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PM joins Dubai Airshow opening ceremony

PM joins Dubai Airshow opening ceremony

UNB, Dubai :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday joined the opening ceremony of the Dubai Airshow 2019, one of the largest aviation exhibitions in the world.The five-day airshow that

PEC, Ebtedayee exams begin

PEC, Ebtedayee exams begin

UNB, Dhaka :The Primary Education Completion (PEC) and Ebtedayee examinations began across the country on Sunday.The examinations are being held at 7,470 centres across the country.This year, 2,553,267 students

 Ex-defence chief Rajapaksa wins presidency

Ex-defence chief Rajapaksa wins presidency

BBC Online :Sri Lanka's former wartime defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa has won a presidential election that has split the country along ethnic lines.Official results showed Mr Rajapaksa took 52.25%

Nawaz to travel to London tomorrow

Nawaz to travel to London tomorrow

Dawn.com :Former premier Nawaz Sharif is expected to travel to London on Tuesday via an air ambulance, PML-N officials said on Sunday.In a statement issued today, PML-N spokesperson Marriyum

HC orders to shut 27 structures on Buriganga bank

Staff Reporter :The High Court on Sunday directed the Department of Environment (DoE) to shut down 27 structures which have no environmental clearance certificates, near Shyampur and Postogola on

Oikyafront seeks permission to meet Khaleda

Staff Reporter :The opposition political alliance Jatiya Oikyafront is going to meet jailed BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia now under treatment at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). Jatiya Samajtantrik

Not only onion, prices of all essentials soaring: BNP

UNB, Tangail :BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday alleged that the prices of onion and other essentials have shot up due to the 'government's corruption, incompetence

BNP protest demo today

Staff Reporter :BNP will stage protest rallies across the country today against the unusual hike in the prices of essentials, including onion.The decision was taken at a meeting of

Fine for violation of Road Safety Act to be implemented in phases

Staff Reporter :Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Sunday expressed hope that implementation of the Road Safety Act 2018, will restore discipline

Verdict on Gulshan Café attack Nov 27

Staff Reporter :Verdict in sensational Holey Artisan Café attack case will be delivered by a Dhaka court on November 27.Judge Md Mujibur Rahman of the Anti-Terrorism Special Tribunal of

BNP writes to PM seeking details on India deals

Staff Reporter :BNP on Sunday sent a letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeking detailed information about the bilateral agreements signed with India during her visit to the neighbouring

SC upholds HC bail to Latif Siddique

Staff Reporter :The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Sunday upheld a High Court order that granted bail to Abdul Latif Siddique, former textiles and jute minister, in

Dhaka ranks worst in Air Quality Index

UNB, Dhaka :The capital city of Dhaka has once again ranked worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI).Dhaka had a score of 194 at 09:20am on Sunday, indicating that

Youth held with 3 pistols, phensidyl

UNB, Lalmonirhat :Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a drive arrested an alleged drug peddler along with three foreign pistols and Phensidyl syrup from Chandrapur Bazar in Kaliganj

Transport strike in Jashore's 18 routes

Staff Reporter :Transport workers stopped bus plying on18 routes of Jashore against the new Road Transport Act, demanding amendment.Mortaza Hossain, General Secretary of Bangladesh Transport Workers' Association confirmed the

Ex-JL leader Arman placed on 6-day remand

BSS, Dhaka :A Dhaka court on Sunday placed former Dhaka South unit Jubo League vice-president Enamul Haque Arman on six-day remand in a case lodged for amassing illegal wealth.Dhaka

HK campus protesters fire arrows as unrest spreads

Reuters, Hong Kong :Hong Kong protesters shot bows and arrows and hurled petrol bombs from a barricaded university on Sunday and police fired volleys of tear gas and blue

Councillor Manik beaten up during opening playground in city

Councillor Manik beaten up during opening playground in city

Staff Rporter :Hasibur Rahman Manik, a ward Councillor of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC),  was beaten up during the inauguration of a playground at Lalbag, Dhaka The incident took

Bhasani's death anniv today

Bhasani's death anniv today

UNB, Dhaka :The 43rd death anniversary of Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhasani, a great national leader, will be observed on Sunday with due respect.Bhasani, popularly known as 'Majlum Jananeta',

6 suspected Ansar al-Islam men detained

6 suspected Ansar al-Islam men detained

Staff Reporter :Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have detained six operatives of the banned militant outfit, Ansar al-Islam in Dhaka and Satkhira.RAB-4 arrested them while conducting drives in

A female Palestinian demonstrator is seen in front of burning tires during an anti-Israel protest near the Jewish settlement of Beit El in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Saturday.

A female Palestinian demonstrator is seen in front of burning tires during an anti-Israel protest near the Jewish settlement of Beit El in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Saturday.

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Bus helper held over accident of BIWTC official

Staff Reporter  :Law enforcers on Friday night arrested a bus helper on the charge of ramming a female government official, who lost her leg in a tragic accident in

BD needs to utilise global pressure on Myanmar: Experts

UNB, Dhaka :Like Myanmar, its friends will also feel the "pressure" amid significant development on "legal front" that Bangladesh needs to utilise prudently to keep up the growing global

Tool to "target minorities", says US pane

NDTV, Washington :A federal US commission on international religious freedom has alleged that National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam is a tool to "target religious minorities and to

Say no to corrupts, extortionists, land grabbers: Quader

BSS, Dhaka :Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday urged the party leaders and workers to say 'no' to corrupt people, extortionists,

Trump ally convicted of lying to Congress: Roger Stone

BBC Online :US President Donald Trump's adviser Roger Stone has been convicted on seven counts of lying to Congress, obstruction and witness tampering.The court heard he lied about his

Missing minor girl's body found in Gazipur forest

Staff Reporter :Law enforcers on Saturday morning recovered the deformed body of a minor girl from a forest under Sadar Upazila of Gazipur , six days after she went

10 abducted workers rescued from Sundarbans

UNB, Bagerhat :Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard rescued 10 abducted workers, including eight children, from Majherkella area in Sharonkhala upazila in the Sundarbans and detained one of the abductors

Steps to deal with female migrant workers' plight after talks with KSA: Minister

Staff Reporter :The government will decide steps to deal with the plight of Bangladeshi female workers in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) after talks with the government of the

Govt lacks capacity to bargain with India: Fakhrul

Staff Reporter :BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday said that the government has no bargaining capacity to address the problems with India as it always depends