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  • 2018 Fifa world cup in Russia

    England to prep players for racism

    England are to receive advice on how to deal with potential racist incidents they may encounter at the upcoming World Cup in Russia, according to manager Gareth Southgate.

  • Man loses 6yrs amid confusion

    Six years ago, the Supreme Court issued an order creating the scope for his release from jail. But Azaher Ali Raza could not walk free.

  • 'Shootout' spree on

    Seven suspected criminals were killed in what law enforcers said were incidents of “shootout” amid a crackdown on narcotics in the last one day.

  • Talukder Abdul Khaleque

    Govt firm on eradicating drugs trade

    Expressing her government's firm stance against drugs, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said it will completely eradicate the menace from the country as it did in the case of militancy.

  • Gold Import Duty

    Govt to make first-ever gold policy

    The government is going to introduce a gold policy to make import and export of the precious metal easy, and ensure transparency and accountability in its trade inside the country.

  • 2018 Fifa world cup in Russia

    WC snub irks Payet's mother

    France coach Didier Deschamps has faced criticism for not personally informing Marseille forward Dimitri Payet he would not be going to the

  • Transport workers turn rowdy in Sitakunda

    A weigh station along Dhaka-Chittagong highway was vandalised and the highway blocked for hours allegedly by transport workers yesterday.

  • Interest rates rattle people

    Kaniz Fatima Binte Alam, a doctor, took Tk 48.50 lakh home loan at 8.5 percent interest in October last year from a lender with expertise in financing homes.

  • Absence implies their lack of political will

    Although the country witnessed a significant urban growth in the last few decades, there was an absence of proper transport planning and institutions in the urban transport sector, causing indiscipline and mismanagement there, experts and activists said yesterday.

  • Pogba's warning to teammates

    French midfielder Paul Pogba says he and his France team-mates must approach the World Cup finals in June with the right mindset as that counts more than technical ability.

  • Four killed in two 'gunfights'

    Three alleged drug traders were killed in a “shootout” with law enforcers in Jessore early yesterday.

  • Tripura Girls: Key accused confesses to the killing

    The key accused in the killing of two Tripura girls, Abul Hossen, confessed to the murder after he was arrested early yesterday in Sitakunda upazila.

  • Harry, Meghan tie the knot

    Prince Harry and his bride Meghan married yesterday in a dazzling ceremony that blended ancient English ritual with African American culture, watched up close by royals and celebrities and from afar by a global TV audience of millions.

  • A lesson not learnt

    Dhaka would not be deluged in 2018. This was the promise the local government minister made last year. But his words did not translate into action.

  • Home of hope

    It was the year 2010. After the demise of her parents, six-year-old Nargis Akter found shelter in one of her relatives' house. Yet, 'shelter' was the least of what she had gotten. The ill-fated little girl was compelled to do laborious household work, and often faced physical abuse from those she was living with.

  • Cuba Plane Crash: More than 100 feared dead

    More than 100 people are feared dead after a Boeing 737 airliner crashed and exploded near Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuban state media said yesterday.

  • Indo-Pak border shelling kills 9

    Indian and Pakistani forces exchanged fire across the tense, heavily militarised Kashmir border yesterday, leaving eight civilians and an Indian soldier dead, officials said.

  • 'Disproportionate'

    The UN human rights chief yesterday slammed Israel's deadly reaction to protests along the Gaza border as "wholly disproportionate", backing calls for an international investigation.

  • Maradona, Messi in Argentine Sistine Chapel

    An Argentine football club has recreated the Sistine Chapel on the ceiling of its gymnasium, with Diego Maradona as God, Lionel Messi as Adam and a host of angels that include Mario Kempes, Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Batistuta.

  • Two premiers-Sheikh Hasina and Narendra Modi

    Hasina, Modi to meet in Santiniketan

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will meet at Visva-Bharati in Santiniketan on May 25 at the inauguration of Bangladesh Bhaban.

  • Rejoinders, our replies

    The Chittagong Custom House and a private firm named Five-R Associates sent two separate rejoinders to our report titled “Scanning at Ctg Port: Govt settles for costlier option” published on May 3. We are publishing the unedited versions of the rejoinders along with our replies.

  • No date for repatriation

    The Joint Working Group has failed to fix any date to start repatriation of around 700,000 Rohingyas even three months after Bangladesh handed over a list of 8,032 refugees to Myanmar.

  • Another mad race shatters another family

    Just three days ago, he had become a father for the second time.

  • Rohingya Refugee Camps: Some 60 babies born a day: UN

    Around 60 babies a day are being born in vast refugee camps in Bangladesh, sheltering hundreds of thousands of mainly Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar, the United Nations children's agency Unicef said on Wednesday.

  • Run news on good jobs of government

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged journalists to properly run news on her government's good activities in the interest of the country.

  • Mysterious madrasa

    From a distance, the red building appears to have been left neglected for a long time.

  • Bangladesh jatiya-sangsad

    TIB Study on 10th JS: Only 24 hrs spent on lawmaking in 2017

    Lawmakers of the 10th parliament, until December last, spent just nine percent of their time in parliament to pass laws, according to a TIB study.

  • Banking on Germany

    Every four years some economists turn their talent for making predictions about global finance to the topic of the World Cup. Will Iceland or Panama lift the trophy this year, or perhaps hosts Russia?

  • 77pc pasteurised milk unsafe: icddr,b

    Around 77 percent of pasteurised milk samples assessed in a study were found to have high levels of bacteria, making direct consumption of such milk unsafe.

  • A turnout that raises eyebrows

    Of all the 286 polling centres in Khulna City Corporation, the one at Nayabati Haji Shariatullah Bidyapith in ward-10, stands out for recording a turnout of 99.94 percent voters.