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  • 8 killed in shootings in German city of Hanau
  • 2 passengers dead from virus-hit cruise ship
  • Tk 2,500cr forest resources, biodiversity ‘destroyed’
  • 2 ‘robbers’ killed in Dinajpur ‘gunfight'
  • Infected expat in S’pore in critical state: Momen
  • Modi to visit Dhaka in March
  • Tigers’ new ODI captain likely after Zim series
  • Vaccination blitz kicks off to eliminate cholera
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Russia warns against Turkey operation in Syria Turkey and Russia were engaged in a fresh war of words yesterday after President…
Russia warns against Turkey operation in Syria Turkey and Russia were engaged in a fresh war of words on Wednesday after President…
Not treated very well by India, says Trump on trade ties As the Industry analysts were keeping a close watch on whether the trade disputes…
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5 get life in prison for murdering couple in Shariatpur A Shariatpur court on Wednesday sentenced five people to life imprisonment in a case filed over the killing of a couple in Bhedarganj upazila in 2012.…
Bus driver killed in Jashore road accident
A driver was killed and 15 people were injured in a head-on collision between two buses on Navaran-Satkhira road at Harikeni in Sharsha upazila of Jashore…
  • Violating UGC direction: SC fines City University
  • UPDF man shot dead
  • 2 suspected robbers killed in Magura ‘gunfight’
  • Bangladesh
    A good gesture in medical treatment In a good gesture in Bangladesh’s healthcare services, a hospital in capital Dhaka has come up with a plan to help the underprivileged, offering treatment of prostate-related diseases almost free of cost. The surgery cost of treating prostate-related disease is not less than Tk 50,000 in Dhaka’s…
    Every child under threat from climate, poor diet: UN The world is failing to protect children from the health dangers posed by climate change and poor diet, a landmark UN report said Wednesday, warning that every child is under “immediate threat”. According to more than 40 of the world’s pre-eminent child and adolescent health experts,…
  • Govt may review decision on postal savings interest
  • Vaccination blitz kicks off to eliminate cholera
  • Politics
    5 buy BNP nomination forms to contest CCC mayoral polls
Five BNP leaders have collected their party’s nomination forms to contest the upcoming elections to Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) as a mayoral candidate of ‘Sheaf of Paddy’. The five nomination seekers are Chattogram City unit BNP president Dr Shahdat Hossain, general secretary…
    Khaleda’s bail is totally a matter of court: Quader Reiterating that the court will decide about the bail of Khaleda Zia, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said the bail issue of graft-convicted BNP chairperson is totally a matter of court. “It is not a political case but a graft case. Khaleda Zia has placed a plea before the…
  • Khaleda files bail plea for treatment in UK
  • BNP chief’s release possible on parole, says Quader
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    • A resident emerges from a disinfection channel set up as a protective measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus at the entrance to their compound in Tongzhou, east of Beijing yesterday. The channel uses humidifiers to spray a mist of disinfectant as residents passthrough. The toll from China's coronavirus epidemic jumped to 1,868 yesterday after 98more people died, according to the National Health Commission. AFP PHOTO
    • Vienna : Flowers bloom near the Danube river in Vienna, Austria on February 17, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : Models of the Eiffel tower are displayed in front of the Eiffel Tower illuminated with pink hearts and love messages to mark the Valentine's day in Paris, on February 14, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Greece : People stand on the waterfront during sunset in Thessaloniki on February 13, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Climber form large queues on Mount Everest at peak season as the world’s tallest mountain summit attracts climbers from all over the world. AFP PHOTO
    • In this picture taken on Monday Indian artist Sudarsan Pattnaik puts some final touches as he makes a sand sculpture depicting people wearing protective facemasks with a message reading 'Fight against coronavirus, We stand with China' at Puri beach in Puri. The number of fatalities from China's new coronavirus epidemic jumped to 1,011 nationwide on February 11 after hard-hit Hubei province reported 103 new deaths. AFP PHOTO
    • Members of the Spanish NGO Maydayterraneo take a group of migrants from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan to the Aita Mari rescue boat during the rescue of 65 migrants in the Mediterranean international waters off the Libyan coast on Monday. AFP PHOTO
    • Syria : Corn bunting (Emberiza calandra) birds stand on branches amdist snow in a field in the northeastern Syrian town of al-Malikiyah (Derik) at the border with Turkey after a blizzard on February 10, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Seagulls fly as the sun rises over Cecchignola, south of Rome, on February 3, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • A man rides a unicycle at Istanbul's Karakoy district on February 4, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    Low income people, risking their lives, have long been living in tin-roofed three-storey houses built illegally at Kamalbagh of the capital. The
photo was taken recently. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKROBORTY Low income people, risking their lives, have long been living in tin-roofed three-storey houses…
    A dog takes a deep nap turning a narrow concrete slab into a kennel while three innocent
boys cross the canal carelessly about the danger down under using a similar slab making
it into a bridge yesterday. Inhabitants of the buildings, constructed encroaching into the
land of the canal at Nurpur Gas Road of Kadamtali in the capital, often experience danger
of falling into the waterbody off the makeshift bridge sans railing. STAR MAIL PHOTO A dog takes a deep nap turning a narrow concrete slab into a kennel while three innocent boys…
    Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) install cameras on Central
Shaheed Minar premises in the capital yesterday ahead of International
Mother Language Day on February 21. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) install cameras on Central Shaheed Minar premises…
    A procession was brought out in Barishal city yesterday demanding proper use of Bangla. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO A procession was brought out in Barishal city yesterday demanding proper use of Bangla. FOCUS…
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    Rare Snow Leopard spotted in Himachal

    Rare Snow Leopard spotted in Himachal

    Also known as the ghost of the mountains, snow leopards are famously elusive animals. Rarely spotted and hardly photographed as they are, a snow leopard sighting in Himachal Pradesh has left the Internet…
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    NASA's Juno Mission To Unravel Jupiter Water Mystery
    NASA's Juno mission has provided its first science results on the amount…
    Facebook faces off with IRS in big-ticket tax case
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    Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has called for more regulation of harmful online…
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