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  • Hasina inaugurates AL’s 20th council
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Hasina inaugurates AL’s 20th council
Dhaka Metro
Death toll hits 5 in DMC ambulance accident A man who was injured in an accident as an ambulance ploughed through a crowd in front of the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on October 15, dies…
  • No hawkers to be allowed in public buses: DMP
  • Twin sisters beaten up in capital for protesting stalking
  • Pvt University teacher found dead in capital
  • Petrol pump owners threaten indefinite strike from Oct 30
  • Events
    The ruling Awami League, the country's oldest political…
    BNP still undecided to attend AL council 
The BNP was still undecided to attend the national council of the ruling Awami League even though an influential joint secretary general hinted that they…
    Dhaka wears festive look as AL council set to begin Saturday The ruling Awami League, the country's oldest political party, has completed its all necessary preparations to hold its 20th council in a festive…
  • AL's 20th council to be streamed digitally
  • Putul, Radwan withdraw their names
  • Khaleda Zia, Fakhrul invited to AL Nat’l council
  • BNP readies proposal for neutral EC
  • Bangladesh
    Man found dead in Manikganj A young man was found dead in Char Bailjhuri area of Ghior upazila on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Ibrahim Hossain, son of Chan Khan,…
    RU sees 7 unnatural deaths in 7 months With the latest incident of the recovery of the body of Md. Motaleb Hossain Lipu, a second-year student of the mass communication and journalism department…
  • All eyes on AL council
  • 50pc works of Bangabandhu Satellite finished: Tarana
  • Refrain from negative reporting during emergencies: Shahriar
  • 2 ‘JMB financiers’ held with Tk 27.70 lakh in city
  • Sports
    Messi returns for Argentina qualifiers vs. Brazil & Colombia Having fully recovered from a groin injury, Barcelona star Lionel Messi was named on Friday in Argentina's squad to face Brazil and Colombia in the…
    NZ bowlers pull off 6-run win after Williamson ton NEW DELHI: New Zealand bowlers pulled off a thrilling six-run win over India in the second one-day international after skipper Kane Williamson struck…
  • Nadal shuts down 2016 season, eyes 2017 assault
  • New Trump accuser said he groped her at 1998 tennis event
  • Barca, Real, Atletico face testing weekend
  • Younis wants India, Pakistan to resume Tests
  • Entertainment
Alamgir sings to enthrall audience
    Multi-time National Film Award winning evergreen actor Alamgir has delighted the audience with his stellar performances on screen with his films throughout…
    Tauquir’s success for ‘Oggatonama’ celebrated in different style The film ‘Oggatonama’, by now, needs no introduction as the film has created and continues to create tremendous impact. Recently, the film,…
  • Bobby’s ‘One Way’ hits countrywide cinemas today
  • Rokeya Prachi to make three telefilms
  • Spot Light
    Today's Print Edition
    Today's Question »
    The Indian High Commissioner said there is lot of focus on girls in Bangladesh like India to encourage them to continue study and stay at schools. Do you agree?
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    Nature’s gifts has to be saved

    Professor Sarwar Md. Saifullah Khaled

    Nature’s gifts has to be saved
    Photo Gallery
    • As the katkin flowers have dried out, stems are loaded on a truck at Aftabnagar in the capital yesterday. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • A Navy team uses metal detectors to search the lake adjacent to Swadhinata Tower at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital yesterday ahead of the two-day 20th Awami League council session beginning today. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Prime Minister's ICT advisor Sajeeb Wajed Joy (5th left) poses with dignitaries from home and abroad at the ministerial conference of Digital World 2016 at Basundhara International Convention City in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This recent photo shows sellers and buyers busy at Dattarhat wholesale betel nut market in Laxmipur. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • City roads illuminated with colourful lights ahead of Awami League’s National Council which is scheduled to be held on October 22 and 23. The photo was taken from Bijay Sarani area of the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • An White Wagtail (Motacilla alba) is pictured at a water reservoir in Mishmar HaSharon north of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv on October 13, 2016.AFP
    Art & Culture
    ‘Ganga-Jamuna Theatre and Cultural Festival’ begins
    The fifth edition of ten-day theatre festival titled ‘Ganga-Jamuna Theatre and Cultural Festival’ (Ganga-Jamuna Natya O Sangskritik Ustab 2016) has begun yesterday at the premises of Bangladesh Shilapakala Academy in the capital’s Segun Bagicha area. Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor along with Director of Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre Jayashree Kundu, noted theatre personalities Ramendu Majumder, Anwara Syed Haq, Liaquat Ali Lucky, Jhuna Chowdhury, Hasan Arif and others inaugurated theatre festival at the National Theatre Hall yesterday. Convener of festival organising committee Golam Kuddus, Presided over the inaugural ceremony. After the inauguration, two local plays ‘Irsha’ and 'Ja Nei Bharote’ and one one Indian Play ‘Ipsha’…
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    What to do with the rawhide
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    CAAB bans carrying Samsung Galaxy Note-7 in aircraft
    Civil Aviation Authority Bangladesh (CAAB) has banned carrying Samsung Galaxy Note-7…
    Samsung faces potential class action in U.S. over Note 7
    Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's <005930.KS> U.S. unit is facing a proposed…
    Samsung to compensate suppliers hit by Note 7 crisis
    AFP, SEOUL: Samsung Electronics said yesterday it would compensate suppliers hit…
    Japan bans Galaxy Note 7 on airplanes over fire risk
    TOKYO: Japan has barred all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from airplanes, mirroring…
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