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900 new entries to Oxford...

900 new entries to Oxford...

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Wed, Mar 19 2014

Words commonly used in Facebook or Twitter find their way into the Oxford dictionaryOver 900 new words...

Study: Networks like Facebook can spread...

Study: Networks like Facebook can spread...

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Thu, Mar 13 2014

Moods can spread virally through social media sites such as Facebook, finds a study by researchers at...

Colours FM showcases Power Women

Colours FM showcases Power Women

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Fri, Mar 7 2014

Colours says it wants to be a 'friend and advisor' to womenColours FM is a new radio station for women,...

Empowered women empowering women

Empowered women empowering women

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Fri, Mar 7 2014

It is definitely an achievement that women in Unilever have gained acceptance across the company from...

Rubana Huq: Emblem of empathy

Rubana Huq: Emblem of empathy

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Fri, Mar 7 2014

Chosen as one of BBC’s ‘100 Women,’ Rubana mentors an impoverished girl who dreams of design“I...

American Apparel releases controversial...

American Apparel releases controversial...

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Fri, Mar 7 2014

An apparel company in the United States has released an advertisement with words “Made in Bangladesh”...

World's oldest person 'kind of' happy...

World's oldest person 'kind of' happy...

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Thu, Mar 6 2014

Two of her three children are still alive, both of them in their 90sMisao Okawa, a Japanese woman believed...

Trading, killing rare animals now...

Trading, killing rare animals now...

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Thu, Mar 6 2014

Indonesian Muslim clerics have issued a new Fatwa to protect the wildlifeA new Fatwa has deemed illegal...

Singapore world's most expensive...

Singapore world's most expensive...

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Tue, Mar 4 2014

India's major cities - including Mumbai and New Delhi - were found to be among the least expensive in...

Nazrul’s sojourns in Chittagong

Nazrul’s sojourns in Chittagong

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Mon, Mar 3 2014

“I have not come to be a poet, I have not come to be a leader. I came to give love, I came to get love....

Most visited countries worldwide

Most visited countries worldwide

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Thu, Feb 27 2014

France is the most popular visited country around the world, with more than 81 million visitors each...

Bhadralok Warriors

Bhadralok Warriors

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Tue, Feb 25 2014

Conference to present scholarship on Bengal’s colonial heritage"Bengal in the Great War” is...

Conference on War and Colonies at...

Conference on War and Colonies at...

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Tue, Feb 25 2014

A two-day long international conference on “War and Colonies 1914-1918” has begun at Nabab...

Le Bangla Francophonie

Le Bangla Francophonie

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Sun, Feb 23 2014

Tracing the history of French colonialism and amity in Bengal It’s a little known fact that the...

L’entente formidable: Rediscovering...

L’entente formidable: Rediscovering...

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Sun, Feb 23 2014

The event is part of an international commemoration of the centennial of WWIThe First World War marked...

Seminar on aquaculture calls for more...

Seminar on aquaculture calls for more...

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Sun, Feb 23 2014

The producers and exporters of fisheries sector on Sunday urged the government to eliminate the problems...

Tracing the pluralist history of...

Tracing the pluralist history of...

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Sat, Feb 22 2014

'Historically, the region of Bengal has been an exemplar of the pluralist ethic'Samier Mansur asserts...

A Bangladeshi’s million dollar gift...

A Bangladeshi’s million dollar gift...

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Sat, Feb 22 2014

The newly established Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh StudiesThanks to a generous $1m donation by the...

In so many Words

In so many Words

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Thu, Feb 20 2014

Today, February 21 belongs not just to Bangladesh but also to the worldLanguages are fascinating, living...

Cycling for recycling

Cycling for recycling

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Sat, Feb 15 2014

Bangladeshi bikers take their cause to the United States“Inspiration – it’s a matter...

The startup story

The startup story

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Sat, Feb 15 2014

A local documentary highlights emerging tech businessesHome to a large and growing group of tech-savvy...