Sunday 21 October 2018 ,
Sunday 21 October 2018 ,
Latest News
  • Legendary rock star Bachchu laid to rest
  • Amir Khosru lands in jail
  • Court issues arrest warrant against Barrister Mainul
  • Poverty to go by 2020 if AL reelected: Hasina
  • 6 bullet-hit bodies recovered in N’ganj
  • Trump unsatisfied with Saudi response to journalist death
At a Glance
  • Size of cabinet to be smaller ahead of nat'l polls: Quader
  • Oikyafront gets permission for Sylhet rally
  • CEC to meet President Nov 1
  • PM to address press conference Monday
  • 23rd parliament session begins
  • 17 killed as train derails in Taiwan
  • Country now an ‘AL colony’: Rizvi
  • Court issues arrest warrant against Barrister Mainul
  • Tigers set 272-run winning target for Zimbabwe
  • Amir Khasru lands in jail
  • Poverty to go by 2020 if AL reelected: Hasina
  • Govt to do everything to cope with changing world: PM
  • 4 Bangladeshis killed in South Africa fire
  • Messi & Ronaldo miss out on Clasico for first time in 11 years
  • Remains of Father Marino reach Bagerhat
  • Trump unsatisfied with Saudi response to journalist death
  • Cop killed in Gazipur road crash
  • Saudi account of Khashoggi's death meets growing scepticism
  • Plastic recycling industry's problems costing councils up to £500,000 a year
  • Ayub Bachchu trending top of Twitter Asia
  • Last JS session begins Sunday
  • Actress Selma Blair say she has been diagnosed with MS
  • Brazil looking likely to elect far-right Bolsonaro as president
  • PM seeks teachers’ support to continue development pace
  • Man City turn on style as last-gasp Chelsea deny Man United
  • US to leave nuclear deal with Russia
  • Apurba and Mamo act together again
  • Qatar expatriate killed by ‘ex-wife, mother-in-law’ in Ctg
  • 6 bullet-hit bodies recovered in N’ganj
  • Oikyafront again denied permission for Sylhet rally
  • Barca win but Messi breaks right forearm, out for about 3 weeks
  • Ronaldo celebrates landmark goal but Juve's perfect run broken
  • Pacer Rubel to miss first ODI today
  • Tigers should focus on performance: Shakib
  • Discarding Hart was difficult decision, admits Guardiola
  • Gunners eye perfect 10
  • Masakadza wants to start afresh
  • We’ll celebrate you till we take our last breath: Bappa Mazumder
  • World News
    Trump unsatisfied with Saudi response to journalist death US President Donald Trump said Saturday he was not satisfied with Saudi Arabia's…
    Saudi account of Khashoggi's death meets growing scepticism Saudi Arabia faced a growing chorus of incredulity Sunday over its belated explanation…
    Brazil looking likely to elect far-right Bolsonaro as president Barring any last-minute upset, Brazil appears poised to elect Jair Bolsonaro, a…
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    Metro
    4 Bangladeshis killed in South Africa fire   

Four Bangladesh nationals including three members of a family were killed as a fire broke out at a shop in Brits City area of North West province in South…
    Remains of Father Marino reach Bagerhat Mortal remains of Bangladesh’s friend and freedom fighter Father Marino Rigon reached Mongla on Sunday morning. A helicopter from Dhaka International…
  • Qatar expatriate killed by ‘ex-wife, mother-in-law’ in Ctg
  • 6 bullet-hit bodies recovered in N’ganj
  • 43 pirates surrender in Cox’s Bazar
  • Bangladesh
    PM to address press conference Monday Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will address a press conference on Monday about the outcome of her recent official visit to Saudi Arabia at the invitation of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. The press conference will be held at the Prime Minister's official residence Ganobhaban at 4pm, reports UNB.…
    23rd parliament session begins
The 23rd session of the current parliament began at 4:45pm on Sunday with Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair. This session is likely to be the last session of the 10th parliament as there is no obligation to summon any session of parliament during the national election according to the…
  • Poverty to go by 2020 if AL reelected: Hasina
  • Govt to do everything to cope with changing world: PM
  • Politics
    Country now an ‘AL colony’: Rizvi
BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Sunday alleged that their leaders and activists have now got second-class citizens as the country has turned into an 'Awami League colony'. "Opposition leaders and activists have now turned into second-class citizens in Bangladesh...the…
    Amir Khasru lands in jail A Chattogram court on Sunday sent BNP standing committee member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury to jail rejecting his bail petition in a case filed under the ICT Act, reports UNB. Chittagong Metropolitan Session Judge Akbar Hossain Mridha passed the order , said Public Prosecutor (PP) Md Fakhruddin Chowdhury.…
  • Oikyafront again denied permission for Sylhet rally
  • No talks with ‘communal’ Oikya Front, says Quader
  • Today's Print Edition
    In Focus
    Poll
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    AL general secretary Obaidul Quader ruled out possibility of holding talks with the Jatiya Oikya Front ahead of the upcoming polls. Do you find it democratic?
     Yes
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    Yes 43.1%
    No 42.0%
    No Comment 14.9%
    Opinions
    Clean bowled?

