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12 more killed in road crashes

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Staff Reporter :Reckless driving again takes lives on the roads and highways.  At least 12 persons including a college girl ...

Bangladesh beat West Indies to win maiden title in multinational event

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 Bangladesh national cricket team created history on Friday at Dublin winning their maiden title in a multinational cricketing event beating ...

When police can become rapists they must cease to be police

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Editorial Desk :When politics is about dishonesty and criminalisation crimes have to soar. But recent days the crime of rape ...

Nor`wester lashes country: 12 killed

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Staff Reporter :At least 12 killed including four in Dhaka and around a hundred injured, fight operation disrupted and train ...

2 soldiers killed in Bandarban blast

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UNB, Bandarban :Two soldiers were killed and 10 wounded in a blast at a heavy weapons firing range in the ...

Farmers` demo across country on May 23

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Staff Reporter :The leaders of the Bangladesh Krishak Samity, an organisation of farmers on Friday declared that they would stage ...

84 Rohingyas rescued in Cox`s Bazar from traffickers

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Staff Reporter :At least 84 Rohingya refugees were rescued on Saturday from traffickers in Cox's Bazar as they were waiting ...

Farmers, millers threaten to stop paddy production

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Staff Reporter :Farmers and millers on Saturday urged the government to take measures that they get fair price of paddy.They ...

Australian PM thanks voters for relecting him

By BBC Online

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has thanked voters for re-electing his centre-right Coalition in a shock result at the federal ...

Chhatra League leader cuts off man's fingers in Satkhira

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UNB, Satkhira :A Chhatra League leader chopped off four fingers of a man's right hand in Kalaroa upazila on Friday ...

65 suspected doping-gang members held in city

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Staff Reporter  :Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police conducted separate drives in the city's New Market, Kuril, Wari, Uttara ...

JaPa opposes rice export

By UNB, DHAKA

Jatiya Party acting Chairman and former commerce minister GM Quader on Saturday warned that exporting surplus rice may lead to ...

Iran dismisses possibility of conflict with US

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DUBAI (Reuters) :Iran's top diplomat on Saturday dismissed the possibility of war erupting in the region, saying Tehran did not ...

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84 Rohingyas rescued in Cox`s Bazar from traffickers

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Staff Reporter :
At least 84 Rohingya refugees were rescued on Saturday from traffickers in Cox's Bazar as they were waiting to board a fishing trawler to go to Malaysia.
Of them, 31 women and 15 children.
The Bangladesh Coast Guard and the police also arrested five suspected members of a human trafficking ring.
The drives were conducted on the southern beach on Saint Martin's Island and Pekua Upazila's Ujantia Karimdad Mia Ghat in the early hours of Saturday.
"A Coast Guard team conducted a raid on a tip about a gang of human traffickers smuggling some people to Malaysia by boat," Teknaf Coast Guard Station Commander Lieutenant Faizul Islam Mondol told the media.
The 17 rescued Rohingyas and the five detained agents were handed over to the Teknaf Police, said the Coast Guard official.
"A case ...Read the full news

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Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard shoots between Milwaukee Bucks' Brook Lopez and Ersan Ilyasova during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA Eastern Conference basketball playoff finals in Milwaukee on Friday. The Bucks won 125-103 to take a 2-0 lead in the series.


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Tri-Nation Series win a boost for Tigers in World Cup


Bangladesh got a timely boost ahead of the World Cup journey, as they ended the final jinx, whacking West Indies past by five wickets, a victory that captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza cited as 'confidence booster' to chase any kind of total.Having set a 210 runs to victory in 24 overs ...

Editorial »

Assault on freedom of speech


THE New York-based Human Rights Watch on Friday slammed Bangladesh authorities following the recent arrests of some dignified persons under much-debated Digital Security Act. The HRW pointed finger about the raising worries among the common people over the freedom of speech and freedom of expression. According to media reports, poet ...

International »

Maduro hails start of Norway-brokered talks with opposition


AFP, Caracas : President Nicolas Maduro welcomed Friday the "beginning of talks" with the Venezuelan opposition in Norway, after months of bloody clashes between the two sides. "The talks have begun nicely to move toward agreements of peace, agreement and harmony, and I ask for the support of all Venezuelan people to ...

International »

Australian election vote count reveals close contest


AP, Canberra :The vote count in Australia's general election on Saturday was proving closer than opinion polls had predicted, with the ruling conservative coalition appearing more likely to form a government than the favored center-left opposition party.Opposition Labor Party deputy leader Tanya Plibersek had said in early counting that she ...

