Sunday, 31 December 2017

Car park fire destroys 1,400 vehicles

International Desk: A huge fire has destroyed up to 1,400 vehicles in a multi-storey car park in Liverpool, forcing many people to spend New Year's Eve in a temporary shelter.  

Bangla News

Tejturi Bazar slum catches fire

Staff Correspondent: A slum in the city’s Tejturi Bazar area caught fire on Monday noon.  

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Nuclear button always on my desk: Un

International Desk: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has warned the United States that the nuclear button is always on his desk.  

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Work to find out new market: PM

Risingbd Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged all to work in a bid to find out new market with a view to taking local products to the competitive edge in the global market.  

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National Textbook Festival inaugurated

Staff Correspondent: Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has inaugurated the central programme of the "National Textbook Festival-2018".  

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Poet Jasimuddin's 115th birth anniversary today

Desk Report: The 115th birth anniversary of poet Jasimuddin, commonly known as Palli Kobi, is being observed today (Monday) through various programmes.  

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US police officer shot dead

International Desk: A police officer has been killed and four others have been injured in an "ambush-style attack" while responding to a verbal disturbance in Colorado.  

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Over 8,000 babies to be born today in Bangladesh: UNICEF

Desk Report: An approximate 8,370 babies will be born in Bangladesh on the first day of 2018, according to UNICEF.  

Bangla News

Scan technique reveals secret writing in mummy cases

International Desk: Researchers in London have developed scanning techniques that show what is written on the papyrus that mummy cases are made from.  

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Happy New Year! Cities across the world welcome 2018

International Desk: Festivities were held around the world as revellers cheered the advent of the New Year, with Australia, New Zealand and Japan being some of the first countries to bid farewell to 2017.  

Bangla News

Simmons becomes Afghanistan coach

Sports Desk: Former West Indies all-rounder Phil Simmons has been appointed coach of Afghanistan as the country prepares for its first Test match, it was announced Sunday.  

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10 US tourists killed in Costa Rica plane crash

International Desk: Twelve people have been killed in a plane crash in western Costa Rica, officials say.  

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National Textbook Festival on 1st day of the year

Staff Correspondent: The National Textbook Festival will be celebrated at all primary and secondary level educational institutions tomorrow (Monday) across the country.

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Restrictions imposed for sake of security: IGP

Staff Correspondent: Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque said for the sake of security of people, some restrictions have been imposed centring 31st Night to celebrate the New Year.

Bangla News

Now Ebtedayee teachers to go on indefinite sit-in

Staff Correspondent: This time, teachers of Ebtedayee Madrasa have announced an indefinite sit-in programme to press home their six-point demand including nationalization of the madrasas.

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Rajinikanth to enter politics

International Desk: Indian film superstar Rajinikanth, who has a huge following in the country and is one of Asia's highest paid actors, has announced he is entering politics.

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Blast at funeral in Afghanistan kills 15

International Desk: A suicide attack at a funeral in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Sunday killed at least 15 people and wounded 13, the governor’s spokesman said.

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Sea plane crash kills 6 in Australia

International Desk: Four Brits, a schoolboy and a pilot have been killed after a sea plane horror crash in Australia, it is reported.

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Two new air bases to be built in country: PM

Desk Report: Expressing her firm optimism that Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) would be turned into a most modern air force soon, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina here on Sunday said two new air bases will be built in the country to further strengthen the force.

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Court summons Farhad Mazhar couple

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court has summoned writer, poet Farhad Mazhar to appear before it on January 30 next year in a case filed against him and his wife for giving false statement to police and court over abduction.

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Four killed in Sirajganj road crash

Sirajganj Correspondent: At least four people were killed and two others were injured as a bus ran rammed a CNG auto-rickshaw at Baghabari on Bogra-Nagarbari highway of the district's Shahzadpur upazila on Sunday noon.

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Saturday, 30 December 2017

Non-MPO teachers now go on fast unto death

Staff Correspondent: The teachers and employees of non-MPO educational institutions now started their demonstration under fast unto death.

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Nojibur becomes new principal secy to PM

Staff Correspondent: Md Nojibur Rahman, NBR Chairman and Senior Secretary at the Internal Resources Division, has been made the new Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister.

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Iran protests: Violence on third day of demonstrations (Video)

International Desk: Some anti-establishment protests happening in Iranian cities have turned violent, video footage shows.  

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Shakib gets spot in Cricket Australia's best T20 XI

Sports Desk: The Cricket Australia's official website "Cricket.com.au" named Bangladesh's ace all-rounder Shakib Al-Hassan in its best Twenty-20 XI of 2017.

Bangla News

PM attends BAF parade in Jessore today

Staff Correspondent, Jessore: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina goes to Jessore today to join the President Parade-2017 marking the commissioning of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) officers as well as to inaugurate and lay the foundation stones of 27 development projects.

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Husband-wife killed as covered van hit

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: A man and his wife were killed as a covered van hit a motorcycle they rode at Kodda area on Dhaka-Tangail Highway under Gazipur City Corporation on Saturday evening.  

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Businessman arrested 4 months after missing

Staff Correspondent: Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested businessman and BNP leader Syed Sadat Ahmed, four months after he went missing.

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Mursi jailed for insulting judiciary

International Desk: A Cairo criminal court sentenced former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and 19 others to three years in prison on Saturday, and fined him 2 million Egyptian pounds ($112,700) on charges of insulting the judiciary.

Bangla News

Govt moves to reopen 13 closed mills

KMA Hasnat: Under public private partnership (PPP), the government has taken an initiative to reopen 13 closed state-owned textile mills which are currently owned by Bangladesh Textile Mills Corporation (BTMC).

