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Nation set to pay homage to martyred intellectuals tomorrow Nation set to pay homage to martyred intellectuals tomorrow

The nation is set to observe the Martyred

AL to win 168 to 220 seats: Joy
AL to win 168 to 220 seats: Joy

Prime Minister's ICT Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy

2 killed as van runs over pedestrians in Mymensingh
2 killed as van runs over pedestrians in Mymensingh

At least two people were killed and two others

Youth dies in capital falling off ‘flyover’
Youth dies in capital falling off ‘flyover’

A youth was killed reportedly after falling

PM seeks vote for ‘Boat’ to serve people again
PM seeks vote for ‘Boat’ to serve people again

Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh

'Public-private integrated initiatives to ensure human'
'Public-private integrated initiatives to ensure human'

The establishment of human rights is not possible

AL to return to power with majority on Dec 30 polls: EIU
AL to return to power with majority on Dec 30 polls: EIU

The ruling Awami League (AL) will return to power

CEC urges all to obey electoral rules
CEC urges all to obey electoral rules

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda today

Sheikh Hasina launches polls campaign offering wreaths at Bangabandhu shrine
Sheikh Hasina launches polls campaign offering wreaths at Bangabandhu shrine

Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh

CJ returns split HC orders on Khaleda's candidacy
CJ returns split HC orders on Khaleda's candidacy

Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain has returned

Govt observes ‘Digital Bangladesh Day’ today
Govt observes ‘Digital Bangladesh Day’ today

The government observes the ‘Digital

BNP leader Dulu held in capital
BNP leader Dulu held in capital

Detectives in a drive arrested BNP leader Ruhul

IU viva-voce for FF quota Dec 17
IU viva-voce for FF quota Dec 17

The viva-voce of the candidates from the Freedom

AL leader killed in attack by ‘BNP men’ in Faridpur
AL leader killed in attack by ‘BNP men’ in Faridpur

A local Awami League leader was killed in an

Govt’s programmes to celebrate 48th Victory Day
Govt’s programmes to celebrate 48th Victory Day

The government has taken different programmes to

Oikyafront to kick off polls campaign from Sylhet today
Oikyafront to kick off polls campaign from Sylhet today

Jatiya Oikyafront, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, is

PM on way to Gopalganj to begin election campaign
PM on way to Gopalganj to begin election campaign

Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh

Business

Mitsubishi’s Setsuyo considers setting up factory in Bangladesh Mitsubishi’s Setsuyo considers setting up factory in Bangladesh

Setsuyo Astec Corporation, a subsidiary of

Trump could intervene in case of Huawei executive
Trump could intervene in case of Huawei executive

Donald Trump says he could intervene in the case

Former Nissan chair charged with financial misconduct
Former Nissan chair charged with financial misconduct

Japanese prosecutors have charged former Nissan

China-US trade surplus hits record in November
China-US trade surplus hits record in November

China's trade surplus with the US ballooned

Italy's economy minister denies resignation
Italy's economy minister denies resignation

Italy’s Economy Minister Giovanni Tria

Soroj Mehedi now BD chief executive of MEDCOM
Soroj Mehedi now BD chief executive of MEDCOM

Soroj Mehedi, a researcher and university

Trump's China car tariffs claim sows confusion
Trump's China car tariffs claim sows confusion

A proposed cut by China to tariffs on US car

Qatar to quit OPEC in 2019
Qatar to quit OPEC in 2019

Qatar is to leave OPEC next month in order for

US, China reach 90-day ceasefire on tariffs in trade dispute
US, China reach 90-day ceasefire on tariffs in trade dispute

The United States and China reached a 90-day

Oil prices creep up on expected OPEC cuts, but US supply growth caps gains
Oil prices creep up on expected OPEC cuts, but US supply growth caps gains

Oil prices firmed on Friday on expectations that

Tax offices to stay open on Friday, Saturday
Tax offices to stay open on Friday, Saturday

Tax offices across the country will remain open

Revenue collection sees 15.16 pc growth in 6 yrs
Revenue collection sees 15.16 pc growth in 6 yrs

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has seen a

Trump ramps up GM threats
Trump ramps up GM threats

US President Donald Trump has escalated his

Oil traders cautious on mixed signals from Saudis ahead of G20
Oil traders cautious on mixed signals from Saudis ahead of G20

Oil markets were trading cautiously on Tuesday,

GM to make major announcement about global operations Monday
GM to make major announcement about global operations Monday

General Motors Co (GM.N) is set to make a major

Global stock markets plunge as tech fears mount
Global stock markets plunge as tech fears mount

