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BNP raps govt over low transit fee for India

Bangladesh Nationalist Party leaders on Friday castigated the government for allowing India to transport its goods using Bangladesh land with what it said low transit fee and said there was no alternative to launching a movement to establish a government accountable to people. The BNP leaders came up with the statements in separate programmes held […]

Sheikh Hasina speaking to US President Barack Obama in a gap of the meeting. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has discussed several issues with US President Barack Obama and other world leaders on the sidelines of G7 Outreach Meeting. Apart from leaders of G7 and Outreach countries, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and chiefs of World […]

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Sunrisers Hyderabad have suffered a big blow before the second qualifier against Gujarat Lions as the pace ace Mustafizur Rahman has been ruled out of the key game with a hamstring injury. Hyderabad skipper David Warner, who opted to field first, broke the news after winning the toss at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has advised the UK not to leave the European Union considering the greater economic interests of the people. She made the advice when her British counterpart David Cameron asked for her opinion about the matter in a meeting on the sidelines of G7 Outreach Meeting in Japan on Friday. Cameron said […]

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The New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Friday announced the fixture of a full-fledged home series against Bangladesh which will be started form December 26 with an ODI at Christchurch . Bangladesh will play three ODIs, three T20Is and two Tests in the tour which will take place at five venues-Christchurch, Nelson, Napier, Mt Maunganui and […]

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Six radicalised Bangladeshi nationals who were detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA) in April this year are the first to be prosecuted in Singapore under the Terrorism (Supression of Financing) Act, reports Channel NewsAsia. The six men – Rahman Mizanur, Mamun Leakot Ali, Miah Rubel, Zzaman Daulat, Md Jabath Kysar Haje Norul lslam Sowdagar, […]

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Hundreds of trafficking victims from Myanmar and Bangladesh remain detained in Malaysia a year after being rescued from near-certain death at sea during the Asian migration crisis, reports The Guardian on Friday. In total, 390 trafficking victims – 325 Rohingya and 65 Bangladeshis – have spent the past year in detention, despite nominally being freed […]

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Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina might not make it to the oath-taking ceremony of Mamata Banerjee, who is set to become the chief minister of West Bengal for the second consecutive term, but the former has not forgotten to send her gift to the latter. Bangladesh has sent a special jamdani sari, 20 kgs of […]

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