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  • NU postpones degree exams for flood
  • EC not to bow down to anyone: CEC
  • Indian rape victim, 10, gives birth by Caesarean section
  • PM, AG meetings with Hamid ‘unprecedented’: BNP
  • Muktamoni recovering well after surgery : Doctor
At a Glance
  • No crisis for sacrificial animals in Eid-ul-Azha: Minister
  • Luis Suárez out for four weeks
  • Landslide kills 40 in northeast DR Congo
  • Champaka Ramanayake as bowling consultant for Tigers
  • Flood affects 6 lakh children in Bangladesh: Save the Children
  • Denmark assures support for Bangladesh’s green efforts
  • Why criticism about PM’s meeting with President: Quader
  • UNESCO consultant calls on DU VC
  • Bangladesh ranked 31st among the world's 32 largest economies in 2016
  • BB cuts interest rate of green transformation fund
  • Malala Yousafzai to study at Oxford
  • JaPa now a ‘big factor’: Ershad
  • NU postpones degree exams for flood
  • MOU signed for reopening Dhaka-New York flight
  • Australian cricket team to arrive Friday
  • Bangladesh ranked 31st among the world's 32 largest economies in 2016
  • Indian rape victim, 10, gives birth by Caesarean section
  • Selectors emphasize on strengthening Tigers' batting line up
  • DDBL sponsors of Australian cricket series
  • CSE looks for strategic partners in China, UAE, Hong Kong
  • Grameenphone gets new CFO
  • Eid advance train tickets from Aug 18
  • Muktamoni recovering well after surgery : Doctor
  • 2 get life term for killing minor girl in city
  • PM, AG meetings with Hamid ‘unprecedented’: BNP
  • Mayor Annisul’s ventilator expected to be removed Thursday
  • Police file case over Hotel Olio incident
  • EC not to bow down to anyone: CEC
  • ODI form not enough to earn Mahmudullah Test recall
  • 2 hacked dead in separate incidents in Narsingdi
  • China blockbuster joins top 100 grossing films worldwide
  • PM to visit flood-hit Kurigram, Dinajpur Sunday
  • Teacher arrested for 'raping' schoolgirl in Mirpur
  • 2 more hajj flights cancelled
  • HBO social media hacked in latest cyber security breach
  • Pauline Hanson wears burka in Australian Senate
  • 2 sea robbers held in Sundarbans
  • ‘Missing' posters of Sonia Gandhi surface in Uttar Pradesh
  • EC’s dialogue with electronic media begins
  • 100 Faridpur villages flooded
  • 2 lung diseases killed 3.6 million in 2015: study
  • EC’s dialogue with electronic media begins
  • Japan trade surplus shrinks in July
  • No war on Korean peninsula: Moon Jae-In
  • 3 departments names changed at IU
  • Eid advance train tickets from Aug 18
  • Migrant crisis: Spain rescues 600 people
  • Installation ceremony of Rotary Club
  • 2 girls return after languishing in Indian jail
  • Shilpakala observes martyrdom anniversary of Bangabandhu
  • Murtaja Baseer turns 86 today
  • 6 get life for murder in Khulna
  • 37 die in jail riot in southern Venezuela
  • 37 die in prison riot in Venezuela
  • Saudi king orders reopening of Qatar border to pilgrims
  • Ronaldo-less Real complete Super Cup rout of Barcelona
  • Emma Stone tops list of best paid actresses
  • Rodgers hails complete Celtic performance in Astana thrashing
  • Actress Shabnam’s birthday today
  • Shokh busy with several Eid projects
  • Akshay Kumar’s film sees a massive jump
  • Nirab’s Bollywood debut on October 11
  • 4G auction after finance ministry’s vet
  • Business body wants visa-on-arrival with China
  • NAFTA renegotiation talks open amid high expectations
  • Qatar’s economy remains strong
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    UNESCO consultant calls on DU VC Indrasen Vencatachellum, consultant of Culture and Development Program, UNESCO called on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique…
    2 get life term for killing minor girl in city  A court here on Thursday sentenced two people to life term imprisonment for killing a minor girl in the city’s Badda area in 2011. The lifers…
  • Police file case over Hotel Olio incident
  • Teacher arrested for 'raping' schoolgirl in Mirpur
  • 3 departments names changed at IU
  • Bangladesh
    No crisis for sacrificial animals in Eid-ul-Azha: Minister There will be no crisis of sacrificial cattle during the Eid-ul-Azha this year and the ongoing floods will not have any negative impact on the cattle markets in the country, said State Minister of Fisheries and Livestock Narayan Chandra Chanda.  "Around 1.10 or 1.15 crore animals are expected…
