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World

  • Cowardly, barbaric act

      Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0600
    "Revolting", "cowardly", and "barbaric" are some of the words leaders worldwide have used to describe the attack in
  • What we know

      Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0600
    An explosion in a house late Wednesday in Alcanar, about 200 kilometres south of Barcelona, left one person dead

Business

  • Default loans fall as state banks beef up efforts

      Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0600
    Default loans declined 0.4 percentage points to 10.13 percent in second quarter of the year thanks to spirited performance by state banks in recovery.
  • Banglalink fined Tk 17cr for illegal towers

      Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0600
    Banglalink is set to be slapped with a Tk 17 crore fine for establishing 109 mobile towers in the border areas without the telecom regulator's prior consent.

Science

  • Scientists dim sunlight, suck up carbon dioxide

      Sun, 30 Jul 2017 11:11:06 +0600
    Scientists are sucking carbon dioxide from the air with giant fans and preparing to release chemicals from a balloon to dim the sun's rays as part of a climate engineering push to cool the planet.
  • Slug slime inspires new kind of surgical glue

      Fri, 28 Jul 2017 12:17:05 +0600
    Scientists develop an experimental surgical glue inspired by the mucus secreted by slugs that could offer an alternative to sutures and staples for closing wounds.

Health

  • A guide to personality disorders

      Sun, 13 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0600
    There are some mental health conditions that affect your everyday life and relationships. They are about how you think, feel, and act.
  • 2 lung diseases killed 3.6 million in 2015

      Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:07:51 +0600
    The two most common chronic lung diseases claimed 3.6 million lives worldwide in 2015, a tally in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine says.

Life Style

  • Re-visiting the Liberation War Museum

      Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0600
    The Liberation War Museum bid adieu to its familiar premises in Segunbagicha this April. While one farewell took place another welcome was in store. The Museum, in all its solemnity, now has a new address at Dhaka's Agargaon. The original museum, established in March 22, 1996 was a two storeyed building with six galleries and had an outdoor theatre. The new museum now boasts of a 3,500 square metre gallery area along with spacious concourse halls and modern audio-visual equipment for a full perspective of the Liberation War and associated events.
  • The perils of pornography

      Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0600
    The 21st century relies on one stop Internet access for being as fast and streamlined as possible. Paired with cheap all-access devices, 'fast' received a whole new make-over for the users. And with it, came the unfathomable spread of pornography.

Star Weekend

  • Science is out

      Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0600
    The number of students pursuing science is decreasing at an alarming rate
  • Declaring war against the Sundarbans?

      Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0600
    The GoB has given its go-ahead to 320 polluting industrial projects adjacent to the Sundarbans.
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Sports

  • Nasir comeback on the cards

      Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0600
    The selectors are going to announce the 14-member squad today for the first Test against Australia set to start from August 27 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium and it was learned that allrounder Nasir Hossain and pacer Shafiul Islam are all set to make comebacks to the squad.
  • Saif Sporting go third

      Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0600
    Newcomers Saif Sporting Club extended their winning run in the Bangladesh Premier League with a 2-0 win over