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Indian diplomat strip-searched in NY

India’s Deputy Consul General in New York Dr Devyani Khobragade was strip searched in custody and made to stand with common criminals, drug addicts and sex workers by the New…

72-hr blockade from today

The BNP-led 18-party alliance enforces yet another spell of countrywide blockade of rail, roads and waterways beginning this morning, triggering fresh fear of violence and loss of lives. The 72-hour…

AL turns back the clock ‘to compromise’

As part of a “compromise” deal with its once ally Jatiya Party, the Awami League has allegedly pressured many of its candidates to withdraw nominations so that JaPa candidates could…

Nation celebrates Victory Day

People from all strata of life celebrated the 43rd Victory Day across the country yesterday, paying tribute to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives to liberate the country from the…

151 to be elected uncontested

The fate of more than half of the 300 parliamentary constituencies has already been sealed without a single vote cast, denying one half of 9.19 crore people voting rights in…

128 elected uncontested

Shakhawat Liton and Pankaj Karmakar Amid lowest-ever participation of candidates, at least 128 of them are set to be elected unopposed at the January 5 parliamentary election, breaking the record…

Nelson Mandela dies

South Africa’s first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died, South Africa’s president says. Mr Mandela, 95, led South Africa’s transition from white-minority rule in the 1990s, after…

Potentials of inland water transport in Bangladesh

Almighty Allah in His infinite mercy blessed Bangladesh with its unique geographical location. Situated at the foothills of the great Himalayan range and washed by the waters of the Bay…

Sandwipees urge government to solve burning problems of Sandwip

Sandwip is an eminent historic island in Bangladesh. Isolated from the mainland, this historic island has been suffering lots of burning problems. Realizing this, Hedayetul Islam Minto, a freedom fighter…

Rajshahi metropolitan development plan: Means of implementation

The Rajshahi Town Develo-pment Authority (RTDA) was established in 1976 for the formulation and execution of plans and schemes for the development of Rajshahi Town and certain areas in its…

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