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  • Bangladeshi national gunned down by ‘BSF’ in Thakurgaon
  • 60 killed after train runs over crowd in India
  • Saudi confirms death of Jamal Khashoggi
  • PM returns home from Saudi Arabia
  • Election schedule in first week of Nov: EC
  • UNSC to meet next week on Myanmar atrocities
  • People pay last tributes to Ayub Bachchu
  • Govt embarks upon crackdown on social media, says HRW
  • Projects to make quake-tolerant buildings elude engineers
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  • Legendary singer Ayub Bachchu laid to rest beside mother
  • Europe, Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury
  • Digital Security Act Will scrap if BNP voted: Moudud
  • 43 pirates surrender in Cox’s Bazar
  • Hailey Files To Trademark Justin Bieber’s Last Name ‘Hailey Bieber’
  • Ershad declares 18-point goal as election looms
  • 3 Rohingya youths held with 1 lakh Yaba tablets in Cox’s Bazar
  • Ayub Bachchu’s body reaches Chattogram
  • Fire breaks out at Walton’s warehouse in Mohammadpur
  • 8000 Rohingyas to return soon: FM
  • 'Gunfight' kills 'drug peddler' in Pabna
  • Bullet-hit body found at Benapole
  • Bangladeshi national gunned down by ‘BSF’ in Thakurgaon
  • Mukti returns to small screen after short break
  • Shemonty Monjari to render Tagore songs at EMK today
  • Tabla player Milon Bhattacharya celebrates 46-yr journey
  • Another case filed against Zafrullah
  • Tamim would not be fit to play second Test
  • Zimbabwe series tickets go on sale from today
  • Minhajul lauds youngsters’ performance in warm-up
  • Saudi confirms death of Jamal Khashoggi
  • Spain to raise awareness
  • Mass tourism sparks battle for Montmartre’s soul
  • Students, teachers despair over damaged varsity buildings
  • Durga Puja ends with immersion of goddess’ idols
  • Construction delay flusters industries
  • PM returns home from Saudi Arabia
  • UNSC to meet next week on Myanmar atrocities
  • People pay last tributes to Ayub Bachchu
  • Govt embarks upon crackdown on social media, says HRW
  • Projects to make quake-tolerant buildings elude engineers
  • 100th show of anti-war play ‘Tringsha Shatabdee’ at BSA today
  • Poultry farms close down in large numbers
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    UNSC to meet next week on Myanmar atrocities The UN Security Council is scheduled to hear a briefing next week from the head…
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    3 Rohingya youths held with 1 lakh Yaba tablets in Cox’s Bazar Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a drive arrested three Rohingya youths with one lakh Yaba tablets from BSCIC area in the district town on Saturday…
    'Gunfight' kills 'drug peddler' in Pabna  A suspected drug trader was killed in a 'gunfight' with members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Rajapur area of Sadar upazila early Saturday.…
  • Bullet-hit body found at Benapole
  • Students, teachers despair over damaged varsity buildings
  • Ayub Bacchu believed in spirit of War of Liberation: Obaidul Quader
  • Bangladesh
    8000 Rohingyas to return soon: FM Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on Friday expressed hope that the first batch of eight thousand Rohingya people would be able to return to their original villages in Rakhine State of Myanmar soon. Citing the issue of forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals who took shelter in Bangladesh, Minister Ali expressed…
    Another case filed against Zafrullah Another case has been filed against Gonoshasthya Kendra founder Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury on charges of occupying a land and demanding extortion, reports UNB. Hasan Imam filed the case accusing Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury, 85, registrar of Gono University Delwar Hossain, 57, Gonoshasthya Kendra director Saiful…
  • Durga Puja ends with immersion of goddess’ idols
  • Spain to raise awareness
  • Politics
    Big party's plot behind rift in BDB: Mahi Bikolpo Dhara Bangladesh (BDB) joint secretary general Mahi B Chowdhury on Friday termed ‘ridiculous’ reliving their party’s top leaders by those who were expelled from the party a month back, reports UNB. Speaking at a press conference at his Baridhara residence, he also said a major…
    Oikyafront commits mistake briefing diplomats at beginning: Quader Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Friday said the newly formed Jatiya Oikyafront has committed a mistake at the beginning of its journey by complaining to foreigners without reaching out to people, reports UNB.  He came up with the remarks while talking to reporters after visiting…
  • We don’t consider AL our rival: Nazrul
  • Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh announces new committee
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    Hindu devotees push the idol of Goddess Durga down from a boat for immersion in the River Buriganga in the capital yesterday in a melancholic tone. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Hindu devotees push the idol of Goddess Durga down from a boat for immersion in the River…
    Construction of the Second Kanchpur Bridge on the Dhaka- Chattogram Highway goes on in full swing. The photo taken yesterday shows labourers
are busy with their work on the project site. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Construction of the Second Kanchpur Bridge on the Dhaka- Chattogram Highway goes on in full…
    Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan and others take part in a prayer session after inaugurating the regional office of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport
Corporation at Barishal River Port in the city yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan and others take part in a prayer session after inaugurating…
    Construction work on an eight-lane motorway between Dhaka and Maowa is in fast progress. The photo taken from Postogola area in the capital yesterday
shows the traffic is being diverted from the construction site into the roadside. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Construction work on an eight-lane motorway between Dhaka and Maowa is in fast progress. The…
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