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Girl gang-raped in Gazipur forest

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Staff Reporter  :A young girl was gang-raped by some miscreants at Sreepur upazila of Gazipur district on Saturday afternoon.  The ...

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3 Rly engrs, contractor get 10-yr jail term

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A tribunal here on Sunday sentenced four people, including three engineers of Bangladesh Railway, to 10 years imprisonment each in ...

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Masterminds yet to be nabbed

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Staff Reporter  :Police are hunting for the mastermind assailants of blogger Avijit Roy to prepare the chargesheet of the murder ...

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Trump to skip White House correspondents dinner on April 29

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US President Donald Trump has announced he will not attend the White House Correspondents' Association dinner on 29 April.The glitzy ...

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Not just only the free media; the idea of America is under threat

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The White House barred several news organizations from an off-camera press briefing on Friday, handpicking a select group of reporters ...

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Gas price hike Death blow to exports: EAB

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Staff Reporter :The Exporters Association of Bangladesh (EAB) has expressed deep concern over the latest hike in gas tariffs saying ...

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Doubts of cover-up behind BDR carnage needs to be cleared

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The BDR carnage staged on 25 - 26 February of 2009 in Dhaka by a reckless group of the now ...

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Sufferings on highways

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Staff Reporter :An indefinite strike called by transport workers of 10 district of Khulna division protesting punishment to the killer ...

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500 Hajj agencies out of quota

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Staff Reporter :Severe irregularities were detected in the Pre-registration system of Hajj  this year, claimed about 500 Hajj Agency owners. ...

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Teen dies of suffocation in city

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Staff Reporter  :A teenage boy was suffocated to death and his father fell ill after inhaling smoke of fire in ...

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Prisoners to get cell phone facilities: Asad

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Staff Reporter :Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Sunday said that prisoners will soon get access to cell phone facilities ...

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`LPG to replace 70 pc household links`

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Staff Reporter :The State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Sunday said that more use of ...

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Tk 4,20,000 crore budget for next fiscal planned

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Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith yesterday said the outlay of the budget for the coming 2017-2018 fiscal could be ...

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Sufferings on highways

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An indefinite strike called by transport workers of 10 district of Khulna division protesting punishment to the killer driver partially affected normal life in the southwestern region on Sunday. 

Long-distance buses, coaches, min-buses and pick-up vans remained parked at Sonadanga bus terminal since 6:00am yesterday.

As tanks, which came to Khalishpur for collecting oil from depots, are also on strike, it is apprehended that a fuel crisis might hit the southern region within a day or two. 
        
The 10 districts include Bagerhat, Chuadanga, Jessore, Jhenaidah, Khulna, Kushtia, Magura, Meherpur, Narail and Satkhira.

Earlier on Saturday, Bangladesh Road Transport Workers Federation announced the strike at an emergency meeting at its regional committee's office in Jessore protesting the life term imprisonment of a bus driver in a case filed over a road accident that killed five people, including noted filmmaker ...Read the full news

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Mandzukic inspires Juve to easy Empoli win


AFP, Milan :Mario Mandzukic overcame a wasteful first half to inspire Juventus to a 2-0 home win over Empoli that edged the Turin giants closer to a record sixth straight Serie A title.Juventus, claiming their 22nd win in 26 games, moved 10 points clear of closest challengers Roma ahead of ...

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Nagorik Committee staged a sit-in in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Sunday in protest against price hike of gas.


International »

Trump vows `greatest military build-up in American history`


Reuters, Washington :President Donald Trump said he would make a massive budget request for one of the "greatest military buildups in American history" on Friday in a feisty, campaign-style speech extolling robust nationalism to eager conservative activists.Trump used remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), an organisation that gave ...

International »

Hillary calls for 'resistance and persistence' from Democrats


AP, Atlanta :In a video released Friday, Hillary Clinton encouraged Democrats to "move forward with courage, confidence and optimism" as the party prepares to rebuild after losing the White House and failing to gain majorities in either house of Congress in the November elections.The three-minute video was posted online shortly ...

Entertainment »

Ayesha Takia shuts down trollers over plastic surgery row


Actress Ayesha Takia Azmi has slammed all those who trolled her over various social media platforms for getting under the knife. Ayesha attended an event, where her swollen lips and cheeks made people wonder if she had undergone plastic surgery. She later became a victim to trolls, where many began ...

