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Front Pagearrow Hope rekindles for a last-minute dialogue
Repeated pressure from the international community seems to have rekindled the hope of a dialogue between the ruling and the opposition parties over the proposed electoral reforms before the handoverof
 arrow Opposition plans indefinite hartal, siege and sit-ins
The Awami League (AL) led 14-party opposition combine will go for even tougher programmes including an indefinite hartal, siege and sit-ins in the capital and elsewhere in the country if the alliancegovernment
 arrow Owners question role of neutral board member, call for fresh negotiations
Garment factory owners formally lodged a complaint against the neutral member of the Minimum Wage Board, requesting the board to re-assess and re-discuss the proposed pay structure for garment workers.
 arrow Artist Nitun Kundu passes away
Nitun Kundu, a freedom fighter and the famed sculptor of Shabash Bangladesh on the Rajshahi University campus--a tribute to the martyrs of the country's Liberation War, is no more.
 arrow Kailashtila oil goes untapped just for small extra cost
For a few lakh taka additional expenditure, the Sylhet Gas Field Authority (SGFL) is refraining from tapping oil resources of the large Kailashtila gas field, where it is now drilling the fifth gas well.
 arrow Probe targeted attacks, identify cops: AI
Condemning the recent 'targeted' police attacks on Awami League (AL) leaders, human rights watchdog Amnesty International asked the government to set up an independent, impartial and competent body to
 arrow RMG workers agitate for Tk 3,000 minimum wage
Different organisations representing garment workers continued their agitation yesterday rejecting the proposed pay structure and urging the workers to be prepared for a tougher movement against severe
 arrow State honour this morning
The government yesterday announced that deceased sculptor and freedom fighter Nitun Kundu will be given state honour at his funeral at the Central Shaheed Minar today at 11:00am.
 arrow Saber goes to UK for better treatment
Doctors of Gleneagles Hospital in Singapore diagnosed damage to the third cranial nerve of Saber Hossain Chowdhury due to trauma in the head, causing him to have double vision, according to family sources.
 arrow Prices spiral as Ramadan nears
Prices of essentials shot up once again ahead of Ramadan putting consumers in a dire situation.
 arrow Hindus say they feel insecure as polls near
Local Hindu leaders yesterday informed the visiting European Union (EU) representatives that they would not cast vote in the next general election as they are being "threatened not to vote".
 arrow Corruption was one of the reasons, says WB chief
World Bank (WB) President Paul Wolfowitz yesterday said corruption was one of the reasons why the bank has got out of infrastructure lending in Bangladesh.
 arrow 5,000 flee homes as BDR, BSF trade fire on Zakiganj borders
About 5,000 panicked inhabitants of at least five villages left their homesteads as gunfight erupted between the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) and Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) on Zakiganj borders on Thursday
 arrow I want justice, my former looks, cries critically burnt Kajol
"I want justice and want to survive in my former looks," said Asma Akter Kajol, a beautician who is undergoing treatment in the Burn and Plastic Surgery unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).
 arrow Bridge unused for lack of approach roads
The footbridge on river Karotoa at Malatinagar in Bogra town has been lying virtually useless for nearly three years as no approach roads were built on either sides of the bridge.
 arrow Non-govt primary teachers stage sit-in today
Teachers of non-government primary schools will begin sit-in programme at Muktangon in the capital today demanding nationalisation of their job.
 arrow Rival groups clash ahead of PM'sMoulvibazar visit
Two rival groups of ruling BNP of Baralekha upazila in Moulvibazar locked in a fierce clash at Baralekha Bazar yesterday, leaving at least 20 people injured.
 arrow Journo stabbed to death
Criminals stabbed a journalist to death at Pichhlapole in Kolaroa upazila of the district on Thursday night.
 arrow Security forces recover 51 more bodies in Baghdad
More than 100 bullet-riddled corpses have been recovered from the streets of Baghdad over the past three days, officials said yesterday, amid a sharp spike in sectarian violence in Iraq.
 arrow Musharraf-Manmohan set for terror talks today
The leaders of India and Pakistan will hold talks in Cuba today, hoping to ease tensions after a year of recriminations over terror attacks and Kashmir, Indian and Pakistani officials said.
