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  • Sri Lanka serial blasts: Death toll hits 207
  • Two Bangladeshis missing after Sri Lanka blasts
  • Journalist Mahfuz Ullah still alive, says daughter
  • Stand against terrorism: Hasina
  • President, PM condemn Sri Lanka attacks
  • Foreign Minister mourns loss of lives in Sri Lanka
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Pope denounces ‘cruel violence’ of Sri Lanka Easter attack Pope Francis denounced the “cruel violence” of the Easter Sunday slaughter…
4 killed in failed terrorist attack in Saudi Arabia Four heavily armed attackers were killed in a failed terrorist attack on an interior…
2 more explosions hit Sri Lanka A Sri Lankan military spokesman has confirmed two more explosions just outside the…
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Five held over ‘gang-rape’ of college girl in Manikganj Five young men were detained in Singair Upazila early Saturday for allegedly raping a female college student. The detainees were identified as Nazmul…
Road crashes kill 3 in Natore, Manikganj, Rangamati At least three people were killed in separate road accidents in Natore, Manikganj and Rangamati on Sunday, reports UNB. In Natore, a businessman was killed…
  • 6-year-old dies after mother slaps her
  • 3 sisters drown in Padma River
  • Concern over migratory birds leaving RU campus
  • Bangladesh
    President, PM condemn Sri Lanka attacks President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday strongly condemned the series blasts at three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka that left at least 138 people dead and hundreds more injured. In a message, President Abdul Hamid expressed deep shock at the loss of lives in the blasts…
    Joy urges young ICT entrepreneurs to be innovative Prime Minister’s ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy on Sunday called upon the young information and communication technology entrepreneurs to generate their own innovative ideas to take the lead in the global ICT sector. “My message to our BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) industrialist…
  • Internet service to be disrupted for 11 days: BSCCL
  • Bangladesh was created by design, not by accident
  • Politics
    Former BNP minister Barrister Aminul Haque passes away   


BNP vice-chairman and former minister BarristerAminulHaquedied at United Hospitalin the city on Sunday. He was 76. AminulHaque, who had been suffering from liver cancer and put on life support at United Hospital's ICU on March 14, breathed his last at the hospital at 10:30 am, BNP chairperson's…
    Khaleda ‘failed’ to create honest advisers: Gayeshwar BNP senior leader Gayeshwar Chandra Roy on Friday said though their chairperson Khaleda Zia has achieved immense successes in her political life, she has ‘failed’ to create honest advisers around her. “Our leader has huge successes, but she has failure as well. I also told her it one…
  • BNP wants Khaleda release ‘on bail, not on parole
  • Work to strengthen party grassroots
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    • Paris : A picture shows a close-up of a crowned crane bird in an enclosure at the Paris zoological park (Parc zoologique de Paris) in Paris on April 12, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Indonesia : Indonesian mahouts bath Sumatran elephants in a river at Trumon animal corridor in Leuser ecosystem area, Southern Aceh province on April 15, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Pakistan : People arrive to pray at the historical Badshahi Mosque during heavy rain in Lahore on April 16, 2019. AFP PHOTO
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    • A Bangladeshi girl attends a rally in celebration of the Bengali New Year or "Pohela Boishakh" in Dhaka on April 14, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Bangladeshi ravellers attend a rally in celebration of the Bengali New Year or "Pohela Boishakh" in Dhaka on April 14, 2019. AFP PHOTO
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    • Lombardy : People view Italian sculptor Gaetano Pesce's 1969 revolutionary feminist seat "UP5&6" on April 6, 2019 on Piazza del Duomo in Milan, with the cathedral in background. AFP PHOTO
    The main bus terminal of Gazipur city turns into a dirt station with rubbish of
all kinds being dumped there.The was taken on Thursday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO The main bus terminal of Gazipur city turns into a dirt station with rubbish of all kinds…
    Salman F Rahman (4th left), the private industries and investment adviser to the prime minister, makes a PowerPoint presentation on the investment
environment in Bangladesh in front of the ambassadors and heads of missions of OIC members at the PMO in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Salman F Rahman (4th left), the private industries and investment adviser to the prime minister,…
    Children frolic in the lake water of Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital yesterday as sweltering summer sizzled the mega city. Met
office predicts rain accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur in some places in country today. STAR MAIL PHOTO Children frolic in the lake water of Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital yesterday as sweltering…
    Skipping the footbridge at a stone’s throw, a man squeezes through a porous barbed wire fence on Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue at Farmgate in the
capital recently amid risks of losing limbs or life. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Skipping the footbridge at a stone’s throw, a man squeezes through a porous barbed wire…
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