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  • 17 killed in Rangpur road accident
  • Traffic jams on highways tolerable, claims Quader
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Obama received 'intelligence bombshell' on Russian hacking plans Barack Obama received an “intelligence bombshell” from the CIA to warn…
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US special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan quits post Washington’s special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan stepped down on Friday,…
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3 killed in Gazipur road crash   Three people were killed and ten others injured in a head-on collision between a truck and a human hauler in Mouchak area of the city on Saturday noon.…
12 held along with 15 lakh Yaba tablets in Ctg Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members arrested 12 people, including five Myanmar nationals, along with 15 lakh pieces of Yaba tablets from the outer anchorage…
  • Last moment Eid shopping at peak
  • City malls abuzz with last-minute Eid shoppers
  • ‘2 JMB men’ held in Gazipur
  • Bangladesh
    Unprecedented security for Sholakia Eidgah Against the backdrop of the last year's militant attack, the government has taken unprecedented security measures for the country's largest Eidgah Sholakia, where hundreds of thousands of people offer prayers on the Eid day. "We have bought the Sholakia Eidgah under unprecedented security…
    Tight security clamps dawn for peaceful Eid celebration: IGP The entire country has been brought under stringent security measure, including in the capital city, with deployment of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and police for peaceful and smooth celebration of the holy Eid-ul-Fitr. "We have taken all possible security measures to ensure security for peaceful…
  • Traffic jams on highways tolerable, claims Quader
  • Rain, thundershowers likely
  • Politics
    BNP going to launch membership collection drive July 1 As part of its move to strengthen the party's organisational capacity, BNP is going to start a two-month-long membership collection and renewal programme on July 1 next. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi came up with the announcement at a press conference at the party's Nayapaltan…
    Minimising internal feud main challenge The Bangladesh Awami League (AL), the country’s oldest political party, is going to celebrate its 68th founding anniversary today (Friday). The party is passing through a golden period, as it is in power for the second consecutive term.  After being out of office for seven years, the AL was…
  • Drama on over budget to highlight PM: BNP
  • AL's 68th founding anniversary tomorrow
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    • Leningrad Oblast : The Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year, shows the statue of Peter the Great in Saint Petersburg at sunset. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A bee is pictured on a flower on June 21, 2017 in Ahlten. AFP PHOTO
    • Copenhagen : The Little Mermaid in Copenhagen is pictured on June 14, 2017 after the statue has been vandalized . AFP PHOTO
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    This recent photo shows a fishing boat being made by craftsmen at Chairman Ghat in Hatiya upazila of Noakhali district. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This recent photo shows a fishing boat being made by craftsmen at Chairman Ghat in Hatiya…
    The rush of people for last-minute for Eid shopping causes severe tailback on Sadar Road in Barisal city. The photo
was taken Wednesday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO The rush of people for last-minute for Eid shopping causes severe tailback on Sadar Road in…
    People climb on the roof of a train at Airport Railway Station in the capital yesterday, risking their lives as they leave for home ahead of Eid. Photo: Nazmul Islam People climb on the roof of a train at Airport Railway Station in the capital yesterday, risking…
    This photo shows a dredger getting burnt at Rajapur in Bogra sadar on Wednesday as assistant commissioner (land) of Bogra sadar Habibul Hasan Rumi ordered destroying the
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    Chalachitra Paribar boycotts actor Shakib Khan
    The Bangladesh Chalachitra Paribar, a platform of 16 film industry unions, has banned Dhallywood film actor Shakib Khan cancelling his membership from Chalachitra Shilpi Samity over his remarks about the senior and protesting artistes against joint-production films.…
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