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…
  • Minimum income tax increased
    Jatiya Sangsad gave its seal of approval to the finance bill for…
  • MP’s son Rony on 2-day…
    A Dhaka court Tuesday placed Bakhtiar Alam Rony, son of Awami League…
  • 28 dead in attack on Shiites…
    The Islamic State group claimed an attack on two Houthi rebel leaders…
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…
Indonesia military plane crash kills 30 An Indonesian military transport plane crashed into a hotel and residential area…
Japan bullet train hit by fire in apparent suicide At least eight people have been injured, two seriously, after a man set himself…
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,…
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Dhaka Metro
2 held over cocaine haul at Ctg Port Customs intelligence one Monday detained two people in Dhaka for their alleged link with the cocaine consignment seized at Chittagong port.
  • Man slaughtered in capital
  • 5 fake currency racketeers held in capital
  • 3 held with pistol, bullets in capital
  • Man shot dead in capital
  • Events
    The government is signing today two agreements with the…
    Politics
    Remand plea against former MP Papiya rejected A Dhaka court on Tuesday rejected the remand petition against former BNP MP Syeda Ashifa Ashrafi Papiya and sent her to jail in vandalism and arson cases.…
    7 divisions to deal with trafficking cases: Minister The government has taken initiatives to form seven Human Trafficking Crime Suppression Tribunals in seven divisional cities to speedily dispose of human…
  • HC rejects Khaleda plea
  • State plea seeking stay on Fakhrul’s bail order
  • BNP demands power price reduction, lowing power subsidy
  • Ershad demands change into electoral procedure to avoid controversy
  • Bangladesh
    BAF fighter jet pilot still missing Coastguards found debris of the Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) plane that crashed into the sea in the outer anchorage Bravo areas, some 5-7 miles west from…
    Currency fakers enjoying Eid bonanza There are at least 20 syndicates actively involved in circulating fake currency notes in the capital alone, in the lead-up to Eid ul Fitr. The Detective…
  • PM urges cutting tax on exports, higher education
  • Felani murder trial resumes tomorrow
  • 3 ‘Hizb-ut Tahrir’ held in Ctg
  • Countrywide flood situation improves
  • Sports
    Vargas double takes hosts Chile into Copa América final Chile qualified for the Copa América final on Monday after two goals from Eduardo Vargas gave them a 2-1 win over Peru in an action-packed semi-final…
    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
  • Wedson, Mamun slam hat-tricks for Jamal
  • Paraguay beat Brazil on penalties
  • ICC new rule won’t affect Bangladesh, says Mash
  • Entertainment
    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 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
  • Shahid Kapoor to replace Madhuri Dixit
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    BNP leader Asaduzzaman Ripon has alleged that the government has destroyed the economy with its wrong policies. Do you agree?
     Yes
     No
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    Yes 54.5%
    No 36.4%
    No Comment 9.1%
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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

    • Amadorio reservoir

      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

    • Eid shopping

      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
    Beauty alternatives that are lying in your kitchen
    Did you know that Australian model Miranda Kerr uses a teaspoon to curl her lashes?…
    Smoking linked to breast cancer in young women
    Smoking may increase the risk of dying early in pre-menopausal women with breast…
    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
    The first downpour amidst the scorching and severe heat sure brings in a lot of…
    Technology
    Leap second: Have you heard of it?
    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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