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Jessore journo`s throat slashed

UNB, Jessore :A journalist sustained severe injuries as a group of miscreants slashed his throat at Chanchra Harinar Beel in Sadar upazila on Thursday evening.The victim was identified as Ananda

Madrasa student killer sent to jail

Court Correspondent :Suspected killer of Madrasa student Zidan yesterday gave confessional before a Dhaka court admitting his involvement in the murder.Magistrate Amirul Haider Chowhury of the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM)

The Bangladesh delegation led by Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali and the Myanmar team led by State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi pose for photographs after signing the 'arrangement on return of displaced persons to Rakhine State' in Naypyidaw on Thursday.

The Bangladesh delegation led by Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali and the Myanmar team led by State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi pose for photographs after signing the 'arrangement on return of displaced persons to Rakhine State' in Naypyidaw on Thursday.

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3 held for using proxy in JU entry test

UNB, Dhaka :The authorities of Jahangirnagar University on Thursday held three admission seekers on charge of fraudulence in the admission test under academic session 2017-18.The trio-Oli Ahmed of Rajshahi,

Better preparation for climate talks urged

Staff Reporter :Civil Society leaders on Thursday emphasized on government preparation for presenting strong historical and evidence based context of climate change effects on Bangladesh in the Conference of

Start Rohingya repatriation

UNB, Savar :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday renewed her call to Myanmar to immediately start the repatriation of their forcibly displaced Rohingya nationals from Bangladesh."We're continuing our bilateral

Mugabe granted immunity, assured of safety in Zimbabwe

HARARE (Reuters) :Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety would be protected in his home country as part of a deal

Zimbabwe's next President ready to take power

AFP :Zimbabwe's incoming president Emmerson Mnangagwa was preparing Thursday for his new role as president after a triumphant return home following the dramatic departure of Robert Mugabe, ending 37

NGO Fundraising Workshop held in city

UNB, Dhaka :A fundraising workshop in Dhaka has emphasized board members' active role and staff members' enhanced professional skills to develop and launch sustainable fundraising programs for NGOs in

Uganda's FM urged to quit over alleged bribe

UNB, Kampala :Uganda's foreign minister faced growing calls for his resignation Thursday following allegations in the United States that he accepted a bribe shortly after finishing his term as

Khaleda pleads not guilty

Khaleda pleads not guilty

Court Correspondent :BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia yesterday told the Special Judge Court-5 of Dhaka that no one could give any evidence of her link with the Zia Orphanage

Cuba, N Korea reject 'unilateral, arbitrary' U.S. demands

Havana (Reuters) :Cuba's foreign minister and his North Korean counterpart rejected the United States' "unilateral and arbitrary" demands on Wednesday while expressing concern about escalating tensions on the Korean

10 hurt in Magura AL infighting

UNB, Magura :At least 10 people were injured in a clash between the activists of Awami League (AL) and its affiliate organisation Swechchasebak League over establishing supremacy at Ghullia

ACC summons BASIC Bank boss Bachchu

ACC summons BASIC Bank boss Bachchu

bdnews24.com :The Anti-Corruption Commission, or ACC, has summoned former BASIC Bank Chairman Sheikh Abdul Hye Bachchu for questioning over a massive loan fraud.Bachchu and a few others have been

Question paper leaks, mistakes hit PEC tests

bdnews24.com :With the recent JSC examinations swirling in chaos and criticism for question leaks and mistakes, many students of grade V and their parents searching the social media for

Tahmina Othoi, a student of Chittagong University has been crowned the winner of 'World Miss University Bangladesh' at a gala event presented by Diamond World in the city recently. She will represent Bangladesh in the World Miss University-2017 in Cambodia on 19 December. First runner-up Tahsin Wazed Esha is a student of North-South University and the second runner up Fatema Yasmin Lia is a student of BGMEA University. Prime Minister's media advisor Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury was present at the grand finale as the Chief Guest.

Tahmina Othoi, a student of Chittagong University has been crowned the winner of 'World Miss University Bangladesh' at a gala event presented by Diamond World in the city recently. She will represent Bangladesh in the World Miss University-2017 in Cambodia on 19 December. First runner-up Tahsin Wazed Esha is a student of North-South University and the second runner up Fatema Yasmin Lia is a student of BGMEA University. Prime Minister's media advisor Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury was present at the grand finale as the Chief Guest.

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Pressure mounts on SPD to review position

BBC Online :Germany's Social Democrats are under pressure to reconsider an alliance with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and form a coalition government.SPD leader Martin Schulz is due to meet

China tells Myanmar military it wants closer ties

Reuters, Beijing :China wants closer ties with Myanmar's military to help protect regional peace and security, a senior Chinese general told the visiting head of the southeast Asian country's

Man to die for killing wife in Gazipur

UNB, Gazipur :A court here on Thursday sentenced a man to death for killing his wife in the city in 2015.The court also fined condemned convict Aynal Haque, son

Who cares? Tokais [street urchins] are washing used polythene bags in the Buriganga water in an unhygienic condition to resell it to the consumers while some dishonest manufacturers are still procuring and selling polythene bags defying government ban. The picture was taken from Beribadh area on Wednesday.

Who cares? Tokais [street urchins] are washing used polythene bags in the Buriganga water in an unhygienic condition to resell it to the consumers while some dishonest manufacturers are still procuring and selling polythene bags defying government ban. The picture was taken from Beribadh area on Wednesday.

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Mnangagwa to be sworn in as Zimbabwe president Friday

Reuters, Harare :Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president on Friday following the resignation of Robert Mugabe after nearly four decades in power, state

Ex-Jamaat MP among 6 Gaibandha `Razakars` to die

UNB, Dhaka :The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) on Wednesday sentenced six war criminals of Gaibandha, including former Jamaat lawmaker Abdul Aziz known as 'Ghoramara Aziz', to death for committing

Foolproof security for Pope's visit

UNB, Dhaka :Police will provide foolproof security during the visit of Pope Francis, the 266th and current Pope of the Catholic Church, in Bangladesh.The decision was taken at a

DSCC, BRTA jt drive against unfit vehicles

Staff Reporter  :Dhaka South City Corporation is working to eliminate unfit buses of more than 20 years and examine the minimum educational qualification of the drivers in the city

US slaps new sanctions on N Korean, Chinese cos

AP, Washington :The Trump administration imposed new sanctions on Tuesday on a slew of North Korean shipping firms and Chinese trading companies in its latest push to isolate the

 No visible progress in probe

No visible progress in probe

Md Joynal Abedin Khan :There is no significant progress in the investigation of the gruesome murder of Sohagi Jahan Tonu, former student of Comilla Victoria College, even after elapsing

Man to die for murder in Gazipur

UNB, Gazipur :A court here on Wednesday sentenced a man to death and two others to life term imprisonment for killing a girl in 2015.The condemned convict is Ripon

SC asks IU to retain studentship of 88 deprived students

UNB, Dhaka :The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked authorities of Islamic University to uphold the studentship of 88 deprived students who got enrolled under F unit admission test.A five-member

Cross-exam of IO now Nov 29

Court Correspondent :Judge Abdullah Al Mamun, in-charge of Second Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge's Court of Dhaka on Wednesday once again deferred the cross-examination of Dipak Kumar Das, the Investigation

7 DU students put on remand

Court Correspondent :The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka yesterday placed seven Dhaka University students on a one-day remand on charge of fraudulence during admission tests.Magistrate Mahmudul Hasan