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FEATURE

9 Proofs you're way more beautiful than you think

9 Proofs you're way more beautiful than you think

There will always be some new beauty or body trend on what's hot, or what's not. The idea of

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I discovered Nargis Fakhri's beauty hacks and for you

I discovered Nargis Fakhri's beauty hacks and  for you

Ready, set, spray! The event started with Nargis entering the venue sans makeup, decked out head-to

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The enigmatic life of Lady Trumpington

The enigmatic life of Lady Trumpington

Ninety-one-year-old Jean Alys Barker, better known to you and me as Lady Trumpington, aka Trumpers -

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Op-ed

In Northern Ireland, our hearts break for Alabama

By Elizabeth Nelson
In Northern Ireland,  our hearts break  for Alabama

It feels like a lifetime ago since 25 May 2018. In many ways it was, because that day - when the Rep

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Don't blame the IMF

By S. Akbar Zaidi

THERE is little disagreement that Pakistan's economy is in a

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Roots of conflict between executive and judiciary

By Dr KK Paul

(From yesterday's issue) But coming back to the main issue,

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EDITORIAL

Kaptai Lake dying

A report on the state of Kaptai Lake that it

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Exploring Malaysian labour market

Write Imran Ahmed, Sabrina Rahman and Saleh Abdullah
Exploring Malaysian labour market

Malaysia, a dream country of the Bangladeshi migrants, has virtually stopped hiring workers this yea

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Off the Track

India-Maldives relations

Meera Srinivasan

For Maldivians, the election of President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in

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Front Page

Govt bailout for loan defaulters stalls

HC stays loan-rescheduling package, says reward good borrowers, punish baddies

News Report A government move to bail out default borrowers through the rescheduling of their unpaid bank loans stalls for now following a court order on a writ petition. Under a finance ministry bailout package, sources said, the central bank recently issued a circular granting privilege to defaulters to borrow further making a 2.0 percent down payment until June 23. The privilege package also provides that a maximum 9 percent interest will be charged on the rescheduled loans and the tenure for the repayment is 10 years with a grace period of one year. Under the existing policy, defaulters can reschedule their classified loans by making a down payment of 10-50 percent on a case-to-case basis. The High Court Tuesday...  read more>>

Govt adopts ambitious next ADP worth Tk 202,721cr

News Desk An ambitious highest-ever development budget worth Tk 202,721  read more>>

BJKS pleads Tk10,000cr budget for road safety

Economic code also sought

Mazharul Islam Mitchel A passenger-welfare organisation demanded Tuesday Tk 10,000  read more>>

Pictorial

PictorialBumpy ride to Postagola in the capital. The snap was taken Tuesday  read more>>

Legal notice served

Shifting Khaleda to jail being challenged

Senior BNP leader Moudud Ahmed on Tuesday said they will  read more>>

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BACK PAGE
Work together to build prosperous country: PM
News Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday urged all   read more>>
Test Wasa water from 34 points: HC
The High Court on Tuesday issued an order to test   read more>>
Visas to Pakistanis not stopped: FM
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said no   read more>>

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METROPOLIS
Govt providing more facilities to challenged persons: Dy Speaker
News Desk Deputy Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Md Fazle   read more>>
Turkey envoy calls on DNCC mayor
News Report Ambassador of Turkey to Bangladesh Devrim Öztürk, paid   read more>>
BD provides free pry medicare to 160m people: Zahid
GENEVA (Switzerland), May 21: Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid   read more>>

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BUSINESS
Bourses extend losing streak
News Report Stock markets extended the losing streak for the   read more>>
Samsung shares rise as Huawei struggles
SEOUL, May 21: Shares in Samsung Electronics climbed nearly three   read more>>
Toyota took care to make offering to US before China deals
BEIJING, May 21: Toyota Motor Corp last month announced two   read more>>

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SPORTS
Uber partners with ICC for Men's Cricket WC
Uber, the world's largest personal mobility company, on Monday announced   read more>>
Yasir ready to show his mettle for nat'l team
Yasir ready to show his mettle for nat'l teamYoung batsman Yasir stayed upbeat to show his mettle if there is any sudden call up from the nationa   read more>>
Noshin emerges champion in nat'l jr chess
WCM Noshin Anjum of Elegant International Chess Academy emerged champion   read more>>

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HOME
Stocks piling up in Khulna jute mills, creating 'chain of crises'
News Desk Khulna, May 21: Stocks of finished goods in   read more>>
Digital Bangladesh now a reality: Minister
PIROJPUR, May 21: Housing and Public Works Minister SM Rezaul   read more>>
Artisans busy with ornamental stitching to clothes ahead of Eid
RANGPUR, May 21: Female artisans are busy with ornamental stitching   read more>>

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INTERNATIONAL
Mexico calls for regional dev to address immigration
Mexico City, May 21: A UN commission on Monday presented   read more>>
UNSC rejects Russian request for a meet on Ukraine
United Nations, May 21: The UN Security Council rejected a   read more>>
Yemen rebels say their drone hits arms depot at Saudi airport
Dubai, May 21: Yemen's Iranian-allied Houthi rebels said Tuesday they   read more>>

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