Wednesday 21 August 2019 ,
Wednesday 21 August 2019 ,
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  • Aug 21 grenade attack case appeal hearing to start this year: Minister
  • Nation observing Aug 21 grenade attack anniversary
  • Strict supervision must to protect Meghna River: ADB
  • Article 370 is internal issue of India: Bangladesh
  • Trump talks mediation on Kashmir again
At a Glance
  • Jaha Alam ordeal: HC seeks details of 11 IOs
  • PM finds BNP regime’s involvement in Aug 21 attack
  • PM to inaugurate 3rd Dreamliner ‘Gangchil’ Thursday
  • Bangladesh to become a big force soon, says Domingo
  • Nayak Raj Razzak’s 2nd death anniversary observed
  • Cop hailed as hero for saving newborn from dogs
  • Language barrier no problem for Langeveldt
  • 'Maybe I can finish my career next year': Ronaldo
  • Dhaka, Delhi ties on positive trajectory: Jaishankar
  • Spider-Man's Marvel future in peril as Sony deal breaks down
  • 4th session of JS begins Sept 8
  • 19 killed in Myanmar fighting
  • Tarique to be exposed for highest punishment: Quader
  • 2 more die of dengue
  • Abundant Hilsa supply brings down prices in Chandpur
  • ‘Child rapist’ arrested in Jhenaidah
  • Strict supervision must to protect Meghna River: ADB
  • Aug 21 grenade attack case appeal hearing to start this year: Minister
  • Article 370 is internal issue of India: Bangladesh
  • Tricolour pasta recipe
  • Trump talks mediation on Kashmir again
  • Trump scraps Denmark visit over lack of interest in Greenland sale
  • Spider-Man's Marvel future in peril as Sony deal breaks down
  • Get younger looking skin with at-home LED light therapy
  • Pre-wedding photography industry booms in China
  • World’s most over-touristed cities
  • Health benefits of tej patta or bay leaf
  • Cop hailed as hero for saving newborn from dogs
  • Australia rule out bouncer battle despite Smith blow
  • 6 Indian soldiers killed in cross-LoC firing: Pakistan ISPR
  • Old Dhaka likely to get 120,000 prepaid gas metres
  • BJP leader files complaint against Anurag Kashyap over Sacred Games
  • At least 2,300 detained in locked-down Indian-ruled Kashmir
  • Black hole gobbles up neutron star, causing ripples in space and time
  • Italian premier's resignation could bring elections in fall
  • Newly-wed couple found dead in Magura
  • 25th Bond movie gets a title: 'No Time to Die'
  • 8 Bangladeshis return after serving jail in India
  • Minor girl ‘raped’ in Jashore
  • Bangabandhu is ultimate history: B Chy
  • Ban on Sreesanth for alleged spot-fixing to end in August 2020
  • HC dissatisfied over Barguna SP briefing
  • Dengue situation ‘stable’, says DSCC mayor
  • ECNEC clears 12 projects worth Tk 3,470cr
  • Export earnings grow by 8.55 per cent in July
  • Mash boost for HP players
  • Abahani, April 25 equally confident to win
  • Forhad eagerly awaits a chance to play for national team
  • Domingo in Dhaka to take charge of Tigers
  • Tangail rawhide traders see heavy losses
  • PM warns action against wrong project assessment
  • ‘Japan exports pollution thru coal power plant funding’
  • SC clears 9th Wage Board for journalists
  • Two madrasa girls ‘raped’ in Madaripur
  • Joint UN team to help Dhaka control Aedes mosquitoes
  • Shahnaz Khushi admired for Eid dramas
  • Mir Sabbir launches his YouTube channel
  • Legendary Indian music composer Khayyam dies
  • Abdullah Al Mamun’s 11th death anniv today
  • Group art exhibition ‘Colours’ at AFD from Friday
  • ‘Trial of Surya Sen’ to be staged today
  • Nation observing Aug 21 grenade attack anniversary
  • 100 Rohingyas interviewed
  • World News
    Trump talks mediation on Kashmir again US President Donald Trump on Tuesday once again offered to mediate the "explosive"…
    Trump scraps Denmark visit over lack of interest in Greenland sale US President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he was postponing a planned meeting…
    6 Indian soldiers killed in cross-LoC firing: Pakistan ISPR Six soldiers of the Indian army, including an officer, were killed and many others…
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    Metro
    Cop hailed as hero for saving newborn from dogs A police officer is being praised for protecting a newborn from dogs in the port city on early Tuesday. Sub-Inspector Mostafizur Rahman and tales of his…
    ‘Child rapist’ arrested in Jhenaidah
 A man, accused of raping a seventh grader, was arrested from Khajura in Jhenaidah Sadar upazila on Wednesday. Police shot Badsha in the leg when…
  • Cop hailed as hero for saving newborn from dogs
  • Newly-wed couple found dead in Magura
  • 8 Bangladeshis return after serving jail in India
  • Bangladesh
    Dhaka, Delhi ties on positive trajectory: Jaishankar Indian External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar left here for Kathmandu on Wednesday morning saying Bangladesh-India relations are now on a "positive trajectory”. Wrapping up his visit, the Indian minister said he had "productive discussions" with his Bangladesh counterpart Dr…
    Strict supervision must to protect Meghna River: ADB Strong monitoring and enforcement by the government will be necessary to avoid pollution and maintain good water quality supply in the Meghna River, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) says in a report. This publication explores the potential of the Meghna as an alternative water source for Dhaka. It also…
  • Aug 21 grenade attack case appeal hearing to start this year: Minister
  • Article 370 is internal issue of India: Bangladesh
  • Politics
    Bangabandhu is ultimate history: B Chy
President of Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh (BDB) Dr AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury on Tuesday said those who deny Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman they ultimately deny the Liberation War and the map and existence of the country. “Bangabandhu is an ultimate reality in history. No one can remember anyone…
