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Fallen tree halts traffic between Dhaka, northern region

Vehicular movement on Dhaka-Rangpur highway remained halted since this morning as a big tree fell on the road at Palashbari upazila of Gaibandha due...

Rain halts countrywide boat, launch services

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) suspended the operation of most water vessels across the country since this morning due to inclement weather. The operation...

All official activities at TSC must end by 8pm on security concerns

All official activities of social and cultural organisations at Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) must end by 8:00pm every day on security purpose, according to a...

US Judge tosses $417m award against Johnson & Johnson

A judge on Friday tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson &...

Death toll from Egypt gun battle rises to 52 killed

At least 52 Egyptian police and conscripts were killed and six more wounded in a gun battle on Friday during a raid on a...

Spain to grab Catalonia powers as crisis intensifies

Spain will on Saturday take unprecedented steps to seize powers from Catalonia's separatist government after Madrid won powerful backing from the king and the...

Chile poet Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer, deepen mystery: Experts

A team of international scientists said Friday that Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer or malnutrition, rejecting the official cause...

UN top official witnesses dozens of burnt Rohingya villages

United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman has witnessed dozens of burned and destroyed villages of Rohingyas in the Rakhine state of Myanmar. Besides,...

Xi heralds ‘new era’ of Chinese power

Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday laid out a confident vision for a more prosperous nation and its role in the world, stressing the importance...

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Jackie Chan wants to win a Best Actor Oscar

To American audiences, Jackie Chan is best known as one half of buddy comedies like “Rush Hour” and “Shanghai Noon”. But his latest English-language...

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Bangladesh all out for 249, SA win by 104 runs

South Africa win the second ODI by 104 runs and clinch the three-match ODI series 2-0. The last ODI is on October 22 where...

500-yr-old mosque in danger

The Chhoto Sona Masjid in Shibanj upazila of Chapainawabganj has withstood the test of time. Built by Wali Muhammad during the reign of Sultan...

History beyond reach

3 killed in separate road accident in Satkhira

Satkhira: At least three people, including a child, were killed and one others injured in separate road accident at Patkeghata and Shyamnagar upazilas in...

PayPal launched in Bangladesh

PayPal, a global online payment system, was launched in Bangladesh this morning. Sajeeb Wazed Joy, prime minister's adviser for information and communication technology, inaugurated the...

Beacon of hope

Govt launches OMS rice sale

Eid economy heating up

For the love of the camera!

Cameras have always had a strange effect on people. While there is a group of people who are called camera shy, who will shun...

Arrest order issued against Khaleda for arson attack

A Comilla court today issued arrest warrant against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a case filed for an arson attack that killed eight people...

94 BNP men get bail in 2 cases

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