Monday 20 January 2020 ,
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  • Abrar’s Death: Prothom Alo editor gets bail
  • 10 sentenced to death in CPB bomb blast case
  • Trial delay in rape cases frustrates victims
  • Reason for India enacting CAA unclear: PM
  • SARS-like virus spreads in China, nearly 140 new cases
  • Billionaires richer than 60 percent of the world's population: Oxfam
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  • Govt appoints 97 new assistant judges
  • HC grants 4 weeks’ bail to Prothom Alo editor
  • Crowded footbridge breaks over Indonesian river, killing 9
  • 'Old school work ethic' pays off for immaculate Federer
  • I'm just Olympia's mom: Serena
  • SpaceX in 'perfect' test of Crew Dragon emergency abort system
  • Relief for Barca as Messi ensures Setien enjoys winning start
  • Ronaldo double pulls Juventus clear as Inter stalled in Lecce
  • Liverpool beat Man Utd 2-0 to tighten grip on title
  • 'Parasite' invades Oscars race with stunning SAG award win
  • Prince Harry expresses 'great sadness' at royal split
  • Billionaires richer than 60 percent of the world's population: Oxfam
  • Dust storms and giant hail batter bushfire-weary Australia
  • SARS-like virus spreads in China, nearly 140 new cases
  • Temperature in Dhaka 3.4˚ higher than rural areas: Study
  • 10 sentenced to death in CPB bomb blast case
  • Air Quality Index: Dhaka ranks 3rd worst
  • Curtain falls on 18th Dhaka International Film Festival
  • Shaheed Asad Day being observed
  • Comilla University’s first convocation on Jan 27
  • BCB president upbeat about positive cricket in Pakistan
  • Abahani, Russell lift team titles
  • Domingo monitors players to fix T20 squad for World T20
  • Ekushey Book Fair to begin on Feb 2
  • BFDC employee dies in city police ‘custody’
  • Shaheed Asad Day today
  • Students form human chain demanding subject code
  • British royal family’s history of abdication and divorces
  • Peasants fear production cost of potatoes may not be recovered
  • GP clarification about news item
  • Trial delay in rape cases frustrates victims
  • New virus in China threatens Bangladeshi travelers
  • Onion price finally below Tk 100 a kg
  • Stocks notch solid gain
  • Some businesses may hurt after Brexit, says UK treasury chief
  • BlackRock’s Fink is Wall Street CEO who looks beyond finance
  • UK looks to offshore wind for green energy transition
  • Tourism Master Plan kicks off
  • ‘Expression of Life’ underway at AFD
  • Tisha in special tele-drama
  • Filmmaker Alamgir Kabir’s 31st death anniv today
  • Anjan Dutt the director debuts at DIFF
  • World News
    Prince Harry expresses 'great sadness' at royal split Britain's Prince Harry expressed "great sadness" on Sunday at he and…
    Dust storms and giant hail batter bushfire-weary Australia "Apocalyptic" dust storms swept across drought-stricken areas of Australia…
    Billionaires richer than 60 percent of the world's population: Oxfam The world's billionaires have doubled in the past decade and are richer than…
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    Reason for India enacting CAA unclear: PM
    Metro
    Shaheed Asad Day being observed Shaheed Asad Day, commemorating the supreme sacrifice of student leader Asaduzzaman Asad during the mass upsurge of 1969 that led to the country's…
    Comilla University’s first convocation on Jan 27
The first convocation of Comilla University (CoU) is going to be held on January 27. The university authorities are taking all necessary preparations…
  • Ekushey Book Fair to begin on Feb 2
  • BFDC employee dies in city police ‘custody’
  • Shaheed Asad Day today
  • Bangladesh
    Air Quality Index: Dhaka ranks 3rd worst Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka ranked third worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Monday morning.   It had an AQI score of 213 around 8:10am. The air was classified as ‘very unhealthy’.   Mongolia’s Ulaanbaatar and Pakistan’s Lahore were on the top two positions…
    New virus in China threatens Bangladeshi travelers Citizens travelling to China for business or tourism are at risk of contracting the novel coronavirus, a new respiratory disease that has already killed two people. A large number of passengers arrive at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka from different cities of China every day. The Institute…
  • President Xi discuses Rohingya repatriation issue with Myanmar
  • Govt publishes new SSC schedule
  • Politics
    Aspirants hot on campaign trail Electioneering for the Dhaka city corporation elections formally began on January 10. All candidates nominated by the ruling Awami League (AL) and arch-rival Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) have hit the campaign trail. The Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC)…
    Taposh hails EC’s decision on deferring poll date
Awami League (AL) nominated Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayoral candidate Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh on Sunday appreciated the decision of Election Commission regarding deferral of city corporation polls date. “Due to the new date, the city polls will be held in further competitive…
  • BNP observes Zia’s birth anniv; vows to ‘reinstate’ democracy
  • Lofty promises made to woo voters
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    • Kuwait City : Al-Fursan, the United Arab Emirates Air Force display team, paints the sky with MB339 aircrafts during the Kuwait aviation show in Kuwait City on January 18, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Tehran : A girl poses in the falling snow in the Iranian capital Tehran on January 19, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Indonesia : A general view of Baiturrahman great mosque in Banda Aceh on January 8, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A tomtit feeds from a bird feeder at a park in Moscow on January 13, 2020. AFP 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
    • 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
    • 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
    An elderly tearfully prays to Allah seeking peace and prosperity of the Muslim Ummah during the Akheri Munajat of the second phase of Bishwa
Ijtema on the banks of Turag River at Tongi on the outskirts of the capital yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM An elderly tearfully prays to Allah seeking peace and prosperity of the Muslim Ummah during…
    The photo taken yesterday shows private cars are illegally parked on footpath on Mirpur road at Dhanmondi-4 in the capital, creating obstacle
to the pedestrians movement. STAR MAIL PHOTO The photo taken yesterday shows private cars are illegally parked on footpath on Mirpur road…
    Construction materials and dug up earth for the development work of sewage line on a road kept piled, leaving the road in vulnerable position.
Locals claim that the development work progresses at a snail’s pace, causing immense sufferings to the people. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Construction materials and dug up earth for the development work of sewage line on a road…
    Works on construction of stalls for month-long Ekushey Book Fair on the Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital yesterday as the fair is
going to start on February 2 instead of 1st February. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Works on construction of stalls for month-long Ekushey Book Fair on the Suhrawardy Udyan in…
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    Temperature in Dhaka 3.4˚ higher than rural areas: Study

    Temperature in Dhaka 3.4˚ higher than rural areas: Study

    The surface urban heat island (SUHI) in the urban core of Dhaka is 3.4 degrees Celsius higher than rural locations, posing various threats to the city dwellers, according to a study. The increase in the…
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    SpaceX in 'perfect' test of Crew Dragon emergency abort system
    SpaceX successfully tested its emergency abort system on an unmanned spacecraft…
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