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  • Decision on mercy plea after Quasem’s son returns
  • Qadri laid to rest
  • Quasem to get maximum 7 days for mercy plea: IG prisons
  • SWIFT discloses more cyber thefts
  • Mir Quasem seeks time to decide on mercy petition
  • Mir Quasem seeks time to decide on mercy petition
  • 2 Bangladeshi men jailed in Singapore for financing terrorism
  • Review verdict copy read out to Mir Quasem
  • Suraya’s suspected killer arrested in Nilphamari
I can now die in peace: Mamata on Singur verdict NEW DELHI: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, who first came to power riding…
Pakistan pilot sisters make history by co-flying Boeing 777 Two sisters working as pilots for Pakistan International Airlines have become the…
Maldives issues arrest warrant for ex-president Nasheed COLOMBO: The Maldives government announced Wednesday it is seeking former president…
Myanmar ethnic groups attend government peace talks The government and military in Myanmar are holding landmark peace talks with armed…
Shannon Airport emergency landing: 16 in hospital Sixteen people have been injured after turbulence prompted a transatlantic flight…
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Qadri laid to rest Eminent poet Shahid Qadri was laid to rest at Shaheed Buddhijibi Graveyard in Mirpur of the capital on Wednesday afternoon. His namaj-e-janaza was held…
  • Bashundhara mall reopens after fire
  • Couple held with fake notes in Ctg
  • Demo for arrest of Risha’s killer continues
  • Heavy rush for train tickets
  • Events
    Two sisters working as pilots for Pakistan International…
    Politics
    Unfit vehicles not to carry cattle: Obaidul Road Transport and Bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said that the Bangladesh Road Transportation Corporation, BRTC, will run 400 special bus…
    Country has turned into a jungle, alleges BNP BNP yesterday alleged that Bangladesh has turned into a ‘jungle state’ due to ‘growing incidents of militancy, enforced disappearance…
  • Khaleda sued for fake birthday celebration; court summons her
  • People's expectation fulfilled through the verdict: Hanif
  • BNP leader Salahuddin pleads not guilty again
  • Khaleda talks polls with Kerry
  • Bangladesh
    List of 40 missing people prepared: IGP Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque on Wednesday said the Police Headquarters has prepared a list of 40 missing people, mostly who have…
    Bangladesh champion of economic uplift: Australia Highly appreciating Bangladesh's stunning success in socioeconomic development, newly appointed Australian High Commissioner in Dhaka Julia Niblett…
  • PM seeks Norway's help for aquaculture, shipbuilding
  • Indictment hearing in 19 Maheshkhali Razakars case Sept 18
  • HC asks for arrest of corrupt SB officer
  • Bashundhara mall reopens after fire
  • Sports
    Murray, Serena ride strong serves into US Open second round NEW YORK: Wimbledon champions Andy Murray and Serena Williams powered into the second round of the US Open as the stars came out on Arthur Ashe Stadium…
    BCCI against four-day Tests, two-tier system BCCI president Anurag Thakur has dismissed the idea of four-day Tests, as well as the two-tier Test system, saying neither change would necessarily solve…
  • Mosharraf added to preliminary squad
  • Hales 171 out of 444 for 3 as England seal series
  • Home team look for big win Wednesday
  • Bangladesh aim to play better cricket
  • Entertainment
    Faria now followed by 5 million fans
    Ever since she made her onscreen presence felt through her acting debut, popular model-actress Nusraat Faria’s career has skyrocketed. Taking Bangladesh’s…
    Faria now followed by 5 million fans Ever since she made her onscreen presence felt through her acting debut, popular model-actress Nusraat Faria’s career has skyrocketed. Taking Bangladesh’s…
  • Singer Chris Brown released from jail on $250,000 bail
  • Recordist Mahmud Syeed Ahmed dies
  • Poll
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    The govt has decided that no armed private security guards will be allowed for foreign missions. Do you support the move?
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    No Comment 28.6%
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    • Students of Willes Little Flower School and College continue demonstration at Kakrail intersection of the capital for the third consecutive day yesterday demanding arrest of the killer of fellow student Suraiya Akter Risha. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Traders bring some camels at Gabtoli cattle market in the capital yesterday for sale ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This recent photo shows Padma River eroding plantations at Khejurtala village in Janjira upazila of Shariatpur district. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Workers pass idle time at a filling station in Kallyanpur area of the capital yesterday noon as Bangladesh Petrolpump and Tanklori Malik-Sromik Oikko Porishad enforces a 9-hour country wide strike from 6AM yesterday to press home their 12-point demands. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This recent photo shows people of Habashpole area in Jessore catching fish as rain water remains stagnant in the courtyard of their house. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Montevideo : A whale is moved on a truck in Montevideo after being removed from the water on August 26, 2016. The whale died after being in the throes of death for three days in Buceo port. AFP PHOTO
    • Hessen : Children play on August 26, 2016 between water fountains in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, where temperatures reached more than 30 degrees Celsius. AFP PHOTO
    • Family members of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam place wreath at the grave of the rebel poet on the Dhaka University campus yesterday marking the poet’s 40th death anniversary. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed and Beximco Group Vice-Chairman Salman F Rahman try a shot with an air pistol during the opening of 10-metre modern range at National Shooting Range in the capital 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
    Why it is important not to trim/shave after 1st Dhu'l-Hijja
    According to the words of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), as reported by Umme Salma in…
    Scottish police become latest in Britain to allow hijab
    LONDON: Scotland's police this week became the latest force in Britain to allow…
    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…
    Technology
    Google to expand Waze carpooling service in San Francisco
    Google is preparing to expand a San Francisco carpooling program in a move that…
    Apple facing record bill for Irish tax
    Apple could be ordered to pay billions of euros in back taxes in the Republic of…
    Facebook makes trending news feature more automated
    AFP, SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook said it is further automating its “trending”…
    China unveils 2020 Mars rover concept: report
    Beijing: China has unveiled illustrations of a Mars probe and rover it aims to send…
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