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  • UN concerned over India’s ‘discriminatory’ citizenship act
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  • Bangabandhu BPL: Royals outplay Thunder by eight wickets
  • Suu Kyi's defense of army puzzles former admirers
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  • Rushanara Ali, Rupa Huq, Tulip Siddiq reelected in UK general election
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World leaders welcome Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s resounding election victory was largely…
I will repay the trust of voters: Johnson Boris Johnson has said he will work "night and day" to repay the trust…
Suu Kyi's defense of army puzzles former admirers What drives Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Myanmar who this week defended her country…
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Foam factory catches fire in capital's Badda
A fire broke out at a foam factory in North Badda on Friday evening. “Seven firefighting units brought the blaze under control around 9pm,”…
OC among 3 cops closed in Khulna Three policemen, including the officer-in-charge of Batiaghata Police Station, were closed to the district police lines for violating court order. The…
  • Couple found dead in Fakirapool
  • Death toll jumps to 11 in Keraniganj factory fire
  • Meeting on Aparajita project held
  • Bangladesh
    Suu Kyi’s defence of army puzzles ex- admirers What drives Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Myanmar who this week defended her country at the International Court of Justice against charges that it carried out genocide against its Muslim Rohingya minority? There was a time when Suu Kyi was the hero of human rights advocates, whose nonviolent struggle…
    Tulip, 3 others shine in UK polls again Three Bangladeshi-origin female politicians dubbed as “tin kanya” or “three daughters” shined again the UK general elections with their re-election in Thursday’s polls. The three – Bangabandhu’s granddaughter Tulip Rizwana Siddiq, Rushanara Ali and Dr Rupa Huq…
  • “Three Bangladeshi daughters” shine in UK polls again
  • ‘Battle for cleanliness’ begins in Dhaka
  • Politics
    SC rejects Khaleda bail plea The Supreme Court’s (SC’s) Appellate Division yesterday dismissed an appeal filed by BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia against a High Court (HC) order that had turned down her bail petition in a corruption case. After concluding arguments of state and defence counsel, a six-member Appellate Division…
    Appellate Division rejects Khaleda Zia’s bail petition The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the bail petition of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Charitable Trust corruption case. The six-member Appellate bench, led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, passed the order after hearing the petition. “The petition is…
  • Elections to DSCC, DNCC likely in January
  • BNP now in quicksand, quips Quader
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    • Tokyo : A diver dressed in a Santa Claus costume swims with fish at Sunshine Aquarium in Tokyo on December 13, 2019, AFP PHOTO
    • France : People look at an A380 on approach towards the airport of the French riviera city of Nice, on December 09, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • United States : Groves of Christmas trees, Balsam Fir, Fraser Fir, and some Concolors, stand in a snow covered field at the Beverly Tree Farm in Beverly, Massachusetts, on December 5, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • New Delhi : Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf (2R) and Queen Silvia (2L) visit the Jama Masjid mosque in the old quarters of New Delhi on December 2, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    Relatives of the victims of Keraniganj plastic factory fire cry outside the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital yesterday, a day after the inferno that
claimed at least 13 lives and burnt score others. Inset, locals stage demonstration blocking a road in the area, demanding compensation for victims and
relocation of industries from the neighbourhood. INDEPENDENT AND FOCUS BANGLA PHOTOS Relatives of the victims of Keraniganj plastic factory fire cry outside the burn unit of Dhaka…
    Pro-BNP lawyers chant slogans on the High Court premises in the capital yesterday as
they protest against the rejection of Khaleda Zia’s bail petition. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Pro-BNP lawyers chant slogans on the High Court premises in the capital yesterday as they…
    Workers clean up the Martyred Intellectuals' Memorial at Mirpur in the capital yesterday ahead of Martyred Intellectuals' Day, on December 14. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Workers clean up the Martyred Intellectuals' Memorial at Mirpur in the capital yesterday ahead…
    The recent photo shows a farmer busy nursing bean plants at Ulipur village of Dinajpur Sadar upazila. Bean is being cultivated heavily in this area as
it fetches good profit at lower cost. STAR MAIL PHOTO The recent photo shows a farmer busy nursing bean plants at Ulipur village of Dinajpur Sadar…
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