    Flood affects 6 lakh children in Bangladesh: Save the Children The ongoing floods, caused by the onrush of water from upstream coupled with incessant rains, affect half a million families and among those six lakh are children, according to an immediate estimate of Save the Children in Bangladesh. Floodwaters pouring through villages in northern Bangladesh have…
  • Mayor Annisul’s ventilator expected to be removed Thursday
  • 2 more hajj flights cancelled
  • Politics
    Why criticism about PM’s meeting with President: Quader Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Thursday said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina met President Abdul Hamid to convey the party’s position on the observations made in the Supreme Court verdict over the 16th amendment annulment and it cannot an issue of criticism. “To perform her…
    JaPa now a ‘big factor’: Ershad  Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad on Thursday said his party has now become a big factor in national politics as no party will be able to go to power without its cooperation. "Once there had been efforts to eliminate Jatiya Party, but it ultimately turned into abortive one. Now Jatiya Party is not…
  • No visible govt relief activity for flood victims: BNP
  • Magura AL man hacked dead
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    • Shanghai : People running at night in Shanghai. A growing number of young, educated, urban Chinese are shrugging off the myriad hazards to keep fit through serious running and the number of marathons and running events in the country is mushrooming. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A windmill is pictured at the harbour of Greetsiel on August 14, 2017 in Bremerhaven. AFP PHOTO
    • Kenya : A vendor displays his goods while a tourist flies a kite on the beach near Mombasa, Kenya, on August 11, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Belarus : Perseids meteors cross the night sky over an Orthodox church in the village of Bezdezh, some 270 km southwest of Minsk, on August 12, 2017. APF PHOTO
    • Indonesia : Sumatran elephants eat during a celebration for World Elephant Day at the Bali Zoo in Gianyar regency on Bali island on August 12, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : Shows a horse carriage on its way to the Church of the Ascension at Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve in Moscow on August 5, 2017. AFP PHOTO
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    • A carved watermelon is displayed during a fruit and vegetable carving competition in Bangkok. It is a royal tradition that has proved bountiful through the ages and one that Thailand's fruit carvers are determined to keep alive. AFP PHOTO
    • Male giant panda Yuan Zi, inside its enclosure at the Beauval zoo in Saint-Aignan-sur-Cher, central France. AFP PHOTO
    • Colombia : A "silletero" picks up flowers in Santa Elena, near Medellin, Colombia on August 5, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    This recent photo shows students with saplings on Durgapur High School ground in Haimchar upazila of Chandpur district. A total of 25,000 saplings
were distributed among ten thousand students in the disctrict on the occasion of the National Mourning Day. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This recent photo shows students with saplings on Durgapur High School ground in Haimchar…
    In a bid to widen the adjoining roads, the authorities concerned have shrunk the
Kutubkhali canal, demarcated by the bamboo logs and concrete fencing, into a mere
drain leading to waterlogging in Purba Dholaipar area of the capital. The photo was
taken yesterday. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI In a bid to widen the adjoining roads, the authorities concerned have shrunk the Kutubkhali…
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    CID members collect evidence from a damaged room after a suicide blast
by a suspected militant at Hotel Olio International in the capital’s Panthapath
area during a police operation codenamed ‘August Bite’ yesterday. Inset,
members of elite SWAT team of police and fire service take up position on a
crane near the hotel during the operation. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM CID members collect evidence from a damaged room after a suicide blast by a suspected militant…
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