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Women and Children Repression Prevention (Amendment) Bill 2020 passed

The Jatiya Sangsad today passed the Women and Children Repression Prevention (Amendment) Bill 2020 in a bid to ensure...

BNP practices anarchy, politics of killing: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said BNP has been practicing anarchy and the politics of killing and...

All shops, commercial hubs to be shut by 8pm

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh has directed for closure of all shops and...

Home Minister, Public Security Division senior secy infected with Covid-19

Home affairs minister Asaduzzman Khan and senior secretary to the public security division of the ministry Mostafa Kamal Uddin...

Palestinians torn as Israel seeks Gulf tourists in Jerusalem

When the United Arab Emirates agreed to normalize relations with Israel, the Palestinians decried the move as a “betrayal”...

Sports

Salah hits hat-trick as Liverpool outgun impressive Leeds

Mohamed Salah scored a hat-trick, including two penalties, as Liverpool began their Premier League title defence with a hugely...

Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings to clash in virus-hit IPL opener

The Chennai Super Kings will take on defending champions Mumbai Indians in the IPL's opening match, officials said Sunday,...

BCB condoles death of former Women’s team coach David Capel

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is deeply saddened at the passing away of David Capel, the former Head Coach...

Economy

Lithuanian port caught in Belarus crossfire

A vital maritime trade hub for landlocked Belarus, the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda now faces economic fallout from the...

Trump vows to block any TikTok deal that allows Chinese control

A deal to restructure ownership of the popular video app TikTok was thrown into doubt Monday when President Donald...

Govt withdraws 5pc import duty on onion

The government has withdrawn 5 percent duty on onion import to reduce the price of this essential kitchen item...

Football

Liverpool lift Premier League trophy after hitting Chelsea for five

Liverpool lifted the Premier League trophy on the famous Kop end at Anfield after a thrilling 5-3 win over...

Historic Ronaldo puts Juve on brink of ninth straight Serie A title

Cristiano Ronaldo put Juventus on the brink of a ninth consecutive Italian league title on Monday after he scored...

Setien accepts Messi rant, believes Barca can win CL

Quique Setien said on Saturday he does not feel undermined by Lionel Messi's damning review of Barcelona's season and...

BNP practices anarchy, politics of killing: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said BNP...

All shops, commercial hubs to be shut by 8pm

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle...

Highlights

Coronavirus: Bangladesh’s death toll exceeds 6,000; cases near 414,164

The death toll from the dreaded Covid-19 has crossed 6,000-mark in Bangladesh, with newly reported 21 deaths in the...

Global coronavirus death toll rises to 998,812

A total of 998,812 people died from coronavirus worldwide in the 215 countries and territories since the virus emerged...

More than 150 nations join global vaccine plan but US, China absent

Some 156 nations have joined a global scheme for fair distribution of future vaccines against COVID-19, an alliance led...

World News

Palestinians torn as Israel seeks Gulf tourists in Jerusalem

When the United Arab Emirates agreed to normalize relations with Israel, the Palestinians decried...

Bahrain’s long-serving PM Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa dies

Bahrain’s long-serving Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has died, the state media...

Biden at 238 electoral votes, Trump at 213: US media

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are battling it out for the...

Global coronavirus death toll rises to 998,812

A total of 998,812 people died from coronavirus worldwide in the 215 countries and...

World Politics

BNP practices anarchy, politics of killing: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said BNP...

BNP resorts to arson attacks to avenge polls defeat: Quader

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges...

Opposing govt is BNP’s only political strategy: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said the...

Biden at 238 electoral votes, Trump at 213: US media

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are...

New Japan PM Suga holds phone talks with Trump

Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga held his first talks...

Entertainment

Legendary actor Soumitra Chatterjee dies at Kolkata hospital

Soumitra Chatterjee, one of India's most celebrated actors, died at a private hospital in...

Soumitra Chatterjee’s health shows marginal improvement

Veteran West Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee’s health condition showed marginal improvement on Friday, but...

Veteran actor Sadek Bachchu dies with Covid-19

Veteran actor Sadek Bachchu has died from coronavirus infection at Mohakhali's Universal Medical College...

Kangana Ranaut to meet Maharashtra Governor today

Bollywood Actor Kangana Ranaut will meet Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Raj Bhavan...

Planet Earth

Heavy rain upstream may worsen flood

The moderate-to-heavy rain in the southwestern and south-central coastal regions may worsen the ongoing...

38 dead as torrential rains, floods hit Pakistan

At least 38 people were dead in the recent spell of heavy rain and...

Flood situation improves further in Ganges basin

The overall flood situation continues to improve in the affected districts in Rajshahi division...

Light to moderate rain likely: Met Office

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Tuesday forecast light to moderate rain or thundershowers for...

Crime & Investigations

Those responsible for ASP Anisul’s death to be punished: Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Wednesday said those responsible for the death of Barishal...

Arms case: Indictment hearing against Papia, her husband today

A Dhaka court is set to hold hearing on charge framing on Sunday in...

BFIU orders freeze of accounts of SP Masud, OC Pradeep

Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) has directed the commercial banks to freeze the accounts...

Slain Maj (retd) Sinha’s mother satisfied with investigation progress

Nasima Akhter, mother of slain major (retd) Sinha Md Rashed Khan, has expressed satisfaction...

Business

Asia markets take fresh hit as virus surge trumps vaccine hope

A spike in coronavirus infections across the United States and Europe hit Asian markets...

Bangladesh products will not face tariffs in UK after Brexit

Though Britain has left the European Union (EU) through Brexit, the UK’s Generalised Scheme...

New Zealand unemployment rate hits record 5.3 pct due to COVID-19

The number of unemployed people rose by a record of 37,000 to reach 151,000...

DSEX exceeds 4,900-mark again

Stocks today witnessed a marginal gain as major indices of the both Dhaka and...

Bangladesh Politics

BNP practices anarchy, politics of killing: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said BNP has been practicing anarchy and...

BNP resorts to arson attacks to avenge polls defeat: Quader

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said...

Opposing govt is BNP’s only political strategy: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said the only political strategy of BNP...

Opposition’s role is crucial in advancing democratic system: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said the role of a strong opposition...