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Monday 6 July 2015 ,
  • Lab tests find live insects…
    The tests conducted by laboratories in 19 districts found existence…
  • Joint survey by India, Bangladesh…
    A joint survey in enclaves by India and Bangladesh began today. The…
  • Police seize 1200-kg explosives…
    The detective branch of police has seized 1200 kilograms of explosives…
  • Arrest warrant for Rafiqul…
    A Dhaka court has issued an arrest warrant against BNP leaders Rafiqul…
  • 87pc people happy with ‘power…
    A survey on consumer satisfaction claims that on average 87 percent…
Spot Light
The advance sale of bus tickets for the Eid holidays began on Friday. There were long queues at the ticket counters at Kalyanpur and at Gabtoli…
Greek finance minister resigns Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis announced his resignation on Monday, a day…
Over 180 children suffer food poisoning in Pakistan Islamabad: Over 180 children at a home for orphans here took ill after consuming…
7 dead in dozens of Chicago shootings A convulsion of gun violence left seven people dead in 33 shooting incidents across…
Australian PM orders talk show boycott The Australian Prime Minister has told his cabinet to boycott a popular talk show…
Greeks defy Europe with overwhelming referendum 'No' Athens: Greeks voted overwhelmingly on Sunday to reject terms of a bailout,…
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Clinton accuses China of 'stealing US secrets'
Dhaka Metro
One held with 1.78 lakh Yaba tablets  in Savar Rapid Action Battalion(Rab) seized 1.78 lakh Yaba tablets from a truck and detained  its driver for possessing those in Savar, on the outskirts of…
  • 12 ‘militants’ put on 3-day remand
  • 6 fraud gang members held in capital
  • 2 crushed under train
  • 2 held over cocaine haul at Ctg Port
  • Events
    Carli Lloyd led from the front as the United States won…
    Politics
    Court to frame charge in Kibria murder case July 14 The Speedy Trial Tribunal, Sylhet on Monday again deferred until July 14 the charge framing of the former Finance Minister SAMS Kibria murder case. Judge…
    Khaleda to meet senior BNP leaders tonight BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will with the senior party leaders tonight to discuss the country’s current political situation. The meeting will be…
  • Govt may have instigated Gaffar Chy: BNP
  • SC order on Fakhrul's bail 8 July
  • Don't alienate important persons from people: President to PGR
  • 12,960.41 acres of BR lands remain unused: Minister
  • Bangladesh
    Cattle trader tortured to death by ‘BSF’ in Satkhira A Bangladeshi cattle trader has been tortured to death allegedly by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on Debhata frontier in Satkhira. Border Guard Bangladesh…
    Fire at Ctg slum CHITTAGONG: A fire broke out at a slum in Sadar Ghat area of the port city on Monday morning. Fire Service sources said, the fire originated at Anumajhir…
  • 54 deals, MoUs signed with India since 209: Minister
  • 2 'dacoits' beaten to death in Faridpur
  • IGP slams Khaleda for her remarks against police
  • Warrant issued for arrest of 9 cops, bank manager in Gaibandha
  • Sports
    US beat Japan in Women's World Cup final Carli Lloyd led from the front as the United States won the Women's World Cup for a third time with a crushing 5-2 victory over Japan on Sunday, the…
    Tigers relaxed ahead of 2nd T-20 Bangladesh will face the visiting South African side in the second T-20 international tomorrow. The home side did not come out to practice today. Opening…
  • Chile win Copa on penalties
  • Upbeat hosts look to set T20 record straight
  • Tickets on sale for 1st T20
  • Copa America: Peru clinch 3rd place as Paraguay downed
  • Entertainment
    Actors not responsible for product quality: Priyanka
    Actress Priyanka Chopra defended Bollywood actors brand endorsements in the light of the recent Maggi controversy and said that ensuring products are…
    Shooting of ‘Parle Theka’ resumes with new title ‘Mesidona’ The much anticipated movie ‘Parle Thekha’, directed by Samurai Maruf, starring National Film Award Winning actress Joya Ahsan, created somewhat…
  • Mahfuz Ahmed, Moutushi to appear together
  • Affleck, Garner announce divorce
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    A survey conducted by MIDAS, an NGO, says 87 percent people are happy with the ‘uninterrupted power supply’ in the country. Do you agree?
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    Yes 61.1%
    No 33.3%
    No Comment 5.6%
    Video
    Photo Gallery
    • otter

