Dhaka, Bangladesh

Farmers urged to cultivate Pariza Paddy

Our Correspondent

GAIBANDHA, July 27: Agriculture experts urged the farmers to cultivate

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Digitisation accelerates economic progress, makes life easier

BODA, July 27: The tremendous success achieved in the digitisation

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Ethnic rights should be protected collectively

RAJSHAHI, July 27: Some ethnic leaders at a meeting here

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Politics this week

By Chris Wood

David Cameron reshuffled his cabinet in the biggest shake-up to

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The siege

Believing that Vladimir Putin has surrendered Ukraine would be naive. The West must keep up the pressure, writes Kabir Ahmed
The siege

THANK goodness for Petro Poroshenko. That is the response of

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It Is All about Execution

Narendra Modi's defining qualities are a sense of purpose, writes Gurcharan Das

If there is one lesson we have learned about leadership

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Land problems

The law for mutation and cancellation of possession of lands

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Gut virus abundant in humans

Scientists have discovered a previously unknown virus living in the

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Comments & Analyses-II

Israelís map of pain is a diabolic device

One in every five Palestinians killed in the latest bout of Israeli air strikes in Gaza is a child. This confirms that Israel isnít really keen on either defeating Hamas or crushing the outfit, writes Debasish Mitra

One in every five Palestinians killed in the latest bout

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Fornt Page

Eid-ul-Fitr tomorrow if moon sighted today

The holy Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated across the country on Tuesday if the moon of Shawwal month is sighted in the Bangladesh sky today (Monday), reports UNB. The National Moon Sighting Committee will sit in a meeting at the Islamic Foundation's Baitul Mukarram office on Monday evening to review the information of sighting of the Shawwal moon. As per the decision of the panel, the Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated either on Tuesday or Wednesday amid religious fervour and enthusiasm after a month-long fasting. Meanwhile, responding to the pull of roots, thousands of people have already left the capital to celebrate the very auspicious occasion with their near and dear ones at village homes....  read more>>

She asks authorities to reclaim lost parts of rivers

Build Dhaka circular road early: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday called for early construction  read more>>

Inclusive election in future

Solution depends on two top leaders: UN

Emphasizing home-grown solution, UN Resident Coordinator in Dhaka Neal Walker  read more>>

PM greets Khaleda on Eid

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sent an Eid greetings card  read more>>

Hamas agrees to 24-hour truce

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246 Eid congregations in Ctg
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US embassy to remain closed Tuesday, Wednesday
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Rooney scores two as MU rout Roma
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Australia strong in pool
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Israeli Arabs caught in the middle of Gaza war
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Indonesia president-elect faces huge reform challenge
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