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Rohingya a big burden for Bangladesh, says PM

Rohingya a big burden for Bangladesh, says PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said Myanmar should take the displaced Rohingyas back as they have emerged as a big burden for Bangladesh. "Rohingyas are a big burden for Bangladesh. Local people of Cox's Bazar have to face sufferings because of them (Rohingyas)... Myanmar should take their citizens back," she said. The Prime Minister said this when visiting Chair of UK All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) Anne Main-headed UK Conservative Friends of Bangladesh (CFoB) and the delegation of UK APPG on Population, Development and Reproductive Health jointly met the Prime Minister at the latter's official residence Ganabhaban in the capital. PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters after the meeting. The…

Suu Kyi may face prosecution over Myanmar military’s actions

Suu Kyi may face prosecution over Myanmar military’s actions

Myanmar’s civilian leader, a Nobel laureate once extolled as a champion of democracy, could face prosecution for crimes against humanity because of the military’s attacks on Rohingya Muslims and other minority groups, said United Nations investigators. Their statement on Tuesday was a new…
Journos demand resignation of  VC

Journos demand resignation of VC

Bangladesh Campus Journalists Federation, a platform of campus journalists’ forums, yesterday demanded resignation of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University (BSMRSTU), in Gopalganj VC Khondokar Md Nasiruddin for his “involvement in irregularities” and unjustified…
Reinstate shooting 
at the 2022 CWG

Reinstate shooting at the 2022 CWG

Bangladesh has become the fourth country after India, Australia and Sri Lanka to protest against shooting's exclusion from the Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2022 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. If the event is finally not included, Bangladesh will lose out the chance of winning a medal in a discipline…
Proposal for uniform lunar year globally

Proposal for uniform lunar year globally

Uniform Lunar Counting (ULC) is important for the Muslim Ummah or Community. The Muslim nation or Ummah is one of the religious groups among the mankind spreading over the whole world in almost all of the countries of the world with majority in more than fifty countries. Counting of the moon influences…
BTRC finalises guidelines to curb mobile tower radiation

BTRC finalises guidelines to curb mobile tower radiation

The Bangladesh Tele-communication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has finalised the guidelines on limiting radiation from base transceiver stations of mobile phone operators. The BTRC, following a High Court instruction in March, 2017, initiated moves to frame a set of guidelines to check radiation from…
Netanyahu calls on Gantz to form a unity govt together

Netanyahu calls on Gantz to form a unity govt together

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on his main challenger Benny Gantz Thursday to form a unity government together, a major development after deadlocked election results put his long tenure in office at risk. Netanyahu, in a video message, said he preferred to form a right-wing coalition,…
14th Nat’l Children’s Drama and Cultural Festival begins today

14th Nat’l Children’s Drama and Cultural Festival begins today

The 14th edition of National Children’s Drama and Cultural Festival is set to begin today at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in the capital. A total of 95 children theatre troupes from across the country will take part in this nine-day event. Arranged by People’s…
Nazmul favours giving chance to local players in BPL

Nazmul favours giving chance to local players in BPL

Targeting the next ICC Twenty20 World Cup, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is carrying out experiments through the present series and tournaments so that they can pick the right players for the 2020 extravaganza. This was stated by the BCB president, Nazmul Hassan Papon, to The Independent during…
Banned three-wheelers making highways more dangerous

Banned three-wheelers making highways more dangerous

The banned three-wheelers plying the Benapole-Jashore and Navaron-Satkhira highways are increasing risks of accidents. Locals accused the highway police of turning a blind eye to the situation in exchange for bribes. Sometimes, police seize a couple of three-wheelers and file cases but these are just…
Fish farming adds 3.57pc to GDP

Fish farming adds 3.57pc to GDP

About 3.57 per cent of the country's GDP (gross domestic product) is contributed by fisheries sector as more than 11 per cent of the total population is dependent on this. State Minister for Fisheries and Livestock Md Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru said this yesterday while inaugurating a two-day workshop…
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