Monday, June 26, 2017 12:48 pm

Most trains on time as Eid rush picks up

Eid holidaymakers who chose to travel by train are leaving the capital, Dhaka, hassle free as most trains departing the Kamalapur Railway Station are...

No traffic jam, vehicles moving slowly

Thousands of vehicles on both sides of the Bangabandhu Bridge have been moving slowly today as the Eid rush picks up. Holidaymakers faced tailback on...

News Analysis: Muhith now scapegoat

On Monday, some ruling Awami League lawmakers raised a hue and cry in parliament. They blamed the finance minister for failing to act against those...

Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot

A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque at Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam...

Britain swelters thru’ hottest June day in 41 years

Europe has sizzled in a continent-wide heatwave overnight, with London seeing Britain's hottest June day since 1976 and Portugal continued battling deadly forest fires. More...

Toothpick crossbow craze has China quivering

Handheld crossbows that can fire out needles and nails are the latest must-have toy in China but anxious parents want them banned before a...

More than 5 million children need urgent humanitarian aid in Iraq: Unicef

More than 5 million children are in urgent need of aid in Iraq, the United Nations said today, describing the war on Islamic State...

‘Russians targeted 21 election systems’

Russian hackers targeted 21 US state election systems in the 2016 presidential race and a small number were breached but there was no evidence any...

IS blows up Mosul mosque where Baghdadi became ‘caliph’

Jihadists on Wednesday blew up Mosul's iconic leaning minaret and the adjacent mosque where their leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in 2014 declared himself "caliph"...



Facebook blocks nude Neptune statue photo

Facebook courted another controversy after an art historian claimed it blocked a photo of Italy's famous Neptune statue for being "sexually explicit". The social...
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70TH CANNES FILM FESTIVAL Le plus grand fête dU cinéma!

Directors, actors and film industry individuals of anywhere in the world will agree with me on the fact that Cannes Film Festival is the...

ICC committee approves rule changes

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday approved a number of proposed changes to rules of the game at its meeting in London. Retention of reviews From...

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‘Naddiyo Natim’ at Shilpakala today

Mad Theatre will stage the 21st show of its debut play ‘Naddiyo Natim’ today at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA),...

Banani rape: Nayem Ashraf confessing at court

Key accused of the sensational Banani double rape, Nayem Ashraf is confessing his involvement in the crime before a judicial magistrate at court. The investigation...

Independent judiciary can stop quashing ‘political’ cases

We are deeply concerned about the decision to withdraw 206 cases, including 34 for murder. As it is, the state and government institutions and...

BNP leader Khokan sent to jail

Dhaka: A Dhaka court on Thursday sent BNP joint secretary general Khairul Kabir Khokan to jail, rejecting his bail prayers in five cases lodged...