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  • Judiciary can be subjected…
    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha yesterday said the judiciary can…
  • Missing Bangladeshi origin…
    A UK family of Bangladeshi origin who went missing have joined so-called…
  • Reason still unknown
    The authorities concerned are yet to identify the reason behind the…
  • India wants two more projects…
    New Delhi has asked Dhaka to include two more projects under the…
  • GP seeks until Tuesday to…
    Mobile phone operator Grameen­­­phone (GP) has sought…
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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…
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Tonga King Tupou VI formally crowned The king of the Pacific island nation of Tonga, Tupou VI, has been formally crowned,…
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Dhaka Metro
12 ‘militants’ put on 3-day remand
A court here on Friday placed 12 suspected militants on a three-day remand each in a case filed with Darus Salam Police Station under the Anti-Terrorism…
  • 6 fraud gang members held in capital
  • 2 crushed under train
  • 2 held over cocaine haul at Ctg Port
  • Man slaughtered in capital
  • Events
    England were knocked out of the Women's World Cup in…
    Politics
    Frustration grips grassroots BNP Frustration and discontent have gripped the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) rank and file as they see little hope for the party to rebound and thus…
    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
  • SC order on Fakhrul's bail Jul 5
  • Mosharraf admitted to BSMMU
  • Govt awaits fate of ‘Hirak Raja’, says Khaleda
  • Bangladesh
    Flood situation unchanged in Lalmonirthat Flood situation remains unchanged in the Lalmonirhat district. Around 10 thousand people who have been stranded in the floodwater are suffering terribly.…
    67 RMG workers sacked over vandalism in Savar SAVAR: The authorities of a garments factory here on Saturday morning sacked 67 of its workers over vandalism and arson attack in the name of movement.…
  • Commuters hit by bus ticket crisis
  • Ansar man shot dead by in Khagrachhari
  • We are no longer poor: Joy
  • Advance sale of bus tickets begins
  • Sports
    Tickets on sale for 1st T20 The Bangladesh-South Africa series begin tomorrow with a T-20 match. The match will start at 1pm at Mirpur stadium. United Commercial Bank's Mirpur…
    Copa America: Peru clinch 3rd place as Paraguay downed Paolo Guerrero fired Peru to a third place play-off victory over Paraguay in Concepcion, Chile on Friday to stay in the hunt for Copa America tournament…
  • SA beat BCB XI by 8 wkts
  • US seeks extradition of seven FIFA officials
  • South Africa cricketers in capital
  • Japan reach World Cup final
  • Entertainment
    Affleck, Garner announce divorce
    Hollywood A-list power couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner announced the end of their 10-year marriage Tuesday, ending months of rumors. The confirmation…
    Hema Malini injured in Rajasthan road accident Jaipur: BJP MP from Mathura and Bollywood dream girl Hema Malini met with accident when her car collided with another car on Agra-Jaipur National Highway-11…
  • Thank You for Everything: SRK
  • Globe Theatre of London to travel to Dhaka with ‘Hamlet’
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      A fighter plane of Bangladesh Air Force crashed into the Bay of Bengal on Monday Morning was being rescued by Coast Guard. INDEPENDENT PHOTO

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

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      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

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      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

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      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

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

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

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      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

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      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

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      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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