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BNP reshuffling committees for re-emergence

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Reza Mahmud :The BNP has started to reshuffle its committees to make the organizational base solid and strong."After the unbalanced ...

100 Yaba traders likely to surrender in Cox's Bazar today

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UNB, Cox's Bazar :Over 100 Yaba traders, including 10 relatives of former MP Abdur Rahman Bodi, who have been kept ...

2 more devotees die at Ijtema venue

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UNB, Gazipur :Two more devotees died of cardiac arrest at Biswa Ijtema venue in Tongi on Friday.With these, the death ...

BGB files cases against 250 villagers

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UNB, Thakurgaon :The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) filed two cases with Haripur police on Thursday night against more than 250 ...

UP member killed in Magura

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Staff Reporter :An UP member was killed on Friday after being attacked on Wednesday by rivals in land feud in ...

Trump to declare emergency, sign spending bill: White House

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Al Jazeera News :President Donald Trump of the United States will sign a border security bill to avert another government ...

Poet Al Mahmud passes away

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Prominent poet Al Mahmud passed away at a city hospital on Friday night. He was 82.The poet breathed his last ...

Maduro`s dependence on army is slipping

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Editorial Desk :The Venezuelan opposition leader spearheading efforts to unseat Nicolas Maduro has rejected his rival's claim that his campaign ...

Thousands join Bishwa Ijtema

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bdnews24.com :The Bishwa Ijtema has formally started on the banks of Turag river in Tongi, overcoming a feud within Tabligh ...

UN seeks $920m for Rohingyas

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Special Correspondent :The United Nations and its humanitarian agencies have sought US$920 million in aid from donors to address critical ...

Mahfuza murder: Two suspects arrested

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Staff Reporter :Police have arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of former principal of Eden Mohila College Mahfuza ...

Suhrawardy hospital resumes its treatment

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Staff Reporter :The Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital started treatment of patients from Friday morning, giving sigh of relief from ...

Jubair to lead Akheri Munajat today

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UNB, Gazipur :Biswa Ijtema, one of the largest Muslim congregations in the world, began on the bank of the Turag ...

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Poet Al Mahmud passes away

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Prominent poet Al Mahmud passed away at a city hospital on Friday night. He was 82.
The poet breathed his last at 11:05 pm at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Ibn Sina Hospital in the city's Dhanmondi area, said Abid Azam, the poet's family friend and assistant.
Earlier on Saturday night, he was hospitalized under the supervision of Dr Abdul Hye due to illness. He had been suffering from multiple old-age complications since long, said the port's assistant.
Mir Abdus Shukur Al Mahmud, best known as Al Mahmud, is a Bangladeshi poet, novelist, and short-story writer.
He is considered one of the greatest Bengali poets to have emerged in the 20th century. His work in Bengali poetry is dominated by his frequent use of regional dialects.
In the 1950s he was among those Bengali ...Read the full news

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Save the Sunderbans to save the Royal Bengal Tigers


FOR the constant rise in sea levels and rapid climate change, the famous Royal Bengal Tigers of the Sunderbans could be disappeared within 50 years, especially from the Bangladesh part, according to a new study published recently in the journal Science of The Total Environment. A team of Bangladeshi and ...

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Members of RAB-2 nabbed one on Friday from Narayanganj for taking money from government officials from different areas in the country impersonating Anti-Corruption Commission official.


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Feels like it`s a blessing to just be playing again: Steyn


Agency :Dale Steyn, the South African mainstay, continued to impress on his comeback trail, as he bowled at high pace and picked up four wickets over a long spell on Day 2 of the first Test of the two-match series versus Sri Lanka in Durban.The veteran fast bowler bowled at ...

Entertainment »

Shanta Jahan feels comfortable in hosting


Sheikh Arif Bulbon :Popular host of present time Shanta Jahan has to be engaged with hosting round the year in and outside the country in different stage shows and TV programmes. Besides hosting, she has more identities. She is also a model and TV actress. But she always feels comfortable ...

International »

Trump heavier, but in ‘very good health’: Doctor


AFP, Washington :President Donald Trump is a little heavier than last year and needs a higher dose of cholesterol medicine, but remains in "very good health," his official doctor said Thursday.The presidential physician, Sean Conley, said Trump, 72, passed his medical exam last week with flying colors."It is my determination ...

