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  • PM urges all to be responsible on road to avert accident
  • PM to attend 18th NAM Summit in Baku Oct 25-26
  • Food safety still a far cry: BSTI finds 30 more items substandard
  • ‘Robber’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with police in Feni
  • ‘16pc people suffer from kidney diseases for adulterated food intake’
  • Pakistan to remain on FATF grey list till February
World News
Japan typhoon death toll climbs, while floodwaters recede Japan's government says the death toll from a weekend typhoon that caused widespread…
Kim vows to fight US sanctions, visits sacred NKorean peak North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to surmount US-led sanctions on his country…
Nigeria town celebrates claim as 'twins capital' of world The sign greeting visitors at the entrance of Igbo-Ora in southwest Nigeria welcomes…
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Boom in exports of plastic products
Metro
Death of schoolgirl triggers protest Protesting killing of a seventh grader and demanding exemplary punishment of the killers, local people formed a human chain in Muktagacha upazila of Mymesningh…
Abrar Faiyaj leaves Dhaka College Following the brutal murder of his brother Abrar Fahad, Abrar Faiyaj, a Class-XI student at Dhaka College, is going to change his college. Faiyaj took…
  • Money floating in Karatoa River in Bogura!
  • 5 Gaibandha war criminals sentenced to death
  • 5 'robbers' killed in separate 'gunfights'
  • Bangladesh
    PM to attend 18th NAM Summit in Baku Oct 25-26 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will attend the 18th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to be held on October 25-26 in Baku, Azerbaijan. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has confirmed the Prime Minister's participation at the Summit of the Heads of State and Government.  The Summit will…
    Dengue deaths ‘break records’ Breaking all previous records, the official dengue death toll this year has hit 98, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The mosquito-borne disease was first detected in the country back in 2000. At least 93 people had died of dengue that year. “The DGHS has so far analysed…
  • BUET students call off street protests
  • Pinki Khatun country’s first transgender councillor
  • Politics
    Samrat put on 10-day remand in two cases
A Dhaka court on Tuesday placed expelled Jubo League Dhaka South unit President Ismail Hossain Samrat on a 10-day remand in two separate cases. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Tofazzal Hossain placed him on a 5-day remand in an anti-narcotics case and an arms case each. The court also put Enamul Haq Arman,…
    Time coming to oust govt, says BNP 

BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Tuesday urged their party leaders and activists to have patience as the time is coming to oust the current ‘oppressive government’ through a mass upsurge. “Many people think how long they’ll endure the repression. We’ve to withstand it…
  • BNP’s torch procession demanding Khaleda’s release
  • BNP opposes ban on student politics
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    • Thailand : A buffalo in costume is paraded during the annual Chonburi Buffalo Race in Chonburi on October 12, 2019.AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A bird resting on a withered sunflower holds a seed on October 9, 2019 in Daugendorf, southern Germany. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A hot air balloon floats above the Alps on a cloudy October 13, 2019 in Scheidegg, southern Germany. AFP PHOTO
    • New Delhi : A model presents a creation by designer Rajesh Pratap Singh during the Grand Finale of Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week in association with EbixCash Spring Summer 2020 in New Delhi on October 12, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Costa Rica : View of the beach at the Punta Mala National Wildlife Refuge, in Playa Hermosa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on September 20, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Seoul : In a photo taken on October 4, 2019, visitors wearing traditional Korean hanbok outfits pose for photos during a night opening at Gyeongbokgung palace in central Seoul. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : The round shaped Dubai's Museum Of The Future is pictured under construction on October ,02,2019 in Dubai. With the highest tower in the world, grand commercial centres and artificial islands. AFP PHOTO
    • Belgium : Two male deer fight at the Domaine des Grottes de Han in Han-sur-Lesse, Belgium, on October 3, 2019. AFP Photo
    • Italy : A bee gathers pollen from a flower on September 11, 2019 in the countryside near Cuneo, Northwestern Italy. Unusual weather driven by climate change has wreaked havoc with mankind's friend the bees, the crucial pollinators of our food crops now struggling to survive in northern Italy. AFP PHOTO
    • Rome : This photo taken from Via della Conciliazione in Rome on October 2, 2019 shows the Vatican's St. Peter's Basilica reflected in a puddle following heavy rainfalls. AFP PHOTO
    The photo taken yesterday shows pile of broken pipes used for sewage and debris on the capital's Matijheel area beside the dug-up site
where the authorites concerned are setting up underground pipes to mitigate the waterlogging or sewage problem, creating obstacles to
vehicular movement. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO The photo taken yesterday shows pile of broken pipes used for sewage and debris on the capital's…
    A vehicle of Dhaka South City Corporation(DSCC) bulldozes illegal makeshift shops from Motijheel in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A vehicle of Dhaka South City Corporation(DSCC) bulldozes illegal makeshift shops from Motijheel…
    With deep dejection, local people of Shailakupa in Jhenaidah yesterday look at a coconut tree collapsing in the River Garai which has already
devoured many homesteads and trees. STAR MAIL PHOTO With deep dejection, local people of Shailakupa in Jhenaidah yesterday look at a coconut tree…
    Prime Minister’s Private Industry and Investment Adviser Salman F Rahman (centre) poses
for a photograph along with others at a hotel in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Prime Minister’s Private Industry and Investment Adviser Salman F Rahman (centre) poses…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Sachchu’s three decades in acting
    Two-time National Film Award winning actor Shahidul Alam Sachchu--a popular face in the country’s theatre, television and film--has been entertaining the audience over the last three decades. Sachchu made his entry into the professional acting in the 90’s…
    Environment
    Langurs in Jashore vulnerable due to lack of food, shelter

    Langurs in Jashore vulnerable due to lack of food, shelter

    Around 500 langurs living in Keshabpur upazila have grabbed headlines in recent times for their antics and human-like gestures. But their population is on the wane due to insufficient food and the lack…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    Instant-noodle harms kids
    A diet heavy on cheap, modern food like instant noodles that fills bellies but lacks…
    Priyanka Chopra rocks solid colours for The Sky Is Pink promotions
    Priyanka Chopra Jonas, who is making her Bollywood comeback with her movie The Sky…
    For the love of Earrings!
    Whether you are wearing chandelier earrings, geometric shapes or hoops, you’re…
    Science & Tech
    NASA unveils new spacesuits for human lunar landing
    The U.S. space agency NASA unveiled on Tuesday the next-generation spacesuits…
    Leading Chinese air conditioner supplier Gree have in recent years seen an…
    Milky Way's centre exploded 3.5 million years ago
    A cataclysmic energy flare ripped through our galaxy, the Milky Way, about…
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