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Saudi Prince hides mother from his father: US officials

NBC News, Washington :US officials interviewed for this story believe, based on several years of intelligence, that MBS took action against his mother because he was concerned that she

2 motorcyclists die in city road accident

Staff Reporter :Two motorcyclists were killed when their motorbike skidded on the road near the Mayor Mohammad Hanif Flyover's Dholaipar point in the old part of Dhaka on Saturday.The

BD terms it historic

UNB, Dhaka :Bangladesh has termed it a historic day as it attained all three criteria for graduation from the least-developed country (LDC) group to developing one."It's a historic day

Schoolboy commits suicide in Ctg

UNB, Chittagong :A schoolboy allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at East Gomdondi in Boalkhali municipality area on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Ali Hasan Sifat Talukder,

Six killed in Philippines plane crash

Inquirer, Ann :A six-seater twin-engine light aircraft crashed minutes after taking off from the Plaridel Airport in Bulacan this morning, killing the pilot, his co-pilot and four passengers, the

Thousands of Syrians flee raging assaults on 2 fronts

AFP  :Thousands of terrified Syrian civilians fled for their lives on Saturday, as they sought to escape two raging offensives in a rebel bastion outside Damascus and a northwestern

Taliban claims deadly car bomb attack in Kabul

AFP :A car bomb explosion claimed by the Taliban in Kabul on Saturday killed at least two civilians, as the militants maintain pressure on the capital amid growing calls

DSCC dismantling illegal structures set up at roadside on city's Topkhana Road on Saturday.

DSCC dismantling illegal structures set up at roadside on city's Topkhana Road on Saturday.


50 gold bars seized at Ctg Airport

UNB, Chittagong :Customs officials seized 50 gold bars weighing 5 kilograms from a toilet at Shah Amanat International Airport in the city on Saturday morning. A team of customs

2 more cops suspended over journo torture

UNb, Barisal :Barisal Metropolitan Police (BMP) has suspended two more police personnel of Detective Branch who allegedly tortured journalist of a private TV channel in the city on March

Mother commits suicide after poisoning 2 kids in Manikganj

Staff Reporter :A woman poisoned her two children and committed suicide over a dispute with her expatriate husband at Ramkantapur village of Singair Upazila in Manikganj district  on Friday

DUET student missing for nine days

UNB, Nilphamari :A student of Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology (DUET) has been missing for nine days from a mess adjacent to the university campus in Gazipur. The

BD remains engaged with Myanmar to Rohingyas' safe return

UNb, Dhaka :As a responsible and responsive nation, Bangladesh remains engaged with Myanmar in good faith to ensure the safe and sustainable return of Rohingyas in addition to providing

Youth held for 'sexually harassing' SUST student

UNB, Shahjalal :A young man was held on charge of harassing a female student of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) sexually on Saturday night.The victim, a third

DSCC starts 'clean Dhaka' campaign

Staff Reporter :Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) on Saturday started a weeklong 'Clean Dhaka' campaign. The programme is marking the 99th birthday of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.DSCC Mayor Mohammad

Fall in mustard, honey production

Anisul Islam Noor :Mustard production has dropped sharply this season following off seasonal rains and water logging, causing huge losses to farmers and beekeepers.According to Department of Agriculture, the

Journos want judicial probe

Staff Reporter :The journalists' leaders on Saturday demanded judicial probe into the attack of a journalist by the Detective Branch of police in Barisal. They claimed that a DB team

BD attains criteria to graduate from LDC: PM

UNB, Tungipara :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said Bangladesh has become eligible to graduate to a developing country from the LDC group after meeting all the three criteria

Local people being panicked as major portion of Jamuna River bank, washed away due to sudden erosion. This photo was taken from Khaskawlia area under Chowhali upazila of Siraganj district on Saturday.

Local people being panicked as major portion of Jamuna River bank, washed away due to sudden erosion. This photo was taken from Khaskawlia area under Chowhali upazila of Siraganj district on Saturday.


Nationalisation of 5500 pry schools planned

M M Jasim :The government has taken massive initiative to nationalise at least 5,500 primary schools across the country.  The Primary and Mass Education Ministry sources said the government

Indian party quits Modi's coalition

Reuters, New Delhi :An Indian political party that governs a southern state quit Prime Minister Narendra Modi's coalition on Friday blaming it for a lack of financial support, officials

Women job-seekers face hard time living in city

UNB, Dhaka :Farzana Islam passed with flying colours from the highest academic seat of the country few years back. Farzana completed graduation and postgrade in Mathematics from the University

UK defense minister may lack edn

Reuters :Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that British defense minister Gavin Williamson, who earlier told Russia to "go away and shut up", may lack education. "Maybe

Special prayers offered for plane crash victims

Special prayers offered for plane crash victims

UNB, Dhaka :Special prayers were offered at different religious institutions and worship places, including mosques, temples, churches and pagodas, across the country on Friday seeking peace for the departed

Myanmar's ethnic Rakhine seek Muslim-free 'buffer zone'

AFP :Buddhist flags hang limply from bamboo poles at the entrance to Koe Tan Kauk, a "model" village for ethnic Rakhine migrants shuttled north to repopulate an area once

40 pc of world's people hit by water scarcity

BSS, Dhaka :At least 40 percent of the world's people are affected by water scarcity at present, with as many as 700 million people at risk of being displaced

No relief for victims in 3 days :The victims of Mirpur slum fire are becoming desperate as the relief materials promised by the government are yet to reach them although three days have passed since

Trump Jr.'s wife files for divorce in NY

Trump Jr.'s wife files for divorce in NY

Reuters, New York :The wife of Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, has filed for divorce in New York, according to court records.Vanessa Trump,

20 hurt as RMG workers clash with cops in Savar

UNB, Savar :At least 20 people were injured in a clash between garment workers and police at Ashulia here early Friday.Witnesses said, a group of workers of United Trousers

Rohingya man held with 18 lakh Yaba

UNB, Cox's Bazar :Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested a Rohingya man along with 18 lakh Yaba tablets from Damdamia area in Teknaf upazila early Friday.Lieutenant colonel Asaduzzaman,