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  • SP’s wife killing: Travel alert issued against 5 suspects
  • Rickshaw puller shot during AL factional clash
  • Law enforcers involved in secret killings won’t be spared: Khaleda
  • Passport Department most corrupt: TIB
  • New transport law to have personal car ceiling: Quader
  • Finance Bill 2016 passed in parliament
  • 100,000 illegally registered Airtel SIM cards seized
  • Hasina recommends tax at sources on export to be 0.7% for 2016-17 FY
  • Rangpur mayor Sharfuddin gets state minister status
  • 36 killed in Istanbul airport attack
  • 30 injured in Uttar Badda fire
EU leaders to meet without Cameron after Brexit vote European Union leaders are to begin the second day of their summit in Brussels -…
Pakistan's transgender community cautiously welcomes marriage fatwa A religious decree declaring transgender marriage to be legal has been cautiously…
EU wants 'closest links' with UK after Brexit says Cameron David Cameron has said the rest of the EU wants to have the "closest possible"…
36 dead in Istanbul Ataturk airport attack A gun and bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk international airport has killed…
Pakistan politician on three years in captivity Ali Haider Gilani was rescued in Afghanistan three years after al-Qaeda militants…
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Dhaka Metro
200 doping gang members arrested so far: DMP Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia has sought the people's support to help curb militancy, mugging and other unlawful…
  • 2 ‘ABT men’ put on 5-day remand
  • 5 ticket black marketeers held at Kamalapur
  • Services from Sayedabad terminal resume
  • 5 fake detectives held in capital
  • Events
    Turkish riot police have fired tear gas and plastic bullets…
    Politics
    Deficit everywhere, not only in budget: Raushon Opposition Leader Raushon Ershad on Wednesday said there is deficit not only in the national budget, but also everywhere, including socio-political ethics…
    Hasina recommends tax at sources on export to be 0.7% Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has recommended tax at sources on export to be 0.7% for fiscal year of 2016-17. Hasina made the recommendation while taking…
  • Rangpur mayour Sharfuddin gets state minister status
  • PM to discuss Brexit with EU leaders
  • Try Joy for plundering money: Khaleda
  • Shipping minister promises safe journey during Eid
  • Bangladesh
    Govt firm to curb militancy, says PM Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday told Parliament that her government is firm to establish the rule of law, upholding the basic human rights of…
    Passport Department most corrupt: TIB The Department of Immigration and Passport is the most corrupt services sector in the country, says a new household survey of the Transparency International…
  • 100,000 illegally registered Airtel SIM cards seized
  • 13 police officers transferred
  • Fire breaks out at city’s BTI Premier Plaza
  • NHRC for formation of independent Children Commission
  • Sports
    World T20 main draw set to expand to 'Super 12' Two more teams are likely to be added to the main draw of the reinstated World T20 in 2018. Discussions at the Associates meeting of the ongoing ICC annual…
    Argentina cries for retiring Messi AFP, BUENOS AIRES: Argentine football legend Diego Maradona and the country's President Mauricio Macri urged Lionel Messi on Monday not to leave the…
  • Wimbledon 2016: Andy Murray and Johanna Konta begin campaigns
  • Argentina begs Messi not to quit
  • Hodgson leaves job on humiliating night for English soccer
  • Italy beats Spain 2-0 to reach Euro 2016 quarterfinals
  • Entertainment
    Ferdous Ara to perform at Madison Square Garden
    Audience-admired Nazrul Sangeet singer Ferdous Ara will be performing at the 36th North American Bengali Conference (NABC), also known as the ‘Banga…
    Three siblings together in SI Tutul’s Eid show Popular singers and sisters Samina Chowdhury, Fahmida Nabi and their brother Pancham will appear together in a special musical programme ‘Musical…
  • PrangoneMor to stage two plays at Kolkata theatre fest
  • Registration deadline extended to Aug 31
  • Poll
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    • A woman checks out a dress at Grand Haque Tower market in Feni yesterday as shopping gathers momentum across the country ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • As Eid-ul-Fitr nears, people from all walks of life are out to shop for their loved ones. This photo was taken from a roadside shop at Bangabandhu Avenue in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A gridlock at Hatirjheel, Gulshan-Badda intersection in the capital yesterday, causing immense suffering to the commuters. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • A woman checks out low cost plastic ornaments at a road-side shop in front of Baitul Mukarram in the capital yesterday as shopping for the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr gears up across the country. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • A worker busy on a handloom in weaving a Benarashi Sari, which will go on sale ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr, at Benarashi Palli in the capital’s Mirpur on Thursday. PHOTO: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • Fish traps, locally known as Chai, are put on sale at a market in Ashuganj of Brahmanbaria yesterday, as the monsoon has arrived. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    Will streaming quota make for great art?
    I like to think that, somewhere in the US, there is an executive at one of the streaming services reading the European Commission's proposed new rules for a digital single market. It says companies like the one this executive works for must in future pay to play. "I guess that means we'll just have to buy a few more programmes with Hercule Poirot in them," the executive thinks. In doing so, the executive would be offending three EU nations at a stroke: the French because the fictional detective is Belgian, the Belgians because much of the rest of the world mistakenly thinks he's French, and the British because he was actually dreamt up by Agatha Christie in her native Torquay. She or he would also be making the commission's case for it. Streaming services would be…
    Life Style
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    Muslims worldwide to fast the longest in decades
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    People in England at risk of type-2 diabetes are to be offered healthy-lifestyle…
    Technology
    Hands on with India's £3 smartphone
    Getting your hands on the world's "cheapest smartphone" is not easy.…
    Biometric registration gives edge to GP, Banglalink
    The government’s biometric registration programme has apparently given the…
    Apple to lower App Store 'tax' for loyal subscribers
    If you sell an app, subscription or other product through the App Store, Apple gets…
    India successfully tests small space shuttle
    India has successfully tested its first small space shuttle as part of its efforts…
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