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When a picture is worse than a thousand words Employees work in a factory in Dhaka on January 3, 2014. Bangladesh’s RMG industry has often been the subject of undeserved criticism from the international media. FILE PHOTO: REUTERS/ANDREW BIRAJ Mostafiz Uddin It used to be said that “the pen is mightier than the sword,” but […]

Speakers at the dialogue titled ‘Towards a Carbon Tax for Bangladesh’ Mahmud hossain opu According to the keynote presentation, the carbon tax not only lowers CO2, it also yields revenues The use of carbon tax can be a major way in reducing carbon emission, economists and experts have suggested. Analysis shows that with reasonable assumptions […]

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Bangladesh women’s U-18 players celebrate after their 17-0 win over Pakistan during their SAFF Under-18 Women’s Championship at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimpu, Bhutan on Sunday. –BFF photo Bangladesh secured the semi-final berth in the maiden SAFF Under-18 Women’s Championship after a massive 17-0 win over lowly Pakistan at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimpu, Bhutan […]

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Ex-Chief Justice Sinha says he is living like a refugee in the US and has sought asylum Lovlu Ansar, New York Correspondent,  bdnews24.com Published: 2018-09-30   Former Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha says he is living as a refugee in the United States and seeks asylum. Sinha made the remarks during the launch of his much-discussed and […]

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WORLD RIVERS DAY

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WORLD RIVERS DAY The winding beauty of the world’s rivers, seen from space By Johnny SimonSeptember 27, 2018 World Rivers Day, recognized on the fourth Saturday of every September (this year it falls on Sept. 29), is meant to remind us how waterways impact our lives, and, in the words of the organizers, “[encourage] the improved stewardship […]

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Bangladesh women’s cricket team The two teams will play each other in four T20Is and a solitary ODI The BCB announced the national women’s squad for the series against Pakistan. The two teams will play each other in four T20Is and a solitary ODI. All the matches will be held in Cox’s Bazar. The Pakistan […]

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COUNTDOWN TO ELECTION 2018 – III ‘Alliance of the aggrieved’ warns of mass movement to extract demands Shahid Islam     28 September 2018  The Weekly Holiday The pages of history leaped forward with the pace and the momentum rarely seen since the formation of a grand alliance in 1954 to outbid electorally the Muslim League […]

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Find persons behind Sinha’s book: PM Hasina to journos BSS . New York | Sep 29, 2018      Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the journalists to find out the persons behind the publication of the autobiography of former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, saying that she already knows about it. “I know about it, but I won’t […]

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Padma Bridge to be named after Sheikh Hasina, says Quader BSS . Dhaka |Sep 29, 2018       Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday said his ministry has taken a decision to rename the Padma Bridge as ‘Sheikh Hasina Padma Bridge’. “We have taken the decision on renaming the bridge as ‘Sheikh Hasina Padma […]

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None to be allowed to hold rallies on city streets: Quader Prothom Alo English Desk |  Sep 29, 2018        Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday said none will be allowed to hold rallies on city streets, reports BSS. “We also would not hold any rally on the streets. The prime minister has opened the Suhrawardy Udyan […]

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‘Digital Security Act ‘dangerous’ for freedom of expression’ Prothom Alo English Desk |  Sep 29, 2018        Legal experts and civil society members on Saturday expressed fear that the Digital Security Act might be used to curtail the freedom of expression, reports UNB. Speaking at a discussion on ‘Digital Security Act-2018; Human Rights under Threat’ at Dhaka […]

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