Global stocks plunged as a sharp downward trend

Deposits with agent banking increase by 28pc
Deposits with agent banking increase by 28pc

Deposit collection through the agent banking

International

Korean soldiers cross border in peace Korean soldiers cross border in peace

North and South Korean soldiers have made several

Ottawa says second Canadian questioned in China now ‘missing’
Ottawa says second Canadian questioned in China now ‘missing’

Ottawa on Thursday identified the second Canadian

UK PM survives confidence vote over Brexit deal
UK PM survives confidence vote over Brexit deal

  British Prime Minister Theresa May on

US Congress legalizes industrial hemp cultivation
US Congress legalizes industrial hemp cultivation

The US Congress on Wednesday approved the

Canadian ex-diplomat 'held in China'
Canadian ex-diplomat 'held in China'

A Canadian, reported to be a former diplomat, has

May meeting EU leaders in bid to rescue deal
May meeting EU leaders in bid to rescue deal

Theresa May is meeting European leaders and EU

Macron vows tax cuts, pay rise; will France's anger subside?
Macron vows tax cuts, pay rise; will France's anger subside?

French President Emmanuel Macron tried to

Russia sends 2 nuclear-capable bombers to Venezuela
Russia sends 2 nuclear-capable bombers to Venezuela

Two Russian nuclear-capable strategic bombers

UN seeks $5 bn for Yemen
UN seeks $5 bn for Yemen

The United Nations said Monday it was seeking $5

Brexit ruling: UK can cancel decision, EU court says
Brexit ruling: UK can cancel decision, EU court says

The European Court of Justice has ruled the UK

Najib Razak arrested for tampering of 1MDB report
Najib Razak arrested for tampering of 1MDB report

Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has been arrested by

UK PM faces fight for her political life in Brexit deal vote
UK PM faces fight for her political life in Brexit deal vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a fight

Khashoggi murder: Saudis refuse Turkey extradition request
Khashoggi murder: Saudis refuse Turkey extradition request

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister has ruled out

Yellow vest protests 'economic catastrophe' for France
Yellow vest protests 'economic catastrophe' for France

The "yellow vest" protests have been

French PM seeks 'unity' after unrest
French PM seeks 'unity' after unrest

French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe has

Climate change: COP24 fails to adopt key scientific report
Climate change: COP24 fails to adopt key scientific report

Attempts to incorporate a key scientific study

Hundreds arrested in Paris as protests unfold
Hundreds arrested in Paris as protests unfold

Police in Paris have fired rubber bullets and

Sports

UNICEF logo to appear on national cricket team shirts UNICEF logo to appear on national cricket team shirts

UNICEF and the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on

Steven Smith's BPL participation in doubt
Steven Smith's BPL participation in doubt

A question mark hangs over axed Australia captain

Lyon reach Champions League last 16, Bayern top group
Lyon reach Champions League last 16, Bayern top group

Lyon clinched the final Champions League last-16

Salah sends Liverpool into last 16
Salah sends Liverpool into last 16

Mohamed Salah's first-half goal and a

Shai Hope hundred helps Windies beat Bangladesh
Shai Hope hundred helps Windies beat Bangladesh

West Indies opener Shai Hope blasted unbeaten 146

Perth will suit Australia more than India: Ponting
Perth will suit Australia more than India: Ponting

Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting believes

Mashrafe removes Powell, Bangladesh on top
Mashrafe removes Powell, Bangladesh on top

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza gave

Tigers set 256-run target for Windies
Tigers set 256-run target for Windies

Bangladesh have set 256 runs target for West

Liton stretchered off the field after blow to ankle
Liton stretchered off the field after blow to ankle

Bangladesh opening batsman Liton Das has been

West Indies win toss, opt to bowl first
West Indies win toss, opt to bowl first

Visiting West Indies have won the toss and

Bowling action of Akila Dananjaya found to be illegal
Bowling action of Akila Dananjaya found to be illegal

The International Cricket Council today announced

Tigers aim to wrap up ODI series
Tigers aim to wrap up ODI series

After twinning the first match, motivated

India ended decade-long wait for Test victory in Australia
India ended decade-long wait for Test victory in Australia

India ended their decade-long wait for a Test

Somerville out, Will Young in: NZ's squad for Sri Lanka Tests
Somerville out, Will Young in: NZ's squad for Sri Lanka Tests

The offspinner William Somerville, who played a

My focus won't be distracted easily: Mashrafe
My focus won't be distracted easily: Mashrafe

Despite his proven credentials as the captain of

Bangladesh beat Windies by 5 wtks to take 1-0 lead
Bangladesh beat Windies by 5 wtks to take 1-0 lead

Bangladesh beat West Indies by 5 wickets in the

Tamim, Kayes fall in quick succession in chase of 196
Tamim, Kayes fall in quick succession in chase of 196

Bangladesh lost two wickets in quick succession

Entertainment

Kapil Sharma ties the knot with Ginni Chatrath Kapil Sharma ties the knot with Ginni Chatrath

Kapil and Ginni, who have been together for

Kendall Jenner has a secret admirer!
Kendall Jenner has a secret admirer!

