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When dozens of Korean War GIs claimed a UFO made them sick

When dozens of Korean War GIs claimed a UFO made them sick

In May 1951, one year into the Korean War, PFC Francis P. Wall and his regiment found themselves sta

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When cigarette companies used doctors to push smoke

When cigarette  companies used  doctors to push smoke

What cigarette do doctors says causes less throat irritation? In the 1930s and 40s, tobacco companie

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Why were American soldiers in WWI called doughboys?

It's unknown exactly how U.S. service members in World War

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Why yet more books about Nazis, the future make my heart sink

Why yet more books about Nazis, the future make my heart sink

One day last week, after I spent the best part of an hour opening two days' worth of post at my

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VS NAIPAUL: Colonialism in fact, fiction and the flesh

VS NAIPAUL has died. VS Naipaul was a cruel man.

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Use the moral authority of Hiroshima

HIROSHIMA - Hiroshima suffered from the first wartime use of

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March for rivers

The theme of the World River Day this year is

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We need to mainstream the climate conversation

Instead of thinking only about vehicular emission, green cars, and

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Trust deficit disorder

By Antonio Guterres
Trust deficit disorder

Our world is suffering from a bad case of “Trust Deficit Disorder”. People are feeling troubled

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Drive against drug adulteration

Drug adulteration is the bane of our society. Adulterated drugs

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PM gives preview of interim govt

JP offered berth in cabinet

News Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina now gave the outline of an interim government for the election time that will consist of members of the parties having representation in the current parliament. In pursuant to this official position, she has already talked to the opposition party in parliament-the Jatiya Party-and also invited them to join that interim cabinet that will do routine work during the election period. "There's nothing called election-time government," the prime minister told reporters Friday in New York. It comes as a veiled reference to the demand of the opposition in the street. The main opposition party, BNP, which, along with some other parties, had boycotted the last polls, has defined 'election-time government' as a sur...  read more>>

Crucial BNP rally today News Report

A much-orchestrated BNP rally takes place today in the final  read more>>

Commuting: From bad to worse

Road digging, coach services, non-motorized vehicles add to woes

Md. Manzurul Alam Commuters in the capital seem caught in  read more>>

Ekattor TV employee killed in city road crash

An employee of the private television channel Ekattor TV was  read more>>

Quake-tsunami double disaster kills several hundred in Indonesia

The death toll from the earthquake and tsunami on the  read more>>

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Lack of freethinking gives rise to intolerance: President
President Abdul Hamid has bemoaned that the nation is witnessing   read more>>
BD, UN sign deal to address sexual violence against Rohingyas
The government of Bangladesh and the United Nations will jointly   read more>>
North Korea for developing people-to-people contact with BD
Ambassador of Democratic People's Republic of Korea Pak Song Yop   read more>>


Street kids vulnerable to drug addiction
News Desk The hustle-bustle in Rajshahi city was getting calm   read more>>
FAO fears extreme climate events
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) fears extreme climate events   read more>>
Mobile financial services see huge prospect in Bangladesh
Being a populous country of over 160 million along with   read more>>


Bangladesh can be Asia’s ‘prime tourism destination’
News Report The three-day 7th Asian Tourism Fair-2018 (ATF) began   read more>>
Turkey sees no crisis in banking sector
ISTANBUL: Turkey’s central bank is independent of government and will   read more>>
Asia has policy tools to address pockets of vulnerability: ADB
MANILA, Sept 29 (Xinhua): Policymakers in Asia and the Pacific   read more>>


Flashback on Tigers' narrow miss of title
Flashback on Tigers' narrow miss of titleBangladesh failed to materialise the third chance of bringing their maiden Asia Cup title as India g   read more>>
Bangladesh lose to SL in U-19 Asia Cup opener
Bangladesh U-19 team started their ACC U-19 Asia Cup campaign   read more>>
Bangladesh girls are ready to play Pakistan today
Bangladesh U-18 Women's team are ready to start their maiden   read more>>

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20,000 worst-hit for unplanned wildlife sanctuary expansion
News Desk KHULNA, Sept 29: About 20,000 fishermen and woodcutters   read more>>
Dairy farm for welfare of transgender people launched
Our Correspondent GAIBANDHA, Sept 29: A dairy farm named Uttaran   read more>>
One Jubo League activist slaughtered
JASHORE, Sept 29: A Jubo League activist was stabbed and   read more>>

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Anwar in multi-cornered race for Parliament seat
Anwar in multi-cornered race for Parliament seatPort Dickson, Sept 29: Malaysia's prime minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim on Saturday kicked of   read more>>
German city braces for protests as Erdogan opens mega mosque
COLOGNE, Sept 29: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set   read more>>
Syria, North Korea to have their say at UN gathering
United Nations, Sep 29: Two of the planet's most troubled   read more>>