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India’s unique water purifying wetland could soon be extinct

By Manipadma Jena KOLKATA, India, Jan 3, 2020 (IPS) – Ramkumar Mondal’s farm is awash in a brilliant yellow mustard bloom. A flock of grey cranes peck for food amidst the shallow watergrass. But Mondal’s fishpond digs in there like a do-or-die last sentinel as nearby high-rise buildings, a symbol of development and encroachment, menacingly tower over the fishpond, permanently ... Read More »

A girl found dead in the capital might be a rape victim

Dhaka, Dec 6 – A girl, found dead on Wednesday night in a lane on the Circular Road in Malibagh area of Dhaka might have been raped before being killed, said a forensic doctor after an autopsy on Friday. Sohel Mahmud, head of the Dhaka Medical College Forensic Medicine Department, told reporters that her hands, legs, waist and spinal cord ... Read More »

The UK election should be about ideas, not polls

by Lea Ypi on 13th November 2019 With the UK facing one of the most important elections in decades, the focus should be on the clear programmatic differences between the main parties, rather than weekly polling outcomes. If I were to give unsolicited advice to media pundits preparing to comment on the upcoming general election it would be the following: ... Read More »

Aleya Twist to be staged at Shipakala

Culture Desk The British Council in collaboration with Komola Collective has embarked upon a project to explore this celebrated English novel set in the context of present-day Bangladesh The British Council Cultural Centre,in partnership with Komola Collective, is staging, Aleya Twist, supported by English and Digital for Girls’ Education (EDGE)Clubs of Tangail & BRAC. The play, a rendition of Oliver ... Read More »

Varun will be seen with fresh faces in Street Dancer 3D

Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor are once again coming together after ABCD 2 with Street Dancer 3D. Varun has been occupied with the film for a while now and going by his social media posts, we’re sure he’s worked hard on every aspect of Remo D’Souza’s dance film. From working out at the gym to rehearsing day in and day ... Read More »

Be active against drug addiction, terror: Zafarullah Khan

Moulana Zafarullah Khan, chief of Khelafat Andolan and chairman of United Islami Oikya Jote on Tuesday expressed his concern over the drug menace and militancy at national and international levels and called for united efforts of all to face those. Addressing an iftar mohfil of his party at Purana Paltan he said Islan was totally against drug addiction and killing ... Read More »

Khaleda will be shifted to Keraniganj Jail: Home Minister

Dhaka, May 14 – BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will be taken to Keraniganj Jail after her treatment at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said Tuesday. The old central jail, where she had been kept since February last year, will be converted into a museum, he told reporters at the Secretariat. “Preparations to shift her are ... Read More »