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  • 1 dead, 30 wounded in Thai car bombing
  • Publisher Dipan murder: Prime accused arrested
  • Earthquake strikes central Italy
1 dead, 30 wounded in Thai car bombing A car bomb exploded in a nightlife district in Thailand's deep south, killing…
NK test-fires sub-launched missile close to Japan North Korea on Wednesday test-fired a submarine-launched missile 500 kilometres…
Turkey strikes IS as Syria border tensions flare Turkey yesterday pounded Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Syria with new artillery…
Trump demands closure of Clinton Foundation Donald Trump on Monday demanded that Hillary Clinton shut down the charitable foundation…
Clinton ready for ‘wacky’ debate with Trump White House hopeful Hillary Clinton suggested Monday that rival Donald Trump could…
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John Kerry visits Dhaka Monday
Dhaka Metro
Portion of BM College hostel building collapses A portion of the abandoned century-old Surendra Bhavan Chhatrabas, a building of male student hostel of Barisal Govt Brojo Mohun College, has been collapsed…
  • River vessel workers on indefinite strike
  • Prof Azad made DG for health services
  • Fire at Mouchak Market in capital
  • SC stays plot sale, advertisement of Ashiyan City
  • Events
    Police in India have registered a sedition case against…
    Politics
    Khaleda to meet press Wednesday BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia is scheduled to hold a press conference today on the country’s latest political situation and voice her party’s…
    Hanif urges Fakhrul to quit BNP Awami League joint general secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif on Tuesday called upon the BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir to quit his party…
  • Hearing on Mir Quasem's review plea Wednesday
  • Govt to hold talks with striking vessel workers: Khan
  • Ivy Rahman's 12th death anniversary Wednesday
  • Islamabad wants to know about Inu's Balochistan remarks
  • Bangladesh
    Ivy Rahman's 12th death anniv Thursday The 12th death anniversary of Ivy Rahman, former president of Bangladesh Mahila Awami League and wife of late President Zillur Rahman, will be observed…
    India to release water from Farakka Barrage India has decided to fully open all the 104 gates of the Farakka Barrage on the Ganges, the BBC reported yesterday. The radio service reported that it…
  • Vessel workers’ strike ‘unlawful’
  • John Kerry visits Dhaka Monday
  • LPG users being ‘cheated’
  • Govt worried as illegal entry of Rohingyas continues
  • Sports
    ECB chief security’s concern internal travel safety The fate of England’s tour of Bangladesh, due to start on the last day of next month, is expected to be decided this week and to hinge on the assessment…
    Triumphant Brits return home in gold-nosed plane AFP, LONDON: Great Britain's triumphant Olympic team returned home on Tuesday when a gold-nosed aircraft brought home a host of athletes clutching…
  • England's security chief fears for travel safety on tour of Bangladesh
  • Paralympics: Sports court rejects Russia ban appeal
  • Pakistan celebrate 'incredible journey' to No.1
  • Probe after Windies-India Test abandoned
  • Entertainment
    Humayun Faridi’s final film set to release Thursday
    Late renowned actor Humayun Faridi-starrer final film, titled ‘Ek Jobaner Zamindar, Here Gelen Eibar’, is set to release tomorrow in 60 cinema…
    Mosharraf Karim, Alvee in Eid drama for first time Popular actor Mosharraf Karim and model-actress Alvee, who previously worked together in a single-episode tele-drama and a drama serial, have acted this…
  • Won't camouflage baby bump on screen: Kareena
  • Prangane Mor stages ‘Shesher Kobita’ at Shilpakala Tuesday
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan has termed ‘unlawful’ the water transport workers’ strike for an indefinite period without any prior notice. Do you agree?
     Yes
     No
     No Comment
    Yes 22.2%
    No 77.8%
    No Comment 0.0%
    Video
    Photo Gallery
    • People instead of using bin dump garbage near it, beside a Mirpur road in the capital, that spread bad odor in the area causing immense suffering to the pedestrians. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN
    • The photo taken yesterday shows street vendors selling goods beside a railtrack at Haji Camp rail crossing in the capital taking risk of an accident. PHOTO: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • Vehicles pass through Patuakhali-Kuakata highway which is submerged by tidal surge and downpour. The photo was taken near Lebukhali ferry terminal in Patuakhali yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Bangladesh pace sensation Mustafizur Rahman talks to media at the Dhaka airport yesterday on his return from England. The seamer underwent a surgery on his left shoulder there. STORY ON PAGE 16 INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A vehicle passes through a waterlogged road on Sadar Road in Barisal city after heavy downpour yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A tree near Aricha ghat under Shibalaya upazila of Manikganj uprooted by a tornado that lashed the areas yesterday afternoon. The storm damaged several establishments and houses of the area. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Smoke covers Bashundhara City in the capital as fire fighters try to douse the fire that broke out on the 6th floor of the country’s one of the biggest shopping malls yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Fire fighters try to douse the fire that broke out in Lichutola of Bogra Sadar upazila as liquefied petroleum gas cylinders exploded while workers were unloading those from a truck yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    Exhibition
    Marking the 12th anniversary of the gruesome August 21 grenade attacks on an Awami League rally, a three-day sculpture exhibition titled ‘Bloody August 21’ will end today at the National Arts Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in the capital’s Segun Bagicha area.
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    Bookworms, rejoice! People who read books regularly are likely to live longer than…
    Friendship Day celebration at Le Méridien
    With Friendship Day just around the corner, Le Méridien Dhaka is gearing…
    Technology
    Facebook launches Lifestage app for school teens
    Facebook has launched a new social media app aimed at school teenagers. Members…
    Google rolling out latest Android system to Nexus phones
    Google is ready to start sending out the latest version of its Android operating…
    Google voice search records and keeps conversations people have around their phones
    Google could have a record of everything you have said around it for years, and…
    Facebook aims for video-loving teenagers with new app
    AFP, SAN FRANCISCO:  Facebook yesterday took direct aim at video-loving adolescents,…
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