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A Reverie for the Voyager Probes, Humanity's Calling Cards

A Reverie for the Voyager Probes, Humanity's Calling Cards

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Gut Bacteria Can Fluctuate With the Seasons

In Tanzania, not far from the Serengeti, live the Hadza, a community of about 1,300 people. For such

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Waterlogging: What happens if two tigers live in one jungle?

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Our cities get inundated in water. The ruling party only

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By Sujayendra Das
ICJ judgment in Hague- on the backdrop of India and Pakistan relations

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Easing for wealth redistribution

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Export, remittance growth slumps

Balance of payment under pressure

Unnayan Onneshan (UO) has said monumental deficit in current account balance coupled with declining wage earner's remittance and foreign aid disbursement is likely to exert immense pressure on the country's balance of payment, reports UNB. The independent multidisciplinary private think-tank came up with the observation in its monthly publication of the 'Bangladesh Economic Update' August 2017 on Monday. It called for a thorough reexamination of the current trade and industrial policies to address the structural bottlenecks and creation of a stable business climate to attract increased inflow of private investment including Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). The think-tank also urged for the adoption of new strategies to expand country's productive capacities that enhan...  read more>>


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