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FEATURE

Baked tomatoes and potatoes

Baked tomatoes  and potatoes

Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1 large onion, sliced 4 Tbsp olive oil pinch of salt 4 cloves garlic, sl

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Blueberry and corn salsa

Blueberry and  corn salsa

Ingredients 1 punnet fresh blueberries 1½ cup corn kernels (fresh or grilled) ¼ cup diced cucum

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Glorious textures and taste

Modern varieties of aubergine don't need peeling or degorging (salting

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Op-ed

Duterte to talk with Beijing over South China Sea policy

By Richard Heydarian
Duterte to talk with Beijing over South  China Sea policy

When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir?" British economist

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Tremors, floods are 'disasters' when they wreck life, prosperity

By Myrah Nerine Butt

HAZARDS like earthquakes and floods are termed 'disasters' when they

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UNSC set to hold Kashmir meeting after 50 years

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) holds a

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EDITORIAL

Slum fire must not repeat

A week elapsed and still an air of melancholia hangs

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China holds key to 5G tech growth

Writes Waichi Sekiguchi

The most closely watched technology in the information and communications

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A Gandhian journey, blessed by JP

Writes Bharat Dogra

Over 50 years back two engineering graduates Girija and Satish

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Front Page

Interest spread at 3.0pc achievable

Cut cost to run profitably: BB order for banks, FIs

News Report: High overhead and operating costs are seen as a multidimensional problem having impacts on banks' financial health, interest rates, easy lending to businesses and contributing to economic growth. Economists are of the opinion that higher operating cost is one of the factors that add up to lending rates for trade, commerce and industries and eat up much of interest on depositors' money. For higher lending rates, borrowers from trade, business and industry sectors fail to make their enterprises viable and profitable and finally repay the loans taken from banks and financial institutions. Such complex financial equations are attributed to rising non-performing loans or NPLs. To deal with this gamut of problems, particularly to lower the NPL volumes a...  read more>>

Rohingya runaways gun down JL leader

Protesters attack camps

News Desk: A Juba League leader was shot dead reportedly  read more>>

Pictorial

PictorialHundreds of agitated locals storm a Rohingya camp and (inset) block road  read more>>

Prof Muzaffar passes away

Prof Muzaffar passes awayNews Desk: Only surviving adviser of the Mujibnagar government in exile Prof  read more>>

Go to Myanmar for Rohingya aid work

FM asks foreign agencies as govt toughens stand after repatriation failure

News Report: Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said foreign  read more>>

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BACK PAGE
BD urges Argentina to reduce tariffs on RMG , leather goods
News Report: Bangladesh has urged Argentina to reduce tariffs on   read more>>
Janmashtami celebrated
Members of the Hindu community today celebrated the Janmashtami marking   read more>>
It's govt's diplomatic failure: BNP
News Report: BNP on Friday alleged that the government has   read more>>

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METROPOLIS
People urged not to pay heed to rumours
News Desk Eminent citizens, rights activists and civil society members   read more>>
Speaker for taking action plans for youths
Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Thursday called upon MPs   read more>>
Quader urges BCL to be more dynamic
Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges   read more>>

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BUSINESS
Inflation inches up in July
News Report The country's point-to-point inflation was recorded at 5.62   read more>>
Trump flip-flops on tax cuts, citing 'strong economy'
WASHINGTON, Aug 23: A day after considering cutting taxes to   read more>>
Indian govt dampens hopes of economic stimulus
MUMBAI, Aug 23: Indian markets fell on Friday after a   read more>>

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SPORTS
England 67 all out as Oz close in on Ashes
England 67 all out as Oz  close in on AshesEngland were bowled out for 67 on the second day of the third Test by Australia, who are on the verg   read more>>
Boys beat Bhutan by 5-2
Boys beat Bhutan by 5-2Sports Desk Reigning champions Bangladesh U-15 national football team made a winning start in the S   read more>>
Sohel strike wins Goal of the Week
Sports Desk Abahani Limited midfielder Sohel Rana has been named   read more>>

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HOME
High-rise buildings lack adequate fire-fighting system in Noakhali
Our Correspondent NOAKHALI, Aug 23: Most of the high-rise government   read more>>
ABAK project makes 2700 villagers self-reliant
KHULNA, Aug 23: A total of 2,700 villagers of Rupsha   read more>>
Tragic Aug 21 grenade attack anniv observed in Ctg
CHATTOGRAM, Aug 23: The 15th anniversary of the grisly grenade   read more>>

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INTERNATIONAL
Japan voices concern at security environ after S. Korea scraps pact
TOKYO, Aug. 23: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday   read more>>
Lanka ends emergency four months after Easter attacks
COLOMBO, Aug 23: Sri Lanka has ended a four-month state   read more>>
Pakistan slammed at UN meet on safety of religious minorities
New Delhi, August 23: In an embarrassing moment for China   read more>>

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