Wednesday, 23 August 2017

7-murder case PP's daughter forced to take 'poison'

Staff Correspondent: Daughter of Public Prosecutor (PP) of the sensational Narayanganj seven-murder case has been hospitalised after she was allegedly forced to take poisonous sweetmeat.

Bangla News

Iran-Saudi to restart diplomatic relation

International Desk: Iran and Saudi Arabia are going to restart the diplomatic relation, In this bid, both the nations decided to exchange diplomatic visits soon, Tehran said on Wednesday.

Bangla News

Beating Australia is difficult but not impossible: Tamim

Sports Desk: Citing Australia as one of the finest test teams of the world, Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal said, "Beating Australia would be difficult but it is not impossible either."

Bangla News

Rooney retires from international football

Sports Desk: Wayne Rooney has drawn curtains on his international career and made the announcement on Wednesday after a glittering 14-year spell as England forward.

Bangla News

Eid-ul-Azha on Sept 2

Senior Correspondent: The holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated on September 2 (Saturday) across the country as the moon of Zilhaj has been sighted in Bangladesh on Tuesday.

Bangla News

Bangladesh Bank to appoint 1,663 officials

Economic Correspondent: Bangladesh Bank (BB) will recruit a total of 1,663 senior officers in eight state-owned banks and financial institutions in the country.

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Saudi Arabia to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha on Sept 1

International Desk: Saudi Arabia has announced to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha on September 1 (Friday).

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Air strike kills 35 people in Yemen

International Desk: At least 35 people were killed in air strikes that hit a small hotel near a Houthi-run checkpoint north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Wednesday, a local medic and Houthi's television station.

Bangla News

Trump threatens to 'close government'

International Desk: Donald Trump threatened to shut down the government in order to secure funding to build his controversial wall along the border with Mexico, in a remarkable Arizona speech on Tuesday night. Afterwards, his critics openly questioned whether he was 'fit' to be President.

Bangla News

IU teacher expelled for sexual harassment allegation

H K Jibon from IU: Islamic University (IU) authorities have expelled one of its teachers from the university permanently over the allegation of harassing his female student sexually.

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PM hands over cheques to violence victim families

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has handed over cheques among injured persons and family members of the persons died in the atrocities of BNP and Jamaat-Shibir at Indurkani of Pirojpur district in 2014 and 2015.

Bangla News

HC issues rule against party criteria

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) has issued a rule for the government and the Election Commission over the law that set down criteria for new political parties to get registered.

Bangla News

ICC announces match officials for Bangladesh-Australia series

Sports Desk: International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced match officials for the forthcoming bilateral series between Bangladesh and Australia.

Bangla News

8 get death for businessman murder in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent: A Habiganj court has sentenced eight people to death and twelve others to life term imprisonment in a case filed over the murder of businessman Tipu.

Bangla News

EC's dialogue with political parties from tomorrow

Staff Correspondent: The Election Commission (EC) will start dialogue with political parties from tomorrow (August 24) to take their opinions over the arrangement of next parliamentary elections.

Bangla News

US Navy sack Seventh Fleet commander

International Desk: The US Navy is to dismiss Vice Adm Joseph Aucoin as commander of the Seventh Fleet following a string of collisions involving warships in Asia, US officials have said.  

Bangla News

CBA election of Ctg port tomorrow

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: The CBA election of Chittagong port will be held tomorrow (Thursday) after a decade.

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Walton sponsors Bangladesh-India wheelchair cricket

Sports Desk: Country’s leading electronics, electrical, automobile brand Walton has earned the title sponsorship rights of 'Bangladesh vs India wheelchair Cricket Series-2017'.

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Stop hydraulic horn within 48 hours: HC

Staff Correspondent: The High Court has directed the authority concerned to stop use of hydraulic horns in city transports within 48 hours.

Bangla News

2 construction workers electrocuted in Sitakunda

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: Two construction workers were electrocuted in the district’s Sitakunda upazila on Wednesday morning.  

Bangla News

Barcelona sue Neymar for breach of contract

Sports Desk: Barcelona are to sue former player Neymar £7.8m in damages for an alleged breach of contract following his record £200m move to Paris Saint-Germain earlier this month.

Bangla News

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Actor Razzak laid to eternal rest

Staff Correspondent: Actor Razzak was laid to eternal rest at Banani Graveyard in the city on Wednesday morning.

Bangla News

Maryam to run by-poll drive as mother diagnosed with cancer

International Desk: Former first lady Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, who left for London last week where she underwent medical tests, has been diagnosed with throat cancer.  

Bangla News

Train derails in India, 50 injured

International Desk: Nine coaches of the Delhi-bound Kaifiyat Express derailed in Auraiya district of Uttar Pradesh this morning, resulting in injuries to at least 50 people, in the second rail accident in the state in four days.

Bangla News

US Afghanistan: Tillerson ups pressure on Pakistan

International Desk: American Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has increased pressure on Pakistan over its perceived backing for the Taliban in Afghanistan.  

Bangla News

Ivy Rahman's 13th death anniv Aug 24

Staff Correspondent: The 13th death anniversary of Ivy Rahman, wife of late President Zillur Rahman and former president of Bangladesh Mahila Awami League, will be observed on August 24 (Thursday).

Bangla News

4 JMB members held in Gazipur

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-1 in a drive have arrested four members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from Joydebpur area of Gazipur city.

Bangla News

Second Janaza held at Azad mosque, Razzak be buried Wed

Staff Correspondent: The second Namaz-e-Janaza of actor Razzak was held at Azad mosque in the capital's Gulshan on Tuesday afternoon.

Bangla News

Remains found in hunt for missing US sailors

International Desk: Human remains have been found in the hunt for 10 US sailors missing after their destroyer collided with a tanker near Singapore, the navy says.

