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Muslims are too divided to be counted by Netanyahu

Editorial Desk :Israel passed a law on Thursday to declare that only Jews have the right of self-determination in the country, something members of the Arab minority called racist

3 girl HSC examinees commit suicide

Staff Reporter :Three girl students, who failed in the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examinations this year, committed suicide in Manikganj, Khulna and Panchagarh districts on Thursday and Friday.The relatives

Arrest people involved in gold scam

Staff Reporter :BNP senior leader Barrister Moudud Ahmed said people having strong backing of the  government are involved in the reported gold heist from Bangladesh Bank's vault. "That's why

ACC showing disparity dealing with cases in court!

Gulam Rabbani :Allegations have been raised that the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is discriminating in dealing with the cases in the Supreme Court. The counsels of this anti-graft body are

Trump invites Putin to WH despite uproar over Helsinki summit

WASHINGTON (Reuters)  :President Donald Trump has invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington this autumn, the White House said on Thursday, a daring rebuttal to the torrent of criticism

Hindu population in BD rising

PTI, New Delhi :Indian Foreign Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told parliament members in Delhi On Thursday that as far as the treatment of minorities in Bangladesh is concerned, it

Ex. UZ Chairman kidnapped in Rangamati

Staff Reporter :Former Naniarchar Upazila Chairman Pritimoy Chakma was kidnapped from his house in Naniarchar upazila of the district of Rangamati.  Pritimoy Chakma is a leader of the United

Germany to help resolve Rohingya crisis

Diplomatic Correspondent :German Foreign Minister of State Niels Annen on Friday said, his government will  support the efforts to resolve the Rohingya crisis through safe and sustainable return of

AL to accord mass reception to PM today

BSS, Dhaka :Awami League will accord a mass reception to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the historic Suhrawardy Udyan here for the incumbent government's outstanding contributions to the country's

Traffic movement restricted around Suhrawardy Udyan today

Traffic movement restricted around Suhrawardy Udyan today

Staff Reporter :Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) have restricted vehicular movement around Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital for today in view of a mass reception programme in honour of  Prime

No polls sans Khaleda's release: BNP

No polls sans Khaleda's release: BNP

Staff Reporter :BNP senior leaders at a mass rally in city on Friday said that no election would be held in the country keeping the party Chairperson Khaleda Zia

Another Janata Bank scam of Tk 5130 crore

Staff Reporter :A leather goods export company has withdrawn Tk 1075 crore from the state-owned Janata Bank using fake documents, Bangladesh Bank investigation found.Crescent Group, which owes Tk 2760 crore

Amid criticism over Putin summit, Trump wants second meeting

WASHINGTON (AP)  :President Donald Trump said Thursday he wants a second meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin to start implementing ideas they discussed at the Helsinki summit. Pushing back against criticism

 Repression may turn into anti-govt agitation

Repression may turn into anti-govt agitation

DU Correspondent :Around a hundred teachers of Dhaka University and other three public varsities at a solidarity rally in Dhaka University (DU) campus on Thursday have asked the government to

SoEs pose big fiscal risk

Kazi Zahidul Hasan :State-owned Enterprises (SoEs) continue to suck money from the state coffer owing to accumulated losses and outstanding loans to public banks posing a big fiscal risk for

Hottest day of the year

Staff Reporter :The residents of the capital city on Thursday experienced the hottest day of the year. According to the Met Office, the temperature in the capital was 37.6 degrees

 66.64pc pass in HSC exams

66.64pc pass in HSC exams

Staff Reporter :The pass rate of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations is 66.64 percent compared with 68.91 percent last year. A total of 8,58,801 examinees, out of

2 'drug peddlers' killed in Cox's Bazar 'gunfight' Over 100 held in Geneva Camp

Staff Reporter  :Two alleged drug peddlers were killed in a gunfight with joint forces, comprising Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in Himchari of Cox's Bazar early

White House struggles to contain pol outcry

WASHINGTON (Reuters) :The White House struggled on Wednesday to contain a political outcry and confusion over U.S. President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, denying Trump ever meant

4 held over SB Inspector murder

Staff Reporter :Detectives in a drive arrested four persons, including three women, from city's Hazaribagh and Badda areas on Wednesday night in connection with the murder of Mamun Emran, Inspector

Man commits suicide after killing wife, daughter in Gazipur!

Staff Reporter  :A man has committed suicide after allegedly killing his wife and daughter over extra martial family issue.The bodies were found dead in their house at Haidarabad in Gazipur

PM angry, summons BB, NBR bosses

Staff Reporter :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed anger at the reported anomalies in gold reserves in Bangladesh Bank vault and asked the governor of Bangladesh Bank and NBR official

EU for fair, credible polls in BD

The European Union (EU) on Thursday said they expect free, fair, credible and transparent elections in Bangladesh as the nation goes to national election by the end of this year."We

Traffic movement on Baligaon-Louhajang-Mawa-Dhaka road was disrupted following the collapse of bailey bridge at South Haldia area with a heavy cement laden lorry on Thursday.

Traffic movement on Baligaon-Louhajang-Mawa-Dhaka road was disrupted following the collapse of bailey bridge at South Haldia area with a heavy cement laden lorry on Thursday.

Security lapses in BB blamed

Special Correspondent  :The security and oversight function of the Central Bank has come under question again following the allegation of gold stock anomalies in its highly secured vault kept by

SC recognised full freedom about govt quota policy

SC recognised full freedom about govt quota policy

The quota system is not part of a law but a government policy. The Supreme Court's order rejected the writ petition holding quota system is a matter of policy.

 Protests to continue

Protests to continue

DU Correspondent :A section of Dhaka University (DU) students on Wednesday morning protested the recent attack on teachers and students of different universities.Under the banner of "All combined departments", the

Rohingyas face triple threat: IOM

Head of the UN Migration Agency William Lacy Swing has said almost a million Rohingyas living in Bangladesh face a triple threat of extreme weather, funding shortfalls and uncertainty about

Khaleda`s bail extended till July 26

Staff Reporter :The High Court (HC) on Wednesday extended till July 26 its earlier order that granted bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Orphanage Trust case. The

Trump defends meeting with Putin and press confce

US President Donald Trump has defended his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, amid a backlash over his performance.On Twitter, Mr Trump condemned "haters" who did not want him getting