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The investigators found that forgers mainly target the long unused accounts in which large amounts sit idle A university teacher in Dhaka, who uses a dual currency credit card, was shocked when he saw a text message on his phone in May. The message said his card was rejected while trying to make a payment […]

With the flood situations unchanged in most of the northern districts and the central region being inundated, many affected people from Bogra, Sylhet and Kurigram complain about insufficient relief. Different chars under three upazilas of Faridpur were inundated yesterday as the Padma was flowing 21 centimetres over the danger level at Goalanda point. Reports from […]

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Bangladesh has finally signed its first ever deal to import LNG, a new fuel for the country aimed at meeting the mounting demand for natural gas. Qatar’s RasGas and Bangladesh’s state-owned Petrobangla Thursday signed the much expected initial deal to import 2.5 million mt/year of lean LNG for 15 years, a senior Petrobangla official told […]

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Just over a year ago, a tragic event unfolded that seemed to mark a turning point in Bangladesh. I refer to the savage attack on the Holey Artisan Bakery that resulted in the death of 22 innocent victims from five countries who were simply enjoying one another’s company at one of Dhaka’s finest restaurants. That […]

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Pashchim Balidah Nurul Huda Govt Primary School in Jamalpur remains inundated by floodwater. — New Age photo Flooding forced the closure of at least 1,571 primary and secondary schools until Saturday, seriously hampering education of thousands of students in 11 northern and north-eastern districts. Education officials of district and divisional levels have said that flood […]

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Prime minister Sheikh Hasina, with Special Security Force members, poses for a photograph at a programme marking the 31st founding anniversary of the force in Dhaka on Saturday. — Focusbangla photo Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday asked the Special Security Force agents to perform their duty without isolating her from people exposing her to […]

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Citizens hold protests at Shahbagh in the capital on Saturday, showing ‘red card’ to the mayors of both city corporations in Dhaka for failing to address mosquito menace and water-stagnation problem. — Ali Hossain Mintu People from different walks of life at a rally on Saturday literally showed red cards to the mayors of Dhaka […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday evening left Dhaka for London for treatment of her eye and knee. Khaleda boarded on a regular flight of Emirates that took off around 8:00pm from Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, according to BNP chairperson’s press wing member Shamsuddin Dider. BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir […]

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At least 16 more patients, including a pregnant woman, suffering from an undiagnosed disease at Tripura Para of Sitakunda in Chittagong were hospitalised on Saturday, taking the number of patients with the similar symptoms to 85. They have been suffering from fever coupled with breathing problems, vomiting, rash, diarrhoea and blood in stool. The undiagnosed […]

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Mushfiqur Rahim is ready to accept criticism over his performance if it is poor, but questions over his sincerity, discipline and responsibilities make him upset. He naturally faces criticism whenever the Tigers play bad, but the blast by an owner of Bangladesh Premier League franchise Barisal Bulls was so harsh that the Test skipper became […]

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(From right) Bangladesh Investment Development Authority executive chairman Kazi M Aminul Islam, Bangladesh foreign minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena and Sri Lankan foreign minister Ravi Karunanayake are seen at a programme titled ‘Bangladesh-Sri Lanka investment and business dialogue: moving towards greater economic partnership’ held in Dhaka on Saturday. — New […]

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