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  • 159 Bangladeshis to be repatriated from Myanmar Aug 5: BGB
  • Ctg, Mongla ports resume regular activities
  • Cyclone 'Komen' weakens, crosses Ctg-Noakhali coast
  • India, Bangladesh to formally exchange enclaves at midnight tonight
  • 2nd day of Dhaka Test abandoned for rain; Ban end day 1 on 246/8
  • Sk Jamal Dhanmondi Club clinch 3rd BPL title after beating Mohammedan 3-2
  • Weakened ‘Komen’ makes…
    At least five persons, one of them a child, were killed and nearly…
  • No enclaves from midnight
    The historical transfer of 162 enclaves – 111 in Bangladesh…
  • Another working woman gang-raped…
    Taking advantage of the authorities' weaker approach to deal…
  • Intermittent rains continue…
    The Met department says that there will be intermittent light to…
  • 2nd day of play abandoned…
    The second day of play in the Dhaka Test has been abandoned because…
Spot Light
The Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations will begin across the country on November 1. Education…
Wikileaks: US 'spied on Japan government and companies' The US has been spying on Japanese cabinet officials, banks and companies, including…
State funeral for APJ Abdul Kalam held in Tamil Nadu Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the state funeral, which was held in Kalam's…
At least 16 dead as truck hits pilgrims in Mexico Mexico City: A truck plowed into a crowd of pilgrims after apparently losing its…
India executes Mumbai bomb plotter Yakub Memon India has executed Yakub Memon, the man convicted of financing the deadly 1993 Mumbai…
Pakistan police kill leader of anti-Shiite militant group Lahore: Pakistani police killed the leader of the sectarian militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi,…
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Weakened ‘Komen’ makes landfall in Ctg, kills five
Dhaka Metro
One held while making bombs in capital Police arrested a suspected criminal while he was making bombs in the city's Khilkhet area on Wednesday night. Police also recovered 70 chocolate…
  • Facebook hacker held in capital
  • Causes of traffic jam to be identified through survey
  • Billboard lands on pedestrian in capital
  • DB police arrest '7 kidnappers' in capital
  • Events
    At the end of a long day of bilateral meetings and news…
    Next polls to be held as per constitution: Ashraf General Secretary of the ruling Awami League and Minister of Public Administration Syed Ashraful Islam said BNP chief Begum Khaleda Zia would not repeat…
    Inu resumes targeting Khaleda Zia Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Wednesday said that BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has suddenly stepped forward with the issue of election as a strategy…
  • AL happy over SC verdict against SQ Chy
  • JCD chief Rajib remanded
  • Bail, remand prayers in Rizvi’s arson case rejected
  • SC exempts Zafruallah from fine
  • Bangladesh
    Prepared for cyclone Komen: Maya The government has taken all preparations to face cyclone Komen, says Disaster Management Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya. He told journalists…
    Flight service of Cox’s Bazar airport suspended Cox’s Bazar: The authorities have decided to suspend flight service at Cox’s Bazar Airport for bad weather. The decision came from an emergency…
  • Exemplary punishment for arsonists: Hasina
  • 15 injured in Manikganj road crash
  • Man held with Euros, Ringgits at Shahjalal airport
  • 710 tortoises seized in Benapole
  • Sports
    Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics Beijing has been chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, beating the bid of Kazakhstan's Almaty. Having hosted the 2008 Olympics,…
    English FA backs Platini to become FIFA chief London: The English Football Association expressed their support to UEFA president Michel Platini in his bid to succeed Sepp Blatter as the head of FIFA,…
  • Tigers keen to take Proteas’ challenge
  • Bangladesh steady after Steyn's 400th
  • BD girl clinches gold medal at Special Olympics
  • Players face tough contest in the team
  • Entertainment
    Angelina Jolie preparing son Maddox to take over charity
    Hollywood actor-filmmaker Angelina Jolie wants her eldest son, Maddox, to run the charity she named after him in Cambodia in the future and has hired…
    Never imagined I would be around for so long: Juhi Chawla Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla, who has completed more than 25 years in the film industry, said that when she was at the beginning of her career, she never…
  • Hrithik Roshan is all praise for Freida
  • Kamal Das Gupta to be remembered on his birthday today
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      BRAZIL : An airplane lands under heavy fog at Sao Paulo's international airport "Governador Andre Franco Montoro", in Guarulhos, Sao Paulo State, Brazil, on July 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • children

      AFGHANISTAN : Afghan children play ghursai, a traditional boy's game, on the outskirts of Kabul on July 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • jumps

      GREECE : A youth jumps in the sea near a southern suburb of Athens on July 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • elephant

      IVORY COAST : A visitor feeds a banana to an elephant at the zoo in Abidjan on July 24, 2015. AFP PHOTO

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      ITALY : Children cool off in a fountain in Milan on July 24, 2015 as a major heatwave spreads throughout Europe with temperatures hitting nearly 40 degrees Celsius. AFP PHOTO

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      HUNGARY : Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's British driver Lewis Hamilton ompetes during the second practice session of the Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One race on July 24, 2015 at the Hungaroring racetrack in Mogyorod. AFP PHOTO

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      CHINA : Robots compete in a football match during the RoboCup 2015 in Hefei, east China's Anhui province on July 22, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • Indonesian-man

      INDONESIA :An Indonesian man carrying firewood on a motorcycle passes a field in Banyuwangi located in eastern Java island as Mount Raung volcano emits steam and ash (background) on July 21, 2015. AFP PHOTO

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      INDIA : An Indian woman sit under a tree at the roadside during the monsoon rains in New Delhi on July 20, 2015. AFP PHOTO

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      FRANCE : This picture shows a detail of the choir stalls inside the Sainte-Marie Cathedral in Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges, outhwestern France. The former cathedral is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. AFP PHOTO

    Art & Culture
    'Jurassic World' is now third-biggest movie in history
    The dinosaur blockbuster "Jurassic World" has now surpassed "Marvel's The Avengers" to become the third highest-grossing film in history. The movie is now behind only "Titanic" and "Avatar" after hitting $1.52 billion at the worldwide box office, reports Variety. In the US, the film, which stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard and is directed by Colin Tervorrow, has also become only the fourth film ever to cross the $600 million mark at the domestic box office. With just one territory left for release -- Japan -- "Jurassic World" is expected to stop at number three rather than topple the $2.18 billion earned by "Titanic" or the $2.79 billion grossed by "Avatar."  
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    Apple fake factory 'caught in China'
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    Self-Aware robot solves riddle
    In a surprising and perhaps frightening new twist, a robot has demonstrated that…
    Apple posts record third-quarter as iPhone sales surge
    The technology giant sold 47.5 million iPhones in the quarter to 27 June, up 35%…
    Enigma coding machine auction boosted by bidding war
    One of the few remaining Enigma coding machines has been sold at auction for more…
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