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Dr Mahathir apologises for past wrongs

International Desk: In a rare and significant event on Saturday, former Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has apologised for his past misdeeds.

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3 killed while cutting hill in Ctg

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: Three people were killed as a portion of a hill collapsed while they were cutting the hill in Dakkshin Rajanagar union under Rangunia upazila of Chittagong on Saturday.

Bangla News

‘Give attention to proper educational activities’

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday asked the authorities concerned to give attention to the educational institutions whether educational activities are conducted properly there.

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India’s vice president duped by fake weight-loss ads!

International Desk: Even Indian politician and the current Vice-President of India M Venkaiah Naidu has not been spared from the menace of fake advertisements.

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Nepal bans solo climbers from Mount Everest

International Desk: Nepal has banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, including Mount Everest, in an attempt to reduce accidents.

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Trader hacked to death in Noakhali

Noakhali Correspondent: Police found body of a poultry trader hacked to death at Dakkhin Razarampur village of the district's Senbag upazila on Saturday.

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No students pass from 59 schools in JSC, JDC exams

Staff Correspondent: No students have passed from 59 educational institutions in this year’s Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations.

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Success rate falls in JSC-JDC results

Staff Correspondent: The success rate in JSC and JDC examinations has suffered a major fall this year.

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UNESCO chief receives Israel’s withdrawal notice

International Desk: Israel has formally notified the UN’s culture and education body of its withdrawal from the organization, two months after it announced it would follow the US by walking out over resolutions critical of the Jewish state.

Bangla News

South regional Neo-JMB chief held

Bogra Correspondent: Detectives have South-regional Neo-JMB chief Abu Sayed alias Abdul Karim alias Toyob alias Talha alias Talha Sheikh alias Syamal Sheikh alias Hossain alias Sazid alias Danger alias Shakil alias Mokles alias Shafiq, 30.

Bangla News

'No 31st Night celebration on rooftop'

Staff Correspondent: Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia has said that nobody will be allowed to celebrate the 31st Night on rooftop in Dhaka indivudually.

Bangla News

Friday, 29 December 2017

Non-govt teachers’ sit-in programme enters fifth day

Staff Correspondent:  Teachers of non-MPO educational institutions continued their sit-in programme in front of National Press Club for the fifth day on Saturday, demanding inclusion of their educational institutions under the Monthly Payment Order (MPO) list.

Bangla News

Fatiha-i-Yazdaham today

Staff Correspondent: Fatiha-i-Yazdaham is being observed across the country today (Saturday).  

Bangla News

95.18 percent pass primary exams

Desk Report: A total of 95.18 per cent students have passed this year’s the Primary School Certificate (PSC) and Ebtedayee examinations.  

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PM opens free textbook distribution

Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally inaugurated the free textbook distribution programme for the academic year 2018 on Saturday morning as the "National Textbook Festival" is set to be celebrated across the country on January 1.  

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Thai fraudster sentenced to 13,275 years in prison

International Desk: A Thai court has sentenced a fraudster to more than 13,000 years in prison.  

Bangla News

PM to inaugurate book festival

Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the book festival at Ganobhaban, the official residence of her, on the occasion of free textbook distribution among students.  

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Iranian cities hit by anti-government protests

International Desk: Anti-government demonstrations that began in Iran on Thursday have now spread to several major cities.

Bangla News

Trader hacked dead in Satkhira

Satkhira Correspondent: A shrimp enclosure owner was hacked to death by unknown miscreants at Ghoshparha water-body area of the district's Shyamnagar upazila on Friday night.

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Youth hacked to death in Gazipur

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: A youth has been hacked to death by miscreants at Kunia Sukhinagar area in Gazipur on Friday night.

Bangla News

No fair election possible under current EC: BNP

Senior Correspondent: BNP has alleged that most of the elections to 126 local bodies held on Thursday at different parts of the country were 'marred by widespread violence and various irregularities'.

Bangla News

Ranveer-Deepika to celebrate New Year together!

Entertainment Desk: Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone may not have had the best year professionally, thanks to the uncertainty surrounding their film Padmavati, but they are doing things right on the personal front. If a report in Mid-Day is to be believed, the couple is all set to ring in the New Year together in Sri Lanka.  

Bangla News

Fake cancer drugs coming from China

Staff Correspondent: A quarter, with the help of some corrupt customs officials, is bringing adulterated cancer drugs behind import of electronics products from China.

Bangla News

UN Security Council should play its role

A resolution on the repatriation of the Rohingya people, who have taken shelter in Bangladesh fleeing violence in Myanmar, have been passed overwhelmingly in the United Nations General Assembly.

Bangla News

Hathurusingha bans music at training camp

Sports Desk: New Sri Lanka cricket coach Chandika Hathurusingha pledged to get tough with the under-performing national team -- including banning music in training -- while demanding "full control" over selection.

Bangla News

JSC, JDC results on Saturday

Staff Correspondent: The results of Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations-2017 will be published on Saturday.

Bangla News

Non-govt teachers’ sit-in programme enters fourth day

Staff Correspondent:  Teachers of non-MPO educational institutions continued their sit-in programme in front of National Press Club for the fourth day on Friday, demanding inclusion of their educational institutions under the Monthly Payment Order (MPO) list.  

Bangla News

List of one lakh Rohingyas being sent to Myanmar

Cox's Bazar Correspondent: Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said that as part of repatriation Bangladesh is sending today a list containing the names of one lakh Rohingya refugees, who entered into Bangladesh after fleeing violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State.  

Bangla News

China's stance on North Korea influences trade policy: Trump

International Desk: U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he had “been soft” on China on trade issues and said he was not happy that China had allowed oil shipments to go into North Korea.  

