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  • 2 to die for murder in Khulna
  • India's Election Commission rejects ballot tampering claims
  • BRTC launches AC bus service on Dhaka-N’ganj route
  • 2nd Gumti, Meghna bridges to be opened May 25
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    India's Election Commission rejects ballot tampering claims India's Election Commission rejected opposition fears of possible tampering…
    India decides: Counting the world's largest ballot India's enormous election took six weeks to hold, but organizers have alloted…
    6 killed in Indonesia clash over polls result Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan said on Wednesday the clashes between police and…
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    2 to die for murder in Khulna A court in Khulna on Wednesday sentenced two people to death for killing a young man in 2015, reports UNB The convicts are Raju, 30 and Ibrahim,…
    2 killed in Narsingdi road crash Two people were killed and five others injured after a passenger bus collided with a pick-up van in Madhabdi upazila of Narsingdi district on Wednesday,…
  • ‘Drug dealer’ found dead in Meherpur
  • Smuggled goods seized in Jashore
  • Khulna jute mill workers suspend strike
  • Bangladesh
    BRTC launches AC bus service on Dhaka-N’ganj route Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) launched an air condition (AC) bus service on Dhaka-Narayanganj route on Wednesday. Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader inaugurated the service at Bangabandhu National Stadium in the city. The new bus service will run on Bangabandhu National…
    2nd Gumti, Meghna bridges to be opened May 25 The second Gumti and Meghna bridges will be opened to traffic to mitigate the suffering of commuters. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to inaugurate them through video conference on May 25, said Gumti Bridge project Manager Shawkat Ahmed Majumdar. Once in operation, the 930-meter Meghna and…
  • HC orders testing of milk, curd, fodder
  • 15 Bangladeshi survivors return home
  • Politics
    BNP to challenge move in court to shift Khaleda to Kernaiganj jail  BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Tuesday said they will soon move the Supreme Court challenging the government’s decision of setting up a makeshift court in Keraniganj Central Jail to hold the trial of various cases filed against its Chairperson Khaleda Zia, UNB reports. “We visited Keraniganj…
    Khaleda’s health condition ‘dangerous’: BNP BNP on Monday alleged that it chairperson’s Khaleda Zia’s health condition has reached a dangerous stage as she been ‘subjected to the government’s politics of vengeance’. Speaking at a press conference at BNP’s Nayapaltan central office, party senior joint secretary…
  • Opposition could be stronger if Fakhrul would join parliament: Quader
  • Cabinet reshuffled for quality works: Quader
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    • Dublin : Bangladesh's captain Mashrafe Mortaza holds the winner's trophy after the one-day international Tri-Nation Series final between Bangladesh and West Indies at the Malahide cricket club, in Dublin on May 17, 2019. 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
    • Germany : A picture taken on May 14, 2019 shows a gannet flying with a twig in its beak on the German island "Helgoland", northern Germany. AFP PHOTO
    • 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
    • Mushfiqur Rahim (C) holds the winner's trophy as Bangladesh cricketers celebrate their first ever ODI Tri-Nation Series victory after their final against West Indies at the Malahide cricket club, in Dublin early today. 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
    • Berlin : People take a walk through an alley of Cherry trees near Berlin on April 26, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Afghanistan : In this photograph taken on April 20, 2019, Afghan boys walk as sheep graze in a field on the outskirts of Herat. AFP PHOTO
    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…
    The photos taken yesterday from Farmgate in the capital shows passengers suffer as policemen do not allow buses to stop in the area due to ongoing metro rail works. INDEPENDENT PHOTO The photos taken yesterday from Farmgate in the capital shows passengers suffer as policemen…
    This photo shows a man loading 'fake' soft drinks and some other foods seized by a mobile court on a truck in Bogura town on Monday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This photo shows a man loading 'fake' soft drinks and some other foods seized by a mobile…
    The photo taken yesterday shows that retailers and whole sellers rush to buy clothes for Eid selling at Islampur market in the capital
yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO The photo taken yesterday shows that retailers and whole sellers rush to buy clothes for Eid…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Farhana Mili in two Eid drama serials
    Audience-admired actress Farhana Mili has recently completed the shooting of two Eid special drama serials, both seven-episode projects have been scheduled to be aired in upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr. The dramas ‘Premer Dushtu Chakrya’ and ‘Rong Cha’…
    Environment
    Rise in global sea levels could have 'profound consequences'

    Rise in global sea levels could have 'profound consequences'

    Scientists believe that global sea levels could rise far more than predicted, due to accelerating melting in Greenland and Antarctica. The long-held view has been that the world's seas would rise…
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    Bowel cancer rates rising 'among young adults'
    More young people under 50 are being diagnosed with bowel cancer, two studies of…
    How to keep skin healthy and glowing
    Considering the level of pollution, keeping one’s skin healthy can be tough.…
    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
    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…
    SpaceX to launch its first 60 satellites to deliver internet from space
    SpaceX wants to beam cheap broadband internet all over the planet. It's…
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