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The struggle to restore our values

The struggle to restore our values Dr Reza Kibria The 2018 election is not just about changing a set of policymakers: It is a possible turning point in the struggle to restore our core values. If those who currently hold power manage to “win” the election, there is genuine fear that all the things that […]

Staff Correspondent The High Court yesterday summarily rejected BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s three writ petitions challenging the Election Commission decision that upheld the cancellation of her nomination papers by returning officers. Now Khaleda cannot contest the December 30 election, Deputy Attorney General Motaher Hossain Sazu told The Daily Star. The HC turned down the petitions, […]

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Mushfiqur Rahim National stalwart Mushfiqur Rahim failed to draw any bid in the Indian Premier League players auction in Jaipur, India on Tuesday and remained unsold. Mushfiq, who had amassed 395-run off 14 T20 matches for Bangladesh in the ongoing year, was put under the hammer with a base price of rupees 50 lakhs in […]

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Awami League President, and also the Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina unveils her party’s 21-point manifesto for the upcoming general polls at a hotel in Dhaka on Tuesday; December 18, 2018 Focus Bangla   The AL manifesto vowed to join Trans-Asian highway and Trans-Asian railway to expand trade and commerce. It stressed to modernise airports in […]

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. More than 20,000 paramilitary guards were deployed across the country Tuesday amid mounting deadly violence ahead of the 30 December general election.At least six people have been killed in clashes over the past week during the bitter campaigning between prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s ruling Awami League and the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP). Border […]

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