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 Minar Rashid নারীর সতীত্ব এবং ইসির নিরপেক্ষতা পরীক্ষা ======================== উপরের দুটি পরীক্ষাই খুব জটিল । কারণ অনুকূল পরিবেশে এই পরীক্ষায় উতরে গেলেও অন্য প্রতিকূল পরিবেশে এই সতী সাধবী অবস্থা বজায় থাকবে তার কোনও গ্যারান্টি নেই । প্রথম আলোর সোহরাব হাসানরা এই ধরণের পরীক্ষার প্রস্তাব দিয়েছেন । তিনি এমপি লিটন এবং সুরঞ্জিত সেনগুপ্তের আসন দুটিতে উপনির্বাচন […]

Muslims Were Banned From the Americas as Early as the 16th Century Long before today’s anxiety about terror attacks, Spain and England feared that enslaved Africans would be more susceptible to revolt if they were Muslim By Andrew Lawler smithsonian.com February 7, 2017   On Christmas Day, 1522, 20 enslaved Muslim Africans used machetes to […]

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Three former senior executives of SNC-Lavalin Group in Canada were acquitted in the Padma bridge corruption conspiracy case, a development that prompted calls for apology from those who were vocal against the alleged graft attempt. On Friday, Justice Ian Nordheimer of the Ontario Superior Court in Canada ruled that he had serious concerns about three […]

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The World Bank fabricated the Padma scam case to discredit Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, and former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus were part of the plot, said Sajeeb Wazed Joy, Information and Communication Technology adviser to the prime minister, on Saturday. Reacting to the dismissal of the Padma […]

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Syed Badrul Ahsan You can imagine all the long faces at the World Bank. Having put Bangladesh through relentless humiliation over the matter of the Padma Bridge, the WB has now nothing to say. Its loud silence will speak of what it attempted to do, or indeed did, in dragging Bangladesh through mud. Canadian court […]

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The BNP thinks the allegation of graft in Padma Bridge project is the issue, and the Canada court verdict finding ‘no proof’ of bribery conspiracy in the case is not worthy of consideration. “The reality is that the World Bank withdrew funds (it had promised) due to an allegation of corruption in the Padma Bridge […]

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US federal immigration agents arrested hundreds of undocumented immigrants in at least four states this week in what officials on Friday called routine enforcement actions. Reports of immigration sweeps this week sparked concern among immigration advocates and families, coming on the heels of President Donald Trump’s executive order barring refugees and immigrants from seven majority-Muslim […]

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Sakib al Hasan wasted another chance of making a big innings but Mushfiqur Rahim and Mehedi Hasan continued to defy India to keep Bangladesh’s hopes of an improbable draw in the one-off Test alive in Hyderabad on Saturday. Sakib played a typically aggressive innings under pressure to lift Bangladesh from a precarious 109-4 and looked […]

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Finance ministry has drafted a set of guidelines on forming board of directors of the subsidiary companies of the state-run banks and non-bank financial institutions with the provision that the size of the board would be nine-member. The ministry has recently sent the draft to the Bangladesh Bank seeking its opinion. A central bank official […]

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About 12,000 Bangladeshi migrant workers, who became undocumented in Oman for various reasons, were sent back home in 2016, according to Bangladesh embassy in Muscat. These workers had to manage travel documents (out-passes) from the Bangladesh mission to return home at their own costs, officials of Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training have told New […]

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Scores of accused have been detained in jails for years as the cases against them could not be disposed of mainly due to failure of the prosecution to produce witnesses. The Supreme Court chapter of the state-run National Legal Aid Service Organization called it a matter of worry that at least two accused had already […]

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There are moments when he makes you dream of achieving the unthinkable and then there are times when he leaves you scratching your head, compelling you to ask the near-perennial question: ‘did he actually play that shot?’ That’s Shakib Al Hasan for you. He is the man Bangladesh’s skippers turn to almost every time the […]

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