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Rohingyas given shelter to avoid destabilised situation

Rohingyas given shelter to avoid destabilised situation

Bangladesh has given some comfort to the Rohingyas by sheltering them to avoid a destabilised situation, Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque said yesterday.…

Bangabandhu's autobiography to be published in Assam language

"The Unfinished Memoirs of Bangabandhu" is being translated into Assamese language and work in this regard is in progress, said Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor, reports BSS. "The translation of the autobiography of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman into…

‘Joint exercise to reduce cross border crimes’

High officials of Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB) and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at a joint press briefing today said the joint exercise of the two neighbouring border forces would reduce cross border crimes, reports BSS from Rangpur. They came up with the opinion at the BSF-sponsored press briefing…

Rights defenders face worsening risks for challenging firms: UN

States and companies must do more to protect and respect human rights defenders working on business-related issues, amid a worsening climate of attacks, UNB reports quoting a United Nations expert. "Human rights defenders who are pressing for companies to be held accountable should not be criminalised…

TIB slams WB’s loan offer to deal Rohingya problem

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has voiced concern over the World Bank’s loan offer to Bangladesh to deal with the challenges emerged after Rohingyas took shelter in Bangladesh amid persecution in the Rakhine State of Myanmar, reports UNB. In a statement yesterday, TIB executive director…

550 MPs of 44 countries to join 63rd CPA conference

A total of 550 members of parliament (MPs), including 56 speakers and 23 deputy speakers of the national and provincial assemblies of 44 countries, will join the 63rd conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) scheduled to be held on November 1-8, reports BSS. Members of the Media…

Repatriation depends on term of reference

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan yesterday said the repatriation of Rohingya people, who took refuge in Bangladesh, would depend on term of reference (TR) as the Joint Working Group would be constituted by Bangladesh and Myanmar before November 30, reports BSS. “The Joint Working Group would prepare…

Imran H Sarkar faces arrest warrant in defamation case

A court in Dhaka yesterday issued an arrest warrant for Ganajagaran Manch spokesperson Imran H Sarkar in a defamation case filed for his derogatory remarks on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, reports UNB. Dhaka Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Fahmidul Islam issued the warrant as Imran did not…

Global CSOs worried at shrinking of their spaces

As global civil society organisations (CSOs) have expressed their concern over the shrinking of their spaces in the global development process, Bangladeshi CSOs have called for an effective and enabling environment as equal level development partnership, reports UNB. The concern and the call came at…
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