Dhaka, Bangladesh


Dysthymia, Mood Disorders, SAD

What Is Depression? Many of us will experience Depression at

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And breathe ... Gurus extol the virtues of conscious respiration

And breathe ... Gurus  extol the virtues of  conscious respiration

It can be difficult to catch your breath in fast-paced societies, awash with unhealthy food and ridd

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Mediterranean diet 'could prevent 19,000 deaths a year in UK'

Thousands of deaths from heart disease and stroke could be

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A bottom-up approach to conservation

By Madhav Gadgil
A bottom-up approach to conservation

A repeat of last year's extreme weather events in the Western Ghats region has made the people r

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Letting the pearl on the silk road brighter

By Sun Weidong

Recently, Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the Mogao Grottoes in

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What's the future of mining white gold?

By Atanu Biswas

With an accelerating water crisis all over the globe, where

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Cut cost of cancer treatment for poor

The present government plans to set up eight 100-bed cancer

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Off the Track

What’s behind the food self-sufficiency ‘crisis’?

Kazuhito Yamashita

The agriculture ministry has announced that Japan’s calorie-based food sufficiency

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What others say

A deep cut: On corporate tax cuts

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman ushered in Deepavali early for Corporate

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Front Page

Vast lands go down gorges of rivers

Devastating floods, dangerous erosion

Mazharul Islam Mitchel: Bangladesh loses around 2,270 hectares of land this year due to riverbank erosion, a study report says, because of strong pulls by receding floodwaters. Center for Environmental and Geographic Information Services (CEGIS) reports that about 700 rivers, including their tributaries, flow through Bangladesh, constituting a waterway of a total length of around 24,140 kilometres. Every year in Bangladesh, riverbank erosion leads to millions of people being affected as it results in damage and loss of crops, cattle, housing structures, and farmland, says the report. Riverbank erosion across the country has taken serious turn following devastating floods in some areas, rendering lakhs of people homeless. Besides, the erosion by receding flows is also destroying crop lan...  read more>>

Now police raid Dhaka's premier sporting clubs

Casinos in all clubs searched

RAB already busted some clubs, casinos under govt-directed purge

News Report: Police Sunday raided some premier sporting clubs in  read more>>


PictorialPolice conduct a raid on the Dilkusha Sporting Club in the capital's  read more>>

Sweet-sour reunion under changed leaderships

JCD makes comeback to DU

VC welcomes, expects peaceful coexistence, BCL accommodative but warns against chaos

News Report: A moment of bonhomie it looked like as  read more>>

Some PDs prove to be problem

Tajul stresses quick project implementation

News Desk: LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Md Tazul Islam on  read more>>

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China potentially can help resolve Rohingya crisis: British envoy
British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson on Sunday   read more>>
Onion price shoots up to Rs 80 per kg
New Delhi, Sept 22: The central government is thinking about   read more>>
Minni meets lawyer in Dhaka
Ayesha Siddika Minni, accused in a case filed over her   read more>>


icddr,b to set up an int'l standard lab for agri products
News Report Agriculture Minister Dr Mohammad Abdur Razzak along with   read more>>
18pc work of BSMMU Super Spl Hospital completed
News Report Some 18 per cent construction work of the   read more>>
Novo Nordisk plants 1,000 trees
Employees at Novo Nordisk Bangladesh planted 1,000 trees at Sir   read more>>


Markets rebound strongly riding on Grameen Phone
News Report Stocks rebounded strongly on Sunday as all three   read more>>
SoftBank mulls bringing 40 companies to Brazil
SAO PAULO, Sept 22: Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp is considering   read more>>
Thomas Cook battles for survival with final creditor meeting
LONDON, Sept 22: Bosses at Britain’s Thomas Cook (TCG.L) were   read more>>


Rashid uncertain for final of T20 tri-series
Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan is uncertain for the final of   read more>>
Boys ready to take on India today
Boys ready to take on India todayBangladesh are well-prepared to play their second and last group match of the ongoing SAFF Under-18   read more>>
U-23 Tigers face India today
Bangladesh U-23 Cricket team to play India U-23 Cricket team   read more>>

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Forced to clean schoolyard, over 100 students fall sic
News Desk MANIKGANJ, Sept 22: More than 100 students of   read more>>
IU journos stage demo over suspending BSMRSTU fellow
IU journos stage demo over suspending BSMRSTU fellowOur Correspondent Islamic University, Sept 22: The journalists of Islamic University staged a demon   read more>>
Baliyamari-Kalaaichar border haat to sit twice a week
KURIGRAM, Sept 22: The Baliyamari-Kalaaichar Border haat will sit twice   read more>>

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Iran vows to lead Gulf security, as US sends more troops
Tehran, Sep 22: Iran's president said Sunday his country should   read more>>
Burkina Faso president to address UNGA
Burkina Faso president to address UNGAOuagadougou, Sept. 22: Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Christian Kabore will take part in the 74th   read more>>
3.87m held in KSA
RIYADH, Sep22: More than 3.87 million violators of residency, work   read more>>