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  • AL to accord mass reception to PM today
  • 2 ‘drug traders’ killed in Kushtia, C’nawabganj ‘gunfights’
  • People suffer amid scorching heat; rain expected
  • Mount pressure on Naypyitaw
  • High feed prices hamper fattening of cows
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2 workers die failing off building at DU 2 construction workers died reportedly after falling off an under-construction building at Jagannath Hall on Dhaka University (DU) campus on Saturday.…
Robbers kill 2 guards in N’ganj Robbers looted valuables from three shops killing two night guards in Lakxamkhola madrasa stand  area in Bandar upazila early Saturday. The deceased…
  • 2 ‘drug traders’ killed in Kushtia, C’nawabganj ‘gunfights’
  • 5 killed in Narsingdi road accident
  • Fix Tk 16,000 as minimum wage in 15 days or face movement: RMG workers
  • Bangladesh
    High feed prices hamper fattening of cows A recent hike in prices of cattle feed and other essentials have forced farmers to refrain from fattening of cows. They are rearing other sacrificial animals for this year’s Eid-ul-Azha, one of the biggest festivals of Muslims. According to sources, at least 4.23 lakh fewer cows and 10.07 lakh…
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pressure on 
Naypyitaw Bangladesh has requested Germany to continue to mount pressure on Myanmar to ensure safe and sustainable return of the Rohingyas sheltering in Cox’s Bazar to their homes in Rakhine. The request was made during a meeting between foreign minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali and German state minister…
  • 3 ‘drug peddlers’ killed in ‘gunfights’
  • Germany to help Bangladesh resolving Rohingya crisis
  • Politics
    My politics dedicated to deprived people: PM Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said her politics is aimed at bringing a substantial change in the lives of the exploited and deprived people of the country. “My politics is for the exploited and deprived people….I’ll feel myself successful when we’ll be able to build…
    Positive sign ahead of polls The BNP held a rally in front of its central office in the capital yesterday, the first big open gathering in recent years, which political analysts deem as a sign towards ending the ongoing ‘politics of confrontation’. The BNP, which boycotted the Jan 5, 2014 elections, failed to hold such…
  • Joining election depends on Khaleda’s release: BNP
  • BNP wants ‘Jatiyatabadi’ EC to win polls: Quader
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    • India : A male pheasant-tailed jacana protects its eggs at the Mangalajodi eco-tourism centre in Chilika lake, some 67km from Bhubaneswar in the eastern Indian state of Odisha, on July 20, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • India : A group of langur monkeys sit on the branches of a tree after in Pushkar in the western Indian state of Rajasthan on July 20, 2018. AFP PHOTO
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    Dhaka wears a festive look with thousands of colourful placards, billboards featuring the achievements of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as Awami League prepares to give a mass
reception to the PM, also the party president, at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital today. Inset, an artist draws a portrait of the prime minister. STORY ON PAGE 1 INDEPENDENT PHOTO Dhaka wears a festive look with thousands of colourful placards, billboards featuring the…
    Repair work on the pillars of Old Kanchpur Bridge over Buriganga River at Siddhirganj in Narayanganj goes on. The photo was taken recently. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Repair work on the pillars of Old Kanchpur Bridge over Buriganga River at Siddhirganj in Narayanganj…
    Dhaka University students stand in a human chain on the Central Shaheed Minar premises promising to continue their quota reform movement until
their demand is met. STORY ON PAGE 1 INDEPENDENT PHOTO Dhaka University students stand in a human chain on the Central Shaheed Minar premises promising…
    People board on a boat on black and stinking water as they regularly commute between Kamrangirchar and DND Dam braving their sufferings and
risks of different diseases. The photo was taken recently. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI People board on a boat on black and stinking water as they regularly commute between Kamrangirchar…
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