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Clarify your role in Bangabandhu killing, BNP to Inu

Branding Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) president and information minister Hasanul Haq Inu as the enemy of democracy, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Monday asked him to stop delivering lecture on democracy, UNB news agency reports. The party also asked him to quit if he fails to make clear before the nation his role in […]

West Bengal govt seeks to withdraw trespass charges against N’ganj 7-murder accused A Correspondent, Kolkata The process of extradition of Nur Hossain, prime accused in the sensational Narayanganj seven-murder case, from India seems to be gathering momentum with the West Bengal government seeking to withdraw charges of trespassing against him. The Indian state has moved […]

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Mother of one says her daughter victim of conspiracy Supreme Court lawyers Shakila Farjana (left) and Advocate Liton Hasan (middle), and Judge Court lawyer Mahfuz Choudhury Bapon (right) A Chittagong court yesterday granted fresh remand for three lawyers, including barrister Shakila Farzana, arrested for their alleged involvement in the financing of a militant outfit, Shaheed […]

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A Dhaka court placed BNP chairperson’s adviser Shawkat Mahmud on a four-day fresh remand in four separate arson and vandalism cases on Monday. Metropolitan Magistrate Shahriar Mahmud Adnan passed the order after Shawkat was produced before court on Monday and asked for 40 day remand in the cases. Police’s prayers seeking his remand for 40 […]

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The major opposition BNP spends more than its known source of income which has increased this year compared to that of the last year. A delegation of the BNP Monday submitted its income and expenditure statement to Election Commission Secretary Sirajul Islam. “In 2014-15, the income of the party was Tk2,87,48,574 while the expenditure was […]

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Foreign affairs adviser to the prime minister Gowher Rizvi on Monday denied that there was any connection between the state of Bangladesh-US relations and Washington’s exclusion of the country from GSP facility. He said the generalised system of preferences (GSP), which ensures certain duty-free market access, has not been reinstated due to Bangladesh’s failure to […]

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Padma Bridge construction is in progress Photo- Mahmud Hossain Opu The first-ever consignment of boulder stone, to be used in the construction of Padma Multipurpose Bridge has reached in Bangladesh recently. Bangladesh Foundry and Engineering Works Limited imported around 228 tonnes of black boulder stone from Jharkhand in India through Hili Land Port in Dinajpur. […]

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The Bangladesh chapter of international corruption watchdog Transparency International has detected massive corruption at every stage of land management by the administration. A recent study by the organisation reveals that livelihood of the ordinary people, social welfare and safety are interrupted due to lack of political will and coordination among the related agencies, long backlog […]

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By South Asia Monitor By Arul Louis* Donald Trump, a flamboyant real estate developer, TV personality and a flame-throwing populist has emerged as the front-runner for the Republican Party presidential nomination by mining a vein of deep insecurities in America’s silent majority. He has scored points among a wide swath of Americans with his attacks […]

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By The Heritage Foundation By Lisa Curtis* Monday’s parliamentary elections in Sri Lanka will bring to power a coalition government headed by Ranil Wickremesinghe’s United National Party (UNP), which is expected to continue democratic reforms and efforts toward ethnic reconciliation that were started six months ago. This is welcome news for the U.S., which has […]

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By Vijay Prashad Israel’s government is not keen on the United Nations. A common sign in the illegal settlements reads, “UNwelcome”. Israel sees the UN as hostile territory. Its ambassadors behave on a war footing. Ron Prosor, the former ambassador, routinely attacked senior UN officials when he didn’t agree with them, calling many “anti-Semites”. Israel […]

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A day after Awami League leader Arzu Mia’s brother sued him for murder, RAB-2 commander Lt Col Masud Rana has been withdrawn from his command. RAB spokesperson Maqsudul Alam told bdnews24.com that Rana was moved to the RAB headquarters. “He has been moved from his command to the headquarters on explicit orders of the RAB […]

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