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Observing that Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is not a leader of Awami League alone, its general secretary Syed Ashraful Islam on Wednesday said they want the whole nation to observe the National Mourning Day. “Bangabandhu is not a leader of Awami League only but also a leader of the nation. Bangabandhu can’t be father of […]

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Police say he is not needed for questioning anymore A Faridpur court grants bail to journalist Probir Sikdar a day after he was taken into three-day police custody for questioning. Photo taken from Probir’s Facebook account. Journalist Probir Sikdar was freed on bail by a Faridpur court this afternoon, a day after he was taken […]

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RAB has arrested three lawyers, including daughter of BNP leader and former whip Syed Wahidul Alam, on charges of financing militancy in Bangladesh. Barrister Shakila Farjana and Hasanuzzaman Liton are the Supreme Court’s lawyers.  The third arrestee Mahfuz Chowdhury Bapan is an advocate of Dhaka Judges Court. After their arrest at Dhaka, they were brought […]

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Dhaka still belongs to the category of one of the worst cities to live in, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The capital city of Bangladesh has ranked the second least liveable one at 139th position, just above the civil war-torn Syrian capital Damascus. Even Libyan capital Tripoli (136) and Nigeria’s Lagos (137) were […]

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By IDSA By Yeshi Choedon* The reform of UN Security Council is long overdue and serious effort towards it started officially in 1992. The first phase of the effort culminated in the World Summit of 2005, when the high hope of reaching a decision on reforming the Council was shattered mainly due to the divergence […]

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggests a joint exercise by the disaster management forces of South Asian countries for a joint response to natural calamities as he held talks with visiting Bangladesh Premier Sheikh Hasina. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today suggested a joint exercise by the disaster management forces of South Asian countries for […]

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Free speech in Bangladesh is under attack as never before, held hostage between angry, machete-wielding radicals on one hand and a government, quick to take offence, on the other. Saying this, New York-based Human Rights (HRW) has asked Bangladesh to change course, adopt international standards, and uphold constitutional freedoms. In an article titled “Dispatches: Bangladesh’s […]

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