Daily Archives: April 7, 2018


Dordogne holiday guide: what to see plus the best restaurants and hotels

Dordogne holiday guide: what to see plus the best restaurants and hotels

The Dordogne comes close to offering everything that travellers head to France for: beautiful chateaux, traditional French gastronomy, a bucolic landscape of vineyards, forests and rivers. Picturesque fortified villages, such as Beynac, La Roque Gageac and Eymet (site of an unexpected pre-Brexit boom for UK settlers), and charming towns such as Bergerac, Brantôme, Bourdeilles and


‘Bangladesh has made significant progress in tackling undernutrition’

Dr Matthew Morell serves as the Director General and CEO of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), an international research and training organization established in 1960 with HQ in the Philippines and offices in 17 countries with 1,200 staff worldwide. Prior to current appointment as Director General in December 2015, he provided strategic leadership to

Growing intolerance

Celebrated writer Dr Muhammed Zafar Iqbal became the latest victim of attacks targeted at secular writers, bloggers and online activists. Dr Iqbal is a supporter of science education, and is an ardent advocate of humanist and secular values. Everybody has the right to express their opinion and practise their ideology, but why is it that


May could be the cruellest month in Gaza

By Hussein Ibish The violence last Friday in Gaza, in which 18 Palestinian protesters were killed by Israeli troops near the border, was the worst since the war of 2014. But everything is in place for a significant escalation in coming weeks, particularly in mid-May. A series of major tripwires are clustered tightly together: commemorations


No headmaster in 881 govt primary schools in Cumilla

A total of 881 Government Primary Schools in 16 upazilas are running without any headmaster, hampering the academic and administrative activities of the schools. The posts of headmaster of 881 primary schools have been lying vacant since retirement of some teachers and complexities in the recruitment process. Sources at the District Primary Education office, said