Thursday 29 October 2020 ,
Thursday 29 October 2020 ,
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  • Noakhali gang rape: Probe report finds victim’s husband involvement
  • Electoral system must be reformed: GM Quader
  • DU cuts holidays, reduces development fees
  • China sees more investment in Bangladesh's high-speed railway, telecom, blue economy
  • Health Minister orders immediate action against IPH dress code notice
  • Working capital loan fund under Covid-19 stimulus package raised to Tk 40,000cr
  • Eid-e-Miladunnabi tomorrow
  • Shameran Abed re-elected as bKash chairman
  • FFs can now use ‘Bir’ before their names
  • Covid-19: 25 die, 1,681 infected in 24 hours
  • UCB donates 1.5 lakh blankets to PM’s Relief Fund
  • Media being regulated with various laws: Fakhrul
  • Another cop held over Raihan's death in custody
  • 3 to die for killing van driver in Khulna
  • Govt working to take Bangladesh to more dignified position: PM
  • India's Covid-19 cases cross 8 million
  • Bangladesh keen to have enhanced economic ties with China
  • "Shakib ready to play at any time", says childhood coach Salahuddin
  • Coronavirus: Remote Marshall Islands records first cases
  • Samsung sees sales surge from rival Huawei's ban
  • Closure of educational institutions extended until Nov 14
  • National Bank donates 1.5 lakh blankets to PM’s Relief Fund
  • Eight personalities, one organisation receive Independence Award 2020
  • Global Covid-19 cases top 44 mln
  • President for enhancing mutual cooperation with Philippines
  • Uncertainty clouds future of DU-affiliated college students
  • Schoolgirl gang rape in Rangpur: Policeman held
  • Coronavirus: France set for second national lockdown
  • Digital Healthcare hands over its one-stop digital COVID-19 test booth to DGHS
  • World News
    India's Covid-19 cases cross 8 million India’s confirmed coronavirus caseload surpassed 8 million on Thursday with…
    Coronavirus: Remote Marshall Islands records first cases The Marshall Islands, one of the last few places in the world untouched by Covid-19,…
    Global Covid-19 cases top 44 mln Amid its non-stop  spread, the global confirmed cases of  Covid-19 surpassed…
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    Closure of educational institutions extended until Nov 14
    Metro
    3 to die for killing van driver in Khulna A Khulna court on Thursday sentenced three people to death for killing a van driver in Bhatiaghata upazila in 2019. The convicts are Md Robiul Islam,…
    Schoolgirl gang rape in Rangpur: Policeman held A  policeman, earlier suspended over the gang rape of a ninth grader, was arrested from Rangpur Police Lines on Wednesday. The arrestee was…
  • Gazipur workers block road, vandalise factory
  • 4 killed in Cox’s Bazar road crash
  • Khulna records 22,754 Covid-19 patients, 21,443 recoveries so far
  • Bangladesh
    Eid-e-Miladunnabi tomorrow The Eid-e-Miladunnabi will be observed on Friday, marking the day of birth and passing away of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SM), with religious festivity and fervor. On this day in 570, the 12th of Rabiul Awal of the Hijri calendar, Muhammad (pbuh) was born in Makkah with divine blessings and messages of…
    FFs can now use ‘Bir’ before their names Freedom Fighters can now use 'Bir' before their names. The Ministry of Liberation War Affairs on Thursday issued a gazette notification in this regard. It says that the Freedom Fighters have been defined as "heroic Freedom Fighters" in Section 2 (11) of the Bangladesh Freedom Fighters…
  • Closure of educational institutions extended until Nov 14
  • Eight personalities, one organisation receive Independence Award 2020
  • Politics
    Electoral system must be reformed: GM Quader Jatiya Party Chairman GM Quader on Thursday said the country’s current electoral system will have to be reformed in the interest of multi-party democracy.  “The current electoral system is not effective in many cases. Real democracy will be established and all parties’ participation…
    Irfan Salim suspended as councilor The government has suspended Irfan Selim, the Councilor of Ward no 30 of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), for assaulting an official of Bangladesh Navy. Local Government Department on Tuesday issued a notification in this regard. Earlier, a mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Monday…
  • BNP’s political inheritance characterizes blood and conspiracy: Qauder
  • Irfan Selim, his bodyguard jailed for one year
