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  • Garment worker dies under train while saving kid in capital
  • Lok Sabha speaker suspends 25 Congress MPs
  • Pass in tests made mandatory to sit for public exams.
  • 79 BCL men resign resign from BAU unit BCL
  • 2 more held over shooting child in mother’s womb
  • Auto rickshaw drivers clash with cops on Dhaka-Ctg highway
  • Cabinet okays draft law stopping retirement benefits of ‘illegal presidents’
  • Test called off due to wet outfield
  • Not mid-term, BNP demands fresh polls: Ripon
  • 3 burnt as gas pipeline explodes in capital's Jurain area
  • NBR seeks bank statements…
    The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has asked all commercial banks…
  • Experts decry decision to…
    The decision to ban three-wheelers on the national highways across…
  • Take action against unfit…
    The High Court yesterday directed the government to stop the plying…
  • ‘Dhaka ready to implement…
    A universal document containing 17 Sustainable Development Goals…
  • Auto rickshaw drivers clash…
    A clash ensued between CNG-run auto-rickshaw and  drivers …
Spot Light
People across the country suffered for the second consecutive day yesterday as auto-rickshaw drivers and owners continued demonstrations protesting…
Modi, Mamata to discuss Teesta on Aug 11-12 With the land boundary agreement (LBA) now complete, Prime Minister of India Narendra…
More than 100 killed in India floods Heavy monsoon rains in India have killed more than 100 people in the past week and…
Obama to unveil clean energy plan US President Barack Obama is due to unveil what he called "the biggest, most…
UK, France seek EU help over Calais The UK and France have urged other EU nations to help address the root causes of…
US civil rights march sets out from historic Selma Civil rights campaigners in the US have begun a 40-day march to highlight what they…
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Flood likely to ease in south-east
Dhaka Metro
Janakantha's contempt hearing adjourned till Aug 9 The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Monday ordered publisher as well as editor of vernacular daily Janakantha Atikullah Khan Masud and its…
  • 5 held with 12.5 kg gold in capital
  • Primary evidence validates salesgirl’s gang-rape
  • One held while making bombs in capital
  • Facebook hacker held in capital
  • Events
    At the end of a long day of bilateral meetings and news…
    Politics
    79 BCL men resign resign from BAU unit BCL A total of 79 leaders of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) at Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), including 67 of its central committee, have resigned…
    Hearing on Zia graft cases adjourned till August 10 A Dhaka court has fixed the 10th of August for next hearing on two graft cases filed against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and a few others. Earlier in…
  • AL made a mistake: Latif Siddique
  • Aman lands in jail, Anwar gets bail
  • HC verdict on Gatco case petitions Aug 5
  • PM enjoys power to arrange polls anytime: Ashraf
  • Bangladesh
    2 more held over shooting child in mother’s womb Law enforcers attested  two more people in connection with the shooting a child in mother’s womb of Magura during a Jubo League factional clash…
    Auto-rickshaws still operate on some highways Auto-rickshaws are still plying highways, though in a limited number, in defiance of a ban imposed by the government. However, the police are hardly seen…
  • HC bans unfit vehicles on roads, highways
  • Man sentenced to death for killing father in Netrokona
  • 6 held for leaking diploma exam question
  • Man killed in Mirpur ‘gunfight’ with cops
  • Sports
    PSG lift French Champions Trophy AFP, MONTREAL: Paris Saint-Germain started the new season on Saturday just as they ended the old, lifting silverware in the shape of the French Champions…
    Ban-SA Dhk Test ends in a draw; series tied The two-match series between Bangladesh and South Africa has ended in a draw as the Dhaka Test was declared a draw after its 5th day's play was abandoned…
  • Third successive day lost to rain
  • Shakib urges bowlers to take responsibility
  • WWE wrestler “Rowdy” Roddy Piper dies at 61
  • Rain washes out third day’s play
  • Entertainment
    British singer, presenter Cilla Black dies
    London, United Kingdom: Cilla Black, the 1960s pop star championed by The Beatles who became one of Britain's best-loved television presenters, died…
    Runa Laila invited to final episode of ‘Great Music Gurukul’ in India Internationally acclaimed Bangladeshi melody queen Runa Laila has been invited to be a judge in the ongoing Indian music reality show ‘Great Music…
  • US country singer Lynn Anderson dies
  • Angelina Jolie preparing son Maddox to take over charity
  • Poll
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    • Fishermen

      INDIA : Indian fishermen carry a boat into the sea on a sunny day in Mumbai on July 31, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • airplane

      BRAZIL : An airplane lands under heavy fog at Sao Paulo's international airport "Governador Andre Franco Montoro", in Guarulhos, Sao Paulo State, Brazil, on July 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • children

      AFGHANISTAN : Afghan children play ghursai, a traditional boy's game, on the outskirts of Kabul on July 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • jumps

      GREECE : A youth jumps in the sea near a southern suburb of Athens on July 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO

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      IVORY COAST : A visitor feeds a banana to an elephant at the zoo in Abidjan on July 24, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • Mercedes

      HUNGARY : Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's British driver Lewis Hamilton ompetes during the second practice session of the Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One race on July 24, 2015 at the Hungaroring racetrack in Mogyorod. AFP PHOTO

    • Robot-playing-football-match

      CHINA : Robots compete in a football match during the RoboCup 2015 in Hefei, east China's Anhui province on July 22, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • Indonesian-man

      INDONESIA :An Indonesian man carrying firewood on a motorcycle passes a field in Banyuwangi located in eastern Java island as Mount Raung volcano emits steam and ash (background) on July 21, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • monsoon

      INDIA : An Indian woman sit under a tree at the roadside during the monsoon rains in New Delhi on July 20, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • choir-stalls

      FRANCE : This picture shows a detail of the choir stalls inside the Sainte-Marie Cathedral in Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges, outhwestern France. The former cathedral is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. AFP PHOTO

    Art & Culture
    'Jurassic World' is now third-biggest movie in history
    The dinosaur blockbuster "Jurassic World" has now surpassed "Marvel's The Avengers" to become the third highest-grossing film in history. The movie is now behind only "Titanic" and "Avatar" after hitting $1.52 billion at the worldwide box office, reports Variety. In the US, the film, which stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard and is directed by Colin Tervorrow, has also become only the fourth film ever to cross the $600 million mark at the domestic box office. With just one territory left for release -- Japan -- "Jurassic World" is expected to stop at number three rather than topple the $2.18 billion earned by "Titanic" or the $2.79 billion grossed by "Avatar."  
    Life Style
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    Technology
    Apple fake factory 'caught in China'
    A factory which had made up to 41,000 fake Apple iPhones has been caught in China…
    Self-Aware robot solves riddle
    In a surprising and perhaps frightening new twist, a robot has demonstrated that…
    Apple posts record third-quarter as iPhone sales surge
    The technology giant sold 47.5 million iPhones in the quarter to 27 June, up 35%…
    Enigma coding machine auction boosted by bidding war
    One of the few remaining Enigma coding machines has been sold at auction for more…
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