Dhaka, Bangladesh

A look back at the colourful history of a bahujan leader

Forget the controversies about Satya Sai Baba of Puttaparthi, he

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A forum that failed to go forward

By K. Subramanian

Given the simmering frictions within, the future course of G20

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Nobel laureate, activist Nadine Gordimer dies

Nobel laureate, activist Nadine Gordimer dies

Nadine Gordimer was first a writer of fiction and a

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The great pot experiment

Legalising a drug is harder than it looks, writes James Mason
The great pot experiment

SINCE late 2012, two states have voted to legalise marijuana

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World Cup 2014

By Arneeb Mahbub

You can still hear the clacking sound of the ball

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Uttam Kumar still reminisced deeply by his followers

By Sujayendra Das
Uttam Kumar still reminisced deeply  by his followers

Introduction: Uttam Kumar, (alias Arun Kumar Chatterjee), popularly known to

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Final straw

The family of a teenage female Pakistani cricketer who accused

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Why are agriculturists neglected

When the Prime Minister inaugurated the Krishibid Bangladesh Bhaban she

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Comments & Analyses-II

The Revelation

There are many teaching-learning methodologies available in the world today. Which methodology or approach would the Creator take to teach, guide or enlighten human beings asks Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, PhD

Throughout the world teachers use a variety of teaching-learning methods

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110 killed in Algerian plane crash

110 killed in Algerian plane crash

An Air Algerie flight crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, an Algerian aviation official said, reports Reuters. There were few clear indications of what might have happened to the aircraft, or whether there were casualties, but Burkino Faso Transport Minister Jean Bertin Ouedrago said it asked to change route at 0138 GMT because of a storm in the area. "I can confirm that it has crashed," the Algerian official told Reuters, declining to be identified or give any details about what had happened to the aircraft on its way north. Almost half of the passengers were French citizens, an airline official said. Two French fighter jets based in the region have been dispatched to try to locate the airliner along its probab...  read more>>

Kerry pushes for Gaza truce as death toll tops 700

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Khaleda urges IDB to boost assistance

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DMP distributes clothes among deprived children
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Govt to buy more rescue equipment
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KFC introduces new item 'Fiery Grilled'
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India outsources chores as servant culture shifts
MUMBAI, July 24: Need someone to pay your bills and   read more>>
Eyes on India as deadline for key trade pact looms
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Kerry pushes for Gaza truce as death toll tops 700
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City Villa win, but Palace held
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65 poor get spray, sewing machines from LGSP
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