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Papaya farming gains popularity Papaya cultivation has gained popularity in the six upazilas of Narsingdi district because of its higher economic prospects. A good number of farmers,…
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    Mash backs cricketers’ demands Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, skipper of the national one-day international (ODI) cricket team, said he did not know about the players’ strike that has caused a stir in the cricket fraternity here. On Monday, cricketers at both international and domestic levels called a strike to press for their 11-point…
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    Bad politics ruining youths: GM Quader Jatiya Party Chairman GM Quader on Tuesday said the young generation must be encouraged to involve in positive politic for building the country removing the current politics of degradation. “The politics of degradation is destroying the country’s young generation. To save them from it, the…
    BNP MP Harun jailed for 5 years in graft case A Dhaka court yesterday sentenced Chapainawab­ganj-3 lawmaker Md Harunur Rashid to five-year rigorous imprisonment and fined him Taka 50 lakh in a graft case. Dhaka 4th Special Judge Shaikh Nazmul Alam passed the order as the court found him guilty for selling Hummer SUV brought in the country using…
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    • Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France : TOPSHOT - People take a bath in the Mediterranean sea on the French Riviera city of Nice, southern of France on October 21, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Prague : A man jogs on a foggy morning in the Star Game Reserve Park on October 20, 2019 in Prague. AFP PHOTO
    • Nepal : A potter makes earthenware oil lamps in preparation for the upcoming Tihar festival in Bhaktapur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu on October 21, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Oita, Japan : Japanese people wearing traditional clothes stand in a street after a kimono show in Oita on October 18, 2019. The Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup is being held in Japan from September 20 to November 2. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A boy holds a balloon in a park on the outskirts of Moscow on October 19, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Israel : Cranes fly over Agamon Hula Lake in the Hula Valley in northern Israel, on October 17, 2019 during the bird migration from Europe to Africa. AFP PHOTO
    • France : This aerial view taken on September 18, 2019, shows crevasses at the Vallee Blanche with the Mont Blanc in the background at the Mont Blanc mountain range, in Chamonix. AFP PHOTO
    • UNITED STATES : The Radcliffe Women's Heavyweight Crew team trains on the Charles River in preparation for the Head of the Charles Regatta on October 16, 2019 in Cambridge. AFP PHOTO
    • Thailand : A buffalo in costume is paraded during the annual Chonburi Buffalo Race in Chonburi on October 12, 2019.AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A bird resting on a withered sunflower holds a seed on October 9, 2019 in Daugendorf, southern Germany. AFP PHOTO
    Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment adviser to the prime minister, speaks at the inaugural ceremony of
BEZA One-Stop Service Centre at a hotel in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment adviser to the prime minister, speaks at…
    Two people yesterday tackle four pieces of timber placed to facilitate disembarking of an ambulance from an engine boat-turned-ferry at Baliatali in Patuakhali on a road leading to
Kuakata. In the absence of regular ferry services, which were in place about eight years ago, vehicles use this river crossing amid risks of deadly accidents. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Two people yesterday tackle four pieces of timber placed to facilitate disembarking of an…
    A bulldozer in a drive of Dhaka North City Corporation demolishes illegal structures occupying the streets and pavements in Karwan Bazar in the
capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A bulldozer in a drive of Dhaka North City Corporation demolishes illegal structures occupying…
    This recent photo shows some boats belonging to the members of Manta community, a nomadic group, in Patuakhali. Inset, some children of the
community who are born on boats and live there all through the life, lacking basic education, healthcare and other facilities. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This recent photo shows some boats belonging to the members of Manta community, a nomadic…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Salma still busy with music
    With her hands full of various projects, including stage performance and lending vocal to original scores, melodious Bangladeshi singer Salma is passing busy time in the country’s music industry. However, a rumour surfaced recently that Salma has left the music…
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    Trash to treasure: Everest garbage given new lease of life

    Trash to treasure: Everest garbage given new lease of life

    A group of tourists sip water at a five-star hotel in Kathmandu, unaware that the green glasses in their hands were once bottles discarded on Mount Everest -- left by climbers eager to make their ascent.…
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