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OIC seeks int’l support to end Rohingya crisis By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 7th May, 2018, 00:00

OIC member states have condemned the atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and called for international support for resolving the deepening crisis. They said action against the minority…

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OIC agrees to form ministerial committee over Rohingya issue

The Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the OIC member states have agreed to establish a ministerial-level ad-hoc committee to address the Rohingya crisis. “The OIC-CFM has agreed…


77.77pc pass SSC exams 1,10,629 obtain GPA-5

The pass rate in Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations under 10 education boards of the country is 77.77 percent this year -- the lowest in the last eight years. This…


Two lakh Rohingyas face risk of landslides, floods

COX’S BAZAR: Some two lakh Rohingyas living in makeshift settlements around hills in Teknaf and Ukhia upazilas of the district are at risk of falling victim to natural disasters like landslides…

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BNP worried over fate of Khaleda’s cases BNP worried over fate of Khaleda’s cases

BNP leaders and activists are worried about the fate of the cases filed against party chairperson Khaleda Zia while the party leaders are divided over its next strategy, party sources said. A…

Metropolis
Extramarital affair behind ex-Jubo League leader murder Extramarital affair behind ex-Jubo League leader murder

CHATTOGRAM: Juba League leader Abul Hashem alias Bacha was burnt to death by his lover following extramarital affair at Rangunia upazila in the district. Police disclosed this after revealing…

Sun Extra
‘Enact law to uphold dignity of FFs’ ‘Enact law to uphold dignity of FFs’

Family members of freedom fighters called upon the government to enact a law to defend the dignity of liberation war heroes and their successors and disqualify children of war criminals from all kinds…

Editorial
Donor Interventions in Local Governance: Achievements and Future Prospects Donor Interventions in Local Governance: Achievements and Future Prospects

For about last two decades, as part of global concern for good governance the development partners of Bangladesh came up with different projects and programmes for the strengthening of local government…

Business
Tofail expects $5b trade with Canada by 2021 Tofail expects $5b trade with Canada by 2021

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Sunday hinted that bilateral trade between Bangladesh and Canada is likely to reach US$ 5 billion by 2021. Trade between the two countries stood at $1.7 billion in…

Asia
US ‘provocation’ threatens peace: North Korea US ‘provocation’ threatens peace: North Korea

SEOUL: North Korea has warned the US about using “pressure and military threats” against it as the two countries prepare for a historic summit. A Foreign Ministry official said the…

World
Iran warns US it would regret quitting nuclear deal Iran warns US it would regret quitting nuclear deal

TEHRAN: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that if the United States quits the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers then Washington would regret it “like never before”.…

Culturetainment
Mili, Urmila share screen for first time Mili, Urmila share screen for first time

Two popular actresses of the small-screen Farhana Mili and Urmila Srabonti Kar will be seen together for the first time in the ongoing drama serial ‘Kagojer Phul’. Mili plays the…

Winner
Bashundhara Group Independence Cup Kabaddi ends amid festivity Bashundhara Group Independence Cup Kabaddi ends amid festivity

The final leg of Bashundhara Group Independence Cup Kabaddi 2018 concluded amid much fanfare at Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Indoor Stadium in the capital on Sunday. Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation…

My Districts
Educational institutions get new look in Rajshahi city Educational institutions get new look in Rajshahi city

RAJSHAHI: Educational institutes in Rajshahi metropolis got a new look amidst massive infrastructure developments during last five years, reports BSS. Mijanur Rahman, Executive Engineer of Education…

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Six Indian engineers kidnapped in Afghanistan Six Indian engineers kidnapped in Afghanistan

KUNDUZ: Six Indian engineers working on a power plant project in northern Afghanistan were kidnapped along with their Afghan driver on Sunday, Afghan officials said. Gunmen snatched the seven…

Scitech
InSight goes to explore Mars InSight goes to explore Mars

A robotic geologist armed with a hammer and quake monitor rocketed toward Mars on Saturday, aiming to land on the red planet and explore its mysterious insides. In a twist, NASA launched the…

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