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  • MPs get Tk 20cr allocation…
    Members of Parliament, having constituencies outside city corporation…
  • WHO ‘unfit for health emergencies’…
    The Ebola crisis proves the World Health Organisation (WHO) lacks…
  • Average inflation fell to…
    The general average inflation rate reached 6.41 percentage points…
  • Nestle pays Rs20 crore to…
    Nestle India has paid Rs 20 crore to Ambuja Cements for destroying…
  • Proteas seal T20 series
    Visitors South Africa did not have to toil too hard to wrap up the…
Spot Light
Bangladesh Railway (BR) will begin advance ticket selling from Thursday (July 9) to ease travelling of the homebound passengers ahead of the…
Iraqi air force jet accidentally bombs Baghdad At least eight people have been killed after a "technical problem" caused…
India woman 'set on fire by police' in Uttar Pradesh A woman in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has died after alleging that…
Suspected Shebab kill 14 in northern Kenya attack At least 14 people were killed and 11 wounded on Tuesday when gunmen attacked a…
HSBC fires staff for mock IS execution video British bank HSBC fired six staff after they filmed a mock Islamic State-style execution…
World's oldest man Sakari Momoi dies at 112 in Japan The world's oldest man, Japanese supercentenarian Sakari Momoi, has died in…
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Dhaka Metro
5 ‘human traffickers’ held in capital Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) claimed to have arrested five alleged human traffickers, including three women, and rescued nine women from Uttara area in…
  • BR starts selling ticket for Eid passengers from July 9
  • Rampage near Titumir College in capital
  • One held with 1.78 lakh Yaba tablets in Savar
  • 12 ‘militants’ put on 3-day remand
  • Events
    A total of 10,726 candidates out of 62,850 were named in…
    Politics
    
Media report on imported wheat baseless, motivated: Quamrul
Food Minister Advocate Quamrul Islam today described as baseless and politically motivated the ongoing media reports on importing rotten and substandard…
    Writ challenges Maya's legitimacy as lawmaker, minister A writ petition was filed requesting the High Court to issue a rule seeking an explanation upon Relief and Disaster Management Minister Mofazzal Hossain…
  • Muhith sends back Financial Reporting Bill again
  • Khaleda wants party reform
  • Arrest warrant for Rafiqul among 16 BNP men
  • Court to frame charge in Kibria murder case July 14
  • Bangladesh
    4 die inhaling toxic septic tank gas in Naogaon NAOGAON: Four people were died after inhaling toxic gas in a septic tank at Goali village in Sadar Upazila on Tuesday morning. The deceased were identified…
    Arrest warrant for 2 Kishoreganj war crimes suspects A  Tribunal-2 in Dhaka on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against two Kishoreganj war crimes suspects for their involvement in crimes against humanity…
  • 7 identified as Avijit's murderers: DB
  • India woman 'set on fire by police' in Uttar Pradesh
  • 4-murder accused held
  • Four-storey bldg tilts in Keraniganj
  • Sports
    South Africa beat  Bangladesh by 31 runs Bangladesh cricket team suffered its second successive defeat when the hosts in Mirpur lost Tuesday's T20I by 31 runs to South Africa. Chasing 170…
    Mahmudullah, Anamul picked for ODIs against SA Bangladesh Cricket Board announced the Tiger squad for one day international series against South Africa today. Mahmudullah, Anamul have returned to the…
  • Messi devastated after losing final
  • Mayweather stripped of WBO welterweight belt
  • Bangladesh need 170 to win
  • Another trial by spin to decide series
  • Entertainment
    Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput's wedding journey
    The much awaited inside pictures from Shahid Kapoor's pre-wedding function are out. In a picture from the actor's sangeet ceremony, the soon to…
    Actors not responsible for product quality: Priyanka Actress Priyanka Chopra defended Bollywood actors brand endorsements in the light of the recent Maggi controversy and said that ensuring products are…
  • Shooting of ‘Parle Theka’ resumes with new title ‘Mesidona’
  • Mahfuz Ahmed, Moutushi to appear together
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      CANADA :USA players celebrate with teammates after their victory in the final football match between USA and Japan during their 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup at the BC Place Stadium in Vancouver on July 5, 2015. AFP PHOTO

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      SPAIN : An otter eats frozen a fish on a hot summer day at Madrid's zoo on July 2, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • role play

      ITALY : Men role play a fight as they take part in "Celtica", the festival of Celtic culture and traditions taking place in the Bois-de-euterey in Val Veny on July 3, 2015. AFP PHOTO

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      RUSSIAN FEDERATION : A bumble bee draws nectar from the flowers of a Sorbaria sorbifolia bush in a garden outside Moscow on July 2, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • Smoke billows

      YEMEN : Smoke billows following an air-strike by the Saudi-led coalition on a weapons depot, currently controlled by Yemeni Shiite Huthi rebels, on July 5, 2015 in the capital Sanaa. AFP PHOTO

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      A fighter plane of Bangladesh Air Force crashed into the Bay of Bengal on Monday Morning was being rescued by Coast Guard. INDEPENDENT PHOTO

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      CHINA : A hiker in Hong Kong takes a picture of the city from a walking trail. The southern Chinese territory is crisscrossed by more than 180 miles of designated hiking trails. AFP PHOTO

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      SPAIN : Picture shows the Amadorio reservoir in Villajoyosa near Alicante where the water is far below usual levels due to drought, on June 25, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • Gulshan Lake

      Water in Gulshan Lake of the capital rises significantly due to incessant rains over the past few days leaving parts of Korail slum waterlogged. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Tarif Rahman

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      China's Ma Qing Hua (Citroen) competes in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) in Le Castellet, southern France, on June 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    Art & Culture
    Shakespeare's ‘Othello Tower’ to reopen after facelift
    Famagusta, Cyprus: The 14th-century Cypriot tower that is the fictional setting of Shakespeare's play ‘Othello’ reopens next month after undergoing renovation following decades of decay on the internationally isolated Turkish side of the ethnically divided island. The ‘Othello Tower’ was long a tourist magnet. But after Cyprus was partitioned by a 1974 Turkish invasion triggered by a brief Greek-inspired coup, hundreds of the island's heritage sites fell foul of what became a frozen conflict. Part of a fortress in the mediaeval city of Famagusta just within the Turkish side of Cyprus's ‘Green Line’ on the eastern coast, the tower has been undergoing emergency stabilisation for the past year to protect it from extensive water damage. According…
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    SpaceX rocket destroyed on way to space station, cargo lost
    An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station broke…
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