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Encyclopedia of Sandwip going to be published soon

Sandwip is a famous historic island in Bangladesh. There are many reasons that have made it famous. It is the birth place of many eminent persons who have enlightened not…

Department of Management of Dhaka University a best department in this part of the world

– Professor Dr. M. Ataur Rahman The University of Dhaka was established in 1921 and started its journey in July of that year is a fast growing university in Asia…

RAJUK committed to make livable and functional Dhaka – Engr. Jainal Abedin Bhuiya

Interview by Md. Munir Hussain Considering the primacy of Dhaka, the city must be functional to accelerate the growth of the nation as well as smooth running of the day…

India ‘corruption’ building to be razed

The top court in the Indian city of Mumbai has ordered the demolition of an apartment building that has been at the centre of a corruption scandal. It said the…

‘Global citizenship’ rising

People are increasingly identifying themselves as global rather than national citizens, according to a BBC World Service poll. The trend is particularly marked in emerging economies, where people see themselves…

E-cigarettes should be offered to smokers, say doctors

Smokers should be offered and encouraged to use e-cigarettes to help them quit, says a leading medical body. The Royal College of Physicians says there is resounding evidence that e-cigarettes…

Bangladesh’s pluralism is at risk if Hasina does not stop extremists

The government of Sheikh Hasina Wazed is under growing pressure in Bangladesh to end an apparent culture of impunity after a series of brutal murders of secular writers, bloggers and…

Searching for water in drought-hit Latur

It is 42C in the shade, but that doesn’t deter 10-year-old Anjali Patole from queuing up every day near a water tank on a baking pavement in the city of…

World heading for catastrophe over natural disasters, risk expert warns

The world’s failure to prepare for natural disasters will have “inconceivably bad” consequences as climate change fuels a huge increase in catastrophic droughts and floods and the humanitarian crises that…

India chief justice in ‘tearful’ plea for more judges

India’s top judge has made an emotional plea to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to recruit more judges to handle an “avalanche” of backlogged cases. Chief Justice TS Thakur appeared close…

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