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National Geographic Has to Radically Redraw Parts of Its Atlas Because of Arctic Ice Loss

National Geographic Has to Radically Redraw Parts of Its Atlas Because of Arctic Ice Loss

'Drastic' changes need to be made to the new National Geographic Atlas of the World to refle

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Egyptian embassy tries to prevent auction of 2,300-year-old coffin lid

An ancient Egyptian coffin lid being sold at auction in Cambridgeshire today should be withdrawn from sale and repatriated to Egypt, embassy officials in London have said.

They are furious at the refusal of Willingham Auctions to

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'Extreme' solar storm is heading straight for Earth following 'giant magnetic explosion' on the Sun

A massive explosion on the Sun has sent a solar storm heading straight for Earth, experts have said, which may disrupt communications equipment and power grids when it strikes.
'Extreme' solar storm is heading straight for Earth following 'giant magnetic explosion' on the Sun

The solar flare registered in the "extreme" band on the scale used by forecasters - a magnit

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Great expectations

Indonesia's constitutional court has confirmed that Joko Widodo will be the next president. He faces daunting challenges, writes DR Mannan
Great expectations

ON THE morning of August 26th Indonesia's president-elect went for a walk. In one sense this was

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A mammoth guilt trip

(From yesterday's issue) The bigger question about such fines is

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Present politicians mind in India are in developed stage

By Sujayendra Das

Introduction: India is now is in its 68th year of

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Off the track

Botox ‘may stunt emotional growth’

Smitha Mundasad

Giving young people Botox treatment may restrict their emotional growth,

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A strategy for a declining Russia

The West must resist Russian President Vladimir Putin’s challenge to the post-1945 norm of not claiming territory by force, writes Joseph S. Nye

The Aspen Strategy Group, a non-partisan group of foreign-policy experts

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Restructuring Education system

Education is the backbone of a nation , and it

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Who will save us

I am a student of a famous college at Dhaka.

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Tough law soon to deal with child marriage

Govt to impose 1 pc surcharge on mobile phone use

The Cabinet on Monday approved in principle the draft of the 'Child Marriage Prevention Bill 2014' extending the punishment of both jail term and fine for three types of offences to control child marriage in the country, report agencies. The approval was given at the regular weekly meeting of the Cabinet held at Bangladesh Secretariat with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. Briefing reporters after the meeting, Cabinet Secretary M Musharraf Hossain Bhuiyan said the proposed law has been drafted in Bangla to make the existing law of 1929 more time-befitting one. The proposed law has a provision of maximum punishment of TK 50,000 in fine and maximum two years' jail term for three types of offences like the...  read more>>


PictorialThe railway authorities continue eviction drive along the rail tracks from Kamalapur  read more>>

Moudud defends his comments in book

Moudud defends his comments in bookSenior BNP leader Moudud Ahmed says his comments were not to please  read more>>

Gas crunch causes power outages

Supply shortage of natural gas used in producing electricity has  read more>>

Rizvi snubs Moudud

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BNP leaders' 'inaction' in politics irks Ershad
JHALAKATI, Sept 15: Jatiya Party (JaPa) chairman HM Ershad on   read more>>
Stop plying 'Easybike' on roads: HC
The High Court on Monday asked the authorities concerned to   read more>>
'2m cows smuggled from India every year'
About two out of 3.5 million bovines that are slaughtered   read more>>


One out of 500 children autistic in country
State Minister for Health and Family Welfare Zahid Malek on   read more>>
Two information commissioners appointed
The government Monday appointed Nepal Chandra Sarker, former secretary of   read more>>
New secretary of railways ministry
New secretary of railways ministryMd. Monsur Ali Sikder has recently joined as the secretary (in-charge) of the ministry of railways.   read more>>


Oil prices fall after weak Chinese data
SINGAPORE, Sept 15: Oil prices fell in Asia Monday after   read more>>
West imposes new Russia sanctions, Putin defiant
KIEV, Sept 15: The United States and European Union hit   read more>>
Sensex reclaims 27K mark, Nifty above 8,100 ahead of eco data
Mumbai, Sep 15: Markets yesterday snapped a three-day losing run   read more>>


Doosra not illegal, says inventor Saqlain
KARACHI, Sept 15: Retired spin king Saqlain Mushtaq on Monday   read more>>
Big wins for ManU, Inter Milan
Big wins for ManU, Inter MilanLONDON, Sep 15: Strengthened by its expensive new signings, Manchester United rediscovered its swagg   read more>>
U-23 booters edge past Afghanistan
INCHEON, Sept 15: Bangladesh national U-23 football team got off   read more>>

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Housewife killed for dowry in Satkhira
SATKHIRA, Sept 15: A housewife was strangulated to death allegedly   read more>>
2.20 lakh Yaba tablets seized in Ctg
CHITTAGONG, Sept 15: An anti-smuggling team of Bangladesh Navy seized   read more>>
Cotton factory gutted by fire
Our Correspondent MYMENSINGH, Sept 14: A cotton factory and its   read more>>

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Australian premier shifts office to tent
SYDNEY, Sept 15: Australian premier Tony Abbott shifted his office   read more>>
Iran rejects global strategy against extremists
PARIS, Sep 15: As diplomats from around the world sought   read more>>
Paris conference to plan fight against Islamic State
PARIS, Sept 15: Senior figures from a US-led coalition are   read more>>