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A mouthful of sky

"Rachanavali" captures the life and times of Rajendra Yadav, the democratic behemoth of Hindi literature
A mouthful of sky

Last Sunday marked the 87th birth anniversary of Rajendra Yadav who, by the time he passed away on O

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The Less Than Perfect Legend of Donna Creosote by Dan Micklethwaite

The Less Than Perfect Legend of Donna Creosote by Dan Micklethwaite

It's not often that a book comes along with a review built into the title, and if you think I

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Adventures with the Ever-Living Poet: 'African safari with the Bard', book review

eare in Swahililand guides us through a number of significant Shakespeare sightings in East Africa since the mid-19th century

The "Holy Grail of Shakespeare studies", says Wilson-Lee, is "an

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How the Indus Treaty was signed

Notes from the unpublished diary of India’s Acting High Commissioner

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Striving against economic and social injustice

Striving against economic and social injustice

Going forward, Malaysia should follow the market-driven format and overhaul its privatisation policy

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Should we re-brand our national day celebrations?

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Restore trust of tourists

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Why Donald Trump should not be US President

When Donald Trump began his improbable run for president 15

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Mothers’ woes

Where state institutions or elected officials fail to take action against such violence, these women have filled a vacuum, challenging traditional gender roles in the process, write Anne-Marie Slaughter and Alice Driver
Mothers’ woes

“We were seeking justice. We wanted to prevent disappearance, for it to end. Unfortunately, I still

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Steps against sound pollution

Sound pollution has been the bane of city dwellers in

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Fornt Page

Cut in fuel price soon

Sudden drive to be launched against petrol pumps to stop adulterated oil sale

News Report The government may reduce the cost of fuel oil in the next month. The government's announcement comes five months after it made oil cheaper in the wake of a call by businesses for a blanket cut. The prices of diesel and kerosene were brought down by Tk 3 a litre, and octane and petrol by Tk 10 in the month of April this year. The power, energy and mineral resources minister on Thursday hinted to lower fuel prices soon by Tk 10 on an average. The new rates might take effect if it help reduce the transport cost, State Minister Nasrul Hamid told the media. The minister also announced to launch sudden drives against the petrol pump stations...  read more>>

Realise riparian rights

Go for int'l arbitration if there is no amicable solution

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Patronising militancy

BNP, Jamaat leaders must face trial: PM

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ADB to give $8b loan in 5 yrs

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Buddhist family attacked
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Afghanistan rout Bangladesh
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Technical education for accelerating development stressed
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RMP to intensify community policing activitie
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Frontier cattle trade earns Tk 22.76cr
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