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  • UN team to visit Myanmar's Rakhine next week
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  • BNP slams AL leaders India visit
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Address human rights concerns including Rohingya crisis, urge Asean MPs in open letter Asean lawmakers have urged South-east Asia's leaders to address pressing human…
North Korea nuclear test site part-collapsed: Chinese experts North Korea's underground nuclear test site has partially collapsed following…
13 students killed in bus-train collision in India Thirteen school students died when the van they were travelling in was hit by a…
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Metro
Man gets life term for acid attack on college girl A Dhaka court on Thursday sentenced a man to life term imprisonment in a case filed for throwing acid on a college student in 2013. The court also fined…
Mother, daughter killed in Moulvibazar fire  A woman and her daughter were burnt to death and her son received burn injuries as the house they lived in caught fire at Bujbal village in Rajnagar upazila…
  • Pregnant woman among 2 killed in Rangpur road crash
  • Anti-JU VC teachers observe 2-hr strike
  • President pays tributes to Liberation War martyrs in Savar
  • Bangladesh
    Alipay parent firm steps into Bangladesh The country's mobile financial service giant, bKash Limited, and the Ant Financial Services Group, the parent company of Alipay, yesterday signed a strategic partnership deal to promote financial inclusion of unbanked and under-banked communities. Under the deal, Ant Financial Services Group will…
    6 get life term for double murder in Khulna A Khulna court on Thursday sentenced six people to life term imprisonment in a double murder case in Terokhada upazila in 2001.  The convicts are Mizanur Rahman, Ruhul Sheikh, Biplab Sheikh, Akidul Sikder, Engel Sheikh and Ashraful Khan of the Mokampur village of the upazila, reports UNB. The court…
  • 2 more private universities get approval
  • Tougher movement if gazette not issued by April: Quota protesters
  • Politics
    BNP slams AL leaders India visit BNP on Thursday alleged that a 19-member Awami League delegation went to India as part of the party’s ‘desperate move’ to hold another ‘lopsided’ general election in the country with interference by others. Speaking at a press conference at the party’s Nayapaltan…
    EC giving utmost importance to Gazipur, Khulna city polls Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda on Thursday said the Election Commission (EC) is giving utmost importance to the elections to Gazipur and Khulna city corporations scheduled for May 15. "The parliament election is nearing...So, we are giving importance to the upcoming polls to two…
  • Ex-BNP minister M Shamsul Islam dies
  • BNP's only goal to have Khaleda released: Fakhrul
  • Sports
    FA confirm offer to buy Wembley Stadium The Football Association revealed on Thursday that they have received an offer to buy iconic Wembley stadium, reports AFP. The London Evening…
  • Real snatch 2-1 comeback win at Bayern
  • Shakib earns a rare T20 double
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    • Paris : Trees blossom on a warm weather Spring day below the Eiffel Tower on the Champ-de-Mars park in Paris on April 18, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Vienna : Visitors of Vienna's Prater amusement park take a ride at 117 meter high Prater Turn carousel in Vienna, Austria on April 20, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina attends Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting retreat at Windsor Castle in London yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO
    • Germany : A picture taken on April 16, 2018 shows a female duck and her ducklings in Frankfurt am Main. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : A picture shows pink flowers blossoming on a tree in front of the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral in Paris on April 17, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : Cyclists drive along the river Elbe on April 14, 2018 in Dresden. AFP PHOTO
    • Spain : A horse-drawn carriage participates in the XXXIII "Enganches" (Horse-drawn carriages) exhibition at the Real Maestranza bullring in Sevilla on April 15, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Baghdad : Shiite Muslim worshippers pray at the Imam Musa al-Kadhim's mosque in the Iraqi capital’s northern district of Kadhimiya on April 11, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A picture taken on April 10, 2018 shows a butterfly on a flower in the southern German city of Heilbronn. AFP PHOTO
    • Copenhagen : A picture taken on April 11, 2018 shows a large bed of crocuses in front of Rosenborg castle in Kings garden in Copenhagen, Denmark. AFP PHOTO
    This recent photo shows villagers crossing a bamboo bridge over the Sanchai River in Jhenidah as the concrete
bridge has been left unrepaired for the past two years. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This recent photo shows villagers crossing a bamboo bridge over the Sanchai River in Jhenidah…
    A lamp post breaks down on Manik Mia Avenue in the capital as nor’wester sweeps the capital on Sunday but
authorities concerned yet to take any step to remove it that creating risk of accident. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A lamp post breaks down on Manik Mia Avenue in the capital as nor’wester sweeps the capital…
    Police detain (left) an activist of BNP’s Dhaka Metropolitan South unit after dispersing a procession in front of the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque
in the capital. The photo in the right shows a BNP activist attacking a police inspector during the dispersal yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTOS Police detain (left) an activist of BNP’s Dhaka Metropolitan South unit after dispersing…
    This recent photo shows some growers piling up cucumbers at Bhatoi Bazar in Shailakupa upazila of Jhenidah for
transporting to other districts. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This recent photo shows some growers piling up cucumbers at Bhatoi Bazar in Shailakupa upazila…
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    Cyber-crime website behind 4 million attacks taken down
    A British and Dutch-led operation on Wednesday brought down a website…
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    NASA on Wednesday blasted off its newest planet-hunting spacecraft, TESS, a…
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