Dhaka, Bangladesh

Bar Chef's Furlough does cocktails, yes, and good burger

Bar Chef's Furlough does cocktails, yes, and good burger

Don't drink wine in a restaurant run by cocktail experts. It's one of the great dining rule

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Changing the way we eat

Changing the  way we eat

"Jamie Oliver, he's my idol," she said. Watching his Naked Chef cooking programme when

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UK restaurant diners snub pasta for hummus and jerk chicken

UK restaurant diners snub pasta for hummus and jerk chicken

Restaurant diners are turning their noses up at Indian, Italian and Chinese establishments in favour

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The 4th Afghan war is about to escalate

By Robert Fisk
The 4th Afghan war  is about to escalate

While Afghans are supposed to be celebrating this week's blood-soaked hundredth anniversary of t

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A desperate IS

By Arsla Jawaid

THE recent suicide attack on a wedding in Kabul generated

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The key to a sustainable economy is 5,000-yr old

By Klaus Wagensonner/Flickr

We are again reaching the point in the business cycle

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Curse of trafficking must be curbed

The existing laws in Bangladesh clearly affirm that human trafficking

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Assam and the NRC

Writes Prafull Goradia

Assam is being talked about once again. The tale of

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Equity in education

Writes Rudrashis Datta

One of the key parameters of equity in our higher

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Front Page

Purge of ruling party mounts

JL leader Shamim held with 7 bodyguards, huge treasures amid pervasive crackdown

News Special Another Juba League leader has been held along with his seven bodyguards and a cache of wealth seized, as an ongoing purge of the ruling party mounts. During a daylong raid Friday on the residence and then on the business house of GK Shamim in Dhaka's Niketan area, a Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) contingent, led by a magistrate, seized over Tk 1.8 crore in cash, Tk 160-crore worth of fixed-deposit savings, alcohol and firearms, according to an official account of the operation. Friday's operation came two days after a RAB team arrested Juba League leader Khaled Mahmud Bhuiyan for running an illegal casino inside the Young Men's Club in Fakirerpool area. The current crackdown, avowedly for a rectification...  read more>>


PictorialRapid Action Battalion (RAB) detains Jubo League central committee leader SM Golam  read more>>

PM leaves for NY to attend UNGA

PM leaves for NY to attend UNGAPrime Minister Sheikh Hasina left on Friday for New York to attend  read more>>

Dengue attacks 508 more

News Report A total of 508 new dengue patients were  read more>>

Bangladesh children join global climate strike

Weeklong child uprising in 139 countries for saving planet from pollution

News Desk Nearly 3,000 school and college students took part  read more>>

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Two siblings killed in Mozambique road crash
NOAKHALI, Sept 20: Two siblings were killed and three people   read more>>


Education grants help cut school dropouts among slum children
News Desk Eighth grade student Shathi (14) was suddenly forced   read more>>
Govt moves to develop animal diseases-free zone
The government has taken an initiative to develop a zoonosis   read more>>
29m babies born into conflict in 2018: Unicef
More than 29 million children were born into conflict-affected areas   read more>>


BSEC starts probe in manipulation by two cos
News Report The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) has   read more>>
Turkey turned up heat on banks after standoff over bad loans
ISTANBUL, Sept 20: Turkey forced banks to take losses on   read more>>
Uber awaits renewal decision on vital London license
LONDON, Sept 20: Uber (UBER.N) is still waiting to see   read more>>


Tigers out to break defeat jinx
CHATTOGRAM, Sept 20: Bangladesh is eying to break the jinx   read more>>
Boys eye win against Sri Lanka today
Boys eye win against Sri Lanka todayBangladesh U-18 national football team take on Sri Lanka in their opening group A match of the SAFF   read more>>
Scholastica win over Cambrian
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Alarming rise in tobacco farming
Our Correspondent LALMONIRHAT, Sept 20: Although there is no control   read more>>
Activities of P4D project continue in Gaibandha
Our Correspondent GAIBANDHA, Sept 20: The overall activities of Platforms   read more>>
Innovative professional skill necessary in admn for building developed Bangladedesh
RANGPUR, Sept 20: Government officials should enhance their skills along   read more>>

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