Wednesday 24 August 2016 ,
Wednesday 24 August 2016 ,
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  • Narail court issues arrest warrant against Khaleda
  • New laws coming to gag media: BNP
  • Varsity female student hurt in Comilla blast; 6 held
  • Hanif urges Fakhrul to quit BNP
  • Pakistan celebrate 'incredible journey' to No.1
  • Pranab launches Bangla radio service in Kolkata
  • SC asks Law Ministry to relocate ICT
  • 3-member committees formed to probe Ctg gas pipe leakage
  • DNA tests confirm identities of 5 Gulshan attackers, chef
  • Situation at Ctg fertilizer factory comes under control
  • HC verdict on Nizam Hazari’s JS membership Aug 30
  • Mild tremor shakes country
UN Confirms Dawood's six pak addresses provided by India United Nations:  Three of nine addresses provided by India to the United Nation's…
Protesters attack Pakistan TV station, one dead KARACHI: Activists of a key Pakistani political party clashed with police and ransacked…
Pranab launches Bangla radio service in Kolkata Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday launched the Akashvani Maitree, a Bangla…
Brazil's Rousseff faces final impeachment battle BRASILIA: Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff enters her final battle…
Clinton ready for 'wacky' debate with Trump WASHINGTON: White House hopeful Hillary Clinton suggested Monday that rival Donald…
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Dhaka Metro
River vessel workers on indefinite strike KERANIGANJ: River vessel workers has announced to enforce an indefinite strike across the country from Tuesday to press home their 7-point demand, reports…
  • Prof Azad made DG for health services
  • Fire at Mouchak Market in capital
  • SC stays plot sale, advertisement of Ashiyan City
  • Fire in city building; one dead
  • Events
    Police in India have registered a sedition case against…
    Politics
    Khaleda to meet press today BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia is scheduled to hold a press conference today on the country’s latest political situation and voice her party’s…
    Hanif urges Fakhrul to quit BNP Awami League joint general secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif on Tuesday called upon the BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir to quit his party…
  • Hearing on Mir Quasem's review plea Wednesday
  • Govt to hold talks with striking vessel workers: Khan
  • Ivy Rahman's 12th death anniversary Wednesday
  • Islamabad wants to know about Inu's Balochistan remarks
  • Bangladesh
    Dhaka caving in alarmingly as groundwater level falls With the groundwater level continuing to fall in Dhaka, the land on which the capital city stands has been caving in over the years. This could result…
    2 to die, another 2 to serve life term for Gazipur murder A court here on Tuesday sentenced two people to death and two others to life term imprisonment for killing a garment worker in 2014. The condemned convicts…
  • Dhaka, Islamabad plan to slightly change FOC schedule
  • HC verdict on Nizam Hazari’s JS membership Aug 30
  • SC asks Law Ministry to relocate ICT
  • Situation at Ctg fertilizer factory comes under control
  • Sports
    England's security chief fears for travel safety on tour of Bangladesh The fate of England’s tour of Bangladesh, due to start on the last day of next month, is expected to be decided this week and to hinge on the assessment…
    Paralympics: Sports court rejects Russia ban appeal GENEVA: The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Tuesday rejected an appeal by Russia against the decision to ban the country from the Rio Paralympic Games…
  • Pakistan celebrate 'incredible journey' to No.1
  • Probe after Windies-India Test abandoned
  • US NBA stars rip Serbia for 3rd gold in a row
  • Margarita to visit Bangladesh
  • Entertainment
    Mosharraf Karim, Alvee in Eid drama for first time
    Popular actor Mosharraf Karim and model-actress Alvee, who previously worked together in a single-episode tele-drama and a drama serial, have acted this…
    Won't camouflage baby bump on screen: Kareena Mumbai: Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, who is expecting her first child with Saif Ali Khan, says she won't camouflage her pregnancy on screen for…
  • Prangane Mor stages ‘Shesher Kobita’ at Shilpakala Tuesday
  • Farid Ali passes away
  • Poll
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    Video
    Photo Gallery
    • People instead of using bin dump garbage near it, beside a Mirpur road in the capital, that spread bad odor in the area causing immense suffering to the pedestrians. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN
    • The photo taken yesterday shows street vendors selling goods beside a railtrack at Haji Camp rail crossing in the capital taking risk of an accident. PHOTO: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • Vehicles pass through Patuakhali-Kuakata highway which is submerged by tidal surge and downpour. The photo was taken near Lebukhali ferry terminal in Patuakhali yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Bangladesh pace sensation Mustafizur Rahman talks to media at the Dhaka airport yesterday on his return from England. The seamer underwent a surgery on his left shoulder there. STORY ON PAGE 16 INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A vehicle passes through a waterlogged road on Sadar Road in Barisal city after heavy downpour yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A tree near Aricha ghat under Shibalaya upazila of Manikganj uprooted by a tornado that lashed the areas yesterday afternoon. The storm damaged several establishments and houses of the area. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Smoke covers Bashundhara City in the capital as fire fighters try to douse the fire that broke out on the 6th floor of the country’s one of the biggest shopping malls yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Fire fighters try to douse the fire that broke out in Lichutola of Bogra Sadar upazila as liquefied petroleum gas cylinders exploded while workers were unloading those from a truck yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    Exhibition
    Marking the 12th anniversary of the gruesome August 21 grenade attacks on an Awami League rally, a three-day sculpture exhibition titled ‘Bloody August 21’ will end today at the National Arts Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in the capital’s Segun Bagicha area.
    Life Style
    5 Amazing Home Remedies for Dry Hair
    Dry, unmanageable and unconditioned hair is not a pretty sight and can lead to a…
    People who read books may live longer: study
    Bookworms, rejoice! People who read books regularly are likely to live longer than…
    Friendship Day celebration at Le Méridien
    With Friendship Day just around the corner, Le Méridien Dhaka is gearing…
    Bottled Water to Outsell Soda for First Time This Year
    Bottled water will be more popular than soda for the first time in the U.S. this…
    Technology
    Facebook launches Lifestage app for school teens
    Facebook has launched a new social media app aimed at school teenagers. Members…
    Google rolling out latest Android system to Nexus phones
    Google is ready to start sending out the latest version of its Android operating…
    Google voice search records and keeps conversations people have around their phones
    Google could have a record of everything you have said around it for years, and…
    Facebook aims for video-loving teenagers with new app
    AFP, SAN FRANCISCO:  Facebook yesterday took direct aim at video-loving adolescents,…
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