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Priyanka’s illegal arrest shows increasing insecurity of Yogi government: Rahul Gandhi
Hitting out at the Uttar Pradesh government after Priyanka Gandhi was stopped from…
6 killed in Kabul University blast in Afghanistan A powerful bomb exploded outside the gates of Kabul University in the Afghan capital…
Japan in shock after suspected arson kills 33 Japanese police on Friday were investigating a suspected arson attack that killed…
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1st grader ‘raped’ in Jhenidah
A class I student was reportedly raped at Dudhshar village of Shailakupa upazila of Jhenidah district on Thursday. Superintendent of Police Ariful Islam…
Rifat murder: Rishan Farazi put on 5-day remand A court here on Friday placed Rishan Farazi on a five-day remand in a case over the killing Rifat Sharif in broad daylight in the district town. Barguna…
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  • Youth carrying child’s severed head beaten dead by mob in Netrakona
  • Bangladesh
    Dengue cases may spurt next month The prevalence of dengue may increase further next month, causing a spurt in the number of patients and fatalities that could break all previous records in the country’s history, said experts. They said the present situation of the dengue outbreak in Bangladesh is very alarming. The prevalence…
    PM flies to London Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday left Dhaka for London on an official visit to the United Kingdom. A  Biman Bangladesh Airlines VVIP flight carrying the prime minister and her entourage took off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport Dhaka for London at 9:35 am. Liberation War Affairs…
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  • Politics
    GM Quader becomes JP chairman Jatiya Party on Thursday formally announced HM Ershad’s younger brother GM Quader as its chairman, reports UNB. Party secretary general Moshiur Rahman Ranga came up with the announcement at a press conference at Jatiya Party chairman’s Banani office. Before his death, Ranga said, Ershad…
    Ershad finally laid to rest in Rangpur
Jatiya Party Chairman and former president Hussain Muhammad Ershad was finally laid to eternal rest yesterday at Palli Nibash in his hometown Rangpur where he was the most admirable political figure for over three decades. The former military strongman who ruled the country for nine years was buried…
  • Experts see ‘existential crisis’ for JP following Ershad’s demise
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    • Recipients of a scholarship pose for a photograph with dignitaries (seated, on stage) at a felicitation programme organised by Dhaka Zila Parishad at the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh in the capital yesterday. Prime minister’s private industry and investment adviser Salman F Rahman was present as chief guest at the event.INDEPENDENT PHOTOS
    • Recipients of a scholarship pose for a photograph with dignitaries (seated, on stage) at a felicitation programme organised by Dhaka Zila Parishad at the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh in the capital yesterday. Prime minister’s private industry and investment adviser Salman F Rahman was present as chief guest at the event.INDEPENDENT PHOTOS
    • Recipients of a scholarship pose for a photograph with dignitaries (seated, on stage) at a felicitation programme organised by Dhaka Zila Parishad at the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh in the capital yesterday. Prime minister’s private industry and investment adviser Salman F Rahman was present as chief guest at the event.INDEPENDENT PHOTOS
    • Recipients of a scholarship pose for a photograph with dignitaries (seated, on stage) at a felicitation programme organised by Dhaka Zila Parishad at the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh in the capital yesterday. Prime minister’s private industry and investment adviser Salman F Rahman was present as chief guest at the event.INDEPENDENT PHOTOS
    • Recipients of a scholarship pose for a photograph with dignitaries (seated, on stage) at a felicitation programme organised by Dhaka Zila Parishad at the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh in the capital yesterday. Prime minister’s private industry and investment adviser Salman F Rahman was present as chief guest at the event.INDEPENDENT PHOTOS
    • Recipients of a scholarship pose for a photograph with dignitaries (seated, on stage) at a felicitation programme organised by Dhaka Zila Parishad at the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh in the capital yesterday. Prime minister’s private industry and investment adviser Salman F Rahman was present as chief guest at the event.INDEPENDENT PHOTOS
    • Recipients of a scholarship pose for a photograph with dignitaries (seated, on stage) at a felicitation programme organised by Dhaka Zila Parishad at the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh in the capital yesterday. Prime minister’s private industry and investment adviser Salman F Rahman was present as chief guest at the event. INDEPENDENT PHOTOS
    • Indonesia : Visitors pose for a photo amongst the flowers during a visit to a celosia flower garden in Banda Aceh on July 13, 2019.AFP PHOTO
    • Oslo : A bumblebee lands on a Stonecrop flower at Lindoya island in Oslo on July 07, 2019. AFP PHOTO
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    Dhaka University students blockade the capital’s Shahbagh intersection, demanding an end to the affiliation of seven colleges with the country’s premier seat of education, which they claim is already plagued by a range of problems including session jam. The blockade causes ripple effect on the city’s traffic and spikes severely the sufferings of commuters. Focus Bangla Photo Dhaka University students blockade the capital’s Shahbagh intersection, demanding an end…
    People wade through knee-high water at a local bazaar while a boat remains anchored along a flooded street at Rajibpur in Kurigram as new areas were inundated in the district yesterday. Inset, an elderly man struggles to keep a crying baby afloat on his shoulder at Chilmari in the district. Focus Bangla Photos Focus Bangla Photo People wade through knee-high water at a local bazaar while a boat remains anchored along…
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates Dhaka-Benapole-Dhaka train service and extension of Banalata Express service up to Chapainawabganj
through videoconference from Ganabhaban in the capital yesterday while Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan claps. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates Dhaka-Benapole-Dhaka train service and extension…
    Students of Rajuk Uttara Model College in the capital jubilate on their campus in celebration of their HSC results which
was published yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Students of Rajuk Uttara Model College in the capital jubilate on their campus in celebration…
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