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Int’l pressure mounts on Myanmar By Other | Last Updated: 6th September, 2017, 00:00

World leaders and right groups are mounting international pressure on Myanmar government to resolve the Rohingya crisis as early as possible.   They called upon Myanmar to bring…

Int’l pressure mounts 
on Myanmar

Seven feared dead

At least seven people, including a top militant and his two aides, were feared dead in suicide blasts during a police raid on their hideout in Mirpur area of the capital on Tuesday night.  …


Buyers of 276 firearms under scanner

The Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) is securitising the licences of the buyers of 276 firearms from a gun store on suspicion that the import-restricted arms may be falling…


Dhaka’s priority to repatriate Myanmar refugees: PM

Urging the Myanmar government to stop violence against its citizens in Rakhine State, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said Bangladesh’s priority task is to repatriate the Myanmar refugees…

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Lack of marketing holds back tourism sector Lack of marketing holds 
back tourism sector

Many travel destinations across the country are yet to gain popularity among tourists both from home and abroad due to lack of proper publicity and marketing.   As Eid just passed…

Metropolis
Disease outbreaks, fund crisis add to S Asia flood survivors’ woes Disease outbreaks, fund crisis add to S Asia flood survivors’ woes

Hundreds of thousands of flood-affected people across Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan are struggling to survive in the aftermath of the worst flooding to hit the region in decades, reports UNB.…

Biz Capital
Lack of publicity leaves many unaware of CVASU anatomy museum Lack of publicity leaves many unaware of CVASU anatomy museum

The lone full-fledged anatomy and histology museum set up at Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU) has failed to attract expected number of visitors since its journey started…

Editorial
Rohingyas: ‘Children of a Lesser God’ Rohingyas: ‘Children
of a Lesser God’

In recent days, Rohingya Muslims in hundreds and thousands have fled to Bangladesh. Their influx into Bangladesh saw a fresh increase as bloodshed in the Rakhine State of Myanmar has escalated. The…

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Disciplined Road and Transport Sector for Road Safety and Achieving SDGs Disciplined Road and Transport Sector for Road Safety and Achieving SDGs

Inclusion of road safety targets in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the middle of the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-20 has reinforced the urgency and ambition of initiating…

Asia
Xi urges 'healthy' India ties after border spat Xi urges 'healthy' India ties after border spat

XIAMEN: Chinese President Xi Jinping sought Tuesday to move past a tense border dispute with India, telling Prime Minister Narendra Modi the two nuclear-armed neighbours should pursue "healthy,…

World
North Korean leader is begging for war North Korean leader is 
begging for war

NEW YORK: North Korea’s leader is “begging for war,” the US ambassador said Monday at an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council, as members called for punishing the country…

Culturetainment
Salman Shah’s 21st death anniversary today Salman Shah’s 21st death anniversary today

Today is the 21st death anniversary of celebrated Dhallywood superstar Salman Shah. To mark the day in a befitting manner, different cultural organisations have chalked out elaborate programmes across…

Winner
We should have scored around 400 plus runs: Nasir We should have scored around 400 plus runs: Nasir

Bangladesh’s batting all-rounder Nasir Hossain admitted that Bangladesh fell short by 150-160 runs in their first innings in the ongoing final Test match against Australia at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury…

My Districts
Experts for rearing guinea fowl to meet protein deficiency Experts for rearing guinea fowl to meet protein deficiency

RAJSHAHI: Livestock experts here on Tuesday urged the farmers for rearing guinea fowl birds to meet protein deficiency of the people in the country, reports BSS.   They said guinea…

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Dr Yunus wants UNSC to intervene in Rohingya crisis Dr Yunus wants UNSC to 
intervene in Rohingya crisis

Noting that the Rohingya crisis is deteriorating very fast, Nobel Laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus has urged the UN Security Council (UNSC) to intervene to end the crisis in Myanmar’s Rakhine state,…

Business
15-yr deal likely with India to import diesel thru’ pipeline 15-yr deal likely with India to 
import diesel thru’ pipeline

A move is underway to sign a 15-year deal with India to annually import 250,000 tonnes to 400,000 tonnes of diesel from the neighbouring country through a cross-border pipeline.   After…

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