 arrow Tk 46 lakh looted at Pubali Bank in Moulvibazar
Robbers looted around Tk 45,73,000 at Pubali Bank Wapda Gate branch in Moulvibazar yesterday leaving three security guards unconscious at the scene.
 arrow Yemen foils suicide attacks on oil plants
Yemen foiled two suicide attacks on its oil and gas facilities yesterday, days after al-Qaeda urged Muslims to target Western interests, especially oil installations.
 arrow Hasina addresses rallies in Tangail, Jamalpur today
The opposition leader in parliament Sheikh Hasina will address two public meetings in Melandaha and Madarganj upazilas and several street meetings in Tangail and Jamalpur districts today.
 arrow Road accidents kill 6, injure 30 in Faridpur
Six people were killed and 30 others injured in three separate road accidents in the district yesterday.
 arrow 'Iran ready to discuss nuke enrichment suspension'
Iran told the European Union's foreign policy chief Javier Solana last weekend that it is prepared to discuss suspending its uranium enrichment programme, a French foreign ministry spokesman confirmed
Businessarrow Govt to get $40m credit from World Bank
As part of an investment scheme of up to US$ 700-800 million supported by several donors, the government and the World Bank on Thursday successfully completed negotiations for a US$40 million credit for
 arrow Greater say of the poor unlikely in IMF now
The poor countries like Bangladesh are unlikely to have greater voice in the International Monetary Fund in near future, as IMF will ask its members only to commit to work on a broader reform of the quota
 arrow Light engineering goods pull crowd
A large number of visitors, who also included small entrepreneurs, showed huge interest in light engineering products and machinery at the week-long 'SME Fair 2006' yesterday, the fifth day of the show.
 arrow Over 160 NGOs boycott IMF-WB meetings
More than 160 non-governmental groups on Friday declared a boycott of IMF and World Bank meetings in Singapore to protest against a clampdown on free speech and the banning of activists.
 arrow Japan eyes leading role in regional trade
Amid growing concern that Japan could be left behind by the proliferation of regional trade agreements, the government recently floated a proposal for what it describes as a comprehensive economic partnership
 arrow ADB launches regional platform for Asian bond issues
The Asian Development Bank said Friday it has launched a 10 billion-dollar Asian currency note programme that would serve as the first platform for bond issues in regional currencies.
 arrow Dell to set up computer plant in India
US computer giant Dell has announced its plans to set up its first production unit in India for making desktop computers as it seeks to push up sales in the fast-growing market.
 arrow China cuts exporters' tax incentives
China cut tax incentives for many of its exporters Friday, on the eve of an economic gathering in Singapore where it is likely to see renewed pressure over its allegedly undervalued currency.
 arrow Oil above $63
World oil prices rose slightly on Friday, at the end of a week in which they have tumbled to the lowest levels for almost six months as concerns eased about possible supply disruptions.
 arrow EU to take China to WTO over auto parts dispute
The European Commission said Friday it would ask the World Trade Organisation to rule in a dispute with China over auto parts import tariffs after talks failed.
 arrow The rich should show leadership: UK
British finance minister Gordon Brown on Friday called on the world's richest countries to 'show leadership' by reinvigorating the moribund so-called Doha round of trade talks.
 arrow AKTEL offers new pre-paid package
Mobile phone operator AKTEL yesterday launched a new pre-paid package styled 'AKTEL Furty' that offers subscribers 10 per cent bonus talk time of the total received calls in a month.
 arrow Ford slashes 10,000 more jobs
Ford Motor Co.
 arrow Weekly Currency Roundup
September 10-September 14, 2006
Local FX Market
Demand for US dollar was stable throughout the week and USD fell marginally against Bangladeshi taka.

Sportsarrow Cricket: What's ahead?
