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Five killed in Pabna road accident

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UNB, Pabna :Five persons were killed and at least ten others injured in a head-on collision between two buses in ...

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JS awaits debate on SC verdict as it goes into session Sept 10

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The 17th session of the 10th parliament will begin on September 10, which is likely to witness a lively debate ...

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Chamber Judge stays HC order on Zahirul Haque's contractual appointment

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Court  Correspondent :The Chamber Judge of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Tuesday halted for eight weeks a ...

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Accused killed in 'gunfight'

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An accused in a case filed over the gun attack on a senior police officer was killed in a reported ...

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Maldives army occupies parliament to block no-confidence vote

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The Guardian :The Maldives military locked down the nation's parliament on Tuesday in what opposition lawmakers said was an attempt ...

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Pyongyang calls US-South Korean war games a step to nuclear war

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SEOUL (Reuters) :The United States and South Korean began long-planned joint military exercises on Monday, heightening tensions with North Korea ...

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BNP terms PM remarks on CJ, judiciary `unprecedented`

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Describing Prime Minister’s remarks on the judiciary and the Chief Justice as ‘unprecedented’, BNPon Tuesdayalleged that Awami League is trying ...

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ABN group MD Syed Sadat Ahmed abducted, family say

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ABN Group Managing Director Syed Sadat Ahmed has been abducted from Banani in Dhaka, his family say.He was forced out ...

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RMG workers` unrest feared

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The country’s apex trade body for apparel sector now keeps a close watch on 800 garment factories fearing workers’ unrest ...

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3 RAB officials, Nur among 15 to die

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Staff Reporter :The High Court yesterday (Tuesday) upheld death penalty for 15 convicts including Nur Hossain and three RAB officials ...

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Bangabandhu himself would not claim to be so: Mainul

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Staff Reporter :Bangabandhu himself would not have claimed that he alone built the nation or the country. Chief Justice in ...

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Gowher Rizvi meets Sinha, talks 16th Amendment verdict

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Special Correspondent :In a major breakthrough, Prime Minister's International Affairs Adviser Gowher Rizvi met Chief Justice Surendra Humar Sinhar at ...

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Tears for Nayakraj Burial at Banani today

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Staff Reporter :People from all walks of life who gathered on the Central Shaheed Minar premises on Tuesday paid last ...

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3 RAB officials, Nur among 15 to die

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The High Court yesterday (Tuesday) upheld death penalty for 15 convicts including Nur Hossain and three RAB officials while commuting the penalty of 11 others - all of whom were sentenced to death by lower court in the sensational Narayanganj seven-murder cases.
However, the court upheld the jail sentence of the other accused.
Former Awami League man Nur Hossain, the then commanding officer of Rab-11 in Narayanganj Lt Col Tareque Sayeed Mohammad, the then company commanders of Rab-11 Maj Arif Hossain and Lt Commander Masud Rana are among the convicts who were awarded the capital punishment.
HC bench of Justice Bhabani Prasad Singha and Justice Mustafa Zaman Islam announced the verdict on the death references and appeals in the sensational seven-murder cases.
If a lower court sentences an accused to death, the judgment is examined by the HC for confirming the sentence.
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Brothers taste first win in BPL Football


Brothers Union Club registered their first victory in the Saif Power Battery Bangladesh Premier League Football as they recorded a hard-fought solitary goal victory over Muktijodda Sangsad Krira Chakra held on Tuesday at Bangabandhu National Stadium.The first half of the match saw both the team got several scoring chances but ...

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Ranking Badminton results on day 3


Seven men's singles matches of the Index Summer Open Ranking Badminton tournament were decided when the last reports came on the third day at Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Indoor Stadium on Tuesday. In the day's men's singles events, Tuhin (Bogra), Jakaria (Khadija Textile), Tushar Krishno (Army), Shuvo (Munshiganj), Gourav Singho (Badminton ...

Editorial »

None to oversee and run the Insurance Sector


ACCORDING to the Insurance Development and Regulatory Authority (IDRA) sources, the organisation's top posts are still vacant, meaning - it can neither hold Board Meetings nor take decisions on policyholders and insurers' interest. Thus, the IDRA's validity and functionality come into the fore right away. IDRA has been formed under ...

