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  • 73.93 pc pass HSC, equivalent examinations; 47,286 students secure GPA 5
  • Armed forces ready to help: Army Chief
  • DU students demand ending affiliation with 7 colleges
  • Anti-mosquito drive from July 25: LGRD Minister
  • HSC results acceptable, good: PM
At a Glance
  • Bangladesh in group E with Qatar in World Cup draw
  • Ex-Songazi OC indicted
  • Rifat’s wife Minni put on 5-day remand
  • Govt plans to introduce electric trains: PM
  • Ex-Songazi OC Moazzem indicted
  • Number of colleges with cent pc pass rate double
  • Armed forces ready to help: Army Chief
  • Rescuers look for survivors after building collapse in India
  • Anti-mosquito drive from July 25: LGRD Minister
  • DU students demand ending affiliation with 7 colleges
  • Monsoon hair? Time to care
  • Czech stud farm added to UNESCO World Heritage list
  • PM flags off ‘Benapole Express’
  • Dawn Editor Zaffar Abbas gets CPJ press freedom award
  • Hong Kong's expat police become focus of protester rage
  • Medicare moving toward covering acupuncture for back pain
  • Bloggers make careers out of following Duchesses' style
  • Asian entertainment industries grappling with #MeToo issues
  • 2 ‘drug peddlers’ killed in ‘gunfight’ in Cox’s Bazar
  • HSC results acceptable, good: PM
  • Peya Bipasha in Bishal’s ‘Opekkha’
  • 73.93 pc pass HSC, equivalent exams
  • 'Arctic heat wave' hits world's northernmost settlement
  • US bans Myanmar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing'
  • 'One giant leap': US marks Apollo mission 50 years on
  • US hopes North Korea talks will go ahead despite Pyongyang threat
  • US House votes to condemn Trump's 'racist comments'
  • Students demo for changes in curriculum
  • Anu Muhammad gets ‘extortion’ phone call
  • PM to flag off ‘Benapole Express’ today
  • IKEA closing only US furniture factory, cutting 300 jobs
  • Pakistan reopens airspace
  • ‘BCB should try local coaches for nat’l team’
  • Shakib also included in Tendulkar’s CWC XI
  • England celebrate World Cup triumph with young fans
  • Solar power changes lives of rural people in Patuakhali
  • HC wants to know about action against responsible officials
  • Run over while on duty, traffic sergeant succumbs
  • Fareast Islami co-operative chairman held
  • Congresswomen hit back after ‘racist’ Trump tirade
  • Use banana plantations to deter wild elephants: PM
  • Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ coming to stage Saturday
  • World News
    US bans Myanmar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing' The United States on Tuesday banned visits by Myanmar's army chief and three…
    Rescuers look for survivors after building collapse in India Rescuers cleared debris and used sniffer dogs Wednesday to find possible survivors…
    Dawn Editor Zaffar Abbas gets CPJ press freedom award Editor of Dawn Zaffar Abbas has been awarded the 2019 Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award…
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    Now food safety agency finds lead in milk of 11 brands
    Metro
    2 ‘drug peddlers’ killed in ‘gunfight’ in Cox’s Bazar
Two suspected drug peddlers were killed in a reported gunfight with members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) at Jajimura Shikolpara in Teknaf upazila…
    Students demo for changes in curriculum
A group of students of seven colleges affiliated with Dhaka University (DU) put barricade on Nilkhet intersection in the capital for about three hours…
  • Anu Muhammad gets ‘extortion’ phone call
  • Solar power changes lives of rural people in Patuakhali
  • Run over while on duty, traffic sergeant succumbs
  • Bangladesh
    HSC results acceptable, good: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday appreciated the results of this year's Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations but noted that they will be better if the students pay proper attention. “The results are sufficiently acceptable and good,” she said after…
    Armed forces ready to help: Army Chief
Bangladesh Army chief General Aziz Ahmed on Wednesday said the armed forces are ready to help if the flood situation worsens. He made the remark while replying to a question at the end of the first session of the fourth day of Deputy Commissioners’ conference at the Secretariat. General Aziz said…
  • PM flags off ‘Benapole Express’
  • 73.93 pc pass HSC, equivalent exams
  • Politics
    Ershad finally laid to rest in Rangpur
Jatiya Party Chairman and former president Hussain Muhammad Ershad was finally laid to eternal rest yesterday at Palli Nibash in his hometown Rangpur where he was the most admirable political figure for over three decades. The former military strongman who ruled the country for nine years was buried…
    Experts see ‘existential crisis’ for JP following Ershad’s demise The Jatiya Party (JP-Ershad), main opposition in Parliament, is likely to face an existential crisis in the near future following the death of its founder chairman HM Ershad, say some political analysts. They think that the dispute between two groups in the Jatiya Party as well as intra-party feuds…
  • Ershad’s 2nd namaz-e-janaza held
  • Rise and fall of Ershad
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    Rising temperatures may continually reduce productivity
    River— the mother and saviour

