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Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
Selim Uddin, 50, had been a farmer all his life like his father and his father before him. Until a few years ago, he earned his living by farming on a small piece of land and fishing in canals...
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
Student demonstrators yesterday said they would resume their peaceful protest for safe roads on Sunday to keep pressure on the authorities to implement their promises.
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
The bus of Suprobhat Paribahan, which ran over and killed a university student in the capital's Bashundhara Residential Area on Tuesday, faced legal actions 27 times and plied Pragati Sarani...
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
NZ imposes ban on assault guns
New Zealand imposed a ban on assault weapons yesterday, moving swiftly following the Christchurch massacre and triggering renewed calls from leading American politicians for gun controls in the...
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
Big industries killing Halda
Waste from large factories and a housing estate are polluting the Halda river in Chattogram to the extent that it caused fish die-offs, according to a report of the Department of Environment.
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
The sixth meeting
After holding a meeting with Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Pakistan president Yahya Khan postponed the March 25 session of the National Assembly saying it was deferred to create unity among...
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
Police probe attacks on 5 UK mosques
Five mosques in the central English city of Birmingham have been targeted in a string of violent attacks overnight and into the morning, the police said yesterday.
Posted: 2019-03-20 18:00:00
Daylong protest over unsafe road
Under pressure from road safety protesters, the authorities yesterday suspended the operation of two bus services, but a section of demonstrators vowed to remain on the streets until all their...
Posted: 2019-03-20 18:00:00
Commuters suffer as traffic goes haywire
City commuters suffered long delays as hundreds of students blocked different streets yesterday, demanding safe roads and justice for the death of a fellow student in a road crash.
Posted: 2019-03-20 18:00:00
The same old promise again
In the face of student protests for road safety, transport owners and workers yesterday came up with the same old promises of not operating buses on daily contracts, and scrutinising licences...

Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
Bangladesh's ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been given a No Objection Certificate (NOC) for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL), scheduled to start from tomorrow.
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
Having apologized for Bangladesh's 4-0 drubbing to India in the semifinal of the SAFF Women's Championship, the Bangladesh
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
Two-and-a-half years ago, a group of girls emerged out of the blue at the Bangabandhu National Stadium and enthralled the country
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
U-23s take on Bahrain today
Bangladesh would look to make a positive start to their AFC U-23 Championship Qualifiers campaign when they take on hosts Bahrain in their first fixture of Group B today.
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
Goretzka spares blushes
Leon Goretzka spared coach Joachim Loew a humiliating defeat with a second-half equaliser as a new-look Germany side were held to a 1-1 draw in Wednesday's friendly against Serbia.
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
Saif SC-Ctg Abahani tie under scanner
The Match-fixing Identification Committee of the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) yesterday called three players each from Saif Sporting Club and Chittagong Abahani for their 'suspicious...
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
A tour marred by cruelty, marked by humanity
I can still remember the day before I was set to fly for New Zealand to cover the series between Bangladesh and the Kiwis. I had a detailed meeting with my sports editor regarding my work plan...
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
Williamson NZ's PLayer of the year
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and women's all-rounder Amelia Kerr picked up national player-of-the-year awards at a ceremony
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
Illness hits Aus camp
Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell may be rested from the first one-day international against Pakistan as the tourists recover from a stomach bug that has hit the team in the United Arab Emirates.
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
Ronaldo fined by UEFA
Cristiano Ronaldo was fined 20,000 euros ($22,738) by UEFA on Thursday for mimicking Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone's crotch-

Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
Intervention by Western apparel buyers has significantly improved compliance with the labour law in Bangladesh, found a recent study.
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
A three-day international tourism fair got off to a flying start in Dhaka yesterday as travel lovers rushed to book tickets to avail themselves of discounts being offered by local airlines.
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
Owners of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) yesterday requested the government to digitalise and simplify the registration process for intellectual property rights in a bid to protect their...
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
Google's new service will let game makers use rival clouds: official
A Google executive offered new details on Wednesday about the company's upcoming video game streaming service, telling Reuters that game makers may use competing cloud providers and must avoid...
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
New panel says has right to contest
The Swadhinata Parishad, a new panel for the upcoming polls of the Bangladesh Garment Manufac-turers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), yesterday said it has the right to contest in next month's...
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
Banks on loan write-off spree
Loans written off by banks surged 20 percent last year as efforts to rein in default loans did not pay off.
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
Idcol, IDLC to raise Tk 502.5cr for Sirajganj Economic Zone
The Idcol and IDLC Finance will raise Tk 502.5 crore as loan for the development of the first phase of Sirajganj Economic Zone (SEZ).
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
Warm February helps UK retail sales keep up strength
British retail sales unexpectedly kept up a robust pace of expansion last month, after unusually warm weather boosted sales, reinforcing the sector's role as a bright spot for the economy ahead...
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
From farms to slums, Indian women on sharp end of jobs crisis
A few years ago, in this sweltering corner of western India, the horizon was dotted with hunched, barefoot women swinging sickles all day to cut wheat for the spring harvest.
Posted: 2019-03-21 18:00:00
Singapore eyes China-backed Asia trade pact this year
Singapore's trade minister said Wednesday he was hopeful that an Asia-wide trade pact, which is backed by China and excludes the United States, could be sealed by the end of the year.

