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Bangladesh eye perfect end to series

Big picture No matter the circumstances, there has always been a recurring theme in this series. Zimbabwe lose a game, fight back harder in the next, but Bangladesh somehow just strive to stay on top. There is every chance Bangladesh might take their foot off the pedal sitting on a 4-0 lead, but then again, […]

The new zebra crossing is also the site of a scuffle in which a female jaywalker earned a month in jail for biting a police officer on the second day of the drive Without coordinating with the traffic division of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP), Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) has marked a controversial zebra […]

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Leader of the opposition in parliament Raushan Ershad in her concluding speech on Sunday said the government did not pay heed to the suggestions put forth by the opposition. She told the house that the government should accept and implement suggestions made by the opposition for the welfare of the people and the country. `Government […]

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 Taking a swipe at the Prime Minister for calling its chairperson Khaleda Zia a traitor, BNP on Sunday claimed Sheikh Hasina has again exposed her bad taste and arrogance through her address at Habiganj rally. “The Prime Minister’s entire speech at Habiganj public rally was nothing but delirium. She addressed it in an aggressive attitude. […]

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Despite progress undernutrition costs Bangladesh over Tk7,000 crore a year People in the country’s hilly areas and wetlands suffer from the highest level of undernutrition, according to data maps launched yesterday in the capital. Children under five suffered most from hunger in Sylhet division where 51.3% of children suffered from stunting and 39.5% were underweight. […]

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Qayyum, words he wanted to say “There is something I forgot to say.” These were the last words of Qayyum Chowdhury. Nobody would ever know what the celebrated artist wanted to say. He collapsed right after, taking with him his unspoken words to the great beyond. The 82-year-old painter spoke as the special guest before […]

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Allege garment factory owners but Alliance, Accord deny Garment factory owners have alleged that in the name of ensuring fire and structural safety in the country’s apparel units the two platforms of North American and European buyers — Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety and Accord on Fire and Building Safety — are promoting certain vendors […]

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2 university students killed in bus accidents in Dhaka, Kushtia Two university students were killed in bus accidents in Dhaka and Kushtia on Sunday and the authority closed Islamic University in Kushtia for an indefinite period amidst protests from the students against the death of a fellow. At the Islamic University in Kushtia, biotechnology and […]

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Minar Rashid একটি স্বপ্নঃ পেছনের ডিফেক্ট, সামনের চ্যালেঞ্জ (দৈনিক নয়াদিগন্তে প্রকাশিত আমার আজকের কলাম) বিএনপির সিনিয়র ভাইস চেয়ারম্যান তারেক রহমান তার চার পাশের বলয়টিতে একটা পরিবর্তনের অাভাস দিয়েছেন। এই ধরনের একটা পরিবর্তন অনেক আগে থেকেই বিএনপির শুভাকাঙ্খী ও সমর্থকদের অনেকেই কামনা করেছিলেন। সেই পরিবর্তনটুকু কেমন হবে তার মোটামুটি একটি ধারনা ইতোমধ্যে স্পষ্ট হয়েছে । ‘ […]

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An India-China-Bangladesh-Myanmar economic corridor has been planned to get significant gains through sub-regional economic cooperation, Bangladesh Prime Minister’s energy affairs advisor Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury said on Sunday. “To attain significant gains through sub-regional economic cooperation, an India-China-Bangladesh-Myanmar economic corridor has been planned. This was also discussed in the Saarc (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) summit […]

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The top US shopping ‘holiday’ saw a surge this year in online sales with smaller crowds in stores — but Black Friday still brought some of its trademark shopping mall pandemonium. Businesses usually offer deep discounts starting early Friday morning, prompting massive crowds that have led to numerous injuries and a number of deaths in […]

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A local Awami Juba League leader was killed and 10 others were injured in a gunfight between activists of the ruling Awami League and Bangladesh Nationalist Party at Panchmukhi at Araihazar in Narayanganj on Sunday. A tense situation was prevailing following the gunfight that killed local ttrader Amzad Hossain Molla, 30, also local leader of […]

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