Saturday 27 May 2017 ,
Saturday 27 May 2017 ,
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  • Statue Removal: Case filed against protesters
  • UN seeks BD’s ideas to use marine resources, reduce pollution
  • Bombs, bomb making substance recovered from Savar militant den
  • Global acclaim for Bangladesh’s disaster management programmes
  • Erratic power supply hampers Khazanagar rice production
At a Glance
  • Nusraat goes bold on costume; sparks off protests on social media
  • Road crashes kill 10 in 4 dists
  • Oil prices rally after heavy sell-off
  • Is chocolate good or bad for health?
  • Melania Trump's pricey jacket draws attention in Sicily
  • Warm-up Match: Bangladesh opt to bat against Pakistan
  • 2 people stabbed to death after confronting a man shouting 'hate speech' at Muslim women on train
  • UN seeks BD’s ideas to use marine resources, reduce pollution
  • Statue Removal: Case filed against protesters
  • Erratic power supply hampers Khazanagar rice production
  • Afghan official says 18 killed in suicide car bomb attack
  • Narail road mishap kills Pran employee
  • Global acclaim for Bangladesh’s disaster management programmes
  • Bombing puts British security officials on back foot again
  • If FBI wants to talk to Kushner, lawyer says he's ready
  • Transport workers block roads in Jamalpur for 5 hours
  • Bullet-hit body found in B’baria
  • Celebrities turn out for funeral of rock icon Cornell
  • Indian army: 4 suspected rebels killed in disputed Kashmir
  • Bombs, bomb making substance recovered from Savar militant den
  • Mentally ill grandfather kills grandson
  • Clinton calls Trump's budget a mean-spirited 'con'
  • Petra Kvitova to play at French Open
  • Mymensingh bus plunge leaves 2 dead
  • BNP’s half-day hartal underway in Khulna
  • 91 killed, 110 missing in Sri Lankan floods, mudslides
  • 3 killed in Gaibandha road crash
  • Razzak to get lifetime award in Kolkata
  • Criticism pours in
  • 28 killed in attack on Egypt Coptic Christians
  • World News
    Melania Trump's pricey jacket draws attention in Sicily Melania Trump's first outing in the Sicilian sunshine was in a colorful floral…
    2 people stabbed to death after confronting a man shouting 'hate speech' at Muslim women on train  Two people were stabbed to death on a light-rail train in Portland, Oregon,…
    Afghan official says 18 killed in suicide car bomb attack  At least 18 people, mostly civilians, were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber…
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    Criticism pours in
    Metro
    Unhygienic food being served at RU halls
Residential halls of Rajshahi University have been serving “unhygienic and substandard” food for years as an outcome of irregularities on…
    ‘Drug trader’ killed in Savar ‘gunfight’ A suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight between his cohorts and police at Birulia in Savar, on the outskirts of the capital, early Friday.…
  • UNHCR for partnership with DU on refugee laws
  • 4 Neo JMB members of ‘Sarwar-Tamim group held
  • BRTC to run 900 addl buses during Eid, says Quader
  • Bangladesh
    Erratic power supply hampers Khazanagar rice production Production of rice at Khazanagar in Kushtia, the second largest wholesale market of rice in the country, has been hampered due to frequent load shedding. The mill owners feared that if the situation would not come to normalcy within a few days, then the production and supply of rice will be suspended…
    Narail road mishap kills Pran employee An employee of a private company was killed as a bus hit a human hauler carrying him in Beltola area on Narail-Jessore highway of Sadar upazila on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Azizur Rahman, 35, son of Abdul Ohab Mollah, a resident of Loskarpur village in Auria union of Sadar upazila…
  • Transport workers block roads in Jamalpur for 5 hours
  • Bullet-hit body found in B’baria
  • Politics
    BNP’s half-day hartal underway in Khulna The half-day hartal, enforced by the Khulna district unit BNP protesting killing of BNP leader Alauddin Mithu, is going on peacefully in the district on Saturday. Motorised vehicles stayed off the roads while shops remained closed. However, no long-route buses left the district town. No procession or…
    CJ removed Greek goddess, not govt: Moudud  BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Friday said it is Chief Justice (CJ) Surendra Kumar Sinha not the government that removed the statue of Greek goddess from the Supreme Court premises. “The Chief justice in consultation with senior lawyers decided to relocate the statue from the Supreme…
  • Case filed under ICT Act against JaPa presidium member in Sylhet
  • Hartal called in Khulna on Saturday protesting BNP leader murder
  • Today's Print Edition
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    BNP chief Khaleda Zia said the govt is on a ‘mission’ to kill ‘diehard’ BNP leaders and activists to perpetuate its power. Do you agree?
