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Plum flower

Plum flower

Photo credit: Saifullah Hasan.

Winter is knocking

Winter is knocking

Photo credit: Saifullah Hasan.

History’s Worst Mothers

History’s Worst Mothers

Elizabeth Bathory Neglected Her Kids to Focus on Torture and Murder. Photo: historycollection.co

Bangladesh's Underage Domestics

Bangladesh's Underage Domestics

The children of poor families are often forced to work as domestic help for richer families. Many receive neither payment nor free time, nor even a proper place to sleep. Most of them are girls.

Robert Mugabe: 1924 - 2019

Robert Mugabe: 1924 - 2019

Robert Mugabe, the guerrilla chief who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980. Reuters.

Amazon burning

Amazon burning

Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research centre INPE, as concerns grow over right-wing President Jair

Street photography reveals China in the 1980s

Street photography reveals China in the 1980s

British photographer Adrian Bradshaw arrived in Beijing in 1984, going on to spend three decades documenting China's changing culture. BBC

CWC19: Team of the Tournament

CWC19: Team of the Tournament

The twelfth edition of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup had some remarkably consistent performers over seven weeks. Here are eleven of the best, making our star-studded team of the tournament, led by

Rain vs Dhaka

Rain vs Dhaka

Heavy downpours have crippled the city today. Despite the sufferings and waterlogging, kids seen enjoying the rain on July 9. Photo: PBA

Rural fish farming

Rural fish farming

These fish farming photos have been captured by Saifullah Hasan from Naya Bazar, Juri, Moulvibazar.

Tigers Eid celebration

Tigers Eid celebration

Tigers have celebrated the Eid-ul-Fitr in London, focusing more on their today's match against New Zealand. They later join a scheduled practice session at the Oval from 6pm local time. Bangladesh

Bafta TV Awards 2019

Bafta TV Awards 2019

Killing Eve, written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (centre), picked up three awards, two in the acting categories for Fiona Shaw (left) and Jodie Comer (right), and best drama series. Photo:PA

Children growing up ‘motherless village’

Children growing up ‘motherless village’

Ely Susiawati with a photo of her mother. Photo: BBC

Inside the silent nation of Brunei

Inside the silent nation of Brunei

Golden mosques and Arabic signs greet visitors stepping into the tiny nation of Brunei. Photo: BBC

Ramadan around the globe

Ramadan around the globe

Palestinians check a shop selling Ramadan decoration lights in the old city of Jerusalem on May 4. Photo: Getty Images

Snake festival in Italy

Snake festival in Italy

Every year people in Cocullo, a small medieval town in Italy's Abruzzo region, adorn a wooden statue of its patron saint with live snakes and parade it through the streets. Photo: AFP

500th death anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci

500th death anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci

This portrait, newly identified as Leonardo da Vinci, is going on display in London as the world marks the 500th anniversary of the death of the artist and inventor.

Eiffel Tower fashion show

Eiffel Tower fashion show

Dozens of curvy women staged a fashion show near the Eiffel Tower Sunday, braving chilly rain in skimpy outfits to defy fashion diktats with the simple slogan: "My body is beautiful." AFP

Sri Lanka terror attacks in picture

Relatives weep near the coffin of 12-year-old victim Sneha Savindi, who was killed in the Easter Sunday bombing at St. Sebastian's Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka.Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP

Holi festival

Holi festival

Hindu priests chanted religious verses as hundreds of widows splashed coloured powders and played with water pistols filled with coloured water. Showers of flower petals filled the air. Photo: The Daily Mail

Rare lesser adjutant storks (modontak) rescued in Sirajganj

Rare lesser adjutant storks (modontak) rescued in Sirajganj

A rare lesser adjutant storks (modontak) has been rescued from the sadar upazila on Tuesday morning with the help of environmental organization "The Bird Safety House" President Mamun Biswas and Jamuna Television Staff Reporter Golam Mostafa Rubel. The modontak will be handed over to the

Rice threshing scents Nobanno

This is the real season of harvesting across the country and taking new paddy to farmers' home. Nobanno Utsab is coming at every house in the villages across the country with new crops being prepared. (Saifullah Hasan has recently taken the photo from Choudhury Bari area under Juri Upazila of

Isha Ambani's wedding in pics

India's Isha Ambani with Anand Piramal at their wedding/ Photo: Instagram

Durga Puja

Durga Puja

Assam-based photographer Buddha Dev Adhikary captured the photos of Durga idols at different mandaps in Assam.

