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  • Janmashtami being celebrated
  • Italy quake kills 159 as rescuers race to find survivors
  • 2 ‘terrorists’ killed in Sirajganj ‘gunfight’ with RAB
  • 12 killed in attack on American University
North Korea test-fires sub-launched missile close to Japan AFP, SEOUL: North Korea on Wednesday test-fired a submarine-launched missile 500…
Hillary in eye of Trump storm over charity donors AFP, NEW YORK: Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on Hillary Clinton Tuesday as…
Trump slams Hillary for ‘Third World’- style corruption AFP, NEW YORK: Donald Trump on Tuesday stepped up his attacks on Hillary Clinton,…
Kofi Annan to advise Myanmar on troubled Rakhine state AFP, YANGON: Former UN chief Kofi Annan will advise Myanmar’s new government…
World’s largest aircraft damaged in crash landing The world's largest aircraft suffered cockpit damage yesterday after nosediving…
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Tk 840cr green project mulled
Dhaka Metro
Police to write Home Ministry to ban Ansar-Al-Islam Police will write to the Home Ministry in order to take necessary steps to ban militant group ‘Ansar-Al-Islam’, a faction of al-Qaeda in the…
  • 5 ‘JMB activists’ held in Gazipur
  • Portion of BM College hostel building collapses
  • River vessel workers on indefinite strike
  • Prof Azad made DG for health services
  • Events
    Police in India have registered a sedition case against…
    Scrap Rampal power plant project: Khaleda BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia has demanded that the government cancel the coal-fired Rampal power plant, for the sake of the country’s ecological…
    BNP wants to divert country's course: PM Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said BNP is planning to divert the country to another direction by including war criminals and their children…
  • Yes, Kerry coming, Dhaka delighted: FM
  • Khaleda to meet press Wednesday
  • Hanif urges Fakhrul to quit BNP
  • Hearing on Mir Quasem's review plea Wednesday
  • Bangladesh
    Tenants welcome HC observation Tenants and landlords are feeling relieved after the High Court, on Tuesday, observed that the police could not force house owners or their tenants in…
    Experts apprehend ‘big floods’ There may be big floods in some areas in the country due to release of water by India through the Farakka barrage. India has already opened 100 gates…
  • Tk 840cr green project mulled
  • Destiny MD, 50 other officials indicted
  • Hasnat refused bail in Gulshan attack case
  • Natore boat capsize: 3 bodies recovered
  • Sports
    Beximco 28th Nat’l Shooting gets underway The Beximco 28th National Shooting competition started yesterday with 35 Shooting Clubs from across the country are taking part in the national event.…
    Floodlight failure mars India's pink ball debut NEW DELHI: India's experiment with the pink ball in the Duleep Trophy domestic championship met with major embarrassment after floodlight failure…
  • Durban and Trinidad outfields rated poor
  • Nadal to play in Australia ahead of Open for first time
  • England players get Bangladesh tour choice
  • Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo for 2020 Games
  • Entertainment
    Salman Shah's 45th birth anniv celebration Sep 29
    September 19 will mark the 45th birth anniversary of the late iconic hero of the country’s film industry, Salman Shah. To celebrate the occasion…
    Zahid Hasan, Purnima in one frame after a decade Celebrated actor-director Zahid Hasan and popular film actress Purnima, who had acted together last time about a decade ago, will be seen once again together…
  • Humayun Faridi’s final film set to release Thursday
  • Mosharraf Karim, Alvee in Eid drama for first time
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    Do you think that Bangladesh has the capacity of dealing with emergencies in case of any major tremor?
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    Yes 19.0%
    No 81.0%
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    Photo Gallery
    • The aerial photo shows students of Jagannath University demonstrate at Paltan intersection in the capital yesterday to press home their demand for residential halls on the land of the erstwhile Dhaka Central Jail in Lalbagh area. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI
    • Sadarghat launch terminal in the capital wears a deserted look yesterday, the second day of an indefinite strike being enforced across the country by water transport workers. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • People instead of using bin dump garbage near it, beside a Mirpur road in the capital, that spread bad odor in the area causing immense suffering to the pedestrians. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN
    • The photo taken yesterday shows street vendors selling goods beside a railtrack at Haji Camp rail crossing in the capital taking risk of an accident. PHOTO: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • Vehicles pass through Patuakhali-Kuakata highway which is submerged by tidal surge and downpour. The photo was taken near Lebukhali ferry terminal in Patuakhali yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Bangladesh pace sensation Mustafizur Rahman talks to media at the Dhaka airport yesterday on his return from England. The seamer underwent a surgery on his left shoulder there. STORY ON PAGE 16 INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A vehicle passes through a waterlogged road on Sadar Road in Barisal city after heavy downpour yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A tree near Aricha ghat under Shibalaya upazila of Manikganj uprooted by a tornado that lashed the areas yesterday afternoon. The storm damaged several establishments and houses of the area. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Smoke covers Bashundhara City in the capital as fire fighters try to douse the fire that broke out on the 6th floor of the country’s one of the biggest shopping malls yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Fire fighters try to douse the fire that broke out in Lichutola of Bogra Sadar upazila as liquefied petroleum gas cylinders exploded while workers were unloading those from a truck yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    The mysterious origins of the book
    The book is changing. Electronic books, or ebooks, are more portable than their paper counterparts, capable of being carried in their hundreds on a single reader or tablet. Thousands more are just a click away. It can be argued that ebooks are more robust than paper ones: an ebook reader can be stolen or dropped in the bath, but the books on it are stored safely in the cloud, waiting to be downloaded onto a new device. It is not too much to say that books and reading are in the throes of a revolution. Not everyone is happy about this. Book lovers, publishers and booksellers alike are watching the book-v-ebook sales battle with great interest, and when Tom Tivnan of The Bookseller reported recently that ebook sales had dipped for the first time, he sounded almost relieved: “For those…
    Life Style
    How to step out with happy feet in monsoon
    New Delhi: With heavy rain and humid weather, feet allergy can be a common…
    Envy at workplace may hamper your productivity
    New York: Do you feel envious when your co-worker gets extra respect and attention…
    5 Amazing Home Remedies for Dry Hair
    Dry, unmanageable and unconditioned hair is not a pretty sight and can lead to a…
    People who read books may live longer: study
    Bookworms, rejoice! People who read books regularly are likely to live longer than…
    China unveils 2020 Mars rover concept: report
    Beijing: China has unveiled illustrations of a Mars probe and rover it aims to send…
    Facebook launches Lifestage app for school teens
    Facebook has launched a new social media app aimed at school teenagers. Members…
    Google rolling out latest Android system to Nexus phones
    Google is ready to start sending out the latest version of its Android operating…
    Google voice search records and keeps conversations people have around their phones
    Google could have a record of everything you have said around it for years, and…
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