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Put pressure on Myanmar to end Rohingya crisis By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 12th September, 2017, 00:00

Bangladesh has urged the United Nations and international community to put strong diplomatic pressure on the Myanmar government to take back Rohingyas and ensure their safe accommodation in Myanmar…

Put pressure on
Myanmar to end
Rohingya crisis

India, China to stand by Bangladesh: FS

India and China have affirmed that they will stand by Bangladesh over the ongoing Rohingya crisis, Foreign Secretary Md Shahidul Haque said on Monday.   “Both India and China…


Govt to recruit 10,000 doctors

The government will recruit 10,000 new doctors through special exams of Bangladesh Civil Service, to expand health services across the country.   The physicians will be recruited…


Textbook example of ethnic cleansing

GENEVA: The UN human rights chief on Monday slammed Myanmar’s apparent “systematic attack” on the Rohingya minority, warning that “ethnic cleansing” seemed to be underway,…

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35 more upazilas under 100pc power coverage 35 more upazilas under 
100pc power coverage

Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (REB) has brought another 35 upazilas under 100-percent electricity coverage.   “We are waiting for the Prime Minister’s time to…

Metropolis
Cabinet clears proposal to sign deal prohibiting nuke weapons Cabinet clears proposal to sign 
deal prohibiting nuke weapons

The Cabinet on Monday approved a proposal for signing the ‘Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons’ on the sidelines of the upcoming 72nd UN General Assembly session in New York this…

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Bangladesh-China Youth camp begins in Yunnan today Bangladesh-China Youth camp begins
in Yunnan today

Yunnan: An 83-member Bangladeshi youth delegation arrived here on Monday to attend Bangladesh-China Youth Camp as part of the ongoing efforts to strengthen people to people contact and cultural ties…

Editorial
Myanmar Conflict: Humanity Cries over the Lap of Naf Myanmar Conflict:  Humanity Cries over the Lap of Naf

Around the world there is growing condemnation of Myanmar’s treatment of the Rohingya minority. The Rohingyas are an ethnic Muslim minority group living primarily in Myanmar’s western Rakhine…

Tours & Travels
US-Bangla Airlines offers holiday packages US-Bangla Airlines offers holiday packages

US-Bangla Airlines is offering attractive holiday packages to tourist destinations in Thailand – Bangkok, Pattaya and Phuket. Credit card users will be able to avail the packages through payment…

Asia
Abe urges stronger defence amid N Korea worries Abe urges stronger defence amid N Korea worries

TOKYO: Japan’s prime minister on Monday called for a boost to the country’s defences in the face of North Korean threats, warning that Tokyo needs to be able to protect itself, reports…

World
Syria army readies push into IS-held parts of Deir Ezzor Syria army readies push into IS-held 
parts of Deir Ezzor

BEIRUT:  Syria’s army sent massive reinforcements to territory under its control in Deir Ezzor on Monday ahead of a final push for the Islamic State group-held half of the eastern city,…

Culturetainment
‘Boat Museum’ on the cards to preserve disappearing boats: Noor ‘Boat Museum’ on the cards to preserve disappearing boats: Noor

Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor has said the government is going to set up a ‘Boat Museum’ as the country’s many traditional wooden boats are disappearing with the introduction…

Winner
Shakib rested, Nasir axed, Riyad recalled for S Africa Tests Shakib rested, Nasir axed, Riyad recalled for S Africa Tests

Bangladesh’s iconic all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, after his brilliant performance in the recent Test series against Australia, has been rested for the upcoming two-match Test series against South…

My Districts
Preparations afoot for Durga Puja in Khulna Preparations afoot for Durga Puja in Khulna

KHULNA: All sorts of preparations for peaceful celebration of Durga Puja, the largest religious festival of the Bengali Hindu community, is progressing fast in Khulna city and district, reports BSS.…

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Blockade attempt to force Qatar into ‘trusteeship’’ Blockade attempt to force Qatar into ‘trusteeship’’

GENEVA:  Qatar’s foreign minister on Monday accused the “illegal” blockade against his country for trying to force it into a “state of trusteeship”, reports AFP.…

Business
ADP sees 5.51pc execution in first two months ADP sees 5.51pc execution 
in first two months

The implementation rate of Annual Development Programme (ADP) has improved in the second month of current fiscal year even though it appeared somewhat gloomy in the first month.   ADP…

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