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  • Police identify 7 out of 9 suspected militants killed during Kalyanpur raid
  • Police identify 7 out of 9 suspected militants killed during Kalyanpur raid
  • British Council temporarily shuts down all its offices in Bangladesh, citing security grounds
  • British Council closes Bangladesh offices temporarily
  • Kalyanpur ‘militants’ killed by bullets: Autopsies
  • 1 to die, 6 get life for killing man in Bogra
  • PM asks for expediting process of establishing economic zones
  • 3 of 9 militants identified by families
  • 5 to die for killing child Oyan in Narsingdi
  • Arrest warrant for Selima, 58 other BNP men
  • 5 ‘linked with militancy’ held in Manikganj
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9 ‘militants’ killed in Kalyanpur raid
Dhaka Metro
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  • Events
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    Photo Gallery
    • Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha brings down unauthorised signboards and hoardings from residential buildings on Road-1 at Niketon in Gulshan area of the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Ambulances carrying bodies of alleged militants leave for Dhaka Medical College Hospital from Kalyanpur in the capital yesterday. At least nine people were killed in a police raid on the fourth floor of a building (inset). PHOTOS: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • A plastic tray holds a pistol, two daggers and a sunglass.INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Some jihadi books seized during police raid militant den in Kalyanpur.INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Militants had burned some important documents before police raid in Kalyanpur.INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Empty shells of bullets were seen scattered on the stairs during police raid in Kalyanpur.INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • The road near Mouchak Market in the capital is in a dilapidated condition and gets submerged after even a light rain, causing sufferings to people. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • This photo taken yesterday shows vehicles ply the dilapidated Jatrabari- Demra Road causing immense sufferings to the commuters. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Fishing boats remain idle at a port in Bhola yesterday as fishermen are reluctant to go for fishing due to an acute shortage of Hilsa and other fish in the River Meghna and Tetulia for the last one month. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This photo taken from Hatirjheel area shows dark clouds envelope the sky over the capital yesterday afternoon. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    Photo exhibition on Tajuddin’s life underway at Gallery 21
    On the occasion of 91st birth anniversary (July 23) of Tajuddin Ahmad, the first Prime Minister of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh, a month-long photography exhibition is currently underway at Gallery 21 in the city’s Dhanmondi area. Organised by Tajuddin Ahmad Smriti Sangsad, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed delivered speech as chief guest at the opening ceremony on Saturday. Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque and veteran lawyer Dr Kamal Hossain, among others, were also present at the event, which was moderated by Tajuddin’s daughter Simeen Hussain Rimi. Tofail Ahmed said, “Bangabandhu and Tajuddin Ahmad were the substitute of each other. We earned victory in the Liberation War under their leadership. Tajuddin Ahmad understood the language of Bangabandhu.…
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