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  • Bangladesh fastest economy in Asia-Pacific: ADB
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  • Ex-MP Rana gets bail in double murder case
  • Increase transparency in climate budget: BCAF
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Imran Khan trolled after he quotes Tagore as Gibran   Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday was trolled after he posted…
ISIS shift in strategy may threaten India, Sri Lanka, warns Intel India and Sri Lanka are likely to be under threat with terror group ISIS turning…
Trump launches 2020 bid with vow to ‘keep America great’ President Donald Trump launched his 2020 reelection campaign Tuesday much the same…
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Metro
Sohel Taj’s nephew rescued from Mymensingh Police rescued the nephew of former state minister Sohel Taj from Batala Bazar area in Tarakanda upazila early Thursday, 11 days after he was abducted…
Buet students’ protest rolls into 5th day The students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) continued their protest on Wednesday to press home their 16-point demand. One…
  • 4 get life term for killing university student
  • Jamuna river protection raises hopes among erosion-hit people
  • Woman killed in Chattogram road crash
  • Bangladesh
    Environmental cost of rapid development worries greens Bangladesh is making rapid economic progress without taking into account the importance of its environmental impact, warn green activists. As a result, most of the country's waterbodies, including rivers, canals and ponds, and the air have come under a dire threat due to pollution across the country.…
    3 high-yielding paddy varieties invented Scientists of the Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) have invented three new high-yielding varieties of paddy, in addition to the existing 94 Aman and Boro varieties. The three varieties—BRRI Dhan-90 and BRRI Dhan-91 of Aman varieties and BRRI Dhan-92—will reach farmers from the next…
  • Govt moves to probe unrest
  • Bangladesh hosts most Rohingyas: UNHCR
  • Politics
    Khaleda to walk out of jail with HC bail, hopes BNP BNP on Wednesday hoped that its chairperson Khaleda Zia will be released soon from jail with bail from the High Court in Zia Orphanage and Zia Charitable Trust graft cases. “We hope the High Court will ensure justice (to Khaleda) ignoring any kind of pressure, and then the leader of people will…
    Ex-MP Rana gets bail in double murder case
The High Court on Wednesday granted permanent bail to former Awami League MP from Tangail-3 (Ghatail)  Amanur Rahman Khan Rana in a case filed over the killing of two Jubo League leaders. The High Court bench of Justice AKM Asaduzzaman and Justice SM Mozibur Rahman passed the order after hearing…
  • Khaleda needs bail in two more cases for release from jail
  • 5th phase UZ polls held peacefully
  • Sports
    Bangladesh fight with quick wickets Australia have won the toss and off to a cautious start on Thursday at Trent Bridge against Bangladesh. At the end of the thirty-three over…
  • Not over-reliant on Shakib: Mash
  • 'Crazy' if Argentina have early Copa exit: Messi
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    In Focus
    Opinions
    Nursing profession needs reforms

    DR. FORQAN UDDIN AHMED

    Nursing profession needs reforms
    Heat waves and health

    Mohammed Abul Kalam, PhD

    Heat waves and health
    Video
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    • Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan (L) celebrates his century with Bangladesh's Liton Das during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between West Indies and Bangladesh at The County Ground in Taunton, southwest England yesterday. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A ladybird rests on a daisy flower on June 13, 2019 in Munich, southern Germany. AFP PHOTO
    • Greece : June's full moon, known as the Strawberry Moon, rises above the Apollo Temple in ancient Corinth, on June 17, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Ankara : This picture taken on June 5, 2019 shows a general view of the newly constructed Kuzey Ankara Mosque in Pursaklar district in Ankara. AFP PHOTO
    • Veneto : People take part in the annual Vogalonga rowing regatta on the Venice lagoon, on June 9, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • DEUTSCHLAND : A man paddles with his board on the lake Starnberger See near Seeshaupt, southern Germany, as the sun sets after a day with temperatures reaching 28 degrees on June 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Pakistan : A Kalash woman wearing a traditional dress takes a selfie with her friends during a break as they celebrate 'Joshi', a festival to welcome the arrival of spring, at Bumburate village in the mountainous valleys in northern Pakistan on May 16, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Ankara : Shows a general view of the newly constructed Kuzey Ankara Mosque in Pursaklar district in Ankara on June 5, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • New Delhi : Indian Muslims offer prayers during Eid al-Fitr at the Jama Masjid in the old quarters of New Delhi on June 5, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Tripoli : Libyan Muslim worshippers gather to perform Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Martyrs Square of the capital Tripoli on June 4, 2019. Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-Fitr marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. AFP PHOTO
    A rickshaw puller ties an umbrella handle onto the handle of his non-mechanised three-wheeler to get a respite from the simmering summer in Dhaka
University area yesterday. Met office recorded 36 degrees Celsius in the capital. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A rickshaw puller ties an umbrella handle onto the handle of his non-mechanised three-wheeler…
    Students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) continue their agitation for the fifth consecutive day yesterday, to press
home their 16-point demand including infrastructure development of residential halls. STAR MAIL PHOTO Students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) continue their agitation…
    PM’s Private Industry and Investment Adviser Salman F Rahman receives a souvenir from the delegation of UK Bangladesh Catalysts of Commerce and Industry during the business team’s visit to his Gulshan office in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO PM’s Private Industry and Investment Adviser Salman F Rahman receives a souvenir from the…
    Local people join hands with firefighters’ struggle to douse a razing fire that broke out at a filling station at Kalyanpur in the capital yesterday.
INDEPENDENT PHOTO Local people join hands with firefighters’ struggle to douse a razing fire that broke out…
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    Environment
    Himalayan glacier melting doubled since 2000, spy satellites show

    Himalayan glacier melting doubled since 2000, spy satellites show

    The melting of Himalayan glaciers has doubled since the turn of the century, with more than a quarter of all ice lost over the last four decades, scientists have revealed. The accelerating losses indicate…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    Nothing to worry as ‘expired medicines replaced regularly’
    There is nothing to be worried about expired medicine in pharmacies or retailers…
    Look cool and confident this summer
    It is sweltering hot outside and how much ever one would like to wear this summer,…
    Young Chinese revive ancient fashion
    Dressed in a flowing long robe adorned with beaded floral embroidery from a bygone…
    Science & Tech
    FB creates detailed population density maps for Asia Pacific, including Bangladesh
     Facebook is working closely with key non-profit and research partners…
    Facebook unveils global cryptocurrency
    Facebook is leaping into the world of cryptocurrency with its own digital money,…
    NASA's Deep Space Atomic Clock to launch into Earth's orbit in late June
    The Deep Space Atomic Clock, a new technology from NASA's Jet Propulsion…
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