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Shakib, Liton heroics lead Tigers to sensational win

Shakib and Liton formed one of the most memorable partnerships in the country`s history, making 189 in the fourth wicket to seal the victory. AFP Shakib Al Hasan scored a majestic century while Liton Das hit 94 off just 69 balls as Bangladesh sealed a surreal seven-wicket victory by chasing a record 322 against West […]

A file photo shows investors trading shares at a brokerage house in Dhaka. Dhaka stocks on Monday slumped for the second day as investors went for panic selling due to concern over the government’s budget proposal to impose 15 per cent tax on the listed companies’ reserves and stock dividends.— New Age photo Dhaka stocks […]

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Rohingya negotiations through the lens of ‘game theory’ Balukhali camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, November 16, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS/MOHAMMAD PONIR HOSSAIN Abdullah Shibli The Rohingya population in Bangladesh continues to grow. There are now over one million Rohingyas living in Bangladesh, and with each passing year, their number is increasing by approximately 20,000. Ominously, a […]

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BNP leader Hassan Mamun picked up allegedly by RAB Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Prothom Alo Jun 17, 2019        BNP leader Hassan Mamun was picked up by a team of law enforcers in plainclothes from his Shantinagar residence on Saturday night, alleged his family. The law enforcers, however, denied the allegation of detaining him. […]

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Former Egypt president Mohamed Morsi dies in court Ousted president collapsed during court session, state TV said 8 minutes ago Updated: 2 minutes ago Former Egypt president Mohamed Morsi. Photograph: Oliver Weiken/EPA Egypt’s ousted president Mohammed Morsi has collapsed during a court session and died, according to state TV. The 67-year-old was attending a session in his trial […]

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Bangladesh goes backwards in Global Peace Index Peace hampered in the country because political benevolence is lacking, says academic A homeless Bangladeshi youth sleeps on the window ledge of a footwear shop in Dhaka on Oct. 2, 2018. (Photo by Munir Uz Zaman/AFP) Stephan Uttom and Rock Ronald Rozario, Dhaka Bangladesh June 14, 2019 Bangladesh […]

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Unsafe food leaves nasty taste in Bangladesh Consumption of adulterated food increases the risks of malnutrition, food poisoning and fatal diseases A farmer uses pesticides in his field in Natore district of northern Bangladesh. Experts say indiscriminate use of pesticides poses grave environmental and health dangers. (Photo by Stephan Uttom/ucanews.com). Stephan Uttom and Rock Ronald […]

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Netanyahu Unveils Illegal Settlement Named “Trump Heights” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gives a speech in front of the newly unveiled sign for the new settlement of “Ramat Trump,” or “Trump Heights,” named after the incumbent U.S. president during an official ceremony in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights on June 16, 2019.JALAA MAREY / AFP / GETTY IMAGES […]

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Can Bangla Nationalism Counter Hindi-Hindu Nationalism in Bengal? A new brand of cultural politics calibrated to establish the dominance and supremacy of Bengali language and culture is on the rise in the state. What its consequences will be are unpredictable. Will linguistic nationalism be an effective counter to the rising tide of religious nationalism in […]

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Why Trump Is Worse — Yes, Much Worse — Than Nixon Cynthia Tucker June 16, 2019 Historians of the modern presidency keep a special shelf for Richard Nixon — a noted place for a corrupt, power-mad and paranoid man who trampled constitutional ideals in his quest to hang onto his office. But Nixon must relinquish […]

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