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  • Rangamati AL leader shot dead hours after 7-murder
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Six bodies handed to families The bodies of six of the Christchurch massacre victims have been released to their…
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Dipan murder: Court accepts charges against 8 A court here on Tuesday took cognisance of charges against eight alleged members of Ansarullah Bangla Team in a case filed over the killing of Jagriti…
Frequent fire incidents damage property in Chandpur In a strange coincidence, 10 fire incidents took place one after another in Chandpur in recent weeks. Valuables worth several crores were lost in those…
  • Couple suffers 95 pc burns in ‘AC explosion’
  • Road crash kills 3 in Rangpur
  • Passenger held at Chattogram airport with Yaba, hemp
  • Bangladesh
    Zillur Rahman’s 6th death anniv today The sixth death anniversary of former President Zillur Rahman, one of the close associates of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, will be observed today. Zillur Rahman also a veteran politician, a Language Movement hero and an organiser of the Liberation War died at a Singaporean hospital on March 20,…
    Bhutan PM to visit Dhaka mid-April Bangladesh is expecting to ink a number of bilateral instruments during the visit of the Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering in mid-April. “The Bhutanese prime minister will pay a visit to Bangladesh next month at the invitation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. A number of bilateral instruments…
  • No Bangladeshi causalities
  • President urges students to play role for country’s dev
  • Politics
    AL bags 55 chairman posts, rebels and others 43 In the second phase of the fifth upazila parishad (UZ) elections, Awami League (AL) candidates won the chairman posts in 55 upazilas, while independents, including AL rebels, were elected in 43 upazilas, according to unofficial results compiled by Election Commission (EC) officials. Chairman candidates…
    Khaleda unable to eat properly: Fakhrul BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday alleged that their chairperson Khaleda Zia neither can eat anything properly nor keep her head straight as her health condition has seriously deteriorated. "She vomited on Tuesday before coming (to the court). She now can't eat…
  • Rangamati shooting tragic: CEC
  • Cumilla case: Govt files petition seeking stay on Khaleda’s bail
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    • Germany : A flock of starlings fly through a nature reserve close to the river Danube in Daugendorf, southern Germany, on March 13, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : A Syrian whirling dervish performs at the Philarmonique of Paris on March 9, 2019. The dervishes are adepts of Sufism, a mystical form of Islam that preaches tolerance and a search for understanding. Those who whirl, like planets around the sun, turn dance into a form of prayer. AFP PHOTO
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    Bangladesh Army and Border Guard Bangladesh personnel yesterday patrol Noymile area of Baghaichhari upazila in Rangamati where seven
people, including two polling officials, were shot dead on Monday. STORY ON PAGE 1 INDEPENDENT PHOTO Bangladesh Army and Border Guard Bangladesh personnel yesterday patrol Noymile area of Baghaichhari…
    Hundreds of students take to the streets to protest against reckless driving after a
student of Bangladesh University of Professionals was run over by a bus at Pragati
Sarani near Bashundhara Residential Area in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Hundreds of students take to the streets to protest against reckless driving after a student…
    Supporters of all the panels, who boycotted the DUCSU election, lay siege to the VC office on the Dhaka University campus yesterday demanding
cancellation of the election results and announcement of fresh schedule. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Supporters of all the panels, who boycotted the DUCSU election, lay siege to the VC office…
    Salman F Rahman, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Private Industries and Investment Adviser, speaks at a function organised to inaugurate
Bangabandhu Memorial Library and a school for children with disabilities at the Shilpakala Academy in Satkhira yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Salman F Rahman, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Private Industries and Investment Adviser,…
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    Manos, Chanda and Ishana together in ‘Japito Jibon’
    The production of a seven-episode special drama serial titled ‘Japito Jibon’ is currently underway for Bangladesh Television (BTV). Manos Bandyopadhyay, Golam Farida Chanda and Ishana Khan will be seen playing the lead roles in this drama serial. DhakaLive…
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    England could run short of water within 25 years

    England is set to run short of water within 25 years, the chief executive of the Environment Agency has warned. The country is facing the ‘‘jaws of death”, Sir James Bevan said, at the…
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