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Bangladesh Marine Academy cadets in crisis

In last few months, we have seen a lot of conversations in various forums about the acute situation in the maritime job market. A “Mariner’s Forum” was established to address various issues facing the future officer sailors specifically about the fake CDC and COCs including lack of job opportunities. Obviously there is a downturn in […]

KOLKATA: The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has sought New Delhi’s help to “restore democracy” in that country. Bangladesh is going through a major crisis now with violent clashes between BNP and ruling Awami League (AL) activists and supporters in the midst of a nation-wide shutdown called by the BNP. The BNP is demanding fresh […]

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Bangladesh’s former consul general in New York Monirul Islam and his wife will have to face trial in a US court for allegedly forcing an ex-servant to work under “slavery-like conditions.” The Manhattan Federal Court turned down a plea by Islam and his wife Fahima Tahsina Prova to let them off the case on Tuesday […]

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Gunmen have attacked the Paris office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 people and injuring seven in an apparent Islamist attack. At least two masked attackers opened fire with assault rifles in the office and exchanged shots with police in the street outside before escaping by car. The gunmen shouted “we have avenged […]

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BY JENNA GARRETT Dhallywood is a wild cinematic genre overflowing with noble heroes, epic danger, and ludicrous levels of glitz and glam. Thrilling stories and legendary romances have been told through Bengali cinema since 1956, with some 100 Dhallywood movies released every year. Sarker Protick takes us onto the sets and into the studios for an intimate look at the […]

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