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Rohingyas bribe even to leave Rakhine: IOM

Rohingyas bribe even to leave Rakhine: IOM
The violence against Rohingyas in Rakhine State of Myanmar continues forcing more people to cross into Bangladesh, according to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the UN migration agency. The Rohingyas had to pay bribe even to be allowed to leave Rakhine for Cox’s Bazar, it said. “This week, Rohingya refugees were still arriving in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh – the New Year bringing no end to the reports of violence and fears, which forced them to flee their homes in Myanmar,” said an IOM media statement yesterday. A major upsurge of violence in Northern Rakhine State in late August, 2017 forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes. Over 2,400 refugees are estimated to have arrived in Bangladesh…

Getting people’s honour is great achievement for a politician: PM

Getting people’s honour is great achievement for a politician: PM

Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina yesterday said it's a great achievement for any politician to take his or her place through the work and get due honour from the people, reports BSS. "The man is mortal and death is unenviable ... all will have to die, but taking place through…
PM statement on January 5 
elections untrue

PM statement on January 5 elections untrue

BNP on Sunday alleged that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made an 'untrue' statement on January 5, 2014 general election to mislead people, reports UNB. Speaking at a protest programme, party senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, also said BNP will join the next polls realising its demand…
Fighting the narcotics menace

Fighting the narcotics menace

Ahead of the police week, about to kick off from January 8, the IGP met the media and openly identified yaba as the biggest drug threat posing Bangladesh. He also said that by laws alone this menace cannot be tackled. First, we thank the IGP for being candid about the risks posed by yaba, the methamphetamine…
In remembrance of Swami Vivekananda

In remembrance of Swami Vivekananda

Nobel laureate Rabindranath  Tagore wrote to Romain Rolland, "If you want to know India, study Vivekananda." He stood for assimilation of cultures and unification of human race for peace and harmony amid conflicting diversity. With unifying wisdom he bridged the ancient and the modern,…
Frozen foods exports in doldrums

Frozen foods exports in doldrums

The frozen foods exports sector, which surfaced in the country’s economy in the 1970s with a huge potential to boost national exports, is now in limbo. This sector, which still holds much promise, is hamstrung by a shortage of raw materials and a lack of scientific culture. In the last few years,…
Merkel launches pivotal talks on coalition

Merkel launches pivotal talks on coalition

Berlin: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has launched a new round of coalition talks in a bid to end the country’s political stalemate, reports BBC More than three months after its election, Germany is still without a new government. The five-day talks will include Mrs Merkel’s Christian…
10-day solo exhibition in progress at Gallery Chitrak

10-day solo exhibition in progress at Gallery Chitrak

A ten-day solo painting exhibition titled ‘Conversation with Soil’ by renowned artist Monsur Ul Karim is now underway at Gallery Chitrak in Dhanmondi of the capital. Presided over by architect and poet Rabiul Husain, eminent artist professor Rafiqun Nabi inaugurated the exhibition as chief…
Soumya, Taskin axed from ODI team

Soumya, Taskin axed from ODI team

Bangladesh have made as many as five changes to their ODI squad from the disastrous South Africa tour as the selectors announced the 16-member squad for the first two matches of the tri-nation series against Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. As expectedly fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman is back into the team along…
Prospective candidates busy wooing voters for next JS polls

Prospective candidates busy wooing voters for next JS polls

The ruling Awami League (AL) is ahead of its arch rival, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), in its campaigning for the next general elections in Tangail district. Aspirants from the AL are currently engaged in hectic lobbying to garner party tickets. Many aspirants are also busy establishing mass…
Govt to start drive against rice imported in plastic bags

Govt to start drive against rice imported in plastic bags

The textiles and jute ministry has asked the authorities concerned, including divisional commissioners and district administrations, to conduct mobile courts against plastic bag users, as the government has no plans to extend the deadline allowing the use of plastic bags for imported rice. Commerce…
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