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The World Bank has pledged to extend $6 billion in credit to Bangladesh over next three years. Finance Minister AMA Muhith disclosed it to bdnews24.com after meeting the global lender’s Vice President for South Asia Region Annette Dixon at its headquarters in Washington DC on Thursday on the sidelines of the Spring Meeting of the […]

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Manik Miazee According to several reputed confidential sources, Jamaat is eyeing 40 constituencies to contest in the 2019 general elections After nearly four years of lingering in political limbo, Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami is showing it is actively engaging people in the grassroots level, without drawing undue attention. In 2013, a Supreme Court verdict cancelled the registration […]

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The incumbent first vice-president of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry Md Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin on Thursday unveiled a panel and announced his candidature for the post of president for the biennial elections to the country’s apex trade body scheduled to be held on May 14. At a press conference held in […]

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Minar Rashid   বছরের কয়েকটি মাসের প্রতি আওয়ামী বলয়ে বিশেষ প্রীতি বা অতিরিক্ত ভক্তি লক্ষ্য করা যায় । এই ধরণের মাসোয়ারী ভক্তি বা প্রীতি জগতের অন্য কোথাও দৃষ্টিগোচর হয় না । কোন মাসে সংঘটিত একটি ঘটনার জন্যে পুরো মাসটিকেই বুক করে ফেলা হয় । তাদের এই মাসোয়ারী -প্রীতির সাথে মনে হয় মাসোয়ারী ভীতি বা মাসোয়ারী […]

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Minar Rashid ১. দেশের সর্বাধিক প্রচারের দাবিদার একটি পত্রিকার আজকের বিনোদন সেকশনে (০৮.১১.২০১৬ ) পাঁচটি সংবাদ প্রদর্শিত হচ্ছে । সেই পাঁচটি সংবাদের শিরোনাম নিম্নরূপ : › শাহরুখ সালমান দেখা হচ্ছে শিগগিরই › সালমান ও লুলিয়া–ভাঙনের সুর বাজে ওই › ভার্মার আন্তর্জাতিক সিনেমা › মা হতে যাচ্ছেন বিপাশা বসু? › বানসালির জন্য শুভ দীপিকা এই পাঁচটি […]

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India on Monday expressed its intention to sign an open skies agreement with Bangladesh promising to liberalise rules and regulations of the international aviation industry and create a free-market environment for the airline industries of the neighbouring countries. Indian high commissioner Harsha Vardhan Shringla expressed his country’s interest to Bangladesh civil aviation and tourism minister […]

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They come by the thousands. Rohingya refugees from Myanmar’s northwestern Rakhine state are flooding across the border into Bangladesh. They’re fleeing violence that has plagued the state for weeks. Some refugees told CNN they suffered rape, torture, or saw their homes burned down and family members executed. “If (the military) finds any boys aged above […]

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By AYESHA VENKATARAMAN, ELLEN BARRY and ERIC LIPTON   PUNE, India — It is a daunting proposition to put $2 million apartments on the market in Pune — a quiet industrial city in the west of India, where even the fanciest neighborhoods are lined with squat housing blocks. But the developers of Trump Towers Pune, […]

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While her congratulatory letter to Donald Trump may simply be a reflection of ‘diplomatic necessity’ rather than any ‘genuine conviction’ for him, Sheikh Hasina is likely relieved that Hillary Clinton did not win the US presidential election. One of the very first letters of congratulation received by Donald Trump after his startling defeat of Hillary […]

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Bangladesh has singularly failed to protect its Ahmadi, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu and Shi’a Muslim communities from a new outbreak of targeted attacks and communal violence, says a report by Minority Rights Group International (MRG). According to the report, since 2013, the country has been hit by a series of violent incidents targeting its religious minorities […]

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Deeply concerned about the safety and wellbeing of civilians in the northern part of Rakhine state in Myanmar, United Nations entities today urged the country’s authorities to take immediate actions to address humanitarian and human rights situations. The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) urged the Myanmar Government to immediately allow humanitarian […]

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By Dr. Rajaram Panda While the border dispute between India and China remains unresolved, and political differences widen on bilateral as well as regional issues, water has emerged as yet another issue where differences are widening with the potential of conflict in the future. India is worried about China’s dam projects on the Brahmaputra river […]

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