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- October 19, 2017
The Dhaka Tribune is at Potchefstroom, running by the first Test match in the Bangladesh vs South Africa series. The Tigers coach Chandika Hathurusingha believes the best place to beat the Proteas is on their home turf.
“The main reason the Burmese nationalists want to wipe the Rohingya out of Arakan is not their Muslim-ness, but their ‘otherness.'”
20-year-old political commentator Anupam Debashis Roy comments on Aung San Suu Kyi’s sole speech on the ongoing Rohingya crisis in Rakhine, Myanmar.
The first toy convention in Dhaka, ToyCon BD just ended and the Dhaka Tribune was stoked to be there. Be you an action figure collector, a LEGO enthusiast or a pop culture fan, you had to be there.
The Dhaka Tribune’s Tanim Ahmed interviews researcher, journalist and political commentator Afsan Chowdhury, who discusses whether Bangladesh needs to be concerned about Rohingya refugees becoming involved in militancy.
Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) organised a three-day long international debate competition “IUB Ascension 2017” at its campus premises on Thursday. A total of 100 teams of students from different schools, colleges and universities participated in the competition.
The Dhaka Tribune’s Tanim Ahmed interviews researcher, journalist and political commentator Afsan Chowdhury, who elaborates the role of Bangladesh in resolving the ongoing Rohingya crisis. The eminent journalist also discussed how major powers including US, China and India will react to this crisis in future.
The Dhaka Tribune’s Tanim Ahmed interviews researcher, journalist and political commentator Afsan Chowdhury, who explains how India and China are battling behind curtains to establish influence Myanmar’s policymaking level and how this intense battle is affecting the Rohingya people, as well as Bangladesh
The Dhaka Tribune’s Tanim Ahmed interviews researcher, journalist and political commentator Afsan Chowdhury, who sheds light on the ongoing persecution on the Rohingya community in Myanmar, the socio-political explanation of it and the historical context behind this conflict.
German Green party candidate Shahabuddin Miah, a former student of mathematics at Dhaka’s Government Titumir College, wants to work to prevent climate change and legalising illegal immigrants
Video released by the Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) Marine programme shows a group of Bangladeshi fishermen rescuing a pantropical spotted dolphin that became entangled in their net in the Bay of Bengal.
Farid Miah, 45, one of the refugees told the Dhaka Tribune that he was charged Tk2,000 to get the permission to build a small hut with bamboo and polythene
We cannot close our doors to people fleeing ethnic cleansing
Residents of a Rakhine state village in Myanmar were seen fleeing after the Myanmar Army started another crackdown on marginalised Muslim community. The panicked villagers took refuge on the nearest mountains.
The AI wrecked, yes, wrecked the challenger Danil “Dendi” Ishutin in the first two games in a best-of-five challenge
Dhaka Comicon brought back their annual fan convention dedicated to comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies, and television on July 7-8 this year, this time at Topkapi in Gulshan 2. Surpassing the past five year’s comicons, this year’s event was action packed with superheroes and anime characters, merchandise spanning every fandom, an Iron Throne and a stunning display of collectibles from the Dhaka Museum of Toys. With event partners Radio Foorti and JeteChao, Dhaka Comicon co-founders Saadi Rahman and Syed Abu Yousuf have managed to set the bar high with their first summer event, though they promise this was merely a teaser to the main winter event to come.
Shamim pleaded frantically with the traffic police, but they only agreed to return the battery for a bribe of Tk2,000.
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Very few things can capture the essence of Eid than a train departing from Dhaka. As offices close and Eid shopping ends, people who come from all over the country find themselves driven with unparallel vigour to risk everything in clambering onboard a train.
There is no fear, there is no doubt, in the hearts of the thousands of people who are intent on returning home.
This is the season of Eid. This is the season of festivities, the season of homecoming.
Bangladesh ODI cricket team captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza starred in a music video to promote the festive nature of Bangladesh. The video titled “Utshober Bangladesh” is presented by Ruchi and co-produced with GPmusic, Symphony Mobile and RedOrange Media & Communications.
A motorcade carrying a BNP delegation comprising the party’s Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir came under an attack at Shantirhat of Rangunia upazila of Chittagong on Sunday June 18, 2017, around 10 am.