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  • Grassroots leaders promise to work for BNP nominees

    BNP grassroots leaders in Barishal and Khulna divisions promised the party's nomination board to work together for whoever is nominated.

  • Bringing hope to kids with special needs

    Children with special learning needs, along with their families, in Chirirbandar upazila of Dinajpur saw a glimmer of hope when a group of around nine individuals began an initiative to provide them with free primary education. That glimmer shone brighter and brighter as the project came to fruition.

  • 'Robber' killed in 'shootout'

    An alleged robber was killed while two others were arrested with bullet injuries in separate “gunfights” with law enforcers in Moheshkhali of Cox's Bazar and Ishwardi of Pabna early yesterday.

  • 66pc radicalised by family members

    Over 66 percent of female terror suspects have taken the path of militancy being influenced by their family members, mostly their husbands, according to a finding of the Counter Terrorism unit.

  • Rakhine Camp: UN calls for calm after Rohingyas shot, injured

    The UN has called for calm after several Rohingya Muslims were shot and wounded in a Rakhine state camp, in a raid linked to the failed escape of more than 100 of the stateless minority from the grim settlements.

  • Iran to carry on oil export despite US sanctions

    Iran will continue to export oil despite US sanctions, which are part of a psychological war doomed to failure, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said yesterday.

  • Parties agree to form select committee

    Political parties in Sri Lanka yesterday decided to form a select committee to conduct parliamentary affairs amidst a power struggle set off by President Maithripapala Sirisena's controversial decision to remove prime minister Ranil Wickeremesinghe last month.

  • Rebel leader calls for halt to military operations

    Yemen's internationally-recognised government yesterday said it will take part in proposed peace talks, hours after a high-ranking Yemeni rebel official urged his leadership to freeze military operations.

  • Awami League Seat-Sharing

    Family fights over AL ticket

    Land Minister Shamsur Rahman Sherif will face challenges from his own home for the party's nomination in the upcoming national polls.

  • Jamaat men set to clash in Ctg-15

    Two former Jamaat lawmakers, who are in jail now, will compete against each other from Chattogram-15 constituency in the upcoming national election.

  • Trump's forest remarks 'rake news' for Finland

    Social media in Finland was ablaze with bemused comments yesterday after US President Donald Trump claimed the forest-covered nation prevents wildfires by raking its forest floors.

  • Yemen Conflict: Rebels mobilise to fight ahead of UN envoy visit

    Yemeni rebels have said they are ready to mobilise more fighters to the frontline despite a lull in battleground Hodeida, as the UN envoy prepares to visit the country to boost peace efforts.

  • Yemen Conflict: Rebels mobilise to fight ahead of UN envoy visit

    Yemeni rebels have said they are ready to mobilise more fighters to the frontline despite a lull in battleground Hodeida, as the UN envoy prepares to visit the country to boost peace efforts.

  • Yemen Conflict: Rebels mobilise to fight ahead of UN envoy visit

    Yemeni rebels have said they are ready to mobilise more fighters to the frontline despite a lull in battleground Hodeida, as the UN envoy prepares to visit the country to boost peace efforts.

  • Rohingya Repatriation: Plans pushed back to 2019

    Bangladesh's plans to tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis have been stalled until the new year with repatriation and relocation programmes only likely to be revisited following year-end general elections, a top Bangladeshi official said yesterday.

  • Govt lowers Aman price to Tk 36 a kg

    The government will procure Aman rice from domestic sources this season at Tk 36 a kg, which is lower than last year's Tk 39.

  • BTRC to rank telcos, ISPs based on service

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission will rank telecom and internet service providers based on different evaluation methods, including customer surveys, inspections, audits and test drives.

  • Four youths found dead in Narayanganj

    Teen killed as masked men stab seven

    A teenager, who was stabbed in Tongi Saturday night, died yesterday at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Six others were injured in the attack.

  • Gang of export goods thieves busted in Ctg

    Detective Branch of Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP), during a drive, busted a gang of thieves who stole export goods from covered vans and containers during shipment, after two of its operatives were arrested from the city's Bandar area early yesterday.

  • Saudi King Salman hosts Iraq's new president

    Saudi King Salman yesterday welcomed Iraq's new President Barham Saleh on his first official visit to the kingdom, amid a warming of ties between the Arab neighbours after years of strain.

  • Nigerian troops foil Boko Haram attack

    Nigerian troops repelled an attack on a military base in northeastern Borno state in which a soldier was killed and four others were injured, military and militia sources told AFP Saturday.

  • Prague protesters call for embattled PM to resign

    Tens of thousands of Czechs rallied in Prague on Saturday calling for Prime Minister Andrej Babis to resign as the country marked the 29th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution that toppled the communist regime.

  • US troops to remain at border 'as long as necessary'

    President Donald Trump on Saturday defended his controversial deployment of thousands of troops to the US-Mexico border, confirming they would remain in place "as long as necessary."

  • Nayapaltan clash

    Nayapaltan Clash: EC wants report from police

    The Election Commission (EC) yesterday sent a letter to the Inspector General of Police seeking a report on the clash between BNP activists and law enforcers in front of the party's Nayapaltan office on November 14.

  • Nayapaltan clash

    Nayapaltan Clash: EC wants report from police

    The Election Commission (EC) yesterday sent a letter to the Inspector General of Police seeking a report on the clash between BNP activists and law enforcers in front of the party's Nayapaltan office on November 14.

  • Gas Cylinder Blast: Nine injured at Rohingya camp

    At least nine Rohingya refugees were injured as a gas cylinder, used for inflating balloons, blasted at a camp in Ukhia upazila of Cox's Bazar yesterday morning.

  • Gas Cylinder Blast: Nine injured at Rohingya camp

    At least nine Rohingya refugees were injured as a gas cylinder, used for inflating balloons, blasted at a camp in Ukhia upazila of Cox's Bazar yesterday morning.

  • Khashoggi Killing: CIA blames Saudi Crown prince

    The US Central Intelligence Agency has concluded Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was behind the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, US media reported Friday, citing people close to the matter.

  • Shakib Al Hasan to join Bangladesh vs West Indies Test series

    Shakib back for Windies Tests

    Ending all speculation and controversies about his finger injury, Bangladesh Test captain Shakib Al Hasan is all set to return to action after selectors included him in the 13-member Test squad for the first Test against the West Indies.

  • Polls situation in Bangladesh worrisome

    US rights activists criticised the current human rights and political situation in Bangladesh and expressed worries about the treatment of religious minority groups and children before the upcoming national election.

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