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  • PM inaugurates 5-day programme
  • Main culprits to be arrested soon: DMP chief
  • 4 female JMB members held in Sirajganj
  • Khaleda asked to appear before court Aug 10
  • Death toll in China floods passes 150
  • ‘Robber’ killed in Narail ‘gunfight’ with cops
  • 80 dead as IS claims Kabul twin blasts
Solar Impulse 2 leaves Egypt for final leg of world tour The first solar-powered plane to circle the world took off from Cairo on Sunday…
Death toll in China floods passes 150 Floods in north and central China have killed at least 150 people, with scores missing…
Afghans mourn Kabul bombing victims Afghanistan is observing a day of national mourning following the suicide bombing…
Turkey failed coup: Presidential guard to be disbanded Turkey's elite presidential guard is to be disbanded after nearly 300 of its…
Hillary picks Tim Kaine for running mate Hillary Clinton on Friday tapped Tim Kaine, a popular Spanish-speaking senator from…
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Dhaka Metro
Boundary pillars erected on Jail Canal The Barisal district administration has ended the first phase of the erection of boundary pillars on the banks of the Jail Khal, a canal in the city,…
  • Thirty receive 'Public Administration Award'
  • Qul-khwani of Prof Dr Zaman held
  • 4-yr-old Zunayed’s body retrieved from Mirpur sewer
  • Spreading terror attack rumour to invite legal action: DMP
  • Events
    Restrictions on radio communication between teams and drivers…
    Khaleda asked to appear before court Aug 10 A Dhaka court on Sunday asked BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to appear before it on August 10 in connection with Barapukuria coalmine corruption case. Judge…
    PM vows to hunt down patrons of terror attacks Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday vowed to hunt down the patrons of recent terror attacks in the country, no matter who they are, reports UNB. "Punishment…
  • Awareness among masses being created: Kamal
  • ‘BNP, Jamaat wants to grab power by killing clerics’
  • None can strain Indo-Bangla bond: AL
  • BNP to stage demo Saturday protesting Tarique's conviction
  • Bangladesh
    4-day DC Summit starts from Tuesday A summit of the country's Deputy Commissioners or DCs will be held on Thursday and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the programme at her…
    ‘Robber’ killed in Narail ‘gunfight’ with cops An alleged robber was killed in a reported gunfight with police in Pohordanga Balumath area in Kalia upazila early Sunday. The deceased was identified…
  • Govt nod sought to use Exim Bank loan
  • Flood situation worsens in north
  • Govt plans 95 pc gas price hike in Dhaka
  • 10 killed, 25 missing
  • Sports
    Harrison breaks 100m hurdles world record AFP, LONDON: Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt promised on Friday he will be physically ready for next month’s Rio Olympics — on the night…
    Mominul keeps Tigers ahead of England Top-order batsman Mominul Haque keeps Bangladesh ahead of England at home condition, stating that they can expect positive result from the upcoming bilateral…
  • Ton-up Kohli leads India from front
  • Fizz wonders all with ‘God gifted’ weapon
  • Mustafizur stars on county debut to seal Sussex win
  • Sussex delegation warmly receives Mustafizur
  • Entertainment
    Bollywood's Rakhi Sawant in Bangladeshi item song
    Rakhi Sawant, an Indian model, dancer, Hindi film and television actress, will be seen performing in the item song of an upcoming Bangla film titled ‘Ami…
    Rihanna to play Marion Crane in 'Bates Motel' Rihanna is checking into the final season of "Bates Motel" as Marion Crane. The cast and crew of the A&E drama announced Friday at San Diego…
  • Sajal, Urmila together again in new tele-drama
  • Partha, Bappa, Elita to perform together in USA
  • Poll
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    The home minister claims defeated forces of 1971 are involved in recent militant attacks in different names like JMB, ABT and now in the name of IS. Do you agree?
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    Yes 24.3%
    No 73.0%
    No Comment 2.7%
    Turkish coup and the aftermath

    Abdul Gaffar Choudhury

    Turkish coup and the aftermath
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    • People wade through water at Munshipara under Sreepur municipality in Gazipur yesterday as rain inundates the area with ankle to knee deep water due to a poor drainage system. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Security checking. PHOTOS: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • Attendees offer prayers at the qul-khwani of Professor Dr M Akhteruzzaman at his Dhanmondi residence in the capital yesterday afternoon. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Commuters experience severe gridlock on a road in Paribag area in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Though a signal post falls on a footpath a month ago, the authorities concerned are yet to take any step to reinstall it. The photo was taken near Bahadur Shah Park at Sadarghat in the capital on Saturday. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI
    • Several fishing trawlers anchor at Mahipur in the Shibbari River yesterday as Met Office hoists signal number 3 at Paira sea port in Patuakhali. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • France : A cyclist passes as Tour de France supporters eat on the side of the road leading to the Mont Ventoux on July 12, 2016 two days before the passage of the Tour de France. AFP PHOTO
    • Although there is a dustbin nearby, people are carelessly dumping garbage on the road causing nuisance for the pedestrians and polluting environment. The picture was taken from Johnson Road in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    ‘Life We Desire; Life We Gain’ begins at Alliance Française de Dhaka
    A solo painting exhibition titled ‘Life We Desire; Life We Gain’ by artist Bitap Shavan Bachhar has begun at La Galerie, Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD) in the capital’s Dhanmondi area. The inaugural ceremony of the exhibition was held on Friday. Professor Dr. AAMS Arefin Siddique, Vice Chancellor, University of Dhaka, Professor Nisar Hossain, Dean, Faculty of Fine Art, University of Dhaka and Professor Dr Asim Sarkar, Provost, Jagannath Hall, University of Dhaka, among others, were present during the inaugural ceremony. Professor Dr Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah, Vice- President, AFD and Pro-Vice Chancellor, Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) welcomed the guests and also presided over the opening ceremony. Throughout the last decade, Betap has been running his…
    Life Style
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    Shares in Samsung Electronics have dropped after the smartphone giant sued rival…
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    Be warned, vintage videophiles: Japan’s Funai Electric, a company that claims…
    Samsung sues Huawei for alleged patent violations
    Samsung Electronics Co. sued Chinese smartphone maker Huawei for allegedly violating…
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    Anite, a provider of wireless network testing technology, has been selected to provide…
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