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Trial at final stage By Other | Last Updated: 21st August, 2018, 00:00

The trial proceedings in  two cases filed over a deadly grenade attack on an Awami  League rally on the capital’s Bangabandhu Avenue on August 21 in 2004 have reached the final stage.…

Trial at final stage

Last-minute rush of home-goers

Thousands of people left the capital for their native homes on Monday in a last-minute rush to celebrate the holy Eid-ul-Azha with their relatives tomorrow. The overpopulated capital virtually…


Pilgrims scale Mount Arafat for peak of hajj

MOUNT ARAFAT: Muslim pilgrims ascended Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia on Monday for the climax of the annual hajj which brings together more than two million people from around the world, reports AFP.…


Horrifying Aug 21 today

Today is horrifying August 21. The country, on this day 14 years ago, experienced one of the deadliest, barbaric and bizarre incidents in its history that stunned the whole nation. Miscreants…

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Fund shortage worries rawhide traders Fund shortage worries rawhide traders

Rawhide traders and tanners across the country are gearing up for collecting around 20 crore square feet of rawhides from sacrificial animals during Eid-ul-Azha. Though the target is set, the…

Editorial
Atrocious August: The Unseen 15th and Seen 21st Atrocious August: The Unseen 15th and Seen 21st

A prosecution witness, Mohammad Mosaddek Billah, principal of a Gazipur-based madrasa told before a court that one of the convicted Harkat-ul-Jihad-al Islami (Huji) leaders had described the grenades…

Metropolis
Every nationality falling victim to terrorist attacks: UN Every nationality falling victim 
to terrorist attacks: UN

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said terrorism is one of the most challenging issues of time and a serious threat to international peace and security, reports UNB. “No country…

Sun Extra
Over 6,000 edn instts submit application for MPO Over 6,000 edn instts submit application for MPO

A total of 6,090 non-government schools and colleges submitted their online applications to the Education Ministry seeking their inclusion in the Monthly Payment Order (MPO) facilities. The…

Asia
Pakistan to improve ties with neighbouring countries Pakistan to improve ties with neighbouring countries

ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan made his first speech as Pakistan’s prime minister late Sunday, giving a wide-ranging, televised address in which he announced reforms targeting corruption and focusing…

World
Netanyahu, top Trump aide call on Europe to pressurise Iran Netanyahu, top Trump aide call on Europe to pressurise Iran

JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump’s national security adviser met in Jerusalem Monday and called on European nations to do more to pressure Iran,…

Culturetainment
Six movies set to rock cinemas on Eid day Six movies set to rock cinemas on Eid day

Eid-ul-Azha is the time of the year for the cinema industry in Bangladesh when the biggest production houses engage in a ferocious fight for maximum profit at the…

My Districts
Highest alert along Rajshahi frontier to check rawhide smuggling Highest alert along Rajshahi frontier to check rawhide smuggling

RAJSHAHI: District administrations have asked all law-enforcement agencies especially the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) to check smuggling out of rawhides of sacrificial animals through the borders…

Winner
Bangladesh make strong start in hockey Bangladesh make strong  start in hockey

Bangladesh Men’s National Hockey Team commenced their Asian Games 2018 campaign with a brilliant win over Oman by 2-1 goals at Gelora Bung Karno Hockey Ground in Jakarta on Monday. Bangladesh…

Business
Govt reviews tariff for MNP service Govt reviews tariff 
for MNP service

The government has recently reviewed the tariff for mobile number portability (MNP) service and fixed the charge at Tk 50 from Tk 30 earlier. The ministry of posts and telecommunications took…

News & Newsmaker
Millionaire picks up trash from streets Millionaire picks up trash from streets

Zhong Congrong, a successful businessman from Chongqing, China, has become known as the “the millionaire trash collector,” for his longtime habit of scouring the streets of his city armed…

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