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Vijay, Kohli make Tigers toil

Taskin Ahmed returned to the country where he was banned last year with a wicket in his first over but that was the only moment when Bangladesh looked to be on top on the opening day of their one-off Test against India at Hyderabad on Thursday. Taskin bowled Lokesh Rahul off the fourth ball of […]

Several inches of snow have covered the northeast of the US, crippling Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. These areas house around 2.8 million Americans – more than 400,000 of whom are of Bangladeshi origin. The snowstorm has disrupted road and railway links. Several thousand flights have been cancelled. The storm, which […]

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‘Provide protection, not isolation on flooded island’ In a statement published on its own site, the Human Rights Watch has said the Bangladesh government should immediately drop its plan to relocate Rohingya refugees to an uninhabited, undeveloped coastal island, as it would deprive them of their rights to freedom, livelihood, food and education, in violation […]

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New Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda’s speech is like that of an ‘Awami League spokesperson’, a BNP leader has said. BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi was unsparing as well in his criticism of outgoing CEC Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad, terming him ‘an Awami CEC’. “The new CEC has said the polls to […]

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Education of about 1.34 crore of students at new and old government primary schools are being hampered as 45,003 positions of teachers are lying vacant. The vacancies have been a source of headache for many of the institutions for about five years, said teachers and education officials. The shortages compel existing teachers to take additional […]

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The Anti-Corruption Commission on Thursday arrested former Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha chairman Iqbal Uddin Chowdhury and Partex Group director Shawkat Aziz in a case over plot forgery. ACC sleuths led by director Syed Iqbal Hossain arrested Iqbal Uddin, also a former secretary at his Paribagh residence and Shawkat at his gulshan residence, ACC secretary Abu M […]

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How Imran Khan swapped Wall Street for a huge role at Snapchat and earned $150 million in 2 years Portia Crowe Feb. 3, 2017, 3:03 PM Imran Khan. Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images When Snapchat parent company Snap Inc. goes public next month, its sale will prove a windfall for a handful of executives who helped grow […]

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Technology in business is here to stay In today’s world, technological evolution has become inevitable for all of us. At present, technology has spread into every sphere of human life, and today’s business world depends on technological innovation. Appropriate management of technology in the business world demands the proper combination, integration, and coordination of different […]

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Book Review: Caretaking Democratization Caretaking Democratization: The Military and Political Change in Myanmar by Renaud Egreteau, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2016, 193 Pages. By T.F.Rhoden 9 February 2017 Why have the Burmese armed forces withdrawn from direct control of the state? Why have they allowed a “hybrid” regime, with a representatively elected government, to form? […]

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Actor Salman Shah’s mother Nilufar Chowdhury yesterday said her son didn’t kill himself, he was murdered. Twenty one long years after the popular movie star’s death, Salman’s mother is still hopeful that justice will be served to the bereaved family. “Many longstanding cases have been solved during this government’s tenure. I hope the mystery in […]

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