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  • Military base shooter assailed US as 'nation of evil'
  • India woman, set ablaze by men accused of raping her, dies
  • One killed in Meghna launch collision
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  • Petrobangla building fire extinguished
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Indian woman alleging gang-rape dies after arson attack An alleged rape victim in northern India set on fire on her way to a court hearing…
White House rejects participation in ‘baseless’ impeachment probe
The White House blasted the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump as "completely…
India woman, set ablaze by men accused of raping her, dies After hours of fighting, the rape victim from Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district,…
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Metro
Man dies in Chattogram fire
A young man was burnt to death after an electric short-circuit sparked a fire at a house in Paschim Gomdondi in Boalkhali upazila of Chattogram early…
One killed in Meghna launch collision
A man was killed and 15 others were injured when two passenger launches collided on the Meghna River in Sonargaon upazila of Narayanganj on Saturday morning.…
  • 12 held along Jhenaidah border
  • Ghorasal Fertiliser Factory to ‘go green with larger capacity’
  • Bangladesh made great progress braving challenges: UNESCO
  • Bangladesh
    Two buses catch fire in capital Two passenger buses caught fire in Karwan Bazar and Kurmitola areas of the capital yesterday afternoon. A bus of ‘Trust Paribahan’ caught fire in front of the CA Bhaban in Karwan Bazar area at around 3pm that was heading towards Shahbagh, while a double-decker bus of Bangladesh Road Transport…
    Petrobangla building fire extinguished
A fire that broke out at the Petrobangla building in Karwan Bazar on Saturday morning was put out after about half an hour. Ershad Liton, duty of Fire Service, said the fire was reported from the 13th floor of the 15-storey building around 9:26am. Seven firefighting units rushed to the spot and extinguished…
  • Stamford students rally for justice
  • More winged guests arrive at JU this year
  • Politics
    No change in post of AL president in next council: Quader
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday said there will be no change in the post of party president in the AL’s 21st national council slated for December 20-21. “There will be no change in one post and that is the post of president. Our party President Sheikh Hasina…
    Deferment of Khaleda's bail petition hearing unprecedented: BNP
BNP on Friday said the Appellate Division’s decision to defer the hearing on the bail petition of its chairperson Khaleda Zia is unprecedented. “It’s said the situation in the High Court and Supreme Court (on Thursday) unprecedented. We also think such a decision (of the Appellate…
  • Pro-BNP lawyers’ behaviour unforgivable: Quader
  • BNP an ally of anti-liberation forces: Dipu Moni
  • Today's Print Edition
    In Focus
    Opinions
    Whose path is Modi following?

    Abdul Gaffar Choudhury

    Whose path is Modi following?
    Poverty and inequality

    SULTAN MOHAMMED GIASUDDIN

    Poverty and inequality
    Video
    Photo Gallery
    • DEUTSCHLAND : The sun rises near the small Bavarian village of Puchheim, southern Germany, with temperatures by minus three degrees on December 4, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • This recent photo shows a ‘harial’ bird eating fruits on a banyan tree at Dariapur village in Mujibnagar upazila under Meherpur. COURTESY: M A MUHIT
    • Netherlands : Fishing boats search for two people on board the missing fishing boat from Urk, the UK165 Lummetje, which disappeared between Texel and Den Helder, in the Netherlands, on November 28, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • West Bengal : Volunteers with painted bodies look on as they participate in an awareness event on the eve of the 'World AIDS Day' in Kolkata on November 30, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : People enjoy the Christmas and New Year's lights as they stroll at the Red Square, with the Kremlin's Spasskaya Tower seen in the background in Moscow on December 1, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • West Bengal : People walk on a foggy morning at the Maidan park in Kolkata on November 29, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Nepal : Boats are seen moored near the shore of Phewa Lake at sunset in Pokhara on November 27, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : The traditional Christmas Market opens in front of the Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady) in Nuremberg, southern Germany, on November 29, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Taiwan : A woman walks in a flower field in Pingchang District in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan on November 26, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A view of downtown Moscow at sunset on November 25, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    Crowds of guest birds flock to winter in the wetlands on the campus of Jahahgirnagar University at Savar on the outskirts of the capital. The photo
wassnapped recently. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Crowds of guest birds flock to winter in the wetlands on the campus of Jahahgirnagar University…
    Buyers at ‘Holiday Market’ busy bargaining with sellers for warm clothes as these become essential for all ages during this season of the year.
Street vendors become a popular source of such items for the low-income section of the society. The photo was taken from Motijheel Ideal School
and College in the capital yesterday. SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY Buyers at ‘Holiday Market’ busy bargaining with sellers for warm clothes as these become…
    People walk along a road enveloped in thick dust and dirt at Nandi Para in the capital yesterday as winter sets in. In terms of air quality, Dhaka stands
among the worst cities in recent days, leaving people to suffer all sorts of respiratory diseases. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY People walk along a road enveloped in thick dust and dirt at Nandi Para in the capital yesterday…
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina hands over a crest to one of the specially-abled people at a function marking the 28th International and the 21st
National Day of Persons with Disabilities in the capital’s Mirpur area yesterday. STAR MAIL PHOTO Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina hands over a crest to one of the specially-abled people at a…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Mithila, Srijit tie the knot
    Actress Rafiath Rashid Mithila and Tollywood director Srijit Mukherji have finally tied the knot. The marriage was solemnised through registry at Sujit’s South Kolkata flat on Friday evening, reports Anandabazar. Some friends and close relatives were present…
    Environment
    Arctic ice sees 56 polar bears descend on Russian village

    Arctic ice sees 56 polar bears descend on Russian village

    More than 50 polar bears have gathered on the edge of a village in Russia’s far north, environmentalists and residents said, as weak Arctic ice leaves them unable to roam. The Russian branch of…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    Acupuncture reduces radiation-induced dry mouth for cancer patients: Study
    A new study has shown that acupuncture can help reduce dry mouth for head and neck…
    Art can help battle devious minds
    Tired of examining rape incidents in the society, 22-year-old Shreya Arora, who…
    Singaporean beauty Ava on global domination
    It may surprise many people to know that the supermodel, Ava Aashna Chopra, is currently…
    Science & Tech
    Space project eXTP to set example of good cooperation with China: Czech scientists
    The enhanced X-Ray Timing and Polarimetry mission (eXTP) could set an example…
    Scientists search wild for food plant genes
    Scientists have been on a global search for the wild relatives of our food…
    Taiwan scientists find approach to rewrite animals' regeneration memory
    A team of scientists from Taiwan have discovered an approach to manipulate…
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