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It was difficult to hit through the line of the ball in Napier: Guptill


Martin Guptill is happy to work his way through the travails of a slow Napier pitch and score an ODI hundred, which helped New Zealand beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in the opening game of the three-match series. The hosts had notably lost the ODI against India here couple of ...

International »

Taliban announces surprise talks with US in Pakistan


PTI, Islamabad :The Taliban said Wednesday that its negotiators would meet US envoys for talks this month in Islamabad, and also sit down with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to discuss Afghanistan.While Islamabad did not immediately confirm the talks, Washington said it had "noted" the announcement, which comes after weeks ...

International »

Judge finds Manafort lied to investigators in Russia probe


AP, Washington :Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort intentionally lied to investigators and a federal grand jury in the special counsel's Russia probe, a judge ruled Wednesday.U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson's decision was another loss for Manafort, a once-wealthy political consultant who rose to lead Donald Trump's 2016 campaign ...

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Myanmar`s provocation: Dhaka should deal with the issue delicately


YET again Myanmar has shown Saint Martin's Island of Bangladesh as of its part in the official map. Protesting it, Dhaka on Thursday summoned Myanmar Chargé d'affaires and handed over a strongly worded protest note also expressing serious dissatisfaction over repeating such false claim, and demanded immediate corrective measures. Director ...

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40 personnel receives Coastguard awards


Staff Reporter  :A total of 40 personnel of Bangladesh Coastguard have been awarded for the prestigious 'Bangladesh Coastguard Award', 'President Coastguard Award', 'Bangladesh Coastguard (service) Award' and 'President Coastguard (service) Award' this year for best performance in their duties. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal handed over the awards to them ...

Entertainment »

Adah hits bull`s eye with her gun for Valentine`s Day and the video goes viral


Did you know Adah Sharma is a trained sharp shooter? The Commando 2 actress shared a Valentine’s Day video breaking hearts, shooting them and didn’t miss even one target. Check out how with ease she picks up 5kg rifles and hits all 5 targets in less than a minute, with ...

Editorial »

None should create abnormal situation in apparel sector


AROUND 11,000 apparel workers of 99 factories in Dhaka, Ashulia, Savar, Gazipur and Narayanganj have so far been fired and 3,500 others have been implicated in 34 cases for their participation in the movement held in January demanding proportionately wage hike, according to the IndustriAll Bangladesh Council (IBC), a platform ...

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Sala's body to be returned to Argentina on Friday


Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala's body is to be returned to Argentina on Friday, the mayor of his hometown of Progreso, Julio Muller, told AFP Tuesday.Sala's body was recovered from plane wreckage in the English Channel last week. He was flying to his new team, English Premier League side Cardiff City, ...

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BD lose to NZ in 1st ODI


Sports Reporter :Bangladesh lost to New Zealand by eight wickets in the first One Day International (ODI) match at Napier in New Zealand on Wednesday.Electing to bat first, Bangladesh scored 232 off 48.5 overs.In reply, New Zealand reached the winning target making 233 for the loss of two wickets when ...

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Trump says not `happy` with border deal but shutdown unlikely


President Donald Trump indicated Tuesday that he will walk back his threat to shut the government even if he does not get all the money he has demanded for building a wall along the US-Mexican border.Although Trump left enough wiggle room to keep the country guessing, he appeared to be ...

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  1. Poet Al Mahmud passes away
  2. Maduro`s dependence on army is slipping
  3. Thousands join Bishwa Ijtema

City »

  1. Jatiya Olama Mashaekh Aiemma Parishad staged a demonstration in the city on Friday with a call to stop Ijtema of Kadianees scheduled to be held in Panchagarh on February 22, 23 and 24.
  2. Members of RAB-2 nabbed one on Friday from Narayanganj for taking money from government officials from different areas in the country impersonating Anti-Corruption Commission official.
  3. Expatriates' harassment at airports won't be tolerated

Editorial »

  1. Any allegation without tangible evidence cannot be accepted
  2. Save the Sunderbans to save the Royal Bengal Tigers
  3. Readers’ Forum

Entertainment »

  1. Chris Pratt in talks to star in Ghost Draft
  2. Miley Cyrus as guest judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race
  3. Oishee, starts journey with Huawei

Sports »

  1. Simeone renews Atletico contract until 2022
  2. Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns (left) goes in for a layup as Houston Rockets' Chris Paul defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Minneapolis on Wednesday.
  3. Vlhova sets up Shiffrin slalom showdown