Bangla News

Thursday, 28 December 2017

12 dead in New York apartment fire

International Desk: At least 12 people have been killed in a fire at an apartment building in the Bronx borough of New York.  

Bangla News

15 injured as 10 vehicles collide each other

Staff Correspondent, Tangail: At least 15 persons were injured as 10 vehicles collided each other due to dense fog on Bangabandhu Bridge on Friday morning.  

Bangla News

109 civilians killed by Saudi coalition's raids in Yemen

International Desk: A Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has killed 109 civilians in air strikes in the past 10 days, including 54 people at a crowded market and 14 members of one family on a farm, the top U.N. official in the country said on Thursday.  

Bangla News

Fire at Mumbai complex kills 15 people

International Desk: A massive late night fire that broke out at a Mumbai complex has killed at least 15 people, officials said.

Bangla News

George Weah elected Liberian president

International Desk: Former football star George Weah has been elected as Liberia's president.  

Bangla News

ACC bans foreign trips for 12 AB Bank officials 

MA Rahman Masum: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has issued a letter over baring 12 AB Bank officials including its former Chairman M Wahidul Haque and Managing Director M Fazlar Rahman on charge of money laundering.

Bangla News

Case filed against Farhad Mazhar, his wife

Staff Correspondent: A case has been filed with a Dhaka court against poet and columnist Farhad Mazhar and his wife Farida Akhter, accusing them of bringing false charges of offence in connection with the poet’s alleged abduction.

Bangla News

Stay at workplace or quit job; PM to govt doctors

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the government physicians to stay at their respective workplace to properly serve the people, saying that otherwise they could quit job.

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Sabbir in trouble for assault of fan

Sports Correspondent: Sabbbi Rahman has been reported to the disciplinary committee for being involved in an assault of a cricket fan during a National Cricket League (NCL) match.

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Report in Gulshan attack case January 28

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court has fixed January 28 to submit the report in Gulshan Holey Artisan Bakery terror attack case.

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Agora Chairman Niaz sent to jail

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court has sent superstore chain Agora’s boss Niaz Rahim to jail for selling adulterated food.

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Don't forget, you get salary from people's tax: HC

Staff Correspondent: Bhurungamari’s Assistant Commissioner (land) Biroda Rani Ray has been exempted from charges over sentencing a lawyer illegally after she offered apology.

Bangla News

Textile Directorate made as Department

Secretariat Correspondent: The government has upgraded Textile Directorate under the Textile and Jute Ministry as Textile Department for further development, extension and expansion of the country's textile industries.

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40 killed in Kabul suicide attack

International Desk: At least 40 people have been killed and 30 wounded in a suicide attack at a Shia cultural and religious organisation in a western area of the Afghan capital, Kabul.

Bangla News

Obama says leaders shouldn’t use social media to divide

International Desk: In his first interview since leaving office, former President Barack Obama didn't mention President Donald Trump by name, but he really didn't have to: He told his host, Prince Harry, that leaders shouldn't use social media to stoke division.  

Bangla News

Non-govt teachers’ sit-in programme enters third day

Staff Correspondent:  Teachers of non-MPO educational institutions continued their sit-in programme in front of National Press Club for the third day on Thursday, demanding inclusion of their educational institutions under the Monthly Payment Order (MPO) list.  

Bangla News

Narsingdi road crash kills 2

Narsingdi Correspondent: At least two people were killed and 15 others injured in a road accident in Baraitola area on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in the district on Thursday.

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ACC summons again 4 Abul Khair Group directors

Staff Correspondent: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has again summoned four directors of Abul Khair Group to appear for facing interrogation over allegations of dodging tax and amassing illegal wealth.

Bangla News

ACC grills AB Bank ex-chairman, MD

Staff Correspondent: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is interrogating former chairman of AB Bank M Wahidul Haque and Managing Director M Fazlar Rahman on charge of money laundering.

Bangla News

Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Salman credits the success of Tiger Zinda Hai to Katrina

Entertainment Desk: Superstar Salman Khan has credited the success of his latest film Tiger Zinda Hai to his co-star Katrina Kaif.

Bangla News

Khaleda at court

Staff Correspondent: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has appeared before a court in two cases -- the Zia Orphanage and the Zia Charitable Trust graft.  

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Air pollution affects birth weight, study finds

International Desk: Air pollution may be harming babies even before they are born, adversely affecting their birth weight, Chennai-based researchers have found.  

Bangla News

Trump's former campaign manager accused of sexual assault

International Desk: A US singer has filed a sexual assault claim against President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski.  

Bangla News

Man City win 18th consecutive match

Sports Desk: Manchester City's relentless assault on English football's record books continued on Wednesday as a Raheem Sterling goal earned them a 1-0 win at Newcastle United to extend their extraordinary record of successive Premier League wins to 18, reports bangkokpost.com.

Bangla News

Voting in 9 municipalities, 115 union parishads underway

Staff Correspondent: Voting has begun in nine municipalities and 115 upazila parishads of different districts across the country.

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One killed in Narayanganj ‘gunfight’

Narayanganj Correspondent: A suspected robber was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with the members of Detective Branch (DB) police at Rupganj early Thursday.  

Bangla News

Walton develops Big Screen Multi-touch Compo-TV

Milton Ahmed: The country’s electronics giant Walton has introduced its latest invention ‘Big Screen Multi-touch Compo-TV’ in the country’s television technology.

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10 shops gutted in Noakhali

Noakhali Correspondent: At least 10 shops were gutted as a fire broke out at Maijdee Islamia Road on Wednesday night.

