Dhaka, Bangladesh

Feeling the heat

Feeling the heat

Pamela Timms' book is built around some cornerstones of Old Delhi's street food, intersperse

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A technocrat's reminiscences

A technocrat's  reminiscences

On the face of it, Karuveli, officially called Sarguneswarapuram, may appear to be yet another nonde

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'Unplanned adventures'

"As a young journalist, I wanted to change the world

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Forgetting philanthropy the super-rich should be paying proper taxes

Forgetting philanthropy  the super-rich should  be paying proper taxes

A half-lie dominates modern culture that is worse than a straight lie because it contains enough tru

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Talking Afghan peace

Talking Afghan peace

IN what is being described as the most tangible step forward in the Afghan peace talks, US officials

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Stormy weather awaits India in 2019

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Combating challenges to march ahead

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Road to the Élysée Palace

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No, Brexit Britain doesn't want its empire back

By John Lloyd

Britain is moving towards an exit from the European Union

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Drive against drug adulteration

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Front Page

Route franchise felt urgent for Dhaka

33pc buses run sans fitness certificate

News Report Immediate introduction of route franchise for operating company buses in the capital comes as a cogent suggestion, as city traffic kept worsening and accidents occurring frequently. The death of four people, including a journalist's daughter bound for school, in the city few days back propped up the plea for streamlining the problematic traffic in the crowded city as well as on road and highways across the country. For the national metropolis, besides introducing company and state buses on route-franchise basis, there are suggestions for replicating the 'Dhakar Chaka' Gulshan model in other high-society residential enclaves like Dhanmondi and Uttara and the Hatirjheel circular-bus service along the passages being created on both banks of the Buriganga as well...  read more>>

JCD memo to VC

Defer Ducsu polls by 3 months

News Desk After long nine years, several hundred leaders and  read more>>

Commercial coaching banned

HC issues order prohibiting out-of-class teaching by school-college teachers

News Report Commercial coaching of students by teachers of all  read more>>

Gatco graft case

Khaleda attends indictment hearing

A court in Dhaka on Thursday fixed February 27 for  read more>>

Give revenue, get govt favour

Finance minister assures all businesses a fair crack of the whip

News Desk Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday said  read more>>

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When a bamboo bridge is the only hope
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