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Jamaat-Shibir men join Awami League seeking a change in fortunes

Jamaat-Shibir men join Awami League seeking a change in fortunes Fazlur Rahman Raju On May 24, around 500 leaders and activists of Jamaat in Noakhali joined Awami League Over the last decade, pressured by limited political space, many leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student front Chhatra Shibir have been joining the Awami League and its […]

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Thursday held Awami League responsible for August 21, 2004 grenade attack on its rally to embarrass the then BNP government. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi addressing ahead of a prayer session said that August 21 grenade attack was a ‘well- planned’ incident of Awami League to embarrass the […]

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The High Court today directed the government not to approve any industry within 10 kilometres in the Sundarbans area. The court also ordered the government to submit a list of the industries and factories set up within the 10 kilometres in the area to this court within ten months. The HC bench of Justice Moinul Islam […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called on the wealthy to stand by the flood-affected people. “I expect that the well-off people will come to aid the victims,” she said during an event on Thursday at her office. The second spell of floods this year has affected nearly 7.5 million people, according to figures by the […]

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The High Court on Thursday declared two joint venture agreements of Canadian gas exploration company Niko with Bapex and Petrobangla illegal. A bench of Justice Naima Haider and Justice Abu Taher Md Saifur Rahman pronounced the verdict after hearing a public interest litigation writ petition filed in 2016 by Consumers Association of Bangladesh former president […]

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Mahmudur Rahman Manna The Appellate Division on Thursday directed the chief metropolitan magistrate of Dhaka to return passport of Nagarik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna for three months to facilitate his treatment in abroad. A three-member bench headed by chief justice SK Sinha also asked Manna to return the passport to the CMM within seven […]

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