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  • Decision on mercy plea after Quasem’s son returns
  • Qadri laid to rest
  • Quasem to get maximum 7 days for mercy plea: IG prisons
  • SWIFT discloses more cyber thefts
  • Mir Quasem seeks time to decide on mercy petition
  • Mir Quasem seeks time to decide on mercy petition
  • 2 Bangladeshi men jailed in Singapore for financing terrorism
  • Review verdict copy read out to Mir Quasem
  • Suraya’s suspected killer arrested in Nilphamari
Turkey denies truce with Kurdish-backed militia AFP, ISTANBUL: Turkey on Wednesday denied agreeing to a US-brokered truce with Kurdish-led…
Ethnic peace talks seek to pave new path for Myanmar AFP, NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar: Peace talks between Myanmar’s government and warring…
Indian campaigner against caste prejudice wins ‘Asia’s Nobel’ AFP, MANILA: An activist who campaigned to restore the dignity of India’s…
Kerry makes expectations of US clear United States Secretary of State John Kerry, during his trip to Dhaka, made clear…
Pakistan pilot sisters make history by co-flying Boeing 777 Two sisters working as pilots for Pakistan International Airlines have become the…
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Col Nazma receives UN special honour Colonel Namza Begum, the first female Military Commander in the history of the United Nations, received special honour from the United Nation on August…
  • Qadri laid to rest
  • Bashundhara mall reopens after fire
  • Couple held with fake notes in Ctg
  • Demo for arrest of Risha’s killer continues
  • Events
    Two sisters working as pilots for Pakistan International…
    On anniversary eve, BNP in introspective mood The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) will celebrate its 38th founding anniversary today, in what is perhaps the worst time ever in its political history. …
    Unfit vehicles not to carry cattle: Obaidul Road Transport and Bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said that the Bangladesh Road Transportation Corporation, BRTC, will run 400 special bus…
  • Country has turned into a jungle, alleges BNP
  • Khaleda sued for fake birthday celebration; court summons her
  • People's expectation fulfilled through the verdict: Hanif
  • BNP leader Salahuddin pleads not guilty again
  • Bangladesh
    Shahid Qadri laid to rest Prominent Bengali poet Shahid Qadri, who passed away at a US hospital on Sunday, was laid to eternal rest in the capital yesterday, reports UNB. He was…
    Osmani's 98th birth anniv Thursday The 98th birth anniversary of General MAG Osmani, Commander-in-Chief of the War of Liberation, will be observed today, reports BSS. Different political…
  • Most of 40 missing youths involved in militancy: IGP
  • ‘Killer’ arrested
  • Shahjalal fertiliser awaits faulty start
  • Mir Quasem waits for return of ‘missing’ son
  • Sports
    Bangladesh down Kyrgyzstan 10-0 Bangladesh women football team scripted a record 10-0 win over Kyrgyzstan to keep their winning spree in the AFC Unde-16 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium…
    Murray, Serena ride strong serves into US Open second round NEW YORK: Wimbledon champions Andy Murray and Serena Williams powered into the second round of the US Open as the stars came out on Arthur Ashe Stadium…
  • BCCI against four-day Tests, two-tier system
  • Mosharraf added to preliminary squad
  • Hales 171 out of 444 for 3 as England seal series
  • Home team look for big win Wednesday
  • Entertainment
    Mustafa Monwar’s birthday to be celebrated Thursday
    Today is the birthday of noted painter, artist, puppeteer, television and radio programme director, producer and performer Mustafa Monwar. Director’s…
    Faria now followed by 5 million fans Ever since she made her onscreen presence felt through her acting debut, popular model-actress Nusraat Faria’s career has skyrocketed. Taking Bangladesh’s…
  • Faria now followed by 5 million fans
  • Singer Chris Brown released from jail on $250,000 bail
  • Poll
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    Photo Gallery
    • On behalf of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, a representative places a wreath at the coffin of poet Shahid Qadri at the Central Shaheed Minar in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A scene at Karwan Bazar during hartal hours yesterday. Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami called the strike after the Supreme Court up held the death penalty of it’s leader Mir Quasem Ali on Tuesday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A happy man as he gets an advance Eid ticket after standing in a queue at Kamalapur Railway Station in the capital for hours yesterday. Bangladesh Railway will wrap up its advance sale of tickets tomorrow ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • After remaining shut for nine days due to maintenance and security purposes, Bashundhara City, one of largest shopping malls in the world, reopens yesterday. The mall remained shut after a fire razed several shops there on August 21. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Students of Willes Little Flower School and College continue demonstration at Kakrail intersection of the capital for the third consecutive day yesterday demanding arrest of the killer of fellow student Suraiya Akter Risha. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Traders bring some camels at Gabtoli cattle market in the capital yesterday for sale ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Montevideo : A whale is moved on a truck in Montevideo after being removed from the water on August 26, 2016. The whale died after being in the throes of death for three days in Buceo port. AFP PHOTO
    • Hessen : Children play on August 26, 2016 between water fountains in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, where temperatures reached more than 30 degrees Celsius. AFP PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    Altaf Mahmud remembered on 45th death anniversary
    Noted martyred intellectual and music composer Altaf Mahmud, who earned huge popularity for his iconic song ‘Amar Bhaiyer Rakte Rangano Ekushey February’, was remembered on his 45th death anniversary on August 30. To remember and pay respect to the legend in an appropriate manner, Shaheed Altaf Mahmud Foundation organised a commemorative programme followed by an award ceremony on Tuesday at the Liberation War Museum, Segun Bagicha in the capital. This year, eminent writer-columnist Serajul Islam Choudhury was awarded with the prestigious ‘Shaheed Altaf Mahmud Padak 2016’for his outstanding contribution to literature. Altaf Mahmud’s wife Sara Ara Mahmud handed over the award to Serjaul Islam Choudhury at Tuesday’s event. A crest, uttorio and an amount of…
    Life Style
    Why it is important not to trim/shave after 1st Dhu'l-Hijja
    According to the words of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), as reported by Umme Salma in…
    Scottish police become latest in Britain to allow hijab
    LONDON: Scotland's police this week became the latest force in Britain to allow…
    How to step out with happy feet in monsoon
    New Delhi: With heavy rain and humid weather, feet allergy can be a common…
    Envy at workplace may hamper your productivity
    New York: Do you feel envious when your co-worker gets extra respect and attention…
    Berlin’s IFA fair dons virtual reality headsets
    AFP, BERLIN: Virtual and augmented reality gadgets are expected to hog the limelight…
    Google to expand Waze carpooling service in San Francisco
    Google is preparing to expand a San Francisco carpooling program in a move that…
    Apple facing record bill for Irish tax
    Apple could be ordered to pay billions of euros in back taxes in the Republic of…
    Facebook makes trending news feature more automated
    AFP, SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook said it is further automating its “trending”…
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