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40 arrested in anti-drug drive in city


Staff Reporter  :Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) and Detective Branch (DB) arrested at least 40 people on charges of selling and ...

Submission of probe report on Feb 23


Court Correspondent :A Dhaka court yesterday fixed February 23 for submitting the probe report in a case filed for raping ...

Scots revive call for independence


AFP, Edinburgh  :Britain's departure from the European Union has revived the debate for an independent Scotland, which was thought to ...

Manifesto announced Ishraque pledges modern Dhaka


Staff Reporter  :BNP mayor candidate for Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Ishraque Hossain has announced his election manifesto promising to ...

No case found in BD yet, says Health Minister


Staff Reporter :Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque has said that no one in the country is detected with ...

GK Shamim, 7 bodyguards indicted in arms case


Staff Reporter  :A Dhaka court on Tuesday framed charges against SM Golam Kibria Shamim, popularly known as GK Shamim, and ...

Foreigners flown out of China virus epicentre, death toll hits 132


Hundreds of Americans and Japanese left the quarantined Chinese city at the centre of a viral epidemic aboard charter flights ...

Australia scientists claim first re-creation of coronavirus outside China


A team of scientists in Australia said on Wednesday they have successfully developed a lab-grown version of coronavirus, the first ...

BD lacks preparedness, facility to face challenges


Staff Reporter  :Bangladesh runs risk of a possible coronavirus outbreak due to lack of its preparedness and dense population, say ...

Don't trust the untrustworthy Trump with Netanyahu on his side: Remove US bases

By Editorial Desk

Donald Trump is going to unveil his much-delayed Middle East "peace plan" alongside the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, on ...

China virus spreading abroad


AFP :China on Tuesday urged its citizens to postpone foreign travel to curb a viral outbreak that has killed 106 ...

Evacuation of BD students will be delayed


Staff Reporter  :Evacuation of Bangladeshi students from Wuhan will be delayed due to lockdown imposed by China.The Chinese authorities have ...

Trump to publish delayed ME 'peace plan'


The Guardian :Donald Trump will unveil his much-delayed Middle East "peace plan" alongside the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, on ...


Foreigners flown out of China virus epicentre, death toll hits 132


Hundreds of Americans and Japanese left the quarantined Chinese city at the centre of a viral epidemic aboard charter flights on Wednesday, as the death toll soared to 132 and confirmed infections neared 6,000.
The scale of the deepening crisis was emphasised with the new infection number on the Chinese mainland exceeding that of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak in 2002-03.
SARS, another respiratory virus transmitted between people, went on to claim nearly 800 lives around the world, with most of those fatalities in mainland China and Hong Kong.
The new virus has spread to more than 15 countries since it emerged out of Wuhan late last year, although all the confirmed fatalities have so far been in China.
Authorities last week imposed transport bans in and around Wuhan in an unprecedented ...Read the full news

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Editorial »

No intention to restrain the govt's students

YET another bad example has been created by student's wing of the ruling party at Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University in Dinajpur. Some members of the Chhatra League reportedly vandalized the podium and other materials on Saturday night those were kept prepared for welcoming around 2200 freshers in ...

City »

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque speaking at a prèss conference on 'Coronavirus' at the seminar room of the ministry on Tuesday.

Cricket »

Tigers return home after disappointing T20 series against Pakistan

The Bangladesh team returned home at the early hour of Tuesday after a disappointing outing in the three-match T20 series against Pakistan.The Tigers conceded the series by 2-0 with the last match being washed out without a ball being bowled due to heavy rain in Lahore.Mahmudullah Riyad and co. lost ...

Sports »

'Heartbroken, devastated' LeBron vows to continue Kobe legacy

AFP, Los Angeles :NBA superstar LeBron James said Monday he was "heartbroken and devastated" over the death of Kobe Bryant, vowing in an Instagram post to continue Bryant's legacy with the Los Angeles Lakers.Bryant, a five-time NBA champion in 20 seasons with the Lakers, died Sunday at age 41 in ...

International »

Trump lawyers raise defenses as pressure grows for witnesses

AP, Washington :President Donald Trump's legal team is raising a broad-based attack on the impeachment case against him even as it mostly brushes past allegations in a new book that could undercut a key defense argument at his Senate trial.Former national security adviser John Bolton writes in a manuscript that ...

International »

Fighting sharply rises in Yemen, endangering peace efforts

AP, Sanaa :A drastic escalation in fighting between the Saudi-led military coalition and Houthi rebels in Yemen has killed and wounded hundreds of people over the past week, officials and tribal leaders said Monday.The U.S.-backed Arab coalition battling to restore Yemen's internationally recognized government stepped up airstrikes on rebel targets ...

