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  • HC for stopping strike by doctors, nurses
  • Cabinet congratulates new dad minister Mazibul!
  • 5 UN peacekeepers killed in Mali attack: UN, police sources
  • BB heist: Final Probe report submitted
  • Khaleda pays homage to Zia
  • BNP cares little about conspiracy: Fakhrul
  • Eleven gunned down in Venezuela
  • 5 United Nation peacekeepers killed in Mali attack
  • 2 killed in Gazipur road crash
  • Hasina returns home after Japan visit
5 UN peacekeepers killed in Mali attack: UN, police sources At least five UN peacekeepers were killed in an ambush in central Mali by suspected…
Attacks in Baghdad kill at least 17 Militants unleashed a wave of attacks targeting commercial areas in and around Baghdad…
Eleven gunned down in Venezuela Gunmen have killed 11 people, including three teenagers and a Colombian national,…
Syria conflict: Chief opposition negotiator resigns The chief negotiator of Syria's main opposition umbrella group, Mohammed Alloush,…
Weekly boat rescues reach 13,000 The rescue of more than 600 migrants off Libya on Saturday by a flotilla of EU ships…
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Dhaka Metro
DSCC fixes red meat prices ahead of Ramadan The Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) on Thursday fixed the maximum price of per kg beef at Tk 420 and buffalo meat at Tk 400 ahead of holy Ramadan.…
  • ACC launches probe against Falu
  • 38 ‘drug peddlers’ held in city
  • Missing textile mill official found dead in city
  • PM to formally open metro rail work next month
  • Events
    Its gleaming white marble walls have for years been yellowed…
    Khaleda pays homage to Zia BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Monday paid homage to party founder and slain president Ziaur Rahman by placing a wreath at his grave, marking his 35th…
    BNP cares little about conspiracy: Fakhrul BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam alleges that the government is trying to stop Khaleda Zia from practicing politics by filing cases against party's…
  • 10.9 crore SIMs re-registered so far: Tarana
  • Never met Safadi: Joy
  • UP polls: AL wins 396, BNP 67
  • BNP, Jamaat trying to create anarchy : Hanif
  • Bangladesh
    2 killed in Gazipur road crash An unidentified man and a woman were killed and 10 others injured in separate road accidents on Chandra-Nabinagar highway in Tetuibari area of city on…
    Aslam Chy's remand hearing fixed for Tuesday The remand hearing on BNP leader Aslam Chowdhury in a sedition case has been fixed for tomorrow. Meanwhile, the hearing on 2 violence cases against him…
  • Armed forces to be modernised to safeguard independence: Hasina
  • Private courier services to carry MRPs to expats
  • High Court seeks detailed reports
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  • Sports
    Warner lauds cool Hyderabad after maiden IPL win Bangalore: Captain David Warner hailed Sunrisers Hyderabad for staying cool in the heat of an Indian Premier League final to claim their maiden title…
    Fizz is ahead of the rest Bangladeshi left-arm seamer Mustafizur Rahman has been garnering praise for his brilliant performances for both club and country this year. The lanky…
  • RCB, Sunrisers battle in quest for first-time IPL glory
  • Real Madrid lift Champions League trophy after penalties
  • Abahani lock horns with Prime Doleshwar
  • French Open Lookahead: Djokovic, Nadal seek milestone wins
  • Entertainment
    Nargis still very close friend: Uday Chopra
    Mumbai: Actor-producer Uday Chopra on Wednesday broke his silence on reports around his romance-gone-sour with Nargis Fakhri, saying ‘all reports…
    Salman, Aishwarya , Abhishek’s rare scene from a film Now we all know how it’s kinda impossible to expect Salman Khan, Aishwarya and Abhishek in a film together today. I mean, Ash was Salman’s…
  • Nazrul’s 117th birth anniv Wednesday
  • Jaclyn Jose becomes 1st Filipino to win Cannes best actress
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    Photo Gallery
    • The construction of a u-loop in front of the BTV Bhaban in Rampura area of the capital nears completion. Once inaugurated, the loop under the Hatirjheel project is expected to ease congestion in Rampura, Banasree, Hatirjheel areas by diverting traffic without any stop at any signal points. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • Andhra Pradesh, India : Indian visitors walk along the shoreline and swim at Rushikonda Beach in Visakhapatnam on May 14, 2016. AFP PHOTO
    • Two persons are busy making umbrellas at their factory at Imamganj in the old part of the capital yesterday as the demand for umbrellas is high during the rainy season. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • India :Mustafizur Rahman(C)celebrated with teammates after taking the wicket of Mumbai Indians batsman Hardik Pandya during IPL Twenty20 cricket match between Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad on May 8, 2016. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A dandelion stands on a meadow near Ebersbach, southern Germany, on May 8, 2016. AFP PHOTO
    • Early variety litchis have already started to appear in the market. This photo shows a trader displaying litchis in a market at Kathaltola of Bogra yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • NO RESPITE FROM ILLEGAL PARKING: While one road (right) adjacent to the Survey of Bangladesh office in the capital’s Tejgaon area has been freed by the city corporation from illegal parking, another (left) remains clogged by covered vans and other vehicles. This picture was taken yesterday. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI
    Art & Culture
    Increasing perils at Tanzania's Nyarugusu refugee camp
    Nyarugusu refugee camp, Tanzania - The risk of sexual violence among Burundian women and girls in Tanzania’s Nyarugusu refugee camp is being driven up by the scarcity of firewood used for cooking, adding to an already high level of sexual gender-based violence in the camp, according to the International Rescue Committee (IRC). One refugee recounted her experience while holding back tears. She recalled being grabbed by a man with a knife while collecting firewood.  Can talks lead to peace in Burundi? The mother-of-three, who fled Burundi in May last year after her husband was killed, managed to escape when other Burundian refugees came to her aid. She said she was saved by the grace of God. According to the IRC, on average, two to three women report being raped each week in incidents…
    Life Style
    101-year-old Florida woman gets second chance at prom
    A 101-year-old Florida woman is getting a second chance at prom. Eleanor Bessin…
    Type-2 Diabetes: At-risk offered healthy lifestyle help
    People in England at risk of type-2 diabetes are to be offered healthy-lifestyle…
    Tips to protect your skin from pollution
    Pollution is the buzzword in skincare for 2016, thanks to new research into exactly…
    90-year-old Gujarati man looks for a better half
    After completing nine decades of his life, Ahmedabad-based retired banker Mansukhlal…
    India successfully tests small space shuttle
    India has successfully tested its first small space shuttle as part of its efforts…
    Bangabandhu Satellite to be in orbit by 2017
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the much awaited Bangabandhu Satellite-1,…
    MNP service launch awaits PMO nod
    The much-talked about Mobile Number Portability (MNP) service will be launched after…
    RealVU sets in operation
    BEXIMCO Communications Limited has launched the country’s first Direct-to-Home…
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