It seems like Kendall Jenner's stunning red

Disney again makes history with takings above $7bn for 2018
Disney again makes history with takings above $7bn for 2018

Walt Disney Studios is again ending the year on a

Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi changed my life: Anushka
Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi changed my life: Anushka

Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma says her debut

Rani Mukerji announces Mardaani 2
Rani Mukerji announces Mardaani 2

Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji will be back as

‘Khancha’ to be screened in Nigeria today
‘Khancha’ to be screened in Nigeria today

‘Khancha’ (The Cage), a Bangladeshi

Ekta Kapoor defends sex and superstition
Ekta Kapoor defends sex and superstition

Ekta Kapoor has often been criticised for her

Priyanka: US writer sorry for 'scam artist' comment
Priyanka: US writer sorry for 'scam artist' comment

A US journalist has apologised after writing that

I am proud of my choices: Anushka
I am proud of my choices: Anushka

Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma had a great run

‘Salman Khan is the real hero’, says Govinda
‘Salman Khan is the real hero’, says Govinda

An actor who is known as the one with the most

Mika Singh arrested for alleged sexual harassment
Mika Singh arrested for alleged sexual harassment

Bollywood singer Mika Singh has been detained in

Jessica Simpson slams Natalie Portman over virginity comment
Jessica Simpson slams Natalie Portman over virginity comment

Jessica Simpson called out Natalie Portman about

'Game of Thrones' star Sophie Turner to marry singer Joe Jonas
'Game of Thrones' star Sophie Turner to marry singer Joe Jonas

Singer Joe Jonas and Game of Thrones star Sophie

Won’t be fair to compare Sara and Janhvi: Karan Johar
Won’t be fair to compare Sara and Janhvi: Karan Johar

With Rajni and Akshay Kumar starrer film 2.0

My breakup was a blessing: Katrina
My breakup was a blessing: Katrina

Katrina Kaif recently stunned the paparazzi by

Priyanka, Nick tie the knot in a traditional Hindu ceremony
Priyanka, Nick tie the knot in a traditional Hindu ceremony

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas got married in a

Oishee now on top 30 in Miss World (video)
Oishee now on top 30 in Miss World (video)

Jannatul Ferdous Oishee, the Bangladeshi

Lifestyle

Your eyes may signal your mental stress level Your eyes may signal your mental stress level

With demands of work productivity shooting up

Brain responds more quickly to angry voices: Study
Brain responds more quickly to angry voices: Study

We notice aggressive or threatening voices much

Social media throws up challenges
Social media throws up challenges

It is the time of hashtags for youngsters who are

Experts reveal sense of humour can make or break a relationship
Experts reveal sense of humour can make or break a relationship

Experts say a sense of humour can really make or

One workout can improve metabolism for several days: study
One workout can improve metabolism for several days: study

Neurons that influence metabolism are active for

Just 1 hour on treadmill can boost metabolism for 2 days
Just 1 hour on treadmill can boost metabolism for 2 days

A single workout session consisting of three

Nose-dwelling bacteria may affect a baby's first cold
Nose-dwelling bacteria may affect a baby's first cold

A new research on the types of bacteria living in

Mobile phones are 7 times dirtier than toilet seats, says study
Mobile phones are 7 times dirtier than toilet seats, says study

A new study has now found that the average mobile

Equality in relationship most important for girls, says survey
Equality in relationship most important for girls, says survey

A Bharat Matrimony matchmaking survey was

Women may be at a greater cardiac risk due to snoring
Women may be at a greater cardiac risk due to snoring

Women who suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea

Sauna time could help reduce risk of heart disease
Sauna time could help reduce risk of heart disease

Yes, you heard that right! Apart from relaxing

This is how office space defines your personality
This is how office space defines your personality

Do you keep your personal space in office messy?

