Dhaka, Bangladesh

Fast times

Fast times

WHAT can you do in thirteen-thousandths of a second? It is not even enough time to blink your eye. B

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A man in full

A man in full

SOON after his 57th birthday, John Wayne learned that he had a big cancerous tumour on his left lung

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Diving Into the Wreck 'On Such a Full Sea,' by Chang-rae Le

Watching a talented writer take a risk is one of

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It's not the 'white working class' the real home of bigotry

New research this week has undermined the widely held view

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Working from home and doing childcare is a recipe for disaster

Working from home  and doing childcare is a recipe for disaster

Research from Germany has catapulted me into a state of almost hallucinogenic reminiscence. It found

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Case of Shamima Begum

Case of Shamima Begum

In February 2015, three British schoolgirls from East London, aged between 15 and 16, took a flight

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Save city from toxic air

We are awfully stunned by a recent report in which

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World Bank & Kolkata

A comprehensive plan of action is, therefore, imperative though the

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Comments & Analyses-!

Ups and downs of the Trump-Kim summit

By Soyoung Kim, James Pearson
Ups and downs of the Trump-Kim summit

North Korea’s leadership once said its decisions should be “cloaked in fog”, Vietnam’s rulin

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Silenced by salinity

Salinity is taking a heavy toll on our food production

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Front Page

Fortunate ones should extend help to downtrodden

PM says, gives Ranada award, opens dev projects in Tangail

Fortunate ones should extend help to downtrodden

News Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Thursday urged the haves to come forward to help out the have-nots, and contribute to educational development. She said there many affluent people in Bangladesh now who should emulate the instance set by Ranada Prasad Saha through his philanthropic activities and work for the welfare of the distressed section of society. "He (Ranada Prasad) had founded many service-providing institutions in such a remote village. What he did was serve people. So, I think, there're many wealthy people in our country who can follow the example the Kumidi Welfare Trust (founded by him) set for the promotion of women education and services to distressed people." The Prime Minister was addressing a...  read more>>

Redoubled conviction in Orphanage case

Khaleda appeals for bail, acquittal

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Thursday filed an appeal with  read more>>

Banking, financial sectors on brink

New custodian charts remedial policy priorities

News Desk The new finance minister finds Bangladesh's banking and  read more>>

Hold Cucsu polls for flourishing future leadership

Hasan asks CU

News Desk CHATTOGRAM, Mar 14: Information Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud  read more>>

China vetoes UN voting to blacklist JeM leader

China on Wednesday blocked a UN Security Council measure that  read more>>

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Speaker for safe repatriation of Rohingyas
Speaker for safe repatriation of RohingyasNews Report Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Thursday said Bangladesh wants s   read more>>
HC for legal action against slang use on Coca-Cola bottle
The High Court on Thursday issued a rule asking the   read more>>
4 more killed in road crashes
News Desk At least four people were killed and 15   read more>>


‘Govt to expand urban facilities in villages’
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday said the government   read more>>
Japan urged to recruit manpower
News Report State Minister for Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment   read more>>
US envoy lauds TB screening centre of icddr,b
News Report The US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller   read more>>


Stocks inch up after bumpy ride
News Report Stocks inched higher on Thursday, after remaining down   read more>>
China’s industrial output slows, unemployment rises
BEIJING, Mar 14: China’s industrial output slowed during the first   read more>>
Tipu Munshi urges US to reinstate GSP facilities
Tipu Munshi urges US to  reinstate GSP facilitiesNews Report Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi on Thursday urged the United States (US) government to   read more>>


Abahani keep wining run
Abahani keep wining runSports Desk Defending champions Abahani Limited continued their winning run in the Dhaka Premier Di   read more>>
BD Girls jump queue into semifinals
Sports Desk Bangladesh National Women's Football team smartly jumped queue   read more>>
Federer, Nadal in quarters
INDIAN WELLS, United States, Mar 14: Former champions Roger Federer   read more>>

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Fish cultivation in cage brings fortune for youths in Narsingdi
Our Correspondent NARSINGDI, March 14: Fish farming in cage, a   read more>>
Four families get housing support from MetLife, Habitat
Four families get housing support from MetLife, HabitatOur Correspondent GAZIPUR, Mar 14: Employee volunteers of MetLife Bangladesh and Habitat for Human   read more>>
Sugarcane farming in Satkhira sees a sharp fall
News Desk SATKHIRA, Mar 14: The farming of sugarcane in   read more>>

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Gender balance key to reforming KSA society
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Australia won't risk lives returning IS refugees from Syria
Canberra, Mar 14: Australia's prime minister said on Thursday he   read more>>