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Tigers declare 306 for 7 wickets

Sports Reporter :Bangladesh declared their first innings making 306 for the loss of seven wickets against Cricket South Africa Invitation XI on the first day of the three-day warm-up

Industrialists want gas links soon

Anisul Islam Noor :The country's businessmen want gas as soon as possible for their industries, no matter whatever its price is. To maintain the country's current pace of the

TUs aware of SOPs on unfair labour practices

UNB, Dhaka :Bangladesh trade unions gain awareness of Standard Operating Procedures about Unfair Labour Practices and Trade Union Registrations. Trade union representatives are now better aware of how Standard

Oklahoma police fatally shoot deaf man fornot responding

Reuters :A deaf man holding a metal pipe was fatally shot by Oklahoma City police who yelled for him to drop his weapon and get on the ground but

JMB operative held in city

JMB operative held in city

Staff Reporter  :The Rapid Action Battalion claimed on Thursday to have arrested an operative of a faction of banned extremist outfit Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from the capital's South

Suu Kyi lying about Rohingyas: Nasim

UNB, Dhaka :Health Minister Mohammad Nasim on Thursday said Aung San Suu Kyi, the state counsellor of Myanmar, is deceiving the global community by telling utter lies about Rohingya

Huge illegal fairness injections seized at HSIA

Staff Reporter :Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) on Thursday recovered 214 pieces of import restricted fairness injections worth Tk 5,00,000 from Postal sorting centre of Hazrat Shahjalal International

Holy Ashura on Oct 1

UNB, Dhaka :Holy Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), will be observed in the country on October 1.The decision was taken at a meeting of the

Abbas urges UN to set timeline for ending Israeli occupation

Irish Times :The president of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, has warned that the "two-state solution is in jeopardy", as he called on the United Nations to "bring an

Imran gets bail in defamation case

Court Correspondent :The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka on Thursday granted bail to Ganajagaran Mancha spokesperson Dr Imran H Sarker and cultural activist Sanatan Ullash after they

Priyanka thanks Malala

Priyanka thanks Malala

Press Trust of India :Actor Priyanka Chopra recently met Nobel Laureate Malala Yousufzai and the actor is in awe of her.Priyanka, who is the goodwill ambassador for UNICEF, shared

Trial proceedings against Fakhrul stayed

Court Correspondent :The Chamber Judge of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court yesterday upheld a High Court order that stayed the trial proceedings of a defamation case against

Iran N deal can't be renegotiated: Rouhani

BEIRUT (Reuters)  :Iran's president said on Thursday its nuclear accord with world powers cannot be renegotiated, after the Trump administration warned it was weighing whether the deal signed by

BNP for nat'l unity to resolve Rohingya crisis

UNB, Dhaka :BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday said their party wants a national unity to drum up world opinion to resolve Rohingya crisis and repatriate

80,000 sacks rice seized in Ctg

UNB, Chittagong :A mobile court here on Thursday seized 80,000 sacks of rice from a warehouse in Pahartoli Sagorika BSCIC area in the city on Thursday afternoon.Executive Magistrate Murad

Myanmar army chief urges internally displaced to return to Rakhine State

Reuters :Myanmar's army chief called on Thursday for people internally displaced by violence in Rakhine State to go home and rebuild communities, but he made no mention of 422,000

Galaxy Sweaters sued for Tk 65 cr Customs hoax

Staff Reporter :Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) on Thursday filed a case against Galaxy Sweaters and Yarn Dying Ltd on charge of Tk 65 crore Customs hoax. Galaxy Sweaters

2 HIV positive Rohingyas found in Cox's Bazar

Staff Reporter  :Professor KHM Enayet Hossain, Additional Director General of Directorate General of Health Services said that two members of ethnic minority Rohingya from Myanmar, who fled from their

Put pressure on Myanmar to take back Rohingyas

UNB, Dhaka :President Abdul Hamid on Thursday urged the international community, global agencies and developed countries to continue their pressure on the Myanmar government so that it takes back

A motorized vehicle parked illegally at a point near the pipe barricade installed by DMP creating obstacle for pedestrians. The snap was taken from the city's Bangla Motor area on Thursday.

A motorized vehicle parked illegally at a point near the pipe barricade installed by DMP creating obstacle for pedestrians. The snap was taken from the city's Bangla Motor area on Thursday.

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Trump urges `strong and swift` U.N. action: Pence

Washington, Reuters :US President Donald Trump is urging the United Nations Security Council to take "strong and swift action" to bring Myanmar's Rohingya crisis to an end, U.S. Vice

Bangladesh beat Maldives 2-0

UNB, Dhaka :Bangladesh maintained the all-win record in the five-nation SAFF U-18 Championship beating the Maldives by 2-0 goals in their 2nd match at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu,

Myanmar Army Chief visits Rakhine

The Irrawaddy, Yangon :Myanmar Army chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing arrived in Rakhine State capital Sittwe on Tuesday afternoon for the first time since militant attacks in late August.His

Writ against ad by foreign TV channels

Court Correspondent :A lawyer on Wednesday filed a writ petition with the High Court Division of the Supreme Court seeking order to stop telecasting advertisement by foreign television channels

Saudi King orders $15m for Rohingya refugees

bdnews24.com :Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has ordered a $15 million fund for Muslim Rohingyas who are currently in Bangladesh fleeing persecution in Rakhine state of Myanmar.Dr

Wednesday's heavy rains flooded city's many roads and the traffic situation was a nightmare. This photo was taken from in front of the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel.

Wednesday's heavy rains flooded city's many roads and the traffic situation was a nightmare. This photo was taken from in front of the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel.

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House owner put on 3-day remand

UNB, Dhaka :A court here on Wednesday placed Habibulah Bahar Azad, owner of a suspected militant den in city's Mirpur Mazar Road area, on a 3-day remand in an

Trump slams Venezuela at UN: Maduro calls him 'Hitler'

AP, United Nations :President Donald Trump urged world leaders Tuesday to help restore "democracy and political freedoms" in Venezuela, singling out the South American country for some of his

Warrant against Imran for derogatory remarks on PM

Court Correspondent :A court here on Wednesday issued warrant for the arrest of Ganajagaran Manch spokesperson Imran H Sarkar and cultural activist Sanatan Ullash in a defamation case filed

UNFPA deploys midwives in C'Bazar refugee camps

Thomson Reuters Foundation :Dozens of midwives have been deployed to camps in Bangladesh to deliver babies and help young mothers among the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who