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PM bins proposal to merge Rakhine with Bangladesh By Other | Last Updated: 9th July, 2019, 00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday binned a proposal by an US Congressman to merge Myanmar’s Rakhine state with Bangladesh, saying it was an uncalled for idea as sovereignty of all countries…

PM bins proposal to merge Rakhine with Bangladesh

People urged to accept gas tariff hike

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday urged all to accept the gas tariff hike for the sake of the country’s economic development. “If you truly want development, all has to accept…


Dengue turns alarming

Over 3,000 people have been infected with dengue and three of them have died in the capital during a period from June to July 7. Health experts have urged people to remain alert to the mosquito-borne…


Heavy rains paralyse Ctg

CHATTOGRAM: Heavy rains for the past three days paralysed life in the port city of Chattogram. Severe water-logging caused by torrential rainfall hampered normal life and daily activities here…

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Exports exceed target Exports exceed 
target

Country’s export earnings in the just concluded fiscal year 2018-19 has reached the record $40.53 billion riding on readymade garments shipment, exceeding the target set by the government.…

Metropolis
Raise voice against rape Raise voice against rape

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday called upon the male to raise their voice against rape. “Will women raise their voice only? It is time for male to raise their voice against rape,”…

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Ensure occupational health safety of RMG workers Ensure occupational health safety of RMG workers

Terming Readymade Garments (RMG) as one of Bangladesh’s largest export sectors, speakers at a discussion in the capital called for ensuring occupational health and safety of the RMG workers in…

Editorial
Dhaka-Beijing Ties Reach New Heights Dhaka-Beijing Ties Reach New Heights

Bangladesh and China share close people-to-people bond, similar national realities, and complementary development goals. The two countries share a strong strategic relationship, with China playing…

Human Rights
Human Rights and the Developing World Human Rights and the Developing World

Human rights violations occur in some form or other in every society. Such violations take place more in the developing countries than in the developed. In many cases, these are of extreme proportions…

Business
Govt works for building robust capital mkt: PM Govt works for building robust capital mkt: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said her government has been working to build a strong and stable capital market giving necessary financial education and all possible protection to investors…

Asia
UN blasts India, Pakistan over Kashmir inaction UN blasts India, Pakistan over Kashmir inaction

GENEVA: The UN rights office hammered India and Pakistan on Monday for failing to improve the situation in Kashmir, while renewing calls for an international probe into violations in the disputed Himalayan…

World
Iran passes uranium enrichment cap set by endangered deal Iran passes uranium enrichment cap set by endangered deal

TEHRAN: Iran on Monday breached a uranium enrichment cap set by a troubled 2015 nuclear deal and warned Europe against taking retaliatory measures, reports AFP. The move came more than a year…

Culturetainment
Nasim, Irfan and Affri’s Short Time Lover Nasim, Irfan and Affri’s Short Time Lover

Ahsan Habib Nasim is one of the popular faces of the small screen. He has been elected as the general secretary of the Bangladeshi television actors’ association Obhinoy Shilpi Shongho recently.…

Winner
Mental strength Mushfiq’s key Mental strength Mushfiq’s key

Bangladesh’s wicket-keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim reaped the results of mental strength in trying times, said his childhood mentor. The path was not so smooth for Bangladesh wicket-keeper…

My Districts
Nine lakh people under social safety net in Rajshahi div Nine lakh people under social safety net in Rajshahi div

RAJSHAHI: Over 9.01 lakh people including widows, elderly people and the people with differently able are getting benefits from social safety-net programme in all eight districts under Rajshahi division,…

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Wife of Chinese ex-head of Interpol sues over disappearance Wife of Chinese ex-head of 
Interpol sues over disappearance

PARIS: The wife of the former Chinese head of Interpol, who disappeared in China in September, said Monday she was suing the international police organisation for complicity in his detention, reports…

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