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  • Leaders can’t avoid responsibility:…
    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha yesterday remarked that those…
  • US stance on Jan 5 polls…
    US Ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat yesterday said…
  • South Africa face off BCB…
    The visiting South Africa will begin their Bangladesh tour campaign…
  • Ruling party leaders flay…
    Following the publication of news items about the alleged involvement…
  • Remittance hits record $15b…
    The yearly remittance inflow to the country hit a new record, crossing…
Spot Light
The search for missing Flight Lieutenant Rumman Tahmid continues for the second day in the Bay. Parts of the Bangladesh Air Force fighter jet…
Google apologises for Photos app's racist blunder Google says it is "appalled" that its new Photos app mistakenly labelled…
Bangladeshi family of 12 'may have gone to Syria' A Bangladeshi family of 12 from Luton in England, including a baby and two grandparents,…
Greece crisis: Eurozone rules out talks until after referendum Eurozone finance ministers have ruled out any further talks on a fresh bailout for…
Egypt vows to pursue IS in Sinai Egypt says its army will continue an offensive in the Sinai Peninsula, after clashes…
Saudi prince to donate $32bn Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has said he will donate his…
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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
    England were knocked out of the Women's World Cup in…
    Politics
    Disclose list of bank money plunderers by 3 days :BNP BNP on Thursday urged Finance Minister AMA Muhith to reveal in three days a list of people involved in plundering money from sate-owned banks. “The…
    SC order on Fakhrul's bail Jul 5 The Supreme Court on Thursday fixed July 5 on three government petitions against the High Court order that has granted bail to BNP acting Secretary General…
  • Mosharraf admitted to BSMMU
  • Govt awaits fate of ‘Hirak Raja’, says Khaleda
  • Rizvi gets bail
  • Deposition in Paltan violence case against Rizvi, 146 others Aug 5
  • Bangladesh
    RMG owners to pay wages, bonus by Jul 14 Ahead of Eid-ul Fitr, the government has asked factories including garment units to pay workers their June salaries by July 10 and festival bonus by July…
    Next voter list update process to start July 25 The Election Commission will start the three-phase data collection on July 25 for updating the country’s voter list and providing national identity…
  • Trade facilities to continue: Muhith
  • Fazle Hasan Abed wins World Food Prize
  • Bangladesh becomes mid-middle country by 2021:PM
  • 202 killed in workplace accidents in last 6 months
  • Sports
    US seeks extradition of seven FIFA officials Zurich: The United States has sent Switzerland extradition requests for seven soccer officials arrested in May on suspicion of racketeering in a corruption…
    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…
  • Japan reach World Cup final
  • Bangladesh no longer minnows: Du Plessis
  • Vargas double takes hosts Chile into Copa América final
  • I want to help revive Indo-Pak cricket ties: Zaheer
  • Entertainment
    Thank You for Everything: SRK
    Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has expressed his gratitude towards his fans, critics and well-wishers for completing 23 years in Bollywood. The 49-year-old…
    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
  • Intekhab, Chandni, Jenny together in drama serial for first time
  • Poll
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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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      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

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      Bangladesh cricketers pose for a photo following the presentation ceremony after the third ODI match against India at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka yesterday. AFP PHOTO

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      SPAIN : A man photographs the Hogueras (bonfires), satirical structures made of cardboard portraying current events and personalities, during the annual San Juan (Saint John) celebrations in Alicante on June 24, 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…
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    Technology
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