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  • 'Sex trafficking of Rohingya children in Bangladesh'
  • EC takes massive preparation for GCC polls
  • Bangladesh registers 2nd largest number of refugees in 2017: UNHCR
  • Record 68.5 million people displaced worldwide: UN
  • Thousands marooned in Sylhet flood
  • BNP to stage demo across country Thursday
  • All eyes on Salah as hopeful Egypt take on Russia
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First ladies decry family separations All four former first ladies have joined the current one, Melania Trump, in an unusual…
Record 68.5 million people displaced worldwide: UN A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence…
Saudi Arabia's World Cup team plane catches fire in flight The team plane carrying Saudi Arabia's World Cup soccer team caught fire Monday,…
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Genocide may have taken place in Rakhine
Metro
Son kills father for money in Faridpur A father was stabbed to death allegedly by his son as the father denied to pay money at Brahmanpara village in Bhanga upazila on Monday night, reports…
Ex-OC of Kutubdia lands in jail for bribery A court in Cox's Bazar on Tuesday sentenced a former Officer-in-charge of Kutubdia Police Station, Altaf Hossain, to jail in a bribe case, reports…
  • Majority of residential students deprived facilities at RU
  • ‘Drug trader’ killed in Jashore ‘gunfight’
  • 3 murdered in Jhalakati, Sylhet
  • Bangladesh
    Thousands marooned in Sylhet flood Some 40,000 residents of the district’s Beanibazar upazila have been marooned in flashfloods amidst alarming rise of water levels in Surma, Kushiara and Sonai rivers. According to sources, at least four upazilas in the district have their communication system cut off from the rest of the country.…
    3 children drown in Cox’s Bazar pond Three children of a family drowned in a pond at Chakboitha village in Ukhia upazila on Monday. The deceased were identified as Fahim, 8, son of Abu Siddique, Tashfia, 6 and her sister Safa Marwa, 3, children of Abdul Kader. Khairul Alam, chairman of Ukhia upazila, said the three children fell into a…
  • Rohingya leader hacked to death at Balukhali camp
  • Move to issue NID cards to expats
  • Politics
    BNP to sell nomination forms Wednesday for 3 city polls BNP will sell nomination forms on Wednesday among people willing to contest the upcoming elections to Rajshahi, Sylhet and Barisal city corporation elections with its tickets. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi came up with the announcement at a press briefing at the party's Nayapaltan…
    BNP to stage demo across country Thursday Leaders and activists of BNP will stage demonstrations across the country on Thursday demanding the release of its chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail, reports UNB. The programme is also meant for mounting pressure on the government to ensure proper treatment of Khaleda. BNP senior joint secretary general…
  • BNP weighs pros and cons of movement
  • Many consider Khaleda not indisposed: Tofail
  • Sports
    Senegal surprise Poland AFP, MOSCOW: Senegal recorded the first African win at the 2018 World Cup when they beat Poland 2-1 on Tuesday thanks to a deflected Thiago…
  • Neymar misses Brazil training amid fitness concern
  • All eyes on Salah as hopeful Egypt take on Russia
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    • Bangladesh : Rohingya Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayers at a camp mosque in Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh on June 16, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Dhaka Division : Bangladeshi security personnel stand guard as Muslims go to offer Eid al-Fitr prayers in Dhaka.Muslims around the world celebrated Eid al Fitr which marks the end of the month of Ramadan, after the sighting of the new crescent moonon June 16, 2018. AFP PHOTO .
    • Uganda : Contestants take part in Uganda's second annual Entebbe Dragon Boat Race Festival on Lake Victoria , at the lakeside city of Entebbe on June 16, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : Argentina's forward Lionel Messi (L) challenges Iceland's midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Argentina and Iceland at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow on June 16, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Russia : Children play in a fountain near the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament , on June 16, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • India : Indian Muslims greet each other after offer Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Khairuddin Mosque in Amritsar on June 16, 2018. Muslims around the world celebrated Eid al Fitr which marks the end of the month of Ramadan, after the sighting of the new crescent moon. AFP PHOTO
    • New Delhi : Indian Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi on June 16, 2018. Muslims around the world celebrated Eid al Fitr which marks the end of the month of Ramadan, after the sighting of the new crescent moon. AFP PHOTO
    • Iraq : Shiite Muslim women worshippers take part in the early morning prayers for Eid al-Fitr in the holy city of Karbala, some 120 kilometres south of the capital Baghdad, on June 15, 2018, after the conclusion of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. AFP PHOTO
    • Pakistan : Pakistani Muslim worshippers pray to mark Eid al-Fitr at the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore on June 16, 2018. Muslims around the world are celebrating the Eid festival, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. AFP PHOTO
    • Fans of Argentina football team hold a motorcycle rally in Saturia upazila of Manikganj on Wednesday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    Ending the three-day Eid vacation in their respective areas, people start returning to the capital as offices reopened yesterday. The photo was taken
at Kamalapur Railway Station. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Ending the three-day Eid vacation in their respective areas, people start returning to the…
    This photo taken yesterday shows a man wading through chest-deep water as the area was inundated by floodwater in Fulgazi upazila of Feni. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This photo taken yesterday shows a man wading through chest-deep water as the area was inundated…
    A launch carrying passengers way beyond of its capacity leaves the Sadarghat Launch Terminal in the capital yesterday. Due to excessive crowd, the situation
was all the same in case of other launches leaving the terminal yesterday. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI A launch carrying passengers way beyond of its capacity leaves the Sadarghat Launch Terminal…
    Hordes of homebound passengers, who are basically rural to urban migrants, crowd into a train to enjoy Eid-ul -Fitr, getting back to village homes. The picture was taken from
the capital’s Airport railway station yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Hordes of homebound passengers, who are basically rural to urban migrants, crowd into a train…
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