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  • ‘Robber’ killed in Jhenaidah ‘gunfight’ with cops
7.7-magnitude quake off Northern Marianas, no tsunami alert WASHINGTON: A strong but deep 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck off the Northern Mariana…
Afghan cleric arrested for marrying six-year-old girl KABUL: An elderly Afghan cleric has been arrested after he married a six-year-old…
9 killed as building collapses in Pune At least nine labourers were killed when a slab of an under-construction building…
Over 100 dead in South Asia monsoon flooding More than 100 people have been killed in monsoon floods in South Asia, as torrential…
India Dalit couple hacked to death over 22 cents debt A man from India's Dalit community has been beheaded and his wife hacked to…
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Dhaka Metro
Police foil nat’l committee’s march towards PMO Police on Thursday foiled an attempt of the National Committee to Protect Oil-Gas-Natural Resources and Power-Port to march towards the Prime Minister's…
  • 3 Hizb ut-Tahrir men held in Ctg
  • Titas gas line catches fire in capital
  • Night guard hacked to death in capital
  • Security guard hacked to death in Khilgaon
  • Events
    When a place has been besieged for years and hunger stalks…
    Politics
    Inu asks DCs to play due role in curbing militancy Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Friday called upon the deputy commissioners to play their due role in eliminating militancy and establishing good…
    Zia Orphanage Trust case: Hearing adjourned till Aug 4 A Dhaka court on Thursday adjourned the hearing of Zia Orphanage Trust graft case till August 4. Judge Abu Ahmed Jamadar of Special Judge Court-3, situated…
  • Anti-terrorism committees to have all local representatives: Ashraf
  • PM for an innovative civil service to take country forward
  • Dist council polls within 6 months
  • BNP briefs foreign diplomats about country’s situation
  • Bangladesh
    Monitor trial of militants, Anisul asks DCs Law Minister Anisul Huq on Friday directed the deputy commissioners (DCs) to contact the ministry's cell that monitors cases against militants if…
    Plight of flood-hit people continues After unleashing its fury on thousands in the country’s northern region for the past 13 days, the Brahmaputra fell slightly yesterday where the…
  • 23 Jamaat-Shibir men among 73 held in Satkhira
  • 2 ‘criminals’ killed in Pabna, Jessore ‘gunfights’
  • 3 killed in Bogra road crash
  • Swelling rivers turn flooding severe
  • Sports
    Mustafiz likely to undergo surgery for injured shoulder The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will not take any risk with their injured bowling sensation Mustafizur Rahman and will be ready to go for surgical…
    Nic Pothas named Sri Lanka fielding coach Former South Africa wicketkeeper-batsman Nic Pothas has been appointed Sri Lanka's fielding coach, and will begin the role on August 8, a board release…
  • Visa hurdle to India-WI Florida matches
  • Aaqib Javed to conduct bowling camp in Bangladesh
  • Wagner's career-best haul bowls Zimbabwe out for 164
  • O'Brien, Young, Rankin return for Pakistan series
  • Entertainment
    Tanjin Tisha in three new TV commercials
    Popular young model-actress of the current generation Tanjin Tisha has become the model in three new television commercials (TVC) together after her Eid…
    Harry Potter, James Bond studios to be sold for £323m LONDON: Britain's Pinewood Studios, where Harry Potter and James Bond movies were filmed, could be sold to a property company for £323 million…
  • ‘The Nightingale of Bangladesh’ to be remembered on birth anniv
  • Sabina Yasmin to receive gold medal today
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor a vested quarter is misleading the young generation into killing innocent people in the name of Islam. Do you agree?
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    Yes 66.7%
    No 16.7%
    No Comment 16.7%
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    • Locals block the Jhenidah -Chuadanga highway yesterday morning demanding repair of the road near Dakbangla Bazaar in Jhenidah Sadar upazila. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A RAB vehicle escorts vans carrying prisoners to the new prison at Rajendrapur in Keraniganj on the outskirts of the capital yesterday as authorities shift all inmates from the century old Dhaka Central Jail to the new facility. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Police release this photo saying five of the slain militants posed for photo in front of an IS flag before the raid at their Kalyanpur hideout .
    • Police release this photo saying three of the slain militants posed for photo in front of an IS flag before the raid at their Kalyanpur hideout .
    • Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (RAJUK) in a drive cuts off unauthorised gas connection of an establishment at Gulshan in the capital yesterday following the terror attack on a cafe in the area recently. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Rainwater overflows a canal at Dolaipar in Jatrabari area of the capital due to poor drainage system and construction of unauthorised structures, submerging a road on its bank. The photo was taken yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    Photo exhibition on tigers underway at Shilpakala
    A five-day solo photography exhibition on tigers titled ‘Bagh Jatra’ (The Journey with Tigers) by photographer Khan Fatim Hasan is currently underway at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), Segun Bagicha in the city. With the slogan ‘Bagh Rokkha Kore Sundarban, Sundarban Rakkha Kore Bangladesh’ (Tigers protect Sundarbans, and Sunderbans protects Bangladesh), iAmKFH Photography, in association with BSA, has organised the ongoing exhibition focusing on ‘World Tiger Day Celebration’ on July 29 in Bangladesh. BSA Director General Liaquat Ali Lucky inaugurated the exhibition as chief guest on Monday, while Bangabandhu Sangskritik Jote general secretary Arun Sarker Rana was present as special guest. Talented photographer Khan Fatim…
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    Technology
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