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The lost civilization of New Zealand literature

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Op-ed

Tourism staging comeback

Defying the security threat of some western countries issued to

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Sanctity of Economic Advisory Council in India

Sanctity of Economic Advisory Council  in India

Economic Advisory Council is an autonomous body in India which is non-constitutional and independent

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Congo braces for violence as president's mandate expires

Congo braces for violence as president's mandate expires

Tens of thousands of paramilitaries and policemen have been deployed across the Democratic Republic

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EDITORIAL
Editorial

Uniform univ entry tests needed

The admission tests in the public universities appear as an

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What others say

Costly sting

A member of the Trinamul Congress has found a rather

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Comments & Analyses-I

UAE and Saudi Arabia

By Khalaf Ahmad Al-Habtoor
UAE and Saudi Arabia

The two countries forming the solid backbone of our region in turmoil are Saudi Arabia and the UAE,

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LETTERS TO EDITORIAL

Drive against drug adulteration

Drug adulteration is the bane of our society. Adulterated drugs

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Fornt Page

Hugely higher budget

Much for roads, less for bridges sought in ADP

Special Correspondent A hugely higher fund worth Tk 430.48 billion has been sought for roads and bridges from the next development budget, provoking scepticism about capacity for quality spending. Official sources billed the amount "record highest", accounting for 74 per cent higher than the current allocation of Tk 234.31 billion for the sector in the revised Annual Development Programme (RADP) for the outgoing financial year (FY) 2017-18. They pointed out that the Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges (MoRT&B) sought such record-highest ADP funds despite lesser need for the Padma Multipurpose Bridge project because of a little slower pace of work. In the meantime, the fund requirement for the under-construction Padma Bridge has been trimmed down. Yet, the ministry says,...  read more>>

Manpower export

Deal inked with UAE

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CHOGM begins at Buckingham Palace

Hasina among leaders from former British colonies attending

CHOGM begins at Buckingham PalaceNews Desk LONDON, Apr 19: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina joins the  read more>>

China expects fair polls in Bangladesh

Diplomat says, assures striking $2.6b deal to fund PMB rail

China expects fair polls in BangladeshNews Desk Beijing would like to see "smooth and stable" polls in  read more>>

Editors say nay to 6 provisos

Digital security act gets thru next JS session

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BACK PAGE
Hasina-Modi London parley
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More actions against Myanmar coming: US
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Niko graft case Khaleda indictment now on May 13
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METROPOLIS
NSU ACM SC Innovation Challenge Season ends
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Digital Security Act to be passed in next JS session
News Report Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar   read more>>
4 buildings for govt employees to be inaugurated soon
Housing and Public Works Minister Engineer Mosharraf Hossain on Wednesday   read more>>

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BUSINESS
Country receives $ 4,530m remittance till this month
Bangladesh has sent 2,49,528 workers overseas with employments and received   read more>>
US businesses, farmers worried by China trade spat
WASHINGTON, Apr 19: Despite continued economic growth, US businesses and   read more>>
CNG run, other three-wheelers to be under tax net: NBR
All CNG-driven auto-rickshaws and other engine or battery-driven three-wheelers will   read more>>

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SPORTS
N Zone crush E Zone by innings and 28 runs
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S Zone take 237-run lead against Central Zone
Prime Bank South Zone took a 237-run lead in the   read more>>
BPL teams to have maximum of four forein players in 2018
The Bangladesh Premier League will go back to having a   read more>>

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HOME
Helmsman's muddle behind coal cargo capsize in Pashur
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Call to engage them in income-generating activities
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Rat management can protect ecology
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INTERNATIONAL
Modi deplores rape to pander to politics
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