A cry for safe roads

The students of different colleges went on a rampage, vandalizing and torching buses in Dhaka during their ongoing movement, protesting their fellow students’ death over the Sunday’s tragic road crash on Airport Road: Kalerkantho

Baul Sangeet Utsab

A three-day Baul Sangeet Utsab titled ‘Indo-Bangla Baul Music Festival 2018’ began on July 26 (Thursday) at the premises of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in the city. (Photo: Kalerkantho).

Wind of election: RCC polls

Four mayoral candidates were in one stage on Sunday in Rajshahi in a part of poll campaign in the upcoming Rajshahi City Corporation election to be held on July 30.

Thai boys trapped inside cave

Rescuers raced to pump water from a cave in northern Thailand as forecasted heavy rain threatened to complicate efforts to free a young soccer team found trapped for 10 days in the flooded cave in northern Thailand. (AP Photo)

2018 FIFA WC

Iran Coach slams VAR, as Ronaldo escapes red card: Image Credit - Toronto Star

Markle weds Prince Harry

For the cameras! The kiss everyone wanted to see. Meghan Markle weds Prince Harry in a mesmerizing royal wedding ceremony Picture: AP

Aishwarya at Cannes

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at Cannes (courtesy AFP)

Sonam’s wedding

Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja get married in Mumbai: Indian Express

Kate Middleton's new baby

Beaming Prince William and Kate show off their baby boy to the world: Rex Features

PM's C'wealth meet

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina attends an official meeting with her Indian counterpart Modi at the Lancaster House in London recently. Photo: Press Information Bureau, India

IPL 2018

KKR made a statement of intent on Monday with both bat and ball, scoring 200 runs batting first and then bowling out Delhi Daredevils for a mere 129 to register second win of the tournament. Sportzpics

Quota reform demo

East-West University students block Badda-Rampura road: Photo Kalerknahto

Hollywood heavyweights with daughters

Kylie Jenner and Stormi Webster: Vogue

Malala’s return to hometown

Malala Yousafzai arrives by helicopter to the all-boys Swat Cadet College Guli Bagh, during her hometown visit CREDIT: ABDUL MAJEED/ AFP

Stephen Hawking: World's brightest star

Stephen Hawking, whose mental genius and physical disability made him a household name and inspiration across the globe, passed away on March 14. (Photo courtesy Reuters; Captions: AFP)

Iconic images of women protesters

The Polish-Swedish passerby, whose family members had reportedly been sent to a Nazi concentration camp, snapped “impulsively”, according to Runesson, who told BBC Culture that the man did “nothing – he walked further” afterwards. Despite the incident happening in a fleeting instance, the

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year, is one of the most celebrated events across the globe. The date of celebration varies every year.

White roses in Grammys

"It's incredible how the world is pivoting in a new direction," said Rita Ora of the movement. "The more voices that come together, the more powerful everything gets.": Getty Images

Kabul Attack

At least 151 people were injured, including this child pictured at Jamuriate hospital.

Deadly storm rips through Europe

The fierce winds caused trouble for civilians and soldiers alike.

Power of black

Woman with deep yellow eyes.

Celebrity photoshoots

Bhumi, who keeps teasing her fans with her stunning looks, oozes oomph and slays it in style in a plunging dress.

Top 10 inspirational women in 2017

Manal al-Sharif: A Saudi woman who got behind the wheel and never looked back. Manal al-Sharif is best known for challenging laws and mores that keep women down in her native country.

The year in pictures

An Eritrean Orthodox Christian pilgrim was baptised, during Epiphany, at the Qasr El-Yahud baptism site on the west bank of the River Jordan. The site is where Christians believe Jesus was baptised by John the Baptist. Due to the sensitivity of the area, an agreement to allow visitors to the site

Sizzling pictures of Sunny Leone

Actress and model Sunny Leone became the talk of the town with her hot avatar in Bigg Boss and moved to Bollywood only to set the screen on fire.

