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EU leaders slam Britain's Brexit citizens plan

AFP :EU leaders warned Friday Britain's plans to protect the rights of European citizens post-Brexit risked leaving them worse off, after Prime Minister Theresa May gave what she insisted

Iftar Mahfil welfare approach

Iftar Mahfil welfare approach

Abdul Muqit Chowdhury :Iftar Mahfil has become a tradition in the Holy Ramzan. Such gathering, if it is a positive approach to contribute to fraternal relation in the society,

Kids are also busy to choose their dresses at the 'Mantra' Store at Bashundhara Shopping Complex on Friday.

Kids are also busy to choose their dresses at the 'Mantra' Store at Bashundhara Shopping Complex on Friday.


Fish, meat, sugar prices soar

Staff Reporter :Prices of meat, chicken and green chilli have increased with the rising of demand ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr.Beef price rose by Tk 50 to 80 per kg

UAE princesses guilty of servant abuse in Belgium

BBC Online :Eight princesses from the UAE have been convicted of human trafficking and degrading treatment of their servants by a Brussels court.They were given 15-month suspended jail terms

5 killed in Bogra road crashes

UNB, Bogra :Five people, including two women, were killed and five others injured in separates road accidents in Bogra Sadar, Sherpur and Shahjahanpur upazilas on Friday.In Sherpur, three people,

Teenage meets tragic end of life

Staff Reporter :A teenage boy died while peeking his head through a bus window in the city's Mirpur area on Friday morning.The deceased has been identified as Abul Hashem,

US concedes Russia meddled in poll campaign

Yahoo News, Washington :The White House Thursday addressed the joint intelligence report that found Russia had attempted to interfere with the 2016 presidential election, more than five months after

BD man died of injuries in van attack on Muslims in UK: Police

Reuters :Police said on Thursday the cause of death of a man at the scene of a van attack on Muslim worshippers in London this week was his multiple

Corpse hotels help aging Japan

Corpse hotels help aging Japan

BY MOTOKO RICH :"Fewer and fewer people talk to their neighbors, so they don't have to show off or think about how they are viewed by them."The minimalist rooms

Los Angeles police shoot at pit bull but kill teenager

BBC Online :Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies mistakenly shot and killed a teenager when a bullet ricocheted off the pavement during a dog attack, they say.The 17-year-old died when

Zum'atul Wida

Zum'atul Wida

Abdul Muqit Chowdhury :The last Friday of the Holy Ramzan is called 'Zum'atul Wida'. It means 'departing Zum'a'. The musallies with due religious fervour join the Zum'a congregation and

Female shoppers of all ages rush to imitation jewellery shops to make their choice ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. This photo was taken from Gowsia Market in city on Thursday.

Female shoppers of all ages rush to imitation jewellery shops to make their choice ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. This photo was taken from Gowsia Market in city on Thursday.


Be more conscious about chikungunya

BSS, Dhaka :Health experts yesterday urged the homebound people, who are leaving Dhaka for celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr, to keep clean their houses and destroy all potential stagnant water sources to

Hearing on June 29

Court Correspondent :The Special Judge Court-5 of Dhaka on Thursday fixed June 29 for the next hearings in the Zia Charitable Trust graft case and the Zia Orphanage Trust

Drama on over budget to highlight PM

UNB, Dhaka :BNP on Thursday alleged that the government is staging a drama over the new national budget in a bid to brighten Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's image."The Prime

Gazette on release of 1385 acres land after Eid

UNB, Dhaka :Land Minister Shamsur Rahman Sherif on Thursday said the gazette notification on the release of some 1385.25 acres of land in different parts of the city will

1st rice consignment to arrive in 15 days

UNB, Dhaka :The first consignment of rice from Vietnam is scheduled to arrive in Chittagong within 15 days, said newly appointed Ambassador of Vietnam to Dhaka Tran Van Khoa.The

PM greets new Saudi Crown Prince

UNB, Dhaka :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has congratulated the newly appointed Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz.In a message of felicitation,

Pay money or go to hell

Staff Reporter :Ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr businessmen in the city continued to receive phone calls from extortionists asking them to pay money or go to hell. The extortionists introducing themselves

N Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'

AFP, Seoul :North Korea on Thursday called US President Donald Trump a "psychopath" as tensions soar following the death of American student Otto Warmbier, who was evacuated in a

26 BNP men sued in Ctg

UNB, Chittagong :A case has been filed against 26 leaders and activists of BNP as a vehicle of the motorcade of BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir allegedly

Meira Kumar named presidential nominee

Meira Kumar named presidential nominee

Times Of India, New Delhi :On behalf of opposition parties, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday announced former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar as their presidential candidate.Kumar, a five-time

HC summons OC, UP chairman

UNB, Laxmipur :The High Court summoned the officer-in-charge of Chandraganj Police Station, Moktar Hossain and Dattapara union parishad chairman Ahsanul Kabir for whipping a day labourer during a local

ICC lauds BD’s commitment to Rome Statute

UNB, Dhaka :The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague praised Bangladesh for her commitment to the Rome Statute and determination to bring an end of the impunity to

AL to stay beside people: PM

BSS, Dhaka :Prime Minster and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina yesterday greeted the countrymen and paid homage to the party's founders on the occasion of its 68th founding

Fresh movement for polls-time neutral govt: Mosharraf

UNB, Dhaka :BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Thursday said their party will launch a fresh movement to force the government to hold the next parliamentary elections under

Russians targeted 21 election systems: US

Reuters, Washington :Russian hackers targeted 21 U.S. state election systems in the 2016 presidential race and a small number were breached but there was no evidence any votes were

May launches plan for govt, promising to listen to Brexit concerns

May launches plan for govt, promising to listen to Brexit concerns

Reuters :Prime Minister Theresa May will begin the delicate task of running a minority government on Wednesday by setting out a softer tone on Brexit as Queen Elizabeth formally

Search for habitable planets

AFP :Europe has approved the launch of a deep-space observatory to sniff out habitable planets in other star systems, along with any life forms they may host."The PLATO mission