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Shabana Azmi hurt in road accident

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Timesofindia.com :Veteran Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi has met with an accident on the Mumbai-Pune Express Highway on Saturday afternoon and ...

Myanmar, China ink dozens of deals to speed up projects

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Naypyitaw (Reuters) :China and Myanmar inked dozens of deals on Saturday to speed up infrastructure projects in the Southeast Asian ...

4 killed in a family shooting in Utah suburb

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Grantsville, Utah (AP) :Four members of a family were killed and one injured in a shooting Friday night in a ...

Trump warns Khamenei to be careful with his words

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Washington,  (AFP) :President Donald Trump on Friday warned Iran"s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, to be "very careful with his ...

Dhaka city polls now on Feb 1

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Elections to both the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) will now be held on ...

3 of a family die in Jashore car crash

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Three members of a family have died after a car veered out of control and crashed into a wall in ...

Joy ride ends in great sorrow

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Jashore Correspondent :Three members of a family were killed and two others injured in a pathetic road accident in Jashore ...

DCC polls now on Feb 1

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Staff Reporter :The Election (EC) Commission has rescheduled the Dhaka city elections for February 1 amid growing protests and demand ...

S Asia tops gender based wage discrimination

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Staff Reporter :South Asia Alliance for Poverty Eradication (SAAPE) authorities on Saturday said in a press conference that gender-based wage ...

Prof Talukder was a political visionary and activist

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Staff Reporter :Academics and civil society members at a memorial meeting have termed renowned political scientist professor Talukder Maniruzzaman as ...

5 devotees die during 2nd phase of Ijtema

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Gazipur Correspondent  :A total of five devotees have died during the second phase of the three-day Biswa Ijtema, which started ...

Massive protest in front of Delhi Jama Mosque

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Dawn.com, New Delhi :Hundreds of demonstrators perched themselves on the steps of an iconic mosque in the Indian capital on ...

Mushfiqur refuses to join Pak tour

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Dawn.com :Bangladesh batsman Mushfiqur Rahim has announced that he will not be joining his team on its tour to Pakistan ...

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DCC polls now on Feb 1

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Staff Reporter :
The Election (EC) Commission has rescheduled the Dhaka city elections for February 1 amid growing protests and demand to defer the polls centering the celebration of Saraswati Puja,
Earlier the EC set January 30 for holding Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) polls simultaneously.
The fresh decision came after the hours-long emergency meeting chired by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda at Nirbachan Bhaban in the city on Saturday evening.
The Hindu community and Dhaka University students were demanding the deferment of the elections as Saraswati Puja, one of the biggest festivals of the community, falls on the same day, January 30.
Top mayoral aspirants also urged the commission to revise the polls schedule so that the Hindu community can smoothly celebrate the festival.
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Raima has her fingers crossed for Dwitiyo Purush release


Raima Sen, who will soon make her Tamil debut with Agni Siragugal is all geared up for the release of Srijit Mukherji’s next Dwitiyo Purush alongside Parambrata Chatterjee. Like everyone else, she is also pretty much excited about this sequel and believes this one will also have a similar effect ...

Editorial »

Economic diplomacy needs rule of law and dependable banking system


OUR Foreign Minister on Friday said Bangladesh is now focusing on economic diplomacy with a view to boosting the local economy bringing foreign businesses to the country. Interestingly, the major shift in foreign policy is taking place at a time when foreign direct investment (FDI) reaches to nadir, remittance inflow ...

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Bangladesh take on Sri Lanka in must win match today


Bangladesh will take on Sri Lanka in their must win group A last match of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup International Football tournament scheduled to be held today at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here.State-owned Bangladesh Television , private satellite channel RTV will telecast the match live while Bangladesh Betar will provide ...

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Humbert wins first ATP title in French showdown at Auckland


AFP, Auckland :Rising star Ugo Humbert won his maiden ATP title beating Benoit Paire in a three-set thriller in the final of the Auckland Classic on Saturday.In the all-French showdown, the unseeded Humbert held his nerve in the deciding tie-break of his first ATP final to beat the fifth seed ...

International »

UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer


AP, London :The British government has announced plans for special events on the night of Jan. 31 when the country officially leaves the European Union but the country's treasury chief has admitted that some U.K. business sectors will suffer as a result.Sajid Javid told the Financial Times in an interview ...

