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  • Jubo League man 'detained with gun' at PM’s reception
  • Hannan Shah laid to rest in Gazipur
  • Man killed in Bandarban elephant attack
  • Saudi warns of 'disastrous consequences' over US 9/11 law
  • Woman, daughter killed by lightning strike in Rangpur
Philippine president's Hitler remarks 'deeply troubling': Pentagon chief Pentagon chief Ashton Carter criticized the "deeply troubling" remarks…
Abbas, Netanyahu in rare handshake at Peres funeral AFP, JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian president…
Hillary hits Trump over Cuba embargo ‘violation’ Democrat Hillary Clinton accused Donald Trump Thursday of breaking the law by violating…
All attempts to free Indian soldier in Pakistan captivity being made: Rajnath Singh New Delhi:  India will take up with Pakistan the release of a soldier the army…
US paper facing threats for endorsing Clinton LOS ANGELES: A conservative Arizona newspaper is facing death threats and losing…
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Pakistani, Indian troops exchange fire across LoC
Dhaka Metro
BCL leader crushed under train in city  A leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), who went near Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the city to receive Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina,…
  • 6 hurt as water tank blasts in city
  • Fire at Ban Bhaban in Mohakhali's Amtoli area
  • 4 fake DB men held in city
  • 4 of a family burnt in old Dhaka fire
  • Events
    A six-year-old American boy's letter to Barack Obama,…
    Hannan Shah laid to rest in Gazipur BNP standing committee member ASM Hannan Shah, who died in Singapore on Tuesday, was laid to eternal rest at his native village Ghagutia in Kapasia upazila…
    Rousing reception to PM as she returns from US Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was accorded a rousing mass reception on Friday as she returned home wrapping up her fortnight long visits to the Canada…
  • Narendra Modi sends bouquet to PM on birthday
  • Question doesn't arise in regard to inviting any from Pakistan: Nasim
  • BCL man killed in Bogra infighting
  • Arrest warrants issued against Tarique, 2 others
  • Bangladesh
    PM returns amid rousing welcome Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was accorded a rousing welcome when she returned home yesterday (Friday) evening, after participating in the fifth Replenishment…
    Noise pollution reaches intolerable limits Dhaka city has become one of the most hazardous cities in the country, with noise pollution going beyond acceptable limits. However, no one seems to be…
  • Road crash kills 5 in Mymensingh
  • Jubo League man 'detained with gun' at PM’s reception
  • Woman, daughter killed by lightning strike in Rangpur
  • Charge-framing hearing against 2 Habiganj war crimes accused concluded
  • Sports
    Tigers to come all guns blazing in final ODI While Afghanistan will come into the third and series decider ODI brimming with the confidence, Bangladesh stays upbeat to confirm the series and 100th…
    Tigers vow to win series over Afghanistan Bangladesh are determined to come all guns blazing to confirm the three-match series as they take on Afghanistan in the series decider third ODI today…
  • England players look sharp in team suits as they fly to Bangladesh
  • Root gets new England double deal
  • Halep books place in WTA Finals at Wuhan
  • NZ skipper Williamson quarantined after virus
  • Entertainment
    Miles, Warfaze to perform in Sydney Saturday
    For over two decades, popular bands Miles and Warfaze have thrilled their vast sea of fans with their music. Their popularity reached immense heights…
    Salma Sultana passes away The music world of Bangladesh has lost a shining star as audience-admired Nazrul Sangeet singer Salma Sultana breathed her last on Thursday (September…
  • Pakistani cinemas stop screening of Indian films
  • ‘Bapjaner Bioscope’ to be screened at BSA Thursday
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    The BGMEA president has demanded compensation for the losses of RMG exporters at the port due to 5-day strike by prime mover-trailer workers. Do you agree?
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    Yes 42.9%
    No 28.6%
    No Comment 28.6%
    Why life insurance?

    Nafis Akhter Ahmed

    Why life insurance?
    North needs more investment friendly business atmosphere

    Professor Sarwar Md. Saifullah Khaled

    North needs more investment friendly business atmosphere
    Photo Gallery
    • Artistes perform at Dhakeshwari temple in the capital yesterday to celebrate Durga Puja that began with the Mahalaya. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Awami League supporters, waiting to welcome party president and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, block a portion of the Airport Road causing severe traffic congestion yesterday. People remained stranded on the streets for hours and many had to travel long distances on foot as the traffic system saw a near- collapse in the afternoon. Inset, supporters shower flower petals on Sheikh Hasina’s motorcade. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Containers remain stacked as Prime Mover-Trailer Malik-Sramik Okiya Parishad continues its indefinite strike at Chittagong Port yesterday. Because of the strike, transport of containers to and from the port remained stalled for the third day. PHOTO: RAJIB RAIHAN
    • The photo taken yesterday shows people cross a road Shahbag intersection in the capital taking risk of an accident. PHOTO AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • Deputy Commissioner of Patuakhali AKM Shamimul Huq Siddique hands over the prime minister’s written response to Shirshendu on Patuakhali Govt Jubilee High School premises in the presence of the headmaster and teachers of the school yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A large quantity of hilsa arrives at a wholesale market at Ramgati ghat in Noakhali yesterday. Abundant supply of the national fish in the market has reduced the prices to some extent. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Boat men take part at a traditional boat race in the Chitra River in Narail yesterday in observance of 93rd birth anniversary of renowned painter SM Sultan. Independent Photo
    Art & Culture
    ‘Korean Film Festival 2016’ kicks off Saturday
    A five-day ‘Korean Film Festival 2016’ will kick off today by screening ‘No Breathing’ at 6:00 pm at the National Museum auditorium in the capital, while the opening ceremony will be held at 3:00 pm. The opening ceremony will be attended by State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid, who will  inaugurate the festival as the chief guest. Popular actress Nusrat Imrose Tisha, the goodwill ambassador appointed by the South Korean Embassy in Dhaka, will also join the programme. Korean Embassy in Dhaka is organising the five-day event as part of its initiatives to strengthen cultural ties between the two countries. Other films which are scheduled to be screened during the festival are—‘A Hard Day’, ‘Born to Sing’, ‘My Love and…
    Life Style
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    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…
    Heavy school bags could lead to backaches and hunchbacks
    What was a guess in the past has become a fact now. As per a new study, 68 per cent…
    Benefits of face scrubs for men
    New Delhi: A face scrub is as essential for men as it is for women. Facial…
    Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo
    As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo's massive breach to…
    ICT export to cross $1b mark by 2018: Palak
    State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak on Saturday laid emphasis on enhancing…
    Deals worth billions likely as China president due Oct 14
    AFP, SAN FRANCISCO: Google late Monday sent out invitations to an October 4 event,…
    Apple, Samsung struggle in face of Chinese competition
    BEIJING: The global launch of the iPhone 7 on Friday is crucial to Apple's fortunes…
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