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Number may cross 3 lakh

Number may cross 3 lakh
At least 230,00 Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh in the last 13-day since violence erupted in the Rakhine state of Myanmar in August 25, according to local sources, and the number of refugees may cross 300,000, according to a UN agency. Local public representatives and Rohingya leaders said an additional 52,000 Rohingyas, fleeing the army crackdown in their homeland, are now living in the no man’s land between Bangladesh and Myanmar, waiting for a chance to enter Bangladesh. “In our estimation at least 230,000 Rohingyas have entered into Bangladesh since August 25. The number is increasing everyday,” said Jahangir Kabir Chowdhury, Chairman of Rajakhali Union Parishad in Cox’s Bazar. Two other union parishad chairmen,…

Shujan calls on other nations to put pressure on Myanmar

Shujan calls on other nations to put pressure on Myanmar

Leaders of Sushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujan) yesterday (Thursday) urged the international community, including the United Nations, to continue to put pressure on the Myanmarese government to stop the mass killing and persecution of Rohingyas in Myanmar's Rakhine State.  In a written statement,…
ACC armed unit starts journey

ACC armed unit starts journey

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday launched an armed unit with 20 police personnel in a bid to be more dynamic and independent in its fight against graft, reports BSS. “A new dimension has added to the ACC with the appointment of 20 police personnel for its armed unit which will help…
World must come forward and help Rohingyas

World must come forward and help Rohingyas

The Turkish first lady Emine Erdogan and the country’s foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu are visiting the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar. She has arrived with a forty-member delegation team among whom seven members will reportedly engage in a dialogue with Myanmar authorities. Earlier Turkey’s…
What ails Donald Trump?

What ails Donald Trump?

Cohen’s justification — “President Trump has failed the presidential test of moral leadership. No moral president would ever shy away from outright condemning hatred, intolerance and bigotry” — suggests that his effort is, at best, premature. There is no “test of…
Priority on industrialisation 
to generate employment

Priority on industrialisation to generate employment

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said her government attached priority to rapid industrialisation and welcoming foreign investment to create employment opportunities when the visiting Director General of UN Industrial Development Organization’s (UNIDO) Li Yong called on her at the PMO, reports…
S Korea, US deploy missile defence amid China protest

S Korea, US deploy missile defence amid China protest

Seoul: South Korea and the United States yesterday completed the deployment of a US missile defence system to counter North Korean threats, sparking demonstrations by residents and a diplomatic protest from Beijing, reports AFP. A convoy of US military trucks carrying four launchers for the Terminal…
‘Feluda’ to air on TV
from tomorrow

‘Feluda’ to air on TV from tomorrow

A new television adaptation based on the famous Satyajit Ray character, Detective Feluda, is going to start tomorrow on Channel i. Presented by Fresh, the first episode titled ‘Sheyal Debota Rahasya’ will be aired tomorrow at 7:50pm. In the series, popular actor Parambrata Chatterjee from…
Lyon fear factor grips Bangladesh

Lyon fear factor grips Bangladesh

Bangladesh’s approach and application in the second Test only signified the fact that they are yet to win against a tough opposition on a regular basis, something what they have been doing in the limited over cricket for the last three years. Losing the game or meek surrender is not the issue…
Mahananda river erosion brings new woe

Mahananda river erosion brings new woe

Receding floodwaters have brought no relief to the residents of Sundarpur union in Chapainawabganj Sadar upazila. The Mahananda river has gobbled up at least 50 houses over the past few days thanks to continuous ersosion of its banks. Moreover, a mosque, mango orchards covering several hundred bighas…
Myanmar yet to respond to UNHCR appeal on Rohingya crisis

Myanmar yet to respond to UNHCR appeal on Rohingya crisis

The Myanmar government has not responded to the call of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) to resume humanitarian aid in Myanmar’s Rakhine state and to stop the ongoing violence. Ever since the Myanmar government banned the services of 20 UN aid agencies in Rakhine State citing…
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