Purnima in pink

Purnima in pink

Dhallywood actress Purnima recently hit the stage on the eve of an event at Bangladesh Army Stadium.

Burning Man Festival 2017

Burning Man Festival 2017

Burning Man is an annual gathering in the western United States at Black Rock City—a temporary city erected in the Black Rock Desert of northwest Nevada.

Anushka-Virat wedding pics

Actress Anushka Sharma and cricketer Virat Kohli got married in Tuscany, Italy on Monday (Nov 11) in a traditional Hindu ceremony.

Beautiful sculptures in world

Jean-Michel Bihorel amazed the internet with his extraordinary digital sculptures of women made of flowers (Brightside)

Celebs who pledge to donate organs

The women with the most beautiful eyes Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has already signed up with Eye Bank Association of India to donate her eyes. (Getty Images)

Old magazine covers

Old Magazines cover with Hollywood and Bollywood Stars

Actress Zeenat Aman with Bollywood superstar Rajesh Khanna on the cover of Stardust magazine - 1976 annual edition.

World's 10 most livable cities 2017

1. Hamburg, Germany (Source: Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Report)

Beauty pageant in Brazil prison

Inmate Mayana Rosa Alves, center, celebrates winning her jail's annual beauty contest at Talavera Bruce penitentiary in Rio de Janeiro: Daily Mail

Duchess Of Cambridge hairstyles

EVER since being spotted on the arm of Prince William, back in 2004, the now Duchess of Cambridge has seen her every style move fall under the closest scrutiny: Vogue

70 years of British royal marriage

A parade for the Queen's Golden Jubilee in 2002: BBC

Inside Serena Williams' wedding

Serena looks gorgeous these photos from Vogue. Here she's showing off her Alexander McQueen princess gown, along with new husband Alexis Ohanian, their daughter, family - and top-hat-wearing dog: Dailymail

A dancing athlete

In 2014, the Australian sensation had her very own App named “Stretch with Michelle Jenneke.”

Wedding of Indonesia's first daughter

The evening before the wedding, the president's family took their daughter through a string of several Javanese traditions: BBC

The political pets

New Zealand's 'First Cat' Paddles has captured the hearts of many online (TWITTER: FIRSTCATOFNZ)

Hot daughters of Indian celebs

Shraddha Kapoor: Shraddha Kapoor, daughter of the popular actor Shakti Kapoor, has already created a niche for herself. She has a charming personality that has won millions of hearts.

Halloween cupcakes

Throw a frightfully good Halloween party with fun cupcakes to delight your little monsters.

Celebrity weddings 2017

Lionel Messi gives the thumbs up after marrying childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo in Rosario, Argentina (AP)

Pori Moni’s birthday celebration

Dhallywood actress Pori Moni’s birthday was on 24 October. She was with invited guests at a hotel in Banani on the day. (The photo was taken from Pori Moni’s verified Facebook page)

Celebrities at Puja mandaps

Along with other ‘Gaheen Baluchar’ artists, actress Suborna Mustafa, seen visiting Gulshan-Banani Puja mandaps on Maha Nabami.

Sufferings of Rohingya Muslims

New arrivals struggle to find space in the already-overcrowded Kutupalong camp, which saw over 16,000 new arrivals within a week of the outbreak of violence in Myanmar on 25 August, 2017: UNHCR/Vivian Tan

Empty Streets

These photos showing the empty Rampur-Bashundhara road on the Eid day (Today). People, especially the office goers pass long tiring hours to pass through the road during normal working days while it took only 15/20 minutes today.

Eid-ul-Azha across the world

In the Ashmun cattle market, Egypt, traders sell livestock for sacrifice ahead of the festival: AFP

Daegu festival

South Korea's body art show

Held over the weekend, the Daegu International Bodypainting Festival aims to showcase the world's best body art skills.

Nayak Raj Razzak

Referred to as Nayak Raj Razzak, the veteran Dhallywood actor breathed his last at a Dhaka hospital on Monday (August 21).

Barcelona attack

Barcelona terror attack: An injured person is treated in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (AP Photo)

Flooding and Water-lodging

Flooding in Northern District

Separate areas in the northern districts in the country went under water due to increasing rains and floods over the last couple of weeks