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The GOP front-runner is wildly uninformed when it comes to foreign policy. But these days, who isn’t? Donald Trump’s inconsistency on foreign policy has the Washington punditry in a tizzy. His disjointed and, frankly, ignorant responses to questions on basic matters of international security in the Republican debates, on the campaign trail, and, more recently, […]

by Adil Khan In Bangladesh people are seeing in recent times an alarming rise in the unsolved, poorly investigated and/or unattended cases of rape, murder, disappearances of political opponents, bank heist etc. etc. Most shocking among these is the case of recent murder of Tonu, a 17 year old college girl who was also a […]

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The BNP-led 20-Party Alliance has decided to take part in the remaining four phases of union council elections. The alliance took the decision during a meeting at BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office on Monday night. BNP leaders had earlier threatened to boycott the remaining phases, citing ‘large-scale’ violence and irregularities in the first two […]

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Cops unsure of motive Muezzin Belal Hossain, 55, is found in a pool of blood on the stairs of the Jabbu Khanam Mosque in Old Dhaka on April 4, 2016. Unidentified assailants stabbed a muezzin to death inside his mosque in Old Dhaka’s Islampur area yesterday. The body of Haji Maulana Belal Hossain, 49, was […]

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The ICC, on Monday announced the teams of the tournament for the men’s and women’s ICC World Twenty20 2016, which finished at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday and Bangladeshi pacer Mustafizur Rahman has made it on the list. The teams were chosen by a select group of former cricket stars and highly respected commentators* […]

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A file photo shows a man swiping a VISA card through a point of sale terminal at a shop in Dhaka. The tax authority has decided to establish online network between electronic cash registers or similar devices and its server to prevent value-added tax evasion by traders by altering the sales records. The tax authority […]

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The bitter divisions in Caribbean cricket were laid bare Sunday as the West Indies board publicly reprimanded captain Darren Sammy just hours after his team’s stunning victory in the World T20 final over England, reports AFP. It should have been a day of unalloyed joy for the West Indies, with the women’s team winning their […]

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The cabinet on Monday accepted four recommendations placed by the local government division to remove unauthorised bars, guesthouses and hotels from residential areas of the cities across the country after giving them a six-month deadline. The local government division placed a report with four specific recommendations before the regular weekly meeting of the cabinet held […]

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‘Panama Papers’ reveal tax havens of rich and powerful; Russia says allegations are anti-Putin campaign; UK’s Cameron says family finances a ‘private matter’ Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful yesterday after a leak of four decades of documents from a Panamanian law firm that specialised in setting […]

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Clashes between the supporters of a coal-fired power plant under construction and police and the protesters in Chittagong’s Banshkhali Upazila have left at least four persons dead.  At least 19 others, including 11 policemen, were also injured in the incident at Gondamara Union’s Paschim Boroghona that took place around 3pm on Monday, police said. Residents […]

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Casino junket operator Kam Sin “Kim” Wong on Monday, April 4, delivered another P38.28 million ($830,595.50) to the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) for safekeeping in the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) headquarters in Manila. “P38,280,000 was returned by lawyers of Kim Wong. According to Victor Fernandez, lawyer of Kim Wong, the money came from Eastern […]

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Facing repeated interrogation by law enforcers will not only destroy the mental balance of Tonu’s family members but also make them further traumatised, say psychologists and psychiatrists. Talking to the Dhaka Tribune they emphasised on the need for special training for law enforcers to deal with people, especially family members of victims, in criminal cases […]

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