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  • Coaching centre fire kills 20 students in India's Gujarat
  • May tears up as she resigns as UK Prime Minister
  • India says Hasina’s call to Modi ‘reflection of close ties’
  • Modi plots course after landslide Indian election win
  • Strategic support necessary to deal with Rohingya crisis: UNHCR
  • Unresolved issues to be settled during Modi’s new tenure: Quader
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  • BCL Football league final: Police FC beat Feni Soccer Club by 5-1 goals
  • Lightning kills one in Brahmanbaria
  • Coaching centre fire kills 20 students in Gujarat
  • Modi plots course after landslide Indian election win
  • Climate protesters turn out as Europe votes on parliament
  • Strategic support necessary to deal with Rohingya crisis: UNHCR envoy
  • Mother of two ‘gang raped’ in Noakhali
  • Lok Sabha elections manifests success of democracy in India: BNP
  • Govt trying to kill Khaleda in jail without treatment: Fakhrul
  • Dr Kamal greets Modi, Amit Shah for election victory
  • India says Hasina’s call to Modi ‘reflection of close ties’
  • Unresolved issues to be settled during Modi’s new tenure: Quader
  • Ridesharing companies failing to serve users
  • ‘Gunfight’ kills ‘drug trader’ in Cumilla
  • Julian Assange charged with violating Espionage Act
  • Primary teacher recruitment test: 29 held over ‘question paper leak’
  • May tears up as she resigns as UK Prime Minister
  • Padma Bridge’s 13th span installation delayed; now to be installed Saturday
  • SpaceX launches first satellites of its internet network
  • PCB bans wives and family from travelling with team
  • Breakup isn't the answer, Facebook's Zuckerberg says
  • Democracy, people of India have won: Modi
  • Trump says US-China trade deal could include Huawei
  • Salman urges new investors to be updated on technology
  • Pressure a massive factor in the second half of WC: Kohli
  • Channel i to air an array of 13 tele-dramas during Eid
  • Eid ‘Ityadi’ boasts with a rhythmic conversational song
  • Momtaz with two daughters
  • Mashrafe becomes brand ambassador of Walton
  • Invest in mutually beneficial sectors
  • Govt to form company for operating CETP of Savar tannery estate
  • Maradona ‘arrested’ over ex-girfriend's $9 million lawsuit
  • PM phones Modi, greets on poll victory
  • BIWTA begins work to restore 24 river routes
  • One more device to watch social media
  • Modi vows ‘inclusive’ India
  • World News
    Four more deaths on traffic-jammed Everest A traffic jam of climbers in the Everest "death zone" was blamed for two…
    Climate protesters turn out as Europe votes on parliament Protesters are holding rallies in several European Union countries to demand tougher…
    Julian Assange charged with violating Espionage Act WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was charged Thursday with violating the Espionage…
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    Metro
    Lightning kills one in Brahmanbaria A man was killed after being struck by a thunderbolt at Datmondol village in Nasirnagar upazila of Brahmanbaria district on Friday noon, UNB reports.…
    Mother of two ‘gang raped’ in Noakhali Three men were arrested on Friday for allegedly gang-raping a mother of two in Doalia village of Begumganj upazila of Noakhali district on Thursday night,…
  • ‘Gunfight’ kills ‘drug trader’ in Cumilla
  • 4 get death for murder in Kamrangirchar
  • University student found dead in Gazipur
  • Bangladesh
    Strategic support necessary to deal with Rohingya crisis: UNHCR envoy UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador and prominent South Korean actor Jung Woo-sung have laid emphasis on a 'strategic support' plan for the Rohingya people and their host community in Bangladesh amid the absence of a political solution to Rohingya crisis, UNB reports. "Although there was great support…
    Padma Bridge’s 13th span installation delayed; now to be installed Saturday The 13th span of the much-hyped Padma Bridge will not be installed today (Friday) due to the shortage of time and set to be installed on Saturday (tomorrow). The installation work of 13th span of Padma Bridge will be start from Saturday morning, sources said.  The 13th span is being taken…
  • Primary teacher recruitment test: 29 held over ‘question paper leak’
  • PM phones Modi, greets on poll victory
  • Politics
    Govt trying to kill Khaleda in jail without treatment: Fakhrul BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday alleged that the government is trying to kill their chairperson Khaleda Zia in jail by resorting to various tricks, reports UNB. “The government is prolonging Khaleda Zia’s stay in jail by creating obstacles to her release by resorting…
    Lok Sabha elections manifests success of democracy in India: BNP BNP senior leader Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury on Friday said democracy has become successful through the 17th Lok Sabha elections in India as people have been able to elect their representatives exercising their voting rights, reports UNB. “The positive sign of India’s Lok Sabha elections…
  • Dr Kamal greets Modi, Amit Shah for election victory
  • ‘Contradictory decisions’ put oppn alliances in dilemma
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    Bangladesh and its story of development

