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FEATURE

150 facts for 150 years of the London Tube

150 facts for 150 years of the London Tube

The visionaries One of the leading visionaries of underground railways was Londoner Charles Pears

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Charlie Hebdo tributes lead ceremony as Boyhood named biggest winner

"Today was an extraordinary day, there were millions of people

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An unsavoury role played with relish

An unsavoury role played with relish

What depths will we sink to for love? In The Changeling, Thomas Middleton and William Rowley's

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Op-ed

A good scrap

As Jokowi abandons wasteful fuel subsidies, fiscal prospects brighten, writes Dr Mannana
A good scrap

INDONESIA'S president, Joko Widodo, began the new year knowing that he will now have trillions

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A crowded field

Syriza edges closer to victory, but with uncertainty over its coalition partner, writes Anwar Mehmood

THE far-left Syriza party continues to hold a small but

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Casting a wide net

Developing countries are cutting fraud and waste from anti-poverty schemes. Deciding who should be eligible is harder writes Amitave Ghosh

MOHAMMAD ALAM lives with his wife and five children in

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EDITORIAL

An unsavoury role played with relish

An unsavoury role played with relish

What depths will we sink to for love? In The Changeling, Thomas Middleton and William Rowley's

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OFF the TRACK

The ‘impact’ illusion in science

Scientific research funded by the government runs the gamut from

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Comments & Analyses-II

Forced disappearances in Mexico

The Mexican government will face close scrutiny from the United Nations Committee on Enforced Disappearances – a phenomenon that made international headlines, writes Emilio Godoy

The Mexican government will face close scrutiny from the United

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Fornt Page

Koko dead

Koko dead

Arafat Rahman Koko, the younger son of former president Ziaur Rahman and BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia, died in Malaysia on Saturday. He was 45, reports UNB. "Yes, he died…we're yet to know the details of his death," BNP chairperson's special assistant Shimul Biswas told UNB. BNP sources said doctors declared Koko dead around 12:30 pm (BST) as he was taken to Malaya University Hospital in Kuala Lumpur after he complained of chest pain at his house. Former BNP MP Asharfuddin Nizan said Koko's body was kept at the mortuary of the Malaya University Hospital. Koko was born at Comilla Cantonment...   read more>>

PM could not meet bereaved Khaleda

PM could not meet bereaved KhaledaPrime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived at BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia's Gulshan office  read more>>

Pray for Koko, continue blockade: Khaleda

Calling upon the country's people to pray for salvation of  read more>>

36-hr hartal from today

The BNP-led 20-party alliance on Saturday day called a 36-hour  read more>>

Good sense will prevail on Khaleda, hopes Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday hoped that good sense  read more>>

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METROPOLIS
AL leader Dr Selim's body arrives today
Dr Mohammad Selim, former presidium member of Awami League, who   read more>>
People burning in flames of Khaleda's revenge: Nasim
People burning in flames of Khaleda's revenge: NasimMinister for Health and Family Welfare Mohammed Nasim Saturday said people are burning in the   read more>>
Workers to get injury insurance
Bangladesh's workforce and industry would benefit from the establishment of   read more>>

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BUSINESS
WEF gets formal status in Switzerland as int'l institution
Davos, Jan 24: The World Economic Forum (WEF) yesterday gained   read more>>
Jaitley hints at not raising tax rates, sops for manufacturing
Davos, Jan 24: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday hinted at   read more>>
Merkel confident Renzi will deliver on reform pledge
FLORENCE, Italy, Jan 24: German Chancellor Angela Merkel yesterday backed   read more>>

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SPORTS
Cambridge earn ManU replay
CAMBRIDGE, Jan 24: Cambridge held star-studded Manchester United to a   read more>>
UAE upset Japan in Asian Cup
United Arab Emirates produced one of the greatest Asian Cup   read more>>
Senegal take top spot
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HOME
Farmers-friendly banking needed for boosting crop production
RAJSHAHI, Jan 24: Speakers have asked the branch managers and   read more>>
Effective value chain for increasing milk production stressed
Effective value chain for increasing milk production stressedOur Correspondent FULBARI, Jan 24: Speakers at a training course have stressed for developing bet   read more>>
Farmers urged to cultivate zinc rice to meet demand of micronutrient
Our Correspondent GAIBANDHA, Jan 24: Agri experts in a function   read more>>

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INTERNATIONAL
400 child soldiers freed from Myanmar army in 2014: UN
BANGKOK, Jan 24: Myanmar's military freed more than 400 child   read more>>
Obama to cut short India trip to visit Saudi Arabia
Washington, Jan 24: President Barack Obama will cut short his   read more>>
Obama's India trip aimed at boosting global partnership
WASHINGTON, Jan 24: President Barack Obama departed for India on   read more>>

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