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  • AL leaders visit Ramakrishna Mission
  • World stocks in freefall as UK votes for EU exit
  • David Cameron to resign by October after UK votes to leave EU
  • US, BD agree to enhance cooperation in counterterrorism efforts
  • ‘Bandit’ killed in Barisal ‘gunfight’ with police
  • 6 killed in Mymensingh, Narsingdi road crashes
  • Brexit: UK votes to leave EU in historic referendum
  • China weather: Tornado and hail kill scores in Jiangsu
EU referendum: Shocked members urge solidarity and change Shocked EU leaders have called for stability and solidarity - but also for change…
EU referendum: Brexit sparks calls for other EU votes The UK's vote to leave the EU has sparked demands from far-right parties for…
Colombians celebrate end of civil war Colombians are celebrating the signing of a ceasefire by the government and the…
Gold medal for Indian man 47 years after exam An 81-year-old Indian man has finally been awarded a prestigious gold medal for…
Obama migrant plan fails to pass supreme court The Supreme Court has announced it is split on President Barack Obama’s plan…
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Dhaka Metro
Services from Sayedabad terminal resume Long-distance bus services from the Sayedabad bus terminal in Dhaka resumed on Tuesday after the clash between members of the Bangladesh Road Transport…
  • 5 fake detectives held in capital
  • 24 dope gang members held
  • ‘Extortionist’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with Rab in city
  • Eid advance train tickets from June 22
  • Events
    Turkish riot police have fired tear gas and plastic bullets…
    Politics
    It’s now ‘BD-India joint venture: BNP BNP standing committee member Gayeshwar Chandra Roy on Friday alleged that the country is now run by a Bangladesh-India joint venture, a style seen in…
    Amu leaves for South Korea's Green Industry Conference Saturday Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu will leave Dhaka on Saturday for South Korea to take part in the three-day 'the 4th Green Industry Conference'…
  • Fahim did not die in crossfire, says Khaleda
  • Govt takes tough measures to curb secret killing: Tofail
  • Govt subservient to India, alleges BNP
  • Hasina to open 4-lane highways on July 2: Obaidul
  • Bangladesh
    US, BD agree to enhance cooperation in counterterrorism efforts Bangladesh and the United States have agreed to enhance the cooperation in the areas of counterterrorism and countering violent extremism through capacity…
    ‘Bandit’ killed in Barisal ‘gunfight’ A suspected member of a robber gang was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police at Banaripara in Barisal on Friday. The deceased was identified…
  • 6 killed in Mymensingh, Narsingdi road crashes
  • Relocation of Hazaribagh tanneries
  • BTRC cancels GP-Sonali deal
  • No chance for law & order downslide: Minister
  • Sports
    Curse of the penalty shootout hangs over England again Chantilly: England is back in the knockout stage of a major soccer tournament. And that usually means one thing: A strong chance of being involved in…
    Anil Kumble appointed India head coach Former India captain Anil Kumble has been appointed coach of the national side for one year, the BCCI announced on Thursday. His first assignment will…
  • Arambagh get visa for final
  • Russia, Kazakhstan & Belarus weightlifting teams face doping ban
  • Federer reaches crossroads at Wimbledon
  • Wales, NI & England learn last-16 ties
  • Entertainment
    Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma slams India's online trolls
    Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma has hit out at "misogynistic" online trolls after she received abusive social media messages over her reported…
    Chhayanaut remembers Sufia Kamal in style To mark the 105th birth anniversary of the late poet and social activist Begum Sufia Kamal, Chhayanaut—one of the most prominent cultural organisations…
  • Tauquir, Zahid, Tisha, Mosharraf together for first time
  • Tariq Anam, Suborna in Eid special ‘Bikel Belar Galpo’
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    BNP leader Gayeshwar Chandra Roy has alleged that the country is now run by a Bangladesh- India joint venture. Do you agree?
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     No
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    Yes 88.2%
    No 11.8%
    No Comment 0.0%
    Video
    Photo Gallery
    • Fish traps, locally known as Chai, are put on sale at a market in Ashuganj of Brahmanbaria yesterday, as the monsoon has arrived. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO
    • District Police authorities evict illegal establishments at Shimrail Intersection on Dhaka- Chittagong highway in the capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO
    • A woman reacts after getting an advance train ticket for Eid at Kamalapur Railway Station in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Participants take part in a yoga session at Mirpur Indoor Stadium in the capital organised by the Indian High Commission in Dhaka yesterday, marking the 2nd International Day of Yoga. Independent photo
    • Vatican City : A seagull stands on a fountain in St. Peter's square at the Vatican on June 19, 2016. AFP PHOTO
    • Wild waves from the Bay of Bengal have been eroding the long stretch of the Kuakata beach day by day. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A salesman shows a saree to customers at a shop at New Market in the capital yesterday as Eid shopping gains momentum. INEDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A rare Vishnu temple with a unique ‘nava-ratha’ architecture has been excavated at Madhabgaon village in Kaharol upazila of the northern district of Dinajpur by a team of archaeologists from Jahangirnagar University. This photo was taken recently. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • The photo taken yesterday shows pile of unprocessed remains of raw hides mounts along a canal in Hazaribagh area of the capital. Such acts pose severe health hazards to the people living in adjacent areas. Independent Photo
    • Despite having a footbridge just overhead, these people risk injuries and cross the Azimpur-Mirpur Road in front of the New Market in the capital yesterday through narrow gaps of iron fence bars on the road dividers. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    How a street child became a leading artist
    Lita Cabellut is one of Spain's most successful artists, but she's barely known in her home country. What's more, the woman whose paintings now sell for six figure sums spent her early years living on the street. "My childhood was like that of thousands of street kids around the world," says Lita Cabellut. She used to roam the streets of Barcelona with other homeless children and slept in the open air. "We looked after one another - we did whatever we liked. We took coins out of the fountains, begged Zippo lighters from sailors and stole tourists' wallets. We used to go into restaurants and say our father was in the toilet when they served us, before wolfing down the food and running off." Cabellut was born in a village in Aragon, north-east Spain, in 1961.…
    Life Style
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    It is as simple as that. When we are healthy, we are better able to face challenges…
    Muslims worldwide to fast the longest in decades
    Ramadan dates are usually determined annually by the lunar cycle, which is slated…
    101-year-old Florida woman gets second chance at prom
    A 101-year-old Florida woman is getting a second chance at prom. Eleanor Bessin…
    Type-2 Diabetes: At-risk offered healthy lifestyle help
    People in England at risk of type-2 diabetes are to be offered healthy-lifestyle…
    Technology
    Apple to lower App Store 'tax' for loyal subscribers
    If you sell an app, subscription or other product through the App Store, Apple gets…
    Biometric registration gives edge to GP, Banglalink
    The government’s biometric registration programme has apparently given the…
    India successfully tests small space shuttle
    India has successfully tested its first small space shuttle as part of its efforts…
    Bangabandhu Satellite to be in orbit by 2017
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the much awaited Bangabandhu Satellite-1,…
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