Bangla News

Gowher Rizvi meets CJ

Staff Correspondent: Gowher Rizvi, international affairs adviser to the Prime Minister, has met the Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.

Bangla News

A chapter of Bangla film comes to an end

Legendary Bangla film actor Razzak has passed away. He has won the hearts of millions through his powerful acting in the Bangla film. All of his fans were overwhelmed with his outstanding acting.

Bangla News

7-murder: Beauty wants quick execution of verdict

Staff Correspondent: Selina Islam Beauty, wife of the slain Narayanganj City councillor Nazrul Islam, wants quick execution of the Hight court (HC) verdict that upheld death for 15 people in the case.

Bangla News

5 get life in killing Narsingdi murder

Narsingdi Correspondent: A court in Narsingdi handed down life imprisonment to five people imprisonment for killing a man named Sadikur Rahman Topon at Hasnabad village in Raipura upazila of Narsingdi district.

Bangla News

CEC hopes all parties to participate in election

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda said we have already started dialogue for the next general election as we want all political parties to participate in the polls.

Bangla News

7-murder: Death upheld for Nur, 3 Ex-RAB men among 15

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) has upheld death penalty for the main accused Nur Hossain, three sacked Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) officials and 11 others in the sensational Narayanganj seven-murder case.

Bangla News

SC clears way for law secretary

Staff Correspondent: The Supreme Court (SC) has cleared way for ASSM Zahirul Haque to discharge his duties as secretary to law and justice division of law, justice and parliamentary affairs ministry.

Bangla News

Razzak’s 2nd namaz-e-janaza at Azad mosque

Staff Correspondent: Body of the legendary actor Razzak, popularly known as Nayak Raj Razzak, has been taken to Gulshan's Azad mosque from Central Shaheed Minar.

Bangla News

Deepika Padukone lost major Hollywood role

Entertainment Desk: Deepika Padukone made quit an impressive Hollywood debut with xXx: Return of Xander Cage opposite Vin Diesel. While her Bajirao Mastani co-star Priyanka Chopra has been making waves in the West and has already signed 2 more Hollywood flicks after Baywatch, Deepika is busy in filming Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati.

Bangla News

Youth stabbed dead in Mirpur

Staff Correspondent: A youth named Md Kabir (32) has been stabbed to death by miscreants.  

Bangla News

Razzak’s body taken to Shaheed Minar

Staff Correspondent: Body of the legendary actor Razzak, popularly known as Nayak Raj Razzak, has been taken to Central Shaheed Minar on Tuesday.

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HC stays contractual appointment of law secretary

Staff Correspondent: The High Court has stayed for three months the contractual appointment of ASSM Zahirul Haque as secretary to law and justice division of law, justice and parliamentary affairs ministry.  

Bangla News

Monday, 21 August 2017

Fire at Ctg market

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: A fire has broken out at a market in Dhaka, at CEPZ area in Chittagong town on Tuesday morning.

Bangla News

Razzak’s body at FDC

Entertainment Desk: Body of the legendary actor Razzak, popularly known as Nayak Raj Razzak, has been taken to Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC).

Bangla News

2 killed, 14 injured in lightning in Savar

Staff Correspondent: At least two people were killed and 14 injured in a lightning strike at Katlapur of Savar on Tuesday morning.  

Bangla News

Youth killed in Jurain ‘gunfight’

Staff Correspondent: A youth named Md Mamun (30) has been killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police in the capital’s Jurain area.

Bangla News

5 killed in collision between 2 buses in Pabna

Pabna Correspondent: At least five people were killed and 10 other were injured in a collision between two buses in the district on Tuesday morning.  

Bangla News

Trump blasts Pakistan for 'safe havens to terror'

International Desk: President Donald Trump warned Pakistan on Monday that Washington will no longer tolerate Pakistan offering "safe havens" to extremists.  

Bangla News

N'ganj 7-murder: HC verdict on death reference today

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) will deliver its verdict today (August 22) on the death references and appeals of the convicts in sensational Narayanganj seven-murder cases.  

Bangla News

Russia says 200 ISIL fighters killed in Syria air raid

International Desk: Russian fighter jets killed more than 200 fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) in a recent air attack in Syria, the defence ministry said on Monday, as part of an intensified air campaign to help President Bashar al-Assad's forces drive the group from its major stronghold of Deir Az Zor.  

Bangla News

Trump pledges support for Afghanistan

International Desk: President Donald Trump has said a hasty US withdrawal from Afghanistan would leave a vacuum for terrorists to fill.  

Bangla News

Russia destroys over 200 IS fighters in Syria

International Desk: Russia's air force has destroyed a large column of Islamic State fighters on their way to the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor, killing over 200 militants, Russian news agencies cited Russia's Defence Ministry as saying on Monday.

Bangla News

President, PM express deep shock at Razzak's death

Staff Correspondent: President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have expressed profound shock at the death of legendary Bangla film actor Razzak who passed away at a city hospital this evening.

Bangla News

'We won't tolerate comparing Bangladesh with Pakistan'

Staff Correspondent: Slamming the Chief Justice (CJ) for comparing Bangladesh with Pakistan, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said, “We can tolerate anything, but not comparing Bangladesh with Pakistan? This is not tolerable at all.”

Bangla News

Legendary actor Nayak Raj Razzak no more

Staff Correspondent: Legendary Bangladesh film actor Abdur Razzak, popularly known as Nayak Raj Razzak breathed his last in capital's United Hospital on Monday.

Bangla News

Govt to import 2 lakh tonnes of wheat from Russia

Secretariat Correspondent: The government has taken a decision to import two lakh metric tonnes of wheat from Russia on government-to-government (G-to-G) basis.

Bangla News

Rail service resumes after 36 hours

Staff Correspondent: The capital’s rail communications with the northern and southern districts of the country have resumed a day after its suspension as flood water damaged a rail bridge in Kalihati of Tangail.

