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Old coins found in Jhenidah Around 200-year-old silver coins were recovered yesterday from a house in Kaliganj upazila of this district. It was the house of Sunil De, a farmer of…
3 die in Dhaka residential building fire Three people were killed and eight others suffered burns in a fire that broke out at a multi-story building at Dilu Road in city’s Moghbazar area…
  • ‘Drug trader’ killed in Kushtia ‘gunfight’
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  • Bangladesh
    Jute minister under observation for general health problems: Ministry Textiles and Jute Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi was admitted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) for some general health complications, said his ministry. Shaikat Chandra Halder, public relations officer at the ministry, said the minister is now under the observation of physicians…
    PM urges new mayors, councillors not to let mosquitoes eat up votes Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked the newly-elected mayors and councillors of the two Dhaka cities to pay special attention to check mosquito, particularly Aedes so that the insect cannot eat up their votes.   “There’s a problem again with dengue. Now you’ll have…
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  • Politics
    HC rejected Khaleda’s bail plea The High Court on Thursday turned down the bail petition of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Charitable Trust corruption case. The High Court bench of Justice Obaidul Hassan and Justice AKM Zahirul Huq turned down the bail petition filed by Khaleda Zia. In its observation, the court said it is…
    New Dhaka mayors, Councillors take oath The newly-elected mayors and councillors of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) took the oath of office on Thursday morning. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina administered the oath to DNCC and DSCC mayors-elect Atiqul Islam and Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh respectively…
  • BSMMU submits Khaleda’s medical report to SC
  • AL has courage to punish own leaders for crimes: Quader
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    • Tokyo : Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games mascot "Someity" is seen an event marking six months till the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo on February 25, 2020.AFP PHOTO
    • Sweden : Revellers dressed as animals take part in a fuzzcon parade on February 21, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Vienna : Flowers bloom near the Danube river in Vienna, Austria on February 17, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : Models of the Eiffel tower are displayed in front of the Eiffel Tower illuminated with pink hearts and love messages to mark the Valentine's day in Paris, on February 14, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Greece : People stand on the waterfront during sunset in Thessaloniki on February 13, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Climber form large queues on Mount Everest at peak season as the world’s tallest mountain summit attracts climbers from all over the world. AFP PHOTO
    • In this picture taken on Monday Indian artist Sudarsan Pattnaik puts some final touches as he makes a sand sculpture depicting people wearing protective facemasks with a message reading 'Fight against coronavirus, We stand with China' at Puri beach in Puri. The number of fatalities from China's new coronavirus epidemic jumped to 1,011 nationwide on February 11 after hard-hit Hubei province reported 103 new deaths. AFP PHOTO
    • Members of the Spanish NGO Maydayterraneo take a group of migrants from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan to the Aita Mari rescue boat during the rescue of 65 migrants in the Mediterranean international waters off the Libyan coast on Monday. AFP PHOTO
    • Syria : Corn bunting (Emberiza calandra) birds stand on branches amdist snow in a field in the northeastern Syrian town of al-Malikiyah (Derik) at the border with Turkey after a blizzard on February 10, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Seagulls fly as the sun rises over Cecchignola, south of Rome, on February 3, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    A mindless transport worker picks a passenger, who was carried away by the thought that he can reach his destination
earlier by the bus he is availing, despite the danger of being hit by another bus on Airport Road in the capital Uttara
yesterday. Such a practice of picking and dropping of passengers in the middle of busy thoroughfares goes round the
year without impunity despite a plethora of laws enacted and implemented. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM A mindless transport worker picks a passenger, who was carried away by the thought that he…
    Solid waste and garbage being dumped into a canal at Purba Rasulpur of Kamrangirchar in the capital causing irreversible damage to the waterbody.
The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Solid waste and garbage being dumped into a canal at Purba Rasulpur of Kamrangirchar in the…
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with her sister and daughter join a photo session while visiting the activities of the National Implementation Committee on the celebration of the birth
centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in the capital on Friday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with her sister and daughter join a photo session while visiting…
    RAB Executive Magistrate Sarwoer Alam shows some casino chips while another elite force member displays some of
the wads of banknotes worth of over 30 crore taka from the house of former AL leader Enamul Haque and his brother
Rupon on Lalmohan Saha Street at Wari in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO RAB Executive Magistrate Sarwoer Alam shows some casino chips while another elite force member…
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