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Students and teachers of Department of Film and Media Related Studies at Stamford University formed a human chain on Thursday in front of the Jatiya Press Club demanding immediate release of Shipra Debnath and Shahadul Islam-two film workers-who were earlier arrested after killing of ex-Major Sinha by the police in Cox's Bazar.

Students and teachers of Department of Film and Media Related Studies at Stamford University formed a human chain on Thursday in front of the Jatiya Press Club demanding immediate release of Shipra Debnath and Shahadul Islam-two film workers-who were earlier arrested after killing of ex-Major Sinha by the police in Cox's Bazar.

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Several houses and establishments at Gaberpara of Islampur under Sirajdikhan in Munshiganj devoured due to erosion in the River Padma.

Several houses and establishments at Gaberpara of Islampur under Sirajdikhan in Munshiganj devoured due to erosion in the River Padma.

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Covid-19 upended media industry

UNB,  Dhaka :At a time when people need credible information, coronavirus has upended Bangladesh's media industry, hitting hard its revenue generation and claiming the lives of a good number

PM Hasina mourns loss of lives

UNB, Dhaka :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday expressed deepest condolences over the loss of innocent lives in the deadly explosion that rocked Lebanese capital of Beirut on Tuesday.The

Water diplomacy can help bolster regional cooperation: Webinar

UNB, Dhaka :Civil society organisations (CSOs) can play a critical role in broadening the meaning of water through the inclusion of cultural, gender, ecological, and psychological aspects, says an

Army-Police joint patrol to be deployed in Cox's Bazar: ISPR

BSS, Dhaka :A joint patrol of Bangladesh Army and Police will be deployed in Cox's Bazar-aiming to keep the law and order situation normal there in the wake of

DSCC runs eviction drives in Gulistan, Dhanmondi

UNB, Dhaka :Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) on Thursday operated eviction drive against illegal cable connections and illegal establishments in the capital's Gulistan and Dhanmondi neighbourhoods.DSCC launched the drive

Global Covid death soars to 7,12,179

News Desk :Death toll from Covid-19 soared to 7,12,179 with total cases 1,90,26,375 and recovered 1,22,07,180 till Thursday, according to the latest report of worldometer.Besides, a total of 12,187,188

BNP slams move to 'stop' drive at hospitals

UNB, Dhaka :Criticising the Health Ministry's move to 'stop' drives at hospitals by law enforcers, BNP on Thursday said it has exposed that the government wants to protect those

Malaysia court places Rayhan on 14-day remand

Free Malaysia Today :The Immigration Department of Malaysia has been granted a 14-day remand order against a Bangladeshi man held for investigations into a controversial Al Jazeera documentary, but

8 patients killed in fire at ICU in Ahmedabad Covid hospital

NDTV, Ahmedabad :Eight coronavirus patients died in a huge fire that broke out in the intensive care ward of a private hospital in Gujarat's Ahmedabad early Thursday morning.As the

District News

Ex-minister Ramesh infected with corona Our CorrespondentRamesh Chandra Sen, a former minister and MP from Thakurgaon-1 constituency, tested positive for Coronavirus on Wednesday but he has doubts over the

Normal activities of lower court resume on Wednesday after a long break for around four months due to coronavirus pandemic. The photo was taken from CMM Court.

Normal activities of lower court resume on Wednesday after a long break for around four months due to coronavirus pandemic. The photo was taken from CMM Court.

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Holiday makers start returning to capital after passing a few days with near and dear ones in their village homes for celebrating Eid-ul-Azha festival. This photo was taken from Kamalapur Railway Station on Wednesday.

Holiday makers start returning to capital after passing a few days with near and dear ones in their village homes for celebrating Eid-ul-Azha festival. This photo was taken from Kamalapur Railway Station on Wednesday.

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Tagore's 79th death anniversary today

Tagore's 79th death anniversary today

BSS, Dhaka :The nation is set to observe the 79th death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore today recalling the great poet who did not leave any human emotion untouched in

Corona infection risk intensifies as sample tests reduced

Reza Mahmud :More tests are the main weapon to contain the spreading of coronavirus says, the World Health Organisation (WHO), but the number of samples testing is decreasing sharply

Hasina recalls Kamal with emotional eulogy

UNB, Dhaka :Describing Shaheed Sheikh Kamal as a versatile person, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said he could have contributed a lot to society had he been alive

Global fatality rises to 7,05,389

News Desk :Fatality from Covid-19 has risen to 7,05,389 globally while infected 1,8,7,54,555 people and recovered 1,19,66,092 till Wednesday, according to the latest report of worldometer.Besides, a total of

356 people killed in road accidents last month: RSF

Staff Reporter :Some 356 people were killed and 341 others injured in road accidents in July this year across the country.During the period, total 293 road accidents took place

German-Chinese coronavirus vaccine trial begins in China

AFP, Berlin :Clinical trials on humans have begun in China for a potential coronavirus vaccine developed by German pharmaceutical group BioNTech with Chinese company Fosun Pharma, the companies said

Japan to provide $329m to combat corona: Abe tells Hasina

UNB, Dhaka :Japan on Wednesday pledged to provide some USD 329 million (equivalent to 35 billion yen) to Bangladesh as grant for combating coronavirus (COVID-19) in Bangladesh.Japanese Prime Minister

TIB calls for proper investigation into ex-army official killing

UNB, Dhaka :Condemning the killing of Major (retd) Sinha Md Rashed Khan, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Wednesday urged the government to ensure proper investigation into the murder.It also

Body formed to determine foreign workers in Malaysia

The Star :A special committee has been set up to determine the exact numbers of registered foreign workers in the country, says Datuk Seri M. Saravanan, reports The Star.The

2 siblings drown in Naogaon boat capsize

UNB, Naogaon :Two brothers drowned as a boat capsize in a beel at Manda upazila on Wednesday.The deceased were identified as Abdul Mazid, 65 and Rois Uddin, 55, sons

No need to worry about online news portals' registration: Hasan Mahmud

UNB, Dhaka :Information Minister Hasan Mahmud on Wednesday said there is nothing to worry about registration of online news portals as it is a continuous process.The minister came up

District News

Kurigram's flood situation improvesOur CorrespondentPeople are returning to their homes as the flood situation gradually improves in Kurigram with major rivers flowing through the districts all flowing below the

BNP leader Mannan no more

BNP leader Mannan no more

News Desk :Former State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism and BNP vice-chairman Abdul Mannan died yesterday night at the Evercare Hospital in the capital. He was 78. He is

Two huge explosions rock Beirut, dozens wounded

AFP, Beirut :Two huge explosions rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, wounding dozens of people, shaking buildings and sending huge plumes of smoke billowing into the sky.Lebanese media carried

Popular TikTok video maker 'Opu Bhai' arrested, sent to jail

Staff Reporter :Police arrested popular TikTok video maker Yasin Arafat Opu, better known as "Opu Bhai" on social media, along with an accomplice, on charges of assaulting, harassing and beating

Incessant rains lash Dhaka on Tuesday morning lead to water-logging in many parts of the city. In this photo, rickshaws wade through an inundated Aga Sadek Road (Saatrowja) in Old Dhaka.

Incessant rains lash Dhaka on Tuesday morning lead to water-logging in many parts of the city. In this photo, rickshaws wade through an inundated Aga Sadek Road (Saatrowja) in Old Dhaka.

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