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Freedom Fighters to get 5-yr multiple entry Indian visas

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Mashrafe: Champions Trophy big challenge for tigers team

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People's average life expectancy now 71.6 years in BD’s

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Fakhrul hope BNP to get stronger with its sr leaders district visits

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Sabotage case: 25 BNP men get 5 yrs jail in Gaibandha

Staff Correspondent: A court here on Tuesday sentenced 25 leaders and activists of BNP to five years’ imprisonment in a case filed for carrying out sabotage. The court also fined them Tk 1000 each.

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Forbes ranks Dhaka among 5 dirtiest cities of Asia

Boishkahi News Desk: Forbes has recently made a report on five dirtiest cities in Asia, based on local media articles and non-governmental organization data, topping it off with Dhaka.

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Thai man kills baby daughter on Facebook Live

International Desk: A Thai man filmed himself killing his baby daughter on Facebook Live, before taking his own life, Thai police say. The 21-year-old hanged his daughter, and then himself,

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Child marriage in special cases to create obstacles: NHRC

Staff Correspondent: Voicing concern over the special provision in the Child Marriage Restraint Act that allows underage marriage in special cases, Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Kazi Reazul Hoque

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Body recovered from Mohammadpur Lake

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Walking on human bridge: HC seeks explanation over upz chairman’s bail

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DSCC Mayor: WASA responsible for waterlogging in city

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Law Minister: 2 labour courts to be relocated from Dhaka to Tongi, N’ganj

Business

Both stocks see upward trend on higher transactions

Business Desk: Stocks saw upward trend on Tuesday as major indices of both Dhaka and Chittagong Stock Exchanges were found finishing upward trend with higher transactions of some large-cap securities.

Opinion

Autism is a disorder not a curse, needs awareness

Dr. Genevieve Kumapley: A new resource centre that will provide services and guidance for persons living with autism has been opened in Accra, with a call on Ghanaians to view autism as a disorder and not a curse from God.

Sports

Tri-Nation Series: Khaled Mahmud replaced by Jalal Yunus as new manager

Sports Desk: Regular manager Khaled Mahmud Shujon has been replaced by Jalal Yunus as the new manager of the team in the forthcoming tri – nation series. Jalal Yunus, who is also the Media Committee Chairman of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB)

Science

Drones help Grand Canyon rescue effort for first time

International Desk: Rangers at Grand Canyon National Park understand search and rescue is part of the job. They ran 293 such operations last year. But none of those used drones in an attempt to find missing hikers. Park officials sent drones into

Travel/Tourism

After 25 years Disneyland Paris is still as magical as ever

International Desk: As the night sky over Disneyland Paris lit up in a memorable ¬kaleidoscope of fire, lights, ¬pyrotechnics and giant ¬fountains we all gasped. But the sheer scale of the display shouldn’t have come as a surprise.

Law and Justice

Walking on human bridge: HC seeks explanation over upz chairman’s bail

Staff Correspondent: The High Court on Tuesday issued a rule asking the government to explain as to why the bail of Haimchar upazila chairman Nur Hossain Patwari in a case filed for 'walking over a human bridge made by schoolboys’

Media

Lawsuit claims former Fox News host was harassed online by Fox

International Desk: Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros said in a lawsuit Monday she believes network operatives used bogus social media accounts to torture her after she complained about sexual harassment. She also said she believes someone hacked her computer and phone.

Europe

French President calls for unity at tribute to slain officer Jugelé

International Desk: French President François Hollande has used a ceremony to honour a police officer slain in Paris last week to call for unity in the "long and difficult fight against terrorism". He awarded Xavier Jugelé, 37, the Legion of Honour, one of France's highest honours.

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America

Trump's daughter forced to defend father at G20 women's summit

International Desk: Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka was met with groans as she defended her father's attitude towards women at the G20 women's summit in Berlin.

Strange News

Use your brain and find spot the snake in this photo

International Desk: This is surely the brain teaser to end all brain teasers. Can you spot the snake hiding in this photo? The sneaky serpent certainly has disguised itself well as it tries to

Asia

Foreign extremists killed in Philippine clash: military

International Desk: The Philippine military said on Tuesday (April 25) it had killed almost 40 militants loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group, including three Indonesians and a Malaysian, in a major land and air assault in the south.

Life Style

‘Men crack sexist jokes to reaffirm their masculinity’

International Desk: Cracking sexist and anti-gay jokes are a way for some men to reaffirm their shaky sense of self, especially when they feel their masculinity is being threatened, say scientists. Disparaging humour is often about enhancing one’s own social

Africa

Three African countries chosen to test first malaria vaccine

International Desk: Three African countries have been chosen to test the world’s first malaria vaccine, the World Health Organization announced Monday. Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will begin piloting the injectable vaccine next year with hundreds of thousands of young children,

Australia

Canberra's startup innovation culture on display in Singapore

International Desk: Canberra's technological innovation will be on display at an investment showcase in Singapore on Wednesday. Fifteen ACT start-ups will be pitching their ideas and plans to more than 100 international investors.

Various

4 Turkish soldiers killed in PKK attacks

International Desk: Four Turkish soldiers were killed and three others were wounded on April 25 due to attacks by outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the eastern and southeastern provinces of Kars and Şırnak, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.