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FEATURE

A Lake Turned Pink in Australia. It's Not the Only One

A Lake Turned Pink in Australia. It's Not the Only One

Over the past week, the internet has been getting excited over a hot-pink lake in the heart of Melbo

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First Underwater Video of Elusive True's Beaked Whales

First Underwater Video of Elusive True's Beaked Whales

True's beaked whales look a bit like weird dolphins with big foreheads, fat bellies and

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Tribe offers clues to hidden wonders of medicinal plant

Based on traditional knowledge of Cholanaickan tribe

A medicinal plant endemic to the southern parts of Western

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Op-ed

All about Bengali New Year

By Prof. Sarwar Md. Saifullah Khaled

This Boishakh 1424 is yet to show its countrywide dreadfulness.

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Governments should raise taxes to achieve public health goals

By Iqbal Masud

Tobacco use and exposure to tobacco smoke kills smokers and

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Stability in the time of change

By Rakesh Sood

In recent weeks, there has been a flood of commentary

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EDITORIAL

The curse of private coaching

The coaching centre culture has irreparably harmed the cause of

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Best investment US can make

By Melinda Gates
Best investment US can make

One of the first lessons we learned when we started our foundation was a humbling one: Our resources

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The ocean is not a dumping ground

President Gurib-Fakim of Mauritius has urged world leaders to save our oceans, noting that this critical ecosystem impacts millions of livelihoods, particularly for small island-states and coastal communities, writes Nasseem Ackbarally

An internationally renowned scientist, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim became Mauritius’s sixth president

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LETTERS TO EDITORIAL

Give plots to English medium schools at Hazaribag

Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkah (Rajuk) should mull over leasing out plots

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Fornt Page

Flood in nine dists worsens

Urar Bondho dyke collapses

The flood situation in nine districts including Sunamganj, Habiganj, Netrakona, Jamalpur, Kishorganj, Moulvibazar, Sylhet, B'baria and Bhola has worsened as heavy rainfall and onrush of water from the upstream submerged new areas in the districts on Monday, reports UNB. The Urar Bondho dam in 'Pagnar Haor' in Jamalganj and Dirai upazilas breached at various points in the early hours, damaging crops on some 9,000 hectares of land newly. The dam broke down around 5am due to the gushing water, said Jahedul Haque, deputy director at the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) in the district. The water level in the hoar marked an unusual rise due to incessant rain for the last few days and water rolling down from the areas,...  read more>>

Pictorial

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Climate change effect

Revise action plan

Experts urge govt

The existing climate change action plan needs to be revised  read more>>

Rain cripples city life

Water-logging, snarl add more plight

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Give more succour to Haor people: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday directed the Disaster Management  read more>>

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BACK PAGE
Chevron sells its assets to Chinese firm amid govt move to buy
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Bangladesh lacks steps to protect labour trafficking victims: UN
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Khaleda Zia wants full-fledged bodies
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METROPOLIS
Longtime treatment, family bonds can prevent schizophrenia
Though a schizophrenia patient suffers from delusions, hallucinations and other   read more>>
UGC, public varsities to sign annual performance deal
A workshop titled "Annual Performance Agreement' was held on Monday   read more>>
30 lakh new consumers to be added in REB this year
Some 30 lakh new consumers would be added in the   read more>>

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BUSINESS
PayPal to start operation in Bangladesh soon
PayPal, a global online payment system, is likely to start   read more>>
Local, global security firms in race along China’s ‘Silk Road’
BEIJING, Apr 24: Global security companies and their smaller Chinese   read more>>
TimesPR teams up with Indian Launcherz
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SPORTS
Messi makes the moment
MADRID, Apr 24: Lionel Messi scored his 500th career goal   read more>>
Ramos says red card ‘excessive’
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos believes his red card was   read more>>
Siddikur shares 9th in Japan Open
Bangladeshi golfer Siddikur Rahman finished strongly to share the 9th   read more>>

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HOME
Youth can play vital role to protect energy resources
RAJSHAHI, April 24: Researchers and development activists here have underscored   read more>>
105 drug peddlers returned to normal life
RAJSHAHI, April 24: One hundred and five drug peddlers of   read more>>
Ensuring proper use of water stressed
RANGPUR, April 24: Ensuring proper use and management of water   read more>>

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INTERNATIONAL
Xi urges restraint on N Korea in phone call with Trump
Beijing, Apr 24: Chinese President Xi Jinping called for restraint   read more>>
Jewish war veterans bemoan stalling of WWII museum
Latrun, Apr 24: Two years after Israel's prime minister vowed   read more>>
Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles
Washington, Apr 24: President Donald Trump is heading into one   read more>>

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