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Katharine Gorka, Anti-Muslim Commentator, Will Be Named Border Patrol Press Aide

Katharine Gorka, Anti-Muslim Commentator, Will Be Named Border Patrol Press Aide Eric Hananoki June 20, 2019 Reprinted with permission from Media Matters. Katharine Gorka, who is expected to take over as the new Customs and Border Protection press secretary, previously falsely claimed that “the Muslim community in this country really isn’t working with us to […]

Straight Bat: Bangladesh score their highest ODI total but bowlers let them down Afsan Chowdhury Dhaka Tribune June 21st, 2019 Bangladesh’s Mushfiqur Rahim attempts to play a shot during their World Cup match against Australia in Nottingham Thursday Dhaka Tribune/Md Manik from Nottingham When the highest wicket-taker is Soumya Sarkar, a part-time bowler who opens […]

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Chhatra Dal faction demonstrates, demands Khaleda’s release Nawaz Farhin Antara Dhaka Tribune June 21st, 2019 BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia being moved from Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University to the old central jail on November 8, 2018 Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune Around 50 Chhatra Dal leaders and activists  have protested in front of BNP’s Naya Paltan office […]

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The Daily Star  June 21, 2019 Knocked down buildings reoccupied! People choosing to be in harm’s way The BIWTA had knocked down illegal parts of these buildings on the Buriganga in the city’s Islambagh area over three months ago, but they are still occupied by people and that too without any repair. PHOTO: RASHED SHUMON […]

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The Daily Star June 21, 2019 Reform budgetary system to achieve desired goal: Shujan Sushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujan) has underscored the urgent need to reform the budgetary system. Photo: Star Star Online Report Sushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujan), a civil society platform for good governance, has underscored the urgent need to reform the budgetary system for […]

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Independence of budget for judicial independence Mizanur Rahman Khan | Prothom Alo  Jun 20, 2019             A judge fainted in the courtroom in Jhenaidah. He had suffered a heatstroke. Junior officers of the adminstration cadre have air conditioned offices, yet the district judges do not. The issue Supreme Court judges’ […]

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Shakib makes another record Staff Correspondent | Prothom Alo Jun 21, 2019             World’s number one all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has attained another unique feat as a Bangladeshi cricketer. Shakib is the first Bangladeshi to score 400 runs in any kind of tournament, including big tournament like World Cup. With […]

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Human rights funds dwindle, work shrinks Sheikh Sabiha . Dhaka | Prothom Alo Jun 21, 2019             When his brother Ishtiaque Hossain was killed while in custody at the Pallabi police station in the capital city, Mohammed Rocky filed a case. The organisation which had come forward to support him […]

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