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‘Serial rapist’ admits crime By Other | Last Updated: 9th January, 2020, 00:00

The elite Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Wednesday arrested a 30-year-old drug addict for raping a Dhaka University student, saying the man was a ‘serial rapist’ while protests continued…

‘Serial rapist’ admits crime

176 killed as Ukrainian plane crashes in Iran 176 killed as Ukrainian plane crashes in Iran

TEHRAN: A Ukrainian airliner carrying 176 people from seven countries crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran on Wednesday, killing all on board, reports AFP. The vast majority of the passengers…


Cold threatens crops Cold threatens crops

The cold wave coupled with dense fog sweeping the country threatens different seasonal crops and Boro seedlings, experts said. They said the Boro seedlings can turn yellow and subsequently die…


BNP joins polls to remain in political field BNP joins polls to remain in political field

The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is taking part in the elections to Dhaka city corporations in a bid to remain in the political field by carrying out poll campaign, party insiders…

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Cross-check any info before sharing on social media: PM Cross-check any info before sharing on social media: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday put utmost importance to ensuring cybersecurity and urged all to cross-check any information before sharing on social media in the interest of the country…

Metropolis
BGB, MPF agree joint border operation BGB, MPF agree joint border operation

Border forces of Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed to continue joint patrol operations on the borders of the two neighbouring countries to ensure border security. The decision was taken at…

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‘Upgrade universities to world-class ones’ ‘Upgrade universities to world-class ones’

Mentioning teachers as the lighthouses of a nation, President Abdul Hamid urged all to come forward to play their due role in making the universities in Bangladesh as world-class ones, reports UNB.…

Editorial
Cultivation of Cotton and Development of Textile Industries Cultivation of Cotton and Development of Textile Industries

Next to food, clothing is one of the basic needs of human beings. Without food we can survive several days but without cloth it’s not possible to lead a social life for a single moment. Bangladesh…

Business
Petrobangla seeks tax waiver for gas fields Petrobangla seeks tax waiver for gas fields

State-run Petrobangla has sought withdrawal of Supplementary Duty (SD) and Value Added Tax (VAT) for the gas fields operated by international oil companies to help reduce its tax burden. Two…

Education
Classroom Management: Challenges and Solutions Classroom Management: Challenges and Solutions

Classroom management for learning English is an important issue to implement sustainable development goals (SDGs) in the education sector of Bangladesh. With the need for international communicative…

Asia
Tens of thousands strike in India as slowdown hits jobs Tens of thousands strike in India as slowdown hits jobs

NEW DELHI: Tens of thousands of workers affiliated to trade unions led a strike in parts of India on Wednesday, disrupting transport and banking services in a protest against privatization and the…

World
Australians urged to ‘leave early’ in face of new bushfire threat Australians urged to ‘leave early’ in face of new bushfire threat

SYDNEY: Australian officials issued fresh evacuation warnings Wednesday ahead of a forecast spike in the intensity of out-of-control bushfires that have devastated vast swathes of countryside and sent…

Culturetainment
Luipa’s one decade in music industry Luipa’s one decade in music industry

Singer Zinia Zafrin Luipa began her career in the music industry with the TV reality show ‘Channel i Shera Kantho’ in 2010. Though she came into the spotlight with the talent hunt show,…

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Khulna sprint towards playoffs Khulna sprint towards playoffs

Cumilla Warriors’ aspirations to seal playoff berth of Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) was severely dented after they conceded a 34-run defeat to Khulna Tigers at Sher-e-Bangla National…

My Districts
Cold wave paralyses normal life in Gaibandha Cold wave paralyses normal life in Gaibandha

GAIBANDHA: The intensity of cold wave with dense fog has increased due to decreasing the temperature on Tuesday paralysing the normal life in the urban and rural areas of the district. Chilly…

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US to impose fresh sanctions on Iran after base strike US to impose fresh sanctions on Iran after base strike

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump says the US will immediately impose new sanctions on Iran in response to its missile attacks on military bases in Iraq that house American troops. In an address…

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