Tuesday 28 June 2016 ,
Tuesday 28 June 2016 ,
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  • SC spares tanneries till July 17
  • 1 killed in Ctg fire
  • 2 more suspects held over Mitu murder in Ctg
  • Brexit: Cameron to face EU leaders after vote to leave
  • 5 suspects held over Tongi double murder
  • Lionel Messi retires from international football
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India enters elite missile tech group New Delhi: India on Monday joined an exclusive club of countries controlling exports…
Chinese anger at Lady Gaga-Dalai Lama meeting Chinese fans have reacted with outrage to Lady Gaga's meeting with the Dalai…
Ban tells Israelis, Palestinians ‘stand firm against violence’ AFP, Jerusalem: UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged Israelis and Palestinians not…
Johnson says no rush to pull UK out of EU AFP, LONDON: Top Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson said there was no need to rush…
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Dhaka Metro

2 ‘ABT men’ put on 5-day remand
 A court here on Monday put two suspected members of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) on a five-day remand each in a case filed…
  • 5 ticket black marketeers held at Kamalapur
  • Services from Sayedabad terminal resume
  • 5 fake detectives held in capital
  • 24 dope gang members held
  • Events
    Turkish riot police have fired tear gas and plastic bullets…
    Learn from Cameron and step down: Khaleda to govt BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Monday urged  the government to step down following the example set by British  Prime Minister David Cameron.…
    Charge sheet against BNP leader Qaiyum, 6 others Police yesterday submitted a charge sheet against Dhaka city unit BNP joint convener MA Qaiyum and six others in a case filed in connection with the murder…
  • AL leadership irked
  • Learn from Cameron and step down: Khaleda
  • Khaleda sends Eid card to Hasina
  • Purbachal New Town to accommodate 1 crore people: Minister
  • Bangladesh
    Bank to stay open until July 4 Bangladesh Bank has asked scheduled banks to keep some branches located in industrial and shopping mall areas open from July 2 to July 4.  
    1 killed in Ctg fire One person was killed as a fire broke out at Central Plaza in Chittagong on Tuesday. However, the fire fighters managed to bring the fire under control.…
  • 5 held over Tongi double murder
  • 5 suspects held over Tongi double murder
  • Coast Guard sets sail for capacity overhaul
  • 200 ISPs to be shut down
  • Sports
    Hodgson leaves job on humiliating night for English soccer France: Gary Cahill was lying face down on the field in disbelief. Dele Alli was squatting on the turf with his head in his hands. It was utter humiliation…
    Italy beats Spain 2-0 to reach Euro 2016 quarterfinals Saint-Denis: Spain's era of dominance at the European Championship came to an end Monday when Italy beat the two-time defending champion 2-0 in the…
  • Messi retires from int’l football
  • Chile stun Argentina to win Copa America
  • Wimbledon 2016: Novak Djokovic to open defence against James Ward
  • England set to tour Bangladesh in October
  • Entertainment
    PrangoneMor to stage two plays at Kolkata theatre fest
    PrangoneMor, one of the vibrant theatre troupes in Bangladesh, will stage two of its plays ‘Swadeshi’ and ‘Ami O Rabindranath’…
    Registration deadline extended to Aug 31 Time for registration in 17th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh 2016 has been extended.  The artists now can send application until August 31. Besides,…
  • Apurba, Mithila pair up again in tele-drama with different story
  • Shooting of documentary ‘The Key’ kicks off
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    The home minister said the name of mastermind for murder of SP Babul Akhter’s wife Mitu will not be disclosed for the sake of probe. Do you support this decision?
     No Comment
    Yes 11.8%
    No 82.4%
    No Comment 5.9%
    Photo Gallery
    • As Eid-ul-Fitr nears, people from all walks of life are out to shop for their loved ones. This photo was taken from a roadside shop at Bangabandhu Avenue in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A gridlock at Hatirjheel, Gulshan-Badda intersection in the capital yesterday, causing immense suffering to the commuters. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • A woman checks out low cost plastic ornaments at a road-side shop in front of Baitul Mukarram in the capital yesterday as shopping for the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr gears up across the country. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • A salesman shows a dress to a customer at a shop at Sanmar Ocean City in Chittagong yesterday as Eid shopping gains momentum. 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
    • 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
    • A woman reacts after getting an advance train ticket for Eid at Kamalapur Railway Station in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT 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.…
    Life Style
    Corporate Yoga – And you thought it was a myth
    It is as simple as that. When we are healthy, we are better able to face challenges…
    Muslims worldwide to fast the longest in decades
    Ramadan dates are usually determined annually by the lunar cycle, which is slated…
    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…
    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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