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The end of harmony

How the benefits of political order are slowly eroding

A BASIC rule of intellectual life is that celebrity destroys

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Caesar, the orchid chief

Turns out the early Romans were wild about orchids.
Caesar, the orchid chief

A careful study of ancient artifacts in Italy has pushed back the earliest documented appearance of

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Renzi revisited

The Italian prime minister stakes his credibility on the passage of big reforms-but faces plenty of doubters, writes Dr Iqbal Sobhan

THE Sala Verde (green room) in the prime minister's official

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Mission relaunched

The fight against Islamic State will help define America's role in the world, writes John Huston

FOR more than three years, Barack Obama has been trying

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Indira Gandhi- An icon not of India but also Bangladesh and other parts of the globe

By Sujayendra Das
Indira Gandhi- An icon not of India but also Bangladesh and other parts of the globe

Introduction: When every year during the English calendar year the month of October arrives, our m

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Right to food to ensure human rights-II

Speakers at a human chain programme at Rangpur on Thursday

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Million Ebola vaccine doses by 2015

One million doses of an Ebola vaccine will be produced

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Comments & Analyses-II

The virus of cynicism

None has any clue at this point how far Ebola could spread in the United States ó and no reason for panic. But itís ravaging Americansí already tenuous faith in the competence of the US government and its bureaucracies, writes Frank Bruni

We have no clue at this point how far Ebola

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One lakh Rohingyas flee Myanmar in two years

YANGON, Oct 25: A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number fleeing by boat since communal violence broke out two years ago now topping 100,000, a leading expert said Saturday, reports AP. Chris Lewa, director of the nonprofit advocacy group Arakan Project, said there has been a huge surge since Oct. 15, with an average of 900 people per day piling into cargo ships parked off Rakhine state. That's nearly 10,000 in less than two weeks, one of the biggest upticks yet. Myanmar, a predominantly Buddhist nation of 50 million that only recently emerged from half a century of military rule, has an estimated 1.3 million Rohingya. Though many...  read more>>

PM given warm reception in Abu Dhabi

PM given warm reception in Abu DhabiABU DHABI (UAE): Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived here on Saturday amid  read more>>

Alal among 64 held

Itís AL fascism: BNP

Police in a drive arrested 64 leaders and activists of  read more>>

Repeated calls for dialogue not a frailty: Fakrul

BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday  read more>>

Islamist parties' hartal today BGB deployed

Members of the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) were deployed in  read more>>

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One held with 56 mobile phone sets
Customs officials arrested a man along with 56 mobile phone   read more>>
Brazil presidential candidates clash over corruption claim
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 25: Brazil's presidential candidates clashed over   read more>>
Five policemen withdrawn over sex abuse
Gaibandha, Oct 25: Five policemen including a sub-inspector have been   read more>>


DU campus to go under Wi-Fi network soon: VC
Dhaka University Vice Chancellor Prof AAMS Arefin Siddique has said   read more>>
BNP can do nothing by giving threat for movement: Quamrul
Food Minister Advocate Quamrul Islam Saturday said BNP can do   read more>>
DIU team visits SWU
DIU team visits SWUNews Report A three-member delegates from Daffodil International University (DIU) lead by Md. Sabur   read more>>


Eurozone survey rise does not ease recession fears
LONDON, Oct 25: A stronger than anticipated economic survey Thursday   read more>>
Venezuelans brace for slump in oil prices
CARACAS (Venezuela), Oct 25: The falling oil prices that are   read more>>
Wall St. boosted by earnings, S&P posts best week in nearly two years
NEW YORK, Oct 25: U.S. stocks closed out their best   read more>>


Coric upsets Nadal
BASEL, Oct 25: Teenager Borna Coric upset second-seeded Rafael Nadal   read more>>
Williams clinches Wozniacki thriller
Williams clinches  Wozniacki thrillerSINGAPORE, Oct 25: World number one Serena Williams smashed a racquet and recovered from a set down   read more>>
Jubair impresses on debut
Shane Warneís skill and charisma acted as a catalyst for   read more>>

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Microcredit programme becomes effective in Asrayan Prokalpo
GANGACHARA, Oct 25: The cooperative microcredit programme has become effective   read more>>
Strong local govt key vivrant democracy
Our Correspondent MITHAPUKUR, Oct 25: Speakers at an advocacy meeting   read more>>
Ganga Barrage govtís priority project, says minister
RAJSHAHI, Oct 2: Ganga Barrage, a mega and also much   read more>>

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Clashes, drone strike 'kill dozens' in Yemen
SANAA, Oct 25: Fighting between Shiite rebels and Sunni tribesmen   read more>>
Israel troops kill Palestinian teen in West Bank
RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories, Oct 25: Washington confirmed Friday that a   read more>>
Modi breaks the ice with media at first meet
NEW DELHI, Oct 25: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached   read more>>