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    • Yangon : Lighting strikes across the sky of Yangon on May 22, 2019.AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A western yellow wagtail (Motacilla flava) rests in a field of rapeseed standing in full bloom on May in Heiligkreuztal 17, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Skopje : A first white-handed gibbon infant, born at the Skopje Zoo, plays with his mother and father, in their enclosure, in Skopje, on May 20, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Afghanistan : In this photograph taken on May 22, 2019, an Afghan shepherd looks on amongst his sheep on the outskirts of Badakhshan Province. AFP PHOTO
    • Madhyamanchal : A spotted owlet, small owl breeding in tropical Asia, looks on as it sits on a tree branch in Kathmandu on May 17, 2019. AFP PHOTO
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    • Moscow : Shelducks (tadorna ferruginea) stand on a pond bank in front of Moscow's Sobornaya mosque on May 15, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • France : Balloons float over the International Village of the film market during the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 15, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • India : In this picture taken on May 8, 2019, a red-wattled lapwing protects a nest containing eggs near a road in Amritsar. AFP PHOTO
    • France : This picture taken on April 26, 2019 shows the beach of Hotel Martinez palace, on the French riviera city of Cannes, southern France. AFP PHOTO
    Kamalapur Railway Station in the capital teems with ticket-seekers and holidaymakers yesterday, the first day of the sale of advanced tickets for
Eid-ul-Fitr. Inset, two passengers flash smile as well as their tickets. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY Kamalapur Railway Station in the capital teems with ticket-seekers and holidaymakers yesterday,…
    People crowd a stall at Maijdee Court in Noakhali yesterday to buy 'iftar' items. INDEPENDENT PHOTO People crowd a stall at Maijdee Court in Noakhali yesterday to buy 'iftar' items. INDEPENDENT…
    Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader inaugurates Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation’s air-conditioned bus service on
Dhaka-Narayanganj route yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader inaugurates Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation’s…
    People struggle to get into a bus that stopped in the same area violating trafic rules. INDEPENDENT PHOTO People struggle to get into a bus that stopped in the same area violating trafic rules. INDEPENDENT…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Nazrul Sangeet exponent Khalid Hossain passes away
    Ekushey Padak-winning Nazrul Sangeet exponent Khalid Hossain passed away at a hospital in the capital yesterday just three days before the 120th birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam. He was 78. He breathed his last at the National Institute of Cardiovascular…
    Environment
    Number of tigers rises to 114 in Sundarbans

    Number of tigers rises to 114 in Sundarbans

    The number of Royal Bengal Tiger in Bangladesh part of the the Sundarbans has increased to 114 from 106. Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin announced this on Wednesday while…
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    Health & Life Style
    Poor diet accounts for over 80,000 cancer cases a year, study suggests
    Poor diet may be at the root of over 80,000 cancer diagnoses in a given year, according…
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    Sonam Kapoor turns into a modern-day Queen
    Sonam Kapoor made an elegant appearance in a blue gown on Monday, as she fielded…
    Science & Tech
    SpaceX launches first satellites of its internet network
    SpaceX on Thursday launched a rocket containing the first 60 satellites of…
    Google confirms its app store will continue to work for current Huawei devices
    Alphabet’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the…
    Nasa wants $1.6bn next year to get astronauts to moon by 2024
    Nasa needs an additional $1.6bn next year if they are to stand any chance of…
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