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AL afraid of Tarique’s popularity: BNP

Nasim blaming others to conceal his own misdeeds, says Barrister Rafiqul Islam  Coming down hard on the ruling party leaders for their comments against BNP senior vice chairman Tarique Rahman, senior BNP leader Barrister Rafiqul Islam Miah on Friday said they got panicked as the anti-government movement will get a momentum with Tarique’s return. “The […]

A bdnews24.com news says, “Islamic Studies has been added as a new group to the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)” curriculum “as per government instructions”. Many of my friends have expressed their concerns/despairs over this decision taken by the current government. The reason behind such an expression is pretty straight forward—Bangladesh is going to wipe out […]

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The telecom regulator is working on two sets of guidelines to ensure better mobile phone services and spare the subscribers of ‘unwanted’ calls and SMS. Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has drafted the National Telecommunication Consumer Protection Guideline (NTCPG) and sought opinions about it. The watchdog is also framing ‘Do Not Disturb Guideline’ to make […]

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23 Indian hydropower projects to be completed by this year, may reduce Teesta flow This photo taken last month shows the once mighty Teesta river has almost dried up. The river was like this for miles. The photo was taken at Teesta village in Lalmonirhat. The operation of twenty-three Indian hydropower projects, set to be […]

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He asks AL leaders to exercise restraint in commenting about Tarique Terming BNP senior vice chairman Tarique Rahman as future Prime Minister of the country, BNP chairperson’s adviser Shamsuzzaman Dudu asked the Awami League leaders to exercise restraint while making any comment about Tarqiue. “If elections take place tomorrow, Tarique Rahman will become the prime […]

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 The 114th birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam will be celebrated on Saturday in a befitting manner. The government and various socio-cultural and political organisations have chalked out elaborate programmes to observe the day. The programmes include placing of wreaths at the poet’s grave on the premises of Dhaka University Mosque, discussions, rallies […]

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It writes letter to Khaleda  Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) on Friday urged the BNP-led 18-party alliance to withdraw their Sunday’s hartal for the sake of smooth holding of the second Bangladesh-US Partnership Dialogue in the city. The Chamber wrote a letter to BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia today requesting her either to call […]

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An opposition leader has brushed off the government’s threat to arrest BNP’s ‘fugitive’ Senior Vice Chairman Tarique Rahman as per court orders. BNP Standing Committee member Rafiqul Islam Mia says such statements do not have a ‘legal basis’. “Tarique Rahman will return as per his doctors’ advice. He went to London for treatment after being […]

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 Pointing at BNP senior vice chairman Tarique Rahman, minister without portfolio Suranjit Sengupta on Friday said doing politics being a fugitive in a country goes against its constitution and democratic norms, and advised Tarique to do so after facing the law. “We (govt) don’t want to snatch the political rights of anyone. Tarique Rahman is […]

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After Garment Factory Collapse, Those Who Lost Limbs Have Poor Prospects; ‘What Can I Do With Only One Hand?’ Marium Begum was trapped for 36 hours in the collapsed Bangladeshi garment factory where she worked. Afterward, her arm was amputated When rescuers freed Marium Begum from the tangle of steel and concrete in which she […]

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The general elections will not be allowed under any government other than a ‘non-party’ one, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has asserted. She has also threatened to force the Awami League-led government to bow to the demand. “The next elections will have to be held under not only an impartial one, it will also have to […]

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A farmer in Patuakhali shows peanut shoots ruined by Cyclone Mahasen. Farmers in southern Bangladesh hit hardest by the cyclone Cyclone Mahasen has damaged crops worth Tk 275 crore, hurting hundreds of farmers in the southern districts. Aus seedlings, sesame (til) seeds, green chilli, mung beans, peanuts, vegetables, sunflower and various other crops were damaged […]

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