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Horrific rape incidents continuing Two minor girls have reportedly been raped in Netrakona and Cumilla while a bus driver and his helper arrested in Manikganj for ‘rape attempt’…
Land officer suspended over graft in B’baria Assistant land officer Bajlul Haque of sadar union under Nasirnagar upazila has been suspended on charge of taking bribe and other irregularities on Friday.…
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  • Bangladesh
    Islamic Foundation DG faces graft charges
There are allegations of corruption, nepotism, irregularities in recruiting manpower and misuse of power against the director general (DG) of the Islamic Foundation Bangladesh (IFA). According to sources, the IFA director general, Shamim Mohammad Afzal, who has been serving in the post for around 10…
    BFUJ, DUJ reject Noab statement over wage board
Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) and Dhaka Union of Journalists (DUJ) have rejected the statement of Newspapers Owners’ Association of Bangladesh (Noab) over the ninth wage board, saying it has hurt the journalist community and made them concerned. In a statement on Saturday, BFJU…
  • Bangladesh elected ECOSOC member
  • 298 killed in road crashes during Eid journeys
  • Politics
    Unemployment forces people to go abroad taking risk: BNP BNP senior leader Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury on Saturday said Bangladeshi youths are opting to take risky voyage to go abroad for lack of jobs in the country. “Having failed to endure the pain of unemployment and repression, some Bangladeshi youths are now drifting of the coast of Tunisia,”…
    Proposed budget to destroy country’s economy : Gono Forum Gonoforum on Saturday turned down the national budget for 2019-20 saying it has been formulated to protect the interest of a handful of businesspeople and politicians ignoring people. "This is not a budget for people. We reject this budget...," said Gonoforum president Dr Kamal Hossain. He…
  • Budget not pro-people
  • People will reject proposed budget: BNP
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    • City dwellers heave a sigh of relief with a downpour after a scorching heat wave that sweeps over the country for few days. The photo was taken in front of the National Press Club in the capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO
    • Climate activits of the "Extinction rebellion" (XR) Berlin group hold a banner reading "Climate Emergency" after they chained themselves to a fence of the Chancellery during a protest to urge the government to declare a climate emergency yesterday in Berlin. XR uses non-violent civil disobedience to put pressure on media and governments world wide to address the multiple ecological crises we are facing. AFP PHOTO
    • Bangladesh jubilant fans enter County Club Ground in Bristol yesterday to witness the CWC 2019 match with Sri Lanka. But they return home disappointingly after rain forced the match to be abandoned without a ball being bowled. BCB PHOTO
    • Covers are seen placed over the pitches on Bristol County Ground in Bristol, southwest England, as rain washed out the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka yesterday. Inset, Umpires Richard Kettleborough, Richard Illingworth and Michael Gough inspect the pitch to decide on the fate of the match. AFP PHOTO
    • Youths take a bath in the Buriganga River yesterday to get a relief from scorching heat as the day’s maximum temperature in the Bangladesh capital was recorded at 36 degrees Celsius. AFP PHOTO
    • Prague : A picture taken on June 6, 2019 shows Sea lion mother named Abebe and her one-week-old cub at their enclosure at the zoo in Prague. AFP PHOTO
    • Ankara : This picture taken on June 5, 2019 shows a general view of the newly constructed Kuzey Ankara Mosque in Pursaklar district in Ankara. AFP PHOTO
    • Veneto : People take part in the annual Vogalonga rowing regatta on the Venice lagoon, on June 9, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • DEUTSCHLAND : A man paddles with his board on the lake Starnberger See near Seeshaupt, southern Germany, as the sun sets after a day with temperatures reaching 28 degrees on June 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Pakistan : A Kalash woman wearing a traditional dress takes a selfie with her friends during a break as they celebrate 'Joshi', a festival to welcome the arrival of spring, at Bumburate village in the mountainous valleys in northern Pakistan on May 16, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    Ashar, the Bengali month that heralds the rainy season, began yesterday with
downpours in many parts of the country. While the rains brought much relief to the
people enduring scorching summer heat, the woes of those living in lower areas of
Chattogram city intensified. This photo shows vehicles tread carefully on one side
of a road, inundated after just 30 minutes of rain, near Sholoshohor Gate Number 2
in the port city yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Ashar, the Bengali month that heralds the rainy season, began yesterday with downpours in…
    The construction work of sewage line on a road at Shahjahanpur in the capital goes on at a snail’s pace, causing sufferings to the locals. The
photo was taken yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO The construction work of sewage line on a road at Shahjahanpur in the capital goes on at a…
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina cuts a cake marking the 33rd founding anniversary of Special Security Force (SSF) at its Officers’ Mess at Tejgaon in
the capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina cuts a cake marking the 33rd founding anniversary of Special…
    Waste dumped on a footpath near Rajarbagh Hospital in the capital causing suffering to the pedestrians. The photo was
taken yesterday. Photo:Sumanta Chakraborty Waste dumped on a footpath near Rajarbagh Hospital in the capital causing suffering to the…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Parno and Ritwick pair up for a thriller
    After Bhoot Chokro Pvt Ltd, Haranath Chakraborty is set to begin his yet-untitled film from today. The thriller revolves around the experience of a couple — Atin Roy, a scriptwriter, and Esha, a schoolteacher. While Ritwick Chakraborty is playing Atin, Parno…
    Environment
    Climate change on track to reduce ocean wildlife by 17%

    Climate change on track to reduce ocean wildlife by 17%

    Climate change is set to empty the ocean of nearly a fifth of all living creatures, measured by mass, by the end of the century, researchers have calculated. In a world that heats up three to four degrees…
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    Health & Life Style
    Nothing to worry as ‘expired medicines replaced regularly’
    There is nothing to be worried about expired medicine in pharmacies or retailers…
    Look cool and confident this summer
    It is sweltering hot outside and how much ever one would like to wear this summer,…
    Young Chinese revive ancient fashion
    Dressed in a flowing long robe adorned with beaded floral embroidery from a bygone…
    Science & Tech
    Vodafone suffers faults across Europe
    Vodafone says it is working to tackle "disruption" to its mobile…
    India unveils spacecraft for second Moon mission
    India's space agency has unveiled its spacecraft that it plans to launch…
    3 million US students don’t have home internet
    With no computer or internet at home, Raegan Byrd’s homework assignments…
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