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    Independent mayor candidate of Jajira municipality election lodges complaint against Shariatpur-1 lawmaker

    An independent mayor candidate of Jajira municipality election in Shariatpur has filed a written complaint against Shariatpur-1 lawmaker Md Iqbal Hossain with the returning officer, bringing allegations of violating the electoral code of conduct.

  • Unrelenting Covid Threat: Borders tightened around the world

    Border restrictions were being tightened around the world yesterday in the face of an unrelenting coronavirus threat, after a weekend in which anger at social distancing rules bubbled over into fiery clashes in the Netherlands.

  • Poor suffer in widening Covid divide

    Billionaires including Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Tesla founder Elon Musk have seen their wealth soar during the Covid-19 pandemic while the world’s poor face years of hardship, charity Oxfam said yesterday as it demanded steps to tackle inequality.

  • Tigers clinch series 3-0 after 120-run win in third ODI

    Bangladesh have clinched the ODI series 3-0 after winning the third ODI by 120 runs at Chattogram today. Skipper Tamim Iqbal, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah Riyad all struck fifties to help Bangladesh post a commendable 297 for six before the bowlers bowled Windies out for 177.

  • World lost equivalent of 255m jobs in 2020: UN

    The coronavirus pandemic took a huge toll on global jobs last year, the United Nations said yesterday, with the equivalent of more than a quarter of a billion lost.

  • Don’t know how these internal matters get to media: Shakib

    There was much speculation over the fact that premier all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan may opt out of the tour of New Zealand later this month to be with his family during the birth of his third child. Shakib had however said that the situation will only be cleared after a meeting between the team management and him after the Test series while wondering how these internal matters get leaked outside.

  • Fears of Iraq execution spree after IS attack

    Rights defenders fear Iraq may give the green light to a spree of executions of convicted jihadists in a show of strength, days after a deadly suicide attack in Baghdad.

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    Repeated rape through blackmail: university student in Dhaka arrested

    Police arrested a private university student from Dhaka on charge of raping a student of another university in October last year and blackmailing her for months afterwards.

  • Shakib suffers groin injury

    Bangladesh star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan suffered a groin injury during the third ODI against the West Indies at Chattogram today. Shakib was unable to take the field following the injury and will be kept under observation to determine the extent of the injury.

  • Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal

    Default loans decreased last year by Tk 17,737 crore: finance minister

    Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today said that the amount of default loans in the banking sector decreased, riding on the rules and regulations which were relaxed by the central bank.