Wednesday 28 September 2016 ,
Wednesday 28 September 2016 ,
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  • ADB to provide $1.5bn for dual-gauge railway line in southern parts
  • Afghanistan won the toss and sent Bangladesh to bat
  • Hasina beacon of hope: Modi
  • Shimon Peres, former Israeli president, dies aged 93
  • Syed Shamsul Haq's 1st namaz-e-janaza held
  • President to pay tribute to Shamsul Haq
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Shimon Peres, former Israeli president, dies aged 93
The former Israeli PM and president, Shimon Peres, has died aged 93. He suffered…
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SAARC Summit set to be postponed
Dhaka Metro
Fire at Ban Bhaban in Mohakhali's Amtoli area Fire broke out at Bangladesh Forest Department building, also known as Ban Bhaban, in Mohakhali Monday morning. The reason of the fire could not be known…
  • 4 fake DB men held in city
  • 4 of a family burnt in old Dhaka fire
  • Ensure low-cost better treatment, says president
  • Slain ‘militant’s’ son put on 3-day remand
  • Events
    A six-year-old American boy's letter to Barack Obama,…
    Politics
    PM's birthday programmes postponed Bangladesh Awami League and Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) have postponed all of their programmes including discussion meetings and processions which…
    Hannan Shah’s body to arrive Dhaka Wednesday A Bangladesh Biman flight carrying the body of BNP Standing Committee member ASM Hannan Shah is due to arrive in Dhaka at 6pm today. On arrival, Hannan…
  • BNP starts observing 4-day mourning for Hannan Shah
  • Nation celebrates Sheikh Hasina's 70th birthday Wednesday
  • BNP leader Hannan Shah passes away
  • UNESCO report influenced by Rampal protesters: Hasan Mahmud
  • Bangladesh
    Bangladesh pulls out of Pakistan summit as tensions rise Bangladesh on Wednesday pulled out of a key regional summit to be held in Pakistan, a day after India said it was boycotting the event over a deadly cross-border…
    Female student found dead in Manikganj Miscreants killed a female college student by slitting her throat at Purbodashara in Sadar upazila early Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Priya…
  • Syed Shamsul Haq's 1st namaz-e-janaza held
  • WB to give $300m more for LGSP-III
  • Changes in charter on the cards
  • SAARC Summit set to be postponed
  • Sports
    Serena Williams vows no 'silence' on social injustice LOS ANGELES: Serena Williams vowed she would not be "silent" on issues of social injustice Tuesday as she reflected on the recent deaths of…
    Third straight Real draw frustrates Zidane in Dortmund DORTMUND, Germany: Zinedine Zidane admitted he was frustrated at Real Madrid's third straight draw after Andre Schuerrle's late equaliser ensured…
  • China set sights on hosting 2030 World Cup
  • 100th ODI victory beckons Tigers
  • Messi, Bolt pay tribute to Roma ‘legend’ Totti
  • Bangladesh blow away Oman in U-18 Asia Cup Hockey
  • Entertainment
    Loko Natyadal (Siddeshwari) stages ‘Sonai Madhab’ Wednesday
    As the part of ongoing 18-day ‘National Theatre Festival 2016’, popular theatre troupe Loko Natyadal (Siddeshwari) is bringing its much-acclaimed…
    Homage to a multifaceted litterateur Syed Shamsul Haq, who left this world yesterday, was one of the most powerful, prolific and versatile poet and writer of Bangladesh. He was a major literary…
  • Fawad Khan secretly leaves India, claim reports
  • Oggatonama’ to compete for Oscar
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    Naser Khan said highways have become deathtraps due to lack of proper planning, coordination and needs stringent laws to prevent accidents. Do you agree?
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    Yes 88.9%
    No 11.1%
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    Video
    Photo Gallery
    • A discussion programme entitled “The Role of Media in Responding to Public Interest” was held at Oxfam office in the capital’s Mohakhali area yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This photo taken yesterday shows road widening work in front of Airport Railway Staion in the capital is going on in full swing. PHOTO: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • Relatives and well-wishers mourn litterateur Syed Shamsul Haq beside the body after it was brought to his residence 'Monjubarhi' in Gulshan from the mortuary of a hospital in the capital last night. RELATED STORIES ON PAGES 1,5 PHOTO: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • Deputy Commissioner of Patuakhali AKM Shamimul Huq Siddique hands over the prime minister’s written response to Shirshendu on Patuakhali Govt Jubilee High School premises in the presence of the headmaster and teachers of the school yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A large quantity of hilsa arrives at a wholesale market at Ramgati ghat in Noakhali yesterday. Abundant supply of the national fish in the market has reduced the prices to some extent. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Rickshaw pullers carry passengers in a water logged road at Malibagh of the capital following a downpour yesterday. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • A brick built structure gets pulled into the Padma River yesterday as erosion takes a turn for the worse in Dohar upazila of Dhaka.INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This picture taken yesterday shows almost half of the street in front of Shah Ali market in Mirpur section 1 in the capital occupied illegally by road-side traders. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Boat men take part at a traditional boat race in the Chitra River in Narail yesterday in observance of 93rd birth anniversary of renowned painter SM Sultan. Independent Photo
    Art & Culture
    15-day solo painting show ‘Epoch’ begins Friday
    A 15-day solo painting exhibition titled ‘Epoch’ by Monsur Ul Karim will begin at Gallery Twenty One, Dhanmondi in the city on Friday. Simeen Hussain Rimi, Member of Parliament will inaugurate the exhibition on Friday along with eminent artist Monirul Islam, eminent art critic and writer Professor Nazrul Islam and social worker-promoter of art, culture and heritage Tootli Rahman. The exhibition will remain open to all everyday from 12pm to 8pm till October 14. Where: Taj Lily Garden, 751 Satmasjid Road (Level 11), Dhanmondi When: Inauguration: 5:30pm, Friday
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    New Delhi: A face scrub is as essential for men as it is for women. Facial…
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    Technology
    Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo
    As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo's massive breach to…
    ICT export to cross $1b mark by 2018: Palak
    State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak on Saturday laid emphasis on enhancing…
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