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  • Remains of 2 more Tampaco victims found
  • 10 gold bars recovered from Shahjalal Airport dustbin
  • Fire at Ban Bhaban in Mohakhali's Amtoli area
Shoe thrown at Rahul Gandhi during roadshow in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur Sitapur:  A shoe was thrown at Rahul Gandhi on Monday during his roadshow in…
Philippines reports first Zika pregnancy case MANILA: The Philippines on Monday reported its first known case of a pregnant woman…
China flies military planes over strait near Japan BEIJING: China has sent fighter planes for the first time over a strait near Japan,…
Pressure is on Clinton, Trump in first debate WASHINGTON: Pressure mounted on Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump…
Rights group urges Pakistan to halt torture, killings by police ISLAMABAD: Human Rights Watch on Monday accused Pakistan's police of routinely…
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AL likely to bring new faces in executive body
Dhaka Metro
4 fake DB men held in city Members of Detective Branch (DB) arrested four people for allegedly impersonating its members from the city's Motijheel area on Saturday night. Identities…
  • 4 of a family burnt in old Dhaka fire
  • Ensure low-cost better treatment, says president
  • Slain ‘militant’s’ son put on 3-day remand
  • SC stays Mahmudur’s bail till Oct 30
  • Events
    A six-year-old American boy's letter to Barack Obama,…
    Politics
    Jubo leage leader stabbed dead in Narail A Jubo League leader was stabbed to death at Shiyerbar village in Lohagara upazila of Narail on Sunday night over establishing supremacy in the area.…
    BNP wants formation of EC thru’ talks BNP yesterday urged the government to form the Election Commission (EC) through dialogue with opposition parties instead of making a search committee,…
  • No suspension of Rampal project despite Unesco advice: Nasrul
  • Tangail AL leader Faruk murder: 2 more accused sent to jail
  • BNP demands formation of EC thru’ dialogue
  • AL infighting kills 2 in Kushtia
  • Bangladesh
    3 killed as truck hits broken-down bus Three people were killed in a road accident in the Islamabad area of the Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Brahmanbaria at around 11 last night. Police say that…
    Suspected robber killed in Barisal ‘gunfight’ A suspected leader of a robber gang was killed in a reported gunfight with police in front of Kundu Bari on Bakerganj-Barguna road in Bakerganj upazila…
  • 459 imprisoned sans trial for years
  • 3 cops closed in Sylhet over mugging
  • AL likely to bring new faces in executive body
  • Husband, 2 others to die for killing woman in Rajshahi
  • Sports
    Kvitova safely through as retirements hit Wuhan WUHAN, China: Double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Latvian Jelena Ostapenko as the WTA Wuhan Open was hit by a wave of retirements Monday. The…
    FIFA bans Qatari official from Asian vote PANAJI, India: World football body FIFA has banned a senior Qatari official from running in elections for a seat on its new-look council over an investigation.…
  • Madrid face Dortmund rematch, Leicester host Porto
  • NZ recall Patel as Craig ruled out of series
  • India skittle New Zealand for victory in 500th Test
  • Tamim reaches 9,000 runs in int’l cricket
  • Entertainment
    Prachyanat brings ‘A Man for All Seasons’ on stage tomorrow after 1year
    Theatre troupe Prachyanat is going to stage its 6th production ‘A Man for All Seasons’ after one year. The play will be staged tomorrow on…
    Kali O Kalam remembers litterateur AZM Abdul Ali Kali O Kalam- a monthly magazine,  organised a commemorative programme on Friday at the capital’s National Museum, in memory of litterateur…
  • ‘Ityadi’ shoots in Rangamati
  • Mousumi, Omar Sani pair up for 41st time
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    Do you agree with Law Minister Anisul Huq that despite legal hurdles in Canada, it is possible to bring back Bangabandhu killer Noor Chowdhury?
     Yes
     No
     No Comment
    Yes 25.6%
    No 56.4%
    No Comment 17.9%
    Video
    Photo Gallery
    • A brick built structure gets pulled into the Padma River yesterday as erosion takes a turn for the worse in Dohar upazila of Dhaka.INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This picture taken yesterday shows almost half of the street in front of Shah Ali market in Mirpur section 1 in the capital occupied illegally by road-side traders. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • The photo taken yesterday shows garbage dumped near Mouchak intersection of the capital continuously emanating bad odor creating immense sufferings to the commuters. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • The photo taken yesterday vehicles pass through a waterlogged road after a sudden rain in Mirpur-12 area of the capital. PHOTO: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • Deputy Inspector General for Rangpur Range of Bangladesh Police Khondker Golam Faruk pastes anti-militancy poster on a wall in Rangpur yesterday. 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
    Pritilata remembered
    Pritilata Waddedar (1911-1932) was a Bengali revolutionary who dedicated her life to win independence of the country from the British rulers. To pay tribute to the legend on her 84th death anniversary, a commemorative programme followed by website launching programme was held at a city’s hotel on Friday. Bangladeshi director Rashid Polash has taken the initiative to make a film titled ‘Pritilata’ based on her life events. The script and dialogues of 'Pritilata' are written by Golam Rabbani while Selina Hossain, Maleka Begum and Matia Banu Suku acted as consultants in the project. Bibi Russell will design the costumes for the film. Pritilata Trust is also involved in the project. As a part of creating the film and to commemorate Pritilata a website www.banglarpritilata.com…
    Life Style
    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…
    Why it is important not to trim/shave after 1st Dhu'l-Hijja
    According to the words of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), as reported by Umme Salma in…
    Technology
    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…
    Apple's iPhone 7 ditches traditional headphone socket
    The iPhone 7 will not have a traditional headphone socket. Apple said its lightning…
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