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Bangladesh tour depends on pay deal: Smith

Australia captain Steven Smith has reiterated that players are unlikely to tour Bangladesh without a resolution to the ongoing pay dispute between Cricket Australia (CA) and the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA). The tour is scheduled to begin in three weeks, from August 22. “I’d like to, but as we’ve said for a long time we […]

‘It is a positive sign that Bangladesh’s global market share increased, but the question is how much we reaped profit or if there is profit’ Bangladesh’s share of the global clothing market rose again in 2016 as the country sealed its place as the second largest exporter of apparel products – despite sluggish export growth […]

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More than two dozen editors, journalists, teachers, social media users and free thinkers have already been sued on charges of defamation under Section 57 since March this year. Some of them were arrested by police without delay after filing of the cases and put behind bars. They had to struggle to get bail. The nature […]

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The Seven-judge Appellate Division on Tuesday released split views, three against the president retaining the power to control subordinate courts, three in support and another judge gave no opinion. On July 3, in a short order the Appellate Division had unanimously upheld the High Court verdict striking down of the 16th Amendment. The 16th Amendment […]

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Government has transferred the Upazila administration chief, who had to spend hours behind bars in a case filed by a Barisal Awami League leader, to the Cabinet Division. The public administration ministry on Monday issued the order to appoint Tariq Salmon as a senior assistant secretary. While serving as the Upazila administration chief or UNO […]

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Khaled Mahmud Sujon has been taken to Singapore for better treatment. He was carried by a special air ambulance arranged by Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and departed the Shahjalal International Airport at 12.05 AM on Tuesday. Khaled Mahmud Sujon is the former skipper of Bangladesh Cricket Team and currently he is the Chairman of BCB Game […]

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Haruner Rashid Khan Monno, a former minister and adviser to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, died early this morning due to old age complications at the age of 84. He breathed his last in Manikganj around 5:00am, BNP chairperson’s media wing spokesman Syrul Kabir Khan told The Daily Star this morning. Monno was the chairman of […]

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The Supreme Court today released the full verdict that scrapped the 16th amendment of the constitution, which had empowered the parliament to remove its judges for incapacity or misbehaviour. The apex court released the 799-page text of the verdict after its six judges including Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha signed it, High Court’s Additional Registrar Md […]

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