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FEATURE

Russian rocket fails, and 2 astronauts make safe emergency return

Russian rocket fails, and 2 astronauts make safe emergency return

As they hurtled toward space faster than a rifle bullet, an American astronaut and a Russian cosmona

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Genetics research 'biased towards studying white Europeans'

Genetics research 'biased towards studying white Europeans'

sPeople from minority ethnic backgrounds are set to lose out on medical benefits of genetics researc

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Climate change will make hundreds of millions more people nutrient deficient

Rising levels of carbon dioxide could make crops less nutritious

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Tourism sector playing a vital role in achieving Nepal's economic dev

Tourism sector playing a vital role in achieving Nepal's economic dev

IN TODAY'S globalised and interdependent world, international relations are becoming one of the

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Johnson's burqa remarks are no surprise - his misogyny goes far back

Boris Johnson's comparison of women to inanimate objects such as

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May has no choice but to soften Brexit blow as much as possible

Michel Barnier held a press conference on Wednesday, explaining where

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EDITORIAL
Editorial

Workers deported from Malaysia

Malaysian immigration department barred the entry of 63 Bangladeshi workers

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What others say

The environmental  alarm is deafening

When a cautious, science-based and largely apolitical group like the

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Comments & Analyses-I

Five questions on Kavanaugh

By Helen Coster

Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the United States Supreme Court

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LETTERS TO EDITORIAL

Silenced by salinity

Salinity is taking a heavy toll on our food production

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Fornt Page

Secrets of NPL swelling in bank

Coercive lending, KYC ignoring among factors

News Report Coercive lending at the dictate of 'political appointees' and ignoring the safeguard watchword KYC are two major ones of factors for constant rise in banks' non-performing loans that weaken their fundamentals and inflate cost of funds. As of June 2018, non-performing loan portfolios in the banking sector amounted to around Tk 900 billion or 89,340 crore, over 20 per cent higher than the figure in December 2017, according to official sources. The central bank sources hinted that the non-performing loans or NPLs had maintained an uninterrupted upturn during the July-September period of this year (2018). But the relevant section of the Bangladesh Bank (BB) could not give exact figure because they had not yet received information from all...  read more>>

Religious rights of all protected: PM

Visits Puja temples

Religious rights of all protected: PMNews desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said religious  read more>>

Cabinet okays 2 laws governing medi

News Desk The cabinet Monday approved in principle two important  read more>>

Editors demonstrate demanding changes to Digital Security Act

Editors demonstrate demanding changes to Digital Security ActNews Desk Editors formed a human chain in front of the National  read more>>

Khaleda's bail extended until Oct 23

The High Court on Monday extended until October 23 the  read more>>

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BACK PAGE
8,000 verified Rohingyas to return first
Bangladesh wants to make sure that the Rohingyas who are   read more>>
None can defeat united AL in JS elections: Quader
News Report Presumably pointing at the newly-floated Jatiya Oikya Front,   read more>>
Question leak DU 'Gha' unit results postponed
The results of 'Gha' unit admission test for the first-year   read more>>

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METROPOLIS
Parents' critical attitude may hamper child's mental growth
News Desk Critical or harsh behavior of parents towards their   read more>>
TSC to be reshaped with new unique architectural structure
Dhaka University Teacher-Student Center (TSC), popularly known as social and   read more>>
Call to build a hunger-free world by 2030
News Report The World Food Day will be observed in   read more>>

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BUSINESS
Price fall in large-caps drives stocks down
Business Desk Stock markets closed Monday with downward trend due   read more>>
Bangladesh now self-sufficient in poultry feed production
Mazharul Islam Mitchel Bangladesh’s poultry industry has achieved self-sufficiency in   read more>>
Higher US tariffs on Japanese cars less likely, trade war posing risk
TOKYO, Oct 16: Higher U.S. tariffs on Japanese car exports   read more>>

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SPORTS
Tigers emphasis single rotation in practice
Tigers emphasis single  rotation in practiceThe Tigers prioritized on rotating the scoreboard with series of singles and doubles when it is on t   read more>>
Dhaka Metropolis score 266/6 on day 1
Holders Khulna Division scored 272 runs losing seven wickets at   read more>>
Salahuddin urges local strikers to fight against foreigners
Sports Desk Bangladesh Football Federation president Kazi Salahuddin has urged   read more>>

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HOME
A modest move to transform Gaibandha char-area people
A modest move to transform Gaibandha char-area peopleOur Correspondent GAIBANDHA, OCT 15: A team of Friendship Community Paralegals, a non government or   read more>>
Enforcement of tobacco control law is a must in the best interest of the society
RAJSHAHI, Oct 15: Experts and development activists here called for   read more>>
'Tea Babu', a very popular man on-call in Sylhet
SYLHET, Oct 15: When many people cannot earn enough to   read more>>

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INTERNATIONAL
Saudi king orders probe in Khashoggi case, Turkey to search consulate
ANKARA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Monday ordered   read more>>
Merkel vows to regain trust after conservative losses in Bavaria
BERLIN, Oct 15: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday   read more>>
Harry, Meghan expecting baby in spring
LONDON, Oct 15: Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the   read more>>

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