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Malaria updates and prevention

Malaria updates and prevention

Malaria affects 500 million people worldwide and kills at least 2 million per year. Over one milli

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Eat for success

Eat for success

A Delhi girl, she started counting calories at a very young age. Tired of being obese, she started

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That gut feeling

Harish Awasthi (name changed) is a young, dynamic software engineer

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Jobs boom in some northern cities masks real inequality

By Luke Raikes
Jobs boom in some northern cities masks real inequality

People have very different experiences of the economy depending on where they live and work. New r

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Cutting police homicide teams is the sure sign of a failing society

By Kate London

In August 1982, 17-year-old Yiannoulla Yianni was raped and murdered

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Civil-military ties

By Javed Jabbar

THE people of Pakistan have a strong democratic temperament. Throughout

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Replace polybags with non-toxic ones

Very recently, we come to know of the glad tidings

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The vital isolation of indigenous groups

Writes Brahma Chellaney

The remote coral-fringed North Sentinel Island made headlines late last

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India risks becoming a Hindu Pakistan

Writes Mihir Sharma

India is, and has been since independence in 1947, a

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Front Page

Rail to link region

High-speed trains may move up to China linking neighbours

News Report China has a plan to link neighbouring countries, including Bangladesh, with high-speed trains to promote regional as well as global trade and mobility. Bangladesh plans to play its part in the regional rail connectivity. President Xi Jinping's flagship global-connectivity agenda called Belt and Road Initiative or BRI now takes freight trains to Germany and London in long- haul transportation. And Beijing intends to build continental and regional rail connectivity for both goods and passenger communications under the One- Belt, One-Road recipe, now known as BRI. A high official of China disclosed the plan during a meeting with a visiting press delegation from Bangladesh last September. "Yes, we are thinking about it. The train ...  read more>>


PictorialPrime Minister Sheikh Hasina receiving a bouquet from the Home Minister and  read more>>

Targets: corruption, drugs, militancy

PM directs drive to ensure public security

News Desk Listing illicit drugs, terrorism, militancy and corruption as  read more>>

Move on reserve heist

Case in US court within January

Says new finance minister

News Report Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Sunday said  read more>>

SSC exams from Feb 2

‘Combat question leak’

News Report The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent  read more>>

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AL will uphold dignity of people's confidence: PM
News Report Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said the   read more>>
Modi calls 'grand alliance' a coalition of dynasts, corruption
New Delhi, Jan 20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday   read more>>
Padma bridge project progress 63 per cent now: Quader
News Desk Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader Sunday   read more>>


IMED to be further strengthened during present term: Mannan
Planning Minister MA Mannan on Sunday said that the Implementation,   read more>>
Gaffar Chy gets Lifetime Achievement Award
News Report Renowned journalist and columnist Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury has   read more>>
1.5-km viaduct visible of metro rail
News Report Some 1.5 kilometer viaduct, partial structure of the   read more>>


‘Eco-friendly investment need of the hour’
Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) Executive Chairman Kazi M Aminul   read more>>
American yogurt the race to find the next blockbuster
NEW YORK, Jan 20: While Americans eat comparatively little yogurt,   read more>>
US stocks rise for 4th straight day on trade deal hopes
NEW YORK, Jan 20: Wall Street stocks rose for the   read more>>


Dhaka-leg matches of BPL begins today
The 2nd phase Dhaka-leg matches of the 6th Bangladesh Premier   read more>>
England U-19 Team reach Cox’s Bazar
The England Under-19 Cricket team arrived in Bangladesh on Sunday   read more>>
Inter Milan held at home
ROME, Jan 20: Third-placed Inter Milan missed the chance to   read more>>

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Busy level crossing unattended, causing fatalities
Our Correspondent NILPHAMARI, Jan 20: With bustling markets on either   read more>>
Nachole villagers unite to curb terrorism, militancy
RAJSHAHI, Jan 20: Villagers have come together to free their   read more>>
Disciplined life with balanced food habit can control diabetes
RANGPUR, Jan 20: Health experts have said diabetic patients can   read more>>

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May's office says MP Brexit moves 'extremely concerning'
LONDON, Jan 20: British Prime Minister Theresa May's Downing Street   read more>>