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  • 4 ‘criminals’ including 2 Rohingyas killed in separate ‘gunfights’
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Catalonia strike brings Barcelona to standstill Spain’s protest-hit northeast was gripped by a general strike yesterday as…
Fighting in Kurdish-held Syrian town despite cease-fire Associated Press journalists witnessed continued fighting Friday morning in a northeast…
Trump hails Syria cease-fire after he played role in crisis US President Donald Trump framed the U.S.-brokered cease-fire deal with Turkey as…
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KUET admission test held peacefully Admission test for the first year BSc Engineering courses in Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) under 2019-20 academic year was held…
4 ‘criminals’ including 2 Rohingyas killed in separate ‘gunfights’ Four suspected criminals, including two Rohingyas, were killed in separate gunfights in Cox’s Bazar,  Joypurhat and Mymensingh districts early…
  • 3 ‘Neo JMB’ men held in capital
  • 8 Rohingyas arrested in Goalanda
  • 3 cops suspended for transporting Hilsa
  • Bangladesh
    2 Rohingyas among 4 killed in ‘gunfights’ Four suspected criminals, including two Rohingyas, were killed in separate ‘gunfights’ in Cox’s Bazar,  Joypurhat and Mymensingh districts early yesterday. In Cox’s Bazar, two Rohingyas were killed in a reported gunfight between members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and…
    Two more die of dengue Two more have died of dengue, a mosquito-borne disease, in Kustia and Barishal. One of them was Shipon Hossain, 27, son of Masud Hossain from Kazipur village of Gangni Upazila in Meherpur district. He died at  Kustia Medical College Hospital (KMCH). He was diagnosed with dengue on October 16 and…
  • Rich tributes paid to Sheikh Russel on his birthday
  • Bangabandhu Film City to be world class: Minister
  • Politics
    Ducsu’s ex-leaders against ban on student politics Former leaders of the Dhaka University Central Students Union (Ducsu) on Thursday voiced a strong opposition against imposing any ban on student politics, and urged the government to quit paving the path for ‘restoration’ of democracy and people’s rights.  Speaking at a human-chain…
    Oikyafront’s public rally at Suhrawardy Udyan Oct 22 Jatiya Oikyafront, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, on Wednesday decided to hold a public rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in the city on October 22, protesting the murder of Buet student Abrar Fahad.    The alliance will also launch a mass signature campaign both at home and abroad to register its protest…
  • Student bodies slam BUET for banning politics
  • Samrat put on 10-day remand in two cases
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    • UNITED STATES : The Radcliffe Women's Heavyweight Crew team trains on the Charles River in preparation for the Head of the Charles Regatta on October 16, 2019 in Cambridge. AFP PHOTO
    • Thailand : A buffalo in costume is paraded during the annual Chonburi Buffalo Race in Chonburi on October 12, 2019.AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A bird resting on a withered sunflower holds a seed on October 9, 2019 in Daugendorf, southern Germany. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A hot air balloon floats above the Alps on a cloudy October 13, 2019 in Scheidegg, southern Germany. AFP PHOTO
    • New Delhi : A model presents a creation by designer Rajesh Pratap Singh during the Grand Finale of Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week in association with EbixCash Spring Summer 2020 in New Delhi on October 12, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Costa Rica : View of the beach at the Punta Mala National Wildlife Refuge, in Playa Hermosa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, on September 20, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Seoul : In a photo taken on October 4, 2019, visitors wearing traditional Korean hanbok outfits pose for photos during a night opening at Gyeongbokgung palace in central Seoul. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : The round shaped Dubai's Museum Of The Future is pictured under construction on October ,02,2019 in Dubai. With the highest tower in the world, grand commercial centres and artificial islands. AFP PHOTO
    • Belgium : Two male deer fight at the Domaine des Grottes de Han in Han-sur-Lesse, Belgium, on October 3, 2019. AFP Photo
    • Italy : A bee gathers pollen from a flower on September 11, 2019 in the countryside near Cuneo, Northwestern Italy. Unusual weather driven by climate change has wreaked havoc with mankind's friend the bees, the crucial pollinators of our food crops now struggling to survive in northern Italy. AFP PHOTO
    An excavator is used to remove illegal structures near Number 2 Rail Gate area in Narayanganj city during a drive yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO An excavator is used to remove illegal structures near Number 2 Rail Gate area in Narayanganj…
    The development work of a road at Chadnighat in Old Dhaka goes on at a snail’s pace, causing sufferings to the commuters. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO The development work of a road at Chadnighat in Old Dhaka goes on at a snail’s pace, causing…
    This photo taken on Tuesday shows an erosion-hit area at Horishava in Chandpur. A sudden spell of fresh erosion by the Meghna River poses a
grave threat to the Chandpur town protection embankment, causing panic among local residents. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This photo taken on Tuesday shows an erosion-hit area at Horishava in Chandpur. A sudden spell…
    Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment adviser to the prime minister, poses for a group photo with the
visiting European Union delegation at Bangladesh Investment Development Authority office in Agargaon area of the
capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment adviser to the prime minister, poses for…
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    Bangabandhu Film City will be world class
     Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud yesterday said the Bangabandhu Film City will be turned into world-class within the shortest possible time. “…within the shortest possible time, this (Bangabandhu Film City) will be turned into an international…
    Environment
    Langurs in Jashore vulnerable due to lack of food, shelter

    Langurs in Jashore vulnerable due to lack of food, shelter

    Around 500 langurs living in Keshabpur upazila have grabbed headlines in recent times for their antics and human-like gestures. But their population is on the wane due to insufficient food and the lack…
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    Instant-noodle harms kids
    A diet heavy on cheap, modern food like instant noodles that fills bellies but lacks…
    Priyanka Chopra rocks solid colours for The Sky Is Pink promotions
    Priyanka Chopra Jonas, who is making her Bollywood comeback with her movie The Sky…
    For the love of Earrings!
    Whether you are wearing chandelier earrings, geometric shapes or hoops, you’re…
    Science & Tech
    World's 1st female spacewalking team makes history
    The world's first female spacewalking team made history high above Earth…
    Facebook CEO defends refusal to take down some content
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media platform's…
    NASA unveils new spacesuits for human lunar landing
    The U.S. space agency NASA unveiled on Tuesday the next-generation spacesuits…
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