Tajul’s link ‘not found’ in crest s...

REF:  However, liberation war affairs ministry found Tajul’s links in the scam.Tajul is currently heading the parliamentary standing committee on libe...

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‘It was misunderstanding’, Shakib c...

REF:  Shakib Al Hasan has explained his trip to Barbados to play Caribbean Premier League (CPL) without a No-Objection Certificate on his return home ...

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BNP demands immediate elections

REF:  Senior BNP leader Rafiqul Islam Miah has stressed the need for a consensus among all parties in the interest of the country’s development and a ...

Budget

A budget to fulfil promises

REF:  The first budget for Sheikh Hasina government’s second term will be presented on Thursday.The Tk 2.5 trillion budget will have a Tk 674.98 billi...

Tajul’s link ‘not found’ in crest scam

REF:  However, liberation war affairs ministry found Tajul’s links in the scam.Tajul is currently heading the parliamentary standing committee on liberation war affairs ministry.

After a meeting of the committee on Sunday, its member Iqbalur Rahim told bdnews24.com: “AB Tajul Islam’s link (to the scam) is not being found in whatever the committee has so far seen.”

 

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‘It was misunderstanding’, Shakib claims

REF:  Shakib Al Hasan has explained his trip to Barbados to play Caribbean Premier League (CPL) without a No-Objection Certificate on his return home as per the BCB directive.

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He claimed it was a case of misunderstanding.The board had earlier asked Shakib to return home after he had left for West Indies without the board’s permission.

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BNP demands immediate elections

REF:  Senior BNP leader Rafiqul Islam Miah has stressed the need for a consensus among all parties in the interest of the country’s development and a ‘participatory election’ without any further delay.

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The BNP standing committee member made this observation at a discussion at the National Press Club on Sunday.

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A budget to fulfil promises

REF:  The first budget for Sheikh Hasina government’s second term will be presented on Thursday.The Tk 2.5 trillion budget will have a Tk 674.98 billion deficit.

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Finance Minister AMA Muhith will present the budget, having a Tk 1.84 trillion revenue target, in Parliament.“This will be a budget to meet promises unfulfilled in the last term,” Muhith told
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BGP-BGB exchange fire on border

REF: Myanmar Border Police (BGP, former NASAKA) exchanged fire with Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in Naikkhangchari frontier of the district on Friday.

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The gunfight started around 3:00pm near 52-international piller area at Panchhari border after BGP denied handing over body of a BGB member, whom they shot dead on Wednesday after abducting.

 

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Former RAB men Tarek and Arif get more interrogation

REF:   Police will interrogate former RAB officers Tarek Syed Mohammad and Arif Hossain for another five days in the Narayanganj seven-murder case.

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A Narayanganj court on Friday accepted a police plea for a third round of interrogation, Special Branch Inspector Moinur Rahman said.

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AL will stay out for 42 years this time: Khaleda

REF:  The Awami League, once pushed from office, will not return to power in 42 years, Khaleda Zia has said.

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The BNP chairperson, addressing a public rally in Munshiganj on Wednesday, urged everyone to prepare for a movement which will bring down the ruling party.

 

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Ekram’s ‘aide’ arrested

REF:  Police have arrested a local Awami League (AL) leader on charges of his suspected involvement in the murder of Phulgazi Upazila Chairman Ekramul Haque in Feni town.

Belal Hossain Patwari, 48, was arrested in Khagrachhari’s Matiranga early on Thursday, said Matiranga Police Station OC Mainuddin Khan.

 

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Hasina for maintaining good relationship with India

Ref: Bangladesh will maintain good relations with the neibouring India, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said.

The PM has expressed her firm optimism during her interaction with the local Japanese media at the National Press Club of Japan on Wednesday morning. Read more →

Obama lands in Afghanistan on surprise visit

REF: US President Barack Obama traveled to Afghanistan on Sunday for a surprise Memorial Day weekend visit to meet with US troops who are preparing to withdraw after nearly 13 years of war.

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Spirited out of Washington aboard Air Force One, Obama flew for more than 13 hours for the brief visit to Bagram Air Base, the main US base in the country.

 

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