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Four affiliates of the ruling Awami League have been functioning without any councils though over a decade has elapsed since their committees were last announced. The four organisations are Mohila Awami League, Jubo Mohila League, Tanti League and Awami Ainjibi Parishad. Former home minister Sahara Khatun has been the president of the pro-Awami League lawyers’ […]

Dhaka Attack survivor Hasnat Karim has been shown arrested while Tahmid Hasib Khan has been taken on a fresh 6-day remand for the biggest terror attack in Bangladesh. Law enforcers also sought permission at a Dhaka court to interrogate Hasnat for 10 days on Saturday. Hasnat, a discharged teacher of North South University, who had been […]

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Younis Khan’s superb double century took Pakistan into a dominant position in the fourth Test against England at The Oval on Saturday. The veteran batsman’s 218 was the centrepiece of Pakistan’s 542 all out at tea on the third day in reply to England’s 328. That left Pakistan with a first-innings lead of 214 runs […]

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An adviser to the prime minister on Saturday emphasised careful consideration of the environmental risks posed by the coal-based power plant project in Rampal near Sundarbans. Masihur Rahman, the economic affairs adviser, made a slight hint at shifting the government’s official position on the power project, opposed by environmentalist groups. Addressing a seminar at Dhaka […]

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It is our shame Had it not been for his becoming a witness in the trials of the war criminals we might not ever have come to know of Miron Sheik. For his part in the Liberation War — providing intelligence to his compatriots, he was shot, mercilessly tortured and left for dead by the […]

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Opshora Ali was first noticed in a model hunt competition by Channel i. She was one of the top five competitors, who won the title “Miss Beauty Smile”.  Later her appearance was very appreciated in various TVCs and TV plays. Cast opposite actor Emon, her first film “Porobashini” will soon be released. Last year Opshora, […]

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Sebastian Groh It can once more set the international standard for smart rural grids. As SOLshare’s motto goes: Create a network. Share electricity. Brighten your future For nearly 50 million people in rural Bangladesh, access to modern electricity and lighting remains a distant dream. That’s about a third of the country’s entire population, not including […]

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A man armed with a knife and flammable fluid has injured six people in an attack on a Swiss train, authorities say. “According to current information a 27-year-old Swiss man poured out a flammable liquid. He was also armed with at least one knife. The liquid caught fire,” St Gallen cantonal police said in a […]

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