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‘Over 1.5 lakh enter in two weeks’

‘Over 1.5 lakh enter
in two weeks’
Over 170,000 Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh in last two weeks since violence erupted in Myanmar in August, exerting pressure on the scarce resources of aid agencies and communities already helping hundreds of thousands of refugees from previous outbreaks of violence in Myanmar. The local sources said the influx of Rohingyas into Bangladesh fleeing violence in Rakhine state of Myanmar is continuing unabated. “Over 170,000 Rohingyas have entered Bangladesh since August 25. The number is increasing everyday,” said Rajakhali union parishad chairman Jahangir Kabir Chowdhury. Everyday, several thousand Rohingyas are entering through several border points of Ukhiya, Teknaf and Naikhonchhori of Cox’s Bazar and Bandarban districts.…

PM urges all to work to keep up progress

PM urges all to work to keep up progress

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged all to work with dedication and sacrifice so that the country can keep up its ongoing progress and stand midst world community with dignity, reports BSS. “Bangladesh is our beloved motherland. So everybody should work with utmost sincerity and devotion…
Country basks in Eid  celebrations

Country basks in Eid celebrations

Eid-ul-Azha, one of Islam's two greatest festivals, was celebrated across the country with due fervor and piety on Saturday, reports UNB. Muslims sacrificed cattle and other beasts of burden commemorating the Prophet Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his own son as a sign of his devotion to…
The world should address Rohingya crisis

The world should address Rohingya crisis

Nearly 90,000 Rohingyas have reportedly entered Bangladesh since violence erupted in Myanmar last August. Ensuing clashes and a major military counter-offensive have killed at least 400 more. However, Myanmar's policy of exclusion of ethnic minorities - who constitute about 40 percent of its population…
BRICS: Towards new horizons of strategic partnership

BRICS: Towards new horizons of strategic partnership

The 9th BRICS Summit will be held in Xiamen, China, on September 4 and 5. I consider it important in this regard to present Russia’s approaches to cooperation within the framework of this large and respected association and to share my views on the future of our further cooperation. I would like…
Online data maping for RMG begins

Online data maping for RMG begins

A project to frame ‘Digital RMG Factory Mapping in Bangladesh’ (DRFM-B) has recently been launched to prove real-time and credible factory data to the stakeholders of the industry. Through this initiative, a foreign buyer can access all types of information, such as the factory database,…
N Korea could be preparing new missile launch: Seoul

N Korea could be preparing new missile launch: Seoul

North Korea could be preparing another missile launch, Seoul said yesterday as it stepped up its defences following Pyongyang’s biggest-ever nuclear test and declaration it had a hydrogen bomb, reports AFP from Seoul. The South and the United States will deploy more of the Terminal High-Altitude…
‘Galpo Shudhu Galpo Noy’ brings family members of Firoza Begum in one frame

‘Galpo Shudhu Galpo Noy’ brings family members of Firoza Begum in one frame

A special programme titled ‘Galpo Shudhu Galpo Noy’, featuring the story of late noted Nazrul Sangeet exponent Firoza Begum’s family, will be aired on NTV on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. All of the family members of Firoza Begum are established with their respective qualification in…
    Sabbir gives invaluable support to Mushfiq

    Sabbir gives invaluable support to Mushfiq

    While there was whispering in the air about the needs of Sabbir Rahman and Soumya Sarkar in the team in a format which required huge patience and skill, at least the former showed he has the ability to fit into the longer version game. Sabbir’s 66 was the testament of what he can do when the team…
    Historical sites abuzz with tourists during Eid vacation

    Historical sites abuzz with tourists during Eid vacation

    Bagerhat: Travel-loving people, in their hundreds, have been thronging to the historical tourist spots and recreation centers in the district to enjoy their Eid vacation, reports UNB. The visitors, mostly from Bagerhat and adjacent districts, have been gathering at the historical places—Shat Gombuj…
    BGB identifies 509 points as risky ahead of national election

    BGB identifies 509 points as risky ahead of national election

    Ahead of the national election due a little over a year from now, the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has primarily identified 509 points as sensitive and prone to border crimes in a 910-km border area. To prevent criminal activities, the BGB has intensified surveillance in the border areas especially…
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