Monday 21 October 2019 ,
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  • Public gathering banned in Bhola after clashes
  • Chile extends state of emergency as protest death toll hits 7
  • 9 new additional judges sworn in
  • Orange is the new grey for Bangladesh beards
  • Australian papers censor front pages in press freedom campaign
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  • Bangladeshi cricketers go on strike
  • Remove Bhola SP, Borhanuddin OC in 72 hrs, demand protesters
  • Chile extends state of emergency as protest death toll hits 7
  • Facebook's Marcus says Libra won't be controlled by a single company
  • In a career of landmarks, Federer set for 1,500th match
  • Prince Harry admits he and Prince William are 'on different paths'
  • Johnson adamant on Brexit deadline, despite delay request
  • Australian papers censor front pages in press freedom campaign
  • Orange is the new grey for Bangladesh beards
  • Canada vote too close to call as Trudeau hopes to cling on
  • 'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' claims No. 1 over 'Joker'
  • US troops in Syria going to Iraq, not home as Trump claims
  • 6 essential hair care routines for brides-to-be
  • Nine new additional judges sworn in
  • Louvre gears up for Leonardo da Vinci retrospective
  • Fire at Keya Spinning Mills Ltd in Gazipur
  • 9 new additional judges sworn in
  • Now, CO2 can be converted to useful organic material
  • Rent, return and repeat
  • Exercise may prevent cancer
  • Rajshahi teacher held for rape attempt on student
  • BCB awaits govt nod for sending U-16 team to Pakistan
  • Hilsa in Sylhet’s Surma River!
  • Chile violence continues despite gov't retreat on fare hike
  • President Hamid reaches Tokyo
  • Public gathering banned in Bhola after clashes
  • 24 councillors under law enforcers’ scanner
  • Thai tourism hotspot braces for rare slump
  • 95 curves on 20 km of road in Tangail
  • Sutarkhali turns hostile in Khulna
  • BIWTA officers want colleague accused in case
  • Bubli's exam fraud: Varsity cancels BA registration
  • Non-communicable diseases on the rise in country
  • Salman for creating skilled manpower
  • ‘Taste of Jordan’ at Le Méridien Dhaka
  • Priyanka wishes to resume work soon
  • Ghaashphoring’s maiden album launched
  • ‘Bangla Natya Utsab’ begins at Shilpakala today
  • 4 die in Bhola as violence erupts over FB post
  • World News
    Prince Harry admits he and Prince William are 'on different paths' Prince Harry has admitted he and his brother are now "on different paths"…
    Johnson adamant on Brexit deadline, despite delay request A defiant British government has doubled down, insisting it will leave the European…
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    4 die in Bhola as violence erupts over FB post
    Metro
    Fire at Keya Spinning Mills Ltd in Gazipur A fire broke out at the Keya Spinning Mills Ltd at Konabari of Gazipur district on Monday. Mamunur Rashid, deputy assistant director of Gazipur Fire…
    Rajshahi teacher held for rape attempt on student A lecturer of Rajshahi University School and College was arrested on Sunday for rape attempt on a sixth grader girl. Police said they arrested Durul Huda…
  • Hilsa in Sylhet’s Surma River!
