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Tests on Captain Cook's sweet potato fuel row over how crop reached Polynesia

Tests on Captain Cook's sweet potato fuel row over how crop reached Polynesia

The sweet potato is ubiquitous enough to seem almost mundane - but its origins have long been shroud

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Gulf Stream current at its weakest in 1,600 years

The warm Atlantic current linked to severe and abrupt changes

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Mosquito early warning app detects the insects from their buzz

Mosquito early warning app detects the insects from their buzz

Artificial intelligence researchers have developed a mosquito early warning system that raises the a

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Load-shedding returns to Karachi

By Khurram Husain

FOR many people in Karachi, load-shedding was becoming a receding

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Code for media & government

By I. A. Rehman

THE government and the national media will both find a

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Planet of the apps

By Zarrar Khuhro

IF you've ever used an app, whether on a smartphone

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Return of Rohingyas to their land

In a sudden move, Myanmar has taken back five Rohingyas

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Business target of Modi’s UK visit

Writes Andrew Hammond
Business target of Modi’s UK visit

The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins a landmark trip to the United Kingdom on Tuesday that

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Orban and the autocratic spring

Says John Lloyd

It’s been a sweet spring for autocrats. Three of them

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Front Page

Poll preparation in mohajote

AL allies claim their shares

News Special Vote arithmetic looks like is this: if the left outfits run alone, they may go blank, and if JP plays a lone hand that produces a peanut. What if AL goes alone? Even many Awami Leaguers may not say for sure. This calculation dominates ruling coalition reformation in the event of BNP finally joining the fray this time around. In an election race with the past boycotters in field, there is every possibility that the active components in the mohajote (14-party alliance plus JP) should hold fast as a united force--albeit unless some last-minute developments upset the apple cart. Political analysts are of the view that it is imperative for the AL to keep its allies and lure...  read more>>


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KSA-led military might

PM witnesses 'Gulf Shield' exercises

DAMMAM (Saudi Arabia), Apr 16: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on  read more>>

Scrap cases in two days

Quota protesters back with ultimatum

News Report Quota protesters Monday gave the authorities two days  read more>>

Trump unfit for office, says Comey

Trump unfit for office, says ComeyFormer FBI director James Comey said in an ABC News interview on  read more>>

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Work in full swing to make metro rail project 'visible'
Construction of the eagerly anticipated metro rail system is going   read more>>
All requirements for repatriation in place, claims Myanmar
Though there is no sign of repatriation yet, Myanmar has   read more>>
Rundown Rohingya refugees in peril for rainstorm
News Desk The monsoon will put about 203,000 Rohingya people   read more>>


45,000 schools, madrasas get multimedia class rooms
A total of 45,000 primary and secondary schools and madrasas   read more>>
JS body for finalisation of ethnic minority groups' list
The parliamentary standing committee on Cultural Affairs Ministry on Monday   read more>>
Moon sighting body sits today
The National Moon Sighting Committee will meet today (Tuesday) to   read more>>


NBR urges mobile operators to pay arrears
National Board of Revenue (NBR) Chairman Md Mosharrraf Hossain Bhuiyan   read more>>
Shire sells cancer drugs to Servier for $2.4 b
LONDON, Apr 16: Shire, the London-listed rare diseases specialist that   read more>>
Stocks see up on large-cap vibe
Stocks witnessed upward trend on Monday with rising trend of   read more>>


PSG smash seven past Monaco to win L1 title
MONACO, Apr 16: Paris Saint-Germain won the French league title   read more>>
ManU’s loss hand title to City
Manchester United handed the Premier League title to Manchester City   read more>>
Pele confident Neymar can lead Brazil at WC
DUBAI, Apr 16: Brazilian legend Pele says he is confident   read more>>

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Enrich Bangla culture
Our Correspondent NARSINGDI, Apr 15: The speakers in a discussion   read more>>
RMP launches footpath clean drive in Rajshahi
RAJSHAHI, Apr 16: Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) on Monday launched   read more>>
Int'l seminar on management at IU tomorrow
KUSHTIA, Apr 16: A daylong International Seminar titled, 'Management Practice   read more>>

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May, Macron face lawmakers angry over Syria strikes
LONDON, United Kingdom, April 16: British Prime Minister Theresa May   read more>>
Albania's pelicans return to their lagoon 'kingdom'
TIRANA, Albania, April 16: With feathers on its head that   read more>>
Ankara hits back over Macron comments on Russia-Turkey split
ISTANBUL, April 16: Turkey on Monday hit back at French   read more>>