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  • Dhaka ranks worst in Air Quality Index
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Death toll from Mozambique, Zimbabwe floods exceeds 300
The death toll from a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique and Zimbabwe rose to…
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Rangamati AL leader shot dead hours after 7-murder
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Fire at Chattogram Singer warehouse A fire broke out at a warehouse of Singer in Pahartoli on Wednesday morning, UNB reports. It broke out 5:45 am and spread rapidly, said Jashim Uddin,…
Schoolgirl loses leg in Jashore road accident A schoolgirl in Jashore lost a leg in a road crash in Navaron on Wednesday, UNB reports. Sixth graders Nipa, Rina and Saleha were injured after a pick-up…
  • 3 killed as train hits motorbike in Gopalganj
  • Dipan murder: Court accepts charges against 8
  • Frequent fire incidents damage property in Chandpur
  • Bangladesh
    Case filed over BUP student Abrar’s death A case has been filed in connection with the death of Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) student Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury in a road accident at Pragati Sarani in the city, UNB reports. Brig Gen (retd) Arif Ahmed Chowdhury filed the case at Gulshan Police Station on Tuesday night, said Assistant…
    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
  • Dhaka struggling to restore traffic discipline
  • 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…
    Rangamati AL leader shot dead hours after 7-murder Just 12 hours after an attack on polling officials in Rangamati that killed 7 people, an Awami League (AL) upazila-unit president was gunned down by unidentified men at Bilaichhari upazila in the district yesterday morning. The deceased was identified as Suresh Kanti Tanchangya, 45, president of Bilaichhari…
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  • Rangamati shooting tragic: CEC
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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
    • Istanbul : A general view at the Camlica Republic Mosque in Istanbul, created by two female architects, Bahar Mızrak and Hayriye Gül Totu, opened on March 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
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    • United States : Poppies bloom on the hills of Walker Canyon in Lake Elsinore, California, on March 8, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • France : Nikita, a 12-year-old Lion is pictured next to her 2 white lion cubs, four-months old, at the zoo in La Fleche, northwestern France, on February 22, 2019. 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…
    Environment
    Dhaka ranks worst in Air Quality Index

    Dhaka ranks worst in Air Quality Index

    Bangladesh’s capital was ranked worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Wednesday. Dhaka had a score of 179 at 10:50am, indicating that the air quality was unhealthy. A numerical value between…
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    Software for govt projects to be procured from local firms: Palak
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