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  • 8th grader killed in Narsingdi road mishap
  • AL, associate organisations pay tribute to Sheikh Kamal to mark his 66th birthday
  • N'ganj 7-murder: Court orders seizure of 13 arrestees' valuables; 22 sent to jail
  • 14-party alliance announces 3-day programme to mark nat'l mourning day
  • Death toll from India train derailment rises to 27
  • Gatco graft case: HC rejects…
    The High Court on Wednesday rejected two petitions of Khaleda Zia…
  • 2 new High Court judges take…
    Two judges of the High Court division of the Supreme Court took oath…
  • 27 dead after two trains…
    New Delhi: Two packed trains derailed while crossing a bridge hit…
  • 10 BNP leaders placed on…
    A court here on Tuesday placed 10 leaders of different local units…
  • Body formed to investigate…
    Khulna Metropolitan Police (KMP) has formed a three-member probe…
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A case was filed with Paltan Police Station on Monday night over issuing death threats to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's eldest son and…
Ex British PM faces child abuse claim London: Allegations linking former prime minister Edward Heath to child sex abuse…
Israel jails suspected Jewish militant without trial Israel has taken the unusual step of jailing a suspected Jewish militant without…
Crowds expected at Nithraid event in Dumfries Thousands of people are expected to watch a boat race along the River Nith in Dumfries…
Hunt for MH370: More Debris Found on Réunion Island Malaysian officials said an airplane wing part found last week on the remote Indian…
Rebels driven from key Yemen airbase Pro-government forces in Yemen have retaken the country's largest airbase in…
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Dhaka Metro
3 held over question ‘leak’ in capital Detectives on Tuesday claimed the arrest of three people from Dhaka’s Demra area involved in leaking question papers of different examinations.…
  • Body of child found on DMCH premises
  • Janakantha's contempt hearing adjourned till Aug 9
  • 5 held with 12.5 kg gold in capital
  • Primary evidence validates salesgirl’s gang-rape
  • Events
    Thousands of people are expected to watch a boat race along…
    BNP plotting afresh demanding interim polls: Hanif Awami League (AL) joint general secretary Mahbub-Ul-Alam Hanif said on Wednesday that Bangladesh Nationalist Party has been plotting anew to destabilise…
    Sheikh Kamal's 66th birth anniversary today Today is the 66th birth anniversary of Sheikh Kamal, the eldest son of the father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Sheikh Kamal was born…
  • Zia mastermind of Aug 15 massacre, says Amu
  • No int’l pressure for snap polls: AL
  • Country heading towards anarchy: BNP
  • No international pressure for mid-term polls: Nasim
  • Bangladesh
    4th grader raped in capital's Bhatara area An schoolgirl of the indegenous community of Garo has been raped, allegedly by a youth in the capital's East Naya Nagar area under Bhatara Police…
    More judges needed to reduce case backlog: Suranjit The standing committee on law, justice and parliamentary affairs Suranjit Sengupta on Tuesday claimed that it would not be possible to reduce the backlog…
  • Case filed over death threats to Joy
  • 3 killed in Gaibandha road crash
  • 2 more held over shooting child in mother’s womb
  • Auto-rickshaws still operate on some highways
  • Sports
    Brazil to play Costa Rica in friendly on Sept 5 Brazil will play Costa Rica in a friendly in New Jersey on Sept. 5, three days before the Selecao play the United States. The game, announced Tuesday,…
    Keep up consistency, Mushfiq tells boys Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim warned his side about the challenge of keeping up the consistency, stating that complacency could be distracting as…
  • PSG lift French Champions Trophy
  • Ban-SA Dhk Test ends in a draw; series tied
  • Third successive day lost to rain
  • Shakib urges bowlers to take responsibility
  • Entertainment
    Shaandaar first look to release on Wednesday
    Mumbai: The first look of Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt-starrer film Shaandaar will be unveiled on Wednesday, but producer Karan Johar has already given…
    ‘Mission: Impossible–Rogue Nation’ dominates with $56 million Los Angeles: Tom Cruise’s ‘Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation’ dominated the U.S. box office this weekend with an impressive $56…
  • British singer, presenter Cilla Black dies
  • Runa Laila invited to final episode of ‘Great Music Gurukul’ in India
  • Poll
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    Photo Gallery
    • Fishermen

      INDIA : Indian fishermen carry a boat into the sea on a sunny day in Mumbai on July 31, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • airplane

      BRAZIL : An airplane lands under heavy fog at Sao Paulo's international airport "Governador Andre Franco Montoro", in Guarulhos, Sao Paulo State, Brazil, on July 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • children

      AFGHANISTAN : Afghan children play ghursai, a traditional boy's game, on the outskirts of Kabul on July 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • jumps

      GREECE : A youth jumps in the sea near a southern suburb of Athens on July 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • elephant

      IVORY COAST : A visitor feeds a banana to an elephant at the zoo in Abidjan on July 24, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • Mercedes

      HUNGARY : Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's British driver Lewis Hamilton ompetes during the second practice session of the Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One race on July 24, 2015 at the Hungaroring racetrack in Mogyorod. AFP PHOTO

    • Robot-playing-football-match

      CHINA : Robots compete in a football match during the RoboCup 2015 in Hefei, east China's Anhui province on July 22, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • Indonesian-man

      INDONESIA :An Indonesian man carrying firewood on a motorcycle passes a field in Banyuwangi located in eastern Java island as Mount Raung volcano emits steam and ash (background) on July 21, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • monsoon

      INDIA : An Indian woman sit under a tree at the roadside during the monsoon rains in New Delhi on July 20, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • choir-stalls

      FRANCE : This picture shows a detail of the choir stalls inside the Sainte-Marie Cathedral in Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges, outhwestern France. The former cathedral is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. AFP PHOTO

    Art & Culture
    'Jurassic World' is now third-biggest movie in history
    The dinosaur blockbuster "Jurassic World" has now surpassed "Marvel's The Avengers" to become the third highest-grossing film in history. The movie is now behind only "Titanic" and "Avatar" after hitting $1.52 billion at the worldwide box office, reports Variety. In the US, the film, which stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard and is directed by Colin Tervorrow, has also become only the fourth film ever to cross the $600 million mark at the domestic box office. With just one territory left for release -- Japan -- "Jurassic World" is expected to stop at number three rather than topple the $2.18 billion earned by "Titanic" or the $2.79 billion grossed by "Avatar."  
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    New 'Daily Host' host says tenor will change, not targets
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    The post-workout hair and skincare bible
    How many times have you fretted about the messy locks and grimy skin that your daily…
    Home remedies to prevent hair fall
    Grieving over excess hair fall? Massaging your scalp for a few minutes daily and…
    Hackers target internet address bug to disrupt sites
    Hackers are exploiting a serious flaw in the internet's architecture, according…
    Apple fake factory 'caught in China'
    A factory which had made up to 41,000 fake Apple iPhones has been caught in China…
    Self-Aware robot solves riddle
    In a surprising and perhaps frightening new twist, a robot has demonstrated that…
    Apple posts record third-quarter as iPhone sales surge
    The technology giant sold 47.5 million iPhones in the quarter to 27 June, up 35%…
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