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Best Books of 2019

Best  Books  of 2019

I tried to focus my reading in 2019 on stuff that in other years might have passed me by, the kinds

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Peter Handke and Olga Tokarczuk win Nobel prizes in literature

Peter Handke and Olga Tokarczuk win Nobel prizes in literature

Austrian author Peter Handke and Polish author Olga Tokarczuk have won Nobel Prizes in literature, t

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President can not initiate a war without congressional approval

President can not initiate a war without congressional approval

Democrats' campaign promises make as much sense as offering a dog his tail for dinner. Mr. Trum

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Buried for 50 years: Britain's shameful role in the Biafran war

Buried for 50 years: Britain's shameful role in the Biafran war

It is a good thing to be proud of one's country, and I am - most of the time. But it would be im

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The people of Taiwan have a country and are dedicated to keeping it

By David Keene
The people of Taiwan have a country and are dedicated to keeping it

In the '70s, many were confused as to the proper name for the capital of Communist China. The ci

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Waiting for boost in manpower export

The manpower-export market now is facing a meltdown and shrinking

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What Other Say

Political pushback

Whatever their regional compulsions as well as their reluctance to

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Comments & Analyses-I

Who benefits from the Henoko delay?

The U.S. military contribution to the Okinawa economy is far more than the 3 to 5 percent usually cited. I could go on and on, writes Robert D. Eldridge

The recent announcement by the government that the Henoko project

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Silenced by salinity

Salinity is taking a heavy toll on our food production

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Front Page

Atrocities fall under purview of UN Genocide Convention

Stop genocidal acts against Rohingya immediately

ICJ makes interim orders binding on Myanmar

News Report: A new milestone in justice for humanity is set with the top UN court asking Myanmar in a binding order to prevent genocidal acts against the Rohingya and protect the ethnic minority in their homeland. The Hague-based International Court of Justice dismissed Myanmar's plea for disposing of the genocide case filed by The Gambia on behalf of the Muslim grouping OIC and asserted that some of the atrocities fall under the purview of the United Nations Genocide Convention adopted in 1948 against the backdrop of devastations and human-rights violations in the Second World War. In a landmark unanimous decision the world court made its order binding upon the defendant and asked for submitting compliance report within four months....  read more>>


PictorialThe Hague: Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf (2nd-right) delivering ruling in a case  read more>>

Rail on the rise

PM to inaugurate new train, tracks on Jan 26

News Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina would inaugurate a new  read more>>

PM for strong armed forces in securing national sovereignty

Says all three services be armed with fit knowledge, training

News Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Thursday witnessed a mock  read more>>


PictorialPrime Minister Sheikh Hasina witnessing Bangladesh Army's winter exercise, "Operation Bijoy Gourab",  read more>>

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Record remittance likely this FY
News Desk: The country may witness a record growth in   read more>>
ICJ's order against Myanmar favours humanity: Hasan
News Desk: Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said the order   read more>>
DU students demand punishment of attackers
News Desk: Students of Dhaka University demonstrated on the campus   read more>>


Tobacco eats up Tk 30,570cr per year: Maleque
Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque Thursday said Bangladesh   read more>>
49,162 river grabbers spotted in country
State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury Thursday informed the   read more>>
Media list of 'Daily Sangram' cancelled
The government on January 22 cancelled the media-list facility of   read more>>


Report on BB reserve heist case on Feb 24
News Report A Dhaka court on Thursday set February 24   read more>>
Oil falls as spectre of China virus looms over fuel demand
LONDON, Jan 23: Oil prices fell on Thursday on concern   read more>>
Preparation on to observe International Customs Day
News Report Bangladesh Customs is going to observe The International   read more>>


We are confident to beat Pakistan: Mahmudullah
We are confident to beat  Pakistan: MahmudullahBangladesh captain Mahmudullah Riyad said they remain upbeat to beat Pakistan in the first T20 Inter   read more>>
Bangladesh face Pakistan in U-19 WC today
While Bangladesh national team will take on Pakistan in Lahore   read more>>
BCB eye franchise-based first-class tournament
Bangladesh Cricket Board has decided to host the Bangladesh Cricket   read more>>

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Thai guava farming brings cheers for Natore farmers
Our Correspondent NATORE, Jan 23: Thai guava farming has brought   read more>>
January 01 to February 29 is the breeding season
Our Correspondent KHULNA, Jan 23: Crab collection in the Sundarbans   read more>>
Call to ensure basic rights of char people
RAJSHAHI, Jan 23: Speakers at a participatory discussion here on   read more>>

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RAMALLAH, Jan 23: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday met   read more>>