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Govt will go slow on Priya Saha: Quader

Previous Next Awami League leader Obaidul Quader says the government is reluctant to take any hasty decision against Priya Saha who faced public outrage after her controversial remarks on the alleged persecution of Hindus in Bangladesh to US President Donald Trump. “We’re moving on this slowly. We don’t want to use a cannon to kill […]

Bangladesh cricket team captain Tamim Iqbal (R) and his Sri Lankan counterpart Dimuth Karunaratne pose with the series trophy during a press conference in Colombo on Monday. — AFP photo Interim one-day international skipper Tamim Iqbal on Monday said that he was looking forward to relish the added responsibility on his shoulder during the three-match […]

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The Daily Star, July 23, 2019 Chattogram Port: Tk 10,000cr goods left abandoned Containers of undelivered goods occupy huge portion of port yard; customs deprived of Tk 7,000cr tax Mohammad Suman Goods worth around Tk 10,000 crore have been left abandoned by importers at the Chattogram Port for the past five and half years, depriving […]

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ACC director Enamul Basir held on bribery charges Staff Correspondent | Prothom Alo  Jul 23, 2019             Suspended Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) director Khandaker Enamul Basir has been arrested in Dhaka over taking Tk 4 million as bribe from suspended deputy inspector general (DIG) of police Mizanur Rahman. A team of […]

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Deaths in mob beating: Police HQ orders unit chiefs to act Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Prothom Alo  Jul 22, 2019 The police headquarters have asked all the unit chiefs across the country to take steps to stop deaths in mob beating. In this regard, Sayeed Tariqul Hasan, assistant inspector general of police (operation) at […]

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  As Ilhan Omar Said, Trump Is a Fascist — and His Rallies Prove It President Trump speaks during a Keep America Great rally on July 17, 2019, in Greenville, North Carolina.Zach Gibson / Getty Images By Henry A. Giroux, Truthout Published July 22, 2019 Part of the Truthout Series The Public Intellectual After Donald […]

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জুলাই ২২, ২০১৯  The Daily Star দেশ কি ‘মুখ চেপে ধরা’ মিন্নিদের নয়? আয়শা সিদ্দিকা মিন্নি। ছবি: প্রথম আলোর সৌজন্যে গোলাম মোর্তোজা রিফাত একটি সংখ্যা, মিন্নি একটি নাম। সুস্থ মিন্নিকে বাড়ি থেকে ডেকে নেওয়া হয়েছে, স্বামী রিফাত হত্যার বিষয়ে তথ্য জানার কথা বলে। গ্রেপ্তার-রিমান্ডের পর মিন্নি সোজা হয়ে দাঁড়াতে পারছেন না। বাবার কাছে বলেছেন, ‘রিমান্ডে […]

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Court dismisses Minni’s 2 petitions Prothom Alo English Desk | Jul 22, 2019             A Barguna court on Monday dismissed two petitions filed by lawyers of Aysha Siddika Minni seeking her production before it to take her signature in two appeals for withdrawal of her confessional statement and ensuring her […]

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Bangladesh govt expresses concerns over Assam’s NRC process for first time Shoaib Daniyal, July 22, 2019 Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen The Bangladesh government has expressed concerns over the fallout of Assam’s National Register of Citizens process aimed at identifying undocumented migrants. “While we should not be worried, there is some anxiety after reading […]

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Hollywood director, artistes to feature in Bangladesh film ‘Masud Rana’ Staff Correspondent | Prothom Alo  Jul 22, 2019 Bangladesh-born Hollywood director and actor Asif Akbar released his first venture ‘Astro’ in June, 2018. Working with the Hollywood industry since 2006, Asif has made up his mind for a new venture, ‘Masud Rana’, in Dhallywood. Bangladesh’s […]

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‘Priya Saha distorted my research findings’ Prothom Alo English Desk | Jul 22, 2019 President of Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA) professor Abul Barkat on Monday said Priya Saha distorted his research findings claiming that he did never say that some 37 million Hindus, Buddhists and Christians are missing, reports UNB. Barkat said some 11.3 million […]

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Floods put over 4 million people at risk in Bangladesh Torrential rains in the northern and southeastern parts of Bangladesh have put more than 4 million people at risk of food insecurity and disease, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has said Jul 20, 2019 DHAKA: Torrential rains in the […]

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