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  • BB to launch commemorative gold, silver coins on Bangabandhu birth centenary
  • Columbia University to develop antibodies against coronavirus
  • China virus death toll reaches 2,345
  • GP decides to deposit Tk 1,000cr
  • ‘Robber’ killed in Sylhet ‘gunfight’
  • Dhaka Test: Zimbabwe off to cautious start against Tigers
  • First European dies from coronavirus in Italy
At a Glance
  • Bangladeshi ‘infected with coronavirus’ in UAE
  • BB to launch commemorative gold, silver coins on Bangabandhu birth centenary
  • NASA to resume InSight Lander's heat probe using new plan
  • ‘Robber’ killed in Sylhet ‘gunfight’
  • Columbia University to develop antibodies against coronavirus
  • Ekushey Book Fair draws huge crowd
  • Manipuri language learning centres inaugurated in Sylhet
  • Dhaka Test: Zimbabwe off to cautious start against Tigers
  • China's Xi writes thank you note to Bill Gates for virus pledge
  • Sanders warns Russia, Trump scoffs as new meddling charges hit US election
  • Cast of hit sitcom 'Friends' reuniting for 25th anniversay
  • Khurshid’s photo show ‘Banglar Apon Soudho’ begins at BSA
  • Bangladesh envoy holds talks with Jaishankar
  • Homage paid to language martyrs in districts
  • RUET research team invents devises theft-proof ATM
  • Rebuked for mobile use, teen commits suicide
  • New dimensions in Ekushey observance
  • Domingo urges to play more on good domestic wickets
  • Head coach keeps ‘Fizz’ out of Test XI
  • BCB asks Riyad to rethink future in Test cricket
  • Zimbabwe’s main target to build pool of players
  • Yadav bowls India to upset win in women’s T20WC
  • Coronavirus fears: 10 Italian towns in lockdown
  • First European dies from coronavirus in Italy
  • China virus death toll reaches 2,345
  • Rigan’s painting exhibition ‘Red Dwarf’ underway at AFD
  • Theatre Circle to stage ‘Nakshi Kanthar Math’ today
  • Robi eyes to raise Tk 5.2b through IPO in Bangladesh
  • No respite for buyers as vegetable prices continue to rise
  • Asian markets fall on fears over coronavirus spread
  • Argentina faces race against time to renegotiate debt
  • Major contributors block European Union budget talks
  • Swiss bank slammed for failing to fight money laundering
  • World News
    China's Xi writes thank you note to Bill Gates for virus pledge
Chinese President Xi Jinping has written a letter expressing thanks to the Bill…
    Coronavirus fears: 10 Italian towns in lockdown Authorities in northern Italy on Friday ordered the closure of schools, bars and…
    First European dies from coronavirus in Italy The first European to succumb to the coronavirus has died in Italy, just hours after…
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    Don’t neglect mother tongue, says PM
    Metro
    Manipuri language learning centres inaugurated in Sylhet
A private organisation inaugurated two Manipuri language learning centres in Sylhet on Friday on the occasion of the International Mother Language Day.…
    Homage paid to language martyrs in districts
Amar Ekushey and the International Mother Language Day was observed in different districts yesterday with due respect and solemnity, paying rich tribute…
  • RUET research team invents devises theft-proof ATM
  • Rebuked for mobile use, teen commits suicide
  • Love for mother tongue unite thousands at No-man’s land
  • Bangladesh
    Don’t neglect mother tongue, says PM Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said in the global village one needs to learn other languages but the mother tongue must never be neglected. "The world is now a global village. To live here, to communicate with others, doing business, knowing about other cultures and literature, one needs…
    Bangladesh envoy holds talks with Jaishankar
Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Muhammad Imran yesterday met Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar at the latter's office in New Delhi.  During the meeting, the envoy discussed with the Indian Minister about Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming visit to Bangladesh…
  • Bangladesh needs addl $7.8b for safer roads
  • Bangladesh strongly protests US Senator’s remarks
  • Politics
    Khaleda’s relatives meet her at BSMMU Five relatives of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia met her at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on Friday afternoon. Her younger brother Shamim Eskander, his wife Kaniz Fatema, son Avik Eskander, nephews Shafin Eskander and Shahriar Haque entered the Cabin Block of BSMMU around 3 pm but…
    BNP fails to deliver politics for common people: Hasan Information Minister and Awami League (AL) Joint General Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud today said BNP has failed to deliver politics for the interest of common people. “BNP has failed to deliver politics for the interest of common people,” he told journalists after paying wreaths at the Central…