      SPAIN : An otter eats frozen a fish on a hot summer day at Madrid's zoo on July 2, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • role play

      ITALY : Men role play a fight as they take part in "Celtica", the festival of Celtic culture and traditions taking place in the Bois-de-euterey in Val Veny on July 3, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • bumble bee

      RUSSIAN FEDERATION : A bumble bee draws nectar from the flowers of a Sorbaria sorbifolia bush in a garden outside Moscow on July 2, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • Smoke billows

      YEMEN : Smoke billows following an air-strike by the Saudi-led coalition on a weapons depot, currently controlled by Yemeni Shiite Huthi rebels, on July 5, 2015 in the capital Sanaa. AFP PHOTO

    • plane

      A fighter plane of Bangladesh Air Force crashed into the Bay of Bengal on Monday Morning was being rescued by Coast Guard. INDEPENDENT PHOTO

    • takes a picture

      CHINA : A hiker in Hong Kong takes a picture of the city from a walking trail. The southern Chinese territory is crisscrossed by more than 180 miles of designated hiking trails. AFP PHOTO

    • Amadorio reservoir

      SPAIN : Picture shows the Amadorio reservoir in Villajoyosa near Alicante where the water is far below usual levels due to drought, on June 25, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • Gulshan Lake

      Water in Gulshan Lake of the capital rises significantly due to incessant rains over the past few days leaving parts of Korail slum waterlogged. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Tarif Rahman

    • Eid shopping

      People crowd at a shop at Shaheb Bazar area in Rajshahi yesterday for Eid shopping ignoring incessant rain. Photo: Kabir Tuhin

    • WTCC

      China's Ma Qing Hua (Citroen) competes in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) in Le Castellet, southern France, on June 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    Art & Culture
    'Ted 2' lags behind 'Jurassic World,' 'Inside Out'
    A foul-mouthed Teddy bear is no match for a pack of dinosaurs. Seth MacFarlane's "Ted 2" opened far under expectations with $32.9 million, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday, ceding the top two spots to holdovers "Jurassic World" and "Inside Out." While $32.9 million is a solid opening for an R-rated comedy, bigger things were expected from "Ted 2," which cost a reported $68 million to produce. The Universal Pictures sequel was expected to earn somewhere in the $50 million range going into its debut weekend, thanks to the record-setting precedent of the first film, which earned $54.4 million in 2012. In addition to mediocre reviews, perhaps the initial intrigue around a raunchy stuffed animal has worn off a bit. "It's hard to maintain…
    Life Style
    New eye make-up trends this summer season
    As the sun sizzles, make eyes at the Sun Lord. While at it, you can try out new…
    Cooking with blue cheese
    King of cheeses is a title that may well go with blue cheese. Rich in flavour and…
    Monsoon tips for healthy skin
    Use soap-free cleansers and avoid bleach and facials during monsoon for healthy…
    Five unusual tips to staying fit
    You want to get fit. But don't want to join the gym as you aren't comfortable…
    Technology
    Cuba's new wifi hotspots attract eager users
    Near the popular Hotel Habana Libre in Cuba's capital, a gaggle of young people…
    SpaceX rocket destroyed on way to space station, cargo lost
    An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station broke…
    Leap second: Have you heard of it?
    Paris: Question: When is a minute not a minute? The answer: At 2359 Greenwich Mean…
    YouTube to launch app, site dedicated to gaming
    The online video giant announced plans ahead of next week's Electronic Entertainment…
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