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  • Flood situation turns worse in five districts
  • Supply of sacrificial animals adequate: Number of cattle goes down by 1.5 lakh from last year
  • DCs seek independent district budgets
  • Experts see ‘existential crisis’ for JP following Ershad’s demise
  • DNCC forms technical body to decide on dengue insecticides
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66 varsity teachers give statement in support of professor Farouq
66 teachers of different universities gave a statement in support of Professor ABM Farouq, the former director of the Biomedical Research Center of Dhaka…
‘Proper waste management necessary to achieve SDGs’
Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister M Shahab Uddin today said proper waste management is a must for achieving Sustainable Development Goals…
  • A vital source of primary healthcare in Khulna
  • Bride, bridegroom among 11 killed
  • ‘Criminal’ injured ‘while making bomb’ in Chuadanga
  • Bangladesh
    Murder in the courtroom

A murder suspect was chased and stabbed to death by another suspect in front of the judge inside a courtroom in Cumilla yesterday, raising questions about the security in courtrooms. The incident took place in the courtroom of Fatema Ferdous, the third additional judge of Cumilla, around 11.30am. The…
    Myanmar must take back Rohingyas: PM Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday reiterated her call to Myanmar to begin the repatriation of forcibly displaced Rohingyas, saying that they (Myanmar) must take back their nationals from Bangladesh. “The repatriation process should be started. How long will we bear the burden? … The…
  • Education TV channel to be set up: Dipu Moni
  • PM stresses waterway connectivity with India to promote trade
  • Politics
    Ershad’s 2nd namaz-e-janaza held The second namaz-e-janaza of Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad was held on the Jatiya Sangsad premises on Monday morning. The janaza took place under the tunnel of South Plaza of parliament around 10:50 am. President Abdul Hamid, ministers, members of parliament, senior political leaders from different…
    Rise and fall of  Ershad Hussain Muhammad (HM) Ershad, a former military strongman and a five-time MP, breathed his last today (Sunday) at 7:45am in the Combined Military Hospital, Dhaka. The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament had been shuttling between his home and hospital for the last few months as his…
  • Ershad’s first Namaz-e-Janaza held
  • JP chief HM Ershad dies
  • Sports
    Important tri-series ahead of U-19 World Cup
Bangladesh U-19 cricket team captain Akbar Ali touted the tri-series in England as important for their World Cup preparation, saying that the…
  • Morgan hails ‘superhuman’ World Cup hero Stokes
  • Dhaka soccer derby today
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    River— the mother and saviour

    Abdul Gaffar Choudhury

    River— the mother and saviour
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    • England's captain Eoin Morgan lifts the World Cup trophy as England's players celebrate their win after the 2019 Cricket World Cup final between England and New Zealand at Lord's Cricket Ground in London on yesterday. AFP PHOTO
    • Indonesia : Visitors pose for a photo amongst the flowers during a visit to a celosia flower garden in Banda Aceh on July 13, 2019.AFP PHOTO
    • Oslo : A bumblebee lands on a Stonecrop flower at Lindoya island in Oslo on July 07, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Slovakia : Tourist paddle on a boat on Strbske Pleso lake in High Tatras mountains, Slovakia on July 09, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Myanmar : This photo shows a general view of Anada ancient pagoda during sunset in Bagan on July 6, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany Hamburg : Sparrows enjoy the leftovers of a tarte flambee in a cafe in Hamburg, northern Germany, on July 5, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : Tour boats sail along the Moskva river in front of the Moscow State University in Moscow on July 6, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Indonesia : A man paddles his wooden boat after fishing during sunset at Kajhu beach, in Aceh province on July 1, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : Participants compete in a stand-up paddle rally organised by the National Society of Sea Rescue (SNSM) on the Seine river in Paris on June 28, 2019 during the national day of of the Sea Rescuers. AFP PHOTO
    • Indonesia : Some Egret birds take a flight as others rest on the top of mangrove trees during sunset at Kajhu beach, in Aceh province on July 1, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    This photo shows a man collecting lotus from a beel(vast water body) at Akhaura in Brahmanbaria district yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO This photo shows a man collecting lotus from a beel(vast water body) at Akhaura in Brahmanbaria…
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her South Korean counterpart Lee Nak-yon witness the signing of an instrument between the two countries at the
Prime Minister’s Office in the capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her South Korean counterpart Lee Nak-yon witness the signing…
    People of Delipar village in Chinaduli union under Islampur upazila of Jamalpur shift their belongings to
safe places yesterday as the village, like many neighbourhoods in seven upazilas of the district, reels under
flood water. FOCUSBANGLA PHOTO People of Delipar village in Chinaduli union under Islampur upazila of Jamalpur shift their…
    The photo taken yesterday from Adabar in the capital shows Ramchandrapur canal is filled with trash and wastage, causing sufferings to locals as
they alleged mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue are spreading alarmingly in the area. STAR MAIL PHOTO The photo taken yesterday from Adabar in the capital shows Ramchandrapur canal is filled with…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Mithila and Irfan together in their first tele-drama
    Popular model-actress Mithila and new generation actor Irfan Sazzad will be seen in one frame for the first time through a tele-drama titled ‘Chhoto Pakhi’. Written and directed by Gautam Kauri, the family-oriented tele-drama has been produced to be aired…
    Environment
    Great Barrier Reef’s coral cover facing record low since 1985

    Great Barrier Reef’s coral cover facing record low since 1985

    Global warming has hit the Australian corals hard and now, the world-famous Great Barrier Reef coral cover is reaching its record low. The decline has been found near the northern stretch of the reef.…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    Disturbed sleep maybe an indication of this sleep disorder
    Do you often find yourself drifting in and out of sleep? Are you a light sleeper…
    Pantsuits get a chic whitewash
    White pantsuits are having a moment in fashion all thanks to tinsel town beauties…
    Sara Ali Khan in white chikankari kurta-palazzo set
    Sara Ali Khan has often been quoted saying that a white churidaar combo is a part…
    Science & Tech
    Apollo 11 at 50: Celebrating first steps on another world
    A half-century ago, in the middle of a mean year of war, famine, violence in…
    'US regulators approve $5bn Facebook fine'
    US regulators have approved a record $5bn (£4bn) fine on Facebook to…
    Twitter bans 'dehumanizing' posts toward religious groups
    Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing…
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