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At least 21 dead, dozens missing in Vietnam after typhoon brings destruction Twenty-one people have been killed and dozens more were feared dead on Thursday…
Sri Lanka capital to go into lockdown after virus surge Sri Lanka’s capital will go back into lockdown from Friday following a surge…
US tests intercontinental ballistic missile The United States said it successfully tested an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental…
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13 fishermen jailed for catching hilsa in Sirajganj A mobile court on Friday sentenced 13 fishermen to different jail terms for catching hilsa defying the ongoing fishing ban in Belkuchi upazila of Sirajganj.…
2 killed in Laxmipur road accident Two people were killed and two others injured after an auto-rickshaw collided head-on with a motorcycle in Birahimpur village of Sadar upazila on…
  • 2 killed, 3 injured in Jashore as motorcycles collide
  • Three ‘Ansar Al Islam militants’ held in Rajshahi
  • Mother, son killed in Rajshahi road crash
  • Bangladesh
    President hosts doa mahfil on Eid-e-Miladunnabi President M Abdul Hamid today hosted a milad mahfil at the Durbar Hall of Bangabhaban today on the occasion of holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi, the anniversary of the birth of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him). Family members of the President and Bangabhaban’s civil and military officials and…
    Man on 7-day remand for ‘hurting religious sentiment’ in Feni A Feni court on Friday placed a man on a seven-day remand for allegedly hurting the religious sentiment of Muslims on Facebook. The accused was identified as Mithun Dey alias Piklu Nil, 32, son of Bachchu Dey. Officer-in-Charge of Feni Model Police Station Omar Haidar said Mithun had been hurting the…
  • 2 killed in Feni road crash
  • Mob kills man, burns body for ‘disrespecting Quran’ in Lalmonirhat
  • Politics
    Govt lying about economy, GDP growth: Fakhrul BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday accused the government of "lying" about the country's economic condition and the GDP growth. “Even, India has admitted that their growth has fallen 10 percent. But they (Bangladesh govt) are lying ... just imagine how irresponsible…
    Electoral system must be reformed: GM Quader Jatiya Party Chairman GM Quader on Thursday said the country’s current electoral system will have to be reformed in the interest of multi-party democracy.  “The current electoral system is not effective in many cases. Real democracy will be established and all parties’ participation…
  • Media being regulated with various laws: Fakhrul
  • Irfan Salim suspended as councilor
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    • France : People walk on a beach at sunset in Houlgate, northern France, on August 8, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Pakistan : In this picture taken on July 20, 2020, a livestock vendor wearing a facemask stands next to camels as he waits for customers ahead of the Muslim festival Eid al-Adha or the 'Festival of Sacrifice', at a cattle market in Rawalpindi. AFP PHOTO
    • Saudi Arabia : A handout picture provided by the Saudi Ministry of Media shows a few pilgrims circumambulating the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in the Saudi holy city of Mecca, on July 26, 2020. AFP PHOTO
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    • Dubai : Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the tallest structure and building in the world since 2009 (total heigh with antenna of 829.8 metres), ahead of the expected launch of the United Arab Emirates "Hope" Mars probe on July 19, 2020. AFP PHOTO
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    • Dubai : This picture taken on July 8, 2020 shows an aerial view of the Burj al-Arab hotel in the Gulf emirate of Dubai, during a government-organised helicopter tour. AFP PHOTO
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    Bangladesh Navy Ship ‘Samudra Avijan’ sails for island nation Maldives on Wednesday carrying emergency logistic support items like over 100 tonnes of food, medical supplies and other protective equipment to combat the coronavirus crisis. Photo: ISPR Bangladesh Navy Ship ‘Samudra Avijan’ sails for island nation Maldives on Wednesday carrying…
    People try hard to board a truck, ignoring the government’s guideline to maintain safe physical distance amid risk of the deadly coronavirus
spread, to travel to the capital. The photo was taken from Kashipur area of Barishal yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO People try hard to board a truck, ignoring the government’s guideline to maintain safe physical…
    Garment workers, mostly called out on a short notice, work in a factory at Joar Sahara in the capital yesterday as their management, like many others,
resumed production ignoring a BGMEA call to keep their factories shut in accordance with the government-announced holiday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Garment workers, mostly called out on a short notice, work in a factory at Joar Sahara in…
    The government’s countrywide closure forces these trucks, pickups to lie idle at Tejgaon Truck Stand in the capital
yesterday, leaving hundreds of transport workers out of works. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY The government’s countrywide closure forces these trucks, pickups to lie idle at Tejgaon Truck…
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    Rain, thundershowers likely: Met Office

    Rain, thundershowers likely: Met Office

    Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Friday forecast rain and thundershowers at a few places over Barishal and Chattogram divisions in the next 24 hours from 6pm. The same was forecast for one…
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    Facebook on Monday unveiled software based on machine learning which the company…
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