Saturday 19 January 2019 ,
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  • Number of rich in Bangladesh to rise in 5 yrs: Report
  • 40,000 teachers likely to fill vacant posts
  • Hasina to unveil stance against graft, terrorism
  • Steps before rains to repair flood protection structures
  • In aftermath of polls, BNP plans reshuffle
  • The best-selling brand today is fear: UN chief
  • Quader foresees ‘split’ in Oikyafront
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  • Special counsel disputes explosive report on Trump lawyer testimony
  • Meghna trawler capsize: Rescue operation continues for 5th day
  • Bangladesh ranks 3rd increasing rich population
  • FIFA task force discusses $25BN competitions deal in Morocco
  • People getting organised, warns Dr Kamal
  • 20 killed in huge fire at Mexican fuel pipeline
  • Federer mantiene el paso en Australia
  • Facebook's privacy lapses may result in record fine
  • Bus-truck collision kills 2 in B’baria
  • The best-selling brand today is fear: UN chief
  • Two found hanging in Khulna
  • Vegetable prices still high
  • Bill Gates stands in queue to buy fast food
  • Japan satellite blasts into space to deliver artificial meteors
  • Teachers to be recruited through fair selection process: Dipu Moni
  • BPL ‘not an ideal preparation’ for New Zealand series, WC
  • Nazmul concerned with Tigers being overworked
  • Abahani blast past NoFeL
  • Dhoni finishes off job to clinch ODI series
  • Dembele double steers Barca to win
  • Juventus move to next target in Serie A
  • AL’s poll win to help bring positive outcome for Asia, world community: Experts
  • Climate change-induced salinity affecting soil across coastal areas
  • RUCSU may become active after long hiatus of 29 years
  • Bangladesh mulls importing hydropower from Nepal
  • Promotion of bio-safety measures in poultry farming stressed
  • Asian markets end week high as China-US trade hopes rise
  • ‘Family Crisis’ brings together popular artistes
  • Shilpakala to stage Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ today
  • Samir Dutta’s solo art exhibition underway at Kalakendra
  • Ten-day solo art show begins at Dwip Gallery today
  • Quader foresees ‘split’ in Oikyafront
  • Govt to spend Tk 2,000cr for non-stop power supply to Dhaka, N’ganj
  • Hasina to unveil stance against graft, terrorism
  • N Korea envoy in US
  • 40,000 teachers likely to fill vacant posts
  • World News
    Special counsel disputes explosive report on Trump lawyer testimony Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office took the rare step Friday of disputing…
    Bill Gates stands in queue to buy fast food Billionaire Bill Gates stunned diners at a fast food joint as he was spotted waiting…
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    Meghna trawler capsize: Rescue operation continues for 5th day The rescue operation for the 20 workers, who went missing after a soil-laden trawler capsized in the Meghna River in Munshiganj on Tuesday, has rolled…
    Bus-truck collision kills 2 in B’baria At least two people were killed and 15 others injured following a head-on collision between a bus and a truck on Dhaka-Sylhet Highway in Shoshi area of…
  • Two found hanging in Khulna
  • RUCSU may become active after long hiatus of 29 years
  • Savar RMG worker’s rape case prime accused found dead
  • Bangladesh
    Teachers to be recruited through fair selection process: Dipu Moni Education Minister Dipu Moni said some problems is prevailing in the educational institutions all over the country and hinted at hiring more teachers to resolve the shortage of tutors at schools. "One of the problems at educational institutions is the lack of teachers. More tutors will be recruited…
    AL’s poll win to help bring positive outcome for Asia, world community: Experts Foreign policy experts, academics and researchers have said that the win of Bangladesh Awami League led Grand alliance in the recently held 11th parliamentary polls would help bring positive outcome for the south Asia region and the international community as well. “There had been many positive…
  • Steps before rains to repair flood protection structures
  • Vitamin-A Plus campaign postponed
  • Politics
    People getting organised, warns Dr Kamal Accusing the ruling party of ‘hijacking’ people’s voting rights, Gano Forum president and Jatiya Oikyafront Convener Dr Kamal Hossain on Friday warned that those involved in it will not be spared. “Not only a farce in the name of election took place but also a grand robbery of…
    Quader foresees ‘split’ in Oikyafront Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday predicted that the Jatiya Oikyafront will not survive for lack of principles and ideals in the alliance. "This coalition (Oikyafront) lacks principles and ideals. The way the Oikyafront was formed, it seemed from the beginning that the alliance…
  • AL rally at Suhrawardy Udyan Saturday to celebrate polls victory
  • BNP won’t take part in UZ polls with party symbol
  • Sports
    Nazmul concerned with Tigers being overworked Bangladesh Cricket Board President Nazmul Hassan revealed that they are concerned with the work load of the national cricketers as they believe…
  • Federer mantiene el paso en Australia
  • Abahani blast past NoFeL
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    • Kuwait City : White-eared bulbuls stand on a branch in a garden in Kuwait City on January 9, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Prague : A man enjoys skiing cross-country on freshly fallen snow in a park in Prague on January 10, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : Pigeons sit on a bas-relief at the entrance to Park Kultury metro station in Moscow on January 10, 2019. AFP PHOTO
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    Salman F Rahman MP, private sector industries and investment adviser to prime minister, places a wreath at the portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh
Mujibur Rahman in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi 32 in the capital yesterday as he pays tribute to the founding father of the
nation following his new assignment. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Salman F Rahman MP, private sector industries and investment adviser to prime minister, places…
    A policeman (right) signals the driver of a pickup van on a road at Jatrabari in the capital yesterday
to check documents on the second day of the ongoing traffic week. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO A policeman (right) signals the driver of a pickup van on a road at Jatrabari in the capital…
    A coal yard illegally sprouts on the bank of River Buriganga at Basila in Keraniganj
on the outskirts of the capital. The photo shot from Basila Government Primary
School yesterday shows how hell-bent the grabbers are while occupying the
rivers skirting the capital. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A coal yard illegally sprouts on the bank of River Buriganga at Basila in Keraniganj on the…
    The Dhaka-Mawa highway is being upgraded to a four-lane road as part of the Padma Bridge project. This photo was taken from Postogola area of
the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO The Dhaka-Mawa highway is being upgraded to a four-lane road as part of the Padma Bridge project.…
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    Facebook's privacy lapses may result in record fine
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