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  • Tarique’s mother-in-law granted bail
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  • A year on, justice eludes family of slain RU professor
  • Section 144 declared in Brahmanbaria as local AL enforces hartal
  • No uranium found in Sunamganj haor water
At a Glance
World News
UN concerned over welfare of Bangladeshi migrants The United Nations has expressed concern over a number of issues affecting the welfare…
Furious Afghans call for resignations after Taliban base attack
Afghan families buried their dead and the country observed a national day of mourning…
‘Happy Days’ actress Erin Moran dies at 56 US actress Erin Moran, who played mischievous kid sister Joanie on the sitcom “Happy…
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Metro
Road digging makes life miserable in the area With a plan to ease traffic in one of the city's busiest areas, the construction work on the integrated Moghbazar-Mouchak Flyover Project began in…
Raudha killed in a planned way, claims father Mohamed Athif, father of Maldivian medical student Raudha Athif, once again claimed that her daughter was killed in a planned way and the authorities…
  • Proposed Shahjadpur-Baridhara link road freed of illegal establishments
  • Water-logging in Ctg would be removed: AJM Nasir
  • Downpour paralyses city life
  • Bangladesh
    Bangladesh RMG units among safest in world The Bangladesh Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) believes that Bangladesh’s readymade garments (RMG) sector is now one of the safest and most secure in the world. “We can now say that Bangladesh’s RMG sector is safer than that of any country in the world in terms…
    Raudha killed in a planned way, claims father Mohammad Athif, father of Maldivian medical student Raudha Athif,  on Sunday claimed that her daughter was killed in a planned way and the authorities concerned of the college and the physicians are trying to hush up the matter. “Raudha was strangled to death…signs were there on her…
  • 267 senior assist secys promoted to dy secy
  • Minister for taking lessons as floods devastate haor regions
  • Politics
    Arrest warrants issued against 29 BNP men A court here on Sunday issued warrants of arrest against 29 persons including BNP leaders Barkat Ullah Bhulu and Ruhul Kuddus Talukder Dulu in connection with a case filed under Special Powers Act.  Dhaka City District Session Judge Md Kamrul Hossain Mollah passed the order after taking into…
    AL wants participatory election: Hanif Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahabub-ul-Alam Hanif on Sunday said his party wants an election to be participated by all political parties. "BNP is interested to come in election but they are certain about their defeat as they are now isolated from the common people," he said addressing…
  • Participation of individual party in next polls matters nothing: Nasim
  • B’baria OC hurt in clash during AL hartal
  • Sports
    Bulbuli earns
silver medal Senawara Akhter Bulbuli of Bangladesh earned a silver medal in the Thailand Open Karate Do Championship in Bangkok yesterday. Bulbuli participating in the minus 66 kg weight category, went down…
  • China bowled out for 28 in World League qualifier
  • Neymar ban dispute rages ahead of Clasico
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    From frying pan to fire?

    Abdul Gaffar Choudhury

    From frying pan to fire?
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    • Due to continuous rain for the last few days, the sales of umbrella increase in the capital. The photo taken yesterday shows a man busy selling umbrellas setting up a makeshift shop on a road at Bangabazar in the capital. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM
    • United Kingdom : Models Lauren Green (L) and Abi Moore wear floral dress creations, representing an iris and a poppy respectively, by New Zealand artist Jenny Gillies as they pose on the eve of the opening day of the Harrogate Spring Flower Show. AFP PHOTO
    • A signature cricket dish at a restaurant in Sydney. Roasted cockroach, honey-flavoured ants, mealworm and chocolate coated popcorn are now available to try and buy -- and while the cuisine remains a novelty, there are signs it is growing in popularity. AFP PHOTO
    • Hohenschwangau castle near Fuessen in the Allgaeu region, southern Germany, is seen behind snow covered trees on April 18, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Taking a selfie from a jetty off Beach Road during the late afternoon in Pattaya on March 29, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • On an unseasonably warm day, people take photographs of cherry trees at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, on Tuesday in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. AFP PHOTO
    • France : US rider Melissa Paris on Yamaha SST N°19 competes on April 16, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • UNITED STATES : Cristie Kerr dances the hula on the 18th green after winning the LPGA LOTTE Championship Presented By Hershey at Ko Olina Golf Club on April 15, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • France : Female panda Huan-Huan feeds upon bamboo inside her enclosure at the Zooparc de Beauval in Saint-Aignan, central France, on April 14, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Tourists stand in front of the Saint Mark's Basilica, also commonly known as 'Chiesa d'Oro' (Church of Gold), at the Piazza San Marco in Venice on April 7, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    A large number of 
law enforcers are seen during operation
“Southpaw” at an abandoned house, suspected be a Neo JMB militant hideout, at village Thanthania in Jhenidah. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A large number of law enforcers are seen during operation “Southpaw” at an abandoned house,…
    The photo taken yesterday from Barisal shows that Sadar road of the city goes under water due to heavy rain. INDEPENDENT PHOTO The photo taken yesterday from Barisal shows that Sadar road of the city goes under water…
    Craftsmen are seen busy building boats on the bank of the River Buriganga in Keraniganj of Dhaka yesterday, as the demand for boats rise during the rainy season. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Craftsmen are seen busy building boats on the bank of the River Buriganga in Keraniganj of…
    Tardy progress in the ongoing construction work of a drain at Dhanmondi 27 in the capital putting pedestrians in difficulties. PHOTO: MAHAMUD ZAMAN Tardy progress in the ongoing construction work of a drain at Dhanmondi 27 in the capital…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Sonu Nigam posts video of azaan, sparks controversy yet again
    Sonu Nigam courted controversy again when he posted a 2-minute video, presumably from his house, in which azaan can be heard. The video was possibly in response to all those who questioned if he could even hear the sounds of the Muslim call to prayer from his home, after Nigam publicly spoke out against the disturbance…
    Life Style
    Parents' mobile use harms family life
    More than a third of 2,000 11 to 18-year-olds who responded to a poll said they…
    Diet fizzy drinks linked to dementia and stroke
    Consuming diet fizzy drinks every day almost triples the risk of developing dementia,…
    Social media helps us to properly chart extremism
    Recently, the Combatting Terrorism Centre at West Point reported that a convicted…
    'Digital drug' exposes children to serious health hazards
    The phenomenon that witnesses children to be glued to digital devices appeared to…
    Technology
    Earth Day 2017: Google Doodle celebrates with important message
    Google today celebrates Earth Day with a doodle, with the objective of encouraging…
    New credit card has fingerprint sensor
    A payment card featuring a fingerprint sensor has been unveiled by credit card…
    Facebook wants to augment your reality
    Facebook wants you to sit in your bedroom wearing a headset and take a virtual…
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