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Airport Road Accident: Indictment hearing Oct 25 A Dhaka court on Monday set October 25 for charge framing hearing in the case filed over the death of two college students in a tragic road accident…
HC orders to fix diagnosis fees within two months The High Court on Monday ordered a five-member committee to fix fees of medical tests in all public, private hospitals, laboratories and diagnostic centers…
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  • Bangladesh
    Eleven delimitation cases pending with HC As many as 11 cases are pending before the High Court (HC) over re-delimitation of 11 parliamentary constituencies across the country. The Election Commission (EC) could face legal difficulties if it declares the election schedule before the petitions are disposed of, legal experts opined. The petitions…
    Nazmul Quaunine new Bangladesh envoy to Thailand The government has appointed Md Nazmul Quaunine, currently serving as Bangladesh High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, as Bangladesh's new Ambassador to Thailand. Quaunine is a career foreign service officer belonging to the 1985 batch of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Foreign Affairs cadre.…
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  • Politics
    Tofail hopes all parties to participate in next election Reiterating that next national election would he held on time following the country’s constitution, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed today expressed his optimism that all political parties would participate in the next election. “We don’t want to conduct election keeping any party aside,”…
    'Dr Kamal saviour of Bangabandhu’s killers' Awami League Publicity and Publication Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud said Dr Kamal Hossain has emerged as the saviour of the killers of Bangabandhu and his family members. “Dr Kamal always claims that he was a dedicated worker of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, but now he has emerged as the saviour…
  • BNP slams govt again for filing ‘fictitious’ cases
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    • United States: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain driving the (44) Mercedes AMG Petronas leads Valtteri Bottas driving the (77) Mercedes AMG Petronas on track during the United States Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on October 21, 2018. Photo: AFP
    • Mexico: Tourists enjoy the beach in Mazatlan, Sinaloa state, Mexico on October 21, 2018, where Hurricane Willa is expected to land next October 23. Photo: AFP
    • Kashmir: Pigeons fly next to closed stores during a one-day strike called by Kashmiri seperatists in Srinagar on October 22, 2018, a day after violence across Kashmir left at least 14 people dead. Photo: AFP
    • Florida: This handout photo shows costumed revelers, including an intricate dragon, cycle during the Zombie Bike Ride Sunday, October 21, 2018. The event, that attracted more than 6,500 participants, occurred on the first weekend of the island city's 10-day Fantasy Fest costuming. Photo: AFP
    • Germany : A squirrel stands between autumn leaves in Aukrug-Homfeld, northern Germany on October 11, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Madhyamanchal : Stork birds waits to catch a fish at the Babai river, some 500 km southwest of Kathmandu on October 5, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • New York : Butterflies are seen during a preview visit of the butterfly conservatory at the American Natural History Museum in New York on October 3, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • VIENNA : People enjoy Indian summer weather during the late afternoon in Stadtpark in Vienna, Austria on October 5, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Greece : Geese gather along the shores of the lake close to the town of Kastoria, northwestern Greece, on September 29, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • France : Hot air balloons take off above the tourist site of Rocamadour, southwestern France, on September 29, 2018, AFP PHOTO
    Film actor turned road safety campaigner Ilias Kanchan stands in front of Foreign Ministry in the capital yesterday to
manage the traffic movement marking National Road Safety Day slated to be observed today. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Film actor turned road safety campaigner Ilias Kanchan stands in front of Foreign Ministry…
    River Sitalakhya faces gradual encroachment in the Gudaraghat area in Narayanganj on the outskirts of the capital. The pillar on the foreshore shows
how far the river sharks have occupied the water body. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI River Sitalakhya faces gradual encroachment in the Gudaraghat area in Narayanganj on the outskirts…
    A man squeezes through barbed wire fencing on a road divider to cross a road instead of using footbridge (few yards away) at Farmgate in the
capital yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM A man squeezes through barbed wire fencing on a road divider to cross a road instead of using…
    Construction works on Dhaka Metro Rail along the Rokeya Sarani goes on in full swing. The picture was taken from
Kazipara area of Mirpur in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Construction works on Dhaka Metro Rail along the Rokeya Sarani goes on in full swing. The…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Shamsur Rahman to be recalled on 90th birth anniversary
    Today marks the 90th birth anniversary of noted poet, writer and columnist Shamsur Rahman. In memory of the prolific figure, Bangla Academy is organising a solo-lecture session on his life and work at its auditorium at 3 pm today. Chaired by Poet Asad Chowdhury, Vice…
    Environment
    Plastic recycling industry's problems costing councils up to £500,000 a year

    Plastic recycling industry's problems costing councils up to £500,000 a year

    Major problems in the plastic recycling industry are costing local councils in England up to £500,000 extra a year, as they struggle to deal with the continuing fallout from import bans imposed…
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