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Rohingya refugees make their way to a refugee camp after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border in Palong Khali, near Cox`s Bazar.File photo ReutersAt a recent roundtable organised by the Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI), diplomats, security analysts, academics and international relations experts discussed various aspects of the country’s foreign policy and in which direction it was headed. […]

Previous Next Sheikh Hasina plans to take Bangladesh to the ranks of prosperous countries the way Japan has transformed into an industrially advanced nation from an agrarian economy. The prime minister spoke about the plan at a reception organised by expatriate Bangladeshis at New Otani Hotel in Tokyo on Tuesday. The Father of the Nation […]

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BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir speaks to the reporters at Ladies Club in the capital on Tuesday. Photo: UNB BNP on Tuesday provided political party leaders with Tk 30 iftar items each, an amount allocated for its jailed chairperson Khaleda Zia.BNP hosted the iftar party in honour of politicians at Ladies Club in […]

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Previous Next The Police Bureau of Investigation has finalised the chargesheet against 16 people in the death of Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi. Principal SM Siraj-ud-Daula ordered the killing of the Sonagazi Islamia Fazil (Degree) Madrashah, said PBI DIG Banaj Kumar Majumder in a media briefing on Tuesday. Five people have directly been involved […]

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Prothom Alo English Desk | Update: 00:45, May 29, 2019 India beat Bangladesh by 95 runs in their last warm-up game before the World Cup, reports NDTV. Chasing a mammoth target of 360 runs, Liton Das and Soumya Sarkar gave Bangladesh a solid start as they added 49 runs for the first wicket. Jasprit Bumrah […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has shared her “fascination” with Japan since childhood ahead of the official visit, and said this came from her father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. In an opinion piece published in The Japan Times, she also invited Japanese investors as Bangladesh is transforming from “an agrarian economy into a service- and manufacturing […]

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