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Khaleda awaits bail in three more cases, her lawyer says

Khaleda Zia will need bail in three more cases to get freed, one of the lawyers for the BNP chairperson says. They are aware of 34 cases in total against the BNP chief besides the one for which she was jailed for corruption in Zia Orphanage Trust, according to AKM Ehsanur Rahman, one of the […]

File photo of workers at a ready-made garment factory Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune According to provisional data from the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB), Bangladesh earned $3.01 billion in July, 21.72% higher than the $2.47 billion earned in the same period last year Bangladesh’s apparel export earnings in the first month of the fiscal year saw the highest […]

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What young Bangladeshis ought to know of Bangabandhu Bangabandhu’s historic speech at the Racecourse on March 7, 1971.PHOTO: JALALUDDIN HAIDER Muhammad Nurul Huda As the nation prepares to solemnly remember the gory happenings of August 15, 1975 when the emancipator of Bangalis was brutally assassinated along with most of his family members, it is only […]

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Action from the match between Bangladesh and Nepal in the Saff U-15 Women’s Championship Goals from Tohura Khatun, Maria Manda, and Sajeda Khatun ensured Bangladesh topped Group B and clinched a semi-final spot at the Saff U-15 Women’s Championship. The Bangladesh under-15 girls proved too strong for Nepal as they were soundly defeated 3-0 in […]

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Mohammad Shafiul Alam. — New Age file photo Cabinet secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam said on Monday that ‘almost all quotas’ in public service recruitment might be abolished, but the government would seek Supreme Court’s opinion on the 30 per cent quota for freedom fighters’ children and grandchildren. At a briefing over the weekly cabinet meeting, […]

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Hiroyasu Izumi. — UNB photo Japanese ambassador in Dhaka Hiroyasu Izumi on Sunday hoped that the Rohingya issue will be resolved as soon as possible in a peaceful manner. Ambassador Izumi was addressing at the inaugural session of a two-day international conference on ‘Bangladesh in International Peace-building: Experience from Japan’ in the city. The Japanese […]

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A December 19, 2004 file photo shows Bangladesh batsman Mohammad Ashraful celebrates his hundred during a Test match against India at the MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong. — AFP photo Veteran Bangladesh cricketer Mohammad Ashraful was still dreaming to make a comeback in the national team as his five-year long ban from international cricket ended […]

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With BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is currently in jail, running the party has become a collaborative effort, senior leaders say Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune Tarique went to London in 2008 after securing bail in a number of corruption cases during the 1/11 changeover—and has been living there since The BNP has been out of Parliament since […]

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মৃত্যুর এই উপত্যকা August 3, 2018 মুহম্মদ জাফর ইকবাল: আমি দুর্বল প্রকৃতির মানুষ। মাঝে মাঝেই আমি খবরের কাগজের কোনো কোনো খবর পড়ার সাহস পাই না। হেডলাইনটা দেখে চোখ সরিয়ে নেওয়ার চেষ্টা করি। যেন চোখ সরিয়ে নিলেই খবরটা অদৃশ্য হয়ে যাবে। খবর অদৃশ্য হয় না, থেকে যায়। তখন সাহস সঞ্চয় করে একটু একটু করে খবরটা পড়তে হয়। […]

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আমরা জানতে চাই August 10, 2018 সংবাদ মাধ্যমে সেদিন আলোকচিত্র শিল্পী শহিদুল আলমের একটি ছবি ছাপা হয়েছে। ছবিতে দেখা যাচ্ছে অনেক পুলিশ মিলে শহিদুল আলমকে টেনেহিঁচড়ে নিয়ে যাচ্ছে। তার চেহারা বিপর্যস্ত এবং খালি পা। ছবিটি দেখে আমার বুকটা ধক করে উঠেছে। কারণ আমার মনে হয়েছে, এই ছবিটি আমারও হতে পারতো। শহিদুল আলম যেসব কাজ করেন, […]

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Quota reformers suffer Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Prothom Alo English       Quota reform campaigners are leading a miserable life as many have been mercilessly beaten by Bangladesh Chhatra League men while some have been arrested by the police. Those who had been beaten were even denied proper treatment at the public hospitals. A few others have […]

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August 13, 2018 The Daily Star Another Road Crash: Teen’s death sparks protest 10 hurt as villagers in Rangpur clash with cops Angry students and locals blocked Rangpur-Kurigram road for three hours at Darshana area of Rangpur city after a school student was killed as a bus ran over him at around 11:00am on August […]

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