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Taskin regrets form and fitness

Taskin Ahmed Bangladesh national team pacer Taskin Ahmed on Saturday regretted his poor form in the recently-concluded Dhaka Premier League, which also deserted him in international cricket in the recent series. Taskin played nine matches for eventual champions Abahani Limited and only picked up 16 wickets with an economy rate of 6.18, with his best […]

The NBR has announced that it is forming a team of specialists to bring internet giants such as Facebook and YouTube under taxation Untaxed advertising on the big Internet companies is siphoning money away from the economy and putting the national media at risk, business leaders have said. Companies like Facebook and Google and its […]

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RIP to GDP? Not So Fast When inequality becomes the defining issue of our time, it is HDI, not GDP, which becomes the meaningful measure of human well-being. Photo: Sudipta Arka Das/flickr Selim Jahan Recently, David Pilling had a write-up entitled “Do we need to say RIP (Rest in Peace) to GDP?” The write-up draws […]

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From left, Beauty Akhter, her father Sayed Ali and Awami League leader Moyna Miah Md Noor Uddin ‘Moyna Miah convinced Sayed Ali to support his plan by saying that Beauty should be killed since she was raped and Babul did not agree to marry her. He also said that Sayed should think of the future of […]

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Colleagues of Palestinian journalist Yasser Murtaja, 31, who died of his wounds during clashes at the Israel-Gaza border on Friday, carry his body during his funeral in Gaza city April 7, 2018. — Reuters A Palestinian journalist died on Saturday after being wounded by Israeli fire on Friday while covering deadly protests along the Israel-Gaza […]

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Khaleda Zia walked from the car to the lift at the BSMMU by herself. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi Pro-BNP professionals’ leader Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury has praised the authorities for forming the medical team for Khaleda Zia’s treatment but said the team was ‘incomplete’ without a psychiatrist. He says the authorities should have included a psychiatrist […]

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