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Prof MM Akash speaking at a press conference oranised by South Asia Alliance for Poverty Eradication at the Jatiya Press Club on Saturday with a call to make South Asia fair for all.


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Charge-sheet filed in Sagira Morshed's murder case: Let there be speedy trial


THE latest success story of Police Bureau of Investigation or PBI has brought again one thing to the forefront that - it's possible to conduct police investigation fairly if the police remain sincere and neutral. The PBI on Thursday submitted the charge-sheet of 30-year-old Sagira Morshed murder case to the ...

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US warship sails through Taiwan Strait less than week after election


Reuters, Taipei :A US warship sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Thursday, the island's defense ministry said, less than a week after Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen won re-election by a landslide on a platform of standing up to China which claims the island.The ship sailed in a northerly direction through ...

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BNP Standing Committee member Dr Khondkar Mosharraf Hossain speaking at a discussion on 'Bangladehi Nationalist Culture and Shaheed Zia' organised on the occasion of birthday of former President Ziaur Rahman by Jatiyatabadi Sangskritik Sangstha at the Jatiya Press Club on Friday.


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Japan teenage star Nishikawa cool on Barca talk


AFP, Tokyo :Japan youth international Jun Nishikawa said Friday he heard Barcelona were keen on signing him through friends but denied there had been any contact from the Spanish giants.The 17-year-old attacking midfielder, who has represented Japan at the under-17 and under-20 World Cup, told local media his main focus ...

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Genelia Deshmukh is strong, smiling, inspiring in her latest photoshoot


Genelia Deshmukh recently posted pictures from a shoot. She wore a thigh-high black dress with multi-colored ruffle-tied sleeves. The teal, green, blue and mustard yellow seems to be adding lots of color and volume to the dress. Black is the color that is associated with elegance and sophistication. She accessorised ...

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Bail out the loan defaulters is not working because of corruption cases


THE Financial Institutions Division of the Finance Ministry would make an appeal to the Bangladesh Bank for extending the loan rescheduling opportunities at two per cent down payment to defaulters who filed writ petitions and are facing cases of the Anti-Corruption Commission. The decision was taken by the FID after ...

Business & Economy »

IPDC Finance Limited and Hyundai Motors jointly brought an attractive auto loan offer on the brand new Hyundai Facelift Tuscon. Mominul Islam, CEO of IPDC Finance and Imran Khan, General Manager (Marketing & Customer Care) of Hyundai Motors Bangladesh Limited, exchanging document after signing an agreement for Exclusive New Year's campaign at IPDC Finance head office in the city recently. Under the deal, customers availing IPDC Auto Loan can now enjoy 6 years of EMI benefit with zero down-payment.


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Pooja Hegde: Simplicity and sophistication personified


The Bollywood and Telugu film actress and model Pooja Hegde recently did a photo-shoot in which she looks angelic in an ivory maxi dress as he seems to be having fun in the pictures. She wore an outfit from Shriya Som collection, the dress is a high-low, sleeveless maxi dress ...

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How Shraddha is set to own 2020


Shraddha Kapoor has always given us characters and films that are memorable. The actress owned the latter half of 2019 with two hits back to back hits like Saaho and Chhichhore. Now, the actress is set to take over 2020 with two more releases. The characters Shraddha played in Saaho ...

Anniversary Issue-2019 »

  1. Bangladesh: The State-Language and the State
  2. Captive politics is not student politics
  3. Glimpses of Cultural heritage in Bangladesh

Front Page »

  1. Joy ride ends in great sorrow
  2. DCC polls now on Feb 1
  3. S Asia tops gender based wage discrimination

City »

  1. Continue efforts to uphold pride, President to armed forces members
  2. Light to moderate fog likely
  3. Prof MM Akash speaking at a press conference oranised by South Asia Alliance for Poverty Eradication at the Jatiya Press Club on Saturday with a call to make South Asia fair for all.

