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Julian Assange is a 'problem': Ecuador president The president of Ecuador Lenin Moreno on Sunday described WikiLeaks founder Julian…
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 ‘Robber’ killed in Rangpur ‘gunfight’ A suspected robber was killed in a 'gunfight' with police at Dharmadas in the city early Monday. The deceased was identified as, Rajab Ali, 35,…
Teenage girl found dead in Ctg A teenage girl was found dead in a building near Akbar Shah Police Station in the city on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Meem, 12, daughter…
  • Agitating students wrap DU sculptures with black clothes
  • EC yet to publish delimitation draft
  • Three dead dolphins found in Ctg in 18 days
  • Bangladesh
    2 bodies recovered from Sylhet hotel room Police recovered the bodies of a young man and a girl from hotel at Sobahanighat area in the city on Sunday night. The deceased were identified as Rakhi Paul, 27, a resident of Jaintiapur upazila of the district and Mintu Deb, 28, a resident of Jagannathpur upazila of Sunamganj district. Gousul Hossain,…
    Pilgrimage to go costlier
The Saudi government has imposed a 5 per cent VAT on all services, including procurement, which is expected to impact accommodation, food and transportation costs for Hajj pilgrims this year. Meanwhile, the Saudi government has fixed Bangladesh’s quota of Hajj pilgrims at 1,27,198 people for this…
  • None to be sent forcibly
  • Tribunals to get 3-point High Court guidelines
  • Politics
    AL keen to see BNP framework The Awami League (AL) is eagerly awaiting the BNP’s formula concerning a neutral poll-time government under which its arch rival wants to take part in the next general elections, expected to be held in December this year. AL insiders said though the ruling party would not go beyond the Constitution,…
    Govt. is not afraid of election: Inu - Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu here today said Bangladesh Nationalist Party has failed to frame an election -time supportive govt. in the last eight years.  "BNP is acting like 2014 when they killed people by petrol bombs and created anarchy setting fire across the country in the name…
  • AL in dilemma over asst secretary issue
  • Govt avoiding political talks in 'fear of a debacle': BNP
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    • Russia : An couple walk under a heavy snow fall outside Nizhny Novgorod's Kremlin on January 21, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Bangladesh cricket captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza (R) congratulates teammate Sakib Al Hasan after the dismissal of the Sri Lankan cricketer Wanindu Hasaranga during the third ODI match of the Tri-Nations Series at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka yesterday. Sakib was adjudged man of the match for his 67-run knock and three-wicket haul. AFP PHOTO
    • New Delhi : Indian soldiers on horseback participate in the the army Day parade in New Delhi on January 15, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • ISTANBUL : A Turkish woman feeds seagulls as she travels from Europe to Anatolia on the Bosphorus on January 15, 2018 in Istanbul.
    • Photo shows 225-foot Jacob Tower in Bhola that will be inaugurated by President Abdul Hamid today. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Switzerland : Fighter jets of the "Patrouille Suisse" (Swiss patrol) and an commercial plane fly over the slopes ahead of the Downhill race at the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup in Wengen, on January 13, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • CHINA : This photo taken on January 11, 2018 shows Siberian tigers at Guaipo Siberian Tiger Park after a snowfall in Shenyang in China's northeastern Liaoning province. AFP PHOTO
    • France : An illuminated Ferris wheel is displayed on the French riviera city of Nice on January 12, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    This recent photo shows women collecting tomatoes at a field at Narundi in Jamalpur Sadar upazila as farmers of the
area got a bumper production of tomatoes. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This recent photo shows women collecting tomatoes at a field at Narundi in Jamalpur Sadar…
    A car moves on the wrong lane of the Mintoo Road in the capital yesterday despite frequent drives against such
violations of traffic rules. PHOTO: MAHMUD ZAMAN A car moves on the wrong lane of the Mintoo Road in the capital yesterday despite frequent…
    An elderly man in the foreground joins thousands of devotees in the concluding prayers (akheri munajat) on the Biswa Ijtema ground on the bank of
Turag River at Tongi in Gazipur yesterday, the last day of the 2nd phase of religious congregation. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI An elderly man in the foreground joins thousands of devotees in the concluding prayers (akheri…
    Protesters under the banner of ‘Students against Reparation’ blindfold the Aparajeyo Bangla with black cloths on the Dhaka University campus in the capital yesterday demanding punishment for Bangladesh Chhatra League activists, who allegedly assaulted students and molested female students during a demonstration. They also urged the university authorities
to withdraw false cases lodged against students. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Protesters under the banner of ‘Students against Reparation’ blindfold the Aparajeyo Bangla…
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    Popy on mission to aware women in different districts
    National Film Award-winning actress Sadika Parvin Popy has been quite busy recently in the film industry. However, the actress has not forgotten her social duty towards the people. To raise awareness of using compressed gas cylinder for household activities and safety…
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    For years China was the world's top destination for recyclable trash, but a ban on certain imports has left nations scrambling to find new dumping grounds for growing piles of garbage. The decision…
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    Designer Kris Van Assche travelled back in a fashion time machine on Saturday while…
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    Rocket Lab successfully sends rocket into orbit
    Aerospace company Rocket Lab said Sunday it had successfully fired a rocket…
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    Facebook announced Friday it will ask its two billion users to rank their trust…
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