Daily Archives: November 20, 2017


Panthapath hotel operation: Another ‘militant’ held in city

Panthapath hotel operation: Another ‘militant’ held in city

(UNB) –Police in a joint drive on Sunday arrested another suspected militant at Gulshan in the city in connection with the ‘planned militant attack’ from a hideout at hotel Olio International in Panthapath here on August 15. The arrestee is Tanvir Yeasin Karim alias Hitman alias Jin, 32. A special team comprising members of Counter


Govt to construct 220 cyclone centres: Maya

The government has taken initiatives to construct 220 diversified cyclone shelter centers in the coastal and cyclone prone areas in the country. “A total of 220 diversified cyclone shelters are being constructed at 86 upazilas of 16 districts under “Construction of cyclone shelters at coastal and cyclone prone areas” project,” said the minister. Disaster Management


DPS-STS inter school Basketball concluded

Sports Desk DPS-STS inter school Basketball Tournament 2017 and the prize giving ceremony held at the main campus in Uttara, Dhaka on Saturday. In the closing ceremony of the tournament, Principal of DPS-STS school Harsh Wal were present there as the chief guests while Vice Principal Madhu Wal was present there as special guest. Principal


Usain Bolt enlisted to make Aussie cricketers ‘explosive’ runners

Sports Desk Australia’s cricketers have called on retired sprint king Usain Bolt to boost their running between the wickets during the Ashes Test series against England. The Jamaican track superstar, the world record holder in the 100m and 200m and eight-time Olympic champion, is working with the Australian batsmen to improve their “explosiveness” off the


Germany coalition: Talks collapse as FDP pulls out

International Desk Talks on forming a coalition government in Germany have collapsed after the free-market liberal FDP pulled out. FDP leader Christian Lindner said there was no “basis of trust” with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative CDU/CSU bloc and the Greens. What happens next is unclear, but Mrs Merkel is due to meet President Frank-Walter Steinmeier,


Navana launches Corolla Altis

Business Desk Navana Limited and Toyota yesterday launched Corolla Altis, a brand new car and the 11th generation in the corolla family, in the Bangladesh market targeting mostly high-value customers. JA Naser, director of Navana Limited, introduced the car at a programme at The Daily Star Centre in Dhaka, while Takeshi Sugimoto, general manager of


‘Natoker Juddho, Juddher Natok’ on Victory Day

Culture Desk Tele-dramas, telefilms and other forms of media, those are designed to inspire the people to love their country, have always been appreciated by the viewers. Likewise, many noted and talented playwrights and producers produce special drama and telefilm based on the story related to International Mother Language Day, Independence Day and Victory Day.