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Rohingya influx to hit tourism in Cox’s Bazar By Other | Last Updated: 4th October, 2017, 00:00

The massive influx of Rohingyas into the country would put adverse impacts on the thriving tourism in Cox’s Bazar if the issue is not settled soon, experts said.   Sector insiders…

Rohingya influx to hit tourism 
in Cox’s Bazar

Dhaka can benefit from joint efforts

Visiting Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said Bangladesh can benefit from jointly working with India on some potential sectors like innovation, research, agriculture, pharmaceuticals and IT.…


Wahhab Miah takes charge as acting CJ

Justice Md Abdul Wahhab Miah, the senior most judge of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, took over as acting Chief Justice on Tuesday.   He took charge in the morning…


Rohingya exodus swells again

COX’S BAZAR: More than 10,000 Muslim Rohingya have massed in Myanmar near a crossing point into Bangladesh, Myanmar media said Tuesday, apparently poised to join an exodus across the border due…

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Myanmar to take back new Rohingya arrivals Myanmar to take back new Rohingya arrivals

Myanmar will consider taking back only those Rohingya refugees who have fled the country in the past year, a senior Bangladeshi official said Tuesday, reports AFP.   Nearly 600,000…

Metropolis
Tk 136.99cr incentive for flood-hit farmers Tk 136.99cr incentive 
for flood-hit farmers

The government will provide Tk 136.99 incentive for eight lakh flood-affected farmers of 24 districts, including six haor districts, for their rehabilitation.   Agriculture Minister…

Biz Capital
Reassessment of holding tax worries bldg owners Reassessment of holding tax worries bldg owners

Authorities of Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) is all set to realise 17 percent holding tax from owners of establishments on the basis of house rent from the beginning of the next year.  …

Editorial
Colonisation Saga: Rohingya Tragedy Colonisation Saga:
Rohingya Tragedy

The colonisation process in its trail unleashes a lot of tragedies for the natives that the colonial rulers seldom tried to understand. Migration may be considered is one of the cruel consequences…

Post-logue
Peace and Conflict in the World Peace and Conflict in the World

This is a very big topic of interest which always impels me to put my pen to paper despite my shallow knowledge in comparison with some eminent scholars of our country as far as political analysis…

Asia
4 killed as Indian paramilitary camp stormed in Kashmir 4 killed as Indian paramilitary camp 
stormed in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Three militants who Tuesday stormed a paramilitary base near the main airport in Indian-administered Kashmir have been killed, police said, ending an hours-long gunbattle that also left a…

World
European Parliament slams lack of Brexit progress European Parliament slams lack of Brexit progress

STRASBOURG: The European Parliament harshly criticised divisions in the British government on Tuesday as it overwhelmingly backed a motion saying it was too soon to move on to the next phase of Brexit…

Culturetainment
Dilara, Shamol, Ishana work together in a tele-drama Dilara, Shamol, Ishana work together in a tele-drama

Ekushey Padak recipient veteran actor Dilara Zaman, actor Shamol Mawla and Ishana has acted together in a single-episode tele-drama for the first time. Director SK Shubho has brought…

Winner
Tigers will learn from Test defeat: Mashrafe Tigers will learn from Test defeat: Mashrafe

Bangladesh National Cricket Team ODI skipper Mashrafe Mortaza sprung to his team’s defence after they sensationally surrendered to formidable bowling attack of South Africa as Tigers were bowled…

My Districts
Collective efforts to build militancy-free society stressed Collective efforts to build militancy-free society stressed

RAJSHAHI: Speakers at a programme here on Tuesday said collective efforts of law-enforcers and community leaders could be effective means of eradicating all sorts of violence, terrorism and militancy,…

News link
18 killed in US-led strike in Raqa 18 killed in US-led strike in Raqa

BEIRUT: A US-led coalition air strike killed at least 18 civilians on Tuesday in the Islamic State group’s former stronghold of Raqa, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said, reports…

Business
WZPDC proposes to increase retail power tariff by 10.36pc WZPDC proposes to increase 
retail power tariff by 10.36pc

The West Zone Power Distribution Company (WZPDC) on Tuesday proposed the authorities concerned to raise the power tariff by 10.36 percent to mitigate its losses incurred from selling electricity at…

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