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EU Diplomats’ Statement on 11th Parliamentary Election Routine gesture or is there more to it? Jatiya Oikyafront leaders join hands on the rally stage at Sylhet Registrar’s Office ground in October 2018. The emergence of the coalition, headed by Dr Kamal Hossain, has brought a sea-change in the political landscape. PHOTO: SHEIKH NASIR Ali Riaz […]

Female workers seen working at RMG factory Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune Vietnam, Cambodia, Turkey grabbing more market share Capitalizing on the ongoing US-China trade war, in a short span of time, Bangladesh’s competitors are rapidly taking over a greater share of the US RMG market. Vietnam is bagging the most benefits as it has expanded its […]

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West Indies batsman Shai Hope (L) shakes hands with Bangladesh captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza after guiding his team to victory in the second one-day international match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Tuesday. — AFP photo Opener Shai Hope smashed a brilliant century to help West Indies eke out a thrilling four-wicket win over Bangladesh […]

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Salman F Rahman on world billionaires’ list  Tribune Desk March 9th, 2017 Business tycoon Salman F Rahman has been placed on the billionaires list of Hurun Gobal, a Beijing-based research organisation that tracks the world’s wealthiest people. Hurun Global released the Rich List 2017 on March 7, ranking 2,257 US dollar billionaires in the world. Salman, […]

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HC issues split order on Khaleda candidacy  Tribune Desk December 11th, 2018 File photo of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune The matter will now be sent to the chief justice, who will form a bench to hear the petitions The High Court has issued a split order on BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s candidature in all […]

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US for ensuring favourable polls environment for all Prothom Alo English Desk | Dec 11, 2018        US ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller on Tuesday laid emphasis on ensuring a favourable environment so that all political parties can continuepeaceful election campaign throughout the country freely as the crucial national election takes place on 30 December, reports UNB. “All […]

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BTRC blocks 54 news sites again Prothom Alo English Desk | Dec 11, 2018        Hours after unblocking 58 news portals, telecoms regulator blocked 54 of them again on Monday night. Emdadul Haque, secretary general of Internet Service Providers’ Association of Bangladesh (ISPAB), told UNB that the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) asked them to block the 54 websites […]

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Bogura-5 BNP aspirant’s motorcade attacked Prothom Alo English Desk | Dec 11, 2018        At least twelve people were injured when the motorcade of BNP aspirant Golam Mohammad Siraj for Bogura-5 constituency came under attack in Dhanut upazila headquarters in the city on Tuesday, reports UNB. Witnesses said a group of people equipped with sticks swopped on […]

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Jubo League leader killed in polls violence in Noakhali Prothom Alo English Desk | Dec 11, 2018 A Jubo League leader was killed in a clash between the supporters of Awami League and BNP over electioneering at Ejbali in Sadar upazila on Tuesday, reports UNB. The victim was identified as Mohammad Hanif, a local Jubo League leader. […]

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Fakhrul warns AL of defamation suit over ISI remarks Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Prothom Alo  Dec 10, 2018 BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday said the opposition would sue the ruling party leaders should they continuepropaganda with ill-motive to stigmatise the BNP leadership. He issues the warning referring to ruling Awami League general secretary Obaidul […]

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