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FEATURE

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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Monkeys could talk, but they don't have the brains for it

Monkeys could talk, but they don't have the brains for it

Primates are unquestionably clever: Monkeys can learn how to use money, and chimpanzees have a knack

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Watch saturn shine on friday, no equipment required

By Nicholas St. Fleur

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

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Op-ed

Climate emergency

By Ali Tauqeer Sheikh
Climate emergency

PRIME MINISTER Imran Khan is preparing to fly to New York to address the UN General Assembly where m

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

By Kenan Malik

In the Indian state of Assam, the authorities are building

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Nepal unveils one-year work plan on tourism

By Illustration: Ratna Sagar Shrestha/THT

(From yesterday's issue) The minister further announced about organising tourism

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EDITORIAL

Rainwater harvesting plan hibernating

Water crunch has become a perennial subject of worries in

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Paternity issues and Japan-US alliance

Writes Robert D. Eldridge

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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Front Page

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>>

Pictorial

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

Rohingya repat

Bangladesh UN move begins with trilateral and multilateral meets

News Report Bangladesh's fresh UN move-in session and on the  read more>>

Pictorial

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

Hunt for suspected clubs, casinos

Fu-Wang Club and residential hotels raided

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BACK PAGE
Thousands stranded as UK travel firm Thomas Cook collapses
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Facebook to comply with local law
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EC technology specialist nabbed
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METROPOLIS
'Land service hotline to ensure transparency'
News Report Land Minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury Monday said the land   read more>>
JS body for scrutinising Flag Vessel Bill
The parliamentary standing committee on the Shipping Ministry on Monday   read more>>
66 countries vow carbon neutrality by 2050
News Desk Sixty-six countries have signaled their intent to achieve   read more>>

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BUSINESS
VAT on online purchase: NBR
Mazharul Islam Mitchel The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has   read more>>
Despite Saudi turmoil, new oil shock unlikely
NEW YORK, Sept 23: The past week’s sudden surge in   read more>>
ECB unveils 'big bang' stimulus while urging govts to share load
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Sept 23: European Central Bank chief Mario   read more>>

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SPORTS
Tigers vow to win T20 trophy
Tigers vow to win  T20 trophyBangladesh is determined to come all guns blazing to clinch their first T20 trophy in their history   read more>>
Domingo wants players to raise intensity in final
Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo warned his players to guard   read more>>
If I have 10 pc chance to play, I will play: Rashid
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HOME
No alternative to Sheikh Hasina for country's dev: Rezaul
PIROJPUR, Sept 23: Housing and Public Works Minister SM Rezaul   read more>>
Govt takes UN-assisted project for female tea workers
News Desk The government will take a two-year project involving   read more>>
Modern tech can detect cancer early: Experts
RAJSHAHI, Sept 23: Some cancer specialists at a seminar here   read more>>

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INTERNATIONAL
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HOUSTON, Sept 23: US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime   read more>>
China launches two new BeiDou satellites
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Two Turkish soldiers killed in northern Iraq
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