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Selective Conscience Standing with the flag, amidst a haze of tear gas, fearless of the consequences that he might face, he will not have to measure his words or temper his angst, unlike many of us. COURTESY: FACEBOOK Rubana Huq In a discussion of inclusive growth two days ago, someone across the table brought up […]

CPA Member for Administration and Planning Md ZafarCourtesy In an exclusive interview with Dhaka Tribune’s Shariful Islam at the CPA headquarters in Chittagong, CPA Member for Administration and Planning Md Zafar talks about how the CPA can tackle the issue by shifting container unloading outside the port area.   The country’s prime seaport in Chittagong has been operating without […]

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  The government used its agents to attack the house of the Dhaka University vice-chancellor, said BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi. It did so to derail the quota reform protests, the BNP leader said at media briefing at his party headquarters on Tuesday. In the early hours of Monday, an unidentified group […]

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Kazi Firoz RashidAn MP of Ershad-led Jatiya Party – an ally of ruling Bangladesh Awami League (AL) yet official opposition in parliament, Kazi Firoz Rashid, on Tuesday favoured killing rapists in law enforcers’ gunfights. “Gang rape can’t be stopped by executing them as per the existing law. People want justice immediately,” Firoz Rashid told parliament […]

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Bangladesh cricketer Tamim IqbalDHAKA TRIBUNE/Md Manik Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal, middle-order batsman Nasir Hossain, paceman Taskin Ahmed and all-rounder Mehedi Hasan Miraz are suffering from different injuries and are missing from cricket action at the moment. Following the recently concluded Nidahas T20I tri-nation series in Sri Lanka, some key Bangladesh cricketers are busy playing domestic […]

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One hundred cardboard cutouts of Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg stand outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on Tuesday. — AFP photo Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg says he accepts responsibility for the social network’s failure to protect private data and prevent manipulation of the platform, according to testimony released Monday on the eve […]

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