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UP polls: banks to remain shut in 6 municipalities

Staff Correspondent: All the banks in six municipalities will remain closed due to ongoing elections in six municipalities and 37 Union Parishads on Thursday.

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Boy dies in Tongi fire

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: A 12 years old body died after being burnt by a fire at Ershadnagar in Tongi of Gazipur on Thursday morning.

Bangla News

Angola loses contact with first commercial satellite

International Desk: Controllers have lost contact with the AngoSat-1 satellite, a day after Angola's first satellite was launched.  

Bangla News

SA beat Zimbabwe by innings and 120 runs

Sports Desk: Zimbabwe were bowled out twice on Wednesday as South Africa swept to an easy victory by an innings and 120 runs as the inaugural four-day test finished inside two days at St George’s Park.

Bangla News

ACC begins probe against illegal guidebook trade

MA Rahman Masum: The Anti-Corruption Committee (ACC) on Wednesday launched an investigation against the notebook and guidebook traders who are accused of acquiring illegal assets.

Bangla News

DSCC extends free health service for residents

Staff Correspondent: Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has extended its free primary health service for a month.  

Bangla News

Erdogan calls Syria's Assad a terrorist

International Desk: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday called Syrian President Bashar al-Assad a terrorist and said it was impossible for Syrian peace efforts to continue with him.

Bangla News

World’s richest become $1 trillion richer in 2017

International Desk: The richest people on the planet added $1 trillion to their collective wealth in 2017 – more than four times the previous year’s gains – thanks to a surge in stock prices.

Bangla News

US to make $285m cut to UN budget

International Desk: The US government has announced significant cuts in its United Nations budget obligations for 2018-19 in what will be interpreted as a further ratcheting up of pressure from the Trump administration looking to bend decision-making at the international body to its will.

Bangla News

BAF training plane crashes in Cox's Bazar

Cox's Bazar Correspondent: A training plane of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) has crashed at Moheshkhali upazila in Cox's Bazar.

Bangla News

‘Over 50pc construction work of Padma bridge completed’

Secretariat Correspondent: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said the overall progress of the much expected Padma Bridge rose to more than fifty percent.

Bangla News

Suu Kyi avoids discussion of Rohingya rape

International Desk: Aung San Suu Kyi avoided discussing reports of Rohingya women and girls being raped by Myanmar troops and police when she met a senior UN official, according to an internal memo seen by the Guardian.

Bangla News

‘Prisoners can talk to their family members over phone’

Staff Correspondent, Narayanganj: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said steps have been taken so that prisoners can use mobile phones to talk to their family members.

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'Misunderstanding due to publication of partial comment'

Staff Correspondent: Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid said that his comments spread a misunderstanding among the mass people as media took only a part of his comment.

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2 held with 2.5kg gold in Dhaka airport

Staff Correspondent: A team of Dhaka Customs House detained two passengers with 12 gold bars weighing 2.5Kg gold bars from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Wednesday.

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'Remain alert to safeguard independence, sovereignty'

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked the newly-commissioned officers of Bangladesh Army to remain always alert and ready for safeguarding the country's hard-earned independence and sovereignty.

Bangla News

PM to inaugurate book festival on Saturday

Secretariat Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the book festival at Ganobhaban, the official residence of her, on the occasion of free textbook distribution among students. 

Bangla News

Reuters journalists in Myanmar remanded again

International Desk: Two Reuters journalists who have been detained in Myanmar for the past two weeks were remanded in custody for a further two weeks on Wednesday as a probe into allegations they breached the nation’s Official Secrets Act continues, according to their lawyer.

Bangla News

Tuesday, 26 December 2017

Shakib, Mushfiq named in The Guardian's best Test XI

Sports Desk: Two Bangladesh cricketers Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim have secured their places in the list of British popular media The Guardian's best Test eleven of 2017.

Bangla News

Egypt hangs 15 for Sinai Peninsula violence

International Desk: Egyptian authorities have hanged 15 men at two prisons in the north of the country as part of a controversial policy.  

Bangla News

Khaleda at court

Staff Correspondent: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has appeared before a court in two cases -- the Zia Orphanage and the Zia Charitable Trust graft.  

Bangla News

56 snatchers held in capital

Staff Correspondent: Detective Branch of police (DB) personnel detained 56 snatchers from several bus stands across the capital.

Bangla News

Khaleda to appear before court today

Staff Correspondent: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will appear before a court in two cases -- the Zia Orphanage and the Zia Charitable Trust graft—today (Wednesday).  

Bangla News

Four killed in Bogra road accident

Bogra Correspondent: At least four people were killed and injured eight others when a passenger bus plunged into a roadside ditch in Mokamtola area under Shibganj upazila of the district on Wednesday morning.

Bangla News

Best ways to protect against skin cancer

Desk Report: Did you know that one American dies from melanoma every hour? A tragic rate, experts say: This cancer is curable when caught early.

Bangla News

One killed in Chudanga ‘gunfight’

Chudanga Correspondent: A man was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police in the district early Wednesday.  

Bangla News

U.S. sanctions North Korean missile experts

International Desk: The United States announced sanctions on two North Korean officials behind their country’s ballistic missile program on Tuesday, while Russia reiterated an offer to mediate to ease tensions between Washington and Pyongyang.  

Bangla News

Jerusalem embassy move: Israel in talks with 10 countries

International Desk: Israel is in talks with more than 10 countries — including some in Europe — about potentially moving their respective embassies to Jerusalem, according to officials.

Bangla News

SSC candidate hacked dead in Khulna

Staff Correspondent, Khulna: Miscreants hacked an SSC candidate to death at Chanmari area of the city on Tuesday evening.

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‘No open air event on 31st Night’

Staff Correspondent: No open air event will be allowed on the 31st Night in order to avoid untoward incident, said Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal.