International »

After Trump`s warning, China jumps to defense of Pakistan


PTI, New Delhi :China today jumped to the defence of its all-weather ally Pakistan in the wake of US President Donald Trump's stern warning to it over providing safe havens to terrorists, claiming that Islamabad is at the frontline of combating terrorism.Donald Trump, in his first prime-time televised address to ...

International »

India's top court bans Islamic instant divorce


Reuters, New Delhi :India's Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled a controversial Muslim instant divorce law unconstitutional, a landmark victory for Muslim women who had long argued that it violated their right to equality.The law allows Muslim men to divorce their wives simply by uttering the word "talaq" three times. Muslim ...

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`Japan to continue support for Bangladesh's uplift`


Japan assured that the country would continue its assistance for Bangladesh's development."We would continue to render assistance for the development of Bangladesh," Japanese Ambassador in Dhaka Masato Watanabe said when he paid a farewell call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office here on Tuesday morning. After the meeting, ...

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Jacqueline blessed to be a part of A Gentleman and Judwaa 2


Jacqueline Fernandez is certainly on a high with much talked about projects, A Gentleman opposite Sidharth Malhotra and Judwaa 2 opposite Varun Dhawan, releasing back to back. With A Gentleman releasing this Friday and simultaneously stepping into the promotions of her movie, Judwaa 2, it’s an eventful period for Jacqueline ...

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High risk in railway travel through flooding zones


A FATAL train accident was narrowly averted in Tangail on Sunday dawn as locals from a nearby mosque stepped in to stop a train only few yards from a bridge partially destroyed by floodwater in the Kalihati Upazila of the district. Driver of the Dhaka-bound Nilsagar Express carrying around 2000 ...

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Australia's cricket players (from left) Glenn Maxwell, David Warner and Usman Khawaja playing with a ball during a practice session in Dhaka on Monday. Australia is scheduled to play two Test matches against Bangladesh beginning August 27 in Dhaka.


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Chirodiner Sabina on BTV in Eid


Sabina Yasmin is a living legend in the country’s music arena. For many years her songs inspired us. She has not only rendered patriotic songs but also gave her voice for play-back songs. On the occasion of coming Eid, Bangladesh Television has taken initiative to arrange a solo musical show ...

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Legendary film actor Razzak


Entertainment Desk :Abdur Razzak (1942-2017) was a legendary Bangladeshi actor and film director. He is referred to as Nayak Raj Razzak, a title given by Ahmed Zaman Chowdhury, editor of Chitrali. He got the Independence Day Award in 2015. Razzak was born in Naktala in South Kolkata His parents Akbar ...

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BFUJ President Manjurul Ahsan Bulbul, among others, at a programme for collecting relief materials for flood-hit people organised by Rangpur Bibhag Sangbadik Samity at the Jatiya Press Club on Monday.


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Trump sends `thoughts and prayers` to US sailors in crash


AFP, Washington :US President Donald Trump late Sunday tweeted his "thoughts and prayers" to the sailors aboard a US destroyer that collided with a tanker near Singapore, leaving 10 missing and five injured."Thoughts & prayers are w/ our @USNavy sailors aboard the #USSJohnSMcCain where search & rescue efforts are underway", ...

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River erosion now adds to flood woes


REPEATED environmental disasters seem to take heavy toll on the people of this country this year. Followed by unprecedented off-season heavy rainfall, landslides, flash floods and the ongoing floods again, the newest woe that hits the people is unprecedented river erosions in the north and middle parts of the country. ...

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Mominul to replace Mosaddek in 14-member national squad


A day after his omission from the team, top order batsman and most consistent performer in the longer version cricket Mominul Haque was recalled to the Bangladesh's squad on Sunday for the first Test against touring Australia scheduled to begin on August 27 at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS) in ...

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  1. BNP terms PM remarks on CJ, judiciary `unprecedented`
  2. ABN group MD Syed Sadat Ahmed abducted, family say
  3. RMG workers` unrest feared

City »

  1. `Japan to continue support for Bangladesh's uplift`
  2. BFUJ President Manjurul Ahsan Bulbul speaking at a prèss conference organised jointly by BFUJ and DUJ at the Jatiya Press Club on Tuesday in protest against Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhit's remarks on 9th wage board and demanding removal of Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu.
  3. DU to observe 'Black Day' today

Editorial »

  1. Razzak: Demise of a superstar
  2. None to oversee and run the Insurance Sector
  3. Change in South Asian monsoon pattern led to floods

Entertainment »

