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All set, yet uncertain

All set, yet uncertain
Though the authorities are ready to start the Rohingya repatriation process today, the matter is still uncertain as they have not been able to get any concrete statement from the displaced people during their interview regarding their voluntary return. Hence, uncertainty is looming large, because the Rohingya people are not satisfied with the assurances of the authorities from both sides about their security and citizenship rights. Representatives of the United Nations refugee agency, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and the Refugee, Relief and Repatriation Commissioner (RRRC) said they had made preparations for repatriation through the Ghumdhum border at Naikhanchhari and Karuntali of the Teknaf border. Representatives…

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Perpetrators will be punished: PM
Perpetrators will 
be punished: PM
Accusing the past BNP-Jamaat government and Begum Khaleda Zia and her elder son Tarique Rahman of perpetrating…

HC pulls probe body up for slow pace in investigation

HC pulls probe body up for slow pace in investigation

The High Court yesterday expressed dissatisfaction over the slow progress of investigation by an inter-ministerial committee into allegations of monopoly practised by 10 recruiting agencies engaged in hiring Bangladeshi workers for Malaysia. It warned the members of the probe body that would face contempt…
Khaleda Zia can’t avoid liability for Aug 21 grenade attack: Info Minister

Khaleda Zia can’t avoid liability for Aug 21 grenade attack: Info Minister

Information Minister and Awami League Publicity and Publication Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud yesterday said BNP chief Begum Khaleda Zia is also liable for the heinous 21st August grenade attack and she cannot avoid the liability. “DGFI (Directorate General of Forces Intelligence) tried to investigate…
Water sharing with India

Water sharing with India

From what Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said before the press on Tuesday in Dhaka it can be construed that the central government of India is willing to strike a deal on water sharing, and this position has not changed. When Manmohan Singh was the prime minister of India, two countries…
Turkey urgently needs a political ethics law

Turkey urgently needs a political ethics law

A need for law on political ethics has always been on the agenda of Turkish politics in the last two decades in regards to efforts to harmonize Turkish laws with the European Union acquis. But, for obvious reasons, it has never been materialized. A very recent attempt was made by former Prime Minister…
BTRC seeks financial bids from 5 companies

BTRC seeks financial bids from 5 companies

Bangladesh Telecommu-nication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has issued letters seeking financial proposals from the five selected organisations to appoint a third party for assessing quality of service. The commission has selected the five companies initially to appoint a third party for the installation…
Johnson, Merkel to face off in first Brexit talks

Johnson, Merkel to face off in first Brexit talks

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Berlin yesterday to kick off a marathon of tense talks with key European and international leaders as the threat of a chaotic no-deal Brexit looms. On his first foreign visit since taking office, he will seek to convince German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and…
‘Damer Madar’, ‘Man of La Mancha’ on Shilpakala stage today

‘Damer Madar’, ‘Man of La Mancha’ on Shilpakala stage today

Today, the theatre lovers of Dhaka can enjoy two plays at different venues of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in Segun Bagicha of the capital. Theatre troupe Natyam Repertory will stage its maiden production ‘Damer Madar’ at the Experimental Theatre Hall, while the Department of Drama…
Domingo out to make Tigers 
real force in world cricket

Domingo out to make Tigers real force in world cricket

Media persons were waiting since the morning for the first press meet of the newly-appointed coaching staff of Bangladesh, in particular, head coach Russell Craig Domingo, at the media block of the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur yesterday (Wednesday). The press meet was scheduled to…
Abundant Hilsa supply brings down prices

Abundant Hilsa supply brings down prices

Machghat, the largest wholesale Hilsa market in the district, is flooded with fish caught in Hatia, Sandwip, Dhalchar, Barguna, Nijhum Dwip, Charfesson, Pathorghata and Bhola. Hilsa caught from Padma and Meghna rivers weighing about a kilogramme are being sold at Tk 900 while Hilsa of the same size…
PIL verdicts not executed properly

PIL verdicts not executed properly

Directives issued by the High Court (HC) on at least 120 public interest litigations (PILs) have not been properly implemented. Different human rights organisations filed those PILs seeking HC directives on a range of issues. They included saving rivers from pollution, preventing road accidents, protecting…
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