Thursday 23 November 2017 ,
Thursday 23 November 2017 ,
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  • Bangladesh, Myanmar sign MoU for Rohingya repatriation
  • Power tariff to raise by Tk. 0.35 per unit from December
  • ACC summons BASIC Bank’s ex-Chairman Bachchu
  • Start Rohingya repatriation, PM to Myanmar
At a Glance
  • RMG workers demand justice for Tazreen victims
  • No controversy over CJ appointment: Anisul
  • Lyon roars with run-out to slow England in Ashes Test
  • Khaleda to place self-defense statement Nov 30
  • Power tariff to raise from December
  • South African hits record 490 off 151 balls
  • Man to die for killing wife in Gazipur
  • 'Hathurusingha will be a great fit' : SLC president
  • Mortaza fined for slow over-rate
  • Rohingya crisis: US suspends official travel to Rakhine state
  • Bangladesh, Myanmar sign MoU for Rohingya repatriation
  • ACC summons BASIC Bank’s ex-Chairman Bachchu
  • BERC set to announce power tariff hike decision today
  • Stocks see gain in early trading
  • Case filed over B’baria female AL leader murder, 1 held
  • 2 Bangladeshi solar farms get $1 million UN grant
  • Start Rohingya repatriation, PM to Myanmar
  • Khaleda appears before makeshift court
  • 3 cups of coffee a day 'may have health benefits'
  • Pope to meet Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
  • Army to play role in public welfare activities: PM
  • Non-stop bus strike begins in Dinajpur with other parts
  • China tells Myanmar military it wants closer ties
  • Mnangagwa promises a 'new democracy' in Zimbabwe
  • Youth killed by train while listening to songs lying on rail tracks
  • Uber customers torn between scandals and service
  • Bangladesh urges Asian leaders to pressure Myanmar for Rohingya’s return
  • England fight back after Cook's wicket in Ashes Test
  • Foreign Minister sits with Suu Kyi
  • Sexual attacks against Rohingya may be war crimes: UN
  • 5 killed in central China scaffold collapse
  • BSMRAU observes 19th University Day
  • Husband, in-laws ‘pour poison’ into Laxmipur housewife’s mouth
  • Barcelona, Chelsea reach last 16 as Manchester United lose
  • Toma Mirza’s ‘Cholo Palai’ releasing December 8
  • ‘Life in Other Words’ tells story of typical Bangladeshi family
  • ‘Ninth Jatra Utsab 2017’ ends at Shilpakala today
  • Photography exhibition on human right begins today
  • Tata Motors announces new corporate brand identity
  • Biman to add 4 aircraft to its fleet next year
  • World News
    Rohingya crisis: US suspends official travel to Rakhine state The United States has temporarily suspended travel for American officials to parts…
    Pope to meet Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh Vatican spokesman Greg Burke on Wednesday said Pope Francis will meet Rohingya Muslim…
    China tells Myanmar military it wants closer ties China wants closer ties with Myanmar’s military to help protect regional peace…
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    AL leaders themselves spill beans about convoy attack: BNP
    Metro
    RMG workers demand justice for Tazreen victims Leaders of Garments Sramik Oikkya Forum on Thursday noon demanded to arrest the owner of Tazreen Fashions canceling his bail immediately and to provide…
    Youth killed by train while listening to songs lying on rail tracks   A young man was crushed under the wheels of a train in Ruhia area in Sadar upazila on Wednesday night while he was listening to songs on his mobile phone…
  • BSMRAU observes 19th University Day
  • Husband, in-laws ‘pour poison’ into Laxmipur housewife’s mouth
  • AL leaders themselves spill beans about convoy attack: BNP
  • Bangladesh
    Man to die for killing wife in Gazipur A court here on Thursday sentenced a man to death for killing his wife in the city in 2015. The court also fined condemned convict Aynal Haque, son of Abdul Mannan, TK 5,000, in default, he has to suffer one month more rigorous jail term. According to the prosecution, Aynal strangulated his wife Anwara…
    Non-stop bus strike begins in Dinajpur with other parts An indefinite bus strike began in Dinajpur following a clash between Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University (HSTU) students and local transport workers yesterday (Wednesday). Unb adds, Dinajpur transport workers union general secretary Fazle Rabbi said they will continue the…
  • Army to play role in public welfare activities: PM
  • Bangladesh urges Asian leaders to pressure Myanmar for Rohingya’s return
  • Politics
    Khaleda to place self-defense statement Nov 30 
A Dhaka court on Thursday asked to appear BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia before the court on November 30 for finishing her incomplete self-defense statement in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case filed by Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in 2008. Judge Md Akhtaruzzaman of the Special…
