Saturday 25 February 2017 ,
Saturday 25 February 2017 ,
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  • Mother, son died in Tangail road crash
  • White House blocks news organizations from press briefing
  • PM urges brands, buyers to help overhaul garment factories
  • All must act with responsibility: Foreign Minister
  • Suicide attacks on bases in Syria's Homs kill 42
  • 4 killed in Cox’s Bazar road crash
  • 'Car bomb kills 51' near al-Bab after IS defeat
  • Medical student killed in road accident in capital
  • Tributes being paid to victims of Feb 25 BDR carnage
World News
Kim Jong-nam killing: Suspect 'was paid $90 for baby oil prank' An Indonesian woman arrested for the murder of the half-brother of North Korea's…
White House blocks news organizations from press briefing CNN and other news outlets were blocked on Friday from attending an off-camera White…
Suicide attacks on bases in Syria's Homs kill 42 Suicide attacks on two security service bases in the heart of Syria's government-held…
Muhammad Ali's son detained at US airport: 'Are you Muslim?' A lawyer says the son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained by immigration…
Pele’s son ordered to begin 13-year Brazil prison sentence A Brazilian court has ruled that football legend Pele’s son Edinho, who was…
Reader's Choice
Mustafiz best T20 bowler, Mehedi best debutant
Business
100 business units likely to be listed Some 100 industries and shopping malls, which are regarded as large power and energy consumers, are likely to be listed by the Sustainable and Renewable…
  • Busy bees find a new Hive
  • NBR chairman for ensuring security of customs house
  • Textiles sector’s role in industrialisation lauded
  • Stocks finish week flat
  • Dhaka Metro
    Shah Fazlul Karim passes away Shah Fazlul Karim, a retired civil servant of UK government, died of old age complications at a hospital in Dhaka on Friday (24 Feb 2017). He was 81.…
  • ACC plans to have its own intelligence unit by 2017
  • 13 shops gutted in keraniganj fire
  • Ensure sustainable agricultural development: President
  • DIG summoned for producing four accused in chains
  • Politics
    BNP starts process to take back reformists In a bid to energise the party, BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia has taken the initiative to bring back "reformist" stalwarts to the party fold.…
    BNP wants Feb 25 as national mourning day  BNP on Friday demanded that the government announce February 25 as a ‘national mourning day’ commemorating the tragedy that took place at…
  • Nobody is beyond the law: Home Minister
  • People to vote AL in next polls: Muhith
  • Shafik Rehman leaves for London
  • BNP trashes PM’s remarks over Khaleda’s Shaheed Minar wreath placing
  • Bangladesh
    4 killed in Cox’s Bazar road crash Four people were killed and five injured as a microbus overturned in Chakaria upazila of Cox’s Bazar on Saturday morning.  
    UN Secretary General urged to take action on journalist safety Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) urged UN Secretary General António Guterres in a meeting to take…
  • Khadija back home, finally
  • Centre of International PEN conference held
  • Demand for implementation of trial court verdict grows louder
  • BIWTA to demolish illegal structures on floodplains
  • Sports
    Australia thrash India in first Test in Pune Australia 260 & 285: Smith 109 India 105 & 107 Australia won by 333 runs India's 19-Test unbeaten run was emphatically ended as Australia…
    South Africa quicks rout New Zealand for 112 AB de Villiers had called on his batsmen to take responsibility for an innings and he showed the way in Wellington as South Africa surged to a crushing…
  • ‘Better result possible if Tigers can play to their potentials’
  • Mustafiz best T20 bowler, Mehedi best debutant
  • Claudio Ranieri sacked nine months after Premier League title
  • O'Keefe fires Australia ahead in India Test
  • Entertainment
    My comeback should make the audience happy: Sushmita
    Mumbai: Indian actress Sushmita Sen who has been away from the big screen for quite some time now, says her comeback to films should make the audiences…
    Kobori’s ‘Smritituku Thak’ hits book fair today Sarah Begum Kobori has a history of colourful and fighting life. She also succeeded in both silver screen and political life. During this long journey,…
  • Selected films for February to be screened tomorrow
  • ‘Bhuban Majhi’ invited to Canadian Film Fest
  • Spot Light
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    • Russia : Participants take part in the first Russian ice skating table tennis championships in Lyubertsy, in Moscow on February 23, 2017.
