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FEATURE

Public speaking throughout ages

Public speaking throughout ages

"Those who speak don't know those who know never speak". Though this Chinese proverb is

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Old cadets reminisce their days at MCC

Old cadets reminisce their days at MCC

Cadets from Mymensingh Girls' Cadet College are established in their respective fields at home a

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Young Economists' Forum

Young Economists' Forum (YEF) was created based on academic interests

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Op-ed

Population peril

IT'S not often that I see eye to eye with

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Why MPs should back Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Why MPs should  back Theresa May’s Brexit deal

The House of Commons casts its votes recently on the deal agreed by the government with the European

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The Afghanisation of politics

The Afghanisation  of politics

CALL it the Afghanisation of politics. You can guess what they don't want, but you can't rea

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Kurdistan referendum

OVER the last century or so, the Middle East has

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Comments & Analyses-I

Five moments that defined 2018

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg – once touted as a potential U.S. presidential candidate – had scarcely a better year, his firm plagued by its own stream of scandals and political headwinds, writes Peter Apps

From the rapprochement between North and South Korea at the

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Comments & Analyses-II

The torture of Theresa May

The rack was an invention popular in Europe among rulers and their enforcers, in use from antiquity to the 18th century, writes John Lloyd

Now is the time for all good citizens to put

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LETTERS TO EDITORIAL

Homestead gardening

Expanded cultivation of vegetables on homesteads has changed lives of

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Fornt Page

Flat prices ballooning beyond reach of many

Mazharul Islam Apartment prices in the capital city, Dhaka, and the port city of Chittagong are spiraling out of reach of middle-class people who are engaged in varied professional areas, including different branches of business. Most of them don't have a roof of their own over the head. The emerging high price only reflects a frustrating scenario among urban middle-class citizenry who are mostly aspirant buyers of flats or apartments from different house-building societies and developers. Within the continuous socioeconomic transformation taking place in the country there has been larger expansion of urban areas in major cities. Resulting tremendous changes have occurred in city and urban life during last few decades. The rising status of Bangladesh from LDC to developing...  read more>>

No intention to retain power anyhow: PM

Let peace prevail, she says at business meet

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Guard against poll result miscount

CEC alerts

News Desk Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda on  read more>>

JOF briefs diplomats on election worries

News Desk Jatiya Oikya Front leaders Wednesday shared with foreign  read more>>

Unfair polls to entail unpalatable consequences

Kamal warns

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BACK PAGE
BD most gender-equal country in SA: Study
For the fourth time in a row, Bangladesh held its   read more>>
PM accuses BNP of printing fake ballots, spreading money to win polls
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Internet speed to be slowed down on voting day: EC Secretary
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METROPOLIS
BGB plans to set up constituency-based outposts in Ctg
CHATTOGRAM, Dec 19: Authorities of Border Guard of Bangladesh (BGB)   read more>>
DMP plans tight security for Christmas Day, 31st night
Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has planned a stringent security measures   read more>>
Fight for democracy to continue: Manna
BOGURA, Dec 19: Claiming that the 'Boat' has now turned   read more>>

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BUSINESS
Stocks perform mixed on higher transactions
News Report Dhaka Stocks on Wednesday witnessed flat with falling   read more>>
BP launches $3b sale of US onshore assets to fund BHP deal
LONDON, Dec 19: Britain’s BP has launched the sale of   read more>>
War-ridden Yemen’s other frontline-the central bank
ADEN, Dec 18: Cashiers sort through large stacks of money   read more>>

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SPORTS
Bangladesh aim to bounce back
Bangladesh aim  to bounce backSports Desk Bangladesh are looking to make a bounce back against West Indies after losing the open   read more>>
Tigers confident, but not overconfident: Soumya
Soumya Sarkar, Bangladesh's top-order batsman, believes that the hosts are   read more>>
Shakib fined for shouting at umpire
Bangladesh T20I captain Shakib Al Hasan was fined by the   read more>>

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Fish worth Tk 1.0cr damaged in coastal area of Sunderbans
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27 police FFs given reception in Rajshahi
RAJSHAHI, Dec 19: A total of 27 police freedom fighters   read more>>
Aman rice procurement begins in Sundarganj
GAIBANDHA, Dec 19: Aman rice procurement drive of the government   read more>>

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INTERNATIONAL
Belgian PM offers to resign after deadlock on migration issue
Brussels, Dec 19: Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel submitted his   read more>>
France offers 300-euro bonus to protest-weary police
Paris, Dec 19: Seeking to soothe police forces demanding improved   read more>>
Xi's speech on China's reform sets trajectory for new era
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