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Jubo League leader gunned down in Rangamati A local Jubo League leader was gunned down by armed terrorists at Naikhongchhora in Rajasthali upazila on Sunday night. The victim was identified as Chongkla…
AL activist shot dead in Bandarban A ruling Awami League activist was shot dead by criminals after abduction in the Sadar upazila of Bandarban on early Sunday. The deceased was identified…
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  • Bangladesh
    PM seeks cooperation of all in making Bangladesh prosperous Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday sought the cooperation of all in making the country prosperous by freeing it from militancy, terrorism, drugs, corruption, hunger and poverty. “Pray for Bangladesh and its people. Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman presented the independence…
    Gazette on freedom fighters’ minimum age illegal: HC In a major development, the High Court (HC) yesterday in a verdict declared illegal the three gazette notifications and circular determining the minimum age of freedom fighters (FFs). The HC bench also directed the government to give all due honorarium within 60 days to the freedom fighters who have…
  • No bar on media reporting on under-trial cases: Law minister
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  • Politics
    BCL deprived faction ‘attacked again’ Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leaders who were deprived of posts in the newly announced full-fledged committee alleged that they came under fresh attack from party general-secretary Golam Rabbani and his followers. Six female leaders were injured in the attack, along with 10 leaders. Regarding this…
    BNP announces two-day programme on public issues BNP yesterday announced a two-day programme demanding that the government ensure fair prices of paddy and clear all the arrears of jute mill workers. As part of the programmes, the party will submit memorandums to deputy commissioners across the country on May 21 while its leaders and activists will…
  • AL picks Zaman Niketa for Bogura-6 by-polls
  • BNP bemoans absence of Bangladesh universities in THE list
  • Sports
    'Want more responsibility at PSG or elsewhere' Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe has thrown his future at the club into doubt by claiming he has reached what he sees as a “turning…
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    Bangladesh and its story of development

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    • Dublin : Bangladesh's captain Mashrafe Mortaza holds the winner's trophy after the one-day international Tri-Nation Series final between Bangladesh and West Indies at the Malahide cricket club, in Dublin on May 17, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Madhyamanchal : A spotted owlet, small owl breeding in tropical Asia, looks on as it sits on a tree branch in Kathmandu on May 17, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A picture taken on May 14, 2019 shows a gannet flying with a twig in its beak on the German island "Helgoland", northern Germany. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : Shelducks (tadorna ferruginea) stand on a pond bank in front of Moscow's Sobornaya mosque on May 15, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • France : Balloons float over the International Village of the film market during the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 15, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Mushfiqur Rahim (C) holds the winner's trophy as Bangladesh cricketers celebrate their first ever ODI Tri-Nation Series victory after their final against West Indies at the Malahide cricket club, in Dublin early today. AFP PHOTO
    • India : In this picture taken on May 8, 2019, a red-wattled lapwing protects a nest containing eggs near a road in Amritsar. AFP PHOTO
    • France : This picture taken on April 26, 2019 shows the beach of Hotel Martinez palace, on the French riviera city of Cannes, southern France. AFP PHOTO
    • Berlin : People take a walk through an alley of Cherry trees near Berlin on April 26, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Afghanistan : In this photograph taken on April 20, 2019, Afghan boys walk as sheep graze in a field on the outskirts of Herat. AFP PHOTO
    Farmers, unhappy with prices which are much lower than the production cost, thresh paddy in a cropland of Mirzapur
in Tangail yesterday. STAR MAIL PHOTO Farmers, unhappy with prices which are much lower than the production cost, thresh paddy in…
    Executive magistrate Sarwar Alam inspects ghee being made without maintaining standards in Goran in the capital
yesterday labeled as ‘Baghabari Special Gawa Ghee of Anil Ghosh’ during a BSTI and RAB-3 joint drive. Inset,
cockroach-infested molasses was also seized from unscrupulous businessmen in the area. STAR MAIL PHOTO Executive magistrate Sarwar Alam inspects ghee being made without maintaining standards in…
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina chairs a meeting of local government election nomination board at Ganabhaban in the capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina chairs a meeting of local government election nomination board…
    Prime Minister’s Private Industry and Investment Adviser and Dhaka-1 constituency MP Salman F Rahman, along with the others present, offers prayer after
he laid the foundation stone of Model Mosque and Islamic Cultural Centre in Nawabganj Upazila of Dhaka yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Prime Minister’s Private Industry and Investment Adviser and Dhaka-1 constituency MP Salman…
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    Environment
    Air pollution may damage ‘every organ in the body’, study reveals

    Air pollution may damage ‘every organ in the body’, study reveals

    Air pollution may be damaging every organ and virtually every cell in the human body, according to a comprehensive new global review. The research shows head-to-toe harm, from heart and lung disease to…
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    Eat broccoli to avoid cancer
    An Indian Hyderabad-based private biotechnology research centre (Intonation Research…
    How to keep skin healthy and glowing
    Considering the level of pollution, keeping one’s skin healthy can be tough.…
    1 year after wedding: Harry and Meghan have new home, son
    It's been an eventful first year of marriage for Prince Harry and the former…
    Science & Tech
    Google confirms its app store will continue to work for current Huawei devices
    Alphabet’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the…
    Nasa wants $1.6bn next year to get astronauts to moon by 2024
    Nasa needs an additional $1.6bn next year if they are to stand any chance of…
    SpaceX to launch its first 60 satellites to deliver internet from space
    SpaceX wants to beam cheap broadband internet all over the planet. It's…
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