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Friday 21 October 2016 ,
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  • Man hurt in DMCH accident dies
  • Dead militant Abdur Rahman was New JMB chief: RAB
  • England bowled out for 293 in first innings against Bangladesh
World News
Pakistan anti-terrorist court directs police to implement arrest orders for Imran ISLAMABAD: An anti-terrorist court in Islamabad on Friday directed the police to…
Trump gets booed as he and Clinton trade biting jokes NEW YORK: Taking a break from the nastiest campaign in recent memory, Donald Trump…
Obama calls for 'big' win to repudiate 'dangerous' Trump MIAMI: President Barack Obama eviscerated would-be successor Donald Trump Thursday…
Trump sets off storm with refusal to accept US poll result Donald Trump sailed into another political tempest Thursday after threatening not…
Tripura asks IOCL to supply LPG cylinders via Bangladesh AGARTALA: The Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) is exploring the possibility of…
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Dhaka Metro
No hawkers to be allowed in public buses: DMP Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Thursday declared that no hawkers will be allowed to get into the public buses in  the capital to sell their products.…
  • Twin sisters beaten up in capital for protesting stalking
  • Pvt University teacher found dead in capital
  • Petrol pump owners threaten indefinite strike from Oct 30
  • March towards Indian HC foiled; 15 injured
  • Events
    Newcastle and Gateshead have been selected to host a major…
    AL's 20th council to be streamed digitally  The 20th national council of Bangladesh Awami League will be live streamed from the verified page of the party, opening up an opportunity for the…
    Putul, Radwan withdraw their names Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's daughter Saima Wajed Putul, and Sheikh Rehana's son Radwan Mujib Siddique, have withdrawn their names for councilor…
  • Khaleda Zia, Fakhrul invited to AL Nat’l council
  • BNP readies proposal for neutral EC
  • Security beefed up for AL council
  • BNP leader Rizvi freed on bail
  • Bangladesh
    2 ‘JMB financiers’ held with Tk 27.70 lakh in capital Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested two suspected members of militant outfit Neo JMB, including a PWD engineer, along with Tk 27.70 lakh…
    ‘Don’t take World Bank’s $2 billion’: TIB tells govt. Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has voiced concerns over the World Bank’s intention of expanding its lending portfolio by providing…
  • Dhaka reopens mission in Algeria after 2 decades
  • Internet may be disrupted for maintenance for 7 days
  • Bangladesh urges for resolution against Israeli settlement in Palestinian territories
  • 49 Bangladeshi nationals held at Benapole border
  • Sports
    NZ bowlers pull off 6-run win after Williamson ton NEW DELHI: New Zealand bowlers pulled off a thrilling six-run win over India in the second one-day international after skipper Kane Williamson struck…
    England's Moeen shrugs off five lives England batsman Moeen Ali said he did not consider himself lucky despite surviving five reviews during the first day of the first Test against Bangladesh…
  • Nadal shuts down 2016 season, eyes 2017 assault
  • New Trump accuser said he groped her at 1998 tennis event
  • Barca, Real, Atletico face testing weekend
  • Younis wants India, Pakistan to resume Tests
  • Entertainment
    Tauquir’s success for ‘Oggatonama’ celebrated in different style
    The film ‘Oggatonama’, by now, needs no introduction as the film has created and continues to create tremendous impact. Recently, the film,…
    Bobby’s ‘One Way’ hits countrywide cinemas today Promising actress Eamin Haque Booby-starrer thriller-action film ‘One Way’ is going to hit countrywide cinemas today. Directed by eminent…
  • Rokeya Prachi to make three telefilms
  • Sohana Saba performs in item song
  • Spot Light
    Today's Print Edition
    Today's Question »
    Bangladesh has urged the UNSC to consider working on a resolution against illegal Israeli settlements in Palestinian Territories. Do you support this move?
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    Yes 86.7%
    No 13.3%
    No Comment 0.0%
    Nature’s gifts has to be saved

    Professor Sarwar Md. Saifullah Khaled

    Nature’s gifts has to be saved
    Photo Gallery
    • Prime Minister's ICT advisor Sajeeb Wajed Joy (5th left) poses with dignitaries from home and abroad at the ministerial conference of Digital World 2016 at Basundhara International Convention City in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This recent photo shows sellers and buyers busy at Dattarhat wholesale betel nut market in Laxmipur. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • City roads illuminated with colourful lights ahead of Awami League’s National Council which is scheduled to be held on October 22 and 23. The photo was taken from Bijay Sarani area of the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • World Bank President Jim Yong Kim (left) and Finance Minister AMA Muhith brief the media after their meeting at the secretariat yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A vehicle of Dhaka South City Corporation demolishes illegal structures of a truck station of Sayeedabad in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • An White Wagtail (Motacilla alba) is pictured at a water reservoir in Mishmar HaSharon north of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv on October 13, 2016.AFP
    Art & Culture
    Weeklong event in memory of noted figures ends Thursday
    The weeklong discussion and cultural programme titled ‘Smriti, Swatta, Bhabissat’ will end today by remembering noted cultural figures Komol Das Gupta and Feroza Begum at the auditorium of Music, Dance and Recitation Department, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), Segun Bagicha in the capital. In the discussion part, various aspects of Feroza Begum and Komol Das’ career will be focused upon by Nazrul researcher Professor Rafiqul Islam and poet Asad Chowdhury. Veteran artist Mustafa Monwar will preside over today’s discussion. In the cultural segment, Iffat Ara Dewan, Sandipan, Anupoma Mukti, Sharmin Sathi Islam, Priyanka Biswas, ‘Khhude Gaan Raj’ singer Sajeeb, Channel i Sera Kantha singer Mehedi Hasan will take part in the solo music while the artistes…
    Life Style
    Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain signs deal with BBC
    Last year's Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain has signed a deal to…
    Everybody loves jhal muri in London
    NEW DELHI: When life gives you lemons, don't make a lemonade. Make a cone of…
    Radisson Blu to turn pink for breast cancer awareness next month
    Global hospitality chain Radisson Blu announced a campaign titled ‘LOVE BLU,…
    What to do with the rawhide
    Many people suffer from the dilemma of what to do with the cow hides and goat skins…
    CAAB bans carrying Samsung Galaxy Note-7 in aircraft
    Civil Aviation Authority Bangladesh (CAAB) has banned carrying Samsung Galaxy Note-7…
    Samsung faces potential class action in U.S. over Note 7
    Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's <005930.KS> U.S. unit is facing a proposed…
    Samsung to compensate suppliers hit by Note 7 crisis
    AFP, SEOUL: Samsung Electronics said yesterday it would compensate suppliers hit…
    Japan bans Galaxy Note 7 on airplanes over fire risk
    TOKYO: Japan has barred all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from airplanes, mirroring…
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