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  • ‘Mastermind’ of attack on Madaripur teacher held
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UK Tory frontrunner gains more support Theresa May's bid to become Tory leader has won the support of two more cabinet…
No trade talks until full Brexit: EU The European Union's top trade official says the UK cannot begin negotiating…
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5 children among 9 dead in fire in Mumbai Mumbai: Five children were among eight killed in a fire at a pharmacy in Mumbai's…
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Users to get info on SIMs against their NID soon, says Tarana
Dhaka Metro
One held with 600 yaba tablets in capital  Railway police arrested a man along with 600 pieces of yaba tablets from Kamalapur Railway Station in the capital on Thursday morning. The arrestee…
  • Security tightened in capital for Eid holidays: DMP
  • Family car number to have ceiling: Minister
  • 200 doping gang members arrested so far: DMP
  • 2 ‘ABT men’ put on 5-day remand
  • Events
    Turkish riot police have fired tear gas and plastic bullets…
    Politics
    Govt implementing anti-state steps to appease India: BNP BNP on Friday alleged that the government is implementing various anti-state steps to enjoy India's continued support to hang on to power as the country's…
    Protests at DU as its souvenir mentions Zia as 1st president Leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League, the student associate body of Awami League, burst into protests on Friday morning as the university's…
  • AL leader murdered in Bandarban
  • Delay upsets BNP leaders
  • President off to Bhutan
  • Minority people now more insecure: BNP
  • Bangladesh
    Agrani bank MD removed, acting MD arrested Mizanur Rahman, acting managing director of Agrani Bank Ltd, was arrested yesterday (Thursday) by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), barely six hours…
    Jumatul Wida observed The holy Jumatul Wida, the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan, was observed today across the country with due religious fervor and solemnity. Hundreds…
  • 2 killed in ‘gunfight’ in Jhenaidah
  • JS passes national budget
  • Sugar prices up 30pc in a month
  • Users to get info on SIMs against their NID soon, says Tarana
  • Sports
    Mustafizur set to leave for Sussex on July 13 Mustafizur Rahman is set to leave Dhaka on July 13 to finally join Sussex for his first county stint. He will be available for four matches each in the…
    Ronaldo struggles as Portugal reaches Euro 2016 semis Marseille: When Cristiano Ronaldo failed to deliver, it fell to an 18-year-old newcomer starting his first game to help Portugal reach the semifinals…
  • Anil Kumble takes charge with focus on bowlers
  • Roy's rampant 162 sets up stunning chase
  • Wimbledon 2016: Roger Federer beats British qualifier Marcus Willis
  • Shakib will be a key player of Tallawahs
  • Entertainment
    Ityadi ready to enthral audience with pure entertainment in Eid
    Viewers have already been informed about some of the unique segments of this year’s Eid special Ityadi. Apart from the special dance number, mini…
    Aupee, Tareen together in TV show for first time Aupee Karim, Tareen are two immensely popular names in the arena of the country’s TV plays. They are not only skilled in acting, but also in dance.…
  • Ferdous Ara to perform at Madison Square Garden
  • Three siblings together in SI Tutul’s Eid show
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    State Minister Tarana Halim said biometric SIM verification system has helped put a check on crimes conducted using mobile phones. Do you agree?
     Yes
     No
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    Yes 48.1%
    No 51.9%
    No Comment 0.0%
    Video
    Photo Gallery
    • Walkways inside the Dhaka New Market in the capital turn into a large dining space during iftar time yesterday as many shoppers break their fast with a range of traditional iftar items offered by vendors in the market. PHOTO: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • Hours before the nine-day government holiday comes into effect ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr, people throng the Kamalapur Railway Station in the capital yesterday and try desperately to secure a spot in the Silkcity Express, which runs between Dhaka and Rajshahi. The passengers had to suffer as the train was late by an hour. Photo: Azizur Rahman Sumon
    • A woman checks out a dress at Grand Haque Tower market in Feni yesterday as shopping gathers momentum across the country ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • As Eid-ul-Fitr nears, people from all walks of life are out to shop for their loved ones. This photo was taken from a roadside shop at Bangabandhu Avenue in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A gridlock at Hatirjheel, Gulshan-Badda intersection in the capital yesterday, causing immense suffering to the commuters. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • A woman checks out low cost plastic ornaments at a road-side shop in front of Baitul Mukarram in the capital yesterday as shopping for the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr gears up across the country. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • A worker busy on a handloom in weaving a Benarashi Sari, which will go on sale ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr, at Benarashi Palli in the capital’s Mirpur on Thursday. PHOTO: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • Fish traps, locally known as Chai, are put on sale at a market in Ashuganj of Brahmanbaria yesterday, as the monsoon has arrived. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    Will streaming quota make for great art?
    I like to think that, somewhere in the US, there is an executive at one of the streaming services reading the European Commission's proposed new rules for a digital single market. It says companies like the one this executive works for must in future pay to play. "I guess that means we'll just have to buy a few more programmes with Hercule Poirot in them," the executive thinks. In doing so, the executive would be offending three EU nations at a stroke: the French because the fictional detective is Belgian, the Belgians because much of the rest of the world mistakenly thinks he's French, and the British because he was actually dreamt up by Agatha Christie in her native Torquay. She or he would also be making the commission's case for it. Streaming services would be…
    Life Style
    Corporate Yoga – And you thought it was a myth
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    Muslims worldwide to fast the longest in decades
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    A 101-year-old Florida woman is getting a second chance at prom. Eleanor Bessin…
    Type-2 Diabetes: At-risk offered healthy lifestyle help
    People in England at risk of type-2 diabetes are to be offered healthy-lifestyle…
    Technology
    Hands on with India's £3 smartphone
    Getting your hands on the world's "cheapest smartphone" is not easy.…
    Biometric registration gives edge to GP, Banglalink
    The government’s biometric registration programme has apparently given the…
    Apple to lower App Store 'tax' for loyal subscribers
    If you sell an app, subscription or other product through the App Store, Apple gets…
    India successfully tests small space shuttle
    India has successfully tested its first small space shuttle as part of its efforts…
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