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  • Fire breaks out at Bangladesh Bank Bhaban in capital
  • Dhaka formally joins S Asia Satellite; deal signed with Delhi
  • British parliament reopens after deadly attack
  • Air Force, 15 personalities get Independence Award 2017
  • Air Force, 15 personalities get Independence Award 2017
  • Banglalink fined Tk 25,000 for cheating a customer
  • March 25 to be Genocide Day
  • Seven held after Westminster attack
  • NSA official suggests North Korea was culprit in BB heist
  • No bar on Ariful to continuing as Sylhet mayor
  • Five dead and 40 injured in London attack
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British parliament reopens after deadly attack Britain's parliament reopened Thursday with a minute's silence in memory…
400,000 'trapped' in west Mosul: UN GENEVA: About 600,000 people remain in the areas of west Mosul held by the Islamic…
Seven held after Westminster attack Seven arrests have been made in raids following the Westminster attack that left…
Five dead and 40 injured in London attack Five people have died and at least 40 were injured after an attacker drove a car…
NSA official suggests North Korea was culprit in BB heist A senior National Security Agency official appeared to confirm that North Korean…
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Dhaka formally joins 
South Asia Satellite Bangladesh and India yesterday signed a deal of orbit frequency coordination for the South Asian Satellite which is meant for meeting of communication…
  • Banglalink fined Tk 25,000 for cheating a customer
  • Stocks end week up on higher transaction
  • Tofail seeks Thai investment in SEZs
  • HC stays FBCCI polls for 2-month
  • Dhaka Metro
    Students threaten to lock all departments from Mar 27 Students of University of Science and Technology, Chittagong (USTC) yesterday threatened to lock all its departments from Monday if the university authorities…
  • BCC workers’ demo for salary, arrears
  • 3 members of cyber fraudulent gang held in city
  • Seven arrested for making fake vehicle stickers in Mirpur
  • ‘One-third patients suffer from lung diseases’
  • Politics
    Nation worried over PM’s India tour: BNP BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday said the entire nation is now worried over Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's upcoming India…
    Niko graft trial against Khaleda to continue The Appellate Division on Thursday cleared the way that there are no legal bars to resume trial proceeding of Niko graft case against Khaleda Zia, as…
  • Govt arresting political party leaders: BNP
  • Infiltrators to be driven out of AL, says Quader
  • BNP slams PM for ‘unilateral election campaign’
  • Country will be ruined if BNP comes to power
  • Bangladesh
    FBCCI election process can continue: SC The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a rule saying that the process of holding election to the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry…
    Mufti Hannan to get 7 days for seeking mercy: IG Prison Inspector General of Prisons Brig Gen Syed Iftekhar Uddin on Thursday said Harkat-ul-Jihad (Huji) chief Mufti Abdul Hannan will get seven days to seek…
  • March 25 to be Genocide Day
  • Bangladesh will not depend on others for cherished prosperity: PM
  • 3 members of cyber fraudulent gang held in city
  • No legal bar to Ariful continuing as Sylhet mayor
  • Sports
    SL, Bangladesh ODI series to  play 
vital role for WC qualification The upcoming three-match ODI series between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are equally crucial for both sides not only consolidating its position on ICC ODI…
    Podolski signs off Germany career in style AFP, DORTMUND: Lukas Podolski signed off his Germany career in style on Wednesday smashing home the winning goal with his trusty left boot to seal a 1-0…
  • PCB invites Bangladesh for two T20s
  • Injured Kusal Perera ruled out of first two ODIs
  • Lukas Podolski says farewell Germany game 'was like a film'
  • Southee out, de Kock in doubt for third Test
  • Entertainment
    Shimul Yousuf felicitated on her 60th birthday
    ‘Mancha Kusum’-famed theatre personality Shimul Yousuf was felicitated by her fellow-mates, colleagues, fans and followers on her 60th birthday.…
    World Puppet Theatre Day observed Marking the World Puppet Theatre Day, Theatre and Film Department of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) arranged a day-long puppet theatre show on the…
  • Charuneedam’s one-hour TV play festival ends today
  • 3-day ‘Nat’l Mime Festival 2017’ begins at Shilpakala Academy
