Thursday 29 September 2016 ,
Thursday 29 September 2016 ,
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  • 2 army men killed as Pak, Indian troops exchange fire across LoC
  • ACC arrests former DG of Coast Guard
  • BNP-Jamaat must face trial for patronising militancy: PM
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Pakistan fury after India conducts 'surgical strikes' NEW DELHI: India said Thursday it had conducted military strikes along its de facto…
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BNP-Jamaat must face trial for patronising militancy: PM
Dhaka Metro
6 hurt as water tank blasts in city  Six people were injured in an explosion in a water reserve tank while cleaning it at a house in the city’s Dhanmondi area on Wednesday. The…
  • Fire at Ban Bhaban in Mohakhali's Amtoli area
  • 4 fake DB men held in city
  • 4 of a family burnt in old Dhaka fire
  • Ensure low-cost better treatment, says president
  • Events
    A six-year-old American boy's letter to Barack Obama,…
    Politics
    'Invent sustainable tech for farmers' President Abdul Hamid has called on scientists to introduce environment friendly and sustainable technology for improving agricultural production. The…
    Hannan Shah’s 2nd, 3rd janazas held; burial Friday The second and third namaz-e-janazas for BNP standing committee member HM Hannan Shah, who died in Singapore on Tuesday, were held in the city on Thursday.…
  • Hannan Shah’s body arrives
  • PM's birthday programmes postponed
  • BNP starts observing 4-day mourning for Hannan Shah
  • Nation celebrates Sheikh Hasina's 70th birthday Wednesday
  • Bangladesh
    2 killed, 3 injured in Bus-CNG collision 2 passengers of a CNG driven autorikshaw were killed in a road mishap near Bangabandhu bridge in Mulibari area of Sirajganj last night. Another 3 injured…
    APG report paves way for ‘further FDI in Bangladesh’ Bangladesh is no longer considered at risk of terrorism financing and being a militant-infested country, as the Asia Pacific Group (APG) on money laundering…
  • Pakistan ‘responsible for summit postponement’
  • Boycotting SAARC Summit ‘Dhaka’s own decision’
  • TIB seeks EC formation law
  • Steps to be taken stop medical coaching: Minister
  • Sports
    England's Anderson, Wood ruled out of Bangladesh tour LONDON: England bowlers James Anderson and Mark Wood have been ruled out of next month's tour of Bangladesh due to injury, the England and Wales Cricket…
    Djokovic pulls out of China Open over elbow injury BEIJING: Six-time champion Novak Djokovic has been forced to pull out of next week's China Open because of an elbow injury, according to a statement…
  • ISL doing it India's way as China splurges
  • Asia brings in extra refs for goalmouth incidents
  • Most of T20 entertainers to play in BPL
  • Afghanistan level series
  • Entertainment
    ‘Bapjaner Bioscope’ to be screened at BSA Thursday
    Reazul Rezu’s directorial debut film ‘Bapjaner Bioscope’ has been selected for the screening for the month of September, as a part of…
    Swapnadal staging ‘Chitrangada’ Thursday dedicating to Syed Shamsul Haque Swapnadal, one of the most vibrant theatre troupes in the country, is going to stage the 50th show of its much-acclaimed production titled ‘Chitrangada’…
  • Loko Natyadal (Siddeshwari) stages ‘Sonai Madhab’ Wednesday
  • Homage to a multifaceted litterateur
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    Experts hold Pakistan responsible for the postponement of the 19th SAARC Summit. Do you agree?
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     No
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    Yes 65.4%
    No 3.8%
    No Comment 30.8%
    Video
    Photo Gallery
    • A discussion programme entitled “The Role of Media in Responding to Public Interest” was held at Oxfam office in the capital’s Mohakhali area yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This photo taken yesterday shows road widening work in front of Airport Railway Staion in the capital is going on in full swing. PHOTO: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • Relatives and well-wishers mourn litterateur Syed Shamsul Haq beside the body after it was brought to his residence 'Monjubarhi' in Gulshan from the mortuary of a hospital in the capital last night. RELATED STORIES ON PAGES 1,5 PHOTO: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • 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
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    Technology
    Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo
    As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo's massive breach to…
    ICT export to cross $1b mark by 2018: Palak
    State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak on Saturday laid emphasis on enhancing…
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