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DU female student committed suicide A female student of Dhaka University (DU) has allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan in her residence in Dhaka. The deceased was identified as Mohosina Medha, a second year student of International Relations department Dhaka University and hailed from Comilla district. Confirming the matter, Dhaka University proctor A M Amzad Ali told  that the student ... Read More »

PM to address nation tomorrow Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will address the nation on Thursday evening on completion of third year of the second consecutive tenure of her government.   PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim on Wednesday said the prime minister will deliver her speech at 7.30pm tomorrow.   Bangladesh Television and Bangladesh Betar will simultaneously broadcast her address, he added.   The government ... Read More »

AL leader shot dead in Kushtia

Kushtia Correspondent Miscreants have shot an Awami League leader who recently joined Awami League quitting Jatiyatabadi Krishak Dal, an associated wing of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), to death at Ambaria in Mirpur upazila of the district on Wednesday noon.   The deceased was identified as Lutfar Rahman Sabu, 45, former organising secretary of the upazila unit of Jatiyatabadi Krishak Dal. ... Read More »

Actor Kalyan Corraya lands in jail

 Entertainment Desk Actor Kalyan Corraya was sent to Jail in a case filed for having alleged involvement in a road crash that left Prothom Alo photojournalist Zia Islam critically injured. The court also asked the investigation officer to interrogate Kalyan at jail gate refusing three days remand plea. Kalabagan police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Yasir Arafat told the actor was ... Read More »

Special train services for Ijtema Bangladesh Railway will operate some special trains to carry the devotees of the two-phase Biswa Ijtema with the first one beginning on 13 January. The railway sources said that these special trains will run towards several destinations for the smooth journey of the Ijtema devotees. As per the schedule, the special trains will be operated from Jamalpur and Akhaura ... Read More »

Talks with President over EC formation effective: AL Discussion between ruling Awami League and President Abdul Hamid over the formation of the new Election Commission (EC) ahead of the next parliamentary polls has ended.   The discussion began at 4:05pm and continued till 5:35pm on Wednesday.   After coming out of Bangabhaban, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader told reporters that the talks were “effective.”   The ... Read More »

North Korea has plutonium for 10 nuclear bombs

International Desk North Korea now has enough plutonium to make 10 nuclear bombs, South Korea said Wednesday, a week after leader Kim Jong-Un said it was close to test-launching an intercontinental ballistic missile.   The isolated communist state, which has carried out five nuclear tests and numerous missile launches, is thought to be planning a nuclear push in 2017 as ... Read More »

Two killed over land dispute in Chuadanga

Chuadanga Correspondent Two people were killed in separate in incidents in Alamdanga upazila of the district on Wednesday. The deceased were identified as Kolom, 38, son of late Azmat Ali and Nazrul, 55, son of late Kitab Ali. Alamdanga police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Akram Hossain said that two people named Sharif and Nazrul locked into clash over land dispute around ... Read More »

Trump says Russian dossier claims are fake

International Desk Donald Trump has denied claims that Russia sought to cultivate and compromise him, after unverified allegations about his personal conduct and ties to Moscow spilled out into the open on Tuesday, just 10 days before his inauguration. CNN reported on Tuesday evening that US intelligence agency officials shared a written synopsis of a dossier containing lurid but unsubstantiated ... Read More »

Walton title sponsor of Bangladesh-South Africa series

Sport Correspondent Country’s leading brand Walton has become the title sponsor of five-match One Day International cricket series between Bangladesh National Women Team and South Africa National Women Team.   The series is all set to kick off at Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Cox’s Bazar tomorrow (12th January). The rest of the matches will be held at the ... Read More »