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Amethi BJP worker, who campaigned for Smriti Irani, shot dead A former village head in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, who worked closely with BJP…
Final votes cast as Europe chooses future course Tens of millions of Europeans will vote Sunday as 21 countries choose their representatives…
Venezuela negotiators return to Norway for crisis talks Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have returned to Norway…
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Solar-powered dug wells bring hope in drought-prone Naogaon The term ‘drought-prone region’ to describe a cluster of Naogaon and other districts in the country’s north sounds almost benign, hardly…
3 motorcyclists killed in Chattogram road crash Three motorcyclists were killed after a motorbike crashed into a truck on Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Duckbanglow area of Mirsharai upazila of Chattogram…
  • BIWTC to run special Eid services for 13 days
  • Work of marine drive road in Kuakata sea beach starts
  • Massive crowds at Kamalapur, Airport stations
  • Bangladesh
    Down by poverty, Narsingdi father kills two daughters A man reportedly has strangulated his two daughters to death at a launch terminal in the district town, apparently having failed to bear their living cost and meet various demands due to abject poverty. The victims were identified as Tarin, 12, and Tayiba, 4, daughters of day-labourer Shafiqul Islam…
    13th span of Padma Bridge installed A total of 1,950 metres of the Padma Bridge is now visible, with the 13th span being installed. The 3,140-tonne, 150-metre span on the 14th and 15th pillars was installed at the Mawa point, in Munshiganj district, around 10:25am yesterday (Saturday). The 12th span of the bridge was installed on pillars…
  • UN honours 12 fallen peacekeepers from Bangladesh
  • Dreams for better life end in Mediterranean
  • Politics
    Dr Kamal seeks unity to establish pure, functional democracy Jatiya Oikyafront convener Dr Kamal Hossain on Saturday urged the democratic forces to get united for establishing 'pure and functional democracy’ in the country, UNB reports. “As per the constitution, the country is supposed to be ruled by those elected public representatives who will…
    Confident AL working on 
to make party stronger The Awami League (AL) is concentrating on revamping its organisation from the central to the grassroots level in a bid to make it even stronger, while its arch-rival, the BNP, are facing difficulties in properly running its organisation. Though the AL has been in power for the last 10 years—it…
  • Govt won’t let Khaleda go sans treatment: AL
  • Govt trying to kill Khaleda in jail without treatment: Fakhrul
  • Sports
    Shakib the ‘nucleus’
of Tigers Shakib Al Hasan will need to fire with bat and ball if Bangladesh are to achieve their ambition of reaching the World Cup semi-finals for the…
  • Tigers take on Pakistan on Sunday
  • Grieving Asif rejoins Pakistan squad after daughter's funeral
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    • Paris : An aerial view shows in the foreground the Notre Dame bridge over the river Seine, and on the left the Conciergerie and the Paris Commercial Court on the Ile de la Cite in Paris on April 26, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Bulgaria : A stork with his babies sit in their nest near the city of Gotse Delchev on May 23, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Yangon : Lighting strikes across the sky of Yangon on May 22, 2019.AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A western yellow wagtail (Motacilla flava) rests in a field of rapeseed standing in full bloom on May in Heiligkreuztal 17, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Skopje : A first white-handed gibbon infant, born at the Skopje Zoo, plays with his mother and father, in their enclosure, in Skopje, on May 20, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Afghanistan : In this photograph taken on May 22, 2019, an Afghan shepherd looks on amongst his sheep on the outskirts of Badakhshan Province. AFP PHOTO
    • Madhyamanchal : A spotted owlet, small owl breeding in tropical Asia, looks on as it sits on a tree branch in Kathmandu on May 17, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A picture taken on May 14, 2019 shows a gannet flying with a twig in its beak on the German island "Helgoland", northern Germany. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : Shelducks (tadorna ferruginea) stand on a pond bank in front of Moscow's Sobornaya mosque on May 15, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • France : Balloons float over the International Village of the film market during the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 15, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    The photo taken recently shows workers fill sacks with sand as a part of constructing a marine drive road along the
Kuakata beach to prevent erosion by tidal surge. INDEPENDENT PHOTO The photo taken recently shows workers fill sacks with sand as a part of constructing a marine…
    The 13th span of the Padma bridge is being installed on piers 14 and 15 at Mawa
point in Munshiganj yesterday, making a stretch of almost two kilometres of the main
structure visible. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO The 13th span of the Padma bridge is being installed on piers 14 and 15 at Mawa point in Munshiganj…
    NOT A CANAL!: Local people and some rickshaws wade through an inundated road in front of Sayedabad Bus Terminal in the capital yesterday.
The road went under water during Friday’s heavy rains and such nuisance keeps repeating whenever it rains as no proper drainage system
is in place there. STAR MAIL PHOTO NOT A CANAL!: Local people and some rickshaws wade through an inundated road in front of Sayedabad…
    The 13th span of the Padma Bridge rests on a floating crane at Mawa point in Munshiganj yesterday. The span, which was scheduled to be installed
between the 14th and 15th span yesterday, is likely to be mounted today. STAR MAIL PHOTO The 13th span of the Padma Bridge rests on a floating crane at Mawa point in Munshiganj yesterday.…
    Environment
    Number of tigers rises to 114 in Sundarbans

    Number of tigers rises to 114 in Sundarbans

    The number of Royal Bengal Tiger in Bangladesh part of the the Sundarbans has increased to 114 from 106. Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin announced this on Wednesday while…
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    Poor diet accounts for over 80,000 cancer cases a year, study suggests
    Poor diet may be at the root of over 80,000 cancer diagnoses in a given year, according…
    How to keep skin healthy and glowing
    Considering the level of pollution, keeping one’s skin healthy can be tough.…
    Sonam Kapoor turns into a modern-day Queen
    Sonam Kapoor made an elegant appearance in a blue gown on Monday, as she fielded…
    Science & Tech
    SpaceX launches first satellites of its internet network
    SpaceX on Thursday launched a rocket containing the first 60 satellites of…
    Google confirms its app store will continue to work for current Huawei devices
    Alphabet’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the…
    Nasa wants $1.6bn next year to get astronauts to moon by 2024
    Nasa needs an additional $1.6bn next year if they are to stand any chance of…
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