Posted: 2019-03-22 07:17:26
A body found near Grimsby Docks in the search for missing student Libby Squire, 21, has been confirmed to be that of the missing student who was last seen on February 1, this year.
Posted: 2019-03-22 07:17:01
Sir Graham Brady, who chairs the 1922 Committee of Conservative MPs, is said to have visited Mrs May in Downing Street on Monday to tell her a growing number of Tories want her out.
Posted: 2019-03-22 07:12:45
The driver thought to be filming in a suburban area of the UK starts the video and tilts the phone at an angle so the camera is focused on the cyclist behind him.
Posted: 2019-03-22 05:42:33
Victoria's Secret comes under fire over its rebooted swimwear collection
The brand relaunched its swimwear line on Monday after discontinuing it in 2016. People expressed excitement for the new line, but many customers were left disappointed by the sizing and price.
Posted: 2019-03-22 05:23:51
Juncker urges MPs not to plunge Britain into the Brexit abyss by defeating May’s Deal
European Council president Donald Tusk has announced that the EU27 have agreed to an extension to Brexit to May 22 if MPs approve Theresa May's Withdrawal Agreement next week.
Posted: 2019-03-22 05:05:42
Mother prepares staggering 152 meals and 228 snacks at 37 weeks pregnant in prep for baby’s birth 
Savvy mother-to-be Jessica May Magill, from Sydney, has revealed how she prepared a staggering 152 meals and 228 snacks at 37 weeks pregnant in preparation for her baby's birth.
Posted: 2019-03-22 04:31:48
The toilet seat that could save millions of lives by detecting heart failure
Scientists from the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York have created a gadget which has sensors in to detect someone's blood pressure and heart rate while they're on the loo.
Posted: 2019-03-22 03:55:38
Shamed ex-footballer Adam Johnson is banned from seeing four-year-old daughter
Former England footballer Adam Johnson will no longer be permitted to spend time alone with his daughter after he is released from prison.
Posted: 2019-03-22 03:41:41
Cancer tumours in the gut feed off sugary drinks, new study shows
Scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York, found that mice consuming high-fructose corn syrup, used in biscuits, ice cream and energy drinks, saw intestinal tumours grow faster.
Posted: 2019-03-22 03:36:40
Brexit – what happens next? After May and EU leader agree extension, what are the key dates?
After a meeting that stretched through the afternoon and over dinner, the EU said Britain could postpone its March 29 departure to May 22.

Posted: 2019-03-20 04:49:23
Smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by nearly five times, according to the biggest-ever study to examine the impact of pot on psychotic...
Posted: 2019-03-16 18:00:00
Losing a baby in pregnancy through miscarriage or stillbirth is still a taboo subject worldwide, linked to stigma and shame. Many women still do not receive appropriate and respectful care when...
Posted: 2019-03-16 18:00:00
The American Heart Association has updated its 2005 statement on blood pressure (BP) measurement. Some highlights published in Hypertension are as follows:
Posted: 2019-03-16 18:00:00
Awake brain surgery for brain tumour
The first ever awake brain surgery for brain tumour in Apollo Hospitals Dhaka, Bangladesh was held recently, says a press release.
Posted: 2019-03-16 18:00:00
LabAid organised seminar on World Kidney Day
A seminar was held to commemorate the World Kidney Day at Labaid Specialised Hospital on March 14 focusing the importance of the kidneys and reducing the frequency and impact of kidney diseases,...
Posted: 2019-03-16 18:00:00
Dealing with cancer patients emotionally
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), more than 1.5 million people have been diagnosed with various types of cancers in Bangladesh currently. Every year about 2 million people receive...
Posted: 2019-03-16 18:00:00
Celebrating women leaders in science and health
On International Women’s Day, we celebrate all the women who have had a pioneering role in advancing science and health. One of the best known was Florence Nightingale, a 19th- century statistician...
Posted: 2019-03-12 13:55:53
icddr,b develops rapid diagnostic test kit for cholera
Scientists at the icddr,b, in partnership with Incepta Pharmaceuticals, have developed a locally-made low-cost dipstick device -- Cholkit -- for rapid and effective diagnosis of cholera, generating...
Posted: 2019-03-09 18:00:00
Glaring need to making EMS more effective in Bangladesh
Emergency Medical Services (EMS), also known as ambulance services or paramedic services or pre-hospital transfer services, are emergency services which treat illnesses and injuries that require...
Posted: 2019-03-09 18:00:00
Up to 13 million cases of cervical cancer could be prevented by 2050
Cervical cancer could be eliminated as a public health problem in most countries by the end of the century by rapid expansion of existing interventions, according to a modelling study published...

