Tuesday 30 June 2015 ,
Tuesday 30 June 2015 ,
  • Beximco Pharma brings generic…
    Leading drug manufacturer Beximco Pharma yesterday announced the…
  • BTRC issues notice to 17…
    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has served…
  • BAF jet crashes in Bay
    A training aircraft of the Bangladesh Air force has crashed in the…
  • Latif Siddique released
    Former minister Abdul Latif Siddique was released on Monday afternoon…
  • Budget FY16 helps govt achieve…
    Reaffirming the government's firm determination to turn Bangladesh…
Spot Light
Walt Disney Co will ban selfie sticks starting next week at its theme parks around the world, the company said on Friday, joining a growing…
GP ghost bills Post-paid service subscribers of Grameenphone (GP), the country’s largest mobile telephone service provider, are receiving bills higher than their…
Bahrain offers 'amnesty' for illegal workers Bahrain has offered a six-month general amnesty for workers staying illegally in…
Yes bass guitarist Chris Squire dies at 67 Chris Squire, the bass guitarist and co-founder of 1970s British progressive rock…
Plane crashes into US home, killing 3 aboard A small plane crashed into a house Sunday evening, killing three people on board,…
Solar Impulse starts second Pacific bid A solar-powered plane has started its second bid at a record-breaking flight across…
10 militants killed in Pakistan air strikes: Officials Air strikes killed at least 10 suspected militants in Pakistan's northwestern…
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Dhaka Metro
Man slaughtered in capital A man was slaughtered by unidentified assailants in capital's Rayerbagh Kadamtali area early Monday morning. The deceased was identified as Abu Zafor,…
  • 5 fake currency racketeers held in capital
  • 3 held with pistol, bullets in capital
  • Man shot dead in capital
  • Heavy rains cripple Dhaka
  • Politics
    HC rejects Khaleda plea The High Court has rejected BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia's petition seeking fresh plaintiff testimonies in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. The…
    State plea seeking stay on Fakhrul’s bail order The Appellate Division on Monday fixed July 2 for hearing on separate petitions filed by the government seeking stay on the High Court order granting…
  • BNP demands power price reduction, lowing power subsidy
  • Ershad demands change into electoral procedure to avoid controversy
  • Govt hatching conspiracy to keep Khaleda from polls: BNP
  • SC upholds Fakhrul's bail
  • Bangladesh
    PM urges cutting tax on exports, higher education Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged Finance Minister AMA Muhith to revise the budget proposal lowering source tax on all exports including RMG products…
    Felani murder trial resumes tomorrow The revision trial of the murder of Bangladeshi girl Felani will begin again on Tuesday at a special court constituted by Border Security Force (BSF)…
  • 3 ‘Hizb-ut Tahrir’ held in Ctg
  • Countrywide flood situation improves
  • Law soon to curb illegal trade of human organs
  • Rana Plaza: Charge framing hearing on July 8
  • Sports
    I want to help revive Indo-Pak cricket ties: Zaheer The newly elected ICC President, Zaheer Abbas has said that despite being elevated to a ceremonial post he will do his best to revive India and Pakistan…
    Ronaldo confirms he is happy at Real Madrid Madrid: Spanish giants Real Madrid's Portuguese international striker Cristiano Ronaldo has insisted he is happy at the star-studded club, despite…
  • Wedson, Mamun slam hat-tricks for Jamal
  • Paraguay beat Brazil on penalties
  • ICC new rule won’t affect Bangladesh, says Mash
  • Argentina into Copa semis after penalties
  • Entertainment
    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 A trio of audience-admired actors Intekhab Dinar, Chandni and Jenny have worked together for the first time in a drama serial titled ‘Mayabono Biharini’.…
  • Shahid Kapoor to replace Madhuri Dixit
  • Peter Handke’s ‘Storm Still’ at Goethe-Institut today
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    BNP leader Asaduzzaman Ripon has alleged that the government has destroyed the economy with its wrong policies. Do you agree?
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    Yes 30.8%
    No 61.5%
    No Comment 7.7%
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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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      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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      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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      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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      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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      People crowd at a shop at Shaheb Bazar area in Rajshahi yesterday for Eid shopping ignoring incessant rain. Photo: Kabir Tuhin

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      UNITED KINGDOM : Rows of vines cover the hillls at the Bluebell Vineyard Estate in Furners Green, East Sussex on June 6, 2015. AFP PHOTO

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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
    '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…
    Life Style
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    Smoking linked to breast cancer in young women
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    4 ways to take care of your thinning hair
    Thinning hair could really be stressful as you are losing something you will never…
    Hair care tips for monsoon
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    Technology
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    Paris: Question: When is a minute not a minute? The answer: At 2359 Greenwich Mean…
    YouTube to launch app, site dedicated to gaming
    The online video giant announced plans ahead of next week's Electronic Entertainment…
    Planetary Society's solar-sail test a success in space
    An experimental solar sail is being called a success three weeks after its arrival…
    Yahoo to shut down maps and other sections
    Yahoo will close its maps page, and several other sites, as it focuses on its search…
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