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Once considered unthinkable here, the murder of children has become increasingly commonplace in Bangladesh.


Bangladesh army has appinted a woman officer to lead a contingent for the first time in the UN peacekeeping mission in Ivory Coast.


Scores of Bangladeshi women have been lured with the promise of a good job in the Middle East and then trafficked to war-torn Syria, where they are forced into domestic or sex work, a senior Bangladeshi police official said.


Recently a team of researchers from Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Management Plan Division,


Farmers have adapted by using a hat made of bamboo, locally known as mathal to protect them from extreme sunlight. They also use moringa leaves as vegetables to protect them from the heat which also helps to balance body temperature and consume a soft drink made from brown palm sugar to keep cool


India’s Look East Policy, now called Act East, with its emphasis on connectivity with neighbours, especially Bangladesh, has got a major boost after the coming of the Narendra Modi government, said Bangladesh High Commissioner to India, Syed Muazzem Ali.


A high official yesterday complained that the release of global climate fund (GCF) meant for supporting the adaptation projects in vulnerable countries remains slow, hindering the implementation activities.


The long-awaited trials began on November 24, 2009. On November 5, 2013, after nearly four years of lengthy trials, the court passed capital punishment on 152 perpetrators for their involvement in the BDR Pilkhana massacre, when the nation lost 74 people, including 57 Bangladesh Army officers.


The murder of Jagneshwar Roy, the Hindu priest of the Santo Gaurio temple who was stabbed to death in Panchagarh on Sunday, was a despicable act designed to spread fear and divide communities.


There were at least 200 headlines that failed to meet reporting or journalistic standards in that paper in those two years. People are only talking about two – a particular one about Sheikh Hasina, and possibly one on Khaleda Zia and the latter’s former personal aide Mosaddek Ali Falu.


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spotlight image Relations between India and Morocco go back a millennium with the first recorded links dating to the 14th century, when the famous traveller and writer from Tangier, Ibn Batuta, travelled to India.
Stepping up action against terrorists attacking India, President Donald Trump's Administration has declared Hizb-ul Mujahideen (HM) a “global terrorist organisation” in an attempt to choke off financial and other support to it.
On 14 August 1947 Pakistan, consisting of East and West Pakistan, celebrated its independence. The 14th was chosen for the ceremony because Lord Mountbatten who came to Karachi as the Chief Guest had to later leave for Delhi where ot the midnight stroke India was to declare its independence.
The Doklam stand-off and a variety recent opinion pieces in magazines and newspapers draws attention to the poor state of defence policy preparedness and the lack of meaningful higher defence control in India. 
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At the root of the present Doklam crisis is China’s intrusion into Bhutanese territory for its road building projects. These connectivity projects are integral to President Xi Jinping’s dream project, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). India and Bhutan were the only two countries that did not participate in the first forum
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It is a privilege to be invited to this most prestigious of law schools in the country, more so for someone not formally lettered in the discipline of law. I thank the Director and the faculty for this honour.

As talk of war and violence -- all that Mahatma Gandhi stood against -- gains prominence across the world, a Gandhian scholar has urged that the teachings of the apostle of non-violence be taken to the classroom.


Interview with Hudson Institute’s Aparna Pande, whose book From Chanakya to Modi: Evolution of India’s Foreign Policy, was released on June 17.


This is the continuing amazing spiritual journey of a Muslim man from Kerala who plunged into Vedic religion after a chance encounter with a Hindu mystic under a jackfruit tree in the backyard of his house when he was just nine. It is a story w...


History is told by the victors but in our modern age, even contemporary events get - or are given - a slant, where some contributors soon get eclipsed from the narrative or their images tarnished.


Humans have long had a fear of malignant supernatural beings but there may be times when even the latter cannot compare with the sheer evil and destructiveness mortals may be capable of. But then seeking to enable the end of the world due to it...

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