City »

BNP Standing Committee Member Barrister Jamir Uddin Sircar speaking at a press conference at the party central office in the city's Nayapalton on Saturday demanding release and proper treatment of BNP Chief Begum Khaleda Zia.


Entertainment »

Tragedy hits the sets of Amitabh,Chiranjeevi's next


Last week, a fire on the sets of Amitabh Bachchan and Chiranjeevi starrer Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy erupted, However, no one was hurt during it. But seems like another tragedy has struck the sets of the film. This week a 38-year-old Russian actor named Alexander died on set due to ...

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China can`t be a bystander when Rohingya crisis turns critical


BANGLADESH Foreign Minister on Thursday stressed the need for strong support of China for resolving the prolonged Rohingya crisis with early repatriation of the displaced people. China's strong support would be necessary so that 'Myanmar moves in the right direction for resolving the Rohingya crisis,' the Minister told Chinese ambassador ...

City »

Secretary General of Manik Mia Foundation Syed Tosharaf Ali presented key speech at a discussion on 'Problems of Banking Sector' at the conference room of the Foundation at the Ittefaq Bhaban in the city on Friday with Prof Abul Kashem Fazlul Haque in the chair. The discussion was also addressed, among others, by Probir Dutta, Taposh Pramanik, Zakir Hossain Didar, Nasirul Haque Nabab, Rafiqul Islam Liton, Dr Sadiqur Rahman, Suvash Bhattachariya, Hari Prosad Mitra, Shafiqul Islam and Chitta Francis Rebeiro. After the discussion the participants were given Iftar.


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International »

Taiwan legislature approves Asia's first same-sex marriage law


AFP, Taiwan : Taiwan's parliament legalised same-sex marriage on Friday in a landmark first for Asia as the government survived a last-minute attempt by conservatives to pass watered-down legislation.Lawmakers comfortably passed a bill allowing same-sex couples to form "exclusive permanent unions" and another clause that would let them apply for ...

Entertainment »

Purnima to start again shooting of Gunchil after Eid


Entertainment Report :Last year Noim Imtiaz Neyamul started shooting of movie Gunchil casting Purnima. Story of the movie is based on General Secretary of Awami League Obaidul Quader written novel Gunchil. While taking part in shooting in Noakhali Purnima was seriously injured due to playing scooty in the spot. Later ...

Editorial »

Increase of project cost should be avoided


NEWSPAPERS reported on Wednesday that renovation costs of 2nd Kanchpur, Meghna and Gumti bridges, expected to open for vehicular movement before Eid-ul Fitr, lastly went up to Tk 78.2 crore. The Finance Minister himself disclosed this while approving the escalated cost at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on national ...

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Ittehad Sahitya Parishad formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Thursday in protest against writing and telling 'Bengali' distorting 'Bangla' in the name of translation.


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Aupee becomes model of Adity’s studio boutique


Entertainment Report :Few years ago, with the interest of her husband popular actor Ziaul Faruk Apurba fashion designer Nazia Hasan Adity started a studio boutique, Adriana. Within very short time the studio boutique came into discussion. As a fashion designer, fame of Adity increased. Now many celebrities are showing their ...

International »

Sri Lanka forces on patrol after anti-Muslim riots


AFP, Colombo :Troops and police patrolled parts of Sri Lanka on Thursday as international pressure mounted on Colombo to contain anti-Muslim riots that killed one man in a backlash against the Easter terror attacks.Military spokesman Sumith Atapattu said there were no incidents of violence in the 24 hours ending Thursday ...

Front Page »

  1. 84 Rohingyas rescued in Cox`s Bazar from traffickers
  2. Farmers, millers threaten to stop paddy production
  3. Australian PM thanks voters for relecting him

City »

  1. BNP Standing Committee Member Barrister Jamir Uddin Sircar speaking at a press conference at the party central office in the city's Nayapalton on Saturday demanding release and proper treatment of BNP Chief Begum Khaleda Zia.
  2. BRI to help achieve Bangladesh's development goals: Dr Rizvi
  3. Acting Chairman of Jatiya Party GM Kader speaking at a prèss conference at the party office in the city's Banani on Saturday.

