Tuesday 19 March 2019 ,
Tuesday 19 March 2019 ,
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  • Election official among 7 shot dead in Rangamati
  • Bangladesh rejects US report on HR, sends protest note
  • 3 killed, several wounded in Dutch tram shooting
  • Never allow anti-liberation forces to be in power again: PM
  • Vote counting in 116 upazilas underway
  • 5 Bangladeshis died in NZ terror attack
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World News
NZ pledges gun control as mosque 'gunman' sacks lawyer New Zealand will tighten gun laws in the wake of its worst modern-day massacre,…
Over 160 dead in Zimbabwe, Mozambique as cyclone destroys city A cyclone that ripped across Mozambique and Zimbabwe has killed at least 162 people…
Flash floods, earthquake in Indonesia kill over 80 The number of people killed after torrential downpours triggered flash floods and…
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2nd phase of UZ  elections held
Metro
Talks on social entrepreneurship held in city Youthpreneur Network has recently organized the first episode of the fourth season of a series of talks, Menta Liberation.  The talk was held at…
2 female crews held with 36 gold bars at Dhaka airport Customs officials detained two female crews of Saudi Arabian Airlines along with 36 gold bars from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport early Monday.…
  • ‘Drug trader’ killed in Meherpur ‘gunfight’
  • Titas to ‘replace’ dilapidated gas pipelines in Dhaka
  • Food minister’s son in-law dies; raises debate
  • Bangladesh
    Those obstructing democracy actually dissecting Bangabandhu: Dr Kamal  Gono Forum President Dr Kamal Hossain on Monday called upon people to put up a strong resistance against those creating obstacles towards implementing Bangabandhu’s dreams of establishing democracy and ensuring free and fair elections in the country, UNB reports. “Bangabandhu’s dreams…
    5 Bangladeshis died in NZ terror attack Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Monday said five Bangladesh nationals died in Friday's terror attacks in New Zealand mosques. The identified victims are former Prof of Agronomy, Bangladesh Agriculture University, Dr Abdus Samad; Hosne Ara Ahmed, wife of Farid Ahmed hailed from Sylhet, Omar…
  • Hasina, Trudeau urge int'l community to act together against terrorism
  • Future of Rohingyas lies in their safe return: UNHCR
  • Politics
    Former JP leader Mohsen Rashid joins Gono Forum Former Jatiya Party presidium member Muhammad Mohsen Rashid on Monday joined Dr Kamal Hossain’ Gono Forum. Rashid, also the secretary general of South Asian Association For Regional Cooperation in Law (SAARCLAW), formally joined Gono Forum by presenting Dr Kamal a bouquet at a discussion at the…
    Vote counting underway in 116 upazilas Vote counting in 116 upazilas underway as the election ended on Monday afternoon without any report of violence. Altogether 116 upazilas in 16 districts went to polls. Balloting ended at 4pm. Some 377 chairmen, 548 vice-chairmen and 400 women vice-chairmen candidates are contesting the polls, UNB…
  • Students demo for Ducsu reelection
  • Gatco graft case: Next hearing April 17
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    • 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
    • London : A swan flaps it's wings on the Serpentine lake in Hyde Park in central London as the capital basks in sunshine on February 24, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Greece : People take pictures of the sculpture "Umbrellas" by late Greek artist George Zongolopoulos, during a heavy snowfall in Thessaloniki on February 23, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • France : A woman feeds seagulls on the beach of Nice, south-eastern France, on February 22, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A stork eats a day-old chick in its aviary at an animal park in Springe near Hanover, northern Germany, on February 5, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment adviser to the prime minister, cuts a cake to observe the 99th birth
anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children’s Day at the
upazila Shilpakala Academy at Nawabganj in Dhaka yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment adviser to the prime minister, cuts a cake…
    Students of various educational institutions paint a wall at Tejgaon Truck stand in the capital yesterday to celebrate the
99th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Students of various educational institutions paint a wall at Tejgaon Truck stand in the capital…
    President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina offer prayers after laying wreaths at Father of
the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s grave in Tungipara yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina offer prayers after laying wreaths…
    Teenagers carefully step on bricks yesterday to negotiate with sewage water that has submerged a street at Nabibagh in Khilgaon area of the capital. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Teenagers carefully step on bricks yesterday to negotiate with sewage water that has submerged…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Mia Khalifa breaks hearts as she reveals she’s engaged
    Porn legend and sports show host Mia Khalifa has left thousands broken hearted after revealing the she is officially off the market. The gorgeous Lebanese-American star said yes to her Swedish chef boyfriend Robert Sandberg's proposal on Thursday. And the…
    Environment
    Chilean glacier shows sign of climate change

    Chilean glacier shows sign of climate change

    In the space of just two weeks, two large icebergs broke off the Grey Glacier in Chilean Patagonia is a sign of accelerating climate change, experts say. The Grey Glacier is one of the main sights in…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    Around 15 lakh cancer patients in Bangladesh: Report
    There are around 15 lakh cancer patients now in Bangladesh with 1.5 lakh people…
    Embrace beauty the natural way
    The kitchen is home to variety of natural ingredients that are associated with numerous…
    Alia Bhatt's style evolution in films
    Alia Bhatt is turning 26 this year. She is different, has been so. She got her launchpad…
    Science & Tech
    Service hindered by lack of local news, says Facebook
    Facebook's effort to establish a service that provides its users with local…
    Major NZ companies set to pull ads from Facebook, Google over mosque shootings video
    A collective of some of New Zealand's biggest brands is set to pull ads…
    NZ wants answers from tech giants after mosque attack livestream
    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Sunday said she would be looking…
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