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AL can face any BNP-Jamaat conspiracy: Hanif

Bangladesh, July 17 -- Awami League (AL) acting general secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif said on Tuesday his party is able to face any type of conspiracies by BNP and Jamaat. "Awami League is now more u... Read More


50 reps recommended by JS body to perform Hajj at govt expenditure

Bangladesh, July 17 -- Fifty representatives, recommended by 10 members of the parliamentary standing committee on Religious Affairs Ministry, are going to Saudi Arabia to perform holy hajj at the gov... Read More


Five get death over rape, murder of ex-bank official, her father

Bangladesh, July 17 -- A Khulna court has sentenced five people to death for gang-raping and murdering former Exim Bank official Parvin Sultana before killing her father Ilyas Chowdhury in 2015. Judg... Read More


Myanmar team to arrive on July 25

Bangladesh, July 17 -- A high power Myanmar delegation will arrive in Dhaka on July 25 to interact with the Rohingya refugees in a bid to convince them to go back to Rakhine, officials of the Ministry... Read More


BSEC approves public issue rules

Bangladesh, July 17 -- The stock market regulator BSEC approved on Tuesday public issue rules, raising the lock-in period for placement shares to two years from one year earlier. The approval came at... Read More


Flood hits 19 dists

Bangladesh, July 17 -- Flood condition in the country's different districts deteriorated further on Tuesday following spells of downpour and onrush of water from the neighbouring country. The flood h... Read More


Confusion grips small traders over VAT exemption

Bangladesh, July 17 -- Small businesses that were enjoying package VAT (value-added tax) system until June 30 are in confusion over the provision of the new VAT law on exemption ceiling. As per the l... Read More


What's holding back India's energy transition?

Mumbai, July 17 -- A decade ago, India had less than 20 megawatts (MW) of solar power, the largest number of people without access to modern energy, and the reputation of being a naysayer in climate n... Read More


Why justice matters in Jammu and Kashmir

Mumbai, July 17 -- Think about it. Why does India get prickly each time allegations of human rights abuse in Jammu and Kashmir are placed at its door? Is it because there is some truth in the allegati... Read More


The United States is wrong on Iran

Mumbai, July 17 -- On May 8, 2018, the Donald Trump administration abrogated the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and blatantly breached the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231,... Read More