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  • Hasan mourns death of journo Ilias Hossain’s father
  • Writer Mushtaq's body handed over to family after autopsy
  • The next Spider-Man movie will be titled 'Spider-Man: No Way Home'
  • Michael Somare, Papua New Guinea's 1st prime minister, dies
  • Govt to excavate 725km canal to boost agri production
  • 2,57,587 citizens get Covid-19 vaccines in Ctg
  • Chobi Mela ‘Shunno’ launches Translocal Solidarity Networks
  • Bangladesh has zero dengue cases: Health authorities
  • Mushtaq latest victim of repression, alleges BNP
  • Inquiry committee to be formed over writer Mushtaq’s death: Home Minister
  • 41,08,165 registered to receive Covid-19 vaccines
  • Cricketer Umar Akmal’s 18-month ban reduced to one year
  • Manikganj lawyers association gets new committee
  • Call to expedite beat policing activities for peace in society
  • Tech being developed so that robots can speak Bangla: Junaid Ahmed Palak
  • Writer Mushtaq's death in custody triggers protests
  • BNP will win if 'free & fair' polls are held: Dulu
  • RCSC celebrates Int’l Mother Language Day
  • 24,157 recover from Covid-19 in Rajshahi
  • 'Urban Slum Children Education Programme' a unique example: Zakir Hossain
  • Bangladesh reports 11 COVID-19 deaths, 4,95,498 total recoveries
  • PM to address press conference Saturday
  • Hi, Robot: Japan’s android pets ease virus isolation
  • Pre-booking of vivo Y20G begins
  • Is your AC ready for summer?
  • UN secretary general lauds Bangladesh’s COVID mitigation efforts
  • 4 killed in Bogura road accident
  • 4 startups win Microsoft Emerge X Pitching Competition
  • Dhaka seeks global community's constructive role in early Rohingya repatriation
  • No public transport in Khulna for 24 hours
  • Dhaka most polluted city in the world
  • Pro-BNP panel sweeps Rajshahi Advocates’ Bar Association polls
  • Facebook signs pay deals with 3 Australian news publishers
  • Global Covid-19 cases near 113 million
  • Sylhet road crash leaves 7 dead
  • Bangladesh, UK seek to work together on tackling climate change
  • Writer Mushtaq, arrested under DSA, dies in custody
  • World News
    Michael Somare, Papua New Guinea's 1st prime minister, dies Michael Somare, a pivotal figure in Papua New Guinea’s independence and the…
    Facebook signs pay deals with 3 Australian news publishers Facebook announced on Friday preliminary agreements with three Australian publishers,…
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    Writer Mushtaq, arrested under DSA, dies in custody
    Metro
    Hasan mourns death of journo Ilias Hossain’s father Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of Abdur Razzak, father of Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) former…
    2,57,587 citizens get Covid-19 vaccines in Ctg A total of 2,57,587 citizens of Chattogram city and district were immunized till today. Among the vaccine recipients people 1,49,427 are males and 1,08,160…
  • Manikganj lawyers association gets new committee
  • Call to expedite beat policing activities for peace in society
  • RCSC celebrates Int’l Mother Language Day
  • Bangladesh
    Writer Mushtaq's body handed over to family after autopsy The body of writer Mushtaq Ahmed, who died in police custody on Thursday after almost 10 months of incarceration in a DSA case, was handed over to his family on Friday following completion of an autopsy.  Mushtaq was arrested last May in a case filed under the Digital Security Act and charged with…
    Govt to excavate 725km canal to boost agri production In an attempt to make agriculture more profitable and raise crop production, the government has taken a 725 kilometers canal excavation programme in Chattogram hill tracts. “Approximately 13,184 square kilometers in Rangamati, Khagrachhari and Bandarban are covered with hills which can play vital…
  • Bangladesh has zero dengue cases: Health authorities
  • UN secretary general lauds Bangladesh’s COVID mitigation efforts
  • Politics
    Mushtaq latest victim of repression, alleges BNP BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday alleged that writer Mushtaq Ahmed was tortured to death in prison. In a statement, he demanded formation of a judicial probe body to transparently look into the death of the writer in jail. "Mushtaq Ahmed was killed thorough immense torture…
    BNP will win if 'free & fair' polls are held: Dulu BNP will win if "free and fair" elections are held in the country, the party's organising secretary Ruhul Kuddus Talukder Dulu said Friday. The BNP central leader made the remarks while addressing the newly elected office-bearers of the Natore Bar Association at the party office in the…
  • Dispose of Pilkhana murder case by 2021: BNP
  • Raushan Ershad receives corona vaccine
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    Bangladesh Navy Ship ‘Samudra Avijan’ sails for island nation Maldives on Wednesday carrying emergency logistic support items like over 100 tonnes of food, medical supplies and other protective equipment to combat the coronavirus crisis. Photo: ISPR Bangladesh Navy Ship ‘Samudra Avijan’ sails for island nation Maldives on Wednesday carrying…
    People try hard to board a truck, ignoring the government’s guideline to maintain safe physical distance amid risk of the deadly coronavirus
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    The government’s countrywide closure forces these trucks, pickups to lie idle at Tejgaon Truck Stand in the capital
yesterday, leaving hundreds of transport workers out of works. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY The government’s countrywide closure forces these trucks, pickups to lie idle at Tejgaon Truck…
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    Bangladesh, UK seek to work together on tackling climate change

    Bangladesh, UK seek to work together on tackling climate change

    Bangladesh and the United Kingdom can form a partnership to cut greenhouse gas emissions and tackle different challenges posed by climate change. Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab…
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    Tech being developed so that robots can speak Bangla: Junaid Ahmed Palak
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