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Rohingyas to get ‘temporary shelter’

Rohingyas to get ‘temporary shelter’
Rohingya refugees streaming daily across the border into Bangladesh will finally find a temporary shelter in Bangladesh on humatarian grounds. They will be kept at a separate place secured by barbed wire fencing in Balukhali area under Ukhiya upazila of Cox’s Bazar district. These refugees will be provided with necessary food, medical care and other logistical support for survival. Thousands of Rohingyas have already entered Bangladesh, fleeing violence in the Rakhine state of Myanmar, starting from August 25. They will be given bio-metric identity cards as a security measure so that they cannot go anywhere from their respective camps. To provide food and other logistical support to these Rohingyas, the authorities concerned, including…

Doctors confirm ruthlessness 
of Myanmar military

Doctors confirm ruthlessness of Myanmar military

Rohingyas maimed by bullets or physically traumatised have claimed that the Tatmadaw, the armed forces of Myanmar, had shot at their heads, legs and abdomen from point-blank range. At least 300 injured Rohingyas have crossed the border and are undergoing treatment at different government and non-government…
Muktamoni’s 
surgery successful

Muktamoni’s surgery successful

The doctors at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) yesterday conducted a successful operation to 12-year old Muktamoni and removed the tumour from her right hand. “We have successfully conducted the third operation to Muktamoni and removed the tumour. Now there is no tumour on the hand of Muktamoni…
Remittance worry

Remittance worry

In the recent decades remittances from non-resident Bangladeshis have become an increasingly important source of external funding for the country. While migrants have always been sending money home to their families, only recently has this remittance begun to play an important role in the economies…
Pakistan’s Afghan problem

Pakistan’s Afghan problem

President Donald Trump’s belated announcement of his administration’s Afghan Policy is ominous. Never mind that it is an unabashed reversal of his passionate pre-election position to pull out of Afghanistan because it’s not America’s war. Now it’s very much America’s…
GDP base year going to be revised

GDP base year going to be revised

The government is going to rebase and revise the GDP base year to 2015-16 from the existing 2005-2006, incorporating many more emerging areas of economic activity into the GDP calculation,  reports UNB. Once measured according to the new base, the country’s GDP size and per capita income…
Putin warns of ‘global catastrophe’ over North Korea impasse

Putin warns of ‘global catastrophe’ over North Korea impasse

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned yesterday of a global catastrophe unless a diplomatic solution is reached over North Korea, but rejected US calls for more sanctions as “useless”, widening a split among major powers over how to rein in Pyongyang, reports AFP from Xiamen. Putin’s…
Iconic hero Salman Shah’s 21st death anniv today

Iconic hero Salman Shah’s 21st death anniv today

Today marks the 21st death anniversary of Salman Shah. The iconic hero of the country’s filmdom passed away on this day in 1996. To observe the occasion in an appropriate manner, Salman Shah’s family and Salman Shah Oikko Parishad will hold programmes which include a milad, doa mahfil and…
Tigers’ defensive mindset stuns fans

Tigers’ defensive mindset stuns fans

Bangladesh were expected to go for aggressive brand of cricket as they promised ahead of the Test but their approach and body language on the second day of the series-deciding game did give an indication of defensive mindset. Despite leading the two-match series, Bangladesh made it clear that they wouldn’t…
Banana brings smiles on face of growers

Banana brings smiles on face of growers

A bumper production of banana and fair price have brought smiles on the faces of growers in three upazilas of the district, reports BSS. About 5,000 farmers of Harirampur, Daulatpur and Ghior upazilas of the district have changed their life cultivating banana in their land. Most of the char land areas…
BNP flounders on new panels for front bodies

BNP flounders on new panels for front bodies

The delay in reconstituting seven of BNP’s 11 frontal organisations has stalled party activities, much to the chagrin of party leaders and workers. Even though their tenures ended a long time ago, the reconstitution process was being hampered mostly due to lobbying by the central leaders who wanted…
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