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    Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal, led by Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, dismisses seven leaders from the party after they broke up and formed a separate faction.

  • BSF kills 7 Pak Rangers on de facto border

    Seven Pakistani Rangers and a terrorist are killed by the Border Security Force (BSF) of India along the International Border in the Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • A guide through Dhaka roads for Saturday

    With several key roads of city curbed for Awami League’s grand council and university admission tests taking place simultaneously, Dhaka is expected to be chaotic tomorrow. With roads leading to Shahbagh from Matsya Bhaban, TSC, Doyel Chattar, Kakrail and Kataban remaining closed for the day, here are a few suggested alternatives.

  • Trump booed in New York, assailed by Obama

    Donald Trump endures boos at a charity event in New York and a biting attack by President Barack Obama as the Republican nominee's threat not to concede if he loses next month's elections roils the race for the White House.

  • IS strikes back in northern Iraq

    Jihadist gunmen, some of them wearing suicide vests, attack the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, an apparent effort to divert the thousands of troops and militiamen closing in on their Mosul stronghold.

  • DU entry test: 13 students get 2-yr jail for using electronic device

    A mobile court sentences 13 students to two years’ imprisonment for using electronic devices illegally during Dhaka University’s ‘Ka’ unit admission test.

  • Refrain from negative reporting during emergencies: Shahriar

    State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam says media professionals must refrain from negative reporting during the time of emergencies and humanitarian crises and uphold professionalism in performing their duties.

  • BNP likely to attend AL council

    BNP is likely to attend Awami League’s council tomorrow, a BNP leader hints.

  • Bangabandhu Satellite,Bangabandhu-1,Bangladesh's first satellite,Thales Alenia Space,Tarana Halime, telecom minister,BTCL,BTRC

    50% work of Bangabandhu satellite completed: Minister

    The government can launch the country’s first broadcast satellite Bangabandhu-1 on December 16 next year according to plan as 50 percent work of the satellite has been completed, State Minister for Telecommunication Tarana Halim says.

  • Republican Donald Trump,could go down as the least well-funded presidential candidate in recent campaigns,Trump's fundraising deficit

    Trump's war chest one of smallest in recent presidential campaigns

    Republican Donald Trump could go down as the least well-funded presidential candidate in recent campaigns - entering the final month of the election still without the cash to match the level of staff and advertising that has helped power the campaign of his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.

  • AL council: Roads to avoid tomorrow

    Centering on the AL Council, some very important roads, including those around Shuhrawardi Udyan of Dhaka city, are likely to face sever traffic disruption.

  • 54 foreign guests to join AL Council

    A total of 54 guests including political leaders from India and 10 other countries will join Awami League’s 20th council.

  • Pope Francis, Vatican, graffiti artist

    Rome removes mural showing pope as graffiti artist

    A larger-than-life mural showing Pope Francis as a sneaky graffiti artist painting peace signs on a wall near the Vatican is taken down by Rome's "decorum cops" just hours after it went up.

  • Libya forces free 5 captives including Bangladeshi from IS

    Libyan pro-government forces have freed five foreigners including a Bangladesh national held by Islamic State in Sirte after heavy fighting in their battle to capture the final district of the city, a local official says.

  • defunct laws, Britain, UK, gay men

    UK to pardon thousands of convicted gay men

    Britain is to pardon thousands of gay and bisexual men who were convicted of crimes under sexual offense laws which have now been abolished, following on from the 2013 exoneration of celebrated World War Two codebreaker Alan Turing.

  • First 'Logan' trailer is out

    Hugh Jackman is back in Marvel’s new upcoming movie- Logan as a post-X-Men Wolverine. Our first look at Old Man Logan comes with a side Johnny Cash, whose memorable cover of Nine Inch Nails' "Hurt" is effective here, if a little on the nose, reports Mashable.

  • The United Nations,UN,to carry out,evacuations,Aleppo,truce holds,ceasefire,Syria humanitarian crisis

    UN to begin evacuations from Aleppo if truce holds

    The United Nations hopes to carry out the first medical evacuations from Aleppo on Friday, if the "humanitarian pause" in the Syrian army's Russian-backed assault on the city holds.

  • Islamic State group, Mosul, Kirkuk, Iraq

    Suicide bombers in deadly twin raids in northern Iraq

    Gunmen wearing suicide vests attack government targets in the Kurdish-controlled city of Kirkuk and kill 16 at an Iranian-run construction site further north as troops advance on jihadist bastion Mosul.

  • The Obama administration,Rodrigo Duterte,hostile rhetoric towards the United States,Barack Obama,Duterte's anti-American insults,a son of bitch,tilting to China

    US has few good options for response to Philippines' Duterte

    The Obama administration has few good options and limited leverage as it struggles to craft a response to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's increasingly hostile rhetoric towards the United States and his warm embrace of China.

  • Hong Kong, Typhoon Haima, Manila

    Typhoon kills 12, destroys rice fields in Philippines

    Typhoon Haima, the strongest storm to hit the Philippines in three years, kills 12 people and inundated vast tracts of rice and corn fields, officials in Manila say, before it took aim at Hong Kong.

  • Death toll in ambulance accident at DMCH hits 5

    A man, who sustained injuries when an ambulance ran four people over inside Dhaka Medical College Hospital seven days ago, dies.

  • Man eater tigress shot dead in India’s Corbett park

    A man-eating tigress in Nainital district of Uttarakhand is shot dead after a 44-day hunt for which the Indian state spent about US$112527.

  • President Barack Obama, Donald Trump, rigged vote

    Obama calls for 'big' win

    President Barack Obama eviscerates would-be successor Donald Trump for threatening not to concede if he loses next month's election, calling for a thumping Democratic victory to repudiate his "dangerous" claims of a rigged vote.

  • Bangladesh 221 for 5, trail England by 72 runs

    Bangladesh end day-2 of the first Test against England at 221 for 5 and trail the visitors by 72 runs at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Cricket Stadium in Chittagong.

  • Dead militant Abdur Rahman is Neo JMB chief Sarwar Jahan: Rab

    Rapid Action Battalion claims to have identified militant Abdur Rahman, who was killed during a raid in Ashulia on October 8, as Neo JMB chief Sarwar Jahan.

  • Huge cache of surveillance kits seized at Dhaka airport

    Customs intelligence officials seize 19 cartons of security instruments including 430 pieces of closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras, 200 pieces hand metal detectors, 55 pieces of DVR (HD) recorder while being taken without any declaration from the airfreight of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.

  • War crimes: ICT probes allegations against Jamaat chief

    Three days into taking the oath as new chief of Jamaat-e-Islami, the investigation agency of the International Crimes Tribunal has begun enquiry into the war crimes allegation against Maqbul Ahmad.

  • Mosul offensive going faster than planned, Iraqi PM says

    Iraqi and Kurdish forces launch a new military operation to seize back Mosul from Islamic State in Iraq.

  • Panama papers: Pakistan top court issues notice to Nawaz

    Pakistan Supreme Court seeks a reply from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to several petitions seeking his resignation over a financial scandal involving his family.

  • BNP appreciates AL council invitation

    Hailing Awami League for inviting them to join its national council, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says they will decide at their party forum whether they would join it or not.