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What to expect from the government’s public pension scheme

The proposed pension scheme will enjoy 5 – 10% yearly incrementsBigstock The pension plan will be applicable to only those who will be employed after implementation, not the ones who are currently employed in government jobs. The finance minister has announced that the government will be adopting a public pension plan similar to developed countries […]

Tangail players celebrate with the trophy after beating Thakurgaon in the final of the JFA U-14 Football Tournament final in Dhaka Tuesday Shaheda of Tangail stole the headlines by bagging a brilliant brace, scoring in the 25th and 35th minute, while Unnoti Khatun bagged the other goal in the 46th minute. Tangail emerged as the […]

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  The Anti-Corruption Commission has interrogated BNP leader Tabith Awal over allegations of amassing wealth illegally. Tabith, also the vice president of Bangladesh Football Federation, arrived at the ACC headquarters around 10am on Tuesday. ACC Deputy Director Akhter Hamid Bhuiyan was questioning him, said an official of the commission. On Apr 24, the anti-graft body […]

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ETHICS AND VALUES IN SCHOOL Not a fool’s errand In the climate of pessimism, a positive message is the potential role of the teacher, individually and collectively. PHOTO: ANDREW BIRAJ/REUTERS Manzoor Ahmed There is an expectation that school is the setting where young people can learn and practice ethics and values. The reality is that […]

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US President Donald Trump announces his intention to withdraw from the JCPOA Iran nuclear agreement during a statement in the Diplomatic Room at the White House in Washington, US, May 8, 2018. Reuters PreviousNext President Donald Trump on Tuesday pulled the United States out of an international nuclear deal with Iran in a step that […]

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The Rajshahi Speedy Trial Tribunal on Tuesday sentenced two members of Jamaatul Mujahedeen Bangladesh to death and three operatives of the banned extremist outfit to imprisonment for life term for murdering Rajshahi University English department professor AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee in 2016. The tribunal judge, Shirin Kabita Akter, pronounced the verdict in presence of four […]

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CLASH OF IDEOLOGY & SPREAD OF GLOBAL INFLUENCE: HOW THINGS CHANGED F R Chowdhury Karl Marx, the philosopher of the socialist economy, was born in Trier, a small town in Germany. His philosophy was that everything belongs to the state and it is for the state to provide security to its citizens. There was no […]

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The Kaduna state police chief, Austin Iwar, confirmed the attack, saying: “There was violence between the militias, who are very powerful, and bandits” AFP The killings follow the death of 13 people in prolonged clashes between cattle thieves and local civilian militia in Zamfara last week. Fighting between armed bandits and militiamen left 45 dead in […]

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45TH OIC COUNCIL OF FOREIGN MINISTERS (CFM) Some takeaways from the conference The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned the state-backed violence against Rohingyas in Myanmar in a declaration made during the 45th session of the OIC’s Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) in Dhaka on May 6, 2018. Photo: OIC Mahmood Hasan The 45th OIC […]

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The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Monday announced to launch ‘BCB Academy Cup 2018’ with the participation of 32 selected cricket coaching academies of Dhaka Metropolitan zone. This will be the first edition of such competition organised by the BCB Game Development Department which is likely to get underway on May 20. The tournament will be […]

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