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3 villagers killed in BGB firing Locals allege extortion by BGB personnel fuelled agitation, probe body formed Nur Aftabul Alam Rupom . Thakurgaon | New Age Feb 12,2019 At least three villagers, including a 12-year-old boy, were killed and at least 16 others injured after Border Gourd Bangladesh personnel opened fire on agitating villagers at […]

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Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen (L) chats with China’s Premier Li Keqiang during a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People, Beijing, January 22, 2019. Photo: AFP/Ng Han Guan Why Hun Sen needs China now more than ever Pending US and EU sanctions threaten to sink Cambodia’s economy. Will China come to the […]

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Bangladesh is currently sheltering over 1.1 million Rohingyas in a number of refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune The research, conducted by Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, interviewed 16,000 people and collected data on 3,300 households A latest study has suggested that Myanmar should pay US$6 billion in damages to the Rohingya […]

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The power of the youth They can help establish good governance and rule of law, and arrest the backslide in our moral and social values Ahmed A Azad The year 1991 is a significant one in our history. By the beginning of that year, General Ershad had been forced out of office and it is […]

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Bangladesh’s batsman Liton Das is clean bowled during their first one-day international against New Zealand in Napier on Wednesday. AFP photo Bangladesh lost top five batsmen inside 20 over to be reduced to 81-5 after electing to bat first in the first one-day international of three-match series at McLean Park, Napier on Wednesday. Tamim Iqbal […]

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The construction of the metrorail from Uttara to Motijheel is under way in full swing. Photo: Abdullah Al Momin Previous Next The metrorail project in Dhaka will be complete by 2022, according to Japan International Cooperation Agency or JICA that is financing a major portion of the project. All the projects under the Mass Rapid […]

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After criticizing vote, US charts careful course on Bangladesh SAM Report, February 12, 2019 Sheikh Hasina signs documents after being sworn in for her fourth spell as Bangladesh’s prime minister. Photo: AFP Bangladesh faced widespread international criticism over the conduct of recent elections, but the United States looks set for business as usual as it sees […]

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Hasina to live in Tungipara after retirement from politics BSS . Shafipur (Gazipur) | Prothom Alo Feb 12, 2019        Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said she will live at her village in Tungipara after retirement from politics. “Whenever I will retire (from politics), I will go to my village and stay there – it’s my […]

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Voters cheated in 30 Dec polls: Kamal Prothom Alo English Desk | Feb 12, 2019 Jatiya Oikya Front leader Kamal Hossain on Tuesday said that the constitution was violated through ‘depriving’ the country’s 160 million people of their rights in the 30 December election, reports UNB. He said the people will not accept it in any […]

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পানিসম্পদ, নদী ও সেচ ব্যবস্থাপনা এবং জীববৈচিত্র্য সংরক্ষণ ড. শামসুল আলম  ১২ ফেব্রুয়ারি, ২০১৯ বাংলাদেশের মহামান্য হাইকোর্ট একটি ঐতিহাসিক রায় দিয়েছেন ৩ ফেব্রুয়ারি। রায়ে মহামান্য হাইকোর্ট দেশের নদীসমূহকে ‘জীবন্ত সত্তা’ হিসেবে ঘোষণা করেছেন। নিউজিল্যান্ড, বলিভিয়া এবং ভারতে ইতোমধ্যেই এ জাতীয় রায় ঘোষণার নজির রয়েছে। এটি নিঃসন্দেহে বাংলাদেশে নদী ও পানিসম্পদ ব্যবস্থাপনায় অত্যন্ত সহায়ক হবে এবং […]

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A consignment of LPG heads to Mongla Port. The photo was taken at the Pasur river, recently Syed Zakir Hossain/ Dhaka Tribune Mutual Trust Bank and JMI Group signed a syndicated loan deal Mutual Trust Bank Ltd and JMI Group have signed a Tk380 crore syndicated loan deal for the latter’s LPG project. It is […]

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A photo taken from Facebook shows Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah, manager Khaled Mashud, opener Tamim Iqbal, expatriate former national player Al Shahriar and one-day international skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza is passing a leisurely time at Napier, New Zealand on Monday.— Courtesy photo Former New Zealand pacer and current commentator Danny Morrison urged the Bangladeshi pacers to […]

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