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  • Summer to make or break Smith's captaincy: Waugh

    Australian great Steve Waugh says the summer Test series against South Africa and Pakistan is shaping up as make or break for Steve Smith's captaincy of the national side.

  • The coolest event of the year

    Summer is here and with it a rise in temperature of the bustling city, Dhaka. We are swamped in our day to day activities battling with our never-ending workload, traffic, and of course, the sweltering heat.

  • FEATURE: The place where mystery rules

    The potato, onion and garlic fields are green and well tended, and the streets feel sleepy under the early summer sun. It’s hard to believe that this is the place that dominated world headlines five years ago, when US forces raided a compound here and killed Osama Bin Laden.

  • Scorching heat likely on Pahela Baishakh

    The weather outlook for celebration of Pahela Baishakh, Bangla New Year, this year is bleak with a forecast of scorching heat and “unbearable” humidity. The weather will yeild a lot of sweat, which will not dry up and result in discomforting experience – especially within a crowd.

  • 10 tips to survive unbearable summer heat

    The summer is here and the heat of the sun is becoming unbearable. Thanks to the Equinox phenomenon (sun's direct position above the equator line), people get heatstroke, fall sick in this season. And children and elder people suffer the most.

  • No load shedding despite heat wave

    Power Development Board (PDB) says power supply now stands at a historic high. It is now supplying around 8300 megawatt of power—a sharp 800MW jump from last year’s corresponding period.

  • ‘Ronaldo, Bale could leave Real Madrid’

    Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has told ESPN FC that he believes both Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale could leave the Bernabeu in the summer.

  • I will sign new Barca contract: Neymar

    Barcelona star Neymar has insisted that he will sign a new contract at Camp Nou amid interest from Manchester United.

  • Neymar's father confirms Man Utd offer

    Barcelona striker Neymar’s father confirmed that Manchester United had tried to lure the star to the Premier League, but the offer was dismissed.

  • 5 easy steps to smudge free make up

    With the humidity outside, it is very difficult for ladies to have a perfect make up these days. However, there are ways of having a long lasting smudge free make up, if you follow a few tricks:

  • Beauty tips and tricks this Eid! (video)

    With the natural, no make-up look making the rounds in the beauty arena, this Eid is all about looking simple. In this sweltering heat and rain, adorn a fresh summer look instead of the usual heavy makeup to look trendy and fabulous.

  • Mario Balotelli

    Balotelli 'definitely staying' at Liverpool

    Italy striker Mario Balotelli will not leave Liverpool this summer, according to his agent Mino Raiola.

  • Rain in the north, heat elsewhere

    Mixed weather pattern is prevailing through Bangladesh this summer with rain cooling life back to tugging quilts in the north and baking everyone under heat elsewhere.

  • Bogra nor’wester deaths climb to 19

    The death toll in Bogra has reached 19 as nor’wester lashed different areas of the district last evening.