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  • SIM re-registration deadline to expire at 10pm
  • BNP-Jamaat responsible for recent killings: PM
  • WB forecasts 6.8 pc GDP growth in FY 2016-'17
  • Fire completely extinguished: Forest dept
JnU teacher suspended Jagannath University (JnU) authorities yesterday suspended a teacher for three years on charge of sexually harassing some female students, reports UNB.…
At least 21 dead in Baghdad car bomb A car-bombing Saturday in southeastern Baghdad killed at least 21 people wounded…
UN envoy appeals to US, Russia to help Syria peace talks The U.N. envoy for Syria appealed to the U.S. and Russia to intervene to help revive…
US election 2016: Trump and Clinton clinch more wins Donald Trump has won presidential primaries in all five north-eastern US states…
Death toll from Ecuador earthquake tops 650 Ecuador's government says the death toll from last week's devastating magnitude-7.8…
William Shakespeare's 400th Anniversary Events across the UK and many others countries across the world arre marking the…
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Dhaka Metro
Dhaka continues to reel under heat While Sylhet swims in water after heavy overnight rains, Dhaka continues to sizzle under extreme heat and humid weather, with the Bangladesh capital recording…
  • Ex-air hostess found dead in capital house
  • 4 arrested over murder at Dhaka mosque
  • Cut in CNG price demanded
  • Restrictions on Baishakh events only for security reasons: DMP
  • Events
    On the occasion of upcoming Pahela Baishakh, a special…
    Politics
    Murder, abduction a serious issue: Fakhrul BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has alleged that the spike in murder and abduction in the country has become a serious issue. He also…
    Violence in UP polls at ‘minimum’ : Syed Ashraf Speaking about the recent spate of killings, Awami League General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam on Tuesday said these killings are taking place in a planned…
  • Polls in 617 UPs today amid apprehension of clashes
  • AL goes politically bankrupt: Fakhrul
  • Govt neither supports nor allows extrajudicial killings: Inu
  • Critics of Nababarsha are the followers of fanaticism: Hasan Mahmud
  • Bangladesh
    Hot spell taking huge toll on public life in Rajshahi RAJSHAHI: Public in general and all other living beings are suffering a lot in the wake of prolonged drought-like condition, gradually rising temperature…
    Fire completely extinguished: Forest dept The fire in the Chand-pai sector of the Sundarbans has finally been extinguished four days after it broke out. The Forest department says that the fire,…
  • 13 killed in Norway helicopter crash
  • Lack of proper initiative blamed
  • Mushrooming ‘affiliate bodies’ embarrass AL
  • Khaleda to address May Day raly: Rizvi
  • Sports
    PSG rout Rennes to equal Ligue 1 record AFP, PARIS: Paris Saint-Germain matched their Ligue 1 points record from the 2013-14 season with Friday’s 4-0 rout of Rennes moving them onto 89…
    Prime Doleshwar cruise to the top of DPL Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club cruised to the top of the Dhaka Premier League (DPL) point after securing a crushing eight-wicket win over Sheikh Jamal…
  • Salahuddin still hopes polls in due time
  • Selection panel to be widened: BCB chief
  • Mehedi hits ton on his List-A debut
  • Perfect Spurs maintain title charge
  • Entertainment
    Zahid Hasan, Orsha in tele-drama for first time
    Versatile actor-director Zahid Hasan and popular small screen actress Nazia Haque Orsha have appeared opposite one another in a drama serial, and now…
    ‘Noddiyo Natim’, ‘Raarang’ to be staged at BSA today Today, in observance of May Day, two much-acclaimed plays will be staged at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), Segun Bagicha in the city. Mad Theatre…
  • Tania Brishti acts under Shamrat’s direction for first time
  • Purnima returning to big screen with ‘Bandho Darja’
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid said the timing of public examinations like SSC and HSC should be reduced to 10 days. Do you agree?
     Yes
     No
     No Comment
    Yes 32.1%
    No 60.7%
    No Comment 7.1%
    Video
    Photo Gallery
    • NO RESPITE FROM ILLEGAL PARKING: While one road (right) adjacent to the Survey of Bangladesh office in the capital’s Tejgaon area has been freed by the city corporation from illegal parking, another (left) remains clogged by covered vans and other vehicles. This picture was taken yesterday. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI
    • Dhaka WASA repairs the Rampura sluice gate and excavates the adjoining canal so that the people living in Aftabnagar, Banasree, and Rampura areas of the capital do not have to face water logging problem in the rainy season. Independent Photo
    • View of a fallen building after a 7.8-magnitude quake in Portoviejo, Ecuador yesterday. AFP photo
    • Spain : Picture shows a statue of "Don Quixote" author, Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra at the Cervantes square in Alcala de Henares, near Madrid, on April 15, 2016. AFP PHOTO
    • Shanghai : Red Bull Racing's Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo steers his car during qualifying at the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on April 16, 2016. AFP PHOTO
    • Photo taken yesterday on Mouchak- Malibhag road shows that road becomes unusable for vehicles as well as city dwellers due construction work of flyover causing immense suffering. Photo: Parvez Ahmad
    • Supply of watermelons arrive on boats at Swari Ghat in the capital yesterday from southern parts of the country as sizzling heat has increased the demand for this seasonal juicy fruit. Photo: Azizur Rahman Sumon
    • Rakhain boys and girls splash water on one another at Jalkeli Utsab (water festival) in celebration of New Year, popularly known as ‘Sangrai’, the biggest festival of the community, at Katalganj Buddha Mandir in Chittagong yesterday. Bangladesh Rakhain Students' Association organised the festival. Independent photo
    • Students of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Dhaka University draw colourful pictures on the walls of a structure on the campus yesterday ahead of Pahela Baishakh. independent photo
    • A policeman stands guard and people gather around a car that was badly damaged follwing the vehicle’s gas cylinder explosion at a filling station in Khulshi area of Chittagong city yesterday, leaving three people injured. Independent Photo
    Art & Culture
    Mixed reviews for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
    The newspaper and magazine critics have given their verdicts on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and it's fair to say their responses are mixed. The film marks the first big-screen pairing of the Caped Crusader and the Man of Steel - played here by Ben Affleck and Britain's Henry Cavill, making their first and second appearances respectively as Batman/Bruce Wayne and Superman/Clark Kent. According to the Daily Mirror, "a muddled storyline makes it hard to root for either superhero". "Zack Snyder's movie is packed with stunning set pieces," continues critic David Edwards. "But no amount of Crash! Bang! or Wallop! can conceal a confused, ungainly storyline." According to Kate Muir in The Times, Affleck makes a "compelling" Dark Knight and…
    Life Style
    101-year-old Florida woman gets second chance at prom
    A 101-year-old Florida woman is getting a second chance at prom. Eleanor Bessin…
    Type-2 Diabetes: At-risk offered healthy lifestyle help
    People in England at risk of type-2 diabetes are to be offered healthy-lifestyle…
    Tips to protect your skin from pollution
    Pollution is the buzzword in skincare for 2016, thanks to new research into exactly…
    90-year-old Gujarati man looks for a better half
    After completing nine decades of his life, Ahmedabad-based retired banker Mansukhlal…
    Technology
    RealVU sets in operation
    BEXIMCO Communications Limited has launched the country’s first Direct-to-Home…
    Apple continues feud with government in New York iPhone case
    Apple says authorities have "utterly failed" to show they need the company's…
    Samsung to give up authoritarian ways, emulate startups
     Samsung Electronics, the world's largest maker of phones, memory chips…
    UC Browser launches Bangla version
    The Bangla version of UC Browser, the second largest browser in the world was launched…
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