Tuesday 19 February 2019 ,
Tuesday 19 February 2019 ,
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  • Biswa Ijtema ends with Akheri Munajat
  • Scientists decode white shark genome, finding cancer-protective
  • 16 US states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration
  • Two ‘robbers’ killed in Kushtia ‘gunfight’
  • Focus on cybersecurity, privacy, service quality
  • 29.60 acres of Dhaleshwari land allegedly occupied
  • BIWTA resumes eviction of illegal structures on Buriganga banks
  • Rohingyas face cyclone threat
At a Glance
  • HC orders confiscation of all copies of ‘Bangladesh Banker Itihash’
  • Fashion designer Lagerfeld dead at 85
  • US-Bangla Airlines to operate Boeing 737 Max 8
  • Bangladesh eye to end ODI series on a positive note
  • 2 major UAE firms keen to invest in Bangladesh
  • New strategy worked out to deal with Rohingya issue: Shahriar
  • Gas supply resumes in Chattogram after 3 days
  • Adventure film ‘Hridoyer Rongdhonu’ to be released Friday
  • 16,000 cops to remain vigilant on Language Day
  • BNP chalks out 2-day programme
  • Rare Madan Tak rescued in Sirajganj
  • If India strikes, Pakistan will retaliate: Imran Khan
  • British Minister discusses Rohingya issue with Shahriar
  • 7 injured in Khagrachhari gas cylinder blast
  • 3 ‘drug traders’ held with 75 kg hemp in city
  • 49 women MPs to be sworn in Wednesday
  • Mithun ruled out of 3rd ODI against New Zealand
  • Biswa Ijtema ends with Akheri Munajat
  • Scientists decode white shark genome, finding cancer-protective mechanism
  • Tamim calls for caution in opening 10 overs
  • Don’t forget your roots: Kareena to Priyanka Chopra
  • Justin Trudeau's top adviser resigns
  • India should not play against Pakistan in World Cup: Harbhajan Singh
  • US cannot crush us, says Huawei founder
  • UAE to consider manpower export, investment requests
  • Measles outbreak kills more than 130 in Philippines
  • 2 ship-breaking yard workers burnt dead in Sitakundu
  • Two ‘robbers’ killed in Kushtia ‘gunfight’
  • Man United defeats Chelsea, advances to FA Cup quarterfinals
  • 16 US states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration
  • New Zealand plans new tax for giants like Google, Facebook
  • Nigeria's president tells security forces to be 'ruthless'
  • Unable to sell palm seeds, growers cut down plants
  • Net house potato farming gains ground in Rajshahi
  • Time for talks over
  • Chhayanaut receives Tagore Award
  • Abahani look to be the formidable team
  • Scientist who popularized term "global warming" dies at 87
  • Mohammedan halt losing streak
  • Bayern carry German hopes
  • Lenglet aims to turn Champions League tide
  • Operators fail to maintain download speed of 4G service inside Dhaka city
  • Asian markets boosted by hopes for China-US trade deal
  • Price fall in large-caps drives stocks down
  • Tipu and Bindu launch production house
  • ‘Komola Rocket’ awarded in Paris
  • ‘Lost Childhood’ brings international award for Pinu Rahman
  • Shilpakala celebrates 45th founding anniv today
  • Tagore’s ‘Chitrangada’ to be staged today
  • ‘Music Heals by Sandhi’ at EMK Center tomorrow
  • Rohingyas face cyclone threat
  • BIWTA resumes eviction of illegal structures on Buriganga banks
  • Focus on cybersecurity, privacy, service quality
  • World News
    Justin Trudeau's top adviser resigns Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s top adviser has resigned while denying…
    Measles outbreak kills more than 130 in Philippines Health officials in the Philippines say more than 130 people, mostly children, have…
    16 US states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump's…
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    Metro
    Rare Madan Tak rescued in Sirajganj A rarely seen bird species ‘Madan Tak’ (Lesser Adjutant Stork) was rescued from Gachbari village in Sayedabad union of Sadar upazila on Tuesday…
    7 injured in Khagrachhari gas cylinder blast At least seven people including a couple sustained burn injuries from an explosion at a gas cylinder shop at Khobongpuria village in Sadar upazila early…
  • 3 ‘drug traders’ held with 75 kg hemp in city
  • Biswa Ijtema ends with Akheri Munajat
  • 2 ship-breaking yard workers burnt dead in Sitakundu
  • Bangladesh
    British Minister discusses Rohingya issue with Shahriar British Secretary of State for International Development and Minister for Women and Equalities Penny Mordaunt on Tuesday met State Minister Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam and discussed various issues of mutual interest. The meeting, held at the state guesthouse Padma in the afternoon, also discussed…
