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FEATURE

Why do stars like Adele keep losing their voice?

Why do stars like Adele keep losing their voice?

"I don't even know how to start this," Adele wrote in an online letter to fans on 30 Jun

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David Lowery on why he made A Ghost Story: 'I was freaking out, having an existential crisis'

David Lowery on why he made A Ghost Story: 'I was freaking out, having an existential crisis'

David Lowery spent much of last summer feeling sick to his stomach. The director was so nervous abou

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Ed Harris, Kathy Burke and others remember Sam Shepard

(From previous issue) SAM: I wanted you to know I've

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EDITORIAL
Editorial

Curb curse of trafficking

Modern world boosts of abolishing slavery. But that it is

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What others say

The misogynist minister

The Chandigarh stalking and attempted kidnapping case has exposed yet

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Comments & Analyses-I

Pakistanís new patriarchs

By Mohammed Hanif
Pakistanís new patriarchs

There is an increasingly popular formula for political TV talk shows in Pakistan. A young, well-groo

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LETTERS TO EDITORIAL

Silenced by salinity

Salinity is taking a heavy toll on our food production

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Front Page

Gridlock

Tk 30,000cr loss a year

Despite spending huge public funds, the speed of different types of vehicles has come down to 7 kilometers per hour from 21 kilometers over the last 10 years in the capital, killing the city dwellers' 32 lakh working hours each day due to the growing traffic congestions, reports UNB. Speakers came up with the shocking observations at a discussion on 'Thousands corers of development projects for transportation system, the sufferings people are increasing; Government's role and responsibility' in the city on Saturday. Poribesh Bachao Andolon (POBA) or Save the Environment Movement organised the discussion. The speakers sought a mass transportation-centric integrated communication system to end people's sufferings caused by gridlocks on roads in the city. The traffic g...  read more>>

Rain cripples city life again

Monsoon rain continued for the second consecutive day on Saturday  read more>>

Flood taking its toll

Flood taking its tollThe water level rise in different rivers of the country's north and  read more>>

Over 2kg cocaine seized in Khulna

The Rapid Action Battalion or RAB says it has arrested  read more>>

16.25 kg gold seized in Baitul Mukarram Market

Customs Intelligence and Investigation Department (CIID) on Saturday arrested a  read more>>

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BACK PAGE
Xi calls for calm after Trump's warning to North Korea
Xi calls for calm after Trump's warning to North KoreaSEOUL, Aug 12: Chinese President Xi Jinping made a plea for cool-headedness over escalating tensions   read more>>
Police locked BNP offices in Pirojpur
The BNP district unit in Pirojpur claims police blocked them   read more>>
Country now in grip of injustice: BNP
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METROPOLIS
Protocol to be signed with India for elephant management
Bangladesh will sign a protocol with India to strengthen mutual   read more>>
Shishu Academy organises essay competition on Sheikh Russell
Bangladesh Shishu Academy on Friday organised an essay competition for   read more>>
34 cattle markets to be set up in Khulna
KHULNA, Aug 11: Khulna District Administration and Khulna City Corporation   read more>>

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BUSINESS
Youths have potential to contribute to social change: UN
Bangladeshís young people have huge potential to contribute as partners   read more>>
Qtex Solutions Ltd gets BAB approval as laboratory
News Report Qtex Solutions Limited, a testing laboratory, has got   read more>>
U.S. consumer inflation remains muted
WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (Xinhua): U.S. consumer prices rose slightly in   read more>>

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SPORTS
Sri Lanka fight back after Dhawan-Rahul stand
Sri Lanka fight back after  Dhawan-Rahul standPALLEKELE, Aug 12: The first half of the day produced a massive opening partnership, a seventh succe   read more>>
Schippers defends 200m title
LONDON, Aug 12: Great Britain's Dina Asher-Smith came within seven   read more>>
Neymar offers to pay $2.5 m fine to Brazil tax authorities
SAO PAULO, Aug 12: Brazilian football star Neymar is willing   read more>>

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HOME
Water level in major rivers rises in Gaibandha
Our Correspondent GAIBANDHA, Aug 12: Water level in all the   read more>>
38 govt pry schools run without headteachers
SYLHET, Aug 12: Thirty-eight government primary schools in Bishwanath upazila   read more>>
Another held over children torture
KUSHTIA, Aug 12: Police on Saturday arrested another accused at   read more>>

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INTERNATIONAL
Trump threatens military action in Venezuela
BEDMINSTER (United States), Aug 12: US President Donald Trump said   read more>>
North Korea still mastering how to deliver a nuke to US
WASHINGTON, Aug 12: No need to duck and cover just   read more>>
25 dead in Nepal floods, landslides
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