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Fakhrul decries forced disappearances, killings and arrests of BNP leaders

‘Killing, forced disappearance and arrest are going on without respite. The government has destroyed all the pillars of democracy.’ BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has alleged that the incumbent government has resorted to the forced disappearances, killings and arrests of its opponents, obliterating democracy. Speaking at the bienniel council of Thakurgaon district unit […]

On-field tantrums are becoming a regular affair in this season’s BPL and yesterday’s match between Dhaka Dynamites and Comilla Victorians saw Dynamites skipper Shakib Al Hasan lose his temper. After Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das were fined for their altercation with the umpire, this time it was Shakib who became furious with a decision. During […]

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After glossing over the ongoing Rohingya refugee crisis at 13th Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) yesterday, Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi at a news conference at the Asia Europe Foreign Ministers (ASEM) in Naypyitaw on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, hopes to strike a deal with Bangladesh by this week on the “safe and […]

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The government has set April 2018 as the deadline for completing remediation works in the readymade garment factories inspected under the joint initiative of Bangladesh government and the International Labour Organisation. The Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments on Sunday started holding meetings with the factory owners on evaluation progress and asked for removing […]

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Comilla Victorians Pakistani pacer Hasan Ali (L) celebrates the wicket of Dhaka Dynamites batsman Abu Hider with a ‘Sajda’ during their Bangladesh Premier League match at the SBNS on Monday. — Sanaul Haque It took just two games for Comilla Victorian’s Pakistani recruit Hasan Ali to make an impact in the on-going Bangladesh Premier League […]

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European Union high representative Federica Mogherini visits the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar on Sunday.– AFP file photo European Union high representative Federica Mogherini on Monday expressed her hope that Bangladesh and Myanmar would reach a decision to sign MoU and agreement on safe repatriation of Rohingyas from Bangladesh to their homeland Myanmar. […]

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Ten-year-old Shohag and his friend work close to open flames in their job. Shohag is like many other children who are employed by foundries in the city’s Demra area. Hundreds of workshops in the area hire underage children for these hazardous tasks. Photo: Anisur Rahman It is a harsh truth that despite the government amending […]

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