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Myanmar rights body admits to Rohingya persecution By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 11th October, 2017, 00:00

Myanmar National Human Rights Commission has admitted to the persecution of Rohingyas in Rakhine state that left many people dead and caused a massive influx. Kazi Reazul Hoque,…

Myanmar rights body admits to Rohingya persecution

Cholera vaccination campaign begins in Rohingya camps

A massive cholera immunisation campaign started in Cox’s Bazar on Tuesday to protect newly arrived Rohingyas and host communities from the life-threatening diarrhoeal disease. Around…


CJ Sinha to go to Australia

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha sent a letter to the President on Tuesday informing him of his decision to go abroad. Sinha, who is on one month’s leave, sent the letter to the…


First lady vs first wife

WASHINGTON: A spokeswoman for US First Lady Melania Trump has described comments by her husband’s ex-wife Ivana as “attention seeking and self-serving noise”. Ivana…

Back Page
Delay may hinder future funding Delay may hinder future funding

Complications surrounding the return of ‘misused’ World Bank funds provided to some projects of different ministries may hinder the lender’s further funding to local projects.…

Metropolis
Remain alert to money, muscle power in polls Remain alert to money, 
muscle power in polls

KISHOREGANJ: President M Abdul Hamid on Tuesday urged all to forge unity and remain alert against the influence of money and muscle power on elections that impinges democracy, reports BSS.

Biz Capital
Development works under CGP Batch-2 starts Development works under
CGP Batch-2 starts

Implementation of development works under Batch-2 of 'City Governance Project (CGP)' by Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) has been started in the port city. Under the project,…

Editorial
When Will Rohingyas Be Able To Return? When Will Rohingyas
Be Able To Return?

We know that a meeting of the UN Security Council was held on 28 September to discuss the Rohingya crisis. At the beginning of his speech, the UN Secretary General praised Bangladesh for providing…

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Number of Students in PrivateUniversities Decrease Number of Students in PrivateUniversities Decrease

The draft annual report of the University Grants Commission (UGC) said that the number of students in private universities decreased by 3.70 per cent in 2016 compared to 2015. According to the report,…

Asia
Taiwan to bolster military but still seeks peace: President Taiwan to bolster military but still seeks peace: President

TAIPEI: Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen pledged on Tuesday to bolster the island’s military but added it will not “seek war” amid tensions with its biggest rival China, reports AFP.…

World
Don’t undermine nuclear deal Don’t undermine nuclear deal

ROME: The head of Iran’s nuclear agency warned the United States on Tuesday against undermining the 2015 nuclear deal, saying international nonproliferation efforts as well as Washington’s…

Culturetainment
Happy birthday, Apu Biswas Happy birthday, Apu Biswas

Today marks the 28th birthday of famous Dhallywood actress Apu Biswas. On this day in 1989, she was born in Bogra district. Love and well wishes from her fans, friends and family members…

Winner
Asia Cup Hockey ready to light up Dhaka Asia Cup Hockey ready to light up Dhaka

For the second time in the history, Bangladesh will play host to the coveted 10th edition of the eight-nation Hero Men's Asia Cup Hockey 2017 which is all set to roll on the ground today at the…

My Districts
No existence of ‘monga’ in Rangpur region No existence of ‘monga’
in Rangpur region

RANGPUR: There is no existence of ‘monga’ this time in Rangpur region where the poor are passing their days without any bite of seasonal lean period for the ninth consecutive year, reports…

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