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  • Sri Lanka blasts: Zayan’s body arrives in Dhaka
  • Unspeakable grief: 5 members of 1 family killed in Sri Lanka
  • Death for 2 Netrakona war criminals
  • Death toll rises to 359 in Sri Lanka bombings, more arrested
  • 2 ‘drug traders’ killed in Cox’s Bazar, Dhaka ‘gunfights’
  • Sri Lanka attacker studied in UK, says minister, amid warning more bombers on loose
CPD casts doubt 
on growth target

CPD casts doubt on growth target

Terming the first 100 days of the present government as uninteresting, effortless, initiativeless and joyless, the Center for Policy Dialogue (CPD) yesterday…

More than 50 feared killed in landslide at Myanmar mine

More than 50 people were feared dead after a landslide in northern Myanmar engulfed jade miners while they were sleeping, local police said yesterday, the latest deadly accident in a notoriously dangerous industry. Dozens die each year in landslides caused by jade mining, a poorly regulated industry…

6 MPs-elect ‘won’t join JS’

Even as the deadline to take oath as a Member of Parliament is approaching near, the BNP, which has six lawkers-elect in its rank, still sticks to its decision to not join Parliament. On Monday, party standing committee members at a meeting reiterated the decision to not join Jatiya Sangsad as it has…

Writ seeks gazette on Road Transport Act

A writ petition has been filed at the High Court (HC) yesterday, seeking its directive on the government to issue a gazette notification on the Road Transport Act 2018 in order to put the law into effect immediately. The Human Rights and Peace for Bangladesh (HRPB), a human rights body, filed the petition…

Road crash in capital kills two

At least two people were killed and two others injured as two buses collided with a private car and two rickshaws in Matsya Bhaban intersection area of the capital yesterday morning. Sub-inspector Bacchu Miah, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), said that the accident took place around…

Innovative vaccine to be tested in Malawi

A large-scale trial of what has been called the world's first malaria vaccine to give partial protection to children is due to start in Malawi. The RTS,S vaccine trains the immune system to attack the malaria parasite, which is spread by mosquito bites. Earlier, smaller trials showed that nearly…

A protest in style against MD’s claim

A Dhaka resident, along with few of his supporters,  yesterday resorted to an innovative style of protest to drive home the point that water supplied by the Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) is not 100 per cent potable, as was claimed by the Wasa MD, Taqsim A Khan, last Saturday.…

Rahul and Amit: Heavyweights trying their luck

Third phase of the Lok Sabha election in India was taken place yesterday. It is the biggest of the five phases, will see voting in 116 parliamentary constituencies in Gujarat, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Bihar, Bengal and Chhattisgarh. The most interesting aspect of the third…

Modi votes on India’s ‘Super Tuesday’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi cast his vote on India's "Super Tuesday" when the biggest number of seats are decided in the country's marathon election. The nationalist leader compared voting to Hindus cleansing their sins by bathing in the Ganges river after he cast his ballot in his…

Top Myanmar court rejects appeal of Reuters journos

Myanmar's Supreme Court rejected the latest appeal yesterday by two Pulitzer-prize winning Reuters journalists who were jailed for seven years on charges linked to their reporting on the Rohingya crisis, as hopes now turn to a presidential pardon. Reporters Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, have…
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