• Deal with Chinese firm for oil pipeline

    Bangladesh government has signed an agreement with China Petroleum Pipeline Bureau to build a mooring point and 200 kilometres of pipeline for imported oil.

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    Trump chooses Linda McMahon to head SBA

    US President-elect Donald Trump says he will nominate professional wrestling magnate and former Senate candidate Linda McMahon as his choice to head the Small Business Administration.

  • Allegri eases pressure on Higuain

    Juventus don't care who scores, as long as they win, coach Massimiliano Allegri insisted after Gonzalo Higuain ended his five-week goal drought to help secure a precious 2-0 Champions League win over Dinamo Zagreb.

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    SC upholds HC order barring gambling in clubs

    Supreme Court upholds a High Court order that directed the government to stop gambling including dice, card and housie at 13 renowned clubs across the country including the Dhaka Club.

  • Eng bat first in fourth Ind Test

    England captain Alastair Cook won the toss and chose to bat in the must-win fourth Test against India in Mumbai on Thursday.

  • Aus unchanged for day-night Test against Pak

    Australia named an unchanged squad on Thursday for the first Test against Pakistan next week, which will be the first day-night Test held at Brisbane's Gabba.

  • Case filed over 3 Natore Jubo League men murder

    A murder case is filed in connection with the murder of three Natore Jubo League men in Dinajpur.

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    Graft case: Khaleda’s hearing adjourn plea rejected

    A special court in Dhaka rejects an appeal filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia seeking an adjournment of today’s hearing in Zia Charitable Trust graft case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in 2011.

  • How to deal with today’s daughter-in-laws

    It is the end of 2016. Bangladeshis nowadays are quite influenced by western culture, yet in the case of marriage they just love to keep the ‘tradition’ intact. The emotional expectation of bringing a ‘Futfutey’ daughter-in-law to ‘brighten’ their house still remains unchanged.

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    Depp, Smith, Clooney on 'overpaid' Forbes list

    Johnny Depp and Will Smith top a list of Hollywood's most overpaid actors, an illustration that star power does not always bring in dollars at the movie box-office.

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    NZ passport robot tells applicant to open eyes

    A New Zealand man of Asian descent has his passport photograph rejected when facial recognition software mistakenly registers his eyes as being closed.

  • Indonesian rescue workers carry a survivor from a fallen building after an earthquake in Trienggadeng

    Search resumes after Indonesian quake as death toll passes 100

    Rescue efforts resume in Indonesia's Aceh province after a strong earthquake kills more than 100 people, while medical teams struggle to treat the hundreds of injured as supplies trickle slowly into the area.

  • 2 ‘robbers’ killed in Dhaka ‘gunfight’

    Two suspected robbers have been killed in gunfight with law enforcers in Keraniganj upazila of Dhaka district while two more died in a gang fight in Faridpur.

  • 2 secys summoned for not finalising judges’ guidelines

    The Supreme Court summons two secretaries of law ministry asking them to appear before it on December 12 for not complying with its order about finalising the rules determining the discipline of lower court judges.

  • 5 ‘Huji militants’ held with arms, bombs in Ctg

    Law enforcers claim arrest of five militants of the Harkat-Ul-Jihad in Chittagong’s Pahartali area. Twelve improvised explosives (IEDs), two pistols, nine magazines, 167 rounds of ammunition, and religiously inciting books in large volumes have been seized from them.

  • House help’s body found in Dhaka

    Police recovered the body of a 13-year-old domestic help from her employer’s house in East Goran area of Dhaka.

  • Madaripur youth gets Faraaz courage award

    Md Miraz Sarder, who caught one of the attackers of Madaripur college teacher red-handed in June, has been conferred with the first “Faraaz Hossain Courage Award”.

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    Court orders further probe into Salman Shah's death

    A Dhaka court orders Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) for further investigation of the death of silver screen actor Shahriar Chowdhury Imon popularly known as Salman Shah.

  • Pakistan cleric feared dead in air crash

    Junaid Jamshed, a Pakistani pop star turned evangelical Muslim cleric, was on board an aircraft that crashed into a mountainside, airline official says.

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    Another dies after eating puffer fish

    Another woman, who fell sick after taking puffer fish in Jaintapur upazila of Sylhet yesterday, dies at a hospital in the city, raising the death toll to six.

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    Time names Trump 'Person of the Year'

    Time magazine names Donald Trump its "Person of the Year" for 2016 for his stunning election victory that rewrote the rules of politics in United States of America.

  • Nothing to be worried about child marriage law: PM

    Saying there is nothing to be worried about the new law on child marriage, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina lambasts those opposing incorporating the provision for special marriage in the Child Marriage Prevention Act 2016.

  • Rashmela: Largest folk festival deep inside Sundarbans

    In the middle of the night, Atul Sur, a fisherman from Koyra, arrives at Dublarchar, an island in the Sundarbans, in a small boat loaded with Batasha (sweets), candles, incense sticks and coconuts.

  • 40 people feared dead in Pakistan plane crash

    A plane carying about 40 people crashes on the slope of a mountain in northern Pakistan, with witnesses on the crash site saying there are unlikely to be any survivors.

  • HC judge feels embarrassed

    A judge of a High Court bench feels embarrassed to hear a petition filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia seeking stay on the trial proceedings against her in Zia Charitable Trust corruption case.

  • MCC recommends red card for cricketers

    Like football and hockey, cricket may see the introduction of 'red card' as punishment of the players for violent acts on the field. This is one of the recommendations made by the games lawmaker Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) at a meeting in Mumbai.

  • 72585 candles on birthday cake

    A new Guinness World Record is set in the US for using 72,585 candles on a birthday cake.

  • Fans stabbed in Kiev before Champions League tie

    Ten people were treated in hospital for knife wounds after hundreds of Dynamo Kiev and Besiktas fans clashed in the Ukrainian capital before Tuesday's Champions League match, local media reported.

  • HC moves to lighten schoolbags

    Primary school children cannot be forced to carry backpacks weighing over 10 percent of their weight, the High Court orders in response to a writ petition. The court also orders government to formulate a necessary law in this regard.

  • Lewandowski's goal ends perfect Atletico record

    Robert Lewandowski scored a brilliant free kick to give Bayern Munich a 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid in their last Champions League Group D outing on Tuesday, ending the 100 percent record of their opponents.