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  • Buddha Purnima today

    Buddha Purnima, the biggest religious festival of the Buddhist community, is being observed amid festivity across the country.

  • Rohingya refugees

    Shield Rohingyas from monsoon

    The United Nations has said that the lives of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees hang in the balance as they face 'life threatening' hazards due to the monsoon and cyclone seasons, which threaten to destroy their makeshift camps in Bangladesh.

  • Border Row and Bilateral Issues: Xi, Modi agree to reduce tensions

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ended informal meetings yesterday with a promise to reduce

  • rohingya

    A lot riding on the UNSC visit

    He importance of the members of the United Nations Security Council's (UNSC) visit to Bangladesh and Myanmar regarding the Rohingya crisis cannot be overstated.

  • Haor worried over harvest

    Water entered the paddy fields in 88 villages of Sunamganj's Tahirpur and Dhamapasha upazilas early on Thursday after part of the Naotana dyke along the Tanguar Haor had been cut allegedly by some local fishermen.

  • Australia to help resolve Rohingya crisis

    Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull yesterday assured his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina of continuing support to Bangladesh for resolving the Rohingya crisis.

  • Gunfight in Bangladesh

    One killed in 'gunfight' with DB men

    A suspected criminal was killed in a “gunfight” with detectives in Mymensingh town early yesterday, barely half an hour after his arrest.

  • A Korean Super Moon?

    If 2018 was meant to be the year of the “moon”, we have not been disappointed. There was the March 31 Blue Moon, that is, when the full moon appears for the second time in a month.

  • BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's Treatment

    Her condition is pretty bad

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has called upon party men to courageously continue their movement to restore democracy in the country, said BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir after meeting her in jail yesterday.

  • Coach ran over car in Dhaka Mayor Hanif Flyover

    Coach severs car driver's leg

    A coach ran over a car driver near Mayor Hanif Flyover at Dholaipar in the capital yesterday, severing his leg from the knee, after rear-ending the car and being chased down.