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Rohingyas to get edn in Myanmar curriculum

Rohingyas to get edn in Myanmar curriculum
The Rohingya children staying in different camps in Cox’s Bazar will receive education under the Myanmar curriculum for the first time. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), a United Nations agency that provides humanitarian and developmental aid to children, will provide the required funds to teach the Rohingya students.  At least, 3,15,000 Rohingya children, especially under 14 years,  will be taught in phases from grade 6 to 9. The subjects including English, Burmese, mathematics, science and social studies will be taught under the Myanmar curriculum.  Refugee, Relief, and Repatriation Commissioner (RRRC) Mahbub Alam Talukder told this correspondent that about 315,000 children and youths, up to 14 years…

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Students to suffer as 5 top varsities oppose
Students to suffer as 5 top varsities oppose
The inconvenience faced by tens of thousands of students is likely to continue as five big public universities…

All quarantined China-returned passengers to be released today

All quarantined China-returned passengers to be released today

All China-returned Bangladeshi passengers, quarantined in the capital’s Ashkona Hajj Camp since February 1, will be released in the afternoon today upon a complete assessment of their overall health situation. Director of the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) Dr Meerjady…
People complain of unusual delay in passport delivery

People complain of unusual delay in passport delivery

Though the government is simplifying rules and enhancing the efficiency of the system for quicker passport delivery, passport seekers across the country are not getting their passports in time, delaying the emergency foreign tours of many. Many people, including students, patients and Bangladeshi expatriates,…
Unfortunate decline of 
tigers in the Sundarbans

Unfortunate decline of tigers in the Sundarbans

It would be a welcome step if the Bangladesh Forests Department (BFD) finally becomes successful to release some male tigers into the Sundarbans to restore the necessary balance between tiger’s male-female ratio. For increasing the number of tigers, this step is crucially important. It is unfortunate…
AAP win again: Why? What next?

AAP win again: Why? What next?

No second thought. Development agenda won against divisive agenda. The benefits of water, power, health, education, transport, doorstep services, local roads and bridges received by 2.5 crores people of Delhi (voter numbers lesser) won over the divisive agenda targeting Shaheen Bagh protesters and calling…
No let-up in vegetable prices

No let-up in vegetable prices

Prices of vegetables and spices remained high in the capital’s kitchen markets over the weekend despite winter vegetables being readily available. Customers at the markets were happy to see the early summer vegetables, but despaired at the high prices. Traders said the vegetable market was going…
Japan lets some passengers leave ship for quarantine on land

Japan lets some passengers leave ship for quarantine on land

Japan yesterday began allowing elderly passengers who test negative for the new coronavirus to leave a quarantined cruise ship and finish their isolation in government-designated lodging. Japan's government has given passengers aged 80 or older in poor health or confined to windowless inner cabins…
Poet Al Mahmud’s first death anniv to be observed today

Poet Al Mahmud’s first death anniv to be observed today

Today marks the first death anniversary of eminent poet Al Mahmud. To observe the day, three separate commemorative programmes have been organised in Dhaka, Chattogram and Brahmanbaria district. Poet Al Mahmud Foundation general secretary Abid Azam informed that a commemorative programme ‘Al Mahmud…
Winds of change in Bangladesh cricket

Winds of change in Bangladesh cricket

In a bid to bring about far-reaching changes in Bangladesh cricket, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is going to take up a new mechanism that matches the approach envisioned by former national team head coach Chandika Hathurusingha. Hathurusingha (2015–2017) put forward a long-term plan to the…
Adverse weather may hit potato production in Bhola

Adverse weather may hit potato production in Bhola

Local potato-growers are afraid that they may not get expected yields and fair prices because of adverse weather conditions, such unseasonal rain and dense fog, affecting cultivation this season. Potato cultivation was gaining momentum as farmers got fair prices and good yields in all the seven upazilas…
48 Rohingyas arrested at sea by Myanmar navy

48 Rohingyas arrested at sea by Myanmar navy

Nearly 50 Rohingya Muslims have been detained at sea by Myanmar's navy, a local official said yesterday, the latest from the persecuted minority to be caught trying to flee camps in Bangladesh and Myanmar's restive Rakhine state. It was not immediately clear where the group started their boat…
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