Thursday 18 October 2018 ,
Thursday 18 October 2018 ,
Latest News
  • Legendary singer Ayub Bachhu passes away
  • Dhaka, Riyadh sign 5 MoUs
  • Govt forms taskforce for physical arrangements
  • NBR rolling out e-fiscal devices to check VAT evasion
  • Bangladesh moves down in global competitiveness index
  • 2 female ‘militants’ surrender at Narsingdi hideout
At a Glance
  • DU student continues hunger strike for retaking ‘Gha’ unit entry test
  • French minister pulls out of Saudi conference over Khashoggi
  • UK PM says open to longer post-Brexit transition
  • Khashoggi warns in last column of free rein to silence media
  • Global trade wars risk ‘millions of jobs’: WTO chief
  • Danish Kaneria admits guilt in Mervyn Westfield spot-fixing case
  • Canada becomes first major economy to legalize recreational cannabis
  • Oikyafront briefing foreign diplomats
  • Cricket: Pakistan stretch lead despite bizarre Azhar run out
  • Rashid, Morgan hand England easy 3rd ODI win over Sri Lanka
  • Facebook remembering legendary singer Ayub Bachchu
  • No chance of deterioration in law and order ahead of nat’l polls: Amu
  • Polls schedule in November first week: EC secy
  • Life of a Maestro Ayub Bachchu
  • US requests Khashoggi 'murder' tape
  • Mobs attack women near temple in India
  • 3 get life term for possessing drugs in Jhenaidah
  • PM offers ziarat at mazar of Great Prophet
  • NBR rolling out e-fiscal devices to check VAT evasion
  • Legendary singer Ayub Bachhu passes away
  • People to keep confidence in police during election: IGP
  • Oikya Front to brief diplomats Thursday
  • No one can halt our development: PM
  • Govt reduces charge of MNP service to Tk 57.50
  • Masakadza hopes series with Tigers would be competitive
  • ICC World Cup trophy now on Bangladesh tour
  • Soumya, Taskin haul fifer each
  • Affri Selina in Minar’s music video
  • Two Iranian film festivals for local viewers in November
  • ‘Ganga Jamuna Cultural Festival’ ends
  • US sets new trade talks with EU, Japan, Britain
  • Price fall in large-caps drives stocks down
  • Aziz Al Kaiser elected chair of City Bank
  • Can Mehidy do a Shakib in Zimbabwe series?
  • Two shows of ‘Dear Liar’ at BSA today, tomorrow
  • PM woos Saudi entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh
  • No chasm in EC over note of dissent
  • Two female ‘militants’ surrender as Narsingdi operation ends
  • College assault kills 18 in Crimea
  • Post office MFS under scanner
  • Govt forms taskforce for physical arrangements
  • World News
    French minister pulls out of Saudi conference over Khashoggi French economy minister Bruno Le Maire said Thursday he was pulling out of a major…
    Khashoggi warns in last column of free rein to silence media The Washington Post has published a new column by missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi…
    Mobs attack women near temple in  India Crowds of angry Hindu devotees have prevented women from entering one of Hinduism's…
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    Legendary singer Ayub Bachhu passes away
    Metro
    3 get life term for possessing drugs in Jhenaidah A Jhenaidah court on Wednesday sentenced three people to lifer term imprisonment in a case filed under Narcotics Control Act. The lifers are Sujon, son…
    Crew dies in cargo vessel fire in Ctg A crew member of a cargo vessel was burnt to death while two others sustained injuries as a fire broke out at the anchored vessel at Bijoynagar Ghat in…
  • 2 female ‘militants’ surrender at Narsingdi hideout
  • SUST admission results published
  • ‘Drug trader’ killed in Jashore ‘gunfight’
  • Bangladesh
    PM offers ziarat at mazar of Great Prophet Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina offered ziarat at the Rawza Mubarak of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) at Masjid Al-Nabawi at Medina in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday night. She offered Esha prayers at the holy mosque and sought divine blessings for the people of Bangladesh as well as peace and prosperity of…
    People to keep confidence in police during election: IGP Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Mohammad Javed Patwary on Wednesday claimed that people will keep confidence in police during the upcoming general election as they did in the past. He came up with the comments after visiting a Durga Puja mandap at Amlapara in the city at night, reports UNB. Replying…
  • No one can halt our development: PM
  • Govt reduces charge of MNP service to Tk 57.50
  • Politics
    Oikya Front to brief diplomats Thursday Newly formed Jatiya Oikya Front will brief foreign diplomats stationed in Dhaka at a city hotel on Thursday afternoon about the country's latest political situation. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Oikya Front leaders held at BNP chairperson's Gulshan office on Wednesday night, said…
