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‘Unidentified disease’ kills two of a family in Thakurgaon Two members of a family died under unclear circumstances and three others fell sick in the last two days at Songaon village in Baliadangi Upazila, creating…
Worker dies in Tongi steel mill accident A steel mill worker died after an iron bar fell on him at a steel factory in Tongi early Monday. The deceased was identified as Abul Hashem. Emdad Hossain,…
  • 3 killed in Naogaon road crash
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  • Bangladesh
    Papiya remanded for 15 days Two courts here on Monday placed suspended Jubo Mohila League leader Shamima Nur Papiya on a 15-day remand in three cases filed against her with Airport and Sher-e-Banglanagar police stations. Papiya’s husband Mofizur Rahman alias Sumon Chowdhury was placed on a 15-day remand in the three cases…
    Coronavirus: Family of infected Bangladeshi in Singapore to receive $10,000 The Migrant Workers' Centre (MWC) in Singapore is sending a $10,000 donation via telegraphic bank transfer to the family of a 39-year-old Bangladeshi worker who tested positive for the coronavirus on February 8. It comprises contributions from the worker's employer Yi-Ke Innovations; Leo dormitory…
  • RAB nabs four including Papiya
  • PM seeks more Japanese investment in power, energy sector
  • Politics
    No laminated poster for Dhaka-10 campaigning
Election Commission (EC) has directed the candidates of the upcoming Dhaka-10 parliamentary by-polls not to use laminated posters as part of their election campaign. In addition, the EC has put a bar on indiscriminately using loudspeakers in the polling areas for the purpose of election campaign and…
    HC seeks report on Khaleda’s health condition The High Court on Sunday asked Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Vice Chancellor to submit a report on BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s  health condition by 5 pm on Wednesday and fixed  February 27 for hearing on her bail petition in Zia Charitable Trust graft case. The…
  • Khaleda to be granted bail, hopes Fakhrul
  • SC upholds bail of Sigma Huda, two daughters
  • Sports
    Mushfiq reaches a new height   Mushfiqur Rahim brought himself to a new height when he slammed his credible third Test double hundreds on the day three of the solitary…
  • Mominul, Mushfiqur bring up centuries
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    • Sweden : Revellers dressed as animals take part in a fuzzcon parade on February 21, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Vienna : Flowers bloom near the Danube river in Vienna, Austria on February 17, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : Models of the Eiffel tower are displayed in front of the Eiffel Tower illuminated with pink hearts and love messages to mark the Valentine's day in Paris, on February 14, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Greece : People stand on the waterfront during sunset in Thessaloniki on February 13, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Climber form large queues on Mount Everest at peak season as the world’s tallest mountain summit attracts climbers from all over the world. AFP PHOTO
    • In this picture taken on Monday Indian artist Sudarsan Pattnaik puts some final touches as he makes a sand sculpture depicting people wearing protective facemasks with a message reading 'Fight against coronavirus, We stand with China' at Puri beach in Puri. The number of fatalities from China's new coronavirus epidemic jumped to 1,011 nationwide on February 11 after hard-hit Hubei province reported 103 new deaths. AFP PHOTO
    • Members of the Spanish NGO Maydayterraneo take a group of migrants from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan to the Aita Mari rescue boat during the rescue of 65 migrants in the Mediterranean international waters off the Libyan coast on Monday. AFP PHOTO
    • Syria : Corn bunting (Emberiza calandra) birds stand on branches amdist snow in a field in the northeastern Syrian town of al-Malikiyah (Derik) at the border with Turkey after a blizzard on February 10, 2020. AFP PHOTO
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    A healthcare worker holds a saline bag high while a stretcher-bearer helps one of the accident victims to the emergency department of Kurmitola General
Hospital after a car ploughed through the footpath (inset) at Kurmitola area in the capital yesterday, injuring at least eighteen people. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM A healthcare worker holds a saline bag high while a stretcher-bearer helps one of the accident…
    People browse through books at a stall at book fair at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO People browse through books at a stall at book fair at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital yesterday.…
    A man rolls up his lungi while wading through scummy water collected in a site of protracted construction works in Jurain of
the capital yesterday, causing great inconveniences to the commuters and local residents round the year. STAR MAIL PHOTO A man rolls up his lungi while wading through scummy water collected in a site of protracted…
    A number of riders wait on their bikes for pillion riders while a group of students wait for their ride at a busy
intersection in the capital’s Karwan Bazar area yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A number of riders wait on their bikes for pillion riders while a group of students wait for…
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    Scientists gather to study risk from microplastic pollution

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    Google warns Huawei owners not to install its apps
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