Wednesday 20 February 2019 ,
Wednesday 20 February 2019 ,
Latest News
  • Newly elected women MPs sworn in
  • PM returns home
  • 5 killed in Lalmonirhat road crash
  • DIP asks authorities to get its clearance
  • Young Turks work on floating new party
  • Untreated wastes enter Bangladesh through Agartala border
  • UK pledges support on repatriation
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  • Saudi crown prince backs India’s fight against terrorism
  • Trump says US-China trade talks 'going very well'
  • IS teen 'shocked' after UK revokes her citizenship
  • 4th phase UZ polls on March 31: EC
  • 2 female RMG workers found dead in Savar
  • Dhaka’s air quality ‘unhealthy; 5th worst’ on Wednesday
  • Now BNP wants Jamaat to apologise for 1971 role
  • 1,200 meters of Padma Bridge now visible
  • Saudi crown prince lauds centuries-old ties with India
  • Sabbir’s ton goes in vain as Bangladesh suffer clean sweep
  • UK set to strip teenage 'ISIL bride' Shamima Begum of citizenship
  • Shilpa Shetty’s stunning look in Indo-Western saree
  • 4 ‘hackers’ held in city
  • 5 amazing green tea face masks to cleanse your skin
  • Sabudane kheer recipe
  • US-Bangla Airlines to operate Boeing 737 Max 8
  • Dr Kamal welcomes Barrister Razzaq’s call to Jamaat to apologise
  • Barcelona's attacking stars disappoint in 0-0 draw at Lyon
  • Liverpool, Bayern draw 0-0 in Champions League first leg
  • Newly elected women MPs sworn in
  • Trump says he has 'absolute right' to declare emergency
  • 3 ‘drug traders’ killed in separate ‘gunfights’
  • Pakistani PM willing to talk but warns India not to attack
  • And now for the weather on Mars, courtesy of new NASA lander
  • 5 killed in Lalmonirhat road crash
  • PM returns home
  • Experts predict annual income of $1b from blue economy
  • Japan’s Honda to shut UK plant; 3,500 jobs at risk
  • 8th span of Padma Bridge to be installed today
  • Saudi prince arrives in Delhi as Indo-Pak tensions mount
  • Withdraw ‘Bangladesh Bank History’ from market: HC
  • Back Guaido or ‘lose everything’
  • Mamata questions about timing
  • Arms given to ‘terrorists’ but not to Turkey Erdogan slams NATO
  • BJMC stop Bashundhara winning spree
  • Performance and screening event at AFD today
  • Happy birthday Tisha
  • Young Turks work on floating new party
  • World News
    Saudi crown prince backs India’s fight against terrorism Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin…
    Saudi prince arrives in Delhi as Indo-Pak tensions mount Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in New Delhi yesterday,…
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    Metro
    4 ‘hackers’ held in city Detective Branch of Police in special drives has detained four suspected hackers from the capital, reports UNB. Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Deputy…
    3 ‘drug traders’ killed in separate ‘gunfights’
Three suspected drug traders were killed in separate ‘gunfights’ in the capital, Cox’s Bazar and Benapole early Wednesday, reports UNB.…
  • 5 killed in Lalmonirhat road crash
  • Gas supply resumes in Chattogram after 3 days
  • Rare Madan Tak rescued in Sirajganj
  • Bangladesh
    2 female RMG workers found dead in Savar Police recovered the bodies of two female garment workers from Bhorari area in Tentuljhora union and municipality area on Wednesday morning. One of the deceased was identified as Halima Khatun, 25, of Bharari area while the identity of the other could not be known yet. Polce said Halima Khatun committed…
    PM returns home Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home on Wednesday morning, wrapping up her weeklong visit to Germany and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), reports UNB. A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around…
  • 8th span of Padma Bridge to be installed today
  • Shaheed Minar route map finalised for Feb 21
  • Politics
    Young Turks work on floating new party The young Turks in the Jamaat-e-Islami are likely to float a new party soon, keeping out the party’s old guard, most of whom are accused of opposing Bangladesh’s War of Liberation, according to insiders. Barrister Abdur Razzaq, who resigned from the Islamist party on Friday, is likely to…
    Dr Kamal welcomes Barrister Razzaq’s call to Jamaat to apologise Jatiya Oikyafront convener Dr Kamal Hossain on Tuesday welcomed Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdur Razzaq’s call to the Islamic party to apologise over its anti-liberation war role in 1971, reports UNB. “I welcome the call for seeking apology by Jamaat,” he said. Dr Kamal, also the president…
  • Sayedee’s son Masud lands in jail
  • Dec-30 polls: JOF’s public hearing rescheduled for Feb 22
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    • Livno : Wild horses graze scarce dried grass and hydrate by eating some snow, on a pasture atop Krug Mountain, near Western Bosnian town of Livno, on February 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A stork eats a day-old chick in its aviary at an animal park in Springe near Hanover, northern Germany, on February 5, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Afghanistan : An Afghan boy collects and pours water in containers from a river on a cold winter day in Panjshir Province February 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • United States : Snow geese descend upon on a farm in Ruthsburg, Maryland, on February 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Zanzibar: Performers parade through the street to kick off the 16th International African music festival "Sauti za Busara” in Stone town on Tanzania’s semi-autonomous archipelago Zanzibar on February 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • This aerial file photo taken on November 22, 2018 shows a glacier in the Everest region of Nepal. Two-thirds of Himalayan glaciers, the world's ‘Third Pole’, could melt by 2100 if global emissions are not reduced. AFP PHOTO
    • Pakistan : Pakistani horsemen compete during a game of the traditional sport of Buzkashi, in Quetta on February 1, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Palestinian : A picture taken on February 3, 2019, shows western jackdaw birds flying past a murmuration of starlings, during their traditional dance before landing to sleep on the Jordan Valley in the West Bank along the border with Jordan. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A tomtit and a sparrow feed from a bird feeder in a park in Moscow on January 31, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • United Kingdom : Shetland ponies stand in a snow-covered field on a hillside near Scalloway, Shetland Islands on January 30, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    Devotees offer prayers seeking blessings for mankind as the second part of Biswa Ijtema concludes with the final supplication or ‘Akheri Munajat’ on
the bank of the Turag River in Tongi, on the outskirts of the capital, yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Devotees offer prayers seeking blessings for mankind as the second part of Biswa Ijtema concludes…
    The eighth span of the much-awaited Padma Bridge will be installed on pillars 35 and 36 today. The photo taken yesterday at Jazira point of the river
in Shariatpur shows the span being kept on a crane. STORY ON PAGE 15 INDEPENDENT PHOTO The eighth span of the much-awaited Padma Bridge will be installed on pillars 35 and 36 today.…
    A faction of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) takes position on Jagannath University campus yesterday after a clash between two BCL
groups. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A faction of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) takes position on Jagannath University campus…
    A BIWTA excavator demolishes a three-storey structure built illegally on the banks of the Buriganga River at Char
Washpur in Keraniganj on the outskirts of the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A BIWTA excavator demolishes a three-storey structure built illegally on the banks of the…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Happy birthday Tisha
    Popular actress-model Nusrat Imrose Tisha, who is a winner of the National Film Award, is going to celebrate her birthday today. She has chalked out a busy schedule to spend the day with her fans and close ones. DhakaLive has news that Tisha will be spending the day…
    Environment
    Scientists decode white shark genome, finding cancer-protective mechanism

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