Tuesday 28 March 2017 ,
Tuesday 28 March 2017 ,
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  • 5 to die for killing journalist Aftab
  • 9 held for selling fake question paper
  • Sylhet militant den: Raid rolls into 5th day
  • Govt gets another week to finalise judges' discipline rules
  • Aftab killing case verdict today
  • Turkish PM phones Hasina; wants to work together against militancy
  • Sir Fazle Abed ranked among world’s greatest leaders
  • 4 bodies found at Sylhet militant hideout: Army
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Turkish PM phones Hasina; wants to work together against militancy
Business
RMG sector continues strong growth As the largest and most renowned manufacturing sector and GDP contributor in the country, the readymade garment (RMG) industry in Bangladesh has been…
  • Committee to analyse CCTV footage to investigate BB fire
  • Biman offers 20pc off on six int’l routes
  • Indian tourist visa rules eased for Bangladeshis
  • No respite from unwanted packages offered by telcos
  • Dhaka Metro
    IPU Assembly to deal with social inequalities Taking decisive actions to end economic, political and social inequalities will be the focus of deliberations for over 650 MPs from 132 countries meeting…
  • Speedy trial demanded
  • Take part in anti-corruption movement, urges ACC chief
  • Sir Fazle Abed ranked among world’s greatest leaders
  • 3 injured in city gas pipe fire
  • Politics
    No alternative to democratic govt, says Mosharraf BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Monday said there is no alternative to a democratic government elected by people to eliminate militancy…
    BNP slams AL for ‘violating’ election code in Comilla
Accusing the ruling party men of violating the election code of conduct ahead of Comilla City Corporation polls, BNP on Monday alleged that the Election…
  • AL secretary-level meeting on April 2
  • Ershad graft case: HC bench formed for appeal hearing
  • Electioneering reaches its peak
  • BNP decision after Khaleda’s UK visit
  • Bangladesh
    Two of them believed to be Musa, Marzina Top ranking JMB leaders Mainul Islam Musa and Marzina Begum are believed to be among the four militants whose bodies were recovered during operation 'Twilight'…
    Turkish PM phones Hasina; wants to work together against militancy Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Monday expressed his country's desire to work together with Bangladesh to curb militancy. He expressed the…
  • Mufti Hannan, 2 others seek presidential clemency
  • Take measurers to root out militancy: PM
  • Blogger Rajib Murder: HC to deliver verdict April 2
  • 6 months’ jail or fine Tk 50,000 for driving vehicles without licence
  • Sports
    India thrash Australia to clinch Test series India underlined their status as the world's number one side as they demolished Australia by eight wickets to clinch a bitterly fought series…
    ECB unveils details of new T20 tournament The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have revealed details of the proposed new T20 tournament, stated to begin in 2020, to its 41 members today (March…
  • Cristiano Ronaldo tops Lionel Messi in earnings
  • Mash wants batsmen to emulate ‘big teams’
  • Bangladesh off to flying start
  • 2nd ODI: Tigers eye series win against Sri Lanka
  • Entertainment
    BSA observes Independence Day and National Day thru daylong event
    On the occasion of celebrating the 46th Independence Day and National Day, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) arranged a day-long elaborated programme…
    Film actor Miju Ahmed dies Film actor Miju Ahmed died on Monday after suffering a heart attack at Airport Railway Station in the capital. The actor was waiting at the station to…
  • ‘Shakuntala’ staged to mark Independence Day
  • Souls comes up with patriotic song to mark Independence Day
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    • Picture released by ISPR today (26 March 2017) show the situations near the militant hideout in Sylhet.
    • Picture released by ISPR today (26 March 2017) show the situations near the militant hideout in Sylhet.
    • Picture released by ISPR today (26 March 2017) show the situations near the militant hideout in Sylhet.
    • Picture released by ISPR today (26 March 2017) show the situations near the militant hideout in Sylhet.
    • Picture released by ISPR today (26 March 2017) show the situations near the militant hideout in Sylhet.
    • Picture released by ISPR today (26 March 2017) show the situations near the militant hideout in Sylhet.
    • Picture released by ISPR today (26 March 2017) show the situations near the militant hideout in Sylhet.
    • Picture released by ISPR today (26 March 2017) show the situations near the militant hideout in Sylhet.
    • Picture released by ISPR today (26 March 2017) show the situations near the militant hideout in Sylhet.
    • Picture released by ISPR today (26 March 2017) show the situations near the militant hideout in Sylhet.
    The Independent Editor M Shamsur Rahman, along with others, cuts a cake at the newspaper's office in the capital yesterday marking its 22nd founding anniversary.  INDEPENDENT PHOTO The Independent Editor M Shamsur Rahman, along with others, cuts a cake at the newspaper's…
    Rapid Action Battalion members stand alert at the spot on the Airport road at Uttara in the capital where a man ‘blew himself up’ in a suspected suicide blast at a police check post yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Rapid Action Battalion members stand alert at the spot on the Airport road at Uttara in the…
    Although it is a sunny day and the time is noon, it seems dusky due to dusty dilapidated road and the ongoing construction work of the road in Jatrabari area of the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Although it is a sunny day and the time is noon, it seems dusky due to dusty dilapidated road…
    Pedestrians have no other choice but to walk on a road as it’s the adjoining footpath is occupied by makeshift structures at Khilgaon in the capital. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: MAHMUD ZAMAN Pedestrians have no other choice but to walk on a road as it’s the adjoining footpath is…
    Art & Culture
    8th Satyen Sen Gano Sangeet Utsab begins today
    8th edition of Satyen Sen Gana Sangeet Utshab and National Gano Sangeet Competition will kick off today. Organised by Bangladesh Udichi Shilpigoshthi, the three-day event will be continued till March 30 on the premises of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), Segun Bagicha in the capital. Veteran singer of Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra Rathindranath Roy will inaugurate the festival today at 4pm in the open field of BSA. Syed Hasan Imam, Purobi Mukhopadhyay and Amitav Mukhopadhyay will deliver speeches at the programme. For the first time, an album with the songs of Satyen Sen, one of the prominent founders of Udichi, will be released at this year’s event. Veteran cultural personality Kamal Lohani and Golam Mohammad Idu will unveil the cover of the album. Earlier on March 25, a press conference…
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    Technology
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