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Addressing our growing inequality using fiscal policy

The daily Star  June 01, 2019 Addressing our growing inequality using fiscal policy Selim Raihan Economic growth with the reduction in poverty and inequality are important development objectives in the policymaking process in Bangladesh. However, over the past decade since 2010, despite high economic growth, the country has been witnessing a rise in the inequality […]

The Daily Star June 01, 2019 EDITORIAL Fresh crackdown in Rakhine Myanmar’s dangerous obsession is a threat to regional security According to the Amnesty International, Myanmar’s “unrepentant, unreformed and unaccountable” military has been committing new war crimes since it launched a campaign in recent months against ethnic rebels in northern Rakhine state—the scene of the […]

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The Daily Star  June 01, 2019 ‘Gunfight’ with Cops: Yaba godfather killed hours after arrest Star Report Saiful Karim, a listed yaba kingpin, was shot and killed when police exchanged fire with his associates in Cox’s Bazar yesterday, police said. Teknaf Police Station Officer-in-charge Pradip Kumar Das said they arrested him from the Marine Drive […]

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The Daily Star June 01, 2019 Rice Procurement by Govt: Lists of farmers raise questions Genuine farmers, sharecroppers left out of govt lists in the North; many non-farmers, influentials, political people on the lists Farmers fill a bag with paddy for sale in Jhalakathi’s Baukathi Bazar. Growers incurred a huge loss as they had to […]

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Cars don’t have to rule the city  Richard Kingston and Ransford A Acheampong Dhaka Tribune May 31st, 2019 Photo: NASHIRUL ISLAM We would like to see leaders who truly care about us Since the 1920s, the car has revolutionized the way people travel; eliminating the constraints of distance while offering a personal, fast, and convenient […]

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Bangladesh waiting to see Teesta issue resolved, Hamid to Modi Prothom Alo English Desk | May 31, 2019        The people of Bangladesh have been waiting for years to see the Teesta river water sharing issue settled, president Abdul Hamid told Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Friday. “I believe an agreement will be signed […]

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Genocide is an act of state and demands response by other states John Packer | Prothom Alo  May 31, 2019       The Myanmar state can and must be held accountable for the genocide being perpetrated against the Rohingya, a point lost in largely illusory efforts to pursue international criminal trials of individuals. The plight of […]

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রাজপালঙ্ক নিয়ে যা বললেন মাগুরার ডিসি       শুক্রবার, ৩১ মে ২০১৯,১৭ জ্যৈষ্ঠ ১৪২৬ মাগুরা প্রতিনিধি ষোড়শ শতাব্দীতে ভূষণা রাজ্যের রাজা সীতারাম রায়ের একটি পালঙ্ক নিয়ে বিব্রতকর অবস্থায় পড়েছেন মাগুরার জেলা প্রশাসক আলী আকবর। শুক্রবার গণমাধ্যমে প্রকাশিত ‘রাজপালঙ্কের খোঁজ মিলল ডিসির বাস ভবনে’, ‘মাগুরার ডিসি ঘুমাচ্ছেন রাজার পালঙ্কে’ এমন সংবাদ নিয়ে তৈরি হয়েছে এ […]

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A Muslim convert and former hip-hop artist becomes a voice for Islam By Lindsay Peyton CORRESPONDENT May 30, 2019 Houston Chronicle 1of8Kenny Bomer, right, an author who converted to Islam 31 years ago speaks to a mosque visitor (who didn’t want to be identified) during a Open Mosque Day at Synott Islamic Center on Saturday, […]

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Key US Allies in the Middle East Are the Real Tyrants President Trump holds a lunch meeting with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and members of his delegation in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on March 20, 2018.Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty Images By Danny Sjursen, TomDispatch […]

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Indian war veteran declared non-citizen and arrested by Editor Newin Asia  May 31, 2019 Guwahati, May 31 (Hindu): The family of a retired soldier Lt. (Rtd). Mohammed Sanaullah’s, who fought in the Kargil war two decades ago, approached the Gauhati High Court on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after he was sent to a detention centre […]

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The murder of history  Syed Badrul Ahsan Dhaka Chronicle May 30th, 2019 History is a study of riddles BIGSTOCK 37 years after his assassination, General Ziaur Rahman remains a complex figure The rule of General Ziaur Rahman came to a violent end at the Chittagong Circuit House on May 30, 1981. A decade earlier, Major […]

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