Dhaka, Bangladesh

Yaba, the Madness Drug

By Dr.Fourkan Ali
Yaba, the Madness Drug

When it comes to yaba, Tarique started young. Though he's only 24, it's been a long road, vi

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High-fat oil and low-paid farmers: the cost of our coconut craze

High-fat oil and low-paid farmers: the cost of our coconut craze

Canary Wharf in London on a Thursday lunchtime, and platoons of well-groomed office workers descend

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Soft Contact Lenses Safe for Kids and Teens

Soft contact lenses are as safe for children and teens as they are for adults, a new review finds
Soft Contact Lenses Safe for Kids and Teens

"In the past decade, there has been increasing interest in fitting children with contact lenses,

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Micro-credit model getting popularity in South Africa

The interview has been taken by Imtiaz Ahmed
Micro-credit model getting popularity in South Africa

Says Robina P Marks, South African non-resident high commissioner to Bangladesh South Africa has su

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Resurrecting razed student union building in Yangon

The young leaders of the students' union of University of

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Neglected subject

By Rukhsana Shah

RE­­POR­TEDLY, there are about 35 million to 50m people in

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Manpower needs technical training

As the remittance inflow has fallen, manpower export too has

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Rohingyas in Bangladesh

Writes Nathan A. Thompson of CNN
Rohingyas in Bangladesh

Children with henna-painted hands play outside mud-walled hovels with damaged roofs in one of Bangla

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The opportunity in Kashmir

The Kashmir tragedy has been so routinised and so predictable that nothing ever surprises any longer, writes Meghnad Desai

The surprise in Kashmir is not the death of pilgrims

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Ties improving with Turkey

Bangladesh-Turkey ties seem improving as Bangladesh and Turkey have taken

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EC unveils roadmap for next polls

Vows fair poll

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Sunday said the Election Commission will be able to fairly hold the next parliamentary elections rising above any influence of the government and other quarters, reports UNB. "It's not only about government influence, but also about any political party and local and international agencies...we'll be able to fairly hold the election rising above any influence," he told a programme arranged to unveil a booklet of EC's roadmap for the next general election at Nirbachon Bhaban in the city. The CEC also hinted that the Election Commission has little scope to ensure a level-playing field for all political parties until the election schedule is announced. "It's not a matter of us (EC), rather of...  read more>>

Roadmap won't help solve crisis, says BNP

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam on Sunday said the  read more>>

Illegal workers won't be detained in Malaysia

Dhaka, KL agree to solve problem thru' talks, says minister

Minister for Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Nurul Islam said  read more>>

Dhaka, Colombo eye shipping deal soon

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Bangladesh wants stronger ties with Nordic countries
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Public health at stake for Chikungunya: BNP
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Nahid asks officials to work with honesty
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Sunday asked the officials   read more>>
Railway takes extra caution in flood affected area
Bangladesh railway took extra cautionary measures for train movement in   read more>>
Call for inclusive gender responsive public services
Speakers at a meeting in the city Sunday suggested ensuring   read more>>


Global partnership must leverage SDGs delivery: Debapriya
Prominent economist Debapriya Bhattacharya has said the committed global support   read more>>
US-China rifts widen despite economic headway
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Australian malls turn to village life as retailers feel pinch
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USA beat Nicaragua to reach quarters
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Wimbledon joy for Makarova, Vesnina
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Bumper year for jute on the cards in Faridpur
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Call to increase transparency for pro-people banking
RAJSHAHI, July 15: Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (Rakub) should be   read more>>
Relief distribution strengthened in Gaibandha
Our Correspondent GAIBANDHA, July 16: Relief distribution activity has been   read more>>

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Modi warns cow vigilantes again
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