Bangla News

4 fishermen rescued, 7 robbers held in Cox's Bazar

Cox's Bazar Correspondent: Police have rescued four fishermen from the grasps of sea-robbers in Batighar area of Kutubdia in Cox's Bazar on Monday.

Bangla News

Flood situation improves, water levels of 53 rivers fall

Staff Correspondent: Flood situation has continued to improve in northern regions including Kurigram, Jamalpur, Gaibandha, Bogra and Sirajganj districts. The situation is also improving in south and mid regions including Manikganj, Faridpur, Rajbari, Shariatpur districts.

Bangla News

Fire breaks out in 15-story Makkah hotel

International Desk: Six hundred Turkish and Yemeni pilgrims survived a fire that broke out in a hotel in Makkah’s Al-Aziziyah neighborhood after they were evacuated by emergency response teams, Saudi state news agency SPA reported Monday.

Bangla News

Rangamati-Chittagong road link resumes

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: Road communication between Chittagong and Rangamati has been resumed on Monday after a series of landslides.

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Milon to die for killing Madaripur girl Nitu

Madaripur Correspondent: A Madaripur court on Monday awarded death sentence to Milon Mandal for killing school girl Nitu in last year.

Bangla News

Form enquiry commission of Longadu attack: HC

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) issued a ruling asking the authority concerned to explain why it should not be directed to form an enquiry commission to find the culprits behind arson attacks in Rangamati's Longadu.

Bangla News

Dacoits loot 10 cows killing two persons

Staff Correspondent: A gang of robbers looted 10 cows after killing two persons at Gopalpur village under Mymensingh sadar upazila on Sunday midnight.

Bangla News

80pc passport seekers fall victims to corruption: TIB

Staff Correspondent: About 80 percent passport seekers took help from brokers to get their passports, said a Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) report.

Bangla News

USS Indianapolis is found after 72 years on the sea bed

Risingbd Desk: Billionaire tech mogul Paul G. Allen announced Friday that a research vessel belonging to his organization has located wreckage from the USS Indianapolis in the Philippine Sea.  

Bangla News

Sunday, 20 August 2017

Neymar scores twice on home debut as PSG go top

Sports Desk: Neymar scored twice on his home debut as Paris St-Germain netted four of their six goals with only 10 men to thrash Toulouse and go top of Ligue 1.

Bangla News

Three held with fire arms in Sundarbans

Staff Correspondent: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel detained three bandits from Sundarbans on Monday morning.

Bangla News

Flood: 57 educational institutions closed in Rajbari

Rajbari Correspondent: About 57 educational institutions in the district have been shut down due to the flood.  

Bangla News

Sierra Leone: Death toll from landslide nears 500

International Desk: The death toll from a devastating landslide and flooding that hit Sierra Leone earlier this week has risen to nearly 500, according to hospital officials.  

Bangla News

Gatco graft case against Khaleda will continue

Staff Correspondent: The Gatco corruption case against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will continue as the Supreme Court has cleared way for the trial.  

Bangla News

13th anniversary of Aug 21 grenade attacks today

Staff Correspondent: The nation with heavy hearts is observing the 13th anniversary of the gruesome August 21 grenade attack today (Monday) with a renewed call for holding trials of perpetrators of the carnage.

Bangla News

One killed in Kushtia 'gunfight'

Kushtia Correspondent: Enamul Haque, the main accused in the murder case of college student Sagor Saha, has been killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police.

Bangla News

Ten sailors missing from US warship after collision

International Desk: A US navy guided-missile destroyer collided with a tanker early on Monday in waters east of Singapore and the Straits of Malacca, and at least 10 sailors are missing.

Bangla News

Measures taken to reduce suffering of flood victims, says PM

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said her government has taken all measures so that people don't suffer any unwarranted problem due to natural disaster.

Bangla News

Pakistan grants nationality to 298 Indians

International Desk: Pakistan has granted nationality to at least 298 Indian emigrants in the last five years, according to their interior ministry.

Bangla News

18 killed as bus turns turtle in South Africa

International Desk: Eighteen people were killed as a mini-bus turned turtle near a bridge in eastern South Africa on Sunday, according to a news release from a private emergency services company.

Bangla News

Anam Rangs Plaza fire under control

Staff Correspondent: Firefighters have brought the blaze under control that broke out at Anam Rangs Plaza in the capital's Dhanmondi area on Sunday afternoon.

Bangla News

BRTC`s Eid special service from Aug 29

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) will launch special bus service from August 29 to ensure smooth movement for home-bound people on the occasion of upcoming holy Eid-ul-Azha, one of the largest religious festivals for Muslim community.

Bangla News

Mominul Haque back in first Test squad

Sports Desk: Bangladesh national team player Mominul Haque, who on Saturday was left out of Tiger’s squad for the first Test against Australia, has been included in the squad on Sunday evening.

Bangla News

Keya Yarn MD arrested for embezzling Tk 111cr

Staff Correspondent: Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrested the managing director (MD) of Keya Yarn Mills Ltd in a case filed over allegedly embezzling Tk 111.14 crore from Bangladesh Krishi Bank.

Bangla News

Fire breaks out at Anam Rangs Plaza Dhanmondi in city

Staff Correspondent: A fire broke out in the capital's Anam Rangs Plaza at Dhanmondi on Sunday afternoon.

Bangla News

5 get life term for gang-raping 2 sisters in Sylhet

Staff Correspondent, Sylhet: A court in Sylhet has sentenced five people to life term imprisonment in a case filed over gang-raping two sisters in Beanibazar upazila of the district.

Bangla News

Prices of cowhide fixed at Tk50-55 per sft in Dhaka

Secretariat Correspondent: Prices of rawhides mixed with salt have been fixed at Tk 50-55 per square foot in Dhaka Tk 40-45 per square foot outside the capital ahead of the Eid-al-Azha, second biggest religious festival of the Muslims.

