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  • Man killed in Bandarban elephant attack
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US paper facing threats for endorsing Clinton LOS ANGELES: A conservative Arizona newspaper is facing death threats and losing…
India evacuates border villages after strikes on Pakistan CHAK ALLAH BAKSH, India: India was evacuating thousands of people living near the…
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Man killed in Bandarban elephant attack
Dhaka Metro
6 hurt as water tank blasts in city  Six people were injured in an explosion in a water reserve tank while cleaning it at a house in the city’s Dhanmondi area on Wednesday. The…
  • Fire at Ban Bhaban in Mohakhali's Amtoli area
  • 4 fake DB men held in city
  • 4 of a family burnt in old Dhaka fire
  • Ensure low-cost better treatment, says president
  • Events
    A six-year-old American boy's letter to Barack Obama,…
    BCL man killed in Bogra infighting An activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) of its Govt Azizul Haque College unit was killed in a factional clash on the college campus here on Thursday…
    Question doesn't arise in regard to inviting any from Pakistan: Nasim Awami League presidium member and Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim today said question doesn't arise in regard to inviting Pakistan…
  • Arrest warrants issued against Tarique, 2 others
  • BNP leader’s son sued in Gazipur for threatening PM
  • 'Invent sustainable tech for farmers'
  • Hannan Shah’s 2nd, 3rd janazas held; burial Friday
  • Bangladesh
    Charge-framing hearing against 2 Habiganj war crimes accused concluded The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) on Thursday concluded the hearing on framing of charges against two absconding Habiganj war crimes accused. The…
    Man killed in Bandarban elephant attack A man was killed in an attack by a herd of wild elephants at Kadukhola village in Sadar upazila of Bandarban early Friday. The deceased was identified…
  • Bangladesh accused of 'kneecapping' opposition activists
  • 2 killed, 3 injured in Bus-CNG collision
  • ACC arrests former DG of Coast Guard
  • APG report paves way for ‘further FDI in Bangladesh’
  • Sports
    Root gets new England double deal LONDON: Joe Root's importance to England was confirmed Thursday when he was named as one of a select group of four players given both red and white-ball…
    Halep books place in WTA Finals at Wuhan WUHAN, China: World number five Simona Halep downed Madison Keys in the quarter finals of the Wuhan Open Thursday to book her place in the elite season-end…
  • NZ skipper Williamson quarantined after virus
  • BCB announce 14-memebr squad for 3rd ODI
  • England's Anderson, Wood ruled out of Bangladesh tour
  • Djokovic pulls out of China Open over elbow injury
  • Entertainment
    ‘Bapjaner Bioscope’ to be screened at BSA Thursday
    Reazul Rezu’s directorial debut film ‘Bapjaner Bioscope’ has been selected for the screening for the month of September, as a part of…
    Swapnadal staging ‘Chitrangada’ Thursday dedicating to Syed Shamsul Haque Swapnadal, one of the most vibrant theatre troupes in the country, is going to stage the 50th show of its much-acclaimed production titled ‘Chitrangada’…
  • Loko Natyadal (Siddeshwari) stages ‘Sonai Madhab’ Wednesday
  • Homage to a multifaceted litterateur
  • Poll
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    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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    ICT export to cross $1b mark by 2018: Palak
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