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  • Case filed over killing minor by ‘pumping air through anus’ in N’ganj
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Anti-militancy demo at DU Monday Amidst growing urge to stop the spread of militancy at educational institutions across the country, authorities at Dhaka University announced to stage…
  • ‘Only 1pc seeks services in Ctg’
  • Victim Rumpa gives statement in court
  • ACC arrests businessman in capital
  • Boundary pillars erected on Jail Canal
  • Events
    Restrictions on radio communication between teams and drivers…
    BNP calls half day hartal in Bogra for Monday  Local unit of BNP on Sunday called a half day hartal in the district for Monday protesting party’s senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman's…
    Khaleda asked to appear before court Aug 10 A Dhaka court on Sunday asked BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to appear before it on August 10 in connection with Barapukuria coalmine corruption case. Judge…
  • PM vows to hunt down patrons of terror attacks
  • Awareness among masses being created: Kamal
  • ‘BNP, Jamaat wants to grab power by killing clerics’
  • None can strain Indo-Bangla bond: AL
  • Bangladesh
    Brutality again! A child was murdered, allegedly by pumping air into his rectum using a compressor machine in Jatramura area of Rupganj upazila in Narayanganj yesterday.…
    Focus on 1971 spirit, says PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the Army high-ups for selecting patriotic and competent leaders for the Bangladesh Army through neutral evaluation…
  • Dutch-Bangla chamber chief ‘missing’
  • Nepal PM resigns
  • Pre-activated SIMs seized in Ctg
  • More areas face flood risk
  • Sports
    Leicester lift International Champions Cup on penalties AFP, GLASGOW: English Premier League champions Leicester City secured a penalty shoot-out victory over Celtic after a 1-1 draw in an International Champions…
    Arambagh deny Jamal in the final minute Defending champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club began their JB Bangladesh Premier Division Football League campaign with an unhappy note when Arambagh…
  • Rio Olympics 2016: Russia not given blanket Games ban by IOC
  • Injury restricts Fizz to make deubt in one-day match
  • Harrison breaks 100m hurdles world record
  • Mominul keeps Tigers ahead of England
  • Entertainment
    SC clears Indian Bangla film ‘Kelor Kirti’
    Bangladesh Supreme Court yesterday cleared the way for screening an Indian movie ‘Kelor Kirti’ in the country staying the High Court Division…
    Dilara, Sharmili under Abul Hayat’s direction Popular actresses Dilara Zaman and Sharmili Ahmed and veteran actor-director Abul Hayat are appearing together in an ongoing drama serial titled ‘Akashaer…
  • SC clears Indian film ‘Kelor Kirti’
  • Bollywood's Rakhi Sawant in Bangladeshi item song
  • Poll
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    Do you agree with ACC chairman Iqbal Mahmood that illegal money, accumulated through corruption, is being used in spreading militancy?
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    No 5.9%
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    Turkish coup and the aftermath

    Abdul Gaffar Choudhury

    Turkish coup and the aftermath
    Photo Gallery
    • The wild elephant that came from India floating with the currents of Brahmaputra River is seen at a remote char in Sirajganj yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This photo taken from Hatirjheel area shows dark clouds envelope the sky over the capital yesterday afternoon. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • People wade through water at Munshipara under Sreepur municipality in Gazipur yesterday as rain inundates the area with ankle to knee deep water due to a poor drainage system. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Security checking. PHOTOS: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • Attendees offer prayers at the qul-khwani of Professor Dr M Akhteruzzaman at his Dhanmondi residence in the capital yesterday afternoon. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Several fishing trawlers anchor at Mahipur in the Shibbari River yesterday as Met Office hoists signal number 3 at Paira sea port in Patuakhali. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • France : A cyclist passes as Tour de France supporters eat on the side of the road leading to the Mont Ventoux on July 12, 2016 two days before the passage of the Tour de France. AFP PHOTO
    • Although there is a dustbin nearby, people are carelessly dumping garbage on the road causing nuisance for the pedestrians and polluting environment. The picture was taken from Johnson Road in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    Photo exhibition on Tajuddin’s life underway at Gallery 21
    On the occasion of 91st birth anniversary (July 23) of Tajuddin Ahmad, the first Prime Minister of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh, a month-long photography exhibition is currently underway at Gallery 21 in the city’s Dhanmondi area. Organised by Tajuddin Ahmad Smriti Sangsad, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed delivered speech as chief guest at the opening ceremony on Saturday. Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque and veteran lawyer Dr Kamal Hossain, among others, were also present at the event, which was moderated by Tajuddin’s daughter Simeen Hussain Rimi. Tofail Ahmed said, “Bangabandhu and Tajuddin Ahmad were the substitute of each other. We earned victory in the Liberation War under their leadership. Tajuddin Ahmad understood the language of Bangabandhu.…
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