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FEATURE

Coaching centres in Uttar Pradesh reveal the growing job crisis in small-town India

Sarkari Naukri. Government job. These are the two words you

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Academics fear for Warburg Institute's London library, saved from the Nazis

Academics fear for Warburg Institute's London library, saved from the Nazis

Leading academics and artists, including the art historian Martin Kemp, archaeologist Martin Biddle,

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Troops to teachers scheme failing to entice ex-soldiers into the classroom

Troops to teachers scheme failing to entice ex-soldiers into the classroom

A few years back, Colonel Edward Newman, 48, was commanding 3,000 troops at the end of a 30-year car

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Op-ed

Private, public and political morality

By Rajeev Bhargava

Though related, political, public and private morality are not identical,

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Talks between Labour and the Tories on Brexit have broken down. So what next?

By Tom Kibasi

The news that the Brexit talks between the government and

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The desperation on both sides

By Jawed Naqvi

SOMEONE taunted Narendra Modi if he would hang himself should

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EDITORIAL

Safe milk for all must be ensured

The High court's (HC) warning issued very recently saying that

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Understanding Japan’s southwest islands buildup

Writes Michael Macarthur Bosack

Each of those southern islands have seen or will see

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Maid in the Middle East

Writes Shehab Sumon

Alo Begum was aged just 16 when she boarded a

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Front Page

Remedying paddy-price slump

Import duty on rice jacked up to 55pc

Govt leaders smell a rat in torching paddies

News Report: Amid a paddy-price slump following a huge harvest and continuous rice import, the government doubled the duty on imports of the staple by a regulatory measure. The National Board of Revenue (NBR) issued a circular to this effect Wednesday as an immediate action to stem a reported wave of LC opening yet for rice import, officials and analysts said. With the hike the regulatory duty on rice import now increased to 25 percent from the existing 3.0 percent. Importers will now have to count a total of 55 percent tax and duty, inclusive of 5.0 percent advance income tax and the existing 25 per cent tariffs. On government advice, the NBR adjusts and readjusts export-import tariffs by using...  read more>>

Shakib again best ODI all-rounder

Shakib again best ODI all-rounderSports Desk: Bangladesh got a major boost ahead of the ICC Cricket  read more>>

Then Rajuk high-ups involved

Minister discloses probe findings on FR Tower irregularities

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RNPP pillow scam

Executive engr packs his bags

News Report: Public Works Department's executive engineer in Pabna office  read more>>

Advance train ticket

Welcome e-ticketing upset by cyber-betrayal

ACC hunt for ticket touts

News Report: A welcome step to mitigate perennial suffering of  read more>>

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BACK PAGE
Commuters fight for a ride home before Iftar
Mazharul Islam Mitchel Commuters continued to suffer for an acute   read more>>
Court set up at Keraniganj for Khaleda as per law: Dr Hasan
Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud Wednesday said the government has   read more>>
Prof Kazi Shahidullah new UGC chairman
Prof Kazi Shahidullah new UGC chairmanNews Report Professor Dr. Kazi Shahidullah, former Vice Chancellor of National University, has been   read more>>

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METROPOLIS
Ban on fishing in sea to continue till July 23
The ban on fishing in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ)   read more>>
Coast Guard seizes fish fries worth Tk 80 lakh
KHULNA, May 22: A special team of Bangladesh Coast Guard   read more>>
Govt to form new industrial policy
Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun said the government is   read more>>

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BUSINESS
Pro-industry budget to revamp housing sector
Mazharul Islam Mitchel Country’s housing industry has started showing dynamism   read more>>
EBL reappoints Ali Reza Iftekhar as MD
EBL reappoints Ali Reza Iftekhar as MDNews Report Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) has reappointed its Managing Director and CEO Ali Reza Iftek   read more>>
US firms rethink China presence because of trade war
BEIJING, May 22: Most US businesses in China are hurting   read more>>

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SPORTS
Gayle believes opponents are still scared of him
Gayle believes opponents are still scared of himChris Gayle believes opponents are still scared of him, but the 39-year-old West Indian opening bats   read more>>
Messi, Aguero in Argentina Copa America squad
BUENOS AIRES, May 22: Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi and the   read more>>
Mashrafe leaves city to join WC team
After a short break of three days, Bangladesh ODI captain   read more>>

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HOME
Manikganj char farmers happy over bumper groundnut yield
Our Correspondent MANIKGANJ, May 22: The char farmers of Daulatpur,   read more>>
JL man hacked to death in Bogura
Our Correspondent BOGURA, May 22: A local Jubo League activist   read more>>
Chuadanga DC joins farmers in harvesting paddy
Chuadanga DC joins farmers in harvesting paddyCHUADANGA, May 22: The Deputy Commissioner of the district Gopal Chandra Das along with other govern   read more>>

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INTERNATIONAL
Post-poll rioting leaves 6 dead in Indonesia
Jakarta, May 22: Indonesia's President Joko Widodo said Wednesday that   read more>>
KSA urges UN to bolster efforts to criminalize racism
VIENNA, May 22: Saudi Arabia has called on the UN   read more>>
Thai police summon activists to hear sedition charges
Bangkok, May 22: Thirteen Thai political activists appeared at a   read more>>

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