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Facebook launches newsgathering tool Signal

In a move to take on micro-blogging site Twitter, which

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Apple should have been awarded injunction against Samsung, court says

Court of appeals states lower court abused its right of discretion in blocking Apple from stopping Samsung sales of smartphones in the US

Apple should have been awarded an injunction against Samsung in

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Microsoft unveils new Surface laptop, other updates

Even as Microsoft has positioned the Surface as a laptop

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Tobacco kills human beings over the centuries

By Dr. Md. Shahadat Hossain

(From yesterday's issue) In 1921, Connecticut tobacco production peaked, at

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Chomsky's take on the state of Thai democracy

Chomsky's take on the state of Thai democracy

The Thai political crisis, which has resurfaced since the coup of May 22, 2014, has been closely mon

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Turkey, Europe and the refugee crisis

The Syrian refugee crisis has created new political and humanitarian

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Bangladesh ideal connectivity hub

Bangladesh is a key country in the Asian scenario whose

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Elephants’ low cancer rates explained

Elephants have enhanced defences against cancer that can prevent tumours

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Comments & Analyses-II

Syria’s missing ‘moderates’

The Russian air force in Syria has flown straight into the west’s fantasy air space. The Russians, we are now informed, are bombing the ‘moderates’ in Syria – ‘moderates’ whom even the Americans admitted two months ago, no longer existed, writes Robert F

The Russian air force in Syria has flown straight into

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RMG sector now facing security challenges

News Report Bangladesh Garment Sector has been facing challenges one after another since 2014 with the collapse of Rana Plaza at Savar. Currently the sector is facing security challenges with the killing of two foreign nationals in Dhaka city and Kaunia of Rangpur district. Following the Rana Plaza collapse the USA suspended GSP facilities earlier provided for the garment sector. Suspension of GSP could prevent the apparel export growth in the US market, which registered around 5 per cent growth at the beginning of the current fiscal. On an average the apparel export to the US market grew 4 per cent per year. The current security challenges led to the cancellation of buyers' conference scheduled for October 4 last. An...  read more>>


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41 biranganas get FF status

The government has published a list of 41 biranganas, who  read more>>

Deaton wins Nobel economics prize

STOCKHOLM, Oct 12: Scottish economist Angus Deaton has won the  read more>>

Foreign nationals’ murder

Fair probe key to restore confidence

Special Correspondent An impartial investigation into the consecutive murder of  read more>>

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No petrol, diesel, CNG station on RHD land
The Cabinet on Monday approved the Roads and Highways Department's   read more>>
City dwellers suffer for sudden rain
A sudden rain on Monday morning submerged some areas of   read more>>
Tripura road transport official threatened in Dhaka
An official of the Tripura Road Transport Corporation (TRTC) has   read more>>


Plan in the offing to keep calamity casualty at zero level
The government is finalizing a comprehensive disaster management plan including   read more>>
DU holds special lecture on Bangabandhu
Researchers and academics have recalled the outstanding contribution of Father   read more>>
DUMCJAA accords reception to DU VC
Dhaka University Mass Communication and Journalism Alumni Association (DUMCJAA) accorded   read more>>


Nobel Economics Prize to wrap up 2015 awards season
STOCKHOLM, Oct 12: The 2015 Nobel season wraps up Monday   read more>>
Oil prices extend gains, dollar higher, yen, euro advance
SINGAPORE, Oct 12: Oil prices climbed in Asia Monday boosted   read more>>
China to set new plan for troubled economy
BEIJING, Oct 12: China’s Communist rulers will gather later this   read more>>


Willian denying Brazil critics
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Australia in red-ball camp
David Warner, Mitchell Johnson, Josh Hazlewood and Nathan Coulter-Nile will   read more>>
Mirza 'won't kill herself' over gold medal
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Livelihood training for char farmers
Livelihood training for char farmersOur Correspondent GAIBANDHA, Oct 12: A 3-day long livelihood training on cereal crops and oil seed   read more>>
Uz school debate competition begins
Our Correspondent NARSINGDI, Oct 12: The upazila level Inter school   read more>>
15 Bangladeshis, 1 Indian held at border
BENAPOLE, Oct 12: Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested   read more>>

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Saudi will stay in charge of Hajj: Prince
Abu Dhabi, Oct 12: Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal on Sunday   read more>>
3 Palestinians killed in latest violence
Jerusalem, Oct 12: A wave of Israeli-Palestinian violence showed no   read more>>
Helicopter crash at Kabul base kills 5: NATO
Helicopter crash at Kabul base kills 5: NATOKabul, Oct 12: A military helicopter crashed Sunday at the NATO base in the Afghan capital, Kabul,   read more>>