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How to make development inclusive Syed Mansur Hashim The Centre for Policy Dialogue’s (CPD) recent seminar on February 10 brought together policymakers, both present and past, development practitioners and educationists and the focus of the talk was how to achieve inclusive growth. Development itself is a multi-dimensional process and hence we cannot look at it […]

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Previous Next The Awami League has dropped Shirina Nahar Lipi from the final list of those nominated as MPs for reserved seats following criticism over her husband being a BNP leader. Many activists of the ruling party protested against her inclusion in the initial list of 41 published three days ago. She was not among […]

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Amnesty International had reported fresh evidence of violations amid ongoing military operation in Rakhine state and some 5,200 civilians had been displaced since December. Myanmar security forces had shelled villages and blocked civilians from accessing food and humanitarian assistance in Rakhine state, the organization said on Monday amid a crackdown since armed attacks by the […]

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The Daily Star  February 12, 2019 Ducsu Polling Centres: Demand ignored DU announces schedule, says voting to be held at dorms on March 11 Chief Returning Officer Prof Masudur Rahman announces the schedule of Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu) election at a press briefing on Monday, February 11, 2019. Photo: STAR/Prabir Das Staff Correspondent […]

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The Daily Star February 12, 2019 Worries over wastewater Textile dyeing, washing plants discharge colossal amount of untreated water into rivers, wetland posing environmental threat Untreated wastewater from a textile factory gushing out of a pipe at Bank Town in Savar on the outskirts of the capital. Photo: Palash Khan Mohammad Al-Masum Molla and Refayet Ullah Mirdha […]

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When police are the criminals Prothom Alo editorial, Feb 11, 2019        Two members of the police abducted three innocent young men and demanded a ransom of 3 million taka. This is not a mere allegation. It was openly revealed at a recent press briefing by the Gazipur police superintendent. The two accused policemen are […]

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Why locals not getting jobs? Business leader Kasem regrets low skills Rabiul Islam | Prothom Alo Feb 11, 2019 Handicapped by lack of proper skills, Bangladeshi companies often suffer while trying to hire better skilled people by incurring higher costs due to scarcity of quality manpower. This observation came from Abul Kasem Khan, a former president of […]

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 অনলাইন ডেস্ক ১০ ফেব্রুয়ারি, ২০১৯ বছরে তৈরি হচ্ছে ৮ লাখ বেকার: সিপিডি   ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের কেন্দ্রীয় লাইব্রেরিতে দীর্ঘ লাইন। বিভিন্ন চাকরি পরীক্ষার জন্য লাখ লাখ প্রার্থী প্রস্তুতি নেন। ছবি: সংগৃহীত প্রতি বছর দুই লাখ মানুষ শ্রম বাজারে ঢুকছে। কিন্তু এর বিপরীতে এক লাখ ৩০ হাজার নতুন চাকরি তৈরি হচ্ছে। সে ক্ষেত্রে প্রতি বছর আট লাখ মানুষ […]

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Being a Bangladeshi woman in tech Pride despite the prejudice SOURCE: TWITTER Tanzeem Choudhury When I was 12, my music teacher in Bangladesh groped my breasts when my parents were not home. It is easy to see how egregious this behaviour was, and to clearly label such an individual as a “bad actor”, as indeed […]

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Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah scored half-centuries to help their side post 247 all out in 46.1 overs before the host scored 251/8 in 48.1 overs Bangladesh made a losing start in their New Zealand tour as they lost their first practice one-day match against a New Zealand XI by two wickets at Bert Sutcliffe Oval […]

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Syed Ashraf’s sister Zakia Noor Lipi elected uncontested from Kishoreganj-1 Awami League candidate Syeda Zakia Noor Lipi has been elected uncontested in the election to the Kishoreganj-1 parliamentary seat previously represented by her brother late public administration minister Syed Ashraful Islam. Returning Officer and Kishoreganj Deputy Commissioner Sarwar Morshed Chowdhury on Sunday said Zakia Noor […]

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Planning minister MA Mannan, deputy minister for education Mohibul Hassan Chowdhury, Centre for Policy Dialogue chairman professor Rehman Sobhan, Campaign for Popular Education executive director Rasheda K Choudhury, Bangladesh Medical Association former president Rashid-E-Mahbub, CPD distinguished fellow Mustafizur Rahman and CPD executive director Fahmida Khatun are seen holding a newly launched book titled ‘State of […]

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