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Myanmar must take back its nationals

Myanmar must take back its nationals
Describing the atrocities unleashed by the Myanmar military as 'acts against humanity and violation of human rights', Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said Rohingya refugees are Myanmar nationals and it must take its citizens back, reports UNB. She also said Bangladesh wants to maintain peace and good relations with its neighbouring countries, but it cannot accept 'unjust acts' the Myanmar government is committing.  The Prime Minister was speaking while visiting a registered Rohingya camp and distributing relief materials among the Rohingya refugees at Kutupalong Bazar in Ukhia of Cox’s Bazar. "Still, the fire is burning there...people can’t find out their family members…the bodies of infants…

‘Put pressure on UN for return of Rohingyas’

‘Put pressure on UN for return of Rohingyas’

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs yesterday suggested to the government to create pressure on Myanmar through the United Nations (UN) to take back the Rohingyas fleeing persecution in Rakhine state in the neighbouring country. The committee also recommended to the foreign ministry…
HC stays govt’s mark deduction decision

HC stays govt’s mark deduction decision

A vacation bench of the High Court yesterday stayed a government decision to deduct marks from second time admission seekers in government-run medical colleges and institutions. The HC also issued a rule asking the government to explain why its decision to deduct five marks from second time admission…
Bangladesh PM’s noble gesture

Bangladesh PM’s noble gesture

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made the right humanitarian response to the Rohingya crisis when she said yesterday that if Bangladesh can provide for 16 crore people, it can also accommodate several lakhs of Rohingyas undergoing persecution in the hand of Myanmar government. This sunny humanity…
Persecution of the Rohingyas

Persecution of the Rohingyas

Crisis, genocide and forceful replacement have become synonymous with the Muslim World that has turned into problematic world after First World War with the downfall of Ottoman Caliphate (1362-1924) that had been playing the role of the guardian of the Muslim world ensuring security and unity after…
‘Govt takes various steps for farmers’ development’

‘Govt takes various steps for farmers’ development’

RANGPUR: Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Administration Ministry HN Ashikur Rahman, MP, has said the government has taken various steps for development of the farmers, reports BSS. “The present pro-farmer government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is assisting the…
    ECNEC likely to approve Tk 665cr project for MPs today

    ECNEC likely to approve Tk 665cr project for MPs today

    A project for members of Parliament, involving Tk 665.61 crore, is to be approved by the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today. Under the project, Tk 1 core will be allocated for each upazila, totalling Tk 491 crore for 491 upazilas. The aim is to develop mosques, temples,…
    4 die, 6 missing as storm hits Philippines

    4 die, 6 missing as storm hits Philippines

    MANILA: At least four people died and six were missing after a major storm caused flooding in and around Manila on Tuesday, forcing schools, government offices and businesses to shut down, reports AFP. A 12-year-old girl who drowned in a rain-swollen river in a Manila suburb and a three-month old baby…
    Four popular artistes together in same drama serial

    Four popular artistes together in same drama serial

    Four popular artistes of the small screen, Apurba, Mir Sabbir, Nadia and Mamo are working together for the first time in their career. They will be seen appearing in the drama serial titled ‘Birambana’, which has been written and directed by A Jabir Rasel. Mir Sabbir said about the story…
    I deserve a break: Shakib

    I deserve a break: Shakib

    While his decision to get a break from the Test cricket sparked a huge criticism, ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan believed he deserved it considering the workload he had to endure all these years. The No. 1 all-rounder in all three format of the game said the break would refresh him as he pondered of…
    406 pry schools run without headmaster

    406 pry schools run without headmaster

    A total of 406 government primary schools in the district are running without any headmaster, affecting both academic and administrative activities. It has been going on for a long time and so, proper primary education is being hampered, alleged many primary teachers and guardians. District Primary…
    Rohingyas spread across country

    Rohingyas spread across country

    Rohingyas entering Bangladesh after fleeing from the ongoing violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state are spreading to different parts of the country from the bordering districts Cox’s Bazar and Bandarban. Several hundred Rohingyas are seen daily leaving the bordering districts by bus, trucks…
    The state of the terrorist threat

    The state of the terrorist threat

    Sixteen years after the 9/11 attacks, there is a fair amount of good news about the state of the battle against jihadist terrorists: The United States has not suffered a successful attack by a foreign terrorist organization since al Qaeda's horrific attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon.…
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