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  • CEC completely rejects TIB’s election report
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Phoenix police: Dead newborn found in Amazon site's restroom A newborn baby girl was found dead in a women's restroom inside an Amazon distribution…
10 dead in car bombing at police academy in Colombia capital A car bomb exploded at a heavily guarded police academy in Colombia's capital…
Indian Guru Ram Rahim gets life term Special CBI judge in Panchkula, Jagdeep Singh yesterday, awarded life term to Dera…
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DMP directives for Saturday’s AL victory celebration rally Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has issued a set of directives for peaceful and smooth celebration of the Awami League’s rally to be held on Saturday…
5 more Padma bridge spans to be installed soon The construction of the 6.15-kilometre Padma Bridge is progressing fast as its five more spans will be installed soon. “Six spans have already been…
  • Road crashes kill 3 in Noakhali, Kushtia
  • 5 held for cybercrimes using PM's name
  • HC clears way for DNCC election
  • Bangladesh
    Int’l community assures Bangladesh of continued support The international community has assured Bangladesh of continuing its support to Bangladesh in every possible way to achieve Bangladesh's development goals.  Dean of Diplomatic Corps and Ambassador of Vatican to Bangladesh Archbishop George Kocherry conveyed it on behalf all diplomats stationed…
    6.0 magnitude quake jolts Bay of Bengal A strong earthquake measuring 6.0 magnitude on the Richter scale hit the Bay of Bengal region on Thursday morning. The earthquake hit the region at 8:45 am (India Standard Time), said India’s National Center for Seismology. The epicenter of the quake was at 84 Km deep in the Andaman and Nicobar…
  • TIB report caused heartburn to govt, EC: BNP
  • 87pc varsity students lack knowledge of SC directives
  • Politics
    BNP should join parliament: Anisul Law Minister Anisul Huq on Thursday urged BNP to join the parliament as its elected MPs have enough time to take oath. “I think, BNP should come to the parliament to swear in….if they do not join the House, the country’s people will see what consequences are waiting for them,”…
    SC upholds bail of Mainul in 14 defamation cases The Appellate Division on Thursday upheld a High Court order that had granted bail to Barrister Mainul Hosein in 14 defamation cases filed for making 'offensive comment' against journalist Masuda Bhatti. Chamber Judge of Md Nuruzzaman passed ‘No Order’ after hearing on an appeal…
  • Ziaur Rahman's 83rd birth anniv Saturday
  • No conflict in AL-led Grand Alliance: Quader
  • Sports
    Barcelona reaches Copa quarters but could be disqualified Barcelona earned a spot in the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey on Thursday, but its continued participation in the tournament remains under…
  • Moody urges top order to step up
  • De Villiers in Sylhet to make BPL debut
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    • Beirut : Seagulls fly off the coast of the Lebanese capital Beirut on January 16, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Kuwait City : White-eared bulbuls stand on a branch in a garden in Kuwait City on January 9, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Prague : A man enjoys skiing cross-country on freshly fallen snow in a park in Prague on January 10, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : Pigeons sit on a bas-relief at the entrance to Park Kultury metro station in Moscow on January 10, 2019. AFP PHOTO
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    • Colombia : General view of "La Cocha" lake in the municipality of Pasto, Colombia on January 4, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Montevideo : A rainbow appears during sunset over Pocitos beach in Montevideo on January 13, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Sydney : New Year's Eve fireworks erupt over Sydney's iconic Harbour Bridge and Opera House during the fireworks show on January 1, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • China : This picture taken on October 20, 2018 shows Chinese riders and their horses taking part in a performance in the show hall of an equestrian-themed town in Jiangyin. AFP PHOTO
    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
the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO The Dhaka-Mawa highway is being upgraded to a four-lane road as part of the Padma Bridge project.…
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