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Suu Kyi avoids Rohingya crisis in speech

Myanmar`s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks at the Asia-Pacific Summit 2018 in Kathmandu on 1 December, 2018. Photo: AFP Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is facing international criticism over her country’s crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, called Saturday for “a culture of peace” to end conflict between communities.The Nobel Peace prize […]

Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah plays a shot on the second day of their second Test against West Indies at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Saturday. — Sourav Lasker Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah on Saturday credited his changed mindset for his new found Test form that enabled him to score his second hundred in three weeks and only […]

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File photo of Chittagong port Md Manik/Dhaka Tribune Exporters said that the container handling increased mainly due to the increase in the import and export volume in recent times Handling of containers at the Chittagong port has seen a sharp rise in November with the total reaching to 2.65 million TEUs, 9.42% higher than the […]

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Can we do something about Dhaka’s unbearable noise pollution? Vehicles account for about three-quarters of all noise in the capital. Photo: Star Nawshad Ahmed The alarmingly high level of noise pollution in Dhaka city calls for urgent attention of the authorities as well as the people at large. With the increasing number of vehicles including […]

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The Daily Star December 02, 2018 Another Teknaf ‘drug trader’ killed Star Online Graphics Our Correspondent, Cox’s Bazar A suspected drug dealer was killed in a “gunfight” in Teknaf yesterday. The dead was identified as Habib Ullah alias Habib, 35. Pradip Kumar Das, officer-in-charge of Taknaf Model Police Station, said law enforcers picked Habib up […]

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The Daily Star December 02, 2018 INGOs Spending on Rohingyas: Operations eating up a thick slice Staff Correspondent A large portion of the donations meant for the displaced Rohingyas in Bangladesh is being spent as operational cost of international NGOs, says a study. In some cases, the study found the operational cost of the international […]

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The Daily Star December 02, 2018 Oikyafront draft manifesto: Reforms ring loud Shakhawat Liton and Mohammad Al-Masum Molla Jatiya Oikyafront would be making pledges for sweeping reforms, its draft manifesto indicated. It would protect human rights, ensure rule of law, strengthen anti-corruption efforts, and improve governance, according to the draft the alliance’s six-member expert committee […]

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One killed, over 200 injured in Tabligh Jamaat factional clash in Tongi Raihanul Islam Akand Gazipur  Dhaka Tribune  December 1st, 2018 Two groups of Tabligh Jamaat have locked into a clash at Ijtema Maidan in Tongi on December 1, 2018 Dhaka Tribune Two factions have fought at the Bishwa Ijtema ground over establishing dominance At […]

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Resolution placed in US Congress against Jamaat, Hefazat Tribune Desk Dhaka Tribune December 1st, 2018 Congressman Jim Banks of Indiana State introduced the resolution in the House of Representatives on November 20 A resolution has been placed in the US Congress, calling on the Bangladesh government to stop radical organizations including Jamaat-e-Islami, Islami Chhatra Shibir, […]

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Photographer Anwar found dead UNB . Dhaka | Prothom Alo Dec 01, 2018 Police recovered the body of internationally renowned photographer and cinematographer Anwar Hossain from a residential hotel in the city’s Panthapath area on Saturday morning. Anwar Hossain, a Bangladeshi-born French citizen, came to Dhaka for taking part in a photography competition as a […]

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US to send observers to 30 Dec elections Reuters . Dhaka | Dec 01, 2018             The United States will send 12 teams of observers and fund thousands of domestic observers to monitor an election in Bangladesh it hopes will be free and fair, a senior official at the US […]

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BNP raises objection to Janipop’s Kalimullah Prothom Alo English Desk |Dec 01, 2018 BNP on Saturday demanded that the election commission not allow Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah, chairman of Jatiya Nirbachon Parjabekkhon Parishad (Janipop), as an observer in the 11th parliamentary polls slated for 30 December, reports UNB. In a letter sent to chief election commissioner […]

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