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  • Ex-Sonagazi OC Moazzem finally held
  • PM asks army to stand by people
  • Food Safety Authority chairman exempted from contempt charge
  • SC cancels Hallmark chairman’s bail
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Iran hints US could be behind ‘suspicious’ tanker attacks Iran’s parliament speaker hinted yesterday that Washington could be behind…
Massive power cut hits all of Argentina A massive electrical failure has left all of Argentina and Uruguay without power,…
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N'ganj youth builds gorgeous electric car from scratch At first sight, it looks like a gorgeous imported sports car. At most, some may think it was assembled in the country after importing foreign materials.…
SC cancels Hallmark chairman’s bail The Appellate Division  on Sunday scrapped the order that granted bail to Hallmark Group Chairman Jasmine Islam in a case over embezzling money through…
  • Rain brings unwelcome holidays for Beanibazar students
  • Horrific rape incidents continuing
  • 3 ‘drug peddlers’ killed in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’
  • Bangladesh
    Prison breakfast menu gets makeover after 200yrs Bangladesh authorities have upgraded a 200-year-old colonial-era breakfast menu in all its prisons, an official said yesterday, as part of a reform of the country's penal system. Bazlur Rashid, deputy head of the Prison Directorate, said the nation's more than 81,000 convicts would from Sunday…
    Rare wolf killed in Bangladesh after first appearance in decades  The first Indian grey wolf to be seen in Bangladesh in eight decades has been beaten to death by farmers after preying on their livestock, wildlife experts said Sunday. The grey wolf was last seen in Bangladesh in 1949, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Locals in…
  • Directorate to run mobile courts round the year
  • Ex-Sonagazi OC Moazzem finally held
  • Politics
    BNP’s joining not to legitimise parliament, say its MPS BNP MPs on Sunday raised the question again about the legitimacy of the current Parliament, saying their joining would not ascertain its validity. Two BNP MPs -- Md Harunur Rashid and Rumeen Farhana -– raised the question taking part in the discussion on the supplementary budget for 2018-19 fiscal…
    $ 7bn dollars siphoned off, alleges Moudud BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Sunday alleged that around 7 billion US dollars were siphoned off from Bangladesh by ‘government-backed people’ over the last one decade. Speaking at a human chain programme, he also alleged that the scope for whitening black money was kept in the proposed…
  • Unemployment forces people to go abroad taking risk: BNP
  • Proposed budget to destroy country’s economy : Gono Forum
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    • Bangladesh's captain Mashrafe Mortaza (right) and Shakib al Hasan seen during a training session at The County Ground in Taunton, south-west England yesterday ahead of their 2019 World Cup match against West Indies today. BCB PHOTO
    • City dwellers heave a sigh of relief with a downpour after a scorching heat wave that sweeps over the country for few days. The photo was taken in front of the National Press Club in the capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO
    • Climate activits of the "Extinction rebellion" (XR) Berlin group hold a banner reading "Climate Emergency" after they chained themselves to a fence of the Chancellery during a protest to urge the government to declare a climate emergency yesterday in Berlin. XR uses non-violent civil disobedience to put pressure on media and governments world wide to address the multiple ecological crises we are facing. AFP PHOTO
    • Youths take a bath in the Buriganga River yesterday to get a relief from scorching heat as the day’s maximum temperature in the Bangladesh capital was recorded at 36 degrees Celsius. AFP PHOTO
    • Prague : A picture taken on June 6, 2019 shows Sea lion mother named Abebe and her one-week-old cub at their enclosure at the zoo in Prague. AFP PHOTO
    • Ankara : This picture taken on June 5, 2019 shows a general view of the newly constructed Kuzey Ankara Mosque in Pursaklar district in Ankara. AFP PHOTO
    • Veneto : People take part in the annual Vogalonga rowing regatta on the Venice lagoon, on June 9, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • DEUTSCHLAND : A man paddles with his board on the lake Starnberger See near Seeshaupt, southern Germany, as the sun sets after a day with temperatures reaching 28 degrees on June 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Pakistan : A Kalash woman wearing a traditional dress takes a selfie with her friends during a break as they celebrate 'Joshi', a festival to welcome the arrival of spring, at Bumburate village in the mountainous valleys in northern Pakistan on May 16, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Ankara : Shows a general view of the newly constructed Kuzey Ankara Mosque in Pursaklar district in Ankara on June 5, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    Bangladesh women’s tennis team which will take part in Fed Cup Asia/Oceania Zone
Group-2 poses for a photograph with AIUB Vice-Chancellor Carmen Z Lamagna (L-3rd)
during a press conference at AIUB auditorium in the capital before departing for
Malaysia yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Bangladesh women’s tennis team which will take part in Fed Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group-2…
    This photo taken on Saturday shows some people crossing a bamboo bridge over the Jinjiram River in Raumari upazila of Kurigram. People use this
rickety bamboo bridge to cross the river as their demand for construction of a concrete bridge there has remained unheeded for long. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This photo taken on Saturday shows some people crossing a bamboo bridge over the Jinjiram…
    Ashar, the Bengali month that heralds the rainy season, began yesterday with
downpours in many parts of the country. While the rains brought much relief to the
people enduring scorching summer heat, the woes of those living in lower areas of
Chattogram city intensified. This photo shows vehicles tread carefully on one side
of a road, inundated after just 30 minutes of rain, near Sholoshohor Gate Number 2
in the port city yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Ashar, the Bengali month that heralds the rainy season, began yesterday with downpours in…
    The construction work of sewage line on a road at Shahjahanpur in the capital goes on at a snail’s pace, causing sufferings to the locals. The
photo was taken yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO The construction work of sewage line on a road at Shahjahanpur in the capital goes on at a…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Priyanka Chopra takes a dig at Salman Khan
    Salman Khan being Salman Khan, it surprised no one that he kept taking continuous potshots at Priyanka Chopra for opting out of Bharat at the eleventh hour. All through his nasty tirade Priyanka kept quiet, not saying a word in retaliation. But now at the wrap-up party…
    Environment
    Greenland lost 2 billion tons of ice on just one day

    Greenland lost 2 billion tons of ice on just one day

    Over 40% of Greenland experienced melting Thursday, with total ice loss estimated to be more than 2 gigatons (equal to 2 billion tons) on just that day alone. While Greenland is a big island filled with…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    Nothing to worry as ‘expired medicines replaced regularly’
    There is nothing to be worried about expired medicine in pharmacies or retailers…
    Look cool and confident this summer
    It is sweltering hot outside and how much ever one would like to wear this summer,…
    Young Chinese revive ancient fashion
    Dressed in a flowing long robe adorned with beaded floral embroidery from a bygone…
    Science & Tech
    Vodafone suffers faults across Europe
    Vodafone says it is working to tackle "disruption" to its mobile…
    India unveils spacecraft for second Moon mission
    India's space agency has unveiled its spacecraft that it plans to launch…
    3 million US students don’t have home internet
    With no computer or internet at home, Raegan Byrd’s homework assignments…
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