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‘Publicity stunt’ by Myanmar

‘Publicity stunt’ by Myanmar
Myanmar's government said it has repatriated the first family of Rohingya refugees, among the 700,000 who fled a brutal crackdown, but the move was slammed by rights groups as a publicity stunt which ignored warnings over the security of returnees, reports AFP from Yangon. Meanwhile, five Rohingyas of the 70 who left Myanmar to escape persecution were rescued by Indonesian fishermen after they were stranded at sea for almost three weeks and they stayed at the immigration office awaiting their fate in Banda Aceh yesterday. The stateless Muslim minority has been massing in squalid refugee camps across the border in Bangladesh since the Myanmar army launched a ruthless campaign against the community in northern Rakhine state last August. The…

PM arrives in Dammam

PM arrives in Dammam

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived yesterday evening on a nine-day official visit to Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom, reports UNB. A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage, which left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 4:40pm, landed at Dammam…
Nahid for technical edn 
to achieve SDG-4

Nahid for technical edn to achieve SDG-4

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday laid emphasis on promoting technical education to achieve Sustainable Development Goal-4 (SDG-4) by 2030, reports BSS. “We have attached top priority to expansion of technical and vocational education to ensure better access of students to job markets,”…
Practical approach to 
prevent river death

Practical approach to prevent river death

A  Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) bund in Jazira upazila in Shariatpur, built to provide ease of communication to the locals, has turned into a main cause of ecological disaster. Reportedly, the embankment has severely reduced the water flow of the Arial Khan River. Once a mighty…
Salman Khan and the Blackbuck saga

Salman Khan and the Blackbuck saga

Hundreds of Salman Khan’s fans had a sleepless night; some did not eat; others bemoaned the price their favourite film star had to pay for being famous. In fact, when Khan spent two nights in jail before being bailed out, many spoke about the unfairness of the system who in their perception came…
Time for handicrafts to broaden export horizon

Time for handicrafts to broaden export horizon

There has been a steady growth in handicrafts exports for several years thanks to the support provided by the government to this sector. During the first nine months (July–March) of FY2017-18, export earnings from handicrafts fetched USD 12.46 million, registering a growth of 17.11 per cent, from…
Saudi King rejects US plan to transfer embassy to Jerusalem

Saudi King rejects US plan to transfer embassy to Jerusalem

DHAHRAN: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman yesterday opened an Arab League summit by criticising US President Donald Trump’s decision to transfer the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, reports AFP. “We reiterate our rejection of the US decision on Jerusalem,” the king…
Chhayanaut welcomes Nababarsha hoping better future

Chhayanaut welcomes Nababarsha hoping better future

Chhayanaut welcomed Bangla New Year 1425 on Saturday hoping to erase grimy staffs and wipe out back-dated garbage gathered in previous year as well as to welcome the newish, youthful and beauty with the hope of a better future, reports UNB. At least 150 singers under the banyan tree in Ramna Park were…
Tushar wants to stage comeback in nat’l side

Tushar wants to stage comeback in nat’l side

At this moment, Tushar Imran is the much-talked about player in Bangladesh domestic circuit for his jaw-dropping performance that plumed with records and century after century especially in the longer version cricket that raised a question about his possible but dubious comeback in Test. Last time Tushar…
Langalbandh Bazar beset with problems

Langalbandh Bazar beset with problems

Lack of a proper drainage system, narrow lanes and poor transportation make life extremely difficult for both shoppers and commuters in Langalbandh Bazar, the largest weekly market in greater Khulna division. Golam Kuddus, owner of Janata Pharmacy, said the market was initially set up about 135 years…
Composite station of 
Coast Guard soon

Composite station of Coast Guard soon

After setting up a composite brigade cantonment of the Army at the Padma Bridge project site, the government is now going to set up a permanent composite station of the Coast Guard in the same area to ensure foolproof security of the multipurpose bridge project. A proposal was placed at the last meeting…
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