    Case filed over B’baria female AL leader murder, 1 held  Police detained a man for questioning over the killing of women affairs secretary of Nabinagar upazila Awami League. Police said Jahangir, diver of a CNG-run auto-rickshaw, was detained from Bhangora area of the upazila on Wednesday night. Amir Hossian, brother of the deceased, filed a case with Nabinagar…
  • BCL moves to open school committees
  • BNP calls govt a ‘heavy stone’; urges people to force it out
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    • Deutschland : Seagulls fly over the Hopfensee lake near the Alps mountains on a sunny day on November 22, 2017 near Füssen, southern Germany. AFP PHOTO
    • Israel : A picture taken on November 16, 2017 shows Gray Cranes at the Agamon Hula Lake in the Hula valley in northern Israel. More than half a billion birds of some 400 different species pass through the Jordan Valley to Africa and go back to Europe during the year. AFP PHOTO
    • FRANCE : A picture taken in Plelo, western France, on November 10, 2017 shows piglets on straw in a "porc sur paille" sty. Compared to traditionnal breeding, pig farming is done on straw to ensure better animal health, and limit nitrogen emissions into the environment. AFP PHOTO
    • Indonesia : This picture taken on November 18, 2017 shows dancers from Banten performing a traditional dance during Banten Tourism Week 2017 on Kuta beach near Denpasar on Indonesia's resort island of Bali. AFP PHOTO
    • China : Miss India Manushi Chhilar (C) smiles as she wins the 67th Miss World contest final next to 2nd runner up Miss Mexico Alma Andrea Meza Carmona (L) and 3rd runner up Miss England Stephanie Jayne Hill (R) in Sanya, on the tropical Chinese island of Hainan on November 18, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Oslo : City bikes are covered in snow in central Oslo, after this winter's first snowfall, on November 14, 2017. AFP PAHOTO
    • Abu Dhabi : A picture taken on November 17, 2017 shows women wakling in the courtyard of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : People walk past a city themed mural on the wall of a building in Moscow on November 17, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • People hold their mobile phones while standing to create the shape of a giant ribbon in front of the ‘Generalitat’ palace (Catalan government headquarters) at the Sant Jaume square in Barcelona on Thursday during a demonstration calling for the release of jailed Catalan separatist leaders Jordi Sanchez and Jordi Cuixart. AFP PHOTO
    • A Rohingya refugee child walks back to his tent with dry wood at Thankhali refugee camp in Ukhia upazila of Cox’s Bazar yesterday. AFP PHOTO
    Farmers harvest aman paddy at a field in Patuakhali Sadar upazila recently as harvesting of aman has started in
various parts of the country. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Farmers harvest aman paddy at a field in Patuakhali Sadar upazila recently as harvesting of…
    A section of influential people make such enclosures in around a 6-kilometre stretch of area in a canal for unauthorised fish farming in Kalapara upazila of Patuakhali district. The photo was taken recently. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A section of influential people make such enclosures in around a 6-kilometre stretch of area…
    President Abdul Hamid signs visitors' book at Shikha Anirban in Dhaka Cantonment yesterday after paying homage to
the martyred members, marking Armed Forces Day. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO President Abdul Hamid signs visitors' book at Shikha Anirban in Dhaka Cantonment yesterday…
    Officials of Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited disconnect illegal gas lines in Kalabagan area of
Gazipur town yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Officials of Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited disconnect illegal gas…
    Environment
    Drive to be conducted to force factories to set up ETPs: Taskforce

    Drive to be conducted to force factories to set up ETPs: Taskforce

    The Department of Environment was asked to conduct drive to force the factories on the banks of rivers surrounding Dhaka to set up effluent treatment plant (ETP) to treat their waste before disposal.…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    3 cups of coffee a day 'may have health benefits'
    Moderate coffee drinking is safe, and three to four cups a day may have some health…
    Home remedies to help you get rid of skin pigmentation
    Uneven colour and dark patches on your skin are a result of skin pigmentation which…
    Kendall Jenner ousts Gisele Bundchen as world's top-earning model
    Forbes released its annual list of the world's highest-paid models for 2017…
    Science & Tech
    Singapore to use driverless buses 'from 2022'
    Singapore plans to introduce driverless buses on its public roads by 2022.…
    Hackers stole data from 57m Uber users: CEO
    Uber said Tuesday that hackers compromised personal data from some 57 million…
    NASA’s first parachute test for Mars 2020 mission successful
    NASA has successfully tested a supersonic landing parachute that will be deployed…
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