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  • Arrest warrant issued against Ruhul Kabir Rizvi, Shimul Biswas, 7 others
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Anti-militancy demo at DU Monday Amidst growing urge to stop the spread of militancy at educational institutions across the country, authorities at Dhaka University announced to stage…
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  • Events
    Restrictions on radio communication between teams and drivers…
    Politics
    1 killed in Pirojpur AL infighting A man was killed and 10 others injured in a clash between two groups of Awami League in Mathbaria of Pirojpur on Monday. Identity of the deceased could…
    BNP announces countrywide demo Wednesday BNP on Monday announced another countrywide demonstration for Wednesday protesting its senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman's conviction in a money-laundering…
  • Arrest order for BNP leader Rizvi, Shimul, 7 others in sabotage case
  • BNP calls half day hartal in Bogra for Monday
  • Khaleda asked to appear before court Aug 10
  • PM vows to hunt down patrons of terror attacks
  • Bangladesh
    President for staying alert against students' involvement in militancy President Abdul Hamid on Monday asked the authorities of the country's universities to remain alert so that students of their institutions do not…
    RAB arrests 9 alleged kidnappers in capital Rapid Action battalion (RAB), the anti-crime elite force, on Monday claimed arrest of nine members of a "kidnapping gang" in capital's Rampura…
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  • Sports
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  • Entertainment
    Salman Khan acquitted in blackbuck, chinkara poaching cases
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    SC clears Indian Bangla film ‘Kelor Kirti’ Bangladesh Supreme Court yesterday cleared the way for screening an Indian movie ‘Kelor Kirti’ in the country staying the High Court Division…
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  • Poll
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    Do you agree with ACC chairman Iqbal Mahmood that illegal money, accumulated through corruption, is being used in spreading militancy?
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    No 19.4%
    No Comment 2.8%
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    Turkish coup and the aftermath

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    Turkish coup and the aftermath
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    • This photo taken yesterday shows vehicles ply the dilapidated Jatrabari- Demra Road causing immense sufferings to the commuters. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Fishing boats remain idle at a port in Bhola yesterday as fishermen are reluctant to go for fishing due to an acute shortage of Hilsa and other fish in the River Meghna and Tetulia for the last one month. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • The wild elephant that came from India floating with the currents of Brahmaputra River is seen at a remote char in Sirajganj yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This photo taken from Hatirjheel area shows dark clouds envelope the sky over the capital yesterday afternoon. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • People wade through water at Munshipara under Sreepur municipality in Gazipur yesterday as rain inundates the area with ankle to knee deep water due to a poor drainage system. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Security checking. PHOTOS: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • Attendees offer prayers at the qul-khwani of Professor Dr M Akhteruzzaman at his Dhanmondi residence in the capital yesterday afternoon. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Although there is a dustbin nearby, people are carelessly dumping garbage on the road causing nuisance for the pedestrians and polluting environment. The picture was taken from Johnson Road in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    Photo exhibition on Tajuddin’s life underway at Gallery 21
    On the occasion of 91st birth anniversary (July 23) of Tajuddin Ahmad, the first Prime Minister of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh, a month-long photography exhibition is currently underway at Gallery 21 in the city’s Dhanmondi area. Organised by Tajuddin Ahmad Smriti Sangsad, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed delivered speech as chief guest at the opening ceremony on Saturday. Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque and veteran lawyer Dr Kamal Hossain, among others, were also present at the event, which was moderated by Tajuddin’s daughter Simeen Hussain Rimi. Tofail Ahmed said, “Bangabandhu and Tajuddin Ahmad were the substitute of each other. We earned victory in the Liberation War under their leadership. Tajuddin Ahmad understood the language of Bangabandhu.…
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