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2 ‘robbers’ beaten dead in Narayanganj

Two youths, believed to be robbers, were beaten dead at Narayanganj’s Bandar upazila early today. The identities of the deceased could not be known, but...

Three-wheelers to join ride-hailing bandwagon

They had called a strike demanding a ban on fast-growing ride-hailing services in order to ensure their long-held dominance on the streets and keep...

No bar on academic activities of 57 Uttara medical college students

The Supreme Court today cleared the way for Uttara Adhunik Medical College to continue undertaking academic activities of 57 students who were admitted on...

Hong Kong democracy leader Joshua Wong jailed 2nd time for 2014 protest

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong, 21, was sentenced to a second jail term of three months on Wednesday for what a judge described...

Palestinian leader rebukes Trump: ‘Shame on you’

The Palestinian president railed at President Donald Trump in a fiery, two-hour-long speech on Sunday, saying “shame on you” for his treatment of the...

Sri Lanka lifts 38-yr ban on women buying, selling alcohol

Sri Lanka has revoked a 38-year ban on selling alcohol to women and employing them in places where the drinks are produced and sold. The...

Trump says ‘I’m not a racist,’ keeps door open for DACA deal

US President Donald Trump insisted on Sunday “I‘m not a racist” in response to reports that he had described immigrants from Haiti and African...

Pakistan’s Imran Khan talks US relations as elections loom

Famed cricketer turned politician Imran Khan said Saturday that meeting US President Donald Trump would be a “bitter pill” to swallow should he become...

83 countries affected by Lactalis salmonella scandal: CEO

A salmonella scandal at French dairy group Lactalis has affected 83 countries, where 12 million boxes of powdered baby milk are being recalled, the...

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YouTube cuts star from projects over Japan suicide victim video

YouTube on Wednesday punished one of its stars, American Logan Paul, over a video that showed a suicide victim in a forest near Mount...

SL bowl first in SNBCS’s 100th ODI

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Matthews opted to bowl first in what is the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium’s 100th ODI. The ground staff wore ‘SNBCS 100 ODI’...

‘I am not emotional’

A symphonic start to Bengal music fest

The Bengal Classical Music Festival set sail yesterday evening at the Abahani ground in the capital overcoming major obstacles that had one point seen...

500-yr-old mosque in danger

History beyond reach

‘Mysterious’ murder of old Christian lady in Tejgaon

Police recovered the throat-slit body of a sexagenarian woman from Dhaka’s Tejgaon today, a murder shrouded in mystery for the varying accounts obtained from...

SC upholds BB decision to remove NRBC Bank’s MD

The Supreme Court today upheld the Bangladesh Bank decision to remove the Managing Director of NRB Commercial Bank, Dewan Mujibur Rahman. The apex court said...

A stellar year for ICT

Facebook for escapists or escapees?

There is no doubt that Facebook represents an alternate reality that many of us like to escape to. It gives one a glimpse into...

BNP starts selling nomination papers for DNCC by-polls

BNP today started selling nomination forms for the upcoming Dhaka North City Corporation mayoral by-polls. Three candidates willing to contest the upcoming by-polls of the...