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Trump holds interviews for security adviser to replace Flynn

Retired Vice-Admiral Robert Harward turned down the job last week.–Reuters photo US president Donald Trump is interviewing candidates for the position of national security adviser. He has selected four candidates: adviser Keith Kellogg; former UN ambassador John Bolton; Lt Gen H R McMaster; and Lt Gen Robert Caslen. The role became vacant when Lt Gen […]

Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has announced his retirement from international cricket, but said he wants to play in his country’s domestic league for two more years. The flamboyant allrounder, who played the last of his 27 tests in 2010 and retired from one-day internationals in 2015, quit as Pakistan’s 20-overs captain after the team’s poor […]

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Japanese Internment Anniversary: What Happened And Why Trump’s Travel Ban Angers Civil Rights Groups 75 Years Later By Tom O’Connor @Shaolintom Seventy-five years ago Sunday, in the wake of the December 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor by Japanese imperial forces, former President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order that led to the forced relocation and […]

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Thousands rally around the slogan ‘I Am A Muslim, Too’ An interfaith rally was held in Times Square on Sunday, targeting discrimination against the Muslim community and protesting President Trump’s policies. Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and Women’s March organizer Linda Sarsour led the event. Photo via @ChelseaClinton Rolling StoneVerified account @RollingStone · 3h3 hours ago […]

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Country wide Amar Ekushey celebrations begin one minute past midnight tonight with the nation paying homage to 1952 language movement heroes. Wreaths would be laid on the altar of the Central Shaheed Minar in the capital and elsewhere across Bangladesh to commemorate the supreme sacrifice of the heroes of the historic language movement amid tight […]

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Shahid Islam in Toronto A thrashing political storm had subdued the profundity of a corruption scandal involving US$1.2 billion World Bank (WB) financing for the construction of Padma Bridge in Bangladesh. From Washington to Toronto, to Dhaka, the storm is leaving behind legacies of garish eye-washing, obfuscation, and miscarriage of investigation and justice in its devastating […]

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Did a Canada Court Really Clear Bangladesh Officials of Corruption? By David Bergman The collapse of a trial in Canada about alleged corruption in the World Bank-funded construction of Bangladesh’s Padma bridge doesn’t mean what the government wants us to think. The Padma bridge. Credit: Reuters Dhaka: Last Friday, a Canadian court acquitted three men, […]

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 Minar Rashid প্রসঙ্গ কানাডা : তেঁতুলের বিপ্রতীপ তত্ত্ব এবং আদালতের রায় তেঁতুল তত্ত্ব নিয়ে এদেশে অনেক হৈ চৈ হয়েছে । এই তত্ত্বটি প্রচার ও প্রসারে মাওলানা শফি এবং কমরেড ইনু – দুজনেরই সমান অবদান রয়েছে । এই তত্ত্বের বদৌলতে তেঁতুল শব্দটি স্ত্রী লিঙ্গের হিসাবেই ধারণা তৈরি হয়েছিল । কিন্তু মার্কিন ফার্ষ্ট ডটার ইভানকা ট্রাম্প প্রমাণ […]

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Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu today said that the draft of the National Broadcast Act-2016 would be placed in the next session of the parliament for passage. A broadcast commission will be formed based on the act, the minister said while addressing a programme in Dhaka Reporters’ Unity (DRU). The commission will issue or cancel […]

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Hundreds of Rohingya who fled to Bangladesh to escape persecution in Myanmar have returned home, community leaders said Sunday, adding that most had gone back temporarily to fetch relatives. Tens of thousands of Rohingya have fled across the border from Myanmar’s western state of Rakhine since October to escape a bloody crackdown by troops and […]

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All the cases against the BNP chief are pre-planned and political motivated, says Rizvi BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi has alleged that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and others leader of the ruling party are continuously spreading lies about BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s corruption cases. He made the statement from a press briefing […]

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A February 2, 2017 file photo shows, demonstrators participate in a protest by the Yemeni community against US president Donald Trump’s travel ban in the Brooklyn borough of New York, US. — Reuters photo A new version of a Trump administration travel ban will not stop green card residency holders or travellers already on planes […]

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