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Both the ruling party and the BNP-led 20-party alliance are adamant about their ongoing steps and next course of action, the leaders say. The BNP-led alliance is determined not to backtrack from the nationwide non-stop blockade and hartals until the government assured them of holding mid-term national election, while the Awami League-led ruling alliance has […]

Spillover effect of loan scams continues in the banking sector The country’s banking sector witnessed lowest return on assets in 10 years due to the rise in default loans. Return on Asset (ROA) was declining since December 2010 from 1.8% to 0.6% in June 2014 thanks to maintaining higher provision against the bad assets, according […]

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Dhallywood superstar Shakib Khan has been elected the president while hero turned villain Amit Hasan has been elected the secretary general of Bangladesh Film Actors’ Association. Omar Sunny became the vice-president and actress Moushumi and Bobby became executive members in the election. Shakib beat villain Ahmed Sharif while Amit beat top seeded villain Misha Sawdagar […]

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Malaysia Under-23 became the first team to reach the semi-finals of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup when they defeated Sri Lanka national team 2-0 in their last group match at the Sylhet District Stadium on Saturday. The loss put some extra pressure on Sri Lanka before they face hosts Bangladesh in their crucial last Group A […]

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Minar Rashid  অরক্ষিত স্বাধীনতা বিপন্ন গণতন্ত্র ১৭৫৭সালের ২৩শে জুন এদেশের স্বাধীনতার সূর্যটি অস্তমিত হয়। শুধু কয়েকজন মীর জাফর, ঘষেটি বেগম, জগৎশেঠ, রায় বল্লভ ও উঁমিচাদরাই এই স্বাধীনতার সূর্যটি ডোবান নি। সেদিন ভাগিরথী নদীর দুই পাড়ে দাঁড়িয়ে বিপুল সংখ্যক জনতা তামাশা দেখছিল। এই বিপুল সংখ্যক দর্শকদের প্রত্যেকে যদি একটি করে পাথর ইংরেজদের নৌবহরের দিকে নিক্ষেপ করতো, […]

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The eighth edition of International Children’s Film Festival ended on Friday with fanfare, film screening and award giving ceremony at the main auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum. Awards were given in four categories to eight films and filmmakers. Eminent artist Mustafa Monowar, also chairman of festival advisers’ council, handed over the awards to the winners. […]

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There were some 50-60 people were inside the factory. Of them, there were 12-13 women and the rest of them were men Eight people have been burnt to death as a devastating fire broke out at a plastic factory located in Nasim Plaza near the Soni Cinema Hall in the capital’s Mirpur. Three bodies were taken […]

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Mobile phone services around BNP’s Gulshan office have been suspended. Requesting anonymity, a senior executive of a leading mobile operator told Dhaka Tribune that 60 Base Transceiver Stations around the BNP chief’s office, where she has remained “confined” since Jan 3, have been made inactive. Measure comes on Saturday morning hours after electricity supply to Khaleda Zia’s […]

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Microsoft recently unveiled a slew of new features and capabilities coming in Windows 10. It will be on mobile as well as desktops and laptops; improvements to maps; a new browser, code-named “Project Spartan”; a strong emphasis on gaming; and holographic computing. Windows 10 will be offered as a free upgrade to owners of devices […]

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Mohammad Ali Sattar It reminds me of the largest funeral that we witnessed in Bangladesh. It was that of late President Ziaur Rahman, who was killed in Chittagong on May 31, 1981. When his remains were flown in to Dhaka from Chittagong, the capital city turned into a sea of humans mourning the death of […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday termed the government’s snapping utility services to her office in Gulshan office as the government’s ‘worst and cruel behaviour’. The BNP chief’s press secretary Maruf Kamal Khan stated it quoting Khaleda Zia. ‘I do not know any language to make reaction over it. I am stunned,’ Maruf […]

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Sadeq Khan US President Obama’s trip to India has spurred triangle chatter by and between China, US and India. On India’s Republic Day in which Obama was the chief guest, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in Beijing: China hopes that the development of US-India relations will help promote mutual trust and cooperation among […]

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