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  • Lab tests find live insects…
    The tests conducted by laboratories in 19 districts found existence…
  • Child marriage prevalence…
    The prevalence of child marriage continues to be high, with about…
  • Tk 500cr project to prevent…
    Bangladesh is now more vulnerable to cyber attacks due to the growing…
  • Nahid regrets technical glitch
    After students seeking admission at the higher secondary level faced…
  • How can corrupt minister…
    Observing that the country has turned dysfunctional due to ‘misrule…
Spot Light
The advance sale of bus tickets for the Eid holidays began on Friday. There were long queues at the ticket counters at Kalyanpur and at Gabtoli…
Australian PM orders talk show boycott The Australian Prime Minister has told his cabinet to boycott a popular talk show…
Greeks defy Europe with overwhelming referendum 'No' Athens: Greeks voted overwhelmingly on Sunday to reject terms of a bailout,…
Princess Charlotte to be christened Princess Charlotte will be christened later at a ceremony attended by the Queen…
IS kills 25 men in Palmyra A video apparently released by the Islamic State group shows 25 men being shot dead…
Clinton accuses China of 'stealing US secrets' US Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has accused China of stealing…
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Dhaka Metro
One held with 1.78 lakh Yaba tablets  in Savar Rapid Action Battalion(Rab) seized 1.78 lakh Yaba tablets from a truck and detained  its driver for possessing those in Savar, on the outskirts of…
  • 12 ‘militants’ put on 3-day remand
  • 6 fraud gang members held in capital
  • 2 crushed under train
  • 2 held over cocaine haul at Ctg Port
  • Events
    England were knocked out of the Women's World Cup in…
    Politics
    Govt may have instigated Gaffar Chaudhury:BNP The reported derogatory comments of veteran columnist Abdul Gaffar Chaudhury maligning the 99 names of Allah and derogatory comments on the apostles of…
    Govt may have instigated Gaffar Chy: BNP BNP on Sunday alleged that government might have instigated veteran columnist Abdul Gaffar Chaudhury to make derogatory comments on Allah and Prophet…
  • SC order on Fakhrul's bail 8 July
  • Don't alienate important persons from people: President to PGR
  • 12,960.41 acres of BR lands remain unused: Minister
  • Frustration grips grassroots BNP
  • Bangladesh
    Cattle trader tortured to death by ‘BSF’ in Satkhira A Bangladeshi cattle trader has been tortured to death allegedly by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on Debhata frontier in Satkhira. Border Guard Bangladesh…
    IGP slams Khaleda for her remarks against police The IGP also said necessary steps have been taken to make the journeys of homebound people hassle-free ones by controlling traffic jams on highways ahead…
  • Warrant issued for arrest of 9 cops, bank manager in Gaibandha
  • One held with six gold bars at Dhaka airport
  • Food directorate submits report to HC
  • 2 cops killed in Keraniganj road crash
  • Sports
    US beat Japan in Women's World Cup final Carli Lloyd led from the front as the United States won the Women's World Cup for a third time with a crushing 5-2 victory over Japan on Sunday, the…
    Chile win Copa on penalties Chile secured the first major trophy in their history on home soil courtesy of a penalty shootout win over Argentina in the Copa America final. Arsenal's…
  • Upbeat hosts look to set T20 record straight
  • Tickets on sale for 1st T20
  • Copa America: Peru clinch 3rd place as Paraguay downed
  • SA beat BCB XI by 8 wkts
  • Entertainment
    Shooting of ‘Parle Theka’ resumes with new title ‘Mesidona’
    The much anticipated movie ‘Parle Thekha’, directed by Samurai Maruf, starring National Film Award Winning actress Joya Ahsan, created somewhat…
    Mahfuz Ahmed, Moutushi to appear together Popular actor-director Mahfuz Ahmed will appear together for the first time with audience-admired actress Moutushi Biswas in a special Eid tele-drama…
  • Affleck, Garner announce divorce
  • Hema Malini injured in Rajasthan road accident
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    A survey conducted by MIDAS, an NGO, says 87 percent people are happy with the ‘uninterrupted power supply’ in the country. Do you agree?
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    Video
    Photo Gallery
    • otter

      SPAIN : An otter eats frozen a fish on a hot summer day at Madrid's zoo on July 2, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • role play

      ITALY : Men role play a fight as they take part in "Celtica", the festival of Celtic culture and traditions taking place in the Bois-de-euterey in Val Veny on July 3, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • bumble bee

      RUSSIAN FEDERATION : A bumble bee draws nectar from the flowers of a Sorbaria sorbifolia bush in a garden outside Moscow on July 2, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • Smoke billows

      YEMEN : Smoke billows following an air-strike by the Saudi-led coalition on a weapons depot, currently controlled by Yemeni Shiite Huthi rebels, on July 5, 2015 in the capital Sanaa. AFP PHOTO

    • plane

      A fighter plane of Bangladesh Air Force crashed into the Bay of Bengal on Monday Morning was being rescued by Coast Guard. INDEPENDENT PHOTO

    • takes a picture

      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

    • Amadorio reservoir

      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

    • WTCC

      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

    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…
    Life Style
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    Monsoon tips for healthy skin
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    Technology
    Cuba's new wifi hotspots attract eager users
    Near the popular Hotel Habana Libre in Cuba's capital, a gaggle of young people…
    SpaceX rocket destroyed on way to space station, cargo lost
    An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station broke…
    Leap second: Have you heard of it?
    Paris: Question: When is a minute not a minute? The answer: At 2359 Greenwich Mean…
    YouTube to launch app, site dedicated to gaming
    The online video giant announced plans ahead of next week's Electronic Entertainment…
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