Bangla News

NU 4th year exam begins August 23

Staff Correspondent: The fourth year honours final examination-2016 under National University (NU) will begin on August 23.

Bangla News

Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan avoid each other?

Entertainment Desk: From Student Of The Year to Badrinath Ki Dulhania, Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt have made fans fall in love with their onscreen chemistry.

Bangla News

Send workers on leave gradually: Home Minister

Secretariat Correspondent: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal urged owners of garment factories to send workers on leave from August 28 gradually to avoid sufferings on the highways ahead of Eid-ul-Azha.

Bangla News

Not a single person to remain homeless, says PM

Staff Correspondent, Rangpur: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the government is constructing houses for the homeless people. There wouldn't be a single person to remain homeless and we would build houses for those who have no houses and those who have been affected by the river erosion ... if needed will construct their houses by purchasing land.

Bangla News

Road crash kills schoolboy in Tangail

Staff Correspondent: A school was killed and injured another one in a road accident in Bypass area of Mirzapur in Tangail on Sunday.

Bangla News

Saturday, 19 August 2017

Cop arrested for allegedly raping colleague

Staff Correspondent: A police constable has been arrested for allegedly raping his female colleague in the capital.

Bangla News

Iraq launches offensive to retake Tal Afar from ISIL

International Desk: Iraqi forces have launched a ground offensive to retake a key ISIL-held area in the northern part of the country, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said.

Bangla News

We maintaining enough patience: CJ

Staff Correspondent: The Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha said, "We, the judiciary, are maintaining enough patience."

Bangla News

Plot to PM Sheikh Hasnina murder: 10 to walk gallows

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court has sentenced 10 people to death in two cases filed over attempted murder of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Bangla News

Dhaka’s rail link with southern, northern dists snapped

Staff Correspondent, Tangail: The Rail communication of Dhaka with the country's northern and southern districts remains suspended as a rail bridge was partly damaged in Kalihati upazila of Tangail due to floodwater.

Bangla News

Bus kills 4 of a family among 5 in Ctg

Staff Correspondent: At least five people including four of a family were killed as a bus hit an auto-rickshaw carrying them from behind at Shah Amanat Shah Bridge area of the port city on Saturday midnight.

Bangla News

Former AL lawmaker Tipu Sultan dies

Staff Correspondent, Jessore: Former Awami League lawmaker of Jessore-5 Khan Tipu Sultan has died of brain haemorrhage. He was 67.

Bangla News

PM to visit Kurigram today

Kurigram Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is going to visit Kurigram today to see for herself the condition of the flood affected people in the areas. She is also scheduled to visit Dinajpur for same purpose.

Bangla News

No one is bigger than team; says Hathurusingha

Sports Desk: Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha has defended Mominul's exclusion saying "No one is bigger than the team".

Bangla News

At least 23 killed as train derails in India

International Desk: At least 23 people were killed and dozens injured as 14 of the 23 coaches of the Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express derailed in Khatauli near Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh of India on Saturday.

Bangla News

Construction worker dies falling off building in city

Staff Correspondent: A construction worker died after falling from an 8-storey under-construction building in the city’s Dhanmondi area on Saturday noon.

Bangla News

All hajj pilgrims to be sent within 8 days

Muhammad Naymuddin: The government is trying its best to resolve the crisis of visa complexities and shortage of hajj pilgrims.

Bangla News

Japanese hold drill in case NKorea fires missiles over them

International Desk: Residents of a town on the Japanese coast held evacuation drills on Saturday to prepare for any launch of North Korean missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, that would fly over their homes.

Bangla News

Two suspected thieves killed in Kapasia mass-beating

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: Two suspected cattle thieves were killed in mass-beating at Borochhit area of the district's Kapasia upazila on Saturday.

Bangla News

'Export earning to reach $60bn within 2021'

Special Correspondent: Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said Bangladesh is going ahead with a target of earning $60bn from export business within 2021.

Bangla News

We will have to stand beside flood-hit people

Fresh areas in the country are being inundated in the ongoing floods triggered by incessant rain. As per the information provided by the department of disaster management under disaster and relief ministry as of Thursday afternoon, a total of 131 upazilas in 26 districts have been flooded and over 1.86 lakh families in those upazilas have been affected by floods.

Bangla News

Rail tracks collapse due to flood in Rangpur

Staff Correspondent: Rail communication has collapsed due to flood in Rangpur division which worried home goers ahead of Eid.

Bangla News

At least 8 injured in Russia knife attack

International Desk: A man armed with a knife has attacked pedestrians in the Russian city of Surgut, injuring seven. Police killed the assailant, the local branch of the Investigative Committee reported.

Bangla News

Nine recommendations for safe journey ahead of Eid

Senior Correspondent: Nou, Sarak, O Railkhat Rokkha Jatiya Committee (national committee to protect river, road and rail sector) placed nine recommendations for safe journey ahead of Eid-ul-Azha.

Bangla News

'CJ gives verdict on 16th amendment from antipathy' 

Staff Correspondent:  Law Commission Chairman, also former Chief Justice ABM Khairul Haque said, "The Chief Justice gave order on the 16th constitutional amendment from antipathy."

Bangla News

Jhut godown catches fire in Gazipur

Staff Correspondent: A fire broke out at a jhut (garment rags) godown in Konabari Ambag area of Gazipur city on Saturday.

Bangla News

One police officer killed in Florida shootings

International Desk: One police officer was killed and three wounded in nighttime shootings in two Florida cities where the officers were responding to suspected drug activity and reports of a suicide attempt, police said Saturday.

Bangla News

Two held with fire arms, ammo in Barisal

Staff Correspondent: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested two persons with a pistol, pipe gun and four rounds of bullets from Batna village of Kaunia Thana area in the district town.

