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Turkey steps up collapsed buildings investigation, orders 113 arrested

People walk on destroyed buildings in the Antakia historical city in Hatay on 11 February, 2023, after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck the country's south-east.

Turkey vowed on Sunday to investigate thoroughly anyone suspected of responsibility for the collapse of buildings in the country's devastating earthquakes nearly one week ago and has already ordered the detention of 113 suspects.


'Godda deal has thrown Bangladesh into a quandary'

Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

Now Bangladesh too has been brought up in the worldwide discussions about Indian billionaire industrialist Gautum Adani's proximity with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Adani Power has signed a deal to supply electricity from Jharkand state to close neighbour Bangladesh.


BNP to march in all cities on 18 Feb

BNP flag
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BNP will bring out road marches in all metropolitan cities across the country on 18 February. The party announced the programme on Sunday in the capital's Shyamoli.   


Mohammad Shahabuddin thanks PM Hasina for nomination

Awami League has nominated former ACC commissioner Mohammad Shahabuddin as their candidate for presidential election.
Sazid Hossain

The Awami League nominated candidate for the presidential post, Mohammad Shahabuddin, has expressed gratitude to prime minister Sheikh Hasina for nominating him.


Shamim show knocks Shakib’s Barishal out of BPL 9

Rangpur Riders batter Shamim Hossain plays a shot during their eliminator match against Fortune Barishal in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2023 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on 12 February, 2023
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Rangpur Riders powere by Shamim Hossain’s half-century knocked Fortune Barishal out of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2023 with a four-wicket win in the eliminator at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Sunday.


19 eminent personalities, 2 institutions named for Ekushey Padak

Ekushey Padak

Nineteen eminent personalities and two institutions will get the country’s second highest civilian award, the Ekushey Padak, this year in recognition of their contributions to various fields.

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