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Abducted schoolboy Parag rescued

Parag Mondol, the 6-year-old schoolboy who was abducted three days ago from Keraniganj, was rescued from Kamrangirchar area of the capital early Wednesday. The boy was returned against Tk 50 lakh as ransom, family sources of Parag told The Daily Star. On information, the family member along with South Keraniganj police went at Atipara in […]

On his birthday, some accomplished actors representing different generations, who had worked with Ahmed spoke about him. Tariq Anam Khan “I first met Humayun Ahmed a long time ago, when he had just returned from the US, completing his Ph.D. By then, he had a number of books published, and was a known name.We rehearsed […]

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The comeback of GMG Airlines, which is now offline, by previously announced December this year is still uncertain as the airliner could not complete its ‘new business strategy’ yet. “It will take time, but the delay will not be from our side,” said Asif Ahmed, director (marketing, communication, HR and customer experience) of GMG Airlines. […]

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The disparity is a weakness for Android, which has emerged as the world’s most widespread mobile operating system, but has long suffered second-class status among software app developers who prefer the prestige, higher revenue potential and uniformity of Apple’s rival platform.The disparity is a weakness for Android, which has emerged as the world’s most widespread […]

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The government on Tuesday finalised the admission policy for enrolling students at private educational institutions, shelving its own idea of introducing quota for MPs amid bitter criticism. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid announced at a press conference that the policy was passed without incorporating the proposal of introducing a quota, allowing MPs to have a […]

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Jamaat-e-Islami called a down to dusk hartal in Khulna district protesting the arrest of its assistant secretary general and former legislator of Khulna-5 constituency Mia Golam Parwar. The Detective Branch of police on Monday arrested Golam Parwar in the capital’s Gulshan. Parwar was shown arrested in a case filed in connection with a clash between […]

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Dhaka, Nov 13 (bdnews24.com) – Bangladesh needs to attain 7.5 to 8.0 percent growth along with 8.0 percent remittance growth to reach middle income country status by 2021, says a World Bank report. The report titled `Bangladesh: Towards Accelerated, Inclusive and Sustainable Growth-Opportunities and Challenges` revealed that both GDP growth and remittances would play an […]

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Analysis of satellite imagery showed activity at the rocket launch site Recent satellite images show that North Korea has been conducting tests at a rocket launch site, says a US academic organisation. The US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University said its analysis of images “indicates that North Korea continues to develop long-range missiles”. There had […]

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Court asks BNP leaders to come with statements by January 28 BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia A case has been filed in Natore against 22 top BNP leaders including party Chairperson Khaleda Zia challenging the party’s decision to expel four of its local leaders. On October 24, BNP expelled its four leaders for allegedly violating the […]

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Several police among 25 injured, vehicles vandalised, 16 activists held at Karwan Bazar Activists of Jamaat and Shibir set fire to a motorcycle of a police sergeant and pushed over a police van at Sonargaon crossing in the capital Tuesday afternoon. Photo: Rashed Shumon At least 25 people including several policemen were injured in a […]

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