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Many constitutional democracies in Asia, including India, Bangladesh, and Lebanon, are often trumpeted for secularist credentials. This is due to the enduring co-existence of various religious communities within their borders. But these countries also segregate their population on the basis of religion.
Despite its candidate conceding a massive defeat in the Rangpur City corporation (RpCC) polls held on Thursday, Awami League believes it had scored three major points. The three issues are- BNP's allegation of unfair and biased election under a partisan government being proven wrong, the role of ...

Sushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Sujan) has observed that the recently held Rangpur City corporation (RpCC) polls were free and fair. In its official statement on the RpCC polls, Sujan also called the RpCC polls a "model election" and thanked the returning officer, the Election Commission, the government ...
"This is not the right time to consider forming the school committees. We do not need to invite criticism," he said. Obaidul, also the road transport and bridges minister, made the remarks at a discussion commemorating Victory Day and Martyred intellectuals Day at the Bangla Academy in Dhaka on Saturday.
Dhaka Metropolitan police has claimed that it found Kalyan Party leader AMM Aminur Rahman in the middle of the capital, nearly four months after his disappearance. The circumstances of his reappearance are unclear as yet, but the Detective Branch said at 11:30pm Friday night, they found him getting ...
The Dhaka Tribune has embarked on a journey to explore the state of parks and playgrounds all over Dhaka in an eight-part series to uncover how sustainable our city is. In the second part of the series we explore the terrible condition of the parks, even the iconic Ramna Park, under the Dhaka South City ...
An Etihad cargo flight could not land in Dhaka due to the fog. An international US-Bangla flight was diverted to Chittagong. "Heavy fog has caused delays on many flights," said Biman Bangladesh Public Relations GM Shakil Meraz. Flights from Dhaka to Singapore, Jeddah, Cox's Bazar and Syedpur on ...
Biman Bangladesh airlines and Novo Air, a private airline based in Dhaka, will start a direct flight from Dhaka to Guwahati. Guwahati is the capital of Indian Assam state that shares north-eastern border with Bangladesh. The decision was made today when a delegation of Assam state, led by its finance ...
activists and leaders of the BNP and its allies allegedly vandalized over 100 vehicles in front of the Secretariat in Dhaka on Tuesday. police arrested at least 15 people following the incident, which took place at around 2:45pm as the activists were returning from a makeshift court in Bakshibazar where BNP ...
More than 150 youths have vowed to fight corruption in the society and raise their voice at an oath-taking programme in Dhaka. Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) organized the programme at the base of Central Shaheed Minar on Tuesday, to mark the upcoming International anti-corruption Day ...
The flight landed at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around4:30pm. Hasina arrived in Phnom Penh on Sunday and paid her respects to Cambodia's Independence Memorial and placed flowers before a statue of the late King Norodom Sihanouk. She also toured the Cambodian genocide ...
police said his car was found late on Tuesday on the road from Kuril Biswa Road to Purbachal in Dhaka. Zaman, who has served as ambassador to Vietnam, left his home at the capital's Dhanmondi on Monday evening to pick up his daughter Samiha Zaman from the airport, but never reached there, ...
Dhaka University students organised a concert at the premises of Memory Eternal demanding Ducsu polls. Walid Ashraf, the initiator of the movement who has been on a hunger strike for last nine days, is seen listening to the concert arranged in support of his calls.Dhaka Tribune ...
The Bangladesh Cricket Board has issued a warning letter to Comilla Victorians skipper Tamim Iqbal for criticizing the Dhaka wicket in an inappropriate ... The wicket came under serious scrutiny after BPL resumed hosting the last phase in Dhaka following the Chittagong round of matches, where several ...
young people are awaiting Pope Francis' visit on Saturday afternoon to Notre Dame University of Dhaka. This will be his last discourse in Bangladesh before he returns to the Vatican. Our correspondent Fr. Sanjay Ekka who met the vice-chancellor of the University Dr. Fr. Patrick D. Gaffney CSC was ...