    Kumkum Chadha

    Clean bowled?
    Thousands of newborn babies die annually in Bangladesh

    Professor Sarwar Md. Saifullah Khaled

    Thousands of newborn babies die annually in Bangladesh
    Video
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    • Germany : A squirrel stands between autumn leaves in Aukrug-Homfeld, northern Germany on October 11, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Waves crash along a pier as the outerbands of hurricane Michael arrive yesterday in Panama City Beach, Florida. The hurricane is forecast to hit the Florida Panhandle at a possible category 4 storm. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A fallow deer roars during the rutting season in the zoological garden in Hannover, northern Germany on October 2, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Madhyamanchal : Stork birds waits to catch a fish at the Babai river, some 500 km southwest of Kathmandu on October 5, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • New York : Butterflies are seen during a preview visit of the butterfly conservatory at the American Natural History Museum in New York on October 3, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • VIENNA : People enjoy Indian summer weather during the late afternoon in Stadtpark in Vienna, Austria on October 5, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • France : This picture taken on September 28, 2018 in Chamonix-Mont Blanc, eastern France, shows the Bossons glacier in the French Alps. AFP PHOTO
    • Greece : Geese gather along the shores of the lake close to the town of Kastoria, northwestern Greece, on September 29, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • France : Hot air balloons take off above the tourist site of Rocamadour, southwestern France, on September 29, 2018, AFP PHOTO
    • France : A picture taken on September 25, 2018 shows the sun setting on a house in an island off Saint-Cado in Belz. AFP PHOTO
    Construction works on Dhaka Metro Rail along the Rokeya Sarani goes on in full swing. The picture was taken from
Kazipara area of Mirpur in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Construction works on Dhaka Metro Rail along the Rokeya Sarani goes on in full swing. The…
    The photo taken yesterday shows villagers crossing an bridge that remains vulnerable condition as it has not been
repaired for a long time, causing sufferings of the people of area. INDEPENDENT PHOTO The photo taken yesterday shows villagers crossing an bridge that remains vulnerable condition…
    Child patients, suffering from pneumonia, lying on the floor of the child ward due to shortage of beds at Chandpur 250-bed
General Hospital. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Child patients, suffering from pneumonia, lying on the floor of the child ward due to shortage…
    RAB-7 members put on display the arms and ammunition, surrendered by the pirates of Moheshkhali and Kutubdia area, ahead of the media briefing
at Moheshkhali High School yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO RAB-7 members put on display the arms and ammunition, surrendered by the pirates of Moheshkhali…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Ayub Bachchu trending top of Twitter Asia
    Since the demise of the Bengali rock music legend Ayub Bachchu, his fans have been sharing numerous messages and pictures, apart from the countless audiovisuals sharing on various social media remembering him. Currently Ayub Bachchu (#AyubBachchu) is top of by Twitter…
    Environment
    Plastic recycling industry's problems costing councils up to £500,000 a year

    Plastic recycling industry's problems costing councils up to £500,000 a year

    Major problems in the plastic recycling industry are costing local councils in England up to £500,000 extra a year, as they struggle to deal with the continuing fallout from import bans imposed…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    Over 16 pc adult Bangladeshis suffer from mental health disorders
    Some 16.05 percent of Bangladesh's adult population (Aged 18 and above) are…
    Benefits of egg oil for hair
    One of the best natural hair treatments for hair is oiling Natural oils are known…
    UK fans flocked to TV to watch Princess Eugenie's wedding
    The royal wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank was a big hit in terms…
    Science & Tech
    Europe, Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury
    European and Japanese space agencies said an Ariane 5 rocket successfully lifted…
    YouTube back up after access problems
    Google-owned YouTube says a widespread issue with some of its services has…
    Hawking's final book offers brief answers to big questions
    Stephen Hawking's final work, which tackles issues from the existence of…
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