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  • AL names 16 presidium members, 4 joint gen secys
  • Joy wants to work for AL from outside
  • Bangladesh reach 253-8, need 33 runs for victory
  • Get ready for next polls: PM
  • Sheikh Hasina re-elected unanimously, Obaidul Quader new general secretary
  • Bangladesh 86-2 on day 4, chasing 286 to beat England
  • AL’s 20th council enters 2nd day
  • JSC, JDC exams to begin Nov 1
  • Project dev activities to win next polls: Hasina
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Reader's Choice
Foreign guests laud Hasina, Awami League
‘AT&T in advanced talks to buy Time Warner’ AFP, NEW YORK: Telecom giant AT&T is in advanced talks to acquire entertainment group Time Warner to add in-house content to distribution services,…
  • Milk Vita earns profit of Tk 18 crore
  • Ministers of 3 nations visit Walton factory
  • Asian markets mostly down shaken by quake, euro
  • Exports to China ‘up 769pc in 10yrs’
  • Dhaka Metro
    Death toll hits 5 in DMC ambulance accident A man who was injured in an accident as an ambulance ploughed through a crowd in front of the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on October 15, dies…
  • No hawkers to be allowed in public buses: DMP
  • Twin sisters beaten up in capital for protesting stalking
  • Pvt University teacher found dead in capital
  • Petrol pump owners threaten indefinite strike from Oct 30
  • Politics
    Joy wants to work for AL from outside Prime Minister's Information and Technology (IT) Affairs Adviser and Awami League Councilor Sajib Wajed Joy on Sunday said it is not right to hold…
    'BNP avoided event as no democracy in it' BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi says that the invited members of the party did not attend the Awami League council meeting because…
  • I feel the pain when AL gets hurt: Ashraf
  • Insiders rue as BNP skips AL council
  • Awami League council underway amid festivity
  • AL councilors want new leadership to listen grassroots voices
  • Bangladesh
    SUST cancels Badrul’s studentship The authorities of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) have cancelled the studentship of BCL leader Badrul Alam for stabbing Khadija…
    Workers block Dhaka-Tangail highway in Gazipur Readymade garment workers blocked Dhaka-Tangail highway for about an hour following rumour of the death of a fellow worker in a road accident in Konabari…
  • Project dev activities to win next polls: Hasina
  • ‘Terrorist’ killed in ‘gunfight’ in Savar
  • AL’s 20th council enters 2nd day
  • Foreign guests laud Hasina, Awami League
  • Sports
    Bangladesh reach 253-8, need 33 runs for victory Bangladesh were 253-8 at stumps on the fourth day of the first Test against England in Chittagong on Sunday, still needing 33 runs for victory. England…
    England reach 228-8 in second innings at stumps Ben Stokes gave England a firm grip on the first Test with bat and ball before Shakib Al Hasan's 5-79 revived Bangladesh hopes in Chittagong on Saturday.…
  • Shakib takes 150 wickets in Test cricket
  • Supreme Court limits BCCI's financial freedom
  • Russia chooses wolf as 2018 World Cup mascot
  • Kuznetsova retains Moscow title to claim Singapore spot
  • Entertainment
    ‘Macbeth’ on stage today dedicating Syed Shamsul Haq
    Theatre troupe Padatik Natya Sangsad (TSC) will stage William Shakespeare’s masterpiece tragedy ‘Macbeth’ today at 7pm at the National…
Alamgir sings to enthrall audience 
Multi-time National Film Award winning evergreen actor Alamgir has delighted the audience with his stellar performances on screen with his films throughout…
  • Tauquir’s success for ‘Oggatonama’ celebrated in different style
  • Bobby’s ‘One Way’ hits countrywide cinemas today
  • Spot Light
    Today's Print Edition
    Today's Question »
    The BNP did not send any party delegation to the ruling Awami League’s council yesterday despite receiving an invitation. Do you support this move?
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    Yes 37.3%
    No 46.1%
    No Comment 16.7%
    Nature’s gifts has to be saved

    Professor Sarwar Md. Saifullah Khaled

    Nature’s gifts has to be saved
    Photo Gallery
    • As the katkin flowers have dried out, stems are loaded on a truck at Aftabnagar in the capital yesterday. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • A Navy team uses metal detectors to search the lake adjacent to Swadhinata Tower at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital yesterday ahead of the two-day 20th Awami League council session beginning today. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Prime Minister's ICT advisor Sajeeb Wajed Joy (5th left) poses with dignitaries from home and abroad at the ministerial conference of Digital World 2016 at Basundhara International Convention City in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This recent photo shows sellers and buyers busy at Dattarhat wholesale betel nut market in Laxmipur. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • City roads illuminated with colourful lights ahead of Awami League’s National Council which is scheduled to be held on October 22 and 23. The photo was taken from Bijay Sarani area of the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • An White Wagtail (Motacilla alba) is pictured at a water reservoir in Mishmar HaSharon north of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv on October 13, 2016.AFP
    Art & Culture
    9-day photo exhibition at Le Meridien
    A nine-day photography exhibition titled ‘My Daughter is Precious’ by Kaavya Rajesh and Rajesh Ramakrishnan is underway at the Le Meridien Hotel in the capital. High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla inaugurated the exhibition on Friday. The High Commission of India, Dhaka in association with Standard Chartered Bank and Le Meridien Hotel organised a photography exhibition. Curated by Saud Al Faisal, the exhibition showcases photographs taken by 15 year old Kavya Rajesh and her father Rajesh Ramakrishnan. Each photograph features a father and a daughter from various parts of India and Bangladesh. Kaavya and Rajesh are partnering with a Bangladesh-based NGO, Gana Unnayan Kendra (GUK) to raise money for the education of the girl child through this exhibition.…
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    What to do with the rawhide
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    CAAB bans carrying Samsung Galaxy Note-7 in aircraft
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