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  • Deferment of city polls: DU VC, DUCSU gen secy express solidarity with protesting students
  • Australian scientists make breakthrough on preventing spread of dengue fever
  • Bangabandhu BPL final: Rajshahi Royals beat Khulna Tigers by 21 runs
  • Plane tragedy should not overshadow loss of commander: Khamenei
  • EC to reach acceptable solution over city polls, Quader hopes
  • 10 students fall sick during hunger strike at DU
  • Newly-married burned couple dies at DMCH
  • Garment workers demand justice for rape victim
  • 2nd phase Biswa Ijtema begins
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Road accident kills 2 bikers in Capital’s Uttara Two persons were killed when a bus hit their motorcycle in Dhaka’s Uttara area on Friday afternoon. Of the deceased, one was identified as…
3 including couple killed, 5 injured in Chattogram road crash
Three people including a couple were killed and five others injured in a head-on collision between two buses in Shantirhat area on the Cox’s Bazar-Chattogram…
  • Students to build developed Bangladesh by 2041: Dipu Moni
  • Newly-married burned couple dies at DMCH
  • 2 killed in city road crash
  • Bangladesh
    President, PM mourn death of Abdul Mannan President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday mourned the death of Awami League leader and Member of the Parliament Abdul Mannan. In a condolence message, the President expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Mannan, who breathed his last today in a city hospital. The…
    3 of a family killed in Jashore car accident Three members of a family were killed and three others were injured in a private car accident in the district town on early Saturday. The deceased were identified as sisters Tonima Yeasmin Piyasha, 25, wife of Shafiqul Islam, and Tanjila Yeasmin Easha, 30, wife of Sumon and their sister-in-law Tithi,…
  • 2nd Phase of Biswa Ijtema begins
  • Scientists make breakthrough in preventing dengue spread
  • Politics
    No problem if city polls deferred: AL The Election Commission is now facing calls from different quarters to reschedule the upcoming elections to the two Dhaka city corporations, while the ruling party yesterday cleared its stance, that it has no problem if the commission changes the date to the elections to reach an amicable solution.…
    People supporting ‘Boat’ in city polls: Taposh Awami League (AL) nominated mayoral candidate for Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) polls Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh on Friday said the people came down to street to carry out polls campaign spontaneously on behalf of ‘Boat’, election symbol of the Awami League party. “Dhaka…
  • Atiqul, Tabith support deferral
  • Holding polls on Saraswati Puja day an unjust act: Dr Kamal
  • Sports
    Bangladesh start campaign against Zimbabwe today The curtain of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup-2020 raised in South Africa with the match of the host South African Under-19 and its Afghanistan…
  • Palestine first to reach semis
  • Rajshahi become new BPL champions
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    • Rajshahi Royals players celebrate their maiden Bangabandhu BPL trophy with skipper Andre Russell holding the trophy in front with pacer Kamul Islam Rabbi after beating Khulna Tigers by 21 runs in the final at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the capital yesterday. BCB PHOTO
    • Buffalo owners try to control their buffalos during a traditional buffalo fight held as part of Bhogali Bihu festival at Boidyabori village, some 80 kilometres from Guwahati yesterday. Magh Bihu is the harvest festival of north eastern Assam state and is observed in the Assamese month of Magh, which coincides with January. AFP PHOTO
    • Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France : A man walks in front of a ferris wheel on the French riviera city of Nice, on January 13, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Tongi, Bangladesh : Muslim devotees leave after taking part in the Akheri Munajat, or final prayers, during the annual Muslim gathering 'Biswa Ijtema' in Tongi, some 30 kms north of Dhaka on January 12, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • In this handout photo released by the Olympic Information Services (OIS) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) shows France's Bazil Ducouret in action during the Ski Mountaineering men’s Sprint Quarter Final at the Villars Winter Park on January 13, 2020 during the Winter Youth Olympic Games of Lausanne. AFP PHOTO
    • A laser light symbolises Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with a waving hand from a C-130J jet, identical to the aircraft that carried Bangabandhu on his homecoming day in 1972, at the Old Airport yesterday where Bangabandhu had first touched the soil of his independent Bangladesh. Inset, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, daughter of Bangabandhu, accompanied by her younger sister Sheikh Rehana and son Sajeeb Wazed Joy, inaugurates the Bangabandhu’s birth centenary countdown at the grand ceremony at Old Airport in the capital’s Tejgaon area. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTOS
    • Istanbul : An old Turkish man feed seagulls as he change continent from Anatolia to Europe on boat, on January 8, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : TOPSHOT - Children play ice-hockey on the frozen Patriarch Pond in Moscow on January 7, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Honduras : TOPSHOT - Two kids walk by a centric avenue covered with umbrellas in Cantarranas, Honduras, on January 7, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • China : Tourists watch a fireworks display during the China Harbin Internatinal Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, in China's northeast Heilongjiang province on January 5, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    Thousands of Muslim devotees take part in Jum’a prayers during the second phase of Biswa Ijtema on the banks of the Turag River at Tongi on the
outskirts of the capital yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Thousands of Muslim devotees take part in Jum’a prayers during the second phase of Biswa Ijtema…
    A street decoration featuring a large portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is seen at Bijoy Sarani
intersection in the capital yesterday, as many Dhaka streets have been decorated with pictures of Bangabandhu ahead
of the celebration of his birth centenary. STAR MAIL PHOTO A street decoration featuring a large portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is seen…
    Thousands suffer as 40-feet-long newly-constructed bridge over a waterbody at Charshadi union under Kumarkhali upazila of Kushtia lies unused for
not having any approach road on both sides. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Thousands suffer as 40-feet-long newly-constructed bridge over a waterbody at Charshadi union…
    An illegal brick kiln set up on an arable land in Bittibari area under Madhupur upazila of Tangail, rendering the fields unusable for agriculture. The
photo was taken recently. INDEPENDENT PHOTO An illegal brick kiln set up on an arable land in Bittibari area under Madhupur upazila of…
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