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    • England's captain Eoin Morgan lifts the World Cup trophy as England's players celebrate their win after the 2019 Cricket World Cup final between England and New Zealand at Lord's Cricket Ground in London on yesterday. AFP PHOTO
    • Indonesia : Visitors pose for a photo amongst the flowers during a visit to a celosia flower garden in Banda Aceh on July 13, 2019.AFP PHOTO
    • Oslo : A bumblebee lands on a Stonecrop flower at Lindoya island in Oslo on July 07, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Slovakia : Tourist paddle on a boat on Strbske Pleso lake in High Tatras mountains, Slovakia on July 09, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Myanmar : This photo shows a general view of Anada ancient pagoda during sunset in Bagan on July 6, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany Hamburg : Sparrows enjoy the leftovers of a tarte flambee in a cafe in Hamburg, northern Germany, on July 5, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : Tour boats sail along the Moskva river in front of the Moscow State University in Moscow on July 6, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Indonesia : A man paddles his wooden boat after fishing during sunset at Kajhu beach, in Aceh province on July 1, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : Participants compete in a stand-up paddle rally organised by the National Society of Sea Rescue (SNSM) on the Seine river in Paris on June 28, 2019 during the national day of of the Sea Rescuers. AFP PHOTO
    • Indonesia : Some Egret birds take a flight as others rest on the top of mangrove trees during sunset at Kajhu beach, in Aceh province on July 1, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment adviser to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, addresses a workshop
organised by Economic Reporters' Forum at Paltan Tower in the capital yesterday. STORY ON PAGE 9 INDEPENDENT PHOTO Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment adviser to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina,…
    Intravenous saline is being administered to an inpatient of Dhaka Shishu Hospital suffering from dengue yesterday as the
number of such patients quadruples in the capital this year compared to those of previous year. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Intravenous saline is being administered to an inpatient of Dhaka Shishu Hospital suffering…
    Vehicles move on Rokeya Sarani near Mirpur 11 in the capital yesterday, negotiating the
construction site of Dhaka Metro Rail as Dhaka’s first light railway route has started
becoming visible. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Vehicles move on Rokeya Sarani near Mirpur 11 in the capital yesterday, negotiating the construction…
    A group of students of seven colleges affiliated with Dhaka University put barricade on Nilkhet intersection in the capital yesterday, demanding
several changes in their curriculum. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO A group of students of seven colleges affiliated with Dhaka University put barricade on Nilkhet…
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    Environment
    'Arctic heat wave' hits world's northernmost settlement

    'Arctic heat wave' hits world's northernmost settlement

    Temperatures hit a record 69.8 degrees Fahrenheit in Alert, the northernmost permanently inhabited spot on the planet less than 600 miles from the North Pole, the Canadian meteorology service said Tuesday.…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    Medicare moving toward covering acupuncture for back pain
    Medicare says it's moving toward potentially covering acupuncture for chronic…
    Monsoon hair? Time to care
    The rains may bring a respite from the scorching summer, but they can also wreak…
    Bloggers make careers out of following  Duchesses' style
    From Meghan the Duchess of Sussex's recent maternity clothing to Kate the Duchess…
    Science & Tech
    'One giant leap': US marks Apollo mission 50 years on
    Fifty years after a mighty rocket set off from Florida carrying the first humans…
    Apollo 11 at 50: Celebrating first steps on another world
    A half-century ago, in the middle of a mean year of war, famine, violence in…
    'US regulators approve $5bn Facebook fine'
    US regulators have approved a record $5bn (£4bn) fine on Facebook to…
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