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Crucial Khulna city polls today By Other | Last Updated: 15th May, 2018, 00:00

All eyes are fixed on today’s election to Khulna City Corporation where main battle for mayoral post is going to take place between the candidates of the ruling Awami League and opposition BNP.…

Crucial Khulna city polls today

Israeli forces kill 52 Palestinians

JERUSALEM: Israeli forces killed 52 Palestinians on the Gaza border in the conflict's bloodiest day in years on Monday as clashes and protests coincided with the deeply controversial opening of…


Stampede, heatstroke claim 10 lives in Ctg

CHATTOGRAM: At least 10 people died and 30 others fell sick in a stampede and heatstroke in Satkania upazila of the district on Monday. The deceased include nine women and a child. Most of the…


Bangladesh moving forward

Bangladesh can accelerate its progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals if the current economic growth continues, speakers said at a high-profile conference at Harvard University…

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86 killed in India violent storms 86 killed in India 
violent storms

NEW DELHI: Indian authorities said on Monday at least 86 people have been killed and over 100 injured in a fresh wave of violent sandstorms and thunderstorms that battered vast swathes of the country.…

Metropolis
Bangladesh Jatiya Probin Mancha launched Bangladesh Jatiya Probin Mancha launched

A new platform titled Bangladesh Jatiya Probin Mancha (Bangladesh National Elderly Platform) was lunched on Monday with the aim of building an elderly friendly society. Social Welfare Minister…

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Shares of drug money behind Bogura 4 murders: Police Shares of drug money behind Bogura 4 murders: Police

Bogura: Four people who were found slaughtered in a paddy field of Baladighi village in Shibganj upazila on May 7 have been murdered over the share of money got from selling drugs, claimed police on…

Editorial
Whither Morality? Whither Morality?

People’s stance in terms of economic and social strengths is rising exponentially in the country. As a result, lifestyle of a section of people is becoming ultra-modern. They are enjoying all…

News & Newsmaker
Stork travels 14,000 km for handicapped mate Stork travels 14,000 km for handicapped mate

The world’s most faithful male is a stork. Every year, for the past 16 years, he has flown 14,000 km from his winter home in South Africa to a small village in Croatia, Europe, to be with his…

Business
NBR to impose fees on foreign TV channels NBR to impose fees on foreign TV channels

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) is contemplating imposing fees on foreign satellite television channels for broadcasting their programmes in Bangladesh. NBR made the decision after Association…

Asia
Police HQ of Indonesia city attacked day after church bombings Police HQ of Indonesia city attacked day after church bombings

SURABAYA, Indonesia: Four militants on motorcycles blew themselves up at a police headquarters in Indonesia’s second city Surabaya on Monday, police said, wounding at least 10 people including…

World
Trump calls embassy move ‘a great day for Israel’ Trump calls embassy move ‘a great day for Israel’

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Monday hailed the scheduled opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem as “a great day for Israel,” even as deadly clashes erupted between Palestinians…

Culturetainment
Rabindra Sangeet, recitation evening held at National Museum Rabindra Sangeet, recitation evening held at National Museum

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre organised an evening of Rabindra Sangeet by Chhaya Karmakar and recitation by Shihab Shahriyar at Kobi Sufia Kamal auditorium of   Bangladesh National Museum…

Winner
All-round Dinajpur clinch both titles All-round Dinajpur clinch both titles

Dinajpur District Football team and Dinajpur Under-12 District Football team clinched the title in their respective categories of Bashundhara Kings Cup Football Tournament 2018 at Rangpur District…

My Districts
BADC to procure 240 tonnes of wheat seeds from Jamalpur, Sherpur BADC to procure 240 tonnes of wheat seeds from Jamalpur, Sherpur

JAMALPUR: Bangladesh Agriculture Development Corporation (BADC) will procure 240 metric tonnes of wheat seeds from farmers in Jamalpur and Sherpur districts this year, reports BSS. According…

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Dismissal of Turkey academics creating ‘climate of fear’: HRW Dismissal of Turkey academics creating ‘climate of fear’: HRW

ISTANBUL: Human Rights Watch on Monday said the dismissal of thousands of academics by the Turkish government after the 2016 failed coup was undermining academic freedoms and creating a “climate…

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