  1. If you are ready to watch Kareena and Karisma together on screen
  2. How Judwaa 1 Salman promotes Judwaa 2 Varun
  3. Subir Nandi, Rumana Islam at Music Club

Sports »

  1. Niaz finishes as runners-up in Manhattan Open Chess
  2. State Minister for Youth and Sports Dr Biren Sikder inaugurating the Hurray Mini School Handball (Boys' & Girls') Tournament by releasing the balloons as the chief guest at the Shaheed (Captain) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium on Tuesday.
  3. Mini School Handball tournament begins

Football »

  1. Four teams emerge zonal champions in JFA Cup Football
  2. Daylong camp for U-18 booters today
  3. Bangladesh emerge group champions to reach semis

Cricket »

  1. 'We now feel unbeatable at home':Shakib Al Hasan
  2. Sunil Joshi new Spin Coach of Bangladesh Cricket team
  3. Mahmudullah off to West Indies

Chittagong »

  1. Ctg Airport road to be expanded into 4 lanes : CCC
  2. 5 students expelled for making derogatory comments on Bangabandhu in Cox's Bazar
  3. Bus service on Ctg-Rangamati route resumes after 2 months

National »

  1. Prices of onion, vegetables go up in Sylhet
  2. Fake Major arrested in Barisal
  3. Gafargaon UNO visits ailing Bangabandhu's aide

Back Page »

  1. People of all walks of life attended the Janaza of Nayak Raj Razzak at the Central Shaheed Minar on Thursday.
  2. Money counterfeit gangs active ahead of Eid
  3. About 500 heavy vehicles were stuck at long traffic gridlock as number-3 ferry detached from Manikganj to Paturia Ghat due to heavy current at Padma River, causing immense sufferings to passengers for several hours. This photo was taken from Manikganj area on Tuesday.

Business & Economy »

  1. Abu Reza Md Yeahia, DMD of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, inaugurating its second Agent Banking Outlet in Berirhat Bazar, Alfadanga Upazila in Faridpur on Thursday. Md. Taher Ahmed Chowdhury, DMD, Md. Mahboob Alam, Head of Agent Banking Division and Md. Maksudur Rahman, Head of Khulna Zone of the bank were also present.
  2. Kazi Akram Uddin Ahmed, Chairman of Standard Bank Limited, handing over a cheque of Tk 50 Lakh to Shamsul Hoque Chowdhury, MP, Secretary General of Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup at the bank's Head Office in the city on Tuesday. Mamun-Ur-Rashid, Managing Director and Md. Motaleb Hossain, DMD of the bank among others were present.
  3. Strong, well-cared labour force must for economic growth: Minister

International »

  1. After Trump`s warning, China jumps to defense of Pakistan
  2. India's top court bans Islamic instant divorce
  3. Appeals court revives suit over US military base in Japan

Life »

  1. Exercise for seniors
  2. Health benefits of pomegranate
  3. Thailand Paolo Hospital to serve in Bangladesh

Literature »

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

Campus Life »

  1. Prof Dr M. Muhibur Rahman, former member of UGC distributing certificates among the participants of a daylong workshop on quality assurance in tertiary level business education organized by Bangladesh University of Business and Technology at its Campus-2, Mirpur in the capital on Saturday.
  2. 2nd time application allowed: Registration from 10 Sept
  3. DIU hosts study on ICT job market in Bangladesh

Feature »

  1. SUBSERVIENCE IS NOT FREEDOM

Law and Justice »

  1. Sentence for civil prison to judgment-debtors
  2. Circumstances leading to presumed delivery of letters, notice or summon
  3. Person wanted in criminal case can file writ-petition too

Campus Cronical »

  1. How to negotiate your first salary
  2. Sports management needs unique educational models
  3. Master's degree in Education

Art & Culture »

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

SKETCH »

  1. This Pacific Island is caught in a global power struggle (and it’s not Guam)
  2. Fat shaming doctors may harm obese people mentally, physically
  3. Children consuming online time like junk food

Weekend Plus »

  1. Monsoon snacking: Yummy recipes for foodies
  2. How Rabindranath Tagore used Raksha Bandhan as means to prevent 1905 Bengal partition
  3. Novelist Syed Waliullah

New Nation Supplement »

  1. Appreciating Bangabandhu
  2. Bangabandhu, the poet of politics
  3. Remembering Bangabandhu
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