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Bike crashes on rise as ridesharing booms By Other | Last Updated: 6th July, 2018, 00:00

Motorbike accidents marked a sharp rise in the capital thanks to a spike in the use of bikes fuelled by the rapidly growing popularity of app-based ridesharing services. Road safety campaigners…

Bike crashes on rise as ridesharing booms

Brazil seek to temper Belgium’s WC hopes

KAZAN: Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has admitted he has no secrets as he plots to end Brazil’s bid for a record-extending sixth World Cup ahead of their “dream” quarter-final in…


Uruguay ready to stop France’s Mbappe

NIZHNIY NOVGOROD: The build-up to today’s quarter-final clash between France and Uruguay has been dominated by individuals, but it may be the South Americans’ almost unbreachable four-man…


BNP will certainly join polls: Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said the next national election will be a challenging one as Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) will certainly participate in the polls. Sheikh Hasina,…

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Seat sharing may frustrate BNP’s efforts for greater unity Seat sharing may frustrate BNP’s efforts for greater unity

Sharing of seats in the next parliamentary elections emerges as a main barrier to BNP’s initiative to forge a ‘greater political unity’ against the government as other parties demand…

Metropolis
Maintain chain of command Maintain chain of command

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked members of the President Guard Regiment-PGR to discharge their responsibilities remaining loyal to the leadership and maintaining the chain of command,…

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ICC unveils 2nd arrest warrant for Benghazi commander ICC unveils 2nd arrest warrant for Benghazi commander

THE HAGUE: The International Criminal Court revealed Thursday it has issued a second arrest warrant for a Libyan military commander accused of shooting dead 10 jihadist prisoners after a Benghazi mosque…

Editorial
Is International Community Able to Resolve Rohingya Crisis? Is International Community Able to Resolve Rohingya Crisis?

Some high profile personalities, who visited Bangladesh during the last few days to see the Rohingyas sheltered in the country, are the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, World Bank President Jim…

Business
Cut in extreme poverty crucial to SDG attainment: Speakers Cut in extreme poverty crucial 
to SDG attainment: Speakers

The urgency for removing extreme poverty from the country was highlighted when experts at a conference on Thursday reviewed the country’s progress toward achieving the Sustainable Development…

Our faith
Significance of Nafl prayers Significance of Nafl prayers

Nafl means extra, what is not obligatory but it is voluntary or optional. Nafl is the worship which is not required by Allah (SWT) but by performing it a Muslim will receive an extra reward. Muslims…

Asia
Pompeo sets off for N Korea nuclear talks Pompeo sets off for N Korea nuclear talks

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo left Washington on Thursday bound for Pyongyang and his latest round of talks with Kim Jong Un on North Korea’s nuclear arsenal, reports AFP.  …

World
Air strikes pound south Syria after talks fail Air strikes pound south Syria after talks fail

DARAA: Waves of air strikes pounded rebel-held areas of southern Syria on Thursday as pro-regime forces launched their most intensive bombing campaign yet in a two-week-old offensive, reports AFP. …

Culturetainment
Loko Natyadal celebrates 37th anniversary Loko Natyadal celebrates 37th anniversary

Popular theatre troupe of the country Loko Natyadal will celebrate its 37th founding anniversary today. To mark the day Loko Natyadal (Shidweshari) organised a day long event at Bangladesh Shilpakala…

Winner
Coach explains five keys to Brazil’s defensive strength Coach explains five keys to Brazil’s defensive strength

It is a debate that has been running in Brazilian football since the painful defeat to Italy at Spain 1982: should the national team play an entertaining brand of football or prioritise results above…

My Districts
Jute production may miss target in Rangpur Jute production may miss target in Rangpur

RANGPUR: The farmers and officials concerned are expecting a better jute production despite a shortfall in the farming target as the tender plants are growing excellent in Rangpur agriculture region…

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Israel extends detention of Palestinian MP Israel extends detention of Palestinian MP

JERUSALEM: Israeli authorities have extended the detention without trial of a Palestinian politician by four months, ensuring she will remain behind bars for more than a year, the army said Thursday,…

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