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Teenage gang crimes on the rise in Chittagong city

Teenage gang crimes on the rise in Chittagong city Anwar Hussain, Chittagong Dhaka Tribune May 18th, 2019 Chittagong Metropolitan Police present several gang members, who were arrested in the port city Dhaka Tribune “Exposure to aggressive media content and lack of parental supervision is giving rise to hooliganism in the society” Criminal activities committed by […]

The Daily Star  May 18, 2019 Galloping Bangladesh: Emperor with no clothes? Children walk over the top of a sandbag embankment that was breached by high waters in Khulna on May 4, 2019, after Cyclone Fani reached Bangladesh. Photo: AFP Imtiaz A Hussain Don’t judge a book by its cover.” So goes a popular cliché, […]

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Some people against Khaleda’s release: Oli UNB . Dhaka | Prothom Alo  May 18, 2019             President of Liberal Democratic Party LDP Oli Ahmed on Friday alleged that some people do not want BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia to be freed from jail to gain their personal interests. “Plots are on […]

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HRW slams recent arrests under digital security law AFP . Dhaka | Prothom Alo  May 17, 2019 Human Rights Watch on Friday slammed Bangladesh authorities after a series of new arrests this week under the country’s notorious internet laws, raising worries over the freedom of expression in the country. Poet Henry Sawpon, lawyer and champion […]

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Soumya, Mosaddek heroics land Bangladesh Tri-Nation Series title Quamrul Hassan | Prothom Alo  May 18, 2019 Delightful fifties by Soumya Sarkar and Mosaddek Hossain led Bangladesh to a memorable five-wicket win over West Indies in the final of the Tri-Nation Series in Dublin on Friday. The Tigers were set a big target of 210 to win […]

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Ground Report | CPI(M) Has Been a Major Force Behind BJP’s Mainstreaming in West Bengal Large sections of Left/Communist Party of India-Marxist supporters are voting for the BJP, just to teach Mamata Banerjee a lesson. A BJP supporter wearing Modi’s mask at a rally in Bengal. Credit: The Wire Monobina Gupta 17 May 2019    WIRE […]

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The Daily Star  May 17, 2019 2 held over gang-rape in Narayanganj Star Online Graphics Star Online Report Report of a housewife gang-raped has surfaced in Narayanganj’s Araihazar upazila. The culprits said to have filmed the incident as well. The victim filed a case with the Araihazar Police Station accusing six persons yesterday, our local […]

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The Daily Star  May 17, 2019 Editorial Save the ‘Dream Seekers’ from the ‘Dream Sellers’ Identify the criminal gang involved in trafficking Tunisian coastguard, on Thursday, May 16, 2029, recovers two bodies of Bangladeshi nationals from the Mediterranean where an overcrowded boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia on May 9. File photo There surely […]

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The Daily Star  May 17, 2019 Schooling the deprived children: “One size” cannot fit all The snapshot of Sariakandi char schools represent the larger picture of at least 10 million char people in Bangladesh with about a million children of primary school age. Photo: Mostafa Shabuj Manzoor Ahmed In Sariakandi upazila of Bogura district, there […]

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The three Ws and our impending existential crisis Toriqul Islam | Prothom Alo May 17, 2019 Our memories are freaky! Once a crisis hits a height, the issue recedes from our memory faster than it reached culmination. In this city of contingencies and crises, people soon get busy with the next upcoming issue to take […]

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Sheikh Hasina’s 39th Homecoming Day being marked Prothom Alo English Desk | May 17, 2019 The 39th Homecoming Day of Awami League president and prime minister Sheikh Hasina is being observed on Friday, reports UNB. On 17 May 1981, Sheikh Hasina returned home from India after nearly six years in exile following the assassination of […]

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Farmers suffer as rice import continues despite surplus Iftekhar Mahmud | UProthom Alo  May 17, 2019   The country’s rice reserves are in surplus and the boro harvest is around the corner. Prices are almost half the cost of production. Yet according to the food ministry, 200,000 tonnes of rice was imported through government and […]

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