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  • Concentrate on your obligations, commitments: Bangladesh to Myanmar
  • Protect migrant workers from middlemen: PM
  • Zia had betrayed Bangabandhu: Quader
  • 2 years of Rohingya influx: 43 murders in camps, 32 killed in gunfights
  • HC orders to remove word ‘Kumari’ from marriage certificate
  • Prepaid metres system ‘unfair’: PMCRC
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Trump backs ‘right man’ Johnson at fractious G7 summit US President Donald Trump yesterday backed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson…
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2 Rohingya suspects killed in ‘gunfight’
Two Rohingya youths, suspects in the murder of Juba League leader Omar Faruk, were killed in a reported gunfight with police in Teknaf upazila while another…
Minor boy dies of dengue in Mymensingh A five-year-old boy died of dengue at Mymensingh Medical College Hospital (MMCH) on Friday evening. The deceased was identified as Jarif Mia, son of Md…
  • Rangamti people decry lack of concrete bridge over Kaptai Lake
  • Cox’s Bazar Jubo League leader murder: 2 Rohingya suspects killed in ‘gunfight’
  • 2 killed in Dhaka road crashes
  • Bangladesh
    2 economic zones okayed for Dohar- Nawabganj Prime Minister’s Private Industry and Investment Adviser Salman F Rahman yesterday said the proposal for establishing economic zones in Dohar-Nawabganj area of Dhaka has been approved by the government and these will be implemented soon. “At first, we thought of establishing one economic…
    Prof Muzaffar Ahmed laid to rest National Awami Party (NAP) chief Prof Muzaffar Ahmed was laid to eternal rest with state honour at his village home in Debidwar upazila in Cumilla on Sunday. Prof Muzaffar was buried after Zohr prayers. Earlier, his fourth namaz-e-janaza held at the courtyard of his house at Elahabad, reports UNB.…
  • HC orders to remove word ‘Kumari’ from marriage certificate
  • Bangladesh needs ‘internationalisation’ of Rohingya issue in stronger way
  • Politics
    BNP MP Rumeen seeks land from govt Barrister Rumeen Farhana, a BNP MP from reserved seat,  has sought an allocation for a 10-katha land from Housing and Public Works Ministry though she had long been branding the current government and parliament as illegal. Rumeen, BNP assistant international affairs secretary and daughter of Language…
    Bangabandhu’s name being abused for plundering: Dr Kamal
Gonoforum President Dr Kamal Hossain yesterday said those making their own fortunes depriving people of their ownership of the country and voting rights using the name and portraits of Bangabandhu are committing the ‘most grievous crime’.  “They (AL) are using the name and portraits…
  • Patrons of militants must be ousted from politics
  • Quader for capital punishment of Aug 21 attackers
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    A déjà vu moment

    Kumkum Chadha

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    Illegally staying foreigners cost the country a lot

    Professor Sarwar Md. Saifullah Khaled

    Illegally staying foreigners cost the country a lot
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    Professor Sarwar Md. Saifullah Khaled

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    • Germany : A person holds balloons on the promenade in Steinhude, northern Germany as the sun sets prior to a fireworks display on August 24, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A hot-air balloon flys over the clouds near the small Bavarian village of Meiling during a warm summer afternoon with temperatures by 30 degrees on August 18, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • United States : A couple sits in a crop of sunflowers at Burnside Farms' Nokesville flower field August 22, 2019, in Nokesville, Virginia. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : Two baby snow leopards walk through their enclosure at the Wilhelma zoo in Stuttgart, southern Germany, on August 13, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Saudi Arabia : Muslim pilgrims look at pigeons at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca at the end of the annual hajj pilgrimage on August 13, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Taif, Saudi Arabia : A Saudi woman rides a horse during the Souk Okaz Festival in the Saudi city of Taif on August 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : Two starlings play in a fountain at Moscow's Manezhnaya Square on August 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : A boat cruises on the river Seine during sunset in Paris, on August 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Muslim pilgrims pray at Mount Arafat, also known as Jabal al-Rahma (Mount of Mercy), southeast of the Saudi holy city of Mecca, as the climax of the Hajj pilgrimage approaches yesterday. Arafat is the site where Muslims say the Prophet Mohammed gave his last sermon about 14 centuries ago after leading his followers on the pilgrimage. The ultra-conservative Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which is undergoing dramatic social and economic reforms, has mobilised vast resources for the six-day journey, one of the five pillars of Islam. AFP PHOTO
    • United States : Fair attendees walk past the Ferris wheel as rain begins the fall at the Iowa State Fair on August 8, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. AFP PHOTO
    The construction work of a flyover on the Dhaka-Mawa Highway from Keraniganj Begunbari to Biswa Road is progressing swiftly. This picture was
taken yesterday from the Begunbari end of the flyover. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM The construction work of a flyover on the Dhaka-Mawa Highway from Keraniganj Begunbari to…
    Salman F Rahman, the prime minister's private industry and investment adviser, among others, offers prayer marking the National Mourning Day at
the FBCCI auditorium in the capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Salman F Rahman, the prime minister's private industry and investment adviser, among others,…
    A section of influential continues brick and sand trading occupying land of Shitalakshya River. The photo was taken under Sultana Kamal
bridge at Demra in the capital on Friday. PHOTO: STAR MAIL A section of influential continues brick and sand trading occupying land of Shitalakshya River.…
    Fire Service, police personnel and locals seen near the ill-fated bus travelling from Dhaka to Gopalganj that veered off a bridge and plunged into a
dried up canal at Dhuldi on the Dhaka-Faridpur Highway yesterday, killing 8 people and injuring 20 others. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Fire Service, police personnel and locals seen near the ill-fated bus travelling from Dhaka…
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    Scientists a step closer to saving northern white rhino from extinction

    Scientists a step closer to saving northern white rhino from extinction

    Veterinarians have successfully harvested eggs from the last two surviving northern white rhinos, taking them one step closer to bringing the species back from the brink of extinction, scientists said…
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    Rakul Preet Singh to walk for designer Nachiket Barve
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    Nasa ‘probes’ first allegation of crime in space
    Nasa is reported to be investigating a claim that an astronaut accessed the…
    Black hole gobbles up neutron star, causing ripples in space and time
    In the same decade when gravitational waves and a neutron star merger have…
    India's 2nd Moon Mission enters lunar orbit
    India's second Moon Mission, or Chandrayaan-2, successfully entered into…
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