Tuesday 27 September 2016 ,
Tuesday 27 September 2016 ,
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  • Hillary, Trump neck and neck heading into first debate
  • 3 die from electrocution in Savar
  • BNP leader Hannan Shah dies
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No progress in 2yrs
Dhaka Metro
Fire at Ban Bhaban in Mohakhali's Amtoli area Fire broke out at Bangladesh Forest Department building, also known as Ban Bhaban, in Mohakhali Monday morning. The reason of the fire could not be known…
  • 4 fake DB men held in city
  • 4 of a family burnt in old Dhaka fire
  • Ensure low-cost better treatment, says president
  • Slain ‘militant’s’ son put on 3-day remand
  • Events
    A six-year-old American boy's letter to Barack Obama,…
    Politics
    AL council meeting Oct 22-23 The Awami League will decorate parts of the capital with colourful lights to mark their upcoming National Council meeting. The lights are already being…
    BNP leader Hannan Shah dies BNP standing committee member ASM Hannan Shah passed away at a hospital in Singapore early Tuesday. He was 77. He breathed his last around 5.05am …
  • UNESCO report influenced by Rampal protesters: Hasan Mahmud
  • Jubo leage leader stabbed dead in Narail
  • BNP wants formation of EC thru’ talks
  • No suspension of Rampal project despite Unesco advice: Nasrul
  • Bangladesh
    Ambitious polytechnic plan sans adequate teachers, lab The government’s vision to increase enrolment in technical education up to 20 per cent by 2020 has hit a stumbling block with the shortage of staff…
    No progress in 2yrs The idea of bringing government colleges under the control of public universities to reduce the pressure on National University (NU) does not seem to…
  • Freeze Tampaco owner’s bank accounts: HC
  • Anjuman Mufidul to bury all deceased militants
  • Bangla Bhai's close aid held in Rajshahi
  • PM keeps on doing urgent jobs from US
  • Sports
    Obri’s love for caring dad Bangladesh iconic all-rounder Shakib Al Hagan’s daughter Alaina Hasan Obri is very much fond of her father. Shakib often brings her out of home…
    Sabbir fined for breaching Code of Conduct Bangladesh batsman Sabbir Rahman has been fined 30 percent of his match fee and handed over two demerit points for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct (Level-1)…
  • Kvitova safely through as retirements hit Wuhan
  • FIFA bans Qatari official from Asian vote
  • Madrid face Dortmund rematch, Leicester host Porto
  • NZ recall Patel as Craig ruled out of series
  • Entertainment
    ‘Oggatonama’ selected for Oscar
    ‘Oggatonama’, a highly-acclaimed film directed by actor-director Tauquir Ahmed, has been selected from Bangladesh to participate in the Best…
    Oggatonama’ to compete for Oscar ‘Oggatonama’, a highly-acclaimed film directed by actor-director Tauquir Ahmed, has been selected from Bangladesh to participate in the Best…
  • Prachyanat brings ‘A Man for All Seasons’ on stage tomorrow after 1year
  • Kali O Kalam remembers litterateur AZM Abdul Ali
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    The government has decided not to give any new commercial gas connections to tackle the current gas crisis. Do you support this move?
     Yes
     No
     No Comment
    Yes 57.1%
    No 28.6%
    No Comment 14.3%
    Video
    Photo Gallery
    • Deputy Commissioner of Patuakhali AKM Shamimul Huq Siddique hands over the prime minister’s written response to Shirshendu on Patuakhali Govt Jubilee High School premises in the presence of the headmaster and teachers of the school yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A large quantity of hilsa arrives at a wholesale market at Ramgati ghat in Noakhali yesterday. Abundant supply of the national fish in the market has reduced the prices to some extent. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Rickshaw pullers carry passengers in a water logged road at Malibagh of the capital following a downpour yesterday. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • A brick built structure gets pulled into the Padma River yesterday as erosion takes a turn for the worse in Dohar upazila of Dhaka.INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This picture taken yesterday shows almost half of the street in front of Shah Ali market in Mirpur section 1 in the capital occupied illegally by road-side traders. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Boat men take part at a traditional boat race in the Chitra River in Narail yesterday in observance of 93rd birth anniversary of renowned painter SM Sultan. Independent Photo
    Art & Culture
    15-day solo painting show ‘Epoch’ begins Friday
    A 15-day solo painting exhibition titled ‘Epoch’ by Monsur Ul Karim will begin at Gallery Twenty One, Dhanmondi in the city on Friday. Simeen Hussain Rimi, Member of Parliament will inaugurate the exhibition on Friday along with eminent artist Monirul Islam, eminent art critic and writer Professor Nazrul Islam and social worker-promoter of art, culture and heritage Tootli Rahman. The exhibition will remain open to all everyday from 12pm to 8pm till October 14. Where: Taj Lily Garden, 751 Satmasjid Road (Level 11), Dhanmondi When: Inauguration: 5:30pm, Friday
    Life Style
    What to do with the rawhide
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    Benefits of face scrubs for men
    New Delhi: A face scrub is as essential for men as it is for women. Facial…
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    Technology
    ICT export to cross $1b mark by 2018: Palak
    State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak on Saturday laid emphasis on enhancing…
    Deals worth billions likely as China president due Oct 14
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    Apple, Samsung struggle in face of Chinese competition
    BEIJING: The global launch of the iPhone 7 on Friday is crucial to Apple's fortunes…
    Apple's iPhone 7 ditches traditional headphone socket
    The iPhone 7 will not have a traditional headphone socket. Apple said its lightning…
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