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In search of real BNP

Minar Rashid আসল বিএনপির সন্ধানে বিএনপি থেকে সরে এসে অনেকেই নিজেকে মূলধারার বিএনপি হিসেবে দাবি করছেন। তারা সুযোগ পেলেই নিজেকে তুলে ধরেন জিয়াউর রহমানের শতভাগ খাঁটি ভক্ত হিসেবে। এই দাবিদারদের মধ্যে সাবেক বিএনপিদলীয় মন্ত্রী ও পরিচিত মুখ যেমন রয়েছেন তেমনি রয়েছেন সম্পূর্ণ অপরিচিত মুখ। বিএনপির প্রতি এ দেশের মিডিয়ার দরদ এতই বেশি যে এই ধরনের […]

New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez became the second Democratic senator to voice his opposition to the Iran nuclear deal yesterday, arguing that the agreement doesn’t require Iran to dismantle its nuclear infrastructure. Menendez, the former Union City mayor and a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joins Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York in […]

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Muslim Americans are a natural fit for the GOP. But as the recent attacks on Carly Fiorina show, they’re not over Islamophobic rhetoric. I’m baffled by why the GOP continues to demonize and alienate Muslim Americans given that they could be making inroads with the community. As Suhail Khan, a Muslim-American Republican who served in […]

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WHILE residents of Melbourne enjoy another year in the world’s most liveable city, according to the 2015 Global Liveability Ranking from our corporate cousin the Economist Intelligence Unit, spare a thought for those who live in the 57 cities that have steadily deteriorated over the last five years. The ranking, which considers 30 factors related to things […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia on Wednesday denounced the jailing of her party’s senior leader MK Anwar and arrest of her adviser Shaukat Mahmood. In a statement, she alleged, “The government’s such attitude towards a revered and elderly politician of the country [MK Anwar] has demonstrated its utter inhuman and intolerance action. It’s […]

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Rights organisation Ain O Shalish Kendra (ASK) has alleged the government is resorting to extrajudicial killings to cover the law and order mishaps in the country. The body’s Executive Director Sultana Kamal expressed concerns over the death of a number of persons in so-called ‘shootouts’ with law enforcers over the past week. There was a […]

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BNP leader Dr Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Wednesday was granted conditional bail by the High Court (HC) in a money laundering case. An HC bench of Justice Md Ruhul Quddus and Justice Bhishmadev Chakrabortty issued the order in a hearing on a bail petition filed by Khandaker Mosharraf. Following the hearing, the BNP leader’s lawyer […]

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 BNP sanding committee member Nazrul Islam Khan on Wednesday accused the government of obstructing their party overhaul process by arresting their leaders. “Our many leaders have been kept in jails implicating them in false cases. Our leaders are still being arrested. Party standing committee member MK Anwar and Chandpur district BNP president Sheikh Farid Ahmed […]

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The rapid growth of Bangladesh’s garment industry has been a blessing and a burden to the country. Even as it has provided jobs to millions and helped Bangladesh cut its poverty rate, it has also exploited the nation’s poorest and most desperate, leading to the gratuitous and preventable deaths of thousands. So invaluable is the […]

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 Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan on Wednesday said the tanneries in the city’s Hazaribagh area could not be shifted to Savar in due time for the delay in installation of the central effluent treatment plant (CETP), a key component of the project. The minister said this at the 29th meeting of the taskforce committee formed to […]

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Bangladesh has sought duty and quota-free market access to South Africa to strengthen business ties. The foreign ministry said a list of 206 products was handed to the South African delegation at the third round of bilateral meeting held in Dhaka on Wednesday. Bangladesh highlighted the need for opening a South African mission in Dhaka […]

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Bangladesh and India will be able to do ‘great things’ if their big markets could be tapped together, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said. At a meeting with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday, she emphasised on strengthening the trade relations. The two met at Modi’s office after attending the funeral […]

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