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Dhaka Metro
5 ticket black marketeers held at Kamalapur Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Sunday arrested five people for selling train tickets in the black market at Kamlapur Rail Station in the capital. Identity…
  • Services from Sayedabad terminal resume
  • 5 fake detectives held in capital
  • 24 dope gang members held
  • ‘Extortionist’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with Rab in city
  • Events
    Turkish riot police have fired tear gas and plastic bullets…
    Govt to split ministries, induct more ministers As part of the ongoing reforms in the administration, particularly in the ministries and divisions, the government has decided to place a proposal to…
    Lack of accountable govt leads to extrajudicial killings: Moudud Assuring that extrajudicial killing will be stopped if their party returns to power, BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Saturday said the incidents of…
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  • Bangladesh
    More money put into losing Teletalk Despite suffering heavy losses, the state-run telecom operator Teletalk is increasing its investments one after the other. Earlier, Teletalk implemented…
    Wasim fired at Mitu: CMP Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP) Commissioner Iqbal Bahar yesterday claimed that Wasim, who was arrested in connection with the murder of SP’s…
  • 'Life imprisonment means jail until death'
  • Bank to remain shut July 4
  • Mustafa Jabbar’s panel wins BASIS election
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  • Sports
    Arambagh eye to topple Abahani for maiden title In a bid to celebrate the Walton Federation Cup title Abahani Limited and Arambagh Krira Sangha will face each other today at the Bangabandhu National…
    BCB to review more than 13 suspect actions The BCB's bowling action review committee will assess the suspected bowling actions of at least 13 bowlers who were reported during this season's…
  • Former India batsman Lalchand Rajput named Afghanistan coach
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  • England thrash Sri Lanka by 10 wickets
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  • Entertainment
    Kumar Biswajit sings remake of iconic song ‘Tumi Roj Bikele’
    Time sure does fly. It has been 35 long years since the National Film Award winning singer and music director Kumar Biswajit’s career skyrocketed…
    Tasnim’s presents Eid collection Tasnim’s, a new and rapidly growing fashion house in Bangladesh, is presenting their exclusive collection on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Focusing…
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  • Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma slams India's online trolls
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    Photo Gallery
    • Eid shopping at makeshift shops are yet to gain momentum. The picture was taken from Shaheb Bazar in the city on Friday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • 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
    • People crowd at New Market in the capital yesterday for Eid shopping. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • 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
    • District Police authorities evict illegal establishments at Shimrail Intersection on Dhaka- Chittagong highway in the capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO
    • A woman reacts after getting an advance train ticket for Eid at Kamalapur Railway Station in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Vatican City : A seagull stands on a fountain in St. Peter's square at the Vatican on June 19, 2016. AFP PHOTO
    • Wild waves from the Bay of Bengal have been eroding the long stretch of the Kuakata beach day by day. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    How a street child became a leading artist
    Lita Cabellut is one of Spain's most successful artists, but she's barely known in her home country. What's more, the woman whose paintings now sell for six figure sums spent her early years living on the street. "My childhood was like that of thousands of street kids around the world," says Lita Cabellut. She used to roam the streets of Barcelona with other homeless children and slept in the open air. "We looked after one another - we did whatever we liked. We took coins out of the fountains, begged Zippo lighters from sailors and stole tourists' wallets. We used to go into restaurants and say our father was in the toilet when they served us, before wolfing down the food and running off." Cabellut was born in a village in Aragon, north-east Spain, in 1961.…
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    People in England at risk of type-2 diabetes are to be offered healthy-lifestyle…
    Apple to lower App Store 'tax' for loyal subscribers
    If you sell an app, subscription or other product through the App Store, Apple gets…
    Biometric registration gives edge to GP, Banglalink
    The government’s biometric registration programme has apparently given the…
    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,…
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