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World News
Marine Le Pen uses guerrilla tactics to unsettle Macron
PARIS: French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen hopped on to a fishing…
Merkel warns UK on Brexit ‘illusions’ London: German Chancellor Angela Merkel says some British people have "illusions"…
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Metro
Minor girl rescued 23 days after abduction A court in Dhaka on Thursday placed two alleged abductors on a three-day remand in connection with the alleged abduction of a minor girl, reports UNB.…
Govt to establish database in capital Noting that a large data bank can help prevent cyber attack, Additional Secretary to the ICT Division Md Harunur Rashid has said the government is going…
  • Man held with 22 gold bars at Dhaka Airport
  • Businessman held over misappropriation of Tk 206 crore of Exim Bank
  • Neo JMB’s ‘IED expert’ held in city
  • Bangladesh
    Home-made bricks for a habitat on Mars Scientists said yesterday that they have manufactured tiny bricks out of artificial Martian soil, anticipating the day when humans may construct colonies on the Red Planet, reports AFP from Paris. Remarkably, the technique requires only that the red-hued building blocks be compressed in a precise way…
    Cry for relief as miseries keep mounting in haors The miseries of the "haor" (wetlands) people in Sunamganj and Moulvibazar keep mounting, as they are yet to get any relief and living in starvation. They demanded relief materials and introduction of open market sale (OMS) at both union and village levels so that all families get food. People…
  • Plan to generate 10,000MW power during Ramadan
  • Kamal for master plan to protect haor, its people
  • Politics
    BNP slams Haor Dept officials’ foreign tour during flood   BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday alleged that the foreign tour of top officials of Haor and Wetland Development Department at a time when flood hit the country's hoar areas hard proves that there is virtually 'no government' in the country. Fakhrul came…
    BNP must participate to save itself: Obaidul Awami league General Secretary Obaidul Quader said that the BNP will have to participate in the next general elections to improve its standing as a political party. He made the comment during a visit to Sher-e-Bangla AK Fazlul Haque's grave on Thursday. The senior Awami League leader said that his…
  • Sylhet district BNP gets new committee
  • Graft case: Khaleda submits fresh plea to change court
  • Sports
    Maruf blistering ton steers Prime Bank Mehedi Maruf who brought up him to the fore with a blistering performance in the last year’s BPL, struck a brilliant century in the Walton…
  • 16 teams slated for 2019 Copa America in Brazil
  • Pakistan call off Bangladesh tour
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    • North Korean visitors at the Masikryong ski resort, near North Korea's east coast port city of Wonsan. Work began on Masikryong ski resort, the only one in the North and the brainchild of Supreme Leader Kim Jong-Un, after Pyeongchang in the neighbouring South was awarded the 2018 winter Olympics. AFP PHOTO
    • Migrant workers from Uzbekistan renovate the area around a bust of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in the town of Sestroretsk, some 30 km from Saint Petersburg. Russian Communist supporters will mark Lenin's 147's birthday on April 22. AFP PHOTO
    • April 21, 2017 campaign posters of French presidential election candidates displayed outside a church in Le Ryveld hamlet in Steenvoorde, northern France, two days before the first round of the election. AFP PHOTO
    • Didar boli (right) wrestles with his rival during the final match of Jabbar-er Boli Khela, a wrestling competition, in Chittagong yesterday. Didar became the champion for the 14th instance this year. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • North Korea : Shows North Korean visitors posing on a snowmobile at the Masikryong ski resort on February 19, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • shows a general view of the Masikryong ski resort, near North Korea's east coast port city of Wonsan on February 20, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • A signature cricket dish at a restaurant in Sydney. Roasted cockroach, honey-flavoured ants, mealworm and chocolate coated popcorn are now available to try and buy -- and while the cuisine remains a novelty, there are signs it is growing in popularity. AFP PHOTO
    • Hohenschwangau castle near Fuessen in the Allgaeu region, southern Germany, is seen behind snow covered trees on April 18, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • France : Female panda Huan-Huan feeds upon bamboo inside her enclosure at the Zooparc de Beauval in Saint-Aignan, central France, on April 14, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    People of all ages occupy every possible berth of the locomotive of a local train approaching Kamalapur Railway Station in the capital amid risk of
accidents. The photo was taken at Gendaria yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO People of all ages occupy every possible berth of the locomotive of a local train approaching…
    A vehicle of Dhaka South City Corporation bulldozes illegal makeshift shops in front of the Chandni Chowk Shopping Complex in the capital
yesterday. INDPENDENT PHOTO A vehicle of Dhaka South City Corporation bulldozes illegal makeshift shops in front of the…
    A large number of students of different educational institutions in Rangpur at a programme at Cricket Garden in the city yesterday vow to make the
district free from drug, terrorism and child marriage. INDPENDENT PHOTO A large number of students of different educational institutions in Rangpur at a programme…
    The photo taken yesterday from Swarighat in the capital shows that vehicles ply a dilapidated road that may cause accidents any time as authorities
concerned are yet to take any initiative to repair it. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM The photo taken yesterday from Swarighat in the capital shows that vehicles ply a dilapidated…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    BSA Workers’ Union theatre festival ends today
    Curtain falls on five-day theatre festival, organised by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) Workers’ Union to celebrate its colourful journey of 37 years, with staging highly acclaimed comedy play ‘Konjush’ today at 7pm at the National Theatre Hall…
    Environment
    Air pollution: 'Heart disease link found'

    Air pollution: 'Heart disease link found'

    Researchers speculate the particles could then build up in blood vessels and raise the risk of heart disease. They say their early study - based on extremely small particles of gold - brings them a step…
    Life Style
    Mid-life exercise could jog your memory
    Can a new exercise regimen boost your brain health if you're over 50? Possibly,…
    Love chocolate? Potato chips? Your genes might be to blame
    Your tendency to indulge in chocolate, go heavy on salt, or eat veggies may be tied…
    Parents' mobile use harms family life
    More than a third of 2,000 11 to 18-year-olds who responded to a poll said they…
    Diet fizzy drinks linked to dementia and stroke
    Consuming diet fizzy drinks every day almost triples the risk of developing dementia,…
    Science & Tech
    Humans in America '115,000 years earlier than thought'
    High-tech dating of mastodon remains found in southern California has shattered…
    Bangladesh to be made next global IT destination: Palak
    State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak on Wednesday said Bangladesh must…
    Google founder's 'flying jetski' set to go on sale this year
    A flying car start-up backed by Google co-founder Larry Page has unveiled its…
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