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PM Hasina vows to continue drives against terrorism, graft

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina hosts an iftar for professionals and civil society members at her official Ganabhaban residence in the capital on Tuesday. Photo: BSS Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said the drives against terrorism, militancy, corruption and drug will continue, reiterating her government’s firm stance against these social menaces as she hosted an […]

Poverty, policy and economic ruin? The true folly of neoliberalism Eresh Omar Jamal No matter which approach is used, every method of measurement shows inequality has risen in Bangladesh (at least) over the last 10 years. If we take the latest Household Income and Expenditure Survey of the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, we see that […]

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A file photo from May 13, 2019 shows Bangladesh captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza bowling during their tri-nation series final against West Indies at the Malahide Cricket Club in Dublin. — AFP photo Bangladesh one-day international skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza on Tuesday claimed that their triumph in the recently-concluded Ireland tri-series will not add to the […]

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File photo of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia being taken to the Old Dhaka Central Jail from BSMMU Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed said that their chairperson has become very sick as she was kept in a solitary and abandoned jail for a long time BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Tuesday said […]

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Court says central bank is discriminating against genuine businessmen by making them pay 14%-15% interest on loans The High Court on Tuesday ordered a halt to the June 24 Bangladesh Bank circular that granted a huge waiver to loan defaulters to expedite debt servicing in the banking sector. The bench of Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan […]

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