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Around 30 years ago, Jacques-Andre Istel turned to his wife, Felicia Lee, and said, “We’re going to sit in the desert and think of something to do.”

Apurba, Mehazabien in ‘Miss Understanding’

On the eve of Valentine’s Day, popular small-screen duo Ziaul Faruq Apurba and Mehazabien Chowdhury are set to appear together in a unique tele-drama titled ‘Miss

Love on the rocks: Penguins celebrating Valentine’s Day

Penguins made a love connection at a San Francisco aquarium. In what has become an annual Valentine is Day tradition, biologists handed out red felt hearts Tuesday to African

Sorry state of parks in capital turning away visitors

The pathetic condition of parks in Dhaka is turning away people who used to frequent these places quite regularly once. After visiting some of the parks, The Independent found out

File goes missing from HC in zamindar house case

A case file relating to the ownership of a ‘zamindar house’ situated near Bangla Bazar area in the old part of Dhaka has gone missing from the High Court (HC). The current

Human Rights action must lead to real changes in Bangladesh: UN

UN Resident Coordinator Mia Seppo on Sunday said human rights action must lead to real, tangible changes in the lives of people in Bangladesh.

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