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2.5m evacuated as cyclone Fani enters Bangladesh By Other | Last Updated: 4th May, 2019, 00:00

At least two million were evacuated to shelters, low-lying areas flooded, homes and crops damaged as a weakened, but severe, tropical cyclonic storm Fani entered Bangladesh on Friday over the port…

2.5m evacuated as cyclone 
Fani enters Bangladesh

Cyclone kills three in Odisha

PURI: At least three people died Friday as Cyclone Fani, the biggest in years, slammed into eastern India, sending coconut trees flying and cutting off power, water and telecommunications, reports…


Bahadur Shah Park to get facelift

The historical Bahadur Shah Park located in Old Dhaka’s Laxmibazar area will get a new facelift as it has been brought under a development scheme by Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC). Aiming…


Thousands in panic

At least 5,000 villagers in Satkhira district’s Shayamnagar upzila have been gripped by panic fearing the collapse of the mother river protection embankment  as weakened but severe cyclone…

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11 Bangladeshis arrested in Spain 11 Bangladeshis arrested in Spain

MADRID: Spanish police have smashed a Bangladeshi-run ring which smuggled more than 350 migrants from the Indian subcontinent into the country and gave them fake passports, a statement said Friday,…

Metropolis
Punish perpetrators of sexual harassment Punish perpetrators of
sexual harassment

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chairman Kazi Reazul Hoque on Friday demanded tougher punishment to the sexual harassers and urged for establishing the rule of law in a bid to stop such harassment.…

Sun Extra
Community Bank Bangladesh deal with Infosys Community Bank Bangladesh deal

with Infosys

Community Bank Bangladesh Limited, a concern of Bangladesh Police Kalyan Trust, signed an agreement with Edgeverve Systems Ltd, concern of Infosys, for implementing renowned Core Banking System –Finacle…

Editorial
Birth, Rebirth and Demise of BNP Birth, Rebirth and 
Demise of BNP

Any political party worth its name have a normal birth, grows organically and survives only if it has leaders with vision and can understand the desire of the people. A political party may or may not…

Post-logue
Recommendations on Health Problems of Bangladeshi Workers in Malaysia Recommendations on Health Problems of Bangladeshi Workers in Malaysia

Health is a revealing indicator for socio-cultural adaptability and work efficiency of the migrant workers as it is very much related to their physical fitness. Bangladeshi migrants working in factories,…

Asia
More Sri Lanka attacks feared as Muslims condemn Easter bombs More Sri Lanka attacks feared as Muslims condemn Easter bombs

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka bolstered security Friday with fears of attacks against bridges in the capital as the prime minister vowed to hunt down any remaining Islamic State extremists behind the deadly Easter…

World
UK’s two main parties suffer Brexit backlash in local elections UK’s two main parties suffer Brexit backlash in local elections

LONDON: Britain’s two main parties suffered a drubbing Friday in English local elections as voters vented their frustration with the prolonged Brexit deadlock, reports AFP. Prime Minister…

Culturetainment
3-day musical programme to mark Tagore’s birth anniv 3-day musical programme to mark Tagore’s birth anniv

A three day musical programme to mark the 158th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore is underway at the Shawkat Osman Auditorium of Central Public Library, reports UNB. Bangladesh Rabindra…

Winner
Rain ruins Bangladesh’s triumph Rain ruins Bangladesh’s
triumph

It was the most anticlimactic ending Bangamata U-19 Women’s International Gold Cup Football Tournament could have deserved as torrential rain from super-cyclone Fani forced the final of the tournament…

My Districts
Experts urge farmers to cultivate sugar beet commercially Experts urge farmers 
to cultivate sugar beet commercially

RAJSHAHI: Agricultural experts have urged the farmers to cultivate tropical sugar beet commercially as it can be an effective substitute crop to sugarcane farming for increasing sugar production in…

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Military stalemate, foreign players in Libya offensive Military stalemate, foreign players in Libya offensive

TRIPOLI: The month-old battle for Tripoli has turned into a military stalemate as rival Libyan forces dig in for the long haul and foreign powers vie for influence, experts said, reports AFP. Diplomatic…

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