Business & Economy »

Abdul Wohab made new BARI DG

Business Desk :Dr Md Abdul Wohab has been appointed as new Director General of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI). The Ministry of Agriculture appointed him as the Director General (Current Charge) on Tuesday. He will be the successor of the current Director General Dr Abul Kalam Azad from Thursday.Earlier, Wohab ...

Entertainment »

Huma Qureshi to pair up with Ajith in Valimai

Huma Qureshi has reportedly been roped in to star opposite Ajith in his upcoming Tamil film, Valimai. She made her Tamil debut with Rajinikanth's Kaala, in which she played his former lover and a social activist. Huma has reportedly started shooting for the project in Chennai. She had tweeted a ...

Entertainment »

Angelina Jolie was my inspiration for Malang: Disha

Actor Disha Patani says for her role in upcoming film Malang she drew inspiration from Hollywood star Angelina Jolie.Disha plays a grey character in the Mohit Suri-directed movie and the actor said she enjoyed the process of working on the film as it gave her an opportunity to explore her ...

Editorial »

UGC and the ministry of education deserve punishment for the irregularities

Three private universities were fined Tk 10 lakh each by the country's apex court for admitting students beyond the approved intake limit set by University Grants Commission. These are South East University, Eastern University and Islamia University. They were asked to give the money to liver transplant units of BIRDEM ...

Entertainment »

Ananya Panday bagged another award, experienced an immense fan frenzy

Ananya Panday made her debut in 2019 with Student of the Year 2 followed by Pati Patni Aur Woh and delivered stellar performances with both. The actress has received a lot of appreciation for her acting skills and has also won numerous debutant awards.  Ananya recently attended an award show ...

Sports »

Kobe Bryant's death leaves NBA players, others in shock

AP, New York  :Kobe Bryant authored some of his most memorable moments at Madison Square Garden and made himself a centerpiece of the Lakers-Celtics rivalry. Bryant was remembered for that and so much more Sunday after the five-time NBA champion, his teenage daughter and seven others were killed in a ...

City »

Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University Prof Dr. Akhtaruzzaman , among others , at a discussion on 'Urdu Literature in 21st Century' organised by Urdu Department of DU at RC Majumder Hall of the University on Monday.

International »

Public holiday extended in China to curb coronavirus epidemic

AFP, Beijing :Chinese authorities have ordered the extension of a public holiday in an effort to contain an epidemic that has killed 56 people and infected nearly 2,000 worldwide, state-run media reported.A working group chaired by Premier Li Keqiang to tackle the outbreak decided on Sunday "to reduce population flows" ...

International »

Bolivia’s President asks all ministers to resign

AFP, La Paz :Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez asked all her ministers to resign a little more than three months before a general election, a statement from the presidency said on Sunday.The news came just hours after communication minister Roxana Lizarraga resigned in protest at Anez's decision to stand as ...

Anniversary Issue-2019 »

  1. Bangladesh: The State-Language and the State
  2. Captive politics is not student politics
  3. Glimpses of Cultural heritage in Bangladesh

Front Page »

  1. Foreigners flown out of China virus epicentre, death toll hits 132
  2. Australia scientists claim first re-creation of coronavirus outside China
  3. BD lacks preparedness, facility to face challenges

City »

  1. Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque speaking at a prèss conference on 'Coronavirus' at the seminar room of the ministry on Tuesday.
  2. President for launching social revolution against drug abuse
  3. Dry weather likely

Editorial »

  1. Discrimination can't be part of law in any civilized country
  2. No intention to restrain the govt's students
  3. Implementation Of The Dreams Of Bangabandhu

Entertainment »

  1. Huma Qureshi to pair up with Ajith in Valimai
  2. I am a Muslim, my wife is Hindu and my kids are Hindustan: Shah Rukh Khan
  3. Robert Pattinson starrer The Batman begins filming

Sports »

  1. Out-of-contract Ben Arfa signs for Valladolid
  2. Pressure cranks up as Barty reaches first Australian Open semi-final
  3. 'Heartbroken, devastated' LeBron vows to continue Kobe legacy

Football »

  1. Ecuador's Winter Ayovi (left) fights for the ball with Argentina's Alexis Mac Allister (right) during a South America Olympic qualifying U23 soccer match at the Hernan Ramirez Villegas stadium in Pereira, Colombia on Monday.
  2. Young guns shine as Arsenal move into FA Cup fifth round
  3. Real Madrid go top with gritty win over Valladolid