  • No rule of law, justice in country now: Fakhrul
  • AL to invite BNP
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    • A resident emerges from a disinfection channel set up as a protective measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus at the entrance to their compound in Tongzhou, east of Beijing yesterday. The channel uses humidifiers to spray a mist of disinfectant as residents passthrough. The toll from China's coronavirus epidemic jumped to 1,868 yesterday after 98more people died, according to the National Health Commission. AFP PHOTO
    • Vienna : Flowers bloom near the Danube river in Vienna, Austria on February 17, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : Models of the Eiffel tower are displayed in front of the Eiffel Tower illuminated with pink hearts and love messages to mark the Valentine's day in Paris, on February 14, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Greece : People stand on the waterfront during sunset in Thessaloniki on February 13, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Climber form large queues on Mount Everest at peak season as the world’s tallest mountain summit attracts climbers from all over the world. AFP PHOTO
    • In this picture taken on Monday Indian artist Sudarsan Pattnaik puts some final touches as he makes a sand sculpture depicting people wearing protective facemasks with a message reading 'Fight against coronavirus, We stand with China' at Puri beach in Puri. The number of fatalities from China's new coronavirus epidemic jumped to 1,011 nationwide on February 11 after hard-hit Hubei province reported 103 new deaths. AFP PHOTO
    • Members of the Spanish NGO Maydayterraneo take a group of migrants from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan to the Aita Mari rescue boat during the rescue of 65 migrants in the Mediterranean international waters off the Libyan coast on Monday. AFP PHOTO
    • Syria : Corn bunting (Emberiza calandra) birds stand on branches amdist snow in a field in the northeastern Syrian town of al-Malikiyah (Derik) at the border with Turkey after a blizzard on February 10, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Seagulls fly as the sun rises over Cecchignola, south of Rome, on February 3, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • A man rides a unicycle at Istanbul's Karakoy district on February 4, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina takes a selfie along with her younger sister Sheikh Rehana and daughter Saima Wazed Hossain Putul in front of a
portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in the capital yesterday. PHOTO: COLLECTED Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina takes a selfie along with her younger sister Sheikh Rehana and…
    WREATHS ALL AROUND: A baby girl seen in all smiles as she holds some flowers to be
offered as a mark of tribute to the language martyrs at the Central Shaheed Minar in the
capital on the Language Martyrs’ Day yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO WREATHS ALL AROUND: A baby girl seen in all smiles as she holds some flowers to be offered…
    President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stand in solemn silence for a while after placing wreaths as
a mark of their profound respect to the memories of the language heroes at the Central Shaheed Minar in the capital at
one minute past midnight tonight. THE INDEPENDENT PHOTO President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stand in solemn silence for a while…
    Awardees of the second highest civilian award of the country Ekushey Padak pose for a photograph with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Osmani
Memorial Auditorium in the capital yesterday, marking International Mother Language Day and Shaheed Dibash today. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Awardees of the second highest civilian award of the country Ekushey Padak pose for a photograph…
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    Rare Snow Leopard spotted in Himachal

    Rare Snow Leopard spotted in Himachal

    Also known as the ghost of the mountains, snow leopards are famously elusive animals. Rarely spotted and hardly photographed as they are, a snow leopard sighting in Himachal Pradesh has left the Internet…
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    No infection in 72 people 
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    Science & Tech
    NASA to resume InSight Lander's heat probe using new plan
    NASA engineers have a new plan for pushing down on the heat probe of the InSight…
    Inventor of 'cut, copy, paste' Larry Tesler dies
    Silicon Valley on Wednesday was mourning a pioneering computer scientist whose…
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    NASA's Juno mission has provided its first science results on the amount…
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