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Sunny shines with seven-for, Sadikur slams ton

Arafat Sunny Arafat Sunny starred on the opening day of the National Cricket League second round as the experienced left-arm spinner claimed 7-57 to help Dhaka Metropolis bowl Dhaka Division out for 206 runs in Fatullah on Monday. Sadikur Rahman struck 106 off 190 balls while Yasir Ali made 84 runs as Chattogram ended the […]

A file photo shows a worker sewing clothes at a readymade garment factory on the outskirts of Dhaka. Country’s export earnings in the first quarter (July-September) of the current financial year (2018-19) grew by 14.75 per cent to $9.94 billion compared with that of $8.66 billion in the same period of FY 2017-18 due to […]

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World needs to step up support for the Rohingya Rohingya children play football at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazaar, on March 27, 2018. Photo: CLODAGH KILCOYNE/REUTERS Hartwig Schafer What I saw on my first visit to Bangla-desh, as the vice president of the World Bank’s South Asia Region, was a human tragedy as […]

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Prof Dr Abdul Jalil Chowdhury, the head of the five-member medical board tasked with treating BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, addresses a press briefing at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Hospital on Monday, October 8, 2018 Focus Bangla Doctors hope to begin her treatment after two weeks The head of the five-member medical board tasked […]

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It’s Indigenous Peoples Day. Do you know whose stolen land you’re on? Wagatwe Wanjuki Daily Kos Staff Monday October 08, 2018 As a child, I was taught about the explorer Christopher Columbus, who allegedly discovered America. I still remember my elementary school teacher reading “In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue” during story time in class. […]

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Cyber terrorism – how real is its existence?   by Shamim Zakaria*             8 October 2018   Finding a definition As one among the many different newest modus operandi used by terrorists in recent times, with the boom in the internet one that has come to existence is the term ‘cyber […]

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Bangladesh Court Delays Bail Decision on Photographer; President Signs Digital Security Act   By Sharif Khiam on Oct 08, 2018 Bangladesh’s High Court has given the government one week to present its case explaining why famed photographer Shahidul Alam, who has been locked up since Aug. 5 for allegedly violating online defamation laws, should not […]

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Denis Mukwege deserves the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in Congo Denis Mukwege. Torleif Svensson/Panzi Hospital, CC BY Lee Ann De Reus, Pennsylvania State University Regardless of who wins the Nobel Peace Prize this year, Denis Mukwege deserves the award for his important work in Congo. Mukwege is a Congolese physician who heals broken […]

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