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1,000 killed in Myanmar violence: UN By Other | Last Updated: 9th September, 2017, 00:00

Over a thousand people, mostly Rohingya Muslims, may have been killed in the latest spell of violence in Rakhine state of Myanmar, a senior United Nations representative said on Friday.

1,000 killed in Myanmar violence: UN

Protest flares up in Bangladesh

Different political parties and organisations staged street protests in Bangladesh on Friday against the ongoing persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. They condemned the violence…


No bold steps taken yet to end Rohingya crisis

World leaders have not yet taken any major steps to resolve the Rohingya crisis though Myanmar has stayed laidback about the ongoing  persecution of the  Muslim minority by its security forces.…


IT exports lag far behind target

The country’s IT exports stood at only $200 million last fiscal year though the government was expecting to take the figures to $1 billion by 2018 and to $5 billion by 2021 in line with the Digital…

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Female workers’ migration rises 430pc in 8 years Female workers’ migration rises 430pc in 8 years

The migration of female workers from Bangladesh has increased by around 430 percent in last eight years as the government has been exploring new destinations and opportunities for its female workforce.…

Metropolis
Stronger efforts needed to avert security risks Stronger efforts needed 
to avert security risks

Bangladesh needs to redouble its diplomatic efforts and take leadership in an urgent manner to address Rohingya situation, particularly for a long term political solution, as it might put Bangladesh…

Sun Extra
Death toll hits 17 as Hurricane Irma ravages Caribbean Death toll hits 17 as Hurricane Irma ravages Caribbean

CAP-HAÏTIEN: Hurricane Irma ripped through the Caribbean on Friday, leaving a trail of devastation and killing 17 as it barrelled towards the United States where up to a million people have been…

Editorial
Myanmar Military’s Addiction to Political Power Myanmar Military’s Addiction
to Political Power

Myanmar (previously known as Burma) is a vast country of 676,550 sq. km. or 261,217 sq. miles on the north-east coast of Bay of Bengal. Basically it is between Bangladesh and Thailand though it has…

Post-logue
Deceit, Thy Name Is Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh Deceit, Thy Name Is Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh

We must revisit Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) and their accomplices. We remember with heavy-heart that during the months of 1971, they used an excessive force, in some cases amounting to horrific torture or…

Asia
Malaysia protesters demand cutting ties with Myanmar Malaysia protesters demand cutting ties with Myanmar

KUALA LUMPUR: About 200 protesters rallied outside Myanmar’s embassy in Malaysia Friday urging Kuala Lumpur to sever diplomatic ties with Yangon over deadly violence against Rohingya Muslims,…

World
US court deals blow to Trump travel ban US court deals blow to Trump travel ban

LOS ANGELES: A federal court in California dealt a new blow Thursday to the Trump administration’s travel ban, ruling that some refugees must be allowed into the country, reports AFP.

Culturetainment
Firoza Begum’s 3rd death anniversary today Firoza Begum’s 3rd death anniversary today

Today marks the third death anniversary of Legendary Nazrul Sangeet maestro Firoza Begum. To pay tribute to the legend, different socio-cultural organisations have chalked out elaborate…

Winner
Mushfiqur attains career’s best ICC Test ranking Mushfiqur attains career’s best ICC Test ranking

Tigers made huge strides in International Cricket Council (ICC) Test player rankings after the conclusion of second and last Test of the two-match Test series against touring Australia, according to…

My Districts
Farmers frustrated over low jute price in Pabna Farmers frustrated over low jute price in Pabna

PABNA: Jute harvesting has already come to an end in the district and neighboring areas. But the growers in the district are frustrated due to high labour cost and low price. Therefore cultivation…

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143m affected in hack of US credit agency 143m affected
in hack of US credit agency

San Francisco: A major American credit reporting agency entrusted to safeguard personal financial information said Thursday hackers looted its system in a colossal breach that could affect nearly half…

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