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2 children drown in Sylhet Two minors drowned in a pond at Dinpur village in Fenchuganj upazila of Sylhet district on Tuesday, UNB reports. The deceased were identified as Shakil,…
Headmaster gets life term for violating female teacher A tribunal in Kushtia on Tuesday sentenced the head teacher of a secondary school in Meherpur in a case for violating a Christian teacher of…
  • Youth held with 6.5kg gold at Dhaka airport
  • 2 suspected Ansarullah men held in Narayanganj
  • Ticket system for public buses in capital after Eid
  • Bangladesh
    Don’t file case over land acquisition before going to DC: Land Ministry The Land Ministry on Tuesday issued a notice embargo on filing cases over land acquisition before seeking amends from the deputy commissioner, reports UNB. It says that there is no scope to receive any complaint after issuing four notices under section 4 and 8 of the Acquisition and Requisition of Immovable…
    Momen rejects reported halt of visas for Pakistanis Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen Tuesday rejected media reports that Bangladesh halted visas for Pakistanis but acknowledged delays in issuing visas which he attributed to Islamabad authorities, BSS reports. “The report should have appeared in the media in a reverse way,” he told…
  • Chuadanga DC joins farmers in harvesting paddy
  • Ramadan, Iftar evoke feelings of nostalgia among Rohingyas
  • Politics
    BNP to challenge move in court to shift Khaleda to Kernaiganj jail  BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Tuesday said they will soon move the Supreme Court challenging the government’s decision of setting up a makeshift court in Keraniganj Central Jail to hold the trial of various cases filed against its Chairperson Khaleda Zia, UNB reports. “We visited Keraniganj…
    Khaleda’s health condition ‘dangerous’: BNP BNP on Monday alleged that it chairperson’s Khaleda Zia’s health condition has reached a dangerous stage as she been ‘subjected to the government’s politics of vengeance’. Speaking at a press conference at BNP’s Nayapaltan central office, party senior joint secretary…
  • Opposition could be stronger if Fakhrul would join parliament: Quader
  • Cabinet reshuffled for quality works: Quader
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    • Dublin : Bangladesh's captain Mashrafe Mortaza holds the winner's trophy after the one-day international Tri-Nation Series final between Bangladesh and West Indies at the Malahide cricket club, in Dublin on May 17, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Madhyamanchal : A spotted owlet, small owl breeding in tropical Asia, looks on as it sits on a tree branch in Kathmandu on May 17, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A picture taken on May 14, 2019 shows a gannet flying with a twig in its beak on the German island "Helgoland", northern Germany. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : Shelducks (tadorna ferruginea) stand on a pond bank in front of Moscow's Sobornaya mosque on May 15, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • France : Balloons float over the International Village of the film market during the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 15, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Mushfiqur Rahim (C) holds the winner's trophy as Bangladesh cricketers celebrate their first ever ODI Tri-Nation Series victory after their final against West Indies at the Malahide cricket club, in Dublin early today. AFP PHOTO
    • India : In this picture taken on May 8, 2019, a red-wattled lapwing protects a nest containing eggs near a road in Amritsar. AFP PHOTO
    • France : This picture taken on April 26, 2019 shows the beach of Hotel Martinez palace, on the French riviera city of Cannes, southern France. AFP PHOTO
    • Berlin : People take a walk through an alley of Cherry trees near Berlin on April 26, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Afghanistan : In this photograph taken on April 20, 2019, Afghan boys walk as sheep graze in a field on the outskirts of Herat. AFP PHOTO
    This photo shows a man crossing a shaky bamboo bridge on a canal in Mirzaganj upazila of Patuakhali on Sunday. People of
several villages have been suffering much for want of a concrete bridge in the area for a long time. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This photo shows a man crossing a shaky bamboo bridge on a canal in Mirzaganj upazila of Patuakhali…
    Upon the directive of High Court policemen patrol a mango orchard in Sapahar upazila of Naogaon district yesterday so that no grower can use
harmful chemicals in the mouthwatering fruit. STAR MAIL PHOTO Upon the directive of High Court policemen patrol a mango orchard in Sapahar upazila of Naogaon…
    Farmers, unhappy with prices which are much lower than the production cost, thresh paddy in a cropland of Mirzapur
in Tangail yesterday. STAR MAIL PHOTO Farmers, unhappy with prices which are much lower than the production cost, thresh paddy in…
    Executive magistrate Sarwar Alam inspects ghee being made without maintaining standards in Goran in the capital
yesterday labeled as ‘Baghabari Special Gawa Ghee of Anil Ghosh’ during a BSTI and RAB-3 joint drive. Inset,
cockroach-infested molasses was also seized from unscrupulous businessmen in the area. STAR MAIL PHOTO Executive magistrate Sarwar Alam inspects ghee being made without maintaining standards in…
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    Govt working to retrieve golden era of Bangla film: Hasan
    Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Monday said the government is working relentlessly to get back the golden era of the Bangla cinema through modernization of the film industry. “The country’s film industry had a golden period in the past. The incumbent…
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