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    There is no designated government body to conduct checks to detect…
  • HC for fixing house rents
    The High Court has ordered the cabinet secretary to form a high-powered…
  • Pilot Tahmid yet to be traced
    Flight Lieutenant Rumman Tahmid is yet to be traced even after three…
  • Deals signed with PMO
    The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) for the second consecutive…
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The search for missing Flight Lieutenant Rumman Tahmid continues for the second day in the Bay. Parts of the Bangladesh Air Force fighter jet…
20 killed in Darjeeling landslide Landslides in Mirik and Kalimpong, trigged by the incessant rainfall, have led to…
China passes national security law Beijing: China passed a wide-ranging new national security law Wednesday, expanding…
Over 1,000' prisoners escape in Yemen jail break About 1,200 prisoners, including al-Qaeda suspects, have escaped from a prison in…
Greece misses IMF payment deadline Greece has missed the deadline for a €1.6bn (£1.1bn) payment to the International…
IS beheads two Syrian women 'for the first time' The Islamic State group has beheaded two women in Syria on accusations of "sorcery,"…
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Dhaka Metro
2 crushed under train Gazipur: Two people, including a girl, were crushed to death under the wheels of a running train near Joydebpur rail station in Gazipur in the early hours…
  • 2 held over cocaine haul at Ctg Port
  • Man slaughtered in capital
  • 5 fake currency racketeers held in capital
  • 3 held with pistol, bullets in capital
  • Events
    Classes of the new academic session of Grade 11 began in…
    Politics
    Rizvi gets bail The High Court on Wednesday granted bail to BNP leader Ruhul Kabir Rizvi Ahmed in four of sabotage. An HC bench comprised of Justice Reza Ul Haque and…
    Deposition in Paltan violence case against Rizvi, 146 others Aug 5 A Dhaka court on Wednesday deferred until August 5 the recording of the deposition in a vandalism case filed against 147 BNP leaders and activists, including…
  • Quamrul, Maya should resign: TIB
  • Maya served legal notice
  • Court to decide who contests national polls: Suranjit
  • Remand plea against former MP Papiya rejected
  • Bangladesh
    Grade XI classes begin in govt colleges Classes of the new academic session of Grade 11 began in most of the government colleges today. Non-government colleges will start classes after Eid-ul…
    Dhaka University Day today The Dhaka University (DU) Day will be observed in Dhaka on Wednesday highlighting the theme ‘Higher Education and Sustainable Development’.…
  • BAF fighter jet pilot still missing
  • ‘AL men saving scamsters’
  • 2 ‘smugglers’ killed in Dinajpur BGB firing
  • Report on edibility of imported wheat: HC
  • Sports
    South Africa cricketers in capital A 25-member South Africa Twenty20 Cricket squad led by its skipper Faf du Plessis arrived in Dhaka to play a full-fledged series against the hosts Bangladesh…
    Vargas double takes hosts Chile into Copa América final Chile qualified for the Copa América final on Monday after two goals from Eduardo Vargas gave them a 2-1 win over Peru in an action-packed semi-final…
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  • Ronaldo confirms he is happy at Real Madrid
  • Wedson, Mamun slam hat-tricks for Jamal
  • Paraguay beat Brazil on penalties
  • Entertainment
    Globe Theatre of London to travel to Dhaka with ‘Hamlet’
    Marking the 450th celebration of Shakespeare’s birth, Globe Theatre in London has taken his famous ‘Hamlet’ across the world. As part…
    Toukir, Bipasha work in Abul Hayat’s Eid tele-drama The audience usually get the opportunity to watch the celebrity artistes in tele-dramas on the Eid occasions. Similarly, popular onscreen and real life…
  • Intekhab, Chandni, Jenny together in drama serial for first time
  • Shahid Kapoor to replace Madhuri Dixit
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      A fighter aircraft of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) crashed in the Bay of Bengal in Patenga of Chittagong on Monday Morning. INDEPENDENT PHOTO

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    Art & Culture
    'Ted 2' lags behind 'Jurassic World,' 'Inside Out'
    A foul-mouthed Teddy bear is no match for a pack of dinosaurs. Seth MacFarlane's "Ted 2" opened far under expectations with $32.9 million, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday, ceding the top two spots to holdovers "Jurassic World" and "Inside Out." While $32.9 million is a solid opening for an R-rated comedy, bigger things were expected from "Ted 2," which cost a reported $68 million to produce. The Universal Pictures sequel was expected to earn somewhere in the $50 million range going into its debut weekend, thanks to the record-setting precedent of the first film, which earned $54.4 million in 2012. In addition to mediocre reviews, perhaps the initial intrigue around a raunchy stuffed animal has worn off a bit. "It's hard to maintain…
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