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Myanmar planted landmines along border: Amnesty By Not defined | Last Updated: 10th September, 2017, 00:00

Myanmar’s security forces planted internationally banned antipersonnel landmines along its border with Bangladesh which have seriously injured at least three civilians and reportedly killed one…

Myanmar planted landmines 
along border: Amnesty

Prices of essentials soar in Cox’s Bazar

COX’S BAZAR: The influx of around three lakh Rohingyas has created a pressure on the commodity supply and service sector in Cox’s Bazar, causing a spike in essential prices and transport…


UN calls for $77m to aid Rohingyas

The United Nations (UN) has called for $77 million in primary and urgent assistance for the Rohingya refugees who fled into Bangladesh to escape violence in the Rakhine state of Myanmar.


ACC sets record in punishing corrupt persons

The Anti-Corruption Commission has set a record in punishing corrupt persons as the conviction rate increased to almost 70 percent in graft cases. According to ACC sources, the conviction…

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Regional co-op needed to end Rohingya crisis Speakers tell roundtable Regional co-op needed to end Rohingya crisis
Speakers tell roundtable

Bangladesh should start discussions with China and Russia immediately on Rohingya issue to get their support at the upcoming session of the United Nations Security Council, speakers told a roundtable…

Metropolis
Denmark donates Tk 256m for Rohingya refugees Denmark donates Tk 256m for Rohingya refugees

The Danish government has allocated Tk 256 million to United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) as relief efforts for the newly-arrived Rohingya refugees coming to Bangladesh from Myanmar, reports…

Editorial
Rohingya Crisis and Stripping a Nobel Peace Laureate Rohingya Crisis and Stripping 
a Nobel Peace Laureate

Rohingya crisis is not simply an ethnic or religious issue as commonly believed. It appears to be a multi-dimensional crisis with major geopolitical players involved, experts say, referring to both…

Opinion
Dhaka–a city no one mourns for Dhaka–a city no one mourns for

The city is full of extremely rich and extremely poor refugees (migrant dwellers) who are exploiting it, considering that as their utmost responsibility. This is a city full of rented or owned, nice…

World
Mass exodus as Hurricane Irma eyes Florida, batters Cuba Mass exodus as Hurricane Irma eyes Florida, batters Cuba

MIAMI: After laying waste to several Caribbean islands, Hurricane Irma was barreling Saturday towards Florida, where some 5.6 million people faced orders to evacuate as the monster storm made landfall…

Culturetainment
Special screening of Bhuban Majhi to be held at BNM tomorrow Special screening of Bhuban Majhi to be held at BNM tomorrow

A special screening of Bhuban Majhi, a feature film directed by Fakhrul Arefeen Khan, will be held in memory of the film’s departed music director Kalikaprasad Bhattacharya at the main auditorium…

Winner
Walsh serious about South Africa tour Walsh serious about South Africa tour

Bangladesh National Cricket Team bowling coach Courtney Walsh was labouring tirelessly along with Bangladesh’s elite pacers in a practice session at Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Academy on…

My Districts
Gang of 11 fraudsters nabbed in Natore Gang of 11 fraudsters
nabbed in Natore

Natore: Law enforcers in a drive conducted on Friday in Lalpur upazila of Natore nabbed a gang of 11 fraudsters who were making money by deceiving youths and expatriates using fake facebook ID and…

Campus
Why liberal education matters Why liberal education matters

Education makes a person perfect nourishing all human instincts and values. The aim of education should be the development of humane, moral and ethical values upholding supremacy of humanity over any…

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‘Honour killing’ accused face extradition in Canada ‘Honour killing’ accused face extradition in Canada

Canada’s Supreme Court has paved the way for the extradition of two Canadians facing charges related to their alleged role in an “honour killing”, reports BBC. Malkit…

Business
Atiur suggests greater financial regulation Atiur suggests greater
financial regulation

Bangladesh Bank (BB) former governor Dr Atiur Rahman called for more  financial regulation in order to prevent credit bubbles, create level playing field for all and to ensure stability of the…

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