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  • Chile win Copa on penalties
    Chile secured the first major trophy in their history on home soil…
  • SA set 149-run target for…
    Visiting South Africa scored 148 runs in the first T20 match of two-match…
  • SC order on Fakhrul's bail…
    The Appellate Division will pronounce an order on the bail of BNP's…
  • GP seeks until Tuesday to…
    Mobile phone operator Grameen­­­phone (GP) has sought…
  • Nahid regrets over publishing…
    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Sunday expressed his regret …
Spot Light
The advance sale of bus tickets for the Eid holidays began on Friday. There were long queues at the ticket counters at Kalyanpur and at Gabtoli…
Princess Charlotte to be christened Princess Charlotte will be christened later at a ceremony attended by the Queen…
IS kills 25 men in Palmyra A video apparently released by the Islamic State group shows 25 men being shot dead…
Clinton accuses China of 'stealing US secrets' US Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has accused China of stealing…
Colombia has first legal euthanasia A 79-year old Colombian man has become the first person in the country to die legally…
Tonga King Tupou VI formally crowned The king of the Pacific island nation of Tonga, Tupou VI, has been formally crowned,…
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25 al Qaeda members dead in mosque blast in Syria
Dhaka Metro
12 ‘militants’ put on 3-day remand
A court here on Friday placed 12 suspected militants on a three-day remand each in a case filed with Darus Salam Police Station under the Anti-Terrorism…
  • 6 fraud gang members held in capital
  • 2 crushed under train
  • 2 held over cocaine haul at Ctg Port
  • Man slaughtered in capital
  • Events
    England were knocked out of the Women's World Cup in…
    Don't alienate important persons from people: President to PGR President Abdul Hamid on Sunday asked the members of President Guard Regiment (PGR) to keep in mind so that the State's important persons of the state…
    12,960.41 acres of BR lands remain unused: Minister Some 12,960.41 acres of land of Bangladesh Railway remain unused across the country with some illegal structures or infrastructures or illegal grabbers…
  • Frustration grips grassroots BNP
  • HC to decide minister Maya's fate: Dr Kamal
  • Disclose list of bank money plunderers by 3 days :BNP
  • SC order on Fakhrul's bail Jul 5
  • Bangladesh
    Food directorate submits report to HC The Directorate General of Food has submitted a report to the High Court on the wheat imported from Brazil, saying that the wheat is fit for human consumption.…
    2 cops killed in Keraniganj road crash Keraniganj: Two police members were killed as a bus hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on the Dhaka-Mawa Highway in Mollarpur area of Keraniganj on Saturday…
  • 2 'commit suicide' in Jessore
  • Flood situation unchanged in Lalmonirthat
  • 67 RMG workers sacked over vandalism in Savar
  • Commuters hit by bus ticket crisis
  • Sports
    Upbeat hosts look to set T20 record straight The first T20I will be a test of Bangladesh's pristine confidence, as the hosts take on the established pedigree of South Africa. The tone of the…
    Tickets on sale for 1st T20 The Bangladesh-South Africa series begin tomorrow with a T-20 match. The match will start at 1pm at Mirpur stadium. United Commercial Bank's Mirpur…
  • Copa America: Peru clinch 3rd place as Paraguay downed
  • SA beat BCB XI by 8 wkts
  • US seeks extradition of seven FIFA officials
  • South Africa cricketers in capital
  • Entertainment
    Mahfuz Ahmed, Moutushi to appear together
    Popular actor-director Mahfuz Ahmed will appear together for the first time with audience-admired actress Moutushi Biswas in a special Eid tele-drama…
    Affleck, Garner announce divorce Hollywood A-list power couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner announced the end of their 10-year marriage Tuesday, ending months of rumors. The confirmation…
  • Hema Malini injured in Rajasthan road accident
  • Thank You for Everything: SRK
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    Students of private universities are staging demo for cancellation of VAT on education as they claim that education is a right. Do you agree?
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    Yes 83.3%
    No 12.5%
    No Comment 4.2%
    Photo Gallery
    • plane

      A fighter plane of Bangladesh Air Force crashed into the Bay of Bengal on Monday Morning was being rescued by Coast Guard. INDEPENDENT PHOTO

    • aircraft

      A fighter aircraft of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) crashed in the Bay of Bengal in Patenga of Chittagong on Monday Morning. INDEPENDENT PHOTO

    • takes a picture

      CHINA : A hiker in Hong Kong takes a picture of the city from a walking trail. The southern Chinese territory is crisscrossed by more than 180 miles of designated hiking trails. AFP PHOTO

    • Amadorio reservoir

      SPAIN : Picture shows the Amadorio reservoir in Villajoyosa near Alicante where the water is far below usual levels due to drought, on June 25, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • Gulshan Lake

      Water in Gulshan Lake of the capital rises significantly due to incessant rains over the past few days leaving parts of Korail slum waterlogged. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Tarif Rahman

    • Eid shopping

      People crowd at a shop at Shaheb Bazar area in Rajshahi yesterday for Eid shopping ignoring incessant rain. Photo: Kabir Tuhin

    • Rows-of-vines

      UNITED KINGDOM : Rows of vines cover the hillls at the Bluebell Vineyard Estate in Furners Green, East Sussex on June 6, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • WTCC

      China's Ma Qing Hua (Citroen) competes in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) in Le Castellet, southern France, on June 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • Bangladesh Cricket team

      Bangladesh cricketers pose for a photo following the presentation ceremony after the third ODI match against India at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka yesterday. AFP PHOTO

    • Hogueras

      SPAIN : A man photographs the Hogueras (bonfires), satirical structures made of cardboard portraying current events and personalities, during the annual San Juan (Saint John) celebrations in Alicante on June 24, 2015.AFP PHOTO

    Art & Culture
    'Ted 2' lags behind 'Jurassic World,' 'Inside Out'
    A foul-mouthed Teddy bear is no match for a pack of dinosaurs. Seth MacFarlane's "Ted 2" opened far under expectations with $32.9 million, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday, ceding the top two spots to holdovers "Jurassic World" and "Inside Out." While $32.9 million is a solid opening for an R-rated comedy, bigger things were expected from "Ted 2," which cost a reported $68 million to produce. The Universal Pictures sequel was expected to earn somewhere in the $50 million range going into its debut weekend, thanks to the record-setting precedent of the first film, which earned $54.4 million in 2012. In addition to mediocre reviews, perhaps the initial intrigue around a raunchy stuffed animal has worn off a bit. "It's hard to maintain…
    Life Style
    Cooking with blue cheese
    King of cheeses is a title that may well go with blue cheese. Rich in flavour and…
    Monsoon tips for healthy skin
    Use soap-free cleansers and avoid bleach and facials during monsoon for healthy…
    Five unusual tips to staying fit
    You want to get fit. But don't want to join the gym as you aren't comfortable…
    Beauty alternatives that are lying in your kitchen
    Did you know that Australian model Miranda Kerr uses a teaspoon to curl her lashes?…
    Cuba's new wifi hotspots attract eager users
    Near the popular Hotel Habana Libre in Cuba's capital, a gaggle of young people…
    SpaceX rocket destroyed on way to space station, cargo lost
    An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station broke…
    Leap second: Have you heard of it?
    Paris: Question: When is a minute not a minute? The answer: At 2359 Greenwich Mean…
    YouTube to launch app, site dedicated to gaming
    The online video giant announced plans ahead of next week's Electronic Entertainment…
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