Dhaka, Bangladesh

10 great books on Pakistan's history

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Rohingya refugee voices amplify across Southeast Asia

Rohingya refugee voices amplify across Southeast Asia

The 2017 Rohingya humanitarian crisis caused by Myanmar is not only affecting Bangladesh, which has

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Ottegsahon: Caress of the muse

Ottegsahon: Caress  of the muse

The adage goes that almost every Bengali is born with poetry in his/her heart. Note the word - almos

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Whither the Congress Party?

The Congress's many critics have long reviled the 'dynasty'. Many

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People of Hong Kong

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US, the mightiest player in the democratic world

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Drug-free cattle for Eid demanded

With barely three weeks left for Eid-ul-Azha, we think it

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What Other Say

Institutionalised short-cut

The West Bengal Higher Secondary Education Council has accorded a

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Comments & Analyses-I

The bottled demon threatening India

The bottled demon uses many tricks to trap victims, including illegal proxy alcohol advertising, writes Raja Murthy

Quitting alcohol good for your mental health, says study’, publications

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Silenced by salinity

Salinity is taking a heavy toll on our food production

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Waters can be replete in resources

Spotlight on untapped blue economy

Measures drawn also for resurgence of water bodies across Bangladesh

News Report: Bangladesh's territorial waters in the bay contain huge minerals some of which are believed more precious than gold. Readily-extractable, but vastly untapped, fisheries resources are aplenty. The sea abounds with gas and other sources of renewable energy. Activities centering extraction, use and trade in these maritime resources constitute blue economy by its definition. Estimates are there that the resources from the Bay of Bengal in Bangladesh's share account for 81 percent of the resources existing in its landmass. Inland waters in rivers, lakes and other water bodies, additionally, also hold out huge prospects if they are revived through excavation and re-excavation. Apart from providing consumable and tradable fisheries products, those can find a sort of r...  read more>>


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Complete rape trials within six months

HC orders, also asks for forming monitoring panel

The High Court on Thursday issued seven directives, including the  read more>>

PM flies to London today on a 17-day visit

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Gaibandha town sinks

Flood situation in few riverside dists serious

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Asia to maintain strong growth
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Vital source of primary healthcare in Khuln
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Rangamati's flood situation improves
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Iranians subjected to most brutal form of ‘economic terrorism’
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