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FEATURE

The shameful story of how 3,000 Chinese-Indians were put in a detention camp is revealed in new book

The shameful story of how 3,000 Chinese-Indians were put in a detention camp is revealed in new book

(From previous issue) One of the barracks in Deoli. The facility now serves as a camp for the Cen

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My daddy My hero

Khan M Salehin

I've been longing to cuddle you and watch every train

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'I wrote my novel in real time'

Meena Kandasamy on her uniquely structured 'Exquisite Cadavers'
'I wrote my novel in real time'

What is going on in a writer's life as they work on a certain paragraph or a specific chapter? W

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Op-ed

Boris Johnson's hard line on trade could sink UK's fishing fleet

Boris Johnson's hard line on trade could sink UK's fishing fleet

'In their opening salvoes in the post-Brexit trade negotiations the British government and the E

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Foreign-funded dark-money groups lobby for repealing remaining reporting requirements

DARK-MONEY GROUPS backed by foreign corporate donors are supporting the

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Solar Orbiter launches on mission to reveal Sun's secrets

The US-European Solar Orbiter probe launched Sunday night from Florida

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EDITORIAL

Immortal Ekushey

Today, we celebrate February 21 as the day has become

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What lies behind Japan’s dismal gender gap?

Most disappointingly, Japan — the world’s No. 3 economy —

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After Brexit, Europe lives on

Brexit is a disaster for the United Kingdom. Given the

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Front Page

Myriad pay homage to language martyrs

Memorials turn human sea at midnight

Myriad pay homage to language martyrs

News Report: It boomed like the first cannon fire at the then exploitative Pakistan regime when 'NO, NO' sound rocked the gathering in Dhaka where Urdu was declared only state language. Victory came through a language war. The 21st February 1952 Language Movement cost the Bengalis dearly, but the blood shed amid the student-mass uprising not only established their right to mother-tongue Bengali but...  read more>>

PM for spreading Bengali culture and literature across world

20 personalities, one org awarded Ekushey Padak

PM for spreading Bengali culture and literature across worldNews Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stressed spreading further Bengali  read more>>

Pharmaceutical industry freewheeling on pricing

Drugs cost patients dear as admin looks on, medicos blame oligopoly

Mazharul Islam Mitchel: Pharmaceutical industry dictates the terms to the  read more>>

10 to receive Independence Award

The government has picked nine renowned personalities and one organisation  read more>>

Debt settlement

SC orders GP to pay govt Tk 10bn by Monday

News Desk: The Appellate Division on Thursday ordered private mobile  read more>>

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BACK PAGE
Business environment needs to be improved
News Report: Executive Chairman of Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA)   read more>>
Zambian army commander calls on President
Zambian Army Commander Lt General William Manipamber Sikazwe paid a   read more>>
Achieving SDGs requires coordination of efforts
News Report: Non-state actors, such as civil-society organisations, private sector,   read more>>

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METROPOLIS
Online abuse against women impedes gender equality attainment
News Desk: A sense of fear and helplessness gripped twenty-one   read more>>
SC fines Southeast University
The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) Thursday fined   read more>>
Play role in building 'Sonar Bangla'
News Report Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujan on Thursday called   read more>>

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BUSINESS
Govt move on postal savings frustrates depositors
News Report The government’s latest move to cut interest rates   read more>>
Tourism awaits big boost under a master plan
The government has started a process to formulate a master   read more>>
Airbus Defence and Space to cut over 2,300 jobs
PARIS, Feb 20: European plane-maker Airbus said Wednesday it planned   read more>>

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SPORTS
Tigresses beat Pakistan in T20 WC warm-up
Sports Desk Bangladesh geared up well for the ICC Women's   read more>>
Zimbabweans stronger than before: Raza
Ahead of the one-off Test against Bangladesh that is scheduled   read more>>
Zimbabwe relies on experience to deal with BD's spinners
Zimbabwe's senior player Sikandar Raza was upbeat that they got   read more>>

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HOME
Experts for early detection to prevent breast and cervical cancer
News Report: NATORE, Feb 20: Health experts have laid emphasis   read more>>
Women become self-reliant thru homestead cultivation
Our Correspondent: NARSINGDI, Feb 20: The womenfolk in the six   read more>>
JU BCL brings out jubilant procession to greet Young Tigers
Our Correspondent: SAVAR, Feb 20: Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), Jahangirnagar   read more>>

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INTERNATIONAL
Conflicts in Syria's Idlib draw US and Turkey closer
ANKARA, Feb. 20: Deadly Russian-backed Syrian government attacks on Turkish   read more>>
South Africa land reform plan would be 'disastrous: Pompeo'
Addis Ababa, Feb 20: America's top diplomat on Wednesday asserted   read more>>
China opposes Indian home minister's visit to Arunachal Pradesh
New Delhi, Feb 20: China, which claims Arunachal Pradesh as   read more>>

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