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UK opens secret files about ‘Jewish terrorists’ in 1940s AP, London: The call to British military security forces came early in the morning,…
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BNP-Jamaat must face trial for patronising militancy: PM
Dhaka Metro
6 hurt as water tank blasts in city  Six people were injured in an explosion in a water reserve tank while cleaning it at a house in the city’s Dhanmondi area on Wednesday. The…
  • Fire at Ban Bhaban in Mohakhali's Amtoli area
  • 4 fake DB men held in city
  • 4 of a family burnt in old Dhaka fire
  • Ensure low-cost better treatment, says president
  • Events
    A six-year-old American boy's letter to Barack Obama,…

Hannan Shah’s body arrives 
The body of BNP standing committee member ASM Hannan Shah, who died on Tuesday in Singapore, was brought home on Wednesday. His mortal remains arrived…
    PM's birthday programmes postponed Bangladesh Awami League and Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) have postponed all of their programmes including discussion meetings and processions which…
  • BNP starts observing 4-day mourning for Hannan Shah
  • Nation celebrates Sheikh Hasina's 70th birthday Wednesday
  • BNP leader Hannan Shah passes away
  • UNESCO report influenced by Rampal protesters: Hasan Mahmud
  • Bangladesh
    APG report paves way for ‘further FDI in Bangladesh’ Bangladesh is no longer considered at risk of terrorism financing and being a militant-infested country, as the Asia Pacific Group (APG) on money laundering…
    Boycotting SAARC Summit ‘Dhaka’s own decision’ SAARC’S effectiveness has apparently become questionable once again as its member states are waiting for a formal communication from the SAARC Secretariat…
  • TIB seeks EC formation law
  • Steps to be taken stop medical coaching: Minister
  • Syed Shamsul Haq laid to eternal rest
  • No appointment required for Bangladesh women travelers to India
  • Sports
    Most of T20 entertainers to play in BPL While there were questions lingering over the country’s top players’ payment which was exaggeratedly lesser than the foreign players in the…
    Afghanistan level series Bangladesh paid the price of spilling chances at crucial junctures as they let Afghanistan level the three-match ODI series with a two-wicket victory…
  • India's top court says BCCI 'acting like lords'
  • Gambhir 'nervous as a novice' after shock recall
  • Bollywood biopic shows India cricketer Dhoni's heartbreak
  • Serena Williams vows no 'silence' on social injustice
  • Entertainment
    ‘Bapjaner Bioscope’ to be screened at BSA Thursday
    Reazul Rezu’s directorial debut film ‘Bapjaner Bioscope’ has been selected for the screening for the month of September, as a part of…
    Swapnadal staging ‘Chitrangada’ Thursday dedicating to Syed Shamsul Haque Swapnadal, one of the most vibrant theatre troupes in the country, is going to stage the 50th show of its much-acclaimed production titled ‘Chitrangada’…
  • Loko Natyadal (Siddeshwari) stages ‘Sonai Madhab’ Wednesday
  • Homage to a multifaceted litterateur
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    Photo Gallery
    • A discussion programme entitled “The Role of Media in Responding to Public Interest” was held at Oxfam office in the capital’s Mohakhali area yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This photo taken yesterday shows road widening work in front of Airport Railway Staion in the capital is going on in full swing. PHOTO: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • Relatives and well-wishers mourn litterateur Syed Shamsul Haq beside the body after it was brought to his residence 'Monjubarhi' in Gulshan from the mortuary of a hospital in the capital last night. RELATED STORIES ON PAGES 1,5 PHOTO: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • Deputy Commissioner of Patuakhali AKM Shamimul Huq Siddique hands over the prime minister’s written response to Shirshendu on Patuakhali Govt Jubilee High School premises in the presence of the headmaster and teachers of the school yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A large quantity of hilsa arrives at a wholesale market at Ramgati ghat in Noakhali yesterday. Abundant supply of the national fish in the market has reduced the prices to some extent. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Rickshaw pullers carry passengers in a water logged road at Malibagh of the capital following a downpour yesterday. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • A brick built structure gets pulled into the Padma River yesterday as erosion takes a turn for the worse in Dohar upazila of Dhaka.INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This picture taken yesterday shows almost half of the street in front of Shah Ali market in Mirpur section 1 in the capital occupied illegally by road-side traders. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Boat men take part at a traditional boat race in the Chitra River in Narail yesterday in observance of 93rd birth anniversary of renowned painter SM Sultan. Independent Photo
    Art & Culture
    15-day solo painting show ‘Epoch’ begins Friday
    A 15-day solo painting exhibition titled ‘Epoch’ by Monsur Ul Karim will begin at Gallery Twenty One, Dhanmondi in the city on Friday. Simeen Hussain Rimi, Member of Parliament will inaugurate the exhibition on Friday along with eminent artist Monirul Islam, eminent art critic and writer Professor Nazrul Islam and social worker-promoter of art, culture and heritage Tootli Rahman. The exhibition will remain open to all everyday from 12pm to 8pm till October 14. Where: Taj Lily Garden, 751 Satmasjid Road (Level 11), Dhanmondi When: Inauguration: 5:30pm, Friday
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    ICT export to cross $1b mark by 2018: Palak
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    Apple, Samsung struggle in face of Chinese competition
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