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  • Chaos as students block street in Dhanmondi
  • SA Games: Mabia wins first gold medal for Bangladesh
  • 14- party human chain on Feb 15
  • More than 3,100 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus: government
  • More than 3,100 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus: government
  • Shah Ali police station OC closed over tea seller’s death
  • No question about war martyrs: Dr kamal
  • Constructive criticisms always welcome, President to media
  • Bangladesh Under-19 glide to semi-finals beating Nepal
  • 'Nothing to be worried about Zika in Bangladesh': IEDCR
  • 4 remanded over Keraniganj schoolboy murder
  • Grenade attack on UK envoy: Appeal verdict on Feb 11
  • Vulnerable Asia fears Zika outbreak
North Korea rocket launch: UN Security Council to meet The UN Security Council is to hold an emergency meeting later following North Korea's…
Powerful Taiwan quake kills 14 Relatives of residents trapped in a 16-storey apartment complex felled by a powerful…
37 killed as bus plunges into river in Gujarat At least 37 people were killed and as many injured when a Gujarat State Road Transport…
Air strikes destroy IS radio station in Afghanistan Air strikes have destroyed a radio station run by Islamic State jihadists in eastern…
Syria conflict: Jordanians 'at boiling point' over refugees King Abdullah says people in Jordan are at "boiling point" due to the…
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Dhaka Metro
1 killed as city building catches fire An elderly woman died from panic as a fire broke out at a 12-storey building in the city’s Dhanmondi area early Sunday. Bhajan Sarker, duty officer…
  • Quader requests two mayors to recover Dhaka footpaths
  • Bangla Academy observes Diamond Jubilee
  • 6kg gold seized at Shahjalal Airport
  • SI suspended for ‘harassing’ female student in Dhaka
  • Events
    A major South West hospital failed to ensure the safety…
    Politics
    Govt controlling judiciary: Fakhrul  BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday accused the government of indulging in fascist activities and controlling the…
    Inputs sought from councillors for charter amendment: Rizvi BNP joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi onSunday said their party has sought proposals from their party councillors to make their constitution time-befitting…
  • No democracy in country: Fakhrul
  • Sedition charge against Khaleda motivated: Noman
  • Govt vows zero tolerance to terrorism: Home Minister
  • BNP men being repressed using Bangabandhu’s name: Hannan
  • Bangladesh
    Steamer PA Mahsud stuck on Kirtankhola River A steamer with at least 300 passengers on board has become grounded in a shallow water in an area called Kauwar Char in the Kirtankola river in Barisal…
    Qatar to recruit over 3 lakh skilled workers: Nurul Islam Minister of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Nurul Islam on Sunday said that Qatar assured him of recruiting over 300,000 skilled Bangladeshi…
  • Keep univ students away from militant acts: President
  • Pvt firm roped in for high-tech security
  • No question about war martyrs: Dr kamal
  • Raise up students as ideal citizens: PM
  • Sports
    Mustafiz gets a prestigious IPL deal As it was speculated, Bangladesh’s bowling sensation Mustafizur Rahman got a prestigious IPL deal even before he completed a year in the international…
    Bangladesh seal semifinal berth for first time Bangladesh survived a scare to seal the semi-final spot for the first time in the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup yesterday as they overcame a spirited…
  • History beckons Bangladesh
  • ICC decides to scrap ‘Big Three’ rule
  • Mehedi reaches a milestone
  • Nazmul rewrites record book
  • Entertainment
    Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma to part ways?
    Looks like the season of break-ups is not going to be ending anytime soon. With reports of several B-Town couple heading for splitsville, 2016 can safely…
    Priyanka chopra family breaks her silence on being in a relationship And she’s made explosive statements like, “If my man cheated, I would probably beat the shit out of him first”. Read on to get the full…
  • I was very excited to do a dance song with Katrina Kaif: Aditya Roy Kapoo
  • David Bowie dies of cancer aged 69
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    Retired judge AHM Shamsuddin Choudhury Manik yesterday alleged that Chief Justice SK Sinha is working as a spokesperson of BNP. Do you agree?
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    Yes 3.3%
    No 93.3%
    No Comment 3.3%
    Opinions
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    Video
    Photo Gallery
    • London : A light sculpture in the form of a Dragon is seen during a photocall to promote the Magical Lantern Festival at Chiswick House Gardens in west London on January 29, 2016. AFP PHOTO
    • JAPAN : People visit the Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival illuminated by colorful lights in Chitose on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido on January 29, 2016. The annual ice festival will be held until February 21. AFP PHOTO
    • This picture taken on Jan 22, 2016 shows waste lubricants from water vessels stored and processed on a boat at Kaliganj of Keraniganj on the bank of the Buriganga River causing serious environmental pollution. Photo : Azizur Rahman Sumon
    • Firemen douse a fire that broke out at Kalyanpur slum in the capital on Jan 22, 2016 morning. The fire broke out a day after an eviction drive at the slum, carried out by the Housing and Public Works Ministry, was resisted by the dwellers. Photo: Parvez Ahmad
    • Zurich : (From L) FC Barcelona and Brazil’s forward Neymar, FC Barcelona and Argentina's forward Lionel Messi and Real Madrid and Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo pose after a press conference ahead of the 2015 FIFA Ballon d'Or award ceremony at the Kongresshaus in Zurich on January 11, 2016. AFP PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    The Assassin: The martial arts movie with a difference
    It seems almost every famous Chinese-language film director will embark on a martial arts film at some point in their career. But Hou Hsiao-Hsien's Bafta-nominated The Assassin is certainly very different from Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon or Zhang Yimou's Hero. The Taiwanese director, who was named best director at Cannes Film Festival last year, is considered to be one of the most important auteurs in contemporary Chinese-language cinema. A pioneer of Taiwanese new wave cinema which emerged in early 1980s, Hou's previous films - such as A City of Sadness and Millennium Mambo - focused on Taiwan's dark past and ever-changing present. His trademarks include lengthy takes and the use of non-professional actors. So when The Assassin went on general release in Taiwan…
    Life Style
    Tips to protect your skin from pollution
    Pollution is the buzzword in skincare for 2016, thanks to new research into exactly…
    90-year-old Gujarati man looks for a better half
    After completing nine decades of his life, Ahmedabad-based retired banker Mansukhlal…
    Vitamin D could cure MS
    High doses of vitamin D can dampen down the hyper active immune response linked…
    
Rare 'corpse flower' blooms in Australia
     A 2m-tall flower, known for its pungent odour which has been likened to rotting…
    Technology
    Sony: Bracing for smartphone slowdown
    Sony Corp, widely regarded as a key supplier of image sensors for Apple Inc's…
    Apple raises iPhone prices in Germany over new content levy
    Apple raised the prices for hand-held devices in Germany at the start of the year,…
    Hyatt hotel visitors hit by payments system hack
    Hotel group Hyatt is warning visitors of a security breach in its customer payment…
    For some people, the older the smartphone, the better
    Between splashy launches, lavish new-phone offers (get a free HDTV on activation!)…
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