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Indo-Bangla border in Assam to be sealed by Dec: CM Sonowal

Hindustan Times :Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday announced that the India-Bangladesh border in the state will be completely sealed by December.Sonowal made the remarks at a conference marking

RMG workers` unrest feared

Special Correspondent :The government agencies have beefed up vigilance at key garment industrial zones across the country fearing workers' unrest ahead of Eid centring non-payment of arrear salaries and festival

Landslides threaten camps of Rohingyas : HRW

Landslides threaten camps of Rohingyas : HRW

Tens of thousands of Rohingyas in camps in Cox's Bazar district are at imminent risk of landslides, Human Rights Watch has said in a newly released online video.Bangladesh authorities with

Provide info on rape of Rohingya women

Myanmar should comply with a UN committee's request for information on the military's responsibility for widespread rape of Rohingya women and girls in northern Rakhine State, said Human Rights Watch

Learn from BD how to stand by distressed humanity: Priyanka

Unicef Goodwill Ambassador and Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra on Thursday said the world should learn from Bangladesh how to stand beside the distressed humanity.She also appreciated Bangladesh, particularly Prime Minister

Focus on Rohingya children's future; not past: Priyanka

Focus on Rohingya children's future; not past: Priyanka

Unicef Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra has called for more global action and support for vulnerable Rohingya children and women urging all to open their hearts with compassion. "Every child deserves

Trump cancels Kim summit amid North Korea `hostility`

US President Donald Trump has cancelled a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, saying the world had "lost a great opportunity for lasting peace".He said his decision was because

No place for drug traders in capital: Asad

Issuing a note of warning, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Thursday said there will be no place for drug traders in the city."Actions will be taken against them following the

Child's body found in luggage

Staff Reporter :Police recovered the body of a child from a luggage in Kotbari area under Dakshin Khan Police Station in the capital on Thursday.Dakshin Khan Police Station OC Topon

9 more drug peddlers killed

Staff Reporter :Nine suspected drug peddlers were killed in separate incidents of gunfights in Feni, Cumilla, Magura, Narayanganj and Akhaura districts early Thursday during the ongoing anti-narcotics drive. With the

HC order on Khaleda's bail petition Sunday

Staff Reporter :The High Court (HC) on Thursday fixed next Sunday to pass order on a bail petition filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a murder case.The case was

Latest picture of Saudi crown Prince released amid death rumours

Latest picture of Saudi crown Prince released amid death rumours

AFP,  RIYADH :The Saudi Arabian Royal family has released a photograph of Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman amid speculation claiming assassination, according to Daily Mail.Salman had not been seen since

Body of abducted schoolboy found in M'singh

UNB, Mymensingh :Police dug out the body of a schoolboy from a warehouse at Kesharganj Bazar in Phulbaria upazila early Thursday, two months and 17days after his abduction.The victim was

Lawyers and judges have a right to know whether the persons killed are guilty under law: Whole justice system is under challenge

For the past week there appears to be an invisible killing-spree going throughout the country amid serious criticisms happening in the name of tackling drug peddlers. Just day before

Godfather of drugs is in parliament: Ershad

Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad on Wednesday came down heavily on the government for killing people indiscriminately in the name of crackdown against illegal drug trade."We don't know identities of

Druglords still untouched

Staff Reporter :Nine more suspected drug peddlers were killed in the countrywide anti-narcotics crackdown in last 13 hours since Wednesday dawn.Our correspondents reported about the crackdown from Rangpur, Lalmonirhat, Gaibandha,

The dilapidated road in Demra at the end of Hanif Flyover is now covered with mud putting the vehicles and commuters at risk of accidents any moment. If there is a little rain, the road goes under water and turns muddy. The photo was taken on Wednesday, shows how the vehicles were facing obstacles to cross the area.

The dilapidated road in Demra at the end of Hanif Flyover is now covered with mud putting the vehicles and commuters at risk of accidents any moment. If there is a little rain, the road goes under water and turns muddy. The photo was taken on Wednesday, shows how the vehicles were facing obstacles to cross the area.

Reckless driving goes unpunished

Staff Reporter :In another incident of reckless driving, a speedy bus smashed the left leg of another bus driver in the city's busy Jatrabari intersection while the victim was crossing

HC summons all IOs to explain delay in probe

Staff Reporter :The High Court on Wednesday summoned all the Investigation Officers of 56 cases filed in connection with Basic Bank loan scams, seeking their explanation over the delay in

Budget will need to boost subsidy spending

Special Correspondent  :The government's subsidy spending will go up by over 10 percent in the next fiscal due mainly to additional requirement in power and energy, agriculture and export subsidy.The

14 pvt varsities red flagged

M M Jasim :At least 14 private universities have lost their authority to admit students from 208-19 academic session for their irregularities. The University Grants Commission has also alerted the

Major parts of city roads inundated

Staff Reporter :Incessant rain once again inundated many parts of the major roads in the capital city on Wednesday causing untold sufferings to the commuters and local residents and severe

Landslides in hills feared

Md Joynal Abedin Khan :The hilly inhabitants fear more deaths in landslides triggered by heavy rainfall during the upcoming monsoon in Rangamati, Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Bandarban and Khagrhachhari districts.They have

Muktamoni finally passes away

Staff Reporter :Muktamoni is no more. She was diagnosed with a tumour developed in her blood vessels on the right hand. She died at her residence in Dakkhin Kamar Baisha

Gas crisis in city likely to linger

Despite the government's move to add 500 million cubic feet of gas per day (mmcfd) to the national gas network, the severe gas crisis that the city dwellers have been

Incessant rain once again inundated many parts of the major thoroughfare in city as there is no proper drainage management to pass waters and severe earth digging this monsoon, causing untold sufferings to commuters. Photo shows Vehicle drivers and Motor cyclists struggling to wade through the flood waters on Airport Road on Wednesday.

Incessant rain once again inundated many parts of the major thoroughfare in city as there is no proper drainage management to pass waters and severe earth digging this monsoon, causing untold sufferings to commuters. Photo shows Vehicle drivers and Motor cyclists struggling to wade through the flood waters on Airport Road on Wednesday.

N. Korea preps N site demolition despite US summit doubts

AFP :Invited foreign journalists began a long journey up North Korea's east coast Wednesday to witness the slated destruction of the reclusive regime's nuclear test site, a high profile gesture

Inhumanity of killing our people by our law enforcers is felt deeply as shameful

Eleven more suspected drug peddlers have been killed as the spree of "gunfights" continues amid a countrywide crackdown on narcotics and its dealers. This takes the tally of drug

Govt to redraft Digital Security Act

Staff Reporter :Bangladesh government will be redrafting the Digital Security Act that has drawn flack over fears of gagging free media and freedom of speech.Law Minister Anisul Huq made the

NHRC worried at killings in `gunfights`

Voicing concern over the killings of suspected drug traders in reported gunfights with members of law enforcement agencies across the country, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday said