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Staff members carry the body of Mamtazullah, a Rohingya refugee who was killed at Kutupalong camp in Ukhia of Cox’s Bazar on Saturday.– Reuters photo A Rohingya man was stabbed to death and his brother was injured in a knife attack by their compatriot at Kutupalang camp at Ukhia in Cox’s Bazar on Saturday. The […]

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Tabith Awal, BNP-backed mayoral candidate of Dhaka North City Corporation, campaigns in Dhaka’s Eskaton area on the last day for campaigning for the polls, April 2015  Dhaka Tribune Tabith was BNP’s candidate in the 2015 mayor race as well BNP has finalized Tabith Mohammed Awal, the same candidate it backed for the Dhaka North City Corporation […]

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Europe and Iran are to put on a united front in support of the landmark 2015 nuclear deal at talks in Brussels Thursday as Washington mulls reimposing sanctions on Tehran. The European Union and the foreign ministers of Britain, Germany and France will unite to defend the accord, which curbed Iran’s nuclear ambitions in return […]

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Police officials have long been demanding for amendment to the Custodial Death (Prevention) Act, 2013  DHAKA TRIBUNE ASK also expressed concern recalling recent news of death and torture in police custody while this law is still effective. Members of the Bangladesh Police have sought amendment of the Torture and Custodial Death (Prevention) Act, 2013. Police […]

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Brig Gen Shahedul Anam Khan ndc, psc (Retd) Ritualist-ically every year, a week is set aside in the month of January for observing as the Police Week. I use the word “ritualistically” deliberately, since except for the parade and general “durbar” with the PM, very little palpable seems to happen during the seven days. And […]

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A file photo shows a man with a pile of jeans climbing up a staircase at a readymade garment factory in Dhaka. World Bank has retained economic growth projection for Bangladesh at 6.4 per cent for the current fiscal year 2017-2018, much lower than the government’s target, forecasting some risks including slippages relating to upcoming […]

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Mudslides, boulders and cascading debris killed at least 13 people on Tuesday in an area of Southern California’s Pacific Coast ravaged by a series of intense wildfires that burned off protective vegetation last month. Heavy downpours struck before dawn on Tuesday after thousands of residents in Santa Barbara County along the Pacific coast north of […]

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BNP leaders and activists shout slogans and march surrounding the motorcade of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia in Dhaka on Wednesday after she left a makeshift court in the Old Town. — New Age photo Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Wednesday complained that the government had transferred 14 cases against the party’s chairperson, Khaleda Zia, to a […]

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The next meeting of the MCC’s WCC will take place at Lord’s in August this year Shakib al Hasan made the wish in his first meeting of the Marylebone Cricket Club’s World Cricket Committee at Sydney Cricket Ground Tuesday. Bangladesh Test and T20I captain Shakib al Hasan has urged for proper wage structure, along with […]

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The pitch was flat at the BKSP but chief selector Minhajul Abedin still praised the efforts of Mominul Haque, who was unbeaten on 169 after the end of the opening day of the first-round match of the Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) yesterday. The left-hander’s knock contained 18 fours and two sixes and put Islami Bank […]

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But he was also a family man MEHEDI HASAN He was the quintessential elder son who always took responsibility For a political leader who spent almost his entire youth in incarceration, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman did not let his family slip into the background. Family was all for him. There was the strong presence of his […]

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A file photo shows finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith handing over an award to a vat payer in Dhaka. The National Board of Revenue has taken an initiative to relax selection criteria of the highest VATpayers award to honour more businesses with the award. — New Age photo The National Board of Revenue has […]

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