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Imran Khan: Next man in?

Former cricketer Imran Khan is now playing for a greater prize – but can he upset Pakistan’s political status quo? Once an international cricket star, Pakistan’s Imran Khan is now playing for a greater prize – to be his country’s next prime minister. But can he upset the political status quo? People & Power has […]

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A mobile court yesterday fined an ice cream factory in Chittagong city Tk 50,000 and sealed it for two months on charge of using textile dye and harmful chemicals. It also destroyed the leftover raw materials and ice creams worth around Tk 2 lakh and disconnected the power supply to the factory. Based on a […]

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TIB Chairperson Advocate Sultana Kamal on Friday said she finds indications of widespread instability in the country. “The situation we have in Bangladesh today …say it good governance, human rights or democracy…from all perspectives we see elements of huge instability,” she said at the inauguration of a conference at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in […]

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The third ‘Indo-Bangla Trade Fair-2012’ kicked off in the city Thursday aiming to boost bilateral trade between Bangladesh and India in the coming days. “The fair will provide the participants from the two neighbouring countries with opportunities for promoting their respective products and services to the consumers and the business communities,” Finance Minister AMA Muhith […]

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Minister Without Portfolio Suranjit Sengupta has blamed the ‘weakness’ of democratic institutions responsible for recent repression and police assaults on journalists. “Police were not supposed to attack the media. Why they are now so intolerant? Such incidents took place due to the weakness of the democratic institutions,” the ruling Awami League’s Advisory Council Member said […]

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India on Thursday (May 31st) celebrated Viswanathan Anand’s world title chess triumph, with Bollywood stars, the prime minister and newspaper front pages lining up to hail his success, AFP reported. Anand, 42, defeated Israeli challenger Boris Gelfand in a quick-fire shootout in Moscow on Wednesday after their 12-game epic was drawn, giving Anand a fifth […]

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London based prestigious newspaper; The Economist has come under serious criticism by prominent leaders and academics of the ruling party in Bangladesh for publishing two commentaries on its Saturday, May 26 2012 edit generic viagra sales ion titled “Bangladesh’s toxic politics: Hello Delhi” and “Politics in Bangladesh banged about“. Rejecting outright both the articles, Awami […]

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