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  • Rajshahi Division: AL has 150 aspirants against BNP's 130

    They are archrivals but there is one thing in common for both the camps.

  • Taiwan says it will continue to push for papal visit

    Taiwan said yesterday it would continue to push for a papal visit to the island after the Vatican turned down its most recent invitation.

  • Taiwan says it will continue to push for papal visit

    Taiwan said yesterday it would continue to push for a papal visit to the island after the Vatican turned down its most recent invitation.

  • Peru president calls on Spain to arrest fugitive judge

    Peru's president called on Spain Thursday to arrest a sacked Supreme Court judge who fled the South American country while facing trial over a massive influence peddling scandal that forced the resignation of the interior minister.

  • Peru president calls on Spain to arrest fugitive judge

    Peru's president called on Spain Thursday to arrest a sacked Supreme Court judge who fled the South American country while facing trial over a massive influence peddling scandal that forced the resignation of the interior minister.

  • Taiwan says it will continue to push for papal visit

    Taiwan said yesterday it would continue to push for a papal visit to the island after the Vatican turned down its most recent invitation.

  • Peru president calls on Spain to arrest fugitive judge

    Peru's president called on Spain Thursday to arrest a sacked Supreme Court judge who fled the South American country while facing trial over a massive influence peddling scandal that forced the resignation of the interior minister.

  • Hindus say goodbye to Devi Durga

    Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindu community, ended yesterday with the immersion of idols of Goddess Durga across the country.

  • Jatiya Party

    JP gets nod for today's Dhaka rally

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police has given main opposition Jatiya Party permission to hold a public meeting at the capital's Suhrawardy Udyan this morning.

  • Meet Hyperion

    Scientists have discovered a primitive "supercluster" of galaxies forming in the early universe, just 2.3 billion years after the Big Bang.

  • Atrocities on Rohingya: UNSC to meet on Myanmar inquiry report on Oct 24

    The UN Security Council is scheduled to hear a briefing next week from the head of a UN fact-finding mission that has accused Myanmar's military of atrocities against Muslim Rohingya, diplomats said Thursday.

  • Gunfight in Magura

    ‘Criminal’ killed in 'gunfight’

    A man was killed in a “gunfight” between two groups of criminals in Bablatola Sangkarpur area of Jashore town early yesterday.

  • KL to change policy on foreign workers

    Malaysia has planned policies to promote automation in its industries and impose higher levies to reduce its dependence on low-skilled foreign workers.

  • Turkey to host four-way Syria summit Oct 27 in Istanbul

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will host a summit on the Syria conflict with the leaders of Russia, Germany and France on October 27 in Istanbul, his spokesman said yesterday.

  • Venezuela expels Ecuador diplomat in tit-for-tat move

    Venezuela on Thursday ordered Ecuador's top diplomat in Caracas to leave the country, hours after Quito expelled Venezuela's ambassador over "offensive" comments about its president.

  • Khashoggi 'Murder':

    One of the Saudi suspects in the “murder” of Jamal Khashoggi has reportedly died in a mysterious accident.

  • Return of the first fowl

    The red jungle fowl (Gallus gallus) has made a triumphant return to its old home in Lawachhara forest in Kamalganj Upazila of Moulvibazar.

  • European Union

    EU for free, inclusive polls in Bangladesh

    The European Union wants a free, fair and inclusive election in the country scheduled to be held at the end of this year.

  • Narsingdi militant den

    After Narsingdi Raid: 17 on police hunt list

    Counterterrorism officers are looking for 17 people with probable links to the four militant suspects -- two arrested and two killed -- in recent raids on two hideouts in Narsingdi.

  • Top Afghan official killed in shooting

    Gen Abdul Razeq, one of Afghanistan's most powerful security officials, was killed yesterday when a bodyguard opened fire following a meeting in the governor's compound in the southern province of Kandahar, officials said.

  • US gives Riyadh a 'few more days'

    The United States yesterday gave Saudi Arabia more time to investigate the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as Turkish investigators searched Riyadh's consulate in Istanbul for a second time in a hunt for clues.

  • BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia

    Trial in Absentia: Khaleda seeks to appeal against HC order

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday filed a leave-to-appeal petition with the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court against a High Court order that cleared the way for continuation of her trial in absentia in the Zia Charitable Trust graft case.

  • Rohingya crisis issue

    Myanmar side due this month

    Amid growing international pressure to hold its military accountable for the brutal crackdown on the Rohingya, Myanmar is sending a high-powered delegation to Dhaka late this month to finalise preparations for the start of the Rohingya repatriation.

  • Readymade Garment Worker gang raped

    Two minor girls 'raped' in Jashore, Gazipur

    A nine-year-old was allegedly gang-raped at Guakhola of Abhaynagar upazila of Jashore Wednesday night while another girl was violated allegedly by her neighbour in Gazipur.

  • Rift in EC: AL not for Mahbub's resignation

    The Awami League does not want Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar to resign, said party's General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday.

  • Two charged in Singapore with supplying luxury goods to N Korea

    Two men were charged in Singapore yesterday with supplying luxury goods, including jewellery and watches, to North Korea in violation of UN sanctions.

  • Little Lamia's tale of horror

    Detectives are searching for the man suspected of torturing an 11-year-old domestic help in Barishal.

  • Dismembered, killed

    Pro-government Turkish daily published gruesome new allegations that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed by being gradually dismembered by a Saudi assassination squad, some of whom the New York Times said were tied to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

  • Dhaka road accident

    Banker killed as bus hits autorickshaw

    A bank official was killed and two others were injured when a bus hit a CNG-run autorickshaw from behind on Dewanhat flyover in Chattogram city yesterday morning.

  • Just for pets

    The first ever hospital just for pet care is scheduled to begin operation, with the objective of providing treatment and healthcare to pet animals, at Purbachal in the capital later this month.

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