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National

09:03  PM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

2 'terrorists' killed in N'ganj 'gunfight'

Two men were killed in a “gunfight” with the police at Fatullah upazila in Narayanganj district on Wednesday evening

Business

07:38  PM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Global brands unlikely to take part in Dhaka Apparel Summit: HRW

A number of reputed international brands are unlikely to take part in the upcoming Dhaka Apparel Summit aimed at securing more sustainable supply chain, according to HRW

World

06:25  PM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Trump's poisonous rhetoric makes world a darker place: AI

Amnesty International on Wednesday said US President Donald Trump's "poisonous" rhetoric on his way to winning the White House led a global trend towards increasingly divisive politics in 2016 that had made the world a "darker" place

National

06:08  PM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

'Kader Khan killed Liton due to his limitless greed to become MP'

Former Jatiya Party MP Col (Retd) Dr Abdul Kader Khan was the 'mastermind and financier' of slain Gaibandha-1 (Sundarganj) Awami League MP Manzurul Islam Liton, said police.

Politics

05:40  PM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

US envoy Bernicat meets Khaleda

US Ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat has met BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia at the latter’s Gulshan office in the capital

National

05:20  PM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Strangle of three siblings: Killer brother arrested

Killer elder brother Rubel Hossain has been arrested by police for strangling his three siblings at village Purbapara of Alokbali union under Sadar upazila in Narsingdi district.

National

05:20  PM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Trader killed in city hawkers clash

A trader was killed and another injured in a clash among the traders of New Market, Gawchhia and Chandni Chowk markets on Wednesday afternoon

National

04:46  PM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Avijit murder: Probe report submission on Mar 27

A Dhaka court on Wednesday fixed March 27 for submitting the investigation report on the case filed in connection with the killing of writer-blogger Avijit Roy

Politics

04:16  PM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Legal arms being used illegally: BNP

BNP standing committee member Nazrul Islam Khan on Wednesday alleged that legal arms are being used illegally in the country

National

03:06  PM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Kader Khan remanded for 10 days in MP Liton murder

A Gaibandha court today granted 10-day remand to former Jatiya Party MP and party vice president Colonel Abdul Kader Khan (Rtd) for a case murdering of ruling Awami League lawmaker of Gaibandha-1 constituencies.

World

02:34  PM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Kim Jong-nam killing: Malaysia seeks N Korea embassy official

Malaysia has asked for North Korea's help in searching for a senior embassy official wanted in connection with the killing of Kim Jong-nam, reports BBC.

Sport

02:32  PM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

NZ v SA, 2nd ODI
Boult, Taylor break SA's unbeaten run

South Africa's lower order threatened another heist, but Trent Boult gave a glimpse of why he went for big money in the IPL by holding his nerve to help New Zealand secure a series-levelling six-run victory in Christchurch.

Lifestyle

02:27  PM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Life expectancy to break 90 barrier by 2030

South Korean women will be the first in the world to have an average life expectancy above 90, a study suggests, reports BBC.

National

01:25  PM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Bus driver gets life term for killing Tareque, Mishuk

A bus driver on Wednesday was sentenced to life imprisonment in a case filed over the killing filmmaker Tareque Masud, journalist Mishuk Munier and three others in a road accident.

National

12:38  PM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Man killed in capital road accident

A man was killed in a road accident at capital’s Demra Staff Quarter area on Wednesday morning.

World

12:21  PM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Tillerson affirms importance of constructive US-China ties

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke by telephone with China's top diplomat on Tuesday and affirmed the importance of a constructive US-China relationship, and the two agreed on the need to address the threat posed by North Korea, the State Department said, reports Reuters.

World

12:15  PM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Bodies of 74 migrants wash up on Libya beach

The bodies of 74 migrants who drowned in the Mediterranean trying to reach Europe have washed up on a beach west of the Libyan capital, the Red Crescent said Tuesday, reports AFP.

Tech

10:24  AM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Facebook deletes fake child-cancer posts accounts

Facebook has deleted two accounts that used stolen photographs of a sick child to falsely claim he had cancer, reports BBC.

Sport

10:08  AM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Simeone's men in driving seat after gripping first leg

Antoine Griezmann became the club's all-time top Champions League scorer in a priceless victory to give the Spaniards the advantage.

National

10:04  AM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Three siblings strangled by 'elder brother' in Narsingdi

Three siblings have been strangled allegedly by their elder brother at village Purbapara of Alokbali union under Sadar upazila in Narsingdi district.

Sport

09:52  AM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Man City edge eight-goal thriller in UCL against Monaco

Manchester City overcame Monaco in an eight-goal thriller at the Etihad Stadium, coming from behind to run out 5-3 winners in their Champions League round-of-16 first leg, reports ESPNFC.

National

09:46  AM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Trader hacked dead in Comilla

A jewelry trader was hacked to death by miscreants in Sinduria Rail Bridge area under Burichang upazila in the district on Tuesday night.

World

09:43  AM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

China finishing S China Sea buildings, could house missiles: US

China, in an early test of US President Donald Trump, is nearly finished building almost two dozen structures on artificial islands in the South China Sea that appear designed to house long-range surface-to-air missiles, two US officials told Reuters.

National

09:18  AM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Kader Khan likely to confess involvement in MP Liton murder

Arrested former Jatiya Party MP Lt Col (Retd) Dr Kader Khan is likely to be produced before a court here this (Wednesday) morning for recording his confessional statement in sensational Awami League MP Manzurul Islam Liton murder case.

World

08:49  AM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

U.S. to expand pool of people targeted for deportation

Millions of people living in the United States illegally could be targeted for deportation -- including people simply arrested for traffic violations -- under a sweeping rewrite of immigration enforcement policies announced Tuesday by the Trump administration.

Sport

08:42  AM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

NZ v SA, 2nd ODI
Taylor's record century takes NZ to 289

Ross Taylor became New Zealand's leading ODI century-maker, and the country's quickest batsman to reach 6000 runs in the process, joining forces with Jimmy Neesham to add an unbroken 123 as they put up a competitive 289 for 4 in Christchurch, reports cricinfo.

World

08:36  AM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

US hardens rules for deportation

The Trump administration is greatly expanding the number of people living in the U.S. illegally who are considered a priority for deportation, including people arrested for traffic violations, according to agency documents released on Tuesday.

National

01:19  AM, 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Ex-JP MP's three staff confess about killing AL MP Liton

Arrested three employees of former Jatiya Party MP Lt Col (Retd) Dr Abdul Kader Khan have confessed to police about their involvement in the murder of Awami League lawmaker Manzurul Islam Liton on December 31 last.

National

09:23  PM, 21 February 2017, Tuesday

Don't speak Bangla in English style: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged all to remain careful about the correct practice of Bangla language.

National

09:13  PM, 21 February 2017, Tuesday

Nation pays homage to language movement martyrs

The nation on Tuesday observed the 'Immortal Ekushey and International Mother Language Day' across the country paying glowing tributes to the language movement martyrs.