Bangla News

Govt employees' salary, allowance bill go online

Special Correspondent: The government has taken decision to submit salary payment and other allowances bill online for civil servants from now.

Bangla News

DNCC cancels license of 6 coaching centres

Staff Correspondent: Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) has revoked licenses of six coaching centres as they did not remove their illegal and unauthorised signboards, posters and festoons as per instructions set by the DNCC.

Bangla News

Irregularities to be stopped if law reformed: Muhith

Special Correspondent: Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith said no financial institution of the country will be allowed to go bankrupt. Once there were some weaknesses in the law, which are being reformed necessarily. Way of irregularities will be stopped once the law is reformed.

Bangla News

Saudi Arabia releases 23 corruption detainees

International Desk: Saudi Arabia has released 23 of the 200-or-so powerful individuals detained since November on corruption charges after they reached deals with the government, Okaz newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Bangla News

Canada revokes Venezuelan diplomats' credentials

International Desk: The Canadian government is stripping Venezuelan diplomats of their credentials in response to the same being done to Canada’s charge d’affaires – the diplomat who heads an embassy in the absence of the ambassador.

Bangla News

'No legal bar for 5 justices in review hearing'

Staff Correspondent: Law Minister Anisul Huq said there is no need to appoint new justices for review hearing over the verdict of 16th constitutional amendment cancellation. Five justices who were in the Appellate Division bench can hear in the case."

Bangla News

Sagar-Runi murder probe report Feb 1

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court on Tuesday has again deferred the investigation report submission date in the case filed over the sensational murders of journalist couple Sagar Sarowar and Meherun Runi.

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Industries secretary for BSTI offices in every district

Economic Correspondent: Mohammad Abdullah, secretary to the Industries Ministry, has directed to set up offices of Bangladesh Standadrds and Testing Institute (BSTI) in every district to ensure substandard products across the country.

Bangla News

Google hires key Apple chip designer

Risingbd Desk: Google has hired John Bruno, a well-known chip designer from Apple who ran the silicon competitive analysis group at the Cupertino-based iPhone maker.

Bangla News

Ecnec approves 16 projects worth over Tk16,000cr

Staff Correspondent: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) has approved 16 projects worth a total of Tk16,010.24 crore.

Bangla News

'Steps to remove salary discrimination this week'

Secretariat Correspondent: Primary and Mass Education Minister Md. Mostafizur Rahman Fizar said the tasks to remove salary discrimination among primary schools' assistant teachers will be started this week.

Bangla News

Indian soldiers kill three Pakistani army men

International Desk: Around 10 soldiers of the Army, possibly a Special Forces Unit, crossed the Line of Control in the Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday night and killed three Pakistani soldiers.  

Bangla News

DNCC by-polls: SSC exams to be rescheduled

Staff Correspondent: The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations dated on February 24 and 25 will be rescheduled for upcoming Dhaka North City Corporation by-polls.

Bangla News

Non-govt teachers stage sit-in

Staff correspondent:  Teachers of non-MPO educational institutions are observing a sit-in programme in front of National Press Club demanding inclusion of their educational institutions under the Monthly Payment Order (MPO) list.  

Bangla News

Singer Shafin Ahmed to contest DNCC polls

Staff Correspondent: Shafin Ahmed, the lead vocalist and bassist of the widely popular rock band 'Miles' is going to contest the upcoming Dhaka North City Corporation mayoral by-polls.

Bangla News

Monday, 25 December 2017

War crimes: Final probe report against 11 released

Staff Correspondent: The Investigation Agency of the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) has published the final probe report against 11 people of Khulna including Sheikh Abdur Rahim (68) of Dumuria Thana over their crimes against humanity during the liberation war in 1971.  

Bangla News

Khaleda at court

Staff Correspondent: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has appeared before a court in two cases -- the Zia Orphanage and the Zia Charitable Trust graft.  

Bangla News

Blogger held at Shahjalal

Staff Correspondent: A blogger has been arrested at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport under ICT Act.  

Bangla News

Car hits Hatirjheel bridge railing, falls into ditch

Staff Correspondent: At least four people were injured as a car had smashed into a bridge railing before falling into a ditch on Monday night.

Bangla News

Britain escorts Russian ship near national waters

International Desk:  A British ship escorted a Russian vessel as it passed near UK territorial waters over Christmas, Britain’s defense ministry said on Tuesday, adding that Russian naval activity near Britain had increased in the holiday period.  

Bangla News

Khaleda to appear before court today

Staff Correspondent: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will appear before a court in two cases -- the Zia Orphanage and the Zia Charitable Trust graft—today (Tuesday).  

Bangla News

Southampton's Charlie Austin handed 3-match ban

Sports Desk: Southampton striker Charlie Austin has been handed a three-match ban after being charged with violent conduct for his challenge on Huddersfield goalkeeper Jonas Lossl, reports skysports.com.

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Walton setting up 3-storey pavilion in line with green technology

Economic Reporter: The country’s electronics giant is setting up 3-storey premier pavilion to showcase and sell out its wide ranges of electronics and electrical appliances at the upcoming 23rd edition of the month-long “Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF)-18,” scheduled to begin on January 1 next year at the capital’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar.

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Two killed in Jessore garage fire

Staff Correspondent, Jessore: At least two people were killed and two others injured in a fire that broke out at a garage in Bahadurpur area of Jessore town on Monday night.

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Canada expels Venezuela diplomat in tit-for-tat move

International Desk: Canada has announced it is expelling Venezuela's ambassador to Ottawa, Wilmer Barrientos Fernández, and its charge d'affaires, Ángel Herrera.  

