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  • Make list of poor people, Hasina asks AL followers
  • AL now much stronger: Ashraf
  • Shakib takes 150 wickets in Test cricket
  • Hasina, rare leader in subcontinent: BJP
  • New UNDP Bangladesh Country Director due Sunday
  • Awami League council underway amid festivity
  • 'Execution suit' filed to send back $15.25m to Bangladesh from Manila
  • Hasina inaugurates AL’s 20th council
World News
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AL now much stronger: Ashraf
Dhaka Metro
Death toll hits 5 in DMC ambulance accident A man who was injured in an accident as an ambulance ploughed through a crowd in front of the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on October 15, dies…
  • No hawkers to be allowed in public buses: DMP
  • Twin sisters beaten up in capital for protesting stalking
  • Pvt University teacher found dead in capital
  • Petrol pump owners threaten indefinite strike from Oct 30
  • Events
    The ruling Awami League, the country's oldest political…
    Awami League council underway amid festivity Bangladesh Awami League, the party which waged the Bengali nationalist movement nearly seven decades ago and subsequently steered the country's 1971…
    BJP terms Hasina ‘true people’s leader’ in subcontinent Indian ruling party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has termed Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina a ‘true people’s leader’ in the entire subcontinent…
  • BNP still undecided to attend AL council
  • Dhaka wears festive look as AL council set to begin Saturday
  • Putul, Radwan withdraw their names
  • AL's 20th council to be streamed digitally
  • Bangladesh
    New UNDP Bangladesh Country Director due Sunday Newly appointed UNDP Bangladesh Country Director Sudipto Mukerjee arrives Dhaka on Sunday. The appointment of Mukerjee will boost the ongoing effort of…
    Policeman crushed under truck in Rajshahi A policeman was killed as a truck hit his bike in Court Station Charkhutar Mor area on Chapainawabganj-Rajshahi highway in Rajshahi on Friday night. The…
  • Man found dead in Manikganj
  • RU sees 7 unnatural deaths in 7 months
  • PM formally inaugurates Awami League 20th council
  • All eyes on AL council
  • Sports
    DPR Korea wins women's U17 World Cup AMMAN: DPR Korea has become the first nation to win the Women's under-17 football World Cup for a second time, after beating Japan on penalties in…
    England reach 228-8 in second innings at stumps England reached 228-8 in their second innings of the first Test against Bangladesh at stumps on the third day in Chittagong on Saturday. Ben Stokes scored…
  • Russia chooses wolf as 2018 World Cup mascot
  • Supreme Court limits BCCI's financial freedom
  • Kuznetsova retains Moscow title to claim Singapore spot
  • Messi returns for Argentina qualifiers vs. Brazil & Colombia
  • Entertainment
Alamgir sings to enthrall audience
    Multi-time National Film Award winning evergreen actor Alamgir has delighted the audience with his stellar performances on screen with his films throughout…
    Tauquir’s success for ‘Oggatonama’ celebrated in different style The film ‘Oggatonama’, by now, needs no introduction as the film has created and continues to create tremendous impact. Recently, the film,…
  • Bobby’s ‘One Way’ hits countrywide cinemas today
  • Rokeya Prachi to make three telefilms
  • Spot Light
    Today's Print Edition
    Today's Question »
    The Indian High Commissioner said there is lot of focus on girls in Bangladesh like India to encourage them to continue study and stay at schools. Do you agree?
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    Nature’s gifts has to be saved

    Professor Sarwar Md. Saifullah Khaled

    Nature’s gifts has to be saved
    Photo Gallery
    • As the katkin flowers have dried out, stems are loaded on a truck at Aftabnagar in the capital yesterday. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • A Navy team uses metal detectors to search the lake adjacent to Swadhinata Tower at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital yesterday ahead of the two-day 20th Awami League council session beginning today. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Prime Minister's ICT advisor Sajeeb Wajed Joy (5th left) poses with dignitaries from home and abroad at the ministerial conference of Digital World 2016 at Basundhara International Convention City in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This recent photo shows sellers and buyers busy at Dattarhat wholesale betel nut market in Laxmipur. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • City roads illuminated with colourful lights ahead of Awami League’s National Council which is scheduled to be held on October 22 and 23. The photo was taken from Bijay Sarani area of the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • An White Wagtail (Motacilla alba) is pictured at a water reservoir in Mishmar HaSharon north of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv on October 13, 2016.AFP
    Art & Culture
    ‘Ganga-Jamuna Theatre and Cultural Festival’ begins
    The fifth edition of ten-day theatre festival titled ‘Ganga-Jamuna Theatre and Cultural Festival’ (Ganga-Jamuna Natya O Sangskritik Ustab 2016) has begun yesterday at the premises of Bangladesh Shilapakala Academy in the capital’s Segun Bagicha area. Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor along with Director of Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre Jayashree Kundu, noted theatre personalities Ramendu Majumder, Anwara Syed Haq, Liaquat Ali Lucky, Jhuna Chowdhury, Hasan Arif and others inaugurated theatre festival at the National Theatre Hall yesterday. Convener of festival organising committee Golam Kuddus, Presided over the inaugural ceremony. After the inauguration, two local plays ‘Irsha’ and 'Ja Nei Bharote’ and one one Indian Play ‘Ipsha’…
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    What to do with the rawhide
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    CAAB bans carrying Samsung Galaxy Note-7 in aircraft
    Civil Aviation Authority Bangladesh (CAAB) has banned carrying Samsung Galaxy Note-7…
    Samsung faces potential class action in U.S. over Note 7
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    Samsung to compensate suppliers hit by Note 7 crisis
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