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US poll results in pendulum By Other | Last Updated: 5th November, 2020, 00:00

WASHINGTON: The US election was plunged into chaos early Wednesday as President Donald Trump prematurely declared victory and sought Supreme Court intervention to stop vote-counting—even as his…

US poll results in pendulum

US voters face barrage of misinformation US voters face barrage of misinformation

Like in the third world countries, the just-concluded US presidential election has witnessed unprecedented allegations of election stealing, fraud and spread of misinformation, which surprises the…


Courtesy visit Courtesy visit

Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir pays a courtesy call on Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla in London on Wednesday.  Shringla is on an official visit to the…


Protesters, police scuffle near White House Protesters, police scuffle near White House

WASHINGTON: Scuffles have broke out between police and protesters during an election night demonstration around Washington DC’s renamed Black Lives Matter plaza. Demonstrators squared…

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Ensure hassle-free justice for people Ensure hassle-free justice for people

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged judges and lawyers to ensure people’s right to quick and hassle-free justice, reports UNB. “Getting justice quickly, less expensively…

Metropolis
‘Everyone has rights to get benefits of Constitution’ ‘Everyone has rights to get benefits of Constitution’

Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Wednesday said that deprived people should be provided with benefits of the Constitution to bring a smile to their faces.  “Benefits of the…

Editorial
Bangabandhu in Egypt Bangabandhu in Egypt

Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman arrived in Cairo on 5 November 1974 on a five-day official visit to Egypt. At the airport, he was received by the Egyptian President Anwar Sadat.…

Business
Inefficient power plants to be shut Inefficient power plants to be shut

The Energy and Mineral Resources Division (EMRD) has suggested for closing old and inefficient gas-fired power plants for best utilisation of natural gas for producing electricity, a top official said. …

Education
Role of Universities in Achieving SDGs Role of Universities in Achieving SDGs

Universities have demonstrated to the world during the COVID-19 pandemic, why their proficiency matters in embracing the digital transformations and why international collaboration in higher education…

Asia
US approves sale of armed MQ-9 Reaper drones to Taiwan US approves sale of armed MQ-9 Reaper drones to Taiwan

WASHINGTON: The United States has agreed to sell four armed MQ-9 Reaper drones to Taiwan, the State Department announced Tuesday, helping to boost the island’s defenses as China steps up its…

World
European leaders react to elections with caution European leaders react to elections with caution

European politicians have cautioned patience after Donald Trump falsely claimed victory in the US election in the early hours of Wednesday morning, warning that a drawn-out court battle over the outcome…

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Art exhibition ‘Scaled Up’ underway at Gallery Kaya Art exhibition ‘Scaled Up’ underway at Gallery Kaya

A group art exhibition showcasing 23 artworks of 15 renowned Bangladeshi artists is underway at Gallery Kaya. The virtual exhibition, titled ‘Scaled Up’ was inaugurated on Oct 31.…

Winner
Shakib to undergo fitness test Shakib to undergo fitness test

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is all set to take part in the upcoming fitness test to make himself eligible for the forthcoming Bangabandhu T20 tournament. Bangladesh Cricket Board…

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Winter vegetables delight Rajshahi farmers Winter vegetables delight Rajshahi farmers

RAJSHAHI: Muktar Ali, 45, has become delighted with good yield and lucrative market price of his newly harvested early winter vegetables at present inspiring many others to vegetable farming. A…

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Republicans narrow Democrats’ paths to Senate majority Republicans narrow Democrats’ paths to Senate majority

WASHINGTON: After six years of Republican rule, Democrats are hoping to take back control of the Senate, but Republicans have narrowed their path. Republicans have so far thwarted well-funded…

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