Tuesday 28 July 2015 ,
Tuesday 28 July 2015 ,
  • Landslide kills 5 in Cox’s…
    At least five people were killed and two injured in a landslide in…
  • Alert in India as assault…
    Ten people including three civilians were killed yesterday when gunmen…
  • Sundarbans tiger population…
    The tiger population in Bangladesh part of the Sundarbans, the world’s…
  • BB projects 5.5pc rise in…
    Bangladesh Bank (BB) yesterday rolled out the agriculture and rural…
  • Former Indian president Abdul…
    India's former president and prominent scientist APJ Abdul Kalam,…
Spot Light
The results of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations will be published on August 9. Education Minister Nurul Islam…
Afghanistan: Wedding shootout in Baghlan province 'kills 20 people' At the end of a long day of bilateral meetings and news conferences, President Obama…
President Obama dances with Kenyan pop stars Sauti Sol At the end of a long day of bilateral meetings and news conferences, President Obama…
7 killed as rebels attack bus, police station in India Indian army commandos and police were in a gunfight Monday with militants who attacked…
4 dead as attackers storm Indian police station New Delhi: Indian security forces were on Monday battling an armed attack on a police…
Colombia suspends air strikes against Farc camps Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has ordered government forces to suspend…
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Dhaka Metro
 Causes of traffic jam to be identified through survey The government has started a joint survey to identify the major causes of traffic jam and find its remedies in the capital. "A joint survey by police…
  • Billboard lands on pedestrian in capital
  • DB police arrest '7 kidnappers' in capital
  • Youth mercilessly beaten by traffic policemen
  • Hawkers flout HC order, set up shops on footpaths
  • Events
    At the end of a long day of bilateral meetings and news…
    Politics
    BNP demands EC’s resignation for move to enrol under-18 Terming unlawful, motivated and whimsical the Election Commission’s (EC’s) move to enrol under-18 youths in the voter list, BNP on Monday…
    Submit probe report on Khaleda 13 Oct A Dhaka court fixed October 13 for the submission of the probe report against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and three other BNP leaders in a case for killing…
  • BNP now wants neutral administration
  • SC upholds bail for BNP leader Toriqul Islam
  • HC to hear ACC plea in Maya graft case
  • Sohag, Zakir elected BCL president, GS
  • Bangladesh
    Draft Petroleum Bill, 2015 gets cabinet nod The Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of the 'Petroleum Bill, 2015' subject to the vetting of the Law Ministry to regulate import, storage…
    Housewife stabbed to death over family feud A housewife was stabbed to death, allegedly by her husband, in front of their children in Naraynganj, late on Sunday night. The victim's relatives…
  • Bangladeshi shot dead by BSF
  • Ferry services remain suspended
  • Man killed in reported gunfight
  • Full SC verdict on Mojaheed soon: AG
  • Sports
    Tigers optimistic to fare well in Dhaka Test Bangladesh team manager Khaled Mahmud Sujon is optimistic to fare well in the second Test match against South Africa if they could keep the ongoing momentum…
    Mexico defeats Jamaica in Gold Cup final Philadelphia : Andres Guardado became the first player to score in three Gold Cup finals and Mexico also capitalized on two defensive blunders Sunday…
  • Bangladesh on right track: Mushfiq
  • I am always number one: Usain Bolt
  • Ban-SA Ctg Test ends draw due to rain on day-5
  • Tigers take 78-run lead over Proteas
  • Entertainment
    Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina dead at 22
    Los Angeles : Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of pop legend Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown, died Sunday aged 22, six months after she was…
    I am not yet engaged, there is time for marriage: Katrina Kaif Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has denied reports that she is getting engaged to actor Ranbir Kapoor, saying there is time for marriage. There were reports…
  • ‘Baahubali’ poster gets Guinness accreditation
  • George Clooney seeks to expose funding of Africa conflicts
  • Poll
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    Video
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      IVORY COAST : A visitor feeds a banana to an elephant at the zoo in Abidjan on July 24, 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • Children-cool-off

      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

    • Mercedes

      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

    • Robot-playing-football-match

      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

    • monsoon

      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

    • zorb-balls

      CZECH REPUBLIC : Tourists play in zorb balls on the Vltava river as temperatures reached 34 degrees Celsius on July 18, 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic.AFP PHOTO

    • Nepalese girl

      NEPAL : A young Nepalese girl holds a doll as she walks at a relief camp for survivors of the Nepal earthquakes in Kathmandu on July 17, 2015, following twin earthquakes which struck the Himalayan nation in April and May 2015. AFP PHOTO

    • cycling race

      FRANCE : The pack rides during the 178,5 km fourteenth stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 18, 2015, between Rodez and Mende, southern France. AFP PHOTO

    Art & Culture
    Shakespeare's ‘Othello Tower’ to reopen after facelift
    Famagusta, Cyprus: The 14th-century Cypriot tower that is the fictional setting of Shakespeare's play ‘Othello’ reopens next month after undergoing renovation following decades of decay on the internationally isolated Turkish side of the ethnically divided island. The ‘Othello Tower’ was long a tourist magnet. But after Cyprus was partitioned by a 1974 Turkish invasion triggered by a brief Greek-inspired coup, hundreds of the island's heritage sites fell foul of what became a frozen conflict. Part of a fortress in the mediaeval city of Famagusta just within the Turkish side of Cyprus's ‘Green Line’ on the eastern coast, the tower has been undergoing emergency stabilisation for the past year to protect it from extensive water damage. According…
    Life Style
    Home remedies to prevent hair fall
    Grieving over excess hair fall? Massaging your scalp for a few minutes daily and…
    Foods to suit your sun sign
    The influence of astrology in your life is not limited to future predictions, it…
    How to make ghee at home
    Homemade ghee has got its own taste and texture. While health benefits of ghee are…
    Health boosting benefits of cinnamon
    While cinnamon is a popular spice in Indian cooking, did you know that it has a…
    Technology
    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…
    First electric planes fly over English Channel
     Airbus flew its electric plane across the English Channel for the first time…
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