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Safety to be ensured before sending Rohingyas back: President

President Abdul Hamid has stated that Bangladesh will ensure safety of the Rohingya refugees before sending them back to Myanmar. The President made the statement while distributing relief materials among the forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals at Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia upazila. Speaking to the president, the refugees expressed concern over the atrocities they might […]

The defending champions Dhaka Dynamites will be looking to bring their Bangladesh Premier League campaign back on track when they will take on hosts Chittagong Vikings in their first match of the Chittagong phase today. Dhaka were the last team to reach Chittagong, which has already witnessed some high-scoring thrillers and the team with several […]

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Bangladesh PM claims ‘forced disappearances take place in UK and US’ Sheikh Hasina appears to conflate media reports on missing persons data with forced disappearances  Sheikh Hasina: ‘As per statistics of 2009, 275,000 British citizens disappeared. Of them, the whereabouts of 20,000 is not known. If you consider America, the situation is even worse.’ Photograph: […]

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The total default loans will be Tk125,307 crores More and more businessmen are showing keen interest to open new commercial banks in Bangladesh, even though the country’s banking sector is under stress because of financial problems like non-performing loans (NPLs). As of September 30, the 57 commercial banks in the country have disbursed total loans […]

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An unbridled horse

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FOR several years, we are experiencing a number of alarming situations, taking place in our country, observed on social media platform. At this moment we are dealing with communal violence incited by Facebook posts, but we are ignoring the grievous factors, which is now transpiring in our country. People’s tolerance level is deteriorating day by […]

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A major explosion hit China’s megaport city of Ningbo on Sunday, killing at least two people, injuring dozens and wrecking buildings, state media and local authorities said. The Ningbo government said on a social media account that the blast occurred in a ‘vacant lot’ but it did not provide details about what may have caused […]

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Ships, naval chiefs, high ups and maritime experts from 32 countries will take part The Indian Ocean Naval Symposium Multilateral Maritime Search and Rescue Exercise-2017 (IMMSAREX-17) is set to start in the Bay of Bengal for the first time on Monday, November 27. Bangladesh President Md Abdul Hamid will inaugurate the exercise at the Hotel […]

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Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday called on people to keep anti-Liberation War forces, war criminals, history distorters and killers out of power for ever. ‘We should remain careful so that the Razakars, Albadrs, war criminals, killers and distorters of the history cannot come to power ever,’ she said at a programme to celebrate the […]

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