  • 95 curves on 20 km of road in Tangail
  • Sutarkhali turns hostile in Khulna
  • Bangladesh
    President Hamid reaches Tokyo President Abdul Hamid reached Tokyo on Monday on an eight-day official visit to Japan and Singapore. During his stay, he will attend the enthronement ceremony of the new Japanese emperor on Tuesday, his Press Secretary Md Joynal Abedin told UNB. A regular flight of Singapore Airlines carrying the President…
    Bubli's exam fraud: Varsity cancels BA registration Bangladesh Open University yesterday has cancelled all registrations and examinations of Tamanna Nusrat Bubli, a ruling party lawmaker, as she was found to have hired proxies to sit for BA examinations on her behalf. Professor Habibur Rahman Akand, Principal of Narsingdi Government College told the…
  • HC summons IO of Sagar-Runi murder case
  • DU suspends ‘Ka’ unit results over ‘errors’
  • Politics
    Omar Faroque removed as Juba League chairman
Juba League Chairman Omar Faroque Chowdhury was relieved of his responsibilities at the ruling party Awami League’s affiliate youth organisation last night. The decision was made at a meeting with Awami League President Sheikh Hasina in the chair. Emerging from the meeting, Awami League General…
    Juba League 
expels Rajib Arrested Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Ward 33 Councillor Tare­quzzaman Rajib was expelled from Juba League committee yesterday for breaching the organization’s discipline. Juba League General Secretary Harun ur Rashid confirmed the matter to The Independent. Later at night, a Dhaka…
  • 24 councillors under law enforcers’ scanner
  • Quader attributes Menon's election comment to 'personal interest'
  • Sports
    In a career of landmarks, Federer set for 1,500th match Roger Federer will check off another landmark on Monday when he starts his bid for a 10th Basel title by playing the 1,500th match of his career.…
  • Saifuddin to miss T20 series in India
  • Sk Kamal Football: Gokulam Kerala FC arriving Monday
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    • Oita, Japan : Japanese people wearing traditional clothes stand in a street after a kimono show in Oita on October 18, 2019. The Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup is being held in Japan from September 20 to November 2. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A boy holds a balloon in a park on the outskirts of Moscow on October 19, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Israel : Cranes fly over Agamon Hula Lake in the Hula Valley in northern Israel, on October 17, 2019 during the bird migration from Europe to Africa. AFP PHOTO
    • France : This aerial view taken on September 18, 2019, shows crevasses at the Vallee Blanche with the Mont Blanc in the background at the Mont Blanc mountain range, in Chamonix. AFP PHOTO
    • UNITED STATES : The Radcliffe Women's Heavyweight Crew team trains on the Charles River in preparation for the Head of the Charles Regatta on October 16, 2019 in Cambridge. AFP PHOTO
    • Thailand : A buffalo in costume is paraded during the annual Chonburi Buffalo Race in Chonburi on October 12, 2019.AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A bird resting on a withered sunflower holds a seed on October 9, 2019 in Daugendorf, southern Germany. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A hot air balloon floats above the Alps on a cloudy October 13, 2019 in Scheidegg, southern Germany. AFP PHOTO
    • New Delhi : A model presents a creation by designer Rajesh Pratap Singh during the Grand Finale of Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week in association with EbixCash Spring Summer 2020 in New Delhi on October 12, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Costa Rica : View of the beach at the Punta Mala National Wildlife Refuge, in Playa Hermosa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on September 20, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    An assistant of a ‘Safety Paribahan’ bus helps the bus driver as two buses of the same transport company, competing
with one another, gets stuck on a road narrowed due to the construction work of Dhaka Mass Rapid Transport
project near IDB Bhaban at Agargaon in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO An assistant of a ‘Safety Paribahan’ bus helps the bus driver as two buses of the same…
    BORN AND BRED ON BOAT: With her child on the lap, a member of Manta community, a nomadic group, looks at a young
boy arranging a fishing net on boat in a ‘Bedey’ camp in Patuakhali yesterday. People of this community live by tinkering
or fixing things or snake-charming or fortune-telling in the areas like Kalapara, Galachipa, Rangabali, Bauphal and
Mahipur of the district. For generations, these people are born on boats and live there all through the life, lacking basic
education, healthcare and other facilities. INDEPENDENT PHOTO BORN AND BRED ON BOAT: With her child on the lap, a member of Manta community, a nomadic group,…
    Activists of Pragatisheel Chhatra Jote, an alliance of left-leaning student organisations, form a human chain in front of the Aparajeya Bangla
Sculpture of Dhaka University yesterday demanding justice for Abrar Fahad, a student of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
(BUET), who was brutally killed inside the BUET Sher-e-Bangla Hall in the early hours of October 7. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Activists of Pragatisheel Chhatra Jote, an alliance of left-leaning student organisations,…
    This photo taken yesterday shows an erosion-hit area in Dacope upazila of Khulna. The Sutarkhali River continues
eroding homesteads and plantations in the area for the last one month. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This photo taken yesterday shows an erosion-hit area in Dacope upazila of Khulna. The Sutarkhali…
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    6 essential hair care routines for brides-to-be
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