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Another spell of gas crisis in Dhaka Tuesday


Staff Reporter :Another spell of gas crisis is likely to be due from Tuesday evening for parts of Dhaka city ...

HC defers hearing on writ seeking compensation


Staff Reporter :The High Court (HC) on Sunday deferred hearing on the writ petition filed seeking directive upon the government ...

Teachers asked to help students boost skills of reading and writing


M M Jasim :The Ministry of Primary and Mass Education has asked the teachers of the primary schools to take ...

Anyhow we will arrange mass hearing: Rab


Staff Reporter :Oikyafront leader and Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) President ASM Abdur Rab on Sunday accused the government of hiring ...

Bishwa Ijtema extended to Tuesday after rain disruptions


bdnews24.com :Bishwa Ijtema has been extended by another day after rain disrupted the congregation at Dhaka's Tongi.Saad followers brave rains ...

Rouhani to unveil Iran's cruise missile-equipped submarine


Al Jazeera News :Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is set to unveil a "state-of-the-art" domestically produced submarine, which the defence ministry ...

Tri-nation motor peace rally arrives in BD


UNB, Dhaka :A tri-nation motor rally, marking the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, arrived in Bangladesh on Sunday to ...

Macron condemns anti-Semitic abuse at 'yellow vest' protest


Al Jazeera News :French President Emmanuel Macron has condemned anti-Semitic abuse directed towards a prominent intellectual by "yellow vest" protesters ...

PM visits Int'l Defence Exhibition in UAE


UNB, Abu Dhabi :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday visited the 5-day International Defence Exhibition (IDEX) organised by United Arab ...

Defer Ducsu polls by 3 months, demands JCD


UNB, Dhaka :Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD), the student wing of BNP, on Sunday demanded that the elections to Dhaka University ...

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with heads of govt attending the International Defence Exhibition at Abu Dhabi on Sunday.



Nine burnt to death in Ctg slum fire


Staff Reporter :At least nine persons, including four of a family, were burnt to death as more than 200 shanties ...

Heavy rain damages stalls and books


Rayhanul Islam :Ekushey Book Fair experienced colossal damage of thousands of books as an unexpected heavy rainfall flooded the fair ...


Nine burnt to death in Ctg slum fire


Staff Reporter :
At least nine persons, including four of a family, were burnt to death as more than 200 shanties were gutted in a slum fire in Chaktai area of Chattogram city early Sunday.
The number of death toll may go up because conditions of several injured  persons are critical.
Seven of the deceased were identified as Rahima, 60, her daughters Nasrin, 4, Nazma, 16, and her son Jaker Hossain Babu, 8, Hasina, 35, Ayesha, 37, Shohag, 19, while identities of the two other dead victims could not be known immediately.
A total of 12 fire fighting units finally managed to douse the blaze at 4:15 after 45 minutes of their frantic efforts, said Jasim Uddin, Deputy Assistant Director (DAD) of Agrabad Fire Service and Fire Service and Civil Defence (FSCD) ...Read the full news

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Take hard-line against tax eviction by working foreigners

THE international organisations and development partners working in Bangladesh did not surrender or renew the Customs Passbooks of their 395 non-Bangladeshi staff till the date. The National Board of Revenue had directed them to complete the task within the January 31 deadline, newspapers reported. According to NBR, employees of 21 ...

City »

40 DU students get Sumitomo Corporation Scholarship

City Desk  :A total of 40 under-graduate students from different academic years of Dhaka University (DU) have been awarded Sumitomo Corporation Scholarship of Japan today February 17, 2019 at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban of the university.Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman presided over the function while Treasurer ...

Cricket »

Sri Lanka sensation Perera hailed for Test-winning heroics

AFP, Colombo :Kusal Perera became a national hero in Sri Lanka on Sunday after scoring an unbeaten 153 to guide his country to a sensational first Test victory in South Africa.The country's cricket legends and politicians lauded Perera, who has become a linchpin for the ailing national side since fighting ...

International »

Japan PM nominated Trump for Nobel after US request

AFP, Tokyo :Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nominated US President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize last autumn after being requested to do so by Washington, a Japanese newspaper reported Sunday.Washington sounded out Tokyo over the possibility of nominating Trump for the prize after his landmark summit with North ...