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UN calls for appointment of special envoy to Myanmar

International Desk: The UN General Assembly on Sunday urged Myanmar to end a military campaign against Muslim Rohingya and called for the appointment of a UN special envoy, despite opposition from China, Russia and some regional countries.

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U-19 WC: Young Tigers set to leave Dhaka for NZ

Sports Correspondent: Bangladesh Under-19 cricket team are set to leave here early Tuesday for New Zealand to take part in the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup to be held on January-February next year.

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Pope calls for two-state solution

International Desk: The pope has reinforced calls for a two-state solution to the decades-long conflict between Israel and the Palestinians in his traditional Christmas Day message delivered just over two weeks after the US president, Donald Trump, inflamed tensions in the region.

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Palestine slams Israeli plan for new settlement

International Desk: The Palestinian foreign ministry has denounced a new Israeli settlement construction plan, which includes the building of 300,000 housing units in occupied East Jerusalem.

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Strike ends at request of Minister

Staff Correspondent: The assistant teachers of the state-run primary schools demanding upgrade of their salary scale ended their indefinite hunger strike upon assurance of the Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman to meet their demand.

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PM to open first ever six-lane flyover Jan 4

Desk Report: Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said the country's first six-lane Dhaka-Chittagong Flyover at Mohipal in Feni will open on January 4 in next year.

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PM to inaugurate canal re-excavate in Noakhali

Noakhali Correspondent: Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate canal re-excavate tasks in Noakhali through a video conference on January 4.

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Pry teachers call off hunger strike

Staff Correspondent: The assistant teachers of the state-run primary schools demanding upgrade of their salary scale have taken a decision to withdraw the indefinite hunger strike enforced on December 23.

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'All churches under CCTV surveillance'

Staff Correspondent: Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Md Asaduzzamman Miah said that special security measures have been taken centering Christmas Day in Dhaka.

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40 pry teachers fall sick during hunger strike

Staff Correspondent: So far, 40 teachers fell sick in three days of the indefinite hunger strike enforced by the assistant teachers of the state-run primary schools demanding upgrade of their salary scale.

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Four women raped in Ctg: police admit failure

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: Police admitted that they had failed to take immediate steps over the raping four women by robbers in a house at Karnaphuli upazila in Chittagong.

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Sunday, 24 December 2017

Palestinian Christian leaders denounce Trump's decision

International Desk: Palestinian Christian leaders have rejected US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calling it "dangerous" and "insulting".

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Messi takes kids to meet Santa to cap a good weekend

Sports Desk: Lionel Messi may have helped Barcelona beat fierce La Liga foes Real Madrid but he was solely focused on his family on Christmas Eve - taking them to visit Santa in his grotto.

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Six killed in Kabul blast

International Desk: Six people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack near the compound of Afghanistan's intelligence agency in Kabul, officials say.  

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Shilpa Shetty apologises

Entertainment Desk: Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty has apologised for allegedly using a casteist term in a recent interview, saying her words had been misconstrued and it was not her intention to hurt anyone's feelings.

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3 BSF personnel held at Rajshahi border

Staff Correspondent, Rajshahi: Border Guard Bangladesh (BSF) personnel detained three members of India's Border Security Force (BSF) at Rajshahi border after they trespassed into Bangladesh through Hajir Bathan area on Monday morning.  

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Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem

International Desk: Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Sunday he had given instructions to move the Central American country's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a few days after his government backed the United States in a row over the city's status.  

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Primary teachers’ hunger strike enters day 3

Staff Correspondent: The indefinite hunger strike enforced by the assistant teachers of the state-run primary schools demanding upgrade of their salary scale entered third day on Monday.  

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Textile mill catches fire at Shyampur

Staff Correspondent: A fire broke out at a textile factory in the capital's Shyampur area early Monday.  

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Eight amazing science stories of 2017

International Desk: It was a year of endings and beginnings: the plucky Cassini spacecraft's 13-year-long mission reached its finale, while the fledgling field of gravitational wave astronomy bagged the catastrophic collision of two dead stars.  

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Pope Francis pleads for migrants at Christmas Eve Mass

International Desk: Pope Francis has urged the world not to ignore the plight of millions of migrants "driven from their land", during Christmas Eve Mass.  

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BKB recruitment test results withdrawn

Economic Reporter:  The recruitment test results of Bangladesh Krishi Bank (BKB) have been withdrawn within few moments after it was published.  

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Christmas Day today

Desk Report: The Christian community is celebrating Christmas Day in Bangladesh today (Monday) with festivity commemorating the birthday of Jesus Christ as elsewhere in the world.  

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ACC asks docs of Bacchu family’s banking transaction

Staff Correspondent: The Anti-Corporation Commission (ACC) has served a letter to the Bangladesh Bank (BB) seeking documents of all banking transaction of former BASIC Bank chairman Sheikh Abdul Hye Bacchu and his family members.

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Attorney general receives death threat

Staff Correspondent: Attorney General (AG) Mahbubey Alam, Bangladesh’s highest law officer, has once again received death threat.

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'Rohingyas staying at Zero Line to be evacuated'

Cox's Bazar Correspondent: BGB director general Major Gen Abul Hossain said Rohingyas who are staying at Zero Line fleeing from Myanmar will be evacuated within a week.

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‘Take preparations for both movement and election’

Senior Correspondent: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday urged the freedom fighters and her party leaders and activists to take preparations for both movement and election before the next general election.

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Gold prices increase in local market

Economic Correspondent: Gold prices in the local market have increased by around Tk 1,400 per bhori (11.664 grams) after it became costlier in the international market.

