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  • Rain delays Bangladesh’s 312 chase
  • Operation at Sylhet militant den ends
  • Dhaka-London for global fight to uproot terrorism
  • Visitors prohibited at Dhaka airport terminals ahead of IPU Assembly
  • Taskin Ahmed takes hattrick in 2nd ODI, Sri Lanka 311
  • 100% power in 182 upazilas by Dec
  • 5 to die for killing photo-journalist Aftab Ahmed
  • Sylhet militant den: Huge cache of explosives kept in Atiya Bhaban
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Sylhet militant den: Huge cache of explosives kept in Atiya Bhaban
Business
British PM writes Hasina acknowledging growing ties with Bangladesh British Prime Minister Theresa May has written to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina acknowledging the 'strong and growing' relationship between Bangladesh…
  • 5,000 vehicles stranded at Mongla Port
  • First ever bamboo telecom tower set up in capital’s Uttara
  • ECNEC approves 12 projects involving Tk 10,148cr
  • RMG sector continues strong growth
  • Dhaka Metro
    Students lock USTC in Ctg The University of Science and Technology Chittagong (USTC) and the university-run hospital has been locked down since wednesday last by agitating students…
  • 5 to die for killing photojourno Aftab
  • SC upholds AC Akram acquittal order
  • 9 held for selling fake question paper
  • IPU Assembly to deal with social inequalities
  • Politics
    BNP smells govt’s ‘evil plan’ behind Comilla city polls  BNP on Tuesday feared that the government has an ‘evil plan’ over the Comilla City Corporation election to be held on Thursday. Speaking…
    Khaleda asked to appear before court on Apr 10 A court here on Tuesday asked BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia to appear before it on April 10 in connection with 11 cases, including the sedition one filed…
  • No alternative to democratic govt, says Mosharraf
  • BNP slams AL for ‘violating’ election code in Comilla
  • AL secretary-level meeting on April 2
  • Ershad graft case: HC bench formed for appeal hearing
  • Bangladesh
    Dhaka-London for global fight to uproot terrorism Bangladesh and the United Kingdom on Tuesday agreed that countering terrorism requires global collaboration to address the root causes and uphold respect…
    100% power in 182 upazilas by Dec The government is determined to ensure 100 percent electricity in 182 upazilas by December this year as a step towards fulfilling the Vision-2021 to turn…
  • 4.5 kg of explosives seized in Rajshahi
  • Govt gets another week to finalise judges' discipline rules
  • PM tells ministers to involve party men to check militancy
  • 4 drowned in Bagerhat trawler capsize
  • Sports
    ‘Unbelievable’ India thrash Australia 
AFP, DHARAMSALA: India thrashed Australia by eight wickets on Tuesday to seal a Test series marked by outbursts and controversies 2-1 and underline their…
    Nasir ton helps Bangladesh keep winning
Nasir Hossain smashed an unbeaten 109 that helped Bangladesh continue their winning streak as they thrashed Nepal by 83 runs in their second match of…
  • Taskin Ahmed takes hattrick in 2nd ODI, Sri Lanka 311
  • Careful Tharanga out at Lankan 129/2 vs Tigers
  • 2nd ODI: Mashrafe strikes against Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka opt to bat first against Tigers in 2nd ODI
  • Entertainment
    Sundarbans highlighted in latest episode of ‘Ityadi’
    The shooting of popular magazine show ‘Ityadi’ was held recently in the largest single block of tidal halophytic mangrove forest in the world…
    BSA observes Independence Day and National Day thru daylong event On the occasion of celebrating the 46th Independence Day and National Day, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) arranged a day-long elaborated programme…
  • Film actor Miju Ahmed dies
  • ‘Shakuntala’ staged to mark Independence Day
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    • France : A cherry tree is pictured at the jardin des deux rives on a sunny day in Strasbourg on March 26, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A car drives through a country as sun sets near the small Bavarian village of Haimhausen close to Munich, southern Germany, on March 26, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Mexico : People fly kites at the Malecon in Puerto Penasco, Sonora state, Mexico, on March 26, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Picture released by ISPR today (26 March 2017) show the situations near the militant hideout in Sylhet.
    • Picture released by ISPR today (26 March 2017) show the situations near the militant hideout in Sylhet.
    • Picture released by ISPR today (26 March 2017) show the situations near the militant hideout in Sylhet.
    • Picture released by ISPR today (26 March 2017) show the situations near the militant hideout in Sylhet.
    • Picture released by ISPR today (26 March 2017) show the situations near the militant hideout in Sylhet.
    • Picture released by ISPR today (26 March 2017) show the situations near the militant hideout in Sylhet.
    • Picture released by ISPR today (26 March 2017) show the situations near the militant hideout in Sylhet.
    Policemen stand guard inside a bunker erected with sand bags at Kalshi in Mirpur area of the capital yesterday after the Police Headquarters advised police personnel to remain vigilant following a rise in attacks by militants. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Policemen stand guard inside a bunker erected with sand bags at Kalshi in Mirpur area of the…
    The Independent Editor M Shamsur Rahman, along with others, cuts a cake at the newspaper's office in the capital yesterday marking its 22nd founding anniversary.  INDEPENDENT PHOTO The Independent Editor M Shamsur Rahman, along with others, cuts a cake at the newspaper's…
    Rapid Action Battalion members stand alert at the spot on the Airport road at Uttara in the capital where a man ‘blew himself up’ in a suspected suicide blast at a police check post yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Rapid Action Battalion members stand alert at the spot on the Airport road at Uttara in the…
    Although it is a sunny day and the time is noon, it seems dusky due to dusty dilapidated road and the ongoing construction work of the road in Jatrabari area of the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Although it is a sunny day and the time is noon, it seems dusky due to dusty dilapidated road…
    Art & Culture
    8th Satyen Sen Gano Sangeet Utsab begins today
    8th edition of Satyen Sen Gana Sangeet Utshab and National Gano Sangeet Competition will kick off today. Organised by Bangladesh Udichi Shilpigoshthi, the three-day event will be continued till March 30 on the premises of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), Segun Bagicha in the capital. Veteran singer of Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra Rathindranath Roy will inaugurate the festival today at 4pm in the open field of BSA. Syed Hasan Imam, Purobi Mukhopadhyay and Amitav Mukhopadhyay will deliver speeches at the programme. For the first time, an album with the songs of Satyen Sen, one of the prominent founders of Udichi, will be released at this year’s event. Veteran cultural personality Kamal Lohani and Golam Mohammad Idu will unveil the cover of the album. Earlier on March 25, a press conference…
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    Technology
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