Dhaka, Bangladesh

Scientists Discover a Key to a Longer Life in Male DNA

A common genetic mutation is linked to an increase in life span of about 10 years among men, researchers reported on Friday
Scientists Discover a Key to a Longer Life in Male DNA

The mutation, described in the journal Science Advances, did not seem to have any effect on women. S

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'Our journal Blacklist differs from Jeffrey Beall's'

'Our journal Blacklist differs from Jeffrey Beall's'

Five months after Jeffrey Beall, librarian at the University of Colorado, Denver, shut down his wide

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A diverse world

By Kashif Shahzada

TOLERANCE is a special quality. It means getting along with

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Guaranteeing time-bound services

By K. Venkataramanan
Guaranteeing time-bound services

A significant Bill that could help guarantee delivery of services to citizens and empower them to se

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Like-minded parties, secular forces must come together: Amarinder Singh

By Smita Gupta

(From yesterday's issue) What about the farm loan waiver? The

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Energy security needed

According to a projection of the Japan International Cooperation Agency

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Trump making China great again

Writes David Shambaugh
Trump making China great again

In his short time in office, President Donald Trump has done a good job of making China great again.

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Africa could help feed the world

The 23rd World Day to Combat Desertification was celebrated in Burkina Faso’s capital of Ouagadougou on June 15 with a call to create two million jobs and restore 10 million hectares of degraded land, writes Younouss Youn

The 23rd World Day to Combat Desertification was celebrated in

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Front Page

City reels under rainwater

Commuters' woes mount

City reels under rainwater

News Report Incessant rains triggered by active monsoon inundated many parts of the city on Monday, disrupting normal life and creating traffic chaos. Roads in many areas, including Mirpur-10, Kazipara, Rokeya Sarani, Bijoysharani, Malibagh and Shantinagar, went under water for poor drainage system. Vehicular movement slowed down amid huge rush of people who thronged different shopping malls for Eid shopping. People got trapped...  read more>>

Speak less, listen more

Ruling party MPs tell Muhith

Treasury bench members in Parliament on Monday came down heavily  read more>>

Attack on Fakhrul's motorcade

It's at the instruction of govt's high-ups: BNP

Blaming the ruling party for the attack on its secretary  read more>>

Lightning kills 10 in 4 dists

At least 10 people, including two members of a family,  read more>>

Draft online media policy gets cabinet nod

The Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of 'The National  read more>>

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One killed, 10 injured as van hits pedestrians in London
LONDON, June 19: A van plowed into worshippers near a   read more>>
Bangladesh still hosts largest number of Rohingyas
The number of refugees from Myanmar rose to 490,300 by   read more>>
PM seeks investment from Morocco
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday sought investment from Morocco   read more>>


8,000 flats to be constructed for FFs
The government will construct 8,000 flats across the country for   read more>>
‘Attackers on Fakhrul are enemy of democracy’
Awami League (AL) Presidium member and Health and Family Welfare   read more>>
Civil unrest, internal crises create challenges for protection of women
Armed conflicts, civil unrest and internal crises have created ongoing   read more>>


Lawmakers’ term proposed budget as investment friendly
Lawmakers in the parliament on Monday asserted that the proposed   read more>>
Boeing, Airbus to battle it out at Paris Air Show
PARIS, June 19: The aircraft industry descends on Paris for   read more>>
China- Russia trade through a Chinese family’s lens
HARBIN, June 19 (Xinhua): After a summer rain, Qiu Xianglin   read more>>


‘We’ve proven everybody wrong’: Imad
Pakistan “proved everybody wrong” in the 2017 Champions Trophy, according   read more>>
‘We leave with our heads held high’: Kohli
In the end, Virat Kohli fronted up with a smile   read more>>
Brooks Koepka grabs US Open golf title
ERIN, Jun 19: Brooks Koepka received a short piece of   read more>>

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Eid markets witnessing record sales in Rangpur
RANGPUR, June 19: The Eid markets are witnessing record sales   read more>>
Traffic jam intensifies in Khulna due to Eid shopping
KHULNA, June 19: Traffic congestion in most areas of Khulna   read more>>
Skill dev of Integrity Unit leaders underscored
RANGPUR, June 19: Anti-corruption activists at a workshop have underscored   read more>>

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S Korea to scrap all plans to build new nuclear reactors
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