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  • India skittle New Zealand for victory in 500th Test
  • FIFA bans Qatari official from Asian vote
  • Philippines reports first Zika pregnancy case
  • Shoe thrown at Rahul Gandhi during roadshow in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur
  • 121 sent to jail in Sylhet OC murder case
  • PM keeps on doing urgent jobs from US
  • 6 JMB men held in India
  • 37th BCS preliminary exam Friday
  • UNESCO report influenced by Rampal protesters: Hasan Mahmud
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Philippines reports first Zika pregnancy case MANILA: The Philippines on Monday reported its first known case of a pregnant woman…
China flies military planes over strait near Japan BEIJING: China has sent fighter planes for the first time over a strait near Japan,…
Pressure is on Clinton, Trump in first debate WASHINGTON: Pressure mounted on Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump…
Rights group urges Pakistan to halt torture, killings by police ISLAMABAD: Human Rights Watch on Monday accused Pakistan's police of routinely…
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Dhaka Metro
Fire at Ban Bhaban in Mohakhali's Amtoli area Fire broke out at Bangladesh Forest Department building, also known as Ban Bhaban, in Mohakhali Monday morning. The reason of the fire could not be known…
  • 4 fake DB men held in city
  • 4 of a family burnt in old Dhaka fire
  • Ensure low-cost better treatment, says president
  • Slain ‘militant’s’ son put on 3-day remand
  • Events
    A six-year-old American boy's letter to Barack Obama,…
    UNESCO report influenced by Rampal protesters: Hasan Mahmud Awami League publicity and publication secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud on Monday said the Unesco report on Rampal power plant was prepared being influenced…
    Jubo leage leader stabbed dead in Narail A Jubo League leader was stabbed to death at Shiyerbar village in Lohagara upazila of Narail on Sunday night over establishing supremacy in the area.…
  • BNP wants formation of EC thru’ talks
  • No suspension of Rampal project despite Unesco advice: Nasrul
  • Tangail AL leader Faruk murder: 2 more accused sent to jail
  • BNP demands formation of EC thru’ dialogue
  • Bangladesh
    Bangla Bhai's close aid held in Rajshahi Police arrested Mahtab Ali Khamaru, closed aid of hanged militant leader Siddiqul Islam alias Bangla Bhai, from his locality under Bagmara upazila of…
    121 sent to jail in Sylhet OC murder case A Sylhet court on Monday sent 121 accused to jail after rejecting their bail petitions in a case filed over the murder of officer-in-charge of Osmaninagar…
  • 3 killed as truck hits broken-down bus
  • Faridpur baby girl dies
  • Remains of 3 more Tampaco victims found
  • Suspected robber killed in Barisal ‘gunfight’
  • Sports
    Sabbir fined for breaching Code of Conduct Bangladesh batsman Sabbir Rahman has been fined 30 percent of his match fee and handed over two demerit points for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct (Level-1)…
    Kvitova safely through as retirements hit Wuhan WUHAN, China: Double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Latvian Jelena Ostapenko as the WTA Wuhan Open was hit by a wave of retirements Monday. The…
  • FIFA bans Qatari official from Asian vote
  • Madrid face Dortmund rematch, Leicester host Porto
  • NZ recall Patel as Craig ruled out of series
  • India skittle New Zealand for victory in 500th Test
  • Entertainment
    Prachyanat brings ‘A Man for All Seasons’ on stage tomorrow after 1year
    Theatre troupe Prachyanat is going to stage its 6th production ‘A Man for All Seasons’ after one year. The play will be staged tomorrow on…
    Kali O Kalam remembers litterateur AZM Abdul Ali Kali O Kalam- a monthly magazine,  organised a commemorative programme on Friday at the capital’s National Museum, in memory of litterateur…
  • ‘Ityadi’ shoots in Rangamati
  • Mousumi, Omar Sani pair up for 41st time
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    Do you agree with Law Minister Anisul Huq that despite legal hurdles in Canada, it is possible to bring back Bangabandhu killer Noor Chowdhury?
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    Yes 20.8%
    No 66.0%
    No Comment 13.2%
    Photo Gallery
    • A brick built structure gets pulled into the Padma River yesterday as erosion takes a turn for the worse in Dohar upazila of Dhaka.INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This picture taken yesterday shows almost half of the street in front of Shah Ali market in Mirpur section 1 in the capital occupied illegally by road-side traders. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • The photo taken yesterday shows garbage dumped near Mouchak intersection of the capital continuously emanating bad odor creating immense sufferings to the commuters. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • The photo taken yesterday vehicles pass through a waterlogged road after a sudden rain in Mirpur-12 area of the capital. PHOTO: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • Deputy Inspector General for Rangpur Range of Bangladesh Police Khondker Golam Faruk pastes anti-militancy poster on a wall in Rangpur yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Boat men take part at a traditional boat race in the Chitra River in Narail yesterday in observance of 93rd birth anniversary of renowned painter SM Sultan. Independent Photo
    Art & Culture
    Pritilata remembered
    Pritilata Waddedar (1911-1932) was a Bengali revolutionary who dedicated her life to win independence of the country from the British rulers. To pay tribute to the legend on her 84th death anniversary, a commemorative programme followed by website launching programme was held at a city’s hotel on Friday. Bangladeshi director Rashid Polash has taken the initiative to make a film titled ‘Pritilata’ based on her life events. The script and dialogues of 'Pritilata' are written by Golam Rabbani while Selina Hossain, Maleka Begum and Matia Banu Suku acted as consultants in the project. Bibi Russell will design the costumes for the film. Pritilata Trust is also involved in the project. As a part of creating the film and to commemorate Pritilata a website…
    Life Style
    What to do with the rawhide
    Many people suffer from the dilemma of what to do with the cow hides and goat skins…
    Heavy school bags could lead to backaches and hunchbacks
    What was a guess in the past has become a fact now. As per a new study, 68 per cent…
    Benefits of face scrubs for men
    New Delhi: A face scrub is as essential for men as it is for women. Facial…
    Why it is important not to trim/shave after 1st Dhu'l-Hijja
    According to the words of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), as reported by Umme Salma in…
    ICT export to cross $1b mark by 2018: Palak
    State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak on Saturday laid emphasis on enhancing…
    Deals worth billions likely as China president due Oct 14
    AFP, SAN FRANCISCO: Google late Monday sent out invitations to an October 4 event,…
    Apple, Samsung struggle in face of Chinese competition
    BEIJING: The global launch of the iPhone 7 on Friday is crucial to Apple's fortunes…
    Apple's iPhone 7 ditches traditional headphone socket
    The iPhone 7 will not have a traditional headphone socket. Apple said its lightning…
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