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  • Public universities to stop fresh enrollment in evening courses
  • Protests continue against India Citizenship Act
  • A tale of wait by families of Indian prisoners of war
  • AL takes hectic preparations as 7,000 councillors to join
  • Rajakars’ list set to be published today
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Dutch parliament cancels Suu Kyi’s visit Aung San Suu Kyi's meeting with Dutch House of Representatives has been cancelled,…
UN climate talks in limbo as rifts among countries remain A UN climate summit in Madrid was facing failure yesterday after all-night negotiations…
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Jute mills workers postpone strike Workers of nine state-owned jute mills in Khulna and Jashore on Saturday postponed their ongoing unto-death hunger strike for three days upon assurance…
2 killed in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’ Two suspected yaba traders were killed in a reported gunfight with police in Noyabazar hill area of Teknaf upazila on early Saturday. The deceased were…
  • Foam factory catches fire in capital's Badda
  • OC among 3 cops closed in Khulna
  • Couple found dead in Fakirapool
  • Bangladesh
    Security beefed up for Victory Day celebration Tight security measures have been taken across the country for smooth celebration of the 49th Victory Day on December 16 next.  “Tight security arrangements were made for the Victory Day. Additional law enforcement personnel were deployed to strengthen surveillance, especially in Dhaka,”…
    Autopsy report finds 
no evidence of rape The forensic department of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) did not find any evidence of rape in the post-mortem report of Rubaiyat Sharmin Rumpa. Rumpa, a Stamford University student, was found dead on a street in the capital’s Sidheswari on December 4. Dr Sohel Mahmud, head of the forensic…
  • Rajakars’ list set to be published today
  • UP member held with pistol, ammo in Savar
  • Politics
    2 BNP leaders held in Sirajganj Police arrested a BNP and a Jubo Dal leader from Dhanbondi area of the district town on Saturday night over the December 8 BNP-Awami League clash. The arrestees were identified as BNP district unit Joint Secretary Rashedul Hasan Ranjan and district unit Jubo Dal Vice-president Menhajul Abedin Menna. …
    AL takes hectic preparations
as 7,000 councillors to join Ruling party Awami League (AL) has completed most of its preparatory works related to holding the ensuing council session in a befitting manner. The party is going to hold its 21st national council session on December 20-21 at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital. Prime Minister and AL President Sheikh Hasina…
  • Khaleda Zia's adviser Kabir Murad dies
  • India’s NRC threat to Bangladesh: Fakhrul
  • Sports
    BCB yet to get green signal from govt to tour Pakistan Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hassan Papon said the board is yet to get green signal to tour Pakistan. Bangladesh are scheduled…
  • Riyad’s Ctg return to winning ways
  • Dhaka beat Sylhet by 24 runs
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    • Tokyo : A diver dressed in a Santa Claus costume swims with fish at Sunshine Aquarium in Tokyo on December 13, 2019, AFP PHOTO
    • France : People look at an A380 on approach towards the airport of the French riviera city of Nice, on December 09, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • United States : Groves of Christmas trees, Balsam Fir, Fraser Fir, and some Concolors, stand in a snow covered field at the Beverly Tree Farm in Beverly, Massachusetts, on December 5, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • New Delhi : Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf (2R) and Queen Silvia (2L) visit the Jama Masjid mosque in the old quarters of New Delhi on December 2, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • DEUTSCHLAND : The sun rises near the small Bavarian village of Puchheim, southern Germany, with temperatures by minus three degrees on December 4, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Netherlands : Fishing boats search for two people on board the missing fishing boat from Urk, the UK165 Lummetje, which disappeared between Texel and Den Helder, in the Netherlands, on November 28, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : People enjoy the Christmas and New Year's lights as they stroll at the Red Square, with the Kremlin's Spasskaya Tower seen in the background in Moscow on December 1, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • West Bengal : People walk on a foggy morning at the Maidan park in Kolkata on November 29, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Nepal : Boats are seen moored near the shore of Phewa Lake at sunset in Pokhara on November 27, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : The traditional Christmas Market opens in front of the Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady) in Nuremberg, southern Germany, on November 29, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    Two children, wearing clothes and headbands bearing the motif of the national flag,
place flowers at the Martyred Intellectuals Memorial in Rayer Bazar area of the capital to
mark the Martyred Intellectuals Day yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Two children, wearing clothes and headbands bearing the motif of the national flag, place…
    Relatives of the victims of Keraniganj plastic factory fire cry outside the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital yesterday, a day after the inferno that
claimed at least 13 lives and burnt score others. Inset, locals stage demonstration blocking a road in the area, demanding compensation for victims and
relocation of industries from the neighbourhood. INDEPENDENT AND FOCUS BANGLA PHOTOS Relatives of the victims of Keraniganj plastic factory fire cry outside the burn unit of Dhaka…
    Pro-BNP lawyers chant slogans on the High Court premises in the capital yesterday as
they protest against the rejection of Khaleda Zia’s bail petition. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Pro-BNP lawyers chant slogans on the High Court premises in the capital yesterday as they…
    Workers clean up the Martyred Intellectuals' Memorial at Mirpur in the capital yesterday ahead of Martyred Intellectuals' Day, on December 14. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Workers clean up the Martyred Intellectuals' Memorial at Mirpur in the capital yesterday ahead…
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