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Priyanka to attend Oscars this year too


Internationally acclaimed Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has announced that she will be attending the upcoming 89th Academy Awards. Priyanka took to Instagram on Friday night to share the news with her fans while posting a photograph with legendary British singer Mick Jagger. “Change of plans! Oscars here we come. Mick ...

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Fake insulins causing more sufferings to many


DESPITE the irregular crackdown on adulterated drugs, the business of illicit, substandard, counterfeit and life-endangering medicines is becoming rampant enough to  pose a severe public health danger in the country. A New Nation report on Thursday said fake insulin injections, a life-saving hormone for diabetic patients, have flooded the medicine ...

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Mustafiz gets his rhythm and confidence


Sports Reporter :'Wonder Boy' Mustafizur Rahman has got his rhythm and confidence. Members of Bangladesh National Cricket team took part in their practice session at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Saturday. After the practice session Mustafizur Rahman said, " I played two matches in Bangladesh Cricket League ...

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Family members of those who were killed in BDR mutiny seeking divine blessings for the departed soul after placing floral wreaths at their graves. The snap was taken from the city`s Banani Army Graveyard on Saturday.


International »

Democrats elect new leader to lead campaign against Trump, Republicans


AP, Washington :Democrats have tapped former Gov. Steve Beshear to deliver the party's response to President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night, highlighting the Kentucky Democrat's efforts to expand health care coverage under the law Republicans are determined to repeal and replace.Senate Minority Leader Chuck ...

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Sara Ali Khan will not debut in SOTY 2


The industry was abuzz with news that Sara Ali Khan will debut in SOTY 2 opposite Tiger Shroff and her making a public appearance with Karan Johar at Shahid Kapoor's bash kind of sealed the deal. But insiders reveal that Saif Ali Khan's pretty lil' doll doesn't want to debut ...

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VIPs should concern with public safety, not their own special safety


IN a bid to boost the existing security facilities to our VIPs - Ministers, Members of Parliament, state Ministers, Deputy ministers and judges for that matter - the government is about to form a special police unit. The police headquarters have submitted a proposal to the Home Ministry in this ...

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Secretary of Rural Development and Cooperatives Division Dr Proshanto Kumar Roy, among others, at an orientation on 'Role of One House, One Farm in Achieving SDGs' in CIRDAP Auditorium in the city on Friday.


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Entertainment »

Is Deepika doing the remake of Mr & Mrs Smith?


Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone on Thursday negated the reports that she was doing the official remake of Hollywood movie Mr & Mrs Smith. “Well, let’s set the record straight because there have been a lot of rumours regarding a lot of films I am supposedly doing. I think usually there ...

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O`Keefe, Smith flatten India on day 2 in 1st Test


AFP, Pune :Left-arm spinner Steve Keefe grabbed a career-best haul of 6-35 to put Australia on top before skipper Steve Smith compounded India's misery with an unbeaten fifty in the first Test in Pune Friday.The visitors reached 143-4 at stumps on day two, which saw a total of 15 wickets ...

Front Page »

  1. Doubts of cover-up behind BDR carnage needs to be cleared
  2. Sufferings on highways
  3. 500 Hajj agencies out of quota

City »

  1. `Remarkable success achieved in agriculture sector`
  2. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurating multistoried food warehouse having capacity of storing 25,000 tonnes of food grains at Santahar in Bogra on Sunday.
  3. `Over 20 million suffer from kidney ailments`

Editorial »

  1. Salinity tolerant rice for coastal belt
  2. Businessmen are panicked from gas price hike
  3. Merkel under pressure for refugee policy in Germany

Entertainment »

  1. Kapil starts third schedule for Firangi
  2. Aamir`s look from Thugs of Hindostan not revealed yet
  3. Why Swara wants to delete her social media account?