    Cumilla murder case: Khaleda’s  bail extended for one year The High Court on Tuesday extended the bail of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia for one more year in a murder case filed in Cumilla in 2015. A bench of Justice AKM Asaduzzaman and Justice SM Mozibur Rahman passed the order after hearing on an appeal filed by Khaleda’s lawyers seeking extension of her…
  • HC grants bail to BCL leader Tanna in goat-snatching case
  • BNP chalks out programmes
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    • Germany : Two baby snow leopards walk through their enclosure at the Wilhelma zoo in Stuttgart, southern Germany, on August 13, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Saudi Arabia : Muslim pilgrims look at pigeons at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca at the end of the annual hajj pilgrimage on August 13, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Taif, Saudi Arabia : A Saudi woman rides a horse during the Souk Okaz Festival in the Saudi city of Taif on August 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : Two starlings play in a fountain at Moscow's Manezhnaya Square on August 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : A boat cruises on the river Seine during sunset in Paris, on August 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Muslim pilgrims pray at Mount Arafat, also known as Jabal al-Rahma (Mount of Mercy), southeast of the Saudi holy city of Mecca, as the climax of the Hajj pilgrimage approaches yesterday. Arafat is the site where Muslims say the Prophet Mohammed gave his last sermon about 14 centuries ago after leading his followers on the pilgrimage. The ultra-conservative Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which is undergoing dramatic social and economic reforms, has mobilised vast resources for the six-day journey, one of the five pillars of Islam. AFP PHOTO
    • United States : Fair attendees walk past the Ferris wheel as rain begins the fall at the Iowa State Fair on August 8, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. AFP PHOTO
    • France : This picture taken on August 5, 2019 shows Stern Caugek birds on Tatihou island, northwestern France. FP PHOTO
    • Netherlands : People with a dog take a boat ride on a river in Giethoorn, a well-known destination for tourists and day-trippers, on August 6, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • France : This picture taken on August 4, 2019 shows a seagull and ruddy rurnstones on the rocks of the Tatihou island, northwestern France. AFP PHOTO
    Motijheel, the busiest business district of the capital as well as the country, yesterday stays partially devoid of usual busyness
of the traffic and economic activities on the first day after Eid-ul Azha holiday. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY Motijheel, the busiest business district of the capital as well as the country, yesterday…
    Firefighters try to douse a fire that broke out at a polythene factory in the capital’s
Lalbagh area last night with no casualties till filing this report. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Firefighters try to douse a fire that broke out at a polythene factory in the capital’s…
    This photo shows workers pile up rawhide of sacrificial animals in Barisal city on
Eid-ul-Azha on Monday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This photo shows workers pile up rawhide of sacrificial animals in Barisal city on Eid-ul-Azha…
    Schedule collapse forces hundreds of people to wait on platforms as well as on rail tracks at Kamalapur Railway
Station in the capital yesterday ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Most of the trains reached the station six-to seven hours behind
schedule causing immense sufferings to people. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Schedule collapse forces hundreds of people to wait on platforms as well as on rail tracks…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Nayak Raj Razzak’s 2nd death anniversary observed
    Eminent actor and one of the most iconic film-personalities of Bangladesh, ‘Nayak Raj’ Razzak’s 2nd death anniversary has been observed on Wednesday. The beloved actor left the mundane world on this day in 2017, at the age of 75. Marking the occasion,…
    Environment
    ‘Japan exports pollution thru coal power plant funding’

    ‘Japan exports pollution thru coal power plant funding’

    The Japanese government and its public finance agencies JBIC, JICA, NEXI are exporting pollution to other countries, including Bangladesh, by funding coal-fired power plants abroad, that emit far more…
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    Health & Life Style
    Health benefits of tej patta or bay leaf
    Known for its aromatic flavour, tej patta or bay leaf is widely used as a culinary…
    Get younger looking skin with at-home LED light therapy
    From ingestibles to rain dances, we’ll go for any anti-ageing treatment to…
    Pre-wedding photography industry booms in China
    A happy couple exchange a kiss for the camera, the bride in a white off-the-shoulder…
    Science & Tech
    Black hole gobbles up neutron star, causing ripples in space and time
    In the same decade when gravitational waves and a neutron star merger have…
    India's 2nd Moon Mission enters lunar orbit
    India's second Moon Mission, or Chandrayaan-2, successfully entered into…
    Google, Facebook, Amazon decry French digital tax as 'discriminatory'
    American tech giants Amazon, Facebook and Google joined forces on Monday to…
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