Entertainment »

Shraddha Kapoor obliges fans amidst a busy schedule

Actress Shraddha Kapoor obliges for some selfies with her fans amidst a busy schedule. The actress was pictured today in London where she is working on her upcoming project Street Dancer 3D. The official Instagram handle of Manav Manglani had recently posted pictures of her taking selfies for her fans ...

Editorial »

Ensure safety for patients in the hospitals by any means

CITY'S Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital has started operations after a messy situation caused by fire on Thursday evening. Director of the SSMCH said a total of 1,174 patients, including 72 children, were shifted to other government hospitals after the fire originated at the children's ward on the second floor ...

Sports »

Stunned Japan swimmers back stricken Olympic pin-up Ikee

AFP, Tokyo :Japanese swimmers have vowed to step up their efforts in support of Rikako Ikee, the poster girl for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics who has announced she is suffering from leukaemia.Earlier this week, the 18-year-old swim queen tweeted that she had cut short a training camp in Australia after ...

Football »

Capoue sends Watford into FA Cup quarter-finals at QPR's expense

Etienne Capoue's goal in first-half stoppage time was enough to give Watford a 1-0 win away to Queens Park Rangers (QPR) on Friday that saw the Hornets into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.Both sides had opportunities in an even opening period that belied the fact that Watford are eighth ...

International »

Turkey has not revealed all about Khashoggi killing : Erdogan

AFP, Ankara :Turkey has not yet revealed all the information it has discovered about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday."We haven't given all the elements we have at our disposal," the Turkish head of state said during an ...

Entertainment »

Fagun Haway' draws huge acclamation

Entertainment Desk :The premier show of 'Fagun Haway', a movie based on the 1952 Language Movement, draw a large number of film loving people at cinema halls.Actor turned director Tauquir Ahmed directed the movie which was released simultaneously at 52 cinema halls across the country.The story of the movie was ...

City »

The Namaz-e-Janaza of Poet Al Mahmud was held at the Jatiya Press Club on Saturday.

Editorial »

Save the Sunderbans to save the Royal Bengal Tigers

FOR the constant rise in sea levels and rapid climate change, the famous Royal Bengal Tigers of the Sunderbans could be disappeared within 50 years, especially from the Bangladesh part, according to a new study published recently in the journal Science of The Total Environment. A team of Bangladeshi and ...

City »

Members of RAB-2 nabbed one on Friday from Narayanganj for taking money from government officials from different areas in the country impersonating Anti-Corruption Commission official.


Cricket »

Feels like it`s a blessing to just be playing again: Steyn

Agency :Dale Steyn, the South African mainstay, continued to impress on his comeback trail, as he bowled at high pace and picked up four wickets over a long spell on Day 2 of the first Test of the two-match series versus Sri Lanka in Durban.The veteran fast bowler bowled at ...

Entertainment »

Shanta Jahan feels comfortable in hosting

Sheikh Arif Bulbon :Popular host of present time Shanta Jahan has to be engaged with hosting round the year in and outside the country in different stage shows and TV programmes. Besides hosting, she has more identities. She is also a model and TV actress. But she always feels comfortable ...

Front Page »

  1. Tri-nation motor peace rally arrives in BD
  2. Macron condemns anti-Semitic abuse at 'yellow vest' protest
  3. PM visits Int'l Defence Exhibition in UAE

City »

  1. Daily Observer Editor Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury speaking as Chief Guest at the annual general meeting and election of Feni Journalists’ Forum, Dhaka at the Jatiya Press Club Auditorium yesterday.
  2. MPO process to begin soon: Dipu Moni
  3. 40 DU students get Sumitomo Corporation Scholarship

Editorial »

  1. Political will needed to root out illegal drug trade
  2. Take hard-line against tax eviction by working foreigners
  3. Readers’ Forum

Entertainment »

  1. Ananya Panday is a big time Filmy Kid!
  2. Sams Suman returns to music
  3. Shilpi Sarkar Apu in film Birongonar Juddho

Sports »

  1. Griezmann helps below-par Atletico scrape win over Rayo
  2. Mertens upsets Halep in Qatar Open final for biggest title
  3. Melbourne Renegades beat Melbourne Stars to win Big Bash title

Football »

  1. Santos' Diego Valdes (left) and Cruz Azul's Javier Salas go for the ball during a Mexico soccer league match at Azteca stadium in Mexico City on Saturday.
  2. Messi misses 1 penalty, makes another in Barcelona win
  3. Piatek scores 2 as Milan beat Atalanta 3-1 in Serie A

Cricket »

