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  • Myanmar's Suu Kyi told to 'stop the genocide' in UN court showdown
  • RMG worker killed in Savar factory explosion
  • Nobel laureates urge Suu Kyi to be accountable for crimes against Rohingyas
  • Chile military plane disappears with 38 people
  • Students continue to fall prey
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World News
Drone hits Iraq cleric’s home after Baghdad attack An armed drone targeted the home of Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr on Saturday, hours…
6 killed in gun rampage at Czech hospital A gunman opened fire Tuesday in a hospital in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava,…
Myanmar must stop genocide against Rohingyas, Gambia tells UN court The Gambia asked the UN’s top court Tuesday to order Myanmar to “stop…
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Road accidents kill 5 including cop in 2 dists
At least five people including a member of police were killed and another police man was critically injured in separate road accidents in Gopalganj and…
AL leader lands in jail for ‘cutting off woman’s hair’ in Sirajganj
A  Sirajganj court on Tuesday sent a local Awami League leader to jail for reportedly cutting off the hair of a housewife over a false slander in…
  • RMG worker killed in Savar factory explosion
  • Narail, Mymensingh freed on this day
  • Charges pressed against 14 militants
  • Bangladesh
    Charges pressed against 
ex-CJ Sinha, 10 others The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has pressed charges against former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha and 10 others in a case filed against their alleged involvement in laundering of Tk 4 crore from Farmers' Bank Ltd (now Padma Bank Ltd). This is the first time in the country that a former…
    Govt not to raze religious sites
along Dhaka rivers The government has no plan at the moment to demolish the illegal religious structures and educational institutions built along the riverbanks around the city. Rather, these mosques, madrasas, and temples will be adjusted under a beautification programme, state minister for shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury…
  • President calls for mutual cooperation for SDGs implementation
  • 40th BCS written tests on Jan 4
  • Politics
    BNP now in quicksand, quips Quader
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said the politics of BNP has now plunged into the quicksand of mistakes. “BNP is now known as a ‘press release’ party or a complaining party. When BNP was in power, it had been champion in corruption for five times,” he…
    Tarique, Fakhrul sued for issuing ‘death threat’ to PM’s family
A case was filed with a court here on Tuesday against acting BNP Chairman Tarique Rahman, Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and 10 others for reportedly issuing a death threat to members of the Prime Minister’s family.    President of Jananetri Parishad AB Siddique filed…
  • No-one has right to deprive people: Dr Kamal slams govt
  • BNP picks Abu Sufian for Chattogram-8 by-polls
  • Sports
    Elina, Urmi move into women’s next round Indian players dominated the opening day of Yonex-Sunrise International Badminton tournament as both male and female shuttlers won their respective…
  • Bangladesh bag men’s cricket gold
  • Archers make perfect 10 to set 19 gold record haul
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    • France : People look at an A380 on approach towards the airport of the French riviera city of Nice, on December 09, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • United States : Groves of Christmas trees, Balsam Fir, Fraser Fir, and some Concolors, stand in a snow covered field at the Beverly Tree Farm in Beverly, Massachusetts, on December 5, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • New Delhi : Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf (2R) and Queen Silvia (2L) visit the Jama Masjid mosque in the old quarters of New Delhi on December 2, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • DEUTSCHLAND : The sun rises near the small Bavarian village of Puchheim, southern Germany, with temperatures by minus three degrees on December 4, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Netherlands : Fishing boats search for two people on board the missing fishing boat from Urk, the UK165 Lummetje, which disappeared between Texel and Den Helder, in the Netherlands, on November 28, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : People enjoy the Christmas and New Year's lights as they stroll at the Red Square, with the Kremlin's Spasskaya Tower seen in the background in Moscow on December 1, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • West Bengal : People walk on a foggy morning at the Maidan park in Kolkata on November 29, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Nepal : Boats are seen moored near the shore of Phewa Lake at sunset in Pokhara on November 27, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : The traditional Christmas Market opens in front of the Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady) in Nuremberg, southern Germany, on November 29, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Taiwan : A woman walks in a flower field in Pingchang District in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan on November 26, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    A teen lends a minor a hand in boarding a human hauler in the capital’s Nayabazar area yesterday when he himself needed schooling and time to go to playground.
According to traffic rules an under-18 teen shouldn’t engaged in such risky jobs but this teen has to be employed to make a living. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO A teen lends a minor a hand in boarding a human hauler in the capital’s Nayabazar area yesterday…
    An excavator during an eviction drive of Roads and Highways Department (RHD) demolishes illegal makeshift shops on Dhaka-Chittagong Highway
at Shimrail intersection at Siddirganj in Narayanganj yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO An excavator during an eviction drive of Roads and Highways Department (RHD) demolishes illegal…
    Brick kiln chimneys at Keraniganj on the outskirts of the capital yesterday belch dense black and white smoke into the
sky, contributing heavily to make the air quality of Dhaka one of the worst in the world. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY Brick kiln chimneys at Keraniganj on the outskirts of the capital yesterday belch dense black…
    Bollywood superstars Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif enthral spectators marking the grand opening of the special edition of Bangladesh Premier
League (BPL), titled 'Bangabandhu BPL' at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka yesterday. (inset) Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina
inaugurates the T20 competition. With this gala event, ‘Mujib Barsha’ celebration is officially kicked off. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Bollywood superstars Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif enthral spectators marking the grand opening…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Begum Rokeya hailed as ‘more than a feminist’
    Speakers at Bangla Academy said that although Begum Rokeya always raised her voice against inequalities and got addressed as a feminist, all of her revolutionary writings and social activities show that she was more than a feminist. “Rokeya was full of positive…
    Environment
    Migratory birds battle poachers in Khulna

    Migratory birds battle poachers in Khulna

    Although the poaching of migratory birds is a punishable act, it is going on unabated in Khulna under the nose of the local administration and police.  It is even alleged that police take money from…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    Minimum sleep required for healthy life
    The minimum sleep required to sustain a healthy lifestyle varies for different people…
    Tattoo artist Vikas Malani opens up about his journey
    Vikas Malani, founder of BodyCanvas Tattoos and Piercings, has worked with many…
    Ranveer, Kriti, Janhvi as best dressed celebrities
    What is it about Bollywood celebrities that excites populations all around the world?…
    Science & Tech
    China leads in electric, hybrid vehicle market: survey
    Chinese consumers are much more likely than people in other major countries…
    Space project eXTP to set example of good cooperation with China: Czech scientists
    The enhanced X-Ray Timing and Polarimetry mission (eXTP) could set an example…
    Scientists search wild for food plant genes
    Scientists have been on a global search for the wild relatives of our food…
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