Tuesday 25 April 2017 ,
Tuesday 25 April 2017 ,
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  • Elections to three municipalities, 14 UPs on Tuesday
  • Prove Indian uranium water mixed with haor one, PM asks BNP
  • 2 yrs’ jail or Tk 5 lakh fine for import of harmful fish; bill okayed
  • Prosecution seeks AG's opinion on Rana plaza trail
  • Flood situation in Sunamganj, Habiganj worsens
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Jittery EU relieved, for now, after French vote Brussels heaved a sigh of relief Monday after pro-EU Emmanuel Macron led far-right…
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Metro
Prosecution seeks AG’s opinion on trial The prosecution yesterday sought the attorney general's opinion in initiating the virtually stalled Rana Plaza disaster trial as seven of 41 accused…
Road digging makes life miserable in the area With a plan to ease traffic in one of the city's busiest areas, the construction work on the integrated Moghbazar-Mouchak Flyover Project began in…
  • Raudha killed in a planned way, claims father
  • Proposed Shahjadpur-Baridhara link road freed of illegal establishments
  • Water-logging in Ctg would be removed: AJM Nasir
  • Bangladesh
    Raudha’s body exhumed The second autopsy of Raudha Athif was performed yesterday afternoon after exhuming her body from the grave. A three-member medical board, led by Dr Amin Hossain Chowdhury, head of forensics at Shaheed M Monsur Ali Medical College in Sirajganj, conducted the autopsy. The other members were Dr Mahbub…
    Shab-e-Meraj being observed The holy Shab-e-Meraj is being observed in the country tonight (Monday night) with due religious fervour. On 27th of Arabic month of Rajab every year, the Muslims observe the Shab-e-Meraj, the night when Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) embarked on a special journey to meet Allah. In the journey, the…
  • JS body for filing cases over anomalies in co-operatives societies
  • ACC warns govt servants against graft
  • Politics
    Khaleda wants full-fledged committees of JCD, Jubo Dal BNP chairperson Khaleda has asked the leaders concerned of her party to form the full-fledged committees of all the units of its associate bodies, including Jatiyatabadi Jubo Dal and Chhatra Dal. The BNP chief gave the directive as 39 Jubo Dal leaders who were recently freed from jail on bail met her…
    BNP forms 51 teams to strengthen organisational capacity  BNP has formed 51 teams with senior leaders to strengthen its organisational capacity across the country and rejuvenate the rank and file before hitting the streets with its demand for holding the next polls under a neutral administration. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi came…
  • Special drive targets BNP followers, alleges Rizvi
  • 7 injured in DU BCL fight
  • Sports
    Tigers capable of winning WC in 2019 Bangladesh ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan believes his country is capable of winning the 2019 World Cup to be held in England and Wales. …
  • Bulbuli earns silver medal
  • Neymar out of Clasico after Barcelona lose patience
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    From frying pan to fire?

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    From frying pan to fire?
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    • Due to continuous rain for the last few days, the sales of umbrella increase in the capital. The photo taken yesterday shows a man busy selling umbrellas setting up a makeshift shop on a road at Bangabazar in the capital. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM
    • United Kingdom : Models Lauren Green (L) and Abi Moore wear floral dress creations, representing an iris and a poppy respectively, by New Zealand artist Jenny Gillies as they pose on the eve of the opening day of the Harrogate Spring Flower Show. AFP PHOTO
    • A signature cricket dish at a restaurant in Sydney. Roasted cockroach, honey-flavoured ants, mealworm and chocolate coated popcorn are now available to try and buy -- and while the cuisine remains a novelty, there are signs it is growing in popularity. AFP PHOTO
    • Hohenschwangau castle near Fuessen in the Allgaeu region, southern Germany, is seen behind snow covered trees on April 18, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Taking a selfie from a jetty off Beach Road during the late afternoon in Pattaya on March 29, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • On an unseasonably warm day, people take photographs of cherry trees at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, on Tuesday in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. AFP PHOTO
    • France : US rider Melissa Paris on Yamaha SST N°19 competes on April 16, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • UNITED STATES : Cristie Kerr dances the hula on the 18th green after winning the LPGA LOTTE Championship Presented By Hershey at Ko Olina Golf Club on April 15, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • France : Female panda Huan-Huan feeds upon bamboo inside her enclosure at the Zooparc de Beauval in Saint-Aignan, central France, on April 14, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Tourists stand in front of the Saint Mark's Basilica, also commonly known as 'Chiesa d'Oro' (Church of Gold), at the Piazza San Marco in Venice on April 7, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    Villagers crossing a canal through a makeshift bamboo bridge at Maitvanga village in Kuakata of Patuakhali district. Hundreds of people have been suffering for want of a concrete bridge in the area. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Villagers crossing a canal through a makeshift bamboo bridge at Maitvanga village in Kuakata…
    Water from Shanir Haor floods the villages of Tahirpur in Sunamganj after the collapse of a section of Lalurgoala embankment. Inset, this recent photo shows local people putting desperate effort to prevent the collapse of the embankment. PHOTO: ZAKIR HUSSEN Water from Shanir Haor floods the villages of Tahirpur in Sunamganj after the collapse of…
    One side of the road at Dholaipar in Jatrabari area of the capital gets inundated after rains yesterday as the adjacent Kutubkhali canal remains clogged due to lack of maintenance. INDEPENDENT PHOTO One side of the road at Dholaipar in Jatrabari area of the capital gets inundated after rains…
    A large number of 
law enforcers are seen during operation
“Southpaw” at an abandoned house, suspected be a Neo JMB militant hideout, at village Thanthania in Jhenidah. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A large number of law enforcers are seen during operation “Southpaw” at an abandoned house,…
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