Thursday 29 September 2016 ,
Thursday 29 September 2016 ,
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  • Steps to be taken stop medical coaching: Minister
  • 9 Kalyanpur militants buried as unclaimed bodies
  • Syed Shamsul Haq laid to eternal rest
  • SAARC Summit finally postponed
  • Boycotting Islamabad Summit Dhaka's own decision: Shahriar
  • No appointment required for BD women travelers to India
  • ADB to provide $1.5bn for dual-gauge railway line in southern parts
  • Hasina beacon of hope: Modi
  • Shimon Peres, former Israeli president, dies aged 93
Pakistani boy gang-raped in Greek migrant camp: police ATHENS: Four Pakistani minors have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping a 16-year-old…
Obama, other world leaders to attend Peres funeral Friday JERUSALEM: US President Barack Obama and other world leaders will attend the funeral…
Massive typhoon hits eastern China, Taiwan, killing 5 A massive typhoon left one person dead in eastern China on Wednesday, a day after…
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Shimon Peres, former Israeli president, dies aged 93
The former Israeli PM and president, Shimon Peres, has died aged 93. He suffered…
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,…

Hannan Shah’s body arrives 
The body of BNP standing committee member ASM Hannan Shah, who died on Tuesday in Singapore, was brought home on Wednesday. His mortal remains arrived…
    PM's birthday programmes postponed Bangladesh Awami League and Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) have postponed all of their programmes including discussion meetings and processions which…
  • BNP starts observing 4-day mourning for Hannan Shah
  • Nation celebrates Sheikh Hasina's 70th birthday Wednesday
  • BNP leader Hannan Shah passes away
  • UNESCO report influenced by Rampal protesters: Hasan Mahmud
  • Bangladesh
    No appointment required for Bangladesh women travelers to India Indian High Commission will introduce a scheme on a trial basis to enable women traveling to India to apply for Indian visas without an e-token or prior…
    Boycotting Islamabad Summit Dhaka's own decision: Shahriar State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam on Wednesday said the decision to boycott Islamabad Saarc Summit is purely Bangladesh's own decision.…
  • SAARC Summit finally postponed
  • Bangladesh pulls out of Pakistan summit as tensions rise
  • Hasina beacon of hope: Modi
  • Female student found dead in Manikganj
  • Sports
    India's top court says BCCI 'acting like lords' NEW DELHI: India's top court slammed the country's powerful cricket board on Wednesday for failing to comply with stipulated reforms following…
    Gambhir 'nervous as a novice' after shock recall KOLKATA: Veteran Indian opener Gautam Gambhir will look to roll back the years following his shock recall for the second Test against New Zealand starting…
  • Bollywood biopic shows India cricketer Dhoni's heartbreak
  • Serena Williams vows no 'silence' on social injustice
  • Third straight Real draw frustrates Zidane in Dortmund
  • China set sights on hosting 2030 World Cup
  • Entertainment
    Loko Natyadal (Siddeshwari) stages ‘Sonai Madhab’ Wednesday
    As the part of ongoing 18-day ‘National Theatre Festival 2016’, popular theatre troupe Loko Natyadal (Siddeshwari) is bringing its much-acclaimed…
    Homage to a multifaceted litterateur Syed Shamsul Haq, who left this world yesterday, was one of the most powerful, prolific and versatile poet and writer of Bangladesh. He was a major literary…
  • Fawad Khan secretly leaves India, claim reports
  • Oggatonama’ to compete for Oscar
  • Poll
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    Experts hold Pakistan responsible for the postponement of the 19th SAARC Summit. Do you agree?
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    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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    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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