Dhaka, Bangladesh
FEATURE

On the high seas

Pirates, cannibals, shipwrecks, lost treasure, and more…. What's your idea of a fun holiday? Treasure Island by R.L. Stevenson
On the high seas

Beaches, ships, shipwrecks and… pirates of course! Of buccaneers and buried treasure, Treasure Islan

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Dive into the DEEP BLUE

Get your swimsuits, towels, mud pails and head to the beach... .but before that, get your hands on these beach reads.
Dive into the DEEP BLUE

Think summer, and what comes to your mind? The scorching heat beating down on you? Ice creams meltin

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The beads in the sky

Francis Baily wasn't the most gifted when it came to

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Op-ed

Faith education

By Jan-e-Alam Khaki

RELIGIOUS education is an integral part of all faith communities,

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Empowering women

Managing Director & CEO of Green Delta Insurance Company Ltd. Farzana Chowdhury ACII (UK) & Chartered Insurer
Empowering women

1. Tell us Green Delta's Initiatives on achieving the SDGs (Sustainability Development Goals).

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Should Hindi be the sole official language?

Hindi zealots, while ostensibly acting for the greater good of the nation, actually end up alienating others, writes A.R. Venkatachalapathy

Subramania Bharati, the great Tamil nationalist poet, is presumably known

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EDITORIAL

Rationalize doctors' fees, diagnostic charges

Health care inequality is conspicuously present in our country and

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Russian hobnobbing in Pyongyang

An expansion of Russian influence in Korea may also be Moscow’s way of balancing out Japan’s expanding military influence in the north Pacific, writes Justin Fendos
Russian hobnobbing in Pyongyang

For those who have not noticed, Russia has steadily been increasing its cooperation with North Korea

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Horrific rise in displacement

Over 30 million people were newly internally displaced in 2016 by conflict and disasters, according to a new report, writes Tharanga Yakupitiyage

Over 30 million people were newly internally displaced in 2016

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LETTERS TO EDITORIAL

Beef sales drop

Meat sales have dropped in the city as prices of

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Fornt Page

Heat wave sweeps country

Power cuts make life miserable

News Report The continued sweltering heat, coupled with frequent power cuts, has thrown the normal life across the country out of gear. It is unlikely to get relief from the heat in the next two days as the chances of rainfall are slim, according to Met office. Dhaka's trial by Celsius got worse on Wednesday as it struggled to cope with the hottest day of the season as the mercury shot up to 37 degrees and the prospect of the heatwave continuing for the next few days. The Met office said Wednesday temperature in the capital was the highest in last three months, and the blistering heat will continue as they do not see any change in the weather system...  read more>>

Pictorial

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Secure and sustainable Bay of Bengal

India wants to work with Bangladesh jointly

India wants to work very closely with Bangladesh to exploit  read more>>

Creating polls atmosphere

BNP hails India's offer

Vows to resist any foreign intervention in politics

BNP on Wednesday said it will welcome if India offers  read more>>

EC to hold talks with parties in July-Nov

The Election Commis-sion (EC) will hold comprehensive discussions on the  read more>>

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BACK PAGE
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METROPOLIS
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BUSINESS
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SPORTS
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HOME
UP open budget vital for grassroots uplift
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Flood affected people will get assistance: Minister
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Science, tech fair begins
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INTERNATIONAL
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