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Rohingya return impossible: UN By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 12th October, 2017, 00:00

The repatriation of Rohingyas to Myanmar appears to be almost impossible as a “systematic” attack on the minority community is aimed at permanently driving them out from their homes in…

Rohingya return impossible: UN

Teacher-student ratio not ideal at 8 pvt varsities

Eight private universities in the country do not have the ideal ratio between teachers and students necessary for imparting quality education to the learners. A draft report of the University…


Befitting reply if Jamaat creates anarchy: Quader

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said that the government will give a befitting reply if Jamaat-e-Islami creates anarchy in the name of observing a hartal programme.


CJ may go abroad anytime

President Abdul Hamid signed a letter sent by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha seeking clearance to go to Australia. Law ministry sources said the President gave the clearance on Wednesday…

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Floating veg, spice cultivation on cards Floating veg, spice 
cultivation on cards

The government plans to carry out more research on cultivation of vegetables and spices on floating beds and expand it to flood-prone and low-lying areas to increase vegetables and spices production…

Metropolis
Put human rights at heart of business Put human rights at 
heart of business

Speakers at a seminar in the capital on Wednesday urged the businesses to put human rights at the heart of business by implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

Sun Extra
Free eye care for underprivileged children Free eye care for underprivileged children

The Eye Care Project of Manabik Shahajya Sangstha (ECP-MSS) launched its School Sight Testing Programme (SSTP) by providing comprehensive eye care services to the students of JAAGO Foundation, a school…

Editorial
Family Law: Interest of Women and Tangible to Intangible Legal Reform! (Part 1) Family Law: Interest of Women and
Tangible to Intangible Legal Reform! (Part 1)

Statistics of Supreme Court shows that disposal of cases related to the matrimonial issues by different courts are less than the filing of cases and if this trend is allowed to continue, the burden…

Education
For Ensuring a Sound Upbringing for Children For Ensuring a Sound
Upbringing for Children

“In old days there were angels who came and took men by the hand and led them away from the city of destruction. We see no white-winged angels now. But yet men are led away from threatening destruction:…

Asia
China lodges protest with US China lodges protest with US

BEIJING: China said Wednesday it has lodged a protest with the United States after an American warship sailed near disputed islands in the South China Sea, reports AFP. The US Navy missile…

World
Spain threatens to suspend Catalonia’s autonomy Spain threatens to
suspend Catalonia’s
autonomy

MADRID: Spain threatened on Wednesday to suspend Catalonia’s autonomy if it follows through on its threat to break away as an independent country, reports AFP. Prime Minister Mariano…

Culturetainment
Chanchal, Khushi to perform in Toronto musical show Chanchal, Khushi to perform in Toronto musical show

Popular actor Chanchal Chowdhury and actress Shahnaz Khushi, are going to Canada to participate in a musical show in Toronto. Chanchal and Khushi, along with a team from Bangladesh, will…

Winner
Bangladesh make dismal start Bangladesh make dismal start

Hosts Bangladesh made dismal start in the eight-team Hero10th Men's Asia Cup as they were outplayed by Pakistan in their Pool-A match.   Pakistan netted 7 goals while Bangladesh…

My Districts
Bagerhat’s jumbo prawns taking a hit Bagerhat’s jumbo prawns
taking a hit

BAGERHAT: The prices of giant freshwater prawns (Galda Chingri) or the ‘white gold’ of the district as known to the locals have marked a sharp fall due to its poor demand on the international…

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Iraqi court orders arrest of Kurd independence vote organisers Iraqi court orders arrest of Kurd independence vote organisers

BAGHDAD: An Iraqi court on Wednesday ordered the arrest of senior Kurdish officials responsible for organising an independence referendum, in the latest salvo by the central authorities over the disputed…

Business
Poverty alleviation by 2024: Muhith Poverty alleviation by 2024: Muhith

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith said that Bangladesh will attain success in alleviating poverty by 2024. The minister came up with the assertion while addressing an international…

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