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Trump likely to give U.S. troops authority to protect immigration agents

Trump likely to give U.S. troops authority to protect immigration agents

Reuters, Washington :President Donald Trump is likely to give U.S. troops authority to protect immigration agents stationed along the U.S. border with Mexico if they come under threat from

Shahidul Alam freed finally

Shahidul Alam freed finally

UNB, Dhaka :Noted photographer Shahidul Alam was released from jail on bail on Tuesday night, five days after securing bail from the High Court.He walked out of Dhaka Central

Barrister Rafiqul held for hiding wealth info

Barrister Rafiqul held for hiding wealth info

bdnews24.com :Police have arrested BNP leader Rafiqul Islam Mia hours after a court sentenced him to three years in jail for hiding wealth information.The member of the party's policymaking

Ultimate target state power!

Ultimate target state power!

M M Jasim :The Awami League and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, which are leading the two major alliances, want to capture the state power at any cost even sacrificing

Due to dumping of industrial waste, the water of Shitalakkhya River has been badly contaminated. This picture was taken from Kanchpur area on Tuesday.

Due to dumping of industrial waste, the water of Shitalakkhya River has been badly contaminated. This picture was taken from Kanchpur area on Tuesday.

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Poll observers must not talk to media: EC

Special Correspondent :The Election Commission (EC) has issued a set of directives to be complied by the polls observers as mandatory, including prohibition on speaking to media, on the

Interest-free car loans for Bank officials

Kazi Zahidul Hasan :The Financial Institutions Division under the Ministry of Finance will convene a meeting next week to finalise the draft of the revised car loan policy for

Eid-e-Miladunnabi today

BSS, Dhaka :The country is set to observe the holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi today (Wednesday), marking the anniversary of birth and demise of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be upon Him) amid massive

Nayapaltan clash Six JCD men arrested

Staff Reporter :Six leaders and activists of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) were arrested from Sutrapur of the city in connection with alleged involvement in Nayapaltan clash.Police identified them as

Regulators unlock Skype at 4:30pm

UNB, Dhaka :The operation of telecommunication application Skype resumed on Tuesday afternoon as it is unblocked by local regulators.Emdadul Haque, secretary general of Internet Service Providers Association of Bangladesh

Tarique joins interview board despite claim of no internet access

UNB, Dhaka :Though BNP on Monday night alleged that there was no internet access in and around their chairperson Khaleda Zia's Gulshan political office, its acting chairman Tarique Rahman

HC starts hearing writ on 'fictitious' cases

Staff Reporter :The High Court has begun hearing on a writ petition filed over "fictitious" cases lodged against opposition party activists across the country.After concluding Tuesday's hearing, the Bench

437 extra-judicial killings in 2018, ASK claims

Staff Reporter :Some 437 people became the victims to extrajudicial killings across the country in 10 months from January this year, jointly claimed Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK), a

Imran Khan lashes out at Trump 'tirade'

Reuters, Islamabad :Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump following his remarks that Pakistan doesn't "do a damn thing" for the United States

Police playing biased role

Staff Reporter :Jatiya Oikyafront (JOF) top leader and Gano Forum President Dr Kamal Hossain on Monday claimed that the police have been playing a biased role after declaration of the

'Helmet youth' arrested

Staff Reporter :A youth who allegedly carried out the attack on cops' vehicles in the city's Nayapaltan area has been arrested by the Detectives from the capital. The arrested youth

Many AL, BNP big guns to lose party tickets

Many AL, BNP big guns to lose party tickets

M M Jasim :A good number of heavyweight candidates of both the ruling Awami League and the main opposition BNP may be dropped out from the polls race due to

Ensure adequate security for Barrister Mainul

Staff Reporter :The High Court (HC) on Monday asked the government to ensure adequate security to Barrister Mainul Hosein if he is transferred to any other court or jail from

Provide treatment to Khaleda as per medical board advice: HC

Staff Reporter :The High Court (HC) on Monday asked the authorities concerned to provide proper treatment to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, if necessary, as per the recommendations of the medical

10 retired army officers join Gano Forum

10 retired army officers join Gano Forum

Staff Reporter :Ten retired defence officers on Monday formally joined Dr Kamal Hossain-led Gano Forum ahead of the 11th parliamentary elections.They joined Gano Forum, a key component of one of

Tarique interviews thru' video confce for 2nd day

Staff Reporter :The BNP began second day of their nomination interview on Monday with its acting Chairman Tarique Rahman joined through video conference.The party's Parliamentary board started taking interview of

EC has nothing to do

Staff Reporter :The Election Commission (EC) Secretary Helaluddin Ahmad said on Monday that the Commission has nothing to do regarding BNP Acting Chairman Tarique Rahman's video conferencing to interview party

2 garment workers among 3 bodies found in Savar

Staff Reporter :Police recovered three bodies from separate areas of Savar upazila in Dhaka district on Monday.Police said family members found the hanging body of Sajib Miah, 22, a garment

Khaleda can contest polls: Fakhrul

Staff Reporter :BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia can contest the upcoming 11th parliamentary election as she has filed appeal petitions against her verdicts, said party Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir."There

Police asked not to implicate innocents: EC

Staff Reporter :The Election Commission (EC) Secretary Helaluddin said that the clashes took place between police and BNP men at Nayapaltan in the city on November 14 is being investigated

Chinese city urges those 'poisoned by extremism' to surrender

Al Jazeera news :A city in China's far-western Xinjiang region has ordered people who are "poisoned by extremism, terrorism and separatism", in contact with overseas terror groups or behaving in

Miladunnabi tomorrow

The holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi, the anniversary of birth and demise of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH), will be observed on Wednesday amid religious fervor and due solemnity across the country.On the occasion,

 Punishment if campaign materials not removed

Punishment if campaign materials not removed

Staff Reporter :The Election Commission (EC) has directed field-level election officials to report against non-compliance of candidates to the directive of removing electoral campaign materials by November 18 for punitive

BD nat'l shot at in NY while chasing robbers

BD nat'l shot at in NY while chasing robbers

A Bangladeshi man has been shot at in the leg by robbers in the Astoria neighbourhood of Queens, New York City, US media reports.According to CBS New York, witnesses said

Hundreds of vehicles got stuck in a huge traffic gridlock as ferry service being disrupted due to dense fog. This photo was taken from near Daulatdia Ghat on Sunday.

Hundreds of vehicles got stuck in a huge traffic gridlock as ferry service being disrupted due to dense fog. This photo was taken from near Daulatdia Ghat on Sunday.