Tuesday 19 September 2017 ,
Tuesday 19 September 2017 ,
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  • Suu Kyi ‘burying her head in sand’ over Rakhine horrors: AI
  • UN investigators demand 'full, unfettered' access to Myanmar
  • Suu Kyi to soon understand crisis: Kamal
  • Trump assures PM of all supports on Rohingya issue
  • 5 dubious claims Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi made in her speech
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US ‘unwilling’ to re-impose sanctions

US ‘unwilling’ to
re-impose sanctions
Though describing the Rohingya plight as ‘one of the greatest tragedies’ in the region, the United States appears to be unwilling to re-impose sanctions against Myanmar on the heels of the atrocities of its security forces in Rakhine state bordering Bangladesh. Placing great emphasis on the implementation of the recommendations of the Annan Commission, Washington believes in Rakhine state the security forces are more authoritative than the civilian authorities. Meanwhile, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to reiterate the world body’s concerns about the humanitarian situation in Rakhine state. “And in Rakhine State, the plight of the Rohingya…

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Rohingyas ‘under surveillance’
Rohingyas ‘under surveillance’
Intelligence and the law enforcement agencies are maintaining surveillances over Rohingyas who have…

Resolve crisis thru’ intensified diplomacy, says BNP

Resolve crisis thru’ intensified diplomacy, says BNP

BNP yesterday called upon the government to immediately intensify its diplomatic efforts to resolve the Rohingya crisis and force Myanmar to take back its citizens taken shelter in the country, reports UNB. Speaking at a discussion programme, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir alleged…
    ‘Indoor air pollution major cause of COPD in country’

    ‘Indoor air pollution major cause of COPD in country’

    Indoor air pollution caused by the use of unhygienic fuels in kitchens without proper ventilation has been billed as one of the prime reasons for high prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in rural Bangladesh, reports BSS. “Our rural women usually cook indoor using an open-fire…
    Reforming the education sector

    Reforming the education sector

    In spite of some improvement the education system is plagued by inef iciencies, bureaucratic control, unqualified teaching staff, mismanagement and a struggle to score more numbers. The real problems are being ignored and without addressing the above mentioned problems, What is the use of a degree when…
    Saga of the godman

    Saga of the godman

    It all began with a godman being convicted. Haryana, a state in north India under BJP rule burnt. There was large-scale violence and mayhem that even engulfed its neighbour, Punjab. And all this over a controversial godman who was held guilty by a special Central Bureau of Investigation court in Panchkula,…
    More needs to be done for skill development

    More needs to be done for skill development

    Bangladesh sent a record 750,000 migrant workers abroad last year but it is a mystery that remittance inflow in the last fiscal declined by 14.47 per cent to $12.769 million, the lowest in six years. Experts say it is time to train workers before sending them abroad, as most Bangladeshi migrant workers…
    Thousands join anti-Brexit march through London

    Thousands join anti-Brexit march through London

    LONDON: Thousands of people marched through central London on Saturday calling on the government to "rethink and reject Brexit", reports AFP. A stream of protesters poured through Trafalgar Square and stopped to boo outside Prime Minister Theresa May's Downing Street office before congregating…
    ATM Shamsuzzaman and Popy share birthday today

    ATM Shamsuzzaman and Popy share birthday today

    Today is the birthday of the Ekushey Padak recipient and five-time National Film Award winning veteran actor, screenplay-writer and director ATM Shamsuzzaman. He turns 77 today. Besides, today is also birthday of three-time National Film Award winning actress Popy. As the actress is physically ill,…
    Tigers confident of facing any challenge: Rabbi

    Tigers confident of facing any challenge: Rabbi

    The way Bangladesh are growing up day by day as fast bowler Kamrul Islam Rabbi believes they could take challenge against any team across the world regardless of wickets and conditions. “As a team wise, we can give tough fight against any team across the world. None can say that Bangladesh is…
    Free medical camp for flood victims held

    Free medical camp for flood victims held

    A day- long medical camp was held in Islampur upazila of the district yesterday to provide treatment for the flood victims. Lawmaker Mahjabeen Khaled Baby inaugurated the medical camp as chief guest. She said “We have enough relief in hand and disbursement of relief among the flood victims will…
    Unending ordeal of Rohingyas

    Unending ordeal of Rohingyas

    Md Younus, the 30-year-old son of Abdun Nabi of Zammunna of Maungdaw, reached Bangladesh around 1:30am yesterday through the South Kanjarpara border point after walking through the jungles and hills over five days with his two sons, two daughters, wife and parents. During the journey, they went through…
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