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Ctg stampede: PM gives financial assistance

Staff Correspondent: The Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday gave financial assistance to the family members of 10 victims who were killed in a stampede at the Qulkhwani of Mohiuddin Chowdhury on December 18.  

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China closes 13,000 websites in past 3 years

International Desk: China has closed more than 13,000 websites since the beginning of 2015 for breaking the law or other rules and the vast majority of people support government efforts to clean up cyberspace, state news agency Xinhua said on Sunday.

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PM visits late Mohiuddin's residence

Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has visited the residence of late Awami League (AL) leader and former Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) mayor ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury to convey condolence to the bereaved family.

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Brother receives body of Nepalese female student

Staff Correspondent: Norend Shah, brother of Nepalese female student Binisha Shah (20) of Pioneer Dental Medical College Hospital in Dhaka, received the body of his sister.

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We seek cancellation of full verdict: AG

Staff Correspondent: Attorney General Mahbubey Alam said, "We have filed a review petition seeking cancellation of the full verdict delivered by the Supreme Court scraping the 16th constitutional amendment."

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2,766 civil servants sacked in Turkey

International Desk: Turkey has dismissed 2,766 people from their posts in state institutions over alleged links to "terror" organisations, according to an emergency decree published in the country's official legal database.

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8 pry teachers fall sick in hunger strike

Staff Correspondent: Eight teachers fell sick in two days of the indefinite hunger strike enforced by the assistant teachers of the state-run primary schools demanding upgrade of their salary scale.

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Bangladesh claim SAFF U-15 Women title

Sports Correspondent: Bangladesh have clinched the maiden SAFF Under-15 Women's Championship title, beating India 1-0 on Sunday at the Birshreshtha Shaheed Sepoy Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in city's Kamalapur.

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North Korea issues threat to sanction supporters

International Desk: A foreign ministry spokesman for Kim Jong-un claimed that the Trump administration’s ”arrogant” National Security Strategy report was “nothing but the proclamation of aggression aimed at holding sway over the world”.

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5 new political parties seek registration

Staff Correspondent: Five new political parties sought permission from Election Commission ahead of national election.

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We won't bow down to injustice: PM

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: The Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said, "We will not bow down to injustice. We are the victorious nation. We will not backward to face challenges."

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Saturday, 23 December 2017

Two JMB members held in city

Staff Correspondent: The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel detained two members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from city's Khilgaon and Mugda areas.

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Messi assists third Barcelona goal with only one boot on

Sports Desk: The Argentina superstar somehow lost his footwear, but still managed to set up the marauding full-back to score against Real Madrid.

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20 hurt in Narayanganj bus plunge

Staff Correspondent, Narayanganj: At least 20 garment workers have been injured as a bus overturned on Dhaka-Chittagong Road in Narayanganj.

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PM reaches Ctg

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reached Chittagong to join the annual President’s Parade of Bangladesh Navy.

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Review appeal on 16th amendment verdict submitted

Staff Correspondent: An appeal seeking review of the Supreme Court verdict that scrapped the 16th amendment to the Constitution has been filed.

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37 people killed in Philippines mall fire

International Desk: At least 37 people are feared dead in a fire that ravaged a shopping mall in the southern Philippine city of Davao, local officials say.

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SAFF U-15 final: Bangladesh face off India today

Sports Desk: Bangladesh women will take on India in final match of the SAFF Under-15 Women’s Championship 2017 at Kamalapur in Dhaka.

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Philippines tropical storm: 182 killed in flooding

International Desk: More than 182 people are reported to have been killed as a tropical storm swept through the southern Philippines, with dozens more missing.

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Lalu sent to jail again

International Desk: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Saturday convicted Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad in a 21-year-old fodder scam case relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs8.45 million from a local treasury in united Bihar.

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Process of fair election should be continued

Jatiya Party candidate Mostafizur Rahman Mostafa clinched a landslide victory in the much talked Rangpur City Corporation Election.

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Abul Kasem Khan re-elected DCCI President

Economic Correspondent: Abul Kasem Khan and Kamrul Islam have been re-elected President and Senior Vice President of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) respectively for the year 2018.

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3 troopers killed in India-Pakistan border crossfire

International Desk: Three Indian army troopers including an officer were killed and another wounded Saturday in an exchange of fire with the Pakistani side on the Line of Control (LoC) dividing Kashmir, officials said.

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5,20,000 people enter poverty line again

Staff Correspondent: Some 5,20,000 people who earlier overcame poverty have newly entered the poverty line due to price hike of rice in the current year, according to a research conducted by South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM).

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Barcelona beat Real Madrid 3-0

Sports Desk: It may only be December, but Real Madrid's hopes of winning La Liga may be gone. Barcelona, the clear front-runner to win the league, won El Clasico on Saturday, beating Real Madrid 3-0 in the Spanish capital behind goals from Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi.

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FIR lodged against Salman Khan, Shilpa Shetty

Entertainment Desk: Right after Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif's latest release Tiger Zinda Hai hit the screens yesterday on 22 December, there were reports of protests against Salman Khan and Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra for hurting sentiments of Valmiki community.

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Khulna claim hat-trick of NCL titles

Sports Desk: Khulna Division completed a hat-trick of Walton 19th National Cricket League titles after crushing Dhaka Division by an innings and 49 runs. They have now become the country's most successful first-class team having eclipsed five-time champions Rajshahi Divison.

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Philippines storm kills more than 100

International Desk: More than 100 people are reported to have been killed as a tropical storm swept through the southern Philippines, with dozens more missing.

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Kalyan party secretary general Aminur remanded

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court has placed Kalyan party secretary general M M Aminur Rahman on a four-day remand.  

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EWG terms Rangpur City election as one of the best

Staff Correspondent: The Election Working Group (EWG) has termed the Rangpur City Corporation polls as one of the best local elections in the history of Bangladesh.

