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Call to ensure public security during polls

UNB, Dhaka :Speakers at a seminar on Wednesday urged all concerned, including the government, to ensure public security during the forthcoming national election.The made the call while addressing the

Awami League delegation headed by Prime Minister's Political Adviser HT Imam holding talks with CEC KM Nurul Huda on various election-related issues at Nirbachon Bhaban on Wednesday.

Awami League delegation headed by Prime Minister's Political Adviser HT Imam holding talks with CEC KM Nurul Huda on various election-related issues at Nirbachon Bhaban on Wednesday.

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Police lob teargas shells to disperse the crowd while they staged a big showdown in front of Nayapaltan's BNP office during nomination seeking time ahead of national election for 3rd consecutive day on Wednesday.

Police lob teargas shells to disperse the crowd while they staged a big showdown in front of Nayapaltan's BNP office during nomination seeking time ahead of national election for 3rd consecutive day on Wednesday.

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Work for AL candidates

UNB, Dhaka :Awami League President Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday asked the nomination seekers to work for the party-nominated candidates shunning personal conflicts in the coming 11th general election scheduled

Five to die for triple murder in Cumilla

UNB, Cumilla :A court here on Wednesday sentenced five people to death in a case over slaughtering three people, including a minor boy, in Laksam upazila of the district

8 more killed in road crashes

Staff Reporter :At least eight more persons were killed and several others injured in separate road crashes across the country on Wednesday.In Tangail, aged spouses were killed when a

EC orders removing posters, banners, billboards by 3 days

BSS, Dhaka :The Election Commission has directed the aspirants for the 11th parliamentary polls to remove their respective posters, banners and billboards related to the election within the next

Destiny chairman jailed for 3 years

Staff Reporter :A Dhaka Court on Wednesday sentenced Chairman of Destiny-2000 Limited Mohammad Hossain to three years' imprisonment for not submitting wealth statement to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).Judge Sheikh

Attack on police made without provocation: Monirul

UNB, Dhaka :Additional Commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Monirul Islam on Wednesday said the attack was carried out on police without any provocation to create an issue.He came

Victims still recall the nightmare

UNB, Bagerhat :Eleven years after the devastating Cyclone Sidr, the survivors of Sharankhola upazila, the worst affected area of the district, are still recalling the nightmare of the cyclone

Drug trader killed in 'gunfight'

UNB, Mymensingh :A suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight with detectives at Shambhuganj Charpuliamari in Sadar upazila early Wednesday.The deceased was identified as Sumon Mia, 27,

Low over Bay persists

UNB, Dhaka :Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted distant warning signal No 2 as the cyclonic storm 'Gaja' over Southwest

 Pence issues sharp rebuke to Suu Kyi

Pence issues sharp rebuke to Suu Kyi

Reuters, Singapore :U.S. Vice President Mike Pence expressed the Trump administration's strongest condemnation yet of Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya Muslims on Wednesday, telling leader Aung San Suu Kyi that

Trader beaten, mugged in Jashore

Jashore Correspondent :Suspected drug peddlers mugged a trader at Chaugachha upazila headquarters in Jashore district around 10am on Wednesday.The victim, Ashok Kumar Sarker, owner of Ashok Cloth Store at

US lays barbed wire at border as migrant caravan draws closer

Reuters, Tijuana :Hundreds of Central American migrants planning to seek asylum in the United States moved toward the country's border with Mexico yesterday as US military reinforced security measures,

Canada PM hails Summit Gr chair for bringing LNG to BD

UNB, Dhaka :Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has appreciated Summit Group Chairman Muhammed Aziz Khan for his effort to bring LNG, a source of clean energy, that will decarbonise

Pink Legacy diamond sold for world record price

Pink Legacy diamond sold for world record price

BBC Online :A rare pink diamond has fetched 50.3m Swiss francs ($50m; £38.5m) at auction, a record price per carat.Pink Legacy, weighing in at just under 19 carats, was

Technocrat ministers' resignation to 'take effect once PM accepts'

UNB, Dhaka :Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Tuesday said the resignation letters of the four technocrat ministers will come into effect once the Prime Minister accepts those."The prime minister

Demand for election deferment illogical, says Quader

UNB, Dhaka :Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said BNP's demand for deferring the general election to facilitate the foreign observers to monitor the polls is funny,

Tell your boss mission complete

Al Jazeera News :A member of a Saudi assassination squad phoned a superior shortly after Jamal Khashoggi was murdered and told him "tell your boss" their mission had been

Mother hacked to death by son

Staff Reporter :A woman was hacked to death allegedly by her son at Tamai Koliapara in Belkuchi upazila of Sirajganj district on Tuesday noon.The deceased was identified as Nargis

Preparations afoot to repatriate 150 Rohingyas

UNB, Dhaka :Bangladesh is taking all the preparations in coordination with Myanmar to begin the first batch of Rohingya repatriation on Thursday though the ultimate success depends on "voluntariness"

UN wants Myanmar to show seriousness about Rohingya return

UNB, Dhaka :UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Tuesday called on the government of Myanmar to show its seriousness in creating the conditions for return by

Mahathir slams Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis

Reuters, Singapore :Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi was trying to "defend the indefensible" over alleged atrocities committed by the

EC reluctant about fair voting: BNP

Staff Reporter :The BNP on Tuesday said that the Election Commission appears reluctant to hold fair election in order to help the government."The EC fixed December 30 as date

Schools in capital charge extra fees

M M Jasim :Most of the schools in the capital are charging students with hefty fees to register them for Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination. The school authorities took

3 killed over land dispute in Lalmonirhat

Staff Reporter :At least three persons were killed and seven others critically injured in a clash over a land measuring 27 decimals at Gilabari in Aditmari upazila of Lalmonirhat

Body found in city

Staff Reporter :Law enforcement agency recovered the body of an unidentified man from West Kazipara of Mirpur in the capital early Tuesday.Md Russel, Sub-Inspector (SI) of Mirpur Model Police

 Zimbabwe score 304 in 1st innings

Zimbabwe score 304 in 1st innings

Sports Reporter :Zimbabwe scored 304 in their first innings against hosts Bangladesh on the third day of the second Test at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the city's

BNP submits fresh list of 1,002 'fictitious cases' in PMO

UNB, Dhaka :BNP on Tuesday submitted another list of 1002 'fictitious cases' filed against its leaders and activists to the Prime Ministers' Office (PMO).BNP assistant office secretary Taiful Islam