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Why we protested in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington

Millions of people worldwide marched against Donald Trump's presidency and in support of other issues this weekend. We caught up with some of them
Why we protested in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington

Up to 2 million people marched in cities around the world in solidarity with the Women's March o

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Life lessons from Meryl Streep and other successful women

They've won Oscars, Pulitzers and Nobel peace prizes: eight women at the top of their game tell us how they got there
Life lessons from Meryl Streep and other successful women

Meryl Streep has been nominated for more Academy Awards than any other actor, and has won for Kramer

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A burden even Obama couldn't escape

If you want to know what white male privilege looks like, look at the podium on inauguration day. No black man could be elected with Trump's life story
A burden even Obama couldn't escape

In his 2014 grand jury testimony over the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missour

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In the twilight of globalisation

By Khurram Husain
In the twilight of globalisation

AS world leaders gather in Davos to reflect on the increasingly grim future of globalisation, it is

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Reopening old wounds

By Pallavi Aiyar

Northeast Asia is a geostrategic hotspot. An ascendant China is

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Gitmo awaits more?

By Owen Bennett-Jones

DONALD Trump says he wants to be unpredictable. But with

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Making Bangladesh an export powerhouse

Bangladesh can become an export powerhouse at the level of

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Mystery about new US secretary of state

With Tillerson’s nomination basically in the bag, then, the most important question becomes what he’ll do with his new post. The answer? Nobody actually knows, writes Zack Beauchamp
Mystery about new US secretary of state

Rex Tillerson’s nomination for US secretary of state has been advanced by the Senate Foreign Relatio

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Excess cash and output growth

In the context of currency withdrawal, the presumption that all currency is required for facilitating output growth is untrue, write Bibek Debroy and Kishore Desai

Why does one hold money? Without muddying waters too much,

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Atrocities resume on Rohingyas

United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar Yanghee Lee on Tuesday warned about possible reprisals against people she met during her recent official visit to the country from January 9 to 21, reports UNB. "There's one word that has hung heavily on my mind during this visit - reprisals," the expert was quoted as saying in a statement received here from Geneva. Lee said she is deeply concerned about those with whom she met and spoke, those critical of the government, those defending and advocating for the rights of others, and those who expressed their thoughts and opinions which did not conform to the narrative of those in the position of power. She said this...  read more>>


PictorialStone quarrying continues unabated defying law at Shah Arefin hillock in Companyganj  read more>>

BNP on EC formation

‘AL out to undo president's move’

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday alleged  read more>>

Court rule delays Brexit process

Parliamentary nod needed

London, Jan 24: Britain's government must get parliamentary approval before  read more>>

Common platform for maritime stakeholders stressed

Speakers at a seminar on Tuesday stressed the importance of  read more>>

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Iran, Russia, Turkey will enforce Syria ceasefire
Astana, Jan 24: Iran, Russia and Turkey will establish a   read more>>
Wrong-doers to face stern action
Wrong-doers to face stern actionAsking students to stay away from drugs, militancy and terrorism, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on   read more>>
President's decision to be acceptable: AL
Awami League Presidium Member and Health and Family Welfare Minister   read more>>


Bangladesh safe for foreigners: Japanese tourists
Overwhelmed by the hospitality and simplicity of Bangladeshi people, a   read more>>
12pc people at risk of arsenic contamination: Minister
Some 12 percent of the country’s population is now facing   read more>>
Indonesian envoy pays farewell call on President
Indonesian Ambassador to Bangladesh Iwan Wiranata-atmadja Tuesday paid his farewell   read more>>


USAID to help S Asian farmers trying to diversify crops
Millions of smallholder farmers in South and Southeast Asia are   read more>>
WBCC delegation in city on trade visit
A delegation of Wales Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce (WBCC) is   read more>>
Samsung says Q4 profits up 50pc despite Note7 recall
SEOUL, Jan 24: Samsung Electronics’ profits leaped in the fourth   read more>>


Hathuru warns against drastic changes for Bangladesh
Bangladesh's coach Chandika Hathurusingha has warned against overreacting to the   read more>>
Scorchers reach BBL final
Scorchers reach BBL finalPERTH, Jan 24: An inspired opening spell of pace bowling from Mitchell Johnson set up a blistering v   read more>>
Saha, Pujara steer Rest of India
MUMBAI, Jan 24: Wriddhiman Saha completed his maiden double-hundred and   read more>>

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Edn to poor children needed for making them worthy citizen
RAJSHAHI, Jan 24: Professional leaders and development activists at a   read more>>
Workshop on expanded cultivation of medicinal plants held in Rangpur
RANGPUR, Jan 24: Health experts at a workshop have laid   read more>>
Social support must to prevent child marriage
DAMKURA, Jan 24: Responsive support from the community, especially religious   read more>>

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White House warns China on trade, South China Sea
WASHINGTON, Jan 24: The White House warned China it will   read more>>
Trump bans funding for foreign NGOs backing abortion
WASHINGTON, Jan 24: President Donald Trump on Monday signed a   read more>>
Europe chokes under freezing smog
PARIS, Jan 24: Heavy pollution enveloping much of Europe prompted   read more>>