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Moderate quake jolts country | The Daily Star

A moderate earthquake jolted Dhaka, Sylhet and adjoining areas of the districts this afternoon. The earthquake was felt at 3:22pm (Bangladesh time), according to a…

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PM off to London | The Daily Star

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka for London this morning on an official visit to the United Kingdom. A Biman Bangladesh Airlines VVIP flight carrying the…

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DU students block Shahbagh again

Dhaka University (DU) students yesterday blocked the Shahbagh intersection for the second consecutive day to press home their four-point demand, including cancellation of seven colleges’…

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Floods wash away Tk 9cr fish in Sylhet division

Floodwater has washed away fish worth Tk 9 crore from 2436 ponds in Sylhet division while rainwater has submerged the hanging bridge over Kaptai Lake…

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US sanctions not enough | The Daily Star

Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar’s military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough, UN…

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Over 600 vehicles stuck at Paturia-Daulatdia ferry terminal

Ferry service on Paturia-Daulatdia route in the Padma river was disrupted due to its water level rising. At least 500 loaded trucks and around one…

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Ranga announces Quader JP chairman

Jatiya Party Secretary General Moshiur Rahman Ranga today announced lawmaker Golam Mohammad Quader as the party’s chairman. The announcement has been made following an organisational…

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India’s second mission to moon rescheduled to July 22

India’s second unmanned mission to the moon, which was halted from launch three days ago due to a technical snag, will now take off on…

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Breaking harmful taboos in society

Bangladesh has been witnessing an alarming rise in rape cases, particularly child rape cases. Between April and June this year, child rape cases increased by…

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22 python eggs hatched in Sreemangal zoo

A total of 22 python eggs were hatched successfully in a zoo under Sreemangal upazila of the district yesterday morning. A python, which was rescued…

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