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    • The premises in front of the Swadhinata Jadughar is being cleaned yesterday ahead of the March 26 Independence Day. The photo was taken in Shurawardy Udyan yesterday. PHOTO: MAHMUD ZAMAN
    • Overcast clouds and daylong drizzle force people in the capital to take up umbrellas and raincoats, effectively turning yesterday’s spring day into one in the rainy season. This photo was taken from Dhaka University area. PHOTO: MAHMUD ZAMAN
    • Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim and his comrades pose for a photograph after toppling Sri Lanka in their centenary Test match in Colombo yesterday. BCB PHOTO
    • A surfer exits the water in Unstad along the northern Atlantic Ocean on March 12, 2017, where the water temperatures is at five degrees centigrade and the air temperature is at minus two degrees centigrade. Unstad, the world's most northern surf school, is perfect for those wanting to try Arctic Surfing. AFP PHOTO
    • Snow covers a car (foreground) at a home in Union Dale, Pennsylvania following heavy snowfall on March 14, 2017. A blizzard is forecast to bring more than a foot of snow and high winds to up to eight states in the Northeast region, as New York and New Jersey are under a state of emergency. AFP PHOTO
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    • Birds fly at sunset over the rebel-held town of Arbin in the eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus, on March 7, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Artists of the company "Off" performing during a parade on the street Canebiere on January 29, 2017 in Marseille, southeastern France. The street Canebiere celebrates its 90th anniversary with parades and concert one sunday a month.AFP PHOTO
    • Plastic strawberry earrings made at the studio of Fake Food Hatanaka in Tokorozawa, a suburb of Tokyo. AFP PHOTO
    Titas Gas Transmission Gazipur zonal office in a drive disconnects an illegal gas line at Bagholbari of Gazipur city yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Titas Gas Transmission Gazipur zonal office in a drive disconnects an illegal gas line at…
    Snail’s pace in the construction of the Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover, numerous pits on the adjoining roads, stagnant dirty waters accumulated both after rain and
from roadside sewerage lines have made life unbearable for those living in Malibagh area of the capital. The photo was taken yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Snail’s pace in the construction of the Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover, numerous pits on the…
    A farmer shows plants of watermelon damaged during a storm in Noakhali Sadar upazila on Monday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A farmer shows plants of watermelon damaged during a storm in Noakhali Sadar upazila on Monday.…
    The photo taken in front of the National Press Club in the capital yesterday shows a woman tries to board a bus on the middle of a road taking the
risk of her life. Such practices are commonplace in the capital as elsewhere across the country. INDEPENDENT PHOTO The photo taken in front of the National Press Club in the capital yesterday shows a woman…
    Art & Culture
    Charuneedam’s one-hour TV play festival ends today
    The curtain falls on the weeklong festival, featuring one-hour television plays organised by Cultural organisation Charuneedam, today at the Shawkat Osman Auditorium of the Central Public Library in the capital.  This year, Charuneedam will distribute awards in three categories such as best story, best screenplay and best director. The awards will be handed over at the closing ceremony today.  Besides, four TV plays will be screened from 6:00pm. ‘Tarpor Amader Bhubone Sagotom’ scripted by Mahmud Didar and directed by Ashikur Rahman, ‘Michchiler Mukh’ written by Masum Shahriar and directed by Abu Hayat Mahmud, ‘Dhusor Platform’ scripted and directed by Abhijit Ghose Shuvo and ‘Fasiler Kanna’ directed by Masud Hasan Ujjal will be screened…
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    Technology
    Two major US technology firms 'tricked out of $100m'
    A Lithuanian man has been charged with tricking two US technology firms into wiring…
    Twitter suspends more accounts linked to 'terrorism'
    Twitter said Tuesday it suspended 376,890 accounts in the second half of 2016 for…
    Samsung Mobile launches Galaxy A7 2017 in BD
    Samsung Mobile Bangladesh has recently launched the stylish new, Galaxy A7 2017,…
    4G is coming to the 'dumb' phone
    Simple "feature" phones may not have a touchscreen or GPS -- but they're…
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