Monday 18 March 2019 ,
Monday 18 March 2019 ,
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  • 5 shot dead in Rangamati
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  • UEFA probe Ronaldo for 'improper conduct' over 'cojones' goal celebration
  • 5 shot dead in Rangamati
  • Around 15 lakh cancer patients in Bangladesh: Report
  • 2-yr jail for adulterating fish, fish products
  • 5 Bangladeshis died in NZ terror attack
  • Over 160 dead in Zimbabwe, Mozambique as cyclone destroys city
  • Service hindered by lack of local news, says Facebook
  • 1 killed, several wounded in Dutch tram shooting
  • Flash floods, earthquake in Indonesia kill over 80
  • Vote counting in 116 upazilas underway
  • Police raid homes in Australia to aid NZ probe
  • Talks on social entrepreneurship held in city
  • Gatco graft case: Next hearing April 17
  • Students demo for Ducsu reelection
  • Afghanistan clinch historic maiden Test victory
  • Hasina, Trudeau urge int'l community to act together against terrorism
  • No complacency on World Cup security, says ICC chief
  • Veteran Bengali actor Chinmoy Roy passes away
  • Salman Khan calls Ranveer Singh a superstar
  • NZ pledges gun control as mosque 'gunman' sacks lawyer
  • Future of Rohingyas lies in their safe return: UNHCR
  • 2 female crews held with 36 gold bars at Dhaka airport
  • ‘Drug trader’ killed in Meherpur ‘gunfight’
  • Graves prepared as NZ looks to bury mosque massacre dead
  • Huawei defies global troubles with accelerating sales growth
  • Bangladesh-China trade to hit $18 billion by 2021
  • Black boxes show 'clear similarities' with Indonesia crash, Ethiopia says
  • Major NZ companies set to pull ads from Facebook, Google over mosque shootings video
  • ‘Jibon O Rajnoitik Bastobota’ being staged at BSA
  • Shilpakala celebrates
  • Titas to ‘replace’ dilapidated gas pipelines in Dhaka
  • BCB calls special prayer for safe return of Bangladesh team
  • Voting underway in 116 upazilas
  • High-flying Juventus crash back to earth with Genoa defeat
  • Marvellous Messi hits hat trick as Barcelona torment Real Betis
  • Liverpool survive Fulham scare to go top of Premier League
  • Mystery shrouds death of BSMMU doctor
  • Commercial production of high-yield potato, jute soon
  • Husband of victim forgives gunman
  • Bangladeshi death toll rises to five
  • World News
    NZ pledges gun control as mosque 'gunman' sacks lawyer New Zealand will tighten gun laws in the wake of its worst modern-day massacre,…
    Over 160 dead in Zimbabwe, Mozambique as cyclone destroys city A cyclone that ripped across Mozambique and Zimbabwe has killed at least 162 people…
    Flash floods, earthquake in Indonesia kill over 80 The number of people killed after torrential downpours triggered flash floods and…
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    Mystery shrouds death of BSMMU doctor
    Metro
    Talks on social entrepreneurship held in city Youthpreneur Network has recently organized the first episode of the fourth season of a series of talks, Menta Liberation.  The talk was held at…
    2 female crews held with 36 gold bars at Dhaka airport Customs officials detained two female crews of Saudi Arabian Airlines along with 36 gold bars from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport early Monday.…
  • ‘Drug trader’ killed in Meherpur ‘gunfight’
  • Titas to ‘replace’ dilapidated gas pipelines in Dhaka
  • Food minister’s son in-law dies; raises debate
  • Bangladesh
    Hasina, Trudeau urge int'l community to act together against terrorism  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau have called upon the global community to act together to stamp out terrorism as they talked over phone this morning. “The Canadian premier phoned Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina this morning and strongly denounced the…
    Future of Rohingyas lies in their safe return: UNHCR UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner for Protection at UNHCR Volker Turkhas laid emphasis on safe and dignified return of Rohingya people to their place of origin in Myanmar with full restoration of their rights. "Their future lies in return in a condition of safety, dignity and with full restoration…
  • Mystery shrouds death of BSMMU doctor
  • Bangladeshi death toll rises to five
  • Politics
    Students demo for Ducsu reelection Students of Dhaka University on Monday demonstrated on the campus demanding reelection to Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu), UNB reports. Several hundred students, including activists and followers of the different panels who boycotted the Ducsu polls, brought out a procession from…
    Gatco graft case: Next hearing April 17 A court here on Monday fixed April 17 for the next hearing in the Gatco corruption case filed against BNP chief Khaleda Zia and others as she could not be produced before the court due to illness, UNB reports. Judge Abu Syed Diljar Hossain of the Special Judge Court-3 of Dhaka set the date. Earlier…
