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‘7-yr-old girl raped before murder’

‘7-yr-old girl raped before murder’ Staff Correspondent . Dhaka |Prothom Alo  Jul 06, 2019             Samia Akter Sayma, a seven-year old girl, whose body was recovered from an under-construction building of Dhaka’s Wari, had been raped before she was strangled to death. Forensic department head of Dhaka Medical College Hospital, […]

Now that the World Cup is over for Bangladesh, the team has time to reflect on what went wrong during the rigorous campaign and what is needed to improve to do better next time. Bangladesh had been the unluckiest team in the whole campaign as they floundered in key moments, lost point in a game […]

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Bigstock The depreciation of taka has led more and more expatriate Bangladeshis to opt for sending money through legal channels Remittance inflow hit record $16.4 billion in the just concluded fiscal year (FY) 2018-19, thanks to the continuous depreciation of taka against the US dollar. The depreciation of taka has led more and more expatriate […]

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Bangladesh bans sea fishing for all, affecting half a million people Daily Ittefaq Saturday 22nd June 2019 The June-September monsoon is the peak fishing season in the Bay of Bengal for more than half a million poor Bangladeshi fishers. But this year, their wooden boats are still moored along the coast. For the first time, […]

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Roads of death

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Roads of death Tribune Editorial Dhaka Tribune  July 7th, 2019 Photo: RAJIB BHAR This simply cannot be allowed to go on In spite of widespread protests and promises of reform, our road fatality statistics remain as grim as ever. According to a new report based upon various news sources, in the first half of this […]

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Straight Bat: Pakistan beats Bangladesh to take the 5th spot Afsan Chowdhury   Dhaka Tribune  July 6th, 2019 Bangladeshi opener Tamim Iqbal walks back to pavilion after getting out against Pakistan on Friday, July 5, 2019 Dhaka Tribune/Md Manik from London When the main batter is down and out, the others cannot win it for […]

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3 major routes to ban rickshaws from Sunday Mizanur Rahman Dhaka Tribune July 6th, 2019 Authorities in Bangladesh have been struggling to bring traffic back under control on the streets of Dhaka, one of world’s most densely populated cities Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune/Dhaka Tribune Senior urban planner Khondaker M Ansar Hossain said banning rickshaws is […]

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EU officials urge govt not to curtail press freedom Prothom Alo English Desk |  Jul 06, 2019             Information minister Hasan Mahmud has assured the European Union (EU) that Bangladesh will never enact or implement any law that may contravene the concept of human rights, reports UNB. He explained that […]

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Dengue hits Dhaka dwellers harder Nasrin Akter . Dhaka | Prothom Alo  Jul 06, 2019             Mosquito-born dengue fever has intensified in Dhaka city this year in comparison to past few years, said officials of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). According to DGHS, some 2,300 people have already been […]

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The Daily Star July 01, 2019 Bengal 500 years ago Bengal economy viewed in the light of Tome Pires’ observation by Momtazur Rahman Tarafdar Momtazur Rahman Tarafdar (1928-1997) Medieval Bengali poems and foreign travellers’ accounts give us the impression that in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, Bengal was prosperous–her seaborne trade and a diverse mix […]

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The Daily Star  July 06, 2019 Rain may trigger landslides in Chattogram Met office says Despite the risk of landslide in rains and consequent casualties, some families keep living in these tin houses at the foot of Tankir hill of Chattogram. More than 5,000 people are dwelling in the hills of the port city under […]

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India must change its risk-averse stand on Afghanistan, given new Russia-Pak-China bonhomie India has maintained a policy of not engaging with the Taliban and pressing for an Afghan-owned and Afghan-led peace initiative. Vinay Kaura and Aparna Pande 5 July, 2019 File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani in New Delhi […]

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