Posted: 2019-03-22 06:34:29
The eighth span has been installed on the Padma Bridge at its Zajira point making a 1,350 metre stretch of the bridge visible.
Posted: 2019-03-22 06:21:36
Four people have been killed and at least seven others injured in a collision between a bus and a local passenger vehicle Mahendra in Barishal’s Babuganj.
Posted: 2019-03-22 05:02:52
The Muslim call to prayer sounded out over Christchurch and around New Zealand on Friday, as thousands gathered to remember the 50 people killed by a lone gunman at two mosques a week ago.
Posted: 2019-03-22 04:37:58
Two drug suspects killed in anti-drug drive in Teknaf
Two people have been killed in a 'shootout' with the police in Cox's Bazar Teknaf Upazila.
Posted: 2019-03-22 03:58:18
Explosion at Chinese chemical plant kills 47, injures 640
An explosion at a pesticide plant in eastern China has killed 47 people and injured more than 600, state media said on Friday, the latest casualties in a series of industrial accidents that has...
Posted: 2019-03-22 03:10:56
New Zealand marks one week since mosque attack with prayers, headscarves
New Zealanders on Friday marked one week since a mass shooting killed 50 Muslim worshippers in the South Island city of Christchurch, holding nationwide prayers and wearing headscarves to show...
Posted: 2019-03-21 21:08:02
Shohokari App arrives to connect job-seekers to potential employers Limited has launched “Shohokari App” to connect skilled but unemployed workers directly with potential employers all over Bangladesh.
Posted: 2019-03-21 20:32:23
Juve's Ronaldo fined by UEFA for Atletico celebration
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo was fined 20,000 euros ($22,712) by UEFA for a gesture he made while celebrating in their Champions League victory over Atletico Madrid last week, European...
Posted: 2019-03-21 20:07:45
Facebook did not securely store passwords. Here’s what you need to know
Facebook said on Thursday that millions of user account passwords had been stored insecurely, potentially allowing employees to gain access to people’s accounts without their knowledge.
Posted: 2019-03-21 19:47:14
Bangladesh announces a ‘South-South Knowledge and Innovation Centre’
Bangladesh has proposed establishment of a forum of ministers of the South and announced that it is setting up a ‘South-South Knowledge and Innovation Centre’.

Posted: 2019-03-22 07:09:05
ইউশি ইওয়াকি। ছবি : সংগৃহীতইউশি ইওয়াকি একজন জাপানি নাগরিক। বাংলাদেশের...
Posted: 2019-03-22 07:03:36
ছবি : সংগৃহীতমোবাইলগুলো আপনাদের ,মিলিয়ে দেখুন, যোগাযোগ করুন, নিয়ে যান। গত...
Posted: 2019-03-22 06:51:27
ছবি : সংগৃহীতদেশে রেডিয়েন্ট আইপি টিভি চালু হচ্ছে আগামী মাসে। আইপি টিভি ইতিমধ্যেই...
Posted: 2019-03-22 06:41:59
‘২০২১ সালের বিজয় দিবসে দেশে ফাইভজি’
ছবি : সংগৃহীতদেশে ২০২১ সালের বিজয় দিবস বা ১৬ ডিসেম্বরেই ফাইভজি চালু করার...
Posted: 2019-03-22 06:25:26
বরিশালে বাস-মাহেন্দ্র সংঘর্ষ, নিহত ৫
ছবি : সংগৃহীতবরিশালে বাস ও মাহেন্দ্রের মুখোমুখি সংঘর্ষে পাঁচজন নিহত হয়েছেন।...
Posted: 2019-03-22 04:08:06
কক্সবাজারে ‘বন্দুকযুদ্ধে’ নিহত ৩
ছবি : সংগৃহীতকক্সবাজারে পৃথক ‘বন্দুকযুদ্ধে’ তিনজন নিহত হয়েছেন। এদের মধ্যে কক্সবাজার...
Posted: 2019-03-22 03:49:21
হাজার মুসল্লির অংশগ্রহণে আল নুরে জুমা
ছবি : সংগৃহীতনিউজিল্যান্ডের ক্রাইস্টচার্চে আল নুর মসজিদে হামলায় অর্ধশত...
Posted: 2019-03-22 03:31:14
পদ্মায় বসলো নবম স্প্যান, দৃশ্যমান ১৩৫০ মিটার
ছবি : সংগৃহীতপদ্মা সেতুতে বসানো হয়েছে নবম স্প্যান। শুক্রবার সকাল সোয়া...
Posted: 2019-03-21 16:52:37
ছবির মন্তব্যগুলো যৌন হেনস্থার মত : টায়লা হারিস
টায়লা হারিস। ছবি : সংগৃহীতফুটবলে শট নেয়ার একটি ছবি সামাজিক যোগাযোগ মাধ্যমে...
Posted: 2019-03-21 16:35:53
সেই আতিক এখন ঢাকার মেয়র
আতিকুল ইসলাম শার্টটি নিয়ে তার ট্যাগ এবং কানাডিয়ান ইম্পোর্ট বারকোড নম্বরের...