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This is the real story behind the economic crisis unfolding in Qatar

This is the real story behind the economic crisis unfolding in Qatar Only Shakespeare’s plays could come close to describing such treachery – the comedies, that is   The nation is now embroiled in a crisis – but what part is Saudi Arabia playing in stoking it? Reuters The Qatar crisis proves two things: the continued infantilisation […]

Bangladesh worries about falling remittances Much of the blame lies with a dodge used by its importers IT IS a mystery. Last year Bangladesh’s army of migrant workers abroad increased by a record 750,000, to reach 8m-odd. They travel to earn money for their families. Yet the statistics suggest they are sending less money home. […]

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A Dhaka road remains clogged with vehicles at the weekend ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. The photo was taken at Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue in the capital on Saturday. — Sony Ramany Illegal parking, people’s rush to shopping malls, water-logging and lack of law enforcement, all these have combined to render traffic in the capital into a […]

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Bangladesh captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza (C) speaks to media at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport upon the team’s arrival from London on Saturday. — New Age photo Bangladesh cricket team received a low-key reception on their return to the country on Saturday despite fulfilling their initial target of Champions Trophy in the UK. Bangladesh played […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday hoped her party and alliance would win in the next general polls and commented that boat, election symbol of ruling Awami League, had sunk. Khaleda came up with the remarks addressing a mourning meeting and prayer session for Jatiya Ganatantrik Party founding president Shafiul Alam Prodhan. JAGPA organised the […]

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