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  • More schools may go under MPO: Nahid
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Lift collapse kills 6
Dhaka Metro
Services from Sayedabad terminal resume Long-distance bus services from the Sayedabad bus terminal in Dhaka resumed on Tuesday after the clash between members of the Bangladesh Road Transport…
  • 5 fake detectives held in capital
  • 24 dope gang members held
  • ‘Extortionist’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with Rab in city
  • Eid advance train tickets from June 22
  • Events
    Turkish riot police have fired tear gas and plastic bullets…
    Politics
    EU referendum result a big challenge: Tulip Bangladesh origin British lawmaker Tulip Siqqiq has said the result of the European Union (EU) referendum has posed an "enormous challenge"…
    It’s now ‘BD-India joint venture: BNP BNP standing committee member Gayeshwar Chandra Roy on Friday alleged that the country is now run by a Bangladesh-India joint venture, a style seen in…
  • Amu leaves for South Korea's Green Industry Conference Saturday
  • Fahim did not die in crossfire, says Khaleda
  • Govt takes tough measures to curb secret killing: Tofail
  • Govt subservient to India, alleges BNP
  • Bangladesh
    ‘Robber’ killed in Feni ‘gunfight’ with Rab An alleged robber was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Char Chandia union of Sonagazi upazila early…
    PM to flag off Sonar Bangla Express Saturday Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will today inaugurate intercity train ‘Sonar Bangla Express’, which will run on the Dhaka-Chittagong route. She…
  • ‘No immediate impact on Bangladesh’
  • Lift collapse kills 6
  • ‘Big gas prospect in Jamalpur’
  • Bangladeshis in UK ‘worry’ over Brexit
  • Sports
    Curse of the penalty shootout hangs over England again Chantilly: England is back in the knockout stage of a major soccer tournament. And that usually means one thing: A strong chance of being involved in…
    Anil Kumble appointed India head coach Former India captain Anil Kumble has been appointed coach of the national side for one year, the BCCI announced on Thursday. His first assignment will…
  • Arambagh get visa for final
  • Russia, Kazakhstan & Belarus weightlifting teams face doping ban
  • Federer reaches crossroads at Wimbledon
  • Wales, NI & England learn last-16 ties
  • Entertainment
    Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma slams India's online trolls
    Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma has hit out at "misogynistic" online trolls after she received abusive social media messages over her reported…
    Chhayanaut remembers Sufia Kamal in style To mark the 105th birth anniversary of the late poet and social activist Begum Sufia Kamal, Chhayanaut—one of the most prominent cultural organisations…
  • Tauquir, Zahid, Tisha, Mosharraf together for first time
  • Tariq Anam, Suborna in Eid special ‘Bikel Belar Galpo’
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque says Bangladesh’s relationship with the US has ‘matured from aiddependency to strategic one’. Do you agree?
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    Yes 71.4%
    No 28.6%
    No Comment 0.0%
    Video
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    • People crowd at New Market in the capital yesterday for Eid shopping. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Fish traps, locally known as Chai, are put on sale at a market in Ashuganj of Brahmanbaria yesterday, as the monsoon has arrived. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO
    • District Police authorities evict illegal establishments at Shimrail Intersection on Dhaka- Chittagong highway in the capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO
    • A woman reacts after getting an advance train ticket for Eid at Kamalapur Railway Station in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Participants take part in a yoga session at Mirpur Indoor Stadium in the capital organised by the Indian High Commission in Dhaka yesterday, marking the 2nd International Day of Yoga. Independent photo
    • Vatican City : A seagull stands on a fountain in St. Peter's square at the Vatican on June 19, 2016. AFP PHOTO
    • Wild waves from the Bay of Bengal have been eroding the long stretch of the Kuakata beach day by day. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A salesman shows a saree to customers at a shop at New Market in the capital yesterday as Eid shopping gains momentum. INEDEPENDENT PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    How a street child became a leading artist
    Lita Cabellut is one of Spain's most successful artists, but she's barely known in her home country. What's more, the woman whose paintings now sell for six figure sums spent her early years living on the street. "My childhood was like that of thousands of street kids around the world," says Lita Cabellut. She used to roam the streets of Barcelona with other homeless children and slept in the open air. "We looked after one another - we did whatever we liked. We took coins out of the fountains, begged Zippo lighters from sailors and stole tourists' wallets. We used to go into restaurants and say our father was in the toilet when they served us, before wolfing down the food and running off." Cabellut was born in a village in Aragon, north-east Spain, in 1961.…
    Life Style
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    Muslims worldwide to fast the longest in decades
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    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…
    Technology
    Apple to lower App Store 'tax' for loyal subscribers
    If you sell an app, subscription or other product through the App Store, Apple gets…
    Biometric registration gives edge to GP, Banglalink
    The government’s biometric registration programme has apparently given the…
    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,…
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