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  • New list of 50,000 Rohingyas handed to Myanmar: Minister
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  • 5 Gaibandha war criminals sentenced to death
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Erdogan vows no IS fighters will escape Syria Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed not to allow any Islamic State…
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BUET students call off street protests
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Abrar Faiyaj leaves Dhaka College Following the brutal murder of his brother Abrar Fahad, Abrar Faiyaj, a Class-XI student at Dhaka College, is going to change his college. Faiyaj took…
Money floating in Karatoa River in Bogura! Hundreds of people gathered along the bank of the Karatoa Kiver adjacent to Chelopara Bridge in Bogura town on Monday night after a news spread that money…
  • 5 Gaibandha war criminals sentenced to death
  • 5 'robbers' killed in separate 'gunfights'
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  • Bangladesh
    Pinki Khatun country’s first transgender councillor A transgender candidate has been elected as councillor for a rural Bangladeshi town, the first in the Muslim-majority nation. Pinki Khatun was elected as vice chair of a town council in the country's west on Monday after beating her nearest rival by more than 4,000 votes, local police chief Mahbubul…
    No illegal DTH connection after Dec 15, says minister Information minister Hasan Mahmud said many foreign companies are showing foreign channels through direct-to-home (DTH) downlink service without the government’s approval and this will not be allowed to continue. “Since the introduction of the DTH service, Tk. 700-800 crore is being siphoned…
  • Dengue deaths ‘break records’
  • Abrar murder: Another accused held in Dinajpur
  • Politics
    Time coming to oust govt, says BNP 

BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Tuesday urged their party leaders and activists to have patience as the time is coming to oust the current ‘oppressive government’ through a mass upsurge. “Many people think how long they’ll endure the repression. We’ve to withstand it…
    BNP’s torch procession demanding Khaleda’s release
BNP brought out a torch procession in the city’s Nayapaltan area on Monday evening demanding the release of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia. Leaders and activists of Keraniganj unit BNP and Jubo Dal’s Dhaka south city unit took out the procession, led by party Senior Joint Secretary General…
  • BNP opposes ban on student politics
  • BCL expels Amit Saha over Abrar murder
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    • 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
    • Rome : This photo taken from Via della Conciliazione in Rome on October 2, 2019 shows the Vatican's St. Peter's Basilica reflected in a puddle following heavy rainfalls. AFP PHOTO
    Prime Minister’s Private Industry and Investment Adviser Salman F Rahman (centre) poses
for a photograph along with others at a hotel in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Prime Minister’s Private Industry and Investment Adviser Salman F Rahman (centre) poses…
    People of Rakhain community release fanus (paper-made hot air balloon) in Kuakata of Patuakhali on Sunday during
Probarona Purnima, the second largest festival of the Buddhist community. INDEPENDENT PHOTO People of Rakhain community release fanus (paper-made hot air balloon) in Kuakata of Patuakhali…
    Two policemen test drug addiction of a driver using alcohol detector at Sonapahar of Mirersarai upazila in Chattogram
on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway yesterday. In the wake of a surge in drug-taker transport workers, the new kit is
introduced to detect alcoholic driver and helpers in the country. STAR MAIL PHOTO Two policemen test drug addiction of a driver using alcohol detector at Sonapahar of Mirersarai…
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina tries to soothe one of the sobbing family members of slain BUET student Abrar Fahad during their meeting with the
premier at her official residence Ganabhaban in the capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina tries to soothe one of the sobbing family members of slain BUET…
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