Nation pays tributes to language movement martyrs

Tuesday, 21 February 2017
The nation is paying glorious tributes to the Language Movement martyrs marking the day of 'Amar Ekushey' and the International Mother Language Day on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Photo: Rashed Shumon   The nation paid glorious tributes to the Language Movement martyrs marking the day of 'Amar Ekushey' and the International Mother Language Day. The Language Movement martyrs laid down their lives for the recognition of Bangla as a state language on this day 65 years ago.... Read More...

AP, Other Media Ask Judge to Order Release of iPhone Records

Tuesday, 21 February 2017
An Apple iPhone 7 and the company logo are seen in this picture taken, Feb. 1, 2017.   The Associated Press and two other news organizations asked a judge Monday to force the federal government to reveal how much it paid for a tool to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California, shooters. The news organizations said in a court filing there was “no adequate justification” for the FBI to continue to withhold information on the cost of the tool or the... Read More...

Tehran Bans Drones After Security Scares

Monday, 20 February 2017
Drones fly above smog blanketed Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dec. 25, 2016.   The Iranian military has banned the unauthorized use of drones in the capital Tehran, after several security scares caused by unpiloted aircraft that are increasingly popular with hobbyists and filmmakers. The general staff of the armed forces has issued an edict which means drones may only be used if they have been given permits from one of two government ministries or the state broadcaster, a... Read More...

Millions of Yemen Children Still Not Immunized Against Polio

Monday, 20 February 2017
A boy receives a polio vaccination during a house-to-house polio immunization campaign in Sanaa, Yemen.   The World Health Organization is spearheading a nationwide polio vaccination drive in conflict-ridden Yemen to immunize more than five million children under age five against this crippling disease.   Yemen has been polio free since 2006. Efforts are underway to try to make sure children in this war-torn country remain free of this potentially deadly disease.   But it... Read More...

President hopes new EC to be transparent, accountable

Monday, 20 February 2017
New CEC AKM Nurul Huda along with four other election commissioners meets the president Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on February 20, 2017. Photo: PID   President Abdul Hamid today hoped that the newly constituted Election Commission (EC) will carry out its duty with transparency and accountability to gain people’s confidence. He also urged the EC to perform its job taking assistance of political parties and other concerned stakeholders to hold elections in a free, fair and... Read More...


Written on 20/02/2017, 10:24 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
michigan-test-score-gains-worst-in-nation non-partisan Education Trust, in an email. “However, Jacobs’ analysis also incorporates factors like state size, population density, median household...
Written on 20/02/2017, 10:22 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
renovated-duffield-library-reopens-in-detroit The newly renovated Duffield Branch on Saturday February 18, 2017.   One hundred years is an awfully long time to exist without a makeover. So with a...
Written on 19/02/2017, 04:48 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
dso-hosts-art-exhibition-by-detroit-artists Andy Krieger’s “The Drink” is a series of 11 small dioramas.(Photo: Michael H. Hodges / Detroit News)   Call it a collision of the fine arts. When...


Written on 21/02/2017, 11:50 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
pm-calls-for-correct-practice-of-bangla-language Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged all to remain careful about the correct practice of Bangla language and...
Written on 21/02/2017, 11:49 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
boy-brutally-tortured-in-rajshahi A 12-year-old boy is being tortured brutally by some transport workers allegedly for damaging CD wires of a bus at Puthia upazila of Rajshahi on...
Written on 21/02/2017, 11:47 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
liton-murder-ex-jp-mp-kader-khan-held-in-bogra   Police today picked up former Jatiya Party (Ershad) lawmaker of Gaibandha-1 constituency Abdul Kader Khan in connection with Awami League MP...
Keeping is up to Mushfiqur

Keeping is up to Mushfiqur

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No takers for Tigers in IPL auction

No takers for Tigers in IPL auction

Bangladeshi players in a huddle before the start of a game. File Photo: Firoz...

'He is the only indispensable player' - Mascherano lauds Messi as the greatest of all time

'He is the only indispensable player' - Mascherano lauds Messi as the greatest of all time

Barcelona's Argentinean forward Lionel Messi celebrates a goal. File Photo: AFP   Javier...

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Somalia Faces Unprecedented Drought
Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Thumbnail   Goats with ribs showing crowd around a a trough of well water in Somaliland region of Somalia, which is experiencing a devastating drought, on Feb. 9, 2017. (VOA/Jason Patinkin)     Even the hyenas won't...


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