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Trump defiant as Biden close to victory By Other | Last Updated: 6th November, 2020, 00:00

WASHINGTON: Democratic presidential challenger Joe Biden on Wednesday neared the magic number of 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House with several battleground states still in play, as…

Trump defiant as Biden close to victory

Voting fraud claims damage US credibility Voting fraud claims damage US credibility

HONG KONG: In the early hours of Wednesday morning, the United States Embassy to Ivory Coast issued a statement calling on leaders in the West African nation to “show commitment to the democratic…


Protests over ballot tallies sweep thru US cities Protests over ballot tallies sweep thru US cities

Calling on election officials to “count every vote,” protesters marched through the streets of several American cities Wednesday in response to President Donald Trump’s aggressive…


All eyes on Nevada All eyes on Nevada

Nevada’s potentially pivotal six Electoral College votes remained in limbo on Wednesday night, when elections officials in the state’s two largest counties said they would not add to preliminary…

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We don’t want war with anyone: PM We don’t want war with anyone: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said Bangladesh wants to strengthen its capacity to resist any external attack, not to engage in war with anyone, reports UNB. “We don't want…

Metropolis
Materialise Bangabandhu’s dream of ‘Sonar Bangla’ Materialise Bangabandhu’s dream of ‘Sonar Bangla’

Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Thursday said students should come forward to build poverty and hunger free ‘Sonar Bangla’ as dreamt by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur…

Editorial
Braille Version of Bangabandhu’s Unfinished Memoirs Braille Version of Bangabandhu’s Unfinished Memoirs

Braille is knowledge, and knowledge is power” - Louis Braille. Braille is a special system of printing for blind and visually impaired people in which the letters of the alphabet and the numbers…

Business
Cashew nut farming holds bright prospects Cashew nut farming holds bright prospects

The cultivation of cashew nuts, an export oriented crops, has a great potential in Bangladesh, especially in the hilly region. There are five lakh hectors of fallow land in the three hilly regions…

Our faith
Purification of the soul in Islam Purification of the soul in Islam

The subject matter on which Allah (SWT) places the greatest weight is the purification of the soul (Surah Ash-Shams), according to Islamic scholars. However, the concept of the purification of the…

Asia
Haze chokes New Delhi Haze chokes New Delhi

NEW DELHI: A layer of haze lingered over the national capital and its suburbs on Thursday morning, with raging farm fires and a fall in the wind speed and temperatures pushing air quality to the worst…

World
Anxiety, suspicion exacerbate post-election uncertainty Anxiety, suspicion exacerbate post-election uncertainty

DETROIT: Weary from one of the most bruising US presidential races in modern times, Republican and Democratic voters alike were in a state of high anxiety on Wednesday with the election outcome still…

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Prachyanaut stages ‘Pulsirat’ at Shilpakala today Prachyanaut stages ‘Pulsirat’ at Shilpakala today

Prachyanaut, one of the popular theatre troupes of the country, will stage its much-acclaimed production ‘Pulsirat’ at the main auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy at 07:00pm today. …

Winner
I don’t regret this one year: Shakib I don’t regret this one year: Shakib

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan said that he does not have any regret for missing out on cricket this one year due to the ban imposed by ICC. Shakib became eligible for return to competitive…

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Proper medical waste management stressed for Rangpur city Proper medical waste management stressed for Rangpur city

RANGPUR: Public representatives and experts have stressed on ensuring proper management and disposal of medical waste to prevent spread of many communicable diseases for building an eco-friendly and…

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India to help Bangladesh in marine resource management India to help Bangladesh in marine resource management

India will work together with Bangladesh in marine resource management as the country expressed interest to set up a maritime resource centre for unlocking potentials of blue economy. During…

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