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Dhaka Metro
Waterlogging reduced in Ctg: Mayor Nasir Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) mayor AJM Nasir Uddin claimed that waterlogging has reduced in the city.   He said, “Although the rain was…
  • Traffic sergeant suspended over driver beating
  • RAB arrests 9 alleged kidnappers in capital
  • Anti-militancy demo at DU Monday
  • ‘Only 1pc seeks services in Ctg’
  • Events
    Restrictions on radio communication between teams and drivers…
    Politics
    Inu apologises in parliament Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu was forced to apologise in parliament yesterday  for his remark blaming MPs for 'stealing' money from…
    Police aviation wing to begin with 2 choppers The police are planning to establish an aviation wing, as in other forces, to dispatch its men to remote areas on an urgent basis, especially to curb…
  • 1 killed in Pirojpur AL infighting
  • BNP announces countrywide demo Wednesday
  • Arrest order for BNP leader Rizvi, Shimul, 7 others in sabotage case
  • BNP calls half day hartal in Bogra for Monday
  • Bangladesh
    Stay alert about students, President asks universities  President Abdul Hamid on Monday asked the authorities of the country's universities to remain alert so that their students do not get involved…
    Number drops to 68 from 261 After facing widespread criticisms over a faulty list of missing people, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) yesterday revised its missing persons’ list…
  • Cabinet clears Shipping Corporation Bill
  • Hearing on Quasem’s death penalty deferred for one month
  • Sagar died due to air pumping: Autopsy
  • Man gets 7yrs in prison for sending derogatory SMS to judge
  • Sports
    Afghanistan to host Ireland in India in March 2017 Afghanistan will host Ireland in a series of nine matches across formats in Greater Noida, their adopted home ground in India, in March 2017. The series,…
    Ashwin seals India's first innings win in WI It took more than four sessions coming, but once R Ashwin found his rhythm he ran through the West Indian line-up to seal India's first innings win…
  • Konta topples Venus for first WTA title
  • Leicester lift International Champions Cup on penalties
  • Arambagh deny Jamal in the final minute
  • Rio Olympics 2016: Russia not given blanket Games ban by IOC
  • Entertainment
    Sabina Yasmin to receive ‘Feroza Begum Memorial Gold Medal’
    Celebrated Bangladeshi singer Sabina Yasmin, who has won the National Film Awards for 12 times as the Best Female Playback Singer till now, is going to…
    ‘RockNation VII: SummerStorm’ rescheduled to Sept 24 ‘RockNation VII: SummerStorm’, the seventh episode of ‘RockNation’—Bangladesh’s most popular paid platform for heavy…
  • Salman Khan acquitted in blackbuck, chinkara poaching cases
  • SC clears Indian Bangla film ‘Kelor Kirti’
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    Senior BNP leader Nazrul Islam Khan said the government cannot think of quitting power fearing the consequences of its misdeeds it has committed. Do you agree?
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    Yes 52.6%
    No 45.6%
    No Comment 1.8%
    Opinions
    Turkish coup and the aftermath

    Abdul Gaffar Choudhury

    Turkish coup and the aftermath
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    Photo Gallery
    • This photo taken yesterday shows vehicles ply the dilapidated Jatrabari- Demra Road causing immense sufferings to the commuters. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Fishing boats remain idle at a port in Bhola yesterday as fishermen are reluctant to go for fishing due to an acute shortage of Hilsa and other fish in the River Meghna and Tetulia for the last one month. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • The wild elephant that came from India floating with the currents of Brahmaputra River is seen at a remote char in Sirajganj yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This photo taken from Hatirjheel area shows dark clouds envelope the sky over the capital yesterday afternoon. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • People wade through water at Munshipara under Sreepur municipality in Gazipur yesterday as rain inundates the area with ankle to knee deep water due to a poor drainage system. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Security checking. PHOTOS: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • Attendees offer prayers at the qul-khwani of Professor Dr M Akhteruzzaman at his Dhanmondi residence in the capital yesterday afternoon. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Although there is a dustbin nearby, people are carelessly dumping garbage on the road causing nuisance for the pedestrians and polluting environment. The picture was taken from Johnson Road in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    Photo exhibition on Tajuddin’s life underway at Gallery 21
    On the occasion of 91st birth anniversary (July 23) of Tajuddin Ahmad, the first Prime Minister of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh, a month-long photography exhibition is currently underway at Gallery 21 in the city’s Dhanmondi area. Organised by Tajuddin Ahmad Smriti Sangsad, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed delivered speech as chief guest at the opening ceremony on Saturday. Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque and veteran lawyer Dr Kamal Hossain, among others, were also present at the event, which was moderated by Tajuddin’s daughter Simeen Hussain Rimi. Tofail Ahmed said, “Bangabandhu and Tajuddin Ahmad were the substitute of each other. We earned victory in the Liberation War under their leadership. Tajuddin Ahmad understood the language of Bangabandhu.…
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    Technology
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