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  • Fazle Hasan Abed wins World…
    DES MOINES, Iowa: A man who created a Bangladesh-based nonprofit…
  • 12 al-Qaeda men held
    Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a drive arrested 12 militants…
  • BD now a lower-middle income…
    Bangladesh has graduated to a lower-middle income economy from a…
  • BD firm to remain engaged…
    Despite the existence of serious irritants like the Rohingya crisis,…
  • SC order on Fakhrul's bail…
    The Supreme Court on Thursday fixed July 5 on three government petitions…
Spot Light
The search for missing Flight Lieutenant Rumman Tahmid continues for the second day in the Bay. Parts of the Bangladesh Air Force fighter jet…
Bangladeshi family of 12 'may have gone to Syria' A Bangladeshi family of 12 from Luton in England, including a baby and two grandparents,…
Greece crisis: Eurozone rules out talks until after referendum Eurozone finance ministers have ruled out any further talks on a fresh bailout for…
Egypt vows to pursue IS in Sinai Egypt says its army will continue an offensive in the Sinai Peninsula, after clashes…
Saudi prince to donate $32bn Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has said he will donate his…
20 killed in Darjeeling landslide Landslides in Mirik and Kalimpong, trigged by the incessant rainfall, have led to…
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South Africa cricketers in capital
Dhaka Metro
2 crushed under train Gazipur: Two people, including a girl, were crushed to death under the wheels of a running train near Joydebpur rail station in Gazipur in the early hours…
  • 2 held over cocaine haul at Ctg Port
  • Man slaughtered in capital
  • 5 fake currency racketeers held in capital
  • 3 held with pistol, bullets in capital
  • Events
    England were knocked out of the Women's World Cup in…
    Politics
    Govt awaits fate of ‘Hirak Raja’, says Khaleda BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday warned the government that it will face the same fate of noted filmmaker Satyajit Ray’s imaginary tyrant king…
    Rizvi gets bail The High Court on Wednesday granted bail to BNP leader Ruhul Kabir Rizvi Ahmed in four of sabotage. An HC bench comprised of Justice Reza Ul Haque and…
  • Deposition in Paltan violence case against Rizvi, 146 others Aug 5
  • Quamrul, Maya should resign: TIB
  • Maya served legal notice
  • Court to decide who contests national polls: Suranjit
  • Bangladesh
    202 killed in workplace accidents in last 6 months At least 202 workers were killed in their workplaces in 147 separate accidents in the country during the last six months, according to a survey. The survey…
    Grade XI classes begin in govt colleges Classes of the new academic session of Grade 11 began in most of the government colleges today. Non-government colleges will start classes after Eid-ul…
  • Dhaka University Day today
  • BAF fighter jet pilot still missing
  • ‘AL men saving scamsters’
  • 2 ‘smugglers’ killed in Dinajpur BGB firing
  • Sports
    South Africa cricketers in capital A 25-member South Africa Twenty20 Cricket squad led by its skipper Faf du Plessis arrived in Dhaka to play a full-fledged series against the hosts Bangladesh…
    Japan reach World Cup final England were knocked out of the Women's World Cup in heartbreaking fashion as Laura Bassett's injury-time own goal ensured reigning champions…
  • Bangladesh no longer minnows: Du Plessis
  • Vargas double takes hosts Chile into Copa América final
  • I want to help revive Indo-Pak cricket ties: Zaheer
  • Ronaldo confirms he is happy at Real Madrid
  • Entertainment
    Thank You for Everything: SRK
    Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has expressed his gratitude towards his fans, critics and well-wishers for completing 23 years in Bollywood. The 49-year-old…
    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
  • Intekhab, Chandni, Jenny together in drama serial for first time
  • Poll
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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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      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

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      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

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      Bangladesh cricketers pose for a photo following the presentation ceremony after the third ODI match against India at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka yesterday. AFP PHOTO

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      SPAIN : A man photographs the Hogueras (bonfires), satirical structures made of cardboard portraying current events and personalities, during the annual San Juan (Saint John) celebrations in Alicante on June 24, 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…
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    Technology
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    An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station broke…
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    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…
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