Bangla News

Salman, Aishwarya had almost agreed to do Padmavati

Entertainment Desk: Everyone remembers the magic Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan created in the movie, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. Fans were so madly in love with the actors’ chemistry that they have, since then, always wanted to see them act together in a movie.

Bangla News

Bangladesh name squad against Australia

Sports Correspondent: Bangladesh will play two Test matches against the visiting Australia. Bangladesh Cricket Board announced a 14-member squad against Australia on Saturday noon.

Bangla News

'Khaleda hatching conspiracy staying outside of country'

Staff Correspondent: Awami League Presidium Member and Health Minister Mohammad Nasim alleged the BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia is hatching conspiracy staying outside of the country.

Bangla News

NASA's plan to save humanity from Yellowstone supervolcano

Risingbd Desk: A NASA scientist has spoken out about the true threat of supervolcanoes and the risky methods that could be used to prevent a devastating eruption.

Bangla News

Friday, 18 August 2017

Steve Bannon fired as Trump White House's top strategist

International Desk: White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is the latest top aide of President Donald Trump to leave his post.  

Bangla News

Truck plunge kills 6 in Naogaon

Staff Correspondent, Rajshahi: At least six people were killed and three others injured as a truck plunged into a roadside ditch in Manda upazila of Naogaon district.

Bangla News

Disputed Venezuela assembly takes parliament's powers

International Desk: Venezuela's controversial new constituent assembly has overwhelmingly voted in favour of assuming the powers of the opposition-led parliament.

Bangla News

Barcelona attack: New manhunt for suspected driver

International Desk: The driver in Thursday's van attack that killed 13 people in a tourist area of Barcelona may still be alive and on the run, Spanish police say.

Bangla News

Australia arrive in Dhaka

Sports Desk: Australia have arrived in Dhaka for a two-match Test series against the Tigers after 11 years since 2006.

Bangla News

Hajj visa application deadline extended

Senior Correspondent: The deadline of visa application for the intending Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims has been extended to August 20 from August 17, hajj camp director said.

Bangla News

Three kids drowned in Brahmanbaria

Brahmanbaria Correspondent: Three minor children drowned in a pond at Basharuk and Narayanpur village of the district's Nabinagar upazila on Friday afternoon.

Bangla News

One killed, several injured in Finland stabbing

International Desk: One person is feared dead after a man armed with a knife stabbed several people in Finland before being shot by armed police.

Bangla News

BNP acknowledged Zia's illegal power capture: Quader

Nilphamari Correspondent: Awami League (AL) General Secretary, also Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said BNP's silence on the court verdict over the 16th constitutional amendment has proved that the party has acknowledged that its founder Ziaur Rahman illegally captured state power.

Bangla News

Another hajj flight cancelled due to pilgrim shortage

Senior Correspondent:  One more hajj flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines has been cancelled while another was deferred due to shortage of pilgrims.

Bangla News

Aussies to be accompanied by 3 security managers, a chef

Sports Desk: Australia are scheduled to arrive in Dhaka tonight (Friday) for a two-match Test series against Tigers. Aussies have already flown for Bangladesh from Darwin.

Bangla News

Beef to be sold at Tk 250 kg, if…

Staff Correspondent: Rabiul Alam, secretary general of Dhaka Metropolitan Meat Traders' Association, has vowed to sell beef at Tk 250 per kilogram if charge (hasil) is fixed at Tk 100.

Bangla News

5,37,000 families incur to losses by flood in Rangpur

Staff Correspondent, Rangpur: A number of 5,36,987 families incurred losses by flood in Rangpur division, according to a draft of damages made by divisional administration.

Bangla News

Child found dead in Katiadi

Kishoreganj Correspondent: Police has recovered the throat-slit body of a child from the district’s Katiadi upazila.  

Bangla News

Long queues at Gabtoli, homebound people frustrated

Staff Correspondent: People, who want to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with their dear ones in village homes, are becoming frustrated as most of them have failed to collect advance bus tickets on the first day on Friday.  

Bangla News

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Sale of advance train tickets begins

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh Railway authorities have started selling advance train tickets on Friday on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, one of the biggest religious festivals of the Muslims.  

Bangla News

Youth beaten to death in Sreepur

Staff Correspondent: A youth named Ariful Islam (22) was beaten to death over playing football in the district’s Sreepur upazila on Thursday night.

Bangla News

Spanish police stop second attack after 13 killed in Barcelona

International Desk: Spanish police say they have killed five people in the town of Cambrils to stop a second attempted van attack after an earlier one in Barcelona.  

Bangla News

ISIL claims responsibility for van attack in Barcelona

International Desk: The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has claimed responsibility for a deadly van-ramming attack in one of Barcelona's busiest tourist areas.  

Bangla News

Attack on tourists leaves 13 dead in Spain

International Desk: A van rammed through a crowd of pedestrians in a popular tourist hotspot in Barcelona, Spain Thursday afternoon, leaving at least 13 people killed and more injured.

Bangla News

Trump sad over removal of beautiful statues

International Desk: Under fire for defending racist activist groups, President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Thursday that he was “sad” to see United States’ history torn apart by the removal of “our beautiful statues and monuments,” echoing a popular refrain of white supremacist groups that oppose the removal of Confederate monuments.

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‘Flood won’t cause dearth of sacrificial animals’

Staff Correspondent: State Minister for fisheries and livestock Narayan Chandra Chanda said there is no fear of shortage of sacrificial animals due to floods ahead of upcoming holy Eid-ul-Azha.

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'PM informed president from responsibility'

Senior Correspondent: Awami League General Secretary, also Road Transport and Bridges Minister, Obaidul Quader said, "Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina shared the government's stance with the president on the verdict of 16th constitutional amendment from her responsibility."

