Staff Correspondent: The Election Commission (EC) is expected to hold a meeting on Sunday over the by-polls of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC).
Entertainment Desk: Bollywood star Shahid Kapoor has been voted the Sexiest Asian Man in the world in an annual UK poll released in London on Wednesday.
Senior Correspondent: Terming Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's allegations of illegal properties of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia abroad as ‘propaganda’, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir asked the government to prove the allegation.
International Desk: Israel announced the closure of its Gaza border crossings on Thursday in response to daily rocket fire from the enclave over the past week after U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital stoked Palestinian anger.
Today is the Victory Day. The nation achieved final victory following the Pakistan occupation army's unconditional surrender at the then Race Course Maidan (now Suhrawardy Udyan) in Dhaka on December 16, 2971.