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BAKSAL’s diaper and Mahfuz Anam’s air freshener

বাকশালের ডায়পার এবং মাহফুজ আনামদের এয়ার ফ্রেশনার উদার গণতন্ত্রের সৌন্দর্য কিংবা সরকার পরিবর্তনের উপকারিতা বিভিন্ন মনীষি বিভিন্ন ভাবে বর্ণনা করে গেছেন। তন্মধ্যে মার্ক টোয়েনের সরস মন্তব্যটি অন্য সকলকে ছাড়িয়ে গেছে । তিনি বলেছেন, Politicians and diapers must be changed often, and for the same reason. মনে হচ্ছে কারও প্রতি ক্ষেপে গিয়ে ভদ্রলোক এই সুন্দর কথাটি […]

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has told the parliament hat BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will be tried for the deaths during her party’s violent blockade. Several ruling Awami League MPs demanded prosecuting Khaleda during Tuesday’s Parliament session. Hasina highlighted the aftermath of the blockade-related violence saying, “She (Khaleda) is going on killing people for personal reasons, […]

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German-Bangladeshi dance production “Made in Bangladesh” by German director Helena Waldmann is finally scheduled to be presented in Dhaka at the invitation of The  Goethe-Institut Bangladesh in cooperation with Shadhona – A Center for the Advancement of Southasian Culture. On 26 January, 2015, two shows will be held at the National Theatre of Bangladesh Shilpakala […]

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Petrol pumps are losing business for want of regular supply and also from a sharp drop in their sale as less number of motor vehicles are venturing out on the roads and highways fearing attacks that may end up in damage or burning of the vehicles. This is one aspect of the setback to business. […]

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Appallingly monstrous as it is, innocent injured victims of ghastly arson attacks are being admitted to hospitals and vehicles are torched day in and day out on the main thoroughfares of Dhaka city, intensely guarded by various law enforcing agencies including the paramilitary BGB troops despite repeated calls for ‘peaceful’ blockade by the opposition BNP […]

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Special Correspondent The European Parliament (EP) delegation for South Asia has expressed “deep concern” over the spiralling political violence in Bangladesh. In a statement, Chair of the delegation Jean Lambert termed the current situation “profoundly disturbing”. She said, “Basic freedoms, including freedom of assembly, speech, and movement have to be respected by all political forces, […]

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Shamsuddin Ahmed REUTERS investigative report published by daily Mirror of Colombo on January 18 revealed the Indian spy agency RAW was behind the unexpected defeat of strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa in the January 8 mid-term presidential election in Sri Lanka. Delhi blessed opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena ousted President Rajapaksa who annoyed Delhi for tilting to Beijing. […]

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Sadeq Khan Can the coercive power of the state be solely applied to resolve a political crisis? What could be the consequences of the spiraling violence resulting from the exclusive policy, and extra-legal brinkmanship of the two leaders of the highly polarised mainstream political forces of the country? To find an answer, I have put […]

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The government on Thursday asked private television channels to project ‘normalcy prevailing in the country’ during the nationwide blockade called by Bangladesh Nationalist Party led opposition alliance. The instruction was given at a meeting with owners and heads of news of private television channels at the secretariat with information minister Hasanul Haq Inu in the […]

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Abdullah bin Abdulaziz was the fifth of his brothers to take the throne and became king in 2005, reports Caroline Hawley Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died, royal officials have announced, weeks after he was admitted to hospital. King Abdullah, who was said to be aged about 90, had been suffering from a lung […]

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Two arson attack victims with critical burn injuries died at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital on Friday. Abdur Rahim Morol, a retailer of raw materials from Satkhira, succumbed to his injuries at 10:20 am, said DMCH residential surgeon Partho Sangkar. Earlier, Zakir, whose detail identity could not be known, died at 3:00am, hours after he […]

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Thai authorities dealt a double blow to ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her powerful family on Friday, banning her from politics for five years and proceeding with criminal charges for negligence that could put her in jail. The moves could stoke tension in the politically divided country still living under martial law after the […]

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