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Trade deficit may hit record $13b: BB

Bangladesh Bank Governor Fazle Kabir unveils the new monetary policy statement on the central bank premises yesterday. Deputy Governors Abu Hena Mohd Razee Hassan and SK Sur Chowdhury are also seen. Photo: Star AKM Zamir Uddin Trade deficit would hit a record $13 billion this fiscal year due to higher import payments against lower export […]

    After spending four years in wilderness, spinner Abdur Razzak has returned to Bangladesh squad announced for the first Test against Sri Lanka in Chittagong. With all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan sidelined with a finger injury he sustained in the final of the tri-nation series on Saturday, Bangladesh Cricket Board announced overnight the inclusion of […]

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Afghan security forces stand near the Marshal Fahim military academy after a series of explosions in Kabul, Afghanistan, January 29, 2018. — Reuters photo Militants on Monday raided a military academy in Kabul, the Afghan capital, killing 11 soldiers, the fourth major attack in a spate of violence over the past nine days that is […]

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The proceedings concerning the cases that are still active under controversial Section 57 will continue accordingly Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune Although the new law will repeal the ICT Act, cases filed under Section 57 will continue with their legal proceedings. The cabinet has approved the draft of Digital Security Act 2018 while keeping the provision for […]

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  BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir addresses Monday’s rally organised by the party’s Dhaka Metro South unit. The BNP’s Dhaka Metropolitan South unit has stopped short of calling central leaders cowards as they brace for party chief Khaleda Zia’s graft trial verdict.  The remarks came on Monday at a rally organised by the unit, which […]

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DemocracyPost,  Opinion By Bill Richardson January 26, 2018 Bill Richardson is a former governor of New Mexico and a former United States ambassador to the United Nations. He is the founder of the Richardson Center for Global Engagement. In this Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, relocated Rohingya refugees arrive at the Balukhali refugee camp outside Cox’s […]

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