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Atiqul takes unbeatable lead in DNCC by-polls By Other | Last Updated: 1st March, 2019, 00:00

Ruling Awami League candidate Atiqul Islam has taken an unassailable lead in the mayoral by-election to Dhaka North City Corporation held on Thursday amid a low turnout of voters. According…

Atiqul takes unbeatable lead in DNCC by-polls

Will free Indian pilot as ‘peace gesture’: Imran

ISLAMABAD /New Delhi: Pakistan said on Thursday it will release a captured Indian pilot in a ‘peace gesture’, taking a step towards rapprochement as clashes between the nuclear-armed rivals…


2 children die in Bhasantek slum fire

A devastating fire swept through two slums in Bhasantek area of Mirpur-14 in the wee hours of Thursday, leaving two minor children dead. The deceased were identified as two-and-a-half-year-old…


National Voters’ Day today

The country will observe the National Voters’ Day for the first time today, aiming to encourage eligible voters to enrol in the voter list and exercise their franchise. The theme of the…

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Govt plans interest-free house loans for FFs Govt plans interest-free house loans for FFs

The government is going to create a Tk 3,500 fund to bear the interest of the home loans to be provided to the freedom fighters or their successors. The decision has been taken in a recent meeting…

Metropolis
Govt wants peace, not war: Quader Govt wants peace, not war: Quader

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader said on Thursday that the government wants peace, not war between India and Pakistan. “We don’t want any war and we want peace between…

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Foreign secy shares migration framework of Bangladesh Foreign secy shares migration framework
of Bangladesh

Foreign Secretary Md. Shahidul Haque has underscored the importance of geopolitics in global migration governance in the context of Rohingya humanitarian crisis. While speaking as a panelist…

Editorial
Please Ensure Us Safe Food Products Please Ensure Us Safe Food Products

The National Food Safety Day was celebrated, for the second time, all over the country a few days ago. The purpose of celebrating this day was a call for providing safe food to everyone. In fact, National…

Business
ITFC demands $19,000 damages from BPC ITFC demands $19,000  damages from BPC

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of Islamic Development Bank (IDB), has sought demurrage from Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) as it failed to repay the hard…

Our faith
Significance of mother tongue in Islam Significance of mother 
tongue in Islam

Language is one of the best significant blessings of our Lord upon us. As a communication tool, none can live without any language. In the present world, around 7000 languages are there. It denotes…

Asia
Kim-Trump nuclear talks end abruptly without deal Kim-Trump nuclear talks end abruptly without deal

HANOI: The nuclear summit between US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un in Hanoi ended abruptly without an agreement Thursday, the White House said after the two leaders cut short their discussions,…

World
UN probe finds Israel committed crimes against humanity UN probe finds Israel committed crimes against humanity

GENEVA: A UN probe on Thursday said there is evidence Israel committed crimes against humanity in responding to last year’s protests in Gaza, as snipers targeted people clearly identifiable as…

Culturetainment
12th Int’l Children’s Film Fest begins tomorrow 12th Int’l Children’s Film Fest begins tomorrow

The 12th International Children’s Film Festival will begin tomorrow featuring 179 films from 32 countries simultaneously at four venues in the city, reports BSS. National Professor Anisuzzaman…

Winner
Wagner fifer trumps Tamim’s ton Wagner fifer trumps Tamim’s ton

Tamim Iqbal’s breezy hundred failed to stop New Zealand from taking control of the first Test against New Zealand as Neil Wagner’s five-wicket haul helped them make a strong comeback on…

My Districts
Bumper mango yield likely in Rangpur Bumper mango yield likely in Rangpur

RANGPUR: The farmers are happy witnessing massive sprouting in their mango trees with the advent of the spring after the departure of the winter in all five districts of Rangpur agriculture region.…

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India, Pakistan walk conflict tightrope: Analysts India, Pakistan walk conflict tightrope: Analysts

NEW DELHI: With tit-for-tat air raids across their hair-trigger border pushing India and Pakistan closer to all-out conflict, growing international concern is being fuelled by fears that the rivals…

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