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Remembering John Lang, a 19th century Australian novelist with an Indian connection.

History always knocks on the door,/Sometimes we notice it, and

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Melody Grace wraps up Beachwood Bay with 'Unforgettable'

Melody Grace reminisces as Unforgettable, the final (13th) book in her Beachwood Bay series, comes out this week.

Melody: Two years ago, I published my first romance novel,

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Columbia Adds Toni Morrison, But Not Trigger Warnings, To Required Reading

Columbia Adds Toni Morrison, But Not Trigger Warnings, To Required Reading

An op-ed in an Ivy League school's student newspaper was enough to incite a national

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EDITORIAL
LETTER to the EDITOR

The youth have to move forward

The young people have to forget self-centred ness and like

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OFF the TRACK

Uncovering corals LA Times

Five hundred feet beneath the ocean’s surface, a robotic submarine

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The Revelation

When we trust something or someone, is it a conditional or partial trust? It is either complete trust or no trust at all. In the case of our Creator, what should be the manner of our trust towards Him asks Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, PhD

When we use the word “trust”, what do we usually

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Middle-income status in 3 years: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday affirmed that Bangladesh will become a middle-income country within the next three years before the targeted 2021 since the country has already stepped into that stair through becoming a lower middle-income country, reports UNB. "We've already stepped into that stair as Bangladesh has been declared a lower middle-income country. I can assure you it won't take 2021, before that time we would be able to establish ourselves as a middle- income country from a lower-middle income one. Perhaps it would take 2-3 years… I've that conviction," she said. The Prime Minister was addressing a function at her official residence Ganobhaban after opening the Cox's Bazar International Airport construction project ...  read more>>

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PictorialRoads being repaired ahead of Eid for smooth plying of vehicles. The  read more>>

Disclose list of bank money plunderers, BNP to Muhith

BNP on Thursday urged Finance Minister AMA Muhith to reveal  read more>>

12 militants held in city

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in simultaneous drives arrested  read more>>

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PictorialRAB in simultaneous raids in the city nabbed 12 militants including AQIS  read more>>

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BACK PAGE
None identified for harassing journalists
An Election Commission (EC) inquiry has failed to identify those   read more>>
16 female Jamaat activists held
SATKHIRA, July 2: Police arrested 16 female leaders and activists   read more>>
UN withdraws from election management project
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METROPOLIS
All FFs to get equal monthly allowance
GAZIPUR, July 2: Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq   read more>>
US embassy to remain closed on July 5
The US Embassy in Dhaka, including the Consular Section and   read more>>
Bangladesh must enhance capacity to get climate fund
Climate experts in the city on Thursday said Least Developed   read more>>

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BUSINESS
Vast mine under British national park wins approval
LONDON, July 2: A plan to build a huge potash   read more>>
Greece’s government ‘may resign’ in event of ‘No’ vote
ATHENS, July 2: Greece’s radical left government suggested it would   read more>>
US pending home sales hit best pace in over nine years
WASHINGTON, July 2: US pending home sales rose for the   read more>>

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SPORTS
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Red-hot Marsh turns up heat on Watson
On the hottest July day in England since records began,   read more>>
Teams in flux square up for decider
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HOME
Benghazi, where Libya's uprising began, now a shattered city
BENGHAZI, July 2: The old courthouse in central Benghazi, Libya's   read more>>
Strengthening local govt institutions for democracy stressed
Our Correspondent GAIBANDHA, July 2: Speakers at a meeting here   read more>>
Illicit tobacco trade threatening public health
RANGPUR, July 2: Speakers at a separate post-rally discussion here   read more>>

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INTERNATIONAL
Black money: pinning the shadow down
The steps taken so far, and this includes the Black   read more>>
A thunderstorm is building
NO AMOUNT of rain or thunder could deter Greeks, young   read more>>
Can Mr Obama really help?
Can Mr Obama  really help?WHAT'S the easiest way to boost America's sluggish wage growth? President Barack Obama thi   read more>>

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