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    • This photo shows farm workers busy drying paddy at a chatal (rice processing unit) in Gopalpur Bazar area of Jhenidah district yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Bangladesh supporters arrive ahead of the Tri-Series one day international (ODI) cricket match between Bangladesh and New Zealand at Clontarf cricket ground in Dublin, Ireland on May 24, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Bangladesh's Tamim Iqbal runs between wickets during the Tri-Series final One-Day International between Bangladesh and New Zealand at Clontarf cricket ground in Dublin on May 24, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Bangladesh's Mahmudullah (L) celebrates after hitting the winning runs to beat New Zealand in the Tri-Series final One-Day International between Bangladesh and New Zealand at Clontarf cricket ground in Dublin on May 24, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A bee gathers pollen from a flower on a cherry tree in a garden outside Moscow on May 22, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : Sun shines on a rapeseed field in Muenzenberg near Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on May 21, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Shows a number of vehicles parked on the side of a road near the Bangladesh Secretariat in the capital, ignoring a no parking sign placed there. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI
    • Ignoring the prohibition on swimming in the lake, children jump into the water body at Chandrima Udyan in the capital to find respite from scorching summer heat yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM
    • Dubai : The junction of Dubai is pictured from the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world standing at 828 metres, on May 16, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Singapore : A bronze statue of a girl is seen among the plants at the gardens by the bay inside the flower dome in Singapore on May 20, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    Sewage from the city flows into the River Buriganga at many points, causing river pollution. This photo was taken at Shyam Bazar in the capital yesterday. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI Sewage from the city flows into the River Buriganga at many points, causing river pollution.…
    Bangladesh Khelafat Andolan brings out a procession in Purana Paltan area of the capital yesterday congratulating Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for the
removal of a statue from the Supreme Court premises and urging all to maintain sanctity of Ramadan. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Bangladesh Khelafat Andolan brings out a procession in Purana Paltan area of the capital yesterday…
    Farm workers busy harvesting onions in Jhenidah yesterday. There has been a good production of onion in the district this year. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Farm workers busy harvesting onions in Jhenidah yesterday. There has been a good production…
    Workers removing the ‘Lady Justice’ sculpture on the Supreme Court premises in
presence of its sculptor Mrinal Huq (right) early today. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI Workers removing the ‘Lady Justice’ sculpture on the Supreme Court premises in presence…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Nusraat goes bold on costume; sparks off protests on social media
     Nusraat Faria, one of the country’s new generation film stars, has come under fire by social media users for her choice of costume in the latest music video, titled ‘Allah Meherbaan’. The video song from her forthcoming movie, ‘Boss 2’,…
    Environment
    China urges balance on environment, economy in Antarctica

    China urges balance on environment, economy in Antarctica

    A Chinese leader on Tuesday urged international representatives to strike a “proper balance” between environmental and economic interests in Antarctica, as the frozen continent’s vulnerability…
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    Science & Tech
    Uber celebrates 6 months in Dhaka
    Uber, the world's largest on-demand ride-sharing company, celebrated 180…
    World's Fastest internet speed : South Korea is on top
    South Korea has the world’s fastest average internet connection speed…
    Microsoft unveils more powerful Surface Pro with longer battery life
    Microsoft has announced a new version of its Surface Pro Windows tablet that…
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