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Rescue city canals first

Staff Reporter :Initiative should be taken right now to tackle the city's water-logging situation, otherwise time will come when the people will be compelled to leave the capital with

Readmission under proper policy must

The government will complete the readmission process of undocumented Bangladeshi migrants in Italy through fruitful discussion and negotiation with the European Union (EU), officials said.They said the process will be

Govt on hard-line about teachers involved in coaching

M M Jasim :The government may pursue hard-line against those of the teachers who are engaged in coaching business across the country. No mercy will be shown, the Education

With the recession of waters from the city roads, several potholes, cracks developed, causing sufferings to commuters as vehicles facing difficulties to cross the water-logging area. This photo was taken from Jatrabari area on  Thursday.

With the recession of waters from the city roads, several potholes, cracks developed, causing sufferings to commuters as vehicles facing difficulties to cross the water-logging area. This photo was taken from Jatrabari area on Thursday.

KSA to take 3,000 BD workers this yr

Staff Reporter :Saudi Arabia will take 3,000 Bangladeshi workers of different professions this year.Bangladesh Ambassador in Riyadh, Golam Mosi, said it in a press release after a meeting with the

EC plans to build smart voting system

The Election Commission, is taking steps to use modern equipment at polling centres as part of smart election management.The EC also discussed sending voting supplies to polling centres on the

Draft on judges' code of conduct submitted to CJ

Staff Reporter :The draft of the disciplinary rules and code of conduct for lower court judges was submitted to Chief Justice SK Sinha on Thursday."Law Minister Anisul Huq handed over

Angry mob beat 'thief' to death

UNB, Jhenidah :A suspected thief was killed in a lynch-mob attack at Boro Bamundia village in Kotchandpur upazila of the district early Thursday.The deceased was identified as Faruk 40, son

Siddiqur flown to India for eye treatment

Siddiqur flown to India for eye treatment

Staff Reporter  :Government Titumir College student Siddiqur Rahman, whose eyes were damaged in police action during a demonstration at Shahbagh on July 20, has been flown to India for better

US admiral stands ready to obey a Trump nuclear strike order

AP :The U.S. Pacific Fleet commander said Thursday he would launch a nuclear strike against China next week if President Donald Trump ordered it, and warned against the military ever

BD urged to share 20pc route-maintenance cost with India

Badrul Ahsan :The Protocol on Inland Water Transit and Trade (PIWTT) is on the brink to incorporate new provisions under which Bangladesh has to share 20 per cent of the

Pentagon 'worried Trump was going to declare war on North Korea' during today's tweets about military

Independent :Some officials at the Pentagon where reportedly concerned Donald Trump was set to declare war on North Korea when he started tweeting about his plans for the military.There were

Russia signs deal to use Syria air base for 49 years

Reuters,  Moscow :President Vladimir Putin has signed a law ratifying a deal with the Syrian government allowing Russia to keep its air base in Syria for almost half a century,

About 40 km tailback with hundreds of heavy vehicles including goods laden trucks got stuck for several hours on the western side of Bangabandhu Bridge, due to appalling situation of road. This photo was taken on Thursday.

About 40 km tailback with hundreds of heavy vehicles including goods laden trucks got stuck for several hours on the western side of Bangabandhu Bridge, due to appalling situation of road. This photo was taken on Thursday.

Couple's bodies found in Tangail septic tank

UNB, Tangail :Police recovered the bodies of a couple from the septic tank of their house on Thursday afternoon in Rasulpur area of Sadar upazila.The deceased were identified as Anil

Major reshuffle in police admin

banglanews24.com :In a latest development, police administration witnessed a major reshuffle as seven Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) and 16 Superintendent of Police (SP) have been transferred.Home Ministry

50,000 BD men intend to return home from KSA

Saudi Gazette :Thousands of undocumented expatriate workers intensified their efforts to benefit from an amnesty which is coming to an end on Monday.Expatriate affairs departments at deportation centers across

City floating in  rain water

City floating in rain water

Staff Reporter :Dhaka has turned into a large lake, as roads and lanes in several localities were submerged in knee-deep water following heavy downpour for forth-consecutive day on Wednesday.The

Govt seeks probe into Barisal judge

Staff Reporter :The government in a letter to the Supreme Court (SC) has sought investigation into several allegations brought against the Barisal judge who had sent a civil servant

Revenue collection goes up by 19pc

Staff Reporter :The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has achieved a 19 per cent year-on-year revenue collection growth in the just concluded fiscal year thanks to hectic efforts by

AL men snatch tender papers at gunpoint

Staff Reporter :The ruling party men snatched away tender documents from the contractors at gunpoint in Jessore district town on Wednesday, contractors alleged.  Applications were invited from listed contractors

Case of Bangabandhu`s picture must be judicially enquired before punishing anybody

Editorial Desk :Bangabandhu's picture incident needs investigation first before punishing police or the District Magistrate. It is evident that there was tremendous political pressure both on police and the

New Saudi bloc blacklist `disappointing`, says Qatar

AFP, Doha :Qatar said on Wednesday that a new blacklist released by Saudi Arabia and its allies came as a "disappointing surprise" in a diplomatic crisis that has split

With flood waters receding, erosion takes a serious turn on both sides of Magura Madhumati River. Local residents passing their days with fear of disaster. This photo was taken on Wednesday.

With flood waters receding, erosion takes a serious turn on both sides of Magura Madhumati River. Local residents passing their days with fear of disaster. This photo was taken on Wednesday.

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House approves new Russia sanctions, defying Trump

House approves new Russia sanctions, defying Trump

Washington (Reuters) :The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to slap new sanctions on Russia and force President Donald Trump to obtain lawmakers' permission before easing any

ASP Mizan murder 2 suspect killed in gunfight

UNB, Dhaka :Two suspected murderers of ASP Mizanur Rahman were killed in a reported 'gunfight' with a team of Detective Branch of police in Mirpur Beribandh area in the

Devastating flood in late Aug

Devastating flood in late Aug

Staff Reporter :Country's is likely to be affected by a devastating floods in the third week of August as heavy downpours already have submerged the low-lying areas in many

Credit growth targets lowered

Staff Reporter :The Central Bank has announced the new monetary policy for Jul-December period of the current financial year lowering credit growth targets for both public and private sectors.Bangladesh

SC clears DU VC panel polls

UNB, Dhaka :The Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared the way for holding a special senate meeting of Dhaka University on July 29 for electing a three-member panel for the

Verdict on N`ganj 7-murder appeals Aug 13

Court Correspondent :The High Court Division of the Supreme Court on Wednesday fixed August  13 to deliver its verdict on the death references and appeals of the convicts in