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  • Govt curbing people's rights

    The government is using law enforcement agencies to frighten people and curb their rights, said rights activists at a dialogue in the capital yesterday.

  • Scoring big with Avocados

    Ansar Ali became one of the first to commercially produce avocados in the country in 2006, opening up a brand new avenue of income for farmers around the country.

  • Kashmir Fighting: Five 'militants', soldier killed

    An Indian soldier and five suspected militants have died in fighting in Kashmir, the army said yesterday, just days after high-level talks with Pakistan were cancelled over tensions in the disputed territory.

  • Robot Painting Art

    Robot-created painting on sale

    Robots can do many of the jobs previously performed by humans, but could they ever replace artists?

  • 'Attempted Murder': Tangail MP Amanur charged

    Detectives have pressed charges against lawmaker Amanur Rahman Khan Rana and 20 others in a case filed for attempting to murder a Bangladesh Chhatra League leader in Ghatail in 2016.

  • Bosnia arrests Syrian, Algerian migrants

    Two migrants, a Syrian and an Algerian national found in possession of firearms were arrested in the Bosnian capital at the weekend, police said yesterday.

  • Trump meets Japan's Abe in NY ahead of UN assembly

    US President Donald Trump on Sunday flew to New York ahead of this week's gathering of world leaders at the United Nations, where he met with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the evening.

  • Italy government adopts anti-migrant decree

    The Italian government yesterday adopted a security decree which will make it easier to expel migrants and strip them of Italian citizenship.

  • Sweden temporarily halts deportation of Uighur to China

    Swedish authorities said yesterday they had temporarily halted the deportation of Muslim minority Uighurs to China due to concerns over the situation there.

  • Indian commerce minister arrives in Dhaka today

    Indian Minister for Commerce, Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu arrives in Dhaka this afternoon on a five-day visit to discuss trade and other bilateral issues between Bangladesh and India.

  • Indian court sets Friday for verdict delivery

    A court in India's Shillong has set Friday for delivering the verdict in a case filed against BNP leader Salahuddin Ahmed for illegally entering Indian territory.

  • Ban on hilsa fishing

    22-day ban on hilsa fishing from Oct 7

    The government has imposed a 22-day ban, starting October 7, on catching, selling and transporting hilsa in a 7,000-km breeding ground to ensure the safe spawning of this popular fish during its peak breeding period.

  • BNP leader Khandakar Mosharraf Hossain in Money laundering case

    'Illegal Wealth': Ex-minister Mosharraf indicted

    A Dhaka court yesterday framed charges against former health minister and BNP leader Khondaker Mosharraf Hossain in a case filed for illegally amassing wealth worth Tk 9.1 crore and hiding wealth information from the Anti-Corruption Commission.

  • Maldives Votes: Yameen seeks second term

    Polling booths in the Maldives closed yesterday after voting hours were extended in a controversial election marred by police raids on the opposition and allegations of rigging in favour of strongman president Abdulla Yameen.

  • Ant-Drug Trader killed in Mirpur gunfight

    'Drug dealer' killed in 'shootout'

    A suspected drug peddler was killed in what police claimed was a gunfight between two groups of drug peddlers in Kotchandpur upazila early yesterday.

  • BNP leader Khandakar Mosharraf Hossain in Money laundering case

    'Illegal Wealth': Ex-minister Mosharraf indicted

    A Dhaka court yesterday framed charges against former health minister and BNP leader Khondaker Mosharraf Hossain in a case filed for illegally amassing wealth worth Tk 9.1 crore and hiding wealth information from the Anti-Corruption Commission.

  • Maldives Votes: Yameen seeks second term

    Polling booths in the Maldives closed yesterday after voting hours were extended in a controversial election marred by police raids on the opposition and allegations of rigging in favour of strongman president Abdulla Yameen.

  • Ant-Drug Trader killed in Mirpur gunfight

    'Drug dealer' killed in 'shootout'

    A suspected drug peddler was killed in what police claimed was a gunfight between two groups of drug peddlers in Kotchandpur upazila early yesterday.

  • A Man's Mission at CMCH: Tending the unattended

    Though medicinal and surgical support are supposed to be provided in government hospitals to every patient, “unidentified” patients will have to face some hurdles to avail these facilities.

  • Poles shifting in Ctg city AL

    New polarisations have emerged within Chattogram city Awami League following the death of its former president ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury last year.

  • Road accident in Bangladesh

    Father, son, 2 others killed on roads

    Four motorcyclists, including a father and his son and a Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leader, were killed in separate road accidents in Kishoreganj and Chattogram yesterday.

  • Mexico president-elect says will not fight with Trump

    Mexican president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he does not want to fight with US President Donald Trump on immigration.

  • Bedouin villagers given end of month to leave

    Israeli authorities yesterday issued a notice to residents of a Bedouin village in a strategic spot in the occupied West Bank informing them they have until the end of the month to leave.

  • A dozen civilians dead in DR Congo rebel attack

    Sixteen people, including 12 civilians, were killed in a rebel attack on Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive east, witnesses told AFP yesterday.

  • Pirates kidnap 12 crew from Swiss ship off Nigeria: ship company

    A gang of pirates took hostage 12 crew members of a Swiss cargo ship they attacked in Nigerian waters on Saturday, the vessel's operator has said.

  • Pirates kidnap 12 crew from Swiss ship off Nigeria: ship company

    A gang of pirates took hostage 12 crew members of a Swiss cargo ship they attacked in Nigerian waters on Saturday, the vessel's operator has said.

  • Russia says 'misled' by Israel in plane downing over Syria

    The Russian military yesterday said "misleading" information from the Israeli airforce caused the downing of a Russian plane in Syria, and denounced the "adventurism" of Israeli pilots.

  • Women foreign ministers promise fresh perspective

    Female foreign ministers meeting for the first summit of its kind vowed Saturday to bring a "women's perspective" to foreign policy.

  • Trump weighs draft order targeting Google, FB: reports

    President Donald Trump is weighing an executive order that would open federal antitrust and criminal probes into Google, Facebook and other social media firms, US media said Saturday, though the White House promptly distanced itself from the reports.

  • SC nominee accuser agrees to testify before US Senate

    The woman whose sexual assault allegation threatens to bring down President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee has agreed to testify in the Senate, her lawyers said Saturday, setting up a dramatic showdown next week.

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