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BNP out to make nat’l polls questionable: PM

BNP out to make nat’l polls questionable: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said BNP had an evil intention to make the 2018 general election questionable and they are still trying to do so. "Their [BNP's] intention was to make the Dec-30 election questionable and they're still trying hard for that," she said. The Prime Minister said this while addressing a civic reception accorded to her by expatriate Bangladeshis at Hotel Sheraton Munich Arabella Park in Munich on Thursday. She said BNP and Jamaat had bagged only 28 seats in the 2008 general election. "There was no question about the acceptance of that election." Sheikh Hasina, also the chief of the ruling Awami League, criticised various remarks of the leaders of the BNP-led Jatiya Oikyafront over the last…

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UN seeks $920m to meet massive Rohingya needs
UN seeks $920m to meet massive Rohingya needs
United Nations aid agencies and NGO partners on Friday appealed to raise US$ 920 million to meet the…

Hasina for predictable financing 
in developing countries

Hasina for predictable financing in developing countries

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday emphasised the importance of predictable financing for health security initiatives in developing countries and LDCs as the World Health Organization (WHO) had been caught wrongfooted in many cases due to the enormity of crises, dearth of resources and its capacity.…
Ekushey book fair brings in opportunities for the youth

Ekushey book fair brings in opportunities for the youth

Young people are large stakeholders in the month-long Ekushey Book Fair as the Bangla Academy premises and nearby Suhrawardy Udyan get filled by mostly students from schools, colleges and universities. But the youth also play a pivotal role in manning the array of stalls and helping as best they can…
Endangered tigers

Endangered tigers

We hitherto knew that the number of Sundarbans’ tiger population is dwindling, but yesterday’s news is alarming. The big cat may well not be found in just after five decades in Bangladesh’s part of the forest such will be the impact of climate change on their mangrove forest habitats.…
For inclusive and equitable public health facilities in Bangladesh

For inclusive and equitable public health facilities in Bangladesh

Public health is now universally regarded as an important index of human development alongside education and training. The importance of health towards human development cannot be stressed enough. Proper health is essential not only for physical well-being but also for economic livelihood. Health plays…
Summer vegetables hit kitchen market in capital

Summer vegetables hit kitchen market in capital

Prices of different varieties of early summer vegetables have gone up in kitchen markets due to inadequate supplies. But the winter varieties mostly remained costlier over the past week in the past week, although they are now flooding the markets. Chicken prices have shown an upward trend,…
US keeps allies guessing on IS fight’s future after pullout

US keeps allies guessing on IS fight’s future after pullout

Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan yesterday pledged ongoing support for the fight against Islamic State after the jihadists are finally ousted from Syria but kept allies guessing as to how once US forces pull out. “Together, we have eliminated the group’s hold over 99 percent of the territory…
Two-day fest held at Govt Music College

Two-day fest held at Govt Music College

A two-day music festival titled ‘Pandit Barin Mazumder Sangeet Utsab 2019’ concluded on the premises of the Government Music College, in the capital’s Agargaon area on Friday. The Government Music College in collaboration with the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy has organized the event…
Tigers eye to stay in contention

Tigers eye to stay in contention

Visiting Bangladesh will face off hosts New Zealand in the second one-day international of the three-match ODI series at the Christchurch today. The match will begin at Bangladesh time at 4:00am. The match for the visitors will be an uphill task to stay in the competition of the series even though Bangladesh…
BNP allegations over nat’l polls baseless: Anisul

BNP allegations over nat’l polls baseless: Anisul

Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq yesterday said allegations raised by BNP regarding recently held national polls are completely baseless. “BNP has filed case with election tribunal. They will raise their statements there. BNP has to accept the truth that people reelected…
War kills 1 lakh babies a year

War kills 1 lakh babies a year

At least 100,000 babies die every year because of armed conflict and its impact, from hunger to denial of aid, Save the Children International said yesterday. In the 10 worst-hit countries, a conservative estimate of 550,000 infants died as a result of fighting between 2013 and 2017. They succumbed…
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