Study finds link between lung disease and dementia
Study finds link between lung disease and dementia

According to a recent study, lung disease in

Five things to know for the week ahead
Five things to know for the week ahead

It's Monday, it's a new week, and while

Traumatic childhood linked to psychotic experiences
Traumatic childhood linked to psychotic experiences

Researchers have found a link between trauma in

Here’s why family dinners are important for your kid
Here’s why family dinners are important for your kid

Apart from being a good time to bond with your

Tech

Samsung to shut mobile phone plant in China's Tianjin Samsung to shut mobile phone plant in China's Tianjin

Samsung Electronics will cease operations at one

Google chief denies political bias claims
Google chief denies political bias claims

Google chief Sundar Pichai has faced accusations

Google accelerates Plus closure after another privacy lapse
Google accelerates Plus closure after another privacy lapse

Google is still having trouble protecting the

Walton launches affordable full-view display 4G handset
Walton launches affordable full-view display 4G handset

Local handset maker Walton launched its new

Huawei exec faces Iran fraud charges
Huawei exec faces Iran fraud charges

Chinese telecom giant Huawei's chief

Australia data encryption laws explained
Australia data encryption laws explained

Australia has passed controversial laws designed

Walton unveils first 6 GB RAM smartphone
Walton unveils first 6 GB RAM smartphone

Local handset maker Walton has unveiled the first

India launches communication satellite GSAT-11
India launches communication satellite GSAT-11

Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO)

Facebook bans the sale of community groups
Facebook bans the sale of community groups

Facebook has banned the selling of administration

NASA spacecraft arrives at ancient asteroid, its 1st visitor
NASA spacecraft arrives at ancient asteroid, its 1st visitor

After a two-year chase, a NASA spacecraft arrived

Apple AirPods with wireless charging case to arrive in 2019
Apple AirPods with wireless charging case to arrive in 2019

Apple's wireless charging mat AirPower may

Hacker hijacks 50,000 printers to tell people to subscribe to PewDiePie
Hacker hijacks 50,000 printers to tell people to subscribe to PewDiePie

Over the course of this week, some printers have

Space Odyssey helps launch first 8K TV channel
Space Odyssey helps launch first 8K TV channel

Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey will

Facebook's UK political ad rules kick in
Facebook's UK political ad rules kick in

Facebook has started to enforce its tighter

New Zealand says Huawei ban not because it's Chinese
New Zealand says Huawei ban not because it's Chinese

New Zealand denied Thursday that

Google urged to drop Chinese 'Dragonfly' project
Google urged to drop Chinese 'Dragonfly' project

Staff at Google have called on the search giant

Cheers as Mars InSight spacecraft lands on Red Planet
Cheers as Mars InSight spacecraft lands on Red Planet

Cheers and applause erupted at NASA’s Jet

More

Shahidul Alam among Time's Person of The Year
Shahidul Alam among Time's Person of The Year

Noted Bangladesh photographer and also social

4 journalists, a newspaper are Time's Person of the Year
4 journalists, a newspaper are Time's Person of the Year

Time magazine on Tuesday recognised journalists,

Woman who married 300-year-old ghost reveals they have split
Woman who married 300-year-old ghost reveals they have split

Amanda Teague had said that she had found her

World's oldest bird lays another egg at 68
World's oldest bird lays another egg at 68

It turns out that the world's oldest known

Bashundhara Tissue gets No 1 recognition
Bashundhara Tissue gets No 1 recognition

Bashundhara Tissue, a sister concern of

Vote for development: Shakib
Vote for development: Shakib

Star cricketer Shakib Al Hasan today urged the

List of 58 news sites blocked by BTRC
List of 58 news sites blocked by BTRC

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory

Police in Thailand lay down weapons and join with protestors (video)
Police in Thailand lay down weapons and join with protestors (video)

Earlier this week in Thailand, a shocking turn of

Martyrdom day of Bir Shreshtha Ruhul Amin today
Martyrdom day of Bir Shreshtha Ruhul Amin today

Nation is recalling the memory of Bir Shreshtha

Dry weather likely over country until tomorrow morning
Dry weather likely over country until tomorrow morning

Bangladesh Meteorological Department today

Nobel peace prize shines light on rape in conflict
Nobel peace prize shines light on rape in conflict

Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi

Women accuse famous Brazil spiritual 'healer' of sex abuse
Women accuse famous Brazil spiritual 'healer' of sex abuse

Several women have come forward in Brazil to

China launches rover for first far side of the moon landing
China launches rover for first far side of the moon landing

China launched a rover early Saturday destined to

Youth on final mission of producing fuel from plastic
Youth on final mission of producing fuel from plastic

A rural youth lacking higher education and

Malala Yousafzai to receive Harvard award for activism
Malala Yousafzai to receive Harvard award for activism

Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai

Global carbon emissions expected to reach all-time high
Global carbon emissions expected to reach all-time high

Global carbon emissions are expected to rise this