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FEATURE

A Universe of Bubbles in Every Champagne Bottle

A cork pops. The sudden change in pressure releases carbon

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Light Pillars, a Million-Mirror Optical Illusion on Winter Nights

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What's the best cheap laptop for running Minecraft?

What's the best cheap laptop for running Minecraft?

I have just read your 2015 guide, What's the best laptop for running Minecraft?, and wondered if

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There are thousands of Ahed Tamimis

There are thousands of Ahed Tamimis

Every now and again, a Palestinian story rises out of the humdrum coverage and quotidian violence of

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Turkey reaping the whirlwind of misguided foreign policy

Turkey was busy sowing the wind with its Middle East

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The heritage dissent

LAHORE is really the only liveable city in Pakistan. Pakistanis

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EDITORIAL
Editorial

Tapping renewable energy resources

It indeed augurs well for energy security that Bangladesh has

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What others say

Indian Supreme Court divided

The press conference by Supreme Court’s four seniormost judges over

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Comments & Analyses-I

Global elite? At Davos?

The decision to attend the World Economic Forum has raised eyebrows in Washington, given Trump’s professed disdain for the globalists who typically attend the retreat, writes Lan Rappeportjan
Global elite? At Davos?

President Trump’s decision to attend the World Economic Forum, a global gathering of industry tita

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Trade deficit hits $7.6b

Trade deficit hits $7.6b

Bangladesh’s trade deficit in the first five months of the current fiscal year stands at $7.6 billion, as import spending continues to rise, reports bdnews24.com. Bangladesh spent $21.97 billion on imports from July to November in fiscal 2017-18, according to a central bank report released on Sunday. It fetched about $14.37 billion in exports in the same period. The trade deficit thus stands at $7.6 billion, a 96.1 percent increase year-on-year. Between July and November in fiscal 2016-17, Bangladesh’s trade deficit stood at $3.88 billion. The total deficit at the end of fiscal year 2016-17 was $9.47 billion. The highest trade deficit in Bangladesh’s history is $9.94 billion in fiscal 2010-2011. In FY 2011-12 the deficit was $9.32 billion. The deficit in the first...  read more>>

600b cft of gas reserves in Bhola well likely

The Bangladesh Petrole-um Exploration and Production Company or Bapex has  read more>>

Floor crossing

HC delivers split verdicts on Article 70

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Lack of China fund stalls Padma rail project

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Ensure peace, protect future generations: Pranab

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BACK PAGE
Myanmar sets up 1st camp
BANGKOK, Jan 15: Myanmar officials say a camp to house   read more>>
Pranab pays tributes to Bangabandhu
Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Mondayvisited Bangabandhu Museum and   read more>>
Cabinet okays draft of Ridesharing Service Guideline
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METROPOLIS
Govt undertakes project to give Swadhinata Stambha complete shape
Swadhinata Stambha (Independence Monument) in Suhrawardy Udyan is going to   read more>>
Govt to ink $60m deal with OFID for infrastructure dev
The government is set to sign two loan agreements with   read more>>
Bangabandhu's speech would inspire mass people: Nahid
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BUSINESS
GDP can witness 10pc growth exploring blue economy: expert
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Oil prices entrenched in tight range
LONDON, Jan. 15: Oil prices were little changed on Tuesday,   read more>>
Number of int’l tourists rises to 1.32b worldwide in 2017
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SPORTS
Shakib credits left-arm spin against Zim win
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Bangladesh thru to quarters as 1st team
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AB leads SA recovery after early Bumrah burst
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HOME
Joint efforts of all officials needed to achieve SDGs
RAJSHAHI, Jan 15: Integrated and collective efforts of all field   read more>>
Call to resolve some existing problems to boost regional trade
RANGPUR, Jan 15: Leaders of Rangpur Chamber of Commerce and   read more>>
Passing out parade of female TRC held at Rangpur
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INTERNATIONAL
US set to cut UN money for Palestinian refugees
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Baghdad twin suicide bombing kills 31
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