    Rohingyas face cyclone threat Nearly 600,000 Rohingya refugees living in camps close to Cox’s Bazar are vulnerable to the coming cyclone season with only rotting bamboos and shredded plastic to protect them, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said yesterday. A survey by Red Cross Red…
  • UAE to consider manpower export, investment requests
  • Corruption allegations against EED chief engineer
  • Politics
    49 women MPs to be sworn in Wednesday The newly elected 49 Members of Parliament (MP) to the seats reserved for women in the 11th parliament will be sworn in on Wednesday, reports UNB. The oath-taking ceremony will be held at 10:30 am at the oath-taking room of the national parliament, said a press release issued Tuesday. The election commission…
    Collection of nomination papers for DUCSU poll begins Tuesday Collection of nomination papers for the Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (DUCSU) and hall union polls will begin (tomorrow) on Tuesday . As per the election schedule, announced on February 11, aspirants can collect nomination papers from their respective halls from 10 am to 4 pm, everyday,…
  • Fakhrul returns home from Singapore
  • Court to decide on banning Jamaat: Quader
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    • Livno : Wild horses graze scarce dried grass and hydrate by eating some snow, on a pasture atop Krug Mountain, near Western Bosnian town of Livno, on February 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A stork eats a day-old chick in its aviary at an animal park in Springe near Hanover, northern Germany, on February 5, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Afghanistan : An Afghan boy collects and pours water in containers from a river on a cold winter day in Panjshir Province February 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • United States : Snow geese descend upon on a farm in Ruthsburg, Maryland, on February 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Zanzibar: Performers parade through the street to kick off the 16th International African music festival "Sauti za Busara” in Stone town on Tanzania’s semi-autonomous archipelago Zanzibar on February 7, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • This aerial file photo taken on November 22, 2018 shows a glacier in the Everest region of Nepal. Two-thirds of Himalayan glaciers, the world's ‘Third Pole’, could melt by 2100 if global emissions are not reduced. AFP PHOTO
    • Pakistan : Pakistani horsemen compete during a game of the traditional sport of Buzkashi, in Quetta on February 1, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Palestinian : A picture taken on February 3, 2019, shows western jackdaw birds flying past a murmuration of starlings, during their traditional dance before landing to sleep on the Jordan Valley in the West Bank along the border with Jordan. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A tomtit and a sparrow feed from a bird feeder in a park in Moscow on January 31, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • United Kingdom : Shetland ponies stand in a snow-covered field on a hillside near Scalloway, Shetland Islands on January 30, 2019. AFP PHOTO
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groups. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A faction of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) takes position on Jagannath University campus…
    A BIWTA excavator demolishes a three-storey structure built illegally on the banks of the Buriganga River at Char
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    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina holds a talk with her UAE counterpart Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, also the vice-president of the
country and ruler of Dubai, at the National Exhibition Centre in Abu Dhabi yesterday. Sheikh Hasina’s daughter Saima Wazed Hossain (left) was also
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    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Fashion designer Lagerfeld dead at 85
    Superstar fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died, aged 85, in Paris. The German designer, who was the creative director for Chanel and Fendi, was one of the industry's most prolific figures, and worked up until his death. Lagerfeld also designed collections for…
    Environment
    Scientists decode white shark genome, finding cancer-protective mechanism

    Scientists decode white shark genome, finding cancer-protective mechanism

    An international team of scientists have decoded the entire genome of white shark and identified their superior cancer-protective abilities. The study published on Monday in the the journal Proceedings…
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