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  • Not charged, yet in jail

    With Vietnam returnee Rubel languishing in jail, his wife and three children are struggling to make ends meet as he is the sole wage-earner of his family.
  • Onion added to the list of thorny issues

    The recent market disruption in Bangladesh due to India’s ban on onion exports could potentially cause a glitch in an Indo-Bangla relationship which is otherwise at its friendliest, analysts said.
  • Human Trafficking: MP Shahid’s trial begins in Kuwait

    Lawmaker Shahid Islam Papul and three managers of his company were taken to a Kuwait court yesterday on charges of human trafficking, money laundering, bribing and threatening the state security.
  • Myanmar troops mobilised in Rakhine

    Mobilising thousands of troops in northern Rakhine has created fears of a fresh crackdown and subsequent Rohingya influx like the one that forced around 750,000 members of the ethnic group to flee to Bangladesh.
  • Chinese Covid-19 Vaccine Candidate: Clinical trial begins here this month

    Already trailing behind in the race to get a potential Covid-19 vaccine, Bangladesh is all set to start the much-talked-about clinical trial of the Chinese shot by the end of this month.