"Where have we come?" was the general feeling among the players on the first day of the three-day transfer for the Corporate Cricket League at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.
 arrow Football: Dhaka dump Shariatpur
Khushi slotted a double hattrick as Dhaka humiliated Shariatpur 16-0 in the inaugural inter-district women's football tournament at the Dhanmondi Women's Sports Complex yesterday.
 arrow Badmintorn: Double delight for Parash
Ahsan Habib Parash fought back brilliantly to clinch double crown in the Sadat Smriti Summer Open badminton tournament yesterday at the Woodenfloor Gymnasium.
 arrow Cricket: Old foes meet again
The battle between comeback kings Sachin Tendulkar and Glenn McGrath will take centre stage on Saturday when Australia take on India in a DLF Cup one-day day/night match here today.
 arrow Cricket: Warne blasts Buchanan
Australia great Shane Warne has made another attack on coach John Buchanan, saying his role is unnecessary.
 arrow Handball: Shaheen face Sunnydale in final
BAF Shaheen School and Sunnydale reached the final of the Sunnydale-Bexi Fabrics fourth boys' mini handball tournament winning their respective semifinals yesterday.
 arrow Cricket: Rivals salute Sachin
Brian Lara and Ricky Ponting have paid tribute to Sachin Tendulkar's "genius" after the Indian batsman's unbeaten 141 in his first match in six months since a shoulder injury.
 arrow Cricket: Zimbabwe score 201-7
South Africa restricted Zimbabwe to a modest 201 for seven in the first one-day international at Bloemfontein.
 arrow Cricket: Not quitting so soon
India's Sachin Tendulkar says he has no intention of retiring any time soon after returning from a six-month injury lay-off with a century.
 arrow Cricket: Mushy gets coaching job
Weeks after failing to get a recall on Pakistan's tour of England, leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed has been chosen as the national cricket team's new assistant coach, officials said Friday.
 arrow Hockey: England down NZ
England won through to the playoff for fifth and sixth positions at the men's field hockey World Cup Championship with a 4-3 defeat of New Zealand here Friday.
 arrow Cricket: Punter asks for reason
Australian captain Ricky Ponting has told Shane Warne to call him and explain after he reportedly launched a stinging attack on national team coach John Buchanan.
 arrow Tennis: Svetlana sets Lindsay clash
Top seed Svetlana Kuznetsova maintained her perfect record at the Wismilak International when she defeated France's Severine Brémond 6-3, 6-2 on Friday.
 arrow Tennis: Kim out of Fed Cup final
Belgium will be without Kim Clijsters for this weekend's Fed Cup final against Italy here but they will be able to count on Justine Henin-Hardenne.
 arrow Cricket: The love affair goes on
Indian newspapers on Friday showered praise on star batsman Sachin Tendulkar for returning from injury with a sparkling unbeaten 141 against the West Indies in Malaysia.
 arrow Tennis: Double crowns for Lee, Tanchainant
Nuttorn Tanchainant of Thailand and Lee Se-won of South Korea won double crowns in the Sagufta ATF Under-14 Tennis Series which concluded in Dhaka yesterday.
 arrow Cricket: Lara eyes final
Getting to the final of the tri-series in Malaysia will be crucial for confidence as the West Indies prepares to defend its Champions Trophy title next month, captain Brian Lara said.
 arrow Tennis: Ancic survives a scare
Croatian players suffered a split decision Friday as Mario Ancic survived while top seed Ivan Ljubicic crashed out in the quarter-finals of the China Open.
 arrow Athletics: Jones pulls out
Controversial sprinter Marion Jones has pulled out of this weekend's World Cup here after claiming she was not fit enough to merit her place in the team.
 arrow Cricket: Ashes scare for Steve
Steve Harmison's planned return from injury has been put back, increasing England's concerns over the fitness of their leading pace bowler ahead of the Ashes series in Australia later this year.
 arrow Football: Mixed fortune for big boys
English Premiership sides Newcastle and Tottenham came through tricky away ties with narrow victories in Thursday's UEFA Cup first round first leg ties.
 arrow Football: Hamburg hope for better days
SV Hamburg and Werder Bremen both look to bounce back at the weekend after stomaching painful defeats first in the German Cup and then in the Champions League.
 arrow Football: Barca look to keep tempo
Barcelona ope-ned the defence of their Cham-pions League title in fine fash-ion by thrashing Levski Sofia 5-0 in midweek and they will be looking to continue their perfect start to the domestic season
 arrow Football: Moratti demands higher return
Inter owner Ma-ssimo Moratti has ticked off his star-studded squad ahead of Saturday's Serie A clash at home to Sampdoria.
 arrow Football: Trezeguet forced to stay
France striker David Trezeguet said he was forced to stay at Juventus after they were relegated to Serie B for their part in a match-fixing scandal.
