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Its official, no change in Team Tigers

Bangladesh cricketers Rubel Hossain and Sakib al Hasan listen to batting coach Neil McKenzie during a training session at Grace Road Club ground in Leicester, UK on Monday. — BCB photo The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Monday ruled out any chance of making adjustments to their World Cup squad as they expressed their satisfaction with […]

Chhatra League committee fiasco: 1 expelled, 4 suspended Fahim Reza Shovon, DU Correspondent Dhaka Tribune  May 20th, 2019 File photo: Different factions of Chhatra League activists seen engaged in clash inside Madhur Canteen at Dhaka University campus on Monday, May 13, 2019 Dhaka Tribune The move came hours after the post-deprived Chhatra League activists postponed […]

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Rice prices: A curious comparison – The answer is right next door Reaz Ahmad Dhaka Tribune May 20th, 2019 Photo: Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune When the government in Bangladesh is well aware of the crisis and is also saying that it shares the concerns of rice farmers counting losses, it would not be a bad idea […]

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The Daily Star May 17, 2019 Celebrating academic excellence a grand ceremony by AUW On May 11, Asian University For Women celebrated their convocation ceremony. In the ceremony (from left) student representative Muntaha Chowdhury, Chancellor Cherie Blair, Vice Chancellor Nirmala Rao, Registrar Dave Dowland, Founder Kamal Ahmad, convocation speaker the Finance Minister of Afghanistan Mohammad […]

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The Daily Star  May 17, 2019 Bipasha Hayat’s ‘Subconscious’ in Manhattan Bipasha Hayat’s solo exhibition, ‘Subconscious’, has opened at Transform Gallery at the New York Design Centre in Manhattan. She is exhibiting a composite body of work that spans across a long period, which reflects her subconscious mind and emotions. Photo: Monon Muntaka Madiha Athar […]

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The Daily Star  May 21, 2019 Project on to ensure fruits grown locally available round the year Mohammad Al-Masum Molla What if the fruit you love is available in the market not only for a few months, but throughout the whole year? And what if this very fruit does not need to be imported but […]

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Bangladesh stops issuing visas to Pakistanis UNB . Dhaka | May 21, 2019           Amid escalating diplomatic row between the two countries, the Bangladesh High Commission in Islamabad, in an apparent protest, has stopped issuing visas to Pakistanis, said an official on Monday. The decision was taken as a visa extension application […]

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WATER SHARING OF COMMON RIVERS India Water Portal Disputes over river water sharing are common among neighbouring countries   Talks with India stalled for 9 years Shahidul Islam Chowdhury |  May 20,2019 | New Age Bangladesh has requested India to hold a secretary-level meeting for resuming talks on sharing of water of common rivers stalled […]

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The wages of censorship Self-censorship is not uncommon in today’s world, but it is usually the result of threat by a government, writes William Milam by William Milam  May 17, 2019 i Earlier this week I attended a lecture by the eminent American historian of early American culture, Joanne Freeman of Yale University, in which […]

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Hydropower dams can harm coastal areas far downstream The San Pedro Mezquital River is the last free-flowing river in Mexico’s western Sierra Madre. Octavio Aburto, CC BY-ND Paula Ezcurra, University of California San Diego and Octavio Aburto, University of California San Diego Thousands of hydroelectric dams are under construction around the world, mainly in developing […]

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Govt probing abnormally high cost of furnishing RNPP apartments Tribune Desk Dhaka Tribune May 19th, 2019 A writ petition has also been filed with the High Court seeking judicial inquiry into purchasing irregularities The government has launched an inquiry into the abnormally high prices of articles being used to furnish apartments in multi-storey buildings at […]

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File photo of BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi Photo from BNP’s Facebook page A BNP leader urged the government not to deprive farmers and to accept the demands of jute mill workers The BNP (Bangladesh Nationalist Party) has announced a two-day program to demand that the government ensure fair prices of paddy […]

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