Dhaka, Bangladesh

How to cook the perfect tomato tarte tatin

How to cook the perfect tomato tarte tatin

When an idea is as good as tarte tatin, it would be nothing short of a culinary crime to confine it

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Nigel Slater's summer salad recipes

Chilled fruit is the coolest of ingredients in a salad

We draped old sheets over the kitchen skylights in an

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The name game: What to do at the airport if your children don't have your surname

The name game: What to do at the airport if your children don't have your surname

The Home Office has released its seasonal advice for parents travelling with children whose surnames

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Reviewing of Commonwealth

By AH Mahmood Ali MP

In this transformative world, Commonwealth is passing through a time

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Ties with US and Afghanistan

By Najmuddin A. Shaikh
Ties with US and Afghanistan

THE tasks for the new government, whenever it takes charge, are enormous. Its first focus must be on

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Trade among C'wealth countries may reach $700b by 2020

By Md Shahriar Alam

Trade among Commonwealth countries is expected to increase by at

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Question leak racket

All sorts of public examinations and recruitment tests in our

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The US is right to restore aid to Egypt

Writes Bruce Clingan

Reports of Islamic State’s demise are premature. While its core

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Three liberal prophets of doom

Writes John Lloyd

Liberal democratic institutions and states are under sustained pressure, from

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Front Page

Politics back into snide rhetoric

Now becoming triangular dingdong

News Special A latest flare-up in streets all but calmed through an apparent counteroffensive, politicians now resumed their snide rhetoric against one another, involving movement, plots and polls. Ruling Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader said Friday their political archrivals in BNP now got on a smear campaign having failed in movement. "Fakhrul sahibs have failed to stand in the street even for nine minutes in the last nine years. They tried to board quota movement, then safe-road movement. But all proved a damp squib," said Quader, also the road-transport minister. His quips came hot on the heels of comments from the BNP about government actions against the students and other parties, moves for the upcoming general election and so....  read more>>


PictorialThousands of home-goers stand in long queues at Kamalapur railway station on  read more>>

Scramble at Kamalapur for Eid train tickets

News Report A huge crowd of people gathered at Kamalapur  read more>>

Poultry potential in paradox

Small farms going bust for cost hike

Mazharul Islam Mitchel Concentration and contraction come as a paradox  read more>>

Traffic reverting to mad old modes

News Desk Dhaka is reverting to its old habit, reeling  read more>>

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All parties must contest elections to prevent irregularities: CEC
It will be possible to prevent irregularities in the 11th   read more>>
Bullet-train to pare travel time
Bangladesh and India should mull over introducing bullet-train on the   read more>>
3 held with 75kg gold in Benapole
BENAPOLE, Aug 10: Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in   read more>>


Govt targets $5b export earning from tannery sector in 2021
News Report The government has planed to earn US$5 billion   read more>>
Sexual violence a tool to force ethnic minorities to migrate
Sexual violence against ethnic minority women is used as one   read more>>
JS body for steps to keep parliament area clean
The Parliamentary Committee on the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) on Thursday   read more>>


Japan's entry into smoke area draws flak
Japan's entry into smoke area draws flakBusiness Desk Japan Tobacco's entry to Bangladesh market with the biggest-ever single foreign d   read more>>
IEA warns easing oil supply concerns may only be temporary
PARIS, Aug 10: Concerns about oil supplies have eased as   read more>>
Gene-editing startups ignite the next 'Frankenfood' fight
NEW BRIGHTON (Minnesota), Aug 10: In a suburban Minneapolis laboratory,   read more>>


Shakib under knife before Asia Cup?
BCB president Nazmul Hasan has said that the board would   read more>>
Konta, Sharapova out of Rogers Cup
MONTREAL, Aug 10: British number one Johanna Konta Konta was   read more>>
Ashraful eyes return as ban comes to an end
Mohammad Ashraful still harbours hopes of playing for Bangladesh again   read more>>

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Suicidal tendency among women on the rise
News Desk Five years ago, Chadni was admitted to Rajshahi   read more>>
Bangabandhu will remain in people's heart forever: Minister
RAJSHAHI, Aug 10: State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam,   read more>>
Quality edn can make Bangladesh a worthy nation: Minister
FARIDPUR, Aug 10: LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain   read more>>

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50 killed, mostly children
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Turkey to announce 'new economic model' amid currency slide
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6,000 Saudi doctors without jobs
JEDDAH, Aug 10: Nearly 6,000 Saudi doctors including 94 post   read more>>