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  • UNROD chief calls on Bangabandhu

    A five-member Bangladesh delegation will be in New York during the General Assembly session of the United Nations which commences today.

  • Human footprints dating back 120,000 yrs found in KSA

    Around 120,000 years ago in what is now northern Saudi Arabia, a small band of homo sapiens stopped to drink and forage at a shallow lake that was also frequented by camels, buffalo, and elephants bigger than any species seen today.

  • 25 Road Projects in Faridpur: LGED cancels Tk 88cr contracts over delay

    The contracts of 25 road and culvert construction projects, worth more than Tk 88 crore, have been cancelled by the Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) in Faridpur.

  • Rizvi criticises Star editor for his article

    The BNP yesterday harshly criticised The Daily Star Editor Mahfuz Anam for his commentary on democracy and alleged that it was against the party.

  • FBI fears clashes as US polls nears

    The FBI is increasingly worried about possible violent clashes between ideologically-motivated extremist groups before the November election, director Chris Wray said Thursday.

  • Man stabs wife, in-laws for dowry

    Police arrested a man on the charge of stabbing his wife and three other members of his in-laws’ family in Tangail’s Mirzapur upazila on Thursday.

  • Prices must be brought down

    Prime Minister Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman today expresses his government’s anxiety over the food situation and high prices of essential commodities. He says, “We will have to bring prices down.”

  • ‘Scorpion-like venom’ found in Australian tree

    Australia is notorious for its venomous spiders, snakes and sea creatures, but researchers have now identified “scorpion-like” toxins secreted by a tree that can cause excruciating pain for weeks.

  • Marine biologists question gaps between science, research and action

    Accessing and reading scientific articles is no easy task. A lot of us are even more acutely aware of the fact now that that many of us are reading scientific papers for the first time in an attempt to make sense of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Govt closes Hathazari madrasa

    The Education ministry yesterday ordered to shut down Al Jameyatul Ahlia Darul Ulum Moinul Islam Madrasa, commonly known as Hathazari madrasa, until further notice citing the madrasa authorities’ disregard to some conditions on which it was permitted to resume academic activities in August.