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Rotten onions in canal while price skyrockets
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2 ‘Rohingya drug traders’ killed in Bandarban ‘gunfight’ Two suspected Rohingya drug traders were killed in a reported gunfight with members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) along Tumbru border of Naikkhongchhari…
RU protesters block Dhaka-Rajshahi highway A group of students protested against the alleged attack of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) on a student in the morning on the Rajshahi…
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    PEC, Ebtedayee exams begin The Primary Education Completion (PEC) and Ebtedayee examinations began across the country on Sunday. The examinations are being held at 7,470 centres across the country. This year, 2,553,267 students are registered for the PEC examination. Of them, 1,181,300 are boys and 1,371,967 girls. Besides, 350,371…
    Food cooked in PM’s residence without onion

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasinaon Saturday had her meals cooked without onion as the essential cooking ingredient appeared to a costly item in recent days. “We stopped eating onion . . . all foods in my house were cooked this noon without onion,” a premier office spokesman quoted her as saying.…
  • Dhaka ranks worst in Air Quality Index
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  • Politics
    Nirmal, Afzal named new president, secy
Nirmal Ranjan Guha and Afzalur Rahman Babu were elected the president and general secretary of the Bangladesh Swechchha­sebak League (BSL) respectively yesterday (Saturday). The BSL central body and its city unit got the new leadership through its third national council session. The session was…
    45 AL, affiliate body leaders now under ACC scanner The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has started investigating several ruling party leaders, including Juba League presidium members Sheikh Fazlur Rahman Maruf, Barisal lawmaker Pankaj Nath and ousted Chhatra League leaders Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon and Golamn Rabbani. ACC sources said they are…
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    • Sattuma, a folk band from Russia, performs on the closing day of the three-day ‘Dhaka International Folk Fest 2019’ at Bangladesh Army Stadium in the capital yesterday. PHOTO: JAKI ZAMAN
    • RANCE : A women feeds seagulls as she stands along the "Promenade des Anglais" in the French riviera city of Nice, on November 14, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Western Sahara : A picture taken on October 10, 2019, shows kitesurfers riding waves at sunset at Dakhla beach in Morocco-administered Western Sahara. AFP PHOTO
    • India : Youth Sikh devotees demonstrate their 'Gatka' traditional martial art skills during a "Nagar Kirtan" (holy procession) on the eve of the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Sri Guru Nanak Dev, at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on November 11, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • India : A man removes snow from the rooftop of a house boat in Dal lake during a first snowfall in Srinagar on November 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Veneto : Gondolas are pictured at the Riva degli Schiavoni waterfront, facing the island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice on November 4, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • United Arab Emirates : Camels drink water in Ras al-Khaimah desert in the United Arab Emirates on October 31, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Israel : Great white pelicans are pictured at a reservoir in Mishmar HaSharon, north of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, on October 31, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Prague : Rowers paddle over the Vltava river as swans are seen on the bank, on a foggy morning on October 31, 2019 in Prague. AFP PHOTO
    • Romania : TOPSHOT - Snow covered fir trees at Valea Rea (The Bad Valley) on Fagaras mountains near Nucsoara, central Romania on October 31, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    Farmers are carrying harvested Aman paddy home from a field at Rangunia upazila of Chattogram. The photo was taken on Friday. STAR MAIL PHOTO Farmers are carrying harvested Aman paddy home from a field at Rangunia upazila of Chattogram.…
    Rotten onions in big volume get dumped in the Chaktai canal of Khatunganj along the Karnafuli river in Chattogram
yesterday. Locals said a large number of rotten onions, which had been stored by wholesalers who tried to cash in on
the high demand for the common kitchen item, are being dumped there almost every day. Inset, rotten onions as
stored by stockers at Khatunganj. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Rotten onions in big volume get dumped in the Chaktai canal of Khatunganj along the Karnafuli…
    This recent photo shows the 250-year-old boat bearing traditional imprints of the Rakhine community at Kuakata
under Patuakhali district. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This recent photo shows the 250-year-old boat bearing traditional imprints of the Rakhine…
    The construction work of sewage line on one side and metro rail on the other narrow down the road in front of the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in the capital, causing
sufferings to the pedestrians. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM The construction work of sewage line on one side and metro rail on the other narrow down the…
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