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Ensuring Public Health Care System: Cuban Experience

  The healthcare system of Cuba is well recognized internationally for its quality and competence. Despite awfully limited resources and severe impact caused by the economic sanctions enforced by the United States for more than five decades, Cuba has been able Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Thrashed pupil awarded teac­her’s salary

  You cannot expect a flower to blossom in all its wondrous glory if its stem is beaten, abused or in other ways mistreated   A schoolteacher who beat a pupil with a steel scale has been asked to give her month’s salary Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Chittagong University: Flashbacks from Alma Mater

  It was a profound pleasure for me to see that Chittagong University (CU) celebrated its golden jubilee in a very enthusiastic and joyous way a few months ago. I love my student life in CU more than I can explain Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Decent societies don’t allow corporal punishment

  Then there are the really sad cases of children who protested the brutality and humiliation of corporal punishment in loud silence through their suicide.   The Sindh Assembly has banned corporal punishment to pupils.   Mehtab Akbar Rashidi, MP, said the self-respect of children Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Tradition BD offering wedding cuisine for all

  Honestly I find it preposterous that one has wait for a wedding invitation to indulge in the best of Mughal cuisine.Items such as Mutton Kacchi Biryani, Chicken Roast, Mutton Rezala, Plain Polao, ShahiJorda/Firni, Borhani and others are so mouth-watering that Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

The legacy no-one can tear up

  The 44th POTUS was redemptive, if not quite transformative.   On 20 January 2009, standing tall, slim and straight, Barack Obama took the oath of office as the first black president of the United States of America. The huge attendance set a Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Indo-Bangla automotive show key to potential bilateral ventures

  The first ever Indo-Bangla Automotive Show organised by Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) concluded on a successful note from February 2-4.   The show created vast business opportunities for the automotive industry in India and Bangladesh. Road Transport and Bridges Minister Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Valentine’s dining in Dhaka: Our Picks

  Nothing says love like sharing good food with your significant other, so show your adoration at some of the best restaurants and cafes Dhaka has to offer, with indulgent Valentine’s Day dinner specials that range from Italian to Indian. Whether you’re Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

The best picks for Valentine’s Day gifts

  If you’re a hopeless romantic and Valentine’s Day is your holiday, you’ve probably been planning February 14 this year since February 14 last year. You already got the gifts, you already know exactly how you’re going to present them, you Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Make your flower crowns at home

  Spring’s in full swing, and along with that comes the 13th of February, festivals — and flower crowns   Fresh flower crowns have been a popular accessory all over the world. It has become one of the essential parts of our traditional Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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