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A December 19, 2004 file photo shows Bangladesh batsman Mohammad Ashraful celebrates his hundred during a Test match against India at the MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong. — AFP photo Veteran Bangladesh cricketer Mohammad Ashraful was still dreaming to make a comeback in the national team as his five-year long ban from international cricket ended […]

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With BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is currently in jail, running the party has become a collaborative effort, senior leaders say Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune Tarique went to London in 2008 after securing bail in a number of corruption cases during the 1/11 changeover—and has been living there since The BNP has been out of Parliament since […]

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মৃত্যুর এই উপত্যকা August 3, 2018 মুহম্মদ জাফর ইকবাল: আমি দুর্বল প্রকৃতির মানুষ। মাঝে মাঝেই আমি খবরের কাগজের কোনো কোনো খবর পড়ার সাহস পাই না। হেডলাইনটা দেখে চোখ সরিয়ে নেওয়ার চেষ্টা করি। যেন চোখ সরিয়ে নিলেই খবরটা অদৃশ্য হয়ে যাবে। খবর অদৃশ্য হয় না, থেকে যায়। তখন সাহস সঞ্চয় করে একটু একটু করে খবরটা পড়তে হয়। […]

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আমরা জানতে চাই August 10, 2018 সংবাদ মাধ্যমে সেদিন আলোকচিত্র শিল্পী শহিদুল আলমের একটি ছবি ছাপা হয়েছে। ছবিতে দেখা যাচ্ছে অনেক পুলিশ মিলে শহিদুল আলমকে টেনেহিঁচড়ে নিয়ে যাচ্ছে। তার চেহারা বিপর্যস্ত এবং খালি পা। ছবিটি দেখে আমার বুকটা ধক করে উঠেছে। কারণ আমার মনে হয়েছে, এই ছবিটি আমারও হতে পারতো। শহিদুল আলম যেসব কাজ করেন, […]

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Quota reformers suffer Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Prothom Alo English       Quota reform campaigners are leading a miserable life as many have been mercilessly beaten by Bangladesh Chhatra League men while some have been arrested by the police. Those who had been beaten were even denied proper treatment at the public hospitals. A few others have […]

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August 13, 2018 The Daily Star Another Road Crash: Teen’s death sparks protest 10 hurt as villagers in Rangpur clash with cops Angry students and locals blocked Rangpur-Kurigram road for three hours at Darshana area of Rangpur city after a school student was killed as a bus ran over him at around 11:00am on August […]

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Opinion: Bangladesh has damaged its democratic credentials with the latest crackdown The actions of the ruling Awami League, not its words, speak of state that is autocratic and repressive. Police fire tear gas shells during the students’ protest in Dhaka on August 5, 2018. | Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters Aug 11, 2018 Ikhtisad Ahmed Scroll India In […]

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A file photo shows NBR headquarters in Dhaka. Businesses, experts and field level value-added tax officials have requested National Board of Revenue for issuing a guideline or user manual on filling in the new VAT returns form to remove confusion of traders and officials. — New Age photo Businesses, experts and field level value-added tax […]

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The Crisis is Impunity Students demand justice for the deaths of two college students and safety on the roads for all at the Science Lab area in Dhaka on August 2, 2018. Photo: Sheikh Mehedi Morshed Hossain Zillur Rahman Howsoever one tries to explain it, the death of Dia and Rajib, the two students of […]

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Rohingya patients in an MSF healthcare camp Courtesy Independent humanitarian agencies and access to health care are still blocked in that part of the state Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has urged the Myanmar government to permit them to carry out healthcare and medical operations in the northern Rakhine State. In a press release issued on Friday, […]

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Bangladesh’s Shakib al Hasan talks with head coach Steve Rhodes following their arrival in Dhaka Dhaka Tribune/Md Manik According to a Bangladesh A team source, Rhodes will join the side in Ireland Wednesday and observe two T20 matches Bangladesh cricket team head coach Steve Rhodes is all set to join the Bangladesh A team in Ireland […]

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Bangladesh: As protests subside, authorities are using onerous digital laws to target demonstrators   ‘None will be spared’: students fear reprisals over Bangladesh unrest Michael Safi and Shaikh Azizur Rahman Fri 10 Aug 2018 Demonstrations in Dhaka, Bangladesh, started as a demand for better road safety and spiralled into a larger expression of frustration against corruption and […]

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