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Rohingyas go without food

Rohingyas go without food
Despite an influx of Rohingyas over the past two weeks, national and international aid agencies are yet to provide relief to most of the Rohingya refugees fleeing the violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. Lack of food, shelter, water and sanitation has created unhealthy conditions in Cox’s Bazar and Bandarban of the bordering districts. One runs into scores of hungry and helpless faces everywhere. Moreover, the refugees simply get drenched in rain, as there are no sheds where they can take shelter from the downpour. The plight of Rohingyas who have taken refuge in remote areas and those who have found a place in refugee camps run by aid agencies appear to be the same. In the wake of the recent influx, several United Nations (UN)…

Oxfam lauds Bangladesh efforts in providing access to Rohingya

Oxfam lauds Bangladesh efforts in providing access to Rohingya

Oxfam lauded the Bangladesh government efforts in providing access to Rohingya refugees from Myanmar on urgent humanitarians needs, reports BSS. “We recognize the efforts of the Bangladesh government in providing access to the people fleeing the conflict in Myanmar,” Lan Mercado, 0xfam in…
17 bombs, 30 grenades found at ‘militant den’

17 bombs, 30 grenades found at ‘militant den’

Huge explosives, including 17 powerful bombs, 30 hand grenades and 10 kg gunpowder, were recovered from the suspected militant hideout at Mirpur's Mazar Road in the capital as Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) ended its operation yesterday, reports UNB. They elite force also recovered 50 bottles filled…
Terrorism and Bangladesh

Terrorism and Bangladesh

In spite of government efforts terrorism continues to pose a threat to Bangladesh. Just recently in a anti-terror operation at Mirpur, law enforcers recovered several incinerated bodies, presumably of militants who apparently had killed themselves by conducting a series of explosions. The country has…
Trade based money laundering:
A threat to development

Trade based money laundering: A threat to development

Trade-based money laundering has been recognized by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in its 2006 study as one of the main methods by which criminal organizations and terrorist financiers move money for the purpose of disguising its origins and integrating it back into the formal economy. It is…
NBR eyes special attention on foreign workers’ tax

NBR eyes special attention on foreign workers’ tax

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has decided to pay special attention on the foreigners who are engaged in jobs here for collecting taxes from them, reports UNB. The NBR chairman M Nojibur Rahman in a meeting with the field level officials, which took place couple of weeks back, gave the directives.…
Malaysia protesters want ties cut with Myanmar over Rohingya

Malaysia protesters want ties cut with Myanmar over Rohingya

KUALA LUMPUR: About 200 protesters rallied outside Myanmar's embassy in Malaysia Friday urging Kuala Lumpur to sever diplomatic ties with Yangon over deadly violence against Rohingya Muslims, reports AFP. The noisy protest was led by the powerful youth wing of predominantly Muslim Malaysia's…
3rd death anniv of Nazrul Sangeet legend Firoza Begum today

3rd death anniv of Nazrul Sangeet legend Firoza Begum today

Kazi Nazrul Islam, Nazrul Sangeet and Firoza Begum—these three words are inseparable from the music world of the Subcontinent. If anyone starts thinking or talking about our National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, the word Nazrul Sangeet is synonymous with him, and the very next word which surely comes…
Right-handed top order batters to be included for SA tour

Right-handed top order batters to be included for SA tour

Nazmul Hassan Papon, president of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), on Friday hinted that they could bring a couple of changes in the squad of the Bangladesh’s upcoming tour against the top-flight South Africa. A full-fledged series against the African side is scheduled to take place in between…
Narsingdi villages affected badly by river erosion

Narsingdi villages affected badly by river erosion

At least 250 families of Shutki Kanda and Rasulpur villages under Karimpur union in Narsingdi Sadar upazila of the district have been rendered homeless over a period of three days following erosion by the Meghna, said Karimpur upazila parishad member Sentu Mia. “I have been forced on to the roads…
Myanmar violence may have killed over 1,000: UN envoy

Myanmar violence may have killed over 1,000: UN envoy

More than 1,000 people may already have been killed in Myanmar, mostly minority Rohingya Muslims -- more than twice the government's total -- a senior United Nations representative told AFP in Seoul yesterday, urging Aung San Suu Kyi to speak out. In the last two weeks alone 270,000 mostly Rohingya…
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