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Advance launch tickets from Aug 20

Staff Correspondent: Advance launch tickets will be available from Sunday (August 20) on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest Muslim festival of the Muslims.

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Lakhs of flood victims passing miserable days

Bogra Correspondent: Several lakh people of more than two hundred villages situated on the bank of Jamuna river in Bogra are now passing their days in great hardship as they are stranded in flood water.

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Attack on Imran H Sarker at Shahbag

Staff Correspondent: Ganajagaran Mancha spokesperson Imran H Sarker has been attacked. However, it could not be known immediately who made the attack.

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PM to visit flood-hit Dinajpur, Kurigram Sunday

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to visit Dinajpur and Kurigram on Sunday to see for herself the condition of the flood affected people in the areas.

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Only EC to decide over deploying army: CEC

Staff Correspondent: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda said it is EC which will take the decision whether army to deploy during the election.

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58 killed in Philippine anti-drug raids

International Desk: At least 26 people died overnight in police operations in the Philippines capital Manila, authorities said on Thursday, a second night of heavy bloodshed this week in an intensification of President Rodrigo Duterte’s fierce war on drugs and crime.

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Walton unveils new flagship smart-phone with 20MP front camera

Economic Reporter: Walton, one of the leading electronics brand in Bangladesh, is going to add new flagship smart phone named “Primo ZX3” to its Primo series.

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Teacher arrested for raping schoolgirl in city

Staff Correspondent: A teacher was arrested on charge of raping a schoolgirl in Pallabi area of Mirpur in the capital.

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Man arrested over torturing elderly mother in Thakurgaon

Thakurgaon Correspondent: Police arrested a man who tortured his nonagenarian mother for seeking food from his wife in the district's Haripur upazila.

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50 dead, 32 lakh affected by floods in 22 dists

Staff Correspondent: Around 50 people have been killed and about 32 lakh people in 22 districts affected by the flash floods triggered by incessant rains, according to a Parliament Secretariat press release.

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Khadem murder: Case filed, two arrested

Noakhali Correspondent: A case has been filed over killing a khadem of a mazar (shrine) in Sonaimuri upazila of Noakhali.

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Militant Saiful's father, friend arrested

Staff Correspondent, Khulna: Suspected militant Saiful's father and his childhood friend were shown arrested in a case filed for subversive activities.

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Two more Hajj flights cancelled

Senior Correspondent: The authority of Biman Bangladesh Airlines has cancelled two more Hajj flights due to insufficient passengers on Thursday.

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Craig confirms one last film as James Bond

Entertainment Desk: Daniel Craig has made it official — he’ll be returning for another movie as James Bond.

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Bangladesh sees fresh influx of Rohingya from Myanmar

International Desk: Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims have crossed into Bangladesh in recent days following a fresh military build-up in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, community leaders said Wednesday.

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Eid advance train ticket sale begins Friday

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh Railway will start selling advance train tickets on Friday (August 18) on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest Muslim festival of the Muslims.

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Motorcycle snatched after killing engineer in Narsingdi

Narsingdi Correspondent: Miscreants snatched a motorcycle killing its owner named Engineer Al Amin (30)   at Dorikandi village in the district’s Belab upazila on Wednesday night.  

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Case filed over raid at Panthapath

Staff Correspondent: Police have filed a case against unnamed persons over the Tuesday’s anti-militant drive at Hotel Olio International in the capital's Panthapath area.

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Thousands of people marooned in Netrokona

Netrokona Correspondent: Thousands of people have been marooned in Netrokona following the rise in water level of different rivers.

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Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Poet Shamsur Rahman's death anniversary today

Staff Correspondent: The 11th death anniversary of one of the major poets in modern Bengali literature, Shamsur Rahman is being observed today (Thursday).  

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US names Hizbul Mujahideen as ‘terrorist’ group

International Desk: The United States has designated Hizbul Mujahideen, the largest armed group in Indian-administered Kashmir, as a "foreign terrorist" organisation, imposing sanctions on it including the freezing of assets it may hold in the US.  

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Advance train tickets from Saturday

Staff Correspondent: Advance train tickets on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Azha will be available from August 29 and return tickets from August 25.

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37 killed in gun battle at Venezuelan prison



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Shrine Khadem hacked dead in Noakhali

Noakhali Correspondent: Miscreants hacked a khadem of a mazar (shrine) to death in Sonaimuri upazila of Noakhali on Wenesday night.

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PM calls on President

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made a courtesy call on President M Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on Wednesday evening.

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Zidane fined for comments over Ronaldo suspension

Sports Desk: Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane could get hit with a fine for the comments he made regarding match officials following Los Blancos Spanish Super Cup win over Barcelona, according to Marca.

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Trump praises Kim’s 'wise decision'

International Desk: President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made a "wise and well reasoned decision," after backing off from a plan to fire four ballistic missiles at the U.S. territory of Guam.

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Jamuna river flowing 146 centimetres above danger level

Staff Correspondent, Tangail: Water level of Jamuna river is increasing due to continuous rainfall for several days.

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Immediate steps against traffic violators: DMP Commissioner

Staff Correspndent: Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner said immediate steps will be taken against those people who will violate traffic rules.

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'Bangabandhu killers were awarded with power'

Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, also Awami League President, said that Bangabandhu killers were awarded with power.

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Let supply of sacrificial animals be safe

Only two weeks are left for the Eid-ul-Azha, one of the two largest festivals for Muslim communities. Muslim communities around the world have started taking preparations to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha.

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Saiful killed in explosion; says autopsy doctor 

Staff Correspondent: Neo JMB member Saiful Islam who was found dead at Panthapath hotel died in suicide bomb blast, according to autopsy.

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37 killed in flood, nearly 33 lakh affected

Secretariat Correspondent: At least 37 people died and 32,87,000 incurred losses in floods hit 21 districts across the country. 1,72,217 hectors of land damaged while some 7,52,000 families incurred losses partially.

