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Bus hits  Menon's car in capital


An unruly bus hit the vehicle of lawmaker Rashed Khan Menon in the capital amid outburst and protests for safer roads. The bus of Balaka Paribahan knocked  …
Bangladeshi teen shot dead by Indians in Sylhet A Bangladesh youth was shot dead by Indian nationals at Companiganj Upazila on Friday morning, UNB reports. The deceased, 19-year-old Md Babul Mia, was…
  • Masters student among 7 killed in Barishal road crash
  • Woman found dead in Bagerhat
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  • Bangladesh
    Spreading wings on wheelchair Differently-abled Joshiah Sangma Chibol, popularly known as Chibol Sangma, was elected as member of the DUCSU emerging as a highest vote-receiving aspirant among member candidates. Twenty four-year-old Sangma, a master’s student of Sanskrit Department and a member of minority ethnic Garo community,…
    Non-MPO teachers continue agitation Teachers and employees of non-monthly pay order (non-MPO) educational institutions continued their protest for the second day yesterday. The protesters were demanding the nationalisation of all non-MPO institutions and their inclusion in the MPO list. Several thousand people from non-MPO schools, colleges,…
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  • Politics
    Quader out of danger: Doctor Road Transport Minister Obaidul Quader is doing well after his successful bypass surgery, doctors said Friday. "He's out of danger and will be shifted to a cabin in three to four days," said Prof Dr Abu Nasar Rizvi of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). The IOBP machine…
    DUCSU VP Nur to take charge today Nurul Huq Nur has officially declared that he will take up the responsibility as vice-president of the Dhaka University Central Students' Union (DUCSU). At the same time, he iterated that the demand for re-election of the DUCSU, hall parliament and resignation of the Ruqayyah Hall provost still…
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  • Sultan Mansur pays homage to Bangabandhu
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    Climate action: A long way to go

    Mohammed Abul Kalam, PhD

    Climate action: A long way to go
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    Professor Sarwar Md. Saifullah Khaled

    Closing energy gap would help poorest countries develop
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    DR. FORQAN UDDIN AHMED

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    • Lebanon : A butterfly is seen resting on a an almond flower in the valley of Bisri, south of the Lebanese capital Beirut on March 20, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Kalikino, Russia : People look at traditional geese fight at the village of Kalikino some 450 km outside Moscow on March 17, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Turkey : Shows the Sabanci Mosque on March 17, 2019, in Adana, southern Turkey. AFP PHOTO
    • Turkey : A woman wearing a niqab walks on the historical Taskopru bridge near the Sabanci mosque, on March 17, 2019, in Adana, southern Turkey. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A flock of starlings fly through a nature reserve close to the river Danube in Daugendorf, southern Germany, on March 13, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : A Syrian whirling dervish performs at the Philarmonique of Paris on March 9, 2019. The dervishes are adepts of Sufism, a mystical form of Islam that preaches tolerance and a search for understanding. Those who whirl, like planets around the sun, turn dance into a form of prayer. AFP PHOTO
    • Istanbul : A general view at the Camlica Republic Mosque in Istanbul, created by two female architects, Bahar Mızrak and Hayriye Gül Totu, opened on March 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A picture taken on March 10, 2019 shows a view of the city hall's square during a snowfall in the village of Wernigerode. AFP PHOTO
    • United States : Poppies bloom on the hills of Walker Canyon in Lake Elsinore, California, on March 8, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • France : Nikita, a 12-year-old Lion is pictured next to her 2 white lion cubs, four-months old, at the zoo in La Fleche, northwestern France, on February 22, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    Students of Barishal University (BU) bring out a procession on Barishal-Kuakata highway near the campus yesterday expressing their solidarity
with the movement for safer roads. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Students of Barishal University (BU) bring out a procession on Barishal-Kuakata highway near…
    A BIWTA excavator pulls down a multistoried building of an enchroacher on Turag River bank at Diabari of Mirpur in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A BIWTA excavator pulls down a multistoried building of an enchroacher on Turag River bank…
    Litchi trees have blossomed, inviting beekeepers to place their apiculture boxes nearby to produce more honey. The photo was taken from
Nowdapara village in Iswardi, Pabna yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Litchi trees have blossomed, inviting beekeepers to place their apiculture boxes nearby to…
    Vehicles remain parked in Khagrachhari Bus Terminal during a dawn-to-dusk hartal enforced by Parbatya Bangali
Chhatra Parishad in the district yesterday protesting at the killing of seven electoral officials and law enforcers at
Baghaichhari upazila in Rangamati on Monday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Vehicles remain parked in Khagrachhari Bus Terminal during a dawn-to-dusk hartal enforced…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Humaira to branch out into directing drama
    Audience-admired actress Humaira Himu, who has recently directed a reality show successfully, is now aspiring to enter the arena of directing tele-drama and telefilm as well. The actress is looking forward to testing her direction skills if she finds a good story along…
    Environment
    Dhaka ranks worst in Air Quality Index

    Dhaka ranks worst in Air Quality Index

    Bangladesh’s capital was ranked worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Wednesday. Dhaka had a score of 179 at 10:50am, indicating that the air quality was unhealthy. A numerical value between…
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    Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says
    Many people start their day with a cup of tea. But those who drink it piping hot…
    Embrace beauty the natural way
    The kitchen is home to variety of natural ingredients that are associated with numerous…
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    Science & Tech
    Facebook left millions of passwords readable by employees
    Facebook left hundreds of millions of user passwords readable by its employees…
    Vivo launches V15 Smart Phone in Bangladesh
    Vivo, the innovative global smart phone brand, launched the long-awaited smart…
    Facebook-Google scammer pleads guilty in S$163m theft
    A Lithuanian man admitted he helped trick Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.'s…
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