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Police checking triggers tailback on Dhaka-Aricha highway A five-kilometer long tailback was created on Dhaka-Aricha highway on Thursday after law enforcers set up check posts at different points of the highway,…
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  • Bangladesh
    Unprecedented chaos in courtroom There was unprecedented chaos in the Chief Justice’s courtroom during the hearing of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s bail petition in the Zia Charitable Trust graft case. The chaos ensued following an agitation by pro-BNP lawyers during the hearing. The judicial…
    BNP vents anger at Khaleda’s bail process The opposition BNP yesterday expressed its anger and resentment at the decision of Appellate Division of the Supreme Court over release of party chairperson Khaleda Zia. “The entire nation is not only been frustrated but also aggrieved at the decision of the Appellate Division. We are concerned…
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  • Politics
    Khaleda’s bail hearing deferred until Dec 12 The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Thursday deferred until December 12 the hearing on BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s bail petition in Zia Charitable Trust Graft Case. The court also asked the medical board formed to treat Khaleda Zia to submit a report on her health condition before…
    AL likely to induct fresh blood into central body The Awami League central body will bring changes in different key positions of its executive committee through the party’s 21st national council sessions slated for December 20–21, party insiders said. They also said the party president, Sheikh Hasina, may bring major changes in the central…
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    • 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
    • This recent photo shows a ‘harial’ bird eating fruits on a banyan tree at Dariapur village in Mujibnagar upazila under Meherpur. COURTESY: M A MUHIT
    • 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
    • West Bengal : Volunteers with painted bodies look on as they participate in an awareness event on the eve of the 'World AIDS Day' in Kolkata on November 30, 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
    • Moscow : A view of downtown Moscow at sunset on November 25, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina hands over a crest to one of the specially-abled people at a function marking the 28th International and the 21st
National Day of Persons with Disabilities in the capital’s Mirpur area yesterday. STAR MAIL PHOTO Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina hands over a crest to one of the specially-abled people at a…
    A man at Karwan Bazar in the capital yesterday collects the brackish water
from Hatirjheel Lake, which is a recreation spot for the people enmeshed in
concrete jungle. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM A man at Karwan Bazar in the capital yesterday collects the brackish water from Hatirjheel…
    The recent photo shows Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) officials celebrate nabanna utsab, a traditional festival of rural
Bangladesh, in Badamtali area under Subarnachar upazila of Noakhali district. INDEPENDENT PHOTO The recent photo shows Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) officials celebrate nabanna…
    The photo taken yesterday shows people cover their nose to avoid inhaling dust while using the link road of Dhaka-Mawa Highway in Kadamtali area
of Keraniganj. According to the Air Quality Index (AQI), Dhaka was ranked the fourth worst city on Saturday morning. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO The photo taken yesterday shows people cover their nose to avoid inhaling dust while using…
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