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No makeshift cattle market in city this Eid: Minister Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Sunday said no makeshift cattle market will be allowed to be set up in the capital ahead of the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha,…
4 killed in Rangpur road crash At least four people were killed and two others injured as a bus rammed an auto-rickshaw on Rangpur-Dinajpur highway in Hajirhat area of the city on Sunday…
  • ‘Arms factory’ busted in Cox’s Bazar, 2 held
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  • Bangladesh
    1.16cr sacrificial animals ready for Eid-ul-Azha There are now 1.16 crore sacrificial animals in the country for the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha against last year’s 1.04 crore, according to the Fisheries and Livestock Ministry. A handout of the ministry said there are 44.57 lakh sacrificial cattle and buffalos while 71 lakh goats and sheep across the…
    Find solutions to climate change problems: President President Abdul Hamid on Sunday laid emphasis on finding solutions to climate change-related problems on a priority basis to maintain the achievements in the agriculture sector and take the successes forward. “The country’s arable land is shrinking alarmingly due to the rapid growth of population,…
  • Bangladesh edges 9 notches up in UN e-gov’t survey
  • Army plays supportive role in establishing democracy: PM
  • Politics
    Khaleda’s Cumilla arson case bail order Monday The High Court on Sunday fixed Monday for passing its order a bail petition filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a case filed under the Special Powers Act over the arson attack in Cumilla on Feb 3, 2015. The HC bench of Justice AKM Asaduzzaman and Justice SM Mozibur Rahman fixed the date after completion…
    ALCWC meets Monday Awami League Central Working Committee sits in a meeting on Monday with AL President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. The meeting will be held at 6pm at the Prime Minister’s official residence Ganobhaban, said a press release on Sunday. Besides, AL secretaries, presidents and secretaries…
  • Terrifying situation in 3 cities ahead of polls: Rizvi
  • Next polls to be held as per constitution: Quader
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    • India : A male pheasant-tailed jacana protects its eggs at the Mangalajodi eco-tourism centre in Chilika lake, some 67km from Bhubaneswar in the eastern Indian state of Odisha, on July 20, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • India : A group of langur monkeys sit on the branches of a tree after in Pushkar in the western Indian state of Rajasthan on July 20, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A picture taken on July 12, 2018 shows young nandu birds at a zoo in the German city of Stralsund, on the Baltic coast . AFP PHOTO
    • United States : An oystercatcher hunts for food along the beach of Sandy Hook near Middletown on July 12, 2018 . AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : French players celebrate with the trophy at the end of the Russia 2018 World Cup final football match between France and Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on July 15, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : Men play with a ball on Red Square near the Kremlin in downtown Moscow on July 13, 2018, two days before the Russia 2018 World Cup final football match between France and Croatia. AFP PHOTO
    • France : Storks stand in their nest on June 27, 2018, in Cernay, eastern France. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A photo taken on July 10, 2018 shows the Soviet era sculpture Worker and Kolkhoz Woman by Vera Mukhina in Moscow. AFP PHOTO
    • Taipei : A Far Eastern Air plane flies over the Confucius Temple in Taipei on July 8, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A photo taken on July 8, 2018 shows the Kremlin and the St. Basil Cathedral in Moscow. AFP PHOTO
    Workers busy digging for unearthing a possible ‘hidden treasure’ inside a room of a house at Mirpur-10 in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Workers busy digging for unearthing a possible ‘hidden treasure’ inside a room of a house…
    Passengers wade through knee-deep water during the tide at the Charmandol launch ghat in Rangabali upazila of
Patuakhali district recently. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Passengers wade through knee-deep water during the tide at the Charmandol launch ghat in Rangabali…
    Thin public transport forces people to walk along the Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue at Sonargaon Hotel crossing in the capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTOS Thin public transport forces people to walk along the Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue at Sonargaon…
    Dhaka wears a festive look with thousands of colourful placards, billboards featuring the achievements of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as Awami League prepares to give a mass
reception to the PM, also the party president, at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital today. Inset, an artist draws a portrait of the prime minister. STORY ON PAGE 1 INDEPENDENT PHOTO Dhaka wears a festive look with thousands of colourful placards, billboards featuring the…
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