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Myanmar doesn’t act ‘sans int’l pressure’

Myanmar doesn’t act
‘sans int’l pressure’
Myanmar does not act without international pressure, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam said yesterday, stressing the need for a strong world opinion to compel Naypyitaw to take back hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas, who had to flee their homes owing to the unprecedented atrocities orchestrated by the Myanmar security forces, local Buddhist mobs and people from other ethnic groups in Rakhine. “Our experiences suggest that Myanmar does not fulfil its obligations unless pressurised by the international community,” he said while addressing as chief guest at the launching of an Oxfam report on One Year on ‘Time to put Women and Girls at the Heart of the Rohingya Response’ in the capital. “We believe…

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‘Detect, delete, deport’
‘Detect, delete, deport’
India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has categorically said all people excluded from the…

Dhaka seeks OIC voice over Rohingya issue in UNGA

Dhaka seeks OIC voice over Rohingya issue in UNGA

Bangladesh has requested member States of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to include their support for Rohingya issue in their engagements during the forthcoming UN General Assembly, reports UNB. State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam made the request when a 16-member delegation…
HC asks govt to shutdown 14 hospitals in capital

HC asks govt to shutdown 14 hospitals in capital

The High Court (HC) yesterday directed the government to immediately shut down 14 hospitals in Mohammadpur area of Dhaka as they have no valid license. In response to a writ petition, the HC bench of Justice Sheikh Hasan Arif and Justice Ahmed Sohel also issued a rule asking the government to explain…
Welcoming UN call for resolution on Myanmar

Welcoming UN call for resolution on Myanmar

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has asked the Human Rights Council to adopt a resolution and forward it to the General Assembly to start a mechanism for bringing the perpetrators of human rights violations in Myanmar to justice. She has also thanked the International Criminal…
Existentialism: An endless narrative

Existentialism: An endless narrative

In the social embodiment of human beings, there are two parties: “the faceless crowd” and the atom––the individual. In the history of human development, the atomic version of humans is always marginalised as its counterpart (society and all its organs) is always given priority…
Tk 5,918cr projects okayed

Tk 5,918cr projects okayed

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) yesterday approved a project involving Tk 5,918.63 crore to ensure infrastructural development at 2,000 selected madrasahs across the country, reports UNB. The approval came from the weekly ECNEC meeting held at the NEC conference room…
Trump on 9/11 to honor Flight 93 heroes

Trump on 9/11 to honor Flight 93 heroes

WASHINGTON: Seventeen years after the devastating 9/11 attacks, President Donald Trump heads to Pennsylvania yesterday to pay tribute, as his predecessors have done, to the men and women who died aboard hijacked Flight 93, reports AFP. On September 11, 2001, the plane—one of four commandeered…
Debolina Sur enthrals audience at IGCC musical evening

Debolina Sur enthrals audience at IGCC musical evening

Singer Debolina Sur performed at a musical evening, organised by Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC), at the Kabi Sufia Kamal auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum in the capital on Monday. The performance by the singer featured Nazrul Sangeet, Rabindra Sangeet and modern songs. Debolina Sur enthralled…
Four semifinalists eye to play final

Four semifinalists eye to play final

All the four semifinalists’ coaches and captains are eyeing to play the final of the ongoing SAFF Suzuki Cup Football Championship when Nepal will take on Maldives in the first and  India will face Pakistan  in the second. All the two semifinal matches will take place at the Bangabandhu…
Aman cultivation faces setback               for drought-like situation

Aman cultivation faces setback for drought-like situation

Rangpur: Cultivation of transplanted Aman paddy cultivation is facing a setback because of a drought-like situation in Rangpur region, reports UNB. The croplands have dried up and the seedling is turning yellowish due to absence of rainfall and scorching summer heat, farmers said. Mohammad Ali, meteorologist…
MPO facilities for non-govt instts likely from next year

MPO facilities for non-govt instts likely from next year

The monthly Pay Order (MPO) facilities for non-government educational institutions will begin from next year, disclosed sources in the education ministry. The sources in the ministry further said the MPO facilities will be provided to the qualified educational institutions in phases. The sources added…
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