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Commodity prices up, ahead of Ramadan, as usual

Essential commodities,ranging from spices to lentils, at a kitchen market in Dhaka on Saturday Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune Consumers complained about the increase in the price of essentials, but saw the trend as usual, like every year, in the absence of any effective monitoring by government agencies Prices of various commodities including lentil, chickpeas, sugar […]

Previous Next BNP leader Gayeshwar Chandra Roy has found a “failure” among “many successes” of party chief Khaleda Zia. The BNP chairperson failed to develop “honest, sincere, and brave” comrades around herself, according to the senior politician. The BNP standing committee member also claims Khaleda had “admitted to the failure but blamed her fate”. “Today […]

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Prothom Alo English Desk | Update: 10:08, Apr 20, 2019 Taskin Ahmed. File photoRight-arm Bangladeshi pacer Taskin Ahmed has not been included in the World Cup squad of the Tigers. But the pacer did not lose his strength to do well as he bagged four wickets on Friday in the ongoing season of Dhaka Premier […]

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As part of an awareness campaign for uninterrupted movement of elephants, UNHCR and IUCN have installed a cut-out image of an elephant at a Rohingya camp set up by cutting trees in the forested hills of Ukhia, Cox’s Bazar, which was earlier an abode of wild elephants. — Ershad Kamol Bangladesh have already lost forest […]

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The old BNP cannot be part of the new opposition. It needs to cut away the baggage of its mistakes and its toxic parts, writes William Milam by William Milam April 19, 2019 I received another interesting academic article on the retreat of democracy a few days ago. It is co-authored by two scholars, one […]

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