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  • 87 bomb detonators found at Colombo bus station: Police
  • Bangladesh, Brunei sign 7 instruments
  • Improvised bomb made safe near Colombo airport: Police
  • Family's near miss at bombed Sri Lanka church
  • Death toll in Sri Lanka serial blasts hits to 290
  • Sri Lanka blocks social media after Easter Sunday bombings
  • Ukraine comedian Zelensky wins presidency in landslide
  • ‘Husband’ burns wife in Laxmipur
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World News
‘Horrific’, ‘cruel’, ‘sad’ World reacts to Sri Lanka blasts Religious and world leaders have condemned a series…
Sri Lanka failed to heed warnings of attacks Sri Lankan officials failed to heed warnings from intelligence agencies about the…
Landslide kills at least 17 in Colombia town, injures 5 Heavy rains unleashed a landslide in a remote mountain town in southwestern Colombia…
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Metro
Bangladeshi gunned down by BSF along Thakurgaon border

A Bangladeshi youth was gunned down by members of Border Security Force of India at Dongaon border in Haripur upazila of Thakurgaon district early Monday,…
Schoolgirls ‘raped’ in Chuadanga, Jhenaidah Two schoolgirls were admitted to Sadar Hospitals on Sunday as they were reportedly raped in separate incidents in Chuadanga and Jhenaidah district, UNB…
  • Woman set afire ‘by husband’ in Laxmipur dies
  • Five held over ‘gang-rape’ of college girl in Manikganj
  • Road crashes kill 3 in Natore, Manikganj, Rangamati
  • Bangladesh
    Terrorists have no religion, state: Hasina   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday strongly condemned the terror attacks in Sri Lanka and urged everyone to be vocal against terrorists. "Terrorists are terrorists. They've no religion, caste and state. They're terrorists. So, all will have to be vocal against them," she…
    Who are Nat’l Thowheed Jamath? A previously unknown group called the National Thowheed Jamath (NTJ) is being accused of having carried out the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka - even though no group has admitted the carnage. Until yesterday, when the Sri Lankan government spokesman mentioned their name, very few people had heard…
  • Sheikh Selim’s grandson among those killed in Sri Lanka blasts
  • Bangabandhu’s birth centenary to be celebrated internationally
  • Politics
    Former BNP minister Barrister Aminul Haque passes away   


BNP vice-chairman and former minister BarristerAminulHaquedied at United Hospitalin the city on Sunday. He was 76. AminulHaque, who had been suffering from liver cancer and put on life support at United Hospital's ICU on March 14, breathed his last at the hospital at 10:30 am, BNP chairperson's…
    AL to prepare database of grassroots leaders The ruling Awami League will prepare a database of its grassroots leaders for all units to strengthen the party from the central to the grassroots levels. The party will send letters soon asking district units leaders to send information about grassroots leaders of all units. The party will collect…
  • Khaleda ‘failed’ to create honest advisers: Gayeshwar
  • BNP wants Khaleda release ‘on bail, not on parole
  • Sports
    Bangladesh blank UAE Bangladesh began their campaign in the Bangamata Gold Cup Under-19 Women’s Football tournament with winning note when they blanked United…
  • Premier Cricket: Abahani stun Rupganj
  • Pakistan's Abid wants World Cup advice from Indian great Tendulkar
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    • Afghanistan : In this photograph taken on April 20, 2019, Afghan boys walk as sheep graze in a field on the outskirts of Herat. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A woman takes a selfie in front of the Kremlin and St.Basil Cathedral at sunset in Moscow on April 19, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : Two storks are seen in their nest at an old pylon in the small village of Radensdorf near Luebben, Germany, during nice warm spring weather with temperatures by 20 degrees on April 20, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Belgium : People walk wild bluebells which bloom around mid-April, turning the forest completely blue and forming a carpet in the Hallerbos, also known as the "Blue Forest", near the Belgian city of Halle, on April 21, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : A picture shows a close-up of a crowned crane bird in an enclosure at the Paris zoological park (Parc zoologique de Paris) in Paris on April 12, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Indonesia : Indonesian mahouts bath Sumatran elephants in a river at Trumon animal corridor in Leuser ecosystem area, Southern Aceh province on April 15, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Pakistan : People arrive to pray at the historical Badshahi Mosque during heavy rain in Lahore on April 16, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : People walk in the "Le village Royal" passage in central Paris, decorated with colorful umbrellas, on April 18, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A British bulldog statue advertises a coffee shop next to the headquarters of Sberbank, the biggest Russian state owned bank, in Moscow on April 18, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • A Bangladeshi girl attends a rally in celebration of the Bengali New Year or "Pohela Boishakh" in Dhaka on April 14, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    The main bus terminal of Gazipur city turns into a dirt station with rubbish of
all kinds being dumped there.The was taken on Thursday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO The main bus terminal of Gazipur city turns into a dirt station with rubbish of all kinds…
    Salman F Rahman (4th left), the private industries and investment adviser to the prime minister, makes a PowerPoint presentation on the investment
environment in Bangladesh in front of the ambassadors and heads of missions of OIC members at the PMO in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Salman F Rahman (4th left), the private industries and investment adviser to the prime minister,…
    Children frolic in the lake water of Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital yesterday as sweltering summer sizzled the mega city. Met
office predicts rain accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur in some places in country today. STAR MAIL PHOTO Children frolic in the lake water of Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital yesterday as sweltering…
    Skipping the footbridge at a stone’s throw, a man squeezes through a porous barbed wire fence on Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue at Farmgate in the
capital recently amid risks of losing limbs or life. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Skipping the footbridge at a stone’s throw, a man squeezes through a porous barbed wire…
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    Poachers threaten precious Madagascar forest and lemurs

    Poachers threaten precious Madagascar forest and lemurs

    Under a leaden sky, six rangers walk silently in single file through Vohibola, one of the last primary forests in eastern Madagascar. Alert to the slightest movement and sound, Michael Tovolahy's…
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    Violent relationship ups mental disorder risk in women
    Women, please take note. If you are in a violent relationship you may be at an increased…
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    100-year-old yoga instructor keeps dancing
    A 100-year-old yoga instructor has no plans to stop practicing and teaching. On…
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    Google Doodle celebrates Earth Day 2019
    Google has created a Doodle featuring fun facts about six fascinating creatures…
    America's 1st female astronaut candidate, Jerrie Cobb, dies
    America's first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, who pushed…
    Samsung's Galaxy Fold already breaking for some early users
    Several reporters with early access to Samsung's Galaxy Fold — a…
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