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  • 25-30% bus seats must be kept empty, no standing passengers: Quader
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Northern Rakhine a slaughterhouse

Northern Rakhine a slaughterhouse
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has described the Northern Rakhine of Myanmar, that witnessed unprecedented atrocities orchestrated by the Myanmar security forces against Rohingyas, as one of the ‘prolific slaughterhouses of humans’ and said that the five permanent members of the United Nations security council (UNSC) are responsible for the killings while the principal burden with the killers themselves. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein also came down heavily on the veto system of the UNSC, which according to him, has been used to block unity of actions to save lives. “Eastern Ghouta, the other besieged areas in Syria; Ituri and the Kasais in the DRC; Taiz in Yemen; Burundi; Northern Rakhine in Myanmar have…

Rizvi praises Indian role in power sector

Rizvi praises Indian role in power sector

India has contributed a lot to the power sector in Bangladesh, said Dr Gowher Rizvi, international affairs advisor to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. He said this at the release of the report "Economic benefits from Bangladesh–India Electricity trade" at Lakeshore Hotel in the capital.…
300 trees felled in 3 years on RU campus

300 trees felled in 3 years on RU campus

Rajshahi University (RU) authorities have been chopping off ages-old trees on the campus on the pretext of infrastructure development and beautification. Protests by teachers and students alike have not been able to stop the destruction of the green cover. Around 300 trees have been cut on the campus…
Skilled manpower crucial

Skilled manpower crucial

The PM has rightly underlined the need for skilled manpower for taking Bangladesh culturally, socially and economically forward. While handing out the Prime Minister’s Gold medal to 265 meritorious students from public and private universities, she made a call for keeping education as par the…
Indian army chief’s unbecoming comments and implications

Indian army chief’s unbecoming comments and implications

Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat’s 21 February 2018 controversial comments involving Bangladesh, Pakistan and China on ‘influx of people from Bangladesh into his country’s northeast region’ bear all the elements to draw flaks from both his country and abroad. In a surprising…
Trade gap with India widens

Trade gap with India widens

The trade imbalance between India and Bangladesh has increased significantly over the past decade even though Bangladesh’s economy has grown rapidly and its exports to the neighbouring country have risen, said sources in the commerce ministry. The bilateral trade gap in favour of India reached…
Truce call ignored as deadly strikes hit Syria enclave

Truce call ignored as deadly strikes hit Syria enclave

DOUMA: Fresh Syrian regime air strikes on rebel-held Eastern Ghouta killed 10 civilians yesterday as Western powers piled pressure on Russia to make a UN truce deal come into force, reports AFP. The world body's chief demanded the immediate implementation of a resolution calling for a 30-day truce,…
Second Int’l Sufi Festival ends

Second Int’l Sufi Festival ends

The 2nd three-day International Sufi Festival ended on Sunday at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy's Nandan Mancha in the capital, reports UNB. The concluding day festival began at 5 pm and ended at 10 pm with the performance of popular Bangladeshi band 'Joler Gaan'. The Allama Rumi Society…
Abahani down MSC in prestigious match

Abahani down MSC in prestigious match

Abahani Limited comfortably tamed its domestic arch-rival Mohammedan Sporting Club by comprehensive 112 runs in their traditional showdown of the sixth-round fixture in the Dhaka Premier League (DPL) at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium yesterday. By virtue of this victory, the 17-time DPL champion…
Acute seedling crisis hits Boro farming

Acute seedling crisis hits Boro farming

A shortage of seedlings has badly affected boro farming in 12 upazilas of Tangail district in the current season. The targeted transplantation of seedlings and production may not be achieved, as seed-beds have been affected by cold injury and root-damaging diseases have wrought havoc. A source in the…
AL plans to appoint 12 lakh polling agents

AL plans to appoint 12 lakh polling agents

Ruling Awami League high-ups have directed their grassroots level leaders to complete the formation of polling centre-based committees across the country ahead of the next general elections scheduled to be held in the yearend. Apart from this, the party also plans to appoint nearly 12 lakh leaders and…
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