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9 Things You May Not Know About Benedict Arnold

By Evan Andrews
9 Things You May Not Know About Benedict Arnold

Benedict Arnold was born on January 14, 1741, into one of the first families of Norwich, Connecticut

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WWI Nurse Edith Cavell Executed, 100 Years Ago

By Evan Andrews
WWI Nurse Edith Cavell Executed, 100 Years Ago

At dawn on October 12, 1915, World War I nurse Edith Cavell was shot by a German firing squad on the

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Caesar, the orchid chief

Turns out the early Romans were wild about orchids.

A careful study of ancient artifacts in Italy has pushed

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Balkans at the beginning of 2016

By Hajrudin Somun

The old white and cold winter finally settled across much

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Govt will continue to follow zero tolerance against terrorism

The present govern-ment of Bangladesh under leadership of Prime Minister

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Will the presidential system bring democracy as well?

By Murat Aksoy

There were recently four major developments that evidence the darkness

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What others say

Outrage by Delhi cops

The Delhi police reports to the Union home ministry and

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Off the track

Chinese woman ‘world’s luckiest plane passenger’

Heather Chen.

Plenty of leg room, personalised service and no crying babies

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Indians holding back Indians

What Rajan said holds good for almost every sphere of public life in India: a democracy notorious for protecting the strong and rich and going after the weak and poor, writes Samar Halarnkar

Even by the impunities granted to security forces in India’s

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Politics returning to normal course

Council of AL, BNP will further improve democratic atmosphere in country

News Report The country's politics is returning to normal democratic course. The situation is likely to improve further with the preparation to hold national council of the two big political parties -BNP and Awami League. Both the parties will hold the party council within March next. Awami League presently enjoys political edge over BNP because the party is in power. BNP is neither in power nor in the official opposition in the Parliament. But now the party is trying to recover from great political shock following major political mistakes including the boycott of 2014 national election and three-month useless blockade and hartal programme last year. Thousands of leaders and workers of BNP are facing cases and most of them are...  read more>>

Help attain 7pc growth

Work out master plan for each UZ, PM tells engineers

Help attain 7pc growthPrime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday asked engineers to work out a  read more>>

RMG workers' biometric data base yet to be made

News Report A large number of Bgmea members have shown  read more>>

Cops foil bid to lay siege to Khaleda's residence

Cops foil bid to lay siege to Khaleda's residencePolice foiled the attempt of several hundred pro-liberation people to lay a  read more>>


BCS cadre seekers stage demo The 34th BCS Cadre Deprived  read more>>

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Father, son killed in Ctg clash
CHITTAGONG, Feb 6: A man and his son were shot   read more>>
20 more witnesses' depositions sought
A petition was filed with a court in city to   read more>>
Campaign to divert metro rail route
The students' campaigning for diverting the proposed metro rail route   read more>>


Keep varsity students away from militant acts: President
President Abdul Hamid on Saturday urged all concerned to remain   read more>>
'Bangladesh now self-reliant country'
Minister for Fisheries and Livestock Mohammad Sayedul Huq Saturday said   read more>>
'No scope to neglect women'
Land Minister Shamsur Rahman Sherif on Saturday said the government   read more>>


Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
WASHINGTON, Feb 6: Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth.   read more>>
Crude prices wobble in choppy week, dollar up
LONDON, Feb 6: The global oil market has faced another   read more>>
Kenyan consumers sample Chinese products ahead of Spring Festival
NAIROBI, Feb 6 (Xinhua): The slick Huawei smartphones that were   read more>>


Dickwella replaces Dilshan for first T20
Wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella has been added to Sri Lanka’s squad   read more>>
Logan van Beek in Netherlands squad for World T20
Canterbury-born allrounder Logan van Beek has been named in Netherlands’   read more>>
Sheikh Salman backed For Fifa presidency
Bahrain’s Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa has been backed to   read more>>

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Infusing dynamism into UP services stressed
MOHANPUR, Feb 6: Speakers in a meeting observed that importance   read more>>
Consultative meeting to protect women, children held
FARIDPUR, Feb 6: A local NGO Amra Kaj Kory (AKK)   read more>>
Youths can play vital role in eradicating violence against women
RAJSHAHI, Feb 6: Speakers in a community level follow-up meeting   read more>>

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Could Suu Kyi emerge as president?
NAYPYITAW/YANGON, Feb 6: As Aung San Suu Kyi's lawmakers smiled   read more>>