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The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Sunday decided to take more time to appoint a new head coach for the national team as few other aspiring candidates showed their interest to take charge of the Tigers, officials said. BCB president Nazmul Hasan said that there was a chance they might not appoint anyone before their forthcoming […]

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Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday expressed the optimism that the ICT sector will be the biggest contributor to the country’s foreign currency earning in near future. “I think this (ICT) will be our biggest contributor to the export bucket, we want to give training to our children towards that end,” she said. The prime […]

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Sheepa Hafiza Hindu families, whose houses were burnt and vandalised at Thakurpara village of Rangpur, form human chains on Dinajpur-Dhaka highway demanding justice. December 10, 2017 marked the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The historic document laid down the principle that people all over the world, […]

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‘This situation cannot continue any longer. We must seek justice from the state and ask to know what happened to those people.’ “Help bring back my father, I want to go to school with my father and play with him. I have already grown up, but I never had the chance to catch a glimpse […]

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New protests flared in the Middle East and elsewhere Sunday over US president Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a move that has drawn global condemnation and sparked days of unrest in the Palestinian territories. Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has repeatedly warned of the consequences of Trump’s move, also lashed out […]

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The BNP has presented its statistics of murders, abduction and ‘cooked-up’ charges against its leaders, and said that the Awami League government has made human rights disappear from Bangladesh.  BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir made the claim at a human chain in Dhaka on Sunday, marking the International Human Rights Day. A total […]

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Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday slammed the Bangladesh Nationalist Party leaders for their attempt to hide the wealth of its chairperson Khaleda Zia and her family in Saudi Arabia. He said that the BNP leaders have been facing heart burns after the publication of the news in foreign media. ‘They are trying […]

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In Cricket, Fixing Concerns Rise as Bets and Matches Multiply By TIM WIGMORE DEC. 7, 2017 Pakistan’s Sarfraz Ahmed, right, was reported to have alerted cricket authorities to an approach by gamblers trying to get him to corrupt a match. Credit Rahat Dar/European Pressphoto Agency ADELAIDE, Australia — Cricket and gambling have always been inextricably linked. […]

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Writer, columnist and poet Farhad Mazhar on Saturday said that the Detective Branch of police sent him to court handing him a written copy for making a statement which he handed over to the magistrate and then collapsed on a sofa a day after he was ‘abducted’ by unknown people and rescued by police on July […]

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The European Union also praised Bangladesh for its humanitarian stance on the Rohingya issue and hoped for the upcoming elections to be fair and inclusive. The European Union (EU) on Saturday issued a statement coinciding with the international Human Rights Day saying the Rohingya crisis refers to the vulnerability of human rights even after 70 […]

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The BNP and its allies are haunted by memories of the most recent election in January 2014, which they boycotted after their demand for a non-party caretaker government was ignored The BNP is preparing three proposals for the formation of a “supporting government” to lead the country through the next general election. Although the composition […]

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Chandika Hathurusingha has told the Bangladesh Cricket Board that he left Bangladesh because he felt he had nothing more to give the Tigers, the board’s President Nazmul Hassan says. The BCB chief briefed the media after a meeting with the former head coach in Dhaka on Saturday, the first after he resigned as Bangladesh coach […]

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