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  • Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin for the world 200m title
  • Slaughtering spots designated in capital for for Eid-ul-Azha
  • Inspire people to seek info thru’ digital technology: PM
  • Tk 650 for double-burner; CNG price now Tk 35 per unit
  • BERC fixes gas tariff at Tk 600 a month for single-burner stove,
  • Price of gas may hike by 25%, of power by 3%
  • AL-backed panel wins bar council polls
  • Gunman kills self after killing journalists on air
  • Kazi Zafar Ahmed passes away
  • Domestic gas prices up 50pc
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    Australia shouldn’t be written off despite being in transitional…
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    The South Asian Regional Standards Organisation (SARSO), a specialised…
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    Prices of eggs and vegetables have gone up sharply in the kitchen…
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Kazi Zafar Ahmed, the chairman of a faction of Jatiya Party, passed away at at United Hospital in Dhaka on Thursday morning. Kazi Zafar passed…
Arrest warrants issued for former Pakistan PM Gilani A federal anti-corruption court here on Thursday issued warrants for the arrest…
Army deployed to stop caste-related violence in Gujarat Ahmedabad, India: The Indian army patrolled riot-hit areas of Prime Minister Narendra…
Migrant crisis: Scores of bodies found on Libya boat About 50 people have been found dead in the hold of a boat carrying migrants intercepted…
Gunman kills self after killing journalists on air A man who shot two journalists on live TV in the US state of Virginia has died after…
10 year old boy catches 220kg tuna A 10-year-old boy has caught a 220kg tuna off the coast of Prince Edward Island,…
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Domestic gas prices up 50pc
Dhaka Metro
2 bomb-like objects found at DMCH Police recovered two bomb-like objects at Dhaka Medical College Hospital in the capital on Thursday morning. Inspector Mozammel Hossain, in-charge of…
  • Keraniganj burn victim dies
  • DB uncover criminal manpower syndicate in Mirpur DOHS; 4 arrested, 46 rescued
  • Dhaka court moved over BCL leader Arzu ‘shootout’
  • Suspected robber killed in Keraniganj 'gunfight'
  • Events
    A 10-year-old boy has caught a 220kg tuna off the coast…
    Politics
    Shawkat Mahmud put on one day’s fresh remand A court here on Thursday placed BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s adviser and journalists’ union leader Shawkat Mahmud on a one-day fresh remand…
    Khandaker Mosharraf’s bail stayed The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday stayed for two weeks a High Court (HC) bail order for BNP leader Dr Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain in a money laundering…
  • Kazi Zafar Ahmed passes away
  • Conspirators plan every day to attack PM: Ashraf
  • 'Govt trying to foil reorganisation of BNP'
  • 3 SC lawyers confess to crime in another case
  • Bangladesh
    15-day ban on hilsa fishing from Sept 25 The government has imposed a ban from September 25 to October 9 on catching, selling and transporting hilsa in the coastal areas to ensure the safe spawning…
    Power, gas prices hike again 
The government has hiked retail power prices by 2.97 percent and gas prices by 26.29 percent. Average power and gas prices have been raised with effect…
  • Nazrul’s 39th death anniv Thursday
  • River erosion strikes at Padma bridge site
  • 2 killed, 3 injured in N’ganj accident
  • Flood shuts down 300 schools in 6 districts
  • Sports
    Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin for the world 200m title Jamaican Usain Bolt outstripped American rival Justin Gatlin to win his fourth consecutive world 200m title on Thursday to add to the 100m gold he won…
    BCB shifts focus away from Tests again  The BCB's plan to lop off one Test match from the series against Zimbabwe is consistent with its policy of limiting the team to one particular…
  • Mushfiq joins elite players’ conditioning camp
  • Man Utd and Lazio aim for Champions League group stage
  • BCB wants to cut a Test from Zimbabwe series
  • Serena captures 2nd straight Cincinnati title
  • Entertainment
    Justin Bieber to perform at MTV Video Music Awards
    Justin Bieber will be back on stage at the MTV Video Music Awards. MTV announced Wednesday that the 21-year-old singer will be performing the song "What…
    Fitness a religion for Malaika Arora Mumbai: Actress Malaika Arora Khan, who has always maintained her slim frame over the years, considers fitness not only a crucial part of her life but…
  • Fans urge Big B not to promote Mulayam biopic
  • Shah Rukh Khan, Alia Bhatt in Gauri Shinde’s next directorial venture
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    • French Mediterranean island

      FRANCE : A picture taken on August 18, 2015 shows the city of Corte on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica. AFP PHOTO

    • Malaysian fishing boat

      INDONESIA : A Malaysian fishing boat seized by Indonesian authorities for illegal fishing is detonated and sunk by Indonesian Navy personnel at sea off Belawan located in eastern Sumatra island on August 18, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • An Indian Parsi girl

      INDIA : An Indian Parsi girl prays near relief figures of knights at a fire temple on the Parsi New Year 'Navroze' in Mumbai on August 18, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • Star Wars

      JAPAN : Star Wars droids C-3PO (L) and R2-D2 pose with a scale model of Japan's airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in the livery of new Star Wars droid BB-8 at a news conference in Tokyo on August 18, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • Golfer

      US : Jason Day of Australia hits his tee shot on the 18th hole during the continuation of the weather-delayed second round of the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits on August 15, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • China Explosion

      CHINA :Smoke rises at the site of an explosion in Tianjin on August 14, 2015. Chinese authorities struggled to extinguish fires and identify dangerous chemicals at a devastated industrial site, two days after giant explosions killed dozens. AFP PHOTO

    • Tiger

      GERMANY : Snow leopard mother Siri stands next to her male cub Barid on August 13, 2015 at the zoo in Cologne, western Germany. Barid, whose name means "cloud" in Tibetan language, was born at the zoo on May 8, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • Bangladeshi indegenious woman

      BANGLADESH : A Bangladeshi indegenious woman participates in a gathering in Dhaka on August 9, 2015, held to celebrate United Nations' (UN) International Day of the World's Indigenous People. AFP PHOTO

    • Belgium

      BELGIUM : A photo taken on August 6, 2015 shows the sculture by Belgian contemporary artist Jan Fabre entitled "Searching for Utopia" in Namur's Citadelle, as part of the exhibition "facing time, Robs, Fabre". AFP PHOTO

    • Indian Fishermen

      INDIA :Indian fishermen paddle their down the Brahmaputra River during sunset in Guwahati on August 6, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    Art & Culture
    How a royal love changed culture
    When Queen Victoria inherited the British throne just a few weeks after her 18th birthday, there was immediate speculation about who she would marry. Few had foreseen that this little-known princess would become their monarch. But when the country found itself with a young queen after so many dissolute Hanoverian kings, it seemed that exciting new era was dawning. Queen Victoria’s mother and the government had expected her to marry her cousin Prince Ernst, eldest son of the Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. So when Victoria fell in love with Ernst’s younger brother, Albert, the public was enthralled. The media made much of the fact that the queen’s fiancé was of her own choosing and that she, being of a higher rank, had proposed. The British were so used to royal marriages…
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    US authorities have charged nine members of an alleged international hacking and…
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