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3 departments names changed at IU Islamic University (IU) authorities changed the names for three academic departments on Wednesday. The decision was taken at its 111th academic council…
Eid advance train tickets from Aug 19 The government has taken special measures to carry the home-bound passengers smoothly during Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest Muslim festival, adding necessary…
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  • Flood situation worsens in Sirajganj
  • Bangladesh
    100 Faridpur villages flooded Around 100 villages of the low-lying areas in three upazilas – Sadar, Char Bhadrasan and Sadarpur - have been flooded due to onrush of water from the upstream and incessant rainfall, leaving more than one lakh people marooned. Jahirul Islam, deputy assistant engineer of Water Development Board…
    2 girls return after languishing in Indian jail Two Bangladeshi teenage girls returned home after serving two-year jail term in an Indian prison for two years. Indian police handed them over to Benapole police immigration on Wednesday night. Omar Sharif, officer-in-charge of Benapole check post police immigration, said the girls had entered the Indian…
  • After 5 months, Petrobangla catches ‘fake MP’
  • PM apprises president of overall situation
  • Politics
    No visible govt relief activity for flood victims: BNP BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Wednesday alleged that the government has no visible relief activity to ease the sufferings of flood victims at different parts of the country. "There's no effort in sight from the government side to stand by the flood victims across the…
    Magura AL man hacked dead An activist of ruling Awami League (AL) was hacked to death by rivals at Sablat village under Shalikha upazila over establishing supremacy in the area early Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Abdur Rahman Sabu, 60, son of Tafsir Molla. Quoting family members, officer-in-charge of Shalikha Police…
  • AL making fun of flood victims: BNP
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    • Shanghai : People running at night in Shanghai. A growing number of young, educated, urban Chinese are shrugging off the myriad hazards to keep fit through serious running and the number of marathons and running events in the country is mushrooming. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A windmill is pictured at the harbour of Greetsiel on August 14, 2017 in Bremerhaven. AFP PHOTO
    • Kenya : A vendor displays his goods while a tourist flies a kite on the beach near Mombasa, Kenya, on August 11, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Belarus : Perseids meteors cross the night sky over an Orthodox church in the village of Bezdezh, some 270 km southwest of Minsk, on August 12, 2017. APF PHOTO
    • Indonesia : Sumatran elephants eat during a celebration for World Elephant Day at the Bali Zoo in Gianyar regency on Bali island on August 12, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : Shows a horse carriage on its way to the Church of the Ascension at Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve in Moscow on August 5, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Kenya : Villagers cheer during a traditional bull-fighting contest on August 5, 2017 in Elwanda village, near Kakamega. AFP PHOTO
    • A carved watermelon is displayed during a fruit and vegetable carving competition in Bangkok. It is a royal tradition that has proved bountiful through the ages and one that Thailand's fruit carvers are determined to keep alive. AFP PHOTO
    • Male giant panda Yuan Zi, inside its enclosure at the Beauval zoo in Saint-Aignan-sur-Cher, central France. AFP PHOTO
    • Colombia : A "silletero" picks up flowers in Santa Elena, near Medellin, Colombia on August 5, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    This recent photo shows students with saplings on Durgapur High School ground in Haimchar upazila of Chandpur district. A total of 25,000 saplings
were distributed among ten thousand students in the disctrict on the occasion of the National Mourning Day. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This recent photo shows students with saplings on Durgapur High School ground in Haimchar…
    In a bid to widen the adjoining roads, the authorities concerned have shrunk the
Kutubkhali canal, demarcated by the bamboo logs and concrete fencing, into a mere
drain leading to waterlogging in Purba Dholaipar area of the capital. The photo was
taken yesterday. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI In a bid to widen the adjoining roads, the authorities concerned have shrunk the Kutubkhali…
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    CID members collect evidence from a damaged room after a suicide blast
by a suspected militant at Hotel Olio International in the capital’s Panthapath
area during a police operation codenamed ‘August Bite’ yesterday. Inset,
members of elite SWAT team of police and fire service take up position on a
crane near the hotel during the operation. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM CID members collect evidence from a damaged room after a suicide blast by a suspected militant…
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    Environment
    Climate change means more rain but less water in rural rivers: Study

    Climate change means more rain but less water in rural rivers: Study

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