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Kader Siddique threatens to quit Oikya Front

Kader Siddique threatens to quit Oikya Front  Tribune Desk Dhaka Tribune May 9th, 2019 File photo of kader siddiqui Dhaka Tribune Bangladesh Jatiya Party also quit the coalition on May 6 Abdul Kader Siddique, president of Krishak Sramik Janata League (KSJL), has threatened to quit the Jatiya Oikya Front within a month. Kader Siddique issued the […]

PM: No mercy for killers, money-launderers  Tribune Desk Dhaka Tribune  May 9th, 2019 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addressing a views-exchange meeting in London on Thursday Collected ‘We have tried the killers of Bangabandhu and war criminals defying all odds and obstacles’ Pointing out BNP’s acting Chairman, Tarique Rahman, who is hiding out in London, Prime Minister […]

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The Daily Star May 10, 2019 Jute Mill Workers: Demonstration goes on, so does traffic chaos Jute mill workers burn logs blocking Dhaka-Khulna highway in Khulna city’s Natun Rastar Mor area yesterday, the fourth consecutive day of their demonstrations for arrears. Story on page 20. Photo: Star Star Report Workers of state-run jute mills continued […]

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The Daily Star  May 10, 2019 Biman in Myanmar: CAAB sending official to probe crash-landing The wreckage of the Bombardier Dash-8 Q400 with its fuselage crumpled and landing gears apparently collapsed. Photo: Collected Rashidul Hasan Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh will send its head of Aircraft Accident Investigation Group (AAIG) to Myanmar to assist the […]

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The Daily Star  May 10, 2019 ‘Rape-Murder On Bus’: Grief-stricken, family stares at bleak days Nurse Shahinoor Akter Tania. Photo: Collected Our Correspondent, Mymensingh Grief and anger have gripped the family of Shahinoor Akter Tania, a nurse of Ibne Sina Hospital’s Kallyanpur branch who was raped and murdered allegedly on a bus on Monday night. […]

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The Daily Star May 10, 2019 GDP growth data ‘puzzling’ Doesn’t match various economic indicators, says research body Staff Correspondent Bangladesh’s recent GDP growth data is “puzzling” and inconsistent with various indicators of the economy, South Asian Network on Economic Modeling, a non-profit research organisation, said yesterday. The drivers of the country’s economic growth are […]

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The Daily Star May 10, 2019 Ship-builder eating away Meghna An enclosure being made in the Meghna river for constructing slip-ways of Ananda Shipyard and Slipways Limited. The photo was taken in Narayanganj’s Sonargaon recently. Photo: Rashed Shumon Tawfique Ali In an onslaught on the Meghna, a private ship-building company is constructing its shipyard’s slipways […]

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The prevailing political vacuum Abul Momen | Prothom Alo  May 09, 2019        Sheikh Hasina’s government has completed a decade at the helm. And Hasina herself has almost completed four decades in politics. She is the central figure in the country’s politics, indeed, the most powerful. Her main rival, BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia, is […]

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Chinese Companies Lobby for Contract to Build Bangladesh’s Second Nuclear Plant Kamran Reza Chowdhury Dhaka 2019-05-09 Construction workers use heavy equipment while building Bangladesh’s first nuclear plant in Rooppur in northwestern Pabna district, about 160 km (100 miles) from Dhaka, in this undated handout photo. Photo courtesy of Rosatom Three Chinese companies have started lobbying […]

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