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Bashir asks Putin for ‘protection’ from US SOCHI: Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal…
Deal to repatriate Rohingya to Myanmar a 'stunt': HRW

Human Rights Watch has described an agreement between Myanmar and Bangladesh to…
Saudi crown prince calls Iran's supreme leader 'new Hitler' Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has denounced Iran's supreme leader…
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Students fear session jam for teachers’ stir
Students of the political science department at Rajshahi University are worried that they would face session jam as their teachers are locked in intra-departmental…
3 ‘drug peddlers’ held in city Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested three people along with 485 bottles of Phensidyl from Sluice Gate area at Adabar in the city on Thursday night.…
  • 1 killed in Khilgaon police firing
  • CU students fume over dearth of residential seats
  • Bangladesh Police inks MoU with Singaporean hospital
  • Bangladesh
    Power tariff hike won’t affect public life: Tawfiq-e-Elahi Terming the power tariff hike as negligible, Prime Minister's Energy Advisor Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi-Chowdhury said that the new tariff would not affect public life. The Prime Minister’s adviser made the remarks on Friday while talking to reporters after attending a programme at Bidyut Bhaban in…
    Daily railway passengers to be doubled in 2 years If the ongoing development projects are completed within the stipulated time, then the number of daily train passengers will rise to 5 lakh from 2.5 lakh after two years, said sources at the Railways Ministry. They said all the districts will eventually come under the railway network on implementation…
  • 100 percent internet penetration by 2021: Palak
  • Asst train driver killed in Gazipur train-truck collision
  • Politics
    PM admitted incidents of enforced disappearances: BNP BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina through her statement in parliament on enforced disappearance has admitted that the government has involvement in it. “The Prime Minister talked about enforced disappearance yesterday (Thursday). With…
    BNP to face existence crisis in case of poll boycott: Tofail Awami League Advisory Council Member and Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Friday said BNP has no alternative other than joining the next general elections under the present government. "BNP will face the crisis of existence, if the party does not come in the next parliamentary elections.…
  • Injured Magura AL leader dies at Pangu hospital
  • Move to form BCL school bodies ‘worrying’
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    • Germany : Horses play on a snow covered field near Pfronten, southern Germany, on November 19, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • France : A man walks next to the Rings of Buren, created by French artists Daniel Buren and Patrick Bouchain, on the Loire river banks in Nantes, western France, on November 23, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Deutschland : Seagulls fly over the Hopfensee lake near the Alps mountains on a sunny day on November 22, 2017 near Füssen, southern Germany. AFP PHOTO
    • Israel : A picture taken on November 16, 2017 shows Gray Cranes at the Agamon Hula Lake in the Hula valley in northern Israel. More than half a billion birds of some 400 different species pass through the Jordan Valley to Africa and go back to Europe during the year. AFP PHOTO
    • Indonesia : This picture taken on November 18, 2017 shows dancers from Banten performing a traditional dance during Banten Tourism Week 2017 on Kuta beach near Denpasar on Indonesia's resort island of Bali. AFP PHOTO
    • Oslo : City bikes are covered in snow in central Oslo, after this winter's first snowfall, on November 14, 2017. AFP PAHOTO
    • Abu Dhabi : A picture taken on November 17, 2017 shows women wakling in the courtyard of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : People walk past a city themed mural on the wall of a building in Moscow on November 17, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • People hold their mobile phones while standing to create the shape of a giant ribbon in front of the ‘Generalitat’ palace (Catalan government headquarters) at the Sant Jaume square in Barcelona on Thursday during a demonstration calling for the release of jailed Catalan separatist leaders Jordi Sanchez and Jordi Cuixart. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : An electrician worker from EVESA company is checking a streetlight close to the Champs-Elysee avenue in Paris on November 15, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    Workers manually threshing aman paddy on a yard after harvesting those from a nearby field at Purbachal in the capital yesterday. NAZMUL ISLAM PHOTO Workers manually threshing aman paddy on a yard after harvesting those from a nearby field…
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inspects a parade marking the handover of national standard to the Corps of Military Police (CMP) Centre and School
on Savar Cantonment premises yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inspects a parade marking the handover of national standard to…
    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia leaves the premises of a special judge's court in the capital’s Bakshibazar yesterday
after appearing for a hearing in a graft case against her. INDEPENDENT PHOTO BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia leaves the premises of a special judge's court in the capital’s…
    Farmers harvest aman paddy at a field in Patuakhali Sadar upazila recently as harvesting of aman has started in
various parts of the country. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Farmers harvest aman paddy at a field in Patuakhali Sadar upazila recently as harvesting of…
    Environment
    Morocco to pray for rain

    Morocco to pray for rain

    Parched Morocco which is heavily dependent on its agricultural sector is to hold prayers for rain Friday in mosques across the country under a royal decree. "Water is becoming more and more scarce.…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    3 cups of coffee a day 'may have health benefits'
    Moderate coffee drinking is safe, and three to four cups a day may have some health…
    Home remedies to help you get rid of skin pigmentation
    Uneven colour and dark patches on your skin are a result of skin pigmentation which…
    Kendall Jenner ousts Gisele Bundchen as world's top-earning model
    Forbes released its annual list of the world's highest-paid models for 2017…
    Science & Tech
    Elon Musk beats deadline for building world´s biggest battery
    Entrepreneur Elon Musk has won a US$50 million bet by beating a 100-day deadline…
    Singapore to use driverless buses 'from 2022'
    Singapore plans to introduce driverless buses on its public roads by 2022.…
    Hackers stole data from 57m Uber users: CEO
    Uber said Tuesday that hackers compromised personal data from some 57 million…
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