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  • Cop, BCL man killed in blast near Sylhet militant den
  • Cop, BCL man killed in blast near Sylhet militant den
  • After defence issues, Teesta back on focus again
  • BNP to unveil ‘Vision 2030’, ‘supportive govt’ proposal by next month
World News
Mosul air strikes kill dozens of civilians: Iraqi officials Air strikes carried out in recent days have killed dozens of civilians in west Mosul,…
European Union takes road to Rome for 60th anniversary European Union leaders will renew their vows on the 60th anniversary of the troubled…
Air strike on prison in Syria's Idlib kills 16: monitor At least 16 people were killed overnight in air strikes on a prison in the rebel-held…
Platform collapse at power plant in China kills 9 An operation platform collapsed at a power plant in China on Saturday, killing nine…
Trump blames Democrats for stunning failure to repeal Obamacare Donald Trump suffered a major legislative reversal on Friday as Republicans were…
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‘Militants alter gameplans for attacks’
Business
Tailor-made solutions to boost output  In less than three years of operations, Singapore-based Indian technology company ThreadSol has made inroads into the readymade garments (RMG) industry,…
  • Brands respond to report on Bangladesh tanneries
  • World equities wobble as Trump health bill vote canceled
  • Central bank fire caused by ‘electric short circuit’
  • Question mark over BB blaze
  • Dhaka Metro
    Detecting TB patients to ensure treatments stressed Health experts at a discussion here have put importance on creating social awareness in detecting tuberculosis (TB) patients to bring them under free…
  • ‘Create consensus on Genocide Day’
  • Female banker murder: Ex-husband on 3-day remand
  • BCC fails to implement master plan in 7 years
  • Man held with gold at Dhaka airport
  • Politics
    BNP doesn't recognize liberation war: Quader Awami League general secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday said BNP does not recognize War of Liberation as…
    Efforts on to sign unequal deals, alleges Khaleda BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday alleged that efforts are on to sign unequal deals to make Bangladesh a subservient country. In a message issued…
  • BNP skeptical of purpose of Hasina’s India trip
  • BNP finds BB fire mysterious
  • Nation worried over PM’s India tour: BNP
  • Niko graft trial against Khaleda to continue
  • Bangladesh
    BB fire caused by ‘electric short circuit’ The fire at Bangladesh Bank's headquarters in the city's Motijheel area on Thursday night originated from an electric short circuit at a water…
    2 Dinajpur 'JMB' men put on remand   A court here has placed two suspected members of the banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) on a five-day remand each…
  • Corruption Prevention Week begins on Sunday
  • Jubo League leader’s house comes under attack in Satkhira
  • President, PM describe Genocide Day as protest against Pakistani atrocities
  • Question mark over BB blaze
  • Sports
    Tamim achieves another milestone in international cricket Dashing opener Tamim Iqbal achieved another milestone in the international cricket as he became first Bangladeshi batsman to cross 10,000 international…
    Smith hits 3rd ton of the series AFP, DHARAMSALA: Australian skipper Steve Smith hit his third ton of the series before debutant Kuldeep Yadav grabbed four wickets to tilt the scales…
  • Bangladesh earn silver medal in compound team
  • Bangladesh female field hockey team wins gold in Special Olympics
  • Shakib still going strong
  • Arsenal and Bayern fined by UEFA
  • Entertainment
    Mousumi completes two decades in acting
    Popular film actress and director Arifa Parvin Moushumi, better known by her stage name Moushumi, first appeared in the film ‘Keyamat Theke Keyamat’…
    BotTala to stage ‘Crutcher Colonel’ today Theatre troupe BotTala will stage their new play ‘Crutcher Colonel’, an adaptation of eminent novelist Shahaduzzaman’s novel of the…
  • Shimul Yousuf felicitated on her 60th birthday
  • World Puppet Theatre Day observed
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    • France : Disney character Mini mouse poses in front of the Sleeping Beauty Castle to mark the 25th anniversary of Disneyland - originally Euro Disney Resort - on March 16, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • United Arab Emirates : Arabian Oryx are seen at the Arabian Oryx Sanctuary in Um al-Zamool, near the United Arab Emirates' border with Saudi Arabia on March 23, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • A surfer exits the water in Unstad along the northern Atlantic Ocean on March 12, 2017, where the water temperatures is at five degrees centigrade and the air temperature is at minus two degrees centigrade. Unstad, the world's most northern surf school, is perfect for those wanting to try Arctic Surfing. AFP PHOTO
