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6 lakh Rohingyas still at genocide risk: UN

6 lakh Rohingyas still at genocide risk: UN
Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar still face a “serious risk of genocide”, UN investigators said yesterday, warning the repatriation of a million already driven from the country by the army remains “impossible”. The fact-finding mission to Myanmar, set up by the Human Rights Council, last year branded the army operations in 2017 as “genocide” and called for the prosecution of top generals, including army chief Min Aung Hlaing. Some 740,000 Rohingya fled burning villages, bringing accounts of murder, rape and torture over the border to sprawling refugee camps in Bangladesh, where survivors of previous waves of persecution already languished. But in a damning report, the United Nations team said the 600,000…

US to continue partnership 
with Bangladesh

US to continue partnership with Bangladesh

The United States has said that it will continue partnership with the government of Bangladesh and its international organisation and non-governmental organisation partners to address the Rohingya crisis in ways that uphold humanitarian principles while benefiting all people in Cox’s Bazar. According…
4,000 electric poles in middle 
of Gazipur roads

4,000 electric poles in middle of Gazipur roads

More than 4,000 electric poles are currently standing in the middle of different roads in the Gazipur City Corporation area, imperilling vehicular movement. The poles appeared on the middle points of the roads after the city corporation authorities recently expanded the roads. However, the Palli Bidyut…
Leather export sees a surge

Leather export sees a surge

With the controversy of the rawhide imbroglio during Eid-ul-Azha not too far behind, the Export Promotion Bureau, EPB, has revealed some encouraging news. The leather and leather products sector registered a growth rate of 1.32 per cent, resulting in earnings of $185.41 million in July-August of the…
The youth’s disillusionment with politics

The youth’s disillusionment with politics

The prevailing feeling of impunity among a section of Chhatra League and Juba League activists and leaders has been dealt a blow. The decision to remove Bangladesh Chhatra League President Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon and General Secretary Golam was surely a step in the right direction. The highest…
Telecos to run TVAS without foreign partnership

Telecos to run TVAS without foreign partnership

The Bangladesh Telecommu-nication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) will give permission to mobile phone operators under the proposed unified licence to run telecommunication Value Added Services (VAS) on their own and without entering into any partnership with foreign firms. All telecom operators will get…
HK police deny street brawl ‘double standards’

HK police deny street brawl ‘double standards’

Hong Kong police yesterday denied accusations their officers showed comparative lenience towards gangs of pro-Beijing men who attacked pro-democracy supporters during a weekend marked by multiple bloody street brawls. The once stable international hub has been convulsed by weeks of huge, sometimes violent…
Group art show ‘17’ to begin at Galleri Kaya on Friday

Group art show ‘17’ to begin at Galleri Kaya on Friday

An exclusive group art exhibition titled ‘17’ by seventeen modern and contemporary artists of Bangladesh will begin on Friday at Galleri Kaya in Uttara of the capital. Eminent artist professor Murtaja Baseer will inaugurate the two-week exhibition as chief guest on Friday evening. A selection…
Soumya axed, three uncapped 
players called in Tigers squad

Soumya axed, three uncapped players called in Tigers squad

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) yesterday axed top-order batsman Soumya Sarkar and called in three uncapped players in a further shuffle of its squad for the ongoing tri-nation Twenty20 international at home. Batsmen Mohammad Naim Sheikh , Aminul Islam and Nazmul Hossain will join the squad for the third…
Standard of living impoves in erstwhile enclaves

Standard of living impoves in erstwhile enclaves

Massive supports and sincere efforts of the government have been rapidly improving living standard of the erstwhile enclave people changing their fortune in last four years. Everything started changing in former enclaves since implementation of the historic Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) as per Mujib-Indira…
6.5 lakh e-mutation cases resolved since July

6.5 lakh e-mutation cases resolved since July

A total of 655,220 e-mutation cases have been resolved since the introduction of the online system in July this year. There were as many as 10 lakh applications. This was revealed at a press conference on the evaluation results of e-mutation capacity. The land ministry is implementing the project with…
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