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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

BD-India waterways connectivity delayed

| By Saleem Samad
The much awaited waterways for transportation of cargo between Bangladesh and India is delayed for want of dredging the crucial rivers on both sides.It was mooted in a recent

Severe rains continue to lash country

| By News Desk
Torrential rains continued for the third consecutive day on Tuesday across the country, including capital Dhaka, throwing the normal life into total disarray.At least four people were killed and
Severe rains continue to lash country

Reinstate spectrum to Citycell: SC

| By AA Correspondent
The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) yesterday ordered BTRC to reinstate spectrum allotted to country's first mobile phone operator Citycell within 24 hours.A three-member Appellate Division bench
Reinstate spectrum to Citycell: SC

Russia may be arming Taliban: CNN

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The Taliban in Afghanistan may have received weapons from the Russian government, CNN reports. Two videos obtained by CNN show the Taliban in possession of improved weaponry including sniper
Russia may be arming Taliban: CNN

2 'muggers' hurt in city 'gunfight'

| By AA Correspondent
Two suspected muggers sustained bullet wounds during a reported gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in the city's Azimpur area on Tuesday.Additional Superinten-dent of Police (SP) Mohiuddin of Rab-10

India eases visas for Bangladeshis

| By AA Correspondent
The Indian government has removed entry and exit restrictions on visas issued to Bangladeshi nationals. Through removal of this restriction, now any Bangladesh national having Indian visa with name

Dhaka slams Al-Aqsa Mosque closure

| By News Desk
Bangladesh has denounced the closure of Al-Aqsa Mosque, the banning of Friday prayer and imposition of other restrictions around Al Haram Al Sharif by the Israeli authorities.Foreign Minister AH

313 narrowly escape fire on Saudia hajj flight

| By Golam Mostafa Jibon
At least 313 passengers were narrowly saved for a little bit, while a fire broke out in a Hajj flight of Saudia Airlines at Hazrat Shahzalal Airport in the

Arrest warrants for 2

| By News Desk
A special tribunal has issued arrest warrants for two former directors of Premium Securities in a case filed on charges of manipulating the share market 20 years ago.Judge Akbar

Rajon murder verdict full text released

| By AA Correspondent
The High Court yesterday published the full text of its verdict that upheld the death sentence of four convicts in a case filed over killing of 13-year-old boy Rajon

Former law secy Amin Ullah dies

| By News Desk
Former law secretary Amin Ullah breathed his last at his Gulshan Residence on Sunday. Hailing from Daganbhuiyan, Feni, Amin Ullah served many judicial duties including as district judge of

Siddiqur to be taken to India for eye treatment

| By AA Correspondent
Titumir College's inju-red student Siddiqur Rahman is being taken to Shankar Netraloy Hos-pital of Chennai in India for advanced treatment.  Reportedly Ministry of Health and Family Planning has
Siddiqur to be taken to India for eye treatment

Woman, sister and son pass HSC in Natore

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Three members of a family have become talk of Natore town. Among them, two prove the wise saying `where there is a will, there is a way.' They
Woman, sister and son pass HSC in Natore

First hajj flight lands in Jeddah

| By AA Correspondent
The first Hajj flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying 418 Bangladeshi pilgrims took off from Hazrat Shahjalal Interna-tional Airport in the capital yesterday morning. Civil Aviation and Tourism
First hajj flight lands in Jeddah

Alaska 'mayor,' Stubbs the cat, dies at 20

| By News Desk
In today's political climate, catty politicians claw for every vote, but the mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska, was different. His ability to unite through cuddles and his fondness for
Alaska 'mayor,' Stubbs the cat, dies at 20

How to dodge HC orders!

| By Fardaus Mobarok
English medium schools continue to flout the High Court order. Tuition and other fees have been raised arbitrarily. Session fees which have been outlawed by the court are

Work on to get UN nod on observing Genocide Day

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Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque has said the government is trying to get international recognition with approval from the United Nations (UN) to observe March 25

China warns India not to underestimate its army

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China's defence ministry on Monday warned India not to harbour any illusions about the Chinese military's ability to defend its territory, amid a festering border dispute. The stand-off

Chikungunya spreads its tentacles outside Dhaka

| By News Desk
Districts outside Dhaka have confirmed cases of chikungunya, raising concerns the outbreak may soon spread to other areas of the country. Aedes albopictus, the mosquito responsible for spreading

Why not step to stop 'prank videos': HC

| By AA Correspondent
The High Court has issued a rule asking why the directive isn't given to take effective measures to stop the spread of prank videos on internet including youtube

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