    BNP leaders motorcade comes under attack in Gazipur At least 10 people were injured as the motorcade of BNP leader Fazlul Haque Milon came under attack while visiting different puja mandaps in Kaliganj upazila on Wednesday afternoon. Local BNP leaders said that BNP organising secretary and its Gazipur district unit president Milon went to visit different…
  • Oikya Front to restore people’s voting rights: Fakhrul
  • 20-party still intact, only few leaders quit: BNP
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    • Germany : A squirrel stands between autumn leaves in Aukrug-Homfeld, northern Germany on October 11, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Waves crash along a pier as the outerbands of hurricane Michael arrive yesterday in Panama City Beach, Florida. The hurricane is forecast to hit the Florida Panhandle at a possible category 4 storm. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A fallow deer roars during the rutting season in the zoological garden in Hannover, northern Germany on October 2, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • Madhyamanchal : Stork birds waits to catch a fish at the Babai river, some 500 km southwest of Kathmandu on October 5, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • New York : Butterflies are seen during a preview visit of the butterfly conservatory at the American Natural History Museum in New York on October 3, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • VIENNA : People enjoy Indian summer weather during the late afternoon in Stadtpark in Vienna, Austria on October 5, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • France : This picture taken on September 28, 2018 in Chamonix-Mont Blanc, eastern France, shows the Bossons glacier in the French Alps. AFP PHOTO
    • Greece : Geese gather along the shores of the lake close to the town of Kastoria, northwestern Greece, on September 29, 2018. AFP PHOTO
    • France : Hot air balloons take off above the tourist site of Rocamadour, southwestern France, on September 29, 2018, AFP PHOTO
    • France : A picture taken on September 25, 2018 shows the sun setting on a house in an island off Saint-Cado in Belz. AFP PHOTO
    Hindu devotees celebrate Kumari Puja, one of the most auspicious events of Durga Puja, at Ramkrishna Mission
temple in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Hindu devotees celebrate Kumari Puja, one of the most auspicious events of Durga Puja, at…
    Bangladesh Sadharan Chhatra Odhikar Sangrakkhan Parishad, the platform that spearheaded the movement for quota system reformation,
demonstrates at the base of Raju Sculpture on the Dhaka Universiry campus yesterday condemning the alleged question leak during 'Gha' unit
admission tests. They demanded a retake of the admission test. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Bangladesh Sadharan Chhatra Odhikar Sangrakkhan Parishad, the platform that spearheaded the…
    This recent photo shows the under-construction Lebukhali bridge in Patuakhali district. INDEPENDENT PHOTO This recent photo shows the under-construction Lebukhali bridge in Patuakhali district. INDEPENDENT…
    Devotees offer prayers to goddess Durga at Khamarbari makeshift temple in the capital yesterday during the Durga Puja festival. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Devotees offer prayers to goddess Durga at Khamarbari makeshift temple in the capital yesterday…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Facebook remembering legendary singer Ayub Bachchu
    As music maestro and legendary rock star Ayub Bachchu bids farewell to his fans forever, social media giant Facebook has also been remembering the band music legend of Bangladesh. In a message on AB’s Facebook page, the social media giant said, “We hope…
    Environment
    Humanity is ‘cutting down the tree of life’, warn scientists

    Humanity is ‘cutting down the tree of life’, warn scientists

    More than 300 mammal species have been eradicated by human activities, say researchers. Humanity’s ongoing annihilation of wildlife is cutting down the tree of life, including the branch we are…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    Over 16 pc adult Bangladeshis suffer from mental health disorders
    Some 16.05 percent of Bangladesh's adult population (Aged 18 and above) are…
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    One of the best natural hair treatments for hair is oiling Natural oils are known…
    UK fans flocked to TV to watch Princess Eugenie's wedding
    The royal wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank was a big hit in terms…
    Science & Tech
    YouTube back up after access problems
    Google-owned YouTube says a widespread issue with some of its services has…
    Hawking's final book offers brief answers to big questions
    Stephen Hawking's final work, which tackles issues from the existence of…
    Most Americans can soon be identified by a relative's DNA: Study
    The remarkable technique used to identify the suspected "Golden State…
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