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  • PM vows to build poverty-free Bangladesh
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  • Govt to ensure 100pc electricity coverage within ‘Mujib Year’: PM
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Rohingya man killed in Teknaf ‘gunfight’ A Rohingya man, accused in several criminal cases, was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Shalbagan in Teknaf upazila on early Thursday. The…
Man held for ‘raping’ handicapped girl in Jessore Police arrested a man for allegedly raping a mentally impaired young girl at Panchkari village in Manirampur upazila on Wednesday. The arrestee was identified…
  • RAB nabs 5 for faking cosmetics
  • 1 lakh still without electricity in Bagerhat
  • 8.8kg gold seized at Dhaka airport
  • Bangladesh
    Govt urges media to publish objective news on sensitive issues The government today urged the media to publish objective news on sensitive issues involving important personalities, politicians, businessmen, government officials and various institutions. “The publication of misleading news on important personalities, politicians, businessmen, government officials…
    Modi invites Hasina to watch Kolkata Test match  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina to watch the second Test match between Bangladesh and India that will begin at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on November 22. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Thursday confirmed Modi’s invitation letter to Hasina…
  • PM vows to build poverty-free Bangladesh
  • ‘Cancer’ wrapped in lucrative packages
  • Politics
    Embattled Ranga offers unconditional apology Opposition Chief Whip Mashiur Rahman Ranga on Wednesday extended unconditional apology for making derogatory remarks on slain pro-democracy activist Noor Hossain.   Ranga offered the apology as he stood in the House to make his personal statement under section 274 of the rules of procedure.  …
    Current situation ‘suitable for AL leaders to join BNP’: Fakhrul In a counter-attack on Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday said a situation has been created for Awami League leaders to join BNP. “The Information Minister is demonstrating his creativity by crafting new stories. The current situation…
  • ACC sues Samrat, Arman over illegal wealth
  • Dr Shafiq new Jamaat ameer
  • Sports
    The Ronaldo Effect: What Cristiano has done for the Juventus brand While discussing Cristiano Ronaldo's petulant reaction to being substituted against AC Milan last weekend, Patrick Vieira argued, "At…
  • Naimur urges Tigers to play natural games
  • Bangladesh face no extra pressure
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    • Western Sahara : A picture taken on October 10, 2019, shows kitesurfers riding waves at sunset at Dakhla beach in Morocco-administered Western Sahara. AFP PHOTO
    • India : Youth Sikh devotees demonstrate their 'Gatka' traditional martial art skills during a "Nagar Kirtan" (holy procession) on the eve of the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Sri Guru Nanak Dev, at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on November 11, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : The sunset is pictured as steam rises from the chimneys of Niederaussen lignite-fired power plant in Roggendorf, western Germany on November 8, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : People fish in the fog on the Moskva river banks in the Kolomenskoye park in Moscow on November 9, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • India : A man removes snow from the rooftop of a house boat in Dal lake during a first snowfall in Srinagar on November 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Veneto : Gondolas are pictured at the Riva degli Schiavoni waterfront, facing the island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice on November 4, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • United Arab Emirates : Camels drink water in Ras al-Khaimah desert in the United Arab Emirates on October 31, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Israel : Great white pelicans are pictured at a reservoir in Mishmar HaSharon, north of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, on October 31, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Prague : Rowers paddle over the Vltava river as swans are seen on the bank, on a foggy morning on October 31, 2019 in Prague. AFP PHOTO
    • Romania : TOPSHOT - Snow covered fir trees at Valea Rea (The Bad Valley) on Fagaras mountains near Nucsoara, central Romania on October 31, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    Youths holding placards participate in a campaign to spread awareness on traffic rules in an effort to promote safety
on roads. The photo was taken from Banani area of the capital yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Youths holding placards participate in a campaign to spread awareness on traffic rules in…
    Villagers desperately team up on their own to rescue the passengers of a bus which skidded off Shariatpur-Damudya Road into a pond in Shariatpur
district yesterday, leaving two people killed. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Villagers desperately team up on their own to rescue the passengers of a bus which skidded…
    Space of foot over bridge becomes narrow as hawkers continue their business occupying the place illegally under the nose of authorities concerned
causing sufferings to the pedestrians. The photo was taken from Farmgate area of the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Space of foot over bridge becomes narrow as hawkers continue their business occupying the…
    People crowd around the site of accident at Kasba in Brahmanbaria yesterday where Dhaka-bound Turna Express collided with Chattogram-bound
Udayan Express, leaving at least 16 people killed. Inset, an excavator removes wreckages from the accident site. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTOS People crowd around the site of accident at Kasba in Brahmanbaria yesterday where Dhaka-bound…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    A marriage that may surprise you
    Gultekin Khan, ex-wife of popular late writer Humayun Ahmed, has tied the knot at 56 for the second time with Aftab Ahmad, an additional secretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sports.  This is her second marriage, after 16 years of divorce from Humayun Ahmed whom…
    Environment
    Global warming blamed for frequent cyclones

    Global warming blamed for frequent cyclones

    The severe cyclone Bulbul, which hit Bangladesh yesterday, is the outcome of global warming, say climate change experts. This time of the year is known for cyclones of the Bay of Bengal, but the intensity…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    Deep sleep acts stress inhibitor
     In William Shakespeare's masterpiece 'Macbeth', he had it right…
    Make your makeup last on oily skin
    Applying makeup daily is a task for anyone, especially oily skinned girls. It takes…
    Deepika, Alia, Jacqueline, others: Fashion hits this week
    As of today, nearly every celebrity in B-town has a stylist who makes sure that…
    Science & Tech
    ‘Diabetes Journey’ app launched
    With a view to improving quality of treatment, the country’s first government…
    NASA instrument to explore exoplanet clouds on European spacecraft
    The U.S. space agency NASA is planning to attach an instrument to a European…
    Instagram test of hiding 'likes' spreading to US
    Instagram chief Adam Mosseri on Friday said that a test of hiding "likes"…
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