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Another missile crisis or more chaos?

IRAN test-fired a missile and the US government went ballistic. It put Iran ‘on notice’ — a phrase meaning little but with a distinct menace. Rummaging around in the Obama administration files, the new arrivals soon discovered well-prepared plans for sanctions should Iran’s actions displease. Iran was no longer ‘on notice,’ it was sanctioned. The […]

Bangladesh Nationalist Party will give its reaction over the newly constituted Election Commission tonight. BNP chairperson’s press secretary Maruf Kamal Khan told New Age on Monday night said BNP would give reaction over newly formed Election Commission tomorrow night (Tuesday night) after meeting with leaders of the BNP-led alliance. Meanwhile, BNP standing committee sat at […]

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Former bureaucrat KM Nurul Huda was appointed as the next chief election commissioner on Monday. The president, Abdul Hamid, also appointed former bureaucrats Mahbub Talukder and M Rafiqul Islam, former district judge Kabita Khanam and retired brigadier general Shahadat Hossain Chowdhury as election commissioners. Cabinet secretary Shafiul Alam made the announcement at the Cabinet Division […]

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The Disappeared, Pakistan Mohammed Hanif During a protest in Lahore, Pakistan, last month, activists held images of bloggers who have disappeared. Credit Arif Ali/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images KARACHI, Pakistan — Every few weeks I get a phone call or text message informing me that yet another journalist, political activist or someone hyperactive on social […]

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Bangladesh will host an eight-nation 50-over cricket tournament, titled Emerging Cup, in March this year, said BCB president Nazmul Hasan Monday Bangladesh will host the tournament tentatively from March 15-26 featuring sub-continent giants India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, along with emerging teams in the form of Nepal, the UAE, Afghanistan and Hong Kong. The decision […]

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Its the latest move by the tech industry to oppose Trump’s controversial order, which has run into hurdles in the US court system Nearly 100 companies, including Apple, Google and Microsoft, banded together on Sunday to file a legal brief opposing President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban, arguing that it “inflicts significant harm on American […]

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সাড়ে ৮০০ কোটি টাকা আত্মসাৎ, থমকে আছে দুদকের অনুসন্ধান মোর্শেদ নোমান | আপডেট: ১৬:৩১, ফেব্রুয়ারি ০৬, ২০১৭             দুদক ও জনতা ব্যাংকরাষ্ট্রায়ত্ত জনতা ব্যাংকের সাড়ে ৮০০ কোটি টাকা আত্মসাতের অভিযোগ নিয়ে দুর্নীতি দমন কমিশনের (দুদক) অনুসন্ধান অনেকটাই থমকে আছে। সংশ্লিষ্ট লোকজনের অভিযোগ, অদৃশ্য ইশারায় থমকে আছে ওই অনুসন্ধান। ওই অভিযোগের […]

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Minar Rashid রামপালের গোপাল এবং জাতির কপাল ( দৈনিক নয়া দিগন্তে প্রকাশিত উপ-সম্পাদকীয় কলাম ) এক. পশ্চিম বঙ্গের ভানু বন্দোপধ্যায়ের একটি কৌতুকের ক্যাসেট অনেকেই শুনেছেন । এক লোক তার উকিলের কাছে যায় আর মামলা নিয়ে তার ক্রমবর্ধমান টেনশনের কথা জানায় । উকিল বার বার আশ্বস্ত করে ,’ চিন্তা করো না , আমার উপর ভরসা রাখো […]

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