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Rhodes glad to have Sakib back

A file photo shows Bangladesh all-rounder Sakib al Hasan (R) listens to coach Steve Rhodes at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport after their return from West Indies tour on August 10, 2018. — New Age photo Bangladesh head coach Steve Rhodes on Sunday expressed his delight at getting regular Test skipper Sakib al Hasan back […]

Rohingya Muslims. — AFP file photo A boatload of more than 100 Rohingya Muslims who fled a camp in Myanmar were found off the country’s south coast Friday after spending 15 days at sea in a failed attempt to reach Malaysia. The group of 106 people was discovered floating in a wooden boat on the […]

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Asean needs to engage more on Rohingya issue A plan to begin repatriating hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar stalled on November 15, 2018, amid protests by refugees at camps in Bangladesh. Photo: REUTERS/MOHAMMAD PONIR HOSSAIN Nehginpao Kipgen The issue of over 700,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar who are currently taking shelter in […]

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FID to train directors to save scam-hit public banks Experts call it farce, waste of time Shakahwat Hossain | New Age Nov 18,2018 The Financial Institutions Division begins a programme in Dhaka today to train directors to safeguard interests of state-owned banks amidst expert scepticism about any positive outcome. The inaugural session of the five-day […]

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Rizvi: Tarique can participate in the election process  Md Nahian Dhaka Tribune November 18th, 2018 BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi speaks at a press conference at the party’s Naya Paltan office on Sunday, November 18, 2018 Dhaka Tribune The BNP Senior Joint Secretary General furthered that there is no point of raising questions […]

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The Daily Star November 19, 2018 Charitable Trust Case: Khaleda appeals against lower court verdict BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia. File photo BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday appealed to the High Court, challenging the lower court verdict that sentenced her to seven years’ imprisonment in the Zia Charitable Trust corruption case. She submitted the appeal through her […]

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Politically-motivated cases to destroy polls environment: EC Prothom Alo English Desk | Prothom Alo Nov 18, 2018      Election commissioner Rafiqul Islam on Sunday said the Election Commission did not give any directive to law enforcement agencies to gather information of probable presiding officers and assistant presiding officers, reports UNB. “However, the commission has given necessary directives […]

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AL takes up Tarique’s teleconference issue with EC Prothom Alo English Desk | Prothom Alo Nov 18, 2018        Awami League on Sunday said interviewing nomination seekers by BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman through a teleconference is clear violation of the electoral laws and the directives of the ‘Supreme Court’, reports UNB. An AL delegation, led by […]

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Youth unemployment doubles in 7 yrs Rajib Ahmed . Dhaka | Prothom Alo Nov 18, 2018      The youth unemployment rate in Bangladesh has almost doubled over the past seven years according to the International Labour Organisation (ILO). In its ‘Asia-Pacific Employment and Social Outlook 2018’ report released on Friday, ILO pointed out that the jobless rate […]

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Walls still covered with posters seeking votes EC deadline for removal expires today Ershad Kamol | New Age Nov 18,2018 Clockwise from top left, election campaign materials on an electric poll at Naya Paltan, on a wall at Azimpur and on another wall at Dhanmondi in the capital violate electoral code of conduct. The photos […]

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Reza Kibria to contest polls on JOF ticket Zaman Monit . Sylhet |Nov 18,2018  New Age Reza Kibria Reza Kibria, son of former finance minister Shah AMS Kibria and former advisory committee member of Awami League, has decided to participate in the forthcoming parliamentary elections on the ticket of newly formed opposition alliance Jatiya Oikya […]

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Probable polling officers panic as police gathering political links Staff CorrespondentAhammad Foyez | Nov 18,2018 | New Age Those tipped to be presiding and assistant presiding officers are in panic after the police and the intelligence agencies began collecting information relating to their own and their family members’ political background. They said that they did […]

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