streets on Sunday to press their four-point demand, including the resumption of classes and…
  • MC College gang-rape: 8 BCL men indicted
  • Schoolgirl ‘raped on false promise of marriage’ in Brahmanbaria
  • 2 hacked to death in Pabna, Khulna
  • Bangladesh
    Govt to build 14000 houses for freedom fighters The government will construct 14,000 houses for the insolvent freedom fighters. Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque today said while addressing a rally on the occasion of ‘Service Week-2021’ in front of the ministry here. Marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation…
    Efforts on to regularize remaining Bangladeshis in Bahrain: MoFA The Bahrain government has regularized visas of 30,000 Bangladeshis amid the COVID-19 pandemic under the nine-month general amnesty from April to December last year with 25,000 more irregular Bangladeshis there. The government of Bangladesh has requested the Bahrain government for regularization of…
  • Govt working to send back expats to Bahrain: Foreign ministry
  • Rohingyas with Bangladeshi passports considered as Bangladeshis: Saudi envoy
  • Politics
    EC now 'AL's electoral post box’: BNP Bringing various allegations of vote ‘rigging’ in Saturday’s second phase of municipal polls, BNP on Monday said the current Election Commission (EC) has been working as an ‘electoral post box’ of Awami League. “The ruling party indulged in massive violence, bloodshed…
    AL candidates sweep polls as people want development: Quader Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said his party candidates clinched sweeping victories in the second phase municipality polls too as the people want the country’s development and progress. “The second phase municipality polls witnessed…
  • AL snatched victory in municipal polls: BNP
  • AL approves int'l affairs subcommittee for 2019-2022
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yesterday, leaving hundreds of transport workers out of works. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY The government’s countrywide closure forces these trucks, pickups to lie idle at Tejgaon Truck…
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