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'Vested quarter trying to stop development'

Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Political Adviser HT Imam said that the government has done lot of development works for people but a vested quarter trying to stop that.

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Primary assistant teachers go on fast-unto-death

Staff Correspondent: Assistant teachers of primary schools have gone on fast-unto-death from today morning (Saturday) demanding their salary just next to the headmasters' scale.  

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Friday, 22 December 2017

2 killed in Comilla ‘gunfight’

Comilla Correspondent: At least two people were killed in a ‘gunfight’ with DB police in the district’s Debidwar upazila early Saturday.  

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7 burnt in city steel factory fire

Staff Correspondent: At least seven workers sustained burn injuries as a fire broke out at a factory in capital's Shympur area early Saturday.

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Two more warships added to coast guard fleet

Staff Correspondent, Khulna: Two more warships have been added officially to the fleet of Bangladesh Coast Guard.

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Fire guts five homes in Gazipur

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: A fire sparked from an electric short circuit has gutted five homes in Bhabanipur of Gazipur.

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Appeal for help

Staff Correspondent: Child Sabit, who has been suffering from blood cancer for last one year, is losing last ray of hopes to live as his father finds it almost difficult to bear the expenses of his treatment.  

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UN slaps fresh sanctions on North Korea

International Desk: The United Nations Security Council has voted unanimously to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea in response to its recent ballistic missile tests.

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Mostafa calls on Jhantu

Staff Correspondent, Rangpur: The newly elected Rangpur City Corporation mayor Mostafizur Rahman Mostafa has called on former mayor and defeated ruling party candidate Sarfuddin Ahmed Jhantu.

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Rohit Sharma slams joint fastest T20I century off 35 balls

Sports Desk: Rohit Sharma scored his second T20I century off just 35 balls as India piled on the misery on the Sri Lankan bowlers during the second T20 at the Holkar in Indore.

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'Physiotherapists should be given importance in healthcare'

Staff Correspondent: Saima Wazed Hossain, Chairperson of Bangladesh National Advisory Committee for Autism and Neurodevelopment Disorders, has put emphasis on forming a regulatory body for rehabilitation-based professionals including physiotherapy.

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Amu invites Indian entrepreneurs to invest in SEZ

Desk Report: Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu has invited Indian entrepreneurs to invest in Special Economic Zones (SEZs) as the government is providing all necessary support to run business smoothly and make profit.

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'Next general election to be held as per constitution'

Staff Correspondent: Awami League (AL) Presidium Member Dr Abdur Razzak has said the next general election will be held as per constitution.

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Bus rams auto-rickshaw, 2 women killed

Staff Correspondent, Tangail: Two women were killed and three others were injured as a bus rammed a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Jodurparha area on Tangail-Bhuyapur road of the district's Kalihati upazila on Friday afternoon.

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BNP has no confidence in EC; says Mirza Fakhrul

Thakurgaon Correspondent: BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has said their party still has no confidence in the Election Commission though the Rangpur city election was more or less acceptable.

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Two killed in Bagerhat clash over harvesting paddy

Bagerhat Correspondent: Two people were killed and six others including women were injured in a clash over harvesting paddy between two groups in Bagerhat.

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Separate road crashes kill 4 in Rajshahi

Staff Correspondent, Rajshahi: Four motorbike riders have been killed in three separate road crashes in Rajshahi.  

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I was kidnaped for ransom: Mubashar

Staff Correspondent: North South University (NSU) teacher Mubashar Hasan Caesar has opined that he was kidnaped for ransom.  

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Italian ‘ambulances of death’ worker arrested

International Desk: Police on the Italian island of Sicily have arrested an ambulance worker suspected of killing people to earn money from a funeral parlour linked to the mafia.  

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Thursday, 21 December 2017

One killed in Kushtia ‘gunfight’

Kushtia Correspondent: An unidentified man was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police in the district early Friday.

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Mubashar returns home

Staff Correspondent: North South University teacher Mubashar Hasan Caesar returned home early Friday (December 22) 44 days after he went missing.  

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Catalan separatists win election

International Desk: Catalonia’s separatists look set to regain power in the wealthy Spanish region after local elections on Thursday, deepening the nation’s political crisis in a sharp rebuke to Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and European Union leaders who backed him.  

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Mostafizar becomes Rangpur city mayor

Staff Correspondent, Rangpur: Jatiya Party candidate Mostafizur Rahman won the Rangpur City Corporation polls defeating his nearest rival Awami League contender Sarfuddin Ahmed Jhantu by a huge margin in the election held in a peaceful manner on Thursday.  

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UN General Assembly rejects Trump's Jerusalem move

International Desk: A resounding majority of United Nations member states has defied unprecedented threats by the US to declare President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital "null and void".  

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JaPa’s Mostafizur on way to win landslide victory

Staff Correspondent, Rangpur: Jatiya Party (JaPa) candidate Mostafizur Rahman has taken a clear lead in the mayoral race of Rangpur City Corporation (RpCC) as shown in the early unofficial result.

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Netanyahu calls UN ‘house of lies’

International Desk: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described the United Nations (UN) as a "house of lies" ahead of a vote on Thursday on a draft resolution calling on the United States to withdraw its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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MA Awal made AB bank's new chairman

Economic Correspondent: MA Awal has been made new chairman of the country's first generation private bank Arab Bangladesh (AB) Bank Limited after predecessor M Wahidul Haque resigned.

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‘Stand beside people, gain their confidence’

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged the officials of the administrative cadre to look into the problems of the local people in their assigned areas and work with devotion to resolve those alongside doing their usual official duties.

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