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    “MAHASWETA DEVI NO MORE” (JULY 29, 2016)

  • Conservation of Gharials

    Gharials are one of the most endangered species of crocodiles from the Indian subcontinent. They are in urgent need of captive breeding, after which they should be returned to their natural habitat.

  • “Clinton makes history”

    Securing the Democratic Party's nomination for US president, Hillary Clinton has become the first female to be picked by a major political party to run for the White House. We wish her all the best to work to make the world a better place for all.

  • International Day of Friendship

    International Day of Friendship is celebrated every year on July 30 to raise awareness about friendship that plays a vital role in our lives.

  • COMMENTS

    In the absence of political rivals, they are fighting each other to keep themselves fit!

  • Use of rainwater

    Most countries of the world are facing severe water crisis nowadays. The use of rainwater in irrigation can be an effective way to combat this crisis.

  • COMMENTS

    The captured militant may have important information. So please, don't shoot him in the name of 'crossfire.'

  • Improve services in vet hospitals

    It is a matter of concern that our country suffers from the lack of expert veterinarians as well as proper diagnostic facilities for the animals.

  • Violence against children

    We are horrified by the increasing violence against children in our country. Last year, a number of children were brutally killed and the memory of that still haunts us.

  • Finding peace

    Degradation of morality is, in my opinion, destabilising world peace and harmony. Rising inequality is crippling people's ability to make good decisions.

  • Comments

    “9 militants killed in Dhaka hideout” (July 27, 2016)

  • Worsening flood situation

    The flood situation in northern and northeastern areas of the country has worsened further due to the onrush of upstream water in the Teesta, Brahmaputra, Dharla, and Surma rivers. Thousands of people in those areas are marooned and many of them were forced to leave their homes.

  • “Police for fencing diplomatic zone”

    This is in reference to the above titled report published in The Daily Star on July 26, 2016. We appreciate the law enforcers' move to

  • Rab should have been more sincere

    According to reports, the previous missing persons' list prepared by Rab contained mistakes like including the same person's name twice

  • COMMENTS

    The perpetrators deserve severe punishment for their brutal act.

  • Bangladesh's first satellite project

    The government's initiative to launch the country's first satellite project, Bangabandhu-1, to improve communication and broadcast services at a cheaper rate is much appreciated.

  • The loss of agricultural biodiversity

    Crop monoculture or the common practice of mass production of genetically similar crops/plants over large agronomic areas for years...

  • Comments

    “Extent of militancy decreased: Says police chief” (July 23, 2016)

  • A strange experience at BRTA

    A few days ago, I went to BRTA to record the change in the engine number of my car. A lot of photocopies of papers were asked for; a

  • Spend more time with your child

    Nowadays most of us are always busy making money for giving our children a 'better life.' But expensive school, fancy clothes, modern gadgets, classy society etc are not enough. We have to spend time with them. They are often lonely and confused.

  • The superpowers' mess

    Violent incidents are taking place frequently in many countries including ours. This situation would not have emerged if former US president G. W. Bush and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair had not invaded Iraq on a false pretext, turning the historic and a prosperous land into ruins.

  • Publish the viva voce results

    The inefficiency of the Bangladesh Public Service Commission has reached a new level.

  • COMMENTS

    The family was well established in Bangladesh. Unbelievable!

  • A peace-loving superpower!

    You can't call the US the world's leading champion of peace, considering how many wars and conflicts it's been involved in and considering how eager it is to sell arms to those who would start new ones or keep old ones going!

  • Why is the airport exit closed?

    Recently, Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport exit has been closed and traffic is being diverted to Uttara, where Dhaka-bound vehicles have to take a u-turn at the Jashimuddin roundabout.

  • Comments

    “Ramifications of terror attacks in Bangladesh” (July 18, 2016)

  • The increasing cost of living

    The cost of living is getting higher day by day. People depending on fixed incomes are finding it very hard to cope with the

  • Where's the mastermind?

    The recently published Chilcot Report has showed that Iraq invasion had been launched on a false pretext; Tony Blair overstated

  • Ordeal of utility bill payers

    I want to draw the relevant authorities' kind attention to the ordeal of Titas Gas bill payers of Dhaka city. Unlike DESCO, WASA,

  • Comments

    “Bail blessings for radicals”

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