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No compromise with criminals: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said her government would not compromise with the perpetrators of the recent criminal and militant activities saying human race cannot concede defeat with devils. “We will resist the devils and Inshalla will be able to restore peace again in the society,” she said adding that there […]

                      One person was killed and 12 others injured as a train rammed a bus at Ispahani level crossing in Chittagong on Thursday morning. The deceased could not be identified immediately. Himangsu Das, officer-in-charge of Government Railway Police station, said the Chittagong-bound ‘Meghna Express’ train […]

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খাবার সঙ্কটে খালেদার কার্যালয় পুলিশ খাবারের গাড়ি ঢুকতে না দেওয়ায় খাবার সঙ্কটে পড়েছেন গুলশানের কার্যালয়ে বিএনপি চেয়ারপারসনের সঙ্গে থাকা নেতা-কর্মী ও কর্মচারীরা। বুধবার রাতের মতো বৃহস্পতিবার সকাল ও দুপুরেও গুলশান কার্যালয়ের জন্য আনা খাবার আটকে দিয়েছে পুলিশ। বিএনপি চেয়ারপারসনের প্রেসসচিব মারুফ কামাল খান সন্ধ্যায় বিডিনিউজ টোয়েন্টিফোর ডটকমকে বলেন, “শুকনো খাবার, ফলমূল-জুস খেয়ে আমি এ পর্যন্ত […]

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A section of the civil society has dropped Gana Forum chief Dr Kamal Hossain and Nagarik Oikya’s Mahmudur Rahman Manna from a shortlist of citizens taking initiatives for a dialogue to end the current political crisis. “They are not involved in the process. The question of keeping them on board or keeping them out does […]

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US President Barack Obama sent Congress his long-awaited formal request to authorise military force against Islamic State yesterday, meeting swift resistance from Republicans as well as his fellow Democrats wary of another war in the Middle East. Republicans, who control Congress and say Obama’s foreign policy is too passive, want stronger measures against the militants […]

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Bangladesh is on the edge of political chaos, and the intransigence of both the ruling Awami League and the opposition Bangladesh National Party is to blame. Unless both parties take immediate steps to pull back from entrenched positions, restrain the violent elements of their activist bases and embark on a genuine dialogue to restore legitimacy […]

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Economists, researchers say at BGMEA-BFTI seminar                           Economists and researchers on Thursday said that the proposed free trade agreements between European Union and India and between EU and Vietnam would not pose any threat to the Bangladesh’s exports but the country’s internal factors […]

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The United States has welcomed a ceasefire agreement aimed at ending the war in Ukraine but demanded that Russia end its support for the separatists. US Secretary of State John Kerry said sanctions on Russia could be eased but only if its actions matched its words. The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France sealed […]

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The possibility of the nation finding a solution to the crisis facing it through dialogue became remote after prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday trashed the idea of sitting across the table with Khaleda Zia. The damper came when the nation, following appeals from the Nagarik Samaj, became optimistic about a  national dialogue in search […]

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Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad on Thursday said that people of the country have became hopeless and frustrated with the rule of two major political parties – Bangladesh Nationalist Party and Awami League. ‘People do not want to see them in power. They want Jatiya Party’, he said talking to the reporters at Rangpur circuit […]

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The BNP-led 20-party alliance has threatened to go for all-out movement including hartal alongside the countrywide blockade from Sunday if the government does not meet its demand. The alliance will also hold demonstrations in all upazila, municipality, district and city headquarters on Saturday demanding a fresh election under a nonparty administration. BNP Joint Secretary General […]

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File photo of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office. Law enforcers barred visitors from entering BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office this evening. Meanwhile, police detained Selina Sultana Nishita, a joint secretary of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD), student wing of BNP, in front of the office. Nishita took the family members of JCD leader Nuruzzaman […]

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