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  • 10 districts get new DCs
  • Writ seeks independent body to probe ‘fictitious cases’
  • Bangladesh face Afghanistan in crucial super four match today
  • Sundarban wildlife gets extended sanctuary
  • RMG workers block Dhaka-Mymensingh highway
World News
Iran points finger at Arab for attack TEHRAN: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani yesterday appeared to blame Arab separatists…
Iran points finger at Arab separatists for deadly attack Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday appeared to blame Arab separatists for…
Will strike Bangladeshi 'termites' off voters' list, says Amit Shah BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday said Bangladeshi migrants are "termites"…
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Metro
Minority groups to hold grand rally in city Sept 28 Different religious and ethnic minority groups in the country have planned to hold a grand rally in the city on September 28 to share their thoughts centring…
Khat, new drug on the block The seizure of several consignments of a new drug 'Khat' at the country's main airport has raised fears of a fresh drug epidemic sweeping…
  • RMG workers block Dhaka-Mymensingh highway
  • One held with 1.125kg heroin in C’nawabganj
  • ‘Drug trader’ killed in Jhenidah ‘gunfight’
  • Bangladesh
    Monalisa murder accused brought back from UAE An accused in the schoolgirl Monalisa murder case who was arrested by Interpol in the UAE was handed over to Bangladesh police on Sunday. The International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) handed Abu Sayeed, 35, son of Iqbal Hossain of Ambagan in the city, over to a team of Fatullah Police Station…
    Writ seeks probe into accuracy of 4,000 cases A writ petition was filed yesterday in the High Court, seeking its directive to the government to form a high-powered commission to investigate the authenticity of the 4,000- ‘fictitious’ cases against leaders and activists of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and other political parties…
  • 10 districts get new DCs
  • Modi’s Teesta pledge on the verge of failure
  • Politics
    Reform EC before nat’l polls: Dr. Kamal Gono Forum President Dr. Kamal Hossain on Sunday urged the government to reconstitute the Election Commission (EC) and form a neutral poll-time government before the upcoming general election, UNB reports. He also strongly slammed the Digital Security Act 2018 stating that it facilitates the law…
    No one wants movement before election: Obaidul Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday said the people of the country do not want any movement before the national election. "Ten years have passed by...in which year the movement will be waged? Will it happen in one month? People are now in the 'house of election', no…
  • BNP slams Quader for ‘using public transport in electioneering’
  • Writ seeks independent body to probe ‘fictitious cases’
  • Sports
    Neymar gets PSG back on track From a deeper than usual playmaker role Brazil's Neymar pulled the strings as Paris Saint-Germain came from behind to beat Rennes 3-1 in…
  • Bangladesh storm into second round
  • 'I did not like my team': Mourinho fumes at United draw
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    Today's Question »
    AL General Secretary Obaidul Quader said the people of the country do not want any movement before the national election. Do you agree?
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    Yes 30.3%
    No 66.7%
    No Comment 3.0%
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    • Thailand : Participants compete during a dragon boat festival in Thailand's southern province of Narathiwat on September 21, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Vienna : Swans search for a food at one of Danube's river arms covered with water plants in Vienna, Austria, on September 12, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A bird picks seeds from a withered sunflower on September 11, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Geese pass a World War Two monument in the village of Verasnitsa, some 260 km south of Minsk, on September 10, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Buenos Aires : A cormorant bites a boga fish at the Rio de la Plata river in Buenos Aires on September 10, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Kiev : A boy launches a paper plane from the top of a Soviet era monument for Ukraine and Russia union in Kiev on September 12, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • The tall ship Southern Swan sails in Sydney Harbour in front of the Opera House with environmentalists on board yesterday. Activists in Australia lead a wave of global events to demand leadership on climate change from governments under the banner #RiseForClimate days before the Global Climate Action (GCAS) Summit in California. AFP PHOTO
    Leaders of different political parties raise their hands in unison at Mahanagar Natya Mancha in the capital yesterday as
they come under a single platform, Jatiya Oikya Prakriya, to push for their three-point charter of demands including
formation of a poll-time neutral government by September 30. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Leaders of different political parties raise their hands in unison at Mahanagar Natya Mancha…
    Despite being a law enforcer, a policeman travels on a motorbike as one of the two pillion riders and wears no helmet, breaking the law
on two counts as the law allows only one pillion rider on motorcycles and makes mandatory the wearing of helmets. This photo was
taken at Jatrabari in the capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Despite being a law enforcer, a policeman travels on a motorbike as one of the two pillion…
    The photo taken yesterday shows vendors illegally set up their makeshift shops occupying the footpath and a portion of a road at Gulistan in the
capital causing difficulties to the commuters. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI The photo taken yesterday shows vendors illegally set up their makeshift shops occupying the…
    Two Rover Scouts encourage pedestrians in the capital’s Bijoy Sarani area to use a footbridge a few blocks away (not in the picture). Jaywalking, which is a
breach of traffic rules, is often considered as one of the important causes of road accidents. The photo was taken recently. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Two Rover Scouts encourage pedestrians in the capital’s Bijoy Sarani area to use a footbridge…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Doob to represent Bangladesh in 91st Oscar
    Bangladeshi filmmaker Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's film Doob (No Bed of Roses) is going to represent Bangladesh in the foreign movie category of the 91st Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars. Chairman of Bangladesh Federation Film Societies Habibur Rahman Khan…
    Environment
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    Coca-Cola, Walmart to cut plastic pollution in oceans

    Coca-Cola, Walmart and other big multinationals pledged on Thursday to help reduce plastic pollution in the world's oceans in support of a campaign by five of the G7 industrialized nations. Britain,…
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    Milan Fashion Week kicks off on Wednesday with cutting-edge couturiers taking over…
    Science & Tech
    Japan space robots start asteroid survey
    A pair of robot rovers have landed on an asteroid and begun a survey, Japan's…
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