Editorial »

  1. Give priority to extra-curricular activities apart from textbooks
  2. Economic diplomacy needs rule of law and dependable banking system
  3. Iraq A'US-Occupied Territory'

Entertainment »

  1. Kona passed time with children: Last December 20 popular singers Kona, Naumi, Ayesha and Bushra jointly started children’s playing space ‘Play Zone’ in the capital’s shooting complex of Mirpur DOHS. When she gets time Kona visits the Play Zone to pass time with the children. Kona told this correspondent that area of the Play Zone is 7.5-thousand square feet which will help the children to pass time with playing. They have planned to accommodate space also for the destitute and special child in the Play Zone.
  2. Fans once again crown Disha Patani as ‘Hottest Beauty’
  3. Chanchal works for creating public awareness

Sports »

  1. MLS club Galaxy sign 'Chicharito'
  2. Ashley Young begins 'new adventure' at Inter Milan
  3. Ex-Juve striker and 1968 European champion Anastasi dies

Football »

  1. Bangladesh take on Sri Lanka in must win match today
  2. Gregoritsch shines on 'very special' Schalke debut in win over Gladbach
  3. Bashundhara Kings beat BSPA

Cricket »

  1. Tamim, Rubel back for Pakistan T20Is
  2. Labsuchagne 'at home' in Australia's new-look middle-order
  3. Top five batsmen and top five bowlers in BBPL

Chittagong »

  1. AL nominee alleges BNP for foiling election environment
  2. Elderly people arranged a press conference protesting illegal land grabbing of their forefathers at Kotwali Thana recently.
  3. Member of Coast Guard arrest one woman with nine thousand five hundred Yabas from Teknaf on Friday.

National »

  1. BANARIPARA (Barishal): Md Shah-e- Alam MP handing over prizes among the winners of annual sports and cultural programme of Bisharkandi Chowmohona Ideal High School as Chief Guest on Friday.
  2. NETRAKONA: Renowned social worker Kamrunnesa Ashraf Dina , wife of State Minister for Fisheries and Live Stock Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru MP distributing prizes among the winners of annual sports competition of Netrakona Government Women’s College as Chief Guest yesterday.
  3. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University Vice-Chancellor Rear Admiral M Khaled Iqbal along with other high officials offering Munajat after placing wreaths at the Mazar of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu in Tungipara on Friday.

Back Page »

  1. (From left) Barrister Mainul Hosein, Professor Gias Uddin Mollah, Professor AKM Shahidullah, former Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Emajuddin Ahmed, former adviser to the Caretaker Government Dr Akbar Ali Khan, Professor Abu Sayeed, Professor Shamsur Rahman, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and founder of Gonoshasthya Kendra Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury seen attending at a mourning meeting of prominent political scientist Professor Talukdar Maniruzzaman at the Jatiya Press Club's Zahur Hossain Chowdhury Hall in Dhaka on Saturday.
  2. Bogura-1 MP Mannan passes away
  3. Zia's 84th birth anniv today

Business & Economy »

  1. Mohiuddin Ahmed, Chairman of Sirajdikhan Upazila, attended at Agent Banking Day-2020 organized by Bank Asia Limited at Bhabanipur Bazar in Munshiganj recently as chief guest. Sarder Akhter Hamed, Head of Channel Banking, Hossain Ahmed, EVP, Ahsan Ul Alam, SVP and other executives of the bank, were present.
  2. BSCIC generates employment for over 10,000 people in Rajshahi
  3. BASIS members can make digital payments with co-branded credit cards

International »

  1. Taliban aim to sign deal with US by end of month
  2. Pakistan court jails dozens of Islamists over Asia Bibi protests
  3. World's shortest man, who measured 67.08 cm, dies in Nepal

Life »

  1. Diabetes Complications and control measures
  2. Can we all get along?
  3. Power of smells

Literature »

  1. In quest of reading
  2. Nobel Laureate Poet T S Eliot
  3. Love! A symbol of peace

Campus Life »

  1. Optimism, Optimised
  2. Neuro-education
  3. Unethical practice is now a national problem: Speakers

Feature »

  1. Stopping your negative thinking
  2. 5 times it is alright to skip the gym
  3. How to save money

Law and Justice »

  1. Putting larger amount in cheque than actual liability is a fraud
  2. Delay in holding AGM and its consequence
  3. Forfeiture amount should be commensurate to losses if party not at fault

Campus Cronical »

  1. Brain's ‘Hardware’ and ‘Software’
  2. Child's well-being
  3. Development of speaking skills

Art & Culture »

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

SKETCH »

  1. The world’s most 4 amazing forests
  2. Prokriti Mela 2020
  3. New Year 2020 celebration in different countries

Weekend Plus »

  1. Life lessons for your daughter before she turns 13
  2. Barbeque Chicken Salad
  3. Caribbean Chicken Salad

New Nation Supplement »

  1. 2019 : Some major events
  2. New Year and our resolutions
  3. The Gregorian New Year's Day
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