    • Sao Paulo : Revelers of the Unidos de Vila Maria samba school perform during the first night of carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Sao Paulo, Brazil early on February 25, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • A young Indian woman holds a rose as she waits in a parking area of Connaught Place in New Delhi on February 7, 2017, ahead of Valentine's Day on February 14. AFP PHOTO
    • A family walks along the beach at Border Field State Park towards the U.S. and Mexico border fence on February 4, 2017 in San Diego, California. AFP PHOTO
    • A perfect wave is pictured during the 2017 Volcom Pipe pro at Pipeline February 4, 2017, on the North shore of Oahu Island in Hawaii. AFP PHOTO
    • People walk on Manezhnaya Square as they visit a Shrovetide market near the Red Square in Moscow, on February 22, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Rio de Janeiro : View of the floats of the Sao Clemente samba school during its preparations for the carnival parade -which this year will be about France- in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 3, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • Floral displays on the base of the central Shaheed Minar in the capital. The photo was taken early yesterday after different organisations finished paying tributes to the martyrs of the 1952 language movement. PHOTO: MAHMUD ZAMAN
    • Colombia : A Flame-rumped tanager (Ramphocelus flammigerus) is photographed at the "Alejandria Farm" during bird watching in the framework of Colombia's BirdFair 2017. AFP PHOTO
    • India : A pair of Tejas - Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) take off during a display on the second day of the Aero India exhibition at Yelahanka Air Force Station in Bangalore on February 15, 2017. AFP PHOTO
    Sewage water overflows on Aziz road in Basundhara area of the capital due to poor drainage systems leaving pedestrians the worst sufferers. PHOTO: NAZRUL ISLAM Sewage water overflows on Aziz road in Basundhara area of the capital due to poor drainage…
    Influential quarters encroach on the Dhaleshwari River and establish brick kilns besides continuing illegal sand trade shrinking the river significantly as well as polluting the environment. Dhaka-Mawa Highway. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Influential quarters encroach on the Dhaleshwari River and establish brick kilns besides continuing…
    People of all ages throng the Amar Ekushey Grantha Mela at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital yesterday, a public holiday, as the month-long fair nears its end. INDEPENDENT PHOTO People of all ages throng the Amar Ekushey Grantha Mela at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital…
    Students of Ram Krishnapur Dhola Government Primary School attend a class under the open sky in Gangni upazila of Meherpur district recently. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Students of Ram Krishnapur Dhola Government Primary School attend a class under the open sky…
    Art & Culture
    Solo painting show ‘Poetry of Darkness’ begins at AFD
    The fourth solo painting exhibition titled ‘Poetry of Darkness’ by artist Rashedul Huda has begun at La Galerie, Alliance Française de Dhaka the capital’s Dhanmondi area.   The inaugural ceremony of the exhibition was held yesterday. Veteran artist Monirul Islam was present at the event as chief guest, while eminent artist Bonizul Haque, Dr A M Shamim, founder and chairman, Labaid foundation and architect and art critic Rabiul Hussain also attended the opening ceremony as the special guests. Bruno Plasse, director of Alliance Française de Dhaka welcomed the guests and also presided over the opening ceremony. Overwhelmed by the beauty within the mystifying dance of light, shadow and darkness, artist Rashedul Huda searches for the colour of life. To him,…
    Life Style
    How to look gorgeous beyond 30s
    The ravages done unto your skin by environmental factors become visible as you age…
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    From chemotherapy to the catwalk, cancer center stage at New York Fashion Week
    Less than a week ago, Tiffany Schwantes, 34, was hooked up to an intravenous chemotherapy…
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    Made popular by German makeup artist Swetlana Petuhova and America-based makeup…
    Technology
    World's First LWA Small Cell Solution launched
    The world's 1st Enterprise Small Cell, which supports LTE-WLAN Aggregation (LWA),…
    India police arrest 'world's cheapest smartphone' firm boss
    The director of Ringing Bells, the Indian firm which claimed to be selling the world's…
    Google launches Perspective to tackle abusive comments online
    Alphabet Inc's Google and subsidiary Jigsaw launched on Thursday a new technology…
    Japanese Nissan executive tapped to replace Ghosn as CEO
    Carlos Ghosn, who leads Nissan and Renault, has tapped Hiroto Saikawa, a veteran…
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