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In this Friday file photo, Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar calls on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Gono Bhaban to deliver Pakistan president’s invitation to her for the upcoming D-8 summit in Islamabad. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will not go to Pakistan to attend the D-8 summit scheduled for November 22 on “physical ground”. […]

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US Ambassador Dan W Mozena on Monday said Banglabandha land port could become an easy route to increase regional connectivity between Bangladesh and other South Asian countries. The US envoy came up with the remark after his visit to the port in Tentulia upazila of Panchagarh. Mozena said each country would be benefited with intra-regional […]

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The High Court on Monday adjourned the hearing of a writ petition that challenged a government move to introduce parliamentarians’ quota for enrollment at non-government schools until the government takes a final decision in this regard. Rights organizations — Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust and Ain O Salish Kendra jointly filed the petition based […]

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Schoolboy kidnapped

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Criminals shoot mother, sister, driver before leaving on motor bikes Using a style seen in Hollywood action films, criminals abducted a six-year-old boy, shooting the mother, sister and the driver of their family car at Shuvadda Paschim Para in Keraniganj yesterday. Lipi Rani Mondol, 32, was about to make the school run yesterday morning with […]

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Customs and Rapid Action Battalion seized 1,600 kilograms of pearls and arrested a businessman at a house in Old Dhaka early Sunday for importing those by dodging taxes. Acting on a tip-off, officials of customs and Rab-10 raided a five-storey building at Chakbazar and seized the pearls from two makeshift rooms on the roof, Md […]

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The Islamic University authorities on Sunday suspended its admission tests for first-year honours for ‘unavoidable circumstances’. The admission test for 2012-2013 session was scheduled to be held on November 17, reports our Kushtia correspondent. Dr Md Moslem Uddin, registrar of the university, confirmed it to The Daily Star, adding that “But now it is difficult […]

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Communications Minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday said the repair work on Ghorasal-Palash road will be completed within the next 20 days. Quader said this while talking to local journalists after visiting the road in Palash upazila. He expressed his dissatisfaction after seeing the dilapidated condition of the road. The minister also directed the local administration […]

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Prove it, please!

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No less a person than our finance minister has accused Prof Yunus, our only Nobel Laureate and the most well known and well regarded Bangladeshi in the world today, of carrying out, “with his wonderful publicity machinery”, anti-Bangladesh propaganda worldwide. “He is the single major reason for Bangladesh’s failure to project its positive image”, Muhith […]

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Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, who arrived here on Friday morning on a brief visit, formally invited Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to attend the 8th D-8 Summit to be held in Islamabad on November 22. Hina handed over the invitation letter on behalf of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina […]

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Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar meets her Bangladeshi counterpart Dipu Moni in later’s office on Friday. Photo: PID . Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said on Friday that it is time to move forward to a better relationship between Pakistan and Bangladesh forgetting the past. In response to her Bangladeshi counterpart Dipu Moni’s […]

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Detectives find at least 10 gangs involved; lax checking by courier services made the crime easy  Bangladeshi members of a transnational drug cartel smuggled around 150 kilograms of heroin to the UK through Bangladesh in the last 12 years, taking advantage of the lax security checking system of some courier services. At least 10 local […]

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L-R: Prof Muhammad Yunus and Finance Minister AMA Muhith. Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Thursday claimed Prof Amartya Sen told him that though Bangladesh had many big achievements those were not getting projected abroad because of Prof Muhammad Yunus. Citing a recent meeting with Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, Muhith said, “Prof Sen told me that […]

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