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  • 4 ‘drug peddlers’ killed in separate ‘gunfights’
  • RAB conducts drive at Jehnaidah ‘militant den’; Youth held
  • Don’t talk to media on voting day
  • 50 killed by suicide bomber in Afghan capital
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No penalty for Saudi prince for Khashoggi murder: Trump President Donald Trump declared Tuesday he would not further punish Saudi Arabia…
85,000 children 'dead from malnutrition' in Yemen An estimated 85,000 children under age 5 may have died of hunger and disease since…
50 killed by suicide bomber in Afghan capital The bombing of a crowded religious gathering in Kabul on Tuesday killed at least…
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4.64 kgs of gold seized at Shahjalal Airport

Customs officials in a drive seized 40 gold bars, weighing 4.64 kg, from a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport…
RAB conducts drive at Jehnaidah ‘militant den’; Youth held Members of Rapid Action Battalion conducted a drive at a suspected militant den and arrested a young man at Kalihati village in Sadar upazila on Wednesday,…
  • ‘Criminal’ shot dead in Khulna
  • Karwan Bazar kitchen market catches fire
  • Country’s first ‘smart school’ starts its silent journey in Chuadanga
  • Bangladesh
    Eid-e-Miladunnabi being observed across country The country is observing the holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi today, marking the anniversary of birth and demise of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be upon Him) amid massive religious festivity and fervor. President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate statements greeting the countrymen and…
    PM pays homage to martyrs of Armed Forces Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday morning paid rich tributes to the martyred members of Bangladesh Armed Forces on the occasion of the Armed Forces Day 2018. The Prime Minister paid the homage by placing a wreath at the Shikha Anirban (flame eternal) at Dhaka Cantonment.  After laying the…
  • Don’t talk to media on voting day
  • Badi’s wife, Rana’s father may get AL tickets: Quader
  • Politics
    Police selecting pro-AL officials for election duty: BNP BNP on Wednesday alleged that police are making lists of around 6.5 lakh pro-Awami League election officers as the Election Commission (EC) 'entrusted' the law enforcers with the responsibility for holding the forthcoming general election. "It's a matter of deep regret that the Commission,…
    Withdraw 55 cases filed after polls schedule announcement: BNP BNP has demanded that the Election Commission withdraw some 55 cases filed against its leaders and activists after the announcement of the election scheduled for the ‘sake of a fair and acceptable election’. In a letter sent to Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Wednesday, it also…
  • AL, BNP leaders ready to contest polls from jail
  • Blind man wants to ‘see politics’
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    • Rome : Starling birds fly behind a statue in central Rome at sunset on November 16, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Senegal : A surfer rides a wave in Ouakam on November 19. AFP PHOTO
    • India : An Indian camel herder walks with his camels at the Pushkar Camel Fair in Pushkar, in the western state of Rajasthan, on November 15, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • New Delhi : Indian women take pictures on a boat as migratory birds fly overhead on the Yamuna River on a morning of heavy air pollution in New Delhi on November 20, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • US Coast Guard patrolling to provide security to the cruise ships, which will accommodate delegates and journalists at the upcoming Asia-Pacific Cooperation Summit (APEC), in Port Moresby. AFP PHOTO
    • People on the deck of the cruise ship Pacific Jewels, which will accommodate delegates and journalists at this year's Asia-Pacific Cooperation Summit (APEC), in Port Moresby. AFP PHOTO
    • Berlin : Flamingos are pictured at the zoological garden on November 5, 2018 in Berlin. AFP PHOTO
    • Kiev : A girl takes pictures of her friends in the center of Ukrainian capital of Kiev during a warm sunny day on November 9, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Rome : Starlings fly in a murmuration over the Altare della Patria monument (Altar of the Fatherland), the national monument to Italian King Victor Emmanuel II, in Rome on November 7, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A man walks with dogs along a road flanked by fields of Mustard in Reissing, southern Germany as the autumn sun shines on November 7, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    This photo taken on Monday shows jatka (hilsa fry), seized in different drives conducted by Bangladesh Coastguard, is
being distributed among the distressed people in Kalapara upazila of Patuakhali district. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This photo taken on Monday shows jatka (hilsa fry), seized in different drives conducted by…
    Washermen dry clothes on the bank of the Buriganga River in Keraniganj outskirts of Dhaka after washing the garments in the dirty water as most of
laundries in the capital wash clothes in the polluted water of the river and other waterways. The photo was taken yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Washermen dry clothes on the bank of the Buriganga River in Keraniganj outskirts of Dhaka…
    Careless about their safety, four people cram against the door of a human hauler while another struggles to hold onto the speeding vehicle standing
on a window on Babubazar Bridge in the capital yesterday. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI Careless about their safety, four people cram against the door of a human hauler while another…
    This recent photo shows a portion of a canal getting filled up illegally in Kuakata of Patuakhali district. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This recent photo shows a portion of a canal getting filled up illegally in Kuakata of Patuakhali…
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    Air pollution levels ‘forcing families to move out of cities’

    Air pollution levels ‘forcing families to move out of cities’

    An increasing number of parents are shunning good schools because of the local air quality while some are even looking to move out of cities altogether, as fears over the effects of diesel emissions on…
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    Pregnant women who take paracetamol could lower child's IQ, raise risk of autism, study says
    A new study has now revealed that women who take paracetamol during pregnancy risk…
    Natural Aloe Vera more effective than artificial toxic creams
    Health experts on Thursday advised the use of natural Aloe Vera as a skin care gel…
    4 natural make-up removers for sensitive skin
    Make-up removal is possible with non-chemical and natural options. Here are 4 good…
    Science & Tech
    NASA picks ancient Martian river delta for 2020 rover touchdown
    NASA has picked an ancient river delta as the landing site for its uncrewed…
    College students give preference to smartphones over food: study
    College students prefer being deprived of food over parting with their smartphones,…
    AI system can predict treatment effectiveness
    Scientists have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) technology that…
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