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  • PM off to Japan to attend G7 Outreach Meeting
  • Axiata won't proceed beyond certain amount
  • PM off to Japan to attend G7 Outreach Meeting
  • ‘Robber’ killed in B’baria ‘gunfight’ with cops
  • Peaceful hartal on in 3 hill districts
  • BTRC blames bKash for SIM-linked swindling
New York shooting: Gunfire at Irving Plaza leaves one person dead One person has been killed and three others wounded in a shooting at a music venue…
Afghan Taliban announce successor to Mullah Mansour The Afghan Taliban have announced a new leader to replace Mullah Akhtar Mansour…
Syria blames Turkey, Qatar, Saudi Arabia for deadly bombings The Syrian government has accused Turkey, Qatar and Saudi Arabia of being behind…
17 girls killed in Thai school dormitory fire Seventeen girls died after a fire swept through the dormitory of a school for children…
Why is the Taj Mahal turning green? Its gleaming white marble walls have for years been yellowed by India’s air…
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Axiata won't proceed beyond certain amount
Dhaka Metro
ACC launches probe against Falu  The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday launched a fresh probe into the allegation of acquiring illegal wealth by former BNP MP Md Mosaddek…
  • 38 ‘drug peddlers’ held in city
  • Missing textile mill official found dead in city
  • PM to formally open metro rail work next month
  • Dhaka continues to reel under heat
  • Events
    Its gleaming white marble walls have for years been yellowed…
    Politics
    BNP calls EC ‘caged bird’ Accusing the ruling party men of resorting to terrorism and vote rigging in the third phase of elections to nine municipalities, BNP on Wednesday said…
    Arrest warrants against Khaleda, 37 other arson accused BNP leaders  A Dhaka court on Wednesday issued arrest warrants against 38 BNP leaders, including its chairperson Khaleda Zia, in a case filed with Jatrabari…
  • ICC rejects BNP-Jamaat’s ‘baseless’ allegation against BD govt
  • Amu to attend Mamata's swearing-in event
  • 10 injured in polls violence in Munshiganj
  • Barapukuria graft: Copy of full verdict released
  • Bangladesh
    PM leaves for Japan Thursday morning Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka Thursday for Japan on a four-day official visit to attend the G7 Outreach Meeting at Nagoya. A VVIP flight of…
    Use of Robi SIMs for bKash 
fraud under BTRC scanner Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has asked the mobile operator Robi to explain its stance about the recent police arrest of two…
  • 3 to die for killing JCD man in Nilphamari
  • Legal notices served on physicians conducting Tonu’s autopsies
  • 2 die inhaling toxic gas in Netrokona
  • 7 years on: Satkhira still bears Aila scars
  • Sports
    French Open Lookahead: Djokovic, Nadal seek milestone wins Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal both will be expected to beat much lower-ranked opponents in the second round of the French Open on Thursday. If they…
    Barca defend Copa del Rey title FC Barcelona defended the Copa del Rey title with 2-0 victory against Sevilla FC in the final at Vicente Calderón Stadium, Madrid on Monday. With…
  • Lack of educated players hurting Pakistan cricket: PCB chairman
  • Kalabagan still dream of sealing super-six berth
  • 50 wickets up for Mustafizur in T20 cricket
  • Went through lots of video analysis to be able to counter Mustafizur: Chris Morris
  • Entertainment
    Nazrul’s 117th birth anniv today
    The 117th birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam will be celebrated across the country today, reports UNB. Born on May 25, 1899 at village…
    Jaclyn Jose becomes 1st Filipino to win Cannes best actress Veteran actress Jaclyn Jose has become the first Filipino to win the best actress award at the Cannes Film Festival for her performance in "Ma'…
  • Karan Johar, Kirron Kher, Malaika Arora Khan support IOA’s decision to appoint Salman as goodwill ambassador of Rio Olympics!
  • Salman , Iulia to make relationship official at Preity Zinta’s wedding reception!
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    BNP yesterday said that the Election Commission has become the government’s ‘cage bird’. Do you agree?
     Yes
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    Yes 85.5%
    No 13.0%
    No Comment 1.4%
    Video
    Photo Gallery
    • The construction of a u-loop in front of the BTV Bhaban in Rampura area of the capital nears completion. Once inaugurated, the loop under the Hatirjheel project is expected to ease congestion in Rampura, Banasree, Hatirjheel areas by diverting traffic without any stop at any signal points. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • Andhra Pradesh, India : Indian visitors walk along the shoreline and swim at Rushikonda Beach in Visakhapatnam on May 14, 2016. AFP PHOTO
    • Two persons are busy making umbrellas at their factory at Imamganj in the old part of the capital yesterday as the demand for umbrellas is high during the rainy season. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • India :Mustafizur Rahman(C)celebrated with teammates after taking the wicket of Mumbai Indians batsman Hardik Pandya during IPL Twenty20 cricket match between Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad on May 8, 2016. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A dandelion stands on a meadow near Ebersbach, southern Germany, on May 8, 2016. AFP PHOTO
    • Early variety litchis have already started to appear in the market. This photo shows a trader displaying litchis in a market at Kathaltola of Bogra yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • NO RESPITE FROM ILLEGAL PARKING: While one road (right) adjacent to the Survey of Bangladesh office in the capital’s Tejgaon area has been freed by the city corporation from illegal parking, another (left) remains clogged by covered vans and other vehicles. This picture was taken yesterday. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI
    Art & Culture
    Mixed reviews for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
    The newspaper and magazine critics have given their verdicts on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and it's fair to say their responses are mixed. The film marks the first big-screen pairing of the Caped Crusader and the Man of Steel - played here by Ben Affleck and Britain's Henry Cavill, making their first and second appearances respectively as Batman/Bruce Wayne and Superman/Clark Kent. According to the Daily Mirror, "a muddled storyline makes it hard to root for either superhero". "Zack Snyder's movie is packed with stunning set pieces," continues critic David Edwards. "But no amount of Crash! Bang! or Wallop! can conceal a confused, ungainly storyline." According to Kate Muir in The Times, Affleck makes a "compelling" Dark Knight and…
    Life Style
    101-year-old Florida woman gets second chance at prom
    A 101-year-old Florida woman is getting a second chance at prom. Eleanor Bessin…
    Type-2 Diabetes: At-risk offered healthy lifestyle help
    People in England at risk of type-2 diabetes are to be offered healthy-lifestyle…
    Tips to protect your skin from pollution
    Pollution is the buzzword in skincare for 2016, thanks to new research into exactly…
    90-year-old Gujarati man looks for a better half
    After completing nine decades of his life, Ahmedabad-based retired banker Mansukhlal…
    Technology
    India successfully tests small space shuttle
    India has successfully tested its first small space shuttle as part of its efforts…
    Bangabandhu Satellite to be in orbit by 2017
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the much awaited Bangabandhu Satellite-1,…
    MNP service launch awaits PMO nod
    The much-talked about Mobile Number Portability (MNP) service will be launched after…
    RealVU sets in operation
    BEXIMCO Communications Limited has launched the country’s first Direct-to-Home…
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