Friday 20 January 2017 ,
Friday 20 January 2017 ,
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  • 2nd phase Biswa Ijtema begins
  • Malaysian PM urges Muslim world to help oppressed Rohingya
  • Bangladeshi killed in Los Angeles
  • Home ministry divided into two divisions
  • 'Criminals don't belong from any religion'
  • 'President holds power for reformation'
  • Sylhet college student Jhuma’s assailant detained
  • 15 members of ‘int’l human trafficking gang’ held in capital
  • ‘Robber’ killed in Kushtia ‘gunfight’
  • Australia wins toss, bowls in 3rd ODI vs Pakistan
  • Mushfiqur, Imrul out of second Test
World News
Assad says Astana talks will focus on ceasefire
AFP, DAMASCUS: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said peace talks next week in…
Many firefighters trapped in bldg collapse in fire AFP,  TEHRAN: Dozens of firefighters were feared trapped under the rubble after…
‘Bangladeshi’ shot dead during robbery in US A Bangladeshi student was shot and killed during a robbery early Tuesday morning…
22 children killed in road crash in India At least 22 children were killed when a school bus carrying them collided with a…
Obama warns Trump, tells supporters 'we'll be okay' Barack Obama vowed to speak up if Donald Trump threatens core US values and reassured…
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Women gain ground in civil admin
Business
DSE urges investors to be cautious Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) yesterday called upon the investors to be careful while investing in the stock markets to keep up the present rising trend…
  • Tk. 4 lakh cr budget likely in next fiscal
  • Export earnings to exceed $60b in 2021: Tofail
  • Stocks snap seven-day rally
  • Export earnings to exceed $60bn in 2021: Tofail
  • Dhaka Metro
    BNP insists on neutral search panel to form EC The Bangladesh Nationalist party (BNP) has made it clear that people will not any accept Election Commission, other than the one formed by a neutral search…
  • 15 suspected human traffickers held, 11 victims rescued
  • Hawkers seek rehab law from government
  • Luxurious BMW seized in capital
  • Hawkers demand policy outlining rehabilitation
  • Politics
    President to constitute neutral EC, hopes BNP   BNP on Thursday hoped that the President will form a neutral search committee to constitute an impartial and acceptable Election Commission (EC) as he…
    Missing 2 Gaibandha leaders found alive in Nilphamari A Jubo League leader and a Bangladesh Chhatra League leader, who were allegedly abducted by a gang ten days ago, were found alive in Syedpur upazila in…
  • Shibir activist held in Gaibandha over MP Liton murder
  • BNP smells ‘cool relation’ between Bangabhaban , govt,
  • Bangladesh's innovative agri-tech being appreciated globally: Noor
  • Why no bail to MP Rana: HC
  • Bangladesh
    Women gain ground in civil admin There are currently eight women secretaries out of 75 in different ministries, divisions and departments. This is for the first time in the country’s…
    Judicial probe report on Narayanganj teacher assault submitted Report of judicial probe into the alleged assault on teacher Shyamol Kanti Bhakta of Narayanganj has been submitted to the High Court on Thursday. "The…
  • Bangladeshi killed in Los Angeles
  • CIA anticipated Indian military intervention in Bangladesh in ’75
  • 'Criminals don't belong from any religion'
  • 'President holds power for reformation'
  • Sports
    Tamim’s audition a blessing in disguise Over the last eight years, Bangladesh have seen Mashrafe Mortaza, Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim gradually lead the team through a transition period…
    Istomin shocks Djokovic in second round AFP, MELBOURNE: Novak Djokovic suffered arguably the biggest defeat of his career when he crashed out of the Australian Open to 117th-ranked Uzbek Denis…
  • Mushfiqur, Imrul out of second Test
  • Babar Azam leads Pakistan to 263-7 in ODI vs. Australia
  • ‘Fast bowlers not used to long spells’
  • Mushfiq sidelined with hairline thumb fracture
  • Entertainment
    Curtain falls on Dhaka Int’l Film Festival today
    The curtain falls on the 15th edition of ‘Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF)’ today. The closing ceremony of the festival followed by…
    Priyanka Chopra wins second People's Choice Awards Indian actress Priyanka Chopra has won the Favourite Dramatic TV Actress at the People’s Choice Award 2017 for her role in the American drama TV…
  • Mishu Chowdhury to return on stage with ‘Surgaon’
  • Salman acquitted in arms act case
  • Spot Light
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    • Germany : Two horses are seen in the snow on their paddock near Ruderatshofen, southern Germany, on January 15, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Kosovo : Deer stand on a snow covered field in the village of Dumnice near the town of Vushtrri on January 16, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : A man rides his bicycle along the river Seine, on January 16, 2017 . AFP PHOTO
    • The sun rises during the second round of the Sony Open In Hawaii at Waialae Country Club on January 13, 2017. AFP Photo
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    • India : Indian fishermen paddle their boats back after fishing in the Brahmaputra River. AFP PHOTO
    Dhaka South City Corporation bulldozes makeshift shops in a drive in Gulistan area of the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Dhaka South City Corporation bulldozes makeshift shops in a drive in Gulistan area of the…
    Chips made from plastic bottles, collected from across the country, are being dried after wash on the bank of Buriganga
River at Islambagh in Old Dhaka yesterday. Once dried, the chips will be taken for recycling. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI Chips made from plastic bottles, collected from across the country, are being dried after…
    The cover of a manhole remains open on a busy road near the National Institute of Ear, Nose and Throat, Bangladesh at Tejgaon in the capital, posing a threat of fatal accidents. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI The cover of a manhole remains open on a busy road near the National Institute of Ear, Nose…
    Dhaka South City Corporation evicts illegal makeshift shops on the footpath in front of the Baitul Mukarram market in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Dhaka South City Corporation evicts illegal makeshift shops on the footpath in front of the…
    Art & Culture
    Russian artist’s exhibition at Gallery Cosmos from today
    A four-day painting exhibition titled ‘Ladies Come Flying’ by Russian artist Sergey Radiuk will begin today at the Gallery Cosmos in the capital. Gallery Cosmos, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Bangladesh, has organised the exhibition. Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor will inaugurate the exhibition as chief guest today on the gallery premises, while Ambassador of Russia to Bangladesh Alexander Ignatov will be present as special guest. The exhibition will remain open to all everyday from 12 pm to 8 pm, until January 20. Where: Gallery Cosmos, New DOHS, Mohakhali When: Inuguration-6pm, today 
    Life Style
    One of Nutella’s ingredients is cancerous: Report
    A recent report has claimed that one of the ingredients of Nutella, the sweetened…
    The decade-old Shakrain fest
    Culture and heritage are spread across the entire nation, but Dhaka is still the…
    Urine test can tell what foods people take
    A simple urine test can reveal whether you had steamed fish or a fat-riddled steak…
    6 easy steps to make workplace organized
    Start your New Year by setting up a workspace that will keep you motivated all day…
    Technology
    Prosecutors request arrest of Samsung heir, bribery suspect
    Prosecutors requested the arrest Monday of the Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong as a bribery…
    Toyota to invest $10 billion in US over five years
     Toyota Motor will spend $10 billion in U.S. capital investments over the next…
    Nokia Android phone spurns the West
    The first Nokia-branded smartphone is to be released exclusively in China, reports…
    Smartphone revolution blazes on as iPhone turns 10
    AFP, LAS VEGAS: The smartphone continues to change the world a decade after the…
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