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Suu Kyi detained as army seizes power in Myanmar By Other | Last Updated: 2nd February, 2021, 00:00

YANGON: Myanmar’s military seized power in a bloodless coup on Monday, detaining democratically elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi as it imposed a one-year state of emergency, reports AFP. The…

Suu Kyi detained as army seizes power in Myanmar

LPG price continues to rise in global market LPG price continues to rise in global market

The price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is on the rise in the international market, affecting the price in the local market. LPG price has soared by around $264 per tonne in the global market…


Security beefed up along Myanmar border Security beefed up along Myanmar border

Border Guard Bangla-desh (BGB) has beefed up security along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border since Monday morning following a military coup in Myanmar that toppled the civilian government in the country.…


Bangabandhu’s declaration of independence Bangabandhu’s declaration of independence

Following the sudden postponement of the inaugural session of the Constituent Assembly on 1st March 1971, Bangabandhu gave a massively successful call for non-cooperation with the Pakistan government.…

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8th 5-yr Plan accommodates PM’s development initiatives 8th 5-yr Plan accommodates PM’s development initiatives

Ten special initiatives of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina are being included in the already approved 8th Five-year Plan that is now under the printing process.  The initiatives include One…

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Fortify Rights demands release of Suu Kyi Fortify Rights demands release of Suu Kyi

Fortify Rights, an independent and non-profit human rights body, has demanded immediate and unconditional release of Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, government ministers, members of parliament…

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Sunshine in the Wilderness Sunshine in the Wilderness

Thanks to Sheikh Hasina’s leadership charisma, a sweet house is no more a reverie, but now a reality for many! With Prime Minister Shiekh Hasina at the helm of the country for more than a decade,…

Business
WB to provide $500m to upgrade Jashore-Jhenidah road WB to provide $500m to upgrade Jashore-Jhenidah road

The World Bank is providing $500 million credit to upgrade existing two-lane Jashore-Jhenidah road into four-lane highway, benefiting over 20 million people living in the western region. The…

Asia
Unease, anger simmer over Myanmar coup Unease, anger simmer over Myanmar coup

YANGON: Swaggering supporters of Myanmar’s army chief swung through the streets of Yangon, waving national flags from pickup trucks to cheer on his coup against a democratically elected government,…

World
Trump names lawyers as impeachment trial looms Trump names lawyers as impeachment trial looms

WASHINGTON: Former US president Donald Trump announced Sunday he had picked two lawyers to head his defense team days before his historic second impeachment trial, as Republicans braced for a battle…

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Bangladesh Film Festival begins in Kolkata Feb 5 Bangladesh Film Festival begins in Kolkata Feb 5

The 3rd Bangladesh Film Festival is going to be held in Kolkata, India on February 5. A total of 32 Bangladeshi films will be screened during the five-day festival.  Information Minister…

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Kings’ kite flying high Kings’ kite flying high

Bashundhara Kings continued their dominance in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League as they crushed Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited 4-1 in their home match at the Shaheed Dhirendranath Dutta Stadium…

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Bright prospect for shrimp farming thru mixed culture Bright prospect for shrimp farming thru mixed culture

RAJSHAHI: The prospect of freshwater shrimp farming in mixed culture method with some major carp fishes commercially is very bright in the region, officials said. “We are seeing a glittering…

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AstraZeneca ‘agrees to boost EU vaccine supplies’ AstraZeneca ‘agrees to boost EU vaccine supplies’

The EU says UK-Swedish drug firm AstraZeneca will now supply an additional nine million Covid vaccine doses by March, after days of criticism of the bloc’s vaccination programme, reports BBC.…

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