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Will massive development for airports’ expansion lead to massive corruption?

Shahabuddin Ahmad Six airports of the country namely, Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport Dhaka, Cox-Bazar Airport, Sylhet Airport, Shah Amanat Airport of Chittagong, Sayedpur Airport and Jessore Airport will be developed in the next few years, estimated time being three years, at an estimated cost of Taka 20,000 crore. In this connection, the Civil Aviation Authority […]

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Momen seeks OIC support to resolve Rohingya crisis

DHAKA, May 30, 2019 (BSS)-Foreign Minister Dr. A.K. Abdul Momen today sought support of the OIC member states in resolving the crisis of forcibly displaced Rohingya community of Myanmar sheltered in Bangladesh. He particularly urged to address the issues of Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh and for ensuring accountability and justice for gross human rights violations […]

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BJP government sworn in again in India

Special Correspondent Narendra Modi took oath as the Prime Minister of India for the second consecutive term on Thursday evening. President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office and secrecy at the cerimonial function held at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. The leaders who took oath of the office of ministers included Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, […]

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Colombia Army Chief under probe for extrajudicial killings

Special Correspondent Colombia’ army chief is put under investigation after reports of him ordering extrajudicial killings for financial reward surfaced. Colombia’s inspector general says his office will investigate whether or not to remove the army’s leader, Major General Nicacio Martinez Espinel, for the alleged cover-up of civilian killings in “false positive” operations during the 2000s. […]

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China Pakistan agree to further expand CPEC

Special Correspondent Pakistan and China have agreed to further expand the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) after the top leadership of the two sides held in-depth discussions on Phase-II of the ambitious project, the Foreign Office said on Tuesday. “Both countries underscored their firm commitment for early completion of ongoing CPEC projects and to further expanding […]

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Sadeq Khan: In Fond Memory

Syed Badrul Haque On 16 May 2016 while I was surfing the TV channels my eyes suddenly got stuck to the scroll: ‘Senior journalist Sadeq Khan is no more’. I was stunned beyond belief. The burden of trauma was overwhelming; I was seized by nostalgic evocation, for how long I didn’t know before I could […]