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  • PM going to UAE Saturday to attend Dubai Air Show 2019
  • Sumi returns home escaping torture in Saudi Arabia
  • Bogura rickshaw puller sets example of honesty
  • 87 more Bangladeshis deported from Saudi Arabia
  • Quader asks MPs not to contest in AL upazila councils
  • Why no drive against onion syndicates: BNP asks govt
  • Mayank's double-ton helps India extend lead to 343
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Boris Johnson stumbles out of the election gate For months, Prime Minister Boris Johnson planned on calling a general election in…
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KSA deports 87 more Bangladeshis
Metro
Quick action of youths averts another train crash Another fatal train crash could have been Friday’s news headline, but this time the lucky passengers of ‘Chattrola Express’ were saved…
Cyclone Bulbul damages 4,589 trees in Sundarbans The cyclone Bulbul that wreaked havoc in the country’s coastal districts in the early hours of Sunday damaged 4,589 trees, including Sundari, in…
  • Stolen baby rescued in Bogura
  • ‘Drug trader’ killed in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’
  • Verdict on Airport road crash deaths on Dec 1
  • Bangladesh
    President returns home President M Abdul Hamid returned home this evening wrapping up his four-day official visit to Nepal. A regular aircraft (flight no BG 0070) of Biman Bangladesh Airlines Limited carrying the President and his entourage members landed at Hazrat Shahjalal (R) International Airport around 6.15pm. Road Transport…
    ICC authorises investigation   Pre-trial Chamber III of the International Criminal Court has authorised the Prosecutor to proceed with an investigation for the alleged crimes within the ICC’s jurisdiction committed against the Rohingya people from Myanmar. The ICC pre-trial Chamber III is composed of Judge Olga Herrera…
  • 10 hurt as train derails, catches fire in Sirajganj
  • Resolution on HR situation in Myanmar adopted
  • Politics
    Why no drive against onion syndicates: BNP asks govt BNP on Friday asked the Home Minister why the government is not conducting drives against onion syndicates as prices of the item – a common ingredient in Bangladeshi cooking – shoot out beyond people’s buying capacity. “Onion price was Tk 200 yesterday (Thursday) while it increased…
    BNP is now a failed party: Quader Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday said BNP has turned into a failed political party as it could not wage any movement to get Begum Khaleda Zia released from jail. “BNP is now a failed political party. The party’s secretary…
  • Embattled Ranga offers unconditional apology
  • Current situation ‘suitable for AL leaders to join BNP’: Fakhrul
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    • Western Sahara : A picture taken on October 10, 2019, shows kitesurfers riding waves at sunset at Dakhla beach in Morocco-administered Western Sahara. AFP PHOTO
    • India : Youth Sikh devotees demonstrate their 'Gatka' traditional martial art skills during a "Nagar Kirtan" (holy procession) on the eve of the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Sri Guru Nanak Dev, at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on November 11, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : The sunset is pictured as steam rises from the chimneys of Niederaussen lignite-fired power plant in Roggendorf, western Germany on November 8, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : People fish in the fog on the Moskva river banks in the Kolomenskoye park in Moscow on November 9, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • India : A man removes snow from the rooftop of a house boat in Dal lake during a first snowfall in Srinagar on November 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Veneto : Gondolas are pictured at the Riva degli Schiavoni waterfront, facing the island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice on November 4, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • United Arab Emirates : Camels drink water in Ras al-Khaimah desert in the United Arab Emirates on October 31, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Israel : Great white pelicans are pictured at a reservoir in Mishmar HaSharon, north of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, on October 31, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Prague : Rowers paddle over the Vltava river as swans are seen on the bank, on a foggy morning on October 31, 2019 in Prague. AFP PHOTO
    • Romania : TOPSHOT - Snow covered fir trees at Valea Rea (The Bad Valley) on Fagaras mountains near Nucsoara, central Romania on October 31, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    Buyers desperately stretch out their hands to buy onion at Tk 45 per kilo from a truck-mounted shop of TCB at Segunbagicha in the capital yesterday
as they are hit hard in the pocket with onion prices crossing Tk 200. Inset, Directorate of National Consumers' Right Protection men launch an
anti-hoarding drive in Shyambazar. STORY ON PAGE 1 STAR MAIL, FOCUS BANGLA PHOTOS Buyers desperately stretch out their hands to buy onion at Tk 45 per kilo from a truck-mounted…
    Bystanders look at firefighters dousing the fire which engulfed Rangpur Express upon its derailment off Ullahpara Railway Station in Sirajganj
district yesterday. STAR MAIL PHOTO Bystanders look at firefighters dousing the fire which engulfed Rangpur Express upon its derailment…
    Youths holding placards participate in a campaign to spread awareness on traffic rules in an effort to promote safety
on roads. The photo was taken from Banani area of the capital yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Youths holding placards participate in a campaign to spread awareness on traffic rules in…
    Villagers desperately team up on their own to rescue the passengers of a bus which skidded off Shariatpur-Damudya Road into a pond in Shariatpur
district yesterday, leaving two people killed. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Villagers desperately team up on their own to rescue the passengers of a bus which skidded…
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    Taylor Swift says heads of former label 'exercising tyrannical control' over her
    Taylor Swift on Thursday publicly reignited her battle with the heads of her former label, saying it is threatening to bar her from going through with an upcoming performance and Netflix documentary over her plans to re-record her early albums. Earlier this year the…
    Environment
    Global warming blamed for frequent cyclones

    Global warming blamed for frequent cyclones

    The severe cyclone Bulbul, which hit Bangladesh yesterday, is the outcome of global warming, say climate change experts. This time of the year is known for cyclones of the Bay of Bengal, but the intensity…
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    Medicines pose global environmental risk, experts warn
    Residues from billions of doses of antibiotics, painkillers and antidepressants…
    Make your makeup last on oily skin
    Applying makeup daily is a task for anyone, especially oily skinned girls. It takes…
    Deepika, Alia, Jacqueline, others: Fashion hits this week
    As of today, nearly every celebrity in B-town has a stylist who makes sure that…
    Science & Tech
    China issues plan to promote high-tech manufacturing
    China’s government has issued a plan to promote high-tech manufacturing…
    ‘Diabetes Journey’ app launched
    With a view to improving quality of treatment, the country’s first government…
    NASA instrument to explore exoplanet clouds on European spacecraft
    The U.S. space agency NASA is planning to attach an instrument to a European…
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