A suspected robber has been killed in Dhaka city's Khilgaon area in ... The OC said Hossain was taken to Dhaka Medical College hospital ...
The Dhaka University journalists' Association election was held at its office at teachers-students' Centre (TSC) of the university on Friday.
Dhaka set to host maiden conference of all envoys abroad ... on President Abdul Hamid before leaving Dhaka for their respective destinations.
Dhaka: Several small Opposition parties in Bangladesh have called for a half-day strike on Thursday against a power tariff increase, which ...
The Dhaka Art Summit, the art and architecture event that's been put on by the Samdani Art Foundation at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy ...
Dhaka: Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed to start repatriating Rohingya refugees in two months, the Dhaka government announced on ...
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has said she hopes talks with Dhaka this week will result in a memorandum of understanding on the "safe ...
People attend the Dhaka Literary Festival, launched at the Bangla Academy of the Dhaka University campus on November 20, 2015 in Dhaka, ...
On Sunday, the court of Dhaka's additional metropolitan magistrate convicted Billal Chaprashi and Md Shahjahan and awarded the death ...
Earlier on August 23, the same bench banned the use of hydraulic horns in Dhaka as human rights organisation Human rights and peace for ...
Customs intelligence officials have detained a man and recovered gold bars from his rectum, and ornaments at Dhaka airport on Sunday ...
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urged the Commonwealth countries to discuss the Rohingya issue with utmost importance and exert ...
The Dhaka leg of the Bangladesh Premier League is all set to be rescheduled, with evening games beginning at 6:30 PM local time instead of ...
A Nilphamari youth has traversed four districts in the northern region of Bangladesh in three days on a bicycle to create awareness among ...
... the police headquarters in Dhaka on Saturday; Assistant Inspector General (AIG) Sahely Ferdous confirmed the matter to the Dhaka Tribune.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to inaugurate the 63rd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) at South Plaza of the ...
Members of detective branch of police have rescued a six-year-old boy on Saturday night who was abducted from police Plaza in Dhaka's ...
A man was killed as a truck hit him near House Building area of Uttara in Dhaka early Sunday. The identity of the deceased could not be known ...
Colleagues have allegedly injured a member of Blue Panel, the pro-Awami League teachers' body of Dhaka University, in a fight during a ...
Less than one week after opening to great fanfare, the Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover has become the "the burden of Dhaka" with neither of the ...
Obhoyaronno founder Rubaiya Ahmed said that Dhaka's Rampura is identified as a "heavy abuse area," as similar incidents were reported ...
The population of Dhaka is projected to reach 2.5 million by the end of 2050, and the project will help tackle the ever growing need for ...
The economic growth and development nature of Dhaka and Manila are very similar. But currently the Philippine cities are recognised as ...
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has condemned the attack that allegedly targeted her motorcade when she was returning to Dhaka after visiting ...
The 63rd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference or CPC will be held in Dhaka on Nov 1-8, according to Bangladesh office of the ...
One Belt One Road (OBOR) has spurred much speculation among scholars and policy-makers around the world. In fact, many have dubbed it ...
Animal welfare activists have taken social media by storm after two dogs and their 14 puppies were buried alive in Rampura, Dhaka on ...
New Delhi: Immigration and custom checks at border points for passengers of Dhaka-Kolkata Maitree Express will soon be done away with, ...
A Dhaka court on Thursday recorded self-defence statement of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in Zia Orphanage Trust case filed by ...
Representatives from 35 countries are expected to join the steering committee session of UN Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway or APIS to ...
On October 18, the Dhaka Tribune had published a report, titled 'Chevron now wants to stay in Bangladesh, but under new terms', which said ...
The Dhaka University (DU) authorities remain indifferent towards the allegations, as well as the evidence, of question leak hours before one of ...
Bangladesh has intensified its diplomatic efforts to have a special session of the UN Human Rights Council that adopts a resolution on the ...


 

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