Dhaka, Bangladesh

49 simple ways to make your life better right now!

Posted by Todd Smith
49 simple ways to make your life  better right now!

(From previous issue) 42. Overcome Defeat When you decide defeat is temporary, it is. When you d

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How we met: 'Her note was either going to say you've got no chance - or be her phone number'

By Lizzie Cernik
How we met: 'Her note was either going to say you've got no chance - or be her phone number'

It's not the usual setting for a love story, but a chance meeting at HM Prison The Mount in Hert

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15 ways to love more effectively

Posted by Todd Smith
15 ways to love more effectively

(From previous issue) Gifts For these people, a dozen red roses will certainly not suffice. They n

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Oman marks 49th Glorious National Day

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Saudi pursuit of 'green Kingdom' goal gets a boost

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Agricultural development and environmental sustainability in Saudi Arabia will receive

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State of the onion

By Chidanand Rajghatta
State of the onion

The humble onion, without which Indian kitchen and its cuisine is incomplete, is inducing tears acro

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Road transport act implementation

After much delay, the Road Transport Act-2018 finally came into

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Making sense of Memes

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A meme is an idea, piece of information, image, or

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Green markets for equitable growth

Write Graciela Chichilnisky and Peter Bal

The climate crisis and the 2008 financial crisis are two

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Front Page

Ruling politicians smell plot, oppn sees lack of control

Worrisome 'price war', transport chaos

Lorry strike called from today * Bus halt traps travelers in districts * Now salt-price hike rubs salinity into onion woes

News Special: Some call it 'price war' as gambling on salt begins now while people still suffer onion woes for an unprecedented market melee. Transport turmoil adds up to the disarray. Despite government affirmation of adequate stock of salt in the country, a reported hoax of short supply of this essential commodity jacked up its price as people went for panic buying. The salt brouhaha comes hot on the heels of evident price fixing of onion to cash in on reported shortfall in domestic production and an export embargo from India that even halted some ready consignments. It made 'world record' selling up to Tk 280 a kilogram. In a sheer paradox large hauls of onion rotting in hoards were...  read more>>


PictorialPlying of inter-district buses was halted on Tuesday as transport workers called  read more>>

High incidence of cancer causes concern

Adolescents and young adults most vulnerable

Mazharul Islam Mitchel: An upturn in the already- prevalent various  read more>>


PictorialHuge consumers throng a grocery shop at Karwan Bazar in the city  read more>>

Price fixing, transport trouble

14-party smells foul play

Quader warns rumour-mongers

News Desk: A vested quarter is trying to destabilise the  read more>>

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News Desk Septic tanks under residential buildings become death traps.   read more>>
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With electricity facility in every house, 1888 USD per capita   read more>>
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News Report Bangladesh Bank (BB) has reduced the interest rate   read more>>
Airbus nails $30b in new plane orders
Business Desk Airbus nailed down $30 billion in new plane   read more>>
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Mehidy issues call to action for Shakib-less young brigade
Bangladesh cannot just keep waiting for their senior players to   read more>>
Shahadat banned for 5 years
National fast bowler Shahadat Hossain Rajib has been banned for   read more>>
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