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Sport

11:48  AM, 22 January 2017, Sunday

Cricketer Arafat Sunny held in ICT case

National cricket spinner Arafat Sunny was arrested in Amin Bazar in a case filed with Mohammadpur thana under Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act, police said today, reports agencies.

World

11:11  AM, 22 January 2017, Sunday

Netanyahu wants to discuss Iran 'threat' with Trump

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday he planned to discuss soon with US President Donald Trump how to "counter the threat" from Iran, reports AFP.

World

11:10  AM, 22 January 2017, Sunday

Pope Francis warns against populism, 'saviours' like Hitler

Pope Francis on Saturday warned against populism, saying it could lead to the election of "saviours" like Hitler, reports AFP.

National

11:08  AM, 22 January 2017, Sunday

2 killed in Gazipur road accident

Two people were killed in a road accident at Baroipara area on Kaliakoir-Nabinagar road under Kaliakoir upazila in the district on Sunday morning.

Sport

10:23  AM, 22 January 2017, Sunday

AUS v PAK, 4th ODI
Australia bat, Zampa in for Faulkner

Steven Smith won the toss and Australia will bat first as they aim to wrap up a series victory against Pakistan in the fourth ODI at the SCG, reports cricinfo.

Sport

10:20  AM, 22 January 2017, Sunday

SA v SL
SL aim to plug losing streak against dominant hosts

A week ago, Sri Lanka were humiliated in Johannesburg, where they lost 16 wickets and succumbed to their biggest defeat of the three-Test series.

Sport

10:15  AM, 22 January 2017, Sunday

NZ v BAN, 2nd Test
Persistent rain washes out day three

Persistent rain ruled out any chance of play on the third day of the second Test at Hagley Oval, reports cricinfo.

World

09:37  AM, 22 January 2017, Sunday

India Andhra Pradesh train crash leaves 23 dead

At least 23 people have been killed and many others injured after a train derailed in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, officials say as reported BBC.

National

10:00  PM, 21 January 2017, Saturday

Over 1 lakh freedom fighters are fake: Shipping Minister

Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan has said many non-freedom fighters became freedom-fighters following the killing of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The number has already crossed one lakh. Now time has come to identify the fake freedom fighters.

World

09:40  PM, 21 January 2017, Saturday

Washington rally leads Trump protests

Up to 200,000 protesters are gathering for a "Women's March on Washington", part of a global day of protests against US President Donald Trump

National

09:28  PM, 21 January 2017, Saturday

President likely to hint about new EC today

President Advocate Md Abdul Hamid is going to hint about the reconstitution of the Election Commission (EC) when he going to deliver address in the Jatiya Sangsad on Sunday evening.

National

09:03  PM, 21 January 2017, Saturday

Bangladesh to sign deal with Nepal for power: Nasrul

State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid on Saturday said Bangladesh received consent from India to import power from Nepal using Indian territory

Politics

08:26  PM, 21 January 2017, Saturday

BNP for neutral search committee

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam on Saturday said his party hopes that the President will form a neutral and comptent search committee

National

07:28  PM, 21 January 2017, Saturday

15,000 mobile phones seized at Dhaka Airport

A total of 14,900 mobile phones were seized at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Saturday.

World

06:53  PM, 21 January 2017, Saturday

Donald Trump's inauguration sign of 'declining US power'

The overall global peace with absence of conflict between states since world war is now more precarious than ever with the ascension of Donald Trump as the American president, says noted British historian David Armitage.

National

06:26  PM, 21 January 2017, Saturday

JS goes into session Sunday

The 14th session of the 10th Jatiya Sangsad (JS) will begin at 4:00pm on Sunday

National

05:59  PM, 21 January 2017, Saturday

Minor boy killed in Uttara road crash

A minor boy was killed in a road accident in Uttara area of the capital on Saturday morning

World

05:28  PM, 21 January 2017, Saturday

On first day, Trump signs executive order against Obamacare

Within hours of taking the oath, new United States President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at "minimising the economic burden" of Obamacare "pending repeal," to make good on one of his most impassioned campaign promises of dismantling his predecessor's healthcare law.

Politics

05:21  PM, 21 January 2017, Saturday

BNP to be faced politically: Obaidul

Ruling Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday said their party would face BNP politically if they (BNP) wages movement by disliking the decision of the President over forming election commission

World

04:09  PM, 21 January 2017, Saturday

Blast in Pakistan market kills 20

At least 20 people were killed in a blast at the Sabzi Mandi (vegetable market) in Kurram Agency's Parachinar area on Saturday morning, an official said

World

03:51  PM, 21 January 2017, Saturday

16 killed in Italy school bus crash

A bus carrying schoolchildren has crashed and caught fire in northern Italy, killing at least 16 people, emergency officials say

National

03:31  PM, 21 January 2017, Saturday

PM Hasina returns home

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home on Saturday morning concluding her five-day tour of Switzerland

World

12:38  AM, 21 January 2017, Saturday

Donald Trump sworn in as 45th US President

Real estate tycoon and TV reality show host Donald Trump was on Friday sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, reports The Times of India.

National

10:27  PM, 20 January 2017, Friday

Lawyers are not for protecting offenders: CJ

Chief Justice (CJ) Surendra Kumar Sinha has said professional obligations require lawyers to protect rule of law and not to protect offenders.

National

10:21  PM, 20 January 2017, Friday

PM on way for home from Switzerland

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left here Friday evening for home concluding her five-day tour in Switzerland.

Politics

10:04  PM, 20 January 2017, Friday

BNP wants trusted search committee from President: Moudud

Moudud also expressed the hope that the President would hold talks with political parties about an election-time government.

National

08:45  PM, 20 January 2017, Friday

Bangladesh should take steps to disband RAB: HRW

Lack of accountability has created a rogue force, HRW says

World

07:26  PM, 20 January 2017, Friday

Trump to become America's 45th president

Donald Trump, a real estate mogul and reality television star, will be sworn in Friday as the 45th president of the United States, putting Republicans in control of the White House for the first time in eight years.

National

06:50  PM, 20 January 2017, Friday

Individuals, not RAB, accountable for N'ganj 7-murder: Benazir

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) director general Benazir Ahmed has said that RAB was not responsible for Narayanganj seven murders in any way. Rather, those who had committed the murders were responsible for it. 

National

06:10  PM, 20 January 2017, Friday

Expatriate beaten, sued for protesting RAB's high-handedness

An expatriate was picked and beaten up mercilessly after he protested the threats of Rapid Action Batallion (RAB) against a lawyer here.