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  • 5 members of a family killed in Ctg landslide
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  • BNP can abandon Jamaat or remain a ‘terrorist org’: Expert
  • Adilur Rahman sent back to Dhaka
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Dengue strikes capital again amid Chikungunya prevalence Amid the spread of Chikungunya, a viral disease transmitted to humans through infected mosquitoes, in the capital Dhaka, another mosquito-borne disease…
Fire near at DU VC’s residence A fire broke out near the residence of Dhaka University Vice Chancellor AAMS Arefin Siddique on Friday morning.   The fire originated from an electric…
  • Muktamoni’s further treatment depends on normal ‘platelet’ level
  • BCC female councilor held
  • Rain hampers city life
  • Bangladesh
    1,200 unknown students sued Police have filed a case against some 1,200 unnamed students of seven government colleges newly affiliated with Dhaka University (DU) in connection with Thursday’s clash during a demonstration at Shahbagh crossing, reports UNB. Sub-inspector Mazaharul Islam of Shahbagh Police Station filed the…
    Govt targets 30pc power from coal The government has targeted meeting at least 30.0 percent of the country's power demand from coal-based plants by 2030, reports BSS. "The target of meeting 30.0 percent of the total power demand from coal- based plants by 2030 has been set in line with the Power System Master Plan 2016",…
  • Bus-truck collision kills 3 in Bogra
  • PM to open Hajj prog Saturday
  • Politics
    Ershad off to India Former President and Jatiya Party Chairman Hussain Muhammad Ershad left here on Friday for India on a five-day visit. Jatiya Party Secretary General ABM Ruhul Amin Hawlader MP, party presidium member and political secretary to the Chairman Sunil Suvo Roy and JP presidium member Major (Retd) Mohammad…
    BNP can abandon Jamaat or remain a ‘terrorist org’: Expert As political parties are in preparation at the field level for an inclusive national election, a South Asian expert says the BNP has a choice to abandon "Jamaat and its terrorist tactics" and rejoin Bangladesh's democracy. Or it (BNP) can remain, as the Canadian court found, "a terrorist…
  • Farroque released from jail on bail
  • AL ‘outshines Nazi in brutalities’: BNP
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    Photo taken yesterday shows a road in the capital’s Jurain inundated by coloured water. Water from nearby dying factories gets mixed with sewage
water and inundates the road because of a poor drainage system. The authorities concerned are yet to take any measure to resolve the protracted
issue leaving residents in the area in a mess. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI Photo taken yesterday shows a road in the capital’s Jurain inundated by coloured water.…
    Fishing boats anchor at Nelchera in Hatiya upazila of Noakhali district as coastal districts are advised to keep hoisted local cautionary signal no
three yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Fishing boats anchor at Nelchera in Hatiya upazila of Noakhali district as coastal districts…
    Teachers and employees of different schools and colleges of Gazipur form a human chain yesterday in the city to press home their 11-point demand
including job nationalisation. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Teachers and employees of different schools and colleges of Gazipur form a human chain yesterday…
    Three weeks into the fire that devastated the Gabtoli cattle market in the capital, the authorities concerned are yet to renovate the structure and rehabilitate the traders. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Three weeks into the fire that devastated the Gabtoli cattle market in the capital, the authorities…
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