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Key suspect in anti-Hindu violence arrested

 Police have arrested Iqbal Hossain, who allegedly placed a copy of the Quran at a Durga Puja venue in

PM: Focus on fostering communal harmony

 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called on Awami League leaders and activists to organise peace rallies and conferences across

10 new deaths, 243 cases

 Bangladesh reported 10 new fatalities and 243 cases in 24 hours till 8am on Thursday.The caseload has

India's guarded reaction over attacks on Hindus in BD

 Reactions from the Indian government over the attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh have been guarded and cautious. Hindus in

Climate change poses national security threat

 Worsening conflict within and between nations. Increased dislocation and migration as people flee climate-fuelled instability. Heightened military tension and

Tigers blow away Papua New Guinea

 Bangladesh have beaten Papua New Guinea by 84 runs in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup to reach the

Political patrons back up communal outfits: TIB

 Executive Director of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) Dr. Iftekharuzzaman has said that the leading political parties have always shown

Britain warns China against dangerous military 'posturing' around Taiwan

 Britain's defence minister called on China on Thursday to find a peaceful way to settle its dispute with Taiwan,

Sweden to help BD to fight climate change

 Sweden will help Bangladesh on issues relating to renewable energy, greenhouse gas emission reduction, salinity intrusion, development activities and

Covid: India administers 1 billion vaccine doses

 India has administered 1 billion doses of the Covid-19 vaccine so far, officials said on Thursday. The new figure

Asylum officers detail migrants' accounts of abuse

 A Honduran man seeking a safe haven in the United States said a Border Patrol officer told him that

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Bangabandhu loved philosophy: Kalimullah

 Jatiya Nirbachon Porjobekkhon Parishad (JANIPOP) organized a webinar on Monday on account of the birth anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh

Rani Yan finalist for USIP

 Bangladeshi indigenous peoples' human rights defender and women's rights activist Rani Yan Yan is one of nine finalists for

BAF Chief departs for Russia

 Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh Air Force Air Chief Marshal Shaikh Abdul Hannan left Dhaka for Russia on

True Muslims can never engage in terrorism and militancy: Info Min

 Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud has said that the procession on the occasion of Eid Miladunnabi (PBUH) has become

Fashion Open Studio, BC to launch digital events for COP26

 Fashion Open Studio in partnership with the British Council will present a series of ten international digital events in

BAF lawn tennis competition ends

 Inter-Base Lawn Tennis Competition-2021 of Bangladesh Air Force ends at Lawn Tennis ground of Bangladesh Air Force Base Bashar

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Afghanistan's economy could shrink by 30 pc following Taliban takeover: IMF

 Afghanistan's gross domestic product could see a 30 per cent contraction following the Taliban takeover, International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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The Day of Birth and Death of the Great Prophet Muhammad Peace Be Upon Him

The Prophet (peace be upon him) is the greatest human being of all time. His holy birth has also

Stepping Into the 17th with Success, Crisis and Potential

 Today's Jagannath University is a huge school built on the bank of Buriganga river. Jagannath University is the

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All online business scams should be thoroughly investigated

 The Bengali mind is known for its innovativeness. The Dholai Khal initiative is well-known nearly all over the

Strong actions needed to reduce road mishaps

 The government has finally formed a trustee board to settle compensation claims over road accidents. While this is

To Combat Climate Migration Concerted Approach Needed

 Bangladesh is vulnerable to climate disasters because of its geographical position. Due to sea-level rise, lack of drinking

Iran to Bangladesh: In Search of Super Happiness

 Yasamin Ahmadieh BondarIf you have the experience of living in developing countries, especially in the Middle

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US bans Malaysian firm's gloves over forced labour

 The United States has barred imports from a Malaysian latex glove maker over alleged labour abuses, the latest firm

World Vision launches live event platform

 World Vision launched its premiere event called Visionaries: a live event platform that features a series of compelling and

Emirates offer for SMEs visiting Dubai Expo

 As Premier Partner and Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, Emirates is enhancing the benefits for SMEs planning a

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'Every game we're playing, gets us into more confidence'

