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FEATURE

Gandharva Mahavidyalaya festival

The finest maestros came together at the mammoth eight-day music and dance festival at Kamani, Delhi
Gandharva Mahavidyalaya festival

While Delhi has always been a great centre of music and dance, these arts were largely confined to t

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Some body, say something…

With the launch of the Creative Movement Therapy Association of India, Tripura Kashyap hopes to take this important sector of dance to a wider public.
Some body, say  something…

Supposing you were to take snapshots of people on the street, in the crowded Metro trains and buses,

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Mind the gaps

The super sad, true plays of Will Eno

SO MUCH theatre is big and juicy. People fall in

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Op-ed

Killing the golden goose

Charter schools are working, but New York's mayor wants to stop them, writes James mason
Killing the golden goose

OF THE 658 schools in Chicago, only 126 are charter schools-publicly funded but independently run an

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Watery sunrise

Amitava Ghish writes about the problems of Congress's front man
Watery sunrise

IT IS an irony of Indian politics that the man who could have taken over as prime minister at any po

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US losing crimea's great game

By Ian Bremmer

Crimea took to the polls on March 16, with voters

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EDITORIAL
Editorial-I

Extortion menace

The kitchen markets in Dhaka are under siege. Small traders,

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Editorial-II

Beach safety

The dire tragedy of students of Ahsanullah Engineering College dying

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Asia refuses to cut back arms

For the second year in a row, the world is spending a little less on the military. Asia, however, has failed to get the memo. The region is spending more at a time when many others are spending less, writes John Feffer
Asia refuses to cut back arms

For the second year in a row, the world is spending a little less on the military. Asia, however, ha

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Fornt Page

Left parties demand fair share of Teesta water

Left parties demand fair share of Teesta water

Two left-leaning parties on Saturday called for movement so India allows Bangladesh its fair share of water from River Teesta, reports UNB. They alleged that Bangladesh is not getting the fair share of waters of the common rivers, including Teesta, because of submissive policies of the successive governments in Dhaka. Leaders of Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) and Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal (BSD) also called upon the government to settle the water dispute with India at bilateral, multilateral...  read more>>

Dhaka for talks with Myanmar to check drug smuggling

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Govt must quit soon

Khaleda deplores growing 'repressive' acts, forced disappearances

Govt must quit soonLikening the current government with Hitler, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday  read more>>

Pictorial

PictorialDB police seize 36000 counterfeit National ID cards and 36,300 colour photo  read more>>

Dhaka-Delhi rly talks Monday

A three-day Bangladesh-India inter-governmental railway meeting (IGRM) will begin here  read more>>

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BACK PAGE
Russia promises support to ending Ukraine crisis
Moscow, Apr 19: Russia's foreign ministry on Saturday promised it   read more>>
Kevin Steele leaves for home
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Hamid Mir survives gun attack
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METROPOLIS
'Geological fault in Himalayas indicates greater risk of earthquake, flood'
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Nahid calls for private initiatives for quality education
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid Saturday urged all to supplement   read more>>
Seminar on road safety held
MYMENSINGH, Apr 19: Speakers at a seminar today gave emphasis   read more>>

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BUSINESS
Apparel makers for duty-free import of safety equipment
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US government to boost solar development
WASHINGTON, April 19 (Xinhua): The U.S. government yesterday announced a   read more>>
Italy asks EU for more time to meet deficit target
ROME, April 19: Italy yesterday asked the European Union to   read more>>

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SPORTS
Ctgong Div face batting debacle
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Moores' England return confirmed
LONDON, Apr 19: Peter Moores has been confirmed as England’s   read more>>
Rajasthan secure final-over victory
Hyderabad will be sick of the sight of Australia allrounder   read more>>

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HOME
Boosting up trained land surveyors to reduce land related litigations stressed
RAJSHAHI, Apr 19: Boosting up the number of trained land   read more>>
Call to provide modern service for saving time and cost
GAIBANDHA, Apr 19: Speakers at a function recently stressed the   read more>>
Strong village courts to ensure justice needed
RANGPUR, Apr 19: Speakers at a training course here have   read more>>

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INTERNATIONAL
US raises pressure on Russia over deal
WASHINGTON, April 19: The United States ramped up the pressure   read more>>
Touring royals meet Australian military families
BRISBANE, Australia, April 19: Britain's Prince William and his wife   read more>>
Drone kills 15 'Qaeda', 3 civilians in Yemen: security
SANAA, April 19: A drone strike Saturday killed 15 Al-Qaeda   read more>>

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