Dhaka, Bangladesh
FEATURE

Rhubarb and custard tart

Serves 12 Pastry 225g flour, plus extra for dusting pinch

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Rooting for Cafe Fiorentina's prix-fixe dinners

Chef Alex Chong and owner Tina Leckie are cooking up some sophisticated dinners with unusual flavour combinations, but so far too few diners have caught on.
Rooting for Cafe Fiorentina's prix-fixe  dinners

Purple without and yellow within, the swollen orb is sometimes called a Swede or a Swedish turnip. R

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Warming winter dishes made easy

As Mother's Day approaches, many New Zealand cookbook authors are

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Op-ed

Next-generation leaders? Half of them already in place: PM Lee Hsien Loong

By Rachel Chang
Next-generation leaders? Half of them already in place: PM Lee Hsien Loong

HALF of Singapore’s next generation of political leaders are already in place, and Prime Minister Le

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From universities to coaching shops

By Romila Thapar

The Ministry of Human Resource Development of India announced a

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The Chinese fault line in foreign policy

By M. K. Narayanan

This is the season of results and of drawing up

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EDITORIAL
What Others Say

A heavy hand in Kashmir

In response to a political storm over the numerous killings

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Off the track

IS threat to rare bird

BBC

A rare bird may become extinct in Syria because of

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Errors and lies

From a national point of view the Iraq invasion was a mistake. But it was worse than a mistake, it was a crime, writes Paul Krugman

Surprise! It turns out that there’s something to be said

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LETTERS TO EDITORIAL

Too much traffic

The capital's messy traffic management system is left to be

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Fornt Page

Dhaka ready to join fight against human trafficking

Bangladesh has expressed its readiness to join any regional or global effort to address human trafficking by sea in the Indian Ocean region in an integrated and comprehensive manner, reports UNB. Foreign Secretary M Shahidul Haque conveyed Bangladesh's position while addressing the special meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean in Bangkok, Thailand on Friday, according to Foreign Ministry here. "We're talking about human beings who are victims or potential victims. They deserve our compassion. Our collective endeavor should be to protect their lives, alleviate their sufferings and uphold their dignity," he said adding that to this end, Bangladesh stands ready to join any regional or global effort. The Foreign Secretary said there is no doubt that there is...  read more>>

PM vows to ensure better life for people

PM vows to ensure better life for peopleReiterating that she is always ready to make any kind of sacrifices  read more>>

Modi visit

BNP wants govt to consult it on bilateral issues

BNP on Friday urged the government to discuss with BNP  read more>>

Land cave-in

NBL not cooperating to avoid risk, says mayor

National Bank Limited is not 'cooperating' to make risk-free the  read more>>

All countries need to sit to solve human trafficking crisis: UN

The United Nations (UN) has said all the countries that  read more>>

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BACK PAGE
SSC exams results today
The results of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its   read more>>
Meghna trawler capsize death toll hits 9
NARSINGDI, May 29: The death toll from Thursday's trawler capsize   read more>>
Hasina-Modi meet to create new horizon: Suranjit
Awami League senior leader Suranjit Sengupta on Friday said the   read more>>

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METROPOLIS
Ferdous Ara's Nazrul Geeti evening today
Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) is organising an evening of   read more>>
ADHUNIK discussion on World No Tobacco Day today
A discussion will be held at the Jatiya Press Club   read more>>
'MRPs to be available before scheduled time'
State Minister for Home Affairs Asaduzzaman Khan Friday said the   read more>>

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BUSINESS
Ruble rebound threatens 'Made in Russia' industry revival
MOSCOW, May 29: Russia's ruble is on a roller-coaster. After   read more>>
Google unveils Android Pay in fresh challenge to Apple
SAN FRANCISCO, May 29: Google yesterday unveiled its pay-with-a-phone system   read more>>
Nigeria's Akinwumi Adesina voted new Africa bank chief
ABIDJAN, May 29: Nigeria's outgoing agriculture minister Akinwumi Adesina won   read more>>

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SPORTS
Hamburg in relegation playoff
HAMBURG, May 29: Hamburger SV remains on the verge of   read more>>
Wenger, Arsenal eye FA Cup history
LONDON, May 29: Arsene Wenger would love to silence his   read more>>
De Lange, Umeed named in Scotland squad
All-rounder Con de Lange and 19-year-old batsman Andrew Umeed have   read more>>

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HOME
People want to see JP in power: Ershad
People want to see JP in power: ErshadRANGPUR, May 29: Former President, Special Envoy to the Prime Minister and Jatiya Party (JP)   read more>>
Education sector witnesses huge development: Tofail
BHOLA, May 29: Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed recently said huge   read more>>
Construction work of drainage system launched
RANGPUR, May 29: Mayor of Rangpur City Corporation (RCC) and   read more>>

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INTERNATIONAL
India tells bureaucrats to stretch with yoga-loving PM
NEW DELHI, May 29: He has already nixed their long   read more>>
12 Australian women have tried to join IS
MELBOURNE, May 29: At least 12 Australian women from one   read more>>
Car bombs at Baghdad hotels kill nine
BAGHDAD, May 29: The toll from car bombs that ripped   read more>>

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