 Country's ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan insisted that Bangladesh are gradually getting into the groove after the shocking six-run

Lemos appointed BD football team coach

 Bangladesh has appointed Portugal's Mario Lemos as the coach of Bangladesh national football team ahead of four-nation football tournament

Stokes to play in Ashes, expects Aussie spinner Lyon

 Australia spinner Nathan Lyon expects England all-rounder Ben Stokes to play some part in the 2021-22 Ashes series. Stokes,

'England considering dunking balls in water in T20 WC'

 England players are considering dunking balls in buckets of water to replicate the dew they will face at the

Ronaldo salvage job masks Man Utd's failings

 Cristiano Ronaldo's second coming at Manchester United has already produced two memorable moments with late winners against Villarreal and

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'Anti-liberation forces trying to destabilize communal harmony'

 Those who can't digest the independence of the country are continuously trying to destabilize the communal harmony of the

'New train service to be launched in M'singh-Dhaka-Ctg railway'

 New train service will be launched in Mymensingh-Dhaka-Chattogram railway, said Railway Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujon. He said, "All

Muktijoddha Sangsad holds harmony rally in Sirajdikhan

 Muktijoddha Sangsad and Muktijoddha Santan Command Sirajdikhan upazila unit organized a harmony rally in protest of communal violence against

Manikganj DC takes class at a school in Saturia

 Manikganj Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Abdul Latif has taken class and captivated the students with his classes during his sudden

Around 8,500 families marooned in Lalmonirhat

 The water level of the Teesta River is flowing over the danger level at Dali point of Teesta Barrage

Dialogue between UP election candidates held in Naogaon

 Ahead of the union parishad election, a dialogue titled 'Janatar Mukhomukhi Janoprotinidhi' was held with the aspirant candidates of

BAU Sanatan Sangha protests against communal attacks

 The Sanatan Sangha of Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) has organized a human chain in protest of the shameful incidents

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Nabila returned after one year

 Masuma Rahman Nabila, the popular actress of 'Aynabaji', returned to shooting after a long time. Last July, a baby

I would like to work on character-based films: Purnima Bristi

  After becoming popular in modeling, Purnima Bristi is appearing on the big screen. Another Purnima is being

Gadot shocked by way Joss spoke to her on set

 'Wonder Woman' star Gal Gadot has detailed director Joss Whedon's behaviour during the reshoots for the Warner Bros film

Gallery Cosmos pays tribute to artist Kalidas Karmakar

 Gallery Cosmos on Monday paid its heartfelt tribute to Ekushey Padak-winning internationally acclaimed painter and printmaker artist Kalidas Karmakar

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Covid may have killed 80k health staff: WHO

 Covid has severely affected healthcare staff and may have killed between 80,000 and 180,000, the World Health Organization (WHO)

Rana Dasgupta for finding out backstage planners

 Rana Dasgupta, General Secretary of Bangladesh Hindu, Buddhist, Christians Unity Council has said that just blaming a vagabond called

Sonali Bank writes off Tk 2,728 crore of 20 defaulters

 Due to non-recovery, state-owned Sonali Bank Limited has written off Tk 2,728 crore of its top 20 defaulters, including

Oil and coal-rich countries lobbying to weaken UN climate report, leak shows

  Countries that produce coal, oil, beef and animal feed have been lobbying to water down a landmark UN

Nine burnt in Mugda Hospital fire

 At least nine workers have been injured or burnt after an explosion and subsequent fire during maintenance work at

'Modi to attend Glasgow climate meet'

 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the UN climate summit in Glasgow, the environment minister said on Thursday,

Erdogan threatens to expel 10 Western envoys

 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday threatened to expel the ambassadors of the United States, Germany and eight

'Destroyer of harmony is enemy of nation'

 Those who destroy communal harmony are enemies of the nation, government and humanity, said Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM

'Straight roads are most accident-prone'

 It is a common perception that the bends in roads are prone to accident, but a survey has found

Chinese company blacklisted by Pakistan's power transmission

 A Chinese company has been banned from taking part in tenders and taking part in bidding for a month



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