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Khaleda wants end of political rivalry

BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday stressed on maintaining social relations by political parties for the greater good of the country. Khaleda Zia on Saturday said “Our country has potential and is a very resourceful one. We all need to work together for its progress. To make that happen, we’ll need to forget who is […]

More than four decades after he became the only US president ever to be forced out of office, Richard Nixon remains a riveting subject of study for scholars. Pulitzer winner Tim Weiner is the latest to delve into this complex man, whose dangerous gamesmanship in the sub-continent changed India’s perception of the US for more […]

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by SM Shahrukh Let us remember the little boy during the festivities, and take a moment and look deep within ourselves, make an all-out search for the humanity that seems to have lost its way in the rat race of life and our demons of avarice The monsters of Sylhet still haunt us — the […]

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The third death anniversary of noted littérateur, filmmaker, TV playwright-director Humayun Ahmed is being observed across the country Sunday. Humayun Ahmed authored around 200 books of fiction and non-fiction and directed 15 films. His writing included novels, short stories, an autobiography and columns in different newspapers. Ahmed created characters like Himu and Misir Ali, characterised […]

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Bangladesh-origin British MP Tulip Siddiq has congratulated Bangladesh cricket team on their consecutive ODI series wins and announced a reception for them in the UK. The granddaughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman extended the invite while speaking at the celebrations of Eid-ul-Fitr at an east London auditorium on Sunday. About 1000 […]

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Three brothers have been beaten and hacked to death in a brawl during a football match in Bangladesh’s Noakhali, police say. The incident on Sunday afternoon took place at Nateswar Union in the Sonaimurhi Upazila, Noakhali Superintendent of Police Md Ilias Sharif said. Locals turned over one Fatema Begum to police for allegedly supplying sharp […]

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Retail sales registered a 20-30% decline in sales ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr when traders usually witness brisk business during the month of Ramadan, retailers said yesterday. The city’s shopping centers are usually packed two weeks before Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival for the Muslims, but this year they might have seen far less foot traffic. However, […]

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At least 16 people were killed while 60 others injured in a head-on collision between two buses in the west of Bangabandhu Bridge on Dhaka-Sirajganj-Rajshahi highway in Sirajganj early Sunday. A total of 12 bodies were kept at Sirajganj General Hospital morgue while two bodies were handed over to their family members, said Faridul Islam, […]

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At least six people, including three siblings, were killed and four others injured in separate incidents of landslide and wall collapse, triggered by torrential rains for the last couple of days, in the port city early Sunday. Pankaj Barua, sub-inspector of Chittagong Medical College Hospital police camp, said three siblings were killed and four others […]

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The increasing popularity of phono-live music shows has led television channels to plan a host of such shows for broadcast during the Eid festival. These shows, in which a viewer can directly call the studio and request for a certain song, have grown in popularity over the past few years and become a common feature […]

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