Saturday 18 January 2020 ,
Saturday 18 January 2020 ,
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  • SSC, equivalent exams deferred to Feb 3 for city polls
  • City polls deferred to February 1 for Saraswati Puja
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  • SSC, equivalent exams deferred to Feb 3 for city polls
  • City polls deferred to February 1 for Saraswati Puja
  • Oil factory, cotton warehouse gutted in Keraniganj fire
  • Bishwa Ijtema ends with Akheri Munajat Sunday
  • Continue efforts to uphold pride, President tells armed forces
  • Shabana Azmi injured in car accident
  • Zia’s 84th birth anniversary Sunday
  • 12 yrs boy held for ‘raping’ first grader
  • Tamim Iqbal returns for T20Is in Pakistan
  • EC in emergency meeting over city polls
  • Minority bodies announce week-long demo seeking election deferment
  • BNP spreading propaganda over EVM: Quader
  • Hasan Mahmud new face in Tigers’ T20 squad for Pak tour
  • 4 killed, 1 injured in family shooting in Utah suburb
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  • 5 more DU students fall sick during hunger strike
  • Trump warns Khamenei to be 'careful with his words'
  • China, Myanmar 'stand together' despite Rohingya backlash
  • President, PM mourn death of Abdul Mannan
  • Trump campaign tries robust outreach
  • Lebanese block roads as protests enter 4th month
  • Cate Blanchett named Venice Film Festival jury president
  • Experts warn over scale of China virus
  • Dipa, Mou get busy in acting
  • Bogura-1 MP Abdul Mannan passes away
  • 3 of a family killed in Jashore car accident
  • Bangladesh start campaign against Zimbabwe today
  • BCB in no hurry to appoint fast-bowling coach
  • Ex-Brazilian keeper Cesar to visit Dhaka Jan 22
  • India, US in advance-stage talks to resolve trade issues
  • EU to warn WTO on US-China trade deal
  • Senate approves Trump priority North American trade deal
  • ‘Digital Bangladesh Mela’ 2020 sees huge crowd on weekend
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    Oil factory, cotton warehouse gutted in Keraniganj fire An oil factory and a cotton warehouse were gutted in a fire at Aati Bazar here on Saturday. The fire originated at the cotton godown around 12 noon and…
     12 yrs boy held for ‘raping’ first grader A 12-year-old boy was arrested from Kayettuli area in old Dhaka for allegedly raping a first-grader girl. Inspector Hasan Matabbar, also investigation…
  • Road accident kills 2 bikers in Capital’s Uttara
  • 3 including couple killed, 5 injured in Chattogram road crash
  • Students to build developed Bangladesh by 2041: Dipu Moni
  • Bangladesh
    Bishwa Ijtema ends with Akheri Munajat Sunday The 55th Bishwa Ijtema will end with the second phase’s Akheri Munajat (final prayer) in the early morning tomorrow (Sunday) on the banks of the river Turag at Tongi in Gazipur. Thousands of Muslim devotees from home and abroad have already gathered on the Ijtema ground to join the Akheri Munajat…
    Minority bodies announce week-long demo seeking election deferment Thirty-one organisations of minority communities on Saturday declared that they will go on a weeklong countrywide protest from Monday demanding deferment of polls to two Dhaka city corporations slated for January 30 that coincide with Saraswati Puja. The organisations, including Bangladesh Hindu Buddha…
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  • President, PM mourn death of Abdul Mannan
  • Politics
    Zia’s 84th birth anniversary Sunday BNP will celebrate the 84th birth anniversary of its founder Ziaur Rahman on Sunday. Born on January 19, 1936 at Bagbari in Bogura, Ziaur Rahman founded BNP in 1978 and became the country’s seventh President. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi announced various programmes to…
    EC in emergency meeting over city polls The Election Commission is likely to change the date of elections to two Dhaka city corporations as it sat in an emergency meeting on Saturday afternoon. Amid widespread criticisms and movement by a group of Dhaka University student, the Commission’s started the meeting at 4pm at Nirbachan Bhaban…
  • Bogura-1 MP Abdul Mannan passes away
  • No problem if city polls deferred: AL
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    • Rajshahi Royals players celebrate their maiden Bangabandhu BPL trophy with skipper Andre Russell holding the trophy in front with pacer Kamul Islam Rabbi after beating Khulna Tigers by 21 runs in the final at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the capital yesterday. BCB PHOTO
    • Buffalo owners try to control their buffalos during a traditional buffalo fight held as part of Bhogali Bihu festival at Boidyabori village, some 80 kilometres from Guwahati yesterday. Magh Bihu is the harvest festival of north eastern Assam state and is observed in the Assamese month of Magh, which coincides with January. AFP PHOTO
    • Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France : A man walks in front of a ferris wheel on the French riviera city of Nice, on January 13, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Tongi, Bangladesh : Muslim devotees leave after taking part in the Akheri Munajat, or final prayers, during the annual Muslim gathering 'Biswa Ijtema' in Tongi, some 30 kms north of Dhaka on January 12, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • In this handout photo released by the Olympic Information Services (OIS) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) shows France's Bazil Ducouret in action during the Ski Mountaineering men’s Sprint Quarter Final at the Villars Winter Park on January 13, 2020 during the Winter Youth Olympic Games of Lausanne. AFP PHOTO
    • A laser light symbolises Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with a waving hand from a C-130J jet, identical to the aircraft that carried Bangabandhu on his homecoming day in 1972, at the Old Airport yesterday where Bangabandhu had first touched the soil of his independent Bangladesh. Inset, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, daughter of Bangabandhu, accompanied by her younger sister Sheikh Rehana and son Sajeeb Wazed Joy, inaugurates the Bangabandhu’s birth centenary countdown at the grand ceremony at Old Airport in the capital’s Tejgaon area. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTOS
    • Istanbul : An old Turkish man feed seagulls as he change continent from Anatolia to Europe on boat, on January 8, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : TOPSHOT - Children play ice-hockey on the frozen Patriarch Pond in Moscow on January 7, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Honduras : TOPSHOT - Two kids walk by a centric avenue covered with umbrellas in Cantarranas, Honduras, on January 7, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • China : Tourists watch a fireworks display during the China Harbin Internatinal Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, in China's northeast Heilongjiang province on January 5, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    Thousands of Muslim devotees take part in Jum’a prayers during the second phase of Biswa Ijtema on the banks of the Turag River at Tongi on the
outskirts of the capital yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Thousands of Muslim devotees take part in Jum’a prayers during the second phase of Biswa Ijtema…
    A street decoration featuring a large portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is seen at Bijoy Sarani
intersection in the capital yesterday, as many Dhaka streets have been decorated with pictures of Bangabandhu ahead
of the celebration of his birth centenary. STAR MAIL PHOTO A street decoration featuring a large portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is seen…
    Thousands suffer as 40-feet-long newly-constructed bridge over a waterbody at Charshadi union under Kumarkhali upazila of Kushtia lies unused for
not having any approach road on both sides. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Thousands suffer as 40-feet-long newly-constructed bridge over a waterbody at Charshadi union…
    An illegal brick kiln set up on an arable land in Bittibari area under Madhupur upazila of Tangail, rendering the fields unusable for agriculture. The
photo was taken recently. INDEPENDENT PHOTO An illegal brick kiln set up on an arable land in Bittibari area under Madhupur upazila of…
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