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  • 10 to die over Rangpur double murder
  • 10 to die over Rangpur double murder
N. Korea leader Kim Jong-Un gets new 'top post' SEOUL: North Korea has created a new, supreme governing commission with leader Kim…
Rodrigo Duterte sworn in as Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has been sworn in as president of the Philippines, after a landslide…
Brexit: Obama warns on global growth after UK vote US President Barack Obama has said the UK vote to leave the EU raises "longer-term…
EU meets without UK for first time since Brexit vote AFP, BRUSSELS: European leaders met Wednesday without Britain for the first time…
Democracy ‘broken down’ in Bangladesh: British MP British MP Simon Danczuk has said democracy has now ‘broken down’ in…
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1 lakh illegal Airtel SIMs seized
Dhaka Metro
Family car number to have ceiling: Minister Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday told Parliament that the government has initiated a move to fix the number of cars for…
  • 200 doping gang members arrested so far: DMP
  • 2 ‘ABT men’ put on 5-day remand
  • 5 ticket black marketeers held at Kamalapur
  • Services from Sayedabad terminal resume
  • Events
    Turkish riot police have fired tear gas and plastic bullets…
    Politics
    Probe report on religious sentiment case against Khaleda Aug 1 A Dhaka court on Thursday set August 1 for submission of the probe report in a case filed against BNP Chief Khaleda Zia for hurting religious sentiments…
    Govt firm to curb militancy, says PM Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday told Parliament that her government is firm to establish the rule of law, upholding the basic human rights of people…
  • Deficit everywhere, not only in budget: Raushon
  • Hasina recommends tax at sources on export to be 0.7%
  • Rangpur mayour Sharfuddin gets state minister status
  • PM to discuss Brexit with EU leaders
  • Bangladesh
    Travel alert against suspects Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP) have issued letters to all offices of the immigration and border guards to prevent the accused in the murder of Mahamuda…
    68pc households graft victims: TIB At least 68 per cent households are victims of corruption and 58 per cent victims of bribery, according to the National Household Survey 2015 released…
  • Law enforcers ‘involved in secret killings’ won’t be spared: Khaleda
  • 1 lakh illegal Airtel SIMs seized
  • Passport Department most corrupt: TIB
  • Tax at source for exports reduced
  • Sports
    Anil Kumble takes charge with focus on bowlers The last time Anil Kumble was part of an India camp was at his home ground, M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore, in 2008. Two men were under immense pressure…
    Roy's rampant 162 sets up stunning chase Jason Roy lit up a gloomy evening in South London with a stunning matchwinning 162 - the second highest ODI score ever made by an England batsman - as…
  • Wimbledon 2016: Roger Federer beats British qualifier Marcus Willis
  • Shakib will be a key player of Tallawahs
  • BFF vows to give professional-league a real shape
  • World T20 main draw set to expand to 'Super 12'
  • Entertainment
    Ityadi ready to enthral audience with pure entertainment in Eid
    Viewers have already been informed about some of the unique segments of this year’s Eid special Ityadi. Apart from the special dance number, mini…
    Aupee, Tareen together in TV show for first time Aupee Karim, Tareen are two immensely popular names in the arena of the country’s TV plays. They are not only skilled in acting, but also in dance.…
  • Ferdous Ara to perform at Madison Square Garden
  • Three siblings together in SI Tutul’s Eid show
  • Poll
    Today's Question »
    A Transparency International Bangladesh survey says at least 68 per cent households in the country is victim of corruption. Do you agree?
     Yes
     No
     No Comment
    Yes 82.4%
    No 5.9%
    No Comment 11.8%
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    • A woman checks out a dress at Grand Haque Tower market in Feni yesterday as shopping gathers momentum across the country ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • As Eid-ul-Fitr nears, people from all walks of life are out to shop for their loved ones. This photo was taken from a roadside shop at Bangabandhu Avenue in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • A gridlock at Hatirjheel, Gulshan-Badda intersection in the capital yesterday, causing immense suffering to the commuters. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • A woman checks out low cost plastic ornaments at a road-side shop in front of Baitul Mukarram in the capital yesterday as shopping for the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr gears up across the country. PHOTO: AZIZUR RAHMAN SUMON
    • A worker busy on a handloom in weaving a Benarashi Sari, which will go on sale ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr, at Benarashi Palli in the capital’s Mirpur on Thursday. PHOTO: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • Fish traps, locally known as Chai, are put on sale at a market in Ashuganj of Brahmanbaria yesterday, as the monsoon has arrived. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    Will streaming quota make for great art?
    I like to think that, somewhere in the US, there is an executive at one of the streaming services reading the European Commission's proposed new rules for a digital single market. It says companies like the one this executive works for must in future pay to play. "I guess that means we'll just have to buy a few more programmes with Hercule Poirot in them," the executive thinks. In doing so, the executive would be offending three EU nations at a stroke: the French because the fictional detective is Belgian, the Belgians because much of the rest of the world mistakenly thinks he's French, and the British because he was actually dreamt up by Agatha Christie in her native Torquay. She or he would also be making the commission's case for it. Streaming services would be…
    Life Style
    Corporate Yoga – And you thought it was a myth
    It is as simple as that. When we are healthy, we are better able to face challenges…
    Muslims worldwide to fast the longest in decades
    Ramadan dates are usually determined annually by the lunar cycle, which is slated…
    101-year-old Florida woman gets second chance at prom
    A 101-year-old Florida woman is getting a second chance at prom. Eleanor Bessin…
    Type-2 Diabetes: At-risk offered healthy lifestyle help
    People in England at risk of type-2 diabetes are to be offered healthy-lifestyle…
    Technology
    Hands on with India's £3 smartphone
    Getting your hands on the world's "cheapest smartphone" is not easy.…
    Biometric registration gives edge to GP, Banglalink
    The government’s biometric registration programme has apparently given the…
    Apple to lower App Store 'tax' for loyal subscribers
    If you sell an app, subscription or other product through the App Store, Apple gets…
    India successfully tests small space shuttle
    India has successfully tested its first small space shuttle as part of its efforts…
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