Sunday 21 January 2018 ,
Sunday 21 January 2018 ,
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  • Rohingya repatriation: FM to brief diplomats today
  • CHT people to enjoy land ownership: PM
  • Body of Satkhira MP’s son found from NAM Bhaban
  • NKorea delegates arrive in South for pre-Olympics inspection
At a Glance
  • 1,27,198 Bangladeshis to perform Hajj this year: Minister
  • Shakib al Hasan in ‘Marquee list’ for IPL Auction 2018
  • 80 pc honest people hate BNP: Quader
  • Govt. is not afraid of election: Inu
  • Apan Jewellers owner to be released
  • US lawmakers in bid to end shutdown stalemate
  • US economy is perhaps the best it has ever been: Trump
  • Rohingya repatriation: FM to brief diplomats today
  • NKorea delegates arrive in South for pre-Olympics inspection
  • Rocket Lab successfully sends rocket into orbit
  • AI, virtual reality make inroads in tourism sector
  • More prepared for 2018 World Cup: Neymar
  • Paris Fashion Week: Dior travels back in time for couture-infused menswear
  • Zimbabwe bat against Sri Lanka
  • CHT people to enjoy land ownership: PM
  • Why you need Vitamin C in your skincare routine
  • Products like soaps, nail polish can cause pregnancy complications
  • Trump inauguration anniversary marred by shutdown, protests
  • Facebook to let users rank 'trust' in news sources
  • China's waste import ban upends global recycling industry
  • President joins Akheri Munajat from Bangabhaban
  • N. Korea delegates arrive in Seoul for pre-Olympics inspection
  • Body of Satkhira MP’s son found from NAM Bhaban
  • Filmfare Awards 2018 complete winners list
  • 10 killed in Turkish attack on Kurd-held Syrian region: Militia
  • Ed Sheeran announces engagement
  • Tom Petty died of accidental overdose: family
  • Manchester United keep up chase in Premier League
  • Ijtema ends seeking world peace
  • Real Madrid out of top four as Villarreal win
  • Aguero treble reboots City's title charge
  • World markets forge higher on rising metal prices
  • India’s Reliance posts 25pc rise in profits
  • British biscuit lovers hit by Brexit squeeze
  • Bengal Creations also jumps onto joint-venture train
  • Dhaka International Film Festival rounds off
  • Untold tale of tea garden told thru the lens
  • 5 killed after gunmen attack luxury hotel in Kabul
  • 17 killed in New Delhi factory fire
  • Rohingya repatriation plan ‘deceitful’
  • AL in dilemma over asst secretary issue
  • World News
    US lawmakers in bid to end shutdown stalemate US lawmakers will launch a last-ditch bid Sunday to end a budget impasse before…
    NKorea delegates arrive in South for pre-Olympics inspection North Korean delegates arrived in South Korea on Sunday to inspect venues and prepare…
    Trump inauguration anniversary marred by shutdown, protests Hundreds of thousands of women and their male supporters turned out on Saturday…
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    Padma rail link project hits snag
    Metro
    EC yet to publish delimitation draft
Though it was supposed to complete the delimitation process by December last as per its roadmap prepared for the next national polls, the Election Commission…
    Three dead dolphins found in Ctg in 18 days Locals of Hathajari area on Saturday spotted body of a rare species of dolphin on a branch of Halda River in the district. Locals said the weight of the…
  • No DU ID cards to 7 affiliated college students
  • Drug dealer held in city
  • Couple killed in C’nawabganj road crash
  • Bangladesh
    Rohingya repatriation: FM to brief diplomats today Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali will brief diplomats stationed in Dhaka on Sunday afternoon on Rohingya issue as Bangladesh and Myanmar are set to start repatriation process at the ground level. The Foreign Minister will brief Western and non-Muslim countries’ diplomats from 4pm to 5pm while diplomats…
    CHT people to enjoy land ownership: PM Prime Minister Sheikh Hasinaon Sundayassured the inhabitants of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) that they will enjoy the ownership of land there as people in other regions of the country do. "The land ownership won't be determined by British-era laws," she said.  The Prime Minister…
  • Ijtema ends seeking world peace
  • President joins Akheri Munajat from Bangabhaban
  • Politics
    Govt. is not afraid of election: Inu - Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu here today said Bangladesh Nationalist Party has failed to frame an election -time supportive govt. in the last eight years.  "BNP is acting like 2014 when they killed people by petrol bombs and created anarchy setting fire across the country in the name…
    AL in dilemma over asst secretary issue The Awami League (AL) is in a dilemma over announcing the names of assistant secretaries of its central sub-committees. Many aspirant leaders have been shown the green light by the party office, and some of them have even got letters in this regard from different departmental sub-committees, but the…
  • Govt avoiding political talks in 'fear of a debacle': BNP
  • AL won’t be able to stay in power if BNP hits streets: Moudud
  • Sports
    More prepared for 2018 World Cup: Neymar The 2018 FIFA World Cup is fast approaching and the planet awaits the biggest names in football to unleash their skills when they take the field…
  • Real Madrid out of top four as Villarreal win
  • Manchester United keep up chase in Premier League
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    Stressing on voluntary repatriation of Rohingyas, the UN said Rohingyas need to feel that the situation is safe enough for them in Myanmar. Do you support this UN call?