Cricket »

  1. Broad fined for heated exchange with du Plessis
  2. Kayes, Shadman doubtful for Pakistan Test
  3. Tigers return home after disappointing T20 series against Pakistan

Chittagong »

  1. Mahbubul Alam, President, Chattogram Chamber of Commerce and Industry distributing crest among the participants at the concluding programme of 3rd IT Fair on Monday.
  2. 'Karnaphuli Tunnel to boost national economy'
  3. Pirate killed in encounter with RAB

National »

  1. BETAGI (Barguna): A discussion meeting was held on the role of Legal Aid Committee at Betagi Upazila Parishad Auditorium jointly organised by Upazila Parishad and Legal Aid Committee of Betagi Upazila Unit on Sunday.
  2. GAZIPUR: Adv Md Jahangir Alam, Mayor, Gazipur City Corporation spekaing at the inaugural programme of BRTC AC Bus Service from Shibbari to Biman Bandar Road on Saturday.
  3. KISHOREGANJ: Former State Minister Mojibur Rahman Chunnu MP and Rejowan Ahmed Tofique MP inaugurating ferry service at Mitamoin Upazila on Sunday. Among others, Sarowar Morshed Chowdhury , DC, Zillur Rahman, Chairman, Zila Parishad , Nazmul Islam, Additional SP and Rashidul Islam, Executive Engineer of RHD were present in the programme.

Back Page »

  1. CCTV to be installed in polling centres
  2. A man paints sign of a stall at the capital's Suhrawardy Udyan on Tuesday, as part of the preparations for the month-long Amar Ekushey Boi Mela to be opened on February 2.
  3. Firefighters and locals try to extinguish fire that broke out at a two-storey building in Moulvibazar, Sylhet on Tuesday.

Business & Economy »

  1. Saleh Ahmed, Project Director of the Infrastructure Development of Japanese Economic Zone (EZ) and Masaki Uematsu, Executive Officer of the TOA Corporation, exchanging documents after signing an agreement at a city hotel on Monday. Prime Minister's Principal Secretary Dr Ahmad Kaikaus, Secretary of PM's office Md Tofazzel Hossain Miah, Minister of the Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh Hiroyuki Yamaya, Chief Representative of the JICA Bangladesh Office Hirata Hitoshi, Chief Representative of JETRO Dhaka Yuji Ando and Executive Officer of the Internal Division of TOA Corporation, Japan Masaki Uematsu were present. Executive Chairman of the Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) Paban Chowdhury presided over the event.
  2. ECNEC clears supportive project for upgrading Hatirjheel-Banashri-Demra Highway
  3. Md. Abdul Halim Chowdhury, Managing Director of Pubali Bank Limited, presiding over its 1st Managers' Conference-2020 of Dhaka South, North, Central, Gazipur and Narayangonj regions at bank's head office in the city recently. Safiul Alam Khan Chowdhury, AMD, Mohammad Ali, DMD, of the bank were also present.

International »

  1. Trump lawyers raise defenses as pressure grows for witnesses
  2. US airstrikes in Afghanistan hit heaviest levels since 2010
  3. 'Like I'm trapped': Africans in China lockdown see no escape

Life »

  1. Do your friends expect too much?
  2. Working Fathers Need to Exercise
  3. Diabetes Complications and control measures

Literature »

  1. Book Review: Bhenge Jawa Swopner Kotha
  2. Justice Muhammad Habibur Rahman
  3. Edgar Allan Poe

Campus Life »

  1. IU to open digital library access center
  2. Annual AHFB Conference held at DU
  3. Maiden CoU Convocation today

Feature »

  1. Stopping your negative thinking
  2. 5 times it is alright to skip the gym
  3. How to save money

Law and Justice »

  1. Proceeding can be quashed if no offence is disclosed
  2. Managing Director is responsible for acts done in the company name
  3. Putting larger amount in cheque than actual liability is a fraud

Campus Cronical »

  1. Community partnerships: Supporting refugee students
  2. More physically active lessons
  3. Teaching kids how to read

Art & Culture »

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


  1. Sharmin’s solo exhibition Expression of Life at AFD
  2. The world’s most 4 amazing forests
  3. Prokriti Mela 2020

Weekend Plus »

  1. Belgium’s most haunted places
  2. Roast Duck Panang
  3. Spicy Tom Yum Soup

New Nation Supplement »

  1. 2019 : Some major events
  2. New Year and our resolutions
  3. The Gregorian New Year's Day
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