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FEATURE

'Ultra-processed' products now half of all UK family food purchases

'Ultra-processed' products now half of all UK family food purchases

Half of all the food bought by families in the UK is now "ultra-processed", made in a fact

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Magical microbes - how to feed your gut

Magical microbes - how to feed your gut

Kimchi, kombucha, sauerkraut, miso and kefir - all fermented foods and drinks - have been around f

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Breast cancer drug that can extend lives approved for NHS use

A drug that can extend the lives of women with

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Op-ed

A man lost his job to a rape joke, are you cheering?

By Laura Kipnis
A man lost his job to a rape joke,  are you cheering?

If women are demanding an end to sexual allusions in jokes, even the mildest specimens, shouldn

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Politicians do really well

By Andre Spicer
Politicians do  really well

If the British political system were a restaurant, there would be one special on the menu: the o

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Remedy for all ills

By Tasneem Noorani

PRIME MINISTER Imran Khan needs to be as focused on

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EDITORIAL

Sustainable energy development

The development in any sector is always associated with energy.

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Gandhi and the audacity of hope

Writes Krishna Kumar

A sharp symmetry between violence and its opposite has remained

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India needs ‘individual acts of bravery’

Writes Ajit Prakash Shah

Events over the past few years have prompted many to

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Front Page

Hasina to be PM for fourth time

Her coalition bags a landslide in Sunday’s polls

Hasina to be PM for fourth time

News Report Sheik Hasina is poised to be a longest-serving prime minister in world politics as her coalition scored a landslide in an election in which the opposition played truant. Results of Sunday’s voting reaching the returning officers appointed by the Election Commission across the country showed the ruling Awami League and its Grand Alliance taking most seats, leaving a few for...  read more>>

Oikya Front demands fresh election

Oikya Front demands fresh electionNews Desk Rejecting the results of Sunday’s polls, Jatiya Oikya Front demanded  read more>>

CEC sees vote peaceful save stray incidents

Chief Election Commissi-oner KM Nurul Huda on Sunday said the  read more>>

16 killed in poll violence

AL-BNP clashes marpolling in some places

News Report Outbreaks of violence in different parts of the  read more>>

Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen no more

Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen no moreMrinal Sen, a legendary director of Indian cinema based in West Bengal,  read more>>

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BACK PAGE
Xi, Trump hold telephone talk
BEIJING, Dec. 30: Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President   read more>>
Govt terms ANFREL report premature
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has described the joint   read more>>
Election held amid festive mood, claims EC secretary
News Desk Election Commission (EC) Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed claimed   read more>>

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METROPOLIS
BSCIC generates employment for 14,825 people in Rajshahi
RAJSHAHI, Dec 30: The industrial estate of Bangladesh Small and   read more>>
Asif Iqbal wants to inspire youths with music
Asif Iqbal, a corporate professional and renowned lyricist with so   read more>>
Speaker expresses satisfaction over peaceful environment
RANGPUR, Dec 30: Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury   read more>>

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BUSINESS
Trump says ‘big progress’ on possible China trade deal
WASHINGTON, Dec 30: US President Donald Trump said on Twitter   read more>>
Lampert makes $4.4b bid to keep Sears alive
NEW YORK, Dec 30: Sears Holdings Corp Chairman Eddie Lampert   read more>>
Global stocks test investor nerves in roller coaster ride
Business Desk European equities gained and Wall Street couldn’t make   read more>>

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SPORTS
Ronaldo double in dramatic Juve win
ROME, Dec 30: Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Serie A   read more>>
India go 2-1 up to retain Border-Gavaskar Trophy
MELBOURNE, Dec 30: The first session was washed out, Google   read more>>
Wagner, Boult bowl NZ to record win
CHRISTCHURCH, Dec 30: New Zealand required only 14 deliveries to   read more>>

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HOME
Cold wave sweeps across country
News Desk A mild cold wave has started to sweep   read more>>
Newborn saved from being stolen at Jashore hospital
Our Correspondent JASHORE, Dec 30: A woman was caught red-handed   read more>>
Shamim Kamal passes away
Our Correspondent SAVAR, Dec 30: Shamim Kamal, wife of former   read more>>

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INTERNATIONAL
UN calls out Houthi rebels over peace gestures
Sanaa, Dec 30: The United Nations cast doubt Sunday on   read more>>
Korean leader calls for more talks with South in new year
Seoul, Dec 30: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent   read more>>
Trump blames Democrats, not his team, for border deaths
Washington, Dec 30: President Donald Trump claims that two Guatemalan   read more>>

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