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Shooting in Russian university leaves 8 dead A gunman opened fire in a university in the Russian city of Perm on Monday morning,…
Islamic State militants claim attacks on Taliban The extremist Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a series of deadly…
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Germany will increase support to Bangladesh in tackling climate change: envoy
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Covid-19 cases reach 97,730 with 30 afresh in Rajshahi division 30 more people were tested positive for Covid-19 in six districts of the division on Sunday, taking the caseload to 97,730 since the pandemic began in…
Universal College Bangladesh holds workshop A workshop titled The Art of Effective Note-taking: Why is it hard? How can I become better was held on Friday. Universal College Bangladesh (UCB) …
  • Tourist vehicle comes under attack in Rangamati: 2 injured
  • RU students demand reopening of dormitories by Sept 30
  • School Reopening: Instead of their playground, they came back to a paddy field
  • Bangladesh
    Germany will increase support to Bangladesh in tackling climate change: envoy German Ambassador in Dhaka Achim Troster  today said Germany will increase its cooperation in tackling the impacts of  climate change and in the ongoing development programmes in Bangladesh.   Referring to Bangladesh as a very close ally of Germany, the German envoy  said this cooperation…
    JS committee asks to bring gas subscribers under pre-paid services Parliamentary Standing Committee on the  Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources today recommended to bring  all gas subscribers under pre-paid meter services as soon as possible.   The committee made this recommendation at its 19th meeting held at the  Jatiya Sangsad (JS)…
  • SC upholds HC verdict declaring appointment of 1,650 DAE staff legal
  • 2 dead, dozens shot in Cox’s Bazar gun violence centring election
  • Politics
    Cumilla-7 by-polls: Pran Gopal elected unopposed Prof Pran Gopal Datta, former vice-chancellor of Bangabandu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), was  declared elected unopposed in Cumilla-7 by-polls on Monday morning. He was formally pronounced the winner of the by-polls around 11:00am, Election Officer Md Dulal Talukder told UNB. His parliament…
    Charge framing hearing against Mirza Fakhrul, others on Nov 21 A court here today set November 21 for holding hearing on charge framing in a case against 51, including BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, for using explosives and attempting to murder one in the capital's Paltan area. Today was fixed for holding the indictment hearing and 35 accused…
  • Khaleda's conditional release extended for another six months
  • Journalists' bank account details sought to gag media: BNP
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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…
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    Light to moderate rain likely over country

    Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Khulna, Barishal and Chattogram divisions, at a few places over Rajshahi and Dhaka…
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    Xiaomi Bangladesh launches 4 new service centres
    Xiaomi, a global technology leader, has launched four new service centres in…
    Mobile internet speed increases only by 15 percent in Bangladesh
    In the last one year, global mobile internet speed has increased by 59.5 percent…
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    Leading global smartphone brand vivo has planned to launch the vivo millionaire…
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