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Saturday 19 January 2019 ,
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  • Number of rich in Bangladesh to rise in 5 yrs: Report
  • 40,000 teachers likely to fill vacant posts
  • Hasina to unveil stance against graft, terrorism
  • Steps before rains to repair flood protection structures
  • In aftermath of polls, BNP plans reshuffle
  • The best-selling brand today is fear: UN chief
  • Quader foresees ‘split’ in Oikyafront
At a Glance
  • Dr Kamal to fly for Singapore tonight
  • DU appoints 5 returning officers for Ducsu polls
  • 4,127 cases filed over traffic violation in Dhaka
  • Yet another woman ‘gang-raped’ in Noakhali
  • Swine flu kills at least 40 in India's Rajasthan state
  • Rangpur register record win over Sylhet
  • Nasa, China collaborate on Moon exploration
  • Ajay Devgn, Kajol urge people to recycle, reuse plastic
  • Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels
  • BNP plans to boycott UZ polls
  • AL celebrates victory to hide moral defeat: Fakhrul
  • People spontaneously gave mandate for AL in Dec 30 polls: PM
  • Myanmar ‘too slow’ in allowing Rohingya return: UN chief
  • Ershad to fly for treatment Sunday
  • AL’s victory rally: Party men start gathering at Suhrawardy Udyan
  • Colmar, an Alsatian wonderland which you must visit
  • Salwar suits to add to work wardrobe like Alia Bhatt
  • 5 sheet masks to tackle 5 different skin problems
  • Raw turmeric for winters
  • Special counsel disputes explosive report on Trump lawyer testimony
  • Meghna trawler capsize: Rescue operation continues for 5th day
  • Bangladesh ranks 3rd increasing rich population
  • FIFA task force discusses $25BN competitions deal in Morocco
  • People getting organised, warns Dr Kamal
  • 20 killed in huge fire at Mexican fuel pipeline
  • Federer mantiene el paso en Australia
  • Facebook's privacy lapses may result in record fine
  • Bus-truck collision kills 2 in B’baria
  • The best-selling brand today is fear: UN chief
  • Two found hanging in Khulna
  • Vegetable prices still high
  • Bill Gates stands in queue to buy fast food
  • Japan satellite blasts into space to deliver artificial meteors
  • Teachers to be recruited through fair selection process: Dipu Moni
  • BPL ‘not an ideal preparation’ for New Zealand series, WC
  • Nazmul concerned with Tigers being overworked
  • Abahani blast past NoFeL
  • Dhoni finishes off job to clinch ODI series
  • Dembele double steers Barca to win
  • Juventus move to next target in Serie A
  • AL’s poll win to help bring positive outcome for Asia, world community: Experts
  • Climate change-induced salinity affecting soil across coastal areas
  • RUCSU may become active after long hiatus of 29 years
  • Bangladesh mulls importing hydropower from Nepal
  • Promotion of bio-safety measures in poultry farming stressed
  • Asian markets end week high as China-US trade hopes rise
  • ‘Family Crisis’ brings together popular artistes
  • Shilpakala to stage Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ today
  • Samir Dutta’s solo art exhibition underway at Kalakendra
  • Ten-day solo art show begins at Dwip Gallery today
  • Quader foresees ‘split’ in Oikyafront
  • Govt to spend Tk 2,000cr for non-stop power supply to Dhaka, N’ganj
  • Hasina to unveil stance against graft, terrorism
  • N Korea envoy in US
  • 40,000 teachers likely to fill vacant posts
  • World News
    Swine flu kills at least 40 in India's Rajasthan state At least 40 people have died and more than 1,000 have tested positive for swine…
    Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels Myanmar’s army says it killed 13 ethnic Rakhine fighters in counter attacks,…
    Myanmar ‘too slow’ in allowing Rohingya return: UN chief UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday criticised as "too slow"…
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    DU appoints 5 returning officers for Ducsu polls The Dhaka University authorities on Saturday appointed five returning officers to help the chief returning officerfor the election to its central students'…
    4,127 cases filed over traffic violation in Dhaka The traffic department of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) filed 4,127 cases and fined Tk 20.83 lakh in separate special drives against traffic rules violators…
  • Meghna trawler capsize: Rescue operation continues for 5th day
  • Bus-truck collision kills 2 in B’baria
  • Two found hanging in Khulna
  • Bangladesh
    Ershad to fly for treatment Sunday Jatiya Party Chairman and Leader of the Opposition in Parliament HM Ershad is again going to Singapore on Sunday for medical checkup. Ershad along with his younger brother Hossain Morshed, his wife Roksana Khan Moreshed and party presidium member Major (retd) Khaled Akhter will leave the capital at…
    Teachers to be recruited through fair selection process: Dipu Moni Education Minister Dipu Moni said some problems is prevailing in the educational institutions all over the country and hinted at hiring more teachers to resolve the shortage of tutors at schools. "One of the problems at educational institutions is the lack of teachers. More tutors will be recruited…
  • AL’s poll win to help bring positive outcome for Asia, world community: Experts
  • Steps before rains to repair flood protection structures
  • Politics
    BNP plans to boycott UZ polls Still reeling from the shock of its massive defeat in the 11th parliamentary election, BNP is unlikely to join the upcoming upazila elections as most of its senior and grassroots leaders think the party should boycott all the  elections under the current Election Commission (EC) following their…
    AL’s victory rally: Party men start gathering at Suhrawardy Udyan Awami League is going to hold a grand rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in the city today (Saturday) and hundreds of Awami League activists and supporters were gathering  from different parts of the city to celebrate the massive victory of the party in the 11th parliamentary elections .…
  • People getting organised, warns Dr Kamal
  • Quader foresees ‘split’ in Oikyafront
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    Salman F Rahman MP, private sector industries and investment adviser to prime minister, places a wreath at the portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh
Mujibur Rahman in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi 32 in the capital yesterday as he pays tribute to the founding father of the
nation following his new assignment. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Salman F Rahman MP, private sector industries and investment adviser to prime minister, places…
    A policeman (right) signals the driver of a pickup van on a road at Jatrabari in the capital yesterday
to check documents on the second day of the ongoing traffic week. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO A policeman (right) signals the driver of a pickup van on a road at Jatrabari in the capital…
    A coal yard illegally sprouts on the bank of River Buriganga at Basila in Keraniganj
on the outskirts of the capital. The photo shot from Basila Government Primary
School yesterday shows how hell-bent the grabbers are while occupying the
rivers skirting the capital. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A coal yard illegally sprouts on the bank of River Buriganga at Basila in Keraniganj on the…
    The Dhaka-Mawa highway is being upgraded to a four-lane road as part of the Padma Bridge project. This photo was taken from Postogola area of
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