    • Snow covers a car (foreground) at a home in Union Dale, Pennsylvania following heavy snowfall on March 14, 2017. A blizzard is forecast to bring more than a foot of snow and high winds to up to eight states in the Northeast region, as New York and New Jersey are under a state of emergency. AFP PHOTO
    • A squirrel is pictured on March 14, 2017 in a park in Cologne. / AFP PHOTO
    • TRACKER BOATS Toyota, leads a pack of cars during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 12, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. AFP PHOTO
    • Birds fly at sunset over the rebel-held town of Arbin in the eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus, on March 7, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Artists of the company "Off" performing during a parade on the street Canebiere on January 29, 2017 in Marseille, southeastern France. The street Canebiere celebrates its 90th anniversary with parades and concert one sunday a month.AFP PHOTO
    • Plastic strawberry earrings made at the studio of Fake Food Hatanaka in Tokorozawa, a suburb of Tokyo. AFP PHOTO
    • A photo shows a ferry docked at a small port off the Bosphorus waiting for passengers on a foggy day in Istanbul on February 28, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    Rapid Action Battalion members stand alert at the spot on the Airport road at Uttara in the capital where a man ‘blew himself up’ in a suspected suicide blast at a police check post yesterday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Rapid Action Battalion members stand alert at the spot on the Airport road at Uttara in the…
    Although it is a sunny day and the time is noon, it seems dusky due to dusty dilapidated road and the ongoing construction work of the road in Jatrabari area of the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Although it is a sunny day and the time is noon, it seems dusky due to dusty dilapidated road…
    Pedestrians have no other choice but to walk on a road as it’s the adjoining footpath is occupied by makeshift structures at Khilgaon in the capital. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: MAHMUD ZAMAN Pedestrians have no other choice but to walk on a road as it’s the adjoining footpath is…
    Residents of Dhania in Jatrabari area of the capital have been suffering immensely as the dirty waters from roadside sewage lines inundate a road for nearly two months. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: NABIULLA NABI Residents of Dhania in Jatrabari area of the capital have been suffering immensely as the…
    Art & Culture
    'Belt and Road' Music Festival to Hit Shenzhen
    Shenzhen "Belt and Road" International Music Festival will open on March 25, with 16 concerts to be performed by outstanding musicians from nearly 30 countries along the "Belt and Road" region, according to the festival's organizers. Over 700 musicians and artists from 12 art groups from home and abroad will perform during the three-week music festival in four venues, including Shenzhen Concert Hall, Shenzhen Grand Theater, Shenzhen Poly Theater and Shenzhen Children's Palace. "The festival is aimed at enhancing communication and friendship among 64 countries along the 'Belt and Road' by the bridge of music," said Zhang Heyun, head of the city's culture, sports and tourism administration. According to Zhang, all of the performers to join the…
    Life Style
    Global Health & Wellness Company celebrates 15 years of success
    Isagenix, a global health and wellness products and solutions company, celebrated…
    Daily morning rituals for weight loss
    Are you stuck in the loop of staring at your bloated stomach and thinking how to…
    Open a window and have a cold shower: could being chilly improve your health?
    unking yourself in cool water is a remedy so old that Hippocrates recommended it,…
    Study shows women need more sleep than men
    A study has suggested that women need more sleep than men because the female brain…
    Technology
    Twitter considers paid membership option
    Twitter is considering adding a paid membership option for businesses and power…
    AT&T and Johnson & Johnson Pull Ads From YouTube
    AT&T and Johnson & Johnson, among the biggest advertisers in the United…
    Two major US technology firms 'tricked out of $100m'
    A Lithuanian man has been charged with tricking two US technology firms into wiring…
    Twitter suspends more accounts linked to 'terrorism'
    Twitter said Tuesday it suspended 376,890 accounts in the second half of 2016 for…
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