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  • Counter-terrorism cell soon: Minister
  • Demolish identified vulnerable buildings: Committee
  • Shafik Rehman sent to jail
  • No turning back in the global fight against climate change
  • EU for thorough probe into Xulhaz murder
  • Murder, abduction a serious issue: Fakhrul
  • Culprits to be identified soon: DMP
JnU teacher suspended Jagannath University (JnU) authorities yesterday suspended a teacher for three years on charge of sexually harassing some female students, reports UNB.…
UN envoy appeals to US, Russia to help Syria peace talks The U.N. envoy for Syria appealed to the U.S. and Russia to intervene to help revive…
US election 2016: Trump and Clinton clinch more wins Donald Trump has won presidential primaries in all five north-eastern US states…
Death toll from Ecuador earthquake tops 650 Ecuador's government says the death toll from last week's devastating magnitude-7.8…
William Shakespeare's 400th Anniversary Events across the UK and many others countries across the world arre marking the…
Former Thai prime minister, dead at 83 Banharn Silpa-archa, a provincial political powerbroker who served a scandal-ridden…
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Remove 321 risky bldgs in 30 days
Dhaka Metro
Dhaka continues to reel under heat While Sylhet swims in water after heavy overnight rains, Dhaka continues to sizzle under extreme heat and humid weather, with the Bangladesh capital recording…
  • Ex-air hostess found dead in capital house
  • 4 arrested over murder at Dhaka mosque
  • Cut in CNG price demanded
  • Restrictions on Baishakh events only for security reasons: DMP
  • Events
    On the occasion of upcoming Pahela Baishakh, a special…
    Murder, abduction a serious issue: Fakhrul BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has alleged that the spike in murder and abduction in the country has become a serious issue. He also…
    Violence in UP polls at ‘minimum’ : Syed Ashraf Speaking about the recent spate of killings, Awami League General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam on Tuesday said these killings are taking place in a planned…
  • Polls in 617 UPs today amid apprehension of clashes
  • AL goes politically bankrupt: Fakhrul
  • Govt neither supports nor allows extrajudicial killings: Inu
  • Critics of Nababarsha are the followers of fanaticism: Hasan Mahmud
  • Bangladesh
    Take steps after probe, SC tells ACC The Supreme Court (SC) has asked the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to inform it about the legal steps taken against Faruk Ahmed, a retired Dhaka court…
    Remove 321 risky bldgs in 30 days The National Earthquake Preparedness and Awareness Committee yesterday requested the RAJUK and Dhaka City Corporations (DCCs)to remove 321 identified…
  • No turning back in the global fight against climate change
  • EU for thorough probe into Xulhaz murder
  • 3 ‘robbers’ killed by mob in Ctg
  • 450 languish in jails for 5yrs
  • Sports
    Salahuddin still hopes polls in due time Just ahead of two days to go for the polls of the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) so many questions arose with the security concern when Kazi Mohammed…
    Selection panel to be widened: BCB chief The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) wants the selection panel’s role to be wider in a bid to find out the cricketing talents from the grassroots…
  • Mehedi hits ton on his List-A debut
  • Perfect Spurs maintain title charge
  • Tamim believes in on field performance
  • Arambagh halt 10-man Abahani
  • Entertainment
    Tania Brishti acts under Shamrat’s direction for first time
    Popular model-actress Tania Brishti, who has been working simultaneously in different television commercials, tele-dramas and cinemas since she stepped…
    Purnima returning to big screen with ‘Bandho Darja’ National Film Award winning actress Purnima, who is an established name in the world of Bangla cinema, has been on a long four-year hiatus from the film…
  • Govt cancels National Film Award for ‘Brihonnola’
  • Faruk, Hasan together in new drama serial
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    State Minister Tarana Halim decides to go tough on biometrically unregistered SIMs from May 1. Do you think the move will bring any positive outcome?
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    Photo Gallery
    • Dhaka WASA repairs the Rampura sluice gate and excavates the adjoining canal so that the people living in Aftabnagar, Banasree, and Rampura areas of the capital do not have to face water logging problem in the rainy season. Independent Photo
    • View of a fallen building after a 7.8-magnitude quake in Portoviejo, Ecuador yesterday. AFP photo
    • Spain : Picture shows a statue of "Don Quixote" author, Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra at the Cervantes square in Alcala de Henares, near Madrid, on April 15, 2016. AFP PHOTO
    • Shanghai : Red Bull Racing's Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo steers his car during qualifying at the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on April 16, 2016. AFP PHOTO
    • Photo taken yesterday on Mouchak- Malibhag road shows that road becomes unusable for vehicles as well as city dwellers due construction work of flyover causing immense suffering. Photo: Parvez Ahmad
    • Supply of watermelons arrive on boats at Swari Ghat in the capital yesterday from southern parts of the country as sizzling heat has increased the demand for this seasonal juicy fruit. Photo: Azizur Rahman Sumon
    • Rakhain boys and girls splash water on one another at Jalkeli Utsab (water festival) in celebration of New Year, popularly known as ‘Sangrai’, the biggest festival of the community, at Katalganj Buddha Mandir in Chittagong yesterday. Bangladesh Rakhain Students' Association organised the festival. Independent photo
    • Students of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Dhaka University draw colourful pictures on the walls of a structure on the campus yesterday ahead of Pahela Baishakh. independent photo
    • A policeman stands guard and people gather around a car that was badly damaged follwing the vehicle’s gas cylinder explosion at a filling station in Khulshi area of Chittagong city yesterday, leaving three people injured. Independent Photo
    • This picture taken yesterday shows a part of Savar Tannery Industrial City with incomplete and under construction structures at the facility. Tannery owners in Hazaribag are supposed to shift their factories there, as per a government order. Inset, the unfinished central effluent treatment plant of the Tannery Industrial City. Photo: Azizur Rahman Sumon
    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…
    Apple continues feud with government in New York iPhone case
    Apple says authorities have "utterly failed" to show they need the company's…
    Samsung to give up authoritarian ways, emulate startups
     Samsung Electronics, the world's largest maker of phones, memory chips…
    UC Browser launches Bangla version
    The Bangla version of UC Browser, the second largest browser in the world was launched…
    Focus on job security, subscribers’ interest
    Speakers at a public hearing here on the proposed Robi-Airtel merger stressed protecting…
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