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Diehards hold out at Hong Kong campus as foreign pressure grows A few dozen pro-democracy protesters remained holed up inside a besieged Hong Kong…
'Heart' of Catholicism in Thailand fired up for Pope Francis Setting foot in a powerful Buddhist kingdom more than three centuries ago, fearless…
Israel celebrates US settlement Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday hailed a US announcement that…
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Metro
4 cops injured in Ctg ‘gunfight’ Four policemen were injured in a ‘gunfight’ with robbers when the law enforcers raided a weapons factory in the remote hills of Raozan upazila…
Train engine catches fire in Chattogram
Train movement on Chattogram-Dohazari route remained suspended for five hours after the engine of a train caught fire at Kanchanagar Saiadabad in Chandanish…
  • ‘Drug trader’ killed in Dhaka ‘gunfight’
  • Police constable killed in Cumilla road crash
  • Five BCL men held
  • Bangladesh
    Govt will work to popularise tennis: PM Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the government will undertake projects to develop tennis courts at school, college and university levels to popularise tennis alongside cricket and football. “We’re usually busy with cricket and football but tennis is also a good sport. We’ll…
    'Reconciliation critical for resolving Rohingya crisis' 
Bangladesh has said it believes reconciliation can be a critical enabler for resolving the Rohingya humanitarian crisis, the brunt of which they are bearing. Referring to various successful models of reconciliation, Bangladesh urged Myanmar to adopt clearly defined reconciliation strategies through…
  • Bangladesh eyes sending more skilled workforce to Japan
  • Kamal wants Turkish support for Rohingya repatriation
  • Politics
    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
Awami League (AL) Presidium Member and central 14-party alliance spokesman Mohammed Nasim on Tuesday urged the transport owners and workers not to enforce strike on roads by holding the country’s people hostage. “We need to bring discipline on our roads. I urge the countrymen to comply with…
  • Info minister terms it ‘hollow’
  • Fakhrul showers praises on Tarique
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    • 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
    • Sattuma, a folk band from Russia, performs on the closing day of the three-day ‘Dhaka International Folk Fest 2019’ at Bangladesh Army Stadium in the capital yesterday. PHOTO: JAKI ZAMAN
    • 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
    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…
    Hundreds of covered vans keep off the road and lie parked at Tejgaon truck stand in the capital yesterday denouncing
the newly-enforced Road Transport Act-2018. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Hundreds of covered vans keep off the road and lie parked at Tejgaon truck stand in the capital…
    Law enforcers are seen stopping a bus to check documents by a mobile court of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority on Manik Mia Avenue of the
capital yesterday to enforce Road Transport Act-2018. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Law enforcers are seen stopping a bus to check documents by a mobile court of Bangladesh Road…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Govt wants to bring back golden era of film industry
    Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Wednesday said the government wants to bring back the golden era of country’s film industry and capture the global cinema market. “The barren period of our film industry is over . . . but we need time to get back…
    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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