Dhaka, Bangladesh

'It feels like having a limb cut off': the pain of friendship breakups

'It feels like having a limb cut off': the pain of friendship breakups

It was after several weeks of unanswered messages to an old friend that Andrew, 53, finally decided

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Anti-vaxxers gaining ground in India ahead of MR immunization round

Anti-vaxxers gaining ground in India ahead of MR immunization round

A viral Whatsapp message warned parents to stay away from the Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccination drive

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New malaria vaccine found 100% effective

The vaccine called Sanaria PfSPZ-CVac incorporated fully viable - not

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With or without Nawaz Sharif

By S. Akbar Zaidi
With or without Nawaz Sharif

Since his ouster last year, Nawaz Sharif has been holding very large rallies and jalsas across the c

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Ways to develop our pleasant mind

By Sujayendra Das
Ways to develop our pleasant mind

Now the world has come to such a state of affairs when we find that pleasant mind and laughter has t

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Publish and perish?

By George Thomas & Prathap Tharyan

Making original research mandatory in medical institutions without building research

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DPRK halts nuke tests

North Korea will immediately suspend nuclear and missile tests and

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Who will rule the world?

Writes John Lloyd
Who will rule the world?

Who will rule the world? It’s a subject that more and more becomes the conversation among Western

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USA no friend of Qatar

Writes Khalaf Ahmad Al-Habtoor

Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger spoke the truth

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Fornt Page

Spotlight turns on politics before polls

AL on external mission, BNP on internal campaign trail

News Special Suddenly the spotlight turns on national politics from some raucous interludes on the campus that had pushed the politicians into the backseat. Both Awami League and BNP hit the headlines in their different ways. Political analysts are of the opinion that, naturally, politics should play its prominent role ahead of crucial elections-local ones as a preamble and national polls not far off now. If not, what? Even the ruling AL leaders are apprehensive that vested-interest quarters might be out to fish in troubled waters in the wake of various developments. In this context, they are trying to discover links in the campus unrest, particularly the midnight marauding at Dhaka University VC's residence that remained cloaked in clouds. Some...  read more>>

PM on way back from London

PM on way back from LondonLONDON, Apr 22: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves here this afternoon for  read more>>

Hara-kiri continues

7 dead in latest accidents

Yet another girl loses hand

7 dead in latest accidentsNews Desk At least seven people were killed and some others injured  read more>>

AL team embarks on India tour

A 19-member delegation of the ruling Awami League, led by  read more>>

Drone shot down in Riyadh

RIYADH, April 22: Saudi forces on Saturday shot down an  read more>>

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'Eliminate plastic pollution'
As Bangladesh joined the world in observing Earth Day on   read more>>
Blowback from quota row
News Desk Teachers of Dhaka University (DU) formed a human   read more>>
Seven jailed for two years for selling Jatka in city
A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) sentenced seven   read more>>


President, PM for building healthy, meritorious new generation
News Report The National Nutrition Week, first of its kind,   read more>>
Enhancing capacity of medical professionals stressed
News Report A day-long workshop aiming to create awareness on   read more>>
Prof Shafiul Alam gets Chand Sultana Award
News Report Professor Shafiul Alam, an educationist, writer and educational   read more>>


Bangladesh global leader in building safe work environment: BGMEA
Bangladesh apparel industry is in the leading position globally in   read more>>
Door to US-China trade talks seems to open after IMF meet
WASHINGTON, Apr 22: The gathering of world finance ministers began   read more>>
Germany’s Flixbus takes on Deutsche Bahn with train routes
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Apr 22: German bus start-up Flixbus on   read more>>


Abahani clinch Club Cup title
Defending champions Dhaka Abahani Limited clinched their 4th Club Cup   read more>>
Gatlin wins 100m race
LOS ANGELES, Apr 22: Reigning world champion Justin Gatlin clocked   read more>>
Nadal seals Monte Carlo crown
MONTE CARLO, Apr 22: Rafael Nadal romped to a record-extending   read more>>

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Blast hits Boro crops in Netrakona
News Desk NETRAKONA, Apr 22: Fungal disease Blast has broken   read more>>
Local admn asked to stop hill cutting
CHITTAGONG, Apr 22: Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain   read more>>
Speakers vow to stop child marriage
Our Correspondent NARAYANGANJ, Apr 22: A views exchange meeting of   read more>>

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