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  • Shades of Tendulkar, Lara in Shaw

    Rishabh Pant, who shows an audacious range of strokes as a middle-order batsman, has been rewarded for his Test performances with a call-up for the first two one-day internationals against the West Indies.

  • Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source

    President Donald Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax but says he doesn’t know if it’s manmade and suggests that the climate will “change back again.”

  • Myanmar Buddhist monk Wirathu

    Rohingya crisis: Myanmar monk hits back at international community

    An ultra-nationalist monk -- dubbed the "Buddhist Bin Laden" -- condemns the international community for their calls to bring Myanmar's generals to justice over the Rohingya crisis.

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    500-kg sandals headed for Tokyo’s Sensoji temple

    Giant owaraji straw sandals have been newly made and will be dedicated to Sensoji temple in Taito Ward, Tokyo.

  • Bangladesh High Court File Photo

    HC rejects plea of Destiny Group MD

    The High Court upholds the lower court order that rejected a petition filed by Destiny Group Managing Director Rafiqul Amin seeking an order to open bank account of the company and to permit him to withdraw Tk two crore per month to run the company and to pay the salary the staff.

  • Bolt fumes over drug test notice

    Sprint legend Usain Bolt says he's stunned after being handed a drug testing notice despite retiring from athletics and having no professional contract as he bids to launch a football career in Australia.

  • Bavaria Polls Debacle: Merkel's fragile coalition shaken

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel yesterday vowed to "win back trust" from voters after squabbling within her three-party coalition was blamed for severe election losses in the state of Bavaria.

  • Amnesty worker says he was abducted, beaten in Russian Caucasus

    An Amnesty International researcher said yesterday he was abducted and brutally beaten by men claiming to be from the Russian security service after he travelled to the North Caucasus to monitor peaceful protests.

  • Australian ministers under fire for backing 'okay to be white' vote

    Australia's indigenous affairs minister and several of his colleagues faced calls to resign yesterday, after they backed a failed parliamentary motion tabled by a controversial senator that declared: "It is okay to be white."

  • Reconsider Digital Security Act 2018

    India's top court showed the way

    A landmark verdict by the Indian Supreme Court scrapping a section of country's IT law that authorised police to arrest people for

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    PM to leave for KSA tomorrow

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will leave Dhaka for Kingdom of Saudi Arabia tomorrow for a four-day visit.

  • STAR Day at a Glance | Monday, October 15, 2018

    Hello readers! How are you doing today? Here are the headlines so far on October 15, 2018.

  • Shakib returns in high spirits

    Bangladesh’s ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan returned to Dhaka today following his treatment and diagnosis in Australia and the Test and T20 captain was hopeful that it might be possible to get back to the playing field within a month since there was no possibility of undergoing a surgery within 6-12 months and that the best option would be to able to play cricket without another surgery.

  • Huawei Nova 3i

    Huawei Nova 3i

    Huawei's entry in the midrange market of Bangladesh was on the back of the widely acclaimed Y series and GR series. The Y series still

  • Indian Actor Nana Patekar

    #MeToo shakes entertainment, political, media world in India

    A year after the fall of US movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, a flurry of allegations of sexual misconduct and inappropriate behavior has shaken the Indian media and entertainment industries as the #MeToo movement finally beginning to take shape in the world's largest democracy.

  • SK Sinha's Political Asylum in United States

    Sinha granted political asylum in US, claim media reports

    The US State Department on Saturday reportedly approved an application of former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha for political asylum.

  • Dinajpur map

    'Ghost Case': 16-yr-old boy in jail

    Police arrested a teenage boy along with his father and uncle on September 19 for holding a “secret meeting” at their house in Dinajpur's Birganj upazila to plot subversive activities, but locals say no such meeting took place there.

  • Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu

    Doors still open for discussion

    Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu yesterday said discussion with the Sampadak Parishad (Editors' Council) on the newly enacted Digital Security Act was not over.

  • A look back at the 1973 Arab-Israeli War

    This year marks the 45th Anniversary of the October War between Israel and a coalition of Arab States, a war that significantly contributed to the present, complex Arab-Israeli conflict.

  • The unsung tale of women in farming

    Farming is in her blood. As the daughter of a farmer, Shilpi Begum grew up well acquainted with the expertise of growing paddy and vegetables, and rearing livestock. The experience came of great use when she had to shoulder the responsibility of pulling her family,

  • Midday Brief, Monday, October 15, 2018

    Hello readers! How are you doing today? Here are the headlines so far on October 15, 2018

  • Bangladeshi workers deported from Malaysia Airport

    63 workers deported from KL

    Malaysian immigration department barred the entry of 63 Bangladeshi workers and deported them on Saturday, two days after their arrival in Kuala Lumpur International Airport, though all of them had valid travel documents.

  • 'Strikers should fight for own place'

    Bangladesh Football Federation president Kazi Salahuddin has urged local strikers to fight against foreign ones to earn their place in club competitions and solve the scoring problem of the national team.

  • Durga Puja begins today

    Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Bengali Hindu community, begins today with the incantation (Bodhon) of Goddess Durga on the day of Maha Sashthi, at temples across the country amid festive fervour and stringent security.

  • Ctg landslide kills 3

    A landslide, triggered by heavy rainfall following cyclone “Titli”, claimed three lives of a family and another man died in a wall collapse in Chattagram city early yesterday.

  • Bangladesh Election Commission Logo

    EC sits today to discuss polls plan

    The Election Commission is going to hold a meeting today to discuss preparations for the 11th National Election likely to be held in late December.

  • A syndicate that wreaked havoc

    The story of manpower syndication is the greatest scam that ever happened in our manpower sector, entangling politicians and bureaucrats in high-degree corruption in both Bangladesh and Malaysia.

  • Looking at climate change from the lens of international security

    A milestone report by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned the global community of the expository risks our planet faces, if international stakeholders fail to portray environmental protectionism front and centre in their policy programmes.

  • Reconsider Digital Security Act 2018

    Editors' Council to form human chain today

    The Sampadak Parishad (Editors' Council) will form a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club today to press for proper amendments to nine sections of the Digital Security Act 2018.

  • Stolen newborn reunited with parents

    Four days after a baby was stolen from Rangpur Medical College Hospital, police rescued him yesterday from a woman living in an abandoned building on hospital compound.