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The son that will never return

He had promised his mother he would come back and build her a new home. On his word, she dreamed of a better life provided by one of the three sons – the lone bread-winner of the family.

179 Bangladeshi expats stuck in Muscat airport after suspension of flights from Oman

A total of 179 Bangladeshi expatriates are stuck at the Muscat International Airport after Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (Caab) added Oman to a list of 12 countries from which passengers would not be allowed to enter Bangladesh as part of the country’s Covid-19 containment measures.

Brexit, the EU-UK agreement, and the economic impact

Some politicians promise an El Dorado if you vote them into power. Others tell stories, some true and some not so, to get the voters to believe them.

Ctg 10-truck arms haul: 14 awarded death

Babar, Nizami, NSI's Rahim, DGFI's Rezzakul among convicts

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Countrywide 10hr blackout

The whole country plunged into the worst blackout in seven years on November 1 as a malfunction in Bheramara power plant snapped the Bangladesh-India transmission line, triggering failures throughout the national grid.
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March 4, 2022
March 4, 2022

The son that will never return

He had promised his mother he would come back and build her a new home. On his word, she dreamed of a better life provided by one of the three sons – the lone bread-winner of the family.

May 2, 2021
May 2, 2021

179 Bangladeshi expats stuck in Muscat airport after suspension of flights from Oman

A total of 179 Bangladeshi expatriates are stuck at the Muscat International Airport after Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (Caab) added Oman to a list of 12 countries from which passengers would not be allowed to enter Bangladesh as part of the country’s Covid-19 containment measures.

January 10, 2021
January 10, 2021

Brexit, the EU-UK agreement, and the economic impact

Some politicians promise an El Dorado if you vote them into power. Others tell stories, some true and some not so, to get the voters to believe them.

June 8, 2020
June 8, 2020

Noakhali sadar, Begumganj upazilas declared red zones

The local administration declares Nohakhali sadar and Begumganj upazilas as red zones and imposed lockdowns there for the next 15 days from tomorrow to contain the spread of Covid-19.

February 13, 2020
February 13, 2020

Coronavirus death toll leaps in China's Hubei province

The Chinese province at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak reports a record rise in the death toll under a new method for diagnosing cases, as health experts warned the epidemic could get worse before it gets better.

July 22, 2018
July 22, 2018

Appeal hearing on compensating Tareque’s family Oct 8

The Supreme Court fixes October 8 for hearing an appeal filed challenging a High Court verdict that ordered paying Tk 4.61 crore compensation to the family of eminent filmmaker Tareque Masud over his death in a road accident around seven years ago.

September 2, 2016
September 2, 2016

Samsung to recall Galaxy Note 7

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd today says it will halt the sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones.

July 1, 2015
July 1, 2015

Israel says Syria's Assad may be left with rump state

A senior Israeli defense official said President Bashar al-Assad controlled just a fifth of Syria and may end up in charge of a rump state dominated by his minority Alawite sect.

June 13, 2015
June 13, 2015

Bangladesh flushing out northeast militants

Following inputs provided by Indian Border Security Force (BSF), authorities in Bangladesh have begun flushing out northeast militants

December 31, 2014
December 31, 2014

Tragic death of 4yr-old Jihad

The country was shocked at the sad fate of the four-year old Jihad. The ill fated child fell down the 300-foot well shaft while playing with other children Shahjahanpur Railway Colony in Dhaka around 4:00pm on December 26. His body was pulled out by a group of volunteers around 3:00pm the following day, shortly after the government agencies called off the rescue bid on Saturday saying there was no sign of the boy inside the well.

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