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Rohingya crisis can’t be resolved overnight

Rohingya crisis can’t 
be resolved overnight
Uncertainty looms over the repatriation of the Rohingyas who fled to Bangladesh after being forcibly displaced by the Myanmar army. “It would take a month or more to repatriate the Rohingyas to their home country. It is not easy to resolve the Rohingya crisis overnight; it’s a lengthy process. The international community is today much closer to Bangladesh than ever before over the Rohingya issue. It is an outcome of Bangladesh’s diplomacy,” foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali told reporters during a press briefing at the foreign ministry yesterday. The minister briefed journalists about the latest development on the Rohingya crisis. He also claimed that China and Russia are in favour of Bangladesh on the Rohingya issue.…

No plan to arrest Khaleda: Quader

No plan to arrest Khaleda: Quader

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday said the government has no plan to arrest BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia after her return home from London, reports UNB. "The government didn't think of arresting Khaleda Zia following the issuance of arrest warrants. The law enforcers and…
ACC set to file cases against 16 graft suspects

ACC set to file cases against 16 graft suspects

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is set to file six cases against 16 graft suspects, including a sub-registrar, for allegedly grabbing a forest land, reports UNB. The Commission at its regular meeting on Wednesday decided to file the cases against them, ACC public relations officer Pranab Kumar…
Need for vocational training

Need for vocational training

We welcome Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid’s call for developing effective plans to promote technical education to achieve the targets of Sustainable Development Goals. We have repeatedly said in these pages that the authorities should attach top priority to expansion of technical and vocational…
Festival of illumination: Kali puja and Deepavali

Festival of illumination: Kali puja and Deepavali

The autumn festival or Sharodotsab ends with Kali Puja and Deepavali to be celebrated on October19 revolving the worship of mother goddess Kali and Lakshmi by the Hindus. Worship of God as divine mother is prehistoric in origin and was prevalent even during the ancient Indus Valley Civilisation. But…
UK firm seeks BB intervention to stop money laundering

UK firm seeks BB intervention to stop money laundering

Lancaster Exports Ltd, a British firm, has written to the Bangladesh Bank (BB) seeking the latter’s intervention to stop release of $ 1.1 million to ‘Forseti Inc.’, another foreign company, by a local bank of Bangladesh. Citing a verdict of a Greek court, Lancaster in a letter to the…
Trump’s latest travel ban 
blocked by federal judge

Trump’s latest travel ban blocked by federal judge

London: US President Donald Trump's latest attempt to bar citizens of eight countries from entering the US has suffered a second federal court defeat, reports BBC. Judges in Hawaii and Maryland issued separate temporary restraining orders on the open-ended travel ban. Both judges cited Trump's…
Abu Salim’s solo painting exhibition begins today

Abu Salim’s solo painting exhibition begins today

A thirteen-day solo painting exhibition titled ‘My Beloved Motherland’ by artist Md Abu Salim will begin today at the Galerie Zoom of Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD), Dhanmondi in the capital. Professor Dr Mizanur Rahman, Department of Law, University of Dhaka and writer Selina…
Malaysia stun Pakistan in Super-4

Malaysia stun Pakistan in Super-4

Malaysia grabbed a deserving 3-2 victory over Pakistan to brighten their chance playing the final in the ongoing Hero Asia Cup Hockey Championship yesterday at the Maulana Bhashani Hockey Stadium. It is something a revenge for Malaysia, who conceded defeats to Pakistan in the 2013 Asia Cup Hockey Championship…
Kushtia roads in bad shape

Kushtia roads in bad shape

Rural and urban roads in Kushtia have been damaged by torrential rain and floods this year. This has resulted in immense harship for local people. Since most of the roads are without a blacktop, villagers and town dwellers risk their lives while they travel. It is learnt that only 40 per cent of the…
Female employment grows faster

Female employment grows faster

Female employment is increasing by 4.4 per cent every year in Bangladesh, more than twice the rate of growth of the working-age population. The trend is bringing millions of women into the labour force and increasing women’s participation, leading to substantial progress in job outcomes, economic…
Living in the world’s most adventurous countries

Living in the world’s most adventurous countries

Whether it’s tasting the world’s most exotic foods or trekking the most dangerous roads, adventure takes a different form for every person. But regularly stepping outside your comfort zone is easier in some places than others. Adventure takes a different form for every person U.S. News &…
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