  • Nur demands Ducsu reelection
  • BNP not to accept any gas price hike: Fakhrul
  • Today's Print Edition
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    Photo Gallery
    • Germany : A flock of starlings fly through a nature reserve close to the river Danube in Daugendorf, southern Germany, on March 13, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : A Syrian whirling dervish performs at the Philarmonique of Paris on March 9, 2019. The dervishes are adepts of Sufism, a mystical form of Islam that preaches tolerance and a search for understanding. Those who whirl, like planets around the sun, turn dance into a form of prayer. AFP PHOTO
    • Istanbul : A general view at the Camlica Republic Mosque in Istanbul, created by two female architects, Bahar Mızrak and Hayriye Gül Totu, opened on March 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A picture taken on March 10, 2019 shows a view of the city hall's square during a snowfall in the village of Wernigerode. AFP PHOTO
    • United States : Poppies bloom on the hills of Walker Canyon in Lake Elsinore, California, on March 8, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • France : Nikita, a 12-year-old Lion is pictured next to her 2 white lion cubs, four-months old, at the zoo in La Fleche, northwestern France, on February 22, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • London : A swan flaps it's wings on the Serpentine lake in Hyde Park in central London as the capital basks in sunshine on February 24, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Greece : People take pictures of the sculpture "Umbrellas" by late Greek artist George Zongolopoulos, during a heavy snowfall in Thessaloniki on February 23, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • France : A woman feeds seagulls on the beach of Nice, south-eastern France, on February 22, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A stork eats a day-old chick in its aviary at an animal park in Springe near Hanover, northern Germany, on February 5, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment adviser to the prime minister, cuts a cake to observe the 99th birth
anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children’s Day at the
upazila Shilpakala Academy at Nawabganj in Dhaka yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment adviser to the prime minister, cuts a cake…
    Students of various educational institutions paint a wall at Tejgaon Truck stand in the capital yesterday to celebrate the
99th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Students of various educational institutions paint a wall at Tejgaon Truck stand in the capital…
    President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina offer prayers after laying wreaths at Father of
the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s grave in Tungipara yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina offer prayers after laying wreaths…
    Teenagers carefully step on bricks yesterday to negotiate with sewage water that has submerged a street at Nabibagh in Khilgaon area of the capital. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Teenagers carefully step on bricks yesterday to negotiate with sewage water that has submerged…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Veteran Bengali actor Chinmoy Roy passes away
    Veteran Bengali actor Chinmoy Roy breathed his last on Sunday at his Kolkata residence at the age of 78. The celebrated actor used to leave a life far away from media limelight after the death of his wife, actor Jui Bandopadhyay, reports The Times of India. Last year…
    Environment
    Chilean glacier shows sign of climate change

    Chilean glacier shows sign of climate change

    In the space of just two weeks, two large icebergs broke off the Grey Glacier in Chilean Patagonia is a sign of accelerating climate change, experts say. The Grey Glacier is one of the main sights in…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    3 or more eggs a week increase risk of heart disease, early death: Study
    It's been debated for years: Are eggs good or bad for you? People who eat an…
    Embrace beauty the natural way
    The kitchen is home to variety of natural ingredients that are associated with numerous…
    Alia Bhatt's style evolution in films
    Alia Bhatt is turning 26 this year. She is different, has been so. She got her launchpad…
    Science & Tech
    Service hindered by lack of local news, says Facebook
    Facebook's effort to establish a service that provides its users with local…
    Major NZ companies set to pull ads from Facebook, Google over mosque shootings video
    A collective of some of New Zealand's biggest brands is set to pull ads…
    NZ wants answers from tech giants after mosque attack livestream
    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Sunday said she would be looking…
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