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A wake-up call for youth — Kamal, Fakhrul campaign online

Gano Forum president Kamal HossainTop leaders of the opposition coalition of Jatiya Oikya Front have started social media campaign, urging Bangladesh’s young people to vote in the 30 December national elections. In separate video messages, Gano Forum president Kamal Hossain and BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir encourage the young to wake up as […]

Displaced Rohingya people at a makeshift camp in Kutupalong, Cox’s Bazar. —UNB file photo Human Rights Watch has said Myanmar should disband its commission of inquiry into abuses in Rakhine state because what it says Myanmar is clearly unwilling to seriously investigate alleged grave crimes against the ethnic Rohingya. ‘The Myanmar commission’s dismissal of the […]

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Manifestos in the era of alt-facts—the case of education PHOTOS: BSS Manzoor Ahmed In his famous novel, Love in the Time of Cholera, Gabriel García Márquez, the Nobel Prize winning Colombian writer, writes about Florentino, who professes his undying love for Fermina while he keeps on engaging in trysts with other women. Márquez’s magic realism […]

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File photo of Gold bar Mahmud Hoassain Opu/Dhaka Tribune In the BB committee report, a gold coin and ring was accidentally registered as 80% instead of 40% An internal investigation committee formed by the Bangladesh Bank (BB) found the allegations of gold stored in the central bank’s vault being adulterated as untrue. The report was […]

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West Indies pacer Keemo Paul (C) celebrates the wicket of Bangladesh batsman Mohammad Saifuddin (R) during their third Twenty20 international match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Saturday. — AFP photo Keemo Paul grabbed record 5-15 after Evin Lewis smashed a blistering half-century as the West Indies crushed Bangladesh by 50 runs in the third […]

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Ruling Awami League and its allies are making the most of electioneering when main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party, its allies and Left Democratic Alliance are finding hardly any footing amid arrest and intimidation of their leaders and activists, with just a week left for the general election. Ruling AL leaders and candidates claim overwhelming supports […]

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