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UK travel firm collapses, stranding hundreds of thousands

The world’s oldest travel firm Thomas Cook (TCG.L) collapsed on Monday, stranding hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers around the globe and sparking the largest peacetime…

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Bangladesh fail to bring facebook google youtube under new vat law

The government has failed to bring Facebook, Google, YouTube and other digital platforms under its tax network three months after the new VAT law came…

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Will the BCL never learn?

The dust has not yet settled after the recent shakeup of the AL’s student wing and the fallout of its youth wing’s involvement in large-scale…

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Star day at a Glance, Sunday, September 22, 2019 The Daily Star

It’s almost impossible to distract Rabbi these days. Ever since his father, a day labourer, got him enrolled in a free school, the eight-year-old spends…

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Govt won’t allow casino in Bangladesh: Minister Kamal

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal today said the government would not allow operation of any illegal business like casino in the country. “Casino is not…

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5 JMB men get 12-yr jail for Khilkhet explosion

A special tribunal in Dhaka today sentenced five JMB members to 12 years’ rigorous imprisonment in connection with a blast in Dhaka’s Khilkhet area as…

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Rohingya couple killed in ‘gunfight’ with Teknaf police

A Rohingya couple was killed in a “gunfight” with police at a Rohingya refugee camp in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Baxar early today, hours after…

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Revisiting our social structures | The Daily Star

In the midst of all the political chaos and confusion reigning in our world today, we are perhaps overlooking an important issue—the basic fibre of…

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The success story of Jharna

Jharna Begum, who once sold clothes from door to door while covering her face to evade creditors, is now the centre of a tale of…

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Step down shouldering responsibility of corruption: Fakhrul to govt

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir today asked the government to step down, shouldering the responsibility of its misgovernance and corruption. “Let people get…

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