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FEATURE

When I went home with period pains I told my boss I had a cold. Should I have told the truth?

When I went home with period pains I told my boss I had a cold. Should I have told the truth?

Last month I had to leave work in the middle of the day. I was in a great deal of pain from my per

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The marriage doctors

Anika Hossain
The marriage doctors

We live in a society where for centuries, marriage has been considered a sacred bond, one that is

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Op-ed

Bangladesh has to go far for accelerated development

By Prof. Sarwar Md. Saifullah Khaled

Although Bangladesh's economic growth at recent time is consistent it

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Why MPs should back Theresa May's Brexit deal

By David Gauke

The House of Commons casts its votes recently on the

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The Wizard of Oz is a grotesque predictor of Trump's America

By Bidisha

The Wizard of Oz is such a classic film that

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EDITORIAL

Export basket needs diversification

One may lose if he keeps all his eggs in

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Only American sedans are dead

Writes Joe Nocera

The Ford Fusion is an excellent car. First manufactured in

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Gene editing: Repeating nature’s experiment

Writes Faye Flam

A Chinese scientist claims to have ushered in the age

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Fornt Page

Archrivals launch poll race today

AL from Tungipara tomb, BNP from Sylhet shrines

News Report Two principal rival camps led by Awami League and BNP are formally launching their electioneering today from the Bangabandhu tomb in Tungipara and the shrines of Muslim saints in Sylhet. The former is led by Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina while the latter by a figurehead, Dr Kamal Hossain, as the BNP chief and former premier, Khaleda Zia, is jailed. Khaleda's poll fate is still left in the lurch as a High Court bench Tuesday gave a split order on her writ petitions-the presiding judge endorsing her candidacy and the junior giving his dissenting view. After refusal of candidature by the returning officers and the election commission' appeal board, she moved the High Court for...  read more>>

Pictorial

PictorialThe motorcade of BNP secretary-general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir came under attack  read more>>

HC split order on Khaleda appeals

Presiding judge endorses her candidacy, junior dissents

CJ to assign another bench to untie knot

News Report Khaleda Zia's election participation still hangs in the  read more>>

Juba League leader shot dead

30 also hurt in AL-BNP clashes in Noakhali, Fakhrul’s motorcade attacked in Thakurgaon

New Desk Outbreaks of pre-poll violence Tuesday left a Juba  read more>>

BNP complains to EC about 'repression'

News Desk BNP leader Maj (retd) Hafizuddin Ahmed on Tuesday  read more>>

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BACK PAGE
Macron announces higher wages Tax-breaks
Paris, Dec 11: French President Emmanuel Macron tried to reassert   read more>>
Additional EU aid reaches Bangladesh for Rohingyas
BRUSSELS, Dec 11: The European Commission has released an additional   read more>>
Windies level ODI series
Sports Desk West Indies beat Bangladesh by four-wickets in the   read more>>

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METROPOLIS
Hasina’s proposal of UN global compact on migration adopted
News Report Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s proposal of UN Global   read more>>
Qatar opens visa centre in Dhaka
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Yunnan University delegation meets DU VC
A four-member delegation led by Prof Peng Rong, Head of   read more>>

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BUSINESS
Stocks maintain downward trend
News Report Stocks witnessed another bearish session on Tuesday as   read more>>
India's rupee, stocks down as central bank chief quits
MUMBAI, Dec 11: India's rupee plunged along with equities on   read more>>
UK workers get biggest pay rise in a decade
LONDON, Dec 11: British workers received their biggest pay rise   read more>>

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SPORTS
Shakib steers Tigers to 255/7 in 2nd ODI
Sports Desk A responsible half-century came from the bat of   read more>>
East Zone score 354 against North Zone on Day-1
Two centuries by Rony Talukder and Mohammad Ashraful guided Islami   read more>>
Anmolpreet stars as India A complete whitewash
Having already taken an unassailable lead in the three-match one-day   read more>>

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HOME
Bandhan express running at massive loss
News Desk KHULNA, Dec 11: Although one year has passed,   read more>>
38 candidates get symbols in Gaibandha
Our Correspondent GAIBANDHA, Dec 11: A total of 38 candidates   read more>>
BNP, JOF working together for peace, harmony in CHT
Our Correspondent RANGAMATI, Dec 11: Candidate of Bangladesh Nationalist Party   read more>>

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INTERNATIONAL
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