Dhaka, Bangladesh

A river runs through it

A river runs through it

The Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) is usually seen as one bright example of successful international medi

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Walk towards the light

Walk towards the light

Shubhrata Prakash wears her husband's hometown on her sleeve. Her billowing Lucknowi kurta lends

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The good Doctor

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Towards complete justice at last

Towards complete justice at last

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Illiberal stagnation

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The French president who was anything but 'normal'

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Promoting BCIM-EC

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Mind the gap

Brawn, not brain, typifies militant rightism. This was once again

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Trump’s grand plans fumble

Truth meets reality

By Stephen Collinson
Truth meets reality

President Donald Trump lives for superlatives — he wants the biggest, the best, the greatest. So it’

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Steps against sound pollution

Sound pollution has been the bane of city dwellers in

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Four killed in suicide blasts in militant den

CHAPAINAWABGANJ, Apr 27: Four militants were killed during Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT)'s operation in Shibnagar Trimohoni militant den in Shibganj upazila, said Khurshid Hossain, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police, Rajshahi range, reports UNB. Khurshid Hossain disclosed this at a press briefing near the 'militant den' after the end of the operation, codenamed 'Eagle Hunt', in the evening. The DIG said Abu, who had rented the house, was among the four militants. As SWAT's operation has been concluded now, Criminal Investigation Department and Bomb Disposal unit will carry out a drive at the den, he said. Earlier, Sumaiya, wife of Abu, was brought out from the house around 5pm and around half an hour later their child was brought...  read more>>

Moheshkhali goes digital

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EC weighs plan to halve poll observers

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ADB sees 6.9 pc growth

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National Legal Services Day today
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