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Int’l support must for Bangladesh for inclusive education of Rohingyas: Unesco

International support is vital for countries like Bangladesh to make the shift to inclusive education ensuring education for Rohingyas living in Bangladesh, said a new global report today. Bangladesh, the report published by UNESCO says, is one of only two countries in the list of top 10 host countries not to provide inclusive education to […]

From L-R: Bangladesh spinners Taijul Islam, Mehedi Hasan and Sakib al Hasan are seen during a training session at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Monday. — BCB photo Gone are the days when a Test series involving Bangladesh and Zimbabwe is called as poor men’s Ashes. Despite the recent drawn Test series at home Bangladesh […]

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The Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) which reached Moheshkhali on August 26 Focus Bangla Adverse weather conditions is making it difficult to operate the existing FSRU off the coast of Cox’s Bazar Bangladesh will scrap plans to build additional floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminals in favour of land-based stations, a senior government […]

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LEVEL PLAYING FIELD

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LEVEL PLAYING FIELD by F R Chowdhury    21 November 2018 When the Awami League (BAL) won the general election by 2/3 majority in the parliament in 2008, the party knew very well about their priority – change the constitution and remove the provision of election under non-political care-taker government so that they can never be […]

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To cricket or not to cricket? Galib Ashraf | Prothom Alo Nov 20, 2018 Amit Hasan, a 15-year-old boy who lives in West Rajabazar area of the capital, goes to Kalabagan cricket ground every day with a gigantic bag on his back. His dream is to become a cricketer of Mashrafe Mortaza, Shakib Al-Hasan or Mushfiqur Rahim’s […]

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City of our dreams

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City of our dreams Farjana Liakat | Prothom Alo Nov 18, 2018       Do we have the mettle to overlook the chaotic traffic, the waste littered all over, water-logging if it rains, and so many other problems teeming in this city where we live? If not, what are our expectations of a dream city? Did we ever […]

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Police brutality must stop Prothom Alo Nov 21, 2018       A young man, Atiqur Rahman Bhuiyan, languishes on the floor of the burn unit at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. He had been picked by the police on charges of stealing an auto-rickshaw and is now in hospital, under the watch of two police guards. He […]

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Vote: Are we asking for too much? Khawaza Main Uddin | Prothom Alo Nov 21, 2018       Hardly anyone claims the patent of a still unaddressed sense of uncertainty in today’s Bangladesh – ‘Will the coming elections be free and fair?’ This is a disturbing but the most common question being murmured, on city footpaths, shopping centres, […]

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Tarique joins BNP nomination board on 4th day Prothom Alo English Desk | Nov 21, 2018       BNP acting chairperson Tarique Rahman joined the nomination board using a telecommunication app as the party started interviewing its nomination seekers for the upcoming national elections for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday. The interview of the Bangladesh Nationalist […]

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The Daily Star November 21, 2018 Rafiqul Islam Mia arrested hours after conviction BNP leader Barrister Rafiqul Islam Mia. File photo Court Correspondent BNP leader barrister Rafiqul Islam Mia was arrested by police hours after being sentenced to three years’ imprisonment by a Dhaka court. He was picked up from Bangla Motor in the capital […]

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The Daily Star November 21, 2018 Fewer observers in Dec 30 polls Fund crunch seen as key reason; EC secy asks local observers not to talk to media at polling centres A replica of the Awami League’s electoral symbol “boat” is on display at a ward-level office of the party near Koloni Bazar in the […]

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The Daily Star November 21, 2018 ARMED FORCES DAY; The legacy of November 21, 1971 The forerunner of the present-day Bangladesh Army is the Bangladesh Forces of 1971. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Syed Muhammad Ibrahim Bir Protik Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had laid the foundation for the Liberation War. The revolt and the war began on the […]

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