Dhaka, Bangladesh

An Alaskan Volcano erupts, largely out of view

An Alaskan Volcano erupts, largely out of view

The island is the exposed summit of a volcano that sits in 6,000 feet of water in the Bering Sea abo

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Watch saturn shine on friday, no equipment required

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Astronomically speaking, Mars and Mercury dominated May. But now that

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Climate emergency

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Climate emergency

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From India to Britain, every citizen is harmed by anti-migrant hostility

By Kenan Malik

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By Illustration: Ratna Sagar Shrestha/THT

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Rainwater harvesting plan hibernating

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Paternity issues and Japan-US alliance

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For the past four years, I have served as a

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Gadkari taken down a peg

Writes Arati R Jerath

It seems union transport minister Nitin Gadkari has been taken

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UN-WB joint bid now to remedy road accidents

Loss of life, loss to economy draw world attention

News Report A joint mission of the United Nations and the World Bank is trying to remedy a high incidence of road accidents in Bangladesh as the mishaps entail colossal human and economic losses. As lot many local solutions planned couldn't yet see execution, the accidents galore taking a toll of several thousand lives annually drew the attention of the world body and its economic agency, sources said. In this context, World Bank vice-president for the South Asia Region Harwig Schafer and UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy on Road Safety, Jean Todt, are now in Dhaka. During their two-day stay here, they will take a firsthand account of the causes of road crashes and necessary remedies for road safety and related...  read more>>


PictorialBangladesh Chhatra League activists attack Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal supporters on the Dhaka  read more>>

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Bangladesh UN move begins with trilateral and multilateral meets

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PictorialHigh officials and local Awami League leaders greet Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina  read more>>

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Fu-Wang Club and residential hotels raided

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VAT on online purchase: NBR
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