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  • Experts air new concerns about UN response to Myanmar crisis
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Experts air new concerns about UN response to Myanmar crisis U.N.-backed investigators who examined a crackdown by Myanmar security forces that…
Canadian experts call on Trudeau to declare Rohingya crisis 'genocide' More than 100 legal experts, civil-society organizations and human-rights advocates…
Japanese billionaire named as SpaceX's first Moon traveler A Japanese billionaire and online fashion tycoon, Yusaku Maezawa, will be the first…
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Islamic Front to contest next polls under AL alliance
Metro
Throat-silt bodies of woman, minor boy found in Gazipur Police recovered the throat-slit bodies of a woman and a madrasa student from Jugitola area in the city on Tuesday morning. The deceased were identified…
4 get life term for murder in Meherpur A Meherpur court on Monday sentenced four people to life term imprisonment for killing former panel mayor of Meherpur municipality Mizanur Rahman…
  • 10.98% pass in DU ‘Ga’ unit entry test
  • Minor murdered after rape in Kushtia
  • DUCSU election: DU files leave to appeal plea against HC order
  • Bangladesh
    Public cautioned against frauds in MPO-listing Education Ministry, on Tuesday, claimed that some vested quarter undertaking illegal activities such as demanding money for MPO-listing educational institutions, giving recognisation to new institutions, opening of new sections in educational institutions, setting up of new institutions using the name…
    Shahidul Alam seeks HC bail again Renowned photographer and Drik Gallery managing director Shahidul Alam on Tuesday filed another bail petition with the High Court in a case filed under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act. The lawyers of photographer Shahidul Alam submitted the petition to the concerned branch of…
  • Netherlands to help Bangladesh implement Delta Plan 2100
  • PM Hasina, Modi to open Bangladesh-India oil pipeline today
  • Politics
    Islamic Front to contest next polls under AL alliance The Islamic Front Bangladesh (IFB), a registered Islamic political party, has decided to contest the upcoming national election under the greater alliance led by the Awami League (AL). “We have been with the greater alliance since 2004. We don’t want to see ‘anti-Liberation War forces’…
    AL fulfils most of 2014 election pledges, trips on others The Awami League (AL) has fulfilled most of the promises made ahead of the 2014 election in the past five years under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. At the same time, it has forgotten some of its important election promises relating to the upholding of democracy in the country. In its…
  • Campaign starts for peaceful polls
  • Fair election possible under partisan govt : TIB
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    TIB has said clean and credible election under a partisan government is possible in the country with the support of all political parties and stakeholders. Do you agree?
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    Opinions
    A year after the Rohingyas were forced out of home

    Professor Sarwar Md. Saifullah Khaled

    A year after the Rohingyas were forced out of home
    The Dengue outbreak

    Mohammed Abul Kalam, PhD

    The Dengue outbreak
    ‘Alone in the beach’

    Abdul Gaffar Choudhury

    ‘Alone in the beach’
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    • Bangladeshi batsman Mushfiqur Rahim celebrates after scoring 100 runs during their one day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match against Sri Lanka at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai yesterday. AFP PHOTO
    • Vienna : Swans search for a food at one of Danube's river arms covered with water plants in Vienna, Austria, on September 12, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A bird picks seeds from a withered sunflower on September 11, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Geese pass a World War Two monument in the village of Verasnitsa, some 260 km south of Minsk, on September 10, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Buenos Aires : A cormorant bites a boga fish at the Rio de la Plata river in Buenos Aires on September 10, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Kiev : A boy launches a paper plane from the top of a Soviet era monument for Ukraine and Russia union in Kiev on September 12, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • The tall ship Southern Swan sails in Sydney Harbour in front of the Opera House with environmentalists on board yesterday. Activists in Australia lead a wave of global events to demand leadership on climate change from governments under the banner #RiseForClimate days before the Global Climate Action (GCAS) Summit in California. AFP PHOTO
    • Madrid : A white duck flaps on the lake's waters of the Retiro Park in downtown Madrid on August 28, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • This recent photo shows Dhanbari Nawab Palace mosque in Tangail. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Germany : Young women wear flower boxes on their heads as they parade through the rain during the "Markgröninger Schäferlauf" (Markgroeninger shepherds' run) folklore festival in Markgroeningen, southern Germany, on August 25, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    Violating traffic rule a policeman crosses the barbed fencing of a median strip to go to the other side near Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in the
capital yesterday with a footbridge (not in the picture) only yards away. PHOTO NAZMUL ISLAM Violating traffic rule a policeman crosses the barbed fencing of a median strip to go to the…
    This recent photo shows some houses of people who live in cyclone-prone Rangabali upazila of Patuakhali risking their lives. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This recent photo shows some houses of people who live in cyclone-prone Rangabali upazila…
    Sweltering heat forces a thirsty crow to drink water from a leaking pipe at the Chattogram railway station yesterday. Despite forecasts of light to moderate
rains, the port city seethed in the day without any spell of shower as the maximum temperature there was recorded at 35.6°C. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Sweltering heat forces a thirsty crow to drink water from a leaking pipe at the Chattogram…
    Snubbing risks of injuries, a child squeezes underneath a damaged opening on a road at Badamtoli in Chattogram city to assist his
companion collect scraps of iron and plastic materials, which at the end of the day provide them with the bare minimum to sustain their lives.
The photo was taken yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Snubbing risks of injuries, a child squeezes underneath a damaged opening on a road at Badamtoli…
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