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  • Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims in UN court
  • Shun negative attitudes towards leprosy patients: PM
  • Challengers bowl first in BPL opener against Thunder
  • Padma Bridge’s 18th span installed
  • Elections to DSCC, DNCC likely in January
  • Rajshahi war criminal Tipu Sultan sentenced to death
  • Stop Rohingya genocide: Gambian Justice Minister tells Suu Kyi as 3-day hearing begins at ICJ
  • 6 killed in New Jersey gunbattle, USA
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World News
95 Rohingyas face jail in Myanmar Nearly 100 Rohingya appeared in a Myanmar court yesterday after being arrested for…
Polls tighten on UK election eve Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed yesterday  to "fight for every vote"…
Heavy security as Pakistan host first cricket Test since 2009 attack Tight security ringed Rawalpindi cricket stadium on Wednesday as Pakistan hosted…
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Metro
Khulna jute mill workers' hunger strike continues A number of protesting workers of nine state-owned jute mills in Khulna and Jashore started falling sick on Wednesday, the second day of their hunger…
2.7 km of Padma Bridge visible as 18th span installed The 18th span of the Padma Multipurpose Bridge was installed today at Mawa point making 2.7 kilometres visible out of total 6.15km of the main structure…
  • Tangail freed on this day
  • Teenage girl ‘gang-raped’ in N’ganj; 6 held
  • ACC summons 11 PWD engineers to face grilling
  • Bangladesh
    Modi cleared of complicity in Gujarat riots Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not complicit in deadly religious riots that broke out in 2002 in one of the bloodiest episodes in independent India, according to a judge-led commission report released yesterday. Modi was the chief minister of the western state of Gujarat when nearly 1,000 people…
    Rajshahi war criminal Tipu Sultan sentenced to death
The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) on Wednesday sentenced war criminal Tipu Sultan to death for crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971. The three-member tribunal, led by Justice Md Shahinur Islam, pronounced the verdict. Abdus Sattar alias Tipu Razakar alias Tipu Sultan is a…
  • ‘Joy Bangla’ should be nat’l slogan: HC
  • Govt not to raze religious sites along Dhaka rivers
  • Politics
    Elections to DSCC, DNCC likely in January
The Election Commission (EC) plans to hold the elections to two city corporations -- Dhaka South and North -- on the same day towards the end of January next. More importantly, EC officials said, the elections to Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will be held…
    BNP now in quicksand, quips Quader
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said the politics of BNP has now plunged into the quicksand of mistakes. “BNP is now known as a ‘press release’ party or a complaining party. When BNP was in power, it had been champion in corruption for five times,” he…
  • Tarique, Fakhrul sued for issuing ‘death threat’ to PM’s family
  • No-one has right to deprive people: Dr Kamal slams govt
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    • France : People look at an A380 on approach towards the airport of the French riviera city of Nice, on December 09, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • United States : Groves of Christmas trees, Balsam Fir, Fraser Fir, and some Concolors, stand in a snow covered field at the Beverly Tree Farm in Beverly, Massachusetts, on December 5, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • New Delhi : Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf (2R) and Queen Silvia (2L) visit the Jama Masjid mosque in the old quarters of New Delhi on December 2, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • DEUTSCHLAND : The sun rises near the small Bavarian village of Puchheim, southern Germany, with temperatures by minus three degrees on December 4, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Netherlands : Fishing boats search for two people on board the missing fishing boat from Urk, the UK165 Lummetje, which disappeared between Texel and Den Helder, in the Netherlands, on November 28, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : People enjoy the Christmas and New Year's lights as they stroll at the Red Square, with the Kremlin's Spasskaya Tower seen in the background in Moscow on December 1, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • West Bengal : People walk on a foggy morning at the Maidan park in Kolkata on November 29, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Nepal : Boats are seen moored near the shore of Phewa Lake at sunset in Pokhara on November 27, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : The traditional Christmas Market opens in front of the Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady) in Nuremberg, southern Germany, on November 29, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Taiwan : A woman walks in a flower field in Pingchang District in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan on November 26, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    A teen lends a minor a hand in boarding a human hauler in the capital’s Nayabazar area yesterday when he himself needed schooling and time to go to playground.
According to traffic rules an under-18 teen shouldn’t engaged in such risky jobs but this teen has to be employed to make a living. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO A teen lends a minor a hand in boarding a human hauler in the capital’s Nayabazar area yesterday…
    An excavator during an eviction drive of Roads and Highways Department (RHD) demolishes illegal makeshift shops on Dhaka-Chittagong Highway
at Shimrail intersection at Siddirganj in Narayanganj yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO An excavator during an eviction drive of Roads and Highways Department (RHD) demolishes illegal…
    Brick kiln chimneys at Keraniganj on the outskirts of the capital yesterday belch dense black and white smoke into the
sky, contributing heavily to make the air quality of Dhaka one of the worst in the world. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY Brick kiln chimneys at Keraniganj on the outskirts of the capital yesterday belch dense black…
    Bollywood superstars Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif enthral spectators marking the grand opening of the special edition of Bangladesh Premier
League (BPL), titled 'Bangabandhu BPL' at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka yesterday. (inset) Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina
inaugurates the T20 competition. With this gala event, ‘Mujib Barsha’ celebration is officially kicked off. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Bollywood superstars Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif enthral spectators marking the grand opening…
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    Eruption fears halt plans to get bodies off New Zealand volcano

    Eruption fears halt plans to get bodies off New Zealand volcano

    Fears of another eruption at the New Zealand volcano believed to have killed 15 people made it too dangerous for emergency teams to recover bodies, police said Wednesday, as doctors fought to save survivors…
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    No matter how many years we spend trying to master the perfect makeup routine, we…
    Anushka, Katrina, others stun on The Power List 2019 red carpet
    From hosting Bollywood A-listers to style icons, to some of the most popular names…
    Science & Tech
    China leads in electric, hybrid vehicle market: survey
    Chinese consumers are much more likely than people in other major countries…
    Space project eXTP to set example of good cooperation with China: Czech scientists
    The enhanced X-Ray Timing and Polarimetry mission (eXTP) could set an example…
    Scientists search wild for food plant genes
    Scientists have been on a global search for the wild relatives of our food…
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