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Fire at 6 buildings in Saudi Arabia

International Desk: A fire broke out at six buildings in Jeddah's historic centre on Tuesday night, forcing occupants to evacuate, Arab News reports.

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'Saiful's associates staying around Panthapath'

Staff Correspondent: Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia said several associates of Saiful Islam, the militant who was killed in suicide blast at Panthapath, are staying around the spot. Law enforcers are trying to trace out them.

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Obama’s tweet sets record with over 2.8million 'Likes'

International Desk: A tweet from Barack Obama drew more than two million ‘likes’ by Monday as the former US president offered a message of tolerance following a deadly weekend clash at a white supremacist rally.

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Flooding kills at least 250 in Bangladesh, India

International Desk: The death toll has risen to 250 from flooding and landslides that have devastated parts of northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh over the past few days. Millions of other have been displaced, officials said Tuesday.

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Mayor Annisul Huq currently out of danger

Staff Correspondent: Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Annisul Huq, who was admitted to a hospital after he fell sick in central London, is currently out of danger.

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'Rani Mukerji had told me to become an actress'

Entertainment Desk: Parineeti Chopra has surely come up on her own accord in Bollywood. With a strong educational background, the actress got associated with Yash Raj Films and made her acting debut in Ladies v/s Ricky Bahl. Since then there is no looking back for the actress.

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Mayor Annisul Huq hospitalised in London

Desk Report: Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Annisul Huq has been taken to the intensive care unit of a London hospital after he fell sick.

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Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Indian troops foil China's incursion attempt in Ladakh

International Desk: A major scuffle, which included stone-pelting, took place between Indian and Chinese soldiers along the Line of Actual Control at eastern Ladakh in the western sector on Tuesday even as the tense troop stand-off in Doklam area in the eastern sector remains locked in a stalemate.

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Executive magistrate-run mobile courts to continue till Oct 10

Staff Correspondent: Executive magistrate-run mobile courts got another time extension, until October 10.

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Jamaat Leader Subhan's appeal hearing to begin on Oct 16

Staff Correspondent: The Supreme Court (SC) has fixed October 16 for hearing the appeal filed by convicted war criminal Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdus Subhan.

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Saudi Arabia to reopen border with Iraq after 27 years

International Desk: Saudi Arabia and Iraq plan to open the Arar border crossing for trade for the first time since 1990, when it was closed after the countries cut ties following Saddam Hussein’s invasion of Kuwait, Saudi local media reported on Tuesday.

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Trump defiant on Charlottesville unrest: 'Blame on both sides'

International Desk: US President Donald Trump sparked another political firestorm Tuesday when he doubled down on his initial response to the violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville that ended in bloodshed, saying there was ‘blame on both sides.’

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Women suicide bombers kill 27 in Nigeria

International Desk: Three female suicide bombers have carried out an attack that has killed at least 27 people in north-eastern Nigeria, officials say.

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Nepal floods: Death toll rises to 91

International Desk: The death toll in rain-triggered floods and landslides in Nepal has climbed to 91, with 38 persons still missing and over six million people affected by the natural calamity.

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Dhaka narrowly escapes major sabotage

Staff Correspondent: The capital Dhaka has narrowly escaped a major sabotage which was likely to take place in Panthapath area half a kilometre away from Dhanmondi-32.

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Panthapath raid: Saiful's body sent to DMCH

Staff Correspondent: Body of Saiful Islam, who was killed in operation "August Bite" conducted at a hotel of the capital's Panthapath, has been sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) for autopsy on Tuesday afternoon.

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31 Muslim pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia

International Desk: At least 31 people have lost their lives in one day during the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.  

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Meghna Petroleum Ltd pays tribute to Bangabandhu

Staff Correspondent: A delegation team of Meghna Petroleum Ltd paid homage to Father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the National Mourning Day on Tuesday (August 15).

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'US needs our permission to attack N Korea'

International Desk: South Korean President Moon Jae-in says the confrontation over North Korea's nuclear program must "absolutely be solved peacefully" and the U.S. would need South Korea's approval to take military action.

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BNP arranges doa mahfil to mark Khaleda’s birthday

Senior Correspondent: This year Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) did not celebrate the 73rd birthday of its Chairperson Khaleda Zia gorgeously due to deteriorating flood situation in different parts of the country.

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No dialogue until ‘fake’ birthday celebrated: Obaidul

Staff Correspondent: Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said the no dialogue will be held until BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia celebrates ‘fake’ birthday.  

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Father, son electrocuted in Tangail

Staff Correspondent, Tangail: A man and his son have been electrocuted in the district’s Kalihati upazila.  

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National Morning day observed at IU

H K Jibon from IU: The authorities of Islamic University on Tuesday observed national mourning day and 42 martyrdom anniversary of the father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, on the university campus in Kushtia with due respect and solemnity.

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'Form commission to probe Bangabandhu murder'

Staff Correspondent: Dr. A A M S Arefin Siddique, Vice Chancellor (VC), Dhaka University urged the government to form a commission to uncover mystery over the murder of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

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Iran threatens to quit nuclear deal

International Desk: Iran could abandon its nuclear agreement with world powers "within hours" if the United States imposes any more new sanctions, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday.

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2,795 SIM cards recovered in Bogra, 9 held

Bogra Correspondent: Detectives detained nine people with 2,795 SIM cards from a residence in Chakjadu Presspatti area of Bogra district town.

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Google adds Bengali languages to voice search

Desk Report: Google has announced the launch of voice search in eight Indian languages to enable consumers use their voice for search queries on the company’s flagship search app and its keyboard app Gboard.

