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  • Don’t pay heed to propaganda: PM
  • Suu Kyi to contest Rohingya genocide case
  • Goods transport strike called off
  • Rice prices keep rising
  • Amnesty calls Facebook, Google rights abusers
  • Stepping into pink ball era
  • Fire burns 20 shops in capital
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Goods transport strike called off
Metro
Road crash kills 2 in Gopalganj Two people were killed when a covered-van hit a peddled-van on Dhaka-Khulna Highway at Dhundia in Sadar upazila on Thursday. The deceased were identified…
ACC starts probing RU vice- chancellor The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has started investigating the allegations of irregularities and corruption levelled against Rajshahi University (RU)…
  • 4 cops injured in Ctg ‘gunfight’
  • Train engine catches fire in Chattogram
  • ‘Drug trader’ killed in Dhaka ‘gunfight’
  • Bangladesh
    PM pays tribute to Armed Forces martyrs Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday morning paid rich tributes to the martyred members of the Armed Forces by placing wreath at ‘Shikha Anirban’ in Dhaka Cantonment on the occasion of the Armed Forces Day 2019. After placing the wreath, she stood in solemn silence for some time as mark…
    First air cargo flight with onion arrives A cargo aircraft carrying imported onion from Pakistan arrived in Dhaka yesterday evening. The aircraft of Silk Way Airlines, Azerbaijani private cargo airline, landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 7:15pm, said Airport Civil Aviation Director (Security) Group Captain AHM Towhid-Ul…
  • HC gives PBI two months to probe 30-yr-old murder case
  • Market price rubs salt into farmers’ wounds
  • Politics
    ACC sues removed DSCC councillor The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed a case against a removed Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) councillor, AKM Mominul Haque Shaeed, for amassing wealth worth Tk 4.47 crore illegally. ACC public relations officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharjee said the commission assistant director, M Ataur…
    Good governance tough for unelected govt: Fakhrul
BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday said it is difficult for an “unelected government” to establish good governance in the country. “There’s no parliament in the country as it’s not elected by the people … The system of governance has broken…
  • Don’t enforce strike by holding people hostage: Nasim
  • Info minister terms it ‘hollow’
  • Sports
    Mash sustains groin injury Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief physician Dr Debashis Chowdhury said Mashrafe Bin Mortaza’s injury on his groin is not serious that…
  • Maradona quits as Gimnasia coach
  • Abahani silently complete booters’ registration
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    • Western Sahara : A camel is silhouetted against the sunset in the desert near Dakhla in Morocco-administered Western Sahara, on October 13, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Rome : St. Peter's Basilica is reflected in a pool of rainwater on Via della Conciliazione in Rome, leading to the Vatican, on November 18, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • A painter selects colours to draw cricket themed mural paintings on the walls of Eden Gardens ahead of the first pink ball day-night Test cricket match between India and Bangladesh in Kolkata yesterday. AFP PHOTO
    • UNITED STATES : A general view of the sunset during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead Speedway on November 17, 2019 in Homestead, Florida. Chris Graythen. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : A picture taken on November 17, 2019, shows the Saudi Hawks air force aerobatic team, Al-Suqoor, performing at the Dubai Airshow in the United Arab Emirates. AFP PHOTO
    • RANCE : A women feeds seagulls as she stands along the "Promenade des Anglais" in the French riviera city of Nice, on November 14, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Western Sahara : A picture taken on October 10, 2019, shows kitesurfers riding waves at sunset at Dakhla beach in Morocco-administered Western Sahara. AFP PHOTO
    • India : Youth Sikh devotees demonstrate their 'Gatka' traditional martial art skills during a "Nagar Kirtan" (holy procession) on the eve of the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Sri Guru Nanak Dev, at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on November 11, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • India : A man removes snow from the rooftop of a house boat in Dal lake during a first snowfall in Srinagar on November 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Veneto : Gondolas are pictured at the Riva degli Schiavoni waterfront, facing the island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice on November 4, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    Top, scores of commuters walk to their
destinations failing to manage public
transports yesterday, the second day of
indefinite transport strike. Bottom,
commuters crowd at Airport Railway
Station in the capital as the shortage of road
transports forces them to opt for train
journeys. INDEPENDENT PHOTOS Top, scores of commuters walk to their destinations failing to manage public transports yesterday,…
    Columns of smoke and fire bellow yesterday from Rajdhani Super Market at Tikatuli in the capital, which sprouted in
an unplanned manner without fire safety measures. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Columns of smoke and fire bellow yesterday from Rajdhani Super Market at Tikatuli in the capital,…
    People in Khulna throng a grocery shop to buy salt as rumours go round the country about the shortage of table salt.
Inset, a policeman uses a public announcement system to warn against panic buying of the essential cooking item in
the capital’s premier kitchen market Karwan Bazar yesterday. INDEPENDENT, FOCUS BANGLA PHOTOS People in Khulna throng a grocery shop to buy salt as rumours go round the country about the…
    Bangladesh Railway authorities in Bogura, in a drive demolish illegal establishments in the town with the presence of executive magistrate and police
yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Bangladesh Railway authorities in Bogura, in a drive demolish illegal establishments in the…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Rumour turns true
    A long-time rumour finally turned out to be true! The much-talked-about speculation about secret marriage of Lux Superstar famed-popular actress Zakia Bari Mamo and eminent director Shihab Shaheen has been surfacing around the showbiz since last four years. But the…
    Environment
    Climate impacts 'to cost world $7.9 trillion' by 2050

    Climate impacts 'to cost world $7.9 trillion' by 2050

    Climate change could directly cost the world economy $7.9 trillion by mid-century as increased drought, flooding and crop failures hamper growth and threaten infrastructure, new analysis showed Wednesday.…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    E-cigarettes turn many young people into smokers: expert
    A number of international cohort studies have confirmed that e-cigarettes are the…
     Kylie Jenner sells stake in Kylie Cosmetics for $600 million
    Coty Inc. just turned into Koty Inc. The American beauty group controlled by Germany’s…
    Queen Elizabeth goes cruelty-free, quits using fur
    Buckingham Palace says new outfits designed for Queen Elizabeth II will not use…
    Science & Tech
    NASA completes 1st global geologic map of Titan
    NASA scientists have completed the first map showing the global geology of…
    Google launches Android 10 GO
    Google Android 10 GO edition got released on the 3rd of September in 2019.…
    China issues plan to promote high-tech manufacturing
    China’s government has issued a plan to promote high-tech manufacturing…
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