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PM accepts Narendra Modi’s invitation to visit India

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Woman killed, 4 injured in Sirajganj road accident

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2 brothers electrocuted in Kishoreganj

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‘Thief’ killed in lynch-mob attack in Comilla

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Coal mine explosion in Northern China kills 17, traps dozens

International Desk: A coal mine explosion in a northern Chinese region killed 17 people Saturday and left 10 others trapped, state media and officials said. Four miners were rescued after the blast, which occurred when 31 people were working underground,

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Khaleda should’ve apologised before making EC proposals: PM

Staff Reporter: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said BNP Chairperson Khaldeda Zia should have apologised to the nation before placing any proposal for the reconstitution of the Election Commission.

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American alleges rape by guide, 4 others in city 5-star

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IS ready to launch attacks in Europe, Europol warns

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Malaysia defends rally against 'ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar

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18 killed after bus plunges into lake in central China

Business

US unemployment rate hit a 9-yr low of 4.6pc

Business Desk: The unemployment rate in the United States hit a nine-year low of 4.6 percent, though mainly because many people stopped looking for jobs and were no longer counted as unemployed.

Opinion

Highs and lows of journalism

Boishkahi News Desk: Can we imagine our lives without the media? Not at all! It is simply alarming to think about it as we have come a long way since we started living with information. Why is media so important? It is important because it shapes and

Sports

Juventus ends Atalanta's dream run in Serie A with a 3-1 win

Sports Desk: Since the end of September, no one had been better in Serie A than Atalanta. Relying on a long list of promising young players, many of them developed in the club's youth academy, Atalanta had put together six consecutive wins and

Entertainment

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ plans 2018 Broadway debut

Entertainment Desk: After a hit debut on London’s West End this summer, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” is in talks to move to New York’s Broadway in 2018, producers said on Friday. The play, based on author J.K. Rowling’s popular boy wizard character, is

Science

Researchers analyse how children perceive anger in speech

International Desk: In a recent research, experts from acoustics and psychology teamed up to to understand how children process emotion in speech and how it might influence their development.

Travel/Tourism

Rajeshpur Eco-Park in shambles

Boishakhi News Desk: Despite being part of the last bit of serene subtropical forest in the district, Rajeshpur Eco-Park is failing to attract tourists at present as it did before due to security concerns and lack of maintenance.

Law and Justice

Probe Bogra pregnant woman’s treatment denial: HC

Staff Correspondent: Civil surgeons of Bogra have been asked to investigate the incident of denying medical service to an expecting woman from Sherpur Upazila Health Complex and the death of her newborn baby. The High Court also asked the civil surgeon to submit a probe report before it

Media

Bangladeshi-origin Nadiya among BBC’s Top 100 Women

Staff Reporter: Nadiya Hussain, the British-Bangladeshi winner of the Great British Bake Off, has been placed on the hundred top women selected for 2016 by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).

Europe

Italy votes in referendum with PM Renzi's future at stake

International Desk: Italians vote on Sunday in a referendum on constitutional reform which will decide the political future of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who has promised to resign if he loses. Financial markets and Europe's politicians fear victory for the

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America

Russia bets on Trump as gateway to eased sanctions

International Desk: Vladimir Putin wants to make Russia great again. For that, he may need a hand from Donald Trump. For the Russian president, relief from crippling sanctions is a gateway to the ultimate goal of establishing Russia as the political and

Videos

Strange News

Fishing is for the birds: Unlocking UKAI

International Desk: Cormorants are masters of fishing. They watch and wait for their prey, and at the right moment, dive underwater, propelling themselves with their wings and feet, and catch their meal.

Asia

Slogans, placards and food: South Korean protests a boon for restaurants

International Desk: As protesters march through Gwanghwamun Square in downtown Seoul, the center stage of huge weekly demonstrations calling for South Korean President Park Geun-hye to step down, nearby restaurants hustle to prepare for a busy night.

Life Style

The six greatest BMW art cars

International Desk: BMW has unveiled the latest in a long line of its famous art cars, this one taking the form of an M6 GTLM designed by the "American master of conceptual art" John Baldessari. Beauty is in the eye

Africa

Man gets 24 years in jail for raping own grandmother

International Desk: A 26-year-old man was sentenced by the Nelspruit Regional Court on Thursday to 24 years in jail for raping his helpless 86-year-old grandmother.

Australia

Australian Museum masterplan aims to make it 'top five' in the world

International Desk: The director of the Australian Museum, Kim McKay, is optimistic she will be able to raise $285 million to make the museum one of the "top five" in the world.

Various

Syrian and allied troops advance in besieged Aleppo

International Desk: Syrian warplanes, artillery and mortar rounds pounded areas in eastern Aleppo on Saturday drawing rebel rockets, as government troops gain new ground in the shrinking opposition-held enclave. After four years of holding nearly half of the divided city