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Dhaka, Nov 8 (bdnews24.com) – BNP spokesman Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday accused the government of turning the country into a haven of corruption. Alamgir, the party’s acting Secretary General, said because of pervasive corruption by the administration of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina it has become impossible to govern the country. He made the […]

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Dhaka, Nov 8 (bdnews24.com)—Awami League General Secretary Ashraful Islam on Thursday advised BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to change her position and side with the force that upholds the ideals for which the nation fought the Independence War. He made the call at a protest rally organised at South Plaza of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque, where […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addresses a national conference at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital on Thursday. Photo: Banglar Chokh . Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday called upon the countrymen to remain alert about the evil design of those who want to save the war criminals through destructive activities. “The anti-liberation forces are […]

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BNP leader Tariqul Islam addresses a press conference at the BNP chairperson’s Gulshan office in the capital on Tuesday. Photo: Focus Bangla BNP did not backtrack from its earlier stance relating to the relation with India, party Standing Committee Member Tariqul Islam said on Tuesday. “BNP did not change its stance (centering relations with India) […]

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International Crimes Tribunal-2 allowed six defence witnesses from a list of 965 witnesses to be testified for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah, who is an accused of crimes against humanity, on Monday. The two-member tribunal headed by ATM Fazle Kabir directed the defence counsel to produce one among the six witnesses on November 11 to […]

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Gen Harun interrogated Mashiur Rahman, adviser for economic affairs to the prime minister, appears at Anti-Corruption Commission office at Segunbagicha in the capital around 3:00pm Sunday. Photo: Palash Khan  Anti-Corruption Commission Chairman Ghulam Rahman said they did not find till Sunday any evidence of corruption in Padma bridge project based on which they can file […]

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Ruling Awami League leaders on Saturday expressed hope that the verdict on the Jail Killing case would be pronounced in the shortest possible time. They also alleged that the main opposition, BNP, would not be able to evade their responsibility in the assassination of the four national leaders. Awami League’s Presidium member and Agriculture Minister […]

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Mashiur returns

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The adviser attends office with Padma probe still on Prime Minister’s Economic Affairs Adviser Mashiur Rahman has returned to work, although one of the World Bank conditions for the revival of Padma bridge loan was to keep him on leave during the probe into graft allegations in the mega project. He joined his workplace at […]

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The authorities of the private media channel Rtv had to suspend a live programme for a few minutes Monday night due to a nasty argument between Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan and BNP leader Rafiqul Islam Miah. The two got locked into a fight in the “Our Democracy” programme where Monday’s topic was “Safe Journey Home […]

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Abul, Mashiur dropped

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The government has removed Prime Minister’s Economic Affairs Adviser Mashiur Rahman and former communications minister Syed Abul Hossain from the cabinet committee on purchase. Newly appointed Home Minister Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir and Railway Minister Mujibul Hoque have replaced Abul and Moshiur, who came under criticism after the World Bank raised an allegation against them of […]

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Tofail, Menon decline to be ministers; MK Alamgir, Inu, 5 little-known others take oath Hasan Jahid Tusher Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday expanded her council of ministers by inducting seven new members — most of them little known public figures except for Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir and Hasanul Haque Inu — with many wondering about the […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is likely to again reorganise her cabinet on Thursday by including into it seven Awami League-led grand alliance stalwarts. File Photo Tofail Ahmed, Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir, Rashed Khan Menon, Hasanul Haque Inu, two whips of Parliament — Mazibul Haque and Mirza Azam —and AL lawmaker (Jhenidah-1 constituency) Abdul Hye are expected […]

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