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  • 2 killed, 16 injured in Florida nightclub shooting
  • SC accepts time petition of Mir Quasem Ali, sets Aug 24 for review plea hearing on his sentence
  • Case filed over killing minor by ‘pumping air through anus’ in N’ganj
  • Arrest warrant issued against Ruhul Kabir Rizvi, Shimul Biswas, 7 others
  • Munich shootings: Police arrest 16-year-old Afghan
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Democratic Party chair resigns in wake of email leak
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Munich shootings: Police arrest 16-year-old Afghan Police in Munich say they have arrested a 16-year-old Afghan friend of David Ali…
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Anti-militancy demo at DU Monday Amidst growing urge to stop the spread of militancy at educational institutions across the country, authorities at Dhaka University announced to stage…
  • ‘Only 1pc seeks services in Ctg’
  • Victim Rumpa gives statement in court
  • ACC arrests businessman in capital
  • Boundary pillars erected on Jail Canal
  • Events
    Restrictions on radio communication between teams and drivers…
    BNP’s half-day hartal in Bogra observed peacefully The half-day hartal, enforced by the local unit of BNP to protest the conviction of party’s senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman in a money-laundering…
    BNP announces countrywide demo Wednesday BNP on Monday announced another countrywide demonstration for Wednesday protesting its senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman's conviction in a money-laundering…
  • BNP calls half day hartal in Bogra for Monday
  • Khaleda asked to appear before court Aug 10
  • PM vows to hunt down patrons of terror attacks
  • Awareness among masses being created: Kamal
  • Bangladesh
    Traffic sergeant suspended over driver beating Traffic division (south) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Sunday suspended one of its sergeants for assaulting a man in city's Dhanmandi area…
    RAB arrests 9 alleged kidnappers in capital Rapid Action battalion (RAB), the anti-crime elite force, on Monday claimed arrest of nine members of a "kidnapping gang" in capital's Rampura…
  • Cabinet clears Shipping Corporation Bill
  • Man gets 7yrs in prison for sending derogatory SMS to judge
  • Brutality again!
  • Focus on 1971 spirit, says PM
  • Sports
    Konta topples Venus for first WTA title SAN FRANCISCO: Britain's Johanna Konta captured her first WTA title in style on Sunday, beating former world number one Venus Williams 7-5, 5-7, 6-2…
    Leicester lift International Champions Cup on penalties AFP, GLASGOW: English Premier League champions Leicester City secured a penalty shoot-out victory over Celtic after a 1-1 draw in an International Champions…
  • Arambagh deny Jamal in the final minute
  • Rio Olympics 2016: Russia not given blanket Games ban by IOC
  • Injury restricts Fizz to make deubt in one-day match
  • Harrison breaks 100m hurdles world record
  • Entertainment
    Salman Khan acquitted in blackbuck, chinkara poaching cases
    JODHPUR: In a huge relief for Bollywood actor Salman Khan, the Rajasthan high court on Monday acquitted him in the Jodhpur blackbuck and chinkara poaching…
    SC clears Indian Bangla film ‘Kelor Kirti’ Bangladesh Supreme Court yesterday cleared the way for screening an Indian movie ‘Kelor Kirti’ in the country staying the High Court Division…
  • Dilara, Sharmili under Abul Hayat’s direction
  • SC clears Indian film ‘Kelor Kirti’
  • Poll
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    Do you agree with ACC chairman Iqbal Mahmood that illegal money, accumulated through corruption, is being used in spreading militancy?
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    Yes 92.0%
    No 4.0%
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    Turkish coup and the aftermath

    Abdul Gaffar Choudhury

    Turkish coup and the aftermath
    Photo Gallery
    • The wild elephant that came from India floating with the currents of Brahmaputra River is seen at a remote char in Sirajganj yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • This photo taken from Hatirjheel area shows dark clouds envelope the sky over the capital yesterday afternoon. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • People wade through water at Munshipara under Sreepur municipality in Gazipur yesterday as rain inundates the area with ankle to knee deep water due to a poor drainage system. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Security checking. PHOTOS: PARVEZ AHMAD
    • Attendees offer prayers at the qul-khwani of Professor Dr M Akhteruzzaman at his Dhanmondi residence in the capital yesterday afternoon. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • Several fishing trawlers anchor at Mahipur in the Shibbari River yesterday as Met Office hoists signal number 3 at Paira sea port in Patuakhali. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    • France : A cyclist passes as Tour de France supporters eat on the side of the road leading to the Mont Ventoux on July 12, 2016 two days before the passage of the Tour de France. AFP PHOTO
    • Although there is a dustbin nearby, people are carelessly dumping garbage on the road causing nuisance for the pedestrians and polluting environment. The picture was taken from Johnson Road in the capital yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO
    Art & Culture
    Photo exhibition on Tajuddin’s life underway at Gallery 21
    On the occasion of 91st birth anniversary (July 23) of Tajuddin Ahmad, the first Prime Minister of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh, a month-long photography exhibition is currently underway at Gallery 21 in the city’s Dhanmondi area. Organised by Tajuddin Ahmad Smriti Sangsad, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed delivered speech as chief guest at the opening ceremony on Saturday. Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque and veteran lawyer Dr Kamal Hossain, among others, were also present at the event, which was moderated by Tajuddin’s daughter Simeen Hussain Rimi. Tofail Ahmed said, “Bangabandhu and Tajuddin Ahmad were the substitute of each other. We earned victory in the Liberation War under their leadership. Tajuddin Ahmad understood the language of Bangabandhu.…
    Life Style
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