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  • Spain keen to give assistance to Bangladesh's ship-building sector
  • PM to highlight vaccine equality, Rohingya, climate issues at UNGA: FM
  • Passenger movement through land ports relaxed: MoFA
  • HC directs lawyers to settle custody dispute over Japanese children in 12 days
  • PM flies for Finland Friday morning on her way to UNGA
  • Stocks maintain gaining streak
  • Nagad facing digital attacks in different platforms
  • Facebook, google, amazon pay Tk 4.60 crore as VAT
  • Wanted to make Zia accused in 1975 killing case: Hasina
  • Bangladesh reports 1,862 fresh cases, 51 deaths from COVID-19
  • BNP policymakers in another closed-door meeting
  • Evaly CEO, chairman arrested from Mohammadpur residence
  • Tree felling at Dhaka University triggers student protests
  • Goethe, Lagvelki to screen award-winning German short films virtually
  • Seminar on higher education in Russia held
  • Xiaomi Bangladesh launches 4 new service centres
  • GP launches GP Accelerator 3.0
  • Pre-booking of vivo Y21 begins with Tk 10 lakh offer
  • New Zealand posts strong second-quarter growth
  • $12m seized from ex-officials as cash crunch hits Afghanistan
  • BAT Bangladesh becomes one of the top taxpayers
  • JS passes Bangladesh National Archive Bill-2021
  • World Bank praises Bangladesh for anti-poverty social schemes
  • From Sunday, CNG pumps to stay closed from 6-10pm daily
  • BNP’s mid-ranking leaders prefer movement seeking polls-time govt
  • Two killed, dozens injured as shallow quake hits China's Sichuan
  • UNGA: PM to leave for US Friday on her first foreign trip since pandemic
  • World News
    Two killed, dozens injured as shallow quake hits China's Sichuan
Two people were killed and dozens injured when a shallow earthquake struck southwestern…
    India records 25,404 COVID-19 cases, 339 deaths  India logged 25,404 new COVID-19 cases, taking the infection tally in the…
    China races to squash new Covid-19 cluster among schoolchildren Southern Chinese cities closed schools and ordered testing for millions on Tuesday…
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    UNGA: PM to leave for US Friday on her first foreign trip since pandemic
    Metro
    Tree felling at Dhaka University triggers student protests
Dhaka University students on Thursday staged protests as its authorities cut down an old Krishnachura and two other trees on the campus.  Some students…
    Seminar on higher education in Russia held The Russian House organized an educational seminar regarding 'Opportunities for Higher Education in Russia'  including possibilities…
  • Unable to afford treatment, Chuadanga man ends life
  • PM's housing gift gives new life to homeless people in Rajshahi
  • Birthday of 3,700 disadvantaged children celebrated in Rangpur
  • Bangladesh
    HC directs lawyers to settle custody dispute over Japanese children in 12 days

