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Total ban on tobacco cultivation demanded
Adhunik (We Prevent Smoking) has demanded the government should move from tobacco control to a total ban on its cultivation and banish tobacco companies…
Now CNG stations to remain closed from 4pm to 10pm CNG refuelling stations will remain closed from 4pm to 10pm instead of 3pm to 10pm during Ramadan. The Energy and Mineral Resources Division rescheduled…
  • 5 to die for killing youth after abduction in city
  • Akhtaruzzaman flyover to be opened by 10 Ramadan
  • Beat the heat with juicy fruits; BSTI gives green signal
  • Bangladesh
    Budget session begins today The budget session (16th session) of the 10th Parliament will begin at 11:00am today with Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair. Finance Minister AMA Muhith is scheduled to place the new national budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2017-18 on Thursday, which will be passed on June 29. Speaking…
    Ctg ready to face cyclone ‘Mora’ The district administration has taken all the necessary preparations to minimise possible casualties and damages from cyclone ‘Mora’. It has asked the residents of all coastal upazilas to take shelter in nearby cyclone shelters or safe places as maritime ports of Chittagong and Cox’s…
  • Complete highway repair works a week before eid: Quader
  • President urges peacekeepers to maintain professionalism
  • Politics
    Withdraw cases filed against Khaleda: BNP BNP on Monday demanded the withdrawal of all the cases filed against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia, the party leaders and activists to create a level-playing field for an inclusive general election.  “There’ll be no such (inclusive) election in the country where you (AL) will carry out…
    Khaleda’s office a place of various plots: Quader  About BNP’s criticism of the recent raid on its chairperson’s Gulshan office, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday said the party should talk less as various plots, including one to kill AL President Sheikh Hasina, had been hatched at the office. “It’ll…
  • AL sinking into quicksand, says BNP
  • JaPa declares 59-member convening body for Chandpur
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    • London : "Panda's" are pictured in the 'Chengdu Silk Road Garden' at the 2017 Chelsea Flower Show in London on May 22, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • People crowd road-side shops in Chawk Bazar of old Dhaka to buy traditional iftar items on the first day of Ramadan yesterday. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI
    • An Indian Muslim boy arranges food before the breaking of the fast on the first day of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in front of Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad yesterday. AFP PHOTO
    • London : A bee flies from a flower in the 'Morgan Stanley Garden' at the 2017 Chelsea Flower Show in London on May 22, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A woman walks under blossoming apple trees at Moscow's Kolomenskoye park on May 23, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Bangladesh supporters arrive ahead of the Tri-Series one day international (ODI) cricket match between Bangladesh and New Zealand at Clontarf cricket ground in Dublin, Ireland on May 24, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : Sun shines on a rapeseed field in Muenzenberg near Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on May 21, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Singapore : A bronze statue of a girl is seen among the plants at the gardens by the bay inside the flower dome in Singapore on May 20, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Colombia : A Black-capped Tanager (Tangara heinei) is observed near Medellin, Colombia on May 17, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Kolkata : A bird drinks water from a tap amid rising temperatures at Alipore Zoological Gardens in Kolkata on May 16, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    City dwellers experience severe traffic jam on Airport road in the capitals Banani area yesterday on the first day of Ramadan. INDEPENDENT PHOTO City dwellers experience severe traffic jam on Airport road in the capitals Banani area yesterday…
    Villagers at the flood control embankment at Khajura village in Patuakhali district. Locals urge the government to take necessary steps to save their lives and property immediately as the embankment turns risky during the rainy season. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Villagers at the flood control embankment at Khajura village in Patuakhali district. Locals…
    People buy dates, an essential item for iftar, from a road-side shop in Baitul Mukarram
National Mosque area of the capital on the eve of the fasting month of Ramadan
yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO People buy dates, an essential item for iftar, from a road-side shop in Baitul Mukarram National…
    This photo shows farm workers busy drying paddy at a chatal (rice processing unit) in Gopalpur Bazar area of
Jhenidah district yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This photo shows farm workers busy drying paddy at a chatal (rice processing unit) in Gopalpur…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Nawsheen, Orsha in Selim’s Eid special telefilm
    Two popular faces of the small screen actress, Nawsheen and Orsha have recently acted under the direction of eminent actor-director Shahiduzzaman Selim for the first time. Shahiduzzaman Selim himself has also played an important role named Bondhuk Habib in this romantic…
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