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Abrar Murder: His roommate Mizan put on remand A court here on Wednesday placed slain Abrar Fahad’s roommate, also a suspect in his murder case, on a five-day remand. Mizanur Rahman Mizan, a…
Former UP chairman shot dead in Rangamati A former Union Parishad chairman was abducted and killed at Haludia Para in Rajasthali upazila on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Dipomoy Talukdar,…
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  • Bangladesh
    Unfit vehicles not to be given fuel: HC The High Court (HC) yesterday directed the authorities concerned to stop selling oil and gas to unfit vehicles until fitness certificate were renewed. It asked the authorities to take steps so that vehicles without valid fitness documents could not get fuel from any filling station in the country. It…
    Govt working to enhance air connectivity: PM    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the government is working to enhance Bangladesh’s air connectivity with the rest of the world. "We’ve procured 10 passenger carriers in the last 10 ye ars which include four 787 Dreamliners, two 737 and four 777 from Boeing. We’re…
  • PM sets example thru actions against own partymen: Quader
  • Bangladeshi workers in KSA facing ‘unfair deportation’
  • Politics
    Oikyafront leaders to meet Khaleda at BSMMU Leaders of the Jatiya Oikyafront, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, are likely to visit ailing Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia on either October 25 or October 26 at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Hospital, sources said. Besides, Oikyafront leader Dr Kamal Hossain…
    Swechchhasebak League president removed Molla Md Abu Kausar has been relieved from the presidnet post of Secha Sebok League, the wing party of Awami League. Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader made the announcement this morning. He removed because of his involvement to run an illegal casino in Dhaka, the road transport and bridges…
  • Killing people “by govt” now order of the day, alleges BNP
  • Bad politics ruining youths: GM Quader
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    • Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France : TOPSHOT - People take a bath in the Mediterranean sea on the French Riviera city of Nice, southern of France on October 21, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Prague : A man jogs on a foggy morning in the Star Game Reserve Park on October 20, 2019 in Prague. AFP PHOTO
    • Nepal : A potter makes earthenware oil lamps in preparation for the upcoming Tihar festival in Bhaktapur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu on October 21, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Oita, Japan : Japanese people wearing traditional clothes stand in a street after a kimono show in Oita on October 18, 2019. The Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup is being held in Japan from September 20 to November 2. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A boy holds a balloon in a park on the outskirts of Moscow on October 19, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Israel : Cranes fly over Agamon Hula Lake in the Hula Valley in northern Israel, on October 17, 2019 during the bird migration from Europe to Africa. AFP PHOTO
    • France : This aerial view taken on September 18, 2019, shows crevasses at the Vallee Blanche with the Mont Blanc in the background at the Mont Blanc mountain range, in Chamonix. AFP PHOTO
    • UNITED STATES : The Radcliffe Women's Heavyweight Crew team trains on the Charles River in preparation for the Head of the Charles Regatta on October 16, 2019 in Cambridge. AFP PHOTO
    • Thailand : A buffalo in costume is paraded during the annual Chonburi Buffalo Race in Chonburi on October 12, 2019.AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A bird resting on a withered sunflower holds a seed on October 9, 2019 in Daugendorf, southern Germany. AFP PHOTO
    Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment adviser to the prime minister, speaks at the inaugural ceremony of
BEZA One-Stop Service Centre at a hotel in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment adviser to the prime minister, speaks at…
    Two people yesterday tackle four pieces of timber placed to facilitate disembarking of an ambulance from an engine boat-turned-ferry at Baliatali in Patuakhali on a road leading to
Kuakata. In the absence of regular ferry services, which were in place about eight years ago, vehicles use this river crossing amid risks of deadly accidents. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Two people yesterday tackle four pieces of timber placed to facilitate disembarking of an…
    A bulldozer in a drive of Dhaka North City Corporation demolishes illegal structures occupying the streets and pavements in Karwan Bazar in the
capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A bulldozer in a drive of Dhaka North City Corporation demolishes illegal structures occupying…
    This recent photo shows some boats belonging to the members of Manta community, a nomadic group, in Patuakhali. Inset, some children of the
community who are born on boats and live there all through the life, lacking basic education, healthcare and other facilities. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This recent photo shows some boats belonging to the members of Manta community, a nomadic…
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