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Tuesday 26 July 2016 ,
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Yahoo appears near deal to sell core assets AFP, SAN FRANCISCO:  Yahoo was set to announce a deal to sell its core online…
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Dhaka Metro
Waterlogging reduced in Ctg: Mayor Nasir Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) mayor AJM Nasir Uddin claimed that waterlogging has reduced in the city.   He said, “Although the rain was…
  • Traffic sergeant suspended over driver beating
  • RAB arrests 9 alleged kidnappers in capital
  • Anti-militancy demo at DU Monday
  • ‘Only 1pc seeks services in Ctg’
  • Events
    Restrictions on radio communication between teams and drivers…
    Politics
    Inu apologises in parliament Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu was forced to apologise in parliament yesterday  for his remark blaming MPs for 'stealing' money from…
    Police aviation wing to begin with 2 choppers The police are planning to establish an aviation wing, as in other forces, to dispatch its men to remote areas on an urgent basis, especially to curb…
  • 1 killed in Pirojpur AL infighting
  • BNP announces countrywide demo Wednesday
  • Arrest order for BNP leader Rizvi, Shimul, 7 others in sabotage case
  • BNP calls half day hartal in Bogra for Monday
  • Bangladesh
    RAJUK starts eviction drive Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkhya (RAJUK) yesterday started its much anticipated eviction drive in the capital. On the first day, the drive was conducted…
    ‘We’ve got all information on recent acts of terrorism’ Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal yesterday said that law enforcement agencies have accessed all the information about the recent acts of terrorism…
  • Number drops to 68 from 261
  • Stay alert about students, President asks universities
  • Cabinet clears Shipping Corporation Bill
  • Hearing on Quasem’s death penalty deferred for one month
  • Sports
    Ashwin spins India to crushing win over WI AFP, NORTH SOUND (ANTIGUA And BARBUDA): Ravichandran Ashwin completed a magnificent all-round performance with seven wickets to bowl India to a crushing…
    Penalty saves MSC blushes A late penalty shot from Ismail Bangura helped Mohammedan Sporting Club to make a face saving 1-1 draw against Rahmatganj MFS in their opening match of…
  • Afghanistan to host Ireland in India in March 2017
  • Ashwin seals India's first innings win in WI
  • Konta topples Venus for first WTA title
  • Leicester lift International Champions Cup on penalties
  • Entertainment
    Marni Nixon, Hollywood's 'invisible voice' dies
    Marni Nixon, known as Hollywood's "invisible voice", has died aged 86. The singer appeared, uncredited, on many of the biggest movie musicals…
    Sabina Yasmin to receive ‘Feroza Begum Memorial Gold Medal’ Celebrated Bangladeshi singer Sabina Yasmin, who has won the National Film Awards for 12 times as the Best Female Playback Singer till now, is going to…
  • ‘RockNation VII: SummerStorm’ rescheduled to Sept 24
  • Salman Khan acquitted in blackbuck, chinkara poaching cases
  • Poll
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    Senior BNP leader Nazrul Islam Khan said the government cannot think of quitting power fearing the consequences of its misdeeds it has committed. Do you agree?
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    Yes 50.7%
    No 47.9%
    No Comment 1.4%
    Opinions
    Turkish coup and the aftermath

    Abdul Gaffar Choudhury

    Turkish coup and the aftermath
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    Photo Gallery
    • The road near Mouchak Market in the capital is in a dilapidated condition and gets submerged after even a light rain, causing sufferings to people. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • Workers of RAJUK bring down an unauthorised signboard of a restaurant on the Shahjalal Avenue during an eviction drive at Uttara in the capital yesterday. The drive has been launched to stop commercial activities in residential areas of the capital. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This photo taken yesterday shows vehicles ply the dilapidated Jatrabari- Demra Road causing immense sufferings to the commuters. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Fishing boats remain idle at a port in Bhola yesterday as fishermen are reluctant to go for fishing due to an acute shortage of Hilsa and other fish in the River Meghna and Tetulia for the last one month. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • The wild elephant that came from India floating with the currents of Brahmaputra River is seen at a remote char in Sirajganj yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This photo taken from Hatirjheel area shows dark clouds envelope the sky over the capital yesterday afternoon. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • People wade through water at Munshipara under Sreepur municipality in Gazipur yesterday as rain inundates the area with ankle to knee deep water due to a poor drainage system. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Attendees offer prayers at the qul-khwani of Professor Dr M Akhteruzzaman at his Dhanmondi residence in the capital yesterday afternoon. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    Photo exhibition on Tajuddin’s life underway at Gallery 21
    On the occasion of 91st birth anniversary (July 23) of Tajuddin Ahmad, the first Prime Minister of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh, a month-long photography exhibition is currently underway at Gallery 21 in the city’s Dhanmondi area. Organised by Tajuddin Ahmad Smriti Sangsad, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed delivered speech as chief guest at the opening ceremony on Saturday. Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque and veteran lawyer Dr Kamal Hossain, among others, were also present at the event, which was moderated by Tajuddin’s daughter Simeen Hussain Rimi. Tofail Ahmed said, “Bangabandhu and Tajuddin Ahmad were the substitute of each other. We earned victory in the Liberation War under their leadership. Tajuddin Ahmad understood the language of Bangabandhu.…
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    Technology
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