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‘Indian manned mission by 2022’ NEW DELHI: India will send a manned mission to space by 2022 and introduce health…
22 children killed in Sudan as boat sinks on Nile river At least 22 children have drowned in Sudan when their boat sank in the Nile while…
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2 students held over spreading rumours Two students - one of a private university and another of a madrasha - have been arrested from two city neighbourhoods in overnight drives conducted by…
3.5 kg gold seized at Ctg airport Customs officials on Wednesday seized 32 gold bars weighing around 3.5 kg from a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines at Shah Amanat International Airport…
  • 15-km tailback on Dhaka-Chittagong highway
  • Schoolgirl crushed under truck in Satkhira
  • Why no compensation to Raifa’s family: HC
  • Bangladesh
    Belongings and belonging The Rohingya had no time to consider what to take as Myanmar forces drove the Muslim minority into Bangladesh in a crackdown a year ago likened by the UN to ethnic cleansing, reports AFP from Cox's Bazar. Some fled with little more than the clothes on their backs and children on their hips. But…
    ‘Gunfight’ kills ‘robber’ in Sundarbans A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) while 23 fishermen were rescued from the clutches of forest robbers in  Marki Canal of Sibla River in the Sundarbans on Wednesday. Lieutenant CommanderZahid of RAB-6 said they conducted a drive in the morning…
  • Road crash kills 3 in Rajshahi
  • National Mourning Day being observed
  • Politics
    ‘This govt worser than that of 1/11’: Fakhrul BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday said the current 'fascist' government is worse than that of 1/11 2007 as it snatched all the basic rights of people and political parties. Speaking at a milad mahfil, he also urged his party colleagues to carry out a movement, even…
    BNP to hold public rally in city on Sept 1 BNP will hold a public rally in the capital on September 1, marking the party's 40th founding anniversary. Party senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi announced the programme at a press conference at BNP's Nayapaltan central office on Tuesday. "Our party has decided to hold a…
  • Khaleda gets 6-month bail in defamation case
  • 35 sued over Sylhet JCD leader’s death
  • Sports
    ‘Mini-BCB’ to boost up grassroots cricket The much-talked issue of the Regional Cricket Association (RCA), an initiative of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) for decentralization of country’s…
  • Mandzukic calls time on Croatia career
  • Messi to skip Argentina friendlies - reports
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    • France : Volunteers release flamingos chicks after ringing them at the salt marsh of Aigues Mortes, southern France, on August 8, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • France : This aerial view shows the shores of the bassin d'Arcachon (Arcachon Bay) with Arguin Sandbank (C) and Dune of Pilat (R) on August 4, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • France : Lightning flashes illuminate the sky over the French riviera city of Nice, southeastern France, on July 22, 2018. AFP PHOTO
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    • India : A male pheasant-tailed jacana protects its eggs at the Mangalajodi eco-tourism centre in Chilika lake, some 67km from Bhubaneswar in the eastern Indian state of Odisha, on July 20, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • India : A group of langur monkeys sit on the branches of a tree after in Pushkar in the western Indian state of Rajasthan on July 20, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A picture taken on July 12, 2018 shows young nandu birds at a zoo in the German city of Stralsund, on the Baltic coast . AFP PHOTO
    • United States : An oystercatcher hunts for food along the beach of Sandy Hook near Middletown on July 12, 2018 . AFP PHOTO
    Workers busy repairing a launch at Keraniganj on the outskirts of the capital yesterday. It is alleged that many faulty and unfit vessels are getting
quick repair in Keraniganj dockyards to carry passengers on different routes during Eid-ul-Azha. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Workers busy repairing a launch at Keraniganj on the outskirts of the capital yesterday. It…
    Artists of Bangladesh Charushilpi Sangsad work on setting up a portrait of Bangabandhu
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, said to be the biggest of its kind in the country, in TSC area of
the capital on the eve of National Mourning Day yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Artists of Bangladesh Charushilpi Sangsad work on setting up a portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh…
    CNG-run autorickshaws are seized by traffic police on Kuril Biswa Road in the capital yesterday for not having valid
documents and driving licences. INDEPENDENT PHOTO CNG-run autorickshaws are seized by traffic police on Kuril Biswa Road in the capital yesterday…
    This recent photo shows a farmer nursing Aus plants at a field in Forhad Nagar area of Feni district. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This recent photo shows a farmer nursing Aus plants at a field in Forhad Nagar area of Feni…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Shilpakala observes 43rd death anniv of Bangabandhu
    In observance of the 43rd death anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Mourning Day, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) has organised a month-long programme featuring exhibitions, recitation, commemorative discussion, dance,…
    Environment
    France to set penalties on non-recycled plastic

    France to set penalties on non-recycled plastic

    France plans to introduce a penalty system next year that would increase the costs of consumer goods with packaging made of non-recycled plastic, part of a pledge to use only recycled plastic nationwide…
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    Science & Tech
    NASA launches historic probe to 'touch Sun'
    NASA on Sunday launched a $1.5 billion spacecraft toward the Sun on a historic…
    NASA postpones launch of first solar probe to 'touch sun'
    NASA postponed until Sunday the launch of the first ever spacecraft to fly…
    China successfully tests first hypersonic aircraft
    In a "technological breakthrough," China has successfully tested…
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