Monday 27 January 2020 ,
Monday 27 January 2020 ,
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  • Dhaka City Polls: BNP’s Tabith unveils election manifesto
  • Community-based prevention measures important to curbing pneumonia spread: China health authorities
  • China virus toll leaps to 80 despite massive lockdown
  • US basketball star Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash
  • Coronavirus Epidemic: Bangladeshi students get assistance from embassy
  • 7 special tribunals soon for human trafficking cases
At a Glance
  • Rain delays Bangladesh-Pakistan match
  • HC clears way for Tabith to participate in election
  • EC should probe Sunday’s clash: Quader
  • Cabinet approves draft child daycare centre bill
  • Mild tremor jolts Sylhet
  • HC upholds death sentence for 2 in Rubel murder case
  • Coronavirus: PM directs bringing back Bangladeshis willing to return from China
  • BNP’s Tabith unveils election manifesto
  • Community-based prevention measures important to curbing pneumonia spread: China health authorities
  • US feds, states could join forces on Google probes: report
  • Halep shrugs off 'stress' to race into Australian Open quarter-finals
  • Three rockets hit US embassy in protest-hit Iraqi capital
  • Billie Eilish sweeps top Grammy awards
  • Air Quality Index: Dhaka ranks 3rd worst
  • Sagstrom wins Gainbridge LPGA for 1st LPGA Tour title
  • UK introduces new fast-track visa to attract scientists
  • She guards a dark secret in Lalmonirhat Hospital
  • Trump peace plan could boost embattled Israeli leader
  • Blame game dominates mayoral electioneering
  • Gunrunning in Dhaka ahead of polls: DB
  • EC to ask police not to interrupt journalists
  • China virus toll leaps to 80 despite massive lockdown
  • Teacher groups face off at RU
  • Fazilatunnesa Mujib Hospital beckoning light of hope
  • Ishraque rally comes under attack
  • Bangladesh to start campaign with Test
  • BCL players’ draft today
  • Consistency call of the day
  • Tauquir Ahmed wins best director award
  • Salma Hayek apologises for praising controversial new novel
  • Kolkata Int’l Book Fair to begin tomorrow
  • ‘TRESemmé Bangladesh Fashion Week 2020’ held in capital
  • Bourses begin week with positive note
  • JICA to finance new Japanese EZ in N’ganj
  • Azad made Mongla Port chairman
  • China bans wild animal trade until viral outbreak eases
  • BGMEA for ensuring sustainable livelihood of RMG workers
  • A legend on the court: Tributes pour in for Kobe Bryant
  • Bryant's daughter among nine killed in helicopter crash
  • US basketball star Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash
  • World News
    Community-based prevention measures important to curbing pneumonia spread: China health authorities Chinese health authorities on Monday stressed all-around community-based efforts…
    Three rockets hit US embassy in protest-hit Iraqi capital
Three rockets slammed into the US embassy in Iraq's capital on Sunday in the…
    UK introduces new fast-track visa to attract scientists
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson introduced a new fast-track visa  to attract…
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    Bangladesh look to avoid a shameful whitewash
    Metro
    Air Quality Index: Dhaka ranks 3rd worst Dhaka ranked third worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Monday morning. It had an AQI score of 277 at 08:12am. The air was classified as ‘very…
    She guards a dark secret in  Lalmonirhat Hospital
The authorities of  Lalmonirhat Sadar Hospital are yet to identify a pregnant woman who was left abandoned at the gate of the hospital four months…
  • EC to ask police not to interrupt journalists
  • Teacher groups face off at RU
  • Fazilatunnesa Mujib Hospital beckoning light of hope
  • Bangladesh
    Mild tremor jolts Sylhet A mild tremor jolted different parts of the division on Monday morning. The earthquake, measuring 4.1 magnitude on the Richter Scale, was felt at 1:11 pm which lasted for few seconds, said Senior Observer Lutfar Rahman of Sylhet Meteorological Department. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the bordering…
    HC upholds death sentence for 2 in Rubel murder case The High Court (HC) today upheld a lower court verdict, sentencing two persons to death in a case lodged over murder of one electrician named Rubel in 2010. A High Court division bench comprising Justice Krishna Debnath and Justice Muhammad Mahbub Ul Islam passed the order, upholding death sentence…
  • Coronavirus: PM directs bringing back Bangladeshis willing to return from China
  • 7 special tribunals soon for human trafficking cases
  • Politics
    BNP’s Tabith unveils election manifesto
BNP’s Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) mayoral candidate Tabith Awal on Monday unveiled his election manifesto promising to work on mosquito termination, traffic congestion and pollution among others. He outlined the promises while unveiling his 38-point manifesto at a press conference held…
    Blame game dominates mayoral electioneering Election campaigning was marred yesterday by the incident of Tikatuli attack, for which both the ruling Awami League and the BNP candidates blamed supporters of each other. The attack left many people, including several journalists, wounded. Speaking at a press conference at his residence, BNP candidate…
  • Gunrunning in Dhaka ahead of polls: DB
  • Ishraque rally comes under attack
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    • Buffalo owners try to control their buffalos during a traditional buffalo fight held as part of Bhogali Bihu festival at Boidyabori village, some 80 kilometres from Guwahati yesterday. Magh Bihu is the harvest festival of north eastern Assam state and is observed in the Assamese month of Magh, which coincides with January. AFP PHOTO
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    The topshot taken yesterday shows lines and strings hung with election posters of mayoral
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north and south city corporation polls gain momentum. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM The topshot taken yesterday shows lines and strings hung with election posters of mayoral…
    Smoke belching from a factory chimney shrouds the locality in Wasar More area of Jurain in the capital, posing serious health hazard for the people.
A number of factories are operating in the area and causing serious environmental pollution. This photo was taken on Thursday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Smoke belching from a factory chimney shrouds the locality in Wasar More area of Jurain in…
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    Billie Eilish sweeps top Grammy awards
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