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Bangladesh Cricket Board chief executive officer Nizam Uddin Chowdhury. File Photo Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is looking for a new head coach after its ‘mutual separation’ with Steve Rhodes, reports news agency UNB. BCB chief executive officer Nizam Uddin Chowdhury on Tuesday said they are searching for a new coach who will take charge of […]

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina presides over the first ECNEC meeting of the current fiscal year at the NEC conference room at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the capital on Tuesday. Photo: PID The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday cleared 13 projects, including one to strengthen and expand power transmission system in Chattogram […]

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The Daily Star  July 10, 2019 Dengue cause for alarm now Cases of the mosquito-borne fever five times that of last year File photo Helemul Alam The number of recorded dengue fever cases in May and June was more than five times that of the corresponding months of last year, and things are getting even […]

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Representational Image: Malaysian police officers at Kuala Lumpur, February 21, 2017. Reuters Malaysia has detained four foreigners, including two ethnic Rohingyas from Myanmar one of whom allegedly threatened Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with death online, on suspicion of being involved in militant groups, according to police. Malaysia is home to tens of thousands of […]

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What will banning rickshaws achieve? Faria Iffat Mim Dhaka Tribune  July 9th, 2019 Photo: MEHEDI HASAN To solve Dhaka’s traffic problem, we need to look at the bigger picture Rickshaws have always been one of the principal means of transport for the people of Dhaka city. Dhaka is also known as the rickshaw capital of […]

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The Daily Star  July 10, 2019 Protecting our most precious Whose responsibility is it? Students of Silverdale Preparatory and Girls High School and their parents protest the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl, who was a student there. PHOTO: STAR Aasha Mehreen Amin The first thing that probably comes to a parent’s mind when […]

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The Daily Star July 10, 2019 They think they are zamindars HC says about some DCs, OCs; snubs ex-Sonagazi OC’s bail plea in case over circulating Nusrat’s video File photo Staff Correspondent The High Court yesterday observed that some deputy commissioners and officers-in-charge of police stations consider themselves as “zamindars” and act as if they […]

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Budget for vested quarter won’t increase investment: Hossain Zillur Sohrab Hassan | Prothom Alo  Jul 09, 2019             Hossain Zillur Rahman is an economist and a former adviser to the caretaker government. Now the chairman of Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC), he spoke to Prothom Alo on the budget […]

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BNP says govt hiked gas price to facilitate some AL men Prothom Alo English Desk |  Jul 09, 2019             Criticising prime minister Sheikh Hasina for defending gas-price hike, BNP on Tuesday said the government did it only to facilitate some ruling party men in the name of the country’s […]

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Dismantling the authoritarian-corruption nexus Clay R Fuller July 8, 2019 | American Enterprise Institute Key Points The effects of authoritarianism are amplified and obfuscated by growing economic interconnectivity. Combating authoritarianism and addressing the dark networks that support its consolidation are the unavoidable strategic challenges to global security. The authoritarian-corruption nexus is the growing convergence of […]

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United Kingdom Gives ‘Full Support’ To Ambassador Who Called Trump ‘Inept’ Dan Desai Martin July 8, 2019  National Memo The United Kingdom said on Monday they are giving their U.S. ambassador, Kim Darroch, their “full support” after leaked communications show Darroch saying Trump is a man who “radiates insecurity” and whose administration is “inept.” “Sir […]

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Can a U.N. Report Help Rein in Expansive and Abusive Digital Surveillance? Jailed human rights activist Ahmed Mansoor shows journalists a screenshot of a spoof text message he received when he was targeted by spyware that can hack into an iPhone, Ajman, United Arab Emirates, Aug. 25, 2016 (AP photo by Jon Gambrell).   Steven […]

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