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  • Former state minister Patal dies

    Former state minister Patal dies

    Former state minister for youth and sports and BNP leader from Natore Fazlur Rahman Patal has died.

  • A laid-back week indeed

    A laid-back week indeed

    Firstly, I would like to express my heartfelt condolences to the families of all the victims of the recent suicide bomb attack at a hospital in Pakistan. At the time of writing this, 70 people have been confirmed dead and over 50 injured, and the authorities fear a rise in the death toll. What has

  • Things 90s kids will never see again

    Things 90s kids will never see again

    Gems of the past

  • Revisiting the era of fun

    Revisiting the era of fun

    Entertaintment options of the good ol’ 90’s

  • Casual coincidence

    Casual coincidence

    Q. Dear Dina, My parents keep snooping into my things because they think I’m a terrorist. I admit, I’ve been in a few arguments with them over the past few months, but its nothing out of the ordinary. I’ve just been really stressed at work lately and may have been a little short-tempered with them

  • Dhaka Football League and the days gone by

    Dhaka Football League and the days gone by

    Before the B-League was founded, the Dhaka Football League was the top-tier football competition of the country

  • Two Buet students drown in Sylhet

    Two Buet students drown in Sylhet

    Two first year students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) have drowned in the Bisnakandi river in Sylhet’s Gowainghat.

  • Worker Worries

    Worker Worries

    Q. “I am the manager of a factory and have always tried to maintain a cordial and pleasant environment amongst my workers. Recently, however, my workers have been restless and (thanks to a few troublesome individuals) they have been threatening me with the formation of Trade Unions, strikes, and god knows what else. My management

  • The afternoon snacks of old Dhaka

    The afternoon snacks of old Dhaka

    You want your Dhaka clean and specious; stick to the Bashundhara part. You want it rich and impersonal; go to Gulshan-Banani. You want it serene and green, Dhaka University area is your place. But if you want the part with a soul: come to old Dhaka. Every morning this part of Dhaka sets all its

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    CPA plans to set up new port in Chittagong

    The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) announced on Wednesday its plan to set up a medium level port between Sitakund and Mirshari at the Sandwip Channel. Sources said the port would be set up between the two upazilas for carrying goods of Feni and Mirsharai economical zones. “The decision will be finalised after conducting technical and

  • 6 JMB- ABT men remanded for ten days

    6 JMB- ABT men remanded for ten days

    A Dhaka court yesterday granted police a remand plea for 10 days to interrogate the six suspected militants believed to be members of a suicide squad.

  • Teenage life in the 80s and 90s

    Teenage life in the 80s and 90s

    Once upon a time, long long ago, there was no Facebook or YouTube. Heck! There was no internet. The world that existed in the 80s and 90s changed drastically in terms of technology. In fact, the advancement in digital technologies or intelligent machines has been so radical that it is incomparable to any change in

  • Kamal: More masterminds identified, arrest soon

    Kamal: More masterminds identified, arrest soon

    He also said some of them were detained earlier.

  • Olympics through the centuries

    Olympics through the centuries

    The origins of the Olympiads

  • Move over Leonidas, here comes Michael Phelps

    Move over Leonidas, here comes Michael Phelps

    Phelps has by far the most of any Olympic athlete and is the only one to win eight golds at a single Games

  • Bread for glory

    Bread for glory

    I love cooking all kinds of food but my real passion is experimenting with breads. I enjoy baking sourdough most but its really time consuming. Sometimes I just make different shapes of yeast breads with little twists. These are my favourite breads which taste as good as they look. Kids just love them because of their whimsical shapes and colours.

  • Drop in alkalinity to blame for green pool, says Rio organisers

    Drop in alkalinity to blame for green pool, says Rio organisers

    The water in the pool was bright green on Tuesday, baffling competitors in the women’s 10 metre synchronised event, who said they could not see their partner underwater

  • Belmonte wins breakthrough gold for Spain

    Belmonte wins breakthrough gold for Spain

    Belmonte’s gold completed the medal set for the 25-year-old, who won a bronze in on Saturday, and was also the first for Spain in any sport at the Games

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    Housewife killed for dowry

    A housewife was allegedly killed by her husband at Goshairhat in Shariatpur district on Thursday. The deceased was Aina Begum, 20, daugter of Altaf Fakir of Charsidhurkula village under Damuddya upazila. She was a student of Goshairhat Shamsur Rahman University College. According to local sources, Aina had been married off two years back with Jasim Madbar,

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    Two Buet students drown in Bichhanakandi

    Two students of the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) drowned in the Piain River, Bichhanakandi, Sylhet on Thursday afternoon.

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