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  • 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
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…
Islamic State: Iraqi army makes gains in Falluja offensive Iraqi government forces have made gains in their offensive to drive Islamic State…
N Korean link under probe A top cyber-security firm is investigating whether North Korea could be linked to…
Brexit 'serious risk to growth': G7 A declaration at the G7 meeting in Japan says a vote by the UK to leave the European…
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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…
    10.9 crore SIMs re-registered so far: Tarana State Minister for Post and Telecommunications, Tarana Halim, says that around 10.9 million SIM cards have been biometrically registered so far. She also…
    Never met Safadi: Joy Trashing Israeli politician Mendi N Safadi's claim that they had a meeting in Washington, Prime Minister's son Sajeeb Wazed Joy has said they…
  • UP polls: AL wins 396, BNP 67
  • BNP, Jamaat trying to create anarchy : Hanif
  • Case against Aslam based on invented 'conspiracy theory': BNP
  • Campaign for 5th phase UP polls ends
  • Bangladesh
    Private courier services to carry MRPs to expats The government will for the first time send machine readable passports (MRPs) to all expatriate Bangladeshis staying in different countries through private…
    High Court seeks detailed reports The High Court yesterday directed the authorities concerned to submit a ‘more specific’ report before it over the humiliation of Narayanganj…
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  • Action for responsible ones: Law minister
  • Trader shot, robbed off Tk 10 lakh in Jhenidah
  • 3 killed in Habiganj road accident
  • 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
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    Prime Minister’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy has rejected a BBC Bangla report, saying he never met Israeli politician Mendi Safadi in US. Do you agree?
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    Yes 19.2%
    No 76.9%
    No Comment 3.8%
    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
    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…
    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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