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Mustafiz continues magic

Bangladesh’s Mustafizur Rahman continued his amazing run of form as he bowled a sensational spell for Hyderabad Sunrisers against Kings XI Punjab in their Indian Premier League match on Saturday. The left-arm pacer has been very economical throughout the tournament but he took it to an extreme form in the match when he conceded just […]

Sometimes the best way to learn is from your mistakes, or at least someone else’s mistakes. The central bank of Bangladesh just gave all of us future bank owners a very important lesson — don’t skimp on network security. Hackers managed to steal about $81 million from Bangladesh Bank thanks to the bank’s use of […]

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Visiting gender activist Kamla Bhasin has said although many women’s rights activists say ‘no country is for women,’ she believes ‘as a woman, the whole world is my country’. She was speaking at a programme titled ‘Celebrating Kamla Bhasin: 40 years in solidarity with Bangladesh’ at Dhaka’s Chhayanaut Auditorium on Friday, where hundreds of pro-feminist people formed an […]

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Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has assured 7% growth in the current fiscal and has asked cynics to have faith in him and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Speaking at a seminar titled “The Bangladesh Journey” at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center, Kamal reiterated that the country would attain a 7% GDP growth rate in the […]

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Voting in 614 union parishads of 48 districts across the country ended amid scattered incidents on Saturday. The balloting in the third phase of the election to the lowest tier of the local government body began at 8:00am and continued till 4:00pm without any break. In Jamalpur, 10 people were injured in a clash between […]

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Middle East-based militant group Islamic State claimed responsibility for the murder of Rajshahi University professor Rezaul Karim Siddiquee. United States-based terrorism monitoring group SITE Intelligence Group in a twitter said, ‘#ISIS’ ‘Amaq Agency reported the group’s responsibility for killing Rajshahi Univ. prof Rezaul Karim for “calling to atheism” in #Bangladesh’. The twitter was posted at […]

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The proof will be in the implementing We welcome the signing of the Paris Climate deal on April 22. Actions not pledges are what are needed to combat climate change. Despite massive opposition at home, President Obama signed the deal through an executive decision bypassing Congress, and China has also put ink to paper. Hailed […]

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Inland water transport workers on Friday night suspended till May 10 their indefinite strike for launches while the strike for other vessels would continue. Bangladesh Water Transport Workers’ Federation made the announcement as the indefinite countrywide strike continued for the second consecutive day on Friday sending the movement of passenger and cargo vessels into disarray. […]

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