The High Court on Thursday directed the concerned lawyers to settle the custodial dispute between Bangladeshi father Imran Sharif and Japanese mother Nakano Erico over their two daughters within 12 days. Imran Sharif's senior lawyer Rokanuddin Mahmud and Eriko Nakano's lawyer Mohammad Shishir…
    Wanted to make Zia accused in 1975 killing case: Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said she had wanted to make Ziaur Rahman an accused in the Bangabandhu killing case as his involvement in the massacre was beyond doubt.  “There’s no doubt that he was involved in the 1975 carnage. I wanted to make him an accused, but then home…
  • JS passes Bangladesh National Archive Bill-2021
  • UNGA: PM to leave for US Friday on her first foreign trip since pandemic
  • Politics
    BNP’s mid-ranking leaders prefer movement seeking polls-time govt BNP’s mid-ranking leaders on Wednesday urged the party policymakers to wage a movement to force the government to hold the next polls under a neutral government. In a closed-door meeting, they also told the party top leaders that it will be pointless for BNP to join the next national election…
    Jamaat secy general, 6 others sent to jail in anti-terrorism act case A Dhaka court on Wednesday sent seven leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami including its secretary general Mia Golam Porwar to jail in a case lodged under anti-terrorism act.        The other six accused are- Jamaat nayeb-e-ameer Mawlana ANM Shamsul Islam, assistant…
  • Awami League's Education and Human Resources Sub-Committee seminar Friday
  • Indictment hearing in Khaleda's Niko graft case adjourned till Oct 5
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    • France : People walk on a beach at sunset in Houlgate, northern France, on August 8, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Pakistan : In this picture taken on July 20, 2020, a livestock vendor wearing a facemask stands next to camels as he waits for customers ahead of the Muslim festival Eid al-Adha or the 'Festival of Sacrifice', at a cattle market in Rawalpindi. AFP PHOTO
    • Saudi Arabia : A handout picture provided by the Saudi Ministry of Media shows a few pilgrims circumambulating the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in the Saudi holy city of Mecca, on July 26, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : A worker feeds ostriches at a zoo in Dubai's al-Awir town, on July 27, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Iraq : Fishing boats are moored on the banks of the Shatt Al-Arab river at sunset, in the southern Iraqi city of Basra, on July 24, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the tallest structure and building in the world since 2009 (total heigh with antenna of 829.8 metres), ahead of the expected launch of the United Arab Emirates "Hope" Mars probe on July 19, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Hong Kong : People watch the sunset as a fishing boat sails past in Hong Kong on July 21, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • France : A deer hunts a fox in a harvested wheat field on July 20, 2020 near Chinon, central France. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : This picture taken on July 8, 2020 shows an aerial view of the Burj al-Arab hotel in the Gulf emirate of Dubai, during a government-organised helicopter tour. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A bumblebee collects pollen from the flower of a thistle in Unna, western Germany on July 8, 2020.AFP PHOTO
    Bangladesh Navy Ship ‘Samudra Avijan’ sails for island nation Maldives on Wednesday carrying emergency logistic support items like over 100 tonnes of food, medical supplies and other protective equipment to combat the coronavirus crisis. Photo: ISPR Bangladesh Navy Ship ‘Samudra Avijan’ sails for island nation Maldives on Wednesday carrying…
    People try hard to board a truck, ignoring the government’s guideline to maintain safe physical distance amid risk of the deadly coronavirus
spread, to travel to the capital. The photo was taken from Kashipur area of Barishal yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO People try hard to board a truck, ignoring the government’s guideline to maintain safe physical…
    Garment workers, mostly called out on a short notice, work in a factory at Joar Sahara in the capital yesterday as their management, like many others,
resumed production ignoring a BGMEA call to keep their factories shut in accordance with the government-announced holiday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Garment workers, mostly called out on a short notice, work in a factory at Joar Sahara in…
    The government’s countrywide closure forces these trucks, pickups to lie idle at Tejgaon Truck Stand in the capital
yesterday, leaving hundreds of transport workers out of works. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY The government’s countrywide closure forces these trucks, pickups to lie idle at Tejgaon Truck…
    Environment
    World Ozone Day today

    World Ozone Day today

    The World Ozone Day will be observed in the country as elsewhere across the globe today with the theme "Montreal Protocol-Keeping us, our food and vaccines cool".    On the eve…
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    Health & Life Style
    Nerve disorder listed as 'very rare' side effect of AstraZeneca vaccine
    The European Medicines Agency has listed the neurological disorder Guillain-Barre…
    Khadija's 'Mirror Diva' creating possibilities for makeup artists
    Khadija Islam Reem has been in love with makeup and accessories since her childhood.…
    Tamannaah Bhatia's floral dress
    Flowers have the tendency to brighten any day and when someone like India's…
    Science & Tech
    Xiaomi Bangladesh launches 4 new service centres
    Xiaomi, a global technology leader, has launched four new service centres in…
    Pre-booking of vivo Y21 begins with Tk 10 lakh offer
    Leading global smartphone brand vivo has planned to launch the vivo millionaire…
    ICT talent development: Huawei launches 'Seeds for the Future 2021 Bangladesh'
    Huawei Technologies has launched "Seeds for the Future 2021 Bangladesh,"…
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