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  • 9 killed as building collapses in Pune
  • Rampal plant only to please neighboring country: BNP
  • 23 Jamaat-Shibir men among 73 held in Satkhira
  • Inu asks DCs to play due role in curbing militancy
  • Amazon boss Bezos becomes world's third richest
  • Nic Pothas named Sri Lanka fielding coach
  • 2 killed in 'gunfights' with RAB in Jessore, Pabna
Over 100 dead in South Asia monsoon flooding More than 100 people have been killed in monsoon floods in South Asia, as torrential…
India Dalit couple hacked to death over 22 cents debt A man from India's Dalit community has been beheaded and his wife hacked to…
Clinton vows to be president for 'all Americans' PHILADELPHIA: Hillary Clinton on Thursday accepted the Democratic Party's White…
Syria's secret library When a place has been besieged for years and hunger stalks the streets, you might…
Eminent writer Mahasweta Devi passes away in Kolkata Kolkata: Eminent author and social activist Mahasweta Devi died in Kolkata on Thursday…
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Police foil nat’l committee’s march towards PMO Police on Thursday foiled an attempt of the National Committee to Protect Oil-Gas-Natural Resources and Power-Port to march towards the Prime Minister's…
  • 3 Hizb ut-Tahrir men held in Ctg
  • Titas gas line catches fire in capital
  • Night guard hacked to death in capital
  • Security guard hacked to death in Khilgaon
  • Events
    When a place has been besieged for years and hunger stalks…
    Politics
    Inu asks DCs to play due role in curbing militancy Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Friday called upon the deputy commissioners to play their due role in eliminating militancy and establishing good…
    Zia Orphanage Trust case: Hearing adjourned till Aug 4 A Dhaka court on Thursday adjourned the hearing of Zia Orphanage Trust graft case till August 4. Judge Abu Ahmed Jamadar of Special Judge Court-3, situated…
  • Anti-terrorism committees to have all local representatives: Ashraf
  • PM for an innovative civil service to take country forward
  • Dist council polls within 6 months
  • BNP briefs foreign diplomats about country’s situation
  • Bangladesh
    Monitor trial of militants, Anisul asks DCs Law Minister Anisul Huq on Friday directed the deputy commissioners (DCs) to contact the ministry's cell that monitors cases against militants if…
    23 Jamaat-Shibir men among 73 held in Satkhira Police in a nightlong drive arrested 73 people, including 23 leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir, from…
  • 2 ‘criminals’ killed in Pabna, Jessore ‘gunfights’
  • 3 killed in Bogra road crash
  • Swelling rivers turn flooding severe
  • Militants took photos with IS flag
  • Sports
    Mustafiz likely to undergo surgery for injured shoulder The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will not take any risk with their injured bowling sensation Mustafizur Rahman and will be ready to go for surgical…
    Nic Pothas named Sri Lanka fielding coach Former South Africa wicketkeeper-batsman Nic Pothas has been appointed Sri Lanka's fielding coach, and will begin the role on August 8, a board release…
  • Visa hurdle to India-WI Florida matches
  • Aaqib Javed to conduct bowling camp in Bangladesh
  • Wagner's career-best haul bowls Zimbabwe out for 164
  • O'Brien, Young, Rankin return for Pakistan series
  • Entertainment
    Tanjin Tisha in three new TV commercials
    Popular young model-actress of the current generation Tanjin Tisha has become the model in three new television commercials (TVC) together after her Eid…
    Harry Potter, James Bond studios to be sold for £323m LONDON: Britain's Pinewood Studios, where Harry Potter and James Bond movies were filmed, could be sold to a property company for £323 million…
  • ‘The Nightingale of Bangladesh’ to be remembered on birth anniv
  • Sabina Yasmin to receive gold medal today
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    AL General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam said local public representatives from all parties would be made members of anti-terror committees. Do you support this move?
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    Yes 63.3%
    No 33.3%
    No Comment 3.3%
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    • Police release this photo saying five of the slain militants posed for photo in front of an IS flag before the raid at their Kalyanpur hideout .
    • Police release this photo saying three of the slain militants posed for photo in front of an IS flag before the raid at their Kalyanpur hideout .
    • Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (RAJUK) in a drive cuts off unauthorised gas connection of an establishment at Gulshan in the capital yesterday following the terror attack on a cafe in the area recently. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Rainwater overflows a canal at Dolaipar in Jatrabari area of the capital due to poor drainage system and construction of unauthorised structures, submerging a road on its bank. The photo was taken yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Some jihadi books seized during police raid militant den in Kalyanpur.INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Empty shells of bullets were seen scattered on the stairs during police raid in Kalyanpur.INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    Photo exhibition on tigers underway at Shilpakala
    A five-day solo photography exhibition on tigers titled ‘Bagh Jatra’ (The Journey with Tigers) by photographer Khan Fatim Hasan is currently underway at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), Segun Bagicha in the city. With the slogan ‘Bagh Rokkha Kore Sundarban, Sundarban Rakkha Kore Bangladesh’ (Tigers protect Sundarbans, and Sunderbans protects Bangladesh), iAmKFH Photography, in association with BSA, has organised the ongoing exhibition focusing on ‘World Tiger Day Celebration’ on July 29 in Bangladesh. BSA Director General Liaquat Ali Lucky inaugurated the exhibition as chief guest on Monday, while Bangabandhu Sangskritik Jote general secretary Arun Sarker Rana was present as special guest. Talented photographer Khan Fatim…
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    Technology
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