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'Saiful planed for sabotage centering Dhanmondi-32'

Staff Correspondent: Saiful Islam, who was killed in operation "August Bite" conducted at the Hotel Olio International in the capital's Panthapath area, had a plan to make sabotage centering Dhanmondi-32 on the National Mourning Day, police said.

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Neither 'goli' nor 'gaali' can solve Kashmir issue: Modi

International Desk: "Neither bullets nor brickbats will solve the Kashmir issue, only love will", said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, India's 71st Independence Day.

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Sukanta Bhattacharya's 92nd birth anniv Tuesday

Gopalganj Correspondent: Today is the 92nd birth anniversary of poet Sukanta Bhattacharya.

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August 15, we should dedicate ourselves

Today is August 15, the National Mourning Day for Bangladesh. The day is the most heartbreaking and pathetic for Bangladesh and Bengali nation. Today is the 42nd anniversary of martyrdom of 'Greatest Bengali of All Time' and the father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

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'Saiful leaves home for job a week ago'

Staff Correspondent, Khulna: Saiful Islam, who was killed in operation "August Bite" conducting at a hotel of the capital's Panthapath, left home a week ago in search of job.

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Monday, 14 August 2017

One killed in operation at Panthapath den 

Staff Correspondent: A person has been killed and another was injured in the operation "August Bite" conducting at the militant hideout cordoned off by law enforcers at the capital's Panthapath area.

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Firing, explosion at Panthapath den, one injured

Staff Correspondent: A person has been injured in bomb blasting and firing at the militant hideout cordoned off by law enforcers at the capital's Panthapath area.

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President, PM pay tributes to Bangabandhu

Nripen Roy: President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have paid homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman marking the 42nd anniversary of his martyrdom.

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Traffic advisory on August 15

Staff Correspondent: Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) issued traffic directions restricting vehicle movement on some streets in the capital around and leading to Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi-32 on August 15, the National Mourning Day.

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Two killed in Tongi road mishap

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: At least two people were killed as an unknown vehicle ran over them at Hossain Market area at Tongi in Gazipur on Tuesday morning.

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Suspected militant den cordoned off at Panthapath

Staff Correspondent: Law enforcers have cordoned off a building suspecting a militant hideout at Panthapath in the capital.

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Trader killed over trivial matter in Jhenidah

Jhenidah Correspondent: A trader was killed over a trifling matter at Paka village of the district's sadar upazila on Monday night.

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National Mourning day today

Desk Report: The nation is observing the National Mourning Day today (August 15), paying rich tribute to the founding father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his 42nd anniversary of martyrdom.

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179 dead in Sierra Leone mudslide, flood

International Desk: At least 179 people were killed and more than 2,000 left homeless on Monday when heavy flooding hit Sierra Leone's capital of Freetown, leaving morgues overflowing and residents desperately searching for loved ones.

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Ronaldo banned for five games

Sports Desk: Cristiano Ronaldo was banned for five games on Monday after shoving a referee following his red card for diving in Real Madrid's 3-1 win over Barcelona in the season-opening Spanish Super Cup.

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'Bangabandhu struggled for people's economic emancipation'

Staff Correspondent: President M Abdul Hamid said Bangabandhu, throughout his life, struggled for independence along with people's economic emancipation.

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5 bodies recovered in Lalmonirhat flood water

Lalmonirhat Correspondent: Bodies of five people, who drowned in the flood water while they were coming to the safe places from their homes by a raft of banana trees at Purbo Baruya village of Kulaghat union in Lalmonirhat sadar upazila on Sunday, were recovered on Monday.

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Two held with 2,800 Yaba tablets in Ctg

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: Police detained two youths along with 2,800 Yaba pills from a vehicle in Pakka Masjid area of Sonaichhari union under Sitakunda upazila of the district on Monday.

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Hundreds feared dead in Sierra Leone mudslide

International Desk: Hundreds of people are likely to have been killed in a mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, the country’s vice-president has said.

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Govt has enough preparation to face flood: Minister

Senior Correspondent: Relief and Disaster Management Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya said that the government has enough preparation to face possible massive flooding.

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2 held with 15,000 personal photos of over 100 women

Staff Correspondent: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-3 detained two members of a fraud gang along with about 15,000 personal photos of over 100 women from Dhaka and Gopalganj.

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'Agencies have to take responsibility of sending hajjis'

Staff Correspondent: Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon said that the hajj agencies will have to take responsibility of sending hajjis with visas to Saudi Arabia.

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Quader clears party stance on 16th amendment verdict to president

Staff Correspondent: Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Monday met President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban amid ongoing debates over the Supreme Court’s verdict in the 16th amendment case.

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Facebook remove page run by street artist

Desk Report: Facebook has "unpublished" a page run by a street artist who attacked the social network's founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg with posters disparaging his alleged presidential aspirations, firstpost.com reports on Monday.

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NZ confirms Australian deputy PM is dual citizen

International Desk: New Zealand's government has confirmed that Australia's deputy prime minister, Barnaby Joyce, is a dual citizen.

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SK Sinha, Quader meet president

Staff Correspondent: Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader and Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha have held a meeting with President Abdul Hamid at the Bangabhaban amid ongoing debates over the Supreme Court’s verdict in the 16th amendment case.

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Quader urges party men to stand by flood victims

Staff Correspondent: Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has urged his party leaders and activists and well-off people to stand by the flood victims with relief materials.  

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Landslide in north India leaves 46 dead

International Desk: At least 46 people have been killed after a massive landslide trapped two buses and washed away houses in northern India's Himalayan foothills.

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Walton fridge sales up by 30pc during Jan-July’17

Economic Reporter: The country’s electronic giant ‘Walton’ registered 30.29 percent sales growth in the first seven months of the current year compared to the fridge sales in the previous year’s same period.

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Bangladesh-origin NY policeman commits suicide

Desk Report: A Bangladeshi New York City police official has committed suicide.  

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