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Conviction panic haunts BNP men By Other | Last Updated: 10th February, 2018, 00:00

Conviction panic is haunting BNP leaders and activists who are facing ‘political’ cases amid their preparations for the next national election. About 18.5 lakh BNP men have been…

Conviction panic 
haunts BNP men

Khaleda’s bail petition in a couple of days

Defence lawyers for BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia, now in jail following conviction in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, may file a bail petition with the High Court in a couple of days for her release.…


UK wants dignified return of Rohingyas

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Friday that his country wants to see the voluntarily, dignified and safe repatriation of Rohingyas to their homeland. He expressed the British…


BNP in crisis, not country, says Quader

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Friday said that it is not the country, but the BNP which is in crisis. He made the observation while talking to journalists in Gazipur where…

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Higher irrigation cost worries Boro farmers Higher irrigation cost 
worries Boro farmers

The higher irrigation cost has been a cause of concern for farmers across the country during the current Boro cultivation period. In the situation, many farmers are showing their reluctance…

Metropolis
PM stands by British citizen Lucy Helen PM stands by 
British citizen 
Lucy Helen

BARISAL: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has come forward to the help of Lucy Helen Frances Holt, a British citizen who is living in Bangladesh for 57 years, reports BSS. Sheikh Hasina on Thursday…

Sun Extra
Brexit transition ‘not a given’, EU warns Brexit transition ‘not a given’, EU warns

BRUSSELS: EU negotiator Michel Barnier warned Friday that plans for a post-Brexit transition period to ease the pain of the split were at risk because of “substantial” disagreements with…

Editorial
Of Justice, Vandalism and Politics Of Justice, Vandalism and Politics

The news of conviction of the former Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia by a trial court to five years of imprisonment for embezzlement of US$ 2,52,000 from a trust fund created in the name of her late…

Post-logue
Let It Snow Let It Snow

The past week witnessed back to back snowstorms; long hours of snowfall left us with 6-7 inches of snow over Amherst. Looking out through the window, I could imagine being in Alaska, but the igloos…

Asia
Koreas share historic handshake at Olympic opening ceremony Koreas share historic handshake at Olympic opening ceremony

PYEONGCHANG: The two Koreas marched together and South Korea’s president shared a historic handshake with Kim Jong Un’s sister as the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opened in a spirit of intense…

World
Air strikes batter Syria rebel enclave for fifth day Air strikes batter Syria rebel enclave for fifth day

DOUMA: Fresh air strikes hit the Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta on Friday, AFP correspondents reported, the fifth straight day of a bombing campaign that has killed more than 220 civilians.…

Culturetainment
Iranian film fest kicks off Iranian film fest kicks off

Amid much festivity and fanfare, the six-day Iranian film festival began at the main auditorium of the Bangladesh National Museum (BNM) in the capital on Friday. Dr Muhammad Abdur Razzaque,…

Winner
Bowlers rule first and second days Bowlers rule first 
and second days

A terrible batting collapse on Sunday morning saw Bangladesh to end their first innings for 110 as touring Sri Lanka comfortably took the command of the match and completed second day of their second…

My Districts
Social support for girls’ safe schooling stressed Social support for girls’ safe schooling stressed

RAJSHAHI: Public representatives and development activists here observed that an adequate support from the community, including the public representatives, is very effective to ensure safe schooling…

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Myanmar held 2 journos for probing Rohingya massacre: Reuters Myanmar held 2 journos for probing Rohingya massacre: Reuters

BANGKOK: Two Reuters journalists detained for two months by Myanmar authorities were arrested over their investigation of a massacre of 10 Rohingya men, the news agency said in a report that detailed…

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