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I’ve forgiven Hasina, says Khaleda

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia leaves makeshift court premises at Bakshibazar in Dhaka after defending herself before the court on Thursday.– Ali Hossain Mintu Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Thursday reiterated that she would not avenge herself on her arch rival prime minister Sheikh Hasina. While giving her self-defence statement in Zia […]

Bangladesh cricket team’s most successful coach yet,Chandika Hathurusingha has reportedly resigned. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) sources said its President Nazmul Hasan has confirmed in a press conference on Thursday evening that the coach wants to resign. However, the BCB did not officially confirm the coach’s resignation. Papon said the board would talk to the coach […]

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Obaidul Quader. — Focusbangla file photo Awami League general secretary and road transport minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday said the ruling 14-party alliance was set to convene a meeting over coalition partner Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal’s president and information minister Hasanul Haq Inu’s remarks on Awami League’s election strength. ‘Yesterday Inu exploded a (oral) bomb . […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi Thursday jointly flagged off the Khulna-Kolkata train service and opened two bridges on railway routes connecting Dhaka with Sylhet and Chittagong. The two premiers along with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurated the projects through a videoconferencing from Dhaka and New Delhi. They also […]

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The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the leave to appeal filed by BNP chief Khaleda Zia seeking fresh recording of deposition of the witnesses of Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. A five-member Appellate Division bench led by acting Chief Justice Abdul Wahhab Miah passed the order. Earlier on Monday, the SC set Thursday for delivering […]

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For everyth-ing that goes wrong, or for everything that seems to be out of order, we unhesitatingly blame the state of law and order in the country. It is tad unfair to blame law and order in the same breath. I am told that we are a country that is regulated by the largest corpus […]

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Revenue collection in Bangladesh is still heavily reliant on indirect taxes Over the last few years, the National Board of Revenue (NBR) of Bangladesh has taken a series of initiatives with the target of increasing the share of income tax in the overall revenue collection. Revenue collection in Bangladesh is still heavily reliant on indirect […]

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