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A human chain programme was organised by Mayer Daak on Sunday in front of the Jatiya Press Club with family members of enforced disappearance victim Michael Chakma covering faces with black cloths demanding safe return of Michael home.

A human chain programme was organised by Mayer Daak on Sunday in front of the Jatiya Press Club with family members of enforced disappearance victim Michael Chakma covering faces with black cloths demanding safe return of Michael home.

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Venezuela negotiators return to Norway for crisis talks

AP, Caracas :Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have returned to Norway for talks aimed at resolving the political crisis in the South American country, the Norwegian government

Mother fish release eggs in Halda

UNB, Chattogram :Mother fishes of different species released eggs in the Halda River, the only natural fish spawning center in South Asia.Fishermen have initiated collecting the eggs from Friday

Trump downplays North Korea launches on Japan visit

AFP  :US President Donald Trump Sunday downplayed recent North Korean missile launches as he teed off a state visit to Japan with a round of golf with Prime Minister

BRTA opens control room for smooth Eid journey

Staff Reporter :Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has opened a central control room to ensure smooth journey ahead of and after Eid-ul-Fitr.The Road Transport and Highways Division Joint Secretary

UAE launches major campaign to assist Rohingyas

UNB, Dhaka :A nationwide drive has been launched in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to generate donations for Rohingyas who fled to Bangladesh to escape persecution in Myanmar.The initiative

Ramaphosa sworn-in as South African president

Ramaphosa sworn-in as South African president

AFP, Pretoria  :Cyril Ramaphosa vowed a "new era" Satu.rday after he was sworn in as president of South Africa at a colourful ceremony in the capital, as he looks

Over 1,000 pro-BNP journos demand Khaleda's release before Eid

UNB, Dhaka :Over a thousand pro-BNP journalists on Sunday demanded the release of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail before the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr."We urge the government to immediately free

Malaysian labour market will open soon: Minister

Staff Reporter :State Minister of Expatriate Welfare and Overseas Employment, Imran Ahmad, on Sunday said, the Malaysian labour market will reopen soon."A team from the Ministry will visit Malaysia

Don't do politics over Khaleda's treatment

UNB, Dhaka :Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Sunday asked BNP leaders not to do any politics over their chairperson Khaleda Zia's medical treatment."The government is trying to provide

Gas supply to Uttara, Baridhara to be disrupted Monday

Staff Reporter :Gas supply to Uttara, Baridhara and surrounding areas will be disrupted for nine hours from 6 am to 3 pm today (Monday) due to placing of gas

China digs in for protracted trade fight with US

AFP :China is digging in for a tough period of deteriorating ties with the United States, fanning the flames of patriotism with Korean War films, a viral song on

Dhaka to sign US$ 2.5bn ODA deal with Tokyo during PM's visit: FM

UNB, Dhaka :Bangladesh and Japan will sign their 40th ODA deal involving US$ 2.5 billion during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Japan visit on May 28-30 for implementing five projects

Clandestine sale of substandard goods still on in Khulna

UNB, Khulna :The sale of substandard goods is still going on, albeit clandestinely, in the city even two weeks after the High Court ordered the withdrawal of 52 products

An Iftar Mahfil was held at Hotel Isha Kha organised by Gano Forum on Sunday. Dr. Kamal Hossain, Barrister Mainul Hosein, Dr. Moyeen Khan among other members of social media and political parties also attended the Iftar party.

An Iftar Mahfil was held at Hotel Isha Kha organised by Gano Forum on Sunday. Dr. Kamal Hossain, Barrister Mainul Hosein, Dr. Moyeen Khan among other members of social media and political parties also attended the Iftar party.

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Judicial Probe body to inquire into disappearance, extra-judicial killings

Staff Reporter :Eminent citizens of the country on Saturday called for forming a Judicial Probe Commission to inquire into the incidents of enforced disappearance, abduction and extra-judicial killings for justice. "These

Padma Bridge's 13th span installed

UNB, Munshiganj :The 13th span of the much-hyped Padma Bridge was installed on Saturday morning.A total 1,950 metres of bridge is visible now with the installation of the 13th span

UNHCR tells Myanmar

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has urged the Myanmar government to take action to enable the Rohingyas in Bangladesh and those displaced inside the country to return home

PM for high-speed tourist train on Dhaka-Cox's Bazar route

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said her government could introduce a high-speed tourist train on Dhaka-Cox's Bazar route."We think we will be able to introduce a high-speed tourist train

EU vote faces new covert digital threats

AFP :New players are exploiting internet lawlessness to disrupt democracy at this week's European elections, says a new report that points a finger at far-right populists and cyber militias.With the

Tory leadership: Rivals clash over support for no-deal Brexit

Tory leadership: Rivals clash over support for no-deal Brexit

Conservative leadership contenders have clashed over Brexit as the race to succeed Theresa May in No 10 begins.Rory Stewart said he would not serve under rival Boris Johnson because of

PM opens 2nd Meghna, Gumti bridges thru videoconference

PM opens 2nd Meghna, Gumti bridges thru videoconference

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said the aim of her government is to improve the living standard of people and free the country from poverty."We're taking Bangladesh to the

3 killed in Sirajganj, Natore lightning strikes

Three people were killed and four others injured in separate lightning strikes in Sirajganj and Natore districts early Saturday.In Sirajganj, two workers were killed and three others injured in a

US orders new troops to Middle East to counter Iran 'threat'

AFP :The United States said it was deploying 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East to counter "credible threats" from Iran in a move denounced by Tehran on Saturday as

2 Rohingyas held at HSIA

Staff Reporter  :Two Rohingya women were detained while attempting to board a flight of Kuwait Airlines from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport early Saturday.Accused  Jobeda Khatun, 63, and Jamila Begum, 58

Nazrul’s 120th birth anniversary celebrated

People from all walks of life on Saturday paid rich tributes to national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam on the occasion of his 120th birth anniversary.To mark the day, different organizations

Modi plots course after landslide victory

AFP :Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met allies and former mentors on Friday to plot a course for his second term after a landslide victory left the once-mighty Gandhi dynasty

Padma Bridge's 13th span installed

UNB, Munshiganj :The 13th span of the much-hyped Padma Bridge was installed on Saturday morning.A total 1,950 metres of bridge is visible now with the installation of the 13th

Foreign cos in race for investment

Kazi Zahidul Hasan  :Foreign companies have raced to invest in the country's power sector as the government aims to generate 60,000MW of electricity by 2041.Companies from Russia, Britain, Germany,

Spraying of an old and unfit launch goes on to make it fit for navigation. This photo was taken from Keraniganj on the outskirts of the city on Friday.

Spraying of an old and unfit launch goes on to make it fit for navigation. This photo was taken from Keraniganj on the outskirts of the city on Friday.

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