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Stella McCartney's Asia Tour Culminates with Kate Moss and Impressive Topiaries

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Like every luxury label and its mother, Stella McCartney is expanding in Asia, where she spent the

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What am I doing for Sahar Gul?

What am I doing for Sahar Gul?

You may call yourself a feminist, or you may simply identify with the women's movement, or you

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When talaq is a threat

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A potpourri is Indian culture

By Jawed Naqvi
A potpourri is  Indian culture

INDIAN culture as any other is a malleable commodity, which makes it happily difficult to define a

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Ayodhya and the challenge to equality

By Sukumar Muralidharan
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Legitimacy of the basic structure

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Run-down buses of BRTC

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Will the Japan-China reset continue?

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to China on Oct. 26

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From no-deal Brexit to no-Brexit deal

Writes Hans-werner Sinn

With the recent signing of the Treaty of Aachen, French

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Front Page

BGB firing leaves four dead

Thakurgaon clash with locals

Thakurgaon, Feb 12: Border guards fired on a mob amid a clash with locals over cattle seizure in Thakurgaon frontier area Tuesday, leaving at least four dead, including an SSC examinee, sources said. At least 15 others were also injured as members of the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) opened fire during the clash with 'cattle smugglers' at Bahrampur village in Haripur upazila in the morning, News Today correspondent Sarker Fazlul Haque reports, quoting officials and locals. The deceased were identified as Nabab, 35, Sadequl, 32, Sohel, 35, and Joynul, 16, a candidate in the ongoing Secondary School Certificate exams. The rioting started when BGB troopers stopped a man bound for Jadurani village market to sell his cow. The border guards...  read more>>

Be more vigilant to control drugs, violence

PM asks Ansar-VDP auxiliary force at annual parade

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Question confusion

Today's SSC exam postponed

Wrong ICT questionnaire mars Tuesday's test in Jashore

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Couple, driver burn to death

Microbus explodes after collision with van on way to Ctg to receive expatriate son

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Plan to send 1000 workers abroad from each upazila every year
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BD for creating scopes for girls, women in science
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FAO to provide high-range marine research vessel by 2020
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Stocks end almost flat amid high turnover
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Mnuchin, in China, looks forward to trade talks
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Bangamata U-19 Int'l Gold Cup Football to begin Apr 23
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Price hike of veg escalates worries of Pirojpur people
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Banker rescues money
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