Dhaka, Bangladesh

10 ways to be a good listener

10 ways to be a good  listener

Being a good listener is one of the most important skills you can master if you want to advance your

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25 unexpected ways to make someone's day

25 unexpected ways to make someone's day

When I consider the different types of impressions we make on people, there are very few more powerf

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Louis Vuitton closes Paris Fashion Week with vintage flashback

Louis Vuitton closes Paris Fashion Week with vintage flashback

Louis Vuitton showcased on Tuesday a collection that mixed fashion inspirations, colours and pattern

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Nehru's contribution to India's scientific growth

By Praveen Davar
Nehru's contribution to India's scientific growth

Jawaharlal Nehru was one of the greatest figures of our generation, an outstanding statesman whose s

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A journey that changed modern Turkish history 100 years ago

By Erhan Afyoncu

A journey aboard the steamer Bandirma on May 16 a

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Taming human traffickers

Human traffickers are still active in Bangladesh. Unfortunately, women and

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Environmental sustainability

Writes Shishir Reza
Environmental sustainability

Development depends on home grown philosophy. Japan has developed their strategy by considering soci

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Off the Track

Eradication of poverty and Okinawa

Robert D. Eldridge

The United Nations becomes particularly busy during the fall, most

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Front Page

Anarchy reigns on roads

BNP has a hand: Quader * Transport law impractical: Fakhrul

News Report: Passenger and freight transportation both crumbled for a wildcat strike-blockade action against a new transport law while people were smarting from exponential price rises. There had been unscheduled and isolated passenger-transport strikes in different districts and regions since the government enforced the Road Transport Act 2018, but the situation took a turn for the worse Wednesday as freight transporters also struck and put up road barricades amid some acts of coercion against who defied, witnesses said. "No inter-district buses did depart from the terminals in the capital as the strikers blocked the gateways to the city in the morning," says a firsthand account of what reporters from the scenes described as "anarchic situation". On many short-and l...  read more>>

Sports enjoy govt priority for grooming sound youth: PM

News Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wednesday said the government  read more>>

Fire ruins Rajdhani Supermarket

News Report: About 100 shops were gutted in a devastating  read more>>


PictorialA big blaze rages through Rajdhani Supermarket at Tikatuli in Dhaka on  read more>>

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Rehab demands single digit rate for housing
News Report: Leaders of Real Estate and Housing Association of   read more>>
Bangladesh among top four countries in digital growth
News Desk: Bangladesh is one of the top four countries   read more>>
Govt wants to bring back golden era of film industry: Hasan
News Desk: Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Wednesday said   read more>>


Policy for kindergarten schools soon
State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Md Zakir Hossain   read more>>
‘Bangladesh earns global appreciation in women empowerment’
RANGPUR, Nov 20: State Minister for Women and Children Affairs   read more>>
Mosque-based teaching stressed
MANIKGANJ, Nov 20: Speakers at a discussion meeting held here   read more>>


Large taxpayers pay Tk 293cr
News Report The week-long national income tax fair 2019 organised   read more>>
Probe report in BB reserves heist case on Dec 23
News Report A Dhaka court on Wednesday set December 23   read more>>
Trump says China tariffs will go ‘even higher’ without deal
WASHINGTON, Nov 20: President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned that   read more>>


Vettori advises spinners to be economical
Vettori advises spinners  to be economicalKOLKATA, Nov 20: Bangladesh spin bowling consultant Daniel Vettori wants his spinners to be economic   read more>>
Unknowns vs Well-knowns in Gabba opener
Unknowns vs Well-knowns  in Gabba openerWhat were you up to when you were 16? Expect to be asked this rather unfair and borderline ageist qu   read more>>
Archery team off to Thailand today
A 19-member of Bangladesh archery team, including fifteen archers, leave   read more>>

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21,000 families in 10 UZs of Bogura enjoy sanitary facilities
Our Correspondent BOGURA, Nov 20: About 21,000 families in 94   read more>>
Cyclone Bulbul causes Tk 21 lakh livestock loss in Khulna
KHULNA, Nov 20: Livestock, farms and feeds worth more than   read more>>
Cultural function on river held in Gaibandha
Our Correspondent GAIBANDHA, Nov 20: A cultural function on river   read more>>

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Tokyo, Nov 20: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made history Wednesday   read more>>
US support for Israeli settlements in West Bank undermines two-state solution: Xinhua
GAZA, Nov. 20: Palestinian observers believe that the U.S. announcement   read more>>