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  • Advance sale of train tickets begins
  • Bangladesh moving ahead in line with Bangabandhu's vision: Kerry
  • Draft of District Council Act 2016, revised STP get Cabinet nod
  • West Bengal renamed! ‘Bengal’ in English,’Bangal’ in Hindi and ‘Bangla’ in Bengali
  • Dhaka cafe attack clearly designed to divide Bangladesh: Kerry
  • 2 suspected JMB members killed in Bogra 'gunfight'
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Doha airport brings in passenger tax DOHA: Qatar's international airport said Monday it is to charge passengers an…
EU nations must not to refuse Muslim migrants: Merkel BERLIN: The refusal of some EU countries to accept Muslim refugees is "unacceptable",…
IS-claimed bombing against Yemen recruits kills 60 A suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 60 people…
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Events
Police in India say they have no evidence to charge Amnesty…
Politics
Salahuddin keen to return home It was indeed a tough job to get hold of BNP leader and former state minister Salahuddin Ahmed, who has recently been made a standing committee member…
Unilateral withdrawal, whimsical water release not right action: Inu Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Sunday said withdrawing water from common rivers unilaterally and opening the sluice gates of Farakka Barrage…
  • BNP to resist Rampal project: Hannan Shah
  • Rampal plant PM remark on Khaleda baseless: Goyeshwar
  • Khaleda’s reaction likely tonight to PM’s Rampal statements
  • Zia was decorated with Independence Award to belittle Bangabandhu: Nasim
  • Bangladesh
    N’ganj house owner remanded for concealing tenant info A Narayanganj court on Monday put Paikpara house owner Nuruddin Dewan, arrested over concealing information about three tenants, including Gulshan café…
    Kerry leaves Dhaka for New Delhi US Secretary of State John Kerry has left Dhaka for New Delhi after ending his brief maiden visit. State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam saw…
  • Biman requests pilgrims, agencies to collect tickets by Tuesday
  • President reaches London for medical checkup
  • Terror attack not to hamper UK investment in Bangladesh: Stewart
  • Dhaka cafe attack clearly designed to divide Bangladesh: Kerry
  • Sports
    Dhoni wants more US matches despite washout FORT LAUDERDALE, United States: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni wants more matches in the United States despite a chaotic Twenty20 clash against the…
    Djokovic, Nadal, Phil Collins kick-off US Open NEW YORK: Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal get their US Open campaigns under way Monday in the shadow of Arthur Ashe Stadium's spectacular $150 million…
  • Tennis: Serena's top ranking under threat at US Open
  • Injured Salma Khatun out for Bangladesh Women
  • Cricket: Loye says terror fears saw him quit Bangladesh role
  • Dilshan plays last ODI innings
  • Entertainment
    Mexican music legend Juan Gabriel dead at 66
    Legendary Mexican singer and producer Juan Gabriel died on Sunday after a heart attack in Santa Monica, California, the Televisa network reported in his…
    I want to work in mainstream film: Sharlina Promising young model Sharlina Hossain has already worked in several television commercials (TVC) under the direction of a few celebrated TVC makers during…
  • Two sisters’ one album at long last
  • Tasnova Elvin turns TV anchor
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    • Traders bring some camels at Gabtoli cattle market in the capital yesterday for sale ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This recent photo shows Padma River eroding plantations at Khejurtala village in Janjira upazila of Shariatpur district. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Workers pass idle time at a filling station in Kallyanpur area of the capital yesterday noon as Bangladesh Petrolpump and Tanklori Malik-Sromik Oikko Porishad enforces a 9-hour country wide strike from 6AM yesterday to press home their 12-point demands. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This recent photo shows people of Habashpole area in Jessore catching fish as rain water remains stagnant in the courtyard of their house. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Montevideo : A whale is moved on a truck in Montevideo after being removed from the water on August 26, 2016. The whale died after being in the throes of death for three days in Buceo port. AFP PHOTO
    • Hessen : Children play on August 26, 2016 between water fountains in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, where temperatures reached more than 30 degrees Celsius. AFP PHOTO
    • Family members of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam place wreath at the grave of the rebel poet on the Dhaka University campus yesterday marking the poet’s 40th death anniversary. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed and Beximco Group Vice-Chairman Salman F Rahman try a shot with an air pistol during the opening of 10-metre modern range at National Shooting Range in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    The mysterious origins of the book
    The book is changing. Electronic books, or ebooks, are more portable than their paper counterparts, capable of being carried in their hundreds on a single reader or tablet. Thousands more are just a click away. It can be argued that ebooks are more robust than paper ones: an ebook reader can be stolen or dropped in the bath, but the books on it are stored safely in the cloud, waiting to be downloaded onto a new device. It is not too much to say that books and reading are in the throes of a revolution. Not everyone is happy about this. Book lovers, publishers and booksellers alike are watching the book-v-ebook sales battle with great interest, and when Tom Tivnan of The Bookseller reported recently that ebook sales had dipped for the first time, he sounded almost relieved: “For those…
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    Technology
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    Beijing: China has unveiled illustrations of a Mars probe and rover it aims to send…
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    Facebook has launched a new social media app aimed at school teenagers. Members…
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