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Khaleda talks ‘polls issues' with Sushma

The BNP chief meets the Indian external affairs minister at a Dhaka hotel

Demonetisation: Modi government shoots itself in the foot

The BJP’s problems relate to both the absence of jobs and the economic stagnation

A letter written on April 13, 1912 and recovered from the body of Alexander Oskar Holverson, a Titanic victim, was due to be auctioned on Saturday, and is seen in this photograph received via Henry Aldridge & Son, in London, Britain on October 20, 2017. The letter was written by Holverson the day before the ship sank. Henry Aldridge & Son/Handout via REUTERS

'If all goes well...'

Titanic victim's last letter sells for record $166,000

Stories of low-profile game changers

Joy Bangla Youth Award ceremony brings out the stories of the youth who are changing society

Champions League - FC Barcelona vs Olympiacos - Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain - October 18, 2017 Fans in the stands display the Estelada (Catalan flag of independence). Reuters

Barca want to stay in La Liga

The club wishes to continue playing in the Spanish league even if Catalonia is granted independence

A projection of cyber code on a hooded man is pictured in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration

US warns public about hacking attacks

The US government issues a rare public warning about hacking campaigns targeting energy and industrial firms

A traffic policeman wearing a mask controls the traffic at a busy road on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India, October 20, 2017. Reuters

Study links pollution to millions of deaths

Pollution kills through diseases including heart conditions, strokes and lung cancer, according to a large international study

Neruda ‘did not die of cancer’

Chilean poet and Nobel Laureate had strong communist views, died days after Pinochet’s coup

WHO’s Mugabe choice
ignites anger

The Zimbabwe president, blamed in the West for numerous human rights abuses, will be a goodwill ambassador of the UN body

Mohamed Hedi Mejai, director of enterprise development at the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), speaks during a news conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia March 22, 2017. Reuters

IDB plans to use blockchain technology

The plan aims to support financial inclusion efforts across its member countries by developing sharia-compliant products

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2m free Teletalk SIMs for women

SIMS will offer discounts and affordable rates for calls and internet services

Jimmy Carter would travel to N Korea

Former US President Jimmy Carter said he would be willing to travel to North Korea on behalf of the Trump administration.

Bengal Classical Music Festival cancelled

The popular event did not secure its usual venue at Army Stadium this year