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  • Cabinet okays abolishing PEC exam at grade-5
  • 3 motorcyclists killed in B'baria road crash
  • England set to tour Bangladesh in October
  • Brexit: France and Germany 'in agreement' over UK's EU exit
  • Clinton swipes at Trump over Brexit
  • Lionel Messi retires from international football
  • Chile beat Argentina 4-2 on penalties to claim Copa America title
  • Moderate 4.9M earthquake jolts southern Bangladesh
Clinton swipes at Trump over Brexit WASHINGTON: Democrat Hillary Clinton on Sunday took a swipe at Republican rival…
Pope Francis says Church should apologise to gays Pope Francis has said that the Roman Catholic Church should apologise to gay people…
Singapore Airlines plane catches fire after emergency landing A Singapore Airlines plane bound for Milan caught fire shortly after making an emergency…
Brexit: France and Germany 'in agreement' over UK's EU exit German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande have said…
EU referendum: Corbyn vows to fight for leadership Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said he will stand in any new leadership election…
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Dhaka Metro
5 ticket black marketeers held at Kamalapur Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Sunday arrested five people for selling train tickets in the black market at Kamlapur Rail Station in the capital. Identity…
  • Services from Sayedabad terminal resume
  • 5 fake detectives held in capital
  • 24 dope gang members held
  • ‘Extortionist’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with Rab in city
  • Events
    Turkish riot police have fired tear gas and plastic bullets…
    Politics
    Purbachal New Town to accommodate 1 crore people: Minister Housing and Public Works Minister Engineer Mosharraf Hossain on Monday said the implementation of Purbachal New Town Project would create accommodation…
    AL a militants’ party: Khaleda BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday termed the Awami League (AL) a party of militants, saying that the country would be safer if leaders and activists…
  • Govt to split ministries, induct more ministers
  • Lack of accountable govt leads to extrajudicial killings: Moudud
  • 525-MW electricity could be produced from Barapukuria coals: Nasrul
  • Foreign minister postpones German visit
  • Bangladesh
    14 fraud gang members held in city Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a drive arrested 14 members of a fraud gang, who used to take money from people in the name of recruitment…
    2 Ansarullah men held in capital Two suspected members of the banned outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team were arrested in the capital on Monday. The arrestees -Nayem and Sohel- were held from…
  • 3 cattle traders killed in Jessore road crash
  • Eid sales gain momentum with shoppers crowding malls
  • More money put into losing Teletalk
  • Moderate quake jolts southern Bangladesh
  • Sports
    Wimbledon 2016: Novak Djokovic to open defence against James Ward Top seed Novak Djokovic will begin the defence of his Wimbledon title when the tournament gets under way on Monday. The world number one opens play on…
    England set to tour Bangladesh in October England are set to tour Bangladesh for the first time since 2010 for two Tests and three ODIs in October. In their third multi-format tour to the country,…
  • Marsh, Wade lift Australia to title win
  • Arambagh eye to topple Abahani for maiden title
  • BCB to review more than 13 suspect actions
  • Former India batsman Lalchand Rajput named Afghanistan coach
  • Entertainment
    Apurba, Mithila pair up again in tele-drama with different story
    According to talented actress Mithila, Eid special tele-drama ‘Flipper’ is her best work for this Eid, in which she paired up with popular…
    Shooting of documentary ‘The Key’ kicks off To go into depth and get an insight regarding the elements, causes and reasons behind an individual’s success or failure, the making of a documentary…
  • Kumar Biswajit sings remake of iconic song ‘Tumi Roj Bikele’
  • Tasnim’s presents Eid collection
  • Poll
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    BNP leader Moudud Ahmed has said that an anarchic situation is prevailing in the country. Do you agree?
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    Yes 70.0%
    No 28.3%
    No Comment 1.7%
    Opinions
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    Photo Gallery
    • A woman checks out low cost plastic ornaments at a road-side shop in front of Baitul Mukarram in the capital yesterday as shopping for the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr gears up across the country. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • A salesman shows a dress to a customer at a shop at Sanmar Ocean City in Chittagong yesterday as Eid shopping gains momentum. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Eid shopping at makeshift shops are yet to gain momentum. The picture was taken from Shaheb Bazar in the city on Friday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A worker busy on a handloom in weaving a Benarashi Sari, which will go on sale ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr, at Benarashi Palli in the capital’s Mirpur on Thursday. PHOTO: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • Fish traps, locally known as Chai, are put on sale at a market in Ashuganj of Brahmanbaria yesterday, as the monsoon has arrived. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO
    • A woman reacts after getting an advance train ticket for Eid at Kamalapur Railway Station in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Vatican City : A seagull stands on a fountain in St. Peter's square at the Vatican on June 19, 2016. AFP PHOTO
    • Wild waves from the Bay of Bengal have been eroding the long stretch of the Kuakata beach day by day. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    How a street child became a leading artist
    Lita Cabellut is one of Spain's most successful artists, but she's barely known in her home country. What's more, the woman whose paintings now sell for six figure sums spent her early years living on the street. "My childhood was like that of thousands of street kids around the world," says Lita Cabellut. She used to roam the streets of Barcelona with other homeless children and slept in the open air. "We looked after one another - we did whatever we liked. We took coins out of the fountains, begged Zippo lighters from sailors and stole tourists' wallets. We used to go into restaurants and say our father was in the toilet when they served us, before wolfing down the food and running off." Cabellut was born in a village in Aragon, north-east Spain, in 1961.…
    Life Style
    Corporate Yoga – And you thought it was a myth
    It is as simple as that. When we are healthy, we are better able to face challenges…
    Muslims worldwide to fast the longest in decades
    Ramadan dates are usually determined annually by the lunar cycle, which is slated…
    101-year-old Florida woman gets second chance at prom
    A 101-year-old Florida woman is getting a second chance at prom. Eleanor Bessin…
    Type-2 Diabetes: At-risk offered healthy lifestyle help
    People in England at risk of type-2 diabetes are to be offered healthy-lifestyle…
    Technology
    Apple to lower App Store 'tax' for loyal subscribers
    If you sell an app, subscription or other product through the App Store, Apple gets…
    Biometric registration gives edge to GP, Banglalink
    The government’s biometric registration programme has apparently given the…
    India successfully tests small space shuttle
    India has successfully tested its first small space shuttle as part of its efforts…
    Bangabandhu Satellite to be in orbit by 2017
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the much awaited Bangabandhu Satellite-1,…
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