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EU expresses concern over Khaleda’s health and extrajudicial killings

Shakhawat Hossain EU Special Representative for Human Rights Eamon Gilmore has expressed his concern over the health condition of jailed Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Khaleda Zia. Gilmore also raised issues regarding labour right, digital security act, extrajudicial killing and the Nusrat murder case. “I honour the High Court verdict against Khaleda Zia, but I […]

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Hasina comes to rescue in budget presentation

Special Correspondent Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina came to rescue in presenting the national budget in Parliament for the 2019-20 fiscal year as Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal fell sick during his budget speech. The finance minister started presenting the national budget in the House around 3:07pm on Thursday. However, he was having physical difficutly. Mustafa […]

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CONTROVERSY OVER MOON SIGHTING

Confusion overshadowed Eid-ul-Fitr celebration Faruque Ahmed It was a scandalous evening on June 4. The nation was on high preparation to celebrate Eid-U-Fitr in the following morning. But TV stations were not running any Eid programme on the screen, no Eid-ul-Fitr announcement in the air, total silence. There was no word from the government whether […]

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THE TEA IS FANTASTIC

Pak-India standoff may turn into a bloody war Muhammad Serajuddin in Karachi Narendra Damodardas Modi , the Prime Minister India, claimed to be the world’s biggest democracy, has tinted his credibility just after two short speeches of a so-called inexperienced and puppet leader of a terror-ridden neighbouring state. PM Imran Khan literally has twisted back […]

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AFTER SU-35C INTERCEPTS P-8A POSEIDON

US cruiser almost collides with Russian warship RUSSIA: Russian and the United States armed forces have been involved in a series of interceptions and counter-interceptions in the last few days. Russian Pacific Fleet on 7 June accused a guided-missile cruiser of US Carrier Strike Group 5 under the 7th Fleet of performing a dangerous manoeuvre […]

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KASHMIR THIS WEEK

Special Correspondent The Kashmiri militant group Fidayeen launched a deadly attack in a south Kashmir town on Wednesday killing five Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, including two assistant sub inspectors. Amilitant were killed while four others, including a Station House Officer, sustained injuries in the attack. The attack took place at around 4:45 pm […]

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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, […]