Police file case against 55 BNP leaders, activists after Sunday rally

The police have filed a case against 55 BNP leaders and activists, including Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, for ‘instigating people against the government’ and

Melania Trump visiting Africa, a continent freighted with history for her husband

Melania Trump ended up picking a lively week to get out of town. On Monday, the mysterious, glamorous, disappearance-prone first lady was leaving behind a roiling capital where

50 years after a student massacre, Mexico reflects on democracy

Mexico’s student movement erupted so suddenly in the summer of 1968 that it seemed to catch even its followers by surprise The protests began as Mexico City was preparing to

WHO plays down risk to Indian children from tainted polio vaccine

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday that there was minimal risk of children contracting the polio virus in India from a tainted batch of vaccines. The public

In defence of Digital Security Act

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World Bank forecasts 7% economic growth for FY19

The World Bank has forecast a growth rate of 7 percent for Bangladesh this fiscal year on the back of robust private investment, increased exports and remittance inflows. The

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