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    No Comment 2.4%
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    • The photo taken yesterday shows a large number of visitors throng Dhaka International Trade Fair at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the capital. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Bangladesh cricket captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza (R) congratulates teammate Sakib Al Hasan after the dismissal of the Sri Lankan cricketer Wanindu Hasaranga during the third ODI match of the Tri-Nations Series at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka yesterday. Sakib was adjudged man of the match for his 67-run knock and three-wicket haul. AFP PHOTO
    • New Delhi : Indian soldiers on horseback participate in the the army Day parade in New Delhi on January 15, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • ISTANBUL : A Turkish woman feeds seagulls as she travels from Europe to Anatolia on the Bosphorus on January 15, 2018 in Istanbul.
    • Switzerland : Fighter jets of the "Patrouille Suisse" (Swiss patrol) and an commercial plane fly over the slopes ahead of the Downhill race at the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup in Wengen, on January 13, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • CHINA : This photo taken on January 11, 2018 shows Siberian tigers at Guaipo Siberian Tiger Park after a snowfall in Shenyang in China's northeastern Liaoning province. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : Seagulls fly over the Baltic Sea beach at dawn in Stralsund, northeastern Germany, on January 8, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Geese walk on the ice covered lake in the village of Algomel, some 275 km south of Minsk, on January 8, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • France : An illuminated Ferris wheel is displayed on the French riviera city of Nice on January 12, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Punjab India : Birds sit on tree branches durint sunset in Jalandhar on January 10, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    A flower farmer takes care of flower plants which are in bloom at a farm in Kalagaichha area of Narayanganj yesterday. A huge number of people are
involved in flower production as flower cultivation has grown into an industry. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO A flower farmer takes care of flower plants which are in bloom at a farm in Kalagaichha area…
    People throng roadside makeshift shops in Aditmari upazila of Lalmonirhat to buy warm clothes to protect themselves from the biting cold. INDEPENDENT PHOTO People throng roadside makeshift shops in Aditmari upazila of Lalmonirhat to buy warm clothes…
    Devotees mill around on the Biswa Ijtema ground as they pass the second day of the international congregation of Tabligh Jamaat on the bank of Turag River at Tongi in Gazipur yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Devotees mill around on the Biswa Ijtema ground as they pass the second day of the international…
    RISKY INDDED: A man on the roof of a speeding train ducks his head to avoid banging against Kuril Flyover in the capital while the other crosses the railway line risking their lives yesterday. Such incidents are very commonplace across the country, resulting in innumerable deaths every year. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM RISKY INDDED: A man on the roof of a speeding train ducks his head to avoid banging against…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Filmfare Awards 2018 complete winners list
    The 63rd Filmfare Awards concluded with Vidya Balan and Irrfan Khan taking the black lady home after winning in the Best Actor category. Hindi Medium was named the Best Film of 2017. Konkona Sensharma was honoured as the debut director for A Death in the Gunj. Legendry…
    Environment
    China's waste import ban upends global recycling industry

    China's waste import ban upends global recycling industry

    For years China was the world's top destination for recyclable trash, but a ban on certain imports has left nations scrambling to find new dumping grounds for growing piles of garbage. The decision…
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    Products like soaps, nail polish can cause pregnancy complications
    ‘Cosmetics enhance beauty’ is the reason for us to use them. But, we…
    Why you need Vitamin C in your skincare routine
    A go-to ingredient for fending off colds and flu as well as lessening stress levels,…
    Paris Fashion Week: Dior travels back in time for couture-infused menswear
    Designer Kris Van Assche travelled back in a fashion time machine on Saturday while…
    Science & Tech
    Rocket Lab successfully sends rocket into orbit
    Aerospace company Rocket Lab said Sunday it had successfully fired a rocket…
    Facebook to let users rank 'trust' in news sources
    Facebook announced Friday it will ask its two billion users to rank their trust…
    Facebook top choice for Philippines wildlife traders: monitor
    Facebook has emerged as the top site for wildlife trafficking in the Philippines,…
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