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100 Rohingyas interviewed

100 Rohingyas interviewed

Around 100 Rohingya people of 21 families were interviewed at the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar yesterday to encourage them to return to Myanmar…

PM warns action against wrong project assessment

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked authorities concerned to take action against officials responsible for wrong assessments in formulation of development projects. She gave the order at yesterday’s ECNEC meeting at the NEC conference room. While briefing journalists after the meeting, Planning…

‘Japan exports pollution thru coal power plant funding’

The Japanese government and its public finance agencies JBIC, JICA, NEXI are exporting pollution to other countries, including Bangladesh, by funding coal-fired power plants abroad, that emit far more toxic air pollutants than would be allowed in Japan, says Greenpeace International. This deadly double…

No solutions in sight

Medicines Sans Frontieres (MSF) yesterday said very little progress has been made to address the lack of legal status for the Rohingya in the region, or to address the underlying causes of the Rohingyas' exclusion in Myanmar. A marginalised ethnic minority from Rakhine state, the Rohingya people…

SC clears 9th Wage Board for journalists

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court yesterday cleared the way for the government to publish the gazette notification to implement the recommendations of the 9th Wage Board for journalists. The apex court stayed for eight weeks the High Court order that issued status quo on publication of the…

Two madrasa girls ‘raped’ in Madaripur

Two madrasa girls were reportedly raped by two boatmen at Panchkhola in Sadar upazila on Monday night while crossing a river by a trawler. One of the victims is a Class-IX student while another reads in Class-VI at Zajira Dakhil Madrasa in the upazila. Shaugatul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police…

No phones, no friends: Cut-off Kashmir children despair in lockdown

In a tiny building in a cramped narrow lane in Kashmir's main city of Srinagar, Mohammad Saleem and his family feel cut off from the world and trapped in their home as an Indian military lockdown enters its third week. New Delhi imposed the strict movement and communications clampdown hours before…
US missile test will trigger a new ‘arms race’: Beijing

US missile test will trigger a new ‘arms race’: Beijing

China warned yesterday that the testing of a medium-range cruise missile by the US would start a new "arms race", after a launch off the coast…
Not proud as an Indian: Amartya Sen

Not proud as an Indian: Amartya Sen

Nobel laureate Dr Amartya Sen on Monday vehemently criticised the government's move on Kashmir, saying it not only emphasised majority rule "as…
Epstein put assets in trust ‘two days before suicide’

Epstein put assets in trust ‘two days before suicide’

Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein wrote a will two days before he died, putting his $578 million in assets into a trust with unnamed beneficiaries,…
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