Sports »

  1. Bangladesh Army, the champions of the Women's Division of the Walton 1st Oriental Wrestling Championship with the chief guest Secretary of National Sports Council Ashok Kumar Biswas and the other officials and guests of Bangladesh Amateur Wrestling Federation pose for a photo session at the Paltan Maidan on Sunday.
  2. Wari, DU, Shahbagh, Andromeda in semis
  3. Annual Sports Competition of APBN held

Football »

  1. Mandzukic inspires Juve to easy Empoli win
  2. Los Angeles Galaxy goalkeeper Brian Rowe, right, stops a shot by Portland Timbers midfielder Sebastian Blanco during the first half of a preseason MLS soccer match in Los Angeles on Saturday.
  3. Foreign teams ready to lock horns in semis in Sheikh Kamal soccer

Cricket »

  1. Bangladesh National Cricket team leaves for Lanka today
  2. Imrul Kayes sends early warning with a ton for national selectors
  3. Lankan series an opportunity for Tigers with Mustafiz back in the squad: Mushfiq

Chittagong »

  1. Tk 4384 cr realised in 7 months
  2. Policeman killed, 8 hurt in road mishap
  3. Mosharraf vows to establish Anatomy Park in CVASU premises

National »

  1. RCC implementing road uplift projects at Tk 981.35 cr
  2. Veteran journo Moniruzzaman laid to rest
  3. Qulkhwani of ex- MP Ahsan Ahmed

Back Page »

  1. Implementation of DAP soon: Minister
  2. CU suspends five `BCL` activists
  3. Hundreds of vehicles being stuck from Jatiya Press Club towards Paltan area due to meetings, rallies of various organisations which are a regular phenomena. But the authorities concerned are indifferent to help end traffic congestion. This photo was taken on Sunday.

Business & Economy »

  1. Md Maksudur Rahman, Assistant Director of Jatrabari Passport Office receiving the Best Officer Award-2016 from Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal at 'Passport Service Week-2017' at the Directorate of Passport in the city on Saturday. Brigadier General Md Masud Rezwan, psc, Director General for Immigration and Passport Department was present among others.
  2. Benjir Ahmed, President, Bangladesh International Recruiting Agencies (BAIRA) presided over a view exchange meeting with Journalists Forum on Migration (JFM) leaders in the city on Sunday. MdRuhul Amin Swapan, Secretary General, Shameem Ahmed Chowdhury Noman, Joint Secretary General, BAIRA, Monir Hossain, President, JFM, Jamal Uddin, Razu Ahmed, Former President and General Secretary of Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU), Rabiul Haque, Sahmul Islam, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Rafiqul Islam Azad, Syed Shukkur Ali Shuvo, Sajjad Hossain, Sakhawat Hossain, Sayedul Haque, Monjur A Aziz, Rabiul Islam and Reza Mahmud, EC members of JFM were present among others.
  3. Buffett tackles Trump in defending value of immigrants

International »

  1. Trump vows `greatest military build-up in American history`
  2. Hillary calls for 'resistance and persistence' from Democrats
  3. Police Commandos recapture new neighborhood in Mosul

Life »

  1. When a child is in depression
  2. Dress your home 'happy'
  3. Achaar with every meal : Good or bad?

Literature »

  1. The Twin Blue Lotus
  2. The historic Language Movement
  3. Remembering Shakespeare

Campus Life »

  1. Ex-Secretary and Chairman of the Manarat Trust Shah Abdul Hannan speaks at the 9th Graduation Ceremony of Manarta Dhaka International School and College held in the city's Gulshan area recently.
  2. Public lecture on use of Bangla in judgment
  3. DU Printing & Publication Studies greets new fellows

Feature »

  1. SUBSERVIENCE IS NOT FREEDOM

Law and Justice »

  1. Legal representative shall be liable to pay taxes etc
  2. Sitting EC can hold office for a fixed time till next election
  3. Correctness of allegations to be resolved only at the trial

Campus Cronical »

  1. Teaching preschooler to dress himself
  2. Learning to deal with first day fears
  3. Savvy savings : Teaching consumerism

Art & Culture »

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

SKETCH »

  1. Amar Ekushey Book Fair
  2. Swapnadal's mimo-drama 'Jadur Pradip' staged
  3. Bappy’s ‘An Eternal Journey’

Weekend Plus »

  1. Desirable weight for women
  2. Egg mask, honey: Get rid of split ends with home remedies
  3. Radio: The original social media

New Nation Supplement »

  1. Message from the Ambassador
  2. Strides in Industrial Development
  3. Investment Opportunities in Kuwait
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