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Will Poulter grabs lead role in Amazon's Lord of the Rings series

Dhaka, Sept. 6 -- Amazon has cast actor Will Poulter for the lead part in its highly-ambitious Lord of the Rings series. Poulter, best known for starring in Bandersnatch episode of Black Mirror, The ... Read More


Chattogram Test 2nd day lunch: Bangladesh suffer early blow

Dhaka, Sept. 6 -- Having 342 runs to chase down in the first innings at Chattgoram Test against Afghanistan, Bangladesh lost the opener Shadman Islam without posting anything on the board. He fell pr... Read More


30 injured in Faridpur AL factional clash

Faridpur, Sept. 2 -- Thirty people were injured in a clash between two factions of Awami League over a trifling matter at Kandakul village in Boalmari upazila on Monday. Locals said Md Harunur Rashid... Read More


Suspected robber killed in Sylhet 'gunfight'

Sylhet, Sept. 1 -- A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Dobang in Beanibazar upazila on early Sunday. The deceased was identified as Mezbah Uddin, 45, son of Alim Uddin... Read More


Arab leader seeks to shake up Israeli election

Jerusalem, Aug. 30 -- The leader of the main Arab faction in parliament has shaken up Israel's election campaign by offering to sit in a moderate coalition government. If that happens, it would upend... Read More


Man to die for killing wife in city

Dhaka, Aug. 29 -- A tribunal here on Thursday sentenced a man to death for killing his wife for dowry in the city's Badda area in 2005. The court also fined convict Saidur Rahman Milton Tk 50,000, in... Read More


Julianne Moore to feature in Mothertrucker

Dhaka, Aug. 29 -- Julianne Moore is set to star in upcoming memoir Mothertrucker, to be directed by Jill Soloway, reports The Indian Express. Transparent creator Soloway will also adapt the book by A... Read More


Rohingya Repatriation: Without evidence, Hasan Mahmud blames INGOs for failure

Dhaka, Aug. 27 -- Information Minister Hasan Mahmud on Monday said the government has given shelter to Rohingyas on humanitarian grounds, and they cannot . "We can't drive them (Rohingya) out from th... Read More


Angel Has Fallen tops box office with $21.3 million debut

New York, Aug. 26 -- Angel Has Fallen has easily topped the box office with a $21.3 million debut, as the action sequel became the latest mid-budget release to find modest success in the often quiet l... Read More


Hong Kong police draw guns, arrest 36 from latest protest

Hong Kong, Aug. 26 -- Hong Kong police drew their guns and fired a warning shot after protesters attacked officers with sticks and rods, and brought out water cannon trucks for the first time, in an e... Read More