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Tigers bowl out South Africa for 248 TIGER’S WHISKERS: Bangladesh’s boy wonder Mustafizur Rahman is the toast of his teammates on the opening day of the first Test at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong yesterday. The 19-year-old pace bowler marked his Test debut with a four-wicket burst as the Tigers bowled the visitors out […]

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday said the fall of the current “undemocratic and illegal government” in the face of united democratic movement of the people is a matter of time. “The government must bear in mind that no unelected government can stay in power by means of tortures and repressions and this […]

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Awami League General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam has rubbished BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s claims that there was a conspiracy to destroy the opposition party. “Who is breaking up and trying to break whom, we  have no idea. We want all democratic parties to do politics and play a role in a democratic environment,” he told […]

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Govt faces challenges in sorting out disparities  The government is finding it difficult to sort out the disparities in the new pay structure for its employees which could delay its announcement by at least another three months. Finance ministry officials said they were now scrutinizing the recommendations from the secretary-level committee as well as the […]

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Chittagong City Corporation, the police and Chittagong district administration on Tuesday jointly evicted a vegetable market built illegally encroaching local canal in Amin Jute Mill area under Bayezid police station. Led by executive magistrate Tamim Al Yamin, the eviction drive was conducted for two hours from 11:00am. Officials who evicted the market said that the […]

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Blackmailing of men by luring them into ‘friendship’ with women on mobile phone with extraordinary ease has gone up in Chittagong. People responding to calls for help from women in public places are also being duped by these gangs. Police say they have information about some of those groups doing the shadowy business in the […]

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Police have filed chargesheet accusing only Bakhtiar Alam Rony, son of MP Pinu Khan, for the Apr 14 murder of two at Eskaton. The investigating officer, Detective Branch SI Dipak Kumar Das, submitted the chargesheet in the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday noon. He told bdnews24.com, “37 prosecution witnesses have been identified in the […]

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President of the New Development Bank (NDB) Kundapur Vaman Kamath (L), China’s Finance Minister Lou Jiwei (C) and Shanghai’s mayor Yang Xiong attend a opening ceremony of the New Development Bank in Shanghai, China, July 21, 2015. Officials from the world’s largest emerging nations launched the New Development Bank (NDB) on Tuesday, the second of two […]

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Bangladesh-origin scientist Zahid Hasan, who is currently a Princeton professor of physics, has led a research team to discover massless particle vastly known as a “Weyl fermion.” Two separate teams of the researchers have found evidence for a theorized type of the particle, reports IFL Science. The discovery was made by scientists at Princeton University […]

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Minar Rashid লাখের বাতি ও নিম্নমধ্য আয়ের ক্যারেশমাতি আগেকার দিনে কেউ লাখপতি হলে তা সবাইকে জানানোর জন্য নাকি ঘরের চালে হ্যাজাক বাতি জ্বালিয়ে রাখতেন। তখন লোকজন বলাবলি করত, ওই যে, দেখ্ দেখ্, লাখের বাতি জ্বলছে। গল্পগুলো কতটুকু সত্যি, তা নিয়ে বেশ সন্দেহ রয়েছে। কারণ, তখন ইনকাম ট্যাক্সের অফিসার না থাকলেও দস্যু বা ডাকাত নিশ্চয়ই ছিল। […]

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By SATP By M.A. Athul* On July 9, 2015, Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team of Meghalaya Police killed a Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) ‘commander’, identified as Savio Marak, at Rengregre village in East Garo Hills District. Inspector General of Police (Operations) G.H.P Raju disclosed that Savio, a former Meghalaya Police constable was wanted […]

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By RSIS Worldwide observance of the International Yoga Day has been criticised as attempting to promote Hindu nationalism, directly linked to Narendra Modi’s past affiliations with Hindu nationalist groups. Further analysis suggests it is a viable soft power measure of the Indian government. By Juhi Ahuja* The United Nations General Assembly adopted International Yoga Day […]

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