Football »

  1. Valencia too strong for Celtic to close on Europa League last 16
  2. Refugee Hakeem al-Araibi (left) signs a ball for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia on Thursday. Al-Araibi was detained in Thailand for three months under threat of extradition to Bahrain and has come to Canberra to shake hands with the Prime Minister and say thank you for his freedom.
  3. Arsenal stunned by Borisov in Europa League

Cricket »

  1. Feels like it`s a blessing to just be playing again: Steyn
  2. Batsmen guide England U-19 to 295/6 on Day 1
  3. Last six months have been the most difficult of my career: Aaron Finch

Chittagong »

  1. Aminul Huq Babul Sarkar, General Secretary, Bangladesh Awami Fisheries League and Sonali Jantrik Shilpo Samobay Samity, Chattogram City Unit speaking at a press conference to press home their 2-point demands at new Fisheries Ghat yesterday.
  2. DoE fines 71 brick kilns Tk 28 lakh
  3. 31 Chattogram BNP men land in jail

National »

  1. MADARIPUR : The two unmarked speed-breakers on the street in front of Government Poultry Farm in Madaripur Poura area causing road accident frequently.
  2. MODHUKHALI (Faridpur): Miscreants damaged onion and garlic field of 21 acres of one Shahid Mondol at village Rupatala in Dumain Union causing huge loss recently .
  3. BOGURA: A rally was brought out at Bogura town on the occasion of Sundarban Day on Thursday .

Back Page »

  1. Theresa May suffers fresh Commons defeat
  2. Jamaat upset as Razzaq’s quit
  3. Thousands of vehicles got stuck in a traffic gridlock as Bishwa Ijtema devotees heading towards the first day of Ijtema congregation. This photo was taken from Daulatdia Ferry Ghat area on Friday.

Business & Economy »

  1. Shafiul Alam Khan Chowdhury, AMD of Pubali Bank Limited, speaking at a training workshop on 'Executive Development Programme' at the banks training institute in the city recently. 27 executives of the bank participated in the workshop. Niranjan Chandra Gope, Principal of the institute and other senior officials of the Bank were also present.
  2. Asian shares drop on trade talks fears, weak US retail
  3. Slower profit growth no spur to Commerzbank-Deutsche merger

International »

  1. Kosovars feel trapped in EU visa 'cage'
  2. Trump heavier, but in ‘very good health’: Doctor
  3. Political deadlock beckons as Spain's PM calls April election

Life »

  1. Mental disorders account for 13pc global burden of disease
  2. Self-control may determine future earning
  3. Spot toxic 'friends' in facebook

Literature »

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

Campus Life »

  1. Green Gems International School organized the Annual Athletics and Picnic Day at Barnochata Resort, Savar recently with great zeal, excitement and frolicsome atmosphere. Students, parents and faculties of the school participated in this event. The program began with the welcome speech by its Principal Anita Mondal. The Sports Day was inaugurated by Surah Fateha with releasing balloons bearing the school's name, pigeon releasing and torch run by a student. National anthem was sung. Chief guest Jacob Mondal hosted the national flag and the school flag. There was a wonderful Ribbon display and March past by the students. All the classes had races and the winners took the medal from the chief guest and principal. There were races for parents and teachers. After lunch, the raffle draw lottery excited the students. Principal announced the end of the program with thanks giving speech.
  2. Job Fair at GUB
  3. IU teacher's poetry book published

Feature »

  1. SUBSERVIENCE IS NOT FREEDOM

Law and Justice »

  1. Normal financial transaction do not come within the scope of any offence
  2. No provision for fresh limitation from final order
  3. Maintaining quota reserved for freedom fighters and their children

Campus Cronical »

  1. What's the point of school uniform?
  2. Decolonize education: Are universities listening?
  3. What every educator (and student) needs

Art & Culture »

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

SKETCH »

  1. Pahela Falgun 1425
  2. Tagore song evening enthrals audience
  3. Group painting exhibition at Alliance Francaise de Dhaka

Weekend Plus »

  1. Prokriti Mela in capital
  2. Stop asking a woman when she will become a mother
  3. A Western diet high in fat and sugar can pack on the pounds. But it can also put someone at greater risk of developing severe sepsis, according to a study by a Portland State University researcher

New Nation Supplement »

  1. Thoughts on English New Year's Day
  2. The Gregorian calendar
  3. New Year's Day : History and celebration
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