6 AL ‘independents’ to contest party nominees in Sylhet 

Failing to secure party nominations, six Awami League leaders including one sitting MP in the Sylhet division have announced their bid to contest the January 7 election as independent candidates

The new AL nominees

Awami League has nominated 71 new candidates for the 12th national election. Which are the seats with the highest number of new candidates?

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Star Multimedia

Over 11,000 killed so far in 40-day Gaza attacks

In a distressing turn of events, Israel conducted a raid on Ibn Sina Hospital amid ongoing turmoil, echoing the recent assault on al-Shifa Hospital. Situated in the occupied West Bank, Ibn Sina Hospital now finds itself encircled by Israeli forces

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Culture Multimedia

In conversation with Historian Perween Hasan

Although history was not her initial pursuit during her youth, she later wholeheartedly immersed herself in the field

Durga Puja: 65ft Kumbhakarna with 501 idols in Khulna

There is a 65-foot long sleeping idol of Kumbhakarna, along with 501 idols based on stories from the four ages of Hindu mythology. An array of activities are going on centring this year's Durga Puja at Shikdar Bari in Hakimpur village in Khulna

In the words of Professor Niaz Zaman

The contributions of Professor Niaz Zaman to the English translation of modern Bengali literature are truly extraordinary. Born into a non-Bengali family, she has dedicated herself to bringing the captivating world of Bengali literature to the global audience through relentless translation efforts. She also stands as a witness to significant historical events like the Partition and the Liberation War

17 days of arson across the country

Amid the ongoing political unrest, vehicles and establishments are being set on fire across the country. According to Fire Service and Civil Defence data, more than 150 arsons have been reported nationwide in the last 17 days

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Islami Andolan rejects polls results

Islami Andolon Bangladesh (IAB) has rejected the polls schedule and announced fresh protest programme across the country for tomorrow to press home its demand for holding the next general election under a "national government"

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PM opens 157 projects including Purbachal, Ctg expressways

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated and laid foundation stones of 10,041 structures and houses under 157 development projects, including the Sheikh Hasina Swarani (Purbachal Expressway) and first elevated expressway in Chattogram

2w ago

Gaza’s post-war governance uncertain

Who will govern Gaza when Israel’s military offensive against Hamas ends? After five weeks of fighting, the answer remains shrouded in confusion.

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'Why was my husband shot?'

Jalal Uddin was injured in police firing during the garment workers' movement at Konabari in Gazipur

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Deep seaport to contribute immensely in economic development

Says PM Hasina; also inaugurates Matarbari power plant

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RMG workers rally for wage hike, justice

Various trade unions held a protest rally in front of the Jatiya Press Club Friday, demanding justice for the killing of protesting garment workers and a wage hike.

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Day labourer Abdul Wahid Sardar awarded for transforming roadside landscape

In a striking visual transformation along the Rajarhat-Chuknagar road, rows of meticulously planted trees catch the eye, all thanks to the passion and dedication of Md Abdul Wahid Sardar.

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Loved ones throng Keraniganj prison

Visitor numbers have jumped at The Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj as a large number of people have recently been arrested across the country in cases related to political programmes of BNP and other opposition parties

2w ago

Last day of BNP's second round of blockade

Traffic movement was restricted across the country on the last day of BNP's second round of blockade. There have been incidents of vandalism, arson, and arrests in some districts of the country

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