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    • France : People walk on a beach at sunset in Houlgate, northern France, on August 8, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Pakistan : In this picture taken on July 20, 2020, a livestock vendor wearing a facemask stands next to camels as he waits for customers ahead of the Muslim festival Eid al-Adha or the 'Festival of Sacrifice', at a cattle market in Rawalpindi. AFP PHOTO
    • Saudi Arabia : A handout picture provided by the Saudi Ministry of Media shows a few pilgrims circumambulating the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in the Saudi holy city of Mecca, on July 26, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : A worker feeds ostriches at a zoo in Dubai's al-Awir town, on July 27, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Iraq : Fishing boats are moored on the banks of the Shatt Al-Arab river at sunset, in the southern Iraqi city of Basra, on July 24, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the tallest structure and building in the world since 2009 (total heigh with antenna of 829.8 metres), ahead of the expected launch of the United Arab Emirates "Hope" Mars probe on July 19, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Hong Kong : People watch the sunset as a fishing boat sails past in Hong Kong on July 21, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • France : A deer hunts a fox in a harvested wheat field on July 20, 2020 near Chinon, central France. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : This picture taken on July 8, 2020 shows an aerial view of the Burj al-Arab hotel in the Gulf emirate of Dubai, during a government-organised helicopter tour. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A bumblebee collects pollen from the flower of a thistle in Unna, western Germany on July 8, 2020.AFP PHOTO
    Bangladesh Navy Ship ‘Samudra Avijan’ sails for island nation Maldives on Wednesday carrying emergency logistic support items like over 100 tonnes of food, medical supplies and other protective equipment to combat the coronavirus crisis. Photo: ISPR Bangladesh Navy Ship ‘Samudra Avijan’ sails for island nation Maldives on Wednesday carrying…
    People try hard to board a truck, ignoring the government’s guideline to maintain safe physical distance amid risk of the deadly coronavirus
spread, to travel to the capital. The photo was taken from Kashipur area of Barishal yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO People try hard to board a truck, ignoring the government’s guideline to maintain safe physical…
    Garment workers, mostly called out on a short notice, work in a factory at Joar Sahara in the capital yesterday as their management, like many others,
resumed production ignoring a BGMEA call to keep their factories shut in accordance with the government-announced holiday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Garment workers, mostly called out on a short notice, work in a factory at Joar Sahara in…
    The government’s countrywide closure forces these trucks, pickups to lie idle at Tejgaon Truck Stand in the capital
yesterday, leaving hundreds of transport workers out of works. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY The government’s countrywide closure forces these trucks, pickups to lie idle at Tejgaon Truck…
    Environment
    Heavy rainfall activities likely

    Heavy rainfall activities likely

    Due to a well-marked low over the Northwest Bay and adjoining West-central Bay heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at places over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram, Mymensingh…
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    Burning fat and getting gains are two requirements that come to mind when sculpting…
    Vidya Balan's festive look in red Kanjeevaram silk sarees
    Sartorial elegance looks tailor-made for Shakuntala Devi star Indian Vidya Balan,…
    Hrithik Roshan rocks hand woven pocket squares in style
    Fusing tradition with trend, Bollywood hunk Hrithik Roshan was seen rooting for…
    Science & Tech
    3 social media CEOs face grilling by GOP senators on bias
    The CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google are facing a grilling by Republican…
    NASA discovers water on sunlit surface of moon
    NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed,…
    Facebook unveils machine learning translator for 100 languages
    Facebook on Monday unveiled software based on machine learning which the company…
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