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Desperate Rohingyas spreading out

Desperate Rohingyas spreading out
Desperate to be free of their uncertain lives, many members of the Rohingya population are making efforts to move to other countries or elsewhere in the country for a better life, said sources in the local administration and experts. They added that as the refugees are living in crammed camps with large families, coupled with inclement weather conditions like extreme heat and the impending rains, the Rohingya population is looking for new avenues. From their experience in the field, they said the Rohingya people have already passed around two years without any ray of home for their repatriation to their homeland in Rakhine state in Myanmar in a safe and hospitable environment. When these people attempt to sneak out of the matchbox-like camps,…

Bangladeshi floating home wins RISK Award

Bangladeshi floating home wins RISK Award

A floating home in Bangladesh won RISK Award at the closing ceremony of the UNDRR Global Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction in Geneva on Friday, according to a media release retrieved yesterday. The winning organisations University of Dundee and Resilience Solution from Bangladesh received the RISK Award.…
Traders blame meat price hike on rampant extortion

Traders blame meat price hike on rampant extortion

A cattle trader saw his delivery costs cut by half when the highway police stopped asking for bribes. Traders at Gabtali cattle market alleged that policemen were stopping trucks carrying cattle, demanding money at various places on highways and at the entry points to the capital. On the other hand,…
Managing Dhaka traffic

Managing Dhaka traffic

With the month of Ramadan well underway, the traffic situation in the capital has worsened to the extent that during the day, hardly any road sees smooth movement. With major roads gridlocked, people usually have a short fuse and small arguments lead to scuffles and tussles on the road, adding to existing…
Protecting the youth from drug addiction

Protecting the youth from drug addiction

Our young generation is the potential future of Bangladesh. But, now, this young generation is about to be destroyed due to dangerous effects of drugs. As drugs are easily available, the young generation can get them as they wish. They get addicted due to over curiosity, bad companion, and showing off…
BTRC to seek views of divisions 
on USSD pricing guidelines

BTRC to seek views of divisions on USSD pricing guidelines

The Bangladesh Telecommuni-cation Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has decided to take the opinions of its divisions before finalising the session-based unstructured supplementary service data (USSD) pricing guideline for mobile financial services (MFS). The commission in its 226th meeting asked the System…
Here is what to expect

Here is what to expect

The world’s biggest election will determine whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi stays in power. Here’s how it happened, and what comes next. After 39 days of polling involving as many as 900 million voters, balloting in India’s vast parliamentary election came to an end yesterday,…
Pocket Sari:
A whole new trend in fashion scene this Eid

Pocket Sari: A whole new trend in fashion scene this Eid

The country’s fashion scene offers something different every Eid. In keeping with this trend, a uniquely designed sari, known as ‘pocket sari’, has become a hot topic of discussion among fashion aficionados.   This extraordinary attire is expected to create a buzz among women,…
It’s unique feeling for teammates

It’s unique feeling for teammates

Mashrafe Bin Mortaza once again proved his sincerity to his team and his teammates by whom he won the historic trophy victory in the tri-nation series on Ireland’s cool condition. They drew flaks from all after losing the lone practice match against Ireland Wolves from where they clawed back and…
Sorry state of cyclone shelters in Feni

Sorry state of cyclone shelters in Feni

The Feni Luma cyclone centre is in s sprry state and needs urgent repair. Locals allege that it would be extremely risky for people taking shelter there during severe cyclonic storms. Also, cyclone centres inside a government primary school are also in a dilapidated state here.   According…
Gazette on freedom fighters’ minimum age illegal: HC

Gazette on freedom fighters’ minimum age illegal: HC

In a major development, the High Court (HC) yesterday in a verdict declared illegal the three gazette notifications and circular determining the minimum age of freedom fighters (FFs). The HC bench also directed the government to give all due honorarium within 60 days to the freedom fighters who have…
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