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BNP started interviewing the party nomination aspirants to finalise the candidates who will contest in the next Parliamentary Elections with its party tickets held at Chairperson's Gulshan office on Sunday.

BNP started interviewing the party nomination aspirants to finalise the candidates who will contest in the next Parliamentary Elections with its party tickets held at Chairperson's Gulshan office on Sunday.

9 more killed in road crashes

Staff Reporter  :At least nine more persons were killed and several others injured in separate road crashes across the country on Sunday.In Rangpur, at least four more persons were

Brexit won't be easier if I'm ousted: May

BBC Online :Theresa May has told her critics that getting rid of her as PM would not make delivering Brexit any easier.Mrs May defended last week's draft agreement for

Khaleda seeks bail, challenges verdict

Staff Reporter :BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday filed an appeal with the High Court challenging the lower court verdict that sentenced her to seven years imprisonment in Zia

Ershad collects nomination paper for Dhaka-17 seat

BSS, Dhaka :Jatiya Party (JP) on Sunday collected nomination paper on behalf of JP Chairman Hussein Muhammad Ershad to contest in the upcoming 11th parliamentary election from Dhaka-17 constituency.Party's

Rohingya repatriation, relocation plans pushed back to 2019

Reuters, Cox's Bazar :Bangladesh's plans to tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis have been stalled until the new year with repatriation and relocation programs only likely to be revisited following

BNP submits list of cases to CEC

UNB, Dhaka :BNP on Sunday submitted a list of cases filed against its leaders and workers to Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda.A BNP leader, Salauddin Khan, submitted the

"No Xmas, 31st night celebrations in public places"

Staff Reporter :The Home Ministry has banned all celebrations of Christmas and 31st night in public places in view of the 11th parliamentary election to be held on December

1st Black Democratic nominee for Florida governor gives up race

AP, Tallahassee :Andrew Gillum, who tried to energize Florida's young and minority voters through a Democratic coalition seeking to end two decades of Republican control of the governor's office,

PEC, Ebtedayee exams begin

PEC, Ebtedayee exams begin

Staff Reporter :The Primary Education Completion (PEC) and Ebtedayee Examinations for the fifth graders began across the country on Sunday.The two and a half hour-long tests started at 10:30

Drug smuggling thru C'Bazar border to be stopped : IGP

Staff Reporter :Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Mohammad Javed Patwari on Sunday said that police have been working to stop drug peddling through Cox's Bazar in order to

Govt to procure 6 lakh mts rice at Tk 36 per kg

UNB, Dhaka :The government will procure 6 lakh tonnes of Aman rice at Tk 36 per kg from the domestic market during the current season.The decision was taken at

Man hacked to death

UNB, Pirojpur :A man was hacked to death by his son-in-law over a family feud at Chandipur village in Indurkani upazila of the district on Sunday.The deceased was identified

AL set to unveil a pro-youth election manifesto

UNB, Dhaka :An Awami League sub-committee on its election manifesto, headed by its Presidium member Abdur Razzaque, will finalise its draft manifesto by Thursday, encompassing issues relating to economic

Drug trader killed in gunfight

UNB, Cox's Bazar :A suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight between two groups at Dakhshin Lengurbil adjacent to the Bay of Bengal in Teknaf upazila early

2 minor girls died of taking insecticide

Staff Reportet :Two minor girls died from taking insect repulsive tablets in Rangabali upazila of Patuakhali on Friday night.The incident happened in Charbarret village under Charmontaz union of the

669 children killed, 39 maimed in Myanmar in 14 months: UN

UNB, Dhaka :The United Nations has said some 669 children were reported killed, 39 maimed in Myanmar and a large majority of them were Rohingyas.Spokesman for the UN Secretary

9 injured in gas cylinder blast

UNB, Cox's Bazar :At least nine Rohingya people sustained burn injuries after a gas cylinder used for inflating balloons exploded at Madhuchhara Camp in Ukhia Upazila on Saturday afternoon.The

Trump to discuss Khashoggi murder with Secretary of State Pompeo: CIA

Reuters, Washington :US President Donald Trump said he had not yet been briefed on the CIA's conclusions regarding the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but that he would

Argentina submarine ARA San Juan found

BBC Online :The wreckage of a submarine which went missing with 44 crew on board a year ago has been found, the Argentine navy says.The ARA San Juan submarine disappeared

3 hurt in Jashore bomb attack

UNB, Benapole :Three people, including a Jubo League leader, were injured in a bomb attack in front of a park in Sharsha upazila on Friday night.The injured were identified

3 commit suicide in districts

Staff Reporter :At least three more persons, including a patient, committed suicide in separate districts of the country on Saturday.In Sirajganj, a teenage boy committed suicide after hearing that

Clinic owner lands in jail

UNB, Gopalganj :A mobile court here on Friday sentenced a clinic owner to three months' jail for conducting cesarean section without any doctor and nurse at his clinic in

330,000 Rohingyas, host community to get cholera vaccine

UNB, Cox's Bazar :Nearly 330,000 Rohingyas and Bangladesh host community will be vaccinated against cholera in a month-long campaign that began on Saturday in the camps of the district

Journo Shahriar passes away

Journo Shahriar passes away

Staff Reporter :Shahriar  Shahid, Managing Editor of the official news agency Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS), son of veteran journalist Shahidul Haque, and a permanent member of the Jatiya Press

2 cases filed over Narsingdi clash

UNb, Narsingdi :Two cases have been filed under the Arms Act in connection with a clash between two factions of Awami League in Nilakkha union of Raipura upazila on

Take to the streets to oppose AL tyranny: Fakhrul

bdnews24.com :BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has called on everyone to overthrow the Awami League's 'tyranny' with their vote.The Jatiya Oikya Front spokesperson called for BNP activists

Iraq to establish free-trade zone along border with Iran

Al Jazeera News :Iraqi President Barham Salih has announced that his country has agreed to establish a "free-trade zone" along its border with Iran, following a meeting with his

Convicted robber killed in Munshiganj 'gunfight'

UNB, Munshiganj : A convicted robber was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Paschim Baroikhali in Sreenagar upazila early Saturday.The deceased was identified as Mohammad

Ibrahim Mohamed sworn in as new Maldives president

Ibrahim Mohamed sworn in as new Maldives president

Al Jazeera News :Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has taken the oath of office before thousands of people and hundreds of foreign dignitaries, vowing to end systematic corruption and