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FEATURE

Felicity Cloake's top 10 Christmas cooking cheats - recipes

Can't face a lot of last-minute, late-night cooking? Then use these shortcuts, from an easy Scandi smörgåsbord to perfect mince pies
Felicity Cloake's top 10 Christmas cooking cheats - recipes

Make ahead The annual panic over Christmas dinner is largely a matter of timing - after all, it'

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Claire Ptak's recipes for honey chocolate cake and almond macaroons

As Pooh Bear will tell you, honey can be a tricky ingredient. But here its sweetness deftly balances bitter dark chocolate in a gooey cake, and allies itself with almonds in a tray of crumbly macaroons
Claire Ptak's recipes for honey chocolate cake and almond macaroons

I like honey in my tea and on my granola at breakfast, but I don't usually reach for it as a way

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Rachel Roddy's recipe for pasta with broccoli and sausage

A cold snap in Rome has given the broccoli frostbite, but it's still perfect for the pot. Tossed into some pasta with sausage meat, chilli and wine, it makes a savoury bowlful that's certain to please

Brocco means "shoot" or "small protuberance", and broccoli is the

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Op-ed

Scenario of the Minority Speech Communities Inhabited Bangladesh

By A.B.M. Razaul Karim Faquire, Ph.D.

The geographical region covering the present-day Bangladesh has been abode

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Finding the language to cover Trump

By Bhagyashree Garekar

Profundity is a rare visitor to the newsroom. It is

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There should be red faces aplenty at the World Bank

You can imagine all the long faces at the World

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EDITORIAL

Gas price hike to sap welfare of millions

Gas is God’s gift to people of Bangladesh. The people

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How to survive the Trump era

In barely a month, US President Donald Trump has managed to spread chaos and uncertainty — and a degree of fear that would make any terrorist proud — at a dizzying pace, writes Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz
How to survive the Trump era

In barely a month, US President Donald Trump has managed to spread chaos and uncertainty — and a deg

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Modi may have to wait

In the coming months, Modi’s foreign policy pre-occupations would centre on India’s relations with the US, China and Pakistan, writes Vivek Katju

At the Raisina Dialogue in Delhi last month, Prime Minister

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Anger boils up as gas prices raised

Many are livid with the decision to hike gas prices within two years which they find irrational while others are questioning more hike of the fossil fuel price for household use than for automobiles, reports bdnews24.com. The Consumers Association of Bangladesh (CAB) President Golam Rahman has said the organisation is thinking about a court challenge against the decision of Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC). Many took to the Facebook to vent their anger over the decision. They questioned the rise in price per stove while scarcity of gas for cooking has remained a nagging issue. Some allege the general people have been targeted after the authorities' failure to stop 'stealing of gas through illegal connections'. Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters...  read more>>

Muktir Utsab on DU campus

Muktir Utsab on DU campusIn a unique display of unity, hundreds of school-going children Friday joined  read more>>

Power price hike on the cards

The government has plans to raise power price, state minister  read more>>

Unearth mystery behind Pilkhana tragedy: BNP

BNP on Friday demanded that the government announce February 25  read more>>

Trump hints at nuke arms race

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BACK PAGE
Bomb attacks near Syria town captured from IS kill 62
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Sales rise with weekend crowd at book fair
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13 cops among 25 hurt in clash
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METROPOLIS
President, PM ask passport officials to be honest, patriotic
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DU to distribute costumes of 50th convocation from Feb 28
Dhaka University authority will distribute academic costumes among the intending   read more>>
E-filing to make rail admin faster
The electronic-filing (e-filing) system has started formally at the Ministry   read more>>

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BUSINESS
Dhaka Apparel Summit to focus making RMG sustainable sector
With the aim of exploring priority areas towards turning Bangladeshi   read more>>
IMF warns against pretending 'upayable debts' can be paid
WASHINGTON, Feb 24: In a not so subtle jab at   read more>>
Volvo eyes long haul transportation segment in India
NEW DELHI, Feb 24: Swedish commercial vehicles major Volvo is   read more>>

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SPORTS
Aussie in command
PUNE, Feb 24: It could have been worse for India,   read more>>
Barcelona launch academy in China
BEIJING, Feb 24: Ronaldinho launched a Barcelona academy for about   read more>>
Lyon thrash Alkmaar, Spurs Fiorentina out
LONDON, Feb 24: Lyon cruised through to the last 16   read more>>

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HOME
Collective efforts needed to improve rural livelihood
RAJSHAHI, Feb 24: Public representatives and development activists at a   read more>>
STS for dumping wastes inaugurated
CHITTAGONG, Feb 24: Chittagong mayor AJM Nasir Uddin on Friday   read more>>
Tobacco cultivation decreasing in Rangpur region
RANGPUR, Feb 24: Cultivation of tobacco started decreasing in Rangpur   read more>>

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INTERNATIONAL
Transgender students decry 'dangerous' Trump decision
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Pakistan says gas leak, not bomb, behind Lahore blast
LAHORE, Pakistan, Feb 24: An explosion that killed seven people   read more>>
Kim Jong-Nam killed by VX nerve agent
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