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SUST admission results published The results of the admission tests for the first year honours course at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) for 2018-19 session was…
‘Drug trader’ killed in Jashore ‘gunfight’ A suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight between two groups of drug peddlers at Mangalgati in Sadar upazila early Tuesday, reports unb.…
  • DU ‘Gha’ unit result this afternoon
  • DU ‘Gha’ unit results postponed over question leak allegation
  • EC Mahbub Talukder boycotts meeting again
  • Bangladesh
    Bodies of 2 militant suspects recovered The bodies of two suspected militants were recovered from a 'militant den' at Bhogiratpur in Sadar upazila of Narsingdi following a joint operation, 'Gordian Knot', yesterday, reports UNB. Briefing journalists around 4:00 pm, CTTC chief Monirul Islam said the operation in the five-story…
    20 medicines recalled for raw material impurities The drug administration has asked six pharmaceutical companies to withdraw over 20 medicines used for blood pressure control after cancer creating compounds were found in raw materials. Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA), the drug regulatory authority of Bangladesh, in an order issued…
  • AL to focus on dev, employment
  • NAP, NDP pull out of BNP-led 20-Party alliance
  • Politics
    Zia Charitable Trust case verdict Oct 29   A court here on Tuesday fixed October 29 to deliver its verdict against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and three other accused in Zia Charitable Trust graft case, reports UNB. Judge Md Akhtaruzzaman of the Special Court-5 in Dhaka fixed the date after rejecting the petition filed by Khaleda's lawyer…
    Quader comes down heavily on BNP Awami League (AL) general secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday took a dig at its arch-rival, BNP, for failing to launch any movement against the government. He termed the BNP’s threat of launching a movement against the ruling party as fake. "That party hasn't done any development work…
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    Thousands of newborn babies die annually in Bangladesh

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    • Germany : A squirrel stands between autumn leaves in Aukrug-Homfeld, northern Germany on October 11, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Waves crash along a pier as the outerbands of hurricane Michael arrive yesterday in Panama City Beach, Florida. The hurricane is forecast to hit the Florida Panhandle at a possible category 4 storm. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A fallow deer roars during the rutting season in the zoological garden in Hannover, northern Germany on October 2, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Madhyamanchal : Stork birds waits to catch a fish at the Babai river, some 500 km southwest of Kathmandu on October 5, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • New York : Butterflies are seen during a preview visit of the butterfly conservatory at the American Natural History Museum in New York on October 3, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • VIENNA : People enjoy Indian summer weather during the late afternoon in Stadtpark in Vienna, Austria on October 5, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • France : This picture taken on September 28, 2018 in Chamonix-Mont Blanc, eastern France, shows the Bossons glacier in the French Alps. AFP PHOTO
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    Devotees offer prayers to goddess Durga at Khamarbari makeshift temple in the capital yesterday during the Durga Puja festival. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Devotees offer prayers to goddess Durga at Khamarbari makeshift temple in the capital yesterday…
    When traffic signal turns on, a team of promoters wearing advertisement placards on their back took position in between the law-abiding vehicles
and the law flouter female biker in the foreground. The photo was taken from Karwan Bazar in the capital yesterday. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI When traffic signal turns on, a team of promoters wearing advertisement placards on their…
    Members of the Sampadak Parishad or Editors’ Council form a human chain in front of National Press Club in Dhaka demanding amendments to the
newly enacted digital law yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Members of the Sampadak Parishad or Editors’ Council form a human chain in front of National…
    Instead of using the nearby footbridge (not in picture), people cross the fencing, reinforced with barbed wires to
prevent human crossing, between the two lanes of Topkhana Road in the capital yesterday. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI Instead of using the nearby footbridge (not in picture), people cross the fencing, reinforced…
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