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  • Narendra Modi will visit Bangladesh next month
  • Mashrafe's last series as Captain
  • Khaleda’s bail is totally a matter of court: Quader
  • BTRC rejected Tk100cr offer, says GP
  • Don’t listen to rumours over Coronavirus: Health Minister
  • Govt to revisit decision about rate cut of postal savings: Finance Minister
  • No possibility of militant attack over Shaheed Dibosh: DMP chief
  • Coronavirus-infected Bangladeshi in ‘critical state’ in Singapore: FM
  • 2 suspected robbers killed in Magura ‘gunfight’
  • Every child under 'immediate threat' from climate, poor diet: UN
  • BTRC moves further to cut fake handset growth
  • Not treated very well by India, says Trump on trade ties
  • Passengers leave Japan virus ship as China toll tops 2,000
  • Afghanistan presidential election: Ashraf Ghani re-elected
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Russia warns against Turkey operation in Syria Turkey and Russia were engaged in a fresh war of words on Wednesday after President…
Not treated very well by India, says Trump on trade ties As the Industry analysts were keeping a close watch on whether the trade disputes…
Afghanistan presidential election: Ashraf Ghani re-elected
Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani has been declared the winner of last September's…
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5 get life in prison for murdering couple in Shariatpur A Shariatpur court on Wednesday sentenced five people to life imprisonment in a case filed over the killing of a couple in Bhedarganj upazila in 2012.…
Bus driver killed in Jashore road accident
A driver was killed and 15 people were injured in a head-on collision between two buses on Navaran-Satkhira road at Harikeni in Sharsha upazila of Jashore…
  • Violating UGC direction: SC fines City University
  • UPDF man shot dead
  • 2 suspected robbers killed in Magura ‘gunfight’
  • Bangladesh
    Every child under threat from climate, poor diet: UN The world is failing to protect children from the health dangers posed by climate change and poor diet, a landmark UN report said Wednesday, warning that every child is under “immediate threat”. According to more than 40 of the world’s pre-eminent child and adolescent health experts,…
    Vaccination blitz kicks off to eliminate cholera A drive to vaccinate more than a million people against cholera, which infects tens of thousands a year, was kicked off in Bangladesh yesterday as part of an international campaign to eliminate transmission by 2030. The country aims at reducing the impact of the disease -- which causes acute diarrhoea…
  • DMP takes 4-tier security for Feb 21
  • Hearing on Khaleda’s bail pleas likely Sunday
  • Politics
    5 buy BNP nomination forms to contest CCC mayoral polls
Five BNP leaders have collected their party’s nomination forms to contest the upcoming elections to Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) as a mayoral candidate of ‘Sheaf of Paddy’. The five nomination seekers are Chattogram City unit BNP president Dr Shahdat Hossain, general secretary…
    Khaleda’s bail is totally a matter of court: Quader Reiterating that the court will decide about the bail of Khaleda Zia, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said the bail issue of graft-convicted BNP chairperson is totally a matter of court. “It is not a political case but a graft case. Khaleda Zia has placed a plea before the…
  • Khaleda files bail plea for treatment in UK
  • BNP chief’s release possible on parole, says Quader
  • Sports
    Can anyone stop Australia? Mighty Australia go into their home Twenty20 World Cup this week as overwhelming favourites as they look to cement their superiority in women's…
  • PSG still 'dangerous', warns record-breaker Haaland
  • Zimbabwe openers cause headache to BCB XI
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    • A resident emerges from a disinfection channel set up as a protective measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus at the entrance to their compound in Tongzhou, east of Beijing yesterday. The channel uses humidifiers to spray a mist of disinfectant as residents passthrough. The toll from China's coronavirus epidemic jumped to 1,868 yesterday after 98more people died, according to the National Health Commission. AFP PHOTO
    • Vienna : Flowers bloom near the Danube river in Vienna, Austria on February 17, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : Models of the Eiffel tower are displayed in front of the Eiffel Tower illuminated with pink hearts and love messages to mark the Valentine's day in Paris, on February 14, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Greece : People stand on the waterfront during sunset in Thessaloniki on February 13, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Climber form large queues on Mount Everest at peak season as the world’s tallest mountain summit attracts climbers from all over the world. AFP PHOTO
    • In this picture taken on Monday Indian artist Sudarsan Pattnaik puts some final touches as he makes a sand sculpture depicting people wearing protective facemasks with a message reading 'Fight against coronavirus, We stand with China' at Puri beach in Puri. The number of fatalities from China's new coronavirus epidemic jumped to 1,011 nationwide on February 11 after hard-hit Hubei province reported 103 new deaths. AFP PHOTO
    • Members of the Spanish NGO Maydayterraneo take a group of migrants from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan to the Aita Mari rescue boat during the rescue of 65 migrants in the Mediterranean international waters off the Libyan coast on Monday. AFP PHOTO
    • Syria : Corn bunting (Emberiza calandra) birds stand on branches amdist snow in a field in the northeastern Syrian town of al-Malikiyah (Derik) at the border with Turkey after a blizzard on February 10, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Seagulls fly as the sun rises over Cecchignola, south of Rome, on February 3, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • A man rides a unicycle at Istanbul's Karakoy district on February 4, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) install cameras on Central
Shaheed Minar premises in the capital yesterday ahead of International
Mother Language Day on February 21. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) install cameras on Central Shaheed Minar premises…
    A procession was brought out in Barishal city yesterday demanding proper use of Bangla. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO A procession was brought out in Barishal city yesterday demanding proper use of Bangla. FOCUS…
    Visitors take a break while touring through stalls at the Ekushey Book Fair as people of all strata flock to the premises of Bangla Academy in the
capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Visitors take a break while touring through stalls at the Ekushey Book Fair as people of all…
    Works on cleaning and decorating of International Mother Language Institute go on in full swing, ahead of International Mother Language Day to be
observed on February 21. The photo was taken yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Works on cleaning and decorating of International Mother Language Institute go on in full…
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    Rare Snow Leopard spotted in Himachal

    Also known as the ghost of the mountains, snow leopards are famously elusive animals. Rarely spotted and hardly photographed as they are, a snow leopard sighting in Himachal Pradesh has left the Internet…
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    NASA's Juno Mission To Unravel Jupiter Water Mystery
    NASA's Juno mission has provided its first science results on the amount…
    Facebook faces off with IRS in big-ticket tax case
    A multi-billion dollar dispute between Facebook and US tax authorities over…
    Facebook boss calls for rules on 'harmful content'
    Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has called for more regulation of harmful online…
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