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Problems aplenty for service providers

Problems aplenty for 
service providers
Organisations working on the ground to address health-related problems of the Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar are facing manifold problems as the safe drinking water situation, malnutrition, risk of water borne and vector-borne diseases and other issues are posing serious threat to the forcibly displaced populace. In a bid to ensure better healthcare for the Rohingya people, the government has given permission to six field hospitals in Cox’s Bazar to operate 24 hours in order to provide the Rohingyas with treatment round the clock. Mohammad Abul Kalam, relief and refugee repatriation commissioner (RRRC) of the disaster management ministry stationed in Cox’s Bazar, told this to The Independent. Over 6.55 lakh Rohingyas have crossed…

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60 new posts of officials, diplomats soon
60 new posts of officials,
diplomats soon
In its effort to expand diplomatic relations with a number of countries, the government is going to…

Limited access to balanced 
diet a major concern: WFP

Limited access to balanced diet a major concern: WFP

Although more than 90 per cent of Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar have received emergency food assistance, a major concern is limited access to a well-diversified and balanced diet, according to a new study from the World Food Programme (WFP), the food-related branch of the global body. Revealing…
Law alone not enough 
to control drugs: IGP

Law alone not enough to control drugs: IGP

Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque said on Saturday that it is not possible to control drugs and militancy only by applying law and filing cases, reports UNB. Speaking at a press conference on the occasion of police week in the police headquarters, IGP said, “We could not eliminate…
Protect the Sundarbans

Protect the Sundarbans

The Sundarbans is still vulnerable to poachers as there is an acute shortage of manpower in the forest department. According to a report published in this daily yesterday the department’s 344 posts out of 1173 are lying vacant for a long time and this has forced the department to close its five…
Triple Talaq bill controversy

Triple Talaq bill controversy

History repeated itself in the Indian Parliament on more than one count in the winter session that concluded on a stormy note. Time came full circle when the Opposition stalled the Triple Talaq Bill that the BJP led government introduced in the Upper House of Indian Parliament earlier this week. …
Sustainable solution for saving environment

Sustainable solution for saving environment

Traditional technology to produce bricks is widely used in the brickfields of Bangladesh, though it is not environment-friendly and poses a serious health hazard to workers and people in general, besides being Bangladesh's biggest stationary source of carbon emission. Industry insiders say the topsoil…
Divided UNSC meets on Iran unrest

Divided UNSC meets on Iran unrest

UNITED NATIONS, United States: The United States and Russia clashed over Iran at the UN Security Council on Friday as a third straight day of pro-regime rallies were held following a wave of deadly protests, reports AFP. US Ambassador Nikki Haley pushed for the meeting of the top UN body, arguing the…
Hashem Khan’s multidimensional art exhibition underway at Nat’l Museum

Hashem Khan’s multidimensional art exhibition underway at Nat’l Museum

A month-long special solo exhibition of artworks by eminent Hashem Khan titled ‘Joratalir Chalchitra’ is now underway at the Nalinikanta Bhattasali Gallery of the Bangladesh National Museum (BNM) in the capital. Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed and Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor attended…
Tigers look to better their performance

Tigers look to better their performance

Bangladesh Test and T20 captain Shakib Al Hasan on Saturday said that they are looking to better their performance further in the current year whatever they performed in the last year. Shakib also said that they are emphasizing more on the upcoming home series so that they could start the 2018 year…
273 headmasters’ posts vacant in Faridpur

273 headmasters’ posts vacant in Faridpur

A total of 273 posts of headmasters/mistresses in government primary schools have been lying vacant in Faridpur district for a long time.  The problem turned acute after the system of direct appointment of headmasters or through the promotion of teachers on the basis of seniority was scrapped.…
Bangladesh to seek rise in hajj quota

Bangladesh to seek rise in hajj quota

Bangladesh will seek to increase the hajj quota for pilgrims this year on the basis of population in accordance with the OIC (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation) rules adopted in 1987. A five-member delegation, led by religious affairs minister Principal Matior Rahman, will leave Bangladesh for Saudi…
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