 arrow Football: Lyon focus on league
After their classy Champions League win over Real Madrid in midweek Lyon renew their assault on a sixth successive French title in Brittany on Saturday against Lorient.
 arrow Football: Cannavaro bemoans lack of preparation
Real Madrid may have rebuilt extensively in the summer, adding a World Cup winning captain and a proven manager to their set-up, but familiar weaknesses came back to haunt them in their opening Champions
 arrow Football: Feud at rest, battle still raging
Rafael Benitez has sued for peace in his long-running feud with Jose Mourinho, insisting he will gladly shake the Chelsea manager's hand at the end of Liverpool's match at Chelsea on Sunday.
 arrow Football: Gravesen ends int'l career
Celtic midfielder Thomas Gravesen has announced that he will no longer be available to play international football for Denmark.
 arrow Football: Lennon injured
Tottenham Hotspur's winning return to European action was soured on Thursday by the news that England winger Aaron Lennon could be out for up to six weeks with a knee injury that will require surgery.
 arrow Football: Rosicky expects baptism of fire
Arsenal players have been known to suffer chastening first experiences of Old Trafford, as Jose Antonio Reyes can testify, but Tomas Rosicky is relishing Sunday's trip to Manchester United.
 arrow Football: UEFA lifts Israel ban
The European Football Union (UEFA) announced on Friday that it had lifted the ban on international matches being played in Israel, but only in the region of Tel Aviv.
 arrow Football: Terry wary of backlash
Chelsea and England skipper John Terry is bracing himself for the backlash from Liverpool's derby defeat at Everton when the Reds visit Stamford Bridge for a Premiership showdown on Sunday.
Metropolitanarrow Resentment brews over formation of BCL central body
Dissatisfaction and resentment have been brewing deep among hundreds of leaders and workers of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), as the student body is yet to announce its full-fledged central committee
 arrow Formulate policy to address adolescents' problems
A two-day adolescent convention began here in the port city yesterday with a call for formulating policy and taking measures to address the problems of the adolescents going through the transitional stage
 arrow Three killed in road accidents in Ctg
Three people were killed and 10 others injured in two separate road accidents in the city and district yesterday.
 arrow Dhaka calls for low cost migration
State Minister for Expatriate Welfare and Overseas Employment Lutfor Rahman Khan has called for ensuring unhindered market access for poor, unskilled and unemployed youths at a nominal cost.
 arrow Jubo Dal leader stabbed to death in Pabna
A local Jubo Dal leader was stabbed to death by extremists in broad daylight in Santhia upazila yesterday.
The dead was identified as Badsha Mia, joint secretary of Khetpara union Jubo Dal.

 arrow JCD cadres stop construction work of RU dormitory
A group of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) cadres of Rajshahi University unit yesterday forcibly stopped construction work of a female dormitory on the campus, as the constructor refused to pay them extortion.
 arrow S Asian Confce on sanitation begins Sept 20
The Second South Asian Confer-ence on Sanitation will begin in Islamabad on September 20 with a view to promoting regional cooperation and accelerating the progress of sanitation and hygiene in SouthAsia.
 arrow Bodies of 2 brothers recovered
The bodies of two brothers, who had been missing after being swept into the sea in Cox's Bazar on Thursday, were recovered yesterday.
 arrow Polybags, current nets worth Tk 15 cr seized
Police seized a truck loaded with banned polybags and current nets worth Tk 15 crore at Savar bus stand on Thursday.
 arrow 3rd 'Bangladesh Sanglap' today
The recording of 3rd edition of the BBC Bengali Service's 'Bangladesh Sanglap' will be held at 5:30pm today at the auditorium of National Academy of Primary Education (NAPE) in Mymensingh.
 arrow US citizens advised to avoid travel to CHT
The US has advised its citizens in Bangladesh to avoid travel to Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) and also downtown Dhaka on Fridays, terming the security situation volatile.
 arrow 21 eminent artists condemn police action on Noor
Twenty-one eminent artists have condemned police atrocities on Asaduzzaman Noor MP during Awami League-led 14-party opposition combine's programme of laying siege to Prime Minister's Office on September
 arrow Liberation War Museum extends programme for students
Liberation War Museum has extended its 'Students encouragement programme to uphold the history of the liberation war, human rights, peace and solidarity' for next three years.
 arrow CU Syndicate polls tomorrow
The election of Chittagong University Syndicate will be held tomorrow.

