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Dhaka to seek stronger global efforts at UNGA

Dhaka to seek stronger global efforts at UNGA
Bangladesh is going to utilise the upcoming 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to intensify pressure on Myanmar to begin Rohingya repatriation. The foreign ministry said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and other ministers, including the foreign minister, would raise the Rohingya issue at various meetings. Besides, Bangladesh and Myanmar would meet on the sidelines, with China acting as the mediator to find a solution to the Rohingya crisis. Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen said this at a curtain-raiser on the upcoming UNGA at the foreign ministry in the capital. State minister for foreign affairs Md Shahriar Alam and foreign secretary Shahidul Islam, among others, were present on the occasion. “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina would…

Protesters ask VC to step down

Protesters ask VC to step down

A section of teachers and students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) yesterday (Wednesday) asked the vice-chancellor, Prof. Farzana Islam, to resign from her post "respectfully", saying she had morally lost the post. They issued an ultimatum till October 1, during the admission test for the…
3 to walk gallows for killing mother, son

3 to walk gallows for killing mother, son

A Rajshahi tribunal has sentenced three people to death for killing a woman and her son of Bagmara upazila in Rajshahi. Speedy Trial Tribunal Judge Anup Kumar handed down the verdict around 11:30am yesterday. The convicts given death penalty are: Abul Hossain, 52, Habibur Rahman Habib, 40, and Abdur…
Onion: Five OMS spots in Dhaka will not help

Onion: Five OMS spots in Dhaka will not help

Following the unusual rise in onion price in the market in the aftermath of export ban by India on the product, the commerce ministry has taken a crash programme to sell onion through truck sale at five places in the capital. To keep the price of this essential vegetable stable or lowering it, the government…
Risk-benefit issues of seafood consumption

Risk-benefit issues of seafood consumption

Global seafood trade nearly doubled in recent decades with demand steadily increasing, fueled by decreasing transportation costs, advances in preservation and processing technologies, and open trade policies and is now among the most highly traded commodities. A nearly 40% of seafood consumed in the…
JCI awards 10 outstanding young persons

JCI awards 10 outstanding young persons

Junior Chamber International (JCI) Bangladesh yesterday awarded the 2019 edition of The JCI Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Bangladesh (JCI TOYP) at a ceremony titled “TOYP 2019” in the capital. The list of the ten outstanding young persons included Ahmed Shayan Fazlur Rahman, director…
Netanyahu, Gantz headed for election deadlock

Netanyahu, Gantz headed for election deadlock

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz were deadlocked yesterday after an Israeli general election, reports said, raising the possibility of a unity government or even the end of the premier’s long rule. Various Israeli media reported that Netanyahu’s right-wing…
‘Salman Shah Jonmo Utsab 2019’ 
to be inaugurated today

‘Salman Shah Jonmo Utsab 2019’ to be inaugurated today

Celebrating the 48th birth anniversary of the late iconic hero Salman Shah (Shahriar Chowdhury Emon: 19 September, 1971 – 6 September, 1996), a weeklong festival titled ‘Salman Shah Jonmo Utsab 2019’ (Salman Shah Birth Festival 2019) is set to kick off today at Modhumita Cinema Hall…
McKenzie prescribes fearless and brave 
cricket for Bangladesh team

McKenzie prescribes fearless and brave cricket for Bangladesh team

The development and welfare of the Bangladesh cricket lies on their fearless cricket what Bangladesh batting coach Neil McKenzie once again reminded the players whose morale down after losing six matches on the trot. The situation comes to the fore after the shock loss to India and Pakistan in the ICC…
Waterlogging plagues school activities

Waterlogging plagues school activities

About 1,000 students, teachers, and guardians have been facing severe inconvenience due to waterlogging on the field of Dewhata AJ High School under Mirzapur upazila. The school, located near the Dhaka-Tangail highway, goes under water even after a light shower. The educational institution, founded…
Hasina assures int’l standard nursing training

Hasina assures int’l standard nursing training

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said her government is working to upgrade nurses training standard to an international level to meet growing demand of specialized nurses in home and abroad. “We are working to upgrade the training system for the nurses to an international level,” she…
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