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  • BSF man acquitted again in…
    A Special Court of the Indian Border Security Force or BSF has upheld…
  • 12 ‘militants’ put on…
    A court here on Friday placed 12 suspected militants on a three-day…
  • India: Accountability still…
    Twenty-five years after the introduction of the Armed Forces Special…
  • We are no longer poor: Joy
    Prime minister’s son and her ICT Adviser Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed…
  • Train plunges into canal…
    At least 17 soldiers have been killed in Pakistan after a train carrying…
Spot Light
The advance sale of bus tickets for the Eid holidays began on Friday. There were long queues at the ticket counters at Kalyanpur and at Gabtoli…
Chris Martin Delhi gig: Joy for some, heartbreak for most Chris Martin, the lead singer of popular British band Coldplay, played an impromptu…
Google apologises for Photos app's racist blunder Google says it is "appalled" that its new Photos app mistakenly labelled…
Bangladeshi family of 12 'may have gone to Syria' A Bangladeshi family of 12 from Luton in England, including a baby and two grandparents,…
Greece crisis: Eurozone rules out talks until after referendum Eurozone finance ministers have ruled out any further talks on a fresh bailout for…
Egypt vows to pursue IS in Sinai Egypt says its army will continue an offensive in the Sinai Peninsula, after clashes…
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Dhaka Metro
6 fraud gang members held in capital Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested six members of a fraud gang, including two female members, from Faidabad of Dakkhin Khan in the capital on Thursday…
  • 2 crushed under train
  • 2 held over cocaine haul at Ctg Port
  • Man slaughtered in capital
  • 5 fake currency racketeers held in capital
  • Events
    England were knocked out of the Women's World Cup in…
    HC to decide minister Maya's fate: Dr Kamal Eminent jurist Dr Kamal Hossain on Friday said the High Court will decide whether Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya…
    Disclose list of bank money plunderers by 3 days :BNP BNP on Thursday urged Finance Minister AMA Muhith to reveal in three days a list of people involved in plundering money from sate-owned banks. “The…
  • SC order on Fakhrul's bail Jul 5
  • Mosharraf admitted to BSMMU
  • Govt awaits fate of ‘Hirak Raja’, says Khaleda
  • Rizvi gets bail
  • Bangladesh
    Advance sale of bus tickets begins The advance sale of bus tickets for the Eid holidays began on Friday. There were long queues at the ticket counters at Kalyanpur and at Gabtoli bus terminals…
    5 killed in Tangail, Magura road accidents Five people were killed in road accidents across the country on Friday. Four of them were killed in Tangail and 1 in Magura. Four others were also injured…
  • Middle-income status in 3 yrs, says Hasina
  • RMG owners to pay wages, bonus by Jul 14
  • Next voter list update process to start July 25
  • Trade facilities to continue: Muhith
  • Sports
    South Africa face off BCB XI in tour opener today The visiting South Africa will begin their Bangladesh tour campaign today as they will take on BCB XI in the lone T20 practice match at Khan Shaheb Osman…
    SA beat BCB XI by 8 wkts South Africa have defeated BCB XI by 8 wickets in the lone practice T20 match at Fatullah Stadium in Narayanganj. Earlier, BCB XI won the toss and opted…
  • US seeks extradition of seven FIFA officials
  • South Africa cricketers in capital
  • Japan reach World Cup final
  • Bangladesh no longer minnows: Du Plessis
  • Entertainment
    Thank You for Everything: SRK
    Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has expressed his gratitude towards his fans, critics and well-wishers for completing 23 years in Bollywood. The 49-year-old…
    Globe Theatre of London to travel to Dhaka with ‘Hamlet’ Marking the 450th celebration of Shakespeare’s birth, Globe Theatre in London has taken his famous ‘Hamlet’ across the world. As part…
  • Toukir, Bipasha work in Abul Hayat’s Eid tele-drama
  • Intekhab, Chandni, Jenny together in drama serial for first time
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    PM Sheikh Hasina yesterday affirmed that Bangladesh will become a middle-income country within next three years. Do you believe the goal is attainable?
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    Yes 57.7%
    No 38.5%
    No Comment 3.8%
    Photo Gallery
    • plane

      A fighter plane of Bangladesh Air Force crashed into the Bay of Bengal on Monday Morning was being rescued by Coast Guard. INDEPENDENT PHOTO

    • aircraft

      A fighter aircraft of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) crashed in the Bay of Bengal in Patenga of Chittagong on Monday Morning. INDEPENDENT PHOTO

    • takes a picture

      CHINA : A hiker in Hong Kong takes a picture of the city from a walking trail. The southern Chinese territory is crisscrossed by more than 180 miles of designated hiking trails. AFP PHOTO

    • Amadorio reservoir

      SPAIN : Picture shows the Amadorio reservoir in Villajoyosa near Alicante where the water is far below usual levels due to drought, on June 25, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • Gulshan Lake

      Water in Gulshan Lake of the capital rises significantly due to incessant rains over the past few days leaving parts of Korail slum waterlogged. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Tarif Rahman

    • Eid shopping

      People crowd at a shop at Shaheb Bazar area in Rajshahi yesterday for Eid shopping ignoring incessant rain. Photo: Kabir Tuhin

    • Rows-of-vines

      UNITED KINGDOM : Rows of vines cover the hillls at the Bluebell Vineyard Estate in Furners Green, East Sussex on June 6, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • WTCC

      China's Ma Qing Hua (Citroen) competes in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) in Le Castellet, southern France, on June 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • Bangladesh Cricket team

      Bangladesh cricketers pose for a photo following the presentation ceremony after the third ODI match against India at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka yesterday. AFP PHOTO

    • Hogueras

      SPAIN : A man photographs the Hogueras (bonfires), satirical structures made of cardboard portraying current events and personalities, during the annual San Juan (Saint John) celebrations in Alicante on June 24, 2015.AFP PHOTO

    Art & Culture
    'Ted 2' lags behind 'Jurassic World,' 'Inside Out'
    A foul-mouthed Teddy bear is no match for a pack of dinosaurs. Seth MacFarlane's "Ted 2" opened far under expectations with $32.9 million, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday, ceding the top two spots to holdovers "Jurassic World" and "Inside Out." While $32.9 million is a solid opening for an R-rated comedy, bigger things were expected from "Ted 2," which cost a reported $68 million to produce. The Universal Pictures sequel was expected to earn somewhere in the $50 million range going into its debut weekend, thanks to the record-setting precedent of the first film, which earned $54.4 million in 2012. In addition to mediocre reviews, perhaps the initial intrigue around a raunchy stuffed animal has worn off a bit. "It's hard to maintain…
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    An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station broke…
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    YouTube to launch app, site dedicated to gaming
    The online video giant announced plans ahead of next week's Electronic Entertainment…
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