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  • Kibria murder: Babar, Hannan among 32 indicted

    Kibria murder: Babar, Hannan among 32 indicted

    A Sylhet court today framed 32 people in the murder case of Awami League leader and former finance minister SAMS Kibria. Ex-state minister Lutfozzaman Babar, former Sylhet mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury and Huji leader Mufti Hannan are among those indi…
    - 13 Sep 15, 11:40am -
  • NoVatOnEducation student movement is on the rise

    NoVatOnEducation student movement is on the rise

    Should there be value-added tax on education? This is the talk of the country in Bangladesh these days. On Thursday, September 10, 2015, agitating students of private universities staged rallies across the capital Dhaka, protesting the police action…
    - 13 Sep 15, 11:34am -
  • Bangladesh launches drive against pirated software of Microsoft

    Bangladesh launches drive against pirated software of Microsoft

    The law enforcement agencies in a recent drive have recovered 69 laptops installed with pirated software of Microsoft from Flora Telecom and nabbed two persons in this connection. Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Task Force and Copyright officials…
    - 13 Sep 15, 11:31am -
  • Bangladesh national dead in Friday’s Makkah Masjid Al-Haram crane mishap

    Bangladesh national dead in Friday’s Makkah Masjid Al-Haram crane mishap

    The Bangladesh Hajj office in Makkah has confirmed the death of a Bangladeshi pilgrim in the crane mishap in Masjid Al-Haram. Consul of Hajj Jahirul Islam said on Sunday Md Abul Kashem, 45, from Chittagong, was missing since Friday’s disaster. Dr F…
    - 13 Sep 15, 11:27am -
  • Libya boat capsize: 27 Bangladeshis may return on Sep 17

    Libya boat capsize: 27 Bangladeshis may return on Sep 17

    A total of 27 Bangladeshis, who survived after two boats capsized off Libyan coast on August 24, may return home on September 17. The rescued migrants may reach Dhaka from Libya by a Turkish Airline, ASM Ashraful Islam, counsellor (labour) at Banglad…
    - 13 Sep 15, 10:41am -
  • 10 children ‘rescued’ from a city flat

    10 children ‘rescued’ from a city flat

    Police “rescued” 10 children from a flat in the city’s Banashree area yesterday and arrested four people. The arrestees are Arifur Rahman, 24, Hasibul Hasan Sabuj, 19, Zakia Sultana, 22, and Feroz Alam Khan Shuvo, 21. The children are between n…
    - 12 Sep 15, 8:30pm -
  • Wage movement against govt attempt to send Khaleda to jail: discussion

    Wage movement against govt attempt to send Khaleda to jail: discussion

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party leaders and professionals on Saturday urged the BNP leaders and activists to wage a strong peaceful movement against government attempt to hold election sending the BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia to jail. At a discussion at…
    - 12 Sep 15, 8:14pm -
  • খোঁচাখুঁচি ; শরীক ‘নো’, প্রতিপক্ষ ‘ইয়েস’
    মহাজোটের শরীকদের নিয়ে খোঁচাখুঁচি না করার পরামর্শ দিয়েছেন আওয়ামী লীগের সভানেত্রী ও অবৈধ প্রধা…
    - 12 Sep 15, 8:12pm -
  • 80 killed in gas cylinder explosion in India

    80 killed in gas cylinder explosion in India

    Over 80 people were killed and 80 injured in a gas cylinder explosion at a restaurant near Jhabua of Indian state of Madhya Pradesh today. The two-storey building housing the restaurant collapsed due to the explosion. Officials suspect many people co…
    - 12 Sep 15, 9:32am -
  • US will take in 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year: White House

    US will take in 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year: White House

    President Barack Obama has directed his administration to prepare to take in at least 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year, the White House saidon Thursday. It is the first specific commitment the United States has made toward increasing its acc…
    - 12 Sep 15, 9:30am -

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  • The work of jailed Bangladeshi photojournalist Shahidul Alam
    Alam is an internationally recognised and award-winning photojournalist, teacher and activist, and has been imprisoned after speaking out on recent student protests in Bangladesh. His work focuses on exposing abuses of powerA selection of images from…
    - 8 days ago, 15 Oct 18, 9:35am -
  • Alex Hales signs up for Bangladesh T20 two years after ducking tour
    • Batsman joining Rangpur Riders but missed England’s 2016 trip• Withdrawal from ODI series followed Dhaka terrorist attacksAlex Hales is braced for criticism after agreeing to play in the Bangladesh Premier League some two years on from declin…
    - 13 days ago, 9 Oct 18, 1:25pm -
  • Global leaders must match fine words on migration with urgent action
    Too many governments are quick to champion humane migration but slow to make it happen. UN talks on the new global compact offer a chance for changeThis week, representing the world’s largest humanitarian network, I will join several high-level UN…
    - 26 days ago, 27 Sep 18, 6:51am -
  • Naeem Mohaiemen: ‘I wanted to take the documentary form and jar it’
    The 2018 Turner prize nominee on film-making with a twist, avoiding the mainstream and how art differs from activismNaeem Mohaiemen was born in London in 1969 to Bengali parents and grew up in newly independent Bangladesh. As a visual artist and writ…
    - 31 days ago, 22 Sep 18, 8:00am -
  • Aung San Suu Kyi on the Rohingya crisis and jailed Reuters journalists – video
    Myanmar government leader Aung San Suu Kyi says she believes her country could have handled the Rohingya crisis ‘better’ but insists the international community is ignoring other minority groups who are also under threat in the region. When asked…
    - 40 days ago, 13 Sep 18, 2:58am -
  • 'It came at a great cost but it was worth it': Bangladesh protests – podcast
    Our guest this week is a teenager who was involved in mass demonstrations in Dhaka that were sparked after two children were killed by a busThousands of students took to the streets of Dhaka at the end of July, calling for better road safety. The dis…
    - 41 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 2:00am -
  • British artists join fight for release of Bangladeshi photojournalist
    Niece of Shahidul Alam adds major names to letter demanding justice for crusading photographerLeading British artists and curators have stepped up pressure on the Bangladeshi government to release the crusading photographer Shahidul Alam from jail in…
    - 51 days ago, 2 Sep 18, 3:59am -
  • Aung San Suu Kyi stays silent on UN report on Rohingya genocide
    Myanmar leader uses first appearance since damning verdict to discuss literatureThe world was waiting for her to speak. But the day after a damning United Nations report concluded that genocide had occurred in Myanmar under her watch, Aung San Suu Ky…
    - 56 days ago, 28 Aug 18, 8:24am -
  • I am a Rohingya refugee: we will become like animals if we stay in these camps | Noor Ilyas
    Despite everything, we want to go back to Myanmar, but only with citizenship and our rights I come from a village called Nga Sarkyue. It is a romantic place with lots of green gardens and many kinds of trees and flowers. It is surrounded by a small r…
    - 57 days ago, 26 Aug 18, 11:08pm -
  • 'I try to bury that pain': Rohingya refugees on the trauma they carry
    Award-winning photographer Robin Hammond says survivors of ethnic cleansing in Myanmar carry deep psychological scarsOne of life’s greatest misconceptions is that time is a healer. A year ago, the “ethnic cleansing” perpetrated by the Myanmar m…
    - 59 days ago, 25 Aug 18, 3:00am -
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