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  • Rohingya refugees issue

    'Frustrated' UN chief criticises Myanmar

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday criticized as "too slow" Myanmar's efforts to allow the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees, describing the lack of progress as a source of "enormous frustration."

  • Mustard farmers all smiles

    Gobindaganj mustard seed farmers are expecting high yield and fair price this season due to favourable weather.

  • Road accidents kill dozen in 24hrs

    At least 12 people, including two children, were killed in road accidents across the country on Friday and yesterday.

  • PM vows to uphold value of vote

    Addressing the grand rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka, Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina vows to uphold the value of people’s vote.

  • 3 JU students suspended

    The authorities of Jahangirnagar University (JU) suspend its three first-year students for their alleged involvement in carrying out an attack on their fellow students on the university campus.

  • Mash’s men chase down Sylhet’s 194

    Farhad Reza came to the crease and blitzed 18 off six deliveries as Rangpur Riders chased down Sylhet Sixers’ 194 total with four wickets to spare to climb to third in the BPL standings after their seventh game.

  • stabbed dead

    2 cops stabbed in Ctg

    Two policemen sustain stab injuries after they reportedly came under attack while conducting a drive to confiscate the property of a fugitive accused in Banshkhali upazila of Chattogram.

  • Sabbir Rahman

    Taskin feeling bad for Sabbir

    Bangladesh paceman Taskin Ahmed bagged another four-wicket haul today while Sabbir Rahman struck the highest knock by a Bangladesh batsman in the BPL this season as Sylhet Sixers posted 194 on the board against Rangpur Riders today.

  • Jatiya Oikyafront leader Dr Kamal Hossain

    Dr Kamal flies to Singapore for treatment

    Jatiya Oikyafront Convener Dr Kamal Hossain is going to Singapore tonight for treatment.

  • Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    AL celebrating victory to hide moral defeat: Fakhrul

    BNP yesterday alleged that the ruling party is celebrating its victory to divert people's attention from "vote rigging" in the December 30 election.

  • Federer takes time off to meet Virushka

    Swiss tennis icon Roger Federer enjoyed some down time on Saturday as he prepared for his last-16 tie with Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in Melbourne. He took the day off to meet India’s Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma, the duo who are simply known as Virushka.

  • 66 killed, 76 hurt in Mexico blaze

    The death toll from the explosion of a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves in central Mexico has risen to 66, the governor of

  • In tears and shock, Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

    Poles will gather on Saturday in the Baltic port city of Gdansk for the funeral of murdered liberal mayor Pawel Adamowicz, whose public stabbing has raised questions about hate speech in politics in the country.

  • Punish molester of PUST student

    Students of Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST) blocked Dhaka-Pabna highway in front of the campus yesterday

  • Comilla Victorians’ opener Tamim Iqbal

    Haven’t been this nervous in 7-8 years: Tamim

    After scoring a match-winning 42-ball 73, Comilla Victorians’ opener Tamim Iqbal came to the post-match press conference and said, after two consecutive ducks, he was ‘very nervous’ before taking the crease.

  • STAR Day at a Glance | Saturday, January 19, 2019

    Hello readers! How are you doing today? Here are the headlines on January 19, 2019

  • Dr Mahathir Mohamad

    Israelis should not come to Malaysia: Mahathir

    Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad stresses that Israelis should not come to Malaysia as the country does not have diplomatic relations with Israel.

  • Rangpur Riders vs Sylhet Sixers Match

    BPL lights up on Sylhet's last day

    The Sylhet phase of the sixth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League ended yesterday in contrasting fashion to how it had started. While the first two days of the Sylhet leg saw mostly low-scoring encounters, the final two days provided the crowd with what they love most -- exciting, high-scoring matches.

  • Burkina Faso PM and government resign

    Burkina Faso's government and Prime Minister Paul Kaba Thieba stood down on Friday, according to a statement released by the country's president.

  • 'Not partners'

    The leaders of Japan and Russia hold crunch summit talks on Tuesday, with the two countries locked in an undiplomatic war of words over a set of disputed islands.

  • In tears and shock, Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

    Poles will gather on Saturday in the Baltic port city of Gdansk for the funeral of murdered liberal mayor Pawel Adamowicz, whose public stabbing has raised questions about hate speech in politics in the country.

  • What's the colour of your eatery?

    The Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) has come up with a grading system for restaurants on the basis of quality of food and overall hygiene of the establishments.

  • NASA and China collaborate on Moon exploration

    The space agencies of the United States and China are coordinating efforts on Moon exploration, NASA said Friday, as it navigates a strict legal framework aimed at protecting national security and preventing technology transfer to China.

  • Researchers come face to face with huge great white shark

    Two shark researchers who came face to face with what could be one of the largest great whites ever recorded are using their encounter as an opportunity to push for legislation that would protect sharks in Hawaii.

  • Mueller disputes accuracy of BuzzFeed report on Trump, Cohen

    Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office issues a rare public statement disputing the accuracy of BuzzFeed News’ report that said President Donald Trump’s former attorney told Mueller that the president directed him to lie to Congress.

  • The best-selling brand today is fear: UN chief

    Warning against the dangers of widespread fear and mistrust in the planet, the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he wants to reaffirm the UN as a platform for action to repair broken trust in a broken world.

  • Serena consoles Ukrainian teen, Djokovic sees off Shapovalov

    Serena Williams powered into the fourth round of the Australian Open on Saturday with a 6-2 6-1 demolition of Dayana Yastremska then consoled the Ukrainian teenager after leaving her in tears.

  • 2 killed in bus-truck collision in Brahmanbaria

    Two people are killed and eight others injured in a collision between a bus and a stone-laden truck in Bijoynagar upazila of Brahmanbaria.

  • 5 ‘drug traders’ held in Kadamtoli

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) claims arrest of five drug traders from Dhaka’s Kadamtoli area.

  • Total lunar eclipse meets supermoon

    Total lunar eclipse meets supermoon Sunday night

    Here comes a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, all wrapped into one. The moon, Earth and sun is to line up for the only total lunar eclipse this year and next.