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Prices of essentials soar after haor floods
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Monuments, museum on RU campus carry memories of Liberation War The Rajshahi University (RU) played an important role in the nine-month-long War of Liberation, with a number of its students, teachers and officials…
4 fraudsters held in city Police have arrested four members of a fraud gang along with firearms, ammunition and other items usually used by law enforcers from the city’s…
  • Meat traders suspend strike plan
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  • Elections to 6 city corporations before nat’l polls
  • Bangladesh
    JS goes into session Tuesday Parliament is going into its 15th session on Tuesday after a recess of 51 days. The 15th session of the 10th parliament will begin at 5pm on the day. Before parliament goes into session, its business advisory committee will hold a meeting with Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair to fix…
    Workers seek descent life as May Day to be observed Monday  Amid a growing demand for a new salary structure for workers and ensuring their justified rights, the historic May Day is going to be observed in the country on Monday. Trade unions and Readymade Garment (RMG) workers organisations have taken out elaborate programmes to mark the day and press…
  • Islamic Foundation releases Sehri, iftar timings
  • Former OC sent to jail in Khulna
  • Politics
    Declare flood-hit haor areas as disaster zones: Khaleda BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday demanded the government declare the flood-hit haor areas as disaster ones for the next six months. In a statement, she also alleged that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has failed to realise the severity of the situation the haor people are going through flowing the…
    Govt ill-treating flood-hit haor people: BNP BNP vice-chairman Shamsuzzaman Dudu has accused the government of ill-treating the flood-hit people of "haor" (wetland) areas. Addressing a "human chain" protest yesterday (Saturday), Dudu said troubles and miseries of the "haor" people reflected the failure of the government.…
  • Elections to 6 city corporations before parliamentary polls
  • Govt wasting time in giving permission for Sramik Dal rally: BNP
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    • Netherlands : A float decorated with flowers is pictured during the flower parade in Lisse, The Netherlands, on April 22, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • CANADA : Birds walk on the shoreline as an icebergs floats in Flatrock Cove, April 25, 2017 in Flatrock, Newfoundland, Canada. AFP PHOTO
    • North Korean visitors at the Masikryong ski resort, near North Korea's east coast port city of Wonsan. Work began on Masikryong ski resort, the only one in the North and the brainchild of Supreme Leader Kim Jong-Un, after Pyeongchang in the neighbouring South was awarded the 2018 winter Olympics. AFP PHOTO
    • Migrant workers from Uzbekistan renovate the area around a bust of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in the town of Sestroretsk, some 30 km from Saint Petersburg. Russian Communist supporters will mark Lenin's 147's birthday on April 22. AFP PHOTO
    • April 21, 2017 campaign posters of French presidential election candidates displayed outside a church in Le Ryveld hamlet in Steenvoorde, northern France, two days before the first round of the election. AFP PHOTO
    • North Korea : Shows North Korean visitors posing on a snowmobile at the Masikryong ski resort on February 19, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • shows a general view of the Masikryong ski resort, near North Korea's east coast port city of Wonsan on February 20, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Hohenschwangau castle near Fuessen in the Allgaeu region, southern Germany, is seen behind snow covered trees on April 18, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • France : Female panda Huan-Huan feeds upon bamboo inside her enclosure at the Zooparc de Beauval in Saint-Aignan, central France, on April 14, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    The front of Chandni Chawk Shopping Complex in the capital now occupied by motorbikes parked illegally. The
spot was freed from hawkers just three days ago. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM The front of Chandni Chawk Shopping Complex in the capital now occupied by motorbikes parked…
    Traders encroach on the River Buriganga at Ikuria in Keraniganj on the outskirts of the capital and stock bricks and sand there. Pillars demarcating
the river are shown in red circles. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI Traders encroach on the River Buriganga at Ikuria in Keraniganj on the outskirts of the capital…
    A farmer sits on a pile of paddy, half rotten crops that were cut before maturing as water flooded the fields, on a highland in Tanguar Haor yesterday. Rice husking mills in the area have been forced to shut down as croplands have all been inundated. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A farmer sits on a pile of paddy, half rotten crops that were cut before maturing as water…
    Mayor Hanif Flyover shows a number of billboards placed at a market in Gulistan area. Numerous billboards
are seen across the capital that obstruct the sight and take away the beauty of the city. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI Mayor Hanif Flyover shows a number of billboards placed at a market in Gulistan area. Numerous…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Aranyak observing May Day thru elaborate programme
    Today, in observance of May Day, the heroic tales of the struggles of the Santal community are going to be brought to life on stage by the theatre troupe Aranyak Natyadal with the play ‘Raarang’, which will be staged today at 7pm at the Experimental Theatre…
    Environment
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    Faced with exploding populations and steadily rising temperatures worldwide, cities must make haste in reinforcing defences against climate change-induced flooding and heat waves, experts warned this…
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