Two panels - oppositions backed Yellow Panel and ruling four-party alliance backed White Panel- will compete in the election.

 arrow International Ozone Day today
The International Ozone Day will be observed in the country as elsewhere across the world today as part of the global effort to create mass awareness about the ozone layer depletion and its consequences.
Nationalarrow Govt plans Ershad-led 'dummy opposition' to hold 'farcical' polls
Deputy Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Advocate Abdul Hamid yesterday said the 'unreasonable' stance of the ruling parties on opposition's reform proposals is leading the country towards a state
 arrow SUST teachers to announce fresh programme today
Agitating teachers of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) aligned with Left parties and Awami League will announce a fresh agitation programme today to press their demand for immediate
 arrow RU teachers condemn Sept 12 police action in Dhaka
The Progressive Teacher's Society at Rajshahi University in a joint statement yesterday condemned the police action on leaders and activists of 14-party opposition alliance during its programme to besiege
 arrow Major parties criticised for 'inaction'
The speakers at a roundtable here yesterday blamed major political parties for their alleged inaction while the government approved a foreign company's plan to extract Phulbari coal in open pit mining
 arrow Create ministry for indigenous people
Indigenous leaders at a workshop on Thursday demanded a separate ministry for them to help them protect their rights and culture.
 arrow Dacoity in Moulvibazar Rupali Bank
Burglars took away Tk 45.72 lakh by breaking the volt of Pubali Bank at Wapda Gate branch in Moulvibazar town Thursday night.

Police arrested four persons in connection with the incident.

 arrow 10 hurt in AL factional clash
At least ten Awami League activists were injured in a factional clash in Dimla upazila yesterday centring abusive comments by a group of party men about Hamida Banu Shova, lawmaker from Domar-Dimla constituency.
 arrow 2 held with Tk 46,000 forged notes
Two indigenous men were arrested with fake notes valued at Tk 46,000 from a residential hotel at Reserve Bazar in the hill town yesterday.
Point-Counterpointarrow Ozone layer depletion threat to ecosystem
Over the past three decades, anthropogenic emissions of chemical compounds into the atmosphere have caused pollution in environment with serious impact on human health.
 arrow Professor Muhammad Shamsul Huq
Professor Muhammad Shamsul Huq passed away in the afternoon of Wednesday, September 12. He was 80. He died as he lived, without fuss. He lay seriously ill for over six weeks at Bangladesh Medical College.
 arrow Omar Ali Chowdhury
Omar Ali Chowdhury passed away at midnight on July 3 at his flat at Uttara in Dhaka city -- a far cry from the Nawab Palace at Bogra.
 arrow Inflation and the syndicate
In a recent press interview, the finance minister acknowledged that the current bout of inflation is of the "cost-push" (i.e. rising costs) variety.
 arrow Optimism for Third World nations
After the collapse of the former Soviet Union and the disappearance of socialist East European bloc, many have discussed whether or not there is a need for the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM).
Culturearrow Beauty of buoyant rags and ribbons
SHAMIM Reza's creations from rags and shells evoke exotic images, as seen recently at an exhibition titled "Red picked colours" at the Bengal Foundation Café.
 arrow An avid music connoisseur
Explaining his passion for the Sur Bahar, also described as the bass sitar, former businessman Alim-ur-Rahman Khan says, "The instrument lends itself to complex melodies and is very introspective.
 arrow Padatik Nattya Sangsad holds street theatre festival
Padatik Nattya Sangsad arranged a three-day street theatre festival, starting from 13th September.
