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BNP pushes for fresh polls

UNB, Lalmonirhat :Claiming that Awami League has turned into a 'mass enemy' for 'looting democracy', BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday said their movement will continue

2 bodies identified, 18 still missing

bdnews24.com :Authorities have identified two bodies, but 18 people still remain missing six days after a trawler capsized on the Meghna River in Munshiganj.Munshiganj Additional Superintendent of Police (Sadar-Gazaria)

Footballer Kaiser send to jail

Court Correspondent :A Dhaka court yesterday sent former national footballer Kaiser Hamid in the jail in a case filed on the charge of cheating.On Monday Magistrate Mamunur Rashid of

Metro rail network to be expanded

BSS, Dhaka :The government is working on expansion of the planned metro rail network for a coordinated modern public transport management system in Dhaka metropolis and its surrounding areas."The

Drug trader' killed in gunfight

UNB, Cox's Bazar :A drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Hneela Domdomia Checkpost in Teknaf upazila early Monday.The deceased was identified Shamsul Prokash Bharmaia

Cabinet body reformed

Staff Reporter :The Cabinet on Monday reformed the previous committee to finalise the 9th wage board award for journalists.Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader will head the Cabinet

The 1 Taka Master

UNB, Gaibandha :Imbued with the light of education, Lutfor Rahman has been involved in spreading education to poor children living in the villages along the banks of the Brahmaputra

Schoolgirl commits suicide in city

Staff Reporter :A teenager girl committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence in Bagicha area of Dhaka's Shahjahanpur, on Sunday night, demanded family members.The deceased was identified as

SC grants bail to Nazmul Huda in bribe case

Staff Reporter :The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday granted bail to Barrister Nazmul Huda in a bribery case in which he was sentenced to four years imprisonment by the

Nine more killed in road accidents

Staff Reporter :At least nine more persons were killed and 40 others critically injured in separate road crashes across the country on Monday.In Noakhali, at least four people were

Buyers busy in choosing the best one at Dhaka Int'l Trade Fair on Monday.

Buyers busy in choosing the best one at Dhaka Int'l Trade Fair on Monday.

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Dec 30 polls ever peaceful in BD history: Dr Hasan

Staff Reporter :Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said, 11th Parliamentary election was peaceful in Bangladesh history. In the country, such type of peaceful election never took place in past.He

Senator Kamala announces US presidential run

Senator Kamala announces US presidential run

AFP :US Senator Kamala Harris on Monday announced that she is running for president, joining an already-crowded field of Democrats who are making or considering bids totake on President

Khulna journo gets anticipatory bail from HC

Staff Reporter :The High Court (HC) on Monday granted anticipatory bail to Rashidul Islam, the daily Manab Zamin's Staff Reporter in Khulna, for four weeks in a case filed

Job quota for disabled to stay

Staff Reporter :The quota in government job for the disabled people will be retained although the Cabinet dismissed all the quotas, Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam said."The law cannot

Cabinet clears President's JS inaugural speech

UNB, Dhaka :The cabinet on Monday approved the draft speech of President Abdul Hamid to be delivered at the inaugural session of the 11th Parliament, which will begin on

UNHCR to help BD to find lasting solution

UNB, Dhaka :Newly-appointed UNHCR Representative in Bangladesh Steven Corliss on Monday said he would devote his full efforts to support Bangladesh in protecting and finding a lasting solution to

Hearing of Niko graft case adjourned again

Court Correspondent :Ninth Special Judge Court of Dhaka on Monday adjourned the hearing of Niko graft case against BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia and 10 others till February 4.The

 Work with sincerity to fulfil people's expectations

Work with sincerity to fulfil people's expectations

UNB, Dhaka :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday asked the new cabinet to work with sincerity and honesty to fulfill the expectations of people who have voted Awami League

Reviving current investment cycle big challenge for govt

Kazi Zahidul Hasan :The government will face daunting challenge to revive the current investment cycle, which remains subdued over the last few years amid rising cost of business and

RAB's wild life crime control unit freed about 461 wild birds at Chandrima Udyan, seized earlier from Abdullahpur of Tongi area on Sunday.

RAB's wild life crime control unit freed about 461 wild birds at Chandrima Udyan, seized earlier from Abdullahpur of Tongi area on Sunday.

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Man hacked to death in Pabna

UNB, Pabna :A man was hacked to death allegedly by his rivals at Sripur Bazar in Santhia upazila on Saturday night.The deceased was identified as Hafiz Miah, 42, son

BSF returns body of BD national

UNB, Thakurgaon :Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday evening returned the body of a Bangladesh national who was shot dead along Dharmagarh border in Ranishankail upazila early Friday.The

Zakir Naik's $23m assets confiscated

Zakir Naik's $23m assets confiscated

UNB, Dhaka :The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties worth Rs 16.4 crore (US 23 million) in two Indian cities belonging to Islamic preacher and televangelist Zakir Naik who

AL tries to legitimate fake polls: BNP

Staff Reporter :The BNP on Sunday accused the Awami League of trying to legitimate fake election by celebrating it. "The government is doing ridiculous activities to legitimise the fake

Rail connectivity to be increased with neighbours

Staff Reporter :Railways Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan on Sunday said, the railway connectivity with the neighbouring countries will be increased in the coming days. "The purpose of the

Drug trader' killed in gunfight

UNB, Cox's Bazar :A suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight with the law enforcers in Jaliapara area of Teknaf upazila early Sunday.The deceased was identified as

BD has answer to polythene menace

UNB, Dhaka :Polythene bags are everywhere - literally - and the world is not sure how to deal with them. Shopping bags made from polythene have become ubiquitous, showing

Battery driven rickshaw causes multiple health risks in city

Battery driven rickshaw causes multiple health risks in city

Reza Mahmud :Increasing numbers of battery driven rickshaws with its acute and harsh hydraulic horn creates multiple health risks for the people of all ages in the capital. "The

OIC Sec Gen greets Hasina

UNB, Dhaka :OIC Secretary General Dr Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen has congratulated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on her historic victory and reiterated his hope that under the leadership of