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  • CEC completely rejects TIB’s election report
  • Ridesharing lady Shahanaj gets back her bike
  • Quit BNP accepting failures: Quader to Fakhrul
  • 'Main accused' of Xulhaz-Tanoy murders held from Tongi
  • One in three UN employees have been sexually harassed: survey
  • Brexit: Theresa May's deal is voted down in historic Commons defeat
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Brexit: Theresa May's deal is voted down in historic Commons defeat British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal has been rejected by 230 votes…
One in three UN employees have been sexually harassed: survey A third of United Nations employees have reported experiencing sexual harassment…
15 killed, many injured in ongoing militant attack on Kenya hotel complex Fifteen people have died in an Islamist attack on an upmarket hotel complex in Nairobi,…
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‘Top terror’ killed in Narail gunfight An alleged criminal accused in 13 different cases, reputedly a 'top terror', was killed in a gun battle involving police in Kararbil area in Narail…
Ridesharing lady Shahanaj gets back her bike Police recovered the motorcycle of Shahnaj Akhter Putul from Narayanganj, a day after it was stolen from the capital’s Manik Mia Avenue. Shahanaj…
  • Chattogram oil depot fire under control
  • Sexagenarian man killed in Pabna road crash
  • Bullet-hit body of ‘drug trader’ found in Satkhira
  • Bangladesh
    HC clears way for Dhaka North mayoral polls The High Court (HC) Division on Wednesday cleared the way for holding elections to Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC). The bench of Justice Gobinda Chandra Tagore and Justice Mohammad Ullah withdrew its earlier order that kept the mayoral by-election to DNCC…
    PM for solving problems among Muslim countries through talks Stressing the importance of the unity of Muslim countries, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the Muslim countries should solve their problems, if any, through talks. "The Muslim Ummah should remain together...if there's any problem among themselves that can be solved through discussions,"…
  • TIB report on polls untrue, echo of BNP-Jammat: Hasan
  • 'Main accused' of Xulhaz-Tanoy murders held from Tongi
  • Politics
    TIB's report a “fairy tale”: Quader 
Trashing the report of Transparency International (TIB) making allegations of election irregularities, Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader today (Wednesday) said the countrymen will give a reply to TIB’s “fairy tale”. “TIB is not neutral on polls issue. So,…
    TIB finds polls irregularities in 47 constituencies Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Tuesday said polls irregularities took place in 47 out of 50 constituencies it surveyed during the latest national election. The constituencies were selected randomly, said the primary report of TIB published at its Dhanmondi office. TIB reported the casting…
  • Sale of AL  nomination forms begins
  • There are no ‘ghost’ cases: Home minister
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    • Kuwait City : White-eared bulbuls stand on a branch in a garden in Kuwait City on January 9, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Prague : A man enjoys skiing cross-country on freshly fallen snow in a park in Prague on January 10, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : Pigeons sit on a bas-relief at the entrance to Park Kultury metro station in Moscow on January 10, 2019. AFP PHOTO
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    A coal yard illegally sprouts on the bank of River Buriganga at Basila in Keraniganj
on the outskirts of the capital. The photo shot from Basila Government Primary
School yesterday shows how hell-bent the grabbers are while occupying the
rivers skirting the capital. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A coal yard illegally sprouts on the bank of River Buriganga at Basila in Keraniganj on the…
    The Dhaka-Mawa highway is being upgraded to a four-lane road as part of the Padma Bridge project. This photo was taken from Postogola area of
the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO The Dhaka-Mawa highway is being upgraded to a four-lane road as part of the Padma Bridge project.…
    Despite repeated warnings by the authorities concerned, hawkers and vendors run their business occupying footpaths in front of Gawsia Market in New
Market area of the capital forcing pedestrians to walk on the street, which in turn creates congestion. This photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Despite repeated warnings by the authorities concerned, hawkers and vendors run their business…
    Commuters rush to ride on a bus at Shahbagh intersection as thin vehicle movement causes immense suffering to the
people in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Commuters rush to ride on a bus at Shahbagh intersection as thin vehicle movement causes immense…
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    Global warming is melting ice in Antarctica faster than ever before -- about six times more per year now than 40 years ago -- leading to increasingly high sea levels worldwide, scientists warned Monday.…
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    Telecommunications giant Huawei would never allow Chinese government to access…
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