Tuesday 21 February 2017 ,
Tuesday 21 February 2017 ,
Latest News
  • Rohingya crisis: UN envoy Lee meets refugees
  • PM calls for correct practice of Bangla language
  • Dhaka urges UN to make Bangla its official language
  • Blogger Rajib murder: Rana placed on 5-day remand
  • Ex-JaPa MP Quader held over MP Liton killing
  • Bangladeshi computer scientist wins OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award
World News
1.4m children face famine in 4 countries: UNICEF Almost 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition could die this year…
Bodies of 74 migrants wash up on Libya beach The bodies of 74 migrants who drowned in the Mediterranean trying to reach Europe…
Suicide bombers kill 5 outside court in northwest Pakistan A group of suicide bombers struck outside a courthouse in northwestern Pakistan…
Trump names Lt Gen HR McMaster as national security adviser US President Donald Trump has named Lt Gen HR McMaster as his national security…
Armed guards at Kim morgue, reports say son arrives for body Malaysian armed guards on Tuesday stood watch at the hospital holding the body of…
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Nation pays homage to language heroes
Business
2nd submarine cable connected: BSCCL Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Ltd (BSCCL) on Tuesday  officially announced its connectivity with the country’s second undersea cable.…
  • BTRC issues ultimatum to Robi for failing to meet merger conditions
  • Tata Steel eyes retail in Myanmar, Bangladesh
  • Tannery relocation deadline deferred again
  • Stocks end with marginal gain
  • Dhaka Metro
    2 held with 3kg gold at Dhaka airport  Customs officials at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Tuesday recovered 26 gold bars weighing around 3 kg and arrested two passengers in…
  • 17 receive Ekushey Padak
  • Official recognition sought for martyrs’ memorial
  • Evidence found against eleven Mymensingh war crimes suspects
  • Ex-civil surgeon among 7 charge-sheeted by ACC
  • Politics
    
Movement to continue until democracy 'restored': BNP
BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday said their party will continue its movement until democracy is 'restored' in the…
    Khaleda Zia pays respect to martyrs BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia has paid respect to the souls of language movement martyrs in the early hours of 21st February. She visited the martyrs'…
  • Hasan Mahmud asks BNP leaders not to threat people and court
  • BNP slams Inu for comment on Khaleda’s case
  • Election to Comilla City, Sunamganj-2 March 30
  • BNP might lose its registration: Ershad
  • Bangladesh
    Dhaka urges UN to make Bangla its official language Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday demanded the United Nations make Bangla, a language of the world’s 32 crore people, as…
    19 gold bars recovered from youth's stomach Customs intelligence today recovered 19 gold bars worth about Taka one crore from a passenger carrying in his stomach at Chittagong Shah Amanat International…
  • Bernicat to meet Khaleda Wednesday
  • Blogger Rajib murder: Rana placed on 5-day remand
  • Road crash killed college student in Magura
  • Improved healthcare ensured for Myanmar refugees in Bangladesh: ICRC
  • Sports
    Ronaldo’s Indonesian 
protege hit by injury
An Indonesian tsunami survivor and Cristiano Ronaldo protege has been forced to take a break from his football career over a knee injury, he told the…
    Mustafizur, Rubel return to Sri Lanka Tests  Fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman has returned to Bangladesh's Test squad for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka, along with pace bowler Rubel Hossain.…
  • IPL 2017 squads in details
  • Abahani hold a strong Korean side
  • Captain Mushfiq likely to keep wickets in SL
  • England’s Stokes sold for record $2.16m at IPL
  • Entertainment
    Zahid Hasan this time as Bokea Majid
    Audience-admired actor Zahid Hasan, who is extensively known for playing versatile characters in the tele-dramas, telefilms and drama serials on different…
    Foreign guests in ‘Khude Gaanraj’ tonight On the occasion of Ekushey February, Channel i has produced a special episode of its musical reality show ‘Khude Gaanraj’. In this episode,…
  • Drishtipat to stage ‘Nagor Alir Kichchha’ today
  • Apurba, Mehazabein together in music video
  • Spot Light
    Today's Print Edition
    Poll
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    Do you support the BNP comment that Info Minister Inu was slurring against Khaleda Zia only to please PM Hasina and secure his post in cabinet?
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    No 16.7%
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    Photo Gallery
    • President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stand in solemn silence after placing wreaths at the Central Shaheed Minar on the occasion of the Martyrs’ Day, also the International Mother Language Day. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Colombia : A Flame-rumped tanager (Ramphocelus flammigerus) is photographed at the "Alejandria Farm" during bird watching in the framework of Colombia's BirdFair 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • A bailey bridge on the Dandbhanga River in Melandah of Jamalpur collapses while a cement laden truck was crossing the bridge yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Artistes draw colourful designs to decorate the platform of Central Shaheed Minar in the capital ahead of the International Mother Language Day to be observed tomorrow. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • India : A pair of Tejas - Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) take off during a display on the second day of the Aero India exhibition at Yelahanka Air Force Station in Bangalore on February 15, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • The trophy named, Circle of Stars, is seen standing at the start point of the Meraas stage 5 during the Dubai Tour 2017 on February 4, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • A couple stands on the beach as big waves break near the Sao Miguel Arcanjo fort in Nazare, central Portugal, on February 2, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • People with umbrellas walk on the human rights plaza in front of the Eiffel tower during a rainy morning in Paris on February 7, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Ice covers the Mueritz river at the port of Roebel in eastern Germany on February 3, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • A honeybee hovering over a flower in Kathmandu. A wing-deforming virus shortens the lifespan of wild honeybees, already contending with a startlingly long list of existential threats, researchers said on February 1, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    Flanked by party leaders, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia places a wreath at the Central Shaheed Minar in the capital early today to pay homage to the martyrs of the language movement marking the Shaheed Dibas. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Flanked by party leaders, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia places a wreath at the Central Shaheed…
    Florists pass busy times as they grapple to comply with the demands by the people for wreaths and bouquets that are in high demand hours before the February 21 eve. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Florists pass busy times as they grapple to comply with the demands by the people for wreaths…
    Growers busy collecting ‘Apel kul’, a species of the plum, in Jhenidah. Though there has been a good yield of the plum, growers are not satisfied with the price of their produce. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Growers busy collecting ‘Apel kul’, a species of the plum, in Jhenidah. Though there has…
    Growers busy harvesting potatoes in a field at Char Annanda village of Bhola district.INDEPENDENT PHOTO Growers busy harvesting potatoes in a field at Char Annanda village of Bhola district.INDEPENDENT…
    Art & Culture
    BotTala to stage ‘Crutcher Colonel’ Feb 24, 25
    Theatre troupe BotTala will stage the fifth and sixth show of their new play ‘Crutcher Colonel’, an adaptation of eminent novelist Shahaduzzaman’s novel of the same name ‘Crutcher Colonel’, on February 24 and 25 at the Mahila Samiti in the capital’s Baily Road area. Directed by Mohammad Ali Haider and dramatised by Soumya Sarkar and Samina Luthfa Nitra, this is the 8th production of the troupe. The play ‘Crutch-er Colonel’ portrays the life of one of the masterminds of the November 7 coup Colonel Taher, who was executed in 1976. During the Liberation War, a high-achieving officer of the Pakistan army Lieutenant Colonel Taher was appointed the Sector Commander for Sector 11.  After liberation, he joined the Bangladesh Army and later on joined…
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    Technology
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