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Prime minister Sheikh Hasina waves to supporters at a public rally at Patia in Chittagong on Wednesday. — BSS photo Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday criticised BNP chief Khaleda Zia and her two sons for not obeying the directives of the Quran and misappropriating the money of orphans. ‘In the holy Quran it is […]

Bogra municipal councillor Marzia Hasan Rumki Dhaka Tribune The mother and daughter were sexually harassed, abused, beaten, tortured, and had their heads shaved. A Bogra municipal councilor has been temporarily suspended after she had some cadres abduct a girl and her mother last year in order to avenge a brother-in-law who was accused of rape. The […]

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Monetary policy: Which way? The monetary policy statement (MPS) of Bangladesh Bank (BB) for January-June 2018 was released in late January. Although none of the monetary targets was changed significantly, BB’s policy was criticised for being overly cautious (or even contractionary). This was probably because the private sector credit growth was set at 16.8 percent […]

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Ittefaq Report A British lawyer has been appointed to assist BNP chairperson’s lawyers and to help in fighting her cases, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said. Fakhrul at a press briefing at BNP’s Nayapaltan central office said the lawyer, Lord Carlile, will be a member of all lawyers’ panels of Khaleda. He is […]

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Ittefaq Report Bangladesh has approved the move to build roads along the hilly region borders between India and Myanmar, with the aim to ensure better security in the region. The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved a project titled ‘Construction of Border Roads’ involving Tk 1,699.85 crore on Tuesday. Prime […]

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