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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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Textbook example of ethnic cleansing: UN

Textbook example of 
ethnic cleansing: UN
The situation in Myanmar is a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing”, the United Nations rights chief said yesterday, as the number of Rohingya Muslims fleeing the country for Bangladesh topped 300,000, reports AFP from Cox’s Bazar. The UN warning came as it emerged the Dalai Lama had written to Aung San Suu Kyi urging Myanmar’s de facto civilian leader to find a peaceful solution to the crisis in the mainly Buddhist country. The Rohingya, a stateless Muslim minority, have faced decades of persecution in Myanmar where they are regarded as illegal immigrants. But since the latest upsurge in violence on August 25, hundreds of thousands have flooded across the border into Bangladesh bringing stories of entire villages burned…

PM to visit Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar today

PM to visit Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar today

Prime Minister (PM) Sheikh Hasina will place a roadmap to resolve the Rohingya crisis during her visit to refugee camps at Ukhiya in Cox’s Bazar today, road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader said yesterday. The PM will distribute relief materials and meet officials to discuss the situation,…
CCC to evict illegal structures over 57 canals: Ctg mayor

CCC to evict illegal structures over 57 canals: Ctg mayor

CHITTAGONG: Chittagong mayor AJM Nasir Uddin yesterday said all illegal structures erected in 57 canals would be evicted under the direct supervision of the Chittagong City Corporation (CCC), reports BSS. “There is no scope of meanness. None of us but this city is permanent and we want to present…
Low prices of rawhide cause worry

Low prices of rawhide cause worry

The fact that low prices of rawhide would disappoint our traders this year was well anticipated just after the Eid-ul-Azha had come to end. Supply of rawhide to the newly relocated tanneries was poor; transporting raw hide had become difficult because of the damaged roads in various parts of the country,…
Inorganic ferilisers: A blessing or a curse

Inorganic ferilisers: A blessing or a curse

Inorganic fertilizer, also known as mineral or commercial fertilizer, is fertilizer mined from mineral deposits or manufactured in a laboratory from synthetic compounds (chemicals). Inorganic fertilizers offer a few apparent conveniences. Firstly, they are readily available, as opposed to organic (natural)…
Businesses at St Martin’s ready to welcome tourists

Businesses at St Martin’s ready to welcome tourists

Hotels and resorts owners of the Saint Martin’s Island have already completed preparation to welcome tourists during the upcoming tourism season which starts from September and continues till March. But, the government till now has not taken any initiative about the number of tourists visiting…
White House observes minute of silence for 9/11 victims

White House observes minute of silence for 9/11 victims

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump observed a moment of silence Monday at a White House ceremony marking the 16th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people, reports AFP. The observance, along with another at Ground Zero in New York, was held at 8:46 am (1246 GMT),…
‘Ekti Cinemar Galpo’ shooting kicks off

‘Ekti Cinemar Galpo’ shooting kicks off

The shooting of a new film titled ‘Ekti Cinemar Galpo’ has been kicked off this Saturday under the direction of eminent actor-director Alamgir. The camera started rolling to film a scene at 1:30pm on floor number 4 at the Bangladesh Film Development Corporation in the capital. Veteran actor-director…
Riyad recalled for South Africa tour

Riyad recalled for South Africa tour

Mahmudullah Riyad has been recalled to Bangladesh’s 15-member squad for the upcoming Test series against South Africa in a bid to bolster and add some experience to the batting line up that unarguably looked under-strength because of the absence of Shakib Al Hasan who was granted break from the…
Call for social resistance against drug abuse

Call for social resistance against drug abuse

Speakers here recently underscored the need for political and social commitments to combat trafficking of illicit drugs along with its trading, reports BSS. They said about 80 percent of drug addicts are between 15 and 30 age groups. So, there is no alternative to take measures against drug smuggling…
More dog squads in the offing

More dog squads in the offing

The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) is going to deploy 72 trained dogs at 10 integrated check posts (ICPs), six land Customs ports, one check-post and one border ‘haat’ to detect smuggled arms, ammunition and drugs that enter from the neighbouring countries, India and Myanmar, said sources…
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