Editorial »

  1. Who will protect businessmen from extortionists?
  2. Assault on freedom of speech
  3. Fatal Lightning

Entertainment »

  1. Rani Mukerji heads to Rajasthan to shoot for Mardaani 2
  2. Elton John and 'Rocketman' touch down in Cannes
  3. Ali Abbas Zafar marks his debut as music composer

Sports »

  1. Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard shoots between Milwaukee Bucks' Brook Lopez and Ersan Ilyasova during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA Eastern Conference basketball playoff finals in Milwaukee on Friday. The Bucks won 125-103 to take a 2-0 lead in the series.
  2. US Olympic swimmer Adrian returns to pool after cancer fight
  3. Djokovic survives scare, Nadal coasts into Rome semi-finals

Football »

  1. 'He made mistake': Brazil coach will talk to Neymar over fan clash
  2. Zamalek hit by goalkeeper crisis before CAF Cup final
  3. Favre, Kovac face old friends as Bundesliga finale grips Germany

Cricket »

  1. Roy reveals baby drama after Pakistan hundred
  2. World Cup winners to take home USD 4 million
  3. Pollard set to be included in Windies' World Cup squad

Chittagong »

  1. Bangladesh Buddha Samity brought out a rally on the occasion of Buddha Purnima at Port City yesterday. Md Mahbubur Rahman, CMP Commissioner led the rally.
  2. President of Chattogram Chamber of Commerce and Industry Mahbubul Alam exchanging views with the leader of 5-members Chinese Trade delegation Duan Jhikui at Former's Office Chamber on Wednesday. The Chinese delegation expressed interest to invest in Mirsarai Economic Zone. Officials of CCCI and Economic Zones Authority were also present on the occasion.
  3. Leaders of Bangabandhu Shilpigoshthi greeting writer Dr DK Ghosh at a reception in Port City recently.

National »

  1. PANCHAGARH: Rly Minister Adv Nurul Isalm Sujan MP inaugurating newly built Map Sculpture "Bangladesh - My Love" at a fuction held at Circuit Houses premises in Panchagarh as Chief Guest on Thursday.
  2. MURADNAGAR(Cumilla): Yussuf Abdullah Harun MP speaking at a workshop on implementation of SDGs in root level at Kobi Nazrul Auditorium as Chief Guest on Thursday.
  3. BETAGI (Barguna): Citizen Voice organised a Quran and Azan competion at Niamati in Betagi competition Upazila recently.

Back Page »

  1. 98pc bus passengers victim of anarchy
  2. 23 alleged members of dope party were arrested by DB Police from different areas of the city. This photo was taken from DMP media centre on Saturday.
  3. Iraq caught up in tensions between US, Iran

Business & Economy »

  1. Nasreen Fatema Awal, Founder President of Women Entrepreneurs Association of Bangladesh, presenting budget proposals for National Budget 2019-20 at an auditorium in the city on Saturday. Shahruk Rahman, President and Asfa Hossain, 1st Vice President of the Association, among others, were present. They demand collateral free loan in a simple process and with less interest rate for women entrepreneurs.
  2. Samsung's pocket-friendly smartphone Galaxy A2 Core hits market
  3. Rangpur Mayor declares unity with Bidi movement

International »

  1. Brexit compromise talks collapse after six weeks
  2. UN Chief's call to 'save the Pacific to save the world'
  3. Maduro hails start of Norway-brokered talks with opposition

Life »

  1. Integrity matters if you want to create positive change Zoe Weil
  2. High insulin costs come under fire
  3. Diabetes during pregnancy increase depression risk

Literature »

  1. Cranberry Cocoa Muffin
  2. Coconut Cranberry Chocolate Fudge
  3. Rasgolla Milli Feuilly

Campus Life »

  1. Seminar on ‘building militancy, drug free society’ at DU
  2. Students of Salimullah University College, Dhaka are seen at the Sampritee Olympiad against militancy, extremism held in the city's Salimullah University College recently. Shampa Rahman, Principal of the college was the chief guest at the Olympiad.
  3. DIU becomes BDF-ILO Debate Champion

Feature »

  1. SUBSERVIENCE IS NOT FREEDOM

Law and Justice »

  1. Jurisdiction of Admiralty Court
  2. Section 11 (6) of the Arbitration Act
  3. Further Investigation

Campus Cronical »

  1. Bring Back Native Languages
  2. Social Media and Global Friendship
  3. Life Skills Based Education

Art & Culture »

  1. Group exhibition ‘Ten Dimensions’
  2. To the Root of Art
  3. Puzzle of Myth

SKETCH »

  1. WOW Dhaka Festival 2019
  2. Japanese woman fills a lonely village with life-sized dolls
  3. Sumon Kumar’s Rupomoy Bangla at Alliance Francaise

Weekend Plus »

  1. Some vacation ideas that even your kids will love
  2. Monsoon munchies: Satiate snacks craving with these easy recipes
  3. Teen girls more vulnerable to bullying than boys

New Nation Supplement »

  1. Tagore and Yeats : Appreciation and hostility
  2. May Day and human rights
  3. May Day : Achievement and expectation
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