  1. Cummins first Australian since McGrath to top Test Rankings
  2. Poynter slams last-ball six to help Ireland clinch thriller against Netherlands
  3. Sri Lanka sensation Perera hailed for Test-winning heroics

Chittagong »

  1. Prof KM Golam Mohiuddin, VC, International Islamic University Chattogram (IIUC) was present as Chief guest at a book publication ceremony of renowned physicist and former VC of IIUC Prof Dr A K M Azharul Islam on Saturday.
  2. Two bodies recovered
  3. Chattogram gets more dev fund than others : Rezaul Karim

National »

  1. Sreebardi (Sherpur) : The publication ceremony of poetry book titled 'Aguner Shirdara' by Poet Hadiul Islam was held at Sreebardi Poura town on Friday.
  2. SHERPUR (BOGURA): Md Abdul Karin, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Woman and Children Affairs speaking at an awareness meeting on Rights to Information (RTI) Act at Sherpur Upazila Auditorium organised by Upazila Administration on Saturday.
  3. BANCHHARAMPUR (Brahmanbaria): A cake cutting ceremony was held marking the 27th founding anniversary of the Daily Bhorer Kagoj at Banchharampur Upazila on Friday .

Back Page »

  1. BB okays 3 more pvt banks
  2. Advocate Nasreen's solo musical soiree at SC premises
  3. 25-year old Iraqi woman gives birth to septuplets, six girls & one boy

Business & Economy »

  1. Md Mohiuddin Alamgir, Additional SP of Manikgonj, inaugurating the channel partner showroom of Nitol Motors Limited (partner of TATA motors, India) at Manikgonj Sadar on Sunday as chief guest. Md. Mizanoor Rahman, DGM and head of dealer network, BM Murad, DGM, Tanvir Hasan, Shawkat Hossain, DGMs of Nitol Motors and Zinnath Ali, channel partner were also present.
  2. EU trade surplus with US reaches new record in 2018
  3. To fight off unemployment, Iraqi youth plant start-up seeds

International »

  1. Trump calls on Europe to take back IS fighters captured in Syria
  2. Japan PM nominated Trump for Nobel after US request
  3. Hundreds stranded as British airline Flybmi collapses

Life »

  1. Mental disorders account for 13pc global burden of disease
  2. Self-control may determine future earning
  3. Spot toxic 'friends' in facebook

Literature »

  1. Cranberry Cocoa Muffin
  2. Coconut Cranberry Chocolate Fudge
  3. Rasgolla Milli Feuilly

Campus Life »

  1. SUST team wins NASA Space Apps Contest
  2. BRU observes 78th Birth Anniversary of Dr Wazed
  3. Green Gems International School organized the Annual Athletics and Picnic Day at Barnochata Resort, Savar recently with great zeal, excitement and frolicsome atmosphere. Students, parents and faculties of the school participated in this event. The program began with the welcome speech by its Principal Anita Mondal. The Sports Day was inaugurated by Surah Fateha with releasing balloons bearing the school's name, pigeon releasing and torch run by a student. National anthem was sung. Chief guest Jacob Mondal hosted the national flag and the school flag. There was a wonderful Ribbon display and March past by the students. All the classes had races and the winners took the medal from the chief guest and principal. There were races for parents and teachers. After lunch, the raffle draw lottery excited the students. Principal announced the end of the program with thanks giving speech.

Feature »


Law and Justice »

  1. Normal financial transaction do not come within the scope of any offence
  2. No provision for fresh limitation from final order
  3. Maintaining quota reserved for freedom fighters and their children

Campus Cronical »

  1. Breaking down walls not building them
  2. How business students can prepare for Brexit
  3. Boys vs girls' learning: Biological concerns

Art & Culture »

  1. Group exhibition ‘Ten Dimensions’
  2. To the Root of Art
  3. Puzzle of Myth


  1. Pahela Falgun 1425
  2. Tagore song evening enthrals audience
  3. Group painting exhibition at Alliance Francaise de Dhaka

Weekend Plus »

  1. Prokriti Mela in capital
  2. Stop asking a woman when she will become a mother
  3. A Western diet high in fat and sugar can pack on the pounds. But it can also put someone at greater risk of developing severe sepsis, according to a study by a Portland State University researcher

New Nation Supplement »

  1. Thoughts on English New Year's Day
  2. The Gregorian calendar
  3. New Year's Day : History and celebration
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