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National

09:40  PM, 16 August 2018, Thursday

12 university students denied bail again

Two separate courts in Dhaka on Thursday denied bail to 12 private university students accused of vandalism and attacking policemen during demonstrations for safe roads

National

09:09  PM, 16 August 2018, Thursday

Bangladesh won't see killers reign again: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday expressed her firm optimism against the return of killers reign saying the people of Bangladesh would not let the nation plunged into their grasp ever in future

National

07:10  PM, 16 August 2018, Thursday

Quota reform: Luna on 3-day remand

A Dhaka court on Thursday put quota reform leader Lutfur Nahar Luna Sarkar on a three-day remand in a case filed under ICT Act allegedly for spreading rumours on social media

World

06:48  PM, 16 August 2018, Thursday

Former Indian PM Vajpayee passes away

Former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who ordered nuclear tests to make India a nuclear weapons power and travelled by bus to Pakistan in a grand diplomatic gesture, died on Thursday

National

06:01  PM, 16 August 2018, Thursday

Long tailback on Dhaka-Chattogram highway

The sufferings of the passengers continued as they were getting stuck in a 32-kilometre tailback on the Dhaka-Chattogram highway on Thursday

National

03:43  PM, 16 August 2018, Thursday

No pre-polls talks with political parties: EC

The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday said it will not be hosting any talks with political parties ahead of the upcoming parliamentary elections

National

03:31  PM, 16 August 2018, Thursday

College student found dead in city

A college student was found dead in National Botanical Garden area of the city on Wednesday afternoon

World

02:41  PM, 16 August 2018, Thursday

World's oldest cheese discovered from Egyptian tomb: researchers

It's a proud moment for all the cheese lovers because turns out, even the mummies found cheese yummy

Sport

02:35  PM, 16 August 2018, Thursday

Former India captain Ajit Wadekar dies aged 77

Ajit Wadekar, who led India to historic series wins in the West Indies and England in 1971, has died at the age of 77

World

02:13  PM, 16 August 2018, Thursday

Over 300 US papers target Trump’s dirty war on press

More than 300 US newspapers have pledged to run editorials on Thursday defending freedom of the press in response to President Donald Trump

World

01:39  PM, 16 August 2018, Thursday

Gunmen attack intelligence service center in Afghanistan

Gunmen attacked an area around a security base and training center for Afghanistan’s intelligence service on Thursday in the capital Kabul

World

01:31  PM, 16 August 2018, Thursday

Imran Khan, Shehbaz Sharif file nomination papers for Pak PM poll

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday filed their nomination papers for the election of Prime Minister

World

12:50  PM, 16 August 2018, Thursday

Trump ends ex-CIA head's security access

Donald Trump has revoked the security clearance of ex-CIA chief John Brennan, denying the US president's critic any access to sensitive information

World

11:39  AM, 16 August 2018, Thursday

Former Indian PM Vajpayee on life support

The 93-year-old, who was India's 10th Prime Minister, was admitted to the hospital on June 11 with a kidney tract infection and chest congestion

Tech

10:48  AM, 16 August 2018, Thursday

Facebook was 'too slow' to fight hate speech in Myanmar

Facebook has been “too slow” to address hate speech in Myanmar and is acting to remedy the problem

World

09:36  AM, 16 August 2018, Thursday

US hits Chinese, Russian firms over breach of DPRK sanctions

The United States imposed sanctions on a Russian port service agency and Chinese firms on Wednesday

Sport

08:42  AM, 16 August 2018, Thursday

Atleti win Super Cup thriller in extra-time

Atletico Madrid came out on top in extra time in the all-Madrid UEFA Super Cup final, beating rivals Real 4-2 in a thrilling encounter in Tallinn

National

08:49  PM, 15 August 2018, Wednesday

22 Sudanese children drown in Nile

At least 22 Sudanese children drowned on Wednesday when their boat sank in the Nile while they were on their way to school, official media said

Politics

05:48  PM, 15 August 2018, Wednesday

'AL govt is worse than that of 1/11'

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday said the current ‘fascist’ government is worse than that of 1/11 2007 as it snatched all the basic rights of people and political parties

Politics

05:23  PM, 15 August 2018, Wednesday

'Anti-govt demo won't be successful'

Ruling Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday observed that no anti-government movement will be successful

National

04:55  PM, 15 August 2018, Wednesday

Eden College student held in Sirajganj

Police in a drive arrested a student of Eden College and also a leader of Bangladesh General Students' Rights Protection Council

National

03:49  PM, 15 August 2018, Wednesday

President, PM pay homage to Bangabandhu

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid homage to the architect of the independence by placing wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi road no. 32 in the capital on Wednesday morning

National

03:31  PM, 15 August 2018, Wednesday

Plainclothesmen 'picked up' DU female student

A female student of Dhaka University was allegedly picked up by plainclothesmen introducing them as law enforcers from the campus on Tuesday evening

National

03:14  PM, 15 August 2018, Wednesday

3 killed in Rajshahi road crash

Three people were killed when a bus ploughed through a shop at Naudapara in the city on Wednesday

World

02:16  PM, 15 August 2018, Wednesday

Dozens of casualties reported after Taliban attack on Afghan base

A Taliban attack on a military outpost in the northern province of Baghlan in the early hours of Wednesday killed as many as 44 Afghan

World

01:56  PM, 15 August 2018, Wednesday

More than 300 priests in US accused of sex abuse

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday released a sweeping grand jury report on sex abuse in the Catholic Church, listing more than 300 accused clergy 

National

12:48  PM, 15 August 2018, Wednesday

PM pays tributes to Bangabandhu at Tungipara

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a wreath at his mazar at Tungipara in the distrdict on Wednesday morning on the occasion of his 43rd martyrdom anniversary

World

12:04  PM, 15 August 2018, Wednesday

Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26

A 51-year-old highway bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa collapsed in a driving rain Tuesday

World

11:07  AM, 15 August 2018, Wednesday

10 women killed in nursing home fire in Chile

A fire swept through a nursing home in southern Chile on Tuesday, killing 10 elderly women, officials said

National

10:24  AM, 15 August 2018, Wednesday

President, PM pay homage to Bangabandhu

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday morning paid homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman marking the 43rd anniversary of his martyrdom