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Rohingya, security, labour market high on agenda

Rohingya, security, labour market high on agenda
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will speak on the Rohingya crisis, climate change, regional security, labour market and investment in the power sector during her first visit to Germany and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after coming to power. Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said the Prime Minister, along with her entourage, would leave for Munich, Germany, on February 14 to attend the 55th Munich Security Conference (MSC) 2019 from February 15-17. The minister said she would place the Rohingya issue and regional security matters before world leaders at different sessions of the MSC. Abdul Momen unveiled details of the Prime Minister’s visit at a press conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the capital yesterday (Wednesday). He…

US envoy praises Bangladesh’s efforts to educate farmers

US envoy praises Bangladesh’s efforts to educate farmers

US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller has said the Ministry of Agriculture and other bodies are working so hard to educate farmers and looking at ways to mitigate pest, including by expediting registrations of new products - especially biological control products - to help farmers control Fall Armyworm.…
JCD returns to campus; demands fresh polling schedule for DUCSU

JCD returns to campus; demands fresh polling schedule for DUCSU

Leaders and activists of the Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) yesterday demanded a fresh polling schedule for the Dhaka University Central Students' Union (DUCSU) after ensuring a congenial atmosphere for the election. They visited Madhur Canteen and held a press conference regarding the DUCSU polls.…
Proposal for gas price hike

Proposal for gas price hike

Right after the formation of the government in the beginning of the new year, proposal of gas distributing companies to increase gas price by 60 per cent has not gone well with the cross sections of people. It was only in February 2017, gas price was hiked by an average of 22.7 per cent. Though a proposal…
India’s Citizenship Bill: For whom the bell tolls?

India’s Citizenship Bill: For whom the bell tolls?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who landed in Assam's Guwahati late last week amid black flag protests, tried to address people's concerns about the vexed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), saying his party is committed to protecting the culture and resources of the northeast. The Citizenship…
NBR plans 32 more tax zones across Bangladesh

NBR plans 32 more tax zones across Bangladesh

The government has decided to establish 32 more tax zones across the country to bring more taxpayers in the tax net for improving the revenue collection to comply with the increasing target of tax collection. “Yes, we are working on to set up 32 more offices,” a senior NBR official told…
Families of missing Uighurs demand ‘proof of life’ videos

Families of missing Uighurs demand ‘proof of life’ videos

Ethnic Uighurs have launched a global campaign to press China for video proof that their missing relatives are alive, turning the tables on Beijing’s use of video to counter claims that a renowned Uighur had died in custody. The social media campaign was launched Tuesday under the hashtag #MeTooUyghur…
Discussion on Mrinal Sen, Amjad Hossain and Anwar Hossain today

Discussion on Mrinal Sen, Amjad Hossain and Anwar Hossain today

A discussion titled ‘Mrinal Sen, Amjad Hossain and Anwar Hossain: Tribute’ will be held today at Bangla Academy premises in the captial. The discussion will be organised as part of the month-long series programme on the occasion of Amar Ekushey Book Fair at 4 pm followed by a cultural event.…
Tigers batsmen should show patience to deal with short balls, says Mash

Tigers batsmen should show patience to deal with short balls, says Mash

Keeping up the trend, Bangladesh yet again began their New Zealand tour with a crushing eight-wicket defeat to the hosts as they struggled to deal with the bounce and height, generated by the Kiwi pacers in the first ODI yesterday at Napier. More than half of the batting line up of Bangladesh was removed…
Traditional fish fair in Bogura draws huge crowd

Traditional fish fair in Bogura draws huge crowd

‘Poradaha Mela’, a 400-year-old traditional fair was held at Poradaha in Gabtali upazila of Bogura district yesterday amid enthusiasm and fanfare.   Every year around 60-70 thousand people attend the fair in Poradaha. The main attractions of the fair are various types of fish from the…
Govt to relocate 46 religious structures from riverbanks

Govt to relocate 46 religious structures from riverbanks

The government has decided to relocate 46 religious structures built illegally on the banks of the Buriganga, Turag and Shitlakhya rivers. The shipping ministry has entrusted the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) mayor with arranging land to relocate these shrines, Bangladesh Inland Water Transport…
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