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FEATURE

A Frenchman in the Orient

A delightful discovery, Captain Corcoran is Tintin in 1857, in the land of kings and fakirs
A Frenchman in the Orient

The book has a racy cover, with palaces in the foreground, a handsome hero brandishing a pistol and

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Laboratory of life

Warning for romance fans: this book is no escape. If anything, it's an intervention
Laboratory of life

I'm a big fan of true love. Not just the part where you can count on a free dopamine and seroton

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'I am driven by an evangelical imperative'

'I am driven by an evangelical imperative'

The soft-spoken, graceful Shanta tai is writer, editor, translator, journalist, scriptwriter… with s

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Op-ed

"Come to the Olympic Games"

We are less than two months away from the beginning

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Worthwhile to look at some of the positives of Brexit

Worthwhile to look at some of the positives of Brexit

After months of intellectual meanderings, it is here finally -Brexit. Initially it looked like that

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Criticisms of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's human rights record are premature

Criticisms of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's human rights record are premature

Ever since Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, now state counsellor, admitted to the media that she is not an icon

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EDITORIAL
Editorial

The ban that fails to work

It is really unfortunate that due to lack of strict

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What others say

The question of Scotland

Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon’s declaration that she would

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Comments & Analyses-I

Demotic democracy in Europe

The shock of the British vote to leave the European Union has yet to sink in. Yet European leaders must steel themselves for what is to come, writes Mark Leonard
Demotic democracy in Europe

The shock of the British vote to leave the European Union has yet to sink in. Yet European leaders m

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LETTERS TO EDITORIAL

WCF post-match interview

The managers of the participating teams in the 20th World

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Fornt Page

SoBs facing serious challenges

Agrani Bank in deep soup

MD fired, Acting MD arrested

Agrani Bank in deep soup

Staff Reporter The country's banking sector especially the state owned banks are under severe strain. The state owned banks - Sonali, Janata, Agrani, Basic Bank - are facing serious irregularities in sanctioning loans. Thousands of crores of taka amounting to 9000 crore have been looted from these banks over the last one year. Latest in the series of irregularities is state owned Agrani Bank. Bangladesh Bank has...  read more>>

Pictorial

PictorialMad rush of passengers at Kamalapur Railway Station on Thursday as they  read more>>

Transit fee shameful: Khaleda

BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Thursday termed 'shameful' the transit  read more>>

JS passes budget

Parliament on Thursday passed the Tk 3,40,605 crore national budget  read more>>

Democracy in Bangladesh 'broken down': Swire

The United Kingdom has urged Bangladesh, as a vibrant, modern  read more>>

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BACK PAGE
US-led strikes pound IS in Iraq: 250 killed
BAGHDAD, June 30: US-led coalition aircraft waged a series of   read more>>
Microsoft to forecast cyber threat
Global technology giant Microsoft would forecast any probable threat and   read more>>
Hasina for boosting ties with Denmark
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said there are many   read more>>

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METROPOLIS
DU celebrates 95th anniversary today
Dhaka University (DU) is set to celebrate the 95th founding   read more>>
President flies to Bhutan today
President Abdul Hamid leaves here for Thimphu on Friday on   read more>>
Rotary announces 'Yearly Program of 2016-17'
Rotary announces 'Yearly Program of 2016-17'New Governor of Rotary International Bangladesh (2016-17) Mohammad Ayub has said that Rotary Interna   read more>>

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BUSINESS
NBR ‘beats’ target
The National Board of Revenue has beaten the revenue collection   read more>>
Stocks close week up before 9-day Eid holiday
Stock market closed week on Thursday upward through maintaining a   read more>>
Mahtabur Rahman new Chairman of NRB Bank
Mahtabur Rahman new Chairman of NRB BankMohammed Mahtabur Rahman has been unanimously elected as the chairman of the board of directors of N   read more>>

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SPORTS
Belgium wary of Wales
Belgium wary of WalesLILLE, Jun 30: Neil Taylor has warned Belgium that Wales can hurt them just like they did in Cardiff   read more>>
De Bruyne knocks Payet off top spot
Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne stands alone as Europe's best player   read more>>
Wales at another level for Belgium: Bale
LILLE, Jun 30: Gareth Bale says Wales have lifted their   read more>>

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HOME
Early preparedness for reducing disaster risks stressed
PANCHAGARH, June 30: Adequate social awareness, knowledge, early preparedness and   read more>>
Educational institutions can play vital role
Educational institutions can play vital roleRANGPUR, June 30: The educational institutions could play the most vital role in making the students   read more>>
BNK for stopping obscene advertisements
RANGPUR, June 30: Bangladesh Narimukti Kendra (BNK) has demanded for   read more>>

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INTERNATIONAL
Other Europeans unhappy with EU could seek to follow UK
PORTUGAL, June 30: Disenchantment with the European Union is not   read more>>
Malaysian opposition leader charged with corruption
KUALA LUMPUR, June 30: A vocal critic of Malaysian Prime   read more>>
Iraqi children 'relentlessly targeted' in war: UN
BAGHDAD, June 30: The U.N. children's fund warned on Thursday   read more>>

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