Internationalarrow Bush pushes Senate to vote for Indian N-deal
President George W Bush has appealed to Republican leaders to ensure the Senate votes on a nuclear cooperation agreement with India before it adjourns this month, senior US officials said on Thursday.
 arrow NAM must make positive contribution to world: India
As the summit of Non-Aligned grouping begins, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh yesterday said the NAM must make a constructive contribution to the new world order free from fear and war and the time hascome
 arrow Fight for Iran sanctions will take weeks: US
The United States acknowledged Thursday that it will face tough resistance from some of its key allies as it presses for UN sanctions against Iran over its suspect nuclear programme.
 arrow Muslims in furore over pope's remarks
Pope Benedict's comments about Islam could hurt global religious harmony, government and religious leaders in the world's most populous Muslim countries said yesterday.
 arrow Dying glaciers draw curious to Swiss Alpine peaks
Tourists are flocking to Switzerland's highest peaks to see formidable Alpine glaciers melt away before their eyes -- and sometimes, onto their heads.
 arrow Rival Palestinian leaders trade demands amid deadly shooting
Rival Palestinian leaders traded demands for a unity government yesterday as five security officers were killed in a brazen daylight attack, underscoring the difficulty of forming a coalition cabinet.
 arrow Israel army in disarray over Lebanon failures
A general resigns, a colonel is disciplined and the command structure is battered by an unrelenting storm of criticism: the Israeli army is in disarray as it struggles to cope with the failures of the
 arrow Former Thai election officials convicted
Three former election commissioners were convicted yesterday of dereliction of duty and sentenced to two years in prison for their role in Thailand's election fiasco.
 arrow Princess Kiko leaves hospital with son
Japan's Princess Kiko and her newborn son left a Tokyo hospital Friday, a week after the birth of the first new male heir to the Chrysanthemum Throne in four decades.
 arrow Indian ministers warned for breaking heritage laws
Senior urban planning officials are among a dozen Indian ministers ordered to remove illegal changes made to their grand government residences built during the British Raj, reports said yesterday.
 arrow Australia to have English tests for new citizens
Australia will demand new citizens pass an English language test and sign up to undefined Australian values, Prime Minister John Howard said on Friday, but denied any racist overtones in the coming policy.
 arrow Letter from captive Israeli soldier given to family
A letter written by abducted Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit was given to his family by Gaza militants in a potential breakthrough after nearly three months in captivity, a source involved in the talks said
Editorialarrow Editorial: Secretary-general level talks
WITH only weeks left of the tenure of the incumbent government, Prime Minister Khaleda Zia has finally called upon the opposition political parties to initiate a talk to end the stalemate.
 arrow Editorial: Easing traffic congestion
SPEAKERS at a seminar held on Monday addressed the issue of traffic congestion in the city. There is no doubt that traffic congestion is one of the major problems that people in the city are facing.
 arrow Better management of water resources
WATER has become a critical component in development.
 arrow Ominous confrontation and enforcement dilemma
It would appear that the Bangladesh polity is going to experience more political confrontations in the run-up to the election thus causing severe inconvenience for all segments of the population including
 arrow Of unholy alliance and lust for power
SO, this is the country we live in. Here, you cannot call a proven thief a thief. Here, politics of convenience is, today, the deciding factor to befriend one another.
StarTecharrow The unfamiliar world of Bionanotechnology
"Everyone was so quiet watching this movie.
 arrow Sun, Jobs-Iris announce IT education initiative in Bangladesh
Sun Microsystems and the Job Opportunities and Business Support Centre for Institutional Reform and Informal Sector Bangladesh (Jobs-Iris) hosted a dinner on September 4, on the occasion of signing
 arrow Seminar on infrastructure optimisation initiative held
Microsoft Bang-ladesh held a seminar on Infras-tructure Optimisation Initiative on September 6 in Dhaka. Dwayne Nortmann and John Phillips of Microsoft Asia Pacific delivered the key presentations.
Claudia Mitchell (R) and Jesse Sullivan (L) "high-five" each other as they demonstrate the functionality of their prosthetic arms during a news conference on September 14 in Washington, DC.
Literaturearrow Ghost Alley* -Part II
Nani Ma slowly walks towards the window where something catches her attention. Qismat peeks behind Nani Ma, out the window.
 arrow Naguib Mahfouz: A beginning without end
Naguib Mahfouz (b: 11 Dec 1911; d: 30 Aug 2006), Egyptian-born writer, was the first person from the Arab world to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1988.
 arrow Bringing Islamic intellectuals to the Bengali-speaking world
Islami Chintar Punorpothan, which deals with the challenges facing Islamic intellectuals globally, is probably the most significant book now available in the Bangladesh non-fiction market. Prof.
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