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  • Actress Nawshaba gets bail
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  • 10 quota-reform leaders, activists freed from jail
  • Spped of Rohingya return depends on Bangladesh: Suu Kyi
  • Rainfall may increase in next 72hrs
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Hotline 09611000999 introduced for city’s waste management The Dhaka south and north city corporations have jointly introduced hotline 09611000999 aimed at cleaning waste of sacrificial animals within 24 hours.…
Man killed in Sadarghat launch accident A launch passenger was killed on Tuesday, a day before the Eid-ul-Azha, at Sadarghat launch terminal here when a launch hit another. The deceased was…
  • Mother, daughter found dead in Bogra
  • Road crashes claim 15 lives in Narsingdi, Feni
  • Safe road movement: 9 students freed from Keraniganj jail
  • Bangladesh
    Rainfall may increase in next 72hrs "Rainfall activity may increase in next 72 hours," said the Met office on Tuesday. Light to moderate rain/thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Dhaka, Mymensingh, Rajshahi, Rangpur, Khulna, Barishal, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions with…
    Road crashes kill 9 in 5 districts At least nine people including a schoolboy and a local BNP leader were killed while 53 others injured in separate road accidents in Gopalganj, Narail, Rajshahi, Natore and Khagrachhari districts on Tuesday, reports UNB. In Gopalganj,three people were killed and 20 others injured when a speeding bus…
  • Verdict in Aug 21 grenade attack case by Sept, hopes Tofail
  • Eid-ul-Azha Wednesday
  • Politics
    BNP senior leaders want to meet Khaleda on Eid BNP senior leaders would like to visit jailed chairperson Khaleda Zia at Dhaka Central Jail on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, set to be celebrated Wednesday. “Our senior leaders sent a letter to the authorities concerned seeking permission for meeting our party Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Eid day,”…
    Holidaymakers suffering on highways for ‘mismanagement’: BNP BNP on Monday alleged that homebound eid holidaymakers are going through immense sufferings due to the ‘poor condition’ of highways and 'mismanagement'. “People heading home for celebrating Eid-ul-Azha are facing serious ordeal due to the sorry state of roads and highways,”…
  • Bangabandhu’s killer Rashed Chowdhury to be brought back: Law Minister
  • Govt challenges Khaleda’s HC bail in 2 cases
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    Two launches leave Dhaka with holidaymakers, who are making the trip to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslims,
with friends and family in their village homes. The photo was taken from Postogola bridge on the river Buriganga yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Two launches leave Dhaka with holidaymakers, who are making the trip to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha,…
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    Homebound passengers, braving life risk and travel ban on roof, board a train from the Airport Station in the capital yesterday to celebrate
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