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  • Shujon wants more info in MP aspirants' affidavits

    Shushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujon) yesterday slammed a political party for proposing the Election Commission to cancel the provision of affidavit submission by candidates ahead of polls.

  • Fourth JCC Meeting: Dhaka proposes more connectivity

    Dhaka proposed India new regional connectivity initiatives at the fourth meeting of India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) yesterday.

  • Raushan Ershad

    Sushma praises JP's role in parliament

    Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday praised opposition Jatiya Party for its “active and constructive” role in the present parliament.

  • South Korea's president says he will continue phasing out nuke power

    South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said yesterday the government will continue to phase out nuclear-generated electricity, following a public opinion survey that dealt a blow to his plans to do so.

  • Roadside bomb kills seven outside Somali capital Mogadishu

    A roadside bomb killed at least seven people yesterday - mostly women farmers - in an area outside the Somali capital dominated by Islamist insurgents who have defied public protests to end years of violence, residents and the army said.

  • Waterlogging in Mumbai, Kolkata worse

    Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain yesterday said the waterlogging situation in Dhaka was better than that of mega cities like Kolkata and Mumbai.

  • Trump says tweets were key to White House victory

    US President Donald Trump defended his regular use of social media, especially Twitter, and said he may not have won the White House without it.

  • Radical Buddhists urge Myanmar not to take back Rohingyas

    Hundreds of hard-line Buddhists protested yesterday to urge Myanmar's government not to repatriate the nearly 600,000 minority Rohingyas who have fled to Bangladesh since late August to escape violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state.

  • Titanic victim's letter sells for $166,000

    A personal letter found on the body of a man killed in the sinking of the Titanic sold at auction on Saturday for 126,000 pounds ($166,000), a record price for correspondence from the doomed liner.

  • Rape Attempt: Arbitration lets suspect go scot-free

    Village arbitration allowed an influential youth to get away with the allegation of attempting to rape a madrasa girl in Pachashi of Gouripur upazila.

  • Abe wins polls gamble

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe yesterday swept to a resounding victory in a snap election and immediately vowed to "deal firmly" with threats from North Korea that dominated the campaign.

  • Poor highway causing pain

    Thousands of passengers and transport workers remained stuck on Dhaka-Tangail highway for the second day suffering long tailbacks triggered by rains coupled with poor road condition.

  • Monjurul Alam Monju

    AL leader shoots Jubo League man

    A Jubo League activist was shot allegedly by an Awami League leader in the port city "over a trifling matter" early yesterday.

  • Dhaka University

    DU releases test results, snubs protest

    The Dhaka University authorities yesterday published the results of "Gha" unit admission test within the shortest period of time amid protest and outcry over question leak allegations.

  • BJP under fire for demanding cuts in Indian film

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party came under fire on Saturday for demanding cuts to an Indian film, claiming it showcased "anti-Modi hatred".

  • Fighting in Marawi may end shortly

    The Philippines is preparing to declare the end of fighting in a southern city seized for five months by pro-Islamic State rebels, a top military commander said on Saturday, as troops continued a phased withdrawal from the devastated lakeside city.

  • Teacher-Student Centre

    TSC off limits after 8 at night

    In a surprising move, Dhaka University authorities have asked all the TSC-based socio-cultural organisations to finish their activities by 8:00pm.

  • UK PM's 'lonely' Brexit photo goes viral

    Social media on Friday mocked embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May over a photograph of her sitting alone in a room awaiting EU Brexit talks, calling it a "metaphor" for her isolated position.

  • DU dismisses 'question leak'

    Dhaka University authorities have been denying allegations that its admission test questions had been leaked.

  • Put more pressure on Myanmar

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday reiterated her call to the international community, including the UN, to put more pressure on Myanmar to take back its nationals from Bangladesh and to rehabilitate them in their homeland peacefully.

  • Militants kill 52 cops in Egypt

    At least 52 Egyptian police officers were killed in an ambush by Islamist fighters near the Bahariya oasis in the country's Western Desert, security and medical sources said yesterday, in a rare flare-up outside the Sinai Peninsula.

  • Tigers try to avoid whitewash

    The only previous occasion on which Bangladesh were getting ready to play an ODI at the Buffalo Park in East London, in November 2008,

  • Bangladesh Internet Connection disruption

    Internet to be slow for next 4 days

    People in Bangladesh are likely to experience slow internet in the next three to four days due to maintenance work on a primary submarine cable in the Bay of Bengal.

  • Father Marino Rigon

    A friend of Bangladesh passes away

    Father Marino Rigon, whose lifetime love affair with Bangladesh began with a trip from Italy in 1953, dedicated his life to working for the Bangladeshi people.

  • Sushma

    Sushma flies in today

    Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrives in Dhaka this afternoon to join the Bangladesh- India Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) meeting and discuss bilateral relations with top Bangladesh officials.

  • malaysia landslide

    Landslide in Malaysia: Bangladeshis feared to be among dead

    A few Bangladeshi workers are feared to be among those killed yesterday in a landslide at a construction site in northern Malaysian state of Penang.

  • Havoc on highways

    Long tailbacks and incessant rain yesterday caused untold sufferings to thousands of people travelling on the Dhaka-Tangail highway.

  • N Korea close to nuke that could hit US

    The United States should assume Kim Jong-Un's regime is "on the cusp" of getting a nuclear missile capable of striking US targets and

  • Call of duty

    Hossein Alamgir, a flower seller from Bangladesh, has rescued an Italian woman after she was allegedly about to be gang-raped by 25 drunk Italian men in Florence, Italy on Thursday.

  • 'Drug dealer' killed in 'gunfight'

    An alleged drug dealer was killed in a "gunfight" between his cohorts and Rab in Chittagong city's Ice Factory Road area early yesterday.