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Imran Khan eyes victory as Pakistan announces elections on July 25 Pakistani cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan's party vowed Sunday to…
Cyclone in Oman: Dhaka seeks Delhi’s support to rescue its nationals Bangladesh has sought India's support in rescuing its nationals if anybody is…
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Bank official found slaughtered in Chattogram A bank official was found dead at his residence at Saltgola in the city on Sunday. Police recovered the throat-slit body of Sajal Nandi, 27, a cashier…
SC order on Destiny 2000 winding up Monday   

The Appellate Division of Supreme Court will deliver its order Monday on an appeal against a High Court notice asking the authorities concerned to explain…
  • Lighting kills 4 in Sylhet
  • GP harasses female employees, alleges GPEU
  • Youth held in Nawabganj for ‘defaming Islam’ on Facebook
  • Bangladesh
    PM orders strict compliance of environmental standards in EPZs Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority (BEZA) to strictly ensure compliance of environmental standards and obligations in the specialized economic zones producing export bound products.  "The prime minister issued particular directives…
    'Our families would be killed': Rohingya brace for monsoon Marooned on a dusty slope in the world's largest refugee camp, Osiur Rahman looked to the hill where a Rohingya girl was buried in a landslide just days earlier and contemplated his chances should the earth give way beneath his feet. "Our families would be killed. There are children everywhere…
  • Thai Princess Sirindhorn due Monday
  • Bangladesh ahead of India, Pakistan in healthcare access
  • Politics
    AL secretariat meeting Wednesday A meeting of Awami League secretariat will be held at 10.30am on Wednesday at the party president's political office at Dhanmondi in Dhaka. AL General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader will chair the meeting, said a press release. Quader requested all members of AL…
    AL, BNP want EC to enroll expatriates as voters 
Both the Awami League (AL) and BNP want the Election Commission (EC) to take measures to enrol expatriates as voters so that they can cast their ballots in the next general election. Talking to The Independent, senior leaders of both parties asserted that they were in favour of enrolment of expatriates…
  • BNP questions PM's frequent India tours
  • Street movement after Eid: Moudud
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    Both AL and BNP want the EC to enroll expatriates as voters to cast ballots in the next general election. Do you support this proposition?
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    • Bogota : A helicopter is photographed with the moon in the background in Bogota, Colombia, on May 25, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • India : A monkey leaps through trees at a pond in the Indian city of Allahabad on May 25, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Argentina’s national football team forward Lionel Messi (R), passes the ball during a training session in Buenos Aires on Thursday. The Argentinian team is training ahead of a friendly match against Haiti to be held on May 29 at La Bombonera stadium in Buenos Aires, before departing to Barcelona, to prepare for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. AFP PHOTO
    • Taipei : A vendor arranges his stall at a flower market in Taipei on May 20, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Hessen : People sit on benches facing the river Main in Frankfurt am Main, on May 15, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • State of New York : Fireworks illuminate the night sky before the Statue of Liberty during the 33rd Annual Ellis Island Medals of Honor ceremony in New York City on May 13, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • United Arab Emirates : A picture taken on May 13, 2018 shows seagulls flying in the island of Sir Bu Nayer, about 65 kilometres (40 miles) off the coast of the Gulf Emirate of Abu Dhabi. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A bumblebee draws nectar from the flowers of a gooseberry bush in a garden outside Moscow on May 12, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Mexico City : A male peacock (Pavo cristatus) displays its feathers, in a private yard in Mexico City, on May 12, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • United Arab Emirates : Teams sail traditional wooden boats, or dhows, during the al-Gaffal traditional long-distance dhow sailing race near the island of Sir Bu Nayer on May 14, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    Linesmen repair power connections amid risks of electrocution at Dhalpur of Syedabad in the capital mounting on
electric poles without wearing any guard or gloves. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI Linesmen repair power connections amid risks of electrocution at Dhalpur of Syedabad in the…
    A labourer works on fencing the walkway on the Hatirjheel Lake flyover leading to Gulshan Shooting Club in the capital yesterday aiming at blocking
the pedestrians and curbing antisocial activities on it. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM A labourer works on fencing the walkway on the Hatirjheel Lake flyover leading to Gulshan…
    A vehicle of Dhaka-Narayanganj-Demra (DND) project phase-II excavates the Kutubkhali Khal (canal) at Jatrabari in the capital yesterday to
reduce waterlogging in the area. IN DE P EN DE NT P HO TO A vehicle of Dhaka-Narayanganj-Demra (DND) project phase-II excavates the Kutubkhali Khal…
    Two people struggling to move a vehicle that got stuck in the mud on a road in Adasha Gram area under Sonagazi upazila in Feni. The photo was
taken yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Two people struggling to move a vehicle that got stuck in the mud on a road in Adasha Gram…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    ‘Dhaka Attack’ on small screen in Eid
    ‘Dhaka Attack’, the much-anticipated first cop thriller film of the country, which was made under the direct supervision of Bangladesh Police, is going to be screened on the small screen during this upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr. The film will be screened on the…
    Environment
    Tigers turf wars in Bangladesh's Sundarbans

    Tigers turf wars in Bangladesh's Sundarbans

    The Sundarban mangrove forest in western Bangladesh is one of the last havens for the endangered Bengal tiger. With only 100 tigers thought to be remaining in the area, every individual tiger's survival…
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    Parliament passes plain tobacco packaging law, regulates vaping
    The Liberal government has passed a sweeping overhaul of the country's tobacco…
    Science & Tech
    Egypt blocks YouTube over film denigrating prophet Muhammad
    Egypt’s top administrative court ordered authorities to block video-sharing…
    EU's new data protection rules come into effect
    The European Union's new data protection laws came into effect on Friday,…
    Students check phone 150 times a day: Study
    On an average, a college student in India checks his mobile phone over 150…
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