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National

10:01  PM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

Banani rape: Nayeem confesses at court

Banani double rape accused Nayeem Ashraf alias Halim on Thursday confessed his involvement in the crime before a judicial magistrate at court

National

10:00  PM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

Dhaka world's most crowded city: WEF

With a population density of 44,500 people per square kilometer, Dhaka is the most crowded city on the planet by quite a distance.

National

08:43  PM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

Only Nazrul realised communalism biggest problem: President

Nazrul was unique as a non-communal and humanitarian poet in Bangla literature's last thousand years' history as he was the only litterateur who understood that communalism is the biggest problem of the Indian subcontinent, says President

Sport

08:31  PM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

Bangladesh to produce swimming talents: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed firm optimism that the swimmers of Bangladesh would appear as global talent in near future through appropriate training and exercise.

National

08:06  PM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

Bangladesh to import huge rice to ease prices

Traders and officials say Bangladesh could emerge as a major importer of rice this year. It was ranked as the fourth-largest importer of the grain by the US Department of Agriculture in 2011.

Sport

07:32  PM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

Bangladesh above Pakistan, West Indies in ICC ODI rankings

Bangladesh have a good chance of being one of the seven teams in ICC World Cup 2019

National

06:52  PM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

CNG stations to remain closed 5pm to 11pm in Ramadan

State Minister for Power Nasrul Hamid has said that all the CNG filling stations across the country will remain closed six hours a day during the holy month of Ramadan to ensure smooth supply of electricity.

Politics

06:19  PM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

No membership renewal for intruders: Obaidul

Ruling Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Thursday said their party would not renew the membership of those who intruded into it from other parties

National

05:41  PM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

5 killed, 12 injured in Ctg road crash

At least five people were killed and 12 others injured in a road accident in Chandanaish area of the district on Thursday

Law & Judiciary

05:18  PM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

Re-admission fees at English schools 'illegal'

High Court on Thursday delivered a verdict asking the country's English medium schools not to realise re-admission fees from students in the name academic fee or session fee from now on.

Law & Judiciary

05:01  PM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

Former JMB chief jailed for seven and half years

A Dhaka court has sentenced Moulana Saidur Rahman, former Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) chief and his two associates, to seven and half years' imprisonment in a case filed under Anti-Terrorism Act.

National

04:56  PM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

5 to die, 17 get life in Gopalganj murder case

A Gopalganj court on Thursday awarded death penalty to five people and life term imprisonment to 17 others in a case filed for killing a man in the district in 1999

National

04:32  PM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

Nazrul's birth anniversary being celebrated

The 118th birth anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam is being celebrated across the country on Thursday in a befitting manner

National

04:02  PM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

8 killed in Gopalganj, Ctg road crashes

At least eight people, including a police officer, were killed and ten injured in separate road accidents in Gopalganj and Chittagong district on Thursday

National

02:18  PM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

4 killed in Gopalganj road accident

At least four people were killed and four others injured in a road accident at Tetaliakandi area in the district town on Thursday afternoon.

World

02:16  PM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

Indian Maharashtra CM’s chopper crash-lands in latur

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of Maharashtra in India had a narrow escape this afternoon when his helicopter crash-landed in Latur after getting entangled in wires. 

Sport

01:36  PM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

8-team BPL kicks off November 4

Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) governing council has announced the kick off day of the fifth season of the tournament to be on November 4. 

National

01:25  PM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

Mother, daughter hacked dead in Feni

A woman was allegedly hacked and her minor daughter was strangled to death by some unknown miscreants at East Bashikpur village of GMhat union under Phulgazi upazila in the district on Wednesday night.

Sport

01:01  PM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

Bangladesh goes into CT17 as 6th-ranked side after historic win

Bangladesh is ranked ahead of three former world champions – Sri Lanka, Pakistan and the West Indies, an ICC media release said on Thursday.

National

10:50  AM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

38 men including 2 Jamaat activists held in Jhenaidah

38 people including two Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh activists were detained in special police drives conducted at different parts of the district on various charges.

Entertainment

10:28  AM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

Film director PZ Kazol dies

National Award winner film director PA Kazol died.

National

10:21  AM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

2 killed in Chittagong road accident

At least two people were killed and seven others injured as a human hauler turned turtle at the gate of port residential area in the city on Thursday morning.

World

09:47  AM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

Trump in Brussels for 'tough' NATO talks amid protests

US President Donald Trump is in Brussels for what his team are describing as "tough" talks with other members of the NATO military alliance, reports BBC.

Sport

09:43  AM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

Pogba, Mkhitaryan on target as MUN win Europa League vs Ajax

Manchester United pulled together in their city's time of darkness, showing no little skill and spirit to overcome Ajax and win the Europa League.

World

08:53  AM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

UK police hunt Manchester bomber's network, angered by US leaks

Police scrambled to close down a network around the Manchester suicide bomber with arrests in Britain and Tripoli on Wednesday, as details about the investigation were leaked to US media, infuriating authorities who fear a second attack is imminent, reports Reuters.

Sport

07:19  AM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

Tigers 6th in ODI ranking beating Kiwis

Bangladesh claim the sixth position in ICC ODI rankings as they beat New Zealand in their tri-series at the Clantorf Cricket Club in Dublin Wednesday.

Sport

07:07  AM, 25 May 2017, Thursday

Bangladesh beat New Zealand by 5 wickets

Bangladesh posted an emphatic five-wicket win over New Zealand in their final match of tri-series one-day international in Dublin on Wednesday.

Politics

11:03  PM, 24 May 2017, Wednesday

Khaleda should be kept outside power: Inu

BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia is very dangerous and ought to be kept outside power, said  Information Minister Hasanul Huq Inu on Wednesday.

National

10:39  PM, 24 May 2017, Wednesday

JICA satisfied over security situation in Bangladesh: Muhith

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has expressed its satisfaction over the security situation in Bangladesh after the last year's militant attack at the Holey Artisan Bakery cafe in the city, said Finance Minister AMA Muhith here on Wednesday.

Business

10:26  PM, 24 May 2017, Wednesday

Bangladesh to buy 10 lakh MT of rice from Vietnam each year

Bangladesh will buy 10 lakh tonnes of rice from Vietnam each year until 2022, reports The Vietnam News on Wednesday, quoting the country's commerce ministry.