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  • World Economic Forum: PM calls for greater water collaboration

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has stressed the need for cooperation in freshwater and oceanic resources as an equaliser in addressing inequalities and collaboration on developing and utilising trans-boundary freshwater resources that can make economies great.

  • Tigers try to solve injury puzzle

    The Hagley Oval painted a grim picture when the Bangladesh cricket team turned up to train in the morning session yesterday. The sky

  • Vandalism in Ctg court over lawyer's bail

    Agitating lawyers vandalised a Chittagong court yesterday after the court rejected a bail petition of their fellow lawyer and his wife in a human trafficking case.

  • Never mess with your NID card

    Be careful! Never intentionally destroy your smart National Identity (NID) Card. Or else you will be jailed or fined up to Tk 40,000.

  • 'We were in the dark'

    Thirteen editors and compilers of Bangla textbooks for classes I to X declared that they were kept in the dark about the changes and

  • 3-year conflict led to bloodshed

    The three-year conflict between a local Awami League leader and a former Jubo League activist over the control of Jarulia waterbody

  • Another SUV seized in city

    Customs Intelligence seized a sport utility vehicle (SUV) with unauthorised registration plates on Tuesday night from the capital's Banani area.

  • Good cop gets recognition

    Mohammad Sher Ali, a kindhearted policeman who burst into tears while rescuing a minor girl from an accident and made others cry by his noble gesture, has been selected for the President Police Medal (PPM) 2016.

  • Ex-US president George H W Bush hospitalized

    Former US president George H W Bush has been hospitalized yet again in Houston, local media reported yesterday.

  • UK SC to issue Brexit ruling on Tuesday

    Britain's Supreme Court will on Tuesday announce the result of the government's appeal against a ruling that it has to seek parliamentary

  • 1971 War Crimes: BNP leader Osman faces investigation

    The Investigation Agency of the International Crimes Tribunal has launched an investigation against top BNP leader and former education minister Muhammad Osman Farruk into his alleged involvement in crimes committed during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • Nasirnagar FB Post: Rasraj freed but worries about security

    Rasraj Das was released on bail yesterday after he languished in jail for more than two and a half months in connection with a Facebook post, which, according to evidence, had not been uploaded by him.

  • Hasibul Hasan Emon

    BCL leader found dead in Satkhira

    Police recovered the body of a local leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) in Sadar upazila of Satkhira yesterday.

  • Bangladesh firm to ensure RMG compliance

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said her government was highly committed to ensuring compliance with regard to the readymade garment (RMG) industry.

  • Nigeria accidental air strike 'kills 52'

    At least 52 aid workers and civilians were killed yesterday when an air force jet accidentally bombed a camp in northeast Nigeria instead of Boko Haram militants, medical charity MSF said.

  • Globalisation here to stay

    China's President Xi Jinping yesterday warned against scapegoating globalisation for the world's ills or retreating behind protectionist walls, days before Donald Trump takes office.

  • Rohingya Crisis: No long-term solution sans stopping violence

    Swedish Ambassador to Bangladesh Johan Frisell has said it is clear that no long-term solution to the Rohingya crisis can be found unless violence in Rakhine state of Myanmar comes to an end.

  • Modi upbeat on ties with Bangladesh

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday pitched for “a thriving, well-connected and integrated neighbourhood” as his “dream” and said New Delhi has achieved greater political understanding with Dhaka through connectivity and infrastructure projects and settlement of land and maritime boundaries.

  • 7-Murder Verdict: Condemned cells in N'ganj jail crammed with convicts

    Narayanganj District Jail had to keep more than one convict on death row in a single condemned cell to accommodate 12 prisoners who were given the capital punishment on Monday in the 2014 seven murder case.

  • BDCyclists in Guinness records book

    BDCyclists, Bangladesh's biggest group of cyclists, has achieved a place in the Guinness World Records for forming the world's longest single line of moving bicycles.

  • No 'half in, half out' Brexit deal

    British Prime Minister Theresa May said yesterday that Britain would not seek a deal that left the country "half in, half out" of the European Union when it negotiates its exit from the bloc.

  • Row Over Waterbody: 3 shot dead in Sunamganj clash

    Three people were allegedly shot dead and at least 12 others injured during a clash between two groups of people in Dirai upazila of Sunamganj over taking control of a waterbody yesterday.

  • Germany's top court rejects bid to ban far-right NPD party

    Germany's highest court yesterday threw out a bid to ban the far-right NPD party, arguing that the xenophobic fringe outfit is too insignificant to spell a real threat to the democratic order.

  • Wife of Orlando nightclub shooter arrested by FBI

    The wife of Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen was arrested by the FBI on Monday at her home in California, a law enforcement official said, following questions over whether she was aware of his plans to carry out the attack.

  • Taiwan simulates China attacks as tension rises

    Taiwan began two days of military drills yesterday simulating an attack by China as the government sought to reassure the public in the face of deteriorating relations with Beijing.

  • Europe's anti-terror laws 'steamroll' rights: Amnesty

    Legislation aimed at fighting terrorism across the European Union is "dangerously disproportionate" and threatens the rights of the people they are designed to protect, Amnesty International warned yesterday.

  • Brazil in grip of successive prison riots

    Brazilian police cleared several dozen inmates from the roof of a prison where dozens were murdered over the weekend -- the latest in a series of deadly riots.

  • Saudi 'optimistic' about Trump's rule: minister

    US ally Saudi Arabia is "optimistic" about Donald Trump's impending presidency, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Monday, hailing Trump's stern line on arch-Saudi rival Iran and promise to defeat the Islamic State group.

  • 37 dead as cargo plane hits Kyrgyz village

    A cargo plane attempting to land in thick fog yesterday crashed into a village near Kyrgyzstan's main airport and killed at least 37

  • 37 dead as cargo plane hits Kyrgyz village

    A cargo plane attempting to land in thick fog yesterday crashed into a village near Kyrgyzstan's main airport and killed at least 37