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Thursday 5 May 2016 ,
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  • 8 killed in Mymensingh road accident
  • Nizami's death sentence upheld; review plea rejected
Xulhaz embodied courage and selflessness, says Biswal US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai…
California Muslims sue over hijab discrimination Los Angeles: Two lawsuits filed in California claim that Muslim women were discriminated…
Bin Laden death: CIA panned for live-tweeting 'news' The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has been criticised online for live-tweeting…
At least 21 dead in Baghdad car bomb A car-bombing Saturday in southeastern Baghdad killed at least 21 people wounded…
UN envoy appeals to US, Russia to help Syria peace talks The U.N. envoy for Syria appealed to the U.S. and Russia to intervene to help revive…
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Violence continues
Dhaka Metro
Dhaka continues to reel under heat While Sylhet swims in water after heavy overnight rains, Dhaka continues to sizzle under extreme heat and humid weather, with the Bangladesh capital recording…
  • Ex-air hostess found dead in capital house
  • 4 arrested over murder at Dhaka mosque
  • Cut in CNG price demanded
  • Restrictions on Baishakh events only for security reasons: DMP
  • Events
    China has launched an investigation into search giant Baidu…
    Violence continues Election-related violence in different areas has been continuing ahead of the fourth phase of polls in 725 union parishads (UPs) to be held on Saturday,…
    Khaleda talked about Joy with information: Rizvi Criticising the Prime Minister’s son for what he said making indecent remarks about their party chief, BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul…
  • Khaleda brought false allegation against Joy : Dr Hasan
  • Murder, abduction a serious issue: Fakhrul
  • Violence in UP polls at ‘minimum’ : Syed Ashraf
  • Polls in 617 UPs today amid apprehension of clashes
  • Bangladesh
    BRTA refixes bus fare at Tk 1.42/km Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has re-fixed fare of long-route buses at Tk 1.42 per kilometer reducing it by three paisa across the country…
    China investigates search engine Baidu after student's death China has launched an investigation into search giant Baidu after the death of a student who tried an experimental cancer therapy he found online. Wei…
  • 5 killed in bus-jeep collision in Cox's Bazar
  • Jubo League man found dead in Natore
  • 4 Karimganj war criminals to die, another to serve jail unto death
  • BRTA for bus fare cut by 3 paisa/km
  • Sports
    Prime Doleshwar keep winning
Sabbir Rahman smashed a century when Prime Bank Cricket Club pulled off a comfortable 113-run victory over Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club in the fourth-round…
    IPL brings more fame and glory for Mustafiz
While he was bowling during Bangladesh’s practice session in the net as net bowler, Bangladesh head coach Chandika Hathurusingha noticed his batsmen…
  • Atletico thru to Champions League final
  • PSG rout Rennes to equal Ligue 1 record
  • Prime Doleshwar cruise to the top of DPL
  • Salahuddin still hopes polls in due time
  • Entertainment
    Lecture on Tagore at IGCC tomorrow
    To celebrate the 155th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) is organising a lecture titled ‘Myriad Minded…
    An evening of acoustic music at BSA today
A concert of acoustic music and mellow ambiance, arranged by IARRT and InstruRave, will be held today at the National Art Plaza of Bangladesh Shilpakala…
  • Sharmili Ahmed turns anchor
  • Zahid Hasan, Orsha in tele-drama for first time
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    Police will not allow use of stickers on vehicles identifying various professions like journalists, police and lawyers to curb crimes. Do you support this move?
     No Comment
    Yes 84.6%
    No 15.4%
    No Comment 0.0%
    Photo Gallery
    • 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
    • Dhaka WASA repairs the Rampura sluice gate and excavates the adjoining canal so that the people living in Aftabnagar, Banasree, and Rampura areas of the capital do not have to face water logging problem in the rainy season. Independent Photo
    • View of a fallen building after a 7.8-magnitude quake in Portoviejo, Ecuador yesterday. AFP photo
    • Spain : Picture shows a statue of "Don Quixote" author, Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra at the Cervantes square in Alcala de Henares, near Madrid, on April 15, 2016. AFP PHOTO
    • Shanghai : Red Bull Racing's Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo steers his car during qualifying at the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on April 16, 2016. AFP PHOTO
    • Photo taken yesterday on Mouchak- Malibhag road shows that road becomes unusable for vehicles as well as city dwellers due construction work of flyover causing immense suffering. Photo: Parvez Ahmad
    • Supply of watermelons arrive on boats at Swari Ghat in the capital yesterday from southern parts of the country as sizzling heat has increased the demand for this seasonal juicy fruit. Photo: Azizur Rahman Sumon
    • Rakhain boys and girls splash water on one another at Jalkeli Utsab (water festival) in celebration of New Year, popularly known as ‘Sangrai’, the biggest festival of the community, at Katalganj Buddha Mandir in Chittagong yesterday. Bangladesh Rakhain Students' Association organised the festival. Independent photo
    • Students of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Dhaka University draw colourful pictures on the walls of a structure on the campus yesterday ahead of Pahela Baishakh. independent photo
    Art & Culture
    Mixed reviews for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
    The newspaper and magazine critics have given their verdicts on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and it's fair to say their responses are mixed. The film marks the first big-screen pairing of the Caped Crusader and the Man of Steel - played here by Ben Affleck and Britain's Henry Cavill, making their first and second appearances respectively as Batman/Bruce Wayne and Superman/Clark Kent. According to the Daily Mirror, "a muddled storyline makes it hard to root for either superhero". "Zack Snyder's movie is packed with stunning set pieces," continues critic David Edwards. "But no amount of Crash! Bang! or Wallop! can conceal a confused, ungainly storyline." According to Kate Muir in The Times, Affleck makes a "compelling" Dark Knight and…
    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…